Decisions

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Decisions published

07/01/2020 - Appointment of Independent Members of the Audit Committee ref: 274    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

 

That the appointment of Mr Grenville Page and Ms Susan Webster, as Independent Members of the Audit Committee, be approved subject to completion of required pre-employment checks, with immediate effect.

 


07/01/2020 - GMCA Cultural & Social Impact Fund Committee/Statutory Functions Committee ref: 277    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

That the appointment of Councillor Paul Prescott to replace Councillor Carl Sweeney (Wigan) be approved.

 


07/01/2020 - GMCA Economy, Business Growth & Skills Overview & Scrutiny Committee ref: 276    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

 

That the appointment of Councillor John Walsh to replace Councillor Mudasir Dean (Bolton) be approved.

 


07/01/2020 - GM Transport Committee - Appointments ref: 275    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

1.             That the appointment of Councillor Shah Wasir to replace Councillor Liam O’Rourke (Rochdale) as a member of the Committee by the GM Mayor be noted.

 

2.             That the appointment of Councillor Paul Prescott to replace Councillor Carl Sweeney (Wigan), as a substitute member of the Committee, be noted..

 


07/01/2020 - TfGM Executive Board - Recruitment Outcomes ref: 273    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

1.      That the appointment of Jo Kaye and Tracey Matthews as Non-Executive Directors of TfGM be approved.

 

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

 


07/01/2020 - Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business ref: 270    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

 

There were no Chairs announcements or items of urgent business.


07/01/2020 - GMCA APPOINTMENTS ref: 281    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

GMCA Appointments


07/01/2020 - EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC ref: 279    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

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 item of business on the grounds that it 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.

 


07/01/2020 - MINUTES OF THE GMCA MEETING HELD ON 29 NOVEMBER 2019 ref: 272    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

That the minutes of the GMCA meeting held on 29 November 2019 be approved as a correct record.

 


07/01/2020 - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST ref: 271    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 09/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

There were no interests declared.

 


07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Local Full Fibre Network Programme ref: 278    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

1.      That it be agreed to enter into a grant funding agreement with DCMS to secure the grant element from DCMS for the GM LFFN programme for up to £21.3M (this may be up to £1.7m lower to reflect Salford City Council moving to a Public Sector Building Upgrade model – para 2.6).

 

2.      That the allocation of £835,000 from the DCMS LFFN grant, to Manchester City Council for the purposes of Public Sector Building Upgrade be approved.

 

3.      That the allocation of £90,000 from the DCMS LFFN grant, to Salford City Council for the purposes of Public Sector Building Upgrade be approved.

 

4.      That Manchester City Council and Salford City Council be commended to follow a Public Sector Buildings Upgrade model under a separate Grant Funding Agreement direct with DCMS.

 

5.      That it be noted that the decision of the GMCA (1st March 2019) to select up to two providers under single supplier framework contracts was delegated to the GMCA Treasurer. 

 

6.      That it be noted that providers will be used by the GMCA, and also each participating Local Authority to enter into a contract in their own right for each locality, in accordance with the recommendations in the Tender Outcome Report (Part B report).

 

7.      That it be agreed that the GMCA enter the Inter Authority Agreement (IAA) with Local Authority partners.

 

8.      That the publication of the GM Prospectus be welcomed and agreed as the agreed basis for all Authorities to work consistently across GM for working with any provider looking to install fibre to minimise disruption to residents, minimise cost of installation and maximise private fibre investment. This prospectus will form an integral part of the IAA and is approved as the basis to work with the successful bidders.

 

9.      That authority be delegated to the GMCA Monitoring Officer to review and complete all necessary legal documentation and award and enter into contracts.

 

 


07/01/2020 - APOLOGIES ref: 269    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 07/01/2020

Effective from: 07/01/2020

Decision:

That apologies for absence were received and noted from Councillor Andrea Simpson (Bury), Councillors Sue Murphy and Bev Craig (Manchester), Councillor Janet Emsley & Sara Rowbotham (Rochdale), Councillor Tom McGee (Stockport), Councillor Leanne Feeley (Tameside) and Councillor Mark Aldred & Councillor Jenny Bullen (Wigan) and Tony Oakman (Bolton), Joanne Roney (Manchester), Jim Taylor (Salford), Pam Smith (Stockport)and Steven Pleasant (Tameside).