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Meeting of the Executive held on 25/05/2004
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MINUTES of the MEETING of the EXECUTIVE held on 25th May 2004

(To be read in conjunction with the agenda for the meeting)

*Mr M J D Allan*Mr J E Robini
*Mr S D Edge *Mrs C E Savage
*Miss G B W Ferguson*Mr V K Scrivens
*Mr B Grainger-Jones*Mr C C E Slyfield
*Mr C H Mansell
* Present

1. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN (Agenda Item 1)

Mr C C E Slyfield was elected Chairman for the new Council year.

2. ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIRMAN (Agenda Item 2)

Miss G B W Ferguson was elected Vice-Chairman for the new Council year.

[The Executive observed a minute’s silence in memory of Councillor Verden]

3. EXECUTIVE PORTFOLIOS

A list of the Executive members and their respective portfolios was circulated and is annexed to these minutes for information.

4. MINUTES (Agenda Item 3)

The Minutes of the Special meeting held on 20th April 2004 were confirmed and signed.

5. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS (Agenda Item 5)

The following members disclosed personal interests at this stage:-

Mr V K Scrivens – Agenda Items 12 and 28 - East Street
Mr C H Mansell – Agenda Items 16 - Montrose House and Farnham CAB
Miss G B W Ferguson – Agenda Item 28 - East Street

The members remained in the Chamber during the consideration of the relevant items.

6. EXECUTIVE FOUR MONTH ROLLING PROGRAMME (Agenda Item 7)

RESOLVED that the four-month rolling programme of key decisions for the Borough be approved.

7. MEMBERS’ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES (Agenda Item 8)

RESOLVED that the Director of Finance, in consultation with the Leader and Deputy Leader, produce a scheme to extend broadband provision to members, with the suggestion that this should be extended to the Opposition Leader and Deputy Leader, and that the proposals cover other key issues.

8. CENTRAL OFFICES - SUMMER OVERHEATING - COMFORT COOLING PROPOSAL (Agenda Item 9)

9. THE CAPABILITY OF THE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY SERVICES OUT OF NORMAL OFFICE HOURS (Agenda Item 10)

The report on this matter was withdrawn from the Agenda. It will be considered by the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 1st June, whose observations will be conveyed to the next Executive meeting on 15th June.

10. COMMUNITY SAFETY IN WAVERLEY – STAFFING ISSUES (Agenda Item 11)

RESOLVED to RECOMMEND to the COUNCIL that the proposal to appoint a second Community Safety Officer on the basis set out in the report be approved.

11. EAST STREET, FARNHAM REGENERATION PUBLIC PARKING PROVISION (Agenda Item 12)

RESOLVED that:

12. WEBCASTING (Agenda Item 13)

RESOLVED that:

13. REGULATION OF INVESTIGATORY POWERS ACT 2000 - REPORT ON INSPECTION (Agenda Item 14)

RESOLVED that:

RESOLVED to RECOMMEND to the COUNCIL that the revised RIPA policy be adopted.

14. THE PLANNING SERVICE – CURRENT ISSUES (Agenda Item 15)

RESOLVED that:-

RESOLVED to RECOMMEND to the COUNCIL that:-

15. MONTROSE HOUSE, FARNHAM (Agenda Item 16)

16. LEASE OF TENNIS COURTS - BROADWATER PARK, GODALMING (Agenda Item 17)

17. COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF SMALL AREA OF COMMON LAND, ROOKS HILL, BRAMLEY (Agenda Item 18)

18. WILLIAM COBBETT STATUE (Agenda Item 19)

19. KILNFIELDS, HASLEMERE - PROGRESS REPORT (Agenda Item 20)

RESOLVED that:

RESOLVED to RECOMMEND to the COUNCIL that the HRA Capital Programmes 2004/5 and 2005/6 be modified to take account of these proposals.

20. Housing Options APPRAISAL SPECIAL INTEREST group (SIG) (Agenda Item 21)

RESOLVED that the report of the Housing Options Appraisal SIG be received and noted.

21. SOUTH EAST REGIONAL Housing STRATEGY 2006-2009 – GREEN PAPER: KEY ISSUES (Agenda Item 22)

RESOLVED that the proposed response set out in the agenda report and the changes put forward by Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee be approved, subject to the strengthening of certain aspects by the Director of Housing, after consultation with the relevant portfolio holder.

22. RE-APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS (SIGs) AND APPOINTMENT OF EMPLOYERS’ NEGOTIATING TEAM - 2004/05 (Agenda Item 23)

RESOLVED that

23. APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE ON SURREY LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (SLGA) AND NOMINATIONS TO OTHER BODIES (Agenda Item 24)

RESOLVED that:

24. APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES ON OUTSIDE BODIES 2004/2005 (Agenda Item 25)

RESOLVED that:

25. ACTION TAKEN SINCE LAST MEETING (Agenda Item 26)

RESOLVED that the action taken by the Chief Executive since the last meeting, as set out in the agenda, be noted.

26. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC (Agenda Item 27)

RESOLVED that pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during those items there would be disclosure to item of exempt information (as defined by Section 100A of the Act) of the description specified in those paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act indicated:

Minute No. 27


Minute No. 28

27. EAST STREET, FARNHAM (Agenda Item 28)

RESOLVED that the decision/recommendation contained in the (Exempt) Annexe to these minutes be endorsed.

28. LAND AT WEYDON HILL ROAD, FARNHAM (Agenda Item 29)

RESOLVED that the recommendation contained in (Exempt) Appendix T to the agenda be endorsed.

The meeting concluded at 10.06 p.m.





Chairman



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