Manchester City Council

Agenda

Agenda

Communities and Equalities Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 9th January, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.

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2.

Appeals

To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.

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3.

Interests

To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. 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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4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 5 December 2019.

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5.

Updated Financial Strategy and Budget Reports 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Report of the Chief Executive and the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer

 

This report provides an update on the Council’s overall financial position and sets out the next steps in the budget process, including scrutiny of the draft Budget proposals and Budget report by this Committee. Each Scrutiny Committee will receive a budget report aligned to its remit, showing the main changes proposed to delivery and funding. The services to be considered by each scrutiny committee are shown at table four. The report also outlines the officer proposals for how the Council could deliver a balanced budget for 2020/21, the details of which will be discussed at the relevant scrutiny committees.

 

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5a

Council Business Plan 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

 

This report presents the draft Council Business Plan for 2020/21.

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5b

Neighbourhoods Directorate Budget Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)

 

This report sets out the whole Neighbourhood directorates medium term financial plan and budget proposals for 2020/21. Although the report details the whole Directorate budget proposals, this Committee has Community Safety; Parks, Leisure, Youth and Events; and Libraries, Galleries and Culture under its remit. The report should be read in conjunction with the Council’s overarching Business Plan report.

 

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6.

Capital Strategy for Leisure Facilities pdf icon PDF 263 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)

 

This report provides an update on the Leisure Capital Programme which is seeking to sustain, develop and enhance the facility asset base over the next 20 years.The Leisure Capital Programme is currently funded through a mixture external grants and contributions, capital receipts, borrowing and spend to save capital investment. The report sets out the current pipeline programme and proposals of investment. The programme follows the Council’s Capital Finance process and is subject to individual business cases and a clear funding strategy to inform the strategic consideration and feasibility of each scheme.

 

It should be noted that a separate report on the Playing Pitch Strategy will be provided for a future meeting of the Committee. 

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7.

Our Manchester Campaigning Engagement Framework pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)

 

This report provides an overview of the external engagement programme for Our Manchester, which aims to support Our Manchester to be more bottom-up and generated by residents.

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8a

Delivering the Our Manchester Strategy - Deputy Leader Councillor Sue Murphy's Portfolio pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Report of Deputy Leader Councillor Sue Murphy

 

The report provides an overview of work undertaken and progress towards the delivery of the Council’s priorities as set out in the Our Manchester Strategy for those areas within the Deputy Leader’s portfolio.

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8b

Delivering the Our Manchester Strategy - Deputy Leader Councillor Nigel Murphy's Portfolio pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Report of Deputy Leader Councillor Nigel Murphy

 

The report provides an overview of work undertaken and progress towards the delivery of the Council’s priorities as set out in the Our Manchester Strategy for those areas within the Deputy Leader’s portfolio.

 

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9.

Overview Report pdf icon PDF 284 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit

 

This report provides members with details of key decisions that fall within the Committee’s remit and an update on actions resulting from the Committee’s recommendations. The report also includes the Committee’s work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend as appropriate and agree.

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