Agenda and minutes

Marple Area Committee
Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 6.00 pm

Venue: Main Hall - Marple Senior Citizen's Hall

Contact: Stephen Fox  (0161 474 3206)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 8 November 2017.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 8 November 2017 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

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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Minutes:

Councillors and Officers were invited to declare any interests that they had in any of the agenda items for the meeting

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Personal Interests

 

Councillors

Interest

 

Geoff Abell

Malcolm Allan

Sue Ingham

 

Agenda item 4 (v) Open Forum – Marple Neighbourhood Forum as members of the Neighbourhood Plan Management Committee

 

 

 

Personal & Prejudicial Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

Annette Finnie

 

Agenda items 13,14 and 18 as Park Runner and a member of the Friends of Brabyns Park. Councillor Finnie left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on these items.

 

 

 

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

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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Minutes:

As this was the last meeting of 2017, the Chair took the opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. He also thanked any Councillors and members of the public who had made a donation to the Key 103 Christmas Gift Appeal.

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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Minutes:

Members of the public were invited to submit questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Committee.

 

Four questions were submitted

 

a) The naming of the drive into Marple Memorial Park

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration be requested to submit a written report to the next meeting of the Area Committee.

 

b) and c) Impact on roads in the vicinity of Church Lane, Marple following the introduction of a Resident’s Parking Scheme

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director be requested to provide a written response and that it be circulated to Councillors and added to the Marple Area Committee webpage.

 

d) The Cabinet Consultation in respect to Parking Regulation and Charges.

 

A number of Councillors reported that the Cabinet was due to consider the potential for further consultation in respect to this issue and that they would provide an update to a future meeting.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.  

4.(iii)

Public Realm

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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Minutes:

Karen Barnes (Public Realm Service) submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on public realm and environmental related matters in the area represented by Marple Area Committee.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

·         A large area of ponding on Hibbert Lane, on the bend, almost opposite Buxton Lane. A job has been raise to jet and cleanse 7 gullies along this stretch

·         Work undertaken to deal with reports of overgrown vegetation – Glossop Road would be investigated in early December 2017.

·         Work undertaken by the Community payback Team on Market Street

·         The length of time taken for the resurfacing works on the A6.

·         A blocked drain on Russell Avenue, High Lane

·         Flooding on Windlehurst Road.

·         The use of recycling bins in public spaces.

·         Checks conducted to ensure that households are presenting waste correctly.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

4.(iv)

Petitions

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

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Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

4.(v)

Open Forum

Marple Neighbourhood Forum

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Minutes:

Representatives of the Marple Neighbourhood Forum attended the meeting and made a presentation in respect to their vision for Marple – to grow Marple as an attractive community to live, work in and visit. Councillors discussed the proposed Service Level Agreement with the Council and the how the three proposals for Neighbourhood Plans in the area covered by Marple Area Committee could interact and support each other. It was agreed to request that regular updates be provided to future meetings of the Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the representatives of Marple Neighbourhood Forum be thanked for their attendance and presentation.

5.

Area Flexibility Funding - Marple Churches Together pdf icon PDF 484 KB

To consider a funding application from Marple Churches Together

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an application (copies of which had been circulated) from Marple Churches Together requesting funding towards the replacement of the cross on Cobden Edge.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from Marple Churches Together for £1,000 (to be divided equally between the two wards) for funding towards the replacement of the cross on Cobden Edge be approved.

6.

Area Flexibility Funding - High Lane Residents Association pdf icon PDF 742 KB

To consider an application from High Lane Residents Association.

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an application (copies of which had been circulated) from High Lane Residents Association requesting funding towards the provision of flower beds outside Marple Library.

 

RESOLVED – That  application from the High Lane Residents Association for £255.00 (Marple South Ward allocation) for funding towards the provision of flower beds outside Marple Library be approved.

7.

Hibbert Lane Development - Section 278 works pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration. (Full report To Follow)

 

The report requests the Area Committee to  consider the results of the recent consultation exercise carried out with residents of Hibbert Lane (between Church Lane and Buxton Lane), Cotefield Close and recommend that the Cabinet Member (Communities & Housing) approves the proposed measures and associated traffic regulation orders and proposed traffic calming features.

 

The Area Committee are requested to recommend that the Cabinet Member (Communities & Housing) approves the proposed measures and associated traffic regulation orders and proposed traffic calming features.

 

Officer Contact: Shafaq Hassain on Tel: 0161 218 1059 or email: shafaq.hussain@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to consider proposed traffic calming measures on Hibbert Lane.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

·         Councillors supported the proposed locations of the speed cushions.

·         The proposed location of the bus stops was supported subject to a dropped kerb being installed outside No.60 Hibbert Lane.

·         The location of the Toucan crossing be reconsidered as it was felt that whilst a crossing point was required, the proposed current position would cause congestion and hinder the flow of traffic.

·         Councillor supported the proposed cycle-ways subject to the planning of additional trees to lessen the impact of the removal of the grass verges.

 

RESOLVED – That subject to consideration being given to the comments above, the Cabinet Member for Communities & Housing be informed that the Area Committee supports the proposed mitigation measures.

8.

A555 MANCHESTER AIRPORT EASTERN LINK ROAD pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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

 

The report requests that the Marple  Area Committee consider and comment upon the proposals and recommend that the Executive Councillor (Communities and Housing)approves the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) and subject to no objections received within 21 days from the advertising date, the order can be made.

 

The Area Committee is requested to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: Warren French on Tel: 0161 474 4817 or email: warren.french@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to consider proposed traffic regulation orders associated with the A555 Manchester Airport Eastern Link Road.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Communities & Housing be informed that the Area Committee supports the proposals detailed in the report.

9.

Highway Advertising – Update of Pre-Existing Arrangement and Proposed Sites for Additional Boundary Signage pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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

 

The report provides and update on the pre-existing Highways Advertising arrangement and to seek approval for proposals for the introduction of additional boundary signage for the purposes of identifying additional boundary locations with an accompanying potential for Highway Advertising.

 

The Area Committee are requested to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: Nick Whelan on Tel: 0161 474 4907 or email: nick.whelan@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) outlining proposals for the introduction of additional boundary signage with an accompanying potential for Highways Advertising.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

10.

George Street,Compstall pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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

 

The report details a proposal for the introduction of a traffic regulation order on George Street, Compstall.

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider the proposals detailed in the report.

 

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

 

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to consider the introduction of a traffic regulation order on George Street, Compstall.

 

RESOLVED – That the legal advertising of the following traffic regulation order be approved at an approximate cost of £650 to be funded via the Area Committee delegated budget (Marple North ward allocation)  and that subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the date of advertisement, the order be made:

 

Proposed No Waiting at Anytime

 

Montagu Street (north east side)

From the intersection point of the eastern kerbline of George Street for a distance of 5 metres in a south easterly direction.

 

George Street (south east side)

From the intersection point of the northern kerbline of Montagu Street in a north easterly direction to the intersection point of the southern kerbline of Thomas Street.

 

Thomas Street (south west side)

From the intersection point of the eastern kerbline of George street for a distance of 3 metres in a south easterly direction.

 

11.

Hollins Green Road pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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

 

The report requests the Area Committee to comment on a proposed traffic regulation order on Hollins Green Lane prior to its submission to the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing.

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider and comment on the report.

 

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

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management (copies of which had been circulated) seeking the comments of the Area Committee on the introduction of a traffic regulation order on Hollins Green Road, Marple.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Communities & Housing be informed that the Area Committee supports the proposals detailed in the report.

12.

Compstall Residents Permit Parking (George St Top Car Park) pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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

 

The report outlines proposals for the introduction of for a Traffic Regulation Order for Resident Permit Scheme for George Street top car park.

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider the proposals detailed in the report.

 

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

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) seeking approval for the introduction of a traffic regulation order for a resident permit parking scheme for George Street top car park.

 

RESOLVED – That the legal advertising of the following traffic regulation order be approved and that subject to no objections be made within 21 days of the date of advertisement, the order be made:

 

Proposed Resident Permit Holders Only

George Street upper car park

 

13.

Park Use Application - Brabyns Park Junior Park Run 2018 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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

 

The report outlines an application from Marple Junior Parkrun who have applied to hold their free weekly Junior Park Run at Brabyns Park from week commencing Sunday 7th January 2018 until Sunday 27th January 2019. They will require access to the park between the hours of 8.30am – 9.30am each Sunday, where runners will run along a predetermined and agreed route.

 

The Area Committee is requested to determine the application.

 

Officer Contact: Wayne Bardley on Tel: 0161 218 2588 or email: wayne.bardsley@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to consider an application from Marple Junior Parkrun who applied to hold their free weekly Junior Park Run at Brabyns Park from week commencing Sunday 7 January 2018 until Sunday 27 January 2019 with access to the park between the hours of 8.30-9.30am.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from Marple Junior Parkrun to hold their free weekly Junior Park Run at Brabyns Park from week commencing Sunday 7 January 2018 until Sunday 27 January 2019 with access to the park between the hours of 8.30-9.30am be approved.

 

14.

Park Use Application - Brabyns Park 10K Carniavl Run 17.06.18 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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

 

The report outlines an application from Marple Runners who have applied to utilise Brabyns Park to start and finish their Carnival 10k run on Sunday 17th June 2018 between the hours of 9.30am 1.00pm, accessing the site from 7.30am - 1.00pm to set up and close down. The 10k run will start and finish within Brabyns Park.

 

The Area Committee is requested to determine the application.

 

Officer Contact: Wayne Bardsley on Tel: 0161 218 2588 or email: wayne.bardsley@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to consider an application from Marple Runners to utilise Brabyns Park to start and finish the Carnival 10k run on Sunday 17th June 2018 between the hours of 9.30am and 1.00pm (access to set up required from 7.30am)

 

RESOLVED – That the application from Marple Runners to utilise Brabyns Park to start and finish the Carnival 10k run on Sunday 17th June 2018 between the hours of 9.30am and 1.00pm (access to set up required from 7.30am) be approved.

 

15.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 160 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: Stephen Fox on Tel: 0161 474 3206 or email: stephen.fox@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) updating the Area Committee on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and on Area Flexibility Funding.

 

Councillor Malcolm Allan provided an update in respect to meetings held onsite concerning the lighting of the Skate Park in Marple Memorial Park.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report an update be noted.

 

(2) That the Corporate Director for Place Management be informed that the Area Committee supports the proposal to remove the recycling site from High Lane Car Park.

16.

Development Applications

There are no development applications to consider.

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There were no development applications to consider.

17.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 69 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 Marple Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Paul Cassidy on Tel: 0161 474 5142 or email: paul.cassidy@stockport.gov.uk

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcements within the area represented by Marple Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

18.

Park Use Application - Brabyns Park Adult Park Run 2018 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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

 

The report outlines an application from Marple Parkrun who have applied to hold their free weekly Park Run at Brabyns Park from Saturday 6th January 2018 until Saturday 26th January 2019. They will require access to the park between the hours of 8.30am – 10.00am each Saturday, where runners will run along a predetermined and agreed route.

 

The Area Committee is requested to determine the application.

 

Officer Contact: Wayne Bardsley on Tel: 0161 218 2588 or email: wayne.bardsley@stockport.gov.uk

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The Area Committee approved an application from Marple Parkrun who applied to hold their free weekly Park Run at Brabyns Park from 6th January 2018 to 26th January 2019 with access to 8.30am – 10.00am each Saturday.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from Marple Parkrun to hold their free weekly Park Run at Brabyns Park from 6th January 2018 to 26th January 2019 with access to 8.30am – 10.00am each Saturday be approved.