Agenda and minutes

Marple Area Committee
Wednesday, 18th April, 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 71 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 7 March 2018.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 7 March 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 interests were declared:-

 

Personal Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

Malcolm Allan

Agenda item 5 ‘Area Flexibility Funding – Friends of Brabyns Park’  as he has previously volunteered in the park

 

 

 

Personal & Prejudicial Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

Annette Finnie

Agenda item 5 ‘Area Flexibility Funding – Friends of Brabyns Park’ as a member of the Friends Group. Councillor Finnie 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 this would be the last Area Committee at which Councillors Geoff Abell and Sue Ingham would be in attendance as they were not standing for re-election. On behalf of the Area Committee he thanked the Councillors for their hard work and dedication and wished them the very best for the future.

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.

 

Two questions were submitted as follows:-

 

a)    The cutting back of the Hedgerow on Glossop Road, Marple Bridge

 

RESOLVED – That the question be referred to the Public Realm Inspector and that she be requested to report back to a future meeting of the Area Committee.

 

b)    Potholes on Hibbert Lane and Hawk Green Road

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration be requested to investigate an increase in the number of potholes on Hibbert Lane and Hawk Green Road and report back to a future meeting of the Area Committee on what action will be taken.

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 Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which were circulated) providing an update on public realm and environmental related matters in the area represented by Marple Area Committee.

 

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:

There were no petitions to consider.

 

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 - Friends of Brabyns Park pdf icon PDF 858 KB

To consider an application from the Friends of Brabyns Park.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted an Area Flexibility Funding application (copies of which had been circulated) on behalf of the Friends of Brabyns Park requesting funding to support a project to replace an old picnic table.

 

RESOLVED – That the Area Flexibility Funding application submitted by the Friends of Brabyns Park for £1000.00 be approved (to be divided equally between the two wards) to support a project to replace an old picnic table.

6.

Objection Report THE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL OF STOCKPORT (STATION ROAD AND HOLLINS GREEN ROAD, MARPLE) (PROHIBITION OF WAITING) ORDER 2018 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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

 

The report requests the Area Committee to consider objections to a proposed traffic regulation order on Station Road and Hollins Green Road, Marple

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the order as advertised.

 

Officer Contact: Julie Pelham on Tel: 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) requesting the Area Committee to consider an objection to a proposed traffic regulation order on Station Road/Hollins Green Road, Marple.

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration in consultation with the ward councillors be authorised to approve the proposals to enable a site visit to be undertaken.

7.

Upgrading part of footpath 11 Marple and part of footpath 211 Marple to a bridleway and adding two bridleways not previously recorded on the definitive map and statement pdf icon PDF 115 KB

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

 

The report outlines an application for a Modification Order under section 53(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to upgrade parts of footpath 211 Marple (Points A – B) shown in Appendix 1 and footpath 11 Marple Points E – F to bridleway and add two unrecorded routes, around the disused quarry on Ludworth Moor (Points B – C – D – E) and (Points A – G – D) to the definitive map and statement as bridleways.

 

The Area Committee is recommended not to proceed.

 

Officer Contact: Thomas Purcell on Tel: 218 1555 or email: thomas.purcell@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

With the consent of the Area Committee this agenda item was withdrawn.

8.

Compstall Road Marple Bridge pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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

 

The report seeks approval for the introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) on Compstall Road, Marple Bridge.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Julie Pelham on Tel: 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 on Compstall Road, Marple Bridge.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member, Communities & Housing be recommended to approve the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Order and subject to no objections being received within 21 days from the advertisement date that the orders be made.

9.

Compstall Proposed Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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

 

The report seeks seek approval to revoke any existing Traffic Regulation Order  for a Free Residents Permit Parking Scheme and implement a Traffic Regulation Order for a chargeable scheme for the residents of George Street (174-186) Montagu Street (125-160) Edith Terrace (161-167) Thomas Street (80-102).

 

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) seeking approval to revoke any existing traffic regulation order for a free Resident’s Permit Parking Scheme and the implementation of a chargeable scheme.

 

RESOLVED – That the legal advertising of the proposals detailed in the report be approved and subject to no objections being received with 21 days from the advertisement date that the order be made.

10.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 74 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 -

11.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 37 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:

One development application was 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.

11.(i)

DC068892 – 54 Andrew Lane, High Lane pdf icon PDF 84 KB

In connection with two storey extension and single storey extension to the rear and two storey extension to the side at 54 Andrew Lane, High Lane.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

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In respect of plan no. 688892 for two storey side extension and single storey extension to the rear and two storey extension to the side at 54 Andrew Lane, High Lane,

 

the applicant spoke in support of the application

 

it was then

 

MOVED AND SECONDED – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee Visiting Team be requested to undertake a site visit to assess the impact of the proposed development on neighbouring properties

 

For the Motion 3, Against 3 – at which time the Chair exercised his casting vote against the motion

 

it was then

 

RESOLVED – (1 against, 1 abstention) That planning permission be refused on the grounds of the negative impact that the proposed development would have on the amenity of a neighbouring property in respect to scale and overshadowing.

12.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 63 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: 474 5142 or email: paul.cassidy@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

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

13.

Review of Outcomes Tour (October 2017) pdf icon PDF 52 KB

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

 

The report details the findings of the Review of Outcomes tour undertaken on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 and requests that the Area Committee gives consideration to the arrangements for the 2018 tour.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to :-

 

(1)  Comment on and note the findings of the 2017 Annual Review of Outcomes Tour.

 

(2) Nominate a completed development site to be included on the list of sites to be inspected on the 2018 Annual Review Tour; and

 

(3) Nominates Members to attend the Annual Review Tour on October 5 2018.

 

Officer contact: Kevin Brooks on 474 4905 or email: kevin.brooks@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 outlining the findings of the Review of Outcomes Tour undertaken in October 2017 and detaining the proposals for the 2018 tour.

 

RESOLVED – That consideration of the report be deferred to the next meeting.

14.

Hibbert Lane/Edward Street - Proposed Junction Table pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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

 

The report requests the Area Committee to consider the contents of the report and subject to the consultation underway with local residents recommend that the Cabinet Member (Communities & Housing) approves the traffic calming measures and the associated traffic regulation order.

 

The Area Committee is requested to make a recommendation to the Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing.

 

Officer Contact: Shaffaq Hussain on Tel: 0161 218 1059 or email: shaffaq.hussain@stockport.gov.uk

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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 the introduction of a junction table at Hibbert Lane/Edwards Street.

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration be informed that the Area Committee supports the proposals detailed in the report and that at the end of the consultation period she be requested to inform ward Councillors of the results prior to submission to the Cabinet Member for Communities & Housing.