Agenda and decisions

Joint Western Arun Area Committee
Wednesday, 27th November, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: The Regis School (Main Hall), Westloats Lane, Bognor Regis, PO21 5LH

Contact: Jack Caine on 033 022 28941  Email:  jack.caine@westsussex.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it. If in doubt contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Western Arun Area Committee held on 19 June 2019 (cream paper).

4.

Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda, which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion, should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

5.

'Talk With Us' - Public Question Time (15 Minutes)

Members of the Public have the oppurtuinty to ask questions of their elected representatives.

 

The Committee would encourage members of the public to submit their questions at least 3 days in advance of the meeting to allow for more substantive answers to be given. Please contact Jack Caine on 0330 222 8941 or via email at Jack.Caine@Westsussex.gov.uk

6.

Community Policing Update pdf icon PDF 530 KB

A local Sussex Police representative will be in attendance to update Members on Community Policing issues and answer questions.

 

Latest crime statistics are to follow Details of reported crime can be found at: https://www.police.uk/

7.

Bognor Regis to Littlehampton - A259 - Feasibility study pdf icon PDF 160 KB

8.

Highways and Transport Subgroup notes pdf icon PDF 247 KB

The Committee is asked to recieve the notes of the Highways and Transport subgroup and consider any recommendations from the last meeting that took place on 22 October.

9.

Traffic Regulation Order Prioritising (WA03(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 224 KB

Report by Executive Director Economy, Infrastructure & Environment.

 

The County Council Members of the Committee are asked to consider the TROs and prioritise the top two for progression.

Decision:

The Committee considered the written report by the Director of Highways and Transport and Head of Highways Operations and the recommendation from the Highways and Transport Subgroup.

 

The Committee reviewed the Traffic Regulation Order included in the report at Appendix A and RESOLVED that the following Traffic Regulation Order be progressed as a priority:

 

·       M3004802 – Westlands Lane – Request for junction protection

 

The call in deadline for this decision is 5 December 2019.

10.

Community Initiative Funding (WA04(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The report summarises Community Initiative Funding Applications submitted vie the West Sussex Crowd. The Committee is invite to consider the applications and pledge funding as appropriate.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee considered the written report from the Director of Law and Assurance. The Committee considered each application individually and on its merots. The County Council Members of the Committee RESOLVED that the following pledges be approved:

 

a)   402/JWAAC – EcoSwap, ‘EcoSwap community workshops’, up to £1,000– towards delivering inter-generational workshops teaching residents sustainable skills through making, mending and re-purposing.

The following application be deferred:

b)   416/JWAAC – Bognor Regis Baptist Church, ‘Bognor Church toilet facilities’ – to allow evidence of community support.

the following applications to be rejected:

c)   445/JWAAC – Frame of Mind CIC, ‘Picturing a brighter future’ – as there was no evidence of member support or engagement
 

d)   446/JWAAC – Radio Respect CIC, ‘Radio Respect dedicated to mental health’ – as there was no evidence of member support or engagement.

the following Microfund applications be approved:

e)   447/JWAAC – Men’s Shed Allotments, ‘Bognor Regis Men’s Shed’, £749.42 - towards purchasing eight wooden potting sheds and other materials for the group's two double allotment plots at Chichester Road Allotment site.

f)    448/JWAAC – Regis Primary Care Network Community Board, ‘Bognor Health & Wellbeing Fun Day’, £725.00 – towards the cost of event marketing and publicity plus hiring four community music groups.

And the following Microfund application be rejected.

g)   457/JWAAC – Making Theatre Gaining Skills CIF, ‘Sound equipment for Bognor Institute of Laughter’ - as there was no evidence of member support or engagement.

 

The call in deadline for this decision is 5 December 2019.

11.

Authority School Governors (WA05(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Report by Director of Educations and Skills.

 

The Committee is asked to approve the nominations of Authority School Governors as set out in the report.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee considered the written report from the Director of Education and Skills and the recommendation included in the report. It was RESOLVED that the following Nomination for Local Authority Governor reappointment be approved:

 

Mrs Hedda Wells to Eastergate C.E Primary School for a further four year term.

 

The call in deadline for this decision is 5 December 2019.

12.

Appointment of Highways and Transport subgroup Chairman

The Committee will appoint a County Council Member to the position of Chairman for the Highways and Transport Subgroup.

13.

Bersted: Elbridge Avenue Proposed Parking Restrictions (WA06(19/20)) pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee received a written report by the Director of Highways and Transport and the recommendation from the Highways and Transport Subgroup.

 

The Committee considered the order and the views raised by members of the committee. The County Council Members of the Committee RESOLVED that:

 

Having considered the objections to the proposal, the County Council Members authorise the Director of Law and Assurance to make the order as advertised and for the proposed restrictions to be implemented.

 

The call in deadline for this decision is 5 December 2019.

14.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place on 17 March 2020 at a venue to be confirmed.  Members wishing to place an item on the agenda please notify Jack Caine on 033 02 228941 via email: jack.caine@Westsussex.gov.uk.