Decision details

City Regions Board

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the emerging form and function of the Gloucestershire City Regions Board, the nature of its authority, terms of reference, membership and joint scrutiny arrangements.




(1)       the establishment of the Gloucestershire City Region Board (GCRB) is agreed;


(2)       Authority is delegated to the Managing Director in consultation with The Leader to finalise and complete the Inter-Authority Agreement and other key documentation and to take all necessary steps to create the GCRB, including finalising the terms of reference for the GCRB;


(3)       the above recommendations will not be effective until all Gloucestershire Councils pass equivalent resolutions.


Furthermore, upon the establishment of the GCRB:


(4)       this Council’s functions are delegated to the GCRB as are necessary for the delivery of the functions identified in the Terms of Reference at Appendix 1 to the report;


(5)       the appointment of the Gloucestershire County Council as the Administering Authority;


(6)       it is agreed to appoint the Cabinet Member for Environment to the GCRB as the nominated member of the Board, if the Cabinet Member for Environment is unable to attend, the Leader will nominate an alternative member of the Cabinet to attend the Board as a substitute.

Publication date: 07/03/2024

Date of decision: 06/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 06/03/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/03/2024

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