Agenda and minutes

Cheadle Area Committee
Tuesday, 9th June, 2015 6.00 pm

Venue: Ladybridge Park Residents Club, Edenbridge Road, Cheadle Hulme

Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

To elect a Chair of the Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Councillor Peter Burns be elected Chair of the Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

 

 

Councillor Peter Burns in the Chair

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair of the Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

Minutes:

That Councillor Adrian Nottingham be appointed Vice-Chair of the Area Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 April 2015.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 14 April 2015 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

4.

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:

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

 

 

Paul Porgess

Agenda item 10 ‘Stockport Neighbourhood Action Plans 2015/16’ (Minute 10) as  a member of the Board of Stockport Homes.

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Peter Burns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Burns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Burns

Development application DC058201 for a two storey side and front extensions, single storey rear extension and increase in ridge height at 276 Styal Road, Heald Green as he knew the applicant and had a business connection with him.

 

Councillor Burns left the meeting during consideration of the item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

Agenda item 17 ‘Park Event Application – Sponsored Walk by St. James’ Catholic High School through Bruntwood Park on 19 June 2015’ as one of the beneficiaries of the charity walk is The Wellspring (Stockport) Limited of which he is a Director and Trustee.

 

Councillor Burns left the meeting during consideration of the item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

Agenda item 18 ‘Park Event Application – Heald Green Festival at Outwood Road Playing Fields on 27 June 2015’ as his wife is a member of the Heald Green Festival Committee.

 

Councillor Burns left the meeting during consideration of the item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

5.

Urgent Decisions

To report that on 26 May 2015 the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration, in consultation with the Chair of the Area Committee, determined Prior Approval reference DC058221 – upgrade of existing telecommunications equipment, including a 12.0 metre steelworks tower, equipment cabinet and associated works at a bridge over the A34, Turves Road/Etchells Road within the Heald Green ward.

Minutes:

The Chair reported that on 26 May 2015 the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration, in consultation with the then Chair of the Area Committee and Ward Councillors, had determined Prior Approval reference DC058221 – upgrade of existing telecommunications equipment, including a 12.0 metre steelworks tower, equipment cabinet and associated works at a bridge over the A34, Turves Road/Etchells Road within the Heald Green Ward.

 

6.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 101 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 ward flexibility funding.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

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

 

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 the current position on Ward Flexibility Funding.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

7.

Community Engagement

7.(i)

Chair's Announcements

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

Minutes:

The Chair advised members of the public of the details of the summer festivals being held in the Cheadle area during June and July, and encouraged members of the public to support them.

7.(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.

Minutes:

Members of the public were 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.

 

Two public questions were submitted.

 

The first question related to the recent application for Bruntwood Hall which had included an external terrace. This terrace was on land not owned by the current owners of Bruntwood Hall and the questioner enquired whether the Council has come to an arrangement with the applicant about the use of the land.

 

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration confirmed that a revised planning application for Bruntwood Hall had been re-submitted. The proposed terrace was on land owned by the Council and would therefore be subject to the Council’s procedure for determining land and property transactions as opposed to development applications.

 

The second public question had been submitted by a member of the public who was not present at the meeting. The representative of the Democratic Services Manager advised that, in accordance with the Code of Practice, a written response would be provided to the questioner.

 

 

7.(iii)

Public Realm

The local Public Realm Officer 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.

Minutes:

David Wilson (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:-

 

·         The problems in coordinating work being carried out by United Utilities and the Council, as had recently been experienced at the junction of Ladybridge Road and Twining Brook Road, Cheadle Hulme. The resurfaced road now meant that traffic was travelling more quickly along it.

·         Motorists were  now speeding on Norbreck Avenue following its resurfacing and the introduction of speed restrictions were being examined.

·         Motorists’ speeding in the 20mph zone on St. Ann’s Road, Heald Green.

·         An infestation of weeds on Wilmslow Road, Heald Green, near to The Griffin public house, on the Cheadle Royal side of the traffic lights as motorists turn right to go down Finney Lane required attention.

·         A badly rusted sign at the junction of Outwood Road and Finney Lane, Heald Green which was obscured by overgrown vegetation also required attention.

·         The problem of parked cars meaning potholes could not be repaired in the Hamilton Road area. Heald Green.

·         There had been a number of outbreaks of graffiti in  the area, in particular on Brown Lane, Heald Green.

 

RESOLVED – That David Wilson be thanked for his attendance.

7.(iv)

Petitions

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

Minutes:

No petitions were submitted.

7.(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.

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.

7.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding: All Hallows Church - Youth Group pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding from the All Hallows Church – Youth Group towards the provision of equipment for the church youth group.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Helen Turner of All Hallows Church – Youth Group attended the meeting to answer questions from the Area Committee in relation to an application for Ward Flexibility Funding seeking funding towards the provision of equipment for the church youth group.

RESOLVED – That the Democratic Services Manager be recommended to make a grant of £500 to All Hallows Church – Youth Group towards the cost of the equipment for the church youth group, to be funded from the Cheadle Hulme North Ward budget.

 

7.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Targeted Youth Engagement Services C.I.C (TYES) pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider an application for funding from Targeted Youth Engagement Services C.I.C. toward the cost of detached youth projects with young women around health, safety and emotional wellbeing.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Mr Simon Leroux attended the meeting and submitted an application on behalf of the Targeted Youth Engagement Services CIC for Ward Flexibility Funding towards the cost of providing a series of intensive sessions covering issues around self-esteem, sexual exploitation, appropriate relationships and sexual health culminating in a film being presented in schools across the borough by the young women who made it.

 

RESOLVED – That ward flexibility funding be not provided to Targeted Youth Engagement Services CIC, but that the organisation be offered assistance, if requested, in approaching other funding sources.

 

8.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 12 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 Cheadle area.

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

 

 

Minutes:

Development applications were 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 decision on a 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 is available on the council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/planningdecisions. Copies of the schedule of plans, or any part thereof, may be obtained from the Services to Place Directorate upon payment of the Council’s reasonable charges).

 

The Chair outlined the procedure approved by the Council for public speaking on planning applications.

 

Councillor Adrian Nottingham in the Chair

8.(i)

DC058201 - 276 Styal Road, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Two storey side and front extensions, single storey rear extension and increase in ridge height.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee to grant planning permission, subject to the conditions contained in the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In respect of two storey side and front extensions, single storey rear extension and increase in ridge height at 276 Styal Road, Heald Green

 

the applicant spoke in support of the application

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee be recommended to approve the application, subject to the conditions contained in the report and the removal of permitted development rights.

Councillor Peter Burns in the Chair

8.(ii)

DC058234 - Pendlebury Road, Gatley pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Demolition of existing garages and erection of two dwellings.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Jim Seymour on 0161 474 3656 or email: jim.seymour@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 58234 for the demolition of existing garages and erection of two dwellings at Pendlebury Road, Gatley

 

a member of the public spoke against the application.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – (Eight for, One against) That planning permission be granted, subject to the removal of permitted development rights.

9.

Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions, current planning appeals and enforcement activity within the area represented by the Cheadle Area Committee.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Joy Morton on 0161 474 3217 or email: joy.morton@stockport.gov.uk

Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration submitted a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (copies of which had been circulated) listing any outstanding or recently determined planning appeals and enforcements within the area represented by the Cheadle Area Committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

10.

Stockport Neighbourhood Action Plans 2015/16 pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To consider a report of the West Area Housing Manager (Stockport Homes Limited)

 

To report provides the Area Committee with an update on progress in delivery of Stockport Homes Limited (SHL) Neighbourhood Action Plans and seeks comments on progress to date and any future actions for inclusion in the current  2015-2016  and future action plans.

 

The Area Committee is invited to:-

(i) Note and comment on achievements during 2014/15

(ii) Comment on the proposed Neighbourhood Action plans for 2015/16

 

Officer contact: Maria Lindars, Area Housing Manager (West), Stockport Homes, 0161 474 4372 or email: maria.lindars@stockporthomes.org

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the West Area Housing Manager (Stockport Homes Limited) submitted a report (copies of which have been circulated) providing the Area Committee with an update on progress on the delivery of Stockport Homes’ Neighbourhood Action Plans and sought comments on progress to date and any future actions for inclusion in the current 2015-16 and future action plans.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         Members expressed appreciation for the work carried out at the flats at York Close, Cheadle.. Residents had requested whether some of the land could be used for gardening or allotments.

·         Whether there was any targeted provision towards combating unemployment and benefit dependency in the Cheadle area.

·         The poor condition of the stairwells in the flats on Councillor Lane, Cheadle.

·         The need for collaborative working between Stockport Homes and other housing providers, such as Mossbank Homes.

 

RESOLVED – That the achievements during 2014/15 and the proposed Neighbourhood Action Plans for 2015/16 be noted.

Councillor Adrian Nottingham in the Chair

11.

Park Event Application - Sponsored Walk by St James' Catholic High School through Bruntwood Park on 19 June 2015 pdf icon PDF 85 KB

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

 

The report considers an event application received from St. James' Catholic High School to hold a sponsored walk through Bruntwood Park on 19 June 2015.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to the production of appropriate papers and event plans.

 

 Officer Contact: Iain Bate on 0161 474 4421 or email: ian.bate@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

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) regarding an application from St. James Catholic High School to hold a sponsored walk through Bruntwood Park on 19 June 2015,

 

RESOLVED – That approval be given to an application from St. James Catholic High School to hold a sponsored walk through Bruntwood Park on 19 June 2015, subject to the production of appropriate papers and event plans.

Councillor Peter Burns in the Chair

12.

Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust Annual Report 2014/15 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services

 

 The report sets out the financial standing of the Trust which indicates the amount of money available for distribution to organisations.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to formally adopt the Financial Accounts of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust for the year ending 31 March 2015, decide upon the policy that they wish to adopt in respect of distribution of the Trust and advise as to to the investment policy that they wish to follow.

 

Officer Contact: Paula McDonald on 0161 474 4708 or email: paula.mcdonald@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) setting out the financial standing of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust which indicated the amount of money available for distribution to organisations and also requesting that the Area Committee formally adopt the Financial Accounts of the Trust for the year ending 31 March 2015 and advise as to the investment strategy that they wished to follow.

 

RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.

 

(2) That the Financial Accounts of the Brookfield Park Shiers Family Trust for the year ending 31 March 2015 be formally adopted.

 

(3) That a report be submitted to a future meeting of the Area Committee regarding the effect of loneliness amongst elderly residents and the consequential effect on their health.

 

(4) That £25,000 be reserved from the Trust towards addressing the issues referred to in (3) above.

 

(5) That £15,000 be made available for support to local voluntary organisations.

 

(6) That the current investment policy of the Trust be retained.

 

 

13.

Argyll Road and Councillor Lane, Cheadle - Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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

 

The report considers the findings of an investigation into parking concerns at the junction of Argyll Road and Councillor Lane, Cheadle

 

The Area Committee is recommended to request the Executive Councillor (Supporting Places) to approve the statutory legal advertising of a Traffic Regulation Order on Argyll Road and Councillor Lane, Cheadle and, subject to no objections being received within the statutory period, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Andrew Varey on 0161 474 4809 or email: andrew.varey@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

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) regarding the findings of an investigation into parking concerns at the junction of Argyll Road and Councillor Lane, Cheadle.

 

RESOLVED – That the Executive Councillor (Supporting Places) be recommended to approve the statutory legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Order on Argyll Road and Councillor Lane, Cheadle at an approximate cost of £525 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Cheadle Hulme North Ward allocation) and, subject to no objections being received within twenty one days from the advertisement date, the order be made:-

 

Revocation of No Waiting Mon-Fri 8.30am-9am, 11.30am-2pm & 3.15pm-4.30pm

 

Councillor Lane, Cheadle - south side, from the westerly kerb line of Argyll Road for a distance on 10 metres in a westerly direction.

 

          Proposed No Waiting at Any Time

 

          Councillor Lane, Cheadle - south side, from a point 10 metres west of the westerly kerb line of Argyll Road to a point 10 metres east of the easterly kerb line of Argyll Road.

 

          Argyll Road, Cheadle - both sides, from the southerly kerb line of Councillor Lane for a distance of 15 metres in a southerly direction.

 

 

 

14.

Waldon Avenue and Wilmslow Road, Cheadle - Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 146 KB

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

 

The report sets out the findings of a consultation exercise and to seek approval fro the introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to request the Executive Councillor (Supporting Places) to approve the statutory legal advertising of a Traffic Regulation Order on Waldon Avenue and Wilmslow Road, Cheadle and, subject to no objections being received within the statutory period, the Order can be made.

 

Officer Contact: Andrew Varey on 0161 474 4809 or email: andrew.varey@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

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) setting out the findings of a consultation exercise and seeking approval to the introduction of a Traffic Regulation Order on Waldon Avenue and Wilmslow Road, Cheadle.

 

RESOLVED – That the Executive Councillor (Supporting Places) be recommended to approve the legal advertising of the following Traffic Regulation Order at an approximate cost of £975 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Cheadle and Gatley Ward allocation) 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

 

Waldon Avenue, Cheadle - both sides, from the westerly kerb line of Wilmslow Road for a distance of 10 metres in a westerly direction.

 

Wilmslow Road, Cheadle - west side, from a point 10 metres south of the southerly kerb line of Waldon Avenue to a point 10 metres north of the northerly kerb line of Waldon Avenue.

 

Proposed No Waiting Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm

 

          Waldon Avenue, Cheadle - north side, from a point 10 metres west of the westerly kerb line of Wilmslow Road for a distance of approximately 79 metres in a westerly, south westerly, south easterly and north easterly direction (encompassing the whole turning circle of Waldon Avenue terminating at the boundary between numbers 1 and 3).

 

Waldon Avenue, Cheadle - south side, from a point 10 metres west of the westerly kerb line of Wilmslow Road for a distance of 30.5 metres in a westerly direction.     

 

15.

Traffic Issues - Queens Road area, Cheadle Hulme

This item has been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor John Pantall.

 

The timetable for the implementation of the Traffic Regulation Orders in the Queens Road area, Cheadle Hulme will be as follows:-

 

·         The draft designs will be issued to the Ward Spokesperson for consideration

·         Once the draft designs are approved, consultation will be undertaken on the scheme. It is anticipated that this will commence during the week commencing 1 June and run for a period of three weeks.

·         Residents’ comments and suggestions will then be discussed with the Ward Spokesperson.

·         The details of the consultation and agreed amendments will then be reported to the next available meeting of the Cheadle Area Committee, likely to be either 14 July or 11 August 2015.

Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager reported that this item had been placed on the agenda at the request of Councillor John Pantall.

 

The Area Committee was advised that the timetable for the implementation of the Traffic Regulation Orders in the Queens Road area, Cheadle Hulme would be as follows:-

 

·         The draft designs would be issued to the Ward Spokesperson for consideration.

·         Once the draft designs were approved, consultation would be undertaken on the scheme. It was anticipated that this would commence during the week commencing 1 June and run for a period of three weeks.

·         Residents’ comments and suggestions would then be discussed with the Ward Spokesperson.

·         The details of the consultation and agreed amendments would then be reported to the next available meeting of the Cheadle Area Committee on either 14 July or 11 August 2015.

 

RESOLVED – That a report on the consultation with residents of the Queens Road area, Cheadle Hulme be submitted to the meeting of the Area Committee on either 14 July or 11 August 2015.

16.

SHORT-STAY PARKING in CHURCH ROAD/WOODS LANE CAR PARK, SMITHY GREEN, CHEADLE HULME pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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

 

The Area Committee is requested to consider the formalisation of the existing parking restrictions in the Church Road/Woods Lane Car Park, Smithy Green, Cheadle Hulme and make a recommendation to the Executive Councillor ( Supporting Places).

 

Officer Contact: Adam Forbes on 0161 474 3680 or email: adam.forbes@stockport.gov.uk

 

Minutes:

With the agreement of the Committee, this item was withdrawn.

17.

Cheadle Village Green, Cheadle pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services

 

The report considers a request from Cheadle Civic Society for a lease of Cheadle Village Green.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the contents of the report and provide any comments on the proposal to offer a lease on the land known as Cheadle Village Green.

 

Officer Contact: Murray Carr on 0161 474 3019 or email: murray.carr@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report of the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services (copies of which had been circulated) regarding a request from the Cheadle Civic Society for a lease in respect of Cheadle Village Green, as shown on the plan attached to the report.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:-

 

·         There should be a plaque on the green acknowledging the donor of the green.

·         The Council was grateful to the current commitment of the members of Cheadle Civic Society, but this could not be guaranteed in the future if its membership changed. The Council was, however, keen to encourage community groups to do as much as possible.

·         The Cheadle Civic Society could consider appointing a Councillor to it as a means of supporting a strong working relationship between the Society and the Council.

·         Local traders should be strongly encouraged to engage in the Makers’ Markets.

·         A Member felt that the Area Committee should retain some involvement in the organisation of wider community events at Cheadle Green.

·         It was important that the condition of Cheadle Green was retained.

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services be advised that the Area Committee recommends that a six year lease be offered to Cheadle Civic Society for Cheadle Village Green, with the intention that after two years it is renewed for a further two years.

Councillor Adrian Nottingham in the Chair

18.

Park Event Application - Heald Green Festival at Outwood Road Playing Fields on 27 June 2015 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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

 

The report considers an event application received from the Heald Green Festival Committee to hold the annual festival on Outwood Road Playing Fields on 27 June 2015.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to approve the application, subject to the production of the appropriate papers and event plans.

 

Officer Contact: Iain Bate on 0161 474 4421 or email: ian.bate@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

Additional documents:

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) regarding a request from the Heald Green Festival to hold the annual festival on Outwood Road Playing Fields on 27 June 2015.

 

RESOLVED – That the application from the Heald Green Festival Committee to hold the annual festival on Outwood Road Playing Fields on 27 June 2015 be approved, subject to the production of the appropriate papers and event plans.

19.

Area Committee Highway Ward Spokesperson pdf icon PDF 75 KB

The Area Committee is requested to note the current arrangements in relation to the role of Highway Ward Spokespersons and the monitoring of the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget.

 

The Area Committee is requested to note the report and nominate a spokesperson for each ward.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 31237 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

Minutes:

A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) inviting the Area Committee to nominate Ward Spokespersons with whom the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration could consult on highway maintenance and traffic management matters, and the expenditure of the Ward Delegated Budget up to £300.

 

RESOLVED – That the following councillors be appointed as Ward Spokespersons for highway and traffic management issues:-

 

Cheadle and Gatley Ward – Councillor Graham Greenhalgh

Cheadle Hulme North Ward – Councillor Paul Porgess

Heald Green Ward – Councillor Sylvia Humphreys

 

20.

Nomination of Authority Governors

There are currently no vacancies to consider.

Minutes:

There were no vacancies to consider.