Agenda and minutes

Cheadle Area Committee
Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 6.00 pm

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

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 16 July 2019.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 16 July 2019 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.

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.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive

 

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 Deputy Chief Executive 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.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

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 reported that a community litter pick would be held at 10.00am on 12 October 2019, commencing at Café Unity in Heald Green.

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:

Paul Clarke (Public Realm Inspector) 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.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         It was raised whether a schedule of regular locations with overhanging vegetation could be compiled.

·         The problem of cars parking on the grass verge on Ladybridge Road, Cheadle Hulme continued to be a problem.

·         The street cleaning of Lorna Grove, Gatley appeared not to be continuing and needed rectifying.

·         There was overgrown vegetation opposite Cheadle Mosque on Wilmslow Road, Heald Green which needed attending to.

 

RESOLVED – That Paul Clarke be thanked for his attendance.

5.(iv)

Petitions

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

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Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

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 - 5th Cheadle Hulme Scout Group pdf icon PDF 859 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the 5th Cheadle Hulme Scout Group to purchase some flood defences for their building

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Minutes:

A representative of the 5th Cheadle Hulme Scout Group attended the meeting to present an application for Ward Flexibility Funding to purchase some flood defences for its building.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to Ward Flexibility Funding of £1,000 to the 5th Cheadle Hulme Scout Group to purchase some flood defences for their building, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward allocation - £200

Cheadle Hulme North Ward allocation - £800

5.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Gatley Village Partnership pdf icon PDF 581 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from Gatley Village Partnership towards the cost of the annual Christmas market and lights switch on at Gatley Green on 1 December 2019.

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Minutes:

A representative of Gatley Village Partnership attended the meeting to present an application for Ward Flexibility Funding towards the cost of the annual Christmas market and lights switch on at Gatley Green on 1 December 2019.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to Ward Flexibility Funding of £480 towards the cost of the annual Christmas market and lights switch on at Gatley Green on 1 December 2019, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward - £380

Heald Green Ward - £100

5.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - The Salvation Army, Stockport Citadel pdf icon PDF 446 KB

To consider an application from The Salvation Army, Stockport Citadel for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Fund towards the cost of a community carol service event.

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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report on behalf of the Salvation Army, Stockport Citadel for a grant from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of a community carol service event.

 

RESOLVED - That approval be given to an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the Salvation Army, Stockport Citadel for a grant of £150 from the Ward Flexibility Budget towards the cost of a community carol service event, to be funded as follows:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward - £50

Cheadle Hulme North Ward - £50

Heald Green Ward - £50

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 32 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report summarises 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: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@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 enforcement activity within the area represented by the Cheadle Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

8.

Speed Indicator Devices pdf icon PDF 222 KB

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

 

The purpose of this report is to update members on the operation of the Speed Indicator Devices operated by Road Safety on behalf of the Cabinet Member and the Area Committees.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Nick Whelan on 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) providing an update on the operation of the Speed Indicator Devices operated by Road Safety on behalf of the Cabinet Member and the Area Committees.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         Members felt that a schedule of works to be undertaken should have been included in the report and that an Officer should have been present at the meeting to respond to Members’ questions.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration be requested to provide a schedule of works to be undertaken to the next meeting of the Area Committee.

 

9.

Road Safety around Schools - Etchells Primary School, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 196 KB

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

 

The report sets out the findings of a consultation exercise for Road Safety around Schools – Etchells Primary School and seeks approval to the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders, associated signage and pencil bollards.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport to approve the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order detailed in the report and, subject to no objections being received within the statutory period, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Pam Hibbert on 0161 474 4840 or email: pam.hibbert@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) regarding the findings of a consultation exercise for Road Safety around Schools – Etchells Primary School, Heald Green and seeking approval to the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders, associated signage and bollards.

 

RESOLVED – That the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport be recommended to approve the proposals for the Road Safety around Schools – Etchells Primary School, Heald Green scheme detailed in paragraph 4.2 of the report, at an estimated cost of £9,900 to be funded from the Road Safety around Schools 2019-20 programme budget allocation and the statutory legal advertising of the following No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made.

 

PROPOSED NO WAITING AT ANY TIME

 

Location

Extent

East Avenue (Both Sides)

 

From the intersection of the southern kerb line of Finney Lane for a distance of 16 metres in a southerly direction.

 

Finney Lane (Southern Side)

 

From a point 17 metres south west of the intersection of the western kerbline of East Avenue, to a point 9 metres north east of the intersection of the eastern kerbline of East Avenue.

 

 

10.

Manston Drive, Cheadle - No Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 227 KB

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

 

The report sets out the results of an investigation into extending the existing No Waiting restrictions on Manston Drive in Cheadle.

 

The Area Committee is requested to approve the No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order detailed in the report and, subject to no objections being received within the statutory period, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Max Townsend on 0161 474 4861 or email: max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out the results of an investigation into extending the No Waiting At Any Time restrictions on Manston Drive, Cheadle.

 

RESOLVED – (1) The Area Committee was minded to approve the following No Waiting At Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Manston Drive, Cheadle, at an approximate cost of £700 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Cheadle Hulme North Ward allocation):-

 

No Waiting at any Time:

 

Manston Drive

 

South east side, from a point 10 metres north east of the north easterly kerb line of Cheadle Road for a distance of 33 metres in a north easterly direction to the Access Road.

 

(2) That approval be given to the statutory legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Order and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the Order be made.

 

 

 

 

11.

Appointment of Councillors to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day Services on 10 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report requests the area Committee to nominate Councillors to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day Services at Cheadle, Gatley and Heald Green War Memorials on 10 November 2019.

 

The Area Committee is requested to nominate Councillors.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) requesting the Area Committee to appoint Councillors to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day Services at Cheadle War Memorial, Gatley War Memorial and Heald Green War Memorial on Sunday, 10 November 2019.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to the appointment of the following Councillors to lay wreaths on Sunday, 10 November 2019:-

 

Cheadle War Memorial – Councillor Tom Morrison

Gatley War Memorial – Councillor Keith Holloway

Heald Green War Memorial – Councillor Adrian Nottingham

 

12.

Parks Event Application: A Passion for Cheadle at Grange Road Playing Field - 4 April 2020 pdf icon PDF 195 KB

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

 

The report sets out an application from Cheadle Village Partnership to hold a community event entitled 'A Passion for Cheadle' at Grange Park Road Playing Field on 4 April 2020.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to the organiser producing the appropriate papers, event plans, health and safety documentation, licences and insurances, and paying the fee.

 

Officer Contact: Jacky Budd on 0161 474 3322 or email: jacky.budd@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration (copies of which had been circulated) setting out an application from Cheadle Village Partnership to hold a community event entitled ‘A Passion for Cheadle’ at Grange Park Playing Field on 4 April 2020.

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from Cheadle Village Partnership to hold a community event entitled ‘A Passion for Cheadle’ at Grange Park Playing Field on 4 April 2020, subject to the organiser producing the appropriate papers, event plans, health and safety documentation, licences and insurances, and paying the fee.