Agenda and minutes

Eastleigh Local Area Committee - Tuesday, 9 June 2020 7:00 pm

Venue: The meeting can be viewed here: https://bit.ly/2Mbtn0J

Contact: Nikki Dunne, Democratic Services Officer, 02380 688298 Email: nikki.dunne@eastleigh.gov.uk Please email Email: Democratic.Services@eastleigh.gov.uk to register to speak before the meeting.  Guy Riddoch, Local Area Manager Tel: 023 8068 3369; Email:  guy.riddoch@eastleigh.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

104.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 21 January 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

That the Minutes of the meetings held on 21 January 2020 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

105.

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 Irish declared a pecuniary interest in the two planning applications for North Stoneham Park (Agenda Items 7 and 8) and for the first recommendation of the Financial Management Report (allocation of developers’ contribution for public art at North Stoneham Park). (Agenda Item 13) and therefore did not take part in the debate or vote on these items.

 

 

 

106.

Public Participation

Councillors not on the Local Area Committee and members of the public can participate during this section of the meeting in the following ways:

 

·  If you are able to participate live (meet the technical requirements) and wish to be present and speak, you will need to notify Democratic Services 4 working days (Midday Wednesday 3 June 2020) before the meeting. Technical and etiquette guides will be provided.

·  Alternatively, the public can email a statement to be read out by ‘the spokesperson’.  Emailed statements will need to be received 2 working days (Midday Friday 5 June 2020) before the date of the meeting. Democratic Services will confirm receipt of the email and confirm it can be read out.

·  The statement (including questions) will be the equivalent of a maximum of three minutes if read out.  Please therefore restrict your statement to one side of A4 (12 font).  This applies audio/ video recordings also.

·  Alternatively a MP4 file will be sent to Democratic Services 4 working days (Midday Wednesday 3 June 2020) before the meeting.  This must be accompanied by a written transcript (emailed). In the event that the file does not meet technical requirements the transcript will be read by the spokesperson and shown on the screen.

 Please contact us via democratic.services@eastleigh.gov.uk

 

Minutes:

There was no public participation on this occasion.

107.

Chair's Report

Minutes:

The Chair provided the Committee with an update on outstanding matters from the meeting on 21 January 2020. The Air Quality Update was provided under agenda item 10. The Committee were advised that the Supplementary Planning Guidance Note was currently under review, however, there were no timelines as to when feedback would be given.

 

The Chair offered condolences to people who had lost loved ones during the pandemic and gave thanks to volunteers and staff who had supported the community. In particular, Eastleigh Community Aid, One Community, Lockdown Radio, Eastleigh Citizens’ Advice Bureau and the foodbanks. Councillor Campbell additionally extended thanks to volunteers of Age Concern.

 

Councillor Doguie referred to the recent Black Lives Matter Movement following the death of George Floyd in the United States.

 

Councillor Campbell passed on the thanks of local resident Mrs Lewington to the Council and volunteers for the support they had given her and her husband during lockdown.

108.

Presentation on Planning Guidelines

Minutes:

A short pre-recorded presentation was given 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.

109.

Planning Application - Land South of Chestnut Avenue/North Stoneham Park, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 9HT - F/19/87086 pdf icon PDF 303 KB

Erection of 65 dwellings (additional to the 1,100 dwellings granted under outline permission O/15/76023), public open space, landscaping, boundary treatments, roads and footways, car parking, drainage and other supporting works and infrastructure - Stage 3 (land previously identified as part of parcel 5A of outline permission and subject to subsequent approval for 39 dwellings under permission ref. F/17/81165)(application is for subsequent consent to EIA development with EIA addendum)

 

Minutes:

In light of the interest declared, Councillor Irish did not take part in this item.

 

The Committee considered the report of Principal Planning Officer (Agenda item 7) concerning an erection of 65 dwellings (additional to the 1,100 dwellings granted under outline permission O/15/76023), public open space, landscaping, boundary treatments, roads and footways, car parking, drainage and other supporting works and infrastructure - Stage 3 (land previously identified as part of parcel 5A of outline permission and subject to subsequent approval for 39 dwellings under permission ref. F/17/81165)(application is for subsequent consent to EIA development with EIA addendum). (Ref:F/19/87086).

 

The Principal Planning Officer gave the following updates:

 

  Further amended plans increasing parking received

  Total 134 parking spaces

  Condition 1 for new plan references updated (19.095.100 REVC; 19.095.101REVC; 19.095.102REVC; 19.095.204REVC)

 

RESOLVED -

 

That permission be GRANTED subject to:

 

(1)  S106 agreement for terms identified in report; and

(2)  The recommended conditions as updated in presentation.

 

[NOTES: The applicant spoke in support of the application stating that the dwellings would have a high quality design and build, be respectful of important ecological buffers and that car parking would be provided in accordance with the Council’s adopted standards.]

 

110.

Planning Application - Land at Park Farm/North Stoneham Park Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 9HS - F/19/86946 pdf icon PDF 403 KB

Creation of continuing care retirement community (C2) including erection of buildings, works to and conversion of existing coach house and granary buildings, creation of roads, car parking, footpaths, landscaping, drainage works and associated infrastructure, following demolition of existing buildings (application for subsequent consent to EIA development with EIA addendum)

 

Minutes:

In light of the interest declared, Councillor Irish did not take part in this item.

 

The Committee considered the report of Principal Planning Officer (Agenda item 8) concerning the creation of continuing care retirement community (C2) including erection of buildings, works to and conversion of existing coach house and granary buildings, creation of roads, car parking, footpaths, landscaping, drainage works and associated infrastructure, following demolition of existing buildings (application for subsequent consent to EIA development with EIA addendum) (Ref:F/19/86946).

 

The Principal Planning Officer gave the following update:

 

  Still awaiting Environment Agency final comments.

 

RESOLVED -

 

That permission be GRANTED subject to:

 

(1)  Final conditions, S106 agreement and Habitats Regulations Appropriate Assessment which are delegated to Head of Housing and Development to conclude.

 

[NOTES: (A) A written statement was received from a local resident in objection to the planning application citing concerns over the increased risk and potential financial burden associated with flooding. (B) The applicant spoke in support of the application stating that it would provide social, economic and environmental benefits.]

 

111.

Planning Application - Pirelli Park Play Area, Eastleigh - F/20/87770 pdf icon PDF 280 KB

Formation of new hardstanding and installation of new play equipment following removal of existing play area

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Development Management Specialist (Agenda item 9) concerning the formation of new hardstanding and installation of new play equipment following removal of existing play area(Ref:F/20/87770).

 

RESOLVED -

 

That permission be GRANTED.

112.

Closure of High Street and Market Street Traffic Regulation Order pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Sustainable Transport Planner (Agenda item 10) which set out proposals for a Traffic Regulation Order on changes to Eastleigh Town Centre as part of the COVID-19 recovery plan.

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the Committee approved:

 

1)  The proposal to close Market Street and High Street including a section of Wells Place;

 

2)  The proposal to allocate the Leigh Road parking bay for use by blue badge holders; and

 

3) The proposal to suspend the one-way arrangement on Leigh Road between the junction of Desborough Road and High Street, to provide access and turning space.

 

[NOTE: A representative of Business Improvement District Eastleigh spoke and raised concerns over the lack of communication with businesses and requested that maximum time be allowed to consult businesses in the future.]

113.

Air Quality Update pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Pollution Control Officer (Agenda Item 11) concerning the state of air quality and progress in implementing the Eastleigh Air Quality Management Area Action Plan.

 

RESOLVED –

 

The Eastleigh Local Area Committee noted the following:

 

(1)  the final air quality measurements for Eastleigh in 2019;

 

(2)  progress made against the new Air Quality Action Plan;

 

(3)  the clarification of the status of developers’ contributions relating to travel plans in the Eastleigh Local Area attributed to air quality; and

 

 (4)  approve the allocation of developers’ contributions for a Travel Plan Coordinator Post, as set out in the 11 November 2019 Finance Management report to this Committee.

114.

Appointments to Regulatory Panels, Other Groups and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Local Area Manager (Agenda Item 12) concerning appointments to regulatory panels and outside bodies.

 

RESOLVED –

 

That the Committee approved:

 

(1)  the nominations for 2020-21 municipal year appointments to regulatory panels and other groups as set out in paragraph 5; and

 

(2) the proposed nominations for 2020-21 municipal year appointments to Outside Bodies, as set out in appendix A.

 

115.

Financial Management Report pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Minutes:

In light of the interest declared, Councillor Irish did not take part in the vote in regard to recommendation 1 of this item.

 

Consideration was given to a report by the Local Area Manager (Agenda item 13) that contained recommendations for expenditure from the Committee’s capital and revenue budget.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)  £34,791 to be allocated for public art at North Stoneham Park from developers’ contributions

 

(2)  £12,000 to be allocated for the prevention of illegal encampment on the Lakeside Estate from developers’ contributions;

 

(3)  £2,500 to be allocated to an air quality source apportionment study from developers’ contributions;

 

(4)  £1,500 to be allocated for a replacement basket swing at Lawn Road Play Area from developers’ contributions; and

 

(5)  Up to £3,000 to be allocated for a review of the Local Area youth service from the revenue reserve.

 

116.

Planning Appeals

The Head of Legal Services to report:-

 

(a)  that the following appeals have been lodged:-

 

To rear of new dwellings adjacent to informal parking area, Hardings Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 8GL

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal of permission to fell 1 no. Oak (T/20/87252).

 

(b)  that the following appeals have been allowed:-

 

1 Robin Square, Eastleigh, S050 9JZ 

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal for change of use from C4 House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) to Sui Generis 8-bedroom HMO. (F/19/86031)

Minutes:

The Head of Legal Services reported:-

 

(a)  that the following appeals had been lodged:-

 

To rear of new dwellings adjacent to informal parking area, Hardings Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 8GL

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal of permission to fell 1 no. Oak

(T/20/87252).

 

(b)  That the following appeals had been allowed:-

 

1 Robin Square, Eastleigh, S050 9JZ

 

Appeal against the Council’s refusal for change of use from C4 House in

Multiple Occupation (HMO) to Sui Generis 8-bedroom HMO. (F/19/86031)

 

RESOLVED -

 

That the report be noted.