Agenda and draft minutes

Rights of Way Committee
Monday, 6th November, 2017 4.30 pm

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre

Contact: Sonia Stewart, email:  soniastewart@gateshead.gov.uk 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 279 KB

The committee is asked to approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on xxxxxx

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Minutes:

RESOLVED -That the minutes of the meeting held on 28 July 2017 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

 

RW21

Public Path Creation Order to Create a Bridleway at Burnhills, Gateshead pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Communities and Environment (attached).

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Minutes:

The Committee were asked to note that on the plan attached it is listed as a creation agreement, however, it is a creation order for which authority is being sought.

 

RESOLVED -      (i)     that a combined public path creation order be made to create a bridleway at Burnhills, Gateshead between Points A to B shown with a dotted line on the plan as an appendix to this minute.

                            (ii)    that the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance be authorised to undertake the following.

(a)  To make a combined public path creation order to create a bridleway from Points A to B as shown with a dotted line on the attached plan as an appendix to this minute

(b)  If no objections are received, to confirm the order, if objections are received and not subsequently withdrawn, to send the order to the Secretary of State for determination as an opposed order.

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Proposed Dedication of Bridleway Whickham 220 from Lobley Hill Road to Staithes Road, Gateshead pdf icon PDF 766 KB

Report of the Strategic Director Communities and Environment (attached).

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Minutes:

RESOLVED -      (j)     That a deed of dedication be made on Council owned land to dedicate Bridleway Whickham 220 between Lobley Hill Road and Staithes Road, Gateshead as shown from Point A to Point B on the plan attached as an appendix to this minute.

 

                            (ii)    That delegated authority be granted to the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance to undertake the following:

(i)            To complete and publicise a deed of dedication to dedicate Bridleway Whickham 220 as shown with a broken line from Point A to Point B on the plan attached as an appendix to this minute.

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Progress on Rights of Way Matters pdf icon PDF 256 KB

Report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Governance and the Strategic Director, Communities and Environment

Minutes:

The Committee were presented with a report to provide an update on Rights of Way cases and Principal Works carried out between July 2017 and November 2017.

 

There was no specific updates on the position with regards to legal cases. 

 

Principal works have been carried out as follows

 

·         Bridleway Felling 50, Keelmans Way Bill Quay – drainage work and tree root damage repair

·         Bridleway Ryton 76, Ryton Golf Club – revetment and surface repair,

·         Bridleway Whickham 219, Derwent Walk, Winlaton Mill – drainage work and surface clearance

·         Bridleway Felling 28, East View Terrace, Whitehills – drainage work and surface clearance

·         Bowes Railway Path, Bridleway Felling 44, Leam Lane – severe weather damage to bridleway necessitating temporary closure.

 

RESOLVED - That the progress report be noted.