Decision details

Proposal to allocate Section 106 resources from DB414 - Land at former Counthill School, Counthill Road, Oldham (PA/341339) to fund the implementation of a traffic calming scheme and associated improvements to the highway on Counthill Road including

Decision Maker: Executive Director for Place & Economic Growth - Emma Barton

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval for the allocation of resources secured through Section 106 planning obligations to fund the implementation of a traffic calming scheme and associated improvements (including the removal of the zebra crossing and speed cushions adjoining the site) to the highway on Counthill Road, Oldham including the junction at Ripponden Road

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
To approve the allocation of £86,945.07 Section 106 resources from DB 414 – Land at former Counthill School, Counthill Road, Oldham (PA/341339) for the purposes of the implementation of a traffic calming scheme and associated improvements (including the removal of the zebra crossing and speed cushions adjoining the site) to the highway on Counthill Road, Oldham including the junction at Ripponden Road.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - To approve the allocation of £86,945.07 Section 106 resources from DB 414 – Land at former Counthill School, Counthill Road, Oldham (PA/341339) for the purposes of the implementation of a traffic calming scheme and associated improvements (including the removal of the zebra crossing and speed cushions adjoining the site) to the highway on Counthill Road, Oldham including the junction at Ripponden Road.
Option 2 – do not approve the allocation of the Section 106 resources from DB 414. This would mean the obligations in the S106 agreement for which the contribution was paid would not be
met. There is a 5-year expiry date from the receipt of this contribution to be spent or committed to be spent. Any unspent funding would need to be returned to the developer.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2

Publication date: 17/05/2022

Date of decision: 04/05/2022

Effective from: 25/05/2022

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