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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Committee Room 2 - Town House. View directions

Contact: Lynsey McBain on 01224 522123 or email  lymcbain@aberdeencity.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

3.

Declarations of Interest

Decision:

Councillor Lumsden declared a personal interest in relation to item 10.2 on the agenda, Gray Street and Salisbury Terrace, as a resident of Gray Street.  Councillor Lumsden intitmated that he would leave the meeting at that point and take no part in the deliberation of the item.

5.

Minute of the Previous Meeting of 17 January 2019 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the minute as a correct record.

6.

Committee Business Planner pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)            to remove items 4 (Carers Strategy), 5 (Detrunking of the A90/A96), 6 (Gray Street, Salisbury Terrace), 7 (Lochside Academy flooding issues around safe routes to school), 10 (Alive @ 5), 11 (Council Tenants Arrears) and 12 (Performance Report);

(ii)          to agree to transfer items 8 (SUDS Section 7) and 9 (Alexander Ogston Plaque) to City Growth and Resources Committee;

(iii)         to note that a report on the implementation of the full service of Universal Credit will be reported to the November meeting; and

(iv)         to otherwise note the information on the Business Planner.

9.1

Performance Report - COM/19/090 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)            to agree that a Service Update be issued with details on VOIDS and what was currently being done to assist residents;

(ii)          to request that the Director of Customer Services send on details of benchmarking with other local authorities in regard to absences; and

(iii)         to otherwise note the information provided in the Performance Report.

10.1

Young Carers Service - update - CUS/19/086 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)            to note the update within the report; and

(ii)          to thank officers for the positive work that had been undertaken in regard to the Young Carers strategy.

 

10.2

Gray Street and Salisbury Terrace - OPE/19/152 pdf icon PDF 10 MB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)            to note the objections received as a result of the statutory consultation in relation to the “The Aberdeen City Council (Gray Street and Salisbury Terrace, Aberdeen) (One-Way) Order 201(X)” and considered the contents of the objections; and

(ii)          to instruct officers to take no further action and leave Gray Street and Salisbury Terrace as they are in terms of current accessibility by motor vehicles.

10.3

Lochside Academy - flooding on safe routes to school - PLA/19/209 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)            to note the contents of the report;

(ii)          to note that work had now been carried out from Stewart Milne homes to alleviate the flooding problems and officers would continue to monitor the situation by means of inspection of the route; and

(iii)         to thank officers for the work that has been undertaken in regard to this issue.

10.4

Alive @ 5 - OPE/19/087 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)            to note the content of the report and the positive steps taken to introduce the Alive @ 5 scheme;

(ii)          to acknowledge that the change to the structure of parking charges in off street car parks has not impacted significantly on the aspirations of the Alive @ 5 scheme;

(iii)         to instruct the Chief Officer of Operations and Protective Services to return parking charges at the 5 car parks involved back to the original charging rates, on completion of the trial period; and

(iv)         to instruct the Chief Officer of Strategic Place Planning to investigate appropriate means of supporting the “Alive @ 5” scheme through engagement with local transport providers and continue to engage with Aberdeen Inspired.

10.5

Council Housing Rent Management - CUS/19/213 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)            to note the contents of the report and agreed that no additional support measures were required at this time; and

(ii)          to note that a report would be brought back to the November meeting on the progress being made, which would also provide details on what was being done to support tenants.

 

10.6

Detrunking of the A90 - OPE/19/191 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:

(i)            to note that the de-trunked lengths will become part of the Councils list of Adopted Roads;

(ii)          to note that the Roads Asset Management Plan will be updated:

(iii)         to note that any future works to the de-trunked sections will be included within the annual Roads Capital Programme, all in accordance with the Traffic orders made by Transport Scotland in 2010, copy contained in Appendix F; and

(iv)         to instruct the Chief Officer of Operations and Protective Services to maintain the road, described in The A90 Trunk Road (Charleston to Blackdog) Detrunking Order 2010, in accordance with the council’s relevant policies and procedures, subject to approval of required expenditure by Strategic Commissioning or City Growth and Resources Committee, as appropriate.