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Meeting of the Executive held on 25/10/2005
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MINUTES of the Special MEETING of the EXECUTIVE held on 25th October 2005 at 6.00 p.m.

(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
* Present

131. MINUTES (Agenda Item 1)

The Minutes of the Special Meeting held on 18th October 2005 were confirmed and signed.

132. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE (Agenda Item 2)

An apology for absence was received from Mr P Haveron.

133. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS (Agenda Item 3)

Mr C H Mansell declared a personal interest as his wife is a member of the Shadow Housing Board.

134. STOCK TRANSFER CONSULTATION (Agenda Items 5 and 6; Appendix A)

RESOLVED to RECOMMEND that

1. the responses of tenants and leaseholders (as updated) be noted;

2. a formal Stage 2 letter be issued to the Council's secure tenants confirming:

a. the terms of the Council's offer as set out in the formal stage 1 consultation document, taking account of the proposed rescheduling of works outlined in paragraph 34 of the report;

b. Tenants' right to communicate objections to the Council's proposals to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister within 28 days from the Stage 2 Letter;

c. the ability of the Deputy Prime Minister, as First Secretary of State, to withhold consent if a majority of affected tenants do not wish the transfer to proceed; and

3. Electoral Reform Services Ltd be commissioned to carry out a formal ballot of tenants in respect of a transfer to Weyfold and that Contract Procedure Rule A108 be waived to enable this to occur.


135. PRE-BALLOT STOCK TRANSFER COSTS – BUDGET UPDATE (Agenda Item 7.1; Appendix B)

RESOLVED that the budget position be noted.

136. REPORT FROM THE HOUSING SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (Agenda Item 7.2; Appendix C)

RESOLVED that the report be noted.


The meeting concluded at 6.12 p.m.




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