Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

573.

Apologies for Absence

Decision:

There were no apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

574.

Declarations of Interest

Decision:

The following interests were declared at the meeting:

 

(a)  Councillor Flewitt – Agenda Item No. 6 (Objections to Traffic Regulation Orders – Alton Gardens) – Pecuniary interest: Gives a financial contribution to St Stephens Church (withdrew);

 

(b)  Councillor Moring – Agenda Item No. 7 (Petition Requesting Closure of Oakwood Avenue and Shirley Road) – Non-pecuniary interest: Mother owns a property in Briarwood Drive;

 

(c)  Councillor Van Looy – Agenda Item No. 6 (Objections to Traffic Regulation Orders – Holland Road) – Non-pecuniary interest: One of the residents is known to him;

 

(d)  Councillor Willis – Agenda Item No. 8 (Requests for Traffic Regulation Orders – Hadleigh Road) – Non-pecuniary interest: Wife works at a school in the Road.

Minutes:

The following interests were declared at the meeting:

 

(a)  Councillor Flewitt – Agenda Item No. 6 (Objections to Traffic Regulation Orders – Alton Gardens) – Pecuniary interest: Gives a financial contribution to St Stephens Church (withdrew);

 

(b)  Councillor Moring – Agenda Item No. 7 (Petition Requesting Closure of Oakwood Avenue and Shirley Road) – Non-pecuniary interest: Mother owns a property in Briarwood Drive;

 

(c)  Councillor Van Looy – Agenda Item No. 6 (Objections to Traffic Regulation Orders – Holland Road) – Non-pecuniary interest: One of the residents is known to him;

 

(d)  Councillor Willis – Agenda Item No. 8 (Requests for Traffic Regulation Orders – Hadleigh Road) – Non-pecuniary interest: Wife works at a school in the Road.

575.

Minutes of Meeting held on Thursday 1st November 2018 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Decision:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 1st November 2018 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 1st November 2018 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.

576.

Minutes of the Special Meeting held on Tuesday, 20th November 2018 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Decision:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the special meeting held on Tuesday 20th November 2018 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the special meeting held on Tuesday 20th November 2018 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.

577.

Minutes of the Special Meeting held on Thursday 6th December 2018 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Decision:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 6th December 2018 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 6th December 2018 be received, confirmed as a correct record and signed.

578.

Objections to Traffic Regulation Orders pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Decision:

The Cabinet Committee received a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) that appraised Members of the representations that had been received in response to the statutory consultation for proposed Traffic Regulation Orders in respect of various proposals across the Borough.  These included :

 

(a)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the north side of Eastwoodbury Lane outside property nos. 7 to 57 and 67 to 85 Eastwoodbury Lane;

(b)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the south side of Eastwoodbury Lane opposite property nos. 7 to 83 Eastwoodbury Lane;

(c)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the west side of Eastwoodbury Crescent opposite property nos. 5 to 27 Eastwoodbury Crescent

(d)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the east side of Eastwoodbury Crescent opposite property nos. 203 Rochford Road to 22 Eastwoodbury Crescent;

(e)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily in the sections of Alton Gardens on the north west side from approximately. 15 metres from its junction with Manners Way to outside No.89 Alton Gardens and on the south east side from approximately 15 metres north east of its junction with Derek Gardens to approx. 15 metres south west of its junction with Manners Way; and

(f)  the inclusion of Palmeira Avenue, Station Road and Holland Road, Westcliff on Sea within the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting and Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016.

 

The report sought the Cabinet Committee's approval on the way forward in respect of all of these proposals, after having considered the views of the Traffic Regulations Working Party following consideration of all the representations that had been received in writing and at the meeting. Large scale plans of the proposals and photographs of the streets were displayed at the meeting.

 

Resolved:

 

1.  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. 13) Order 2018 be deferred pending a review of the parking situation in the wider area and a report be submitted to the meeting of the Traffic Regulations Working Party and Cabinet Committee on 12th September 2019.

 

2.  That the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) be authorised to confirm the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting & Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016 (Amendment No. 3) Order 2018 as advertised and to arrange for the traffic regulation order to be sealed and the proposals implemented.

 

Reason for Decision

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Other Options

 

Each proposal needs to be considered on its individual merits and their impact on public safety, traffic flows or parking and wider impact on the surrounding network. Members may consider taking no further action if  ...  view the full decision text for item 578.

Minutes:

The Cabinet Committee received a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) presenting the representations that had been received in response to the statutory consultation for proposed Traffic Regulation Orders in respect of various proposals across the Borough.  These included :

 

(a)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the north side of Eastwoodbury Lane outside property nos. 7 to 57 and 67 to 85 Eastwoodbury Lane;

(b)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the south side of Eastwoodbury Lane opposite property nos. 7 to 83 Eastwoodbury Lane;

(c)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the west side of Eastwoodbury Crescent opposite property nos. 5 to 27 Eastwoodbury Crescent

(d)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily on the east side of Eastwoodbury Crescent opposite property nos. 203 Rochford Road to 22 Eastwoodbury Crescent;

(e)  the introduction of a prohibition of waiting from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. daily in the sections of Alton Gardens on the north west side from approximately. 15 metres from its junction with Manners Way to outside No.89 Alton Gardens and on the south east side from approximately 15 metres north east of its junction with Derek Gardens to approx. 15 metres south west of its junction with Manners Way; and

(f)  the inclusion of Palmeira Avenue, Station Road and Holland Road, Westcliff on Sea within the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting and Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016.

 

The report sought the Cabinet Committee's approval on the way forward in respect of all of these proposals, after having considered the views of the Traffic Regulations Working Party following consideration of all the representations that had been received in writing and at the meeting. Large scale plans of the proposals and photographs of the streets were displayed at the meeting.

 

Resolved:

 

1.  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. 13) Order 2018 be deferred pending a review of the parking situation in the wider area and a report be submitted to the meeting of the Traffic Regulations Working Party and Cabinet Committee on 12th September 2019.

 

2.  That the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) be authorised to confirm the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting & Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016 (Amendment No. 3) Order 2018 as advertised and to arrange for the traffic regulation order to be sealed and the proposals implemented.

 

Reason for Decision

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Other Options

 

Each proposal needs to be considered on its individual merits and their impact on public safety, traffic flows or parking and wider impact on the surrounding network. Members may consider taking no further action if they feel it  ...  view the full minutes text for item 578.

579.

Petition Requesting the Closure of Oakwood Avenue and Shirley Road pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Decision:

Pursuant to Minute 534 of the meeting of the Council held on 13th December 2018, the Cabinet Committee received a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) concerning the receipt of a petition requesting the closure of Oakwood Avenue and Shirley Road at the junction of the A127.

 

The Cabinet Committee was reminded that a petition had previously been submitted by the residents of Oakwood Avenue requesting measures to reduce the levels of traffic using the road, through changes to the road layout, and to reduce the current speed limit to 20mph.  This had been considered by the Cabinet Committee at its meeting on 13th September 2018 when it resolved that consideration of the matter be deferred until the completion of the Kent Elm Highway works (Minute 255 refers).

 

Resolved:

 

1.  That the new petition be noted.

 

2.  That the request be investigated and the findings be reported to a future meeting of this Committee following completion of the Kent Elm Highway works.

 

Reason for Decision

 

To ensure that an informed decision is made after the completion of the Kent Elms Highway works.

 

Other Options

 

None

 

Note:  This is an Executive function

Eligible for call-in to Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member:  Councillor Moring

Minutes:

Pursuant to Minute 534 of the meeting of the Council held on 13th December 2018, the Cabinet Committee received a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) concerning the receipt of a petition requesting the closure of Oakwood Avenue and Shirley Road at the junction of the A127.

 

The Cabinet Committee was reminded that a petition had previously been submitted by the residents of Oakwood Avenue requesting measures to reduce the levels of traffic using the road, through changes to the road layout, and to reduce the current speed limit to 20mph.  This had been considered by the Cabinet Committee at its meeting on 13th September 2018 when it resolved that consideration of the matter be deferred until the completion of the Kent Elm Highway works (Minute 255 refers).

 

Resolved:

 

1.  That the new petition be noted.

 

2.  That the request be investigated and the findings be reported to a future meeting of this Committee following completion of the Kent Elm Highway works.

 

Reason for Decision

 

To ensure that an informed decision is made after the completion of the Kent Elms Highway works.

 

Other Options

 

None

 

Note:  This is an Executive function

Eligible for call-in to Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member:  Councillor Moring

580.

Requests for Traffic Regulation Orders pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Committee received a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) that sought approval to authorise the advertisement of the amendments and/or new waiting restrictions at the locations indicated in Appendix 1 to the submitted report, in accordance with the statutory processes and, subject to there being no objections received following statutory advertisement, to arrange for the relevant orders to be sealed and implement the proposals. 

 

The Cabinet Committee also had before it an additional request for St Vincent’s Road to be included in the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting and Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016.  The Chairman agreed that this request be considered at this meeting as an urgent additional item given the level of public interest in the matter.

 

The Cabinet Committee also considered a further request to amend the School Keep Markings and waiting restrictions in Hornby Avenue outside the Prince Avenue Academy and Nursery.  The Chairman also agreed that this request be considered at this meeting as an urgent additional item to ensure that the restrictions were appropriately regularised on the grounds of road safety.

 

Having considered the views of the Traffic Regulations Working Party it was:

 

Resolved:

 

That the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) be authorised to publish the relevant statutory notice and undertake the necessary consultation for a traffic regulation order(s) for the following requests and, subject to there being no objections received following statutory advertisement, to arrange for the order to be sealed and the proposals implemented:

 

(i)  the introduction of speed reduction measures in Hadleigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea;

(ii)  the removal/reduction of waiting restrictions on the south side of Rampart Street, Shoeburyness to create additional parking;

(iii)  the inclusion of St Vincent’s Road, Westcliff-on-Sea with the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting and Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016; and

(iv)  the amendment of the school keep clear markings and waiting restrictions in Hornby Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea around the Prince Avenue Academy and Nursery.

 

Reason for Decision

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Other Options

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Note:  This is an Executive function

Eligible for call-in to Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Councillor Moring

Minutes:

The Cabinet Committee received a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) that sought approval to authorise the advertisement of the amendments and/or new waiting restrictions at the locations indicated in Appendix 1 to the submitted report, in accordance with the statutory processes and, subject to there being no objections received following statutory advertisement, to arrange for the relevant orders to be sealed and implement the proposals. 

 

The Cabinet Committee also had before it an additional request for St Vincent’s Road to be included in the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting and Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016.  The Chairman agreed that this request be considered at this meeting as an urgent additional item given the level of public interest in the matter.

 

The Cabinet Committee also considered a further request to amend the School Keep Markings and waiting restrictions in Hornby Avenue outside the Prince Avenue Academy and Nursery.  The Chairman also agreed that this request be considered at this meeting as an urgent additional item to ensure that the restrictions were appropriately regularised on the grounds of road safety.

 

Having considered the views of the Traffic Regulations Working Party it was:

 

Resolved:

 

That the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) be authorised to publish the relevant statutory notice and undertake the necessary consultation for a traffic regulation order(s) for the following requests and, subject to there being no objections received following statutory advertisement, to arrange for the order to be sealed and the proposals implemented:

 

(i)  the introduction of speed reduction measures in Hadleigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea;

(ii)  the removal/reduction of waiting restrictions on the south side of Rampart Street, Shoeburyness to create additional parking;

(iii)  the inclusion of St Vincent’s Road, Westcliff-on-Sea with the Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (Cliffs Pavilion Area) (Prohibition of Waiting and Permit Parking Places) (Zone CP) Order 2016; and

(iv)  the amendment of the school keep clear markings and waiting restrictions in Hornby Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea around the Prince Avenue Academy and Nursery.

 

Reason for Decision

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Other Options

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Note:  This is an Executive function

Eligible for call-in to Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Councillor Moring

581.

Requests for Waiting Restrictions - On-Street Electric Charging Bays in Residential Streets pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Decision:

The Cabinet Committee considered a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) that sought approval to authorise the advertisement of Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders in accordance with the statutory processes, for the introduction of on-street Electric Charging Bays in residential streets.  Having considered the views of the Traffic Regulations Working Party it was:

 

Resolved:  That the principle of experimental traffic regulation orders to introduce on-street Electric Charging Bays in residential streets be approved subject to:

 

1.  A more detailed report, to be submitted to the Traffic Regulations Working Party and Cabinet Committee for consideration explaining the enforcement on the use of any bays.

 

2.  The Traffic Regulations Working Party and relevant Ward Councillors be notified of the locations of any proposed bays prior to advertisement.

 

3.  A regular update be included on the Agendas for future meetings of the Traffic Regulations Working Party and Cabinet Committee.

 

Reasons for Decision

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Other Options

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Note:  This is an Executive item

Eligible for call-in to Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Councillor Moring

Minutes:

The Cabinet Committee considered a report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) that sought approval to authorise the advertisement of Experimental Traffic Regulation Orders in accordance with the statutory processes, for the introduction of on-street Electric Charging Bays in residential streets.  Having considered the views of the Traffic Regulations Working Party it was:

 

Resolved:  That the principle of experimental traffic regulation orders to introduce on-street Electric Charging Bays in residential streets be approved subject to:

 

1.  A more detailed report, to be submitted to the Traffic Regulations Working Party and Cabinet Committee for consideration explaining the enforcement on the use of any bays.

 

2.  The Traffic Regulations Working Party and relevant Ward Councillors be notified of the locations of any proposed bays prior to advertisement.

 

3.  A regular update be included on the Agendas for future meetings of the Traffic Regulations Working Party and Cabinet Committee.

 

Reasons for Decision

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Other Options

 

As set out in the submitted report

 

Note:  This is an Executive item

Eligible for call-in to Place Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Councillor Moring

 

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