Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Communities and Safety
Thursday, 25th April, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

24.

Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 31 January 2019 pdf icon PDF 7 KB

Minutes:

24.1     The Lead Member confirmed as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 31 January 2019.  

25.

Reports

Minutes:

25.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.

 

26.

European Settlement Service (EuSS) pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Minutes:

26.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.

 

DECISION

 

26.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED (1) to note the introduction of the EUSS service from 2 May 2019; and

 

(2) to approve the introduction of a £14 fee for the provision of the EUSS service for non-East Sussex based customers from 2 May 2019. 

 

Reasons

 

26.3     In order to provide an additional way that affected citizens can apply to the EUSS and to assist with cost recovery. 

27.

Southover Grange - changes to Services and Packages pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Additional documents:

Minutes:

27.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.

 

DECISION

 

27.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED (1) to approve the new open drinks list format and retail price mark-up for ceremony packages, via a ‘per head’ fee structure at Southover Grange;

(2)        To approve the new package fees which no longer include the drinks element within them;

(3)        To approve the proposed change to the supply and customer booking process of the Gold Package canapés/buffet food provision;

(4)        To approve the introduction of wedding hire services and associated fees;

(5)        To approve the introduction of a room hire charge for extended access to Southover Grange; and

(6)        To approve the trial of a discount for winter ceremonies packages at Southover Grange.

 

Reasons

 

27.3     The proposed changes to the current non-statutory ceremony packages on offer at Southover Grange, and the introduction of additional services, will maintain and enhance the Service’s offering for customers, allowing them more flexibility in their choices and improving further the opportunity to upsell ceremony-only bookings to include an enhancement.