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Allotment Tenancy Agreement and Related Costs

Requested on
Wednesday, 12 October 2011
Reference
2011 October 02
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1. Please could you send us the Tenancy Agreement that the Council currently uses for allotment plots in the Council?

Answer

See copy of Tenancy Agreement attached.

Question

2. Please could you send us the previous Tenancy Agreement for allotment plots in the Council?

Answer

This information is not available. The current form has been in circulation since March 2002 as a computer generated form but was in existence before that date.

Question

3. Was the agreement changed following a public consultation?

Answer

Not applicable

Question

4. Please could you send us the documentation associated with this consultation that highlights the change in Tenancy Agreement for
allotment plots in the Council?

Answer

Not applicable

Question

5. Is the Council planning to chance the current Tenancy Agreement for allotment plots in the Council within the next 12 months?

Answer

Yes, in consultation with plot holders.

Question

6. Can you please send us the cost of an allotment within your Council for the years: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and what they will be
for 2012 and 2013.

Answer

Rent per 100 square yards (including water rates)

2008/9 - £10.00
2009/10 - £11.00
2010/11 - £11.20
2011/12 - £11.70
2012/13 - £11.70

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7. Can you please send us the cost of using water as charged to individual plot holders within your Council for the years: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and what they will be for 2012 and 2013.

Answer

Water Useage Costs

2008/09 - £842.56
2009/10 - £2,221.29
2010/11 - £2,994.01
2011/12 - £2,370.00

Question

8. Can you please send us the rate of the discount available for renting an allotment plot within your Council for the years: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and what they will be for 2012 and 2013.

Answer

2008 - 2013 discount of 25 per cent for seniors

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9. What has the cost of waste removal been to the Council in relation to allotment sites for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and what are they likely be for 2012 and 2013?

Answer

Allotments Tipping Charge

2008/09 - £0
2009/10 - £0
2010/11 - £110
2011/12 - £400
Budget has not been set for 2012/13

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