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Report of the Head of Commercial and Economic Development - A sustainable future for Mote Park

Decision Maker: Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider the progress report on the three project streams namely: Adventure Zone; bringing the Mote Park cafe back in-house; implementation of parking charges in Mote Park.

Decision:

That:

1)  The progress of the programme of projects known as ‘A sustainable future for Mote Park’ be noted;

2)  The development of the outline spatial framework for locating the projects in Mote Park be agreed;

3)  A request to Policy and Resources Committee for £3.929m (subject to future review) of capital to deliver the programme of projects and improvements and to maximise operational and commercial opportunities be approved;

4)  Should the capital programme bid be successful, delegated authority be given to the Head of Commercial and Economic Development to spend up to £100,000 developing the detailed plans; including the business case for the new visitor centre.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Dawn Hudd Email: marcuslawler@maidstone.gov.uk Email: dawnhudd@maidstone.gov.uk.

Report author: Marcus Lawler

Publication date: 07/01/2016

Date of decision: 05/01/2016

Decided: 05/01/2016 - Heritage, Culture and Leisure Committee

Effective from: 15/01/2016

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