Decisions

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Decisions published

19/02/2021 - Transport Strategy Delivery Plan ref: 734    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

  1. That the publication of the GM Transport Strategy 2040 Refresh, Delivery Plan and Local Implementation Plans be noted.

 

  1. That the plans for developing the 2040 sub-strategies be noted.

 

  1. That concerns highlighted about the need for a significant EV charging point rollout programme be noted by officers.

 

  1. That a report on the mapping exercise regarding current and future projections for EV charging points be brought to a future meeting of the Committee.

 

  1. That reports providing more detail on the programmes being undertaken to address decarbonisation plans be brought to future meetings of the Committee.

 

  1. That a report detailing the work being undertaken by bus operators to introduce Electric and hybrid fuel busses to their fleets be brought to a meeting of the Bus Services Sub-Committee.

19/02/2021 - Transport Network Performance ref: 733    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

  1. That the report be noted.

 

  1. That any information available regarding patronage levels of Bee Network cycling routes in comparison to general cycling numbers be fed back to Cllr Leech.

 

  1. That it be noted that the reference to August 2019 on p43 of the report be amended to read April 2020.

 

  1. That thanks be noted to all service operators for their hard work over the past two months in light of the continued Covid-19 concerns and inclement weather.

 

  1. TfGM confirmed that had discussed with the Department for Transport the prioritisation of public transport front-line staff for Covid-19 vaccination jabs, and are progressing within GM the use of ‘spare’ vaccine at the end of the day to reduce wastage.  A recent example was KAM Metrolink frontline workers who were able to obtain a vaccination in this way.

 


19/02/2021 - GMTC Work Programme ref: 732    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

That the GM Transport Committee Work Programme be noted.

 


19/02/2021 - Minutes of the GMTC Sub Committees held January 2021 ref: 731    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

It was highlighted that paragraph 2 of GMTMRC 06/21 made a reference to “bus operators” that should read “train operators”.

 

That subject to the above amendment, the minutes of the following sub committees be noted –

·         Bus Services – 15 January 2021

·         Metrolink and Rail – 22 January 2021


19/02/2021 - Minutes of the GMTC meeting 11 December 2020 ref: 730    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

That the minutes of the meeting held 11 December 2020 be approved.


19/02/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 729    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

That Cllr Phil Burke declared a personal interest in item 7 (Transport Network Performance) as an employee of Metrolink.


19/02/2021 - Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business ref: 728    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

 

There were no Chair’s announcements or items of urgent business.


19/02/2021 - Apologies ref: 727    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 19/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

That Apologies were received and noted from Eamonn Boylan (Chief Executive of the GMCA and TfGM).

 


12/02/2021 - Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business ref: 723    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

There were no Chairs announcements or items of urgent business.

 


12/02/2021 - Apologies ref: 721    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That apologies be received and noted from Geoff Little (Bury), Pam Smith (Stockport Council) and Joanne Roney (Manchester City Council).


12/02/2021 - Places for Everyone: A Proposed Joint Development Plan Document of Nine GM Districts ref: 726    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

 

1.      That it be noted that Each full Council will be requested to:

i.      Approve the making of an agreement with the other 8 Greater Manchester councils (Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan * delete as appropriate) to prepare a joint development plan document to cover strategic policies including housing and employment land requirements and, as appropriate, strategic site allocations and Green Belt boundary amendments and associated infrastructure across the nine districts.

 

ii.     Agree the district lead Member for the joint committee and a nominated deputy to attend and vote as necessary.

 

iii.    Note that the [Council’s Executive / Cabinet] will be asked to delegate the formulation and preparation of the draft joint development plan document to a joint committee of the nine GM authorities.

 

iv.   Note that a further report will be brought to full Council seeking approval to submit the joint development plan document to the Secretary of State for independent examination.

 

 

2.     That it be noted that each Executive / cabinet/ leader/ the City Mayor (depending on each Council’s own arrangements and in the event that the Councils have approved the above recommendations):

 

i.      Note that full Council has approved the making of an agreement with the other 8 Greater Manchester councils [state] to prepare a joint development plan document to cover strategic policies including housing and employment land requirements and, as appropriate, strategic site allocations and Green Belt boundary amendments and associated infrastructure across the nine districts.

 

ii.     Delegate to the joint committee of the nine Greater Manchester councils the formulation and preparation of the joint development plan document to cover housing and employment land requirements including, as appropriate, strategic site allocations and Green Belt boundary amendments and associated infrastructure across the nine Greater Manchester districts insofar as such matters are executive functions.

 

iii.    Note that the following are the sole responsibility of full Council:

 

·        Responsibility for giving of instructions to the executive to reconsider the draft plan submitted by the executive for the authority’s consideration.

·        The amendment of the draft joint development plan document submitted by the executive for the full Council’s consideration

·        The approval of the joint development plan document for the purposes of submission to the Secretary of State for independent examination.

·        The adoption of the joint development plan document.

 

 

 


12/02/2021 - AGMA Budget Update 2020/21 and Budget 2021/22 ref: 725    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.             That the report and the current AGMA revenue outturn forecast for 2020/21, which showed a breakeven position be noted,.

2.             That the budget relating to AGMA functions in 2021/22, as set out in section 2 of the report, be approved.

3.             That the charges to the GM District Councils in support of the AGMA functions for 2021/22 of £634,000, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, be approved, noting that this excluded items billed directly from lead districts.

 

4.             That the forecast position of reserves in 2021/22, as detailed in section 3 of the report, be noted.

 


12/02/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 722    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

There were no declarations of interests received.

 


12/02/2021 - Minutes of the AGMA Executive Board held 11 December 2020 ref: 724    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That the minutes of the meeting held on 11 December 2020 be approved as a correct record.


12/02/2021 - Economic Recovery Dashboard ref: 711    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That the report be noted.


12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester - A City-Region that supports the 'Right to Food' ref: 710    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That the call for the ‘Right to Food’ to be incorporated into the ‘National Food Strategy’ and in time enshrined in legislation, recognising that such a national reassurance could address wider issues in the welfare system and enable us to focus local efforts on upstream poverty prevention, be endorsed. 

 

2.   That a unified message be co-signed from Greater Manchester in the form of a letter to the Independent Lead of the National Food Strategy commission to highlight this request.

 

3.   That the intention to develop the Greater Manchester ‘No Child Should Go Hungry’ campaign into a broader GM-wide ambition around tackling the root causes of poverty with an appropriate balance of targeted work and early intervention & prevention be noted.

 

4.   That the work of the Bury Community Support Network be noted and considered as a potential blueprint for similar networks across Greater Manchester.

 

5.   That the role of the GM Good Employment Charter be recognised as key to sustainable and fair employment and that this should be sought through all public procurement exercises to enable it to have the greatest possible impact.

 

6.   That is be noted that the GMCA is the first Combined Authority in England to endorse the right to food for all.


12/02/2021 - Minutes of the Overview and Scrutiny Committees - held February 2021 ref: 700    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

1.    That the minutes of the Economy, Business Growth and Skills Overview & Scrutiny Committee held on 5 February 2021 be noted.

 

2.      That the minutes of the Housing, Planning and Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee held on 4 February 2021 be noted.

 


12/02/2021 - GM Investment Framework, Conditional Project Approval ref: 717    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM Decision Notice for the approval of loans to Manchester Science Partnerships Limited (“MSP”) and to IRAF UK Vantage 3 Limited (“Vantage”) be noted.

 

2.   That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, and the GMCA Treasurer, in consultation with the Portfolio Lead for Investment and Resources, to approve projects for funding and agree urgent variations to the terms of funding in the period 13 February 2021 to 25 March 2021. Any recommendations that are approved under the delegation will be reported to the next available meeting of the GMCA.


12/02/2021 - Climate Emergency - 6 month update ref: 712    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That the paper and the progress against the GMCA Climate Emergency declaration be noted.

 

2.   That the GM Green City Region briefing on delivery against the GM 5 Year Environment Plan for September-December 2021 be noted and disseminated to elected members. 

 

3.   That further information on the social value of local jobs created through this work be shared with Councillor Greenhalgh.

 


12/02/2021 - Biowaste Management Strategy ref: 719    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021


12/02/2021 - GM Brownfield Housing Fund - Additional award of funding from MHCLG ref: 716    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That the allocation of £18.2m of Brownfield Housing Fund monies to fund Local Authority priority projects that were submitted to MHCLG as part of the Brownfield Hosing Fund bidding process be approved in principle, subject to satisfactory due diligence being undertaken to confirm the deliverability of the projects.

 

2.    That the allocation of £16.01m of funding to those projects set out in Annex 1 of the report where satisfactory due diligence has already been undertaken be approved.

 

3.    That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer acting in conjunction with the GMCA Monitoring Officer to agree the final terms of all the necessary agreements.

 


12/02/2021 - Biowaste Management Strategy ref: 713    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That the commencement of the procurement process for biowaste treatment contracts for the period June 2022 to May 2026 be approved.

 

2.    That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, in consultation with the GMCA Treasurer and the Portfolio Lead for Green Cities to approve the award of contracts under the biowaste framework.

 

3.    That authority be delegated to the GMCA Monitoring Officer to complete all necessary legal agreements for the Biowaste treatment contracts.

 


12/02/2021 - GMCA Response to the Consultation on Timetable Options to Improve Rail Performance in the North of England ref: 715    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That the content of this report be noted.

 

2.    That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, in consultation with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, to approve and submit a response to the consultation on behalf of GMCA.

 

3.    That consideration would be given to Members’ concerns in relation to the inclusion of a half hourly service to Greenfield, a more frequent service along the Atherton line and the retention of a link between Eccles and the Airport as part of GM’s response to the consultation.

 

4.    That it be noted that TfGM were working up an alternative proposal and that the draft consultation response would be shared with GM Leaders before its final submission.

 


12/02/2021 - The Mayor's Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund ref: 714    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 24/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That the agreed MCF delivery priorities across GM and the prioritised first phase for the programme, as set out in Appendix 1 of the report be noted.

 

2.    That the release of up to £0.7 million of development cost funding for the 2 MCF schemes set out in section 2 of the report be approved.

 

3.    That the release of up to £0.51 million MCF funding for Salford’s Liverpool Street scheme (Phase 1), in order to secure full approval and enable the signing of a delivery agreement, as set out in section 3 of the report be approved.

 


12/02/2021 - GMCA Revenue Update 2020/21 ref: 709    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.   That it be noted that the Mayoral General revenue outturn position for 2020/21 showed an underspend of £5.5m and that the proposed transfer to Mayoral reserve, at set out in Section 2 of the report, be approved.

 

2.    That the GMCA General Budget revenue outturn position for 2020/21 which showed a breakeven position, be noted.

 

3.    That an increase in 2020/21 budget for the GM Delivery Team of £30k funded from revenue grant from Homes England be approved, and that it be spent before 31st March 2021 as set out in paragraph 3.5 of the report.

 

4.    That it be noted that the Mayoral General – GM Fire & Rescue revenue outturn position for 2020/21 showed an underspend position of £1.641 million and that the proposed transfer to general reserve, as set out in Section 4 of the report, be approved.

 

5.    That the Waste outturn position of breakeven for 2020/21, after proposals agreed with GMCA on 31st July and 25th September, and the agreement, in principle, to refund the Districts for the levy adjustment that will be paid to GMCA as a result of increased tonnages, be noted.

 

6.    That it be noted that the TfGM revenue position for 2020/21 was in line with budget.

 

7.    That the use of reserves of £2.1 million to fund the costs of voluntary severance incurred in 2020/21, the costs of which will be replenished from savings in future years, as set out in paragraph 6.2 of the report, be approved.

 

8.    That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer, in conjunction with the TfGM Finance and Corporate Services Director, to make to make the necessary adjustments between capital funding and revenue reserves to ensure the correct accounting treatment for the planned revenue spend on the following schemes as set out in paragraphs 6.8 and 6.9 of the report:

 

·         Greater Manchester Infrastructure Programme (GMIP) development costs of up to £6.3m from Transforming Cities 2

·         Mayors Challenge Fund delivery costs of up to £1.5 million

·         Clean Air Plan Delivery costs of up to £4.3 million


12/02/2021 - Capital Strategy 2021/22 ref: 708    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

That the Capital Strategy for 2021/22 be approved.


12/02/2021 - Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy 2021/22 ref: 707    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

That the proposed Treasury Management Strategy Statement and Annual Investment Strategy, to apply from the 1 April 2021 be approved, in particular:

 

a)    The Treasury and Prudential Indicators listed in Section 5 of the report.

b)    The Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP) Strategy outlined in Appendix

c)    The Treasury Management Policy Statement at Appendix B

d)    The Treasury Management Scheme of Delegation at Appendix C.

e)    The Borrowing Strategy outlined in Section 7 of the report

f)      The Annual Investment Strategy detailed in Section 8 of the report.

g)    Delegation to the Treasurer to step outside of the investment limits to safeguard the GMCA’s position as outlined in section 8.18 of the report. 

 


12/02/2021 - GMCA Capital Programme 2020/21-2023/24 ref: 706    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.  That the revisions to the 2020/21 capital forecast, as set out in Appendix A and detailed within the repor,t be approved.

 

2.    That the capital programme budget for 2021/22 and the forward commitments, as detailed in the report and in Appendix A, be approved.

 

3.    That it be noted that the capital programme was financed from a combination of grants, external contributions and long term borrowings.

 

4.    That it be noted that provision has been made in the revenue budget for the associated financing costs of borrowing.

 

5.    That the addition to the capital programme of the second Transforming Cities Fund (TCF2) as per the prioritised programme be approved and it be noted that the prioritised TCF 2 programme budgeted capital expenditure for 2021/22 is £2.6 million, as set out in section 6 of the report.

 

6.    That the addition to the capital programme of the ‘OZEV EV (Office for Zero Emission Vehicles Electric Vehicle) Taxi project’ (as part of the Greater Manchester Clean Air Programme) be approved, with a current forecast expenditure of £0.1 million in 2020/21 and £2.0 million budgeted expenditure for 2021/22, as set out in section 9 of the report.

 

7.    That the addition to the capital programme of the Access for All programme (part of the Department for Transport’s Access for All programme for rail stations) be approved, with a current forecast expenditure of £0.1 million in 2020/21 and £1.1 million budgeted expenditure for 2021/22, as set out in section 10 of the report.

 

8.    That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, where necessary, to vary individual scheme allocations for the Growth Deal programmes, in order to optimise Growth Deal grant expenditure by 31 March 2021.

 

9.    That it be noted that the capital programme would continue to be reviewed, with any new schemes which have not yet received specific approval being the subject of future reports.


12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Waste Budget and Levy 2021/22 and Medium Term Financial Plan to 2024/25 ref: 705    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.      That the proposed revised budget and levy for 2021/22 be noted.

 

2.         That the Trade Waste of £102.30 in 2021/22 and £114.83 in 2022/23 be approved to allow forward planning for the Districts.

 

3.      That the transfer, to earmarked reserves, of any unspent budget in relation to potential areas of underspend to support activity in 2021/22, as set out in paragraphs 2.3 and 2.5 of the report, be approved. 

 


12/02/2021 - GMCA Revenue General Budget 2021/22 ref: 704    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.      That the budget relating to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority functions excluding transport and waste in 2021/22, as set out in section 2 of the report, be approved.

 

2.         That the District Contributions of £8.603 million, as set out in section 3 of the report, be approved.

 

3.         That the use of reserves, as set out in section 4 of the report, be approved.

 


12/02/2021 - GMCA Transport Revenue Budget 2021/22 ref: 703    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

 

1.         That the issues which were affecting the 2021/22 transport budgets, as detailed in the report, be noted.

 

2.      That the GMCA budget relating to transport functions funded through the levy, as set out in this report for 2021/22, be approved.

 

3.      That a Transport Levy on the District Councils in 2021/22 of £105.773 million, apportioned on the basis of mid-year population 2019, be approved.

 

4.      That a Statutory Charge of £86.7 million to District Councils in 2021/22, as set out in Part 4 of the Transport Order, apportioned on the basis of mid-year population 2019, be approved.

 

5.      That the use of reserves in 2020/21 and 2021/22, as detailed in section 5 of the report, be approved.

 

6.      That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer, in conjunction with the TfGM Finance and Corporate Services Director, to make the necessary adjustments between capital funding and revenue reserves to ensure the correct accounting treatment for the planned revenue spend on the following schemes:

 

  • GMIP development costs of up to £7 million from the second tranche of the Transforming Cities Fund (TCF2);
  • Mayors Challenge Fund programme costs of up to £1.5 million; and
  • Clean Air Plan Delivery costs of up to £2.2 million

 

7.    That it be noted that the funding position on Bus Reform remains as set out in the report to GMCA on 27 November 2020.

 

8.    That the proposal to increase fares by Retail Price Index (RPI) where applicable be endorsed and the increases proposed to Bus Stop closure charges be further endorsed.

 


12/02/2021 - Mayoral General Budget and Precept Proposals 2021/22 ref: 702    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

1.      That the Mayor’s General budget for 2021/22, together with the calculation of the precepts and Council Tax rates, set out in Appendix 4, be approved.

 

2.        That a MayoralGeneral Precept for 2021/22, frozen at £90.95(Band D)comprisingof£66.20 for functions previouslycoveredby theFireandRescue Authoritypreceptand£24.75forotherMayoralGeneralfunctions, be approved. 

 

3.   That the overall budget for the Fire and RescueService for 2021/22 covered by the Mayoral precept and the medium-term financial position for the Fire and Rescue Service be approved.

 

4.    That the funding included in the budget for Bus Reform be approved and that it be noted that a further update on expenditure and funding would be provided following a Mayoral decision on Bus Reform.

 

5.    That the use of reserves, as set out in section 4 of the report, and the assessment by the Treasurer that the reserves as at March 2022 were adequate, be approved.

 

6.    That it be noted that in accordance with legal requirements, the minutes will record the names of those Members voting for or against the Mayor’s budget and precept proposals.

 

7.  That it be noted that discussions were continuing on the governance and delivery of Unified Architecture Digital Reform

 


12/02/2021 - GMCA Revenue and Capital Budgets 2021/22 Overview ref: 701    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That the report be noted.

 


12/02/2021 - Date and time of future meetings ref: 720    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That it be noted that the GMCA will next meet on Friday 26 March, as agreed at the Annual Meeting.

 


12/02/2021 - Exclusion of the press and public ref: 718    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

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.


12/02/2021 - Minutes of the GMCA meeting held 29 January 2021 ref: 699    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That the minutes of the GMCA meeting held on 29 January 2021 be approved as a correct record.

 


12/02/2021 - Declarations of Interest ref: 698    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

City Mayor Paul Dennett and Councillor Richard Leese declared personal prejudicial interests in relation to item 17 (GM Investment Framework: Conditional Project Approval).

 


12/02/2021 - Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business ref: 697    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That the new Chief Executive of Salford Council, Tom Stannard be welcomed to his first meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.


12/02/2021 - Apologies ref: 696    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 12/02/2021

Decision:

That apologies be received and noted from Geoff Little (Bury), Pam Smith (Stockport Council) and Joanne Roney (Manchester City Council).