Agenda

Stepping Hill Area Committee
Tuesday, 11th December, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Jonathan Vali  (0161 474 3201)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 November 2018.

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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)

Neighbourhood Policing

Representatives of Greater Manchester Police will attend the meeting to update the Area Committee on activity in the area committee area and to respond to questions.

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4.(iii)

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.(iv)

Public Realm pdf icon PDF 46 KB

The local Public Realm Inspector will attend the meeting to provide an update on matters raised at the last committee meetings. Councillors and Members of the public are invited to raise issues affecting local environmental quality.

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4.(v)

Petitions

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

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4.(vi)

Area Flexibility Funding - Hurricanes Cheerleading pdf icon PDF 641 KB

To consider an application from Hurricanes Cheerleading seeking a contribution toward the cost of new uniforms and competition entry costs.

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4.(vii)

Area Flexibility Funding - Defibulous pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider an application received on behalf of Defibulous for a grant of £800 towards the cost of a defibrillator.

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4.(viii)

Open Forum - Stockport Homes Neighbourhood Action Plans pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To consider a report of the Chief Executive, Stockport Homes Ltd.

 

The report provides an update on the progress of the delivery of Stockport Homes’ Neighbourhood Action Plans.

 

The Area Committee are invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Officer contact: Rebecca Cullen, 0161 474 4372, rebecca.cullen@stockporthomes.org

 

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications

There are no development applications to consider.

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6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

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 Stepping Hill Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates, 0161 474 3219, vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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7.

Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To consider a report of the Returning Officer.

 

The report sets out proposals in relation to polling arrangements within the area and seeks the Area Committee’s views in order to inform the Council meeting’s determination of polling districts, polling places and polling stations for forthcoming elections. The proposed arrangements have taken into consideration the comments of the Area Committee made at its last meeting.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Caroline Bell, 0161 474 3173, caroline.bell@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Executive Business

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8.

Accident Statistics for the A6 London Road and Commercial Road In Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The purpose of this report is to provide Members with the accident statistics for the A6 London Road and Commercial Road in Hazel Grove.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Nick Whelan, 0161-474-4907, nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Handrail Repair near Mirrlees Fields, at the Railway Bridge, Woodsmoor pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

Following complaints from the public and at least one accident involving a wheelchair user, there was need to install a handrail at the railway footbridge. The estimate obtained from Totally Local Company (£4,432.50) is to improve safety for pedestrians, local residents, dog walkers and users with disability, who choose to enjoy the footpath. The installation of the handrail will therefore enhance safety at the railway bridge.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the use of its Delegated Budget to support the scheme.

 

Officer contact: Ernest Nama, 0161 474 4595, ernest.nama@stockport.gov.uk

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10.

Parks Event Application - Circus Starr at Torkington Park pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report sets out an application received from Circus Starr to hold their circus in Torkington Park on 8 May 2019 with access from 7-9 May.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application subject to the organiser producing the appropriate papers: event plan, health and safety documentation, licenses and insurances, and paying the fee.

 

Officer contact: Jacky Budd, 0161 474 3332, jacky.budd@stockport.gov.uk

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11.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.

 

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: Jonathan Vali, 0161 474 3201, jonathan.vali@stockport.gov.uk

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11.(i)

Area Flexibility Funding - Chelwood Foodbankplus pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider an application received on behalf of Chelwood Foodbankplus for a grant towards the cost of items of stock in advance of the rollout of Universal Credit.

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