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Use this page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

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Decisions published

12/06/2019 - Award of a Business Improvement Grant in the Failsworth A62 Corridor ref: 3645    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to seek approval to award a Business Improvement Grant in the Failsworth A62 Corridor.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Social Justice and Communities (Statutory Deputy Leader - Cllr Arooj Shah)

Decision published: 17/06/2019

Effective from: 25/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - Approve the Business Improvement Grant award of £4,856.50 to M Group Manchester Ltd in respect of 485 Oldham Road, Failsworth
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Lead officer: Liz Kershaw


11/06/2019 - A627 Chadderton Way Surfacing Works ref: 3643    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks delegated approval of:
•The cost of resurfacing A627 Chadderton Way
•The approval of the appointment of the contractor for the works.
The work forms part of the Highway Investment Programme

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive People and Place – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from:

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
delegated approval for the surfacing A627 Chadderton Way is accepted and the contract for the works be awarded to Kier Group PLC

Lead officer: Matthew McGreal


11/06/2019 - Part of Mumps, Oldham - Proposed Stopping Up of Highway ref: 3642    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the stopping up of parts of highway at Mumps, Oldham which border the temporary pay and display car park (formally the Metrolink park and ride facility). The car park is earmarked for the Princes Gate development and once the car park has been closed to the general public, the areas of highway will be no longer necessary to the highway network

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods Services (Councillor Ateeque Ur-Rehman)

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the areas of highway detailed in the schedule at the end of this report be stopped up under powers contained in Section 116 of the Highways Act 1980, as no longer necessary

Lead officer: Sarah Robinson


11/06/2019 - Coleridge Road, Oldham (Layby Outside Shops) - Proposed Time Restricted Parking ref: 3641    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the introduction of time restricted parking restrictions within the layby outside the shops on Coleridge Road, Oldham to remove the parking problems being experienced

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive People and Place – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 11/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
time restricted parking be introduced within the layby outside the shops on Coleridge Road, Oldham, in accordance with the schedule at the end of this report

Lead officer: Jeannette Whitney


12/06/2019 - Seeking an exemption to the Contract Procedure Rules (CPR) to procure a surfacing contractor to complete the works on Union Street West Footbridge ref: 3639    Recommendations Approved

The proposed materials specified are a specialist application and are to be laid by an approved Contractor. UL Bonding is the approved installer for the Northwest region

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive People and Place – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
an exemption from CPR be granted for the procurement of the contractor to undertake the works

Lead officer: Jeannette Whitney


10/06/2019 - Demolition and subsequent acquisition of the site of the redundant gas holder at Albert Street, Hollinwood Junction, Oldham ref: 3640    Recommendations Approved

Approval has already been obtained for the council acquisition of the gas holder site from National Grid and also for the council to fund the full amount of the demolition costs and therefore the purpose of the report is for information only, to confirm the final demolition costs, which have been assessed on an open book basis and to provide a brief explanation for the increase in costs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Economy & Enterprise (Leader - Councillor Sean Fielding)

Decision published: 12/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the council to complete the purchase of the gas holder site from National Grid and to pay the balance of the actual demolition costs incurred by National Grid.

Lead officer: Liz Garsrud


03/06/2019 - Medicines Optimisation Support ref: 3638    Recommendations Approved

To seek an exemption from the contract procedure rules as stated in 21.3 (j) pg21 of the rules:
Where an extension for a particular period can be justified, for example where a Service review includes the intention to co-terminate relevant Contracts within a reasonable period.
This will ensure continued Medicines Optimisation support for Public Health commissioned services covering the period 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020.
Over the coming year the single commissioning functions for Oldham Cares will be established. This provides an opportunity to join up commissioning of medicines optimisation support across organisations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Health and Social Care (Cllr Zahid Chauhan)

Decision published: 11/06/2019

Effective from: 03/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
An exemption from the contract procedure rules as stated in 21.3 (j) pg21 of the rules:
Where an extension for a particular period can be justified, for example where a Service review includes the intention to co-terminate relevant Contracts within a reasonable period.

Lead officer: Lianne Davies


06/06/2019 - Regulatory Reform Order 2002, Policy Document Update 2019 ref: 3637    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the Council to uphold its statutory duty and update the expired policy document under the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order (RRO) 2002. In order for a Local Authority (LA) to exercise the powers granted by the RRO, a detailed policy must be produced outlining the types of assistance available to its residents.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive People and Place – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 11/06/2019

Effective from: 20/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
a)The recommendation is for the Council to approve the renewed RRO Policy and implement immediately. Therefore ensuring Oldham adheres to its statutory obligation and continues to provide various types of private sector housing renewals to residents of Oldham Borough.

Lead officer: Albert Margai


20/05/2019 - 2019/20 Backlog Maintenance Programme ref: 3634    Recommendations Approved

The report seeks approval for the 2019/20 backlog maintenance work, required across the Council's Corporate Estate.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive People and Place – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 10/06/2019

Effective from: 20/05/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
The 2019/20 Backlog Maintenance Programme was approved.

Lead officer: Peter Wood


03/06/2019 - Award of town centre building grants ref: 3632    Recommendations Approved

To award grants to town centre businesses.

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 03/06/2019

Effective from: 03/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Grants are awarded as described in this report to businesses to assist with town centre growth.

Lead officer: James Tolan


28/05/2019 - Exemption from Contract Procedure Rules for the appointment of Heritage Project Management as a heritage advisor in relation to Oldham Heritage and Arts Centre ref: 3631    Recommendations Approved

To seek exemption from the Contract Procedure Rules under regulation 21.3 paragraphs (e) of the Contract Procedure Rules in that the Services which are required are of a specialist nature and the provision of the service is urgently required.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Economy & Enterprise (Leader - Councillor Sean Fielding)

Decision published: 31/05/2019

Effective from: 08/06/2019

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
1.To seek exemption from the Contract Procedure Rules to enter directly into a contract with Heritage Project Management for the provision of specialist advice in respect of OMA.
2.To award a contract to the Heritage Project Management for specialist advice in relation to OMA.

Lead officer: Brian Enright