Decision details

Eden Project North

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To progress arrangements with Eden Projects International Ltd

 

Decisions:

(Cabinet Members with Special Responsibility Councillors Lewis and Hamilton-Cox)

 

Cabinet received a report from the Chief Executive to progress arrangements with Eden Projects International Ltd. The report was exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act, 1972.

 

The options, options analysis, including risk assessment and officer preferred option, were set out in the exempt report.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Hamilton-Cox, seconded by Councillor Lewis and resolved unanimously:-

 

Resolved unanimously:

 

(1)          The resolution is set out in a minute exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Officer responsible for effecting the decision:

 

Chief Executive

 

Reasons for making the decision:

 

Eden Project North provides an opportunity to deliver considerable social and economic benefits for Morecambe and the wider area and the decision is consistent with the Council’s Economic development intentions.  Advice will be taken from the Council’s specialist legal advisors to ensure state aid and procurement rules are adhered to as well as seeking assistance in the negotiation and drafting of key legal documents that will comply with the law and fully protect the Council’s position.

 

Report author: Kieran Keane

Publication date: 07/10/2019

Date of decision: 01/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 01/10/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/10/2019

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