Decision Maker: Executive Board
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Executive Board is requested to review progress of the Capital Receipts programme and its contribution to the Council’s medium term financial plan, and agree a schedule of surplus property assets that will be sold, including a number of key sites, in support of the financial plan.
The Director of City Development submitted a report providing an update in relation to the Capital Receipts Programme, which sought support for the continued disposal of surplus property assets, and which recommended the disposal of a number of key sites.
Following the consideration of Appendix B to the submitted report, designated as being exempt from publication under the provisions of Access to Information Procedure Rule 10.4(3), which was considered in private at the conclusion of the meeting, it was
(a) That the contents of the submitted report, which provides an update on the Capital Receipts Programme, be noted;
(b) That the continued disposal of surplus property assets through the Capital Receipts Programme, be supported, and that the list of properties detailed in Appendix A to the submitted report which are currently scheduled for disposal in the next three years, be noted;
(c) That the schedule of sites, as detailed in Appendix A to the submitted report, be approved as the Council’s Capital Receipts Programme of surplus land and property for disposal;
(d) That approval be given to the Director of City Development to enter into formal one-to-one discussions with the Taylor Wimpey and Redrow consortium on the sale of the Council’s land in the Southern Quadrant of the East Leeds Extension, and that subject to the outcome of those negotiations, the Director of City Development be requested to bring back a report to Executive Board to either agree the terms of the sale negotiated, or alternatively agree proposals for the sale of the land on the open market;
(e) That separately, but in parallel with resolution (d) above, approval be given for the Director of City Development to negotiate and enter into a collaboration agreement with the Taylor Wimpey and Redrow consortium on the development of a single planning application for the Southern Quadrant of the East Leeds Extension and associated land equalisation issues, in consultation with the Executive Member for Resources and the Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development.
(Under the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 16.5, Councillors A Carter and S Golton both required it to be recorded that they respectively abstained from voting on the decisions referred to within this minute)
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: Alwoodley; Cross Gates and Whinmoor;
Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Resources
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Executive Member for Resources
Ward Members on a site specific basis
Contact: Edward Rowland, Principal Surveyor 0113 378 7674.
Report author: Edward Rowland
Publication date: 16/01/2020
Date of decision: 07/01/2020
Decided at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Executive Board
Effective from: 17/01/2020