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Meeting of the Executive held on 04/03/2008
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Date: 22nd February 2008



To: All Members of the EXECUTIVE
(Agenda pages to other
Members for Information)



Membership of the Executive
      Cllr R J Gates (Chairman)
Cllr D J Munro
      Cllr Mrs P M Frost (Vice-Chairman)
Cllr S N Reynolds
Cllr M H W BandCllr J R Sandy
Cllr B A EllisCllr R J Steel
      Cllr D C Inman
Cllr A E B Taylor-Smith

Dear Councillor

A Meeting of the EXECUTIVE will be held as follows:-

Yours sincerely

MARY ORTON

Chief Executive


*This meeting will be webcast and can be viewed by visiting http://www.waverley.ukcouncil.net/

*The informal question time session is now being dealt with as the first item before the formal agenda


NOTE FOR MEMBERS

Contact Officers are shown at the end of each report and members are welcome to raise questions, make observations etc. in advance of the meeting with the appropriate officer.
AGENDA

1. INFORMAL PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

The Chairman to receive any informal questions from members of the public (for a maximum of 15 minutes).

2. MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 5th February and of the Special Meeting held on 19th February 2008 (to be laid on the table half-an-hour before the meeting).

3. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To advise the Executive of any apologies for absence.

4. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

To receive from members, declarations of personal and prejudicial interests in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

5. QUESTIONS
6. EXECUTIVE FORWARD PROGRAMME

To adopt the forward programme of key decisions for Waverley Borough Council, attached at Appendix A - for all Members of the Council. [Those items which can now be removed from the Forward Programme are identified in struck through text, and any items that have been added are identified in bold text.]

Recommendation

It is recommended that the forward programme be adopted, subject to agreement of the amendments highlighted in Appendix A.


7. BUDGET MONITORING - JANUARY 2008
[Portfolio Holder for Finance: Cllr M H W Band]
[Wards Affected: N/A]

The report at Appendix B provides details of the expenditure and income position to the end of January 2008 compared with the budget for the General Fund and the Housing Revenue Account. It also gives an update on the Capital Programme for the General Fund and Housing Revenue Account.

Recommendation

It is recommended that the current monitoring position for the General Fund Revenue Account, Housing Revenue Account and Capital Programme be noted.

8. RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY
[Portfolio Holder for Risk: Cllr M H W Band]
[Wards Affected: N/A]

The report at Appendix C updates Waverley’s Risk Management Policy and Strategy. The key risks currently facing the Council and the proposed action plan for managing these risks will be reported to a future meeting of the Executive.

Recommendation

9. CODE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
[Portfolio Holder for Finance: Cllr M H W Band]
[Wards Affected: All]

The report at Appendix D proposes a Code of Corporate Governance for consideration by members.


Recommendation

The Executive is asked to consider the Code and draw any particular issues/concerns to the attention of the Audit Committee when considering the Code at its next meeting.

10. DISPOSAL OF A PROPERTY IN FARNHAM
[Portfolio Holder for Property: Cllr M H W Band]
[Ward Affected: Farnham Castle]

The report at Appendix E seeks authorisation to dispose of a General Fund dwelling house with associated public conveniences on the open market. As the property is held under the General Fund, the proceeds from the sale are not affected by the same requirements as those held under the Housing Revenue Account.

Recommendation

It is recommended that the Executive gives approval to the disposal of the dwelling house and public conveniences at 65a West Street Farnham on the open market, on terms to be negotiated by the Head of Legal and Estates Services, and the reserved price to be subject to the approval of the Deputy Chief Executive in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Property.

11. POST OFFICE CONSULTATION
[Portfolio Holder for Partnerships and Community: Cllr D J Munro]
[Wards Affected: All]

To consider the report at Appendix F - To Follow.

12. SURREY SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY STRATEGY AND LOCAL AREA AGREEMENTS 2008-2011
[Portfolio Holder for Partnerships and Community: Cllr D J Munro]
[Wards Affected: All]

To consider the report at Appendix G - To Follow.

13. ACTION TAKEN SINCE LAST MEETING

To note any action taken by the Chief Executive after consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman since the last meeting. The Register of Decisions will be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting.

14. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

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 item on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during this item there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in the appropriate paragraph(s) of the revised Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act (to be identified at the meeting).

15. ANY OTHER ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED IN EXEMPT SESSION

To consider matters (if any) relating to aspects of any reports on this agenda which, it is felt, may need to be considered in Exempt session.



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