Agenda and decisions

Mole Valley Local Committee - Wednesday, 10 November 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Pippbrook, Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SJ

Contact: Gregory Yeoman, Partnership Committee Officer  Surrey County Council, Community Partnerships & Engagement Team, Woodhatch Place, 11 Cockshot Hill, Woodhatch, Reigate, RH2 8EF

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

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    To receive any apologies for absence and notices of substitutions from District members under Standing Order 39.

2.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 415 KB

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    To approve the Minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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    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 Member 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.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS pdf icon PDF 220 KB

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    To receive any questions from Surrey County Council electors within the area in accordance with Standing Order 66.

    Additional documents:

5.

MEMBER QUESTIONS pdf icon PDF 264 KB

6.

PETITIONS

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    To receive any petitions in accordance with Standing Order 65 or letters of representation in accordance with the Local Protocol. An officer response will be provided to each petition.

7.

RECOMMENDATION FOR PUBLIC FOOTPATH 24 (LEATHERHEAD) - GREEN LANE LEVEL CROSSING INVESTIGATION [FOR DECISION] pdf icon PDF 141 KB

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A25 REIGATE ROAD, BETCHWORTH - SPEED LIMIT ASSESSMENT (EXECUTIVE ITEM FOR DECISION) pdf icon PDF 153 KB

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    This report seeks approval for changes to the speed limit on the A25 Reigate Road, Betchworth, between the junction with Station Road at the Betchworth roundabout and a point 47.5m west of the centre line of Tranquil Dale, in accordance with Surrey’s policy.

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    The Local Committee (Mole Valley):

     

    (i)    Noted the results of the speed limit assessments undertaken.        

     

    (ii)   Agreed that, based upon the evidence, the speed limit be reduced from 50mph to 40mph in the section of the A25 Reigate Road, Betchworth, between the junction of Station Road at the Betchworth roundabout and a point 47.5m west of the centre line of Tranquil Dale, in accordance with current policy; 

     

    (iii)   Authorised the advertisement of a notice in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to implement the proposed speed limit change, revoke any existing traffic orders necessary to implement the change, and, subject to no objections being upheld, that the order be made;

     

    (iv)  Authorised delegation of authority to the Area Highway Manager (or equivalent designated officer) in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Local Committee and the local divisional member to resolve any objections received in connection with the proposal.

     

    (v)  Noted that if the scheme has not been successful, then further engineering measures or a return to the original higher speed limit may be necessary.

     

    Reasons for recommendations:

     

    To enable changes to the speed limit on the A25 Reigate Road, Betchworth in accordance with Surrey’s speed limit policy.

     

9.

RECOMMENDATIONS TRACKER pdf icon PDF 329 KB

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    This item provides an update on previous decisions and actions agreed by the Committee. The Committee is asked to agree that the items marked as complete are removed from the tracker.

10.

FORWARD PLAN [FOR INFORMATION] pdf icon PDF 13 KB

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    The Local Committee (Mole Valley) will note the contents of the forward plan.

11.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

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    Thursday 20 January 2022 at 2pm.