Agenda and draft minutes

Alexandra Park and Palace Advisory Committee
Thursday, 25th April, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: The Londesborough Room, Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London N22

Contact: Glenn Barnfield, Principal Committee Co-ordinator 

Items
No. Item

38.

FILMING AT MEETINGS

Please note that this meeting may be filmed or recorded by the Council for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site or by anyone attending the meeting using any communication method. Although we ask members of the public recording, filming or reporting on the meeting not to include the public seating areas, members of the public attending the meeting should be aware that we cannot guarantee that they will not be filmed or recorded by others attending the meeting. Members of the public participating in the meeting (e.g. making deputations, asking questions, making oral protests) should be aware that they are likely to be filmed, recorded or reported on. 

 

By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings.

 

The chair of the meeting has the discretion to terminate or suspend filming or recording, if in his or her opinion continuation of the filming, recording or reporting would disrupt or prejudice the proceedings, infringe the rights of any individual or may lead to the breach of a legal obligation by the Council.

Minutes:

Noted.

39.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Counillor das Neves, Councillor Emery, Councillor Chiriyankandath, Councillor Joggee, Councillor Hinchcliffe, Jason Beazley, Jim Jenks, and Duncan Neill.

40.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a prejudicial interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered:

 

(i) must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent, and

(ii) may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must withdraw from the meeting room.

 

A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Register of Members’ Interests or the subject of a pending notification must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.

 

Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal interests and prejudicial interests are defined at Paragraphs 5-7 and Appendix A of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made.

41.

MINUTES AND MATTERS ARISING pdf icon PDF 208 KB

i)          To approve the minutes of the Advisory Committee held on 29th January 2019.

 

ii)         To receive the draft minutes of the meeting of the Alexandra Palace and Park Board held on 4th March to be noted.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

i)             To approve the minutes of the Advisory Committee held on 29th January 2019.

 

ii)            To receive the draft minutes of the meeting of the Alexandra Palace and Park Board held on 4th March to be noted.

42.

CEO's update report pdf icon PDF 237 KB

This report provides information to the Statutory Advisory and Consultative Committees on planning and policy issues in relation to Alexandra Park and Palace. It also provides additional information on the events programme and a range of activities of the Charitable Trust.

Minutes:

The Advisory Committee endorsed the comments made by the Joint Committee and raised the additional points for consideration:

 

·         Reiterated concern over the shuttle bus between Alexandra Palace Railway Station and Tottenham Hotspur and the consequences this caused for parking at Alexandra Palace and Park.

·         A Member raised concern over buses being stationary for long periods with the engines running and suggested they be informed, via TfL, to turn the engines off when idle.

43.

Planning Application - Beer Garden pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To advise Committee members of a planning and listed building consent application for 4no shaded structures for the outdoor beer garden (The Beach).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Advisory Committee endorsed the comments made by the Joint Committee and raised the additional points for consideration:

 

·         A clear pathway on the terrace should be maintained for pedestrian usage. There was concern that if ‘The Beach’ were to be busy, then clientele of the bar might block the terrace as a walkway for pedestrians.

·         It was queried who would be responsible for maintaining the plants on the proposed structures.

·         Satisfied with the planning application but cautioned that views must not become obscured and that serious consideration should be given to no background music being played on ‘The Beach’.

44.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

Minutes:

None.

45.

DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

To note the dates of future meetings of the Advisory Committee as follow:

4th June 2019

8th October 2019

6th January 2020

10th March 2020

Minutes:

Noted the dates of future meetings:

4th June 2019

8th October 2019

6th January 2020

10th March 2020