Agenda

Marple Area Committee
Wednesday, 15th September, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Charles Yankiah  (0161 474 3206)

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Introductions

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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 177 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 4 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

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

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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 Ward 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

To consider a report of the Service Director (Place Development).

 

(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 Service Director (Place Development) on any planning issues relevant to the area.

 

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

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5.(i)

DC075688 : Lower Cobden Edge Farm, 15 Whetmorhurst Lane, Mellor, Stockport, SK6 5NZ pdf icon PDF 258 KB

Demolition of existing agricultural building and erection of a detached two storey dwelling with single storey detached garage.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess, 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(ii)

DC080809 : Middle Dale Farm Cottage, Dale Road, Marple, Stockport, SK6 6NL pdf icon PDF 370 KB

Conversion of barn to single dwelling (Resubmission of application DC057128)

 

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

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess, 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(iii)

DC081379 : Highfield, Benches Lane, Marple Bridge, Stockport, SK6 5RY pdf icon PDF 435 KB

Demolition of existing bungalow and double garage and erection of replacement single storey dwelling with integrated garage and alterations to access.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess, 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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PLANNING APPEAL, ENFORCEMENT APPEALS AND ENFORCEMENT NOTICES pdf icon PDF 24 KB

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

 

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: Vicki Bates, 0161 474 3219 or vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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Report of Polling Station Changes 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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Re-Designation of Marple Neighbourhood Forum pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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

 

The report summarises the latest position of The Marple Neighbourhood Forum that was originally designated on 1st December 2016 and will expire on 1st December 2021. The Council have formally commenced a process to re-designate the forum, including a 6-week public consultation, to ensure the forum can continue to be in operation.

 

The Area Committee is asked to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Steve Johnson, 016 474 3509 steven.johnson@stockport.gov.uk

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Executive Business

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Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 170 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: Charles Yankiah on 0161 474 3207 or email:

charles.yankiah@stockport.gov.uk

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