Agenda and minutes

Marple Area Committee
Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 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 83 KB

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

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 6 June 2018 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 which they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting,

 

The following interest was declared:-

 

Personal & Prejudicial Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

Kenny Blair

Agenda item 10 ‘Area Flexibility Funding – Bowden House Day Nursery’ as his son had attended the Nursery. Councillor Blair left the meeting and took no part in the discussion or vote on the item.

 

 

 

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:

The Chair reported that the Friends of Cromwell Avenue would hold a Summer Fair on Sunday 22 July between 1pm-3pm, that Equality Matters Marple were currently holding and exhibition in Marple Library and that there was a news release on the Council website concerning the future of Marple Baths.

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 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.

 

Two questions were submitted in respect to the expansion of Ludworth Primary School.

 

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager and the Chair answered the questions at the meeting.

 

One question was submitted in respect to contractor’s obligations in respect to road resurfacing (Church Lane and Waterside)

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration be requested to provide a written response within seven days.

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:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Public Realm Inspector (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on public realm and environmental related matters in the Marple area.

 

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

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.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager reported that no organisation had indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

5.

Area Flexibility Funding - Stockport Canal Boat Trust /New Horizons pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To consider an application for funding from the Stockport Canal Boat Trust/New Horizons.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an application (copies of which had been circulated) on behalf of the Stockport Canal Boat Trust requesting funding towards the bring Santa to Marple event.

 

RESOLVED – That a grant of £150 (to be divided equally between the two wards) to the Canal Boat Trust for funding towards the bring Santa to Marple event be approved.

6.

Area Flexibility Funding - Torkington House Residents Group pdf icon PDF 211 KB

To consider an application from Torkington House Residents Group.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an application (copies of which had been circulated) requesting funding to support a day trip to Llandudno in August.

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee would not wish to make a grant on this occasion.

7.

Area Flexibility Funding - Stockport Carnival pdf icon PDF 211 KB

To consider an application from the Stockport Carnival Committee seeking funding toward the cost of the carnival.

 

The Cabinet Member for Reform & Governance, following a recommendation of the Borough-Wide Funding Group has already awarded £600. The Group recommended that the application be submitted to all area committees for them to consider whether they wished to make an award toward the remainder of the request.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an application (copies of which had been circulated) on behalf of the organisers of Stockport carnival requesting funding to support the carnival.

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Committee would not wish to make a grant on this occasion.

8.

Area Flexibility Funding - Marple Choral Society pdf icon PDF 489 KB

To consider an application from Marple Choral Society.

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an application (copies of which had been circulated) on behalf of the Marple Choral Society requesting funding towards the purchase of a piano.

 

RESOLVED – That a grant of £500.00 (to be divided equally between the two wards) to the Marple Choral Society for funding towards the purchase of a second hand piano be approved.

9.

Area Funding Application - Friends of Oldknow pdf icon PDF 559 KB

To consider an application from the Friends of Oldknow.

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an application (copies of which had been circulated) on behalf of the Friends of Oldknow’s Lime Kilns requesting funding towards the removal of overgrown vegetation.

 

RESOLVED – That a grant of £200 (to be divided equally between the two wards) to the Friends of Oldknow’s Lime Kilns for funding towards the removal of overgrown vegetation be approved.

10.

Area Flexibility Funding - Bowden House Day Nursery pdf icon PDF 455 KB

To consider and application from the Bowden House Day Nursery.

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a funding application (copies of which had been circulated) from Bowden House Day Nursery requesting funding towards the purchase of a defibrillator.

 

RESOLVED – That a grant of £400 (Marple North Ward) to the Bowden House Day Nursery for funding towards the purchase of a defibrillator be approved.

 

 

 

11.

Review of the Borough-Wide Funding Arrangements for 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.

 

The Leader of the Council, in establishing the borough-wide funding arrangements for 2017/2018, agreed that a Review of these arrangements be undertaken and submitted to area committees. This report sets out that review and invites comments on the arrangements for 2018/2019 and beyond.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Jonathan Vali on Tel: 474 3201 or email: jonathan.vali@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) setting out a review of the funding arrangements for 2017/2018 and inviting comments on proposals for 2018/2019 and beyond.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

12.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 76 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.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

13.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 39 KB

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

 

(a)

To consider the development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to speak or hear the Area Committee’s deliberations.

 

(b)

To consider the remaining development applications.

 

(c)

To consider consultations (if any) received by the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration on any planning issues relevant to the Marple area.

 

The following development applications will be considered by the Area Committee:-

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Minutes:

Development applications were submitted.

 

(NOTE: Full details of the decisions including conditions and reasons for granting or refusing planning permission and imposing conditions are given in the schedule of plans. The Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration is authorised to determine conditions and reasons and they are not therefore referred to in committee minutes unless the committee makes a specific condition or reason. In order to reduce printing costs and preserve natural resources, the schedule of plans is not reproduced within these minutes. A copy of the schedule of plans, or any part thereof, may be

obtained from the Place Directorate upon payment of the Council’s reasonable copying charges).

 

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager outlined the procedure approved by the Council for public speaking on planning applications.

13.(i)

DC069053 - 87 Cote Green Road Report pdf icon PDF 190 KB

In connection with plan no.069053 for demolition of existing brick/render bungalow with asbestos tiled roof and construction of new bungalow at 87 Cote Green Road, Marple Bridge.

 

The Area Committee are recommended to grant planning permission.

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In respect of plan no. 069053 for demolition of existing brick/render bungalow with asbestos tiled roof and construction of new bungalow,

 

a member of the public spoke against the application and a representative of the applicant spoke in support of the application,

 

it was then

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

13.(ii)

DC069219 - Beeston Park Farm Report pdf icon PDF 116 KB

In connection with plan no. 069219 for erection of an essential multi use portal framed agricultural shed at Beeston Park Farm.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

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In respect of plan no.069219 for erection of a multi use portal framed agricultural shed, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

13.(iii)

DC069449 - Ivy House pdf icon PDF 99 KB

In connection with plan no.069449 for single storey side extension to provide changing facilities with shower and boot room at Ivy House, Glossop Road.

 

The Area Committee are recommended to grant planning permission.

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In respect of plan no. 069499 for single storey side extension to provide changing facilities with shower and boot room at Ivy House, Glossop Road, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to grant planning permission.

14.

PLANNING APPEALS, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions, lists current planning appeals and dates for local inquiries and informal hearings, progress upon authorised enforcement action set out by area committee.

 

The Area Committee is requested to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Patrick Arran on Tel: 0161 474 3138 or email: patrick.arran@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) summarising recent appeal decisions, listing current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries, informal hearings and progress on authorised enforcement action.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.