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Playing Pitch Strategy Annual Update

Meeting: 06/02/2019 - Cabinet (Item 89)

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To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Environment updating Members on progress in the delivery of Council’s adopted Playing Pitch Strategy, seeking resolution on an alternative delivery mechanism for onsite improvements to playing pitches and ancillary facilities in City Council ownership in the future, and agreement to the continuation of the Delivery Group.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

(1) progress made in delivering the Gloucester Playing Pitch Strategy (Appendix 1 of the report) be noted;

(2) the updated Action Plan (Appendix 1 of the report) be approved;

(3) the updated Gloucester Artificial Grass Pitch Strategy (Appendix 2 of the report) be approved;

(4) an alternative approach to delivering onsite pitch and ancillary facility

improvements be approved, delegating authority to the Head of Place to appoint a suitable third party (Section 5); and

(5) the continuation of the Playing Pitch Strategy Delivery Group for a further three years until January 2022 be approved.

Minutes:

Cabinet considered the report of the Cabinet Member for Environment that sought to update Members on progress in the delivery of Council’s adopted Playing Pitch Strategy, seek resolution on an alternative delivery mechanism for onsite improvements to playing pitches and ancillary facilities in City Council ownership in the future, and agreement to the continuation of the Delivery Group.

 

The Cabinet Member for Environment highlighted the key achievements since the previous annual report.  He informed Members that Sport England had requested that the Planning Policy Team Leader give presentations on what had been accomplished in Gloucester and he thanked him for his work.  The Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure noted the development of the priorities and stated that she looked forward to coming progress, especially that at Blackbridge.  The Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Strategy commented that the strategy fitted well with current health agendas.

 

RESOLVED that:

(1) progress made in delivering the Gloucester Playing Pitch Strategy (Appendix 1 of the report) be noted;

(2) the updated Action Plan (Appendix 1 of the report) be approved;

(3) the updated Gloucester Artificial Grass Pitch Strategy (Appendix 2 of the report) be approved;

(4) an alternative approach to delivering onsite pitch and ancillary facility

improvements be approved, delegating authority to the Head of Place to appoint a suitable third party (Section 5); and

(5) the continuation of the Playing Pitch Strategy Delivery Group for a further three years until January 2022 be approved.


 

 
 
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