Manchester City Council

Agenda and decisions

Agenda and decisions

Executive
Wednesday, 11th September, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Antechamber. View directions

Contact: Donald Connolly 

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Items
No. Item

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 24 July 2019 (the minutes are to now attached).

Additional documents:

Decision:

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting on 24 July 2019.

4.

Developing a More Inclusive Economy - Our Manchester Industrial Strategy pdf icon PDF 304 KB

The report of the Chief Executive is enclosed.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the “Developing a More Inclusive Economy – Our Manchester Industrial Strategy” be adopted as the Council’s strategy.

 

5.

Manchester City Centre Anti-Terrorism Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 296 KB

Enclosed is the report of the Strategic Director Neighbourhoods.

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Decision:

1.         Subject to (2) below, to authorise the City Solicitor to take all necessary steps to make the Order.

 

2.         If objections to the proposed order are received, to note that a further report will be brought to a future meeting setting out the objections, the Council's response thereto and the recommended course of action.

 

 

6.

CCTV Code of Practice pdf icon PDF 266 KB

The report of the City Solicitor is Enclosed.

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Decision:

To approve the updated Manchester City Council CCTV Code of Practice.

 

7.

The House Project - Manchester's Leaving Care Service pdf icon PDF 427 KB

Enclosed is the report of the Strategic Director Children and Education Services.

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Decision:

1.         To approve and endorse the adoption of the House Project and support the engagement of Strategic Housing with registered housing providers to ensure sufficient ‘stock and flow’ of suitable properties.

 

2.         To endorse the proposal to adopt the model and associated costs to ensure financial prudence; and to support the subsequent implementation plan.

 

8.

Capital Programme Update pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Enclosed is the report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer.

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Decision:

1.         To recommend that the Council approve the following changes to Manchester City Council’s capital programme:

 

(a)        Neighbourhoods – Manchester Regional Arena – Indoor and Outdoor Athletics Track Replacement. A capital budget increase of £1.500m is requested, funded from Waterfall Fund.

 

(b)        Growth and Development – Acquisition of The Courtyard at Royal Mills. A capital budget virement of £1.850m is requested, funded by a transfer from the Eastern Gateway budget.

 

(c)        Public Sector Housing - Fire Risk Assessment work low rise properties. A capital budget virement of £6.606m is requested, funded by a transfer from Northwards Housing Programme budget.

 

(d)        Children’s Services - Expansion of Dean Trust Ardwick secondary school. A capital budget virement of £3.784m is requested, funded by a transfer from Unallocated Basic Need Grant budget.

 

2.         To approve the following changes to the City Council’s capital programme:

 

(e)        Private Sector Housing – Marginal Viability Fund – New Victoria. A capital budget increase of £0.426m is requested, funded by Government Grant (Housing Infrastructure Fund).

 

(f)        ICT – Liquid Logic Social Care System. A capital budget virement of £0.492m is requested from the ICT Investment Plan, funded by borrowing.

 

3.         To note increases to the programme of £0.351m as a result of delegated officer approvals.

 

9.

Delivering Manchester's Affordable Homes to 2025 pdf icon PDF 431 KB

Enclosed is the report of Strategic Director Growth and Development.

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Decision:

1.         To note the increase in the forecast Residential Growth delivery target for new homes in Manchester from April 2015 to March 2025 of an additional 7,000 homes to 32,000 homes.

 

2.         To note the proposed increase in the delivery target between April 2015 and March 2025 from 5,000 Affordable Homes to a minimum of 6,400 Affordable Homes.

 

3.         To note the limited capacity of the Council’s Housing Revenue Account and the Council’s Housing Affordability Fund to support new additional Affordable Homes in the city and that significant new Affordable Home delivery in the city is dependent on robust partnership relationships with Registered Providers, which currently have the financial and delivery capacity to deliver those homes.

 

4.         To delegate authority to the Strategic Director - Growth and Development, and the Deputy Chief Executive in consultation with the Executive Members for Finance and Resources and Housing and Regeneration to negotiate and formalise a strategic partnership with Homes England

 

5.         To delegate authority to the Deputy Chief Executive, Strategic Director - Growth and Development and Head of Development in consultation with the local ward councillors, the Leader, the Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration, Executive Member for Finance and HR, and the Executive Member responsible for Corporate Property, to agree the disposal of sites in Council ownership for the provision of affordable homes as set out in the report.

 

6.         To delegate authority to the Strategic Director - Growth and Development and the Deputy Chief Executive in consultation with the Executive Members for Finance and Resources and Housing and Regeneration, to establish partnership arrangements with Registered Providers together with their partners/consortium for defined areas in the North, Central, South and Wythenshawe areas of the City.

 

7.         To note progress against the Policy Ideas presented to Executive in the December paper by the Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration

 

8.         To delegate authority to the City Solicitor to enter into and complete all documents and agreements necessary to give effect to the recommendations in the report.

 

9.         To authorise the Head of Housing to explore with local Registered Providers (RPs) the draft principles on reacquiring former right-to-buy homes as set out in Annex 1 of the report, and to report to a future meeting.

 

10.

Council Tax Support Scheme - Treatment of Windrush Compensation Scheme payments pdf icon PDF 404 KB

Enclosed is the report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer.

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Decision:

To approve the proposal to reduce the liability of a liable person for Council Tax under section 13 A (1) (c) of the Local Government Finance Act for people receiving payments from the Windrush Compensation Scheme.

 

11.

Implementing "Tell Us Once" pdf icon PDF 583 KB

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

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Decision:

That Manchester City Council enter into an agreement with the DWP to implement the Tell Us Once initiative in the city.

 

12.

Manchester Science Park Strategic Regeneration Framework Update pdf icon PDF 380 KB

Enclosed is the report of the Strategic Director Growth and Development.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.         To note the outcome of the public consultation on the draft updated Strategic Regeneration Framework for Manchester Science Park.

 

2.         To approve the draft updated Strategic Regeneration Framework for Manchester Science Park, and request that the Planning and Highways Committee take the Framework into account as a material consideration when considering planning applications for the site.

 

13.

Oxford Road Corridor Strategic Regeneration Framework Guidance pdf icon PDF 404 KB

Enclosed is the report of the Strategic Director Growth and Development.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.         To note the outcome of the public consultation on the draft Strategic Regeneration Framework Guidance for the Oxford Road Corridor area.

 

2.         To approve the draft Strategic Regeneration Framework Guidance including proposed amendments in response to the consultation and request that the Planning and Highways Committee take the Framework into account as a material consideration when considering planning applications for the four sites covered by the SRFG.

 

3.         To agree land in Council ownership will be used to support the SRFG as opportunities are brought forward.

 

14.

HS2 Design Refinement Consultation Response pdf icon PDF 341 KB

Enclosed is the report of the Strategic Director Growth and Development.

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Decision:

1.         To note the proposed refinements in Manchester in the HS2 Design Refinement Consultation.

 

2.         To note the City Council’s submission of a response to the consultation.

 

15.

Decisions from the GMCA meeting on 26 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 458 KB

The Decision Notice from the GMCA meeting on 26 July is enclosed.

Additional documents:

Decision:

To note the decisions made by the GMCA at its meeting on 26 July 2019.