Highways, Environment & Emergency committee, 25/07/2017 – minutes

Minutes of the meeting of the Highways/Environment/Emergency Committee of the Council on
Tuesday 25th July 2017 at 7.30pm at the Parish Council Office at 2 School Road, Wellesbourne

Present: Chairman: Cllr Mrs Michael Councillors: Mrs Prior, Shepherd Clerk: Mrs Scriven Members of public: 5
Non Councillor members: Mrs Cook, Mr Lawley

1. Welcome

2. Apologies for Absence – Cllr Mrs Bolton

3. Confirmation of the order of the Agenda – agreed

4. Identification of any items that might be resolved for confidential session – None

5. Declarations of Interest – None

6. Confirmation of the Minutes of the Highways, Environment and Emergency Committee 13th June 2017 – agreed

7. Matters arising (not included in the agenda)
7.1 CCTV reports Action: Asked SDC for more frequent reports (sent copy of previous report) By Office

7.2 Riparian owners (Newbold Brook) letters re maintenance Action: letters sent to riparian owners By County Council

7.3 Graffiti removal Action: Contact Dave Evans for a completion date By Office

7.4 Potholes in Church Street No further action required N/A

7.5 WCC tiling on underpass & railings at Bridge St crossing Action: Chase WCC for completion By Office

7.6 School Road, Baden House, Kineton Road – overhanging vegetation Action: Chase letters By Office

8. Open Session for members of the public to raise any matters of relevance to the Parish –
Mr Wright, Ettington Close, raised concern about the riparian owners contacted re item 7.2 as the names had changed and asked
that the silt build-up be removed before September to avoid flood. He raised concern about the fallen wall at the White Bridge and
loose dogs from the property causing nuisance to pedestrians.
Mr Stephenson, Newbold Road, expressed concern that the slats from the broken bridge at Hopkins Way had fallen into the brook
as well as pieces of fallen willow trees over the river

9. Terms of Reference – approval of revised TORs – accepted

10. Proposal for designation of Local
Nature Reserve/Wildlife Site Action: Enquire of SDC as to designation process and contact SDC stating land owner is Wark Uni who are considering building a technology park
Contact Wark Uni & put together a case for going to nature reserve status By Office & Mr England

11. Meeting with Shipston Flood Action Group Action: Arrange date, time, venue to meet group chairman By Office

12. Site meeting re signage at Distribution Park with Mr Andrew McGuigan
and bus stop Action: Arrange meeting week comm 14/8 to discuss signage

Action: contact WCC regarding bus stops By Office

By Office

13. Litter & dog bin provision & emptying Action: Check whether surplus bin can be relocated from WSCC to Mountford Sports Field By CM/Office

14. Bollards – Chestnut Square
14.1 Email about damaged bollards on Newbold Road –– Mr Edden Action: Contact One-Stop shop requesting their delivery lorries park with more care By Office

15. Provision of temporary one-way signs Action: Letter to residents of Mountford Close re temp sign idea By Office

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16. Public rights of way – clearance programme Action: Warwick Rd clearance to go ahead By Office

17. Councillor, Clerk and non Council members of Committee exchange of information
It was noted there were gypsy caravans on the verge at the first entrance to Wellesbourne off the A429 from Barford
Concern was raised regarding vehicles turning out of Simmons Court the wrong way onto the one way system
It was noted three of the traffic islands at the end of Church Street had arrows pointing the wrong way – Cllr Kendall to deal with
this matter
Frustration was expressed that some of the residents in new developments were not being supplied with welcome packs.

18. Date of next meeting – 12th September 2017

There being no further business to discuss, the meeting closed at 8.45pm

Chairman Cllr Mrs Michael
Signed Cllr Mrs Michael
Date 12.9.17
Completed 2.8.17

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