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Agenda and decisions

Venue: The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045). View directions

Contact: Robert Flintoft 

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Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


which he may have in respect of business on this agenda.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 22 June 2021 and 20 July 2021.

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Consideration of results from the consultation to extend the existing R20 Residents Parking Zone pdf icon PDF 622 KB

To report the consultation results, in response to a proposal to extend R20 Fishergate Residents Parking Zone, and determine what action is appropriate.

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                      i.         That Kexby Avenue which had been considered as part of the University Residential Parking Scheme be consulted on with residents again following a petition from residents;

                     ii.         That approval be given to advertise an amendment to the York Parking, Stopping and Waiting Traffic Regulation Order to introduce Residents’ Priority Parking for Kilburn Road, Alma Terrace, and Alma Grove;

                    iii.        Officers to consider and consult with the Executive Member whether Kilburn Road, Alma Terrace, and Alma Grove should be added to the R20 Residential Parking Scheme or to another scheme due to geographical locations of R20 to the location of the additional streets.


Reason:   To implement adequate parking management in line with the council’s objectives as stated in the Local Transport Plan and the stated preferences of residents from the streets consulted.


Vehicle Activated Speed (VAS) Indicator Signs Trial Update pdf icon PDF 356 KB

This report updates the Executive Member on the results of a SID (Speed Indicator Device) Trial which was approved in 2019. 

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                      i.         Approved Option 2 in the report: to change the VAS Policy to include Speed Indicator Devices as an alternative sign, which provide feedback to drivers as follows:

·        A vehicle’s speed and thank you message for vehicles travelling at or below the posted speed limit.

·        The speed limit roundel and a slowdown message for vehicles exceeding the speed limit.


All VAS/SID sites must still meet the criteria established in the existing policy. The change to the policy would only be applied to new sites or existing

sites where replacement is required due to failure, unless external funding is available.


Reason:      To provide an alternative sign type at VAS sites as requested by many Ward and Parish Councillors.


Delivery Plan for Active Travel Fund Programme pdf icon PDF 251 KB

This report summarises the current position of the ‘Active Travel Programme’ (ATP), which is a subset of the overall ‘Transport Capital Programme’. Annex A provides a summary of the Programme where the projects are grouped into the financial year they are projected to be delivered. The ATP primarily consists of pedestrian and cycling related schemes, with the majority of the projects on the programme being funded by external government grants.

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                      i.         Noted the update on the Active Travel Programme contained within this report and accompanying annexes;

                     ii.         To delegate to the Director of Environment Transport and Planning to implement a traffic regulation order on the main carriageway for allowance of pedestrian access;

                    iii.        Noted that a further funding bid has been submitted and we are awaiting the outcome. For those items on the programme where it is noted “subject to successful bid”, these schemes will only be progressed as part of this programme if the bid is successful;

                   iv.        Noted the programme status summary, will be included in future Capital Monitoring Reports, to provide updates on the status of the programme.


Reason:     To note the progress of the Active Travel Fund Programme ,and to ensure safe passage on University Road for pedestrians on the main carriageway.


Urgent Business

Any other business which the Executive Member considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.


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