Decisions made

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Decisions published

05/05/2021 - Conference at Astley Hall and Coach House ref: 10540    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

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

Decision published: 05/05/2021

Effective from: 13/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

Recommendation(s) approved.

 

Reasons for Recommendation(s):

A prestigious conference held at Astley Hall and Coach House is likely to bring national attention to Chorley, supporting the council’s ambitions to promote tourism and economic growth.

Alternative options considered and rejected

1.   To not compensate the effected tenants for the disruption to access to their business, but this was rejected as the council would be in breach of its lease.

2.   To not facilitate the conference being held at Astley, which was rejected as it would miss the opportunity to raise Chorley’s profile, and the associated economic benefits.

 

 

Lead officer: Chris Sinnott


04/05/2021 - Proposed Lease of Land at Pear Tree Fields Euxton Lane Euxton ref: 10539    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 04/05/2021

Effective from: 12/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

That the terms agreed be approved and authority granted for the Lease to be completed.

 

Reasons for Recommendation(s):

To meet the need for the provision of allotments prominently in the parish of Euxton.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:

None

 

 

 

Lead officer: Catherine Jagger


30/04/2021 - Authorisation to Sign New Gas Contract Procure through YPO Framework ref: 10537    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 30/04/2021

Effective from: 30/04/2021

Decision:

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for Recommendation(s):

1.         Potential cost saving across the portfolio of £2.5 million over the term of the Contract.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected

2.         None

 

 

Lead officer: David Taylor


30/04/2021 - Adopt the local lettings policy for the Bungalows in CBC ownership ref: 10538    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Homes and Housing)

Decision published: 30/04/2021

Effective from: 08/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for Recommendation(s):

1.   A local lettings policy is required to ensure the bungalows in CBC ownership are allocated in a fair and transparent manner.

2.   Bungalows, specifically, have been identified as not being provided for through normal Registered Provider channels and there is a shortage on the private rental market.

Alternative options considered and rejected

1.         To use the existing Select Move policy to allocate the bungalows to general need and not to develop a separate locally lettings policy. This was rejected as the purpose of the council buying bungalows was as a step-down accommodation for over 55’s to free up larger family accommodation.

 

 

Lead officer: Lorraine McIntyre


27/04/2021 - 20/01373/CB3 - Land to the east and west of Clover Field, Clayton-le-Woods ref: 9522    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.


27/04/2021 - 20/01130/OUT - 154 Eaves Lane, Chorley ref: 9521    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

Outline planning permission granted, subject to conditions and a S106 agreement.


27/04/2021 - 21/00119/FULHH - Prospect Cottage, Gregson Lane, Brindle, Preston, PR5 0ED ref: 9520    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow Members of the Planning Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.


27/04/2021 - 21/00013/FULMAJ - Fairport Engineering, Adlington Mill, Market Place, Adlington, Chorley ref: 9519    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

 


27/04/2021 - 20/01393/FUL - High Cop Farm, Denham Lane, Brindle, Chorley ref: 9518    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.


27/04/2021 - 20/01065/FUL - Land At Barnes Wallis Way, Barnes Wallis Way, Buckshaw Village ref: 9517    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

 


27/04/2021 - Proposed Confirmation Chorley Borough Council TPO 1 (Eccleston) 2020 with Modification ref: 9523    For Determination

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Decision:

That the order be confirmed with modification.

Lead officer: Matthew Simpson


27/04/2021 - Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair ref: 9516    For Determination

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Made at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Planning Committee

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021


29/04/2021 - Renewal of Lease - Unit 6 Flat Iron Parade ref: 9528    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for Recommendation(s):

1.         The proposed tenant is regarded as an important tenant /trader within the Centre.  

 

Alternative options considered and rejected

2.         The tenant issued proceedings and the Council has already confirmed in the Acknowledgement of Service that the grant of a new tenancy was not opposed, only on the proposed terms therefore the matter is now in the Court’s hands and if we do not reach agreement on terms the Court will make an Order on its own accord.

 

 

Lead officer: Michael Forster, Catherine Jagger


29/04/2021 - ICT Service Review ref: 9524    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Customer, Advice and Streetscene Services)

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for the recommendation(s):

1.   Approval of the recommendations will enable the ICT service to develop into a shared service with a single operating model, as previously agreed by both councils. This includes the introduction of shared service management to lead the shared vision and direction of ICT, and a service development outline to transform and align the service within a single operating model.

 

2.   Implementing the review in a staged approach reflects feedback collected through staff engagement in the informal consultation for the review and will allow greater 1:1 support and consideration to be made for the whole service restructure.

Alternative options considered and rejected

1.   Alternative options for the ICT review have been considered within the service review report.

 

 

Lead officer: Asim Khan, Caroline Winstanley


29/04/2021 - Strawberry Fields Digital Office Hub - Grant of a Lease - Office No 38 ref: 9526    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for the recommendation(s):

To generate revenue and support economic growth in Chorley.

Alternative options considered and rejected

None

 

 

Lead officer: Catherine Jagger


29/04/2021 - Additional payment in light of disapplication of Public Sector Exit cap ref: 9525    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision published: 29/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

Recommendations approved.

 

Reasons for the recommendation(s):

1.  The proposal to reimburse the employee follows Treasury guidance relating to employees affected by the payments cap that was implemented within The Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020, which have now been revoked.

2.     This also ensures that the individual concerned receives their contractual entitlement.

Alternative options considered and rejected

1.  Not paying the compensation, which could be challenged as a breach of contract for which there is no longer legislative protection.

 

 

Lead officer: Graeme Walmsley