Decisions

Decisions published

24/06/2022 - Community Transition Fund - Crosby and District Scouts and Netherton Park Neighbourhood Centre ref: 11277    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

(i)    To ask Cabinet Member - Communities and Housing to agree the Community Transition Fund recommendation.

 

(ii)   To update Cabinet Member on financial commitments to date from the Community Transition Fund.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Communities and Housing

Decision published: 24/06/2022

Effective from: 05/07/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

The following be agreed:

 

(i)    £10,000 to Crosby and District Scouts as set out in 1.1.10

 

(ii)   £5,696 to Netherton Park Neighbourhood Centre as set out in 1.2.9

 

(iii)That subject to the above recommendation being agreed, that the commitments against the Community Transition Fund will total £1,210,891 be noted, as set out in section 2.3

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

 

To support our corporate priority of community resilience by enabling community organisations to provide valuable services in communities with no ongoing commitment from the Council. 

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

Cabinet Member has agreed the criteria and process for allocating this fund.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul McCann


15/06/2022 - Andrews Lane/Barton Heys Road/ Andrews Close, Formby. Proposed waiting restrictions ref: 11271    Awaiting Implementation

To seek approval for the introduction of waiting restrictions on Andrews Lane, Barton Heys Road and Andrews Close, Formby.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader

Decision published: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will prohibit parking at any time on the westerly side of Andrews Lane, from a point 24m north of the northerly kerbline of Barton Heys Road, to a point 15m south of the southerly kerbline of Barton Heys Road;

(2)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will prohibit parking at any time on the south-westerly side of Andrews Lane, from a point 63m south of the southerly kerbline of Barton Heys Road, for a distance of 26m in a south-easterly, then easterly direction;

(3)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will prohibit parking at any time on the easterly side of Andrews Lane, from a point 15m north of the northerly kerbline of Andrews Close, to a point 30m south of the southerly kerbline of Andrews Close;

(4)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will prohibit parking at any time on the north-easterly side of Andrews Lane, from a point 77m south of the southerly kerbline of Andrews Close, for a distance of 19m in a south-easterly, then easterly direction;

(5)  the necessary legal procedures, including those of public consultation and advertising the Council’s intention to implement the Orders, be approved;

(6)  in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (5) above, the Chief Legal & Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order  and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to the Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

 

The Council has the power to revoke a Traffic Regulation Order (Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) as well as the power to make a new Traffic Regulation Order (Section 1 of that Act). Authorisation to advertise new Traffic Regulation Orders falls under the remit of Cabinet Member Locality Services.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

None

 

Wards affected: Harington;

Lead officer: Steve Johnston


15/06/2022 - Maghull Lane, Maghull - Reduction of 40mph speed limit ref: 11275    Awaiting Implementation

To seek approval to amend the extent of the existing 40mph speed limit on Maghull Lane, Maghull.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader

Decision published: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, which will reduce the speed limit on Maghull Lane (west of the M58 roundabout) from 40mph to 30mph;

(2)  the necessary legal procedures, including those of public consultation and advertising the Council’s intention to implement the Orders, be approved;

(3)  in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (2) above, the Chief Legal & Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order  and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to the Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

 

The Council has the power to revoke a Traffic Regulation Order (Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) as well as the power to make a new Traffic Regulation Order (Section 1 of that Act). Authorisation to advertise new Traffic Regulation Orders falls under the remit of Cabinet Member Locality Services.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

None

 

Wards affected: Molyneux;

Lead officer: Steve Johnston


15/06/2022 - Proposed Traffic Regulation Order - Hicks Road, Waterloo ref: 11273    Awaiting Implementation

To seek approval for the progression of a Traffic Regulation Order, the effect of which will introduce Residents Privileged Parking on Hicks Road, Waterloo.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader

Decision published: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will introduce Residents’ Privileged Parking on the north side of Hicks Road, from a point 30 metres east of the east kerb line of Crosby Road North, to a point 65 metres east of the east kerbline of Crosby Road North;

(2)  the necessary legal procedures, including those of public consultation and advertising the Council’s intention to implement the Order, be approved;

(3)  in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (2) above, the Chief Legal & Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

 

The Council has the power to revoke a Traffic Regulation Order (Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) as well as the power to make a new Traffic Regulation Order (Section 1 of that Act). Authorisation to advertise new Traffic Regulation Orders falls under the remit of Cabinet Member Locality Services.

 

 

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

None

 

Wards affected: Church;

Lead officer: Steve Johnston


15/06/2022 - Section 228 Highways Act 1980 - Various Locations ref: 11274    Awaiting Implementation

To seek approval for the Chief Legal and Democratic Officer, in conjunction with the Head of Highways & Public Protection to legally “adopt” an area of highway, as detailed within the report pursuant to section 228 of the Highways Act 1980.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader

Decision published: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

The Head of Highways & Public Protection be authorised, in conjunction with the Chief Legal and Democratic Officer to adopt areas of highway pursuant to section 228 of the Highways Act 1980, as detailed within the report and shown upon the attached plans: -

 

·     Thomson Road, Seaforth – A section of the existing carriageway and footway on Gladstone Avenue, to the rear of 61 Thomson Road and an adjacent area of soft landscaping. As shown on the attached plan DC2179;

·     Gladstone Avenue, Seaforth – An existing footpath from adjacent to 35 Thomson Road to 36 Green Lane and an adjacent area of soft landscaping. As shown on the attached plan DC2179;

·     Hurst Road, Maghull – An area of highway fronting no.9 Hurst Road. As shown on the attached plan DC2180.

 

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

 

Cabinet Member authorisation is required in order to allow the Local Authority to legally “adopt” and therefore maintain areas of highway which do not form part of the adopted highway network at the present time, under legislation contained within Section 228 Highways Act 1980.

 

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

None

 

 

Wards affected: Church; Sudell;

Lead officer: Brian Goodwin


15/06/2022 - West Street, Southport - proposed Loading bay ref: 11276    Awaiting Implementation

To seek approval for the advertising of a Traffic Regulation Order in relation to improvements at the junction of West Street and Scarisbrick Avenue, Southport.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader

Decision published: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1)            the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will revoke the Pay & Display bay on the south-east side of West Street, from a point 34 metres south-west of the south-west kerbline of Bank Passage to a point 17 metres south-west of the south-west kerbline of Bank Passage;

(2)            the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will introduce a Goods Vehicle Loading Bay on the south-east side of West Street, from a point 29 metres south-west of the south-west kerbline of Bank Passage to a point 17 metres south-west of the south-west kerbline of Bank Passage; 

(3)            the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will prohibit waiting at any time on the south-east side of West Street, from a point 34 metres south-west of the south-west kerbline of Bank Passage to a point 29 metres south-west of the south-west kerbline of Bank Passage;

(4)            the necessary legal procedures, including those of public consultation and advertising the Council’s intention to implement the Order, be approved;

(5)  in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (4) above, the Chief Legal & Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

The Council has the power to revoke a Traffic Regulation Order (Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) as well as the power to make a new Traffic Regulation Order (Section 1 of that Act). Authorisation to advertise new Traffic Regulation Orders falls under the remit of Cabinet Member Locality Services.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

None

 

Wards affected: Dukes;

Lead officer: Steve Johnston


15/06/2022 - Orrell Road, Litherland - Proposed Traffic Regulation Orders ref: 11272    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader

Decision published: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, which will introduce a 20mph speed limit for the entire length of Bishop Close, Lindisfarne Way, Meon Close, Mercia Close and St Wilfreds Drive;

(2)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will prohibit parking at any time on both sides of Selsey Road;

(3)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved,  the effect of which will prohibit parking at any time on the south- westerly side of Lindisfarne Way, from a point 15m north-west of the north-westerly kerbline of Selsey Road to a point 15m south-east of the south-easterly kerbline of Selsey Road;

(4)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved,  the effect of which will prohibit parking at any time on the south-west side of Orrell Road, from a point 40m north-west of the projected north-westerly kerbline of Spooner Avenue, to a point 208m north-west of the projected north-westerly kerbline of Spooner Avenue;

(5)  the necessary legal procedures, including those of public consultation and advertising the Council’s intention to implement the Orders, be approved;

(6)  in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (5) above, the Chief Legal & Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order  and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to the Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

 

The Council has the power to revoke a Traffic Regulation Order (Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) as well as the power to make a new Traffic Regulation Order (Section 1 of that Act). Authorisation to advertise new Traffic Regulation Orders falls under the remit of Cabinet Member Locality Services.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

None

 

Wards affected: Litherland;

Lead officer: Steve Johnston


13/06/2022 - Dunes Splashworld - Preopening preparations and procurement ref: 11270    For Determination

To update Cabinet Members on the essential maintenance and refurbishment works required to enable the reopening of Splash World and to seek agreement to proceed with the procurement of necessary work on grounds of health and safety.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Regulatory, Compliance and Corporate Services

Decision published: 13/06/2022

Effective from: 22/06/2022

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1) That the contents of the report be noted

 

(2) That the works proceed on the grounds of Health & Safety be agreed

 

(3) That prudential borrowing to fund the necessary works be agreed in keeping with the scheme of delegation

 

Reasons for the Decision(s):

 

The works are required on the grounds of health and safety and if not completed will prevent Dunes Splashworld from reopening in a timely manner.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)

 

The alternative option s to not carry out the work but this will mean that the facility can not reopen and would pose a reputational risk to the Council.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Simon Burnett