Agenda and decisions

Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Friday, 27th September, 2019 10.30 am

Venue: Bury Town Hall, Knowsley Street, Bury, BL9 0SW

Contact: Sylvia Welsh  0161 778 7009

Link: click here to watch live stream of meeting

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

CHAIRS ANNOUNCEMENTS AND URGENT BUSINESS

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 482 KB

To receive declarations of interest in any item for discussion at the meeting. A blank form for declaring interests has been circulated with the agenda; please ensure that this is returned to the Governance & Scrutiny Officer at the start of the meeting.

 

4.

MINUTES OF THE GMCA MEETING HELD ON 26 JULY 2019 pdf icon PDF 501 KB

To consider the approval of the minutes of the meeting held on 26 July 2019.

 

5.

MINUTES OF THE GMCA AUDIT COMMITTEE HELD ON 30 JULY 2019 pdf icon PDF 373 KB

To note the minutes of the GMCA Audit Committee held on 30 July 2019.

6.

MINUTES OF THE GMCA RESOURCES COMMITTEE HELD ON 26 JULY 2019 pdf icon PDF 352 KB

To note the minutes of the GMCA Resources Committee held on 26 July 2019.

7.

MINUTES OF THE GMCA WASTE & RECYCLING COMMITTEE HELD ON 12 SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 404 KB

To note the minutes of the GMCA Waste & Recycling Committee held on 12 September 2019.

8.

MINUTES OF THE GMCA STANDARDS COMMITTEE HELD ON 17 SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 372 KB

To note the minutes of the GMCA Standards Committee meeting held on 17 September 2019.

9.

GMCA OVERVIEW & SCRUTINY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD IN SEPTEMBER 2019

To note the minutes of the GMCA Overview & Scrutiny Committee meetings held in September 2019.

9a

ECONOMY, BUSINESS GROWTH & SKILLS - 13 SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 480 KB

9b

CORPORATE ISSUES & ENVIRONMENT - 17 SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 458 KB

9c

HOUSING, PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT - 23 SEPTEMBER 2019

10.

MINUTES OF THE GREATER MANCHESTER TRANSPORT COMMITTEE HELD ON 13 SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To note the minutes of the Greater Manchester Transport Committee held on 13 September 2019.

11.

MINUTES OF THE GREATER MANCHESTER LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP BOARD HELD ON 16 SEPTEMBER 2019 pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To note the minutes of the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership Board held on 16 September 2019.

12.

GMCA APPOINTMENTS

i.     To approve the appointment of Councillor Bernard Stone (Manchester) to the GM Culture & Social Impact Fund Committee.

 

ii.    To note the appointment of Councillor Ali Illyas (Manchester) as a substitute member to the Health & Care Board.

 

iii.   To note the appointment of Councillor Zahid Chauhan (Oldham) to the Health & Care Board.

 

iv.   To note the appointment of Councillor Zahid Chauhan (Oldham) to the Joint Health Commissioning Board.

13.

GMCA AUDIT COMMITTEE - APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL INDEPENDENT MEMBERS pdf icon PDF 550 KB

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment.

14.

PROGRAMME FOR CHANGE - GREATER MANCHESTER FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO OUTLINE BUSINESS CASE FOLLOWING ANALYSIS OF CONSULTATION pdf icon PDF 601 KB

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Decision:

1.        That the contents of this report and the updated proposals that had been influenced by the consultation on the Outline Business Case be noted prior to the Mayor making a final decision.

 

2.        That it be noted that the updated proposals for implementation will now form the basis of ongoing discussions with Trade Unions.

 

15.

A BED EVERY NIGHT - PHASE 2 pdf icon PDF 456 KB

Report of the Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

16.

GREATER MANCHESTER BREXIT PREPARATIONS UPDATE pdf icon PDF 881 KB

Report of Councillor Richard Leese, Portfolio Lead for Economy.

17.

CRICKET IN GREATER MANCHESTER pdf icon PDF 507 KB

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Decision:

1.        That the discussions taking place between cricketing organisations, districts and the GMCA be noted.

 

2.        That the scope of the action plan, and what will be achieved by the proposed GM wide partnership with ECB be noted.

 

3.        That the request for £600k of funding to be sourced from retained business rates over three years to support the actions outlined in paragraph 4.3 of the report, subject to an agreement between three districts and the ECB to develop three Urban Cricket Centres across GM be approved.

 

4.        That authority be delegated to the GMCA Monitoring Officer and Treasurer to complete all necessary legal agreements.

 

18.

DIGITAL AND CREATIVE FUND pdf icon PDF 399 KB

Report of Councillor Richard Leese, Portfolio Lead for Economy.

Decision:

That the establishment of a Digital and Creative Fund utilising £5m of capital receipts derived from RGF/Growing Places investments be approved.

 

19.

DECARBONISING GREATER MANCHESTER'S EXISTING BUILDINGS pdf icon PDF 619 KB

Report of Councillor Andrew Western, Portfolio Lead for Green City Region.

Additional documents:

20.

GREATER MANCHESTER SPATIAL FRAMEWORK UPDATE pdf icon PDF 256 KB

Report of City Mayor, Paul Dennett, Portfolio Lead for Housing, Homelessness & Infrastructure.

Decision:

1.         That authority be delegated to the GMCA Chief Executive in consultation with the Portfolio Lead for Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure to publish the report on the Summary of Consultation Responses to Revised Draft GMSF 2019.

 

2.         That to the publication of the consultation responses as set out in the report be noted.

 

3.         That the proposed timetable for consultation on the Further Revised Draft of the Greater Manchester Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment (GMSF) be approved.

 

4.         That it be agreed that the GMCA continue to lobby Government for the funding required to prepare brownfield sites for development.

 

5.         That the GMCA record its thanks to City Mayor Paul Dennett for his work on progressing the development of the GMSF to date.

 

21.

STOCKPORT MAYORAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION DELIVERY PLAN 2019 - 20 pdf icon PDF 452 KB

Report of the Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Decision:

1.            That it be noted that the progress to date and that the inaugural meeting of the Mayoral Development Corporation Board took take place on 9th September 2019 during which the Mayor appointed members to an initial board and appointed the first Chief Executive on an interim basis.

 

2.            That the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation’s Strategic Business Plan September 2019 – March 2020 be approved.

 

22.

GMCA CULTURE FUNDING 2020 ONWARDS pdf icon PDF 638 KB

Report of Councillor David Greenhalgh, Portfolio Lead for Culture.

Additional documents:

23.

GREATER MANCHESTER TOWN OF CULTURE pdf icon PDF 595 KB

Report of Councillor David Greenhalgh, Portfolio Lead for Culture.

24.

ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES TO DISTRICT COUNCILS pdf icon PDF 409 KB

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment.

Decision:

That the reallocation of £20m of retained Business Rates which were generated in 2018/19 to District Councils be approved.

 

25.

GREATER MANCHESTER INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK PROJECT UPDATES pdf icon PDF 396 KB

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment.

Decision:

1.         That the funding applications for Miribase Limited (equity investment of up to £350,000), Worthington Mancap LLP (loan facility of up to £6,050,000) and Immersify Education Limited (equity investment of up to £150,000) and progress to due diligence be approved.

 

2.         That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer and GMCA Monitoring Officer to review the due diligence information in respect of the companies, and, subject to their satisfactory review and agreement of the due diligence information and the overall detailed commercial terms of the transactions, to sign off any outstanding conditions, issue final approvals and complete any necessary related documentation in respect of the investments.

 

3.      That the loan to Kartell UK Limited approved under delegated authority be noted.

 

26.

GREATER MANCHESTER HOUSING INVESTMENT LOANS FUND - INVESTMENT APPROVAL RECOMMENDATIONS pdf icon PDF 423 KB

Report of City Mayor, Paul Dennett, Portfolio Lead for Housing, Homelessness & Infrastrucutre.

Decision:

1.            That the GM Housing Investment Loans Fund loan in the table below, as detailed further in this and the accompanying Part B report be approved;

 

BORROWER

SCHEME

DISTRICT

LOAN

Wiggett Homes Ltd.

Perseverance Mill

Bolton

£2.126m

Hollins Homes (Lostock) Ltd

Hartley’s Farm

Bolton

£3.121m

Wigan Pier 3 Ltd

Wigan Pier

Wigan

£1.134m

 

 

2.            That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer acting in conjunction with the GMCA Monitoring Officer to prepare and effect the necessary legal agreements.

 

3.            That the details of the loans for the following scheme which was approved under delegated authority be noted:

 

BORROWER

SCHEME

DISTRICT

LOAN

Lawrence Barrie Homes Ltd

Rectory Gardens

Wigan

£0.967m

 

27.

HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING CENTRE ACCESS POLICY pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of Eamonn Boylan, Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM.

Decision:

That the access restriction scheme set out at sections 4.0 and 5.0 of the report be approved.

 

28.

EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

That, under section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public should be excluded from the meeting for the following items on business on the grounds that this involved the likely disclosure of exempt information, as set out in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision:

That, under section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public should be excluded from the meeting for the following items on business on the grounds that this involved the likely disclosure of exempt information, as set out in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

29.

REVISION TO WASTE DISPOSAL LEVY 2019/20

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment.

Decision:

That changes in the Waste Disposal levy for 2019/20 payable by the 9 Districts, as set out in the report be approved.

 

30.

STOCKPORT MAYORAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION DELIVERY PLAN 2019 - 20

Report of the GM Mayor, Andy Burnham.

 

31.

GREATER MANCHESTER FRAMEWORK AND CONDITIONAL PROJECT APPROVAL

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment.

32.

GREATER MANCHESTER HOUSING INVESTMENT LOANS FUND - INVESTMENT APPROVAL RECOMMENDATIONS

Report of City Mayor, Paul Dennett, Portfolio Lead for Housing, Homelessness & Infrastructure.

Decision:

That the report be noted.