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Meeting of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 26/07/2004
Agenda



AGENDA

1. MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Meetings held on 5th and 6th July 2004 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTES

To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions.

3. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

To receive from members, in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, disclosure of any interests which are required to be disclosed by Section 94(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 and in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

4. QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

The Chairman to respond to the following question received from a member of the public of which notice has been duly given in accordance with Procedure Rule 10 (this requires people wishing to ask a formal question to notify the Chief Executive seven working days before the meeting):-

i. Question from Mrs Ann Thurston of Rowledge, Farnham relating to East Street, Farnham

"My question relates to the note for the members of Corporate Overview aned Scrutiny Committee dated 5th July: East Street Development – Landowner Sanction, issues involved dating back to the meeting on 26th January 2004.

Item 1. It is said that there is no suitable site for transferring some affordable housing to elsewhere in Farnham or Waverley, in exchange for some form of tariff. Why cannot the affordable housing be sited on the Riverside area of Farnham which is designated for housing and is available?

Item 2. The developer is said to be unwilling to consider reduction in the number of residential units unless the public asked for this in the recent consultation exercise. How is the public supposed to express a view when a question on the matter was specifically excluded from the questionnaire?"


5. EAST STREET, FARNHAM – RESULTS OF THE CONSULTATION PROCESS
[Wards Affected: All Farnham Wards]

To receive the full results of the consultation exercise undertaken by NOP for the East Street Regeneration project in Farnham. A summary report is attached at Appendix A, along with details of the main findings (colour documents for members only).


6. EAST STREET – SUBMISSION OF MASTERPLAN FOR LANDOWNER SANCTION
[Wards Affected: All Farnham Wards]
To consider the report at Appendix B – To Follow.

7. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman:

Recommendation

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(s) 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 the item(s), there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 1001 of the Act) or the description specified in the appropriate paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (to be identified at the meeting):-

Item 8

Any terms proposed or to be proposed by or to the authority in the course of negotiations for a contract for the acquisition or disposal of property or the supply of goods or services (Paragraph 9)

8. ANY OTHER ISSUES TO BE CONSIDERED IN EXEMPT SESSION

To consider any matters relating to aspects of any reports on this agenda which, it is felt, may need to be considered in exempt session

For further information or assistance, please telephone Emma McQuillan, Principal Committee Secretary, on extension 3351 or 01483 523351.

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