Agenda and draft minutes

Special Council, Council - Thursday 23 June 2022 5.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1, Beech Hurst, Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3A

Contact: Emma Horbury - 01264 368001  Email: ehorbury@testvalley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

72.

Prayers

Minutes:

Prayers were led by Reverend Bradish.

73.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors D Baverstock, Z Brooks, J Burnage, N Daas, A Dowden, C Dowden, S Gidley, N Gwynne, K Hamilton, M Hatley, I Jeffrey, N Lodge, M Maltby, J Neal, J Parker, T Tasker and A Warnes.

74.

Public Participation

Minutes:

There was no public participation.

75.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

76.

Levelling Up Fund pdf icon PDF 408 KB

To consider the submission of a Levelling Up Fund Bid towards the delivery of elements of Andover town centre Masterplan.

Minutes:

The Leader presented a proposed submission of a bid to the Levelling Up Fund for up to £20M towards the delivery of elements of the Andover Town Centre Regeneration Masterplan. The proposal also included an allocation of required match funding in relation to the submission of the bid (10% up to £2M) from Council reserves.

 

The bid to the Levelling Up Fund, if successful, would enable the Council to bring forward several of the elements within the Andover Town Centre Regeneration Masterplan and contribute towards its strategic regeneration targets.

 

Resolved:

1.  That the Head of Planning Policy & Economic Development be authorised to submit a bid to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund for up to £20M to contribute towards the delivery of the elements of the Andover Town Centre Regeneration Masterplan set out in this report, subject to consultation with the Leader, Finance & Resources Portfolio Holder, Chief Executive, Head of Legal & Democratic Services and the Head of Finance & Revenues.

And, if the bid is successful:

2.  That the match funding necessary for the bid, as set out in paragraph 8.1 of the report, be approved.

3.  That delegated authority be given to the Head of Planning Policy & Economic Development in consultation with the Leader, Finance & Resource Portfolio Holder, Head of Legal & Democratic Services and the Head of Finance & Revenues to enter into a Funding Agreement with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). 

4.  That the schemes agreed and submitted in the bid be added to the Capital Programme. 

 

77.

Exclusion of the Public pdf icon PDF 6 KB

The following item is confidential.

Minutes:

There was no reference made to the information contained within the confidential annexes and therefore no exclusion of the public was required.