Agenda

Werneth Area Committee - Monday, 22nd January, 2024 6.00 pm

Venue: Dining Room - Woodley Civic Hall

Contact: Jacqueline Kramer  (0161 474 2978)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 November 2023.

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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)

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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4.(v)

Open Forum: Local Scrutiny Review - Sewage in Rivers and Waterways - Update Report pdf icon PDF 615 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report provides an update on the recommendations made to the Cabinet as part of the Local Scrutiny Review undertaken by the Werneth Area Committee between October 2022 and March 2023.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to:-

 

(1) Note and comment upon the progress made in relation to the recommendations contained within the Local Scrutiny Review Final Report.

 

(2) Note the information provided in relation to the United Utilities activity near Otterspool Road, Romiley and the continuing monitoring by United Utilities.

 

(3) Note that the site Otterspool Road, Romiley is now being managed as a meadow.

 

Officer contact: Sue Stevenson on 0161 474 4351 or email sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications

To consider a report of the 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 Deputy Chief Executive 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)

DC088870 : 9 High Lane, Woodley, Stockport, SK6 1AZ

Extensions to ground floor and raising of the roof to accommodate an additional storey.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Rachel Bottomley on 0161 474 3643 or email rachel.bottomley@stockport.gov.uk

 

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5.(ii)

DC090581 : 4 Hill Top, Romiley, Stockport, SK6 4AY

Proposed three storey side extension (top floor roof void), two storey and single storey rear extensions, internal re-modelling and conversion of existing loft space to habitable space with new dormers to front and rear.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Rachel Bottomley on 0161 474 3643 or email rachel.bottomley@stockport.gov.uk

 

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6.

Planning Appeal, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 30 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Director – Legal and 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 Werneth 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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Executive Business

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7.

One Stockport: One Future Update pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Strategy.   

The report provides an update on the One Stockport: One Future work and seeks feedback on the proposed approach to delivering this work.  

 

The Area Committee is requested to note the report. 

 

Officer contact: Kathryn Rees 07989 208640 | kathryn.rees@stockport.gov.uk 

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8.

Neighbourhoods and Prevention Programme pdf icon PDF 557 KB

To consider a report of the Executive Director for People and Integration

 

This report describes the Neighbourhoods and Prevention Programme.  This is an ambitious and key programme of work for the Council and Partners and is a key priority in the Council Plan, Borough Plan and One Future.  It will enable better integration and collaboration in our neighbourhoods across our public, private, Voluntary Community Faith and Social enterprise (VCFSE) sector organisations to deliver on priorities.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to:-

 

(1) Note the report.

 

(2) Request further updates on this programme at a frequency to be agreed.

 

Officer contact: Carolyn Anderson on 07800 617 588 or email Carolyn.anderson@stockport.gov.uk

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Updates related to Romiley Forum pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report updates the Area Committee on the Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) position at Romiley Forum.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report, the ongoing work with Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC) and NK Theatre Arts (NKTA), as well as the next steps.

 

Officer contact: James Kington at james.kington@stockport.gov.uk

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Ward Discretionary Budget- Bredbury Recreation Ground Pavilion pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report sets out a proposal for a feasibility study to assess the viability of reopening Bredbury Recreation Ground Pavillion for community use. The report also seeks the allocation of £2,000 from the Ward Discretionary Budget to fund the feasibility study.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to:-

 

(1)  Consider this report, provide any comments on the outline scope for the feasibility study.

 

(2)  Request that the Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources approves the allocation of £2000 from the Ward Discretionary Budget (Bredbury and Woodley ward allocation) to fund the feasibility study.

 

(3)  Note that the outcome of the feasibility study will be reported to a future meeting of the Werneth Area Committee.

Officer contact: Paul Edgeworth on 0161 218 1934 or email paul.edgeworth@stockport.gov.uk 

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11.

Ward Discretionary Budget - Woodley Precinct Shutter Art pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report sets out proposals for the use of the Ward Discretionary Budget to facilitate the completion of a project to carry out shutter artwork at Woodley Precinct

 

The Area Committee is recommended to request that the Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources approves the use of £4,000 from the Ward Discretionary Fund (Bredbury and Woodley ward allocation) toward the costs of the shutter artwork project.

 

Officer contact: Helen Walters on 0161 474 3734 or email helen.walters@stockport.gov.uk

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12.

Parks Event Application - Woodbank Memorial Park Trail Race Event pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details and application from Fairway Primary School PTA to hold the Woodbank Memorial Park Trail Race Event on Sunday, 3 November 2024 between 10 am and 1 pm.

 

The race route includes Daisy Field which is in the Bredbury & Woodley Ward.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the application subject to the event organisers obtaining and providing the relevant paperwork at least two weeks prior to the event, including any necessary licences, health and safety documentation and insurance certificates.

 

Officer Contact: Jacky Budd on 0161 474 3332 or email: jacky.budd@stockport.gov.uk

 

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13.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Director – Legal & Democratic Governance.

 

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: Jacqueline Kramer on 0161 474 2978 or email: jacqueline.kramer@stockport.gov.uk

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