Decisions made

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Decisions published

23/05/2023 - 22/00871/FUL - Sarscow Lane, Sarscow Lane, Eccleston, Leyland, PR26 8LS ref: 13079    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 23/05/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/05/2023

Effective from: 23/05/2023

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions.


23/05/2023 - 23/00262/FULHH - 191 Chorley Old Road, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley, PR6 7NB ref: 13078    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 23/05/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/05/2023

Effective from: 23/05/2023

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions.


23/05/2023 - 23/00280/PIP - Land Adjacent To Friths Court, Gregson Lane, Brindle ref: 13077    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 23/05/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/05/2023

Effective from: 23/05/2023

Decision:

Planning permission refused.


23/05/2023 - 23/00100/FUL - 36 Empress Way, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6QB ref: 13076    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 23/05/2023 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 26/05/2023

Effective from: 23/05/2023

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions with an additional condition to be agreed by the Chair and Vice Chair.


24/05/2023 - Strawberry Fields Digital Office Hub - Grant of a Lease - Office No 1 ref: 13080    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 24/05/2023

Effective from: 01/06/2023

Decision:

Decision

1.         That the terms reported below be accepted and approved to facilitate the grant of a lease as set out in the report. 

2.         That authority be granted to issue instructions to The Director of Governance to complete the legal formalities.

3.         That authority be delegated to the Director (Commercial Services) to agree any variations to the terms reported.

 

Reasons for recommendations

To promote economic growth.

 

Other options considered and rejected

To proceed without the grant of a lease would place both parties at significant legal risk.

Wards affected: Chorley North and Astley;

Lead officer: Catherine Jagger


23/05/2023 - Strawberry Fields Digital Office Hub - Grant of a Lease - Office No 16 ref: 13075    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 23/05/2023

Effective from: 01/06/2023

Decision:

Decision

That the terms reported are approved and a 3-year lease be granted as set out in the report. 

That authority is granted to issue instructions to the Director of Governance (Chorley and South Ribble) to complete the standard lease agreement.

 

Reasons for recommendations

To promote economic growth in Chorley and to generate revenue to ensure that the Strawberry Fields development is financially sustainable.

 

Other options considered and rejected

To proceed without the grant of a lease would place both parties at significant legal risk.

Wards affected: Chorley North and Astley;

Lead officer: Catherine Jagger


16/05/2023 - Changes to director structure ref: 13074    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

That the proposed changes to the director structure approve for consultation in line with the council’s Change Policy.

Lead officer: Chris Sinnott


16/05/2023 - Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 18 April 2023 of Council ref: 13064    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

Approved.


16/05/2023 - Returning Officer's Report ref: 13065    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

That the report be noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Clare Gornall, Ruth Rimmington


16/05/2023 - Asylum Seeker Grant Funding ref: 13073    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

1.         To receive the funding allocation of £109,750 and create a budget to allocate the funding.

2.         To receive subsequent grant funding allocations and create an equivalent level of budget to allocate the funding.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Eustace


16/05/2023 - Household Support Fund Phase 4 Delivery ref: 13072    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

1.         To receive the grant amount of £640,000 as per the details within the report and create an expenditure budget to administer the grant.

2.         To proceed to develop a delivery plan which reflects specific criteria set out in the government guidance published to allocate and administer the grant.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bernie Heggarty


16/05/2023 - Council Meetings in 2023/24 ref: 13071    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

That the programme of Council Meetings for 2023/24 be noted.


16/05/2023 - Appointments to outside bodies for 2023/24 ref: 13070    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

That the appointment of Members of the Council to represent the Authority on outside bodies in 2023/24 be approved.


16/05/2023 - Appointments to committees, panels and working groups for 2023/24 ref: 13069    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

1.         The allocation of committee places in accordance with the Political Balance Rules as set out in the report be approved.

2.         The Members, Chairs and Vice Chairs for the committees set out in the appendix to the report be appointed for the period of twelve months until the first business meeting of the Council in May 2024.


16/05/2023 - Executive Cabinet appointments for 2023/24 ref: 13068    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

That the Executive Cabinet appointments for 2023/24 be noted. 


16/05/2023 - Election of the Deputy Mayor for the council year 2023/24 ref: 13067    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

That Councillor Gordon France be formally elected as the Deputy Mayor of the Borough for 2023/24.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ruth Rimmington


16/05/2023 - Election of the Mayor for the council year 2023/24 ref: 13066    For Determination

Decision Maker: Council

Made at meeting: 16/05/2023 - Council

Decision published: 22/05/2023

Effective from: 16/05/2023

Decision:

That Councillor Tommy Gray be elected as the Mayor of the Borough for 2023/24.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ruth Rimmington