Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change - Tuesday, 6th July, 2021 3.00 pm

Venue: via Teams and Committee Room, County Hall, Lewes

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

Media

Items
No. Item

15.

Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 17 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 13 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

15.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 June 2021.

16.

Reports

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

17.

Former Wadhurst Household Waste Recycling Centre, Wadhurst pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Report by the Chief Operating Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

17.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer, together with exempt information contained in a later agenda item.

 

DECISIONS

 

17.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to (1) agree to the disposal of the former Wadhurst Household Waste Recycling Centre, Wadhurst to the preferred bidder following the marketing of the site in Spring 2021 and an analysis of the offers contained in the Exempt report at a later agenda item; and

 

(2) delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to approve the details of the disposal to the preferred bidder and take any other actions considered appropriate to give effect to this decision and secure best value in accordance with s123 of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Reasons

17.3     The Council has reviewed offers and an analysis has been undertaken to understand the wider set of financial and non-financial benefits reflecting the Council’s Community Asset Transfer policy.  A preferred bidder has been identified.

18.

Lease renewal at St Mary's House, Eastbourne pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Report by the Chief Operating Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

18.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer together with exempt information contained in a later agenda item.

 

DECISIONS

 

18.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to (1) agree to the proposed lease terms of St Mary’s House, contained in the exempt report at a later agenda item; and

 

(2) delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to approve the final lease negotiations and take any other actions considered appropriate to give effect to the above recommendations, and to secure best value in accordance with the Local Government Act 1999.

 

Reasons

 

18.3     The Council has been reviewing its office requirement based on business needs for frontline services in key localities.  One of the key offices is St Mary’s House, Eastbourne, where the Council is tenant under a lease of the whole building.  The term of the lease ends in November 2021. 

 

 

19.

Exclusion of public and press

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting for the remaining agenda item on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

19.1     It was RESOLVED to exclude the public and press for the remaining agenda items on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

20.

Former Wadhurst Household Waste Recycling Centre, Wadhurst - Exempt Information

Report by the Chief Operating Officer.

Minutes:

20.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer which contained exempt information.

 

DECISIONS

 

20.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to agree the recommendations contained in the report.

 

Reasons

 

20.3     The report contained exempt information in support of an earlier agenda item.

21.

Lease renewal at St Mary's House, Eastbourne - Exempt Information

Report by the Chief Operating Officer

Minutes:

21.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer which contained exempt information.

 

DECISIONS

 

21.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to agree the recommendations contained in the report.

 

Reasons

 

21.3     The report contained exempt information in support of an earlier agenda item.