Manchester City Council

Agenda

Agenda

Council - Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions

Contact: Donald Connolly 

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The Lord Mayor's Announcements and Special Business

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Interests

To allow members an opportunity to declare and record any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax or Council rent arrears. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration. If members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.

 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 998 KB

To submit for approval the minutes of the budget meeting held on 6 March 2020.

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Proceedings of the Executive pdf icon PDF 174 KB

 

To submit the second part proceedings of the meeting of the Executive on 12 February 2020, the minutes of the meeting on 11 March 2020, and the minutes of the meeting on 25 March 2020 (to be tabled). In particular to consider:

 

Exe/20/43        Capital Programme Update

 

To recommend that the Council approve the following changes to the Council’s capital programme:

 

a)         Growth and Development – Piccadilly Gardens Phase 1. A capital budget virement of £1.811m is requested, funded by Sustaining Key Initiatives budget.

b)         Growth and Development – HOME Arches Phase 1. A capital budget increase of £0.215m is requested, funded by Borrowing.

c)         Neighbourhoods - Purchase of Electric RCV’s. A capital budget increase of £9.4m is requested, funded by £5.7m Borrowing and £3.7m Invest to save.

d)         Public Sector Housing - Northwards Housing 2020/21 Capital Programme. A capital virement of £10.406m is requested from Northwards Housing Unalllocated, funded by HRA (RCCO).

e)         Growth and Development – Carbon Reduction Programme Phase 2. A capital budget increase of £15m is requested, funded by Borrowing.

f)          Growth and Development – Carbon Reduction Action Plan Delivery. A revenue budget increase of £1m is requested, funded by Capital Fund.

g)         Growth and development – Greening of the City. A capital budget increase of £1m is requested, funded by Capital Fund.

 

Also to consider any recommendations that are made to Council arising from the meeting of the Executive to be held on 25 March, the minutes of which will be tabled.

 

 

 

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Questions to Executive Members and Others under Procedural Rule 23

To receive answers to any questions that councillors have raised in accordance with Procedural Rule 23.

 

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Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 534 KB

To note the minutes of the following committees:

 

Resources and Governance on 4 February 2020 and 3 March 2020

Health on 4 February 2020 and 3 March 2020 (to follow)

Children and Young People on 5 February 2020 and 4 March 2020

Neighbourhoods and Environment on 5 February 2020 and 4 March 2020

Economy on 6 February 2020 and 5 March 2020

Communities and Equalities 6 February 2020, 5 March 2020 (to follow) and 11 March 2020 (to follow)

 

The minutes of Health on 3 March 2020 and Communities and Equalities on 5 March 2020 and 11 March 2020 are now enclosed.

 

 

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Proceedings of Committees pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To submit for approval the minutes of the following meetings and consider recommendations made by the committee:

 

Audit Committee on 11 February 2020 and 10 March 2020

 

Personnel Committee on 11 March 2020 (to be tabled). The meeting was adjourned, to be resumed on 25 March 2020. It is likely that when it meets on 25 March the Committee will make recommendations to this meeting of the Council. They will be set out in the minutes which will be tabled at the Council meeting.

 

Planning and Highways on 16 January 2020, 13 February 2020 and 12 March 2020 – now enclosed

 

Standards Committee on 19 March 2020 – With the present risks to health the participants in this were advised not to attend if they felt that would involve some risk to them. As a consequence there was not a quorum for the meeting and it did not go ahead.

 

Health and Wellbeing Board on 18 March 2020 enclosed.

 

Constitutional and Nomination on 25 March 2020 (to be tabled)

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Constitutional Amendments and Other Matters for Council Business Continuity pdf icon PDF 275 KB

The report of the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer, and the City Solicitor is now enclosed.

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Findings of the Standards Committee into complaints against a Councillor pdf icon PDF 392 KB

The report of the Monitoring Officer is attached, including the Summary Decision Notice of the Standards (Hearing) Sub Committee.

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Members Declaration Of Interests Form pdf icon PDF 92 KB

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