Agenda, decisions and minutes

Streetscene and Engineering Cabinet Board
Friday, 6th December, 2019 10.05 am

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

Contact: Nicola Headon 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

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

2.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Minutes of 25 October, 2019, be approved.

3.

Key Performance Indicators 2019/2020 - Quarter 2 (1 April 2019 - 30 September 2019) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

4.

Proposed Lease renewal to the Council of Radio Transmission Equipment and Antenna located on part of the Rooftop of the Water Tower at Cockett Reservoir, Swansea pdf icon PDF 760 KB

Decision:

That approval be granted for the renewal of a new five year lease from Dwr Cymru (Welsh Water) as part of the Water Tower Rooftop at Cockett Reservoir Swansea, on the terms and conditions agreed by the Head of Property and Regeneration, and in consultation with the Head of Streetcare and Head of Transport and Engineering.

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the renewal of a new five year lease from Dwr Cymru (Welsh Water) as part of the Water Tower Rooftop at Cockett Reservoir Swansea, on the terms and conditions agreed by the Head of Property and Regeneration, and in consultation with the Head of Streetcare and Head of Transport and Engineering, be approved.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To facilitate the continued use of the site to operate its Business Radio system throughout the county borough.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

5.

Traffic Regulation Order: A48, Ten Acre Wood, Margam Orangery Access Lane and Grugwyllt Fawr, Margam, Port Talbot pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Decision:

That the 40mph Speed Limit (Traffic Regulation Order) on the A48 Margam, Port Talbot (as detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report) be implemented on site. 

 

That the objections are upheld and a 30mph Speed Limit (Traffic Regulation Order) on Ten Acre Wood, Margam Orangery access Lane and Grugwyllt Fawr, Margam, Port Talbot (as detailed in Appendix B to the circulated report) be advertised and if no objections are received implemented on site and the objectors be informed accordingly.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the 40mph Speed Limit (Traffic Regulation Order) on the A48 Margam, Port Talbot (as detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report) be implemented on site. 

 

That the objections are upheld and a 30mph Speed Limit (Traffic Regulation Order) on Ten Acre Wood, Margam Orangery access Lane and Grugwyllt Fawr, Margam, Port Talbot (as detailed in Appendix B to the circulated report) be advertised and if no objections are received implemented on site ,and objectors informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To reduce vehicular speeds 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.

 

6.

Traffic Regulation Order: Gwilym Road, Cwmllynfell pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Decision:

That the objection is overruled and the proposed traffic calming measures (Traffic Regulation Order) on Gwilym Road be implemented on site, as advertised, and the objector informed accordingly.

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection is overruled and the traffic calming measures (Traffic Regulation Order) on Gwilym Road be implemented on site as advertised, and the objector informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To 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.

 

7.

Traffic Regulation Order: Leiros Parc Drive and Ravenswood Close, Bryncoch, Neath pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Decision:

That the objection is overruled in part and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Leiros Parc Drive, Bryncoch, Neath (as detailed in Appendix B to the circulated report) be re-advertised and if no objections are received be implemented on site and the objector informed accordingly.

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection is overruled in part and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Leiros Parc Drive, Bryncoch, Neath (as detailed in Appendix B to the circulated report) be re-advertised and if no objections are received be implemented on site and the objector 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.

Traffic Regulation Order: Heol Cae'r Bont and A48 Margam Roundabout (M4 Junction 38), Margam, Port Talbot pdf icon PDF 949 KB

Decision:

That approval to advertise the proposed 30mph and 50mph speed limits on Heol Cae’r Bont and A48 Margam Roundabout (M4 Junction 38) is granted and the Traffic Orders be advertised, if no objections are received the proposal be implemented.

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval to advertise the proposed 30mph and 50mph speed limits on Heol Cae’r Bont and A48 Margam Roundabout (M4 Junction 38) is granted and the Traffic Orders be advertised, if no objections are received the proposal be implemented.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To reduce vehicular speeds 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.

Traffic Regulation Order: Bryngolau, Alltwen pdf icon PDF 901 KB

Decision:

That the objection is overruled and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order at Bryngolau, Alltwen, Pontardawe be implemented as advertised and the objector informed accordingly.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection is overruled and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order at Bryngolau, Alltwen, Pontardawe be implemented as advertised and the objector informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The objector would suffer little inconvenience as they have individual off-street parking for multiple vehicles alongside the objectors’ property, the same for the neighbours’ property and the nursing home has a substantial car park.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

A consultation exercise will be undertaken when the scheme is advertised.

 

 

10.

Forward Work Programme

Minutes:

The Forward Work Programme was noted.

 

11.

Access to Meetings

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That pursuant to Regulation 4(3) and (5) of Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 2290, the public be excluded for the following item of business which involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 12, 13 and 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

12.

Urgent Items

Any urgent items (whether public or exempt) at the discretion of the Chairman pursuant to Statutory Instrument 2001 No 2290 (as amended).

Minutes:

Because of the need to deal now with the matters contained in Minute No. 12 below, the Chairperson agreed that these could be raised at today’ s meeting as urgent items pursuant to Statutory Instrument No. 2290 (as amended).

 

Reason for Urgency:

 

Due to the time element.

 

 

13.

Ynysydarren Culvert - Land Acquisition/Land Drainage Enforcement

Decision:

That the acquisition of land, as detailed in the private circulted report, be approved.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the acquisition of land, as detailed in the private circulated report, be approved.

 

Reasons for Proposed Decision:

 

To ensure council flexibility.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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