Report of the Director of Open Spaces.
The Committee considered a report of the Director of Open Spaces on the Night-time Gating proposals for amenity purposes at Manor Road, High Beach. The Director of Open Spaces introduced the report by explaining that the night-time gating was being introduced to manage anti-social behaviour in Epping Forest.
Responding to a query from a member of the Committee the Director of Open Spaces confirmed that the any closure to local highways would be completed with the requirements of specific highway orders.
It was confirmed by the Director of Open Spaces that extensive public consultation would be undertaken, if possible, before the implementation of the night-time gating.
It was questioned if the reasoning for the closure of public highways was suitable robust. The Director of Open Spaces explained that a thorough reasoning had been provided by the local community partnership. In addition, it was explained that the Comptroller and City Solicitor had been consulted on the details of the report, confirming the legality of the requested decisions.
RESOLVED- That: -