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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.



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


Ordinary Member


Reserve Member

Councillor Marilyn Ashton

Councillor Keith Ferry

Councillor Krishna James

Councillor Manji Kara

Councillor Graham Henson

Councillor Jerry Miles



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.



RESOLVED:  To note that there were no requests to speak from Members who were not Members of the Committee.


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.



RESOLVED:  To note that the following interests were declared:


Agenda Item



Nature of Interest

11.     Planning Applications Received.  Item 2/02 Bentley Wood High School, Binyon Crescent, Stanmore

Councillor Husain Akhtar

Personal interest in that Councillor Akhtar was a Local Authority Governor at Bentley Wood High School.  Councillor Akhtar remained in the room and took part in the discussion and decision making on this item.


11.     Planning Applications Received.  Item 5/01 Junction of Roxborough Park and Lowlands Road, Harrow

Councillor Paul Osborn

The Member who was not a Member of the Committee declared a prejudicial interest in that Councillor Osborn lived close to the proposed development site.  Councillor Osborn left the room during the discussion and decision making on this item.



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.



RESOLVED:  That  (1) in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1985, the following item/information be admitted late to the agenda by reason of the special circumstances and grounds for urgency stated:


Agenda Item

Special Circumstances / Reasons for Urgency




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.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 46 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2008 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.



RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2008, be taken as read and signed as a correct record.


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).



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.


References from Council and other Committees/Panels

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



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


Representations on Planning Applications

To confirm whether representations are to be received, under Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution), from objectors and applicants regarding planning applications on the agenda.



RESOLVED: That, in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 18 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of items 2/05, 2/14 and 2/18 on the list of planning applications.


Planning Applications Received pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Report of the Head of Planning - circulated separately.

Additional documents:



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.



Enforcement Notices Awaiting Compliance pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Report of the Head of Planning – for information.


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


It was noted that an Enforcement Officer would be present at the next meeting of the Development Management Committee. It was also noted that the Committee requested that further information be given, particularly on enforcement notices relating to two properties in Mount Park Road, namely Broomhill and Ravensholt.


RESOLVED:  That the report be noted.



Tree Preservation Order No. 919 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Report of the Tree Preservation Officer.


The Committee received a report requesting confirmation of Tree Preservation Order No. 919 notwithstanding the objections.


RESOLVED: That Tree Preservation Order No. 919 be confirmed.


Member Site Visits

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



RESOLVED:  That Member Site Visits to the following sites take place on Saturday 15 November 2008 from 8.30 am.


2/04 – Land Adjacent to Compass House, Pynnacles Close, Stanmore

2/09 – 66 Becmead Avenue, Kenton

2/10 – 24 – 28 Church Road, Stanmore

2/14 – 174 Exeter Road, Rayners Lane

DMC Schedule 16 10 08 pdf icon PDF 37 KB