Agenda and minutes

Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee
Monday, 19 May 2014 5.30 pm

Venue: Function Room, Fifth Floor, Easthampstead House, Town Square, Bracknell. View directions

Contact: Katharine Simpson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest or an Affected Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest.  If the Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of personal or disclosable pecuniary interests in relation to items on the agenda.

 

2.

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To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 17 March 2014.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 17 March 2014  be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

 

3.

Urgent Items of Business

Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act, the Chairman decides are urgent.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business.

4.

Exclusion of Public and Press

To consider the following motion:

 

That pursuant to Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2012, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 6  which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority).

 

(NB:     No representations have been received in relation to the notice published pursuant to Regulation 5 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2012.)

Minutes:

RESOLVED that pursuant to Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2012, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 6 which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:

 

(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority).

 

5.

Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Update

To consider the latest progress report on proposals for the regeneration of Bracknell town centre.

Minutes:

The Committee considered an update report outlining the areas of progress made since its last meeting and setting out proposed next steps for the regeneration of Bracknell Town Centre.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee:

 

2.1       Delegate authority to the Chief Executive to waive the requirement for Bracknell regeneration partnership to reinstate the road network in the event of the Development Agreement not going unconditional

 

2.2       Notes the position about town centre investors.

 

2.3       Surrenders the lease on Bracknell Market

 

2.4       Delegates approval to the Chief Executive in liaison with the Executive Member for Regeneration and Economic Development to amend the Development Agreement with Bracknell Regeneration Limited Partnership in order to:

 

            1)         Secure environmental improvement works; 

 

2)         De-couple the provision of the replacement park from the unconditional date for the Charles Square phase.

 

3)         Dispose of Princess Square service yard, subject to the Northern Retail Quarter phase going unconditional

 

2.5       Notes the position regarding the highway network as set out at paragraphs 5.4-5.10 of the Assistant Chief Executive’s report

 

2.6       Endorses the making of a new Compulsory Purchase Order to secure access to the Grange Hotel.

 

 

2.7       Endorses the service of Notices of Entry under the current town centre Compulsory Purchase Order in relation to plots 152, 153 and 154 at Market Street.

 

2.8       Endorses the design for Bond Square.

 

2.9       Authorises the Borough Solicitor to complete a Deed of Variation to the Winchester House Development Agreement as proposed at paragraph 5.27 of the Assistant Chief Executive’s report

 

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