Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Civic Offices, St. Nicholas Way, Sutton

Contact: Angela Guest 

Items
No. Item

92.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22 November 2006 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

Further to Minute 1176/06 Councillor Tony Shields requested to know if the market traders were excluded from being members of the Town Centre Partnership. It was agreed that a response be sought from the Town Centre Manager.

 

Further to Minute 1176/06(iv) the committee requested an update from the Executive Head of Planning, Transport and Highways, regarding drinking zone signs.

 

93.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Pamela Picknett, Barry Russell and Paul Newman.  Councillor Graham Tope gave apologies for lateness and attended for item 5 and items 8-12.

 

94.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Fifteen minutes are allowed at this point, if required, for questions from members of the public about items that are not on the agenda.  The detailed rules regarding questions are set out on a preceding page.

Minutes:

There were no public questions.

 

95.

ANY MATTERS DELEGATED BY THE STRATEGY COMMITTEE / ANY REFERENCES FROM OTHER BODIES

Minutes:

There were no references or matters delegated.

 

96.

Provisional Planned Highways Maintenance Works Programme 2007/2008 pdf icon PDF 21 KB

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transport and Highways.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Gerry McLaughlin, Area Manager, presented this report on the planned highways maintenance programme for 2007/2008.  Members were invited to comment on the provisional lists of high and low priority carriageway and footway works, for the Sutton Area.  It was explained that funding available would not cover most of the work needed and that lists are put in priority order.  The final list would be approved by Strategy Committee.  Members requested to be informed of the outcome.

 

It was noticed that Anton Crescent is duplicated on the high and low priority schemes and with different treatments. 

 

Agreement to the recommendations was unanimous.

 

Resolved: (i) That Ward Councillors make comments on the provisional list of roads in their Area for inclusion in the final Planned Highway Maintenance Works Programme for 2007/2008.

 

(ii) To note that the roads on the final list, which will be prioritised according to need, will be dependent on the budget allocation for next year.

 

(iii) That the Area Highways Manager amend the report to take out the duplication of Anton Crescent and to let ward councillors know which one is correct.

 

(iv) That the Area Highways Manager informs members, by letter, of the outcome of the final list approval.

 

97.

SUTTON CONTROLLED PARKING ZONE (CPZ) REVIEW 2006 - EXTENSION OF THE CONTROLLED AREA AND HOURS OF OPERATION IN SELECTED ROADS pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transport and Highways.

Minutes:

Alan Carroll, Interim Head of Transport, presented this report, which detailed the latest review of Sutton CPZ and set out roads for formal consultation on the extension of parking controls and control hours.

 

There was concern expressed that residents in half of the Benhilton Gardens cul de sac may be unaware of the consequences of half of the road being included in the CPZ.  It was requested that residents are informed of the consequences when consulted.

 

Clarification was sought regarding disabled parking in CPZ areas.  It was explained that the Blue Badge holders privilege of parking in CPZ areas was being revoked and that Orders were in the process of being written.  All Blue Badge holders had been informed by letter.

 

Agreement to the resolutions was unanimous.

 

Resolved: (i) To authorise the Executive Head of Planning, Transport & Highways to carry out a statutory Public consultation under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and successive modifications, concerning the extension of the Sutton CPZ parking controls in 21 roads, listed in paragraph 2.5;

 

(ii) To carry out a statutory Public consultation under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and successive modifications, concerning the extension of the Sutton CPZ’s hours of operation in Lenham Road, Litchfield Road, Warwick Road and Nursery Road.

 

(iii) That consultation take place for the whole of Benhilton Gardens with an explanation that changes are likely in half of the road and highlight the consequences of this for the rest of the road.

 

(iv) That, subject to receiving no material objections, the Executive Head of Planning, Transport & Highways make the appropriate orders. 

 

(v) To thank Alan Carroll’s team for all their help.

98.

WAITING RESTRICTIONS IN QUARRY PARK ROAD, SUTTON pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transport and Highways.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alan Carroll, Interim Head of Transport, presented this report, which outlined proposals to consult on ‘at any time’ waiting restrictions in Quarry Park Road due to dangerous and obstructive parking.

 

Agreement to the resolutions was unanimous.

 

Resolved: (i) To authorise the adverstising of a ‘Notice of Proposal’ of Traffic Management Order (TMO) under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and successive modifications concerning the introduction of ‘at any time’ waiting restrictions (double yellow lines) in Quarry Park Road and Carlisle Road, as illustrated by the drawing in appendix 1 to the report.

 

(ii) Subject to receiving no material objections, make the appropriate orders. 

99.

draft Urban Design supplementary planning document (SPD) - public consultation pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transport and Highways.

Minutes:

Brendon Roberts, Planning Officer, introduced the report, which is supplementary to UDP policy and explained that the consultation period would run from 30 January to 13 March.  It was expected that the consultation document would be back from the printers on 25 January and a copy would then be sent to all councillors.

 

Resolved: (i) To note the content and consultation arrangements for the draft SPD; and

 

(ii) That members consider the draft SPD and make any comments on its content to the appropriate officer by 13th March. 

100.

draft car clubs supplementary planning document (SPD) pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Report of the Executive Head of Planning, Transport and Highways.

Minutes:

Keith Fraser, Principal Planner, introduced the report and informed members that consultation will run from 30 January until 13 March.

 

Councillor Geiringer requested details of usage of the car club at Civic Centre.  The Executive Head of Legal Services explained that a report, containing the requested information, would be going to Strategy Committee and she would ensure that Councillor Geiringer receives a copy.

 

Resolved: (i) To note the contents of the draft SPD and the arrangements for public consultation; and

 

(ii) That members consider the draft SPD and make any comments on its content to the appropriate officer by 13th March. 

 

(iii) To request that the Executive Head of Legal Services ensures that Councillor Geiringer receives a copy of the car club report due to go to Strategy Committee.

101.

ANY URGENT BUSINESS, including that of Members, brought forward at the direction of the Chair who has approved the reason(s) for urgency

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

 

102.

COMMITTEE WORK PLAN pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Minutes:

             Resolved: (i) To note that there is no news on the Avenue Road item.

 

(ii) To note that TfL still need to reconfigure the junction before doing a noise survey at Clensham Lane.

 

(iii) To note that the request for parking signs at Brighton Road to Station Road has been added to the database for requested works.

 

(iv) To add an item for a 6 monthly report from the Safer Neighbourhood Team.

 

(v) To note that all other items, except annual and biennial reports, will be due to come to the March 2007 meeting.

             

103.

Sutton Central - Bike Race

Verbal report from the Interim Head of Transport and Works.

Minutes:

Alan Carroll, Interim Head of Transport, gave a verbal report to this item.  It is planned, as part of the Smarter Travel Project, to stage a two-day cycle event.  The event will be funded by Transport for London and will begin on the completion of the Tour de France, which starts in London this year.

 

            Resolved: To note the report.

104.

NEXT MEETING

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 21 March 2007, 7.30pm, Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton.

Minutes:

Angela Guest, Area Co-ordinator, explained that at the next meeting there would be a themed item on the agenda.  The theme chosen by the Chair will be parks within the Sutton committee area.  The item will consist of invited speakers and residents and would cover such issues as setting up friends groups, funding and security.

 

It was also explained that councillors would still have the power to make recommendations and references as appropriate.

 

Resolved: (i) To note that the next meeting will be held on Wednesday 21 March 2007, 7.30pm at Civic Offices, Sutton. 

 

(ii) To note that there will be a themed item on the next agenda.