Agenda and decisions

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Jo Maloney  Governance Officer

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Items
No. Item

1.

ATTENDANCES

To note attendances, including officers, and any apologies for absence.

2.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

A maximum of 15 minutes will be allocated to public questions submitted in writing to Democratic Services (democratic.services@trafford.gov.uk) by 4 p.m. on the working day prior to the meeting. Questions must be relevant to items appearing on the agenda and will be submitted in the order in which they were received.

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members to give notice of any interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 254 KB

To receive and, if so determined, to approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 28th September 2020.

5.

MATTERS FROM COUNCIL OR OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEES (IF ANY)

To consider any matters referred by the Council or by the Overview and Scrutiny Committees.

6.

APPROVAL TO COMPLETE A COMMUNITY ASSET TRANSFER (CAT) FOR GEORGE H CARNALL LEISURE CENTRE (GHC) WITH EFFECT 4TH JANUARY 2021 pdf icon PDF 301 KB

To consider a report of the Executive Member for Culture and Leisure.

[NOTE: A related report is to be considered in Part II of this agenda.]

Additional documents:

Decision:

1)    That the proposed disposal be approved of the George H Carnall Leisure Centre (“GHC”) to the George Carnall Community Group (“GCCG”) as a Community Asset Transfer (CAT) by way of 2 leases, one of the area shaded blue on the plan and one of the area shaded red on the plan (Appendix A to the report) subject to:

 

              I.        The Executive noting the attached business plan (Part II) at this time that is developing in the context of Covid19 and supporting evidence for the future operation of GHC by GCCG;

            II.        The Executive agreeing that Trafford Council & GCCG will be responsible for the risks highlighted;

           III.        The completion of leases between Trafford Council and GCCG as set out in the report; and

          IV.        Agreeing the red line boundary for the leases as highlighted in (Appendix A to the report).

 

2)    That it be agreed to fund the immediate work required to transfer GHC in a fit for purpose state of £23,500 from with the current capital programme.

 

3)    That it be agreed to fund major works on the site in line with the current processes for maintaining buildings that are Council assets managed by other groups for a maximum of two years until 31st December 2022 by application up to £50k p.a.

 

4)    That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Corporate Director of Finance and Systems and the Corporate Director for Governance and Community Strategy, to agree the terms of the proposed leases.

 

5)    That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Governance and Community Strategy to complete the leases and any other documents necessary to implement the decision of the Executive.

 

6)    That a loan facility to GCCG be agreed up to £96,000 as working capital to recruit and pay staff at the centre as well as procure and have installed appropriate ICT systems and pay utilities as detailed in the GCCG business plan. The agreement of final terms of the facility to be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place in consultation with the Corporate Directors of Finance and Systems and Governance and Community Strategy.

 

7)    That it be agreed that the GCCG business plan is not competition for Move Urmston, as set out in section four of the Community Asset Transfer Position Statement document, agreed by the Executive in June 2013.

 

8)    That the disposal of GHC at undervalue be agreed.

7.

FAIR PRICE FOR CARE

To consider two reports of the Executive Member for Adult Social Care:

7a

Fair Price for Care: Homecare 2021- 22 pdf icon PDF 478 KB

Decision:

That the following be approved for consultation, and further consideration in the light of consultation:

 

  • A 5.69% uplift on the existing business as usual homecare rate of £15.99 to reach an hourly rate of £16.90, including RPI.
  • A further uplift to enable providers to achieve an uplift on the National Living Wage (“NLW”) (either 2% or an uplift which reflects the NLW, dependent on which is the higher rate).

 

7b

Fair Price for Care for Older Peoples' Residential and Nursing Homes 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 455 KB

Decision:

That the following be approved for consultation, and further consideration in the light of consultation:

 

  1. an inflationary uplift for existing purchased Residential and Nursing Home beds based on increases announced for the NLW or 2%, whichever is the higher and the RPI as at October 2020 for 2021/22.
  2. an increased price of £560 for spot purchased residential beds plus the inflationary uplift and £626 for spot purchased nursing beds plus the inflationary uplift.

8.

LICENSING ACT 2003 - STATEMENT OF LICENSING POLICY - 2021 - 2026 pdf icon PDF 418 KB

To consider a report of the Executive Memberfor Public Safety, Governance and Reform.(For recommendation to Council.)

Additional documents:

Decision:

1. That the content of the report be noted.

 

2. That it be recommended to Council that it approve the revised Statement of Licensing Policy as attached at Appendix F to the report.

9.

COUNCIL TAX SUPPORT (CTS) SCHEME FOR 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 212 KB

To consider a report of the Executive Member for Finance and Investment.(For recommendation to Council.)

Decision:

That it be recommended that Council adopt the Council Tax Support (CTS) scheme currently in operation, updating in line with national benefits as previously agreed for 2021/22.

10.

PROGRESS REVIEW: RECOVERY UPDATE pdf icon PDF 491 KB

To consider a report of the Executive Member for Finance and Investment, for information.

11.

URGENT BUSINESS (IF ANY)

Any other item or items which by reason of:-

 

(a)       Regulation 11 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, the Chairman of the meeting, with the agreement of the relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee Chairman, is of the opinion should be considered at this meeting as a matter of urgency as it relates to a key decision; or

 

(b)       special circumstances (to be specified) the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered at this meeting as a matter of urgency.

12.

EXCLUSION RESOLUTION (IF REQUIRED)

Motion   (Which may be amended as Members think fit):

 

            That the public be excluded from this meeting during consideration of the remaining items on the agenda, because of the likelihood of disclosure of “exempt information” which falls within one or more descriptive category or categories of the Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A, as amended by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, and specified on the agenda item or report relating to each such item respectively.

13.

APPROVAL TO COMPLETE A COMMUNITY ASSET TRANSFER (CAT) FOR GEORGE H CARNALL LEISURE CENTRE (GHC) WITH EFFECT 4TH JANUARY 2021

To consider a report of the Executive Member for Culture and Leisure.

[NOTE: A related report is to be considered in Part I of this agenda.]

Additional documents: