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PART I - RECOMMENDATIONS - NIL

PART II - MINUTES

260.

Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.

 

Reserve Members may attend meetings:-

 

(i)                 to take the place of an ordinary Member for whom they are a reserve;

(ii)               where the ordinary Member will be absent for the whole of the meeting; and

(iii)             the meeting notes at the start of the meeting at the item ‘Reserves’ that the Reserve Member is or will be attending as a reserve;

(iv)              if a Reserve Member whose intention to attend has been noted arrives after the commencement of the meeting, then that Reserve Member can only act as a Member from the start of the next item of business on the agenda after his/her arrival.

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  To note the attendance at this meeting of the following duly appointed Reserve Members:-

 

Ordinary Member

 

Reserve Member

 

Councillor Don Billson

Councillor Manji Kara

Councillor Keith Ferry

Councillor Jerry Miles

Councillor Krishna James

Councillor Mrinal Choudhury

 

261.

Right of Members to Speak

To agree requests to speak from Councillors who are not Members of the Committee, in accordance with Committee Procedure 4.1.

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  That, in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 4.1, the following Councillor, who was not a Member of the Committee, be allowed to speak on the agenda item indicated:

 

Councillor

 

Planning Application

Paul Osborn

3/01 – Land Forming Part of Woodpeckers, Moss Lane and 9 Eastglade, Pinner

 

262.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of personal or prejudicial interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)               all Members of the Committee, Sub Committee, Panel or Forum;

(b)               all other Members present in any part of the room or chamber.

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  To note that the following interests were declared:

 

Agenda Item

 

 

Member

Nature of Interest

11.   Planning Applications  Received.  Item 2/01 11 Norman Crescent, Pinner.

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Councillor Marilyn Ashton

 

Personal interest in that Councillor Ashton knew an objector to the application, although it was not a close relationship.  Councillor Ashton remained in the room and took part in the discussion and decision making on this item.

 

 

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Councillor Julia Merison

 

Personal interest in that Councillor Merison knew an objector to the application, although it was not a close relationship.  Councillor Merison remained in the room and took part in the discussion and decision making on this item.

 

 

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Councillor Joyce Nickolay

 

Personal interest in that Councillor Nickolay knew an objector to the application, although it was not a close relationship.  Councillor Nickolay remained in the room and took part in the discussion and decision making on this item.

 

 

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Councillor Paul Osborn

 

The Member who was not a Member of the Committee declared a prejudicial interest in that Councillor Osborn was a Ward Councillor for Pinner and knew an objector to the application.  Councillor Osborn left the room during the discussion and decision making on this item.

 

14.   Stopping Up of the Highway – Strongbridge Close Estate, Rayners Lane

 

Councillor Julia Merison

Councillor Merison declared a prejudicial interest in this item.   Councillor Merison left the room and took no part in the discussion or decision making on this item.

 

263.

Arrangement of Agenda

(a)  To consider whether any item included on the agenda should be considered with the press and public excluded because it contains confidential information as defined in the Local Government Act 1972;

 

(b)  to receive the addendum sheets and to note any applications which are recommended for deferral or have been withdrawn from the agenda by the applicant.

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  That (1) in accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the following items be admitted late to the agenda by virtue of the special circumstances and grounds for urgency detailed below:-

 

Agenda item

 

Special Circumstances / Grounds for Urgency

 

Addendum

This contained information relating to various items on the agenda and was based on information received after the agenda’s dispatch.  It was admitted to the agenda in order to enable Members to consider all information relevant to the items before them for decision.

 

(2)  all items be considered with the press and public present.

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264.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 40 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 15 July 2008 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 15 July 2008 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

265.

Public Questions, Petitions and Deputations

To receive questions (if any) from local residents/organisations under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 19 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  To note that no public questions were put, or petitions or deputations received at this meeting under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rules 19, 16 and 17 respectively.

266.

References from Council and other Committees/Panels

To receive references from Council and any other Committees or Panels (if any).

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  To note that there were no references from Council or other Committees or Panels to be received at this meeting.

267.

Representations on Planning Applications

To confirm whether representations are to be received, under Committee Procedure Rule 18 (Part 4B of the Constitution), from objectors and applicants regarding planning applications on the agenda.

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED: That, in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of item 2/01 on the list of planning applications.

 

[Note:  Planning application 2/01 was subsequently deferred, and so the representations were not received].

268.

Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 24 KB

Report of the Head of Planning - circulated separately.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED: That authority be given to the Head of Planning to issue the decision notices in respect of the applications considered, as set out in the schedule attached to these minutes.

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269.

Enforcement Notices Awaiting Compliance pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Report of the Head of Planning – for information.

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Head of Planning which listed enforcement notices awaiting compliance.

 

RESOLVED: That the report be noted.

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270.

Stopping Up of the Highway - Rayners Lane Estate, Areas Adjacent to Scott Crescent and Goldsmith Close pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Report of the Head of Development Management.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Head of Development Management which sought to stop up areas of the highway fronting Scott Crescent and Goldsmith Close, to enable completion of a development in accordance with permission granted in June 2002 for the Rayners Lane regeneration.

 

RESOLVED: That (1) the Director of Legal and Governance Services be authorised to take the necessary steps to commence the process of stopping up of the areas of highway shown on the plan at Appendix 1 as required under sections 247 and 252 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (the Act);

 

(2)  any objections made to the proposed order to stop up the highway, and not withdrawn within the prescribed period be referred to the Mayor for London for determination as to whether or not a public inquiry should be held in accordance with Section 252 of the Act;

 

(3)  if there are no objections to the proposed order, or the Mayor of London decides that a public inquiry is unnecessary, officers proceed with the making of the order without further reference to the Committee.

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271.

Stopping Up of the Highway - Strongbridge Close Estate, Rayners Lane pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Report of the Head of Development Management.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Head of Development Management which sought a resolution to stop up all of the public highway areas on the estate as shown at Appendix 1, to enable completion of the redevelopment of the Strongbridge Close Estate.

 

Councillor Julia Merison declared a prejudicial interest in this item and took no part in the discussion and decision making.

 

RESOLVED:  That (1) the Director of Legal and Governance Services be authorised to take the necessary steps to commence the process of stopping up of the areas of the highway shown on the application at Appendix 1 to the report, as required under sections 247 and 252 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (the Act);

 

(2)  any objections made to the proposed order to stop up the highway, and not withdrawn within the prescribed period, be referred to the Mayor of London for determination as to whether or not a public inquiry should be held in accordance with Section 252 of the Act;

 

(3)  if there are no objections to the proposed order, or the Mayor of London decides that a public inquiry is unnecessary, officers proceed with the making of the order without further reference to the Committee.

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272.

Tree Preservation Order No. 916 - 125 Whitchurch Gardens pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Report of the Head of Development Management.

Minutes:

The Committee received a report requesting the Committee to confirm Tree Preservation Order No. 916 notwithstanding the objections.

 

RESOLVED: That Tree Preservation Order No. 916 be confirmed.

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273.

79 Marsh Road - Extension of time - Section 106 Agreement pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Report of the Director of Legal and Governance Services.

Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Director of Legal and Governance Services which requested a two month time extension to complete a Section 106 Agreement relating to 79 Marsh Road, Pinner, HA5 5PD.

 

RESOLVED:  That the time for completion of a Section 106 Agreement relating to 79 Marsh Road, Pinner, HA5 5PD be extended by two months from 3 September 2008.

274.

Member Site Visits

To arrange dates for Member site visits that have been agreed during the course of the meeting (if any).

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:  That Member visits to the following sites takes place on Friday 26 September 2008 from 5.30 pm.

 

2/09 – 49 Westwood Avenue, Harrow

2/10 – 15 Masefield Avenue, Stanmore

2/12 – 64 and 66 Gordon Avenue, Stanmore

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275.

Urgent Non Executive Decision - Bothy, 65 Old Redding, Harrow

Report of the Director of Legal and Governance Services.

Minutes:

The Committee received a confidential information report of the Director of Legal and Governance Services on an Urgent Non-Executive decision relating to The Bothy, 65 Old Redding, Harrow.

 

RESOLVED: That the report be noted.

DMC Schedule 3-9-08 pdf icon PDF 30 KB