Agenda

Werneth Area Committee
Monday, 13th September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

Note: In the light of the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the consequent limited capacity of many of our meeting rooms, members of the public are strongly encouraged to watch the public webcast rather than attend the meeting in person unless you are attending for the purposes of public speaking on planning applications. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 2 August 2021.

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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.

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3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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4.

Community Engagement

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4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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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 on the cards provided. These are available the meeting.  You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

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4.(iii)

Petitions

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

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4.(iv)

Ward Flexibility Funding

To consider any applications for Area Flexibility Funding or to receive feedback from organisations who have received funding.

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4.(v)

Open forum - Stockport CAN Funding and Summit 2021 pdf icon PDF 338 KB

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

 

This report provides all Area Committees with an overview of how Stockport Council are progressing a Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Summit, an online event being held on 9th November 2021, and the CAN Funding, a new funding scheme for microprojects that will directly reduce or mitigate carbon emissions in Stockport.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to

 

·         comment on the report, including feedback on plans for both the Stockport CAN funding and Climate Summit.

·         submit suggestions for representation and invitation to the climate summit on 9th November.

 

Officer contact: Mark Glynn on 0161-474-3700 or email: mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications

There are currently no development applications to consider.

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6.

Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals and Enforcements pdf icon PDF 39 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

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7.

5G Telecommunications Mast, Chichester Road, Romiley pdf icon PDF 173 KB

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

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8.

Report of Polling Station Changes 2021 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

Following the 6th May 2021 Local and Combined Authority Mayoral Elections, the Elections Office has undertaken a review of the polling station arrangements in all wards, considering feedback provided following the poll.

 

The Area Committee is requested to comment on and note the proposed changes to the polling station arrangements detailed in the report, and recommend that the Chief Executive gives approval to them.

 

Officer contact: Caroline Bell on 0161 474 3173 or email: caroline.bell@stockport.gov.uk

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Executive Business

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9.

Legh Drive and surrounding roads, Woodley - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 398 KB

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

 

The report details a proposal for the introduction of traffic regulation orders following concerns at several junctions along Gravel Bank Road where it has been reported that vehicles are parking too close to the junction and obstructing the footway causing safety concerns for motorists and pedestrians using the junction.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the  legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Order detailed in Appendix A to the report, and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £935 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bredbury & Woodley ward allocation).

 

Officer contact: Nicole Doxey on 07796921069 or email: nicole.doxey@stockport.gov.uk

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Smithy Green & High Lane junction, Woodley - installation of bollards pdf icon PDF 221 KB

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

 

The report details a proposal for the installation of 2 No bollards on the footway at the Smithy Green, High Lane junction as vehicles are said to be using the footway to pass parked cars.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the installation of 2 No bollards on the footway at the Smithy Green, High Lane junction in Woodley at a cost of £800 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bredbury & Woodley ward allocation).

 

Officer contact: Nicole Doxey on 07796921069 or email: nicole.doxey@stockport.gov.uk

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Alderley Drive, Bredbury - Planters pdf icon PDF 219 KB

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

 

The report details a proposal to install 2 planters on the footway outside number 21 Alderley Drive, Bredbury in response to reports that vehicles are using the vehicle access crossing point in order to park on the footway outside number 21 behind the wooden posts installed.  This overrunning of the footway and parking manoeuvre is a danger to pedestrians and could potentially damage the surface and utilities underneath thus is not an authorised parking area for vehicles.  

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the installation of 2 planters on the footway outside number 21 Alderley Drive, Bredbury to prevent parking on this section of footway at a cost of £2,250 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bredbury & Woodley ward allocation).

 

Officer contact: Gillian Kidd on 0161 474 4848 or email: gillian.kidd@stockport.gov.uk

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12.

Overdale Road Play Area - Delegated Ward Budget pdf icon PDF 27 KB

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

 

In August 2020 the cable way play item in Overdale Road Play Area had to be decommissioned for safety, due to a split along the upper weld of one of the uprights. The upright (weld) cannot be repaired. The cable has been removed to prevent the play item from being used. A new support post (with additional leg support) and repair to the access platform is required for the play item to be brought back into use.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the supply and installation of a new cable way post with safer surface repair and repair to the access ramp at a cost of £2,600 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Bredbury Green & Romiley ward allocation.)

 

Officer contact: Richard Booker on 0161 474 4829 or email:  richard.booker@stockport.gov.uk

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13.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 343 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

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