Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Environment and Safe Communities Committee
Monday, 10th June, 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Epsom Town Hall

Contact: Democratic Services, 01372 732122  Email: democraticservices@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Question Time

To take any questions from members of the Public.

 

Please note: Members of the Public are requested to inform the Democratic Services Officer before the meeting begins if they wish to ask a verbal question to the Committee

 

Minutes:

No questions had been submitted of were asked by members of the public.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in respect of any item of business to be considered at the meeting.

 

Decision:

No declarations of interest were made by Councillors regarding items on the agenda.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made by Councillors regarding items on the agenda.

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 80 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the meeting of the Environment and Safe Communities Committee held on 26 March 2019 and to authorise the Chair to sign them.

 

Decision:

The Minutes of the Meeting of the Environment and Safe Communities Committee held on 26 March 2019 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Meeting of the Environment and Safe Communities Committee held on 26 March 2019 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

4.

Cashless Parking pdf icon PDF 84 KB

This report seeks approval from the Committee for officers to investigate and introduce cashless parking options, on a trial basis initially, within Epsom & Ewell Borough Council’s pay and display car parks.

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

That the Committee agreed:

(1)      For Epsom & Ewell Borough Council officers to investigate cashless parking options in the Borough’s car parks.

(2)      For the Head of Operational Services, the Parking Manager and the Chief Finance Officer, in conjunction with the Chair of Environment and Safe Communities Committee, to procure at no cost to the Council a cashless parking system on a trial basis (likely to be for two years initially) for use in the Borough’s car parks.

Minutes:

The Committee received a report seeking approval for officers to investigate and introduce cashless parking options, on a trial basis initially, within Epsom & Ewell Borough Council’s pay and display car parks.

Following consideration, it was resolved:

That the Committee agreed:

(1)      For Epsom & Ewell Borough Council officers to investigate cashless parking options in the Borough’s car parks.

(2)      For the Head of Operational Services, the Parking Manager and the Chief Finance Officer, in conjunction with the Chair of Environment and Safe Communities Committee, to procure at no cost to the Council a cashless parking system on a trial basis (likely to be for two years initially) for use in the Borough’s car parks.

5.

Car Parking Working Group Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To set up and approve the terms of reference for the Car Parking Working Group.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

That the Committee:

(1)      Nominated the following Members to the Car Parking Working Group to serve for four years unless otherwise agreed:

·                     Councillors Steve Bridger, Neil Dallen, Rob Geleit, Christine Howells, Julie Morris and Humphrey Reynolds.

(2)      Agreed the Terms of Reference for the Car Parking Working Group, set out in Annex 1 to the report, subject to it being amended to include the following role “To identify opportunities for the creation of additional capacity in the Council’s car parks”.

Minutes:

The Committee received a report requesting it to set up and approve the terms of reference for the Car Parking Working Group.

The following matters were considered:

a)            Substitute Members. Following a query from a Committee Member, the Committee was informed that substitutes were not permitted on the Car Parking Working Group.

b)            Identification of opportunities for additional car park capacity. The Committee considered that the Terms of Reference of the Car Parking Working Group should be amended to include the identification of opportunities for the creation of additional car parking capacity.

Following consideration, it was resolved:

That the Committee:

(1)      Nominated the following Members to the Car Parking Working Group to serve for four years unless otherwise agreed:

·                     Councillors Steve Bridger, Neil Dallen, Rob Geleit, Christine Howells, Julie Morris and Humphrey Reynolds.

(2)      Agreed the Terms of Reference for the Car Parking Working Group, set out in Annex 1 to the report, subject to it being amended to include the identification of opportunities for the creation of additional capacity in the Council’s car parks.

 

 

6.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 87 KB

This report sets out a draft work plan for this Committee for the coming Municipal Year.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

(1)      That the Committee approved the forward plan 2019/20 attached at Annex 1 to the report.

Minutes:

This report asks the Committee to agree its forward plan for 2019/20.

Following consideration, it was resolved:

(1)      That the Committee approved the forward plan 2019/20 attached at Annex 1 to the report.