Agenda and minutes

Property Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 1.00 pm

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

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

Items
No. Item

33.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest on this occasion.

34.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 4 April 2018 pdf icon PDF 13 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meeting held on 4 April 2018 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman.

35.

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 indicated.

36.

Sale of the site of Codsall Area Social Services Office and Day Centre, Histons Hill, Codsall (exemption paragraph 3)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report on a request from Tatton Hall Homes Limited for variation in terms for the sale of 0.78 hectares of land at the former Codsall Area Services Office and Day Centre at Histons Hill to make the sale conditional on achieving planning permission on the site.  The sale had received Portfolio Holder approval in June 2017. The request stemmed from the difficulties experienced by the developer in securing agreement with the District Council on an acceptable development scheme for the site.

 

RESOLVED: That approval be given to the sale of the land to Tatton Hall Homes Limited being conditional on full planning permission for the proposed development of the site being obtained by 31 October 2018.

37.

Holding No. 20 Cocknage Estate - Proposed Sale by Auction (exemption paragraph 3)

Minutes:

Approval was sought for the sale by Auction of Holding No. 20 Cocknage Estate, comprising property and land totalling approximately 1 acre.  Members discussed the options for marketing the site in order to attract wide interest.

 

RESOLVED: That approval be given to the sale of Holding No 20 Cocknage Estate by Public Auction.

38.

Holding No. 43 Cocknage Estate- proposed Sale by Auction (exemption paragraph 3)

Minutes:

Approval was sought for the sale by Auction of Holding No. 43 Cocknage Estate, comprising property and land totalling 8.82 acres.  Members discussed the options for marketing the site in order to attract wide interest.

 

RESOLVED: That approval be given to the sale of Holding No 43 Cocknage Estate by Public Auction.

39.

Urgent Item - Orchard House, Newcastle-under-Lyme (exemption paragraph 3)

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a report by the Cabinet Member for Commercial on discussions held with the owners of Orchard House, Newcastle-under- Lyme on their request for the removal of a restrictive covenant on the use of the property. The request had been considered by the Sub-Committee on two previous occasions. Previous approval had been given to the release of the Covenant subject to payment to the County Council of 50% of profits generated over and above £650,000 (plus sale costs).

 

The Cabinet Member detailed updated information provided by the owners on their proposed sale of the site and anticipated use of the income generated.

 

RESOLVED: That, subject to this being full and final settlement, approval be given to the Covenant’s release for a payment to the County Council of £100,000 plus legal fees incurred to date (approx6,700).