Executive Sub-Committee for Property Minutes

Executive Sub-Committee for Property Minutes

Date:
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Time:
1:00 p.m.
Place:
Oberhausen Room,Town Hall, Middlesbrough
 

Attendance Details

Present:
Councillor M Carr, Councillor C M Rooney, Councillor J Rostron, Councillor M Thompson, Councillor N J Walker, Councillor L Young
Officers:
M Shepherd and S Brown
Apologies for absence:
Councillor J Brunton, Councillor T Harvey
Declarations of interest:
Name of Member Type of Interest Item/Nature of Interest
Cllr Charles Rooney Non Pecuniary Item 4: Members Small Scheme Allocations - Longlands and Beechwood Ward Councillor
Cllr Mick Thompson Non Pecuniary Item 4: Members Small Scheme Allocations - Berwick Hills and Pallister Ward Councillor
Item Number Item/Resolution
PUBLIC
16/9 MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 15 JUNE 2016.

The minutes of the Executive Sub Committee for Property Panel held on 15 June 2016 were taken as read and signed off by the Chair as a true record.
 

16/10 MEMBERS SMALL SCHEME ALLOCATIONS.

The Executive Director, Corporate and Commercial Services submitted a report that set out the bids received in respect of the initial round which took place through January 2016.

 

The report sought members consideration of the bids received and to either approve, reject or defer each bid while taking into account the information provided within the report.

 

The report outlined that there were two options available:

  1. Option 1 - Agree to fund all or some of the proposed schemes from the 15/16 allocations totalling £60,000 and undertake a second bidding round later in the year for the £64,173 balance; or
  2. Option 2 - To approved the schemes within the 15/16 budget £60,000 and defer / reject some schemes with a view to a second bidding round of £60,000

ORDERED

  1. That the following bids be approved:

a) Greenway / Beresford Shops, Provision of knee rails £10,400;

b) Marton Rd / The Vale, footpath resurfacing £9, 548;

c) Park End / Beckfield, Redecorate knee rails / bollards £10,000; and

d) Penhill Close, Additional off street parking £15,00 - match funded.

 

      2.   That bid (e) be approved subject to residents being consulted and being in favour of the scheme.

 

e) Rear Trimdon Ave Shops, Replacement lighting to footpath £10,879.

 

REASON

 

The decision was supported by the following reason:

 

The schemes submitted have been appraised and scored in accordance with the member's small scheme allocation and members to consider which schemes are to be approved in accordance with either Option 1 or Option 2.

16/11 PROPOSED SALE OF BUILDING AND SURROUNDING LAND AT NUNTHORPE HALL FARM, NUNTHORPE, MIDDLESBROUGH (PART A).

The Executive Director, Corporate and Commercial Services submitted a report that sought approval on the terms of the proposed sale of buildings and surrounding land at Nunthorpe Hall Farm, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

 

The disposal of the asset was identified under the "Non-Strategic Asset Review" which formed part of the Council's Change Programme.

 

The report outlined in further detail the background information of Nunthorpe Hall Farm.

 

The report that there were two options available:

  1. Option 1 - Disposal of the site to the party that the Council identified as the preferred purchaser.  The property was identified for disposal as part of the Non-Strategic Asset Review (NSAR); or
  2. Option 2 - Remarket the site in the hope of receiving a higher bid.  However extensive marketing throughout last summer failed to achieve a single bid.

ORDERED

  1. That the sale of Buildings and Surrounding Land at Nunthorpe Hall Farm to the preferred purchaser be approved.

REASONS:

 

The decision was supported by the following reasons:

  1. The property was identified as a surplus asset under the Non-Strategic Asset Review and was earmarked as a potential capital receipt.
  2. Extensive marketing was undertaken both locally and nationally and though a numbers of offers were received for the West Side workshops no offers were received for this site.
16/12 TO CONSIDER PASSING A RESOLUTION EXCLUDING THE PRESS AND PUBLIC FROM THE MEETING DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING ITEM OF BUSINESS ON THE GROUNDS THAT IF PRESENT THERE WOULD BE DISCLOSURE OF EXEMPT INFORMATION FALLING WITHIN PARAGRAPHS 1 AND 3 OF SCHEDULE 12A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT.

The decision to exclude the press and the public was agreed.
 

EXEMPT
16/13 PROPOSED SALE OF BUILDING AND SURROUNDING LAND AT NUNTHORPE HALL FARM, NUNTHORPE, MIDDLESBROUGH (PART B).

The Executive Director, Corporate and Commercial Services submitted a report that sought approval for the terms of sale of Buildings and Surrounding Land at Nunthorpe Hall Farm, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

 

The property was extensively marketed in the summer of 2015 however no bids were forthcoming.  One of the parties who viewed the property continued discussions with the Council which led to an offer which was considered acceptable.

 

The Conservation Officer had be involved in the discussions, ensuring the proposal was in keeping with the conservation status of the area.

 

The sale would be conditional of receiving planning permission for the site.

 

ORDERED

 

That the recommendations of the report be approved.

 

REASON:

 

The decisions were supported by the following reason:

 

For reasons outlined in the report.
 

16/14 ANY OTHER BUSINESS.

CONFIDENTIAL - TENNIS WORLD

 

Martin Shepherd gave a verbal update on Tennis World.

 

The decisions will come into force after five working days following the day the decisions were published unless the decision becomes subject to the call in procedures.
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