Information on change of process to allow Fife Council officials to directly dispose of common good land.

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Dear Fife Council,

Any and all email, agenda, minutes, dialogs relating to the delegating of power to a Fife Council Official (Service Manager Estates) to dispose of common good asset land with a value of less that £750,000. This should include all information from the working group who were responible for the recommendation, and the meeting decision by Full council.

Yours faithfully,

J Stewart

Fife Council

Dear J Stewart,

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004 – REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

I refer to your request for information dated 18/11/2019; Common Good Land; our ref: 29547.

The information you have requested is subject to the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004, therefore, requires us under Freedom of Information Act 2002 to apply exemption S39 (2)(a) Health, Safety and the Environment, as the information is obliged by regulations under S62 to make available to the public in accordance with the regulation.

We will continue to proceed with your request under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004, which allows us 20 working days from the date after receipt of your original request.

If you are not satisfied with the way we have handled your request, you have the right to request a review of the decision. Please write to: Head of Legal & Democratic Services, Finance & Corporate Services, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, KY7 5LT or e-mail to [email address]. The law provides for you to make this request up to 40 workings days from when you receive this correspondence. We add a further three working days to allow time for delivery of our response giving you up to 43 working days from the date of this correspondence to ask for a review. Where the outcome of the review fails to resolve the matter to your complete satisfaction you have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision.

Fife Council will consider and seek to resolve any request to the Head of Legal & Democratic Services that falls outside this timescale.

Yours sincerely

K. Henderson

Kay Henderson, Fife Council

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Dear J Stewart,

 

ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004 – REQUEST FOR
INFORMATION

 

I refer to your information request received 18/11/2019, our ref: 29547. 

 

I am pleased to enclose the information you requested and trust that it
meets your requirements.

 

Request

 

Any and all email, agenda, minutes, dialogs relating to the delegating of
power to a Fife Council Official (Service Manager Estates) to dispose of
common good asset land with a value of less that £750,000. This should
include all information from the working group who were responsible for
the recommendation, and the meeting decision by Full council.

 

Response

The Governance Working Group was an all-party group of elected members who
met on a number of occasions to discuss how the new committee system was
operating, and to propose improvements.  Please find all recorded
information attached.

 

I would like to draw your attention to the copyright situation in relation
to the material.

 

The Council holds the copyright for all of the material provided and it
may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media without requiring
specific permission.  This is subject to the material not being used in a
derogatory manner or in a misleading context.  The source of the material
must be acknowledged as Fife Council and the title of the document must be
included when being reproduced as part of another publication or service.

 

If you are not satisfied with the way we have handled your request, you
have the right to request a review of the decision.  Please write to: Head
of Legal & Democratic Services, Finance & Corporate Services, Fife House,
North Street, Glenrothes, KY7 5LT or e-mail to [email address]. 
The law provides for you to make this request up to 40 workings days from
when you receive this correspondence.  We add a further three working days
to allow time for delivery of our response giving you up to 43 working
days from the date of this correspondence to ask for a review.  Where the
outcome of the review fails to resolve the matter to your complete
satisfaction you have the right to apply to the Scottish Information
Commissioner for a decision.www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Kay Henderson

Information Specialist

Information Management & Requests

Customer & Online Services

Communities Directorate

1st Floor

Fife House

North Street

GLENROTHES

Fife

KY7 5LT

 

Email: [1][email address]

Telephone: 03451 555555 Extension 444225

 

 

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