Agenda item

EFSAC SAMM Mitigation Partnership Agreement

Report of the Executive Director Environment.


The Committee considered a report of the Executive Director Environment on the EFSAC SAMM Mitigation Partnership Agreement. The Director of Open Spaces explained that a draft agreement was very nearly complete and made the distinction that the City of London Corporation was a party to the agreement rather than a partner.


Noting it was the last meeting of the Committee which Jeremy Dagley, Head of Conversation for Epping Forest, would be attending as he was leaving the City of London Corporation the Committee thanked Jeremy for this work and huge contribution to Epping Forest.


The Deputy Chairman confirmed the funds paid to the City of London Corporation needed to be ringfenced for the Epping Forest budget. The Director of Open Spaces confirmed that the Chamberlain would make the necessary arrangements to ensure this, adding that the allocation of these funds to Epping Forest was a legal requirement.



  1. It was approved that the City Corporation (as The Conservators of Epping Forest) acting as the Delivery Body and, thereby, being a party to the EFSAC SAMMS Partnership Agreement (a working draft of which is appended to this report); and
  2. That authority be delegated for the negotiation and completion of the draft EFSAC SAMMS Partnership Agreement to the Executive Director in consultation with the City Solicitor and Chamberlain, and in consultation with the Chairman and Deputy Chairman, subject to the final terms reflecting the arrangements as set out in this report.


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