Waverley Borough Council Committee System - Committee Document
Meeting of the Executive held on 24/04/2007
WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL EXECUTIVE – 24TH APRIL 2007
SUBMITTED TO THE COUNCIL MEETING – 24TH APRIL 2007
(To be read in conjunction with the Agenda for the Meeting)
Miss G B W Ferguson (Chairman)
Mr C H Mansell
Mrs C E Savage (Vice-Chairman)
Mr K T Reed
Mr S D Edge
Mr J E Robini
Mr B Grainger-Jones
Mr V K Scrivens
Mr P Haveron
The Minutes of the Meeting held on 27th March 2007 were confirmed and signed.
DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST
Mr J E Robini declared a personal interest in Agenda Item 4 regarding Dunsfold Park legal costs, due to his connections with work.
PART I – RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COUNCIL
DUNSFOLD PARK - LEGAL COSTS
(Agenda Item 4; Appendix A)
297.1 The Executive considered the report at Appendix A which had been circulated to all Members of the Council with the agenda, seeking agreement to fund payment of £65,000 from the general fund balances in respect of legal costs awarded by the Court to Dunsfold Park Limited following a successful appeal against the serving of a Noise Abatement Notice by Waverley Borough Council.
297.2 The Executive
185. the Director of Finance be authorised, on behalf of Waverley Borough Council, to settle costs awarded against Waverley, in the sum of £65,000 including VAT, in the case described in the report, to accommodate these costs within the General Fund balances and to approve the necessary supplementary estimate.
Costs schedule from Colin Peck, Davis Arnold Cooper, Solicitors for Dunsfold Park Limited.
PARTS II AND III – MATTERS OF REPORT
The background papers relating to the following report items in Parts II and III are as specified in the agenda for the Executive.
Part II – Matters Reported in Detail for the Information of the Council
There were no matters falling within this category.
Part III – Brief Summaries of Other Matters Dealt With
CALL-IN REPORT BACK - WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE SIG
(Agenda Item 5; Appendix B)
The Executive received the comments from the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee which had met on 17th April 2007 to consider this item which had been called-in by four members for scrutiny. The comments were circulated as Appendix B to all members of the Council (Minute No. 278 of the Executive meeting on 27th March 2007 also refers).
1. the original decisions, as set out in Appendix B, be implemented, with the exception of decision 4 regarding the implementation of the box lifting trolley and the SIG and officers be requested to undertake further work to address the concerns raised by ELOS; and
2. the Executive undertake to keep ELOS informed, as well as the SIG, on statistics collected for the extension of the Saturday collection service to Farnham and Cranleigh and collections from cardboard bring sites, as well as the outcome of any further work from the SIG on the trolley.
VOTE OF THANKS
The Leader thanked the Executive for working so well as a team and thanked the officers for their support. Mr Scrivens thanked the Leader for demonstrating exemplary qualities throughout her leadership and particularly at difficult times.
The meeting commenced at 5.30 p.m. and concluded at 5.57 p.m.