Decision - Modernising the Council - Workstyles Phase Three

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Modernising the Council - Workstyles Phase Three

Decision Maker: Policy & Resources Committee (pre 2015)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.         That the findings of the updated business case and options appraisal for the two previously shortlisted options for implementing Workstyles Phase Three (Option A and B) as detailed in the report be noted;


2.         That the risks and financial liabilities associated with the “no change” Option C as detailed in the report be noted;


3.         That the implementation of Workstyles Phase Three through Option A which incorporates the refurbishment of Hove Town Hall to modern environmental and technological standards and the re-location of the remaining services and staff from Kings House be approved;


4.         That delegated authority be granted to the Executive Director for Finance & Resources to commence appropriate engagement and communications and to implement the works associated with Option A in full;


5.         That the following be agreed:


i)       the disposal of the freehold of Kings House;

ii)      the grant of long leases in respect of 76-79 and 80 Buckingham Road; and

iii)     lease areas of Hove Town Hall associated with Option A, on terms to be negotiated by the Valuer and Head of Law.


6.         That the Executive Director for Finance & Resources be authorised to use her delegated authority to approve the detailed terms of the disposals referred to in recommendation (5) above, provided that they are certified to be the best consideration obtainable by the Valuer and that the Head of Law be authorised to complete all necessary documentation required in connection with such disposals.

Report author: Angela Dymott

Publication date: 12/09/2013

Date of decision: 12/09/2013

Decided at meeting: 12/09/2013 - Policy & Resources Committee (pre 2015)

Effective from: 20/09/2013

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