Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Cox (Substitute: Councillor D Garston), Nelson (no substitute) and Van Looy (Substitute: Councillor Wakefield).

2.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

The following interests were declared at the meeting:

 

(a) Councillor D Garston – Agenda Item No. 4 (Permanent Vehicular Crossing (PVX) Exceptional Circumstances Application Ref: 18/00309a) – Non-pecuniary interest: Knows the parents of the applicant;

 

(b) Councillor McDonald – Agenda Item No. 4 (Permanent Vehicular Crossing (PVX) Exceptional Circumstances Application Ref: 17/00112) – Non-pecuniary interest: Knows the mother of the applicant;

 

(c) Councillor Terry – Agenda Item No. 4 (Permanent Vehicular Crossing (PVX) Exceptional Circumstances Application Ref: 17/00112) – Non-pecuniary interest: Knows the mother of the applicant;

 

(d) Councillor Terry – Agenda Item No. 4 (Permanent Vehicular Crossing (PVX) Exceptional Circumstances Application Ref: 18/00298) – Non-pecuniary interest: Lives in the vicinity; and

 

(e) Councillor Woodley – Agenda Item No. 4 (Permanent Vehicular Crossing (PVX) Exceptional Circumstances Application Ref: 17/00112) – Disqualifying nonpecuniary interest: Has been assisting neighbouring residents on a land issue (withdrew) (The chair for this item was taken by the Vice-Chair, Councillor Robinson).

3.

Exclusion of the Public

 

To agree that, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the items of business set out below on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

Minutes:

Resolved:-

 

That, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the items of business set out below, on the grounds that they would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

4.

Permanent Vehicular Crossing (PVX) Exceptional Circumstances Application(s)

Minutes:

The Working Party received a report of Deputy Chief Executive (Place) that appraised Members of the exceptional circumstance applications for permanent vehicle crossings (PVX) as set out in Appendix 1 to the report. Some of the applicants attended the meeting in respect of their own application.

 

The report also sought an appropriate recommendation to the Cabinet Committee on the way forward in respect of each application, after having considered of all the representations that had been received in writing and at the meeting.

 

Resolved:

 

That Cabinet Committee be recommended:

 

1. That, in view of the extenuating factors in relation to the individual case, and subject to the following conditions, the PVX exceptional circumstance application reference number 18/00309a be granted:

 

(1) The applicant will be liable for the full cost of felling and removal of the existing street tree; and

 

(2) The applicant will be liable for the full cost of planting two appropriate replacement street trees in the locality including purchase, planting, watering for 2 year and maintenance for 3 years, to be undertaken by the Council’s Arboricultural Team

 

2. That the following PVX exceptional circumstance applications be refused:

 

Application reference number 18/00298

Application reference number 18/00317

Application reference number 18/00334

Application reference number 18/00172b

Application reference number 17/00112

Application reference number 18/00314

 

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