Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Resources
Tuesday, 16th July, 2019 3.00 pm

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

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 25 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 75 KB


7.1       The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25 June 2019. 




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



Polegate Community Library pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport

Additional documents:


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




9.2       The Lead Member RESOLVED to (1) approve the granting of a full repairing and insuring lease to Polegate Community Library Charitable Incorporated Organisation on a peppercorn rent for a three year period, with a break clause after year two for ESCC (with six months’ notice), in order to operate a Community Library in the former Polegate Library building; and


(2) delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer in consultation with the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport to agree the terms for the lease.




9.3       The Polegate Community Library proposal would provide social value to the community in Polegate and is judged by the evaluation panel to be viable.  Granting a short-term peppercorn lease is in line with the Cabinet decision of 6 March 2018.