21/03/19SPD: TO RECEIVE APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

No apologies for absence were received.

22/13/19SPD: TO RECEIVE DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

No Declarations of Interest were received.

23/03/19SPD: TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD 7 NOVEMBER 2018

The minutes of the Strategic Planning & Development Committee meeting held 7 November 2018 were approved.

24/03/19SPD: TO DISCUSS MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES

There were no matters arising from the previous minutes.

25/03/19SPD: TO RATIFY AGREEMENT REGARDING TEMPORARY EMERGENCY ACCESS TO STONE PIT II VIA STONE RECREATION GROUND

Members were informed that an offer had been made of £30,000 for the fencing work at Stone Recreation Ground in return for the creation of a temporary emergency access to Stone Pit II via the recreation ground. Members unanimously agreed to accept this agreement and for a document to be created for both parties to sign and agree to.

26/03/19SPD: TO RECEIVE AN UPDATE ON COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME AT COTTON LANE
Members were informed of a few issues regarding the pre-commencement conditions but that these are being worked on and everything is now proceeding as planned. Work on the entrances is set to take place at the end of March and breaking ground will be at the beginning of May.

27/03/19SPD: TO RECEIVE A SUMMARY REPORT REGARDING COUNCIL ASSETS AND DISCUSS APPROPRIATE ACTION TO INFORM STRATEGIC PLAN

Members discussed the Council’s current assets and how they are being currently utilized. Members discussed the need for the old changing rooms to be demolished and the need for new public toilets being high concerns. It was also suggested that they look into providing tennis courts again. Members confirmed the high to low priority list of assets to be improved

29/03/19SPD: FINANCE

To approve payments for authorisation.

Members approved the payments for authorisation.