Agenda and minutes

Hazel Grove Ward Committee
Wednesday, 19th October, 2016 6.30 pm

Venue: Hazel Grove Civic Hall

Contact: Jonathan Vali  (0161 474 3201)

Items
No. Item

1.

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To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 July 2016.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 20 July 2016 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair, subject to the replacement of Farnworth Avenue with Farndon Avenue under Minute 4(ii).

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.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made.

3.

Community Engagement

3.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

Minutes:

There were no announcements made.

3.(ii)

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Ward Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the Ward 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 and at local libraries and information centres.  You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

Minutes:

Members of the public were invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Ward Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.

 

One question was submitted in relation to proposals to build a substantial amount of housing in the fields behind Sandown Road, Hazel Grove.

 

In response, the Chair confirmed that there were no such proposals.

3.(iii)

Petitions

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

Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

4.

A6MARR Complimentary Measures in Hazel Grove - Pre-consultation Workshop

Officers from the Council’s Highways & Transportation Department will be seeking the views of local Councillors, residents, business and other stakeholders on possible Complimentary Measures to improve traffic management in light of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road.

 

Members of the public and other interested groups or individuals are invited to the meeting to take part in a pre-consultation workshop.

 

Officer Contact: Jonathan Vali on 0161 474 3201 or email jonathan.vali@stockport.gov.uk.

Minutes:

Nick Whelan (Traffic and Asset Manager) attended the meeting to seek views and comments on possible Complimentary Measures to improve traffic management in light of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road.

 

It was explained that the Council was in the process of implementing Mitigation Measures in High Lane and Hazel Grove as a result of the anticipated changes in traffic in parts of the communities following the completion of the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road, and views were being sought from local residents on additional Complimentary Measures that would improve traffic in Hazel Grove as a result of the anticipated decrease in traffic levels.

 

It was clarified that suggestions made at the meeting would inform the development of a suite of proposals that would then be subject to formal consultation and decision making processes as appropriate.

 

Council officers facilitated two workshop groups to enable Councillors and members of the public to provide them with feedback on the current traffic arrangements and how they could be improved.

 

RESOLVED – That the views expressed during the workshop be considered by the Highways and Transportation Department to inform the development of proposals for A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road Complimentary Measures that would be subject to formal consultation.