Decision Maker: Interim Head of Finance and Assets
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
On 26th February 2015 a report was taken to
the Executive seeking approval to progress the construction of a
mixed use development on the Marketfield Way site comprising a
cinema A1,A2 and A3 retail, together with 93 residential flats and
undercroft parking. The following relevant recommendations formed
part of that report:
(i)That the development of the Marketfield Way site be progressed, subject to the strategy set out in this report and further key stage sign off by the Property Services Manager in consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Finance and Property and Regeneration.
(ii)That the Property Services Manager be authorised, in consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Finance and Property and Regeneration, to:
(c)to procure necessary consultants to enable an application for planning permission for the scheme to be made, and the tendering of the project to suitable main construction contractors, subject to the Council’s and OJEU procurement requirements and key stage sign off set out in this report and the budget envelope set out in the Exempt report in Part 2 of this agenda.
Minute 94 of the February 2015 Executive meeting approved these recommendations.
MLM Consulting Limited were appointed as structural engineers to inform the development design.
I (being the Interim Head of Finance & Assets) authorise the Deed of Appointment between The Council and MLM Consulting Ltd to be entered into in accordance with the Executive decision on 26th February 2015.
Entering into the Deed of Appointment between
the Council and consultant regulates the client & consultant
appointment in respect of advise provided to the Council to inform
the design of the new development.
To not sign the agreement. This is not
recommended as the Council will only have limited if any formal
recourse in the event future problems arising from the advice
provided and relied on.
Contact: Pat Main, Interim Head of Finance and Assets Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01737 276063.
Publication date: 11/02/2019
Date of decision: 11/02/2019