Forward plan

Forward Plan of Key Decisions - 1 February - 30 April 2024  (01/02/2024 to 30/04/2024)

Plan items
No. Item

Green City Region

1.

Biowaste management strategy and procurement of treatment capacity

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   22 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  David Taylor

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

2.

Net Zero Accelerator Funding New!

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   23 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Sean Owen

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

3.

Future service provision for waste management in Greater Manchester New!

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   22 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  David Taylor

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

Transport

4.

Bus Franchising

Decision maker:  Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM, GM Mayor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Warrener

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/10/2022

5.

City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS)

Decision maker:  Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM, Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 Jul 2024

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2022

6.

Bus Depot Acquisitions

Decision maker:  Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Warrener

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/09/2022

7.

Bus Depot Leases Tranche 2 and 3

Decision maker:  Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 24 May 2024

Lead officer:  Jacqueline Elliott

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/09/2022

8.

Bus Depot Acquisitions Treasurer Decision Tranches 1, 2 & 3

Decision maker:  Treasurer GMCA

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Jacqueline Elliott

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/09/2022

9.

Subsidised Services

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee, Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Stephen Rhodes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/05/2021

10.

Active Travel Programme

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Richard Nickson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/01/2022

11.

Local Growth Deal ( 1, 2 and 3) six monthly progress update

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Warrener

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/05/2021

12.

Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas Fund 2 Bid Submission

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee, Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Warrener

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/10/2023

13.

Bee Network Advertising Policy

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Warrener

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

14.

Transport Network Planning and Review Process

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Stephen Rhodes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

15.

Sale West to Altrincham Network Improvements

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 29 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Anthony Murden

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

16.

City Centre Bus and Streets for All Connectivity Programme New!

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Anthony Murden

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

17.

Rapid Transit Extensions CRSTS funding drawdown New!

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 Jul 2024

Lead officer:  Jack Rodgers

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

18.

Integrated Measures Ticketing New!

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Helen Humble

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

19.

Bus Pinch Points and Maintenance Programme New!

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Anthony Murden

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

20.

Manchester: Transforming Deansgate New!

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 Jul 2024

Lead officer:  Hayley Fails

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

21.

Metrolink Renewals and Enhancements Programme (MREP) New!

Decision maker:  Bee Network Committee

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Daniel Vaughan

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

Technical Education & Skills

22.

ESF Skills for Growth Commissioning

Decision maker:  Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 30 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Gemma Marsh

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2022

23.

GM Adult Skills Programme (including devolved Adult Education Budget and Free Courses for Jobs funding) 2022/2023 academic year update and 2023/2024 academic year forward plan

Decision maker:  Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 30 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Gemma Marsh

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/11/2022

24.

Skills Bootcamps 2024 - 2025: Contract extensions for wave 4 providers to continue delivery into wave 5. Wave 5 commissioning

Decision maker:  Treasurer GMCA

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2025

Lead officer:  Hannah Vincent

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/08/2023

25.

GM Devolved Adult Education Budget (AEB) and Free Courses for Jobs (FCFJ) Update and Key Decisions New!

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority, GM Mayor

Decision due:   March 2024

Lead officer:  Gemma Marsh

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

Resources and Investment

26.

Greater Manchester Business Funds

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Kirsteen Armitage

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/05/2021

27.

Revenue and capital budget updates

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   22 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Rachel Rosewell

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/09/2023

28.

GMCA General Revenue Budget 2024/25

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   9 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Wilson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

29.

Transport Revenue Budget 2024/25

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   9 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Wilson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

30.

Mayoral General Revenue Budget 2024/25 including GMFRS

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   9 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Wilson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

31.

Waste and Recycling Revenue Budget 2024/25

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   9 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Wilson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

32.

GMCA Capital Programme 2023-2027

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   9 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Wilson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

33.

GMCA Revenue Update Quarter 3 - 2023/24

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   9 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Wilson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

34.

Approval of the GMCA Capital Strategy for 2024/25

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   22 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Lindsey Keech

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

35.

Approval of the Treasury Management Strategy and Annual Investment Strategy 2024/25

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   22 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Lindsey Keech

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

36.

GMCA Water, Wastewater and Ancillary Services New!

Decision maker:  Treasurer GMCA

Decision due:   March 2024

Lead officer:  Mathew Chard

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

Housing

37.

GM City Deal Receipts - Investment Approval Recommendations

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Michael Walmsley

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/10/2022

38.

GM Brownfield Programme

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Michael Walmsley

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/07/2023

39.

Greater Manchester Housing Funds

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Michael Walmsley

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/05/2021

40.

Agreement to using further Greater Manchester Housing Investment Loan Fund surpluses

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Michael Walmsley

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/03/2022

41.

Greater Manchester Property Funds

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Andrew McIntosh

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/05/2021

Economy, Business and Inclusive Growth

42.

UK Shared Prosperity Fund- Support for the Social Economy

Decision maker:  Treasurer GMCA

Decision due:   Between 1 Feb 2024 and 30 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  John Wrathmell

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2023

43.

Greater Manchester Investment Zone first year allocations New!

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   23 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  John Wrathmell

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

Homelessness

44.

GM Refugee Homelessness Prevention Service

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   Between 1 Mar 2024 and 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Joe Donohue

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/12/2023

45.

Culture Strategy 2024-2029 New!

Decision maker:  Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision due:   31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Marie-Claire Daly

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024