Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To progress arrangements with Eden Projects International Ltd
(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:-
(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:
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