Agenda

Werneth Area Committee - Monday, 1st August, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Dining Room - Woodley Civic Hall

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 402 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 June 2022.

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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

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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4.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Walk Ride Romiley pdf icon PDF 564 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Walk Ride Romiley for a grant of £400 (Bredbury Green & Romiley ward allocation only) towards the cost of organising an event of free bike fixing, where people can bring along their broken bikes, which will help encourage people to cycle in Romiley.

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4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Heatons Runners pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Heatons Runners for a grant of £150 (Bredbury & Woodley ward allocation only) towards the cost having gait tests done and purchasing running trainers for members of the club.

 

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4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - African and Caribbean Community Association pdf icon PDF 364 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the African and Caribbean Community Association for a grant of £999.36 (£92.28 from this Area Committee) towards the cost of printing newsletters.

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Corporate & Support Services & 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 Werneth area.

 

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

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5.(i)

DC081474 - Cow and Calf Hotel, 2 School Brow, Bredbury, Stockport, SK6 3AT pdf icon PDF 586 KB

Retention, conversion and extension of existing pub to form 3 dwellings and the erection of 5 houses and 1 bungalow together with new access and parking.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk.

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5.(ii)

DC084781 - Further Hey, 41-43 Werneth Road, Woodley, Stockport pdf icon PDF 729 KB

Erection of 7 no. residential dwellinghouses (C3 use), together with associated access, car parking and amenity space.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to authorise the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services to determine the application subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the relevant contribution towards open space.

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess on 0161 474 3659 or email;: mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(iii)

DC082085 - Bredbury Substation, Stockport Road West, Bredbury, Stockport pdf icon PDF 634 KB

Construction and operation of a 49.9mw battery storage facility, landscaping, fencing, site access road and cable corridors.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Brian McParland by email: brian.mcparland@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

Planning Appeal, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 31 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 Werneth 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.

Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider a report of the Chief Executive.

 

The report requests the views of the Committee on the current proposed polling arrangements within the area in order to inform the Polling District Review currently underway.

 

The views of the Area Committee are sought on the proposed polling arrangements. Any comments or suggestions will then be considered, together with those received via the public consultation (Stage 1 and Stage 2).  Revised proposals will be brought back to the Area Committee cycle in October 2022 for consideration prior to a final report being considered by the Cabinet Meeting on 1 November 2022 and the Council Meeting on 17 November 2022.

 

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

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Executive Business

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8.

Roundcroft Update Report pdf icon PDF 271 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

To update members of the Werneth Area Committee on the ongoing flooding issues on Roundcroft and the current actions being taken.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Mark Glynn on 0161 464 3700 or email: mark.glynn@stockport.gov.uk

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Amendments to the Area Committee Highway Ward Spokespersons Protocol pdf icon PDF 289 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details the current arrangements in relation to the role of Highway Ward Spokespersons (HWS) and the monitoring of the Area Committee Delegated Budgets and outlines proposals to make changes to the financial thresholds for decisions to be taken under delegated authority by the Director of Place Management.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to authorise the Director of Place Management, in consultation with the Highway Ward Spokesperson(s), to spend up to £1,000 from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget in connection with the schedule of minor, non-regulatory, matters identified in Section 2.6 of the report; and up to £2,500 in connection with pedestrian dropped crossings subject to all area committees giving approval to the revision of the delegation thresholds.

 

Officer Contact: Eraina Smith on Tel: 474 4911 or email: eraina.smith@stockport.gov.uk.

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10.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 261 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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