Agenda and minutes

Streetscene and Engineering Cabinet Board
Friday, 7th September, 2018 10.05 am

Venue: Committee Rooms A/B - Neath Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Tammie Davies 

Note: This meeting will start immediately following the Scrutiny Committee 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Councillor E.V.Latham be appointed as Chairperson for the meeting.

2.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 20 July 2018, be noted.

3.

Corporate Plan Key Performance Indicators 2018/2019 - Quarter 1 Performance (1 April 2018 - 30 June 2018) pdf icon PDF 150 KB

 

Joint Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport and the Head of Streetcare

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the monitoring report be noted.

4.

Winter Service Operations pdf icon PDF 26 KB

 

Report of the Head of Streetcare

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

5.

3 Year review of Grit Bin Provision in Neath Port Talbot pdf icon PDF 75 KB

 

Report of the Head of Streetcare

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the existing policy be continued (as detailed within the circulated report), subject to review in a further three years.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To review policy in line with previously determined timescales.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

6.

Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time: A4109 Dulais Road, Seven Sisters pdf icon PDF 638 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection be overruled and the objector informed accordingly, and the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Order be implemented at A4109 Dulais Road, Seven Sisters, as advertised.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

This item has been subject to external consultation.

 

7.

Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time: A4109 Main Road, The Square and Brynawel, Crynant pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Order at the A4109 Main Road, The Square and Brynawel, Crynant be reduced after taking the objector’s comments on board, and implemented as detailed at Appendix C to the circulated report, and the objectors informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

This item has been subject to external consultation.

 

 

8.

Prohibition of Waiting At Any Time Order and Traffic Calming Measures: B4287 Main Road/Queen Street, Pontrhydyfen pdf icon PDF 307 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objections be over ruled, the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Order and Traffic Calming Measures at the B4287 Main Road/Queen Street, Pontrhydyfen be implemented as advertised, and the objectors informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking and reduce speed in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

This item has been subject to external consultation.

9.

Proposed Individual Disabled Parking Place: No. 6 Gallipoli Row, Taibach, Port Talbot pdf icon PDF 369 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the proposed Individual Disabled Parking Place at No. 6 Gallipoli Row, Taibach, Port Talbot be advertised, and if no objections are received, the Traffic Order be implemented.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To allow the successful applicant to maintain the independence and quality of life of the person or persons requiring assistance.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

This item will be subject to external consultation when the scheme is advertised.

10.

Proposed No Waiting at Any Time Order: A4109 Mary Street, Heol Y Felin and Heol Y Waun, Seven Sisters pdf icon PDF 583 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objections be over ruled, the No Waiting at Any Time Order at the A4109 Mary Street, Heol Y Felin and Heol Y Waun, Seven Sisters be implemented as advertised and the objectors be informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

This item has been subject to external consultation.

11.

Proposed No Waiting, No Loading or Unloading at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order: Crymlyn Road, Skewen pdf icon PDF 201 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the proposed No Waiting, No Loading or Unloading at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order at Crymlyn Road, Skewen be advertised, and if no objections are received, the Traffic Order be implemented.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To prevent indiscriminate parking/advertising in the interest of highway safety.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

This item will be subject to external consultation when the scheme is advertised.

12.

School Term Time Permit/Police Permits pdf icon PDF 164 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That a school term time permit for parking in the Neath multi-storey car park be introduced at £39.00 per annum, as detailed in the circulated report;

 

2.              That South Wales Police and Administrative Officers be allowed to purchase a permit to park in the Neath multi-storey car park for the same monthly rate as Council employees, as detailed within the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To allow parents to drop off their children in a safe environment and to stop indiscriminate parking on Water Street, as well as to allow South Wales Police and Administrative Officers based at Neath Police Station authorisation to park in Neath multi-storey car park.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.

13.

To delegate Authority to Officers in undertaking the statutory and regulatory duties of Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act (FWMA) 2010 and associated Orders and Regulations pdf icon PDF 204 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.              That the Director of Environment, Head of Engineering and Transport, Head of Streetcare, Highway Development Control Manager and Highway Development Control Team Leaders, be granted delegated authority in respect to the legislation and standards set out within the circulated report, in accordance with the delegated scheme (detailed at Appendix 1 to the circulated report) hereto:

 

                  Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010,

 

                  The Sustainable Drainage (Approval and Adoption Procedure) (Wales) Regulations 2018,

 

                  The Sustainable Drainage (Application for Approval Fees)(Wales) Regulations 2018,

 

                  The Sustainable Drainage (Enforcement) (Wales) Order 2018,

 

                  The Sustainable Drainage (Approval and Adoption) (Wales) Order 2018,

 

                  The Sustainable Drainage (Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2018,

 

                  Sustainable Drainage Systems Standards for Wales,

 

                  Welsh Government Statutory Guidance for local authorities on the implementation of Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, the mandatory use of SuDS on new developments and approval and adoption by the SuDS approving body (the SAB),

 

                  Design guides deemed appropriate by this Authority,

 

                  Subsequent updated orders, regulations, standards, statutory guidance and design guides;

 

2.              That delegated powers be granted to the Director of Environment to establish a pre-application service to deal with all sustainable drainage related queries for proposed developments;

 

3.              That Council amend the Constitution in due course to reflect the new delegation arrangements above (and detailed at Appendix 1 to the circulated report).

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To allow officers to determine submitted sustainable drainage systems within the time frames set in the legislation, and to enable Officers to give advice (both written and verbally) to applicants, prior to any application being submitted, to assist in reducing time frames a formal application would take, by front loading the system.

14.

List of Approved Contractors pdf icon PDF 99 KB

 

Report of the Head of Engineering & Transport

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Contractors in section 6 of the circulated report be included on the Approved List for the relevant categories, as detailed below:

 

FIRM

 

CATEGORY

Dean Heycock Carpentry Ltd

77, 84, 104, 106, 107

Taziker Industrial Ltd

71, 72, 73, 74, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 99, 100

Machinery Movement Wales Ltd

88, 96, 97

Cleanpark UK Ltd

105

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To keep the Approved List up to date and as far as possible ensure a competitive procurement process, as well as for the purpose of supplying a List of Contractors for invitation to tender within the relevant category.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

The Approved List of Contractors is promoted on NPT web pages through local events.