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126.

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To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 26 May 2020.

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The Director of Governance and Assurance submitted the minutes of the meeting held on 26 May 2020 for approval.

 

Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 26 May 2020 be approved.

 

127.

MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the committee are asked whether they have any personal or prejudicial interests in connection with any application on the agenda and, if so, to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

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Members of the Committee were asked whether they had any personal or prejudicial interests in connection with any application on the agenda and if so to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

 

Councillor Stuart Kelly declared a personal interest in respect of item 3 by virtue of his son being a current pupil at the School attributed to the Planning Application.

 

Councillor Leslie Rennie declared a personal interest in respect of item 5 by virtue of the matter relating to matters within her Ward and stated that she had had no dealings or correspondence on the matter.

 

Councillor S Foulkes declared a prejudicial interest in respect of item 5 by virtue of his position as a board member of the Transport Authority.

128.

APP/19/01181 - Townfield Primary School, TOWNFIELD LANE, OXTON, CH43 2LH - Proposed single storey classroom block comprising of 6 no. classrooms and associated works including drop-off/pick-up area (revised proposal) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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The Corporate Director of Regeneration and Place submitted the above application for consideration.

 

A Ward Councillor addressed the Committee.

 

The Applicant addressed the Committee.

 

On a motion by Councillor S Kelly and seconded by Councillor B Berry it was –

 

Resolved (7:7 and on the chairs casting vote) – that the application be approved subject to a 106 legal agreement and the following conditions:

 

1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of 3 years from the date of this permission.

 

2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans received by the local planning authority on 12 March 2020 and listed as follows: (00)001, (00)002, (20)001 Rev. A, (20)100, (20)101

 

3. Prior to any development above ground level approval of the following details shall be obtained from the local planning authority;

 

i. Samples or details of all facing materials including all new windows and doors

 

The stated details shall be approved in writing and such approved details shall be implemented in the development hereby approved in full:

 

4. A scheme of landscape proposals including a timetable of works shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to first occupation of the proposed development. The scheme shall include (where practical) but not be limited to, species of local provenance and native and non-native flowering perennial species and features such as bird boxes, log piles, bug boxes, solitary bee houses and hedgehog homes to encourage net gains in biodiversity and full plans and specifications for all hard and soft landscape works and indications of all existing trees and hedgerows on the land, including those to be retained.

 

All planting, seeding and/or turfing comprised in the approved details of landscaping shall be carried out in the first planting and seeding seasons following the occupation of the building(s) or the completion of the development, whichever is the sooner, and any trees, shrubs, hedges or plants which within a period of five years from the completion of development die, are removed, or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of similar size and species, unless the Local Planning Authority gives written consent to any variation.

 

5. No site clearance, preparatory work or development shall take place until a scheme for the protection of the retained trees (the tree protection plan) and the appropriate working methods (the arboricultural method statement) in accordance with paragraphs 5.5 and 6.1 of British Standard BS 5837: Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction - Recommendations (or in an equivalent British Standard if replaced) shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The scheme for the protection of the retained trees shall be carried out as approved.

 

6. The following activities must not be carried out under any circumstances:

 

a.  No fires to be lit within 20 metres of existing trees and shrubs to be retained.

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129.

APP/19/01931 - 8A SILVERDALE ROAD, OXTON, CH43 2JR - Erection of a three-storey rear extension to form enclosed stairwell (amended plans) pdf icon PDF 667 KB

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The Corporate Director of Regeneration and Place submitted the above application for consideration.

 

On a motion by Councillor S Kelly and seconded by Councillor B Berry it was -

 

Resolved (14:0) – That the application be approved subject to the following conditions:

 

1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of 3 years from the date of this permission.

 

2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans received by the local planning authority on 24th December 2019 and listed as follows:

 

Location Plan, received 24th December 2019;

2019 063 300 003/02, received 19th May 2020; and

2019 063 300 004/02, received 19th May 2020.

 

3. The external finishes of the development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with those showing on drawing no. 2019 063 300 003/02, received 19th May 2020.

 

 

130.

APP/20/00251 - Various locations on Network Rail land between Bidston and New Brighton railway stations - The installation of five 8.6-metre-high telecommunication masts, each comprising 4 no. antenna, plus one electricity cabinet and associated equipment, to support and enhance internet connectivity for the future Merseyrail fleet pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Having previously declared a prejudicial interest in respect of this item, Councillor S Foulkes left the meeting during consideration of this application.

 

Prior to consideration of this item, A motion was put to the Committee by Councillor S Whittingham and seconded by Councillor L Rennie that

 

The application be deferred to ask the applicant to consider further consultation with local residents and Ward Members.

 

In reaching their decision, Members of the Committee had regard to advice from the Legal Advisor surrounding the requirements of the applicant and Authority to consult. They heard how it is not a statutory duty of the Applicant to consult and that the Planning Authority had conducted it’s statutory consultation requirements

 

Resolved (11:2) – That the application be deferred to ask the applicant to consider further consultation with local residents and Ward Members.