Decision Maker: Executive Board
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Sale of land for the development of independent living accommodation for adults with learning difficulties in accordance with the Council’s Best Council Plan priorities of improving housing, health and wellbeing and creating safe strong communities.
The Director of City Development and the Director of Adults and Health submitted a joint report on a proposal to sell surplus Council owned land to enable the building of specialist residential accommodation for working age adults with learning and physical disabilities in support of the ‘Ordinary Lives’ project, as established by the Adults and Health directorate.
Following the consideration of Appendix 1 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 sale of the subject land to the recommended purchaser as identified within exempt appendix 1 to the submitted report, at a less than best purchase price, in order to build specialist residential accommodation for working age adults with learning and physical disabilities, be approved;
(b) That approval be given for the Director of City Development, in consultation with the Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning, to progress with the disposal of the subject land;
(c) That approval be given for the necessary authority to be delegated to the Director of City Development in order to enable the Director to approve any subsequent amendments to the terms of the disposal under the scheme of officer delegation, in consultation with the Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning.
Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;
Wards Affected: Guiseley and Rawdon;
Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning
Contact: Edward Rowland, Principal Surveyor 0113 378 7674.
Report author: Edward Rowland
Publication date: 26/11/2018
Date of decision: 21/11/2018
Decided at meeting: 21/11/2018 - Executive Board
Effective from: 01/12/2018