Agenda

Development Sub-Committee - Monday, 26 July 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Goddard Room, Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 1XB

Contact: Michelle Beaumont  Email: m.beaumont@spelthorne.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1/21

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for non-attendance.

2/21

Disclosures of Interest

To receive any disclosures of interest from members in accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct.

3/21

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman to preside over the meeting.

4/21

Nomination for Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Development Sub-Committee for the remainder of the Municipal year

The Committee are asked to nominate a Chairman and Vice-Chairman for the remainder of the Municipal year. These nominations shall then be presented to Council on 14 October 2021.

5/21

Exclusion of Public and Press (Exempt Business)

To move the exclusion of the Press/Public for the following items, in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 and by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.

6/21

Development project update

To receive an update from the Group Head, Regeneration and Growth, on development projects.

 

Reason for exemption

This report contains exempt information within the meaning of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 and by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006 Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because, disclosure to the public would prejudice the financial position of the authority in the bidding process for the site/services by allowing other bidders to know the position of the Council.  This in turn prejudices the Council by (i) distorting the bids process and (ii) prejudicing the opportunity for the Council to acquire a site/services in order to enable regeneration in the Borough.

7/21

Ashford Multi-Storey Car Park - Key Decision

The Sub-Committee are asked to:

 

1.    Approve the budget for the design phase up to planning submission.

2.    Authorise the Group Head of Corporate Governance to enter into any legal documentation necessary to implement the design team appointments.

 

Reason for exemption

This report contains exempt information within the meaning of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 and by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006 Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because, disclosure to the public would prejudice the financial position of the authority in the bidding process for the site by allowing other bidders to know the position of the Council. This in turn prejudices the Council by (i) distorting the bids process and (ii) prejudicing the opportunity for the Council to acquire a site in order to enable regeneration in the Borough.

8/21

Benwell House Phase 2 - Construction Costs - Key Decision

The Sub-Committee is asked to:

 

1.    Authorise Benwell House Phase 2 project to proceed to determination by the Planning Committee meeting at the earliest opportunity.

2.    Note that Assets will finalise terms and identify a preferred contractor and  hen make recommendations for approval to the Development Sub-Committee, the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee and Full Council.

 

Reason for exemption

This report contains exempt information within the meaning of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 and by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006 Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because, disclosure to the public would prejudice the financial position of the authority in the bidding process for the site/services by allowing other bidders to know the position of the Council.  This in turn prejudices the Council by (i) distorting the bids process and (ii) prejudicing the opportunity for the Council to acquire a site/services in order to enable regeneration in the Borough.

9/21

Staines Health and Wellbeing Centre - UPDATE

Committee is asked to:

 

1.    note the report and the current position on the creation of a potential new Staines Health and Wellbeing centre;

2.    note that if the preferred site chosen is on land in Council ownership that a further report will come to the Development Sub Committee.

 

Reason for exemption

This report contains exempt information within the meaning of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 and by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006 Paragraph 3 – Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because, disclosure to the public would prejudice the financial position of the authority in the bidding process for the site by allowing other bidders to know the position of the Council. This in turn prejudices the Council by (i) distorting the bids process and (ii) prejudicing the opportunity for the Council to acquire a site in order to enable regeneration in the Borough.