Issue - decisions

Issue - decisions

Billington Gypsy and Traveller Sites

07/12/2017 - Gypsy & Traveller Site - Billington Consultation

1.         That the results from the consultation be noted.

2.         To authorise the Director of Community Services to continue to co-ordinate robust action under planning, licensing, environmental health, community safety, housing and other relevant powers to bring the sites up to the following standards:

·         Compliant with planning and licensing regulations

·         Safe and well maintained

·         Well managed and accessible to the authorities.

3.         That in the event that resolution 2 (above) does not bring the sites up to standard, Officers will bring a recommendation to the Executive, to acquire Greenacres and The Stables using a Compulsory Purchase Order.

4.         That the estimated costs of £9m be included in the Council’s Medium Term Financial Plan, to fund the Council’s original proposal to acquire the site and build a new Council owned and managed facility.