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North Devon Highways and Traffic Orders

Committee Agenda

Tue Jul 21 2015

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minutes for this agenda

A meeting of the North Devon Highways and Traffic Orders Committee will be held on the above date at 10.30 am in The Civic Centre, Barnstaple to consider the following matters.


Chief Executive

(Please note: The meeting of the North Devon Locality (County) Committee which was scheduled to follow the HATOC has been cancelled)



10.30am 1. Apologies for Absence

10.31am 2. Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman

(NB. In accordance with the County Council s Constitution, the Chairman and Vice-Chairman must be County Councillors)

10.34am 3. Minutes of the meeting held on 21 April 2015, (previously circulated).

10.35am 4. Items Requiring Urgent Attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chairman should be considered at the meeting as matters of urgency.


10. 40am 5. Fremington Old School Lane Rush Hour Issues

In accordance with Standing Order 23(2), Councillor Biederman has asked the Committee to consider ways of reducing traffic using Old School Lane, Fremington at morning rush hour and also to consider a 20mph speed restriction.

Report of the Head of Highways, Capital Programmes and Waste (HCW/15/52 - text only | pdf HCW/15/52) (Page 1).

Electoral Division: Fremington Rural

11.00am 6. Bickington Lyddicleave Rush Hour Issues

In accordance with Standing Order 23(2), Councillor Biederman has asked the Committee to consider that the County Council put in place a restriction at the morning rush hour of vehicles accessing Tews Lane, then Lyddicleave as a rat run, similar to the one at Ellerslie Road.

Report of the Head of Highways, Capital Programmes and Waste (HCW/15/53 - text only | pdf HCW/15/53) (Page 7).

Electoral Division: Fremington Rural


11.20am 7. Petitions/Parking Policy Reviews

[An item to be taken under s18 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 relating to any reviews of parking policy sought in line with the Council s Petition Scheme (


11.21am 8. Devon Highways Update (Minute 61)

The Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment to report on the progress of the proposed improvements schemes on the A361.

Electoral Divisions: All in North Devon

11.40am 9. Cedars Inn, Barnstaple: Traffic Congestion (Minute *54)

Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment to report on the outcome of the reference to the Development Management Committee on this Committee s concerns about the highway implications of approved and proposed residential development in and around Barnstaple .

11.50am 10. Actions Taken Under Delegated Powers

Report of the Head of Highways, Capital Development Waste (HCW/15/54 - text only | pdf HCW/15/54) (Page 10).

Electoral Division(s): Barnstaple North, Ilfracombe

11.55am 11. Dates for Future HATOC Meetings

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Part II Reports

Members are reminded that Part II reports contain exempt information and should therefore be treated accordingly. They should not be disclosed or passed on to any other person(s).

Members are also reminded of the need to dispose of such reports carefully and are therefore invited to return them to the Democratic Services Officer at the conclusion of the meeting for disposal.

Agenda Items and Attendance of District Town/Parish Councillors

Under the provisions of Standing Order 23, any member of the HATOC (including the District Council representatives) may put an item on the Agenda for the HATOC relevant to the functions of the Committee, subject to them giving notice in writing to the Chief Executive of the matter to be discussed by 9.00am on the eighth working day before the meeting.

Any member of the District Council for the area covered by the HATOC who is not a member of the Committee, or a Town or Parish Councillor within the area covered by the HATOC, may, after giving 24 hours notice in writing to the Chief Executive, attend and speak to any item on the Agenda with the consent of the Committee.

For further information please contact Gerry Rufolo on 01392 382299.


County Councillors

Councillors Yabsley (Chairman), Biederman, Edmunds, Chugg, Davis, Edgell, Greenslade and Mathews

North Devon District Council

Councillors Chesters, Lane and Manuel

Declaration of Interests

Members are reminded that they must declare any interest they may have in any item to be considered at this meeting, prior to any discussion taking place on that item.

Access to Information

Any person wishing to inspect the Scrutiny Work Programme, Reports or Background Papers relating to any item on this agenda should contact Gerry Rufolo on 01392 382299. The Work Programme is published on the County Council's website at

Agenda, Reports and Minutes of the Committee are published on the Council s Website at

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Date Published: Mon Jul 13 2015