Agenda and minutes

Chandler's Ford and Hiltingbury Local Area Committee
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 7:00 pm

Venue: The Dovetail Centre, Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Chandler's Ford, SO53 2GJ

Contact: Mateusz Dobrowolski, Case Management Officer Tel:023 8068 8080; Email:  mateusz.dobrowolski@eastleigh.gov.uk  Min Partner, Local Area Manager Tel: 023 8068 8439; Email:  min.partner@eastleigh.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 January 2017.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 January 2017 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare interests in relation to items of business on the agenda.  Any interests declared will be recorded in the Minutes.

Minutes:

Councillor Alan Broadhurst declared a Non Pecuniary Interest in agenda item 7 (Appendix 1), Local Area Manager's report, because he lives in Tadburn Close.

 

Councillor Mrs Haulwen Broadhurst declared a Non Pecuniary Interest in agenda item 7 (Appendix 1), Local Area Manager's report, because she lives in Tadburn Close.

3.

Public Participation

Minutes:

There was no public participation on this occasion.

4.

Chairman's report

Minutes:

Councillor Pamela Holden-Brown congratulated Min Partner – the Local Area Manager for securing £1000.00 of sponsorship toward the public flower displays in the Chandler’s Ford and Hiltingbury area.

5.

Update from Chandler's Ford and Hiltingbury Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team

Minutes:

Police Community Support Officer – Andy Ritchie, delivered a report on behalf of the Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team. PCSO Ritchie delivered figures relating to crime in the area in the last three months.

Criminal activity had decreased in the last ninety days. Burglaries had dropped over recent weeks but still remained a very real threat.

 Police continued with targeted patrols to disrupt and identify suspects in the area. There were five drug related offences which was a sixty percent decrease compared to previous quarter. Theft decreased by five percent.

The last three months saw an increase in criminal damage, sexual offences and weapons offences. There was a five percent increase in road accidents. Two hundred and seven cases of anti-social behaviour were reported in the last twelve months. Police were trying to protect people from cyber-crime by continuing with Operation Legal and Operation Signature aimed at raising the awareness of online fraud.

 

 

 

6.

Local Area Manager's report pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

Local Area Manager – Min Partner delivered the report outlining the decisions of the Members working group which holds regular progress meetings to consider schemes and urgent matters in the local area. Available resources were examined and allocated where appropriate.

Practitioner meetings took place with the Police and safeguarding vulnerable individuals was discussed. Police introduced SafetyNet which was a proven cloud-based solution for reducing crime and anti-social behaviour. This case management tool had been designed specifically to aid Community Safety Partnership agencies and police forces to successfully identify and manage vulnerable individuals, victims and offenders.

Councillor Grajewski asked that the South East corner of Kingsway and Hiltingbury Road (Appendix 1- Item 8 on the 2018/2019) should be brought forward and included in the list of 2017/2018 traffic regulation order studies.

 

(NOTES: 1)Councillor Alan Broadhurst declared a Non Pecuniary Interest in agenda item 7(Appendix 1), Local Area Manager's report and remained in the room during its consideration.

2) Councillor Mrs Haulwen Broadhurst declared a Non Pecuniary Interest in agenda item 7(Appendix 1), Local Area Manager's report and remained in the room during its consideration.)

 

 

 

7.

Presentation on Planning Guidelines

Minutes:

Development Management staff gave a short presentation on guidelines that had to be taken into account when determining planning applications; in particular the issues that could, and could not, be taken into account.  This was set against the broader policy framework.

8.

Planning Application - 52 Nichol Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 5AW DOCX 209 KB

Two storey front, side & rear extensions & new vehicular access from Nichol Road (amended design to F/16/78385). Retention of side gable. (Ref.F/17/79846).

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Development Management (Agenda item 9) concerning an application for a two storey front, side and rear extensions and new vehicular access from Nichol Road (amended design to F/16/78385). Retention of side gable. (Ref.F/17/79846). 

 

The Committee was advised that there were no further updates or representations.

 

RESOLVED -

 

That permission be REFUSED.

 

(NOTE: One person spoke in objection to the proposal, citing overbearing nature of the development and loss of light to the neighbouring property. The applicant spoke in support of the application.)

9.

Planning Application - 9A Hiltingbury Close, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 5NY DOCX 211 KB

Amended Description:Two storey side extension and alteration to rear dormers to form single box dormer.(Ref. F/17/79784)

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Development management (Agenda Item 10) concerning an application for a two storey side extension and alteration to rear dormers to form single box dormer. (Ref. F/17/79784).

 

RESOLVED- That permission be REFUSED

10.

Planning Appeals

The Head of Legal and Democratic Services to report:-

 

a)    that the following appeals have been logged:-

13 Beechcroft Close, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2HU

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal of planning permission for Alterations to roof including raised ridge & gable ends to form first floor accommodation. (Ref.F/16/79437).

 

This was a Delegated Decision.

 

b)    that the following appeals have been allowed:-

 

5 Augustus Way, Chandler’s Ford, SO53 2BD

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal to grant permission for first floor alterations. (Ref. F/16/79001).

 

           

           

     

Minutes:

The Head of Legal and Democratic Services reported:-

 

a)            That the following appeal had been lodged:-

 

13 Beechcroft Close, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2HU - Appeal against the Council’s refusal of planning permission for Alterations to roof including raised ridge & gable ends to form first floor accommodation. (Ref.F/16/79437).

 

b)            That the following appeal had been allowed:-

 

5 Augustus Way, Chandler’s Ford, SO53 2BD - Appeal against the Council’s refusal to grant permission for first floor alterations. (Ref. F/16/79001).

 

RESOLVED -

 

That the report be noted.

11.

Exempt Business

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of the following item of business on the grounds that it is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

The Schedule 12A categories have been amended and are now subject to the public interest test, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  This came into effect on 1st March 2006.

 

It is considered that the following items are exempt from disclosure and that the public interest in not disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

(1)          That, in pursuance of Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act; and

 

(2)          That, in pursuance of the public interest test, the public interest in disclosing the information contained in the following item of business was outweighed by the public interest in maintaining the exemption.

12.

Property transactions report

Minutes:

Members noted the Property transactions report.