Decision details

Eccleshall Library Lease

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decisions:

The Committee were presented with details granting a new lease on Eccleshall Library, 20 High Street, Eccleshall, Staffordshire ST21 6BZ to Eccleshall Parish Council to enable them to run a community managed library facility there. 

 

Comments were received by the local member wishing to formally thank the Eccleshall Mercia Community Library Community Interest Company for their brilliant running of the library for the past five years, and for this to be sent in writing and ensure there is sufficient support in the handover.

 

Resolved- That approval be given to:

a)   approve the granting of a new five year lease from 5th August 2024 of the premises known as Eccleshall Library, 20 High Street, Eccleshall, Staffordshire ST21 6BZ to Eccleshall Parish Council at a rent of £1 per annum if demanded to run a community managed library, with an option to renew for a further term of five years on similar terms. 

b)  the terms of the lease will be very similar to the format of leases agreed for other community managed libraries in the County with approval of the precise terms of the agreement being delegated to the Assistant Director for Commercial and Assets.  

c)   the Clerk to draft and send a formal letter of thanks for the Eccleshall Mercia Community Library.

Publication date: 07/05/2024

Date of decision: 01/05/2024

Decided at meeting: 01/05/2024 - Property Sub-Committee

Effective from: 11/05/2024

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