Decisions made

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Decisions published

19/09/2023 - Shop Front Grant - 36 Market Street ref: 13255    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 19/09/2023

Effective from: 27/09/2023

Decision:

That the recommendation is approved.

 

Reasons for the recommendation:

 

As outlined within the report.

 

Other options considered and rejected :

 

N/A

Wards affected: Chorley North West;

Lead officer: Keith Holden


14/09/2023 - Chorley BIG Grant - Gelston Manor Nurseries ref: 13254    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Economic Development and Public Service Reform)

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for recommendations

As outlined in the report.

 

Other options considered and rejected

N/A

Wards affected: Chorley North and Astley;

Lead officer: Keith Holden


13/09/2023 - Revenue Budget Monitoring Q1 ref: 13247    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Executive Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

Decision:

1.    To note the 2023/24 forecast outturn for revenue and the level of reserves, based on the position as at 31st July 2023.

2.    To note the virements made to and from the revenue budget during the period, as detailed in Appendix 2 of the report.

Lead officer: Hemangini Chevli, Neil Halton, Gaynor Simons


13/09/2023 - Exclusion of the Public and Press ref: 13252    For Determination

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Executive Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 13/09/2023

Decision:

To exclude the public and press.


13/09/2023 - Bengal St Depot Relocation - Procurement Strategy ref: 13253    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Executive Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

Lead officer: Looqman Mulla, Adam Nickson


13/09/2023 - Queens Road Car Park Enhancement Scheme - Procurement Strategy ref: 13250    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Executive Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

Decision:

1.    To approve the procurement strategy and evaluation criteria for the enhancement works.

2.    To delegate the award of the contract for the Queens Road car park scheme to the Executive Member for Resources.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Nickson


13/09/2023 - Climate Change Business Accreditation ref: 13251    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Executive Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

Decision:

To approve the scheme for public release, associated spend and supported documentation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);


13/09/2023 - Chorley Quarter One Performance Monitoring Report 2023-24 ref: 13249    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Executive Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

Decision:

That the report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Johnson, Louise Wingfield


13/09/2023 - Capital and Balance Sheet Monitoring Report Q1 ref: 13248    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Made at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Executive Cabinet

Decision published: 14/09/2023

Effective from: 22/09/2023

Decision:

1.    To approve the revised capital programme as attached at Appendix A, which includes an amendment to the programme of £5.684m, as detailed at point 11 of this report.

2.    To note the variations to the programme (which are detailed by scheme at Appendix B and referenced within the body of the report);

3.    To note the position in the Balance Sheet monitoring section of the report, in respect of cash, investment and loan balances and debtors, at 31st July 2023.

Lead officer: Hemangini Chevli, Neil Halton, Gaynor Simons


12/09/2023 - 23/00445/FUL - Land 150M West Of Oakfields and 197 Runshaw Lane, Euxton ref: 13246    For Determination

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/09/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/09/2023

Effective from: 12/09/2023

Decision:

Planning permission refused for the following reason:

 

The proposed development would be inappropriate development in the Green Belt and, therefore, harmful by definition. There would also be other harm to the Green Belt through encroachment into the countryside. It is not considered that there are very special circumstances to overcome the definitional harm to the Green Belt and additional harm from encroachment of the countryside. The proposal is, therefore, contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework.

Lead officer: Mike Halsall


12/09/2023 - 23/00616/PIP - Whitegates, 75 Gorsey Lane, Mawdesley ref: 13245    For Determination

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/09/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/09/2023

Effective from: 12/09/2023

Decision:

Permission in principle refused for the following reason:

 

“The proposed development would be inappropriate development in the Green Belt and, therefore, harmful by definition.

 

There would also be other harm as a result of sprawl and encroachment. It is not considered that there are very special circumstances to overcome the definitional harm to the Green Belt and additional harm caused through sprawl and encroachment. The proposal is, therefore, contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework.

Lead officer: Mike Halsall


12/09/2023 - 20/01378/FULMAJ - Formerly Mormon Church, Water Street, Chorley ref: 13244    For Determination

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 12/09/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 13/09/2023

Effective from: 12/09/2023

Decision:

Application deferred to allow Members the opportunity to visit the site.

Lead officer: Mike Halsall


11/09/2023 - Chorley BIG Grant - CAKE by Hannah Jones ref: 13243    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Economic Development and Public Service Reform)

Decision published: 11/09/2023

Effective from: 19/09/2023

Decision:

Recommendations approved:

 

Reasons for recommendations

 

As outlined in the report.

 

Other options considered and rejected.

 

N/A

Wards affected: Adlington and Anderton;

Lead officer: Keith Holden


07/09/2023 - Shop Front Grant EMD - 184 Eaves Lane ref: 13242    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 07/09/2023

Effective from: 15/09/2023

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for recommendations

1.    The building is in a prominent location in a busy street located on the outer area of Chorley Town Centre and has recently been vacated.

2.    The applicants are relocating from another location in Chorley where they have been trading for a number of years and have established a healthy client base.

3.    Three different have been submitted – as outlined in the report.

Other options considered and rejected

N/A

Wards affected: Chorley East;

Lead officer: Keith Holden


07/09/2023 - Shop Front Grant EMD - 42 Pall Mall ref: 13241    Abandoned

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 07/09/2023

Effective from: 15/09/2023

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for recommendations

1.    The building is in a prominent location in Chorley and has recently been vacated.

2.    The applicant has run a successful business in Chorley for over a decade and has a strong customer base which will bring extra footfall to the area.

3.    Three different quotes have been submitted – as outlined in the report.

Other options considered and rejected

N/A

Lead officer: Keith Holden