Decisions

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Decisions published

22/06/2022 - Grant of the Contracted-Out Lease of 27 Midleton Enterprise Park. ref: 1947    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Asset Management (Climate Change Lead)

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 06/07/2022

Decision:

To approve the grant of a lease of at in line with the following terms and conditions:

To grant of a new lease, the terms are outlined below:
Rent = £32,000PA
Term = 5 years
Tenant = Kevin and Scott Young T/A Beeline

The rent will be payable quarterly in advance.

If you have any queries, then please contact Simon Goldsworthy who will be happy to provide further information.

Wards affected: Onslow;

Lead officer: Marieke van der Reijden


21/06/2022 - Grant Common Law Tenancy renewal agreement for horse grazing of Land east of Sands, The Sands, Farnham ref: 1946    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Asset Management (Climate Change Lead)

Decision published: 27/06/2022

Effective from: 05/07/2022

Decision:

To approve the grant of the Common Law Tenancy renewal agreement for horse grazing of Land east of Sands, the Sands, Farnham in line with the following terms and conditions:

The Tenant is restricted to use the land for a maximum number of 3 horses belonging to the Tenant for the Tenant’s private purposes only.

For grant of a new agreement the rent will be £1,560 per annum (£1,450 per annum under the previous agreement).

The agreed term is 2 years, which is subject to a mutual break clause on giving no less than three months’ written notice to the other party.

The rent will be payable in equal quarterly instalments (or proportionate amount for the first payment) on 25/03/; 24/06; 29/09 and 25/12 in advance from the date of commencement of the agreement.

The Tenant is to pay the Council’s legal and surveyors’ fees.

If you have any queries, then please contact Fiona Williams who will be happy to provide further information.

Wards affected: Pilgrims;

Lead officer: Marieke van der Reijden


23/06/2022 - To consider any recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny Committee ref: 1944    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 24/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

Decision:

The Executive noted the report and that there had been no updates since the previous meeting.


23/06/2022 - Minutes ref: 1942    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 24/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held 26 May 2022 were approved as correct. The Chairman signed the minutes.


23/06/2022 - North Street Development Site, Guildford ref: 1945    Recommendations Approved

Decision approved by Executive on 26 October 2021:

 

(1)  To agree the heads of terms, which include:

�.      Refurbished new bus facility

�.      Pedestrianisation of North Street.

�.      Leapale Road widening.

�.      New North Street / Leapale Road junction.

�.      Landscaping and associated grant of long lease.

�.      Grant of long lease to create a new area of public realm. 

 

 

(2)   To undertake further work to establish a clear understanding of the scope, extent and estimated costs of any public works and services included in the proposed development and, subject to obtaining this information, to consider options for procuring the delivery of any public works and services to ensure compliance with the Find a Tender rules and the Council's procurement policies.   

 

(3)   To authorise the Strategic Services Director to agree any minor variations to the heads of terms to address any specific points arising during the course of contractual negotiations with the Purchaser.

 

(4)   To authorise the Strategic Services Director to negotiate and enter into all associated property/contractual documentation required in order to facilitate the sale of the North Street Development Site, subject to receiving final valuation advice from the Council's external advisors confirming that the transaction amounts to the best consideration reasonably obtainable.  

 

(5)   To establish a working group consisting of stakeholders, Councillors and officers to make recommendations to the Executive in respect of the design of the refurbished bus station (including the associated access and public realm improvements) and the proposed pedestrianisation of North Street.

 

(6)   To develop and take forward a plan for engagement with market traders impacted by the development.

 

(7)  To note the Council’s public sector equality duties under section 149(1) of the Equality Act 2010.

 

 Decision required by Executive on 22 February 2022:

 

1.    Approval of the working group’s recommendation for the design of the refurbished bus interchange.

2.    Approval of the working Groups recommendation for the design of the pedestrianisation of North Street.

 

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 24/06/2022

Effective from: 02/07/2022

Decision:

Decision:

To authorise the Strategic Services Director, in consultation with the Lead Councillor for Regeneration:

1.     To approve the detailed plans and specification for the refurbished bus interchange.

2.     To approve the detailed plans and specification for the proposed pedestrianisation of North Street.

3.     To approve temporary North Street Market arrangements to facilitate the implementation of the developer’s planning consent.

4.     To approve any temporary taxi rank arrangements required to facilitate implementation of the developer’s planning consent once all necessary statutory requirements have been followed.

5.     To seek approval to remove the existing taxi rank in North Street that is located outside the Marks and Spencer store and to make any necessary arrangements and complete any agreements as necessary to proceed with seeking such approval to facilitate the North Street Development and to follow all necessary statutory requirements when seeking such approval.

6.      To approve any temporary parking changes that are required to facilitate temporary market and taxi rank arrangements. 

Reason(s):

To progress the scheme

Other options considered and rejected by the Executive:

To not approve the request for additional delegated authority which would result in a risk of the Council failing to meet its contractual obligations.

Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:

None.

Wards affected: Friary & St Nicolas;


23/06/2022 - Minutes ref: 1938    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Shareholder and Trustee Committee

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Executive Shareholder and Trustee Committee

Decision published: 24/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

Decision:

The minutes of the meeting held 26 May 2022 were approved as correct. The Chairman signed the minutes.


23/06/2022 - Allen House Grounds, Guildford ref: 1939    For Determination

Decision Maker: Executive Shareholder and Trustee Committee

Made at meeting: 23/06/2022 - Executive Shareholder and Trustee Committee

Decision published: 24/06/2022

Effective from: 02/07/2022

Decision:

Decision:

(1)          That consent be given to holding events that include the sale and consumption of alcohol at Allen House Grounds, Guildford.

(2)          That indemnity insurance be taken against potential claims relating to the restrictive covenants prohibiting the sale and consumption of alcohol at Allen House Grounds.

Reason:

To permit events involving the sale and consumption of alcohol at Allen House Grounds, which will generate income for the trust and help fund the upkeep of the park.

Other options considered and rejected by the Committee:

To not permit events including alcohol at Allen House Grounds.

Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Deputy Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:

None.

Wards affected: Christchurch;


23/06/2022 - Right to Buy – 58 Wyke Avenue Ash Aldershot Hants GU12 6EA ref: 1935    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Service Delivery

Decision published: 23/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

Decision:

To approve the sale of the property

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Matt Gough


22/06/2022 - Hackney Carriage Fares Consideration of objections following publication of proposed table of fares. ref: 1934    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Lead Councillor for Environment

Decision published: 22/06/2022

Effective from: 22/06/2022

Decision:

To adopt the advertised table of Hackney Carriage Fares following consideration of the objections received.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mike Smith


16/06/2022 - Right to Buy – 64 Foxburrows Avenue Guildford Surrey GU2 8HY ref: 1933    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision published: 16/06/2022

Effective from: 16/06/2022

Decision:

The tenants of the property have confirmed that they wish to proceed with the purchase of the property in accordance with the right to buy legislation and at the purchase price set out in the offer notice dated 17 November 2021

Wards affected: Westborough;

Lead officer: Matt Gough


15/06/2022 - Assignment of the lease to Ms Ruth Margaret Godfrey of Garage on Land Adjacent to St Nicolas Church of England First School, ref: 1932    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Asset Management (Climate Change Lead)

Decision published: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

Decision:

The Council’s tenant (Susan Elizabeth Thomas) of the above property has requested that they be given licence to allow the assignment of use of the property.

The garage has historically been used in conjunction with the property known as 51 The Mount. Susan Thomas has sold the property and wishes to assign the lease (75 Years at £257.00pa with RPI increases every 5 years) to the new owner Ms Ruth Margaret Godfrey.

In accordance with the Council’s General Disposal Consent powers, the proposed assignment provides the ‘best consideration reasonably obtainable’ where at the time of assignment the remaining term exceeds seven (7) years.

The Council cannot unreasonably withhold or delay consent for such assignment.

If you have any queries, then please contact Damien Cannell who will be happy to provide further information

Wards affected: Friary & St Nicolas;

Lead officer: Marieke van der Reijden


06/06/2022 - Subletting of Lease to The Hampshire Motor Group Limited of 18-20 Moorfield Rd Slyfield Industrial Estate GU1 ref: 1931    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Head of Asset Management (Climate Change Lead)

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 21/06/2022

Decision:

The Council’s tenant The Hampshire Motor Group Limited of the above property has requested that they be given licence to allow the sub-letting of the above property to Sandown Surrey and Hampshire Limited (Company No. 03018671) for a term of 25 years.

The Council cannot unreasonably withhold or delay consent for such sub-letting.

If you have any queries, then please contact Jacqueline Stewart who will be happy to provide further information.

Wards affected: Stoke;

Lead officer: Marieke van der Reijden