Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Councillor Eamonn O’Brien, the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance and Growth, presented the report regarding the recent successful bids to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund and the benefit to Bury from the recent submission by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) to the City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement. The report also set out next steps on implementation of the schemes funded from these sources. Members expressed their thanks to all involved, including MPs and officers.
1. Noted the success of the Council’s bids for funding from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund for Radcliffe Civic Hub and Bury Market Flexi Hall, and the success of the GMCA’s bid to the City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement;
2. Noted the arrangements for delivery of the schemes funded from the Levelling Up Fund and City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement, as set out in this report; and
3. Requested the Chief Executive to submit further reports to future meetings of Cabinet on:-
a) The governance of the implementation of the Bury Flexi Hall.
b) The implementation of a People and Community Plan to support the Radcliffe Strategic Regeneration Framework.
c) The development of a transport strategy to underpin the implementation of schemes funded form the City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement.
Reasons for the decision:
To ensure the Cabinet remains fully informed of implementation of
the schemes funded from these sources.
Other options considered and rejected:
Publication date: 18/11/2021
Date of decision: 17/11/2021
Decided at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Cabinet