Agenda and draft minutes

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Contact: Tim Row - Principal Democratic Services Officer 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Terry (no substitute).

2.

Declarations of Interest

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Minutes:

(a)  Councillor Collins – Agenda Item No. 6 (Traffic Regulation Orders (Junction Protection) – Various Locations) – Non-pecuniary interest: Lives in Green Lane, which is named on six of the draft orders and knows personally residents and has canvassed them for their opinion on nine of the proposed restrictions situated in Eastwood Park Ward.

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on Monday 24th February 2020 pdf icon PDF 73 KB

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Minutes:

Resolved:-

 

That the Minutes of the Meeting held on 24th February 2020 be received and confirmed as a correct record.

4.

Traffic Regulation Orders - Objections pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Report of Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) to follow

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Minutes:

The Working Party received a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) that presented the representations that had been received in response to the statutory consultation for a traffic regulation orders in respect of the following aspects of the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Various Roads) (Stopping, Waiting, Loading and Unloading Prohibitions and Restrictions, Parking Places and Permit Parking Zones)(Consolidation) Order 2016 (Amendment No. 2) Order 2020:

 

(i)  Snakes Lane, Eastwood - the introduction of “No Waiting at Any Time” restrictions on both sides of the road; and

(ii)  Cannonsleigh Crescent, Leigh-on-Sea – the introduction of “No Waiting at Any Time” restrictions for a distance of 12m on the east/west leg and north/south leg on both sides of the road.

 

The report also sought an appropriate recommendation to the Cabinet Committee on the way forward in respect of these proposals, following consideration of all the representations that had been received in writing and at the meeting. Details of the proposals were displayed at the meeting.

 

Resolved:-

 

That Cabinet Committee be recommended:

 

That the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Various Roads) (Stopping, Waiting, Loading and Unloading Prohibitions and Restrictions, Parking Places and Permit Parking Zones)(Consolidation) Order 2016 (Amendment No. 2) Order 2020 be confirmed as advertised and the proposals be implemented.

5.

Traffic Regulation Orders (Waiting Restrictions) - Thames Close pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) to follow

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Minutes:

The Working Party received a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment) that sought approval to authorise the commencement of the statutory consultation process for the introduction of waiting restrictions in Thames Close.  The waiting restrictions proposed were between 2.00 pm and 3.00 pm Mondays to Fridays (inclusive).

 

Resolved:-

 

That Cabinet Committee be recommended that the matter be deferred to the next meeting to enable officers to investigate the possibility of introducing “no waiting at any time” restrictions.

6.

Traffic Regulation Orders (Junction Protection) - Various Locations pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Report of Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment)

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Minutes:

The Working Party received a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and the Environment) informing Councillors of the commencement of the consultation and implementation of the relevant Traffic Regulation Orders in respect of various Junction Protection Schemes across the Borough.  A list of the proposed schemes to be included in the first tranche of this 2 year capital funded scheme was attached to the report at Appendix 1.

 

In respect of file number 274 on the list of schemes set out in Appendix 1, which sought the extension of the proposed length of restrictions from 29m to 40m on the east side of Nobles Green Road, Eastwood, the Working Party felt that the length of the restriction should be extended on the basis that the proposed distance was insufficient protection of the junction and the needs of buses. 

 

Resolved:-

 

That, the Cabinet Committee be recommended that subject to the increase of the proposed length of junction protection restrictions from 29m to 40m on the east side of Nobles Green Road, Eastwood, the report be noted.

7.

Bell Junction Improvement Scheme Experimental Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Report of Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and Environment)

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Minutes:

The Working Party received a report of the Executive Director (Neighbourhoods and the Environment) that informed Councillors of the review and objections received in respect of two Experimental Traffic Orders on the diversion route for the Bell Junction Improvement Scheme and how these would be addressed.

 

Resolved:-

 

That the report be noted.

 

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