Decisions

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Decisions published

13/11/2020 - Date of Next Meeting ref: 774    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

Friday 15 January 2021 at 11.00am


13/11/2020 - Strategic Economic Development Board - 20 October 2020 ref: 770    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Overview & Scrutiny Committee - 2 November 2020 ref: 772    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were approved.


13/11/2020 - Housing & Land Delivery Board - 2 November 2020 ref: 771    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Investment Board - 19 October 2020 ref: 769    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Overview & Scrutiny Committee - 16 October 2020 ref: 768    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were approved.


13/11/2020 - Wellbeing Board - 16 October 2020 ref: 767    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Environment & Energy Board - 15 October 2020 ref: 766    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Investment Board - 21 September 2020 ref: 765    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Transport Delivery Committee - 14 September 2020 ref: 764    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Public Service Reform Board - 10 September 2020 ref: 763    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Audit, Risk & Assurance Committee - 8 September 2020 ref: 762    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The minutes were noted.


13/11/2020 - Young Combined Authority - October ref: 773    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The report was noted.


13/11/2020 - Health of the Region Report ref: 761    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

(1)      The final draft for publication of the Health of the Region, prepared in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, was noted.

 

(2)      The recommendations to Government on the basis of the findings within the report were agreed.

 

(3)      The commitments to action of the WMCA and its partners were endorsed.


13/11/2020 - Bus Byelaws ref: 759    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

(1)      The progress made with regards to bus byelaws since May 2019 was noted.

 

(2)      The progression to the next steps was approved.

 

(3)      Authority was delegated to the Managing Director of Transport for West Midlands and the WMCA’s Monitoring Officer to conclude the works on bus byelaws.


13/11/2020 - West Midlands Rail Ltd Governance Evolution ref: 760    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

(1)      The changes to the Articles of Association, which permitted for the Mayor of the West Midlands to become the non-Director, non-voting Chair of West Midlands Rail Ltd, and also for the creation of two new Vice-Chair roles was approved.

 

(2)      The power described in 3.1(i) of the West Midlands Rail Ltd Articles of Association to represent and publicise West Midlands Rail Ltd through lobbying and related activities and survey to advance West Midlands Rail Ltd’s purpose was delegated to the Chair.


13/11/2020 - WMCA HS2 Growth Strategy Refresh ref: 757    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The publication of the WMCA HS2 Growth Strategy refresh ‘The Defining Decade’ was noted.


13/11/2020 - Supporting the Economy Through Inward Investment, Capital Attraction and Tourism Activity ref: 756    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

(1)      It was agreed to extend for two years (from April 2021) the current investment of £0.7m per annum from the WMCA revenue budget to the West Midlands Growth Company to support inward investment, capital attraction and tourism promotion activity.

 

(2)      The extension of £1.8m per annum from the investment programme, agreed by the Investment Board on 21 September 2020, thereby approving a total investment by WMCA of £2.5m per annum (£5m total) to the West Midlands Growth Company from April 2021, was endorsed.


13/11/2020 - Annual Delivery 2020/21: Mid-Year Update ref: 755    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The mid-year summary of progress against portfolio deliverables for 2020/21 was noted.


13/11/2020 - Financial Monitoring Report 2020/21 ref: 758    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

(1)      The financial outturn position as at the end of September 2020 was noted.

 

(2)      The latest forecast for 2020/21, incorporating the estimated impact of COVID-19, was noted.

 

(3)      The updated Medium-Term Financial Planning position for the period 2021/22 to 2025/26 was noted.

 

(4)      The final confirmed project allocations made under the Get Britain Building initiative was noted.

 

(5)      The Treasury Management Strategy Mid-year update was noted.


13/11/2020 - Forward Plan ref: 754    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

Noted.


13/11/2020 - Minutes - 18 September 2020 ref: 753    For Determination

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

Agreed.


13/11/2020 - Chair's Remarks ref: 752    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

The Chair reported that Herefordshire Council had indicated that it was no longer seeking non-constituent membership of the WMCA.


13/11/2020 - Apologies for Absence ref: 751    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: WMCA Board

Made at meeting: 13/11/2020 - WMCA Board

Decision published: 13/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

Decision:

Apologies for absence were received from Lee Barron (TUC Midlands), Councillor Maria Crompton (Sandwell), Councillor Shaun Davies (Telford & Wrekin), Councillor Julie Jackson (Nuneaton & Bedworth), Councillor Brigid Jones (Birmingham), David Lane (Audit, Risk & Assurance Committee), Tim Pile (Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP) and Mandy Thorn (The Marches LEP).