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Contact: Gregory Moore
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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Deputy Catherine McGuinness, Oliver Sells, Deputy James Thomson and Alderman Sir David Wootton.

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2.

Members' Declarations Under the Code of Conduct in Respect of Items on the Agenda

Minutes:

David Brooks Wilson made a standing declaration in respect of all matters concerning Arcadis, Arups, Keltbray, and Belsize Architects, as an advisor to those companies. He would, therefore, be withdrawing from the meeting during discussion of Item 20.

 

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3.

Order of the Court of Common Council pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To receive the Order of the Court of Common Council, dated 25 April 2019,

appointing the Committee and setting its Terms of Reference.

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Minutes:

The Order of the Court of Common Council, appointing the Committee and setting its terms of reference, was received.

 

RECEIVED.

 

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4.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman in accordance with Standing Order No. 29.

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Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order No.29, the Committee proceeded to elect a Chairman for the year ensuing. The Town Clerk read a list of Members eligible to stand and Sir Michael Snyder, being the only Member expressing his willingness to serve, was duly elected as Chairman.

 

The Chairman thanked Members for their continued support.

 

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5.

Election of Deputy Chairman

To elect a Deputy Chairman in accordance with Standing Order No. 30.

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Minutes:

In accordance with Standing Order No.30, the Committee proceeded to elect a Deputy Chairman for the year ensuing. The Town Clerk read a list of Members eligible to stand and Deputy Edward Lord, being the only Member expressing his willingness to serve, was duly elected as Deputy Chairman.

 

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6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To agree the public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 21 March 2019.

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Minutes:

The minutes of the previous meeting, held on 21 March 2019, were approved as an accurate record.

 

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7.

Outstanding Actions pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the outstanding actions schedule and the updates provided in respect of each item.

 

RESOLVED: That the report be received and its content noted.

 

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8.

Resolution pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To note a resolution from the Magistracy and Livery Sub-Committee.

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Minutes:

The Committee received a resolution of the Magistracy and Livery Sub-Committee of the General Purposes Committee of Aldermen.

 

The Chairman observed that the minute referred to an intended completion date for the programme of 2027. He clarified that the completion date was, in fact, 2025.

 

Whilst recognising the benefits of sharing relevant information formally, Members noted that there existed an overlap of membership between the two committees which would also assist in facilitating this. The Committee also noted the importance of ensuring that there was no confusion as to the Magistracy and Livery Sub-Committee’s remit and terms of reference.

 

RECEIVED.

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9.

Questions on Matters Relating to the Work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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10.

Any Other Business That The Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

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11.

Exclusion of the Public

MOTION – That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items, on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of Exempt Information, as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED: That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

 

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12.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2019.

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Minutes:

The non-public minutes of the meeting on held on 21 March 2019 were agreed as an accurate record.

 

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13.

Fleet Street Estate Update

Report of the City Surveyor.

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Minutes:

Items 13 and 14 were taken together, due to their inter-relation.

 

The Committee considered a report of the City Surveyor which provided an update on progress made on the Fleet Street Estate project since the last meeting. This included an update on the latest position in respect of the Memorandum of Understanding being drawn up with Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service.

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14.

MoU with HMCTS

The Director of Major Projects to be heard.

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Minutes:

Items 13 and 14 were taken together.

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15.

New Street and Cock Hill - Options For Continued Occupation

Report of the City Surveyor.

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Minutes:

The Committee considered and approved a report of the City Surveyor concerning the City Police’s occupation of 21 New Street and 6-7 Cock Hill,

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16.

Police Accommodation Strategy (Decant): Highlight Report

Report of the City Surveyor.

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Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the City Surveyor which provided an update on the decant element of the Police Accommodation Strategy.

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17.

Report of Action Taken

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

The Committee received a report of the Town Clerk which provided an update on actions taken under delegated authority or urgency procedures since the last meeting.

 

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18.

Non-Public Questions on Matters Relating to the Work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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19.

Any Other Business that the Chairman considers urgent and which the Committee agree should be considered whilst the public are excluded

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

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20.

MoL Enabling Works Update

Minutes:

David Brooks Wilson withdrew from the meeting for consideration of the following item.

 

The Committee considered and approved a report of the City Surveyor concerning the various enabling projects being undertaken to facilitate the relocation of the Museum of London.

 

 

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