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Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel
21 Jan 2021 - 16:00 to 18:26
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Agenda

Standard Items
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This meeting will be a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams and therefore will not take place at a physical location following guidelines set out in Section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. 






 

 

 


Members of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel

Councillor Brown (Chair), Councillors Mrs Atkinson, Denholm, Mrs Glendinning, Meller (Vice Chair), Mitchelson, Mrs McKerrell,  Paton.

Substitutes:

Councillors Alcroft, Bainbridge, Betton, Birks, Bomford, Mrs Bowman, Collier, Ms Ellis-Williams, Mrs Finlayson, Glover, McNulty, Morton, Patrick, Robson, Shepherd, Miss Sherriff, Southward, Tarbitt, Dr Tickner, Tinnion, Miss Whalen.

Public Items
Register of Attendance and Declarations of Interest

A roll call of persons in attendance will be taken and Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage.

Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions
Public and Press
To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.
Minutes of Previous Meetings
To note that Council, at its meeting of 5 January 2021, received and adopted the minutes of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel meetings held on 1 October and 26 November 2020. 
The Chair will sign the minutes at the first practicable opportunity. 
[Copy minutes in Minute Book 47(4)]. 
A.1 CALL-IN OF DECISIONS

To consider any matter which has been the subject of call-in.

 

Portfolio: Environment and Transport
Directorate: Economic Development
Officer: Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development
Steven O'Keeffe, Policy and Communications Manager
 Report: PC.03/21 herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to submit a report to progress the adoption of the Local Environment (Climate Change) Strategy.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The matter was included in the Notice of Executive Key decisions (KD.35/20) and has been considered by the Executive on 13 January 2021.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
The Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel are asked to provide feedback to the Executive


Portfolio: Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Directorate: Economic Development
Officer: Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development
Report: ED.04/21 herewith
Background:
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to provide an overview of the emerging economic strategy for the Carlisle District, that has been developed following the virtual workshop held with members of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel on 30 November 2020

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Panel requested the report at their meeting on 26 November 2020 (EGSP.63/20 refers)

What it the Panel being asked to do?
- Note the framework and context of the economic strategy for the Carlisle district and the challenges, opportunities and priorities identified.

- Provide comment and feedback on the Strategy to inform the drafting of the next iteration of the document that is to be shared with The Executive in February 2021.
Portfolio: Cross Cutting
Directorate: Cross Cutting
Officer: Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer
Report: OD.03/21 herewith

Background:
To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the work of the Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Economic Growth Scrutiny Panel operates within a Work Programme which has been set for the 2020/21 municipal year.  The Plan will be reviewed at every meeting so that it can be adjusted to reflect the wishes of the Panel and take into account items relevant to this Panel in the latest Notice of Executive Key Decisions.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Note the items (within Panel remit) on the most recent Notice of Executive Key Decisions.
Discuss the Work Programme and prioritise as necessary

Portfolio: Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Directorate: Economic Development
Officer: Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development
Steven Robinson, Regeneration Manager
Report: ED.05/21 and Minute Excerpt herewith

Background:
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to submit a report providing Members with a background to the £1,000,000 grant awarded to the City Council from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government through the Towns Fund initiative to accelerate the delivery of capital projects in the city.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The matter is included in the Notice of Executive Key decisions (KD.30/20) and has been considered by the Executive on 14 December 2020.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
- Note the details of the Caldew Riverside and Bitts Park projects as outlined in Section 2 of this report
- Provide comments and feedback on the two projects, which will be used to inform their development and delivery.


Exempt Items
B.1 BORDERLANDS INCLUSIVE GROWTH DEAL
This report is not for publication by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as the report contains exempt information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

Portfolio: Economy, Enterprise and Housing
Directorate: Economic Development
Officer: Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development
Steven Robinson, Regeneration Manager
 Report: ED.03/21 and Minute Excerpt herewith
Background:
The Corporate Director of Economic Development to submit a report providing a progress to deal update regarding the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal.

Why is this item on the agenda?
The matter had been considered by the Executive at their meeting on 14 December 2020

What is the Panel being asked to do?
1. Note the strategy, strategic objectives and projects upon which the Deal has been developed.
2. Note the governance and delivery arrangements for the Deal, including the establishment of the Borderlands Programme Management Office.
3. Note the financial revenue resources required to support the operation of the Borderlands Programme Management Office, which is an annual sum of £80,000 for the 10-year period of the Deal.
4. Note that that delivery of key Borderlands projects in Carlisle is dependent on land and property owned by the City Council being made available; and give consideration of what terms this land may be made available.
5. To invite comments on the proposals and potential land transfers required to support the delivery of key projects to be taken back to the Executive on the 8th February 2021. 

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:

Jacqui Issatt, Committee Clerk - jacqui.issatt@carlisle.gov.uk

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor John Paton Councillor Jeffrey Thomas Bomford
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Visitors

ALSO

PRESENT:              Councillor J Mallinson – Leader

                               Councillor Ellis – Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder

                               Councillor Mrs Mallinson – Communities, Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Holder

                               Councillor Nedved – Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder

                               Councillor Christian – Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder 

                              

OFFICERS:            Corporate Director of Economic Development

                               Policy and Communications Manager

Regeneration Manager

Regeneration Officer

                               Overview and Scrutiny Officer