Decisions

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Decisions published

28/05/2021 - Dates and times of future meetings ref: 822    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

That it be noted that the Annual Meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority will be held on Friday, 25 June 2021.

 


28/05/2021 - Monthly Economic Recovery Update ref: 818    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

1.   That the latest update of the Greater Manchester Economic Resilience Dashboard be noted.

 

2.    That it be noted that the Mayor and the GMCA would welcome a conversation with Capita, Vodaphone Mobile and the trade unions regarding the proposal to relocate from Bury Town Centre to Runcorn with a view to discuss options for retaining the businesses within Greater Manchester.

 


28/05/2021 - Appointments to the GMCA ref: 811    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

1.     That the appointment of Councillor Arooj Shah (Oldham) and Councillor Neil Emmott as members of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority be noted.

 

2.     That thanks be noted to the outgoing GMCA members Councillor Sean Fielding and Councillor Allen Brett for their dedication to the work of the GMCA throughout their term of office.


28/05/2021 - GM Housing Investment Loans Fund - Investment Approval Recommendations ref: 820    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021


28/05/2021 - GM Investment Framework, Conditional Project Approval ref: 817    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 08/06/2021

Decision:

1.  That the funding application for Broughton House – Veteran Care Village (loan of up to £2,000,000) be approved and progressed to due diligence.

 

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

 

3.  That it be noted that the loan to Manchester Science Partnerships Limited was agreed under delegated authority.


28/05/2021 - GM Housing Investment Loans Fund - Investment Approval Recommendations ref: 816    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 08/06/2021

Decision:

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

 

BORROWER

SCHEME

DISTRICT

LOAN

Belmont Property Investments Ltd

Park Rd, Prestwich

Bury

£1.253m

 

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.

 


28/05/2021 - Local Growth Deal Funding and Approvals ref: 815    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 08/06/2021

Decision:

1.    That the revised final Growth Deal allocations, recycled funding allocations and Growth Deal grant outturn figures for reporting to Government, as set out in the report and detailed in Annex A,be noted.

 

2.    That the proposals for allocating remaining non transport funds, as set out in Sections 8.1 to 8.4 of the report, be approved.

 


28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Active Travel Programme and Cycling & Walking Financial Update ref: 814    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 08/06/2021

Decision:

1.     That the progress to date in securing funding for, and establishing, the GM Active Travel Fund (ATF) programme, following a successful bid to the Department for Transport be noted.

 

2.     That the proposed ATF governance structure and associated delegations set out in sections 2 and 3 of the report be approved.

 

3.     That the current package of infrastructure schemes included within the GM ATF Programme, and the proposed ATF Complimentary Measures work programme be noted.

 

4.     That the release of up to £1.89 million of development cost funding for the 2 MCF schemes set out in section 3 of the report be approved.

 

5.     That GM’s Capability Fund submission, in accordance with the region’s indicative allocation of £2.88 million revenue funding for Active Travel, be noted.

 

6.     That the current position in relation to grant funding and expenditure for Cycling and Walking measures arising from the impact of COVID-19, as outlined in section 5 of the report be noted.

 


28/05/2021 - Bus Reform: The Greater Manchester Franchising Scheme for Buses 2021 - Implementation and Operation ref: 804    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 08/06/2021

Decision:

1.      That the report be noted.

 

2.         That, in relation to the Local Service Contracts required for the implementation and operation of Tranche 1 of the Greater Manchester Franchising Scheme for Buses 2021:

 

                 i.                    It be agreed to commence the procurement process as set out in the Assessment and summarised in section 2 of the report.

 

               ii.                   It be agreed to delegate authority to TfGM to undertake and manage the above procurement process on its behalf subject to the following condition as set out in section 2 of this report:

 

a)      TfGM will recommend a preferred bidder in relation to each Local Service Contract; in relation to large Local Service Contracts the decision to award will be taken by the GMCA and in relation to small Local Service Contracts and contracts for schools the decision to award will be taken in accordance with the contract award delegations as set out in the GMCA Constitution.

 

3.         That, in relation to on-bus equipment, other equipment, any systems and associated services which are necessary for the implementation and operation of the Greater Manchester Franchising Scheme for Buses 2021:

 

                     i.               It be agreed to commence the procurement of such on-bus equipment, other equipment, any systems and associated services as required.

 

                    ii.              It be agreed to delegate to TfGM the authority to undertake and manage the procurement process on its behalf (including authority to determine the appropriate method of procurement as required and recommend preferred bidders).

 

                  iii.               It be agreed to delegate authority to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM to agree the award of, and final terms of, all necessary legal agreements;

 

                  iv.               It be agreed to delegate authority to the GMCA Monitoring Officer to complete and execute all necessary legal agreements.

 

                    v.              It be agreed to delegate to TfGM the function of managing any such contracts following their award, for the entirety of the contracts.

 

4.         That it be agreed to proceed with the depot strategy set out in the Assessment and that authority be delegated to TfGM to take any necessary or appropriate steps as required in relation to the implementation of the depot strategy. That it be noted that a further report will be submitted by TfGM in due course to recommend appropriate next steps.

5.         That it be agreed to implement the Residual Value (RV) mechanism proposals as set out in the Assessment and to delegate authority to TfGM to undertake any preparatory work necessary to establish, operate and manage the RV mechanism on its behalf and that it be noted that a further report will be submitted by TfGM in due course to recommend appropriate next steps.


28/05/2021 - TfGM Non-Executive Director ref: 813    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

1.     That the extension of the appointment of Les Mosco as A Non-Executive Director of TfGM until 31 December 2021 be approved.

 

2.      That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive, GMCA & TfGM to formalise the terms of the extended appointment.

 

3.      That the commencement of a recruitment process for a replacement Non-Executive Director, to replace  Les Mosco be approved.

 

4.      That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive, GMCA & TfGM to formalise the terms of the appointment of the new Non-Executive Director.

 


28/05/2021 - GMCA Appointments to Scrutiny and Transport Committees ref: 812    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

1.          That the Mayor’s appointments to Portfolios for 2021/22 as detailed in paragraph 1.1 of the report be noted.

 

2.          That it be agreed to re-constitute and appoint to the three Overview & Scrutiny Committees as detailed in paragraph 2.1 of the report for the period up to 27 May 2022. 

 

3.          That it be agreed to appoint up to 16 members to the GMCA Scrutiny substitute’s pool, as detailed in paragraph 2.2 of the report for the period up to 27 May 2022. 

 

4.          That it be noted that any remaining Scrutiny appointments will be reported to the GMCA at its meeting on 25 June 2021.

 

5.          That the appointments made by the GM Local Authorities to the GM Transport Committee be noted.

 

6.          That it be noted that the GM Mayor is a member of the GM Transport Committee.

 

7.          That Councillor Brenda Warrington be appointed to act as a substitute member to attend meetings of the GM Transport Committee, in the Mayor’s absence.

 

8.          That Councillor Andrew Western be appointed as the GMCA member to the GM Transport Committee and Councillor Eamonn O’Brien be appointed as the GMCA member to act as a substitute to the GM Transport Committee.

 

9.          That it be noted that the GM Mayor will determine the remaining appointments to the Transport Committee.

 

10.      That it be noted that the GM Transport Committee shall select and recommend the appointment of a Chair for approval by the Mayor.

11.      That the appointment of the GM Mayor to the Transport for the North Board be noted and that a substitute member will be appointed at the GMCA Annual Meeting in June 2021.

 

12.      That Councillor Roger Jones be re-appointed to act as the GMCA’s member to the Transport for the North Scrutiny Committee until the GMCA Annual Meeting in June 2021.


28/05/2021 - Minutes of the GM Waste & Recycling Committee - 24 April 2021 ref: 810    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

That the minutes of the GM Waste and Recycling Committee meeting held on 24 April 2021 be noted.


28/05/2021 - Minutes of the GM Transport Committee - 24 March 2021 ref: 809    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

That the minutes of the GM Transport Committee meeting held on the 24 March 2021 be noted.


28/05/2021 - Minutes of the GMCA Audit Committee - 27 April 2021 ref: 808    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

That the minutes of the GMCA Audit Committee meeting held on the 27 April 2021 be noted.


28/05/2021 - Exclusion of the press and public ref: 819    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021


28/05/2021 - Minutes of the GMCA - 26 March 2021 ref: 807    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

That the minutes of the GMCA meeting held on 26 March 2021 be approved as a correct record.

 


28/05/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 806    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest made in relation to any item on the agenda.

 


28/05/2021 - Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business ref: 805    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 28/05/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 01/06/2021

Effective from: 28/05/2021

Decision:

That it be noted that the new Chief Constable for GMP, Steve Watson has been formally sworn in.