Decisions

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Decisions published

10/06/2019 - North Street Quarter - scheme delivery ref: 513    For Determination

The report will update on progress towards delivery of the North Street Quarter and make recommendations in respect of third party land and property interests to be acquired as part of the scheme.

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/06/2019 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/06/2019

Effective from: 15/06/2019

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

(1) To note progress in respect of the Land Collaboration Agreement (LCA) between the two landowners - Lewes District Council and North Street Quarter (NSQ) Ltd. and programme for NSQ Ltd’s appointment of a Developer.

 

(2) To delegate authority to the Director of Regeneration and Planning, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, Cabinet Member for Strategic Development, Chief Finance Officer and Assistant Director – Legal & Democratic Services, to acquire various third party interests at the NSQ site.

 

(3) To delegate authority to the Director of Regeneration and Planning, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, Cabinet Member for Strategic Development, Chief Finance Officer and the Assistant Director – Legal & Democratic Services to enter into a pre-emption agreement to acquire the affordable housing element of the North Street Quarter project.  This acquisition would be in addition to the previous authority granted by Cabinet to acquire the Health Hub and Car Park from the scheme.

 

(4) To allocate funding towards the costs of discharging the pre-commencement planning conditions for Phases 2 and 3 of the scheme.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Beverley Lucas


10/06/2019 - Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Policy 2019/2020 ref: 512    For Determination

The new policy will align the policies for EBC and LDC.  The main changes are:-

 

·         No longer covering non-dependant deductions as eligible costs for a Discretionary Housing Payment

·         We will take into account if  there is a  for the rent and whether the guarantor has been approached with regards to paying arears

·         Taking into account if the landlord has insurance against rent arrears.

 

Decision Maker: Lewes District Council Cabinet

Made at meeting: 10/06/2019 - Lewes District Council Cabinet

Decision published: 11/06/2019

Effective from: 15/06/2019

Decision:

(Key decision):

 

To adopt the revised policy for Lewes District Council, subject to the removal of bullet point 5 at section 4.1 of the policy, as recommended by the Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 7 February 2019.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Angy Weaver