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Decision details

Purchase of Site for School, Milltimber - RES/19/011

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


With reference to article 21 of the minute of meeting of 18 September 2018, the Committee had before it a report by the Director of Resources which provided details of the outcome of discussions with the owner of land within Milltimber which had been designated as a school site by the Planning Authority.


The report recommended:-

that the Committee –

(a)      delegate authority to the Chief Officer – Corporate Landlord to agree the terms to purchase the site for the proposed new Milltimber Primary School, which would be at a price of no more than market value; and

(b)      instruct the Chief Officer – Governance to conclude missives for the purchase of the site incorporating appropriate various qualifications as are necessary to protect the Council’s interest.


The Committee resolved:-

(i)       to approve the recommendations; and

(ii)      to instruct the Chief Officer - Corporate Landlord to progress the current Milltimber School site in line with the current vacant asset procedure.

Publication date: 12/02/2019

Date of decision: 07/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2019 - City Growth and Resources Committee

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