Decisions

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Forthcoming decisions to be taken by the Cabinet and Cabinet Members for the next 28 days and beyond can be found in the Notice of Decisions.

Decisions published

09/09/2019 - CHETWODE ROAD IMPROVEMENT SCHEME [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3873    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee noted:

i)    The scheme proposals and the comments received from consultation.

 

The Local Committee agreed that:

 

i)    The parking restrictions set out in Table 1 and in annex A of the report (‘no waiting at any time’ double yellow lines) are approved, subject to statutory consultation;

ii)   If there are unresolved objections that they are dealt with in accordance with the county council’s scheme of delegation by the parking team manager, in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Local Committee and local divisional member.

iii)  Bus stop clearways are approved for the east and westbound bus stops in Chetwode Road; and

iv) The scheme proposals for Chetwode Road and Homefield Gardens a shown in annex A are approved for implementation;

v)  Any alterations to the scheme to be delegated to the Area Highways Manager in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Local Committee and local divisional Members.

 

Reason for decisions:

 

The above decisions were made because the scheme proposals for Chetwode Road will deliver a key Section 106 obligation that forms part of the planning consent for the Be Burgh housing site in order to mitigate the impact of increased vehicular traffic on roads within the Preston estate.


09/09/2019 - HIGHWAYS UPDATE REPORT [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3872    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee agreed to:

i)    Note the contents of this report.

ii)   The installation of a bus stop clearway within the bus layby on the southbound carriageway of the A217 Brighton Road, Burgh Heath (50m south west of St. Mary’s Church). This clearway will operate from 07:00- 19:00 Monday to Friday  and will include works to provide providing a yellow bus layby cage road marking, to a length of approximately 45m.

 

Reason for decision:

 

The above decision was made to allow the installation of the bus clearway at the above location in order to prohibit parking at this location. The parking had previously led to the bus being unable to stop here.

 


09/09/2019 - PETITION TO: IMPROVE THE ROAD SAFETY OF CHILDREN ATTENDING HORLEY INFANT SCHOOL ref: 3871    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee agreed:

 

i)    To allow the county councils Safer Travel Team to investigate concerns raised by the petition using the Road Safety Outside Schools Policy

The Local Committee noted:

 

ii)  The outcome of the safety assessment will be reported to the school and local County Councillor containing the results of the road safety education assessment and a description of any potential highway improvements and estimated costs.

iii) That recommendations could include measures within the school grounds which the school will be responsible for implementing.

 

Reason for decision:

 

The above decision was made in order to enable officers to conduct a Road Safety Outside Schools Assessment to look at measures that could be taken to improve the road safety for the children.


09/09/2019 - PETITION TO: REPAIR A DEEP VERGE ON SLIPSHATCH ROAD, REIGATE ref: 3870    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Made at meeting: 09/09/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee noted:

i)    The officer’s comment.

ii)   That officers could work with the divisional member and district councillor to see if there is any support for work to be carried out on initial investigation and design work and whether there are any opportunities for match funding.

 

The local Committee agreed:

 

iii)  That initial investigation and design work to establish the cause of the verge to sink and the most effective method to raise the verge be added to the Integrated Transport Scheme List for consideration for future funding.

 

Reason for decision:

 

The above decision was made to enable work to be undertaken on the above scheme at a time when funding to do so was available.

 


06/09/2019 - HIGHWAYS UPDATE [EXECUTIVE FUNCTION - FOR DECISION] ref: 3869    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Elmbridge Local Committee

Made at meeting: 06/09/2019 - Elmbridge Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

That the Local Committee [Elmbridge] agreed to:

 

(i)    Approve the provisional allocation of assumed budgets for 2020-21 as shown in Table 3 of the report;

(ii)   Authorise the Area Highway Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Divisional Member, to advertise the necessary legal notice for new road tables at the entrances to Russell Road and Sunbury Lane, Walton, and if there are no significant objections to arrange construction of these new road tables as part of the new cycle route in Terrace Road;

(iii)  Authorise the Area Highway Manager, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Divisional Member, to draft and advertise an appropriate Traffic Regulation Order for the short one-way section of road at the junction of Rectory Lane and Church Road, and if there are no significant objections to make the Traffic Regulation Order, and improve the signs and road markings;

(iv)  Approve the extension of the eastbound bus stop clearway at The Bear, Bridge Street, Walton-on-Thames, by 5m at each end – 10m in total;

(v)   Authorise 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:

 

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.

Specific recommendations are made to facilitate improvements in Walton and Long Ditton.

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.


06/09/2019 - PETITIONS ref: 3868    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Elmbridge Local Committee

Made at meeting: 06/09/2019 - Elmbridge Local Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2019

Effective from: 18/09/2019

Decision:

That the Local Committee [Elmbridge] agreed :

 

To add Dennis Road to its list of roads for consideration for prioritisation for resurfacing in a future year.

 

Reasons: To enable prioritisation of funding when compared to other projects.

Divisions affected: West Molesey;


05/09/2019 - Home to School/College travel and transport policy - public consultation ref: 3867    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Director Children, Families Lifelong Learning and Culture

Decision published: 05/09/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

Decision made:

 

It was AGREED to commence public consultation on the proposal outlined above.

 

 

Reasons for Decision:

The responses to the consultation will be presented to Cabinet Member with delegated responsibility for home to school transport so that they can be taken into account by her in any future decision on the proposal.

 

Lead officer: Mary Burguieres


04/09/2019 - PETITION TO: INTRODUCE A 20MPH SPEED LIMIT ON ALL RESIDENTIAL STREETS IN ASHTEAD WITH THE EXCLUSION OF THE A24 ref: 3866    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mole Valley Local Committee

Made at meeting: 04/09/2019 - Mole Valley Local Committee

Decision published: 05/09/2019

Effective from: 12/09/2019

Decision:

The Local Committee noted:

 

1)    That the petition to introduce  a 20mph speed limit on all of the requested roads in Ashtead and response.

2)    To continue to support the introduction of self-enforcing 20mph speed limits outside schools in Ashtead.

 

 

The Local Committee agreed:

 

i)    That officers could should work with the divisional member, the petitioner and Ashtead Residents’ Association to explore whether the Residents’ Association are in support of this request. If supported then the Residents’ Association could support any work to assess the feasibility of this request, for example funding a feasibility study or identifying match funding.

 

Reason for decision:

 

The above decision was made to enable the exploration of introducing a 20 mph speed limit in Ashtead if this was in agreement with what the Residents’ Association and divisional member wanted.


03/09/2019 - A25 GODSTONE ROAD, BLETCHINGLEY - SPEED LIMIT REVIEW ref: 3865    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways Decisions

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet Member for Highways Decisions

Decision published: 04/09/2019

Effective from: 13/09/2019

Decision:

The following recommendations were approved:

 

1.    Noted the results of the speed limit assessments carried out on the A25 between Godstone and the Tandridge boundary.

 

2.    Agreed that, based upon the evidence, the speed limit be increased from 30mph to 40mph in the section of the A25, Godstone Road between the existing 30mph speed limit terminal signs in line with the property boundary between 14 Sunnybank Villas and Waterhouse Villa and a point 15m north-east of the north-eastern building line of the property Avalon; in the un-named service road fronting the properties Laburnums, Tall Trees Moorings, Dormers and Longacre; and in the un-named service road fronting the properties Somerstone, Pennyacre, Tonbridge and Waterhouse Villa and nos. 9-14 Sunnybank Villas, in accordance with Surrey’s policy ‘Setting Local Speed Limits’.

 

And;

 

Decrease the speed limit on the following roads from 50mph to 40mph to comply with all expert advice, in accordance with Surrey County Council’s ‘Setting Local Speed Limits’ policy:

 

A25, Bletchingley Road, Godstone between the existing 30mph speed limit terminal signs at Godstone in line with property boundary between Priority Gates and 14 The Priory and a point 100m south-west of the junction with North Park Lane.

 

The un-named service road fronting the properties Tulip House and no. 1 Ivy House Cottages.

 

3.    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.

 

4.    Authorised delegation of authority to the Area Highway Manager in consultation with the Tandridge Local Committee Chairman, and the local divisional Member who is also the Vice-Chairman of the Tandridge Local Committee and the Cabinet Member for Highways, to resolve any objections received in connection with the proposal.


03/09/2019 - Petitions ref: 3863    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste Decisions

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste Decisions

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 03/09/2019

Decision:

That the response, attached to this decision sheet as Annex 2, be approved.


03/09/2019 - Public Questions ref: 3864    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste Decisions

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet Member for Environment and Waste Decisions

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 03/09/2019

Decision:

That the response, attached to this decision sheet as Annex 2, be approved.


03/09/2019 - UPDATES TO THE COUNCIL'S SCHEME OF DELEGATION ref: 3862    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader Decisions

Made at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Leader Decisions

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 12/09/2019

Decision:

The following recommendations were agreed:

 

1.    The updated Legal Services Scheme of Delegation in Annex 1 was approved.

2.    A further delegation was given to the Cabinet Member for All-Age Learning to approve the following policies and any subsequent changes to these:

a.    Home to School Transport Policy 4-16 year olds 2019/20

b.    Home to School/College Transport Policy for Surrey students of sixth form age – 2019/20

3.    The delegation for taking decisions at the Shareholder and Investments Panel was expanded to the Executive Director of Resources as per Annex 2.

4.    The Council’s financial ‘key decisions’ threshold was increased to £1,000,000 and the new capital programme delegations outlined in Annex 3 were approved.

5.    The updated Children, Families, Lifelong Learning and Culture Scheme of Delegation in Annex 4 was approved.

6.    The Director of Law and Governance was authorised to make the necessary changes to the Council’s Scheme of Delegation and the Constitution will be updated accordingly.