14.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.
14.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1) declare Hye House Farm, Crowhurst (“the site”) to be surplus to the requirements of the Council;
2) approve the disposal of Hye House Farm, Crowhurst (“the site”) in accordance with s.123 of the Local Government Act 1972;
3) delegate authority to Chief Operating Officer to take all actions necessary to secure the disposal of the site at best value in accordance with s.123 of the Local Government Act 1972, and to agree the terms of the disposal and other documentation required; and
4) delegate authority to the Chief Operating Officer to proceed with the next best offer(s) in the event of the sale.
14.3 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.