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Forward Plan

 

For the 4 month period 1 January 2016 to 30 April 2016

This plan contains all the key decisions which the Council expects to take over the next four months. It will be refreshed regularly and will contain the expected decisions over the stated period.

A decision notice for each key decision is published within five days of it having been made. This is open for public inspection on the Council’s website: www.tameside.gov.uk.

The law and the Council’s Constitution provides for urgent key decisions to be made provided certain criteria are met. A decision notice will be published for these in exactly the same way.

The Plan also contains a summary of previous key decisions made since the start of the 2014/15 Municipal Year. Historical key decisions can be found at:  https://public.tameside.gov.uk/forms/Committeedocs.asp

Definition of a Key Decision:

A key decision, as defined in Article 17 of the Council’s Constitution is:

  • any Executive decision which requires a budget expenditure of £30,000 or more that is not in the budget presented to Council;
  • any Executive decision to vire £500,000 or more in the budget presented to Council;
  • any Executive decision where the outcome will have a significant impact on a significant number of people living or working in 2 or more Wards.

A decision taker may only make a key decision in accordance with the requirements of the Executive Procedure Rules.

Details of the current Executive Members are set out below:

Executive Leader Councillor Kieran Quinn
Deputy Leader Councillor John Taylor
First Deputy (Performance and Finance) Councillor Jim Fitzpatrick
Adult Social Care and Wellbeing Councillor Brenda Warrington
Children and Families Councillor Peter Robinson
Clean and Green Councillor Allison Gwynne
Healthy and Working Councillor Ged Cooney
Lifelong Learning Councillor Lynn Travis

If you wish to contact any of the Executive Members detailed above please ring 0161 342 3152 or Send a message to Executive Support.

If you wish to make representations as to why any matter which is indicated will take place in private you should send a message to Democratic Services or telephone 0161 342 2146. The Proper Officer will consider any representations received and will issue a statement to any representatives five clear days before the meeting.

Notice to Take Key Decisions

Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012

In accordance with the above Regulations notice is hereby given that Key decisions are to be made as detailed below:

Key Decision Decision Taker Date of Decision Documents to be considered Contact Details of officer preparing report Are public to be excluded from the meeting and, if so, reasons for exclusion.

Council Tax Base/Business Rates Forecast

Key Decision - Council Tax 

Key Decision Business Rates 

First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 28 January 2016 report to Executive Member

Letter to Ilys Cookson, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161 342 4056

email: ilys.cookson@tameside.gov.uk

no

 Review of Opt-in Service

Key Decision - Review of Opt-in Service 

Recommendations:

1. Cease providing the Opt In Service as a Council run service and look to alternative provision in the independent, charitable and volunteer sector
2. Enter into negotiations with independent, charitable and volunteer sector providers to re provide key elements of the Opt In Service namely access to educational opportunities, recovery support group facilitation and depression support group facilitation
3. To invest £30,000 of resources to support the provision of services in the independent, charitable and voluntary sector

 

 Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing) 29 January 2016 Report to Executive Member

Letter to Sandra Whitehead, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161 342 3414

email: Sandra.whitehead@tameside.gov.uk

 no
Future Model of Provision for a Respite/Short Stay Service for Adults wit a Learning Disability
Recommendations
1. It is noted that the Care Quality Commission require the Council to change its current model of respite care provision to a model that is compliant with CQC Care Home regulations under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.
2. It is accepted that the provision of respite care is necessary to enable the Council to fulfil its statutory duty to provide services to meet assessed eligible needs.
 3. To make the necessary arrangements to move from the current model of respite care provision to the new model of care home respite provision, including terminating the current respite care contract and tendering a new care home respite service
Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing) 29 January 2016 Report to Executive Member

Letter to Sandra Whitehead, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161 342 3414

email: Sandra.whitehead@tameside.gov.uk

 
Waste Enforcement Policy Deputy Executive Leader 10 February 2016 Report to Executive Member

Letter to Ian Saxon, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161 342 3470

Email: Ian.Saxon@@tameside.gov.uk

No
Customer Services Review - Digital by Design Executive Member (Neighbourhoods and Health)  24 February 2016  Report to Executive Member

Emma Varnam, Head of Stronger Communities

tel: 0161 342 3337

email: emma.varnam@tameside.gov.uk

no
Supporting People Executive Member (Children and Families) 10 February 2016 Report to Executive Cabinet

Emma Varnam, Head of Stronger Communities

tel: 0161 342 3337

email: emma.varnam@tameside.gov.uk

no

Terms and Conditions

Executive Cabinet 10 February 2016  Report to Executive Cabinet

Letter to Tracy Brennand, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161  342  3279

email: tracy.brennand@tameside.gov.uk

No
Ashton Town Centre Public Realm Project Executive Cabinet 10 February 2016 Report to Executive Cabinet

Letter to: Damien Bourke, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161 342 3544

email: Damien.bourke@tameside.gov.uk

no
Primary and Secondary School Admission Arrangements Executive Cabinet 10 February 2016 Report to Executive Cabinet

Letter to Stephanie Butterworth. Executive Director

tel: 0161  342 2163

email: Stephanie.butterworth@tameside.gov.uk

No

Fees and Charges

Executive Cabinet 10 February 2016 Report to Executive Cabinet  Letter to Peter Timmins, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161  342 3864

email: peter.timmins@tameside.gov.uk

No
Adult Services Fees and Charges Executive Member 16 March 2016 Report to Executive Member

Letter to Sandra Whitehead, Assistant Executive Director

tel: 0161 342 3414

email: Sandra.whitehead@tameside.gov.uk

no

 Foster Care Payments Banding

 

Executive Member (Children and Families)  16 March 2016 Report to Executive Member

Letter to Dominic Tumelty, Assistant Executive Director

Tel: 0161 342 3354

email: dominic.tumelty@tameside.gov.uk

 

 

Key Decisions Taken Previously During 2015/16 Municipal Year

 

Decision Decision Maker Date Of Decision Decisions
Working Well Inter-authority agreement Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth 16 December 2016 Working Well Inter-authority agreement 
Hyde Sixth Form College Executive Member (Learning Skills and Economic Growth) 11 September 2015 Hyde Sixth Form College 
Tameside Business, Trade and Inward Investment Grant Schemes Executive Leader 20 May 2015 Tameside Business 
National Anti-Fraud Network Data and Intelligence Services First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 20 May 2015 National Anti-Fraud 
Primary and Secondary School Admission Arrangements 2016-17 Executive Cabinet 25 March 2015 Admission Arrangements 
Fees and Charges for users of Adult Services 2015-16 Uplift Executive Cabinet 25 March 2015 Fees and Charges 
Disposal of Council Owned Land Executive Cabinet 25 March 2015 Council Owned Land 
Proposal to Enlarge Samule Laycock School Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 18 February 2015 Proposal to enlarge Samuel Laycock School
       
Voluntary Sector Partnership Arrangements Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing); Executive Member (Children and Families); Executive Member (Health and Neighbourhoods) and Executive Director (Governance) and Executive Director (Finance) 11 February 2015 Voluntary Sector Partnership Agreements
Council Tax Support Scheme First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 29 January 2015 Council Tax Support Scheme
Business Rates Forecast First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 29 January 2015 Business Rates Forecast
Council Tax Base First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 29 January 2015 Council Tax Base
Eligibility Criteria and Review of Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities Executive Member (Children and Families) 24 December 2014 Eligibility Criteria 
Environmental Services Fees and Charges Executive Member (Sustainable Environment) 16 December 2014 Enviromental Services 
Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment Executive Cabinet 10 December 2014
Strategic Housing 
Appendix 1 
Appendix 2 
Appendix 3 
Appendix 4 
Bin Swap Roll-out Executive Cabinet 10 December 2014 Bin Swap 
Early Years Investment Executive Cabinet 10 December 2014 Early Years 
Transforming Wellness Services Executive Member (Neighbourhoods and Health) 10 December 2014 Transforming Wellness 
Specialist Foster Care Executive Member (Children and Families) 10 December 2014 Foster Care 
Ashton Old Baths Executive Leader 17 November 2014 Ashton Old Baths 
Transforming Substance Misuse Services Executive Cabinet 22 October 2014 Substance Misuse 
Museums and Galleries Accreditation Executive Cabinet 22 October 2014 Museum and Gallaries 
Car Park Charges Executive Cabinet 22 October 2014 Car Park Charges 
Targeted Basic Needs Projects Executive Cabinet 22 October 2014 Targeted Basic Needs 
Vision Tameside Phase 2 Executive Cabinet 22 October 2014 Vision Tameside 
Children Centres Review Implementation Executive Member (Children and Families) 29 September 2014 Children Centres Review 
Investment in Early Intervention Executive Cabinet 25 June 2014 Early Intervention 
Supporting People Contracts for Sheltered Housing Services Executive Cabinet 25 June 2014 Sheltered Housing 
Tackling Poverty Together Executive Cabinet 25 June 2014 Tackling Poverty 
Specialist Infection Control Executive Member (Neighbourhoods and Health) 25 June 2014 Infection Control 
Foster Care Payments Executive Member (Children and Families) 30 April 2014 Foster Care Payments
Vision Tameside Phase 2 Executive Cabinet 26 March 2014 Vision Tameside 
Primary and Secondary School Admission Arrangements Executive Cabinet 26 March 2014 Admission Arrangements 
Sports Trust Funding Agreement Executive Cabinet 26 March 2014 Funding Agreement 
The Hub, Hattersley

Deputy Executive Leader
and
First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

12 March 2014 The Hub, Hattersley 
Larger Supported Living and Transition Schemes

Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing)

28 February 2014 Larger Supported Living 
Discretionary Housing Payments Policy First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 28 February 2014 Discretionary Housing Policy 
Business Rates Relief First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 28 February 2014 Business Rates Relief 
Review of Non-Residential Fees and Charges Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing) 19 February 2014 Review of Non-Residential Fees and Charges 
Homelessness Prevention Strategy Executive Cabinet 12 February 2014 Homelessness Prevention Strategy 
Council Tax Support Scheme

First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

30 January 2014 Council Tax Support Scheme
Business Rates Forecast

First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

30 January 2014 Business Rates Forecast
Council Tax Base

First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

30 January 2014 Council Tax Base
Sub-Threshold Services for Older People at the Grafton Centre

Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing)

18 December 2013 Sub-Threshold Services - Grafton Centre 
Sub-Threshold Services for Older People at Gorse Hall

Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing)

18 December 2013 Sub-Threshold Services - Gorse Hall 
Priority Schools Building Programme – Broadoak Primary School

Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth)

18 December 2013 Schools Building Programme 
Appointee, Deputyship and Direct Payments Services

First Deputy (Performance and Finance) and Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing)

18 December 2013 Direct Payments 
Council Tax Single Person Discount

First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

18 December 2013 Council Tax 
Neighbourhood Offer

Executive Cabinet

11 December 2013 Neighbourhood Offer 
Go to Centres

Executive Cabinet

11 December 2013 Go to Centres 
Ken Ward Sports Centre - Tameside Gymnastics Centre Merger

Executive Cabinet

11 December 2013 Ken Ward Sports Centre 
Early Years Offer - Children's Centre Review

Executive Cabinet

11 December 2013 Children's Centre Review 
Meals on Wheels Review

Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing)

2 December 2013 Meals on Wheels 
LDA and Post 16 High Needs Protocols

Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth)

31 October 2013 High Needs Protocols 
Learning Disability ISS Step Down

Executive Member (Adult Social Care and Wellbeing)


Borough Solicitor/Borough Treasurer

29 October 2013 Learning Disability 
Agresso Upgrade Down

First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

28 October 2013 Agresso 
Former Guide Lane Landfill Site Executive Cabinet 23 October 2013 Guide Lane Landfill 
Tameside College Relocation and Council Office Redevelopment Executive Cabinet 23 October 2013 Tameside Redevelopment 
Introduction of Traffic Flow Management System Executive Cabinet 23 October 2013 Traffic Flow Management 
Tameside Aquatices Centre Consultation

First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

Executive Member (Neighbourhoods and Health)

9 October 2013 Tameside Aquatics Centre Consultation
Licensing of Scrap Metal Merchants Executive Member (Sustainable Environment) 30 September 2013 Scrap Metal 
Ashton Christmas Market Deputy Executive Leader 6 September 2013 Ashton Christmas Market
St Petersfield

Executive Leader

Deputy Executive Leader

Executive Member (Transport and Land Use)

Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth)

5 September 2013 Report considered confidential
New Youth Offer Executive Member (Children and Families) 30 August 2013 Youth Offer
Primary Catering Services Executive Cabinet 28 August 2013 Primary Catering Services 
Tameside Housing Allocation Scheme Executive Cabinet 28 August 2013 Tameside Housing Allocation Scheme 
Car Park Fees and Charges Executive Member (Transport and Land Use) 01 August 2013 Car Park Fees and Charges 
Hyde Multi-Storey Car Park

Deputy Executive Leader

First Deputy (Performance and Finance)

Executive Member (Development and Land Use)

25 July 2013 Report considered confidential
Adaptations - Lift Maintenance

Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Development)

Executive Member (Adults Social Care and Wellbeing)

17 July 2013 Adaptations - Lift Maintenance (0.46MB)
Proposed A+ Education Trust Executive Cabinet 26 June 2013 Proposed A+ Education Trust (0.65MB)
Apprenticeships Executive Cabinet 26 June 2013 Apprenticeships(0.55MB)
Free Entitlement for two year older nursery placements Executive Member (Children and Families) 26 June 2013 Free Entitlement for two year older nursery placements(0.76MB)
Connexions Contract Executive Member (Children and Families) 31 May 2013 Provision of a Connexions Service(0.27MB)
Foster Carer Allowances Executive Member (Children and Families) 31 May 2013 Increases to Specific Basic / Personal and Day Care Allowances in Relation to Children's Services(0.37MB)
Greater Manchester Loan Fund First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 7 June 2013 Greater Manchester Loan Fund(0.14MB)
Car Park Closures Executive Member (Development and Transport) 12 June 2013 Closure of Pay and Display Car Parks at Cotton Street East & Burlington Street (South), Ashton-under-Lyne and Kynder Street, Denton (0.2MB)

 

Executive Decisions Taken Previously During 2015/16 Municipal Year

 

Decision Decision Maker Date Of Decision Decisions
Rental Standards in the Private Rented Sector Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 3 September 2015 Rental Standards in the Private Rented Sector 
Advertising on the Council Website First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 14 July 2015 Advertising on the Council Website 
Local Government Pension Scheme Employer Discretions Deputy Executive Leader 24 June 2015 Local Government Pension Scheme Employer Discretions (5.39MB)
Manchester Road Primary School - Conversion to Academy Status Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 30 September 2014 Manchester Road Primary 
Asset of Community Value - Mossley Market Place Deputy Executive Leader 10 September 2014 Asset of Community Value 
Career Development Salarary Sacrifice Deputy Executive Leader 1 September 2014 Career Development Salarary Sacrifice 
Review of Managing Attendance Guidelines Deputy Executive Leader 29 August 2014 Review of Managing Attendance Guidelines 
Implementation of 2014 Model Pay Policy for Schools Based Staff and Centrally Based Teaching Staff Deputy Executive Leader/Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 26 August 2014 Implementation of 2014 
Meeting and Agenda Management - Modern.gov Deputy Executive Leader 26 August 2014 Meeting and Agenda Management - Modern.gov 
Improvement of Dog Control Compliance Deputy Executive Leader 22 July 2014 Improvement of Dog Control Compliance 
Mobile Telecommunications Deputy Executive Leader 3 June 2014 Mobile Telecommunications 
Universal Credit Delivery Partnership Agreement First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 28 March 2014 Universal Credit 
School Funding Formula for 2014-15 Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 19 March 2014 School Funding 
Public Health Commissioning Intentions Executive Member (Health and Neighbourhoods) 29 November 2013 Public Health 
Upgrade of Councils HR Payroll System Deputy Executive Leader 25 November 2013 Upgrade of Payroll System 
Arrangements for Parking Charges - Christmas 2013 Executive Member (Transport and Land Use) 20 November 2013 Christmas Parking Charges 
Tameside Sports Trust - Copley and Oxford Park Centres Executive Member (Health and Neighbourhoods) 14 November 2013 Tameside Sports Trust 
You Choose - Hattersley and Longdendale Deputy Executive Leader 5 November 2013 You Choose 
Universal Credit First Deputy (Performance and Finance) 17 October 2013 Universal Credit 
Governance re Ashton Pioneer Homes Executive Leader 17 October 2013 Ashton Pioneer Homes 
You Choose Deputy Executive Leader 14 October 2013 You Choose 
Tameside Support for Independant Living Executive Member (Health and Neighbourhoods) 8 October 2013 Independant Living 
Teachers Pay Model Deputy Executive Leader/Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 6 September 2013 Teachers Pay Model 
Groundwork Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 4 September 2013 Groundwork 
Groundwork Memorandum and Articles Executive Leader 3 September 2013 Groundwork Memorandum 
Hawthorns Primary School Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 29 August 2013 Hawthorns Primary School 
New Charter Housing Executive Leader 27 August 2013 New Charter 
Longlands Mill First Deputy (Performance and Finance)/Executive Member (Learning, Skills and Economic Growth) 15 July 2013 report considered confidential
Provision of Caddy Liners Executive Member (Sustainable Environment) 4 July 2013  Caddy Liners (0.49MB)
Street Lighting Executive Member (Transport and Land Use) 2 July 2013 Street Lighting 
You Choose - Mossley and NE Stalybridge Deputy Executive Leader 1 July 2013 You Choose - Mossley and NE Stalybridge 
Recycling - Next Steps Executive Member (Sustainable Environment) 28 June 2013 Recycling 
Appointments to Outside Bodies Executive Leader 24 June 2013 Outside Bodies 
You Choose - Dukinfield Deputy Executive Leader 12 June 2013 You Choose - Dukinfield 
You Choose - Hyde Deputy Executive Leader 12 June 2013 You Choose - Hyde 
You Choose - Stalybridge Deputy Executive Leader 6 June 2013 You Choose - Stalybridge 

 

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