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8 November 2007

 

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

 

MINUTES

 

Thursday, 8 November 2007 at 11.30am

Wilkins Room, Downing College

 

Present: Mr Richard Stibbs (Chair); Dr Catherine Pitt (Secretary); Miss Emma Easterbrook (Support Officer); Dr Paul Beattie; Mr Paul ffolkes Davis; Dr Margaret Glendenning; Dr Margaret Guite; Mrs Jamie Horsley; Dr Elisabeth Leedham-Green; Dr Peter Sarris; the Revd Ian Thompson; and Professor David Yates.

 

1.

Apologies

The Revd Roger Greeves.

 

2.

(i)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)

 

 

(iii)

 

 

(iv)

Guest: Michael Bienias, Director of EMBS

North West Cambridge:

-            Engagment has been at regional, County, and City/District levels;

-            Masterplanners have been engaged, and a Working Group has been set up;

-            Three Reports have been published since 2000;

-            Market housing versus key worker housing is now at 50/50 split;

-            Key worker housing includes 1250 units for University and College staff;

-            Survey has been undertaken to consider demand for keyworker housing;

-            Consultation has taken place between City and South Cambridgeshire Councils;

-            Financial studies are being undertaken;

-            Public Examination will take place after Notice to Regent House;

-            Separate team to run project under EMBS to be considered by the Registrary; and

-            Final plan has to be approved by the Inspector.

West Cambridge:

-            Work taking place with the East Forum; and

-            Critical mass not at a stage yet to support a corner shop

University Bond: 

-            Bond being considered for North West Cambridge, Old Press site, and New Museums site.

2007 Estates’ Strategy Plan:

-            Considered by the Schools, PVCs, PRC and the Finance Committee, which will lead to a Strategic Implementation Plan.

 

3.

Minutes of Meeting on 25 October 2007

Approved.

 

4.

(i)

 

(ii)

 

 

 

 

 

(iii)

 

Matters Arising

HPCF:

-            To be kept under review.

Re-organisation of UAS:

-            To be kept under review.

800th Campaign: 

-            Budget of £1.65m approved;

-            First closing date for the 2009 fund is 22 November 2007; and

-            Programme of Events being organised.

CamSIS:

-            To be kept under review.

 

5.

 

Any Other Business

None.

 

6.

Date of next meeting

Guest: Professor Tony Minson

11.30am on Thursday, 22 November

Wilkins Room, Downing College

 

 

 

Emma Easterbrook

Support Officer

10 November 2007