Agenda and minutes

ASDV Shareholder Committee
Friday, 1st November, 2019 2.30 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Paul Mountford  Executive Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

12.

Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

Councillor S Pochin declared a non-pecuniary interest as a former Director of Engine of the North and the Skills and Growth Company.

 

Councillor L Smetham declared a non-pecuniary interest as a former Director of Orbitas.

 

The Executive Director Place reminded the Committee that its role was to provide advice to the Cabinet. Given this relationship between the two bodies, members of the Committee could discuss matters with the Leader and members of the Cabinet. However, the Committee needed to be mindful of the need for confidentiality.

 

 

13.

Minutes of Previous meeting

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 14th and 23rd October 2019 (to follow).

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meetings held on 14th and 23rd October 2019 be approved as a correct record.

 

14.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The report relating to the remaining item on the agenda has been withheld from public circulation and deposit pursuant to Section 100(B)(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the matter may be determined with the press and public excluded.

 

The Committee may decide that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and the public interest would not be served in publishing the information.

 

 

PART 2 – MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE PUBLIC AND PRESS PRESENT

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and the public interest would not be served in publishing the information.

 

15.

ASDV Business Plans

To consider the following ASDV business plan:

 

§  Transport Services Solutions Ltd Business Plan

Minutes:

The Committee considered the business plan of Transport Service Solutions.

 

The following attended the meeting to present the business plan and answer members’ questions:

 

Councillor Laura Crane – Chairman

Kevin Melling – Managing Director

Glen Bubb – General Manager

 

The Executive Director Place advised that the Council, as the company’s major client, was undertaking a strategic commissioning review of transport which would help to inform the TSS business plan.

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the Chairman thanked the TSS representatives who then left the meeting. The Committee then considered the matter further.

 

RESOLVED

 

That

 

1.    the business plan be noted;

 

2.    further information be sought in relation to the company’s turnover, future funding and administration costs; and

 

3.    the matter be considered further at the Committee’s meeting on 28th November 2019 when final recommendations will be made.