(Relevant Portfolio Holder: Councillor Ian Moran)
Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director of Place and Community, providing an update on the development of a 'Place Shaping' Hub and the preparation of a specific Regeneration Plan for Skelmersdale Town Centre, and to establish a 'Place Shaping Hub' and Cabinet Working Group to steer this work.
In reaching the decision below, Cabinet considered the details as set out in the report before it and the reasons contained therein.
RESOLVED: A. That a Place-Shaping Hub made up of the partners outlined in paragraph 3.5 of the report be established.
B. That the Terms of Reference of the Place Shaping Hub be agreed as follows:
"To create and develop a Regeneration Plan for Skelmersdale Town Centre, that meets the aspirations and key priorities for the Council and its partners, initially concentrating on the area outlined at Appendix A and consider other specific, but connected, pieces or work around other key regeneration projects in the wider Skelmersdale and Up Holland area, including Estates Regeneration and Green Infrastructure proposals, including consideration of available funding."
C. That a Skelmersdale Town Centre Regeneration Plan Cabinet Working Group be established consisting of 4 Labour Members, 2 Conservative Members and 1 Our West Lancashire Member, with a Chairman and Vice-Chairman to be nominated by the Leader of the Council with the following Terms of Reference:
"(a) To receive presentations and reports in relation to the progress of the Skelmersdale Town Centre Regeneration Plan.
(b) To consider proposals arising from the Skelmersdale Town Centre Regeneration Plan.
(c) To make recommendations to Cabinet and/or Council as appropriate."