Agenda

Stepping Hill Area Committee - Tuesday, 2nd August, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Georgia Latham  (0161 474 3229)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 409 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 21 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 - Heatons Runners pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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

 

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 110 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)

DC/084766 - 30 Hampstead Lane, Great Moor pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Part single, part two storey rear extension with associated works and front car port conversion.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission subject to conditions.

 

Officer contact: Anthony Smith on 0161 474 3569 or email: anthony.smith@stockport.gov.uk

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5.(ii)

DC/081855 - 239-245 London Road, Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 467 KB

Construction of an additional two storeys onto an existing three-storey building to accommodate 12 new apartments with associated vehicle, cycle parking and refuse provision.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission subject to conditions and Section 106 Legal Agreement in respect of the “Open Space Provision and Commuted Sum Payments SPD” and relevant planning policies.

 

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

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6.

Planning Appeal, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 72 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.

Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 174 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.

Fulstone Mews, Heaviley pdf icon PDF 300 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details a proposal for the introduction of No Waiting at Any Time restrictions on part of Fulstone Mews in Heaviley.

 

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 ward allocation):-

 

No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Fulstone Mews

 

North Eastern side from a point 18.5 metres South East of the South Eastern kerb line of Mile End Lane for a distance of 15 metres in a South Easterly direction.

 

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

 

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Moorfield Primary School, Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 380 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details a proposal for the installation of pedestrian safety barriers (guard rail) at an entrance to Moorfield Primary School on Lyndhurst Avenue in Hazel Grove.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give consideration to a proposal for the installation of pedestrian safety barriers (guard rail) at an entrance to Moorfield Primary School on Lyndhurst Avenue in Hazel Grove at a cost of £825 to be funded from the Area Committees delegated budget (Hazel Grove ward allocation).

 

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

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10.

St Philips RC Primary School, Offerton pdf icon PDF 307 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report details a proposal for the introduction of No Waiting at Any Time restrictions at St Philips RC Primary School on half Moon lane in Offerton.

 

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 £800 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Offerton ward allocation):-

 

Introduce No Waiting at Any Time:

 

Half Moon Lane

 

South Western side from a point 16 metres North West of the North Western kerb line of Tanhill Close in a South Easterly direction to a point 40 metres South East of the South Eastern kerb line of Tanhill Close.

 

Tanhill Close

 

Both sides from the South Western kerb line of Half Moon Lane in a South     Westerly direction for a distance of 8 metres (to tie in with the aforementioned).

 

No Stopping Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm on School Keep Clear Markings:

 

Half Moon Lane

 

North East side from a point 18.5 metres North West of the (projected) North    Western kerb line of Tanhill Close in a South Easterly direction for a distance of 37 metres (to tie in with existing). From a point 34 metres South East of the (projected) South Eastern kerb line of Tanhill Close in a South Easterly direction for a distance of 7 metres (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.

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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12.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 68 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: Georgia Latham on 0161 474 3229 or email:  georgia.latham@stockport.gov.uk

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