Decision details

Community Hospice for Hambleton

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval from Cabinet and Council for the disposal of the Lambert Community Hospital to Herriot Hospice Homecare for the purposes of establishing a permanent hospice facility in Hambleton.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the disposal of the Lambert Community Hospital to Herriot Hospice Homecare accorded with the Council’s intention of using this facility for community benefit.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-

 

(1)     the former Lambert Hospital is transferred to Herriot Hospice Homecare for nil consideration;

 

(2)     a contribution of £90,000 is given to Herriot Hospice Homecare from the One-Off Fund to assist in the provision of a community hub facility within the development; and

 

(3)     suitable covenants are placed in the transfer/contract documents to protect the Council’s position as set out in paragraph 7.3 of the report.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

None

Consultees

None

Contact: Justin Ives, Chief Executive Email: justin.ives@hambleton.gov.uk.

Report author: Justin Ives

Publication date: 04/09/2019

Date of decision: 03/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet

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