Agenda and minutes

Economy and Growth Select Committee
Thursday, 26th September, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: The Board Room, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. View directions

Items
No. Item

20/10

To receive Disclosures of Interest on any matters before the Committee

Minutes:

There were no declarations made.

20/11

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2019 be approved as a correct record.

20/12

Terms of reference for public transport working group pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Terms of Reference for the Public Transport Task & Finish Group these were agreed as:

 

·         To examine the level of provision of bus and rail transport in the High Peak (including ticketing options and the withdrawal of the b_line discount travel card).

·         To scrutinise the plans for investing in bus and rail transport in the High Peak.

·         To scrutinise the effectiveness of public transport for travel-to-work and travel-to-learn for High Peak residents.

·         To scrutinise the effectiveness of public transport in supporting the visitor economy.

·         To make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of public transport in the area.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.    That the political groups be invited to nominate members to the Public Transport Task and Finish Group (three Labour, two Conservative and one Liberal Democrat).

 

2.    That the Terms of Reference for the Task and Finish Group be agreed as set out above.

20/13

Whaley Bridge Business Support - Presentation

Minutes:

The Committee received a presentation with regards to the business recovery response to the Toddbrook Reservoir incident.  This included the creation of an action plan and timeline for the operation and recovery phases.  Members discussed the support from businesses outside of the locality, the quality of transport information during the incident.  A lessons learnt session and government inquiry into the incident was due to start shortly.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the presentation be received.

20/14

Select Committee Work Programme

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

The work programme would be reviewed and circulated to members.

20/15

Exclusion of press and public

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business as there may be disclosure of exempt information as set out in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business as there may be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

20/16

Exempt Minutes of the previous meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the exempt minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2019 be approved as a correct record.

 

20/17

Update on Fairfield Road (oral update)

Minutes:

Members received an update on the Fairfield Road project.