Agenda and minutes

Cheadle Area Committee
Tuesday, 6th March, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Trinity Church - Trinty Church, Massie Street, Cheadle. View directions

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2018.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 30 January 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:

No declarations of interest were made.

3.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 81 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 ward flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the ward delegated budgets.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137 or email: david.clee@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 the current position on Ward Flexibility Funding. The report also included the position on the ward delegated budgets.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

  • A request was made for a report regarding the objections received to the proposed Traffic Regulation Order at St Ives Avenue, Cheadle to be submitted to the next meeting of the Area Committee.
  • A request was made for a report regarding the parking problems on Vaudrey Drive, Cheadle Hulme to be submitted to the Area Committee in the near future.
  • The waiting restrictions were now in place at Southview Gardens, Cheadle and Officers were thanked for their work in progressing this issue.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

4.

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.

 

5.

Community Engagement

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5.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

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Minutes:

The Chair thanked staff from Solutions SK for their hard work in gritting the roads during the snow and icy weather in the area last week, and staff from the Council’s Adult Social Care Department and Stepping Hill Hospital were thanked for their care of elderly and disabled people during the adverse weather conditions.

 

It was reported that a litter pick would be held in Heald Green on 17 March 2018, meeting at Café Unity at 10.00am. A successful litter pick had taken place in the Cheadle Hulme North Ward on 4 March 2018 on the field in the vicinity of Lavington Avenue, Cheadle.

 

5.(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:

No public questions were submitted.

 

5.(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:

Robert Walsh (District Standards Officer) attended the meeting to report on current issues and to answer questions from councillors and members of the public in relation to public realm issues within the area represented by the Cheadle Area Committee. He introduced Paul Clarke who had recently been appointed as the new Public Realm Inspector for the Cheadle area.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         With regard to the Stockport Homes’ properties on Priory Road, Cheadle, Officers were requested to investigate the communal bin areas, in consultation with Stockport Homes. This had been investigated in the past but the waste and fly tipping issues were still ongoing.

·         A skip on the driveway of a property on Bolshaw Road, Heald Green had building materials and food waste which had been attracting vermin into the area.

·         An elderly resident from Heald Green had been in contact with regard to obtaining another black bin.

·         A property on Queensway, Heald Green had an issue with water from the raised bed escaping onto the footway and causing a slip hazard, which had been exacerbated by the recent icy weather.

·         Two disabled parking signs, including posts, had been damaged and leaning at an angle on Finney Lane, Heald Green, outside Roger Dean Estate Agents.

·         A Member requested details regarding the installation of the CCTV on Bolshaw Road/Wilmslow Road, Heald Green.

·         A Member requested that more details of the highways that would be inspected in the forthcoming month be included in the report as they had been previously.

·         Dog fouling had increased again since the removal of the ‘We Are Watching You’ posters on Baslow Drive, Heald Green.

·         A request was made for the street lighting which was not working at the corner of Wilmslow Road and High Street, Cheadle to be investigated.

·         A request was made for the damaged bollard at the junction of Massie Street and High Street, Cheadle to be investigated.

 

RESOLVED – That Robert Walsh and Paul Clarke be thanked for their attendance.

5.(iv)

Petitions – Charlotte Street, Cheadle and Vaudrey Drive, Cheadle Hulme

Parking – Charlotte Street, Cheadle

 

To report the receipt of a petition from six residents of Charlotte Street, Cheadle requesting that the Council investigates the need for a combined residents and public parking scheme operating on a visitors permit basis on the road.

 

Vaudrey Drive, Cheadle Hulme – Residential Parking Scheme

 

To report the receipt of a petition from twenty four residents of Vaudrey Drive, Cheadle Hulme requesting that the Council investigates the need for a Residential Parking Scheme/two hours no return on the road.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager reported on the submission of two petitions as follows:-

 

  • From six residents of Charlotte Street, Cheadle requesting that the Council investigates the need for a combined residents and public parking scheme operating on a visitors permit basis on the road.
  • From twenty four residents of Vaudrey Drive, Cheadle Hulme requesting that the Council investigates the need for a Residential Parking Scheme/two hours no return on the road.

 

RESOLVED – That the petitions be referred to the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration for investigation.

 

5.(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:

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

 

5.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - All Hallows Church, Cheadle pdf icon PDF 220 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received on behalf of All Hallows Church for funding for additional cooking equipment, primarily for its breakfast café.

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Minutes:

A representative of All Hallows Church attended the Area Committee to answer questions from Members in relation to an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received on behalf of All Hallows Church for funding for additional cooking equipment, primarily for its breakfast café.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the Ward Flexibility Funding application from All Hallows Church for £90.87 for additional cooking equipment, primarily for its breakfast café, be approved, to be funded from the Cheadle Hulme North Ward Flexibility Funding allocation.

 

(2) That All Hallows Church be thanked for all the community work which it undertook in the area.

5.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - I Love Bramhall, I Love Cheadle Hulme and Friends of Lumb Lane Park pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received on behalf of I Love Bramhall, I Love Cheadle Hulme and the Friends of Lumb Lane Park for funding towards the cost of an event ‘Paws and Play in the Park’ on 7 May 2018.

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Minutes:

A representative of I Love Bramhall, I Love Cheadle Hulme and the Friends of Lumb Lane Park submitted an application for Ward Flexibility Funding towards the cost of an event ‘Paws and Play in the Park’ on 7 May 2018. The application would also be submitted to the meeting of the Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme South Area Committee to be held on 8 March 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the application for Ward Flexibility Funding from I Love Bramhall, I Love Cheadle Hulme and the Friends of Lumb Lane Park be refused insofar as this Area Committee is concerned.

6.

Development Applications

There are no development applications to consider.

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Minutes:

There were no development applications to consider.

 

7.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 46 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 Cheadle Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Paul Cassidy on 474 5388 or email: paul.cassidy@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (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.

8.

CREATION OF A BRIDLEWAY ON FOOTPATH 113 CHEADLE AND GATLEY, FOOTPATH 151 STOCKPORT AND A SECTION OF FOOTPATH 150 STOCKPORT, CHEADLE HULME NORTH pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration and the Deputy Chief Executive

 

The Area Committee are requested to consider whether to create a bridleway over unregistered land on Footpath 113 Cheadle and Gatley, Footpath 151 Stockport and a section of Footpath 150 Stockport.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to authorise the making of a bridleway creation order of the section of the route between points A-B, as shown on the plan attached at Appendix 1 to the report.

 

Officer Contact: Ernest Nama on 0161 474 4595 or email: ernest.nama@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a joint report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration and the Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) regarding a proposal to create a bridleway over unregistered land on Footpath 113 Cheadle and Gatley, Footpath 151 Stockport and a section of Footpath 150 Stockport.

 

If it created the bridleway, the Council would have the maintenance responsibility to bridleway standard for the route.

 

The report would also be considered by the Central Stockport Area Committee at its meeting to be held on 8 March 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the making of a bridleway creation order in respect of the section of the route between points A-B, as shown on the plan at Appendix 1, be approved insofar as this Area Committee is concerned.

 

9.

Road Safety around Schools Update pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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

 

The report provides an update on the 2017/18 road safety around schools programme also the recommended list of schools for the 2018/19 financial year.

 

The Area Committee are invited to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: Warren French on 0161 474 4817 or email: warren.french@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) providing an update on the 2017/18 Road Safety Around Schools Programme and detailing the recommended list of schools for inclusion in the 2018/19 financial year.

 

The Area Committee welcomed the year-long public relations campaign to tackle illegal and inconsiderate parking and improve road safety around schools in Stockport, and the allocation of additional funding to enable the deployment of additional enforcement officers.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

10.

Cheadle Area Commuted Sums for Play pdf icon PDF 102 KB

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

 

The report details proposals for the allocation of commuted sums for play in the Cheadle Area Committee.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the allocation of commuted sums as detailed in the report.

 

Officer contact: Richard Booker on 0161 474 4829 or email: richard.booker@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) detailing proposals for the use of new commuted sums for play provision in the Cheadle area and locations of the play areas where those sums were to be spent.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the following use of commuted sums for play provision in the Cheadle area:-

 

·         the allocation of £5,521.23 from development no. 1251 (DC062091, 40 Moseley Road, Cheadle Hulme) to Adswood Park.

·         the allocation of £29,625.41 from development no. 1198 (DC057821, Parklands Phase 5) to Eden Park Play Area.

·         the allocation of £13,734.59 from development no. 1262 (DC014074, Brite Court, junction of Park Road and Styal Road) to Gatley Recreation Ground.

 

11.

Park Event Application: BMX Track North Region Championships in Bruntwood Park - 22 July 2018 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Bruntwood Park BMX Club to host Round 8 of the North Region Championships in the park on Sunday, 22 July 2018.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place.

 

Officer Contact: Iain Bate on 0161 474 4421 or email: iain.bate@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) setting out an application from Bruntwood Park BMX Club to host round 8 of the North Region championships in the park on 22 July 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from Bruntwood Park BMX Club to host Round 8 of the North Region Championships in the park on 22 July 2018 be approved, subject to all appropriate paperwork and licences being obtained and submitted to the Council at least one week prior to the event taking place.