Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests

To receive any declarations of interest from Members of the Cabinet

3.

Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Leader, Cabinet Members or the Chief Executive

4.

Public Questions

To receive questions from and provide answers to the public in relation to matters which in the opinion of the person presiding at the meeting are relevant to the business of the meeting

5.

Horsham District Local Plan - Regulation 18 Consultation pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That:

 

i)       The Horsham District Local Plan Regulation 18 Consultation Document be published for a six-week consultation between 17 February 2020 and 30 March 2020: and;

 

ii)      Authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for Planning and Development to agree any necessary minor editorial changes to the Horsham District Local Plan Regulation 18 Consultation Document.

Reasons for Recommendations

 

i)          It is both necessary and appropriate to invite public and stakeholder participation in the preparation of a new Local Plan for Horsham District.

 

ii)         In order to ensure that the consultation documentation is accurately prepared.

6.

Highwood Community Centre Development Proposal and Denne Ward Community Asset review pdf icon PDF 332 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED

 

That  

i)     the Council commit to building an extended alternative facility at Highwood with a 240 m² hall and ancillary facilities including a nursery, subject to agreeing a pre-letting arrangement with a nursery operator;

 

ii)    an independent report in order to assess the current and future needs for community facilities in Horsham Town and the wider district be commissioned;

 

iii)   any viable option submitted for the future of the Drill Hall which accords with Council policies and was submitted during a period of two years (or until the completion of the new Highwood Community facility), would be considered by cabinet with a final recommendation to Full Council for approval; and;

 

iv)   Failing an alternative viable option coming forward within a period of two years to approve decommissioning of the Drill Hall to release this site for affordable housing on completion of the Highwood Community Centre.

 

Reasons for Recommendations

 

To rationalise the Council’s community assets to maximise their usefulness, reduce running costs and to reduce the Council’s carbon footprint.

 

7.

To consider matters of special urgency