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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

22/07/2021 - Extension of contracts of Family Decision-making team ref: 4245    Recommendations Approved

The report seeks approval to extend the contracts of all members of the Family Decision Making team on fixed term contracts to 30 June 2022. This will ensure continuity of employment for members of the team while the wider offer is reviewed and implemented.

Decision Maker: Managing Director, Children and Young People - Gerard Jones

Decision published: 23/07/2021

Effective from: 03/08/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That the contracts of Family Decision Making team currently on fixed term contracts be extended to 30th June 2022

Lead officer: Bruce Penhale


08/07/2021 - Stag Pasture Road and Whitebank Road Carriageway Resurfacing ref: 4243    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks delegated approval of:
•The cost of resurfacing Stag Pastures Road

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the delegated approval for these works is accepted and that the contract for the works are awarded to J Hopkins Ltd

Lead officer: Matthew McGreal


08/07/2021 - Elk Mill Roundabout Carriageway Resurfacing ref: 4242    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks delegated approval of:
•The cost of resurfacing Elk Mill Roundabout
•The approval of the appointment of the contractor for the works.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the delegated approval for these works is accepted and that the contract for the works are awarded to Tarmac Trading Ltd

Lead officer: Matthew McGreal


14/07/2021 - A62 Manchester Road and Tweedale Way Resurfacing Works ref: 4241    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks delegated approval of:
•The cost of resurfacing A62 Manchester Road

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the delegated approval for these works is accepted and that the contract for the works are awarded to J Hopkins Ltd

Lead officer: Matthew McGreal


08/07/2021 - B6194 Rochdale Road Carriageway Resurfacing ref: 4244    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks delegated approval of:
•The cost of resurfacing B6194 Rochdale Road, Shaw
•The approval of the appointment of the contractor for the works.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the delegated approval for these works is accepted and that the contract for the works are awarded to J Hopkins Ltd

Lead officer: Matthew McGreal


15/07/2021 - Transport Capital Programme 2021/22: Budget Update Report 1 ref: 4240    Recommendations Approved

This report details budget changes within the agreed 2021/22 transport capital programme that are required so the programme continues to reflect current priorities, budgets match expenditure and that take-up of available grant funding is maximised.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods (Deputy Leader - Councillor Amanda Chadderton)

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 15/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
-Agree the required budget adjustments as outlined below and in Appendix A to this report so that the programme continues to reflect current priorities, budgets match expenditure and that take-up of available grant funding is maximised.

Lead officer: Eleanor Sykes


14/07/2021 - Proposal to allocate Section 106 resources from DB395 – land at former Rose Mill (PA/338634) for new community changing rooms at Granby street pitches ref: 4238    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the allocation of resources secured through Section 106 (S106) planning obligations to fund a new community changing facilty at Granby Street playing fields, Chadderton.

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - To approve the allocation of £204,340.22 (plus any additional interest accrued) to the development of the new changing room facility at Granby Street pitches.

Lead officer: Liz Whitehead


19/07/2021 - Housing Delivery Action Plan Update 2021 ref: 4237    Recommendations Approved

The Housing Delivery Action Plan Update has been prepared in response to the Housing Delivery Test (HDT) measurement published January 2021. It sets out the root causes for housing delivery within Oldham, the key issues and how the council intends to improve delivery, in order to ensure that we provide a diverse Oldham Housing offer that is attractive and meets the needs of different sections of the population at different stages of their lives.

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 19/07/2021

Decision:

Option 1 - Approve the Housing Delivery Action Plan for publication in line
with the requirements of the Housing Delivery Test Measurement results
January 2021.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lauren Hargreaves


07/07/2021 - Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Contract arrangements for the Clean Air Zone Service ref: 4232    Recommendations Approved

1.1Funding for the GM CAZ Service Agreement has been secured via the initial tranche of £36m of funding awarded by Government and written commitment from the Government’s Joint Air Quality Unit (JAQU) to provide the required additional £12.1m with risk and contingency being drawn down on an as needed basis. This funding will cover the GM CAZ Service supplier costs, the TfGM and Local Authority costs and other ‘third party’ costs required to successfully deliver the GM CAZ Service element of the GM Clean Air Zone. JAQU have been kept up to date with procurement activity and they are aware of GM’s intention to enter into contract with Egis Projects SA.
1.2In regards of operational costs, it is expected that revenue generated from the daily charges and penalty notices will cover all the operational costs. If the CAZ revenues are not sufficient over the life of the CAZ to cover the operational costs, as agreed with JAQU, the New Burdens Doctrine would cover any net deficit.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance and Low Carbon (Deputy Leader - Councillor Abdul Jabbar)

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: GMCA (acting by its officer, TfGM) is authorised to award the GM CAZ Services contact to Egis Projects SA, and as required by JAQU in support of the main contract enter into the contracts with KADOE (DVLA), Gov.UK.Pay, Stripe, Go-Cardless, PATROL for the Traffic Penalty Tribunal and with the Ministry of Justice for the Traffic Enforcement Centre.

Lead officer: Carol Brown


07/07/2021 - Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Contract arrangements Clean Air Zone Signage ref: 4231    Recommendations Approved

1.1The purpose of this report is to summarise a procurement that has been undertaken to provide the system/services tendered to deliver Clean Air Zone Signage and to seek approval for TfGM to award a contract in accordance with TfGM’s existing Constitutional arrangements. Please note that the exact locations of any signs is to be considered as part of the GM Clean Air Final plan report in July 2021.
1.2This contract will be funded by an element of the £36m of Government funding awarded to GM to deliver the CAZ and other GM CAP measures.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance and Low Carbon (Deputy Leader - Councillor Abdul Jabbar)

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 29/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: GMCA (acting by its officer, TfGM) is authorised to award the contact to J McCann and Co Limited. Please note that the exact locations of any signs is to be considered as part of the GM Clean Air Final plan report in July 2021.

Lead officer: Carol Brown


07/07/2021 - Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Contract arrangements for the Clean Vehicle Funds Service ref: 4233    Recommendations Approved

1.1The purpose of this report is to summarise the procurements that have been undertaken to provide the system and services tendered to deliver the Clean Vehicle Funds and to seek approval for TfGM to award the contracts in accordance with TfGM’s existing Constitutional arrangements.
1.2This contract will be funded by monies awarded to Greater Manchester by the Government. GM has been awarded £119.08m from the Government’s Clean Air Fund, this figure includes JAQU estimated delivery costs at 5%, i.e. £5.98m. which is sufficient to sign these contracts.
1.3In the event of a shortfall CAZ Revenues will be used to cover administration costs subject to any net CAZ shortfall being covered by the New Burdens Doctrine . The Government’s Joint Air Quality Unit (JAQU) have been kept up to date with procurement activity and they are aware of GM’s intention to enter into contract with QV Systems and the Financiers.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance and Low Carbon (Deputy Leader - Councillor Abdul Jabbar)

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 28/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: GMCA (acting by its officer, TfGM) is authorised to award to the contact for the development and operation of the Clean Vehicle Funds Service to QV Solutions Limited and to award positions on the Clean Funds Scheme Vehicle Financier Framework to Close Brothers Ltd, Haydock Finance Ltd, Hampshire Trust Bank Ltd, Shire Leasing Plc and RCI Financial Services.

Lead officer: Carol Brown


07/07/2021 - Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Collaboration Agreement ref: 4229    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to seek authorisation to sign the Memorandum of Understanding: Collaboration on the Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan GM collaboration agreement, attached as Appendix 1.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Finance and Low Carbon (Deputy Leader - Councillor Abdul Jabbar)

Decision published: 20/07/2021

Effective from: 28/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the final form of the collaboration agreement is approved.

Lead officer: Carol Brown


15/07/2021 - Proposal to allocate S106 resources from DB386 – Land at Brick Hall Fark, Failsworth Road, Woodhouses for the re-instatement of the footway outside Brick Hall Farm ref: 4236    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the allocation of resources secured through Section 106 planning obligations to fund the reinstatement of the footway outside Brick Hall Farm, Failsworth Road, Woodhouses.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 15/07/2021

Effective from: 15/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
The allocation of the S106 funding as set out in the report is approved, to enable the construction of a footway outside Brick Hall Farm in line with the Council’s specifications.

Lead officer: Joanne Robinson


07/07/2021 - Adoption of Highways - Development at the former Failsworth Mill, Ashton Road West, Failsworth - Whitekirk Drive ref: 4228    Recommendations Approved

To obtain approval for the adoption of highways as Highway Authority and to identify the likely associated revenue costs to the Council.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 15/07/2021

Effective from: 24/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the highways listed in Schedule 1 of this report be adopted as highways maintainable at public expense

Lead officer: Alison Dolan


14/07/2021 - Egyptian Room - Appointment of Contractor ref: 4235    Recommendations Approved

To appoint contractor for the Egyptian Room in order to commence initial design work.

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 15/07/2021

Effective from: 14/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Approval to enter into a contract with The Hub Consulting Limited (T/A The Hub).

Lead officer: James Tolan


05/07/2021 - North Chadderton School Expansion (NCSE) – Enabling works to (i) Replacement hard standing area with seating and canopy ref: 4234    Recommendations Approved

A decision is needed for Kier Construction Northern ltd to complete enabling works ahead of the main works for the expansion of North Chadderton school starting.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Education and Skills (Councillor Shaid Mushtaq)

Decision published: 13/07/2021

Effective from: 21/07/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option 1 – Agree the enabling works for the reasons set out in this report.

Lead officer: Andrew Hall