Decision details

Transfers of Breckland Council-owned Land on the Barnham Cross Estate to Peddars Way Housing Association - To Vary the Scheme of Delegation of Officers

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Deleted

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To vary the scheme of delegation of Officer to allow the Land Management Officer to approve transfers of Breckland Council-owned land on the Barnham Cross Estate in Thetford to Peddars Way Housing Association at nil consideration.

Decision:

RECOMMEND to Council that:

 

1)           the scheme of delegation to Officers be varied to allow the Land Management Officer to approve transfers of Breckland Council-owned land on the Barnham Cross Estate in Thetford to Peddars Way Housing Association, at nil consideration;

 

2)           each request to be processed in accordance with the approved land management framework;

 

3)           the legal costs associated with such transfer(s) be borne by Peddars Way Housing Association;

 

4)           any proposed transfer of land with a commercial value exceeding £10,000.00 to be referred to Cabinet for consideration; and

 

5)           a full consultation be had with the relevant Executive Member and Ward Member before any proposed transfer of land takes place.

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Reasons for the decision:

Efficiency savings would be made both for Officers and Members.

 

Such requests would be determined sooner.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1

 

That the scheme of delegation of officers be varied to allow the Land Management Officer to approve transfers of Breckland Council-owned land to Peddars Way Housing Association providing each request is processed in accordance with the approved land management framework and that the legal costs associated with such transfer(s) are borne by Peddars Way Housing Association.  The exception to this would be where the commercial value of the land proposed to be transferred exceeds £10,000.00; the matter will be referred to Cabinet for consideration/decision.

 

Option 2

 

That the scheme of delegation of officers not be varied resulting in Cabinet having to continue determining requests for the transfer of Breckland Council-owned land to Peddars Way Housing Association.

 

 

 

 

Report author: Zoe Footer

Publication date: 17/09/2009

Date of decision: 15/09/2009

Decided at meeting: 15/09/2009 - Cabinet

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