Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
Approval of a lease for business space accommodation to meet the
operational requirements of the Communities, Economy and Transport
The decision required is to agree that the Council will take a commercial lease and to delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to sign the final lease agreements.
56.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer, together with exempt information contained in a later agenda item.
56.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to (1) Delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to serve the relevant notices to end the lease at Unit D, Ropemaker Park, Hailsham;
(2) Delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to agree the terms of the lease for new premises in Hampden Park and to enter into such agreements as may be necessary to secure the lease of the Hampden Park premises; and
(3) Delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to take all actions necessary to give effect to the recommendations set out in the report.
56.3 The premises at Ropemaker Park are larger than the Council’s future requirements for the Library and Information Service and Records Management Service. The lease of the current building is due to expire in September 2022.
Report author: Phil Hall
Publication date: 18/03/2022
Date of decision: 20/12/2021
Decided at meeting: 20/12/2021 - Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change