Agenda item

Revenue Outturn 2020/21 - Epping Forest and Commons

Joint report of the Director of Open Spaces and Chamberlain.


The Committee considered a joint report of the Chamberlain and Director of Open Spaces on the Epping Forest and Commons Revenue Outturn 2020-21.


The Chamberlain introduced the report and commended Officers for limiting the unfavourable variance to only £146,000 given the budgetary context and the position in the previous year.


A Member raised the matter of root barriers and potential related insurance claims highlighting that effective resolution of this issues represented a good spend to save opportunity when considered across the City of London Corporation managed open spaces. Officers agreed to consider how best to request funds to finance this spend to save opportunity.


Responding to a query from the Deputy Chairman’s question the Director of Open Spaces confirmed the position at Epping Forest with regard to the reopening of revenue activities subject to the lifting of social distancing restrictions.


RESOLVED- That the report be noted.



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