Decisions

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Decisions recommendations approved (subject to call-in)

04/12/2020 - Church Street Green Spine Project – report on Traffic Order consultation and implementation ref: 1276    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

That approval be given to proceed with implementation of the proposed scheme, including the capital expenditure

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision published: 04/12/2020

Effective from: 12/12/2020

Decision:

1.            That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration:

 

(a)  Approved the implementation of the proposed public realm improvements for Phase 1 as shown in Appendix B of the report (‘Green Spine Phase 1 works’);  

 

(b)  Approved the capital expenditure of £6,297,749 to carry out the implementation of Green Spine Phase 1 works; and

 

(c)   Delegated to the Executive Director of Growth, Planning and Housing the decision to approve non-material amendments as necessary to the scheme, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration and with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways.

2.        That the Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways gave approval to modify and make traffic regulation orders in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, necessary to accommodate the changes to prescribed routes, parking layout, and associated highway improvements.

Reasons for Decision

To deliver transformational improvements to the public realm along Salisbury Street and Lisson Street as a key element of the Council’s Church Street Masterplan.  The project converts roads and footways to parkland, helping to address the deficiency in public open space in the area and create a much more attractive and vibrant place for both the community and visitors.

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Rebecca Cloke, Simon Morgan


04/12/2020 - NNDR Hardship Awards 2020/21 ref: 1275    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Cabinet Member approval sought for approval of Hardship Awards recommendations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision published: 04/12/2020

Effective from: 12/12/2020

Decision:

1.               That Appendix B of the report be declared exempt from publication as, the business to be transacted involves the disclosure of information as prescribed by paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12a of the Local Government Act 1972 relating to information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority).

 

2.               That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration approved the award of grants to the businesses as set out in Appendix B of the report.

 

 

Reasons for Decisions 

The proposed awards have each met the mandatory requirements of the National Non-Domestic Rates Hardship Relief applications specific to the 2020/21 financial year and have been given a sufficient evaluation score to qualify for a grant.