Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approval and delegated authority to Director of Communities, Economy and Transport to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) drawn up with the South Downs National Park Authority. The MOU provides a record of how the two parties will work in collaboration on projects in and around the Seven Sisters Country Park.
59.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.
59.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1) approve that the County Council enters a Memorandum of Understanding with the South Downs National Park Authority; and
2) delegate authority to the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport to negotiate and agree the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding.
59.3 During discussions on the Exceat Bridge replacement scheme the National Park Authority identified a number of additional local transport improvements around the Bridge and Seven Sisters Country Park area which were not included in the scope of the bridge replacement project.
59.4 Therefore both parties agreed in principle, subject to approval, they would enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out how they intend to work together to attempt to bring forward these additional transport improvements. These schemes will be subject to the availability of funding and developed within 7 years of entering into the MoU.
Report author: Pippa Mabey
Publication date: 13/02/2023
Date of decision: 13/02/2023
Decided at meeting: 13/02/2023 - Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Effective from: 18/02/2023