Cabinet agreed an approach in December 2022. Changes in the ownership of the football club, and a reluctance amongst other parties to progress on the basis previously agreed may impact on the ability to deliver the project as previously envisaged. The report will seek slightly wider authority for officers to complete negations to amend the councils interests in the Stadium.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure/Savings > £500,000;
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: Dalton;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/09/2023
Decision due: 17 Oct 2023 by Cabinet
Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance & Regeneration
Lead director: Strategic Director for Growth and Regeneration
Department: Finance and Regeneration
Contact: Martin Dearnley, Head of Risk - Internal Audit & Risk Management Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This requires commercial
engagement of the shareholders in the Kirklees Stadium :
Huddersfield Town Association Football Club ltd
Huddersfield Sporting Pride Ltd
Members/Officers Involved: Cllr Turner Strategic Director of Growth & Regeneration Director of Legal & Governance Director of Finance