Decisions

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the Executive (at meetings or by individual Executive Members) since May 2013.

Officer decisions are also included in this section. Planning and Building Control decisions can be found in the planning section of the Council's website.

Decisions published

27/07/2022 - Review of Taxi Fare Structure - 2022 ref: 1142    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Housing and Neighbourhoods

Decision published: 16/08/2022

Effective from: 24/08/2022

Decision:

(1) That the variation to the current Fare table shown at Annex 2 to the report be approved.

(2) That the recommended variation to the current Fare table shown at Annex 2 to the report be subject to a statutory public consultation period of 14 days by way of public notice.

(3) That if no objection to the variation is made, or if all objections are withdrawn, the recommended Fare table shown at Annex 2 to the report will become effective on the date specified in the notice.

(4) That if any objections are made and not withdrawn, a further report will be made to the Executive Member for consideration of the objections.

Lead officer: Joanne Boyle


26/07/2022 - Itron Development - Christie Road / Renton Road Area, Stretford: Proposed Waiting Restrictions, Event Day Controlled Hours Parking Permits, 20mph Speed Limit and Amendments to Traffic Calming ref: 1140    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director Place

Decision published: 16/08/2022

Effective from: 26/07/2022

Decision:

1. That authorisation be given to advertise the intention to amend The Borough of Trafford (Prohibition of Waiting and Loading and Provision of Parking) Order 2001 as detailed in the schedule to the report and that, if no objections are maintained, the proposals be implemented, in whole or in part, as soon as is practicable.

 

2. That authorisation be given to advertise the intention to create the 20mph speed limit as detailed in the schedule to the report and that, if no objections are maintained the proposals be implemented as soon as is practicable.

 

3. That authorisation be given to advertise the intention to revise the traffic calming proposals for Christie Road, as detailed in the schedule to the report.

 

4. That any objections maintained be reported back for consideration.

Lead officer: Richard Roe


25/07/2022 - CARRINGTON & PARTINGTON TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE - CARRINGTON RELIEF ROAD ref: 1139    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 25/07/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 03/08/2022

Decision:

(1) That in principle support be provided to undertake the acquisition of land and new rights required for the construction of the Carrington Relief Road including:

1.1.1      The making of an order under sections 239, 240, 246, 250 and 260 of the Highways Act 1980 and all other powers as appropriate for the compulsory purchase of land and rights required for the construction of the Carrington Relief Road (“CPO”)

1.1.2      The making of a Side Roads Order (or orders) under Sections 8, 14 and 125 of the Highways Act 1980 and all other necessary powers to improve, stop up existing highways, construct lengths of new highway and stop up and provide replacement private means of access as required to deliver the Carrington Relief Road (“SRO”)

 

(2) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director for Place in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance to take all steps necessary to prepare a CPO or SRO (together Orders) to be made including but not limited to:

 

(a)  the carrying out of land referencing including without limitation the service of notices under section 16 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 and/or section 5A of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981;

 

(b)  the authorisation of entry onto the land and other land for the purpose of carrying out surveys pursuant to section 172 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016;

 

(c)  the preparation of a draft statement of reasons;

 

(d)  the preparation of draft Orders and Order Schedules; and

 

(e) the preparation of notices to owners, lessees and occupiers, site

notices and any other notices required to be served and/or advertised

in accordance with the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 should the

Executive authorise the making of an Order.

 

(f) Delegates authority to the Corporate Director for Place to negotiate for the voluntary acquisition of land and rights over land needed to enable the scheme to be delivered in advance of confirmation of an Order, as if such Order had been confirmed.

 

(g) Delegates authority to the Corporate Director for Place in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance to consider alternatives to the use of compulsory purchase powers.

 

(h) Notes that before an order is made a further detailed report will be drafted seeking authority for the making of an Order and that such a report will need to address a number of issues including:

 

(i) that the Order is necessary to facilitate the carrying out of development, redevelopment or improvement on, or in relation to, the land being acquired;

 

(ii) that the scheme complies with the aspirations of the Local Plan with regards to the area and other relevant planning policy;

 

(iii) that there is a compelling case in the public interest for the land to be acquired which outweighs the interference with the human rights of

those with an interest in the land affected;

 

(iv) that the scheme will contribute to the promotion or improvement of the economic and/or social and/or environmental well-being of the local

area;

 

(v) that the scheme is viable and that there is a reasonable prospect that the scheme can be implemented within a reasonable timescale;

 

(vi) that there are no physical or legal impediments to the scheme

proceeding;

 

(vii) that all reasonable steps have been taken to acquire land and rights over land needed to deliver the scheme by negotiation and voluntary agreement;

 

(viii)that alternatives to the use of compulsory purchase powers have been considered; and

 

(ix) that the compulsory acquisition would not infringe the Council's equality duty.

 

(3) That the funding position for the next development phase and the strategy for securing further funds be noted.

 

(4) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director for Place and the Director of Finance in consultation with the Executive Member Climate Change and Transport Strategy to negotiate and agree contracts with Grant Funding providers and external parties relating to grant funding, including variations of grant agreements and other related agreements regarding funding towards the design, pre-commencement works and development of the Carrington Relief Road.

 

(5) That the Director of Legal and Governance be authorised to finalise and enter into all legal agreements required to implement the above decisions.


25/07/2022 - PLACES FOR EVERYONE JOINT LOCAL PLAN 2021: DELEGATED APPROVALS FOR EXAMINATION IN PUBLIC ref: 1138    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 25/07/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 03/08/2022

Decision:

(1) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Executive Member for Economy and Regeneration and the Director of Legal & Governance and Monitoring Officer, to agree  proposed main modifications to the Places for Everyone Joint Local Plan (2021) as may be necessary to meet the tests of ‘soundness’ defined in the National Planning Policy Framework (2021) (or any equivalent following the amendment or revocation thereof); and the relevant statutory requirements of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (or any equivalent Regulations following the amendment, re-enactment or revocation thereof).

 

(2) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place to make any minor modifications to the Places for Everyone Joint Local Plan (2021), as may be necessary.

 

(3) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Director of Legal & Governance and Monitoring Officer, to prepare and agree Statements of Common Ground for the Places for Everyone Joint Local Plan (2021) as required.


25/07/2022 - CAPITAL PROGRAMME 2022/23 - KEY ROUTE NETWORK SCHEME APPROVALS ref: 1137    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 25/07/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 03/08/2022

Decision:

That the works programmes associated with the allocation of KRN capital funds for 2022/27 as outlined at Appendix A of the report be approved.


25/07/2022 - TRAFFORD POVERTY STRATEGY 2022-25 AND TRAFFORD VCFSE STRATEGY 2022-27 ref: 1136    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 25/07/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 03/08/2022

Decision:

That the work completed to date be acknowledged and the Trafford Poverty Strategy 2022-25 and Trafford VCFSE Strategy 2022-27 be approved for publication.


25/07/2022 - LEISURE STRATEGY REVIEW ref: 1135    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 25/07/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 03/08/2022

Decision:

(1) That the outcomes of the RIBA Stage 3 consultation for the redevelopment of Altrincham, Sale and Stretford Leisure Centre be noted.

 

(2) That the facility mix, and design for the redevelopment of Altrincham Leisure Centre as set out in the report, be approved.

 

(3) That approval be given to progression to RIBA Stage 4 and full construction within the approved capital budget following the completion of RIBA stage 3 for Altrincham Leisure Centre, and updated business case.

 

(4) That the temporary full closure of Altrincham Leisure Centre be approved, to allow refurbishment work to take place.

 

(5) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance, to negotiate terms with and agree the terms of any contracts and appointments for the relevant contractors and specialists required to deliver the project and to award such contracts and appointments.

 

(6) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place to submit planning permission for the redevelopment of Altrincham Leisure Centre including for Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) works once confirmed.

 

(7) That authority be delegated to the Director of Legal and Governance to enter and sign and/or seal the said agreements and contracts on behalf of the Council.

 

(8) That it be noted that any significant changes, to either the capital costs identified on completion of RIBA stage 4 or the independently reviewed business case for Altrincham Leisure Centre, will be brought back to Executive for further review and/or approval, and in advance of the Council entering into contractual commitments on the overall capital spend if required.

 

(9) That the update on the refurbishment proposals for Sale and Stretford leisure centres be noted. Any further commitments to the future phases of the leisure investment programme will only be made when it can be confirmed back to the Executive that the future ongoing subsidy requirements can be contained within the existing budgetary provision. This is to avoid any additional pressure being placed on the current medium term budget gap of the Council.


25/07/2022 - Scrutiny Committee - Task and Finish Group: Review of Disability Access within Trafford - Response to Interim Report ref: 1134    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 25/07/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 26/07/2022

Effective from: 25/07/2022

Decision:

(1) That the recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee Task & Finish Group be noted.

 

(2) That in response to the recommendations of the Task & Finish Group, the Corporate Director, Place be directed to:

 

a. Ensure the Planning service makes the most of opportunities to improve accessibility within planning applications for new developments – via staff training, early discussion with developers and proactive consideration by Highway Officers to ensure the provision of an accessible environment.

b. Ensure that the Trafford Design Guide & Design Code fully reflects accessibility principles.

c. Retain a policy on Adaptable & Accessible Housing within the Local Plan when it is presented to the Executive to approve its final formal consultation.