Decisions

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

Alternatively you can visit the officer decisions page for information on officer delegated decisions that have been taken by council officers.

Decisions published

23/11/2020 - COVID Marshals ref: 3409    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 27/11/2020

Effective from: 23/11/2020

Decision:

The government has made available additional grant funding to Local Authorities to support Covid Marshals in light of the continuing Covid pandemic. For Bury, an allocation of £103,897 has been received. A decision is needed on how the funding will be utilised, so that the service delivery can be implemented.

Lead officer: Donna Ball


20/11/2020 - Direction Signs for Housing Development at “The Mount”, George Street, Prestwich for A & G Signs ref: 3407    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 23/11/2020

Effective from: 20/11/2020

Decision:

Approval of 12 temporary Directional Signs on street lighting columns and poles. To be sited at various points around Prestwich.

Lead officer: David Giblin


10/11/2020 - Bond Street, Bury – Emergency Road Closure ref: 3406    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 23/11/2020

Effective from: 10/11/2020

Decision:

Temporary closure under Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, of Bond Street between Rochdale Road and Croft Street from Monday 09 November 2020 for a period of 21 days to facilitate repairs to a water leak (anticipated duration one week). The diversion route is via Wash Lane, Derby Way and Rochdale Road and vice versa.

Lead officer: David Giblin


12/11/2020 - Proposed implementation on site of 3 new Toucan Crossings ( one a segregated shared use Toucan ) in the East Ward of Bury. ref: 3405    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 23/11/2020

Effective from: 12/11/2020

Decision:

Proposed implementation on site of 3 new Toucan Crossings ( one a segregated shared use Toucan ) in the East Ward of Bury. The proposed Toucan crossings are proposed to be introduced on B6221 Wash Lane opposite Pine Street South, B6219 Parsonage Street opposite Cedar Street & A58 Rochdale Road opposite Pine Street South. Additionally, it is proposed to remove an existing Pelican crossing from the B6221 Wash Lane which is adjacent to where a segregated shared use Toucan crossing is scheduled to be introduced on this road. The proposed introduction of the three new Toucan crossings forms part of Transport for Greater Manchester’s MCF Beelines Tranche 6 bid. The initiative is being promoted by Transport for Greater Manchester to enhance existing recognised cycle and walking routes in the borough and to develop new routes.

Lead officer: David Giblin


13/11/2020 - Decarbonising the Public Estate – Application for Funding ref: 3404    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 23/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

Two new sources of Government funding have recently become available:
o Public Sector Decarbonisation Fund – for capital schemes to decarbonise the public estate.
o Low Carbon Skills Fund - supports the above funding to provide specialist and expert advice to carry out feasibility studies to identify and develop energy efficiency and low carbon heat upgrade projects and prepare robust and effective grant applications.

Lead officer: Donna Ball


02/11/2020 - Award of contract for the provision of consultancy support, data migration and configuration for the implementation of ContrOCC ref: 3403    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 23/11/2020

Effective from: 02/11/2020

Decision:

Consultancy, data migration and configuration support is required for the implementation of ContrOCC, the Council’s Adult Care Financial Management System.
A procurement exercise was undertaken utilising Crown Commercial Services G-Cloud framework and following evaluation it is recommended that the contract is awarded to the following company as providing best overall value to the Council.

Lead officer: Julie Gonda


28/10/2020 - Extension of post Early Years Quality Officer ref: 3402    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 23/11/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Decision:

Decision requested to extend temporary post of Early Years Quality Officer, in order to continue with the development of speech, language and communication work. Additional grant funding has been provided to support salary costs.

Lead officer: Susan Reynolds


22/10/2020 - Request for Quotation to deliver a Pilot Alternative Provision within a business for young people aged 14-16 ref: 3401    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 23/11/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

A commission to improve people's skills, job prospects and help businesses was launched in Bury in 2016. The Bury Life Chances Commission aims to ensure that schools, colleges and companies work together so that young people of all abilities can maximise their potential and employment opportunities. Of key concern is the perceived difficulty in recruiting young people with the skills, attitude and work readiness attributes that employers need. Whilst the local business base have expressed their concerns they have also expressed a desire to support education providers to understand their skills needs.

Lead officer: Paul Cooke


29/10/2020 - Back Brierley Street South Bury – Proposed Introduction of No Waiting at Any time ref: 3400    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 11/11/2020

Effective from: 29/10/2020

Decision:

Further to the recommendation of the Traffic Management Unit (minute number 4213), proposal for the introduction of No Waiting at Any time restrictions on Back Brierley Street South, Bury. The restrictions are proposed in order to alleviate access and obstruction problems.

Lead officer: David Giblin


03/11/2020 - GM Clean Air Plan Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan –– Signs required for a Clean Air Zone ref: 3399    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Operations

Decision published: 09/11/2020

Effective from: 03/11/2020

Decision:

Approval is needed for TfGM to seek authorisation from the Secretary of State to use traffic signs not detailed in the Traffic Signs Manual that will be needed on the highway to support the implementation of the GM CAZ.

Lead officer: Donna Ball