Agenda and decisions

CPH Environment and Infrastructure Decision Session
Thursday 18th November 2021 6.00 pm

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Decision:

No apologies were received.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Questions and Deputations

To receive any questions or deputations by residents of the Borough, pursuant to Standing Order.

Decision:

A deputation was received from Councillor A Hodgson in relation to Item 5: Digital Average Speed Enforcement Pilot Evaluation Update.

 

A deputation was read out from Councillor L McCarthy in relation to Item 5: Digital Average Speed Enforcement Pilot Evaluation Update.

 

A deputation was received from local resident Jenny Jones which was read by Councillor K Thomas in relation to Item 6: Petition Summary, with a focus on the Lincoln Road North petition.

4.

West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme - update pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To provide an update on phase 1 implementation of the West Midlands Cycle Hire (WMCH) scheme and consider the future expansion priorities, together with the associated approval process.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to:

a)  Note the update on the West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme and that Phase 1 for Solihull has been successfully implemented, as per the performance data shown in Appendix A

b)  Note progress in bringing forward a second phase of the project for the north of the Borough, initially focusing on the requirements of the Commonwealth Games

c)  Approve the priorities for the future roll-out of the project, when resources become available from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), or the private sector, as detailed in paragraph 4.6 and 4.7

d)  Agree to receive a further update in 12 months’ time.

5.

Digital Average Speed Enforcement Pilot Evaluation Update pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To report on the outcomes of the Average Speed Enforcement (ASE) equipment pilot.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to:

a)  Note the performance of the ASE system (see Appendix A) and its positive contribution to road safety, speed management and reliable journey times at the three pilot locations.

b)  Agree to expand the ASE scheme along A34 Stratford Road, between the M42 motorway junction and the B4102 Marshall Lake Road.

c)  Agree to remove any redundant Safety Camera Housings (GATSO sites) that are in a dangerous condition or have been vandalised.

d)  Agree that officers develop a new business case with partners across the West Midlands to support the continued use of ASE equipment, in line with the region’s Road Safety priorities

e)  Agree to receive a further update in 12 months time.

6.

Petition Summary pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To provide an update on three petitions received for the Environment and Infrastructure portfolio, and where appropriate, agree the associated recommendations.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to:

a)  Note the petitions received and the proposed programme for investigating and responding to them as detailed in Appendix A

b)  To approve the installation of a new pedestrian refuge at the junction of Pierce Avenue with Lincoln Road North

c)  To note that speed data for Lincoln Road North will be shared with West Midlands Police and the road will be included on the Speed Aware programme.