Decisions

Decisions published

29/04/2021 - Eaton Drive, Southport - Proposed Waiting Restrictions ref: 11142    For Determination

To seek approval for the progression of a Traffic Regulation Order on Eaton Drive, Southport.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services

Decision published: 30/04/2021

Effective from: 11/05/2021

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1)            the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order, the effect of which will prevent waiting at any time on the south-east side of Eaton Drive, Southport, from a point 27 metres north-east of the north-east kerbline of Virginia Street to a point 10 metres north-east of the north-east kerbline of Virginia Street be approved;

(2)            the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order, the effect of which will prevent waiting at any time on the west side of Eaton Drive, Southport, from the south kerbline for a distance of 5 metres in a southerly direction be approved;

(3)            the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order, the effect of which will prevent waiting at any time on the north side of Eaton Drive, Southport, from a point 19 metres west of the south-east kerbline to a point 6 metres west of the south-east kerbline be approved;

(4)            the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order, the effect of which will prevent waiting at any time on the south side of Eaton Drive, Southport, from a point 12 metres west of the west kerbline to the west kerbline be approved;

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

(6)            in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (5) above, the Chief Legal and 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: Kew;

Lead officer: Steve Johnston


26/04/2021 - Temporary Closures, Market Street, Southport ref: 11141    Awaiting Implementation

To seek approval for the progression of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order on Market Street, Southport.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services

Decision published: 26/04/2021

Effective from: 06/05/2021

Decision:

Decision(s):

 

(1)            the implementation of a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order, the effect of which will temporarily close Market Street, Southport between its junction with King Street and the Market delivery entrance for the hosting of an outdoor market on every first Sunday of the month for the next twelve months be approved. The market will commence on Sunday 6th June;

(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 and 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 make temporary Traffic Regulation Orders under (Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984).

 

 

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

 

None

 

 

Wards affected: Dukes;

Lead officer: Colin Taylor


23/04/2021 - Modern Slavery ref: 11140    Awaiting Implementation

This report is to provide an update on related work that has taken place in the last year relating to the Council Motion agreed in April 2019 which committed to help eradicate slavery and labour exploitation.

 

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

Decision published: 23/04/2021

Effective from: 05/05/2021

Decision:

Decision (s)

 

  1. The progress to date be considered and;
  2. the draft statement at Annex A be considered and it be noted that the approved statement will be published on the Council website and staff will be sign posted to this statement so that they are aware of the Council’s continued commitment to helping eradicate slavery and labour exploitation and;
  3. work to help eradicate slavery and labour exploitation be noted and continued and;
  4. the intention to publish this report in line with the agreed 2019 Council motion be noted.

 

Reasons for the Recommendation:

 

In April 2019 Council agreed to report publicly on the implementation of this policy annually.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:

 

Not applicable.

 

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tara Scott


23/04/2021 - Local Development Scheme ref: 11139    Awaiting Implementation

This report updates the Local Development Scheme for Sefton to cover the Period 2021-24.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Planning and Building Control

Decision published: 23/04/2021

Effective from: 05/05/2021

Decision:

Decision:

 

That the Local Development Scheme for Sefton 2021-24 be approved and be effective from 3 May 2021.

 

Reasons for the Recommendation(s):

 

To allow the Council to publish its Local Development Scheme, which is a statutory duty.

 

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

 

None. The Council is required to maintain an up-to-date Local Development Scheme.      

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ian Loughlin


21/04/2021 - COVID Community Connectors ref: 11138    Awaiting Implementation

Sefton Council and Sefton CVS submitted a joint funding bid to central government to enhance and expand community activity in response to COVID-19. The funding bid has been successful, and £500k has been awarded.

 

The Contract Procedure Rules require the authorisation of a Cabinet Member to allocate £250k to Sefton CVS - £100k for community grants and £150k for the equipment and other activities.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Health and Wellbeing

Decision published: 21/04/2021

Effective from: 30/04/2021

Decision:

Decisions Made:

 

(1)  The request to grant the release Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) funding to Sefton CVS for the delivery of the Community Connectors Programme as detailed within this report and expression of interest (appendix 1), be approved;

(2)  the Director of Public Health be authorised to waive the contract procedure rules and enter into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sefton CVS to ensure delivery of expected outcomes against deliverable activities outlined in the expression of interest.

(3)  the Director of Public Health be requested to provide additional comments as is necessary.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

·       The external funder has approved the bid and the breakdown of all funded activity.

·       The allocation of £250k is to support a larger project working jointly with the Council’s Locality Service.

·       Sefton CVS are a key link organisation/provider of the COVID-19 Community response activity.

·       Sefton CVS manage the Social Prescribing Link Workers in Sefton.

·       Sefton CVS also manage the Living Well Sefton

·       Living Well Sefton will allocate funds to local projects via the well-established Living Well Sefton Community Resilience Grants framework.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:

 

None.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Gowland