Decisions

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Decisions published

16/03/2020 - Completion of the Winter Garden redevelopment ref: 613    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

(Budget and policy framework):

 

(1) To support Option 2 of the two proposals for completion that are offered and recommend to Full Council that Option 2 be agreed. The business plan commissioned by David Clarke Associates (DCA) 2015 identified that for the full income potential to be realised for Devonshire Park, all of the complex needed to be transformed to the same standard. The Winter Garden remains outstanding. We are seeking authority to agree a programme of works for the Winter Garden

 

(Key decision)

 

(2) To delegate responsibility for all contractual land procurement related decisions to the Director of Tourism & Enterprise (up to £3m in total spend).

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Philip Evans


16/03/2020 - Hampden Retail Park - Development Proposal ref: 615    For Determination

To consider revised proposals for improvements to the Hampden Retail Park site

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

To agree a revised allocation from the Council’s capital programme for a reduced development scheme at Hampden Retail Park as set out in the exempt report and to approve the associated development agent appointment and legal works.

Wards affected: Hampden Park;

Lead officer: Mark Langridge Kemp


16/03/2020 - Housing Revenue Account Capital Budget Allocation - Bedfordwell Road ref: 614    Recommendations Approved

To finalise the budget for the development of Bedfordwell Road, Eastbourne.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To delegate authority to the Director of Regeneration & Planning in consultation with the Portfolio holder for Housing and the Chief Finance Officer to make an allocation in the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) for £29m for the construction programme at Bedfordwell Road.

 

(2) To note the financial and legal advice provided within this report.

 

(3) To agree to delegate authority to the Director of Regeneration and Planning in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing to:

 

(a) appropriate all or part of the land at Bedfordwell Road, in accordance with further financial and legal advice to be taken, from the General Fund to the HRA

 

(b) appropriate all or part of land at further sites as identified in paragraph 6.3 of the report, in accordance with further financial and legal advice to be taken, from the General Fund to the HRA.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jessica Haines


16/03/2020 - Seafront Lighting Reinstatement ref: 612    Recommendations Approved

To note the cost of repairs and replacement of the Council’s seafront lighting and agree that capital funds be set aside in order to carry out the necessary works.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To agree that funds up to the level already earmarked for the project within the Council’s capital programme be released to support seafront lighting reinstatement works

 

(2) To agree a waiver of the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules for necessary works in connection with reinstatement of the lighting and award the contract for works to the Council’s term electrical contractor, GM Monk;

 

(3) To authorise the Accountable Officer to sign a waiver of the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules to GM Monk in connection with these works.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Langridge Kemp


16/03/2020 - Eastbourne and Lewes Community Safety Partnership – Annual Report (Eastbourne) ref: 609    Information Only

Receipt of annual report to note.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 16/03/2020

Decision:

(Non-key decision):

 

That the Cabinet note the achievements and activities of the Eastbourne and Lewes Community Safety Partnership in 2019/20.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Oliver Jones


16/03/2020 - Bandstand and Promenade Improvements ref: 611    Recommendations Approved

For Cabinet to note a report on future repairs required for the Bandstand and adjacent promenade and consider allocating required funding from the Council’s capital programme.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To agree that £3 million be earmarked from the Council’s capital programme in order to support priority improvement works on the Bandstand and the adjacent promenade.

 

(2) To give approval to the commencement of the procurement processes to deliver the priority improvement works on the Bandstand and the adjacent promenade and delegation of the development and management of the procurement processes to be followed and authority to appoint the necessary contractors be given to the Director of Regeneration and Planning, such delegation to include approval to allowing exceptions to the council’s contract procedure rules should that become necessary.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Langridge Kemp


16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Housing Strategy 2020 – 2024 ref: 610    Recommendations Approved

Update to Eastbourne’s housing strategy.

Decision Maker: Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 16/03/2020 - Eastbourne Borough Council Cabinet

Decision published: 17/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To consider the final draft of the EBC Housing Strategy 2020 – 2024 set out at Appendix 1 to the report.

 

(2) Subject to there being no requirement for significant amendments, to authorise the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Regeneration and Planning to adopt the strategy and produce a formatted version for public release.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Oliver Jones