Agenda and decisions

Spelthorne Joint Committee
Monday, 10 December 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames. TW18 1XB

Contact: Gregory Yeoman, Partnership Committee Officer  Room 357, Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames TW18 1XB

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 89 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 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.

DECISION TRACKER (FOR INFORMATION) pdf icon PDF 112 KB

5.

PETITIONS & PETITION RESPONSES pdf icon PDF 109 KB

    To receive any petitions in accordance with Standing Order 14.1.  Notice must 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 or Spelthorne Borough Council’s e-petitions website as long as the minimum number of signatures has been reached 14 days before the meeting.

     

    Two petitions have been received and officer responses are provided.

     

    Gresham Road – petition to implement traffic calming measures to control speeds.

    211 signatures received. Lead petitioner Mr John Elliott.

     

    Chertsey Road – petition to implement traffic speed reduction measures.

    32 signatures received. Lead petitioner Mr David Fudge.

    Additional documents:

6.

WRITTEN MEMBER QUESTIONS pdf icon PDF 92 KB

7.

WRITTEN PUBLIC QUESTIONS

8.

COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP UPDATE (FOR INFORMATION) pdf icon PDF 110 KB

    This report is an update for the Spelthorne Joint Committee on the role of the Spelthorne Safer Stronger Partnership.

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    The Joint Committee (Spelthorne) noted:

     

    (i)    The contents of this report

     

    (ii)   The 2017-2020 Partnership Plan

     

    (iii) The successes and challenges for the Community Safety Partnership as detailed in the report to Spelthorne’s Overview & Scrutiny Committee on 11 September 2018, along with the key initiatives and campaigns that have been undertaken.

     

    Reasons for recommendations:

    This report presents the Partnership Plan for 2017 – 2020.

    This item is for information only.

9.

HIGHWAYS UPDATE (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION) pdf icon PDF 173 KB

    To receive an update from the Highways Area Team Manager (North East).

     

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    The Joint Committee (Spelthorne):

    (i)    Agreed the strategy for allocation of Joint Committee Highways budgets for next Financial Year 2019-20 as set out in Table 4 (paragraphs 2.1.8 to 2.1.12 refer);

    (ii)  Delegated authority to the Area Highway Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Divisional Member, to decide on completion of the feasibility study and subject to funding being made available, whether to promote a traffic regulation order for a new width restriction in Horton Road, Stanwell Moor Village, to consider any objections to any traffic regulation order and if feasible to implement the scheme (paragraphs 2.2.2 to 2.2.3 refer);

    (iii)Agreed the programme of ITS schemes for next Financial Year 2019-20 as set out in Table 6 (paragraphs 2.2.4 to 2.2.6 refer);

    (iv) Deferred agreement to the removal of 33 schemes from the prioritisation list in Annex A (paragraph 2.2.7 refers) until the Joint Committee meeting in March 2019;

    (v)  Agreed to the Area Highway Manager reviewing the Staines SCOOT region revalidation project with the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Staines Division and Ward Members, to review the observations of the project team and prioritise suggestions for further work (paragraphs 2.3.4 and 2.3.5 refer);

    (vi)Agreed to provide feedback on the draft reviewed Local Transport Strategy Forward Programme to the Area Highway Manager by 10th January 2019 (paragraphs 2.10.2 to 2.10.6 and Annex C refer);

    (vii)                Authorised the Area Highway Manager in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and relevant Divisional Member(s) to undertake all necessary procedures to deliver the agreed programmes.

     

    Reasons for the recommendations:

    Recommendations are made to facilitate development of Committee’s 2019-20 Highways programmes, while at the same time ensuring that the Chairman, Vice Chairman and relevant Divisional Members are fully and appropriately involved in any detailed considerations.

    Committee is asked to provide the necessary authorisation to deliver its programmes of work in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman and relevant Divisional Member without the need to revert to the Committee as a whole.

10.

ON-STREET PARKING ENFORCEMENT UPDATE pdf icon PDF 138 KB

    Joint Committees have a scrutiny role for the on-street parking enforcement service in their area and a share of any surplus income that is raised.

     

    This report sets out the background for these arrangements and provides an overview of the enforcement operation in Spelthorne.

    Additional documents:

    Decision:

    The Joint Committee(Spelthorne) noted the contents of the report.

     

    Reasons for recommendations:

    Waiting and parking restrictions that are suitably/adequately enforced will help to:

     

          Improve road safety

          Ensure access for emergency vehicles

          Improve access to shops, facilities and businesses

          Increase footfall into Town Centres

          Ensure access for refuse vehicles and service vehicles

          Ease traffic congestion

          Ensure turnover of parking space use across the borough

     

    The Joint Committee can contribute towards these objectives in partnership with the enforcement team.

     

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FORWARD PROGRAMME 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

12.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING