Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Councillor Eamonn O’Brien, Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategic Growth and Skills, presented the report which sought approval for Bury Council to be represented on the BID Board by the Assistant Director Regeneration Delivery (Economy & Business). In response to Members’ questions it was noted that businesses in Bury had not resisted the levy but were concerned generally about rising costs.
Cabinet appointed the Assistant Director Regeneration Delivery (Economy & Business) to represent the Council on the Bury BID Board of Directors.
Reasons for the decision:
The position of Bury BID Board Director fits the remit of the Assistant Director of Regeneration Delivery (Economy & Business) which includes the regeneration of Bury Town Centre as a key work area.
Alternative options considered and rejected:
That the current nominee the Executive Director of Place remains on the Board as the Council nominee; this was rejected as the Assistant Director is the strategic lead for the regeneration of Bury Town Centre.
Publication date: 12/01/2023
Date of decision: 11/01/2023
Decided at meeting: 11/01/2023 - Cabinet