Agenda and decisions

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Contact: Cameron MacLean  Tel: 07526 985 978; E-Mail:  cameron.maclean@oxfordshire.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

2.

Questions from County Councillors

Any county councillor may, by giving notice to the Proper Officer by 9 am two working days before the meeting, ask a question on any matter in respect of the Cabinet Member’s delegated powers.

 

The number of questions which may be asked by any councillor at any one meeting is limited to two (or one question with notice and a supplementary question at the meeting) and the time for questions will be limited to 30 minutes in total. As with questions at Council, any questions which remain unanswered at the end of this item will receive a written response.

 

Questions submitted prior to the agenda being despatched are shown below and will be the subject of a response from the appropriate Cabinet Member or such other councillor or officer as is determined by the Cabinet Member, and shall not be the subject of further debate at this meeting. Questions received after the despatch of the agenda, but before the deadline, will be shown on the Schedule of Addenda circulated at the meeting, together with any written response which is available at that time

 

3.

Petitions and Public Address

4.

Oxford: E-scooter trial - continuation of enabling traffic regulation orders for duration of extended trial period pdf icon PDF 618 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve making permanent the provisions of the current experimental traffic regulation orders allowing e-scooters as approved by the current Department for Transport trial to be treated as pedal cyclists in respect of bus lanes and other traffic restrictions within the Oxford area.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the report’s recommendations subject to officers keeping the following matters under review –

(i)    Hours of Operation: the proposed “stop” time of 10 PM and the limits this placed on people wishing to use e-scooters on a night out; and

(ii)   The size of the e-scooter fleet and the availability of e-scooters for persons wishing to use them.

5.

Bicester - various locations: new and amended waiting restrictions pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve:

 

a.     As advertised the proposed ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions at the following locations:

 

Avon Crescent

Goldsmith Close

Tamar Crescent

Balliol Road

Hambleside

Vendee Drive

Browning Drive

Hornbeam Road

Victoria Court

Dove Green

Isis Avenue

Victoria Road

Dryden Avenue (see below)

Keble Road

Wansbeck Drive

Eden Way

Kingsclere Road

Waveney Close

Fane Close

Moor Pond Close 

Windmill Avenue

Fox Lane

Shakespeare Drive

Wye Close

Germander Way

Shannon Road

 

 

b.     That Officers undertake an additional ‘local’ consultation with residents for amendments on Dryden Avenuefollowing a request from the Cllr responsible for the Bicester West division.

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the report’s recommendations subject to the proposals in relation to Victoria Road being deferred until such time as officers had reviewed objections to the proposals that had been received in response to the public consultation.

6.

Caversfield - Fringford Road and Aunt Ems Lane - proposed 40mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 791 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the proposed 40mph speed limits on Fringford Road and Aunt Ems Lane.

 

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the report’s recommendations.

 

7.

Combe - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 845 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

The Cabinet Member for Environment is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the 20mph speed limit at Combe.

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the report’s recommendations.

 

8.

Didcot: B4493 Wantage Road - Proposed Waiting Restrictions pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the proposed no waiting at any time restrictions at the B4493 Wantage Road at Didcot.

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the report’s recommendations subject to officers further reviewing the comments set out in Response Number (11) as set out in Annex 2 of the report.

 

9.

Faringdon Market Place - proposed extension of days of operation of market waiting restrictions pdf icon PDF 731 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

1.     The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised:

a)    the extension of the existing time limited waiting outside Nos.1 & 2 Market Place and outside Nos. 6-7a to also be in effect on Saturdays, with the corresponding limited waiting restrictions being amended to exclude Saturdays.

 

2.     The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to not approve as advertised:

b)    the introduction of No Loading/Unloading 10am-2pm Tuesday & Saturday’ restrictions on the northern side of Market Place outside Nos. 22-24 & ‘The Old Crown Coaching Inn’, and on the southern side in the bus stand and the area outside the Old Town Hall.

 

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the report’s recommendations.

 

10.

Middle Barton and Westcot Barton proposed 20mph and 30mph speed limits pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

1.     The Cabinet Member for Environment is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised:

a.     The proposed 20mph speed limit at The Bartons,

b.     The proposed 30mph ‘buffer’ speed limit at the B4030 Enstone/Middle Barton Road,

c.     The proposed 40mph ‘buffer’ speed limit at B4030 North Street, and Duns Tew Road,

d.     The proposed 50mph speed limit on the B4030 between Enstone & Hopcrofts Holt, replacing the existing sections of 60mph National Speed Limit which are not affected by the above proposals for buffer speed limits,

e.     The traffic calming features on the B4030 Enstone/Middle Barton Road at the western end of the village, outside the Rectory at St Edwards Church, and at the bridge over the River Dorn.

 

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: To approve the report’s recommendations.

 

11.

Warborough - Thame Road - proposed waiting restrictions pdf icon PDF 599 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

1.     The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to

a.     Approve as advertised the proposed no waiting at any time restrictions on the A329 Thame Road Warborough.

b.     Commit Officers to review the restrictions 12 months following implementation.

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: To –

1.     Approve the report’s recommendations; and

2.     That officers be given delegated authority, in consultation with the Chair, to implement the scheme’s proposals subject to there being an identified need to introduce the restrictions following –

(a)  A review of the operation of the car park as a drop-off and pickup point for the local school; and

(b)  After further consultation, as might be required, with the local Parish Council.