Issue details

Release of Restrictive Covenant on the Tramways Working Men’s Club, 1 Mill St, York

Purpose of Report: To seek approval for a Developer to purchase the above site on payment of a sum based on a pre agreed profit share basis in return for release of the 1960’s Covenant. Purchase needs to be completed by end of November to prevent the Working Men’s Club from making a further year of losses.

The Executive will be asked to make a decision on the way forward from options given in the report.

The Council aims to give the same 28 days clear notice of non-key decisions as it does for key decisions, but in exceptional circumstances this may not be possible. In this case, the item will not have been on the forward plan for 28 days before the decision is taken. The item is being considered as an urgent matter as the purchase needs to be completed by end of November to prevent the Working Men’s Club from making a further year of losses.

 

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Decision Made (subject to call-in)

Wards affected: Guildhall Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
3. Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Decision due: 19/11/18 by Executive Leader (incorporating Finance & Performance)
Reason: The item is being considered as an urgent matter as the purchase needs to be completed by end of November to prevent the Working Men’s Club from making a further year of losses.

Lead member: Executive Leader (incorporating Finance & Performance)

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Tracey Carter, Assistant Director-Regeneration and Asset Management Tel No. 01904 553419 Email: tracey.carter@york.gov.uk.

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