Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change - Tuesday, 17th October, 2023 1.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: Sophie Webb  Governance and Democracy Officer

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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 18 September 2023 pdf icon PDF 107 KB


38.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 18 September 2023.


Disclosure of Interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Members regard the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct


39.1     There were none.


Urgent items

Notification of any items which the Lead Member considers urgent and proposes to take at the appropriate part of the agenda.


40.1     There were none.




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


Former Sidley Depot, Elva Way, Bexhill-on-Sea - Disposal of Freehold pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Report by the Chief Operating Officer

Additional documents:


42.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.




42.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1) Declare the Former Sidley Depot, Bexhill-on-Sea shown in Appendix 1 of the report (“the Site”) to be surplus to the requirements of the Council;


2) Approve the disposal of the Site in accordance with s123 of the Local Government Act 1972;


3) Delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to agree the terms of the sale to achieve best value for the Site in accordance with s123 of the Local Government Act 1972, including proceeding with the next best offer(s) in the event of the transaction(s) not completing within the expected timelines; and


4) Delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to take all actions necessary to give effect to the recommendations in the report.




42.3     The Council has no ongoing operational use for the Site. It is therefore surplus to the Council’s requirements. The disposal of the Site will reduce revenue liabilities relating to the management and holding costs of this surplus asset, as well as providing the Council with a capital receipt.