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Meeting of the Executive held on 07/02/2005
Observations from Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee



ADDENDUM TO
APPENDIX U
WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
EXECUTIVE – 7TH FEBRUARY 2005

OBSERVATIONS FROM COMMUNITY OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

Please refer to this sheet in accordance with the item numbers on the Executive agenda.

26. BRIGHTWELLS GOSTREY CENTRE – RE-DEVELOPMENT OF THE EAST STREET AREA

The Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee re-visited this matter in the light of a proposal from the Chief Officers’ Group that the Committee should withdraw its earlier recommendation and that it re-affirms the Council’s policy position that the Brightwells Gostrey Centre be provided with premises on a like-for-like basis, either in a new build development on South Street or in a refurbished building on the existing site.

However, the Committee, after lengthy debate, could not agree and wished to convey to the Executive that it re-affirms its previous decision, reinforced as follows:

1. that the Brightwells Gostrey Centre be provided with a new build development on or near its existing site, having regard to the reasonable needs of the Brightwells Gostrey Committee; and

2. that the officers be requested to undertake a feasibility study, draw up plans and make a financial appraisal for the provision of a new day centre.

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