Decision details

Development of three traveller site pitches

Decision Maker: Director of Economy and Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to begin works to develop three additional traveller pitches following the awarded capital bid funding.

 

The pitches consist of two at the Bromyard Site and one at the Grafton Site.  Both sites are owned and managed by Herefordshire Council.

 

The development of the new pitches will attract an annual income of £11,700 and there is a waiting list of potential residents to take up tenancies for all these pitches.

Decision:

That:

(a)         the development of two traveller site pitches at Bromyard and one at Grafton traveller sites be approved at a cost of £420,000.

 

Alternative options considered:

1.          If approval is not given, then the council will not fulfil its obligations with regard to its obligations under the Gypsy Traveller Accommodation Assessment (GTAA) and the mandate to spend this by Full Council will not be fulfilled.

 

Contact: Claire Corfield, Licensing, travellers and technical support service manager Email: clcorfield@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383324.

Publication date: 06/08/2019

Date of decision: 06/08/2019

Effective from: 13/08/2019

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