Agenda, decisions and minutes

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65.

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 might have in respect of business on this agenda.

 

Minutes:

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member was asked to declare any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests he may have in relation to the business on the agenda. No additional interests were declared.

66.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 3 March 2016.

Minutes:

Resolved:           That the minutes of the last decision session held on 3rd March 2016 be approved and signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

67.

Public Participation - Decision Session

At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have registered their wish to speak at the meeting can do so. The deadline for registering is Wednesday 13 April 2016 at 5:00pm.                  

 

Members of the public may speak on an item on the agenda or an issue within the Executive Member’s remit,

 

Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note this meeting may be filmed and webcast or audio

recorded and that includes any registered public speakers, who

have given their permission. This broadcast can be viewed at

http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts. or, if sound recorded, this will

be uploaded onto the Council website following the meeting.

 

Residents are welcome to photograph, film or record Councillors

and Officers at all meetings open to the press and public. This

includes the use of social media reporting, i.e. tweeting. Anyone

wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting

should contact the Democracy Officer (whose contact details are

at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.

 

The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of

Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a

manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all

those present. It can be viewed at

http://www.york.gov.uk/downloads/file/6453/protocol_for_webcast

ing_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetingspdf

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme and that one Member of Council had requested to speak. The Chair also confirmed acceptance of an additional speaker who attended the meeting.

 

Cllr D’Agorne expressed his support for the amendments made to the Holgate Road Cycle Scheme. He raised concerns however in relation to Annex F and the 1.2m wide cycle lanes rather than the policy of 1.5m minimum and to the positioning of the logos, prior to Hamilton Drive. He also made comments in relation to the logos on the uphill carriageway at Holgate Bridge and the cycle lane width but acknowledged that this was outside the present scheme.

 

David Nunns also spoke in relation the Holgate Road Cycle Scheme as a member of St Paul’s Church. He referred to problems with parking over a number of years in the car park at the rear of the church.  He also questioned the community parking arrangements proposed in front of 98 to 124 Holgate Road which he hoped would alleviate commuter parking and suggested a 90 minute parking restriction.

68.

Proposed Heslington Neighbourhood Plan Area-WITHDRAWN pdf icon PDF 272 KB

This report summarises the responses received during the recent consultation on the application by Heslington Parish Council for a Neighbourhood Plan area. [In advance of the meeting Heslington Parish Council have withdrawn their application.]

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:           That the Executive Member agrees to defer the decision on the Heslington Neighbourhood Plan in order to allow Officers time to discuss with Heslington Parish Council and the relevant Stakeholders the boundary for the Neighbourhood Plan area.

 

Reason:              To allow for further discussions between City of York Council and other key stakeholders to agree on a logical appropriate boundary for the Neighbourhood Plan.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which summarised the responses received during a recent consultation on the application by Heslington Parish Council for a Neighbourhood Plan area.

 

Officers reported that, following the responses received to the consultation, Heslington Parish Council had now withdrawn their Plan. This had been done to enable the Parish Council to undertake additional work with Officers in order to better serve the concerns set out in the representations received.

 

The Executive Member confirmed that in general he felt Parish boundaries should form the boundary for Neighbourhood Plan areas.

 

Resolved:           That the Executive Member agrees to defer the decision on the Heslington Neighbourhood Plan in order to allow Officers time to discuss with Heslington Parish Council and the relevant Stakeholders the boundary for the Neighbourhood Plan area.

 

Reason:              To allow for further discussions between City of York Council and other key stakeholders to agree on a logical appropriate boundary for the Neighbourhood Plan.

69.

Holgate Road (Iron Bridge to Acomb Road) Cycle Scheme pdf icon PDF 247 KB

This report summarises the responses to recent consultation on a proposed cycle lane scheme on Holgate Road, which includes the creation of new residents’ only and community parking bays. The report seeks approval of a preferred layout and to advertise the necessary Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs).

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:           That the Executive Member approves:

 

(a)     The progression of the scheme proposed in Annex F, with the exception of the parking bays fronting150 and 154 Holgate Road to allow Officers to undertake further discussions with the business owners/occupiers regarding the proposals and report back to a future Decision Session. 

 

(b)     The advertisement of the necessary Traffic Regulation Orders and implementation of the scheme if no substantive objections are received.

 

Reason:                To enhance road safety for cyclists by providing more continuity of the cycle lanes on Holgate Road, whilst maintaining good parking provision for local residents.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which summarised the responses to a recent consultation on a proposed cycle lane scheme on Holgate Road. The report also sought approval of a preferred layout and to advertise the necessary Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO’s).

 

Officers updated the Executive Member on receipt of the following additional comments and representations:

·        Cllr D’Agorne comments as raised earlier in the meeting

·        Support received from the Ward Members, Cllrs Cannon, Crisp and Derbyshire to support the increased take up of cycling and more sustainable forms of transport in the city and concerns at parking displacement, together with representations regarding businesses on Holgate Road

·        Owner of Haze Hair, Holgate Road raising concerns regarding the parking restrictions and affect on the business

 

The Executive Member acknowledged the additional points raised, since publication of the agenda, and confirmed that he was aware of the safety issues. In particular he highlighted the concerns regarding parking in front of the York Bridge Centre and the hairdressers and confirmed his agreement to the overall scheme subject to further consultation with the businesses concerned.

 

Officers confirmed that they would engage with the business owners and report back. Officers also clarified that Holgate Bridge was outside the scheme area, however Cllr D’Agorne’s points would be noted together with the request for a 90 minute parking restriction in the community parking bays.

 

Resolved:           That the Executive Member approves:

 

(a)     The progression of the scheme proposed in Annex F, with the exception of the parking bays fronting150 and 154 Holgate Road to allow Officers to undertake further discussions with the business owners/occupiers regarding the proposals and report back to a future Decision Session. 

 

(b)     The advertisement of the necessary Traffic Regulation Orders and implementation of the scheme if no substantive objections are received.

 

Reason:                To enhance road safety for cyclists by providing more continuity of the cycle lanes on Holgate Road, whilst maintaining good parking provision for local residents.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

70.

Consideration of petition received requesting Residents' Priority Parking on Trentholme Drive (Micklegate Ward) pdf icon PDF 81 KB

This report considers a petition received requesting Residents’ Priority Parking on Trentholme Drive.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:   That the Executive Member approves a formal consultation with residents of Trentholme Drive for a Residents’ Priority Parking area.

 

Reason:     The documentation package provided enables residents to make an informed decision.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which presented petitions from residents of Trentholme Drive requesting resident priority parking.

 

He gave consideration to the following options:

 

Option one: Conduct a formal consultation, report the outcome to the Director of City and Environmental Services, who will decide whether sufficient support is evident to advertise an amendment to the Traffic Regulation Order.

Option two: Take no further action

 

Resolved:   That the Executive Member approves a formal consultation with residents of Trentholme Drive for a Residents’ Priority Parking area.

 

Reason:     The documentation package provided enables residents to make an informed decision.

71.

City and Environmental Services Capital Programme - 2016/17 Budget Report pdf icon PDF 177 KB

This report sets out the funding sources for the City and Environmental Services Transport Capital Programme, and the proposed schemes to be delivered in 2016/17. The report covers the Integrated Transport and City and Environmental Services (CES) Maintenance allocations.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:           That the Executive Member approves the proposed 2016/17 City and Environmental Services Transport Capital Programme as set out in the report and Annexes 1 and 2.

 

Reason:              To implement the Council’s transport strategy identified in York’s third Local Transport Plan and the Council Priorities and deliver schemes identified in the Council’s Transport Programme.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which set out the funding sources for the City and Environmental Services Transport Capital Programme and the proposed schemes to be delivered in 2016/17.

 

The Executive Member noted the Transport £3,793k transport budget funding and in particular the funding blocks which summarised the strategic aims of the third Local Transport Plan.

 

Officers confirmed the need for additional landscaping work on the Haxby to Clifton Moor cycle route which would also be included in the existing programme.

 

Resolved:           That the Executive Member approves the proposed 2016/17 City and Environmental Services Transport Capital Programme as set out in the report and Annexes 1 and 2.

 

Reason:              To implement the Council’s transport strategy identified in York’s third Local Transport Plan and the Council Priorities and deliver schemes identified in the Council’s Transport Programme.

 

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