Panel on Development

Meeting on
Tuesday, 22 January 2008, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes
(2:30 pm - 2:32 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)606/07-08
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)612/07-08 on 17.1.2008)

-Minutes of meeting on 27 November 2007

II.Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)515/07-08(01)
(Chinese version only)
(issued on 2.1.2008)

-Submission dated 21 December 2007 from 重建聯區(業主/租客)聯會 relating to the property acquisition policy of the Urban Renewal Authority

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)752/07-08(04) and (10)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)561/07-08 on 9.1.2008)

-Administration's response dated 17 December 2007 to issues raised at the meeting between Legislative Council Members and Heung Yee Kuk Councillors on 8 November 2007 on "Land development strategy of the frontier closed area" and "Planning for rural areas and review of land uses in the New Territories (agricultural land, green belt and recreational land)"

LC Paper No. CB(1)569/07-08(01)
(English version only)
(issued on 10.1.2008)

-Response dated 4 January 2008 from the Urban Renewal Authority to the letter dated 30 August 2007 from Designing Hong Kong Habrour District regarding conservation of the street market at Graham Street, Peel Street and Gage Street

LC Paper No. CB(1)580/07-08
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)579/07-08 on 11.1.2008)

-Report of the Subcommittee to Review the Planning for the Central Waterfront (including the Tamar Site)

LC Paper No. CB(1)593/07-08(01)
(issued on 14.1.2008)

-Information paper on "104CD - Drainage improvement in Northern Hong Kong Island - western lower catchment works" provided by the Administration

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(2:32 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)605/07-08(01)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)611/07-08 on 17.1.2008)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(1)605/07-08(02)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)611/07-08 on 17.1.2008)

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.Proposal to facilitate private redevelopment
(2:35 pm - 3:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)605/07-08(03)
(issued on 16.1.2008)

-Information paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)637/07-08(01)
(Chinese version only)

-Referral from the Complaints Division on issues relating to the Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance

Other relevant papers previously issued

LC Paper No. CB(1)2023/05-06
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)2046/05-06 on 24.7.2006)

-Minutes of the Panel meeting on 11 May 2006

LC Paper No. CB(1)323/06-07(01)
(issued on 20.11.2006)

-Administration's response to the questions raised in the submission from a member of the public on "Proposals to lower the compulsory sale threshold for specified classes of lots under the Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance"

V.Measures to prevent new developments from creating a wall effect
(3:30 pm - 4:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)605/07-08(04)
(issued on 16.1.2008)

-Information paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)605/07-08(05)
(issued on 16.1.2008)

-Background brief on "Wall effect of developments" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

VI.Any other business
(4:25 pm - 4:30 pm)

* Other Legislative Council Members are invited to join the discussion of the item.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
21 January 2008