To consider a report of the Executive Member for Highways and Environment.
The Executive Member for Highways and Environment submitted a report which informed Members of a proposal to develop a Countryside Management Partnership for Trafford to facilitate the management of both the Mersey Valley and Bollin Valley.
(1) That support be given in principle to the proposal and that authority be delegated to the Executive Member for Environment and Transport to set up the arrangements for the Partnership.
(2) That support be given to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Community Forest Trust (charitable arm of Red Rose Forest) and Trafford Council.
(3) That the proposed partnership management structure (set out in appendix 1 to the report) be endorsed and that Members’ support be provided to the partnership steering group.