Decision details

Countryside Estate Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The application process for the Countryside Estate Review is now complete. This paper provides details of the outcomes of this process and makes recommendations to Cabinet for the next phase of work which is required to secure a financially sustainable future for the countryside estate within Staffordshire.

Decisions:

The County Council recognises its country parks and open spaces are one of the jewels in Staffordshire’s crown.

 

Extensive consultation has produced a range of ideas as to how Staffordshire County Council’s countryside estate could be managed and maintained in the future and over the coming months we are proposing to pursue these so that we are able to find the right long-term solution for everyone’s benefit.”

 

Gill Heath, Cabinet Member for Communities

 

Reasons for the Decision – To provide Cabinet with an update following the completion of the first phase of the Countryside Estate Review.

 

Decision – (a) That the contents of the report detailing the outcomes from the first phase of the Countryside Estate Review be noted.

 

(b) That the proposed next stages of the Countryside Estate Review (second phase), as detailed in the report, be approved.

 

(c) That a further paper be submitted to Cabinet in March 2018 which identifies and recommends a management and delivery solution for the Countryside Estate

Report author: Emma Beaman

Publication date: 21/12/2017

Date of decision: 20/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 20/12/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/12/2017

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