Decision Maker: Rochdale North Township Committee
Decision status: Information Only
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Committee considered the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which outlined the Townships Plan for 2020-2022. The Township Plan concurrent to the Council’s Corporate Plan 2019-2022 which had been recently agreed. The process included carrying out a review of the Council’s values and behaviours which are now Proud, Passionate, Pioneering and Open.
In line with the new Corporate Plan, the Townships Plan 2020–2022 has been developed around the following priorities: Prosperous People and Places.
Township Chairs and Vice Chairs worked with the Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhoods, Community and Culture to produce the new Townships Plan.
No alternatives to having the Plan were put forward.
1. That the detail included in the Townships Plan 2020-2022 appended to the report be noted:
2. It be noted that the plan has been developed in consultation with the Portfolio Holder, Township Chairs and Vice Chairs in line with priorities identified in the Council’s Corporate Plan 2019-2022;
3. That the Plan be approved to allow the Townships to focus on local priorities in line with the Council’s key priorities – Prosperous People and Places.
Reasons for the decision:
The Townships Plan identifies priorities determined by each Township’s Councillors as a focus for action over the next two years. This plan gathers aspirations and ideas together as a focus for decision makers, Council Services, partner agencies and the voluntary and community sector active in the Rochdale Borough. The Townships Plan identifies priorities determined by each Township’s Councillors as a focus for action over the next two years. This plan gathers aspirations and ideas together as a focus for decision makers, Council Services, partner agencies and the voluntary and community sector active in the Rochdale Borough.
The Townships Plan 2017-2019 is due to expire. The Townships Plan 2020-2022 includes objectives identified to meet the priorities identified by each of the five Townships. It will also guide and direct and detail the use of devolved budgets, including Township Revenue Funds, for the financial years 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22.
The Townships Plan forms part of the Council’s policy framework. The plan is a live document that can evolve and change to meet new opportunities and initiatives, and can be updated to reflect changes as we move forward.
Report author: Sharron Worrall
Publication date: 10/03/2020
Date of decision: 18/02/2020
Decided at meeting: 18/02/2020 - Rochdale North Township Committee