Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary, Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 21st October, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Burnley Town Hall

Contact: Alison McEwan  Democracy Officer

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies were received from Councillor Campbell.


Although not a member of the Committee, the Leader of the Council, Cllr Anwar sent apologies as he was not able to attend.


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To approve as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting.


The minutes of the meeting held on 16th September were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


Exclusion of the Public

To determine during which items, if any, the public are to be excluded from the meeting.


That the public were to be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on Minute 45 relating to Pioneer Place on the grounds that in view of the nature of the business to be transacted if the public were present there would be a disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


Pioneer Place

To consider a report on Pioneer Place.


Members considered the report on the Pioneer Place construction programme and costs.


The Chief Operating Officer agreed to produce a note demonstrating how cost risks are apportioned once the contract goes unconditional.  This would be circulated to all Members.


It was moved and seconded that the committee endorse the report.  On being put to the vote it was RESOLVED accordingly.