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To confirm the decisions of the meeting held on 5 June 2018 (CA.1 - CA.5), previously circulated.
That the decisions of the meeting held on 5th June 2018 (CA.1 – CA.5), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.
Exclusion of the Public and Press
To consider passing a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the press and public from the meeting during consideration of item 4 on the grounds that it will involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.
That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public were excluded from the meeting during consideration of the items of business at minute no CA.8 on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and the Cabinet was satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.
Possible Acquisition of the Lambert Memorial Hospital
The subject of the decision:
This report provided information on the proposed acquisition of the former Lambert Memorial Hospital, Sowerby.
Alternative options considered:
Whether or not to purchase the former Lambert Memorial Hospital, Sowerby.
The reason for the decision:
To enable the provision of a scheme which would benefit the social and economic well-being of Sowerby, Thirsk and surrounding areas.
Cabinet approved the following:-
(1) To purchase the former Lambert Memorial Hospital, Sowerby, for £350,000, and to meet the costs associated with the purchase in accordance with the draft Heads of Terms appended to the report.
(2) That Council engage with social, community and voluntary groups and social housing providers in the Sowerby and Thirsk area on schemes which would benefit the social and economic well-being of Sowerby, Thirsk and surrounding areas.
(3) That a further report supported by an appropriate business case be brought back to Cabinet for a decision on the final scheme.
(4) That the Council’s call-in procedures shall not apply because the decision is an urgent one and any delay likely to be caused by the call-in procedures would seriously prejudice the Council’s or the public’s interests.