Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Streetscene and Engineering Cabinet Board
Friday, 25th October, 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 91 KB

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Minutes of the 20 September, 2019, be approved.

3.

List of Approved Contractors pdf icon PDF 741 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Decision:

That the following Contractors be included on the Approved List of Contractors in the categories below:-

 

Arch Utility Service (SW) Ltd 71, 76, 94, 95

Lighting & Illumination Tec. Experience Ltd 111-Festive Lighting

 

 

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

That the following firms be added to the List of Approved Contractors:

 

Firm

Category

 

Arch Utility Service (SW) Ltd

 

71, 76, 94, 95

 

Lighting & Illumination Tec. Experience Ltd

111-Festive Lighting

 

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To keep the List of Approved Contractors up to date and as far as possible, ensure a competitive procurement process.

 

These recommendations to be adopted for the purpose of supplying a List of Approved Contractors for invitation to tender within the relevant category.

 

Implementation of Decisions: 

 

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

4.

SAB (Suds Approving Body) Approvals pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

 

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

5.

Traffic Regulation Order: Alexander Road and Alexander Crescent, Bryncoch, Neath DOTX 897 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Decision:

That the objection is overruled and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Alexander Road and Alexander Crescent, Bryncoch (as detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report) be implemented on site as advertised and the objectors informed accordingly.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection is overruled and the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Alexander Road and Alexander Crescent, Bryncoch (as detailed in Appendix A of the circulated report) be implemented on site as advertised 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:

 

A consultation exercise had been carried out on this item.

 

 

6.

Traffic Regulation Order: Heol y Bronwen, Lingfield Avenue, Addison Road and Moorland Road, Sandfields DOTX 916 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

 

Decision:

That the objection is overruled and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Heol y Bronwen, Lingfield Avenue, Addison Road and Moorland Road, Sandfields (as detailed in Appendix A of the circulated report) be implemented on site as advertised and the objector informed accordingly.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection is overruled and the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Heol y Bronwen, Lingfield Avenue, Addison Road and Moorland Road, Sandfields (as detailed in Appendix A of the circulated report) be implemented on site as advertised 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:

 

A consultation exercise had been carried out on this item.

 

7.

Traffic Regulation Order: Heol y Gors, Cwmgors and Pontardawe Road, Rhyd y Fro pdf icon PDF 964 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

 

Decision:

That the objection be overruled and the Traffic Regulation Order at Heol y Gors, Cwmgors and Pontardawe Road, Rhyd-y-Fro (Revocation) and (40mph Speed limits) Traffic Regulation Order 2019 be implemented on site as previously advertised and the objector informed accordingly.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection be overruled and the Traffic Regulation Order at Heol y Gors, Cwmgors and Pontardawe Road, Rhyd-y-Fro (Revocation) and (40mph Speed limits) Traffic Regulation Order 2019 be implemented on site as previously advertised and the objector informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To provide a safer environment for residents, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists by reducing the speed limit on the approach to Cwmgors.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

A consultation exercise had been carried out on this item.

 

8.

Traffic Regulation Order : Kingdon Owen Road, Neath at its Junction with the Residential Access Lane pdf icon PDF 864 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

 

Decision:

That objections are upheld and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Kingdon Owen Road, Neath at its junction with the residential access lane, is withdrawn from the Capital Works Programme and the objectors informed accordingly.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That objections are upheld and the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Kingdon Owen Road, Neath at its junction with the residential access lane, is withdrawn from the Capital Works Programme and the objectors informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The majority of residents that would benefit from the implementation of the prohibition of waiting at any time traffic regulation order have objected.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

A consultation exercise had been carried out on this item.

 

9.

Traffic Regulation Order: Old Road, Briton Ferry, Neath DOTX 807 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

 

Decision:

That approval to advertise the proposed Prohibition of Waiting, Loading and Unloading at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Old Road, Briton Ferry is granted. The proposed Traffic Order to be advertised and if no objections are received, the proposal be implemented on site.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval to advertise the Prohibition of Waiting, Loading and Unloading at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order on Old Road, Briton Ferry be granted.

 

The Traffic Order to be advertised and if no objections are received be implemented on site.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To maintain a safe crossing facility in the interest of highway safety.

 

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.

Traffic Regulation Order: Junction of Cimla Crescent with Chestnut Road and Holly Road, Cimla, Neath pdf icon PDF 908 KB

Report of the Head of Engineering and Transport

Decision:

That the objection is overruled and the proposed Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order at the junction of Cimla Crescent with Chestnut Road and Holly Road, Cimla, Neath be implemented as advertised and the objector informed accordingly.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the objection is overruled and the Prohibition of Waiting at Any Time Traffic Regulation Order at the junction of Cimla Crescent with Chestnut Road and Holly Road, Cimla, Neath be implemented as advertised and the objector informed accordingly.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The objector would suffer little inconvenience as they have ample off-street parking with a long private driveway and a garage set well back.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

A consultation exercise had been carried out on this item.

 

11.

Forward Work Programme 2019/2020

Minutes:

The Forward Work Programme was noted.