Agenda and decisions

Venue: Council Chamber, Council House, Birmingham City Council, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BB

Contact: Dan Essex, Governance Services Manager 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Presented By: Chair

Decision:

Apologies for absence were received from Jonathan Browning (Coventry & Warwickshire LEP), Councillor Tony Jefferson (Stratford-on-Avon), Councillor Abdul Khan (Coventry) Councillor Sebastian Lowe (Rugby), Tim Pile (Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP) Stewart Towe (Black Country LEP).

3.

Minutes - 13 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Presented By: Chair

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held on 3 September were agreed as a correct record.

4.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Presented By: Chair

Decision:

A forward plan of items to be considered at future meetings was noted.

5.

Chair's Remarks (if any)

Presented By: Chair

Decision:

The Chair reported that Transport for West Midlands had recently been awarded City Region Transport Authority of the Year and he congratulated all the staff working for TfWM on this achievement.

 

The Chair also reported that this was the last meeting before Henry Kippin took up a new appointment with the North of Tyne Combined Authority. He thanked him for all his work for the WMCA and wished him well.

6.

WMCA Annual Plan 2019/20: Progress Update Summary/Half-Year Review pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Presented By: Chair

Additional documents:

Decision:

The summary of progress in terms of delivery against the WMCA Annual Plan 2019/20 was noted.

7.

Feedback from Overview & Scrutiny Committee Mayor’s Question Time: Policy pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Presented By: Councillor Lisa Trickett

Decision:

(1)      The Mayoral Q&A event held with members of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee, joined by members of the new Young Combined Authority, on 9 October was noted.

 

(2)      The conclusions arising out of the event, as set out within the report, were noted.

 

(3)      It was noted that a further Mayoral Q&A event would be held in February 2020, with a specific focus on connectivity.

8.

Financial Monitoring 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 401 KB

Presented By: Councillor Bob Sleigh

Decision:

(1)      The financial position as at the end of September 2019 was noted.

 

(2)      The position considered and proposed by the WMCA Mayor and Metropolitan Leaders to hold Investment Programme funding approvals within the current affordable limit, as detailed within the report, was endorsed.

 

(3)      The Treasury Management Strategy Mid-Year Update as detailed within the report was noted.

9.

NEC Longabout pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Presented By: Councillor Bob Sleigh

Decision:

(1)      It was noted that this report was being submitted to WMCA Board as a requirement of the WMCA Assurance Framework which stated Final Business Cases must be approved by WMCA Board.

 

(2)      The funding request of £2.15m for design and construction for enhanced

works to the proposed NEC Longabout scheme, which had passed through the Assurance Process and was recommended by Investment Board, was approved.

10.

Alexander Stadium Full Business Case pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Presented By: Councillor Ian Ward

Decision:

The funding request of £25m for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium to deliver the requirements set out in the Host City Contract in preparation for the Commonwealth Games 2022 was approved.

11.

Transport Delivery Committee - 9 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Presented By: Councillor Kath Hartley

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were noted.

12.

Audit, Risks & Assurance Committee - 24 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Presented By: David Lane

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were noted.

13.

Public Service Reform Board - 26 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Presented By: Councillor Yvonne Davies

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were noted.

14.

Housing & Land Delivery Board - 30 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Presented By: Councillor Mike Bird

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were noted.

15.

Young Combined Authority Board - 16 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 974 KB

Presented By: Young CA Representative

Decision:

The report on the meeting held was noted.

16.

Investment Board - 21 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Presented By: Councillor Bob Sleigh

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were noted.

17.

Overview & Scrutiny Committee - 22 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Presented By: Councillor Lisa Trickett

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were approved.

18.

Environment Board - 24 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Presented By: Councillor Ian Courts

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were noted.

19.

Wellbeing Board - 24 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Presented By: Councillor Izzi Seccombe

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting were noted.

20.

Friday 17 January 2020 at 11.00am

Decision:

The date of the next meeting was noted.