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Minutes Welsh Harp Consultative Committee


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    MINUTES OF THE Welsh Harp Joint Consultative Committee

    Tuesday 18 July 2017 at 7.00 pm



    PRESENT: Councillor Agha (London Borough of Brent) (Chair), Councillor Khatri (London Borough of Barnet) (Vice-Chair) and Councillors Dixon (London Borough of Brent), Hart (London Borough of Barnet) and Langleben (London Borough of Barnet) and Clive Cohen (London Wildlife Trust), Dianne Murphy (London Wildlife Trust), Phil Atkinson (Phoenix Canoe), Andrew Haynes (Welsh Harp Conservation Group), Liz Hall (West Hendon Allotment Society), Derrick Chung (West Hendon Residents' Association / Friends of York Park), Billy Coburn (Thames 21), Sam Ho (Environmental Agency), John Shepherd (Welsh Harp Sailing Association)


    Apologies for absence  were received from: Councillors Ahmed (London Borough of Brent), Roy Beddard (Welsh Harp Conservation Group), Nathan Smith (Barratts), Julie Johnson (Local Agenda 21)



    1.            Election of Chair and Vice Chair for 2017/18




    (i)            That Councillor Agha be elected as the Chair for the municipal year 2017/18;


    (ii)          That Councillor Khatri be elected as the Vice-Chair for the municipal year 2017/18.




    2.            Declarations of pecuniary interests


    Councillor Langleben declared a pecuniary interest as a Trustee of West Hendon Estate Community Trust Fund.




    3.            Deputations






    4.            Minutes of the previous meeting




    that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 14 March 2017 be approved as an accurate record of the meeting subject to the following amendments in  clause 6;


    Attendees: Diane Murphy to read “Diane Murphy”.

    Item 6 paragraph 1 – insert after joint management plan “for Barnet, Brent and Canal and River Trust”.

    Item 6 paragraph 5 – delete “Brent Council” and replace with “Thames21”.

    Item 6 paragraph 6 – in last line after ‘endeavour’  add “and advise as appropriate” at the end of the existing paragraph.

    Item 6, paragraph 7 – line 2 to read “dam wall”

    Item 6, paragraph 8 – regarding RSPB should be set out as Action point

    Item 6, paragraph 15 – regarding Canal & River Trust shuld be set out as Action point




    5.            Matters arising


    Cool Oak Lane Bridge


    Councillor Khatri updated the Committee that bids for the repair work to Cool Oak Lane bridge had been received from contractors.  He understood that these were being evaluated by Highways officers prior to the final selection of a successful contractor.

    Action -  Cllr Khatri undertook to follow up on current status and report back to the next meeting.



    Clearance of wood cuttings


    Matthew Gunyon informed the Committee that the tree contractors and in house teams had been informed that any timber or logs from works around the Welsh Harp should be removed site.


    Ball Court


    Matthew Gunyon advised the Committee that the site for the new ball court had not yet been identified as officers were currently examining all options  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.


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