Manchester City Council

Agenda and draft minutes

Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary, at the rise of the preceding meeting, Council - Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 10.30 am

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40.

The Lord Mayor's Announcements and Special Business

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Minutes:

The Lord Mayor announced that he had agreed to the submission of the minutes of the meeting of the Constitutional and Nominations Committee held on 27 October 2020. The minutes had been circulated in advance of the meeting.

41.

The Lord Mayor's Announcements and Special Business - Special Meeting of Council 25 November 2020

To allow members an opportunity to declare 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:

The Lord Mayor announced a proposal to hold a special meeting of the Council on 25 November 2020 for the purpose of bestowing the City of Manchester Award to Mr Marcus Rashford MBE, in recognition of the work he has done for the benefit of the young people of Manchester.

 

Decision

 

To hold a special meeting of the Council on 25 November 2020 in order to bestow the City of Manchester Award on Mr Marcus Rashford.

42.

Proceedings of the Executive pdf icon PDF 547 KB

To submit the minutes of the Executive on 6 May 2020, 3 June 2020, 3 July 2020, 29 July 2020, 9 September 2020.  A list of resolutions made at those meetings that would otherwise have been considered by the Council can be found in the report entitled Use of Emergency Urgency Powers and Urgent Key Decisions on this Summons. For the meeting held on 14 October 2020, Council is asked in particular to consider:

 

Exe/20/104    Revenue Budget Monitoring 2020/21 and Budget Position 2021/22.

 

To recommend to the Council the approval of the proposed budget transfer of £7.627m from ‘third party payments’ to ‘transfer to reserves’ in order to support the 2021/22 budget.

 

Exe/20/105    Capital Budget Monitoring 2020/21

 

To recommend that the Council approve virements over £0.5m within the capital programme as outlined in Appendix 1 of these minutes

 

To recommend that the Council approve the capital programme as presented in Appendix 2 of these minutes which will require prudential borrowing of £790.7m to fund non-HRA schemes over the five-year period for which provision has been made in the revenue budget for the associated financing costs (within limits previously agreed).

 

Exe/20/106    Capital Programme Update

 

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

·         Growth and Development – Demolition of Grey Mare Police Station. A capital budget increase of £0.761m is requested, funded by HCA Eastlands Reserve Fund.

 

·         Highways Services - Planned Maintenance 2020/21 Carriageway Preventative Programme. A capital budget virement of £1.289m is requested from the Highways Project Delivery Fund budget.

·         Public Sector Housing – Silk Street. A capital budget increase of £12.048m is requested, funded by £5.650m HRA (RCCO), £4.140m Grant and £2.258m Capital Receipts.

 

Exe/20/112    The Factory

 

To recommend that the Council approve a Capital Budget increase of £45.17m for The Factory. This will increase the total capital budget for the construction of The Factory from £140.62m to £185.79m to be met from external contributions. This increase will be met from Council resources to support the delivery of Factory in advance of external contributions being received by the Council, in order that the Council can continue to meet its contractual obligations.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The proceedings of the Executive on 6 May 2020, 3 June, 3 July, 29 July, 9 September and 14 October 2020 were submitted. The Council was asked to give particular consideration to the following recommendations. A list of resolutions made at the Executive meetings that would otherwise have been considered by the Council were included in the ‘Use of Emergency Urgency Powers and Urgent Key Decisions’ (see minute number CC/20/46). For the meeting held on 14 October 2020, the Council was asked in particular to consider:

 

Exe/20/104 Revenue Budget Monitoring 2020/21 and Budget

Position 2021/22.

 

To recommend that the Council approve the proposed budget transfer of £7.627m from ‘third party payments’ to ‘transfer to reserves’ in order to support the 2021/22 budget.

 

Exe/20/105 Capital Budget Monitoring 2020/21

 

To recommend that the Council approve virements over £0.5m within the capital programme as outlined in Appendix 1 of the minutes submitted.

 

To recommend that the Council approve the capital programme as presented in Appendix 2 of these minutes which will require prudential borrowing of £790.7m to fund non-HRA schemes over the five-year period for which provision has been made in the revenue budget for the associated financing costs (within limits previously agreed).

 

Exe/20/106 Capital Programme Update

 

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

 

·         Growth and Development Demolition of Grey Mare Police Station. A capital budget increase of £0.761m is requested, funded by HCA Eastlands Reserve Fund.

·         Highways Services - Planned Maintenance 2020/21 Carriageway Preventative Programme. A capital budget virement of £1.289m is requested from the Highways Project Delivery Fund budget.

·         Public Sector Housing Silk Street. A capital budget increase of £12.048m is requested, funded by £5.650m HRA (RCCO), £4.140m Grant and £2.258m Capital Receipts.

 

Exe/20/112 The Factory

 

To recommend that the Council approve a Capital Budget increase of £45.17m for The Factory. This will increase the total capital budget for the construction of The Factory from £140.62m to £185.79m to be met from external contributions. This increase will be met from Council resources to support the delivery of Factory in advance of external contributions being received by the Council, in order that the Council can continue to meet its contractual obligations.

 

Decisions

 

1.         To receive the minutes of the Executive held on 6 May 2020, 3 June, 3 July, 29 July, 9 September and 14 October 2020.

 

2.         To approve the proposed budget transfer of £7.627m from ‘third party payments’ to ‘transfer to reserves’ in order to support the 2021/22 budget

 

3.         To approve virements over £0.5m within the capital programme as outlined in Appendix 1 of the minutes submitted.

 

4.         To approve the capital programme as presented in Appendix 2 of the minutes submitted, which will require prudential borrowing of £790.7m to fund non-HRA schemes over the five-year period for which provision has been made in the revenue budget for the associated financing costs (within limits previously agreed).

 

5.         To approve the following changes to the Manchester City  ...  view the full minutes text for item 42.

43.

Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 880 KB

To note the minutes of the following committees:

 

Resources and Governance                - 23 June 2020, 21 July 2020,1 September 2020 and 6 October 2020 (to follow)

Health                                                      - 23 June 2020, 21 July 2020,1 September 2020 and 6 October 2020

Children and Young People                - 24 June 2020, 21 July 2020, 2 September 2020 and 7 October 2020 (to follow)

Neighbourhoods and Environment    - 24 June 2020, 22 July 2020, 2 September 2020 and 7 October 2020

Economy                                                 - 25 June 2020, 23 July 2020, 3 September 2020 and 8 October 2020

Communities and Equalities               - 25 June 2020,  23 July 2020, 3 September 2020 and 8 October 2020 (to follow)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the following Scrutiny Committee meetings were submitted:

 

Resources and Governance – 23 June, 21 July, 1 September and 6 October 2020

Health – 23 June, 21 July, 1 September and 6 October 2020

Children and Young People – 24 June, 22 July, 9 September and 7 October 2020

Neighbourhoods and Environment – 24 June, 22 July, 2 September and 7 October 2020

Economy – 25 June, 23 July, 3 September, and 8 October 2020

Communities and Equalities – 25 June, 23 July, 3 September and 8 October 2020

 

Decision

 

To receive those minutes.

44.

Proceedings of Committees pdf icon PDF 288 KB

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

 

Audit                                             - 28 July 2020, 15 September 2020 and 13 October 2020

Constitutional and Nomination     - 27 October 2020

Health and Wellbeing Board   - 26 August 2020

Planning and Highways           - 27 August 2020 and 24 September 2020

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the following meetings had been submitted:-

 

Audit Committee on 28 July, 15 September and 13 October 2020

Planning and Highways on 30 July, 27 August and 24 September 2020

Health and Wellbeing Board on 26 August 2020

Constitutional and Nomination Committee 27 October 2020

 

The Council was asked to give particular consideration to the following recommendations:

 

CN/20/04         Membership of Council committees and representation on joint boards and joint committees

 

1.    To recommend that the Council appoints Daniel Vaughan (Head of Metrolink - Transport for Greater Manchester) to the Manchester Tramway Company Board.

 

2.    To recommend the Council to make the following changes in appointments to Committees and Joint Committees of the Council, and to the membership of GM bodies and committees.

 

COMMITTEE

MEMBER APPOINTED

MEMBER REMOVED

Health Scrutiny Committee

Councillor Hitchen

Councillor Doswell

-

Communities and Equalities Scrutiny Committee

Councillor Moore

-

Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee

-

Councillor Moore

Communities Scrutiny Committee

Councillor Russell

-

Children and Young People

Councillor Abdullatif

-

Economy Scrutiny Committee

-

Councillor Abdullatif

Planning and Highways Committee

Councillor Leech

-

Joint Bodies / GM Bodies and Committees

GMCA Scrutiny pool

Councillor Leech

(substitute member)

 

  1. To recommend that the Council increase the number of members of the Planning and Highways Committee from 15 to 16 members.

 

CN/20/05         Freedom of the City of Manchester for Battery 209 (The Manchester Artillery)

 

1.    That the City Council be recommended to convene a special meeting on 25 November 2020 for the purpose of adopting a resolution, to be proposed by the Lord Mayor and seconded by the Leader of the Council, that 103 Royal Artillery Battery 209 (The Manchester Artillery) be granted Freedom of the City of Manchester in recognition of the Battery’s distinctive and eminent service.

 

Decisions

 

1.    To receive those minutes submitted.

 

2.    To appoint Daniel Vaughan (Head of Metrolink - Transport for Greater Manchester) to the Manchester Tramway Company Board.

 

3.    To approve the changes in appointments to Committees and Joint Committees of the Council, and to the membership of GM bodies and committees, as detailed above.

 

4.    To approve the increase in the number of members of the Planning and Highways Committee from 15 to 16 members.

 

5.    To agree that a special meeting of Council be convened on 25 November 2020 for the purpose of adopting a resolution, to be proposed by the Lord Mayor and seconded by the Leader of the Council, that 103 Royal Artillery Battery 209 (The Manchester Artillery) be granted Freedom of the City of Manchester in recognition of the Battery’s distinctive and eminent service.

45.

Dates of Council meetings in 2020/21

 

To agree the dates of ordinary meetings of the Council in 2020/21:

 

Wednesday 25 November 2020

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Friday 5 March 2021 (Budget)

Wednesday 31 March 2021

 

and that the Annual Meeting of the Council 2021 will be on 19 May 2021

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Council considered the dates of Council meetings for the remainder of municipal year.

 

Decisions

 

1.      To agree the dates of ordinary meetings of the Council in 2020/21:

 

Wednesday 25 November 2020  Wednesday 3 February 2021

Friday 5 March 2021 (Budget)     Wednesday 31 March 2021

 

2.      To agree that the Annual Meeting of the Council 2021 will be on 19 May 2021.

 

 

46.

Use of Emergency Powers and Urgent Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 137 KB

The report of the City Solicitor is enclosed.

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Minutes:

The Council considered the report of the City Solicitor on key decisions that have been taken in accordance with the urgency provisions in the Council’s Constitution.

The report included resolutions of the Executive made under the emergency provision agreed by the Council on 25March 2020 (minute CC/20/26).

 

Decision

 

To note the report.

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