Agenda and minutes

Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee
Thursday, 16th September, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

Note: In the light of the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the consequent limited capacity of many of our meeting rooms, members of the public are strongly encouraged to watch the public webcast rather than attend the meeting in person unless you are attending for the purposes of public speaking on planning applications. 

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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 August 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 5 August 2021 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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Minutes:

Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interest which they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

No declarations of interest were made.

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

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Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair about local community events or issues.

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Minutes:

There were no announcements made.

4.(ii)

Neighbourhood Policing

Councillors and members of the public are invited to raise ‘Neighbourhood Policing’ issues with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

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Minutes:

PCSO Maureen Crehan (Greater Manchester Police) attended the meeting to answer questions from Councillors and members of the public in relation to Neighbourhood Policing issues within the area represented by the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         Burglaries were the single largest policing issue within the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South area.

·         The theft of motor vehicles was the single biggest driver behind this issue.

·         The police were working with local community groups to tackle this issue.

·         Physical barriers and obstructions such as bollards were considered to be the best deterrent to vehicle thefts.

·         It was recommended that where CCTV was installed, cameras should be mounted in such a way that they could not be tampered with or readily obscured by criminals.

·         Concern was expressed in relation to the resources available to the police and whether these were sufficient to properly tackle the issue.

·         It was suggested that the police could use community events as a means of disseminating crime prevention information.

·         Members expressed serious concern in relation to the rise in the number of burglaries across the Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme South area and it was suggested that the newly appointed Chief Superintendent for Stockport be invited to attend a future meeting of the area committee to respond to the committee’s concerns.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That PCSO Crehan be thanked for her attendance.

 

(2) That the newly appointed Chief Superintendent for Stockport be invited to attend a future meeting of the area committee to respond to the committee’s concerns in relation to the significant increase in the number of burglaries in the area.

4.(iii)

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Area Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the Area Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting on the cards provided. These are available the meeting.  You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

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Minutes:

Members of the public were invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters in the powers or duties of the Area Committee, subject to the exclusions set out within the Code of Practice.

 

One public question was submitted as follows:-

 

·         Relating to the timescale for the provision of a replacement tree outside no. 10 Bramley Road, Bramhall.

 

It was confirmed that the tree was due to be planted within the forthcoming tree planting season.

4.(iv)

Petitions

To receive petitions from members of the public and community groups.

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Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

4.(v)

Open forum - Stockport CAN Funding and Summit 2021 pdf icon PDF 338 KB

To consider a report and associated presentation of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

This report provides all Area Committees with an overview of how Stockport Council are progressing a Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Summit, an online event being held on 9th November 2021, and the CAN Funding, a new funding scheme for microprojects that will directly reduce or mitigate carbon emissions in Stockport.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to

 

·         comment on the report, including feedback on plans for both the Stockport CAN funding and Climate Summit.

·         submit suggestions for representation and invitation to the climate summit on 9th November.

 

Officer contact: Mark Glynn on 0161-474-3700 or email: mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

Nick Leslie (Head Of Climate Action Now) attended the meeting and made a presentation providing an overview of how Stockport Council was progressing a Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Summit (an online event being held on 9 November 2021) and the CAN Funding which was a new funding scheme for microprojects that would directly reduce or mitigate carbon emissions in Stockport.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         The proposal to allocation funding for micro-projects through the area committee was welcomed.

·         Members suggested that to would be helpful to provide a copy of the award criteria as soon as possible.

·         It was noted that there was proposed to be no upper limit on the amount that could be allocated.

·         It was important that the scheme was publicised as widely as possible.

·         The desire to reduce bureaucracy was welcomed.

 

RESOLVED – That Nick Leslie be thanked for his attendance and presentation.

4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Queensgate Sports Club pdf icon PDF 319 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Queensgate Sports Club towards the cost of relocating an existing defibrillator to the exterior of the premises so that it becomes publically accessible.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of Queensgate Sports Club for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of relocating an existing defibrillator to the exterior of the premises so that it becomes publically accessible.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to an application received from Queensgate Sports Club for a grant of £600 from the Ward Flexibility Budget (Bramhall South & Woodford ward allocation) towards the cost of relocating an existing defibrillator to the exterior of the premises so that it becomes publically accessible.

4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Pownall Avenue Maintenance Fund pdf icon PDF 10 MB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Pownall Avenue Maintenance Fund towards the cost of providing flower beds to complement resurfacing works taking place on the highway.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted an application received on behalf of Pownall Avenue Maintenance Fund for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of providing flower beds to complement resurfacing works taking place on the highway.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to an application received from Pownall Avenue Maintenance Fund for a grant of £1,000 from the Ward Flexibility Budget (Bramhall North ward allocation) towards the cost of providing flower beds to complement resurfacing works taking place on the highway.

5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

(a)

To consider the development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to speak or hear the Area Committee’s deliberations.

 

(b)

To consider the remaining development applications.

 

(c)

To consider consultations (if any) received by the Corporate Director on any planning issues relevant to the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South area.

 

The following development applications will be considered by the Area Committee:-

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Minutes:

Development applications were submitted.

 

(NOTE: Full details of the decisions including conditions and reasons for granting or refusing planning permission and imposing conditions are given in the schedule of plans. The Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration is authorised to determine conditions and reasons and they are not therefore referred to in committee minutes unless the committee makes a specific decision on a condition or reason. In order to reduce printing costs and preserve natural resources, the schedule of plans is not reproduced within these minutes. A copy of the schedule of plans is available on the council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/planningdecisions. Copies of the schedule of plans, or any part thereof, may be obtained from the Place Directorate upon payment of the Council’s reasonable charges).

 

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) outlined the procedure for public speaking on planning applications.

5.(i)

DC/078946 - 274 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall, Stockport pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Demolition of existing garage, erection of single storey side and rear extensions together with the insertion of a dormer roof and external alterations (comprising the re-rendering of the facades and installation of doors and windows and affixing of a replacement roof covering).

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission subject to conditions.

 

Officer contact: James Appleton on 0161 474 3576 or email james.appleton@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC078946 for the demolition of existing garage, erection of single storey side and rear extensions together with the insertion of a dormer roof and external alterations (comprising the re-rendering of the facades and installation of doors and windows and affixing of a replacement roof covering) at 274 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall, Stockport,

 

a representative of the applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(ii)

DC/080120 - Land Off Duke Avenue, Stockport pdf icon PDF 325 KB

Removal and demolition of existing structures and the erection of 7,939sqm (GEA) of industrial, storage and distribution floorspace with ancillary offices (Use Class B2, B8 and E(g)), including construction of access and estate road off Duke Avenue, car parking and associated works.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC080120 for the removal and demolition of existing structures and the erection of 7,939sqm (GEA) of industrial, storage and distribution floorspace with ancillary offices (Use Class B2, B8 and E(g)), including construction of access and estate road off Duke Avenue, car parking and associated works at land Off Duke Avenue, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the application be referred to the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee.

5.(iii)

DC/080774 - 10A Ravenoak Road. Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle pdf icon PDF 380 KB

First floor extension to create 1 no. 2 bed apartment with access via external staircase to the rear.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC080774 for a first floor extension to create 1 no. 2 bed apartment with access via external staircase to the rear at 10A Ravenoak Road. Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle,

 

a representative of the applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(iv)

DC/081449 - 22 Cromwell Road, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 553 KB

Demolition of existing bungalow and construction of two new-build, semi-detached dwellings.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC081449 for the demolition of existing bungalow and construction of two new-build, semi-detached dwellings at 22 Cromwell Road, Bramhall, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.

Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals and Enforcements pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions; lists current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals, and enforcement action within the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) summarising recent appeal decisions; listing current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals, and enforcement action within the Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee area.

 

Concern was expressed that information contained within the report was not up-to-date as at the time of publication and this should be remedied for future such reports.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

7.

Ladybrook Road, Bramhall - Objection Report re Proposed Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 265 KB

To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration and the Head of Legal, Democratic Governance and Estate & Asset Management

 

To report the Objections made in relation to the proposed Traffic Regulation Order at Ladybrook Road, Bramhall and to seek approval for the introduction of the amended Traffic Regulation Order.

 

In the light of the objections received, the Area Committee is recommended to make the order with the amendments below:-

 

Proposed (TRO) Schedule

 

No Waiting at Any Time

 

Ladybrook Road – West Side

 

From the projected south kerb line of Ladybrook Road (access to 56-58), for a distance of 26 meters in a northerly direction.

 

Ladybrook Road – East Side

 

From a point, 45 meters south from the southern kerb line of Ladybrook Road (access to 13-18 One Oak Court) projected building line of 1-6 One Oak Court (following the kerb line) in a southerly direction for 37 meters.

 

Ladybrook Road – Access Road to 56-58 Ladybrook Road – Both Sides

 

From the projected easterly kerb line, for a distance of 10 meters in an easterly direction.

 

Officer Contact: Nicola Ryan on 0161 474 4409 or email nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a number of objections received in relation to the proposed ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ Traffic Regulation Order at Ladybrook Road, Bramhall.

 

RESOLVED - That in the light of the objections, the order be amended as follows:-

 

No Waiting at Any Time

 

Ladybrook Road – West Side

From the projected south kerb line of Ladybrook Road (access to 56-58), for a distance of 26 meters in a northerly direction.

 

Ladybrook Road – East Side

From a point, 45 meters south from the southern kerb line of Ladybrook Road (access to 13-18 One Oak Court) projected building line of 1-6 One Oak Court (following the kerb line) in a southerly direction for 37 meters.

 

Ladybrook Road – Access Road to 56-58 Ladybrook Road – Both Sides

From the projected easterly kerb line, for a distance of 10 meters in an easterly direction.

8.

Bramley Road, Bramhall - Objection Report re Proposed Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 298 KB

To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration and the Head of Legal, Democratic Governance and Estate & Asset Management.

 

The report outlines the objections made in relation to the proposed Traffic Regulation Order at Bramley Road, Bramhall, and seeks approval for the introduction of the Traffic Regulation Orders as originally advertised.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the introduction of the Traffic Regulation Orders as originally advertised. 

 

Officer contact: Nicola Ryan on 0161 474 4348 or email: nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a number of objections made in relation to proposed ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ and ‘No Waiting Monday to Friday 8am-9.30am and 4.30pm-6.30pm’  Traffic Regulation Orders at Bramley Road, Bramhall.

 

RESOLVED - that notwithstanding the objections, the order be made as advertised.

9.

Dairyground Road Scheme - Proposed TRO - Objection Report pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration and the Head of Legal, Democratic Governance and Estate & Asset Management.

 

The report outlines the Objections made in relation to the proposed Traffic Regulation Order on Dairyground Road, Delfur Road, Seal Road, Fairhaven Close & Gleneagles Close, Bramhall.

 

In light of the objections received, the Area Committee is recommended to grant approval to the introduction of the Traffic Regulation Orders with the amendments detailed in the report.

 

Officer Contact: Nicola Ryan on 0161 474 4348 or email: nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a number of objections that had been received in relation to the proposed ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ Traffic Regulation orders (and associated revocations) on Dairyground Road, Delfur Road, Seal Road, Fairhaven Close & Gleneagles Close, Bramhall.

 

RESOLVED - That in the light of the objections, the order be amended as follows:-

 

Revoke Existing TRO:

 

‘No Waiting Monday to Friday 8.30am to 9.30am and 3.00pm to 4.00pm’

 

Dairyground Road, Bramhall

North West Side: From the projected southern kerb line of Seal Road, for a distance of 10 meters in a southerly direction.

 

Dairyground Road, Bramhall

South East Side: From the projected southern kerb line of Seal Road, for a distance of 14.3 meters in a southerly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the north western kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 23.3 meters in a north westerly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the south eastern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 10 meters in a south easterly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the north westerly kerb line of Fairhaven Close, for a distance of 10 meters in a north westerly direction.

 

Proposed (TRO) ‘No Waiting at Any Time’

 

Delfur Road, Bramhall

Both Sides: From the projected south easterly kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 10 meters in a south easterly direction.

 

Dairygroud Road, Bramhall

South East Side: From the north easterly kerb line of Delfur Road, for a distance of 10 meters in a north easterly direction.

 

Dairyground Road, Bramhall

South East Side: From the south western kerb line of Delfur Road, for a distance of 15 meters in a south westerly direction.

 

Dairyground Road, Bramhall

North West Side: From the projected southern kerb line of Seal Road, for a distance of 10 meters in a southerly direction.

 

Dairyground Road, Bramhall

South East Side: From the projected southern kerb line of Seal Road, for a distance of 14.3 meters in a southerly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the north western kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 23.3 meters in a north westerly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the south eastern kerb line of Dairyground Road, for a distance of 10 meters in a south easterly direction.

 

Fairhaven Close, Bramhall

Both Sides: From the projected south westerly kerb line of Seal Road, for a distance of 10meters in a southerly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the south easterly kerb line of Fairhaven Close, for a distance of 10 meters in a south easterly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the north westerly kerb line of Fairhaven Close, for a distance of 10 meters in a north westerly direction.

 

Gleneagles Close, Bramhall

Both Sides: From the projected south westerly kerb line of Seal Road, for a distance of 10  meters in a southerly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South West Side: From the south easterly kerb line of Gleneagles Close, for a distance of 10 meters in a south easterly direction.

 

Seal Road, Bramhall

South Side: From the north westerly kerb line of Gleneagles Close, for a distance of 10 meters in a north westerly direction.

10.

Hardy Drive, Boston Drive, Robins Lane, Glenholme Road & Convamore Road, Bramhall - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order 'No Waiting At Any Time' pdf icon PDF 277 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report outlines the findings of a consultation exercise and seeks approval for the introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ on Hardy Drive, Bramhall and a number of other nearby surrounding roads.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) detailed in Appendix A to the report and, subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £1,685 to be funded by way of developer contribution.

 

Officer Contact: Nicola Ryan on 0161 474 4348 or email: nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal for the introduction of a ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ Traffic Regulation order on Hardy Drive, Bramhall and a number of other nearby surrounding roads.

 

It was reported that following consultation between the ward Spokesperson and officers from Traffic Services, it had been agreed to reduce the extend of the proposed restrictions.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) detailed in Appendix A to the report and, subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £1,685 to be funded by way of developer contribution.

11.

Woodford Road, Bramhall - Additional Advanced Warning Signage pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report seeks approval for the supply and installation of advanced warning signage on Woodford Road, Bramhall by way of SLOW Markings, KEEP CLEAR Markings and Crossroads signage.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to request that the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport approves the supply & installation of the road markings/signage.

 

Officer Contact: Nicola Ryan on 0161 474 4348 or email: nicola.ryan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a proposal for the supply and installation of advanced warning signage on Woodford Road, Bramhall by way of SLOW Markings, KEEP CLEAR Markings and Crossroads signage.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport be recommended to give approval to the supply and installation of the road markings/signage as detailed in the report.

12.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report provides an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Damian Eaton, 0161 474 3207 damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and detailing the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also included the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.