Agenda

Stepping Hill Area Committee
Tuesday, 14th September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 306 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 3 August 2021.

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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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3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

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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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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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4.(iii)

Petitions pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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

 

Introduce effective traffic calming measures on Kennerley Road

 

To report on the receipt of a petition signed by 62 signatories calling on the Council to enforce/ introduce traffic calming and safety measures on Kennerley Road,

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4.(iv)

Open forum - Stockport CAN Funding and Summit 2021 pdf icon PDF 338 KB

To consider a report and associated presentation of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

This report provides all Area Committees with an overview of how Stockport Council are progressing a Stockport Climate Action Now (CAN) Summit, an online event being held on 9th November 2021, and the CAN Funding, a new funding scheme for microprojects that will directly reduce or mitigate carbon emissions in Stockport.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to

 

·         comment on the report, including feedback on plans for both the Stockport CAN funding and Climate Summit.

·         submit suggestions for representation and invitation to the climate summit on 9th November.

 

Officer contact: Mark Glynn on 0161-474-3700 or email: mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk

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4.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding

To consider any applications for Area Flexibility Funding or to receive feedback from organisations who have received funding.

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

(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 on any planning issues relevant to the Stepping Hill Area Committee area.

 

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

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5.(i)

DC081937 - 203 Bramhall Moor Lane, Hazel Grove, Stockport pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Domestic Two-Storey Side Gable Extension with Single-Storey Extension at rear.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Anthony Smith on 0161 or email: anthony.smith@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(ii)

DC073489 - Brook Vale Farm, Bean Leach Road, Offerton, Stockport pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Retention of static caravan for residential use in connection with Brook Vale Farm.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Helen Hodgett on 0161 474 3656 or email: helen.hodgett@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals and Enforcements pdf icon PDF 32 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

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 Stepping Hill Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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7.

Report of Polling Station Change 2021 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

Following the 6th May 2021 Local and Combined Authority Mayoral Elections, the Elections Office has undertaken a review of the polling station arrangements in all wards, considering feedback provided following the poll.

 

The Area Committee is requested to comment on and note the proposed changes to the polling station arrangements detailed in the report, and recommend that the Chief Executive gives approval to them.

 

Officer contact: Caroline Bell on 0161 474 3173 or email: caroline.bell@stockport.gov.uk

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Executive Business

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8.

The Metropolitan Borough Council of Stockport (Buxton Road, Hazel Grove) (Prohibition of Waiting) Order 2021 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive and the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report details an objection received to a proposed Traffic Regulation Order on Buxton Road, Hazel Grove.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to make the order as advertised subject to the amendment to the wording of the proposed order as detailed in Section 3 of the report.

 

Officer contact: Max Townsend on 07527 387146 or email: max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

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9.

Road Safety Around School - Great Moor Primary School pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report details the findings of a consultation exercise for the Road Safety around Schools scheme around Great Moor Junior and Infant Schools and to seek approval for the introduction of Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) and associated signage, implementation of dropped kerbs with tactile paving; bollards; and new school warning signs.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the legal advertising of the Traffic Regulation Orders detailed in Appendix A of the report, and subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders to be funded from the Road Safety Around Schools Programme Budget.

 

Officer contact: Caroline Aylmer-Shanks on 0161-474-4840 or email: c.aylmer-shanks@stockport.gov.uk

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10.

Newby Road, Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report details a proposal for the introduction of No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on part of Newby Road in Hazel Grove following reports that vehicles parking along that side which is currently unrestricted are causing conflict amid on-coming traffic (including heavy freight) to and from the Industrial Estate with related concerns over visibility and road safety for occupants exiting their properties.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulations Orders and, subject to the receipt of no objections within 21 days of the advertisement date, the subsequent making of the orders at a cost of £700 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Stepping Hill award allocation):-

 

No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Newby Road

 

North Easterly side from a point 10 metres North West of the North Westerly kerb line of Arnside Avenue for a distance of 51 metres in a North Westerly direction and to tie-in with existing.

 

South Westerly side from a point 15 metres South East of the (projected) South Easterly kerb line of Arnside Avenue in a North Westerly direction for a distance of 79 metres and to tie-in with existing.

 

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

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11.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

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: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email:  damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk

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