Decision details

Disposal of Land at Starkey Street / Langton Street Heywood - Recommendations of the Communities, Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

to seek member approval to the disposal of land where an objection has been raised by the Township

Decisions:

Cabinet considered the receommendations of the Communities, Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee in relation to a decision that had been made by the Cabinet, at its meeting on 30th July (minute 28: Disposal of Land at Starkey Street/Langton Street, Heywood), which had subsequently been called-in by Councillors O’Rourke and Rush.

 

The matter had been considered by the Communities, Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 28th August 2019 and the following recommendations had been made:-

 

1.         That the matter be referred back to Cabinet for reconsideration with the following recommendations:

·         That Plot of land 2 (adjacent to Hilda Street) be released for disposal;

·         That Plots of land 1 and 3 be not disposed of and that further work be undertaken to assess the potential for future ownership of the land;

 

2.         That the way consultation responses on future reports of this nature is included be reviewed to ensure that the views of Townships are fully incorporated;

 

3.         That it be noted that the Communities Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee will undertake a review of the whole process for disposals of land as part of their work programme.

 

Resolved:

 

1.    That the recommendations of the Communities Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee be approved.

 

Eligible for call in – no

 

Report author: Janet Butterworth

Publication date: 26/02/2020

Date of decision: 01/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 01/10/2019 - Cabinet

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