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Agenda for Tomorrow’s Waverley Local Committee

Here is the full agenda for tomorrow’s Waverley Local Committee meeting.

1.APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence.

2.MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING  PDF 139 KB
To approve the minutes of the previous meeting on 13th March 2020 as a correct record.

3.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter (i) Any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or (ii) Other interests arising under the Code of Conduct inrespect of any item(s) of business being considered at this meeting

NOTES:·
Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest·
As well as an interest of the Member, this includes any interest, of which the Member is aware, that relates to the Member’s spouse or civil partner (or any person with whom the Member is living as a spouse or civil partner)Members with a significant personal interest may participate in the discussion and vote on that matter unless that interest could be reasonably regarded as prejudicial.

4.CHAIRMAN’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
To receive any Chairman’s announcements. Agenda item only

5.PETITIONS & PETITION RESPONSES  PDF 145 KB
To receive any petitions in accordance with Standing Order 68.  Notice must be given in writing or by email to the Partnership Committee Officer at least 14 days before the meeting.  Alternatively, the petition can be submitted on-line through Surrey County Council’s e-petitions website as long as the minimum number of signatures (30) has been reached 14 days before the meeting. A petition has been received from Kate Hayes which contains 48 signatures and reads: 
“We the undersigned petition Surrey County Council to make the roads in Waverley safe and keep them properly maintained.  Repair properly and maintain the roads of Waverley so that potholes and uneven road surfaces do not cause safety issues and damage to property.” 

6.WRITTEN PUBLIC QUESTIONS
To answer any questions from residents or businesses within the Waverley Borough area in accordance with Standing Order 69.  
Notice should be given in writing or by email to the Partnership Committee Officer by 12 noon four working days before the meeting.

7.WRITTEN MEMBER QUESTIONS
To receive any written questions from Members under Standing Order 47.  The deadline for members’ questions is 12 noon four working days before the meeting.  Notice should be given by email to the Partnership Committee Officer.

8.RIGHT OF WAY: MAP MODIFICATION ORDER, THURSLEY (OTHER COUNTY COUNCIL FUNCTIONS)  PDF 510 KB
To receive a report from the SCC Countryside Access Officer, to consider a map modification order. An application was received for a Map Modification Order (MMO) to add the width of 30’ to the Surrey County Council (SCC) Definitive Statement (DMS) for Public Bridleways 99(part of), 99a and 101 (part of) in the Parish of Thursley.

9.ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINT TRIALS (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION)  PDF 130 KB
The report provides an overview to the Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Point Trials, setting out the programme of delivery of on-street charge points in the next 12 months and seeks the approval of Waverley Local Committee to advertise the change in Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) required to deliver the charging infrastructure in 20 parking bays in Waverley Borough.

10.REPRESENTATION ON PARTNERSHIPS AND BOARDS (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION)  PDF 122 KB
To appoint a County Council Member as the Local Committee representatives on the Community Safety Partnership (‘Safer Waverley Partnership’) during the current municipal year.

11.LOCAL COMMITTEE DECISION TRACKER (FOR INFORMATION)  PDF 151 KB
To review any outstanding Local Committee decisions. 

12.LOCAL COMMITTEE FORWARD PROGRAMME 2020-21  PDF 57 KB
To note the proposed forward programme and consider any additional items for future discussion.

13.DATE OF NEXT MEETINGS
To be held on Friday 13th November 2020 at 10am.

Waverley Committee meeting this Friday. Agenda includes Cycle Tracks Order for Haslemere

Here is a link sharing the agenda of the Waverley Committee on Friday. All are welcome to attend.

I have sent apologies as I am attending a family funeral on Friday.

Dear Victoria,

I would be very grateful if this statement could be read out on Friday at the LAC- item 8.

The proposed Cycle Tracks Order on a section of Footpath 19 is an initiative that has support from Haslemere Town Council, Haslemere Vision, Haslemere Community Rail Partnership (in partnership with the Surrey Hills and Cycling UK) and Transition Haslemere.  It is identified as one of the “opportunities” in the submission draft Neighbourhood Plan.

There is a growing community desire to improve the conditions for cycling in Haslemere and this is borne out in some specific ways:

  1. Haslemere Vision, the town’s neighbourhood plan steering group (www.haslemerevision.org.uk), carried out an extensive public consultation in 2016 that identified very strong public support for better walking and cycling provision in the town.  The public opinion was strongly in favour of improvements being introduced to encourage more “active travel” to access Haslemere train station.
  • Haslemere Community Rail Partnership commissioned a Station Travel Plan in 2016 that also identified a public desire for safer routes to and from the station in order to reduce the dependency on the private car. 
  • Transition Haslemere partnered with a local cycling group in the summer of this year to organise several mass bike rides, involving a wide cross-section of cyclists, including families with younger children; associated press releases called for improvements to Haslemere’s cycling infrastructure. 
  • Haslemere Town Council has recently declared a Climate Change Emergency and one of its stated aims is to promote more sustainable transport modes.

Cycling in Haslemere is extremely challenging for all but the experienced, confident cyclist.  The main routes through the town are in many places narrow, with no space to accommodate a separate cycle lane.  Key pinch points include: Fosters Bridge near the station; the Wey Hill shopping area; and the high pavement section of Lower Street.  These are all particularly hazardous for cyclists.  Very significant funding would be required to address these challenges – funds that are currently not available to members of this committee.

A creative approach is therefore needed if we are to improve cycling in Haslemere within the existing physical and financial constraints, to encourage wider and safer participation.  An opportunity does exist in the form of the network of paths – both formal and informal – that criss-cross the town.  The strategic vision of the groups supporting the proposal today is to use these paths, linking up with some quieter roads where gaps exist, to create a safer, integrated network of cycle and walking paths.  This network would provide links between and among residential zones and key community assets, including our schools, health centre, sports centre, library and shopping areas.  The plan is to work with the Surrey Highways and Countryside teams to direct funds, as they become available, to upgrade sections of path and the linkages to create this network.

The proposal for consideration today and set out in the committee papers, is to upgrade a section of Footpath 19 via a Cycle Tracks Order.  This marks the first piece, so to speak, in this ‘jigsaw’ of a town-wide cycle and pedestrian network.  The route is already used by cyclists informally as it provides a back-route link from Lower Street near the station, through to both Lion Lane Green and Shottermill Infant and Primary school, and up to the National Trust Devil’s Punch Bowl where cyclists can connect to the extensive Cycle Surrey Hills cycle network, with 90km of off-road tracks.

A criticism of the proposal that has been received by Officers is that the Cycle Tracks Order creates a small isolated section of cycle route.  As explained above, this is intended to mark the first section of a wider strategic network of interlinking paths, which will be improved and upgraded as and when funding amounts become available.  The vision would then be to upgrade the next section of route from the end of the proposed length of path, to link it with both Shottermill Infant and Junior schools as the next piece in the ‘jigsaw’ once funding is secured.  Both Heads are working hard to promote ‘Safer Routes to School’ and more active travel by pupils and parents so as to reduce parking and congestion as well as to improve air quality and safety issues around their schools.

The scheme’s cost (£7,000) represents good value for money as it improves the off-road path for current users of the path, be they pedestrians, disability scooter users or cyclists.  The scheme will upgrade the path surface, widen the existing path and replace a rotten wooden barrier over the small stream which the path crosses. 

The Surrey Highways and Countryside teams have assessed the scheme thoroughly and confirm that when upgraded the path will accommodate both cyclists and pedestrians, with signage to encourage mutual respect by all path users and “cyclists dismount” signs will be installed in front of the bridge over the stream.  The path will remain on the definitive map retaining footpath status, and the proposal is not opposed by the local rambler group.

Looking ahead, Waverley have plans for a housing development on the current Youth Campus site adjacent to this proposed upgraded section of path, which would therefore be directly accessible to residents in the new homes. 

Agenda for Waverley Local Committee, Friday, 28 June 2019, 10.00 am

From: Surrey County Council <democraticservices@surreycc.gov.uk>
Sent: 19 June 2019 16:48
Subject: Agenda for Waverley Local Committee, Friday, 28 June 2019, 10.00 am

The agenda for Waverley Local Committee, Friday, 28 June 2019, 10.00 am has just been published.

To view the agenda and officer contact details, follow the link: Agenda details on public web site

Meeting venue: Waverley Borough Council Chamber, The Burys, Godalming GU7 1HR. All are welcome.

The following items are included in the agenda:

No. Item
OPEN FORUM
INFORMAL PUBLIC QUESTIONS
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2 MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
4 CHAIRMAN’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
5 PETITIONS & PETITION RESPONSES
6 WRITTEN PUBLIC QUESTIONS
7 WRITTEN MEMBER QUESTIONS
8 SCC CABINET MEMBER HIGHWAYS –
VERBAL UPDATE
(FOR INFORMATION)
9 HIGHWAYS UPDATE
(EXECUTIVE FUNCTION)
10 COMMUNITY SAFETY FUNDING
(EXECUTIVE FUNCTION)
11 EPRESENTATION ON PARTNERSHIPS
AND BOARDS
(EXECUTIVE FUNCTION)
12 LOCAL COMMITTEE DECISION
TRACKER
(FOR INFORMATION)
13 LOCAL COMMITTEE FORWARD
PROGRAMME 2019-20
14 DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Agenda for next Friday’s Waverley Local Committee

The agenda for Waverley Local Committee, Friday, 17 June 2016, 10.00 am has just been published.

To view the agenda and officer contact details, follow the link: Agenda details on public web site

Meeting venue: Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road, Haslemere GU27 2AS

The following items are included in the agenda:

No. Item
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2 MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
3 DECISION TRACKER
4 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
5 PETITION: TO ESTABLISH A 40 MILE SPEED LIMIT ON BAYNARDS LANE AND HOGGSPUDDING LANE
6 FORMAL PUBLIC QUESTIONS
7 MEMBER QUESTIONS
8 REVIEW OF TASK GROUPS AND EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION)
9 REVIEW OF PROGRESS: WAVERLEY LOCAL PLAN (SERVICE MONITORING AND ISSUES OF LOCAL CONCERN)
10 REVIEW OF NEW PROPOSAL FOR TRANSPORT PLANNING PROTOCOLS (SERVICE MONITORING AND ISSUES OF LOCAL CONCERN)
11 HIGHWAYS UPDATE (EXECUTIVE FUNCTION)
12 UPDATE ON PAVEMENT HORIZON (SERVICE MONITORING AND ISSUES OF LOCAL CONCERN)
13 LOCAL COMMITTEE FORWARD PROGRAMME 2016-17 (SERVICE MONITORING AND ISSUES OF LOCAL CONCERN)