Canterbury City Council:

Minutes for Housing Appeals and Benefits Committee meeting, May 29 2009, 10.00AM official page

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Items No. Item

66.

Apologies for absence

Apologies have been received from Councillor Harrison.

Minutes:

Apologies had been received from Councillors Calvert-Mindell and Hando.

67.

Members' Interests

If any Members have any interests in any item on the Agenda, they are invited to declare the nature thereof, ie personal or prejudicial, when the relevant item is considered by the Committee.

Minutes:

There were no declarations at the meeting.

68.

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TO CONFIRM as a true record the minutes of the meeting held on 20 February 2009.

Minutes:

The minutes from the meeting held on 20 February 2009 were agreed as a true record.

69.

Exclusion of the press and public

TO RESOLVE – That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act or the Freedom of Information Act or both.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business on the grounds that there would be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act or the Freedom of Information Act or both.

70.

Account No H55737021001009L - ARREARS

To CONSIDER.

Minutes:

(Exempt information)

 

The Committee considered the above case of arrears as the introductory tenant had requested a Right to Review following the service of Notice of Proceedings.

 

One of the introductory tenants attended the meeting and made representations in support of their case.

 

The Head of Housing reported upon the details of the case.

 

The introductory tenant and the Officer presenting the case withdrew from the meeting whilst the Committee discussed the options available and reached a decision based on the information presented at the meeting.

 

RESOLVED – That the introductory tenant be given one final opportunity to pay £30 on 3 June followed by the current charge plus £20 each fortnight off the arrears, but on the first default the Head of Housing and the Head of Legal and Democratic Services be authorised to apply to Court for Possession of the property.

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