Highways & Transportation Committee

Committee Membership 2016 – 2017

Chairman – Jim Aveyard

Deputy Chairman – Janet Harrison

Lew Beever

Danny Harrison

Susan McGarroch

Dennis Marshall

The main duties of the Highways and Transportation Committee are to: consider all road traffic matters affecting the town; consider matters relating to litter, street lighting, refuse collection, street cleansing and war memorials; consider public transport matters; represent to/liaise with District Council/operators and agencies as appropriate; and respond to consultation relating to all such matters.

Application for Community Grant

An information sheet showing details of a community grant that is available to voluntary and community organisations within the Morley Town Council area can be downloaded below, together with an application form.

Documents

Committee Meetings

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HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING 

TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 12TH APRIL 2017 AT 7.00 PM – RECEPTION ROOM, MORLEY TOWN HALL

Agenda

1.         Attendance and apologies for absence
2.         Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary and Other Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-18 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.  Also to declare any other significant interests which the member wishes to declare in the public interest, in accordance with paragraphs 19 to 20 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

3.         To approve minutes of meeting held on 15/3/17

4.         To receive verbal report on ‘Community Cleaning’

5.         To receive update on purchase and installation of two Speed Indicator Devices

6.         To receive verbal update on establishing of a Morley Country Way

7.         To consider request for new benches to be sited, as follows, and agree appropriate expenditure (2016 cost for one bench with plaque was £895.85 plus VAT):-

(i)         Cllr J Sanders – request for a bench on Victoria Road (opp. Suds Launderette)

(ii)        Cllr D Marshall – request for a bench at top of stairs on Bank Street

(iii)       Mr P Wainman (Secretary, Scatcherd Park Bowls Club) – request for benches around the bowling green

8.         To discuss repair/resurfacing on Chapel Hill – Cllr D Marshall

9.         To discuss parking issues on Topcliffe Lane – see attached email correspondence (there may be a financial implication with this item if a contribution is to be considered.  Further information re. cost will be required from Leeds City Council)

10.       To consider request to provide a skip at 19a Brunswick Street (Cllr J Sanders) – cost for a Maxi Skip is £165.00 (plus VAT)

11.       To discuss improvements being carried out at Bruntcliffe Crossroads, to take into account revised proposal made by Contractor (quote to follow)

12.       To receive verbal update re. 20 mph speed limit, following recent meeting with K Speakman, Team Leader, Transport Policy, Leeds CC (see attached information)

13.       To discuss Highways Weekly Report provided by Leeds City Council

14.       To receive item(s) of correspondence (for information only)

15.       Date and time of next meeting

MORLEY TOWN COUNCIL – MISSION STATEMENT

Morley Town Council is committed to ensuring the provision of a high standard of cost-effective and best value for money community services, which will enhance the quality of life for the residents of the area.