Agenda and minutes

Property Sub-Committee - Wednesday 6th March 2024 12:00pm

Venue: Oak Room, County Buildings, Stafford. View directions

Contact: Jo Piech  Email: joanna.piech@staffordshire.gov.uk

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52.

Apologies

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Councillor Ian Parry

53.

Declarations of Interest

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The following Member declared an interest in accordance with Standing Order 16.5:- 

  

 

Member

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Interest

Reason

Jonathan Price

57 

Personal 

Local Member

 

54.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 7th February 2024 pdf icon PDF 132 KB

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Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 7 February 2024 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman.

55.

Proposed leases for St Peter's C of E, (VC) First School & Talbot First School, Church Lane, Uttoxeter pdf icon PDF 218 KB

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The Sub-Committee were presented with proposals to grant a separate 125 year lease for St Peter’s Church of England First School, The Square, Marchington, Uttoxeter, ST14 8LN & Talbot First School, Church Lane, Kingstone, Uttoxeter, ST14 8QJ at a peppercorn rent. It was noted that no comment had been received from the local member.

 

Resolved – That a lease of the two sites set out in the Report Schedule in the standard format be approved.

56.

Exclusion of the Public

The Chairman to move:

 

“That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972 as indicated below”.

 

 

Part Two

(All reports in this section are exempt)

 

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Resolved - That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972 as indicated below.

57.

Property transactions for the Partnership Arrangement for Drug and Alcohol Services

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The Committee considered a report to acquire leasehold premises around the County to provide Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centres through assignments of various current leases to Humankind, who currently provide the drug and alcohol treatment services for the County Council.

 

It was considered that the proposal would allow maintaining the continuity of services.

 

Resolved- That approval be given to:

 

a)   approve in principle taking lease assignments from Humankind on various properties around Staffordshire listed in Appendix 1 attached, to enable continuation of the Council’s Drug and Alcohol treatment services. 

b)  approve a new lease on the first floor of Offa House, Orchard Street, Tamworth for a term of 5 years at an annual rent of £30,000 to provide appropriate drug and alcohol treatment services. 

c)   allow Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust into occupation of each of the above premises under a sub lease or licence under a Section 75 agreement with the NHS most of which will be at peppercorn rent with the NHS paying other occupational costs in line with similar Section 75 agreements. 

d)  Allow delegated authority to be given to the Assistant Director for Commercial and Assets to approve the finally agreed terms of each transaction.