Executive Director, City Futures Portfolio to report
A presentation providing an initial overview of the service area for the new committee was introduced by Kate Martin, Executive Director, City Futures.
The presentation covered the role, scope and remit of the Committee. The slides cover the service areas and policy issues the Committee covers. She stressed the transformational nature of the services covered, sitting within the City Futures portfolio.
The presentation covered the following policy areas:
Regeneration and Property Services
· City Centre Vision and Heart of the City
· Physical regeneration of other areas of the City
· Levelling up funding
· Stocksbridge town centre
Planning and Local Plan
· Future sustainable development
· Design standards
· Protection of Green spaces and Heritage
· Land for new homes and jobs
Strategic Transport and Infrastructure
· Connecting Sheffield
· City Region Sustainable Transport
· Economic and Environmental issues
· Net zero
· Managing flood and water
Members received and noted the details of the presentation and thanked officers for the detailed information. With regards to the next steps on the Local Plan it was stated that, prior to the decision making stage, there would be an internal process of sharing details of draft sites, before wider public consultation. The outcomes of the Active Travel Phase 3 bid was discussed and it was stated that a briefing with members could be arranged on this issue.