Agenda and decisions

Reigate and Banstead Local Committee
Monday, 2 December 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Reigate Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 0SH

Contact: Jess Edmundson, Partnership Committee Officer  Reigate Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 0SH

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 91 KB

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

    All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter:

     

        (i)        Any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or

       (ii)        Other interests arising under the Code of Conduct in respect of any item(s) of business being considered at this meeting

     

    NOTES:

    ·         Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest.

    ·         As well as an interest of the Member, this includes any interest, of which the Members is aware, that relates to the Member’s spouse or civil partner (or any person with whom the Member is living as a spouse or civil partner)

    ·         Members with a significant personal interest may participate in the discussion and vote on that matter unless that interest could be reasonably regarded as prejudicial

4.

PETITIONS

    To receive any petitions in accordance with Standing Order 68. Notice should be given in writing or by email to the Community Partnership and Committee Officer at least 14 days before the meeting. Alternatively, the petition can be submitted on-line through Surrey County Council’s e-petitions website as long as the minimum number of signatures (30) has been reached 14 days before the meeting.

     

4a

PETITION TO: PROVIDE FOR A CROSSING THAT PRIORITISES PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLES OVER TRAFFIC AT THE JUNCTION OF WHEATFIELD WAY AND CYCLE ROUTE 21 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

    The full wording of the petition and officer response will be provided within the supplementary agenda.

    Decision:

    The Local Committee agreed:

          i.        To note the officer’s comment

         ii.        That a proposed scheme for a formal pedestrian crossing where National Cycle Network Route 21 crosses Wheatfield Way be added to the Integrated Transport Scheme (ITS) List for consideration for future funding.

     

    Reason for decision:

     

    The above decision was made to enable the scheme to be included on the ITS to be considered for implementation when funding becomes available.

4b

PETITION TO: IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AT ENTRANCES TO ST ANNE'S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL, BANSTEAD pdf icon PDF 79 KB

    The full wording of the petition and officer response will be provided within the supplementary agenda.

     

    Decision:

     

    The Local Committee agreed to:

          i.        Allow the county councils Safer Travel Team to investigate concerns raised by the petition using the Road Safety Outside Schools Policy

         ii.        The outcome of the safety assessment being reported to the school and local divisional member as well as the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the local committee, containing the results of the road safety education assessment and a description of any potential highway improvements and estimated costs.

     

    Reason for decisions:

     

    The above decisions were made to enable the SCC Safer Travel Team to conduct a Road Safety Outside Schools Assessment and report back their findings and recommendations for improvements that could be implemented, if appropriate.

5.

FORMAL PUBLIC QUESTIONS pdf icon PDF 69 KB

    To answer any questions from residents or businesses within the Reigate and Banstead Borough area in accordance with Standing Order 69. Notice should be given in writing or by email to the Community Partnership and Committee Officer by 12 noon 4 working days before the meeting.

6.

FORMAL MEMBER QUESTIONS

7.

ALLEGED PUBLIC FOOTPATH BETWEEN WOODHATCH ROAD AND ATHERFIELD ROAD, REIGATE [NON-EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] pdf icon PDF 124 KB

8.

HIGHWAYS SCHEMES UPDATE [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR INFORMATION] pdf icon PDF 117 KB

9.

HIGHWAYS SCHEMES FORWARD PROGRAMME 2020-21 AND 2021-22 [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] pdf icon PDF 84 KB

    This report seeks approval of a programme of highway works for Reigate and Banstead funded from the Local Committee’s delegated capital and revenue budgets.

     

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    The Local Committee agreed:

     

    General

        i.       To note that the Local Committee’s devolved highways budget for capital works in 2019/20, subject to approval by full Council on 10 December 2019, is £211,111

       ii.       That the devolved capital budget for highway works be used to progress both capital improvement schemes and capital maintenance schemes.

      iii.       To note that should there be any changes to the programme of highway works as set out in this report, a report will be taken to a future meeting of Reigate and Banstead Local Committee to inform members of the changes.

    Capital Improvement Schemes (ITS)

     

      iv.       That the capital improvement schemes allocation for Reigate and Banstead be used to progress the Integrated Transport Schemes programme set out in Annex 1;

       v.       To authorise that the Area Highway Manager, in consultation with the Local Committee Chairman and Vice-Chairman, be able to vire money between the schemes agreed in Annex 1, if required;

      vi.       That the Local Committee Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Area Team Manager, together with the local divisional Member are able to progress any scheme from the Integrated Transport Schemes programme, including consultation and statutory advertisement that may be required under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, for completion of those schemes. Where it is agreed that a scheme will not be progressed, this will be reported back to the next formal meeting of the Local Committee for approval.

    Capital Maintenance Schemes (LSR)

     

     vii.       That the capital maintenance schemes allocation for Reigate and Banstead be divided equitably between County Councillors to carry out capital maintenance works in their divisions, and that the schemes to be progressed be agreed by divisional members in consultation with the Area Maintenance Engineer.

    Revenue Maintenance

    viii.       To note that members will continue to receive a Member Local Highways Fund allocation of £7,500 per county member to address highway issues in their division; and

      ix.       That the Member Local Highways Fund be managed by the Area Maintenance Engineer on behalf of and in consultation with members.

     

    Reason for decisions:

     

    The above decisions were made to agree a forward programme of highways works in Reigate and Banstead for 2020/21 – 2021/22, funded from the Local Committee’s devolved budget.

10.

RECOMMENDATIONS AND DECISIONS TRACKER [FOR INFORMATION] pdf icon PDF 251 KB

11.

FORWARD PLAN [FOR INFORMATION] pdf icon PDF 52 KB