Agenda and decisions

Special Meeting, Strategy and Resources Committee
Tuesday, 19th September, 2017 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Epsom Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Fiona Cotter, 01372 732124  Email: fcotter@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in respect of any item of business to be considered at the meeting.

Decision:

No declarations of Interest were made by councillors regarding the item on the Agenda.

2.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 42 KB

The Committee is asked to consider whether it wishes to pass a resolution to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting in accordance with Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 3 and 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act (as amended) and that pursuant to paragraph 10 of Part 2 of the said Schedule 12A the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Decision:

The Committee resolved to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting in accordance with Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 3 and 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act (as amended) and that pursuant to paragraph 10 of Part 2 of the said Schedule 12A the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

3.

Establishment of a Local Authority Property Investment Trading Company

This report will not be published because the meeting is likely to be closed to the press and public in view of the nature of the business to be transacted/nature of the proceedings.  The report deals with information relating to the business affairs of the Council and information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings and the public interest in maintaining the exemption currently outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee:

(1)          Noted the report to the Extraordinary meeting of the Council dated 19 September 2017;

(2)          Did not wish to make any amendments to, or further recommendations to Council over and above those set out in the report dated 19 September 2017 to the meeting referred to above;

(3)          Subject to the Council agreeing to its creation:

a)            Agreed to establish a Shareholder Sub-Committee comprising five members with four members to be appointed by the Residents’ Association Group and one member to be appointed by the Conservative Group, and

b)            Approved the Terms of Reference for the Sub-Committee, set out in Annexe 1 to the report

c)            Authorised the Head of Legal and Democratic Services to finalise arrangements for and appointments to the Sub-Committee to give effect to the wishes of the Residents’ Association and Conservative Groups.