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Development of site in Caledonian for Council Housing

Meeting: 22/01/2020 - Cabinet (Item 65)

Development of site in Caledonian for Council Housing

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Housing Services and Communities)

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Minutes:

The report of the Portfolio Holder for Housing Services and Communities, sets out proposals for the development of a new Council Housing scheme on the site of the former Housing Caretakers depot

 

The report sets out the options considered complete with estimated costs and viability opinions and further seeks approval to move forward with formal consultation, planning applications, procurement and construction.

 

The report sets out an anticipated programme for the delivery of this project.

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet Members approved the following:

 

 

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Commencement of formal consultation with local residents

 

 

 

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That authority be delegated to the Executive Director, Communities in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing Services and Communities to determine the most viable option to take forward as a scheme.

 

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Preparation of detailed plans and submission for planning consent. Subject to Planning Consent being granted and subject to approval of the Capital programme by Council in February 2020.

 

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Procurement of a contractor for the delivery of the development using the most appropriate form of procurement

 

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It is recommended that authority be delegated to the Executive Director, Communities in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing Services and Communities to award contracts for the development of the preferred scheme.

 

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Approved one further recommendation contained within the report

 

(Moved by Councillor M Cook and seconded by Councillor D Cook)