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Decisions published

24/02/2021 - Proposed Extension to 20mph Zone - Roundthorn Road, Moorhey Street (part) and Cranberry Street, Glodwick ref: 4141    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the implementation of traffic calming measures to supplement existing traffic calming measures on Roundthorn Road and the extension of the adjacent 20mph zone.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods & Culture (Councillor Barbara Brownridge)

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the traffic calming measures and 20mph extension associated with the scheme are approved, in accordance with the appendices and schedules at the end of this report.

Lead officer: Jeannette Whitney


23/02/2021 - Adoption of Highways - Development at Dew Way, Oldham - Charlock Road, Larkspur Drive and Mallow Close ref: 4140    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: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods & Culture (Councillor Barbara Brownridge)

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

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

Lead officer: Alison Dolan


23/02/2021 - Proposed Residents Parking Scheme - 25-45 Huddersfield Road, Diggle ref: 4139    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the introduction of Residents Parking for properties 25 to 45 (odd numbered properties only) Huddersfield Road, Diggle.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods & Culture (Councillor Barbara Brownridge)

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the restrictions discussed in this report are implemented in accordance with the schedule at the end of this report

Lead officer: Jeannette Whitney


23/02/2021 - Proposed Traffic Calming - Partington Street, Kershaw Road and James Street and Extension of 20mph Zone, Failsworth ref: 4138    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the implementation of traffic calming measures and the extension of the existing 20mph zone in the vicinity of Partington Street and Brierley Avenue, Failsworth.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods & Culture (Councillor Barbara Brownridge)

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the traffic calming measures and 20mph zone extension associated with the scheme are approved, in accordance with the schedule and appendices at the end of this report.

Lead officer: Jeannette Whitney


18/02/2021 - Allocation of the Basic Needs Education Budget towards funding for feasibility ref: 4137    Recommendations Approved

The school capital projects programme does not have a revenue budget for feasibility. The funding is required to support both early stage concept and detailed stage feasibility work. This work is required in order to advise the Council on cost and technical viability of future schemes

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 24/02/2021

Effective from: 18/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Allocate £100,000 of the Basic Needs Education Budget towards the funding of feasibility to support the creation of additional school places and enhanced school infrastructure in Oldham schools

Lead officer: Angela Stewart


17/02/2021 - Proposed Prohibition of Stopping (School Keep Clear Marking) and No Waiting at any Time - Shaw Street, Greenfield (M0595) ref: 4136    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the implementation of a mandatory No Stopping Order in the form of a School Keep Clear marking and No Waiting at any Time Order to alleviate obstructive parking taking place at the entrance to Greenfield Primary School / School playing fields.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 17/02/2021

Effective from: 25/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
the a No Stopping Order and No Waiting at any Time Order be approved for implementation in accordance with the schedules at the end of this report.

Lead officer: Jeannette Whitney


17/02/2021 - Proposed Time Restricted Parking - Beal Lane, Shaw ref: 4135    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of this report is to consider the introduction of time restricted parking along part of Beal Lane, Shaw.
Time restricted parking was introduced for a period of 12 months to enable the facility to be monitored before consideration is given to the implementation of a new permanent order. The 12-month order became operative on 8 July 2020, to coincide with the release of the easing of the initial national lock down period thus allowing the nearby businesses to take advantage of the facility. The 12-month order is due to expire on the 7 July 2021 and a decision needs to made on whether the scheme is introduced on a permanent basis or just left to expire which would see the return of uncontrolled on-street parking.
The Ward Councillors have been consulted and they have confirmed support the introduction of a permanent order; this report therefore commences the democratic procedure for a permanent scheme to be introduced.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 17/02/2021

Effective from: 25/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Approval is sought for the introduction of a permanent time restricted parking scheme along part of Beal Lane, Shaw, in accordance with the schedules detailed at the end of this report

Lead officer: Sarah Robinson


17/02/2021 - Temporary additional role to support preparation for implementation of Domestic Abuse Act ref: 4134    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to create a temporary part-time post (0.6 FTE) graded SM3 for 5 months to undertake work which is a statutory requirement in preparation for implementation of the Domestic Abuse Act

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

Decision published: 17/02/2021

Effective from: 17/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: a temporary part-time post (0.6 FTE) graded SM3 be created for 5 months to undertake work which is a statutory requirement in preparation for implementation of the Domestic Abuse Act

Lead officer: Bruce Penhale


16/02/2021 - Additional temporary Independendent Domestic Violence Adviser ref: 4133    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to create an additional temporary Grade 7 Independent Domestic Violence Adviser (IDVA) post for a period of 6 months, to be filled through an agency worker

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

Decision published: 17/02/2021

Effective from: 16/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: an additional temporary Grade 7 Independent Domestic Violence Adviser (IDVA) post be created for a period of 6 months, to be filled through an agency worker

Lead officer: Bruce Penhale


21/01/2021 - Fir Bank Primary School – Nursery extension feasibility ref: 4132    Recommendations Approved

The Oak Trust who operate Fir Bank Primary School has submitted a proposal to establish a nursery class to meet demand for pre-school places when the on-site, voluntary-run Fir Bank Playgroup closes due to the retirement of key personnel. The proposal is to establish a 30-place provision, housed in a new extension to the school building. This will extend the education offer to pupils between the ages of 3 and 11.
The proposal has received support from both the Cabinet portfolio holder for Children and Young People and the Education provision Group (21st September 2020)
It is important that a detailed feasibility exercise is undertaken in order to confirm project costs and project viability.

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 21/01/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
(i) Undertake a detailed feasibility study for a nursery extension to Fir Bank Primary School up to RIBA Stage 2+ Design.
(ii) Approve the appointment of a professional team to undertake the feasibility through the Construction Impact Framework (CIF).
(iii) Allocate funding for the cost of the detailed feasibility study and surveys

Lead officer: Angela Stewart


10/02/2021 - Hollinwood Avenue, Carriageway Resurfacing ref: 4131    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks delegated approval of:
•The cost of resurfacing Hollinwood Avenue
•The approval of the appointment of the contractor for the works.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods & Culture (Councillor Barbara Brownridge)

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

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

Lead officer: Matthew McGreal


10/02/2021 - Approval to extend the existing supply and fit of tyres contract for a further 12 months ref: 4130    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the extension of an existing contract for a further 12 months to supply and fit tyres for Oldham Council’s fleet of vehicles and mobile plant.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 10/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: the existing contract is extended for a period of 12 months.

Lead officer: Dave Durham


08/02/2021 - Greengate, Carriageway Resurfacing and Pre-Patching ref: 4129    Recommendations Approved

This report seeks delegated approval of:
•The cost of resurfacing Greengate
•The approval of the appointment of the contractor for the works

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods & Culture (Councillor Barbara Brownridge)

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

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

Lead officer: Matthew McGreal


08/02/2021 - The Old Bank, Mumps - Asset of Community Value Listing ref: 4128    Recommendations Approved

The Listing of Assets of Community Value process, approved in December 2013, was introduced under the Localism Act. A nomination for listing the following land – The Old Bank, Mumps, Oldham OL1 3TL as an Asset of Community Value was received by the Council from the Friends of the Old Bank group and after consideration it was deemed a valid application for consideration to register.
The nomination was considered by the Council on 5th December 2020 against the criteria set out in the Localism Act (as enacted by the Assets of Community Value Regulations 2012). The decision was made by the panel not to list the asset as the nomination failed to satisfy the criteria as per the ACV assessment form (see appendix 1 – ACV assessment)

Decision Maker: Director of Economy

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 08/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: To note the decision for not listing the land –
The Old Bank, Mumps, Oldham OL1 3TL as an Asset of Community Value.

Lead officer: Rachel Dyson


29/01/2021 - Non-Domestic Rates Tax Base 2021/22 ref: 4127    Recommendations Approved

Report setting out information to determine the Non-Domestic (Business Rates) Tax Base for 2021/22, using the most up to date information and estimates available.

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

Decision published: 15/02/2021

Effective from: 23/02/2021

Decision:

The Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance and Green approves the confirmed Non-Domestic Rates Tax Base for 2021/22 at £50.619m.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Hoskins