Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Burnley Town Hall

Contact: Eric Dickinson/Alison McEwan  Democracy Officers

Media

Items
No. Item

98.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Gordon Birtwistle.

99.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on xx 2017

Minutes:

The Minutes of the last meeting held on the 17th March 2020 were approved as a correct record.

100.

Additional Items of Business

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chair decides should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

 

Minutes:

In accordance with the provisions of Section 100 (B)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 the Chair decided that the following item of business should be considered at item 14 on the agenda, the reason being to enable the purchaser to progress the development of the site in a timely manner.

 

Item 14 – Disposal of Land at Tay Street, Burnley

 

The item to be taken in private as it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

101.

Appointing Burnley Leisure- Together an Active Future pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Minutes:

Purpose

 

To seek Executive approval to appoint Burnley Leisure as the council`s delivery partner for the Sport England grant funded program: `Together an Active Future`

 

Reasons for Decision

 

The management and funding agreement between the council and the leisure trust permits the council to appoint Burnley Leisure to deliver externally funded sport and wellbeing projects on behalf of the council.

 

Burnley Leisure has the capacity and expertise to deliver the project`s objectives and was instrumental in bidding for the grant funding.

 

Decision

 

1.      That Burnley Leisure be appointed as the council`s delivery partner

 

2.      That the Head of Policy and Engagement be authorised to negotiate the funding with Blackburn with Darwen in consultation with the Chief Operating Officer and the Executive Member for Housing and Leisure.

 

3.      That the Head of Legal and Democratic Services be authorised to execute all documents to give effect to the decision.

 

 

102.

Urgent Delegated CEO Officer Executive Decision-Minutes on Market Hours and Market Closure pdf icon PDF 231 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

That the Minute of an Urgent delegated CEO Executive Decision made as follows was noted:

 

Public Minute 2 – Reduction in Market opening hours  (dated 23 March 2020).

 

Public Minute 3 – Closure of Burnley Market (dated 26 March 2020)

103.

Urgent Delegated CEO Executive Decision-Treasury Management pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

That the Minute of an Urgent delegated CEO Executive Decision made as follows was noted:

 

Minute 4 – Treasury Management Limits  (dated 31 March 2020).

104.

Urgent Delegated CEO Executive Decision-Pioneer Place Deed of Variation-Minute

Minutes:

Decision

 

That the Minute of an Urgent delegated CEO Executive Decision made as follows was noted:

 

Minute 5– Pioneer Place Deed of Variation (dated 14 April 2020).

 

105.

Exclusion of the Public

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

 

Minutes:

Purpose

 

To consider when it may be relevant to exclude the public from the meeting.

 

Reason for Decision

 

Minute numbers 106 and 107 contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

Decision

 

That the public be excluded from the meeting before discussion takes place on the items relating to Minutes 106 and  107 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 Paragraph 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

106.

Urgent Delegated Officer Executive Decisions- Market Closure report and Pioneer Place Deed of Variation report

Minutes:

The private reports in connection with the decisions taken at minutes 102 and 104 above, be noted.

107.

Land at Tay Street

To consider disposal of council owned land at Tay Street, Burnley for the development of new affordable homes.

Minutes:

Purpose

 

To dispose of Council owned land for the development of new affordable homes.

 

Reason for Decision

 

The site is allocated for housing development in the Burnley Local Plan and its development will contribute to the delivery of the borough`s housing need requirement.

 

The Government`s policy is to boost the supply of affordable homes in response to growing demand and disposal and development of the site will help achieve this objective.

 

Decision

 

a.    That approval be given to waive Standing Orders for Contracts (SOC) 13 to 18 to allow disposal to a Specific Purchaser of the freehold interest in the land at Tay Street, Burnley shown edged red on the attached plan, subject to planning permission;

 

b.    That approval be given to the purchaser, price and other terms of the disposal set out in paragraph 9 of this report;

 

c.    That the Strategic Head of Economy and Growth, in consultation with the Head of Finance and Property be authorised  to negotiate and agree any other terms;

 

d.    That the Head of Economy and Growth be authorised should it be necessary to:

 

i.              Advertise the Council`s intention to dispose the part of the land at Tay Street shown edged and hatched red on the attached plan that may comprise public open space under section 233 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;

 

ii.            Consider any objections in consultation with the Head of Finance and Property; and

 

iii.           Make a decision whether or not to continue with the disposal of the land or insert further conditions in relation to the sale following consideration of the objections (if any).

 

e.       That the Head of Legal and Democratic Services be authorised to complete all legal documents necessary to give effect to this decision.