Agenda and minutes

Town Centre - M60 Gateway Task Force
Monday, 14th December, 2020 6.00 pm

Contact: David Clee  0161 474 3137

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Items
No. Item

1.

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To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2020.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 3 September 2020 were approved as a correct record.

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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Councillors and Officers were invited to declare any interests which they had in any of the agenda items for the meeting.

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Personal Interests

 

Councillor

 

 

Andy Sorton

 

 

Mark Hunter

 

 

Officers

 

Paul Richards and Pam Smith

 

Agenda item 7 – ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as his partner works for the library service in Stockport.

 

Agenda item 7 – ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as his wife is the Director of Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University.

 

 

Agenda item 7 - ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

 

Paul Richards and Caroline Simpson

Agenda item 7 - ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as Directors of Stockport Exchange Phase 2 Limited and the Stockport Hotel Management Company Limited Board.

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Mark Hunter, Mike Hurleston and Elise Wilson.

Agenda items 5 ‘Site Acquisitions’ and 7 ‘Town Centre Programme Update’ as members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

It was noted that the Standards Committee had approved a dispensation to enable those councillors who were members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation and who would otherwise have a personal and prejudicial interest in the matter being discussed to take part in the debate and vote at the meeting.

 

 

 

3.

Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the public during consideration of agenda items 4, 5 , 6 and 7 which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

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RESOLVED – That it is in the public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of the following agenda items which contain information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended):-

 

Item 4 – Metrolink

Item 5 – Site Acquisitions

Item 6 – Debenhams

Item 7 – Town Centre Programme Update

 

4.

Metrolink

To consider a presentation from representatives of Transport for Greater Manchester

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Representatives from Transport for Greater Manchester attended the meeting to update the Task Force on the work being undertaken on the options for the Metrolink system in Stockport.

 

RESOLVED – That the presentation be noted.

5.

Site Acquisitions

To consider a presentation from the Director of Development and Regeneration

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The Director of Development and Regeneration made a presentation on the acquisition of key sites within the area of the Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

RESOLVED – That the presentation be noted.

6.

Debenhams

To consider a presentation from the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive, and Director of Development and Regeneration

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The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Development and Regeneration made a presentation on future options for the site of the Debenhams store in Stockport after its closure.

 

RESOLVED – That the presentation be noted.

7.

Town Centre Programme Update

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

 

The report sets out an update on the Town Centre projects since the last meeting of the Task Force.

 

Officer Contacts: Caroline Simpson/Paul Richards on 0161 218 1940/0161 474 2940 or email: caroline.simpson@stockport.gov.uk/paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

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The Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on the Town Centre programme since the last meeting of the Task Force.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That more information in relation to the One Stockport Hub be sent to Members of the Task Force.