Venue: This meeting will be held virtually and a live audio stream can be listened to via www.winchester.gov.uk.
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To record the names of apologies given and deputy members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members (where appropriate).
The meeting was held virtually and the Chairperson welcomed representatives to the meeting. The Chairperson informed the meeting that Steve Tilbury, Strategic Director had now left employment with Winchester City Council and wished him well for the future following his long association with the Forum. It was also explained that Councillor Crichton, Newlands Parish Council, was unable to join the virtual meeting due to connection problems.
Disclosures of Interests
To receive any disclosure of interests from Members and Officers in matters to be discussed.
Note: Councillors are reminded of their obligations to declare disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and/or prejudicial interests in accordance with legislation and the Council’s Code of Conduct.
Councillor Read made a personal statement that he was a Newlands Parish Council Councillor.
Appointment of Vice Chair for the 2020/2021 Municipal Year
That Councillor Patel be appointed Vice Chairperson of the Forum for the 2020/21 Municipal Year.
(Report WWF116 refers)
That the minutes of the previous meeting, held on 10 March 2020, be approved and adopted.
To receive and note questions asked and statements made from members of the public on general matters of interest and/or matters relating to the work of the Forum. This period is for a maximum of 10 minutes.
NB members of the public are required to register with Democratic Services three clear working days before the meeting (see below for further details).
No members of the public had registered to speak at the virtual meeting.
Progress on West Of Waterlooville MDA - Oral update
Mr Hughes gave an oral update on questions that had been raised by The Chair of Newlands Parish Council, Councillor Crichton, in advance of the meeting. These included:
Wellington Park Road adoption progress
Southern Water S104 agreement
Winchester/Havant border signage and replacement of street signs in the Winchester section with Winchester City Council identified versions with the City crest.
Grainger development update – Asim Kayani and Jenni Upstill (Grainger) provided an update.
Overall Implementation Status and funding for implementation officer support.
Traffic management around the development –
B2150 review (Councillor Clear stated that she would progress this item)
Berewood Gateway roundabout traffic controls
Sickle Way closure
Sunnymead Drive mini-roundabout
Brambles Farm Access (which was on a long lease from Havant Borough Council to a company).
Aquind project implications
Request to Havant Borough Council for a litter bin outside Premier Store on B2150 (HBC ref CAS856508-J7K4J0).
Members of the Forum commented on the above and the officers responded accordingly.
Mr Hughes stated that this would be the last meeting of the Forum he would be attending as his employment role with Winchester City Council had been redefined. The Chairperson on behalf of the Forum thanked him for the work he had undertaken.
Arising from debate, the Chairperson stated that the future of Forum and also the West of Waterlooville MDA Joint Planning Committee would be discussed with the relevant stakeholders and a decision taken on how local issues could be most effectively progressed in the future.
That the Progress Report be noted
The meeting commenced at 11.00am and concluded at 12:20pm