Report of the Director of Open Spaces.
The Committee considered a report of the Director of Open Spaces on the Ashtead Common, West Wickham and Spring Park Draft Management Plans and Public Consultation results. The Director of Open Spaces confirmed that he was confident that the Management Plans were the best presentation of the Department’s position. The Chairman noted that these documents had been reviewed extensively by the relevant consultative committees and by Officers before being presented to the Committee.
A member of the Committee highlighted that, as detailed in the Terms of Reference of the Epping Forest and Commons Committee, the Verderers of Epping Forest were unable to vote on Commons business.
RESOLVED- That both final draft management plans (appendices 1 and 2) so that they can be submitted to Natural England for ratification and implementation as of 1st April 2021 be approved.