Decisions

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Decisions published

23/02/2021 - Crystal Palace and South Norwood Low Traffic Neighbourhood ref: 624    Item Called In

As set out in the Part A report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Croydon

Decision published: 23/02/2021

Effective from: 04/03/2021

Decision:

1.    Subject to Spending Control Panel agreeing to the spending of ring fenced grant funding to implement an Experimental Low Traffic Neighbourhood at Crystal Palace and South Norwood ‘Experimental LTN’ by the making of an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (Experimental TRO) to operate for up to 18 months, to:

a.    prohibit access and egress by motor vehicles (other than certain exempt vehicles) at the following locations:

                                          i.    Sylvan Hill at the common boundary of Nos.11 and 13

                                        ii.    Lancaster Road junction with Goat House Bridge

                                       iii.    Fox Hill junction with Braybrooke Gardens

                                       iv.    Stambourne Way junction with Auckland Road

                                        v.    Bus gate introduced at the common boundary of Nos. 86 and 84a (Auckland Road Surgery) Auckland Road

b.    These restrictions to be enforced through Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) camera technology.

c.    The restrictions shall not apply in respect of:

                                          i.    a vehicle being used for fire brigade, ambulance or police purposes;

                                        ii.    anything done with the permission of a police constable in uniform or a civil enforcement officer;

                                       iii.    a vehicle being used for the purposes of a statutory undertaker in an emergency, such as the loss of supplies of gas, electricity or water to premises in the area, which necessitates the bringing of vehicles into a section of road to which the order applies;

                                       iv.    buses;

                                        v.    licensed taxis

                                       vi.    Dial-a-Ride vehicles;

                                      vii.    vehicles to which a valid exemption permit has been provided.

d.    Introduce two disabled persons Blue Badge parking bays outside Nos 84 and 86 Auckland Road.

 

2.    Instruct officers to continue to seek to work with those in Bromley Council to mitigate effects predicted to arise from the Experimental LTN in certain residential access streets in Bromley and to address concerns about potential effects on air quality.

 

3.    Delegate to the Director of Public Realm the authority to vary the provisions of the Experimental TRO including the exemptions to the restrictions.

 

4.    In relation to Equality, agree:

 

a.    that the equality implications of the recommended Experimental Traffic Regulation Order have been the subject of careful consideration in compliance with the Council’s obligations under sections 1 and 149 of the Equality Act 2010;

b.    nevertheless there should be further equality impact analysis including through focused engagement with the members of groups with protected characteristics potentially most affected by the proposed change in and around the area of the Experimental LTN during the operation and any change of the Experimental TRO;

 

5.    Ensure that a recommendation on the future for the Experimental LTN be brought to the Traffic Management Advisory Committee at the appropriate time if considered desirable prior to the expiry of the Experimental TRO and in any event as soon as is practicable after 12 months of the experimental order being in place.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shifa Mustafa


19/02/2021 - Emission-based parking charges ref: 618    Recommendations Approved

As set out in the Part A report.

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Place

Decision published: 19/02/2021

Effective from: 19/02/2021

Decision:

The key decision was taken by Executive Director Place on 18 December 2020 and considered by the Scrutiny & Overview following a Call-In on 7 January 2021. The Leader of the Council has delegated to the Cabinet the power to make the decisions below.

 

RESOLVED:

 

The Cabinet agreed to:

 

1.1       Note the grounds for referral made by the Scrutiny & Overview Committee on the Emission-based Parking Charges key decision.

 

1.2       Agree that:

 

1)     Parking charges across the Borough are increased in line with the recommendations made in:

 

Key Decision No.: 5120ETR* - Parking charges review January 2021

Key Decision No.: 0220PL** - EMISSION-BASED PARKING

CHARGES

 

2)    That where current free parking bays exist across the Borough that these remain free for the current time and that to note that a report will be submitted to the Traffic Management Advisory Committee that will explore the options available to achieve the policy outcomes required within the Parking Policy.

 

*5120ETR Recommendations:

 

1.    To agree, for the reasons detailed in the report, to amend the existing Traffic Management Orders to effect a 30p per 30min increase in the P&D parking bay charges.

 

2.    To note that the recommended 30p per 30min increase would coincide with the implementation of emission-based banded parking charges, as agree by Cabinet 25 March 2019.

 

**0220PL Recommendations:

 

1.    Consider the responses received (Appendix 4) to the consultation on the proposed Traffic Management Order that would introduce emission-based P&D parking charges, which includes the introduction of maximum 2-hour emission-based P&D parking charges in the places where 1-hour free P&D parking currently exists.

 

2.    Agree that there are no significant changes as a result of the consultation which would necessitate further consultation.

 

3.    Agree to introduce the emission-based P&D parking charges detailed in the Public Notices that was consulted on and are shown in Appendix 1 and 2.

 

4.    Agree for officers to inform the objectors of the above decision and reasons.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shifa Mustafa


08/02/2021 - Additional Restrictions Grant - Phase 2 ref: 617    Recommendations Approved

As set out in the Part A report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Recovery & Skills

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 08/02/2021

Decision:

1.    Endorse and adopt the proposed mechanism and implementation of the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund for Croydon as detailed in the report.

 

2.    Delegate authority to Executive Director of Place to oversee the process and implementation of the delivery of the Additional Restrictions Grant.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shifa Mustafa


04/02/2021 - CAYSH Drop in Zone ref: 616    Recommendations Approved

As set out in the Part A report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Homes & Gateway Services

Decision published: 16/02/2021

Effective from: 04/02/2021

Decision:

1.    To retrospectively extend by way of variation in accordance with Regulation 30 of the Council’s Tenders and Contracts Regulations The ‘Turnaround Centre Drop In Zone’ contract awarded to CAYSH for a maximum extension period of 10 months to 28th February 2021

 

2.    To note that this will be at a cost of £192,909 retrospectively between April and November 2020, and £48,226 between November 2020 and February 2021 and £241,135 overall – leading to a maximum aggregated contract value of £2,755,644.

 

3.    To note that the in-housing plans going forward show a saving to the council of at least £54,556 per annum ongoing, and £6,284 in year 2020/2021. Any further restructures will work within staffing budgets set.

 

4.    To note the comment on the Public Contracting Regulations set out in 2.4.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Guy Van-Dichele


11/02/2021 - Annual Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019/20 ref: 614    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Culture & Regeneration

Decision published: 11/02/2021

Effective from: 11/02/2021

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the publication of the Annual Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019/20 in accordance with Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2019.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shifa Mustafa