Issue - meetings

Meeting: 23/01/2023 - Community & Resources (Item 311)

311 Taxi Rank Provision on Bideford Quay Car Park pdf icon PDF 203 KB

To receive the report of the Head of Communities & Place

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

That in light of reduced demand and the considerable safety challenges associated with implementation of their previous resolution, the Committee decided not to pursue their resolution of the 25 November 2019.

Minutes:

The purpose of the report, presented by the Head of Communities & Place, was for Members to re-consider the decision to allow taxis to use the concrete apron of the Quay to wait for space to become available on the main taxi rank at Bideford Quay.

 

During the discussion Members expressed concerns with supporting the resolution, the reasons given included the increased number of cars parking on the Quayside and the health and safety risks involved.    

 

Councillor Bushby gave his reasons as to why he supported the resolution, stating that had the system been implemented it would show whether it was working or not.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded by Councillor Laws and -

 

Resolved:

 

That in light of reduced demand and the considerable safety challenges associated with implementation of their previous resolution, the Committee decided not to pursue their resolution of the 25 November 2019.

 

(Vote:  For 7, Against 1, Abstentions 1)