Agenda and minutes

Property Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 4th April, 2018 12.30 pm

Venue: Oak Room, County Buildings, Stafford. View directions

Contact: Julie Plant  Email: julie.plant@staffordshire.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

26.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest on this occasion.

 

27.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 7 March 2018 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meeting held on 7 March 2018 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman.

 

28.

Exclusion of the Public

The Chairman to move:

 

‘That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 indicated below.

 

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as indicated.

29.

Land on the South Side of Doxey Road and Burleyfields, Stafford (exemption paragraph 3)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report on proposed land transactions between the County Council and Lord Stafford and Taylor Wimpey to facilitate the development of land at Doxey Road and Burleyfields, Stafford and the Stafford Western Access Route. The financial implications of the proposals were detailed.

 

RESOLVED: That approval be given to the transactions and Agreements detailed in the report being entered into at the costs indicated.

 

 

 

30.

Holding No. 2 Yarlet - Top Farm, Whitgreave, Stafford - Request for Removal of Covenant(exemption paragraph 3)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a request to lift a proposed covenant on the sale of Holding No. 2 Yarlet which restricted development to one residential property only, to allow the conversion of a barn to a residential dwelling.  Details were given of the increased offer received from the proposed purchaser should the covenant be lifted and Members discussed the overall development potential of the site.

 

RESOLVED:

(i)                That the request to lift the proposed covenant be refused; the previous decision of the Sub-Committee to accept the original offer for the site continue to be valid.

(ii)                     That a report be submitted to the next Sub-Committee meeting on the full development potential and consequent possible value of the site.

 

31.

Bailey Street/Friars Walk Building, Stafford (exemption paragraph 3)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a revised offer from the proposed purchaser of the site at Bailey Street/Friars Building, 1A Bailey Street, Stafford. Such revision had resulted from a review of advice given in relation to VAT and the financial consequences for the proposed purchaser.  The revised offer was noted to exceed the next highest bid received during the tendering exercise for the site.

 

RESOLVED: That approval be given to the revised offer from A W Bowker, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

 

32.

Codsall Area Office (exemption paragraph 3)

ITEM WITHDRAWN

Minutes:

Item withdrawn from Agenda.