Agenda

Werneth Area Committee
Monday, 19th April, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Webcast - Remote Meeting. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

Note: In the light of government guidance on social-distancing and the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely. The press and public are able to follow the proceedings by watching our live webcast of the meeting. You can do so following the directions above, or by clicking on View the Webcast below. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 8 March 2021 be signed.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

4.

Community Engagement

4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair about local community events or issues.

4.(ii)

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Area Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the Area Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions).

4.(iii)

Petitions

To receive petitions from members of the public and community groups.

4.(iv)

Open Forum

In accordance with the Code of Practice no organisation has indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

4.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Beacon Counselling pdf icon PDF 447 KB

To consider an application received from Beacon Counselling for a grant of  up to £1,000 from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of funding the voluntary service for those within the area represented by the area committee for 2021.

4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Etherow Country Park Sailing Club pdf icon PDF 744 KB

To consider an application received from Etherow Country Park Sailing Club for a grant of £1,000 (£500 from this Area Committee) from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of providing ‘introduction to sailing’ courses for 10-16 year olds.

4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Social Events and Activities (SEA) Group pdf icon PDF 399 KB

To consider an application received from the Social Events and Activities (SEA) Group for a grant of £680 (£50 from this Area Committee) from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of providing a day out for those who have been socially isolating in their own homes for the last 12 months.

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5.

Development Applications

There are currently no applications to consider.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions; lists current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals, and enforcement action within the Werneth Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

7.

Call for Brownfield Sites 2021 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report confirms that the Council has launched a “call for brownfield sites” to support work on our new Local Plan.  This briefing note provides more information on the activities taking place to promote the current call for brownfield sites exercise.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report and encourage local residents to get involved.

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle on 0161 474 3542 or email emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

Executive Business

8.

Resident Parking Policy Update pdf icon PDF 269 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The Resident Parking Policy was updated at the December cabinet meeting. As part of that agreement it has been decided that a prioritised approach to the backlog of residents parking zone (RPZ)/ resident parking schemes (RPS) requests will be implemented.

 

This report provides an update on the residents parking zones/ schemes.

 

The area committee is recommended to note that preferred priorities with regards to the delivery of potential schemes within their area will be discussed at ward briefings and note the potential costs and the resource requirements for scheme delivery.

 

Officer contact: Jon Brown on 07800 618197 or email: jon.brown@stockport.gov.uk

9.

Traffic Safety Measures - Compstall Road ( between Waterloo Road and Corcoran Dr) pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report details the findings of a consultation exercise for traffic calming features and resident permit parking on Compstall Road, Romiley, and seeks comments regarding the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) for a Residents Permit Parking Scheme and the introduction of ‘No Waiting At Any Time’ parking restrictions with associated signage; amendments to road markings, three build outs and provision of a vehicle activated sign.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport gives approval to the legal advertising of the traffic regulation orders set out in appendix A (and the associated works) and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders to be funded from the Capital Budget.

 

Officer contact: Eraina Smith on 0161 474 4911 or email: eraina.smith@stockport.gov.uk

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10.

Forum Theatre Directional Signage pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report details a proposal to upgrade the directional signage from the former Romiley Forum to Forum Theatre.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the proposed signage to be manufactured and installed area for Forum Theatre at a cost of £900 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bredbury Green & Romiley ward allocation).

 

Officer Contact: Julie Pelham on Tel: 0161 474 4846 or email: julie.pelham@stockport.uk

Additional documents:

11.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report provides an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email:  damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk