Agenda

Heatons & Reddish Area Committee - Monday, 1st August, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Charles Yankiah  (0161 474 3206)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 262 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)

Neighbourhood Policing

Councillors and members of the public are invited to raise ‘Neighbourhood Policing’ issues with the local Neighbourhood Policing Team.

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4.(iii)

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.(iv)

Petitions

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

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4.(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.

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4.(vi)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Freshfield Nursery School pdf icon PDF 567 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the Freshfield Nursery School  for a grant of £1,000 (£400 from Heatons North, £400 from Heatons South, £100 from Reddish North and £100 from Reddish South wards allocation) towards the cost of booking two days of educational music and robotic workshops with hi-impact for the children of the nursery.

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4.(vii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Houldsworth Park Bowling Club pdf icon PDF 573 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Houldsworth Park Bowling Club for a grant of £847.20 (Reddish North ward allocation only) towards the cost of a defibrillator and responder kit for the club, which has 45 members who are aged 60 – 95.

 

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4.(viii)

Ward Flexibility Funding - INSPIRE pdf icon PDF 259 KB

 

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Inspire for a grant of £500 (Reddish South ward allocation only) towards the cost of hiring minibuses for two outings to the seaside for members who have long term illnesses and have experienced isolation due to the pandemic.

 

 

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4.(ix)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Belle Vue Brass Band pdf icon PDF 561 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from the Belle Vue Brass Band for a grant of £500 from Reddish South ward allocation only towards the cost of raising funds for new uniform.

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Non-Executive Business

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5.

Development Applications

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

DC/081019 - 86 Alan Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 4DF pdf icon PDF 662 KB

Front elevation rooflights, reconfigured porch and new gates to front elevation, rear dormer and new glazed doors and cladding to rear elevation including raised decking.

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Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals and Enforcements pdf icon PDF 162 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 Heatons and Reddish 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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7.

Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations pdf icon PDF 169 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.

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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Park Use Application - Manchester Road Park Fun day 25/09/2022 pdf icon PDF 271 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report provides details relating to the Friends of Manchester Road Play Area having applied to hold a Fun Day on Manchester Road Park on 25/09/2022 between the hours 1pm - 4pm, requiring access to set up and close down from 9.00am - 6pm.

 

The Area Committee is asked to approve the application subject to the organiser obtaining appropriate papers, event plans, health & safety documentation, licences, insurances and any fees and charges that apply.

 

Officer contact: Janette Sadgrove, 0161 474 2429, janette.sadgrove@stockport.gov.uk       

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10.

The Provision of Bulbs to Friends' Groups and other Parties pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.

 

The report provides an update on bulb provision to local community groups and for local initiatives.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report and agree whether it wished to make an allocation from its Delegated Budget towards the provision of additional bulb planting within its area.

 

Officer contact: Peter Cooke on 0161 474 4851 or email: peter.cooke@stockport.gov.uk

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11.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 427 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 3206 or email:

charles.yankiah@stockport.gov.uk

 

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12.

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 £184.56 from the Heatons and Reddish Area Committee (£46.14 from each ward allocation only) towards the cost of printing 100 copies of ‘The Advocate’ newsletter (monthly) for those who are facing digital poverty and exclusion in the community.

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