Agenda and minutes

Venue: Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BG

Contact: Kirstin Lambert Email: kirstin.lambert@barnet.gov.uk 020 8359 2177 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 68 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee noted and agreed that under Item 7 and Item 13 of the minutes the local ward councillor, Councillor Khatri addressed the committee.

     

    With this correction made, the Committee RESOLVED: That the minutes of the meeting held on 2 May 2017 were agreed as a correct record.

2.

Absence of Members (if any)

3.

Declarations of Members Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Non-Pecuniary Interests

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

5.

Public Comments and Questions (if any)

    Minutes:

    Public comments were received from

    ·         P. Stroom on agenda item 12 - Report from Environment Committee on 13 July 2017 - Brookside Walk Lighting proposal

    ·         J. Gibson on agenda item 13 - Abercorn Road, Traffic Management Scheme

    ·          A. Richards on agenda item 18 - Greyhound Hill, NW4 - Request for Pedestrian Facilities

    ·         S. Morrison on agenda item 19 - Langstone Way, NW7 - Request for Pedestrian Crossing

6.

Matters referred from the Hendon Area Residents Forum (If any) pdf icon PDF 244 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the item which related to four petitions referred up from the 5 July 2017 Hendon Residents Forum.

     

    1.    The petition titled: Change Island Crossing at Junction of Broadfields Avenue & Broadhurst Avenue to a safer Zebra Crossing was received.

     

    Following comments from Members, the Committee RESOLVED;

                  i.        That officers should meet the lead petitioner and ward members on site to discuss the proposal

                ii.        Funding of up to £3000 is agreed to enable officers to carry a feasibility study and produce proposals to address the concerns.

     

    2.    The Lead Petitioner John Gillett introduced the petition titled: Support the Scheme for Mill Hill Town Square (nee Pocket Park). Following comments from Members and noting that the petition;

     

    The Committee RESOLVED;

                  i.        To take no action as the item would be discussed under Item 20 - Mill Hill 'Town Square', Brockenhurst Gardens.

     

    3.    The Lead Petitioner Maxine Weber introduced the petition titled: Amendments to CPZ Parking Garden City & Manns Road. Following comments from Members and noting that the petition;

     

    The Committee RESOLVED;

                  i.        To take no action as the item would be discussed under Item 16 - Edgware K Controlled Parking Zone -CPZ – Manns Road & Garden City Statutory Consultation Outcome.

     

    4.    The Lead Petitioner Eddie Lane introduced the petition titled: Against a Segregated Parking Zone in Manns Road and Garden City. Following comments from Members and noting that the petition;

     

    The Committee RESOLVED;

                  i.        To take no action as the item would be discussed under Item 16 - Edgware K Controlled Parking Zone -CPZ – Manns Road & Garden City Statutory Consultation Outcome.

     

7.

Petitions (if any)

8.

Area Committee Funding - Outstanding Community Funding Applications pdf icon PDF 239 KB

9.

Area Committee Funding - Community Infrastructure Levy update pdf icon PDF 232 KB

10.

Members' Items (if any) pdf icon PDF 238 KB

    Minutes:

    Councillor Narenthira introduced her item, which related to Road safety around Barnfield Road/Montrose Avenue near Annunciation School and Goldbeaters School.

     

    Following consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

    1.    That the Strategic Director for Environment, would instruct officers to

    ·         engage with Ward Councilors,

    ·         carry out speed surveys,

    ·         develop a feasibility of a crossing and;

    ·         report back to the December Committee

     

    2.    To allocate funding of up to £2,500, from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget, to undertake the review.

     

    Councillor OMacauley introduced his item, which related to Road management in Heywood Avenue and Hemswell Drive.

     

    Following consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Strategic Director for Environment, would instruct officers to

    ·         engage with Ward Councilors to agree a solution,

    ·         review if the 30mph signage should be removed

    ·         include the area in the wider Collindale CPZ for informal consultation; and

    ·         where appropriate consider double yellow line at junctions.

      

    2.    To bring a report back to the December committee.

     

11.

Members Items' - Area Committee Funding Applications (if any) pdf icon PDF 245 KB

    Minutes:

    Councillor Braun introduced her application for a contribution to modernisation of the infant school playground at St Mary’s & St Joseph’s School. The application was for £25,000 but following consideration Councillor Braun amended her application, which was duly seconded, and requested £7,500 in CIL funding.  

     

    Following consideration, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    To approved the application raised by Councillor Braun for £7,500 and note the implications on the Committee’s CIL funding budget.

     

    Councillor Narenthira introduced her application for funding to increase security at Sheaveshill Allotments. The Committee noted the additional information that was tabled requesting additional funds to cover the supply and installation of CCTV on the site. However officer raised concerns regarding the CCTV monitoring and data storage, as such Councillor Narenthira amended her application, which was duly seconded, and requested £4,329 in CIL to cover the cost of the supply and installation of gate and an access system.  

     

    Following consideration, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    To approved the application raised by Councillor Narenthira for £4,329 and note the implications on the Committee’s CIL funding budget.

     

    Councillor Khatri introduced his application for a contribution to modernisation of the school playground at Dollis Junior School. Sami Gharres gave further details of the project and how the funds would be spent. The application was for £25,000 but following consideration Councillor Khatri amended the application, which was duly seconded, and requested £7,500 in CIL funding.  

     

    Following consideration, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    To approved the application raised by Councillor Khatri for £7,500 and note the implications on the Committee’s CIL funding budget.

     

12.

Report from Environment Committee on 13 July 2015 - Brookside Walk Lighting proposal pdf icon PDF 259 KB

13.

Abercorn Road, Traffic Management Scheme pdf icon PDF 277 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Strategic Director for Environment introduced the report, which detailed the results of the second round of consultation for the Abercorn Road, Traffic Management Scheme that was agreed by the Hendon Area Committee and the Environment Committee to address the traffic and safety concerns raised regarding Abercorn, NW7 and agree funding.

     

    The Ward Councillor, Councillor Khatri had requested to address the Committee and expressed support for the residents preferred Option C to be progressed. 

     

    Following consideration of the item, the Chairman moved to vote either Option A or Option C

     

    Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    1.    To progress with the Officer recommended Option A

     

    For

    2

    Against

    0

    Abstain

    4

     

    Option A was therefore approved to be progressed.

     

    The Committee therefore RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the results of the informal consultation results as set out in this report.

     

    2.    To approve the Officer recommended Option A be progressed.

     

    3.    To instruct the Strategic Director for Environment to implemented the approved Option A and advise local residents of this decision and proceed to the implementation of the scheme.

14.

Bell Lane/ Green Lane, NW4- Request for zebra crossing facility pdf icon PDF 286 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Councillor Rayner left the room and thus did not take part in the discussion or the vote.

     

    The Strategic Director for Environment introduced the item which related to the results of the feasibility study which involved introducing measures to improve road safety at the corner between Bell Lane and Green Lane, including installing a zebra crossing and additional school signs.

     

    Following consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously agreed on option 3 as the preferred option to be progressed to detailed design and public consultation and agreed the recommendations on this basis.

     

    The Committee therefore RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the review of safety improvements on Bell Lane, NW4, as outlined in this report, the appendices and as shown on the enclosed drawings.

     

    2.    That the recommended Option 3 should be progressed to detailed design and public consultation but note that the scheme cost is in excess of the maximum budget available to the Hendon Area Committee.

     

    3.    That the Committee agrees to fund the initial £25,000 from this year CIL budget, with the remainder of the funding coming from the 2017/18 Local Implementation Plan (LIP).

     

    4.    To give instruction to the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a statutory consultation on the approved option.

     

    5.    That Committee agrees that if any objections are received as a result of the statutory consultations, referred to in recommendation 3, the Strategic Director for Environment will consider and determine whether the agreed Option should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification, subject to funding being made available.

15.

Colindeep Lane – Pedestrian Improvements (Initial Assessment) pdf icon PDF 321 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Strategic Director for Environment introduced the item which related to the results of the preliminary feasibility study undertaken to address the pedestrian safety and vehicular traffic concerns raised, in relation to Colindeep Lane outside North London Grammar School, NW9.

     

    Following consideration of the item, Councillor Braun objected to measure 6a – vertical speed deterrents (cushions) and moved a motion to amend recommendation 2 and remove measure 6a, which was duly seconded. The committee voted on the amendment and votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    4

    Against

    2

    Abstain

    0

     

    The amendment was therefore carried.

     

    Councillor motion Narenthira them moved a subsequent amendment to include measure 6b - Rumble devices, this was duly seconded. The committee voted on the amendment and votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    2

    Against

    4

    Abstain

    0

     

    The amendment was lost.

     

    The Chairman then moved to the vote on the recommendations and the new Proposal 5.

     

    Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    5

    Against

    0

    Abstain

    1

     

    The Committee therefore RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Committee note the findings of the preliminary feasibility study on pedestrian improvements on Colindeep Lane in the vicinity of North London Grammar School.

     

    2.    That the Committee, noting the Council’s Policy on Traffic Calming, agreed the Officer preferred Proposal 5 which included the following measures below:

    Measure 1 – Improve signage

    Measure 2 – Remove excess vegetation

    Measure 3 - Reduce dual carriageway section to one lane in each direction

    Measure 4 - Traffic islands/ refuges

    Measure 5 - Changes to junction of Colindeep Lane with Colin Crescent

    Measure 7 - High friction coloured surface

    Measure 8b – Refresh and improve road markings

     

    3.    That the Committee, having noted the above, gives instruction to The Strategic Director for Environment to proceed to develop a detailed design of the approved measures in recommendation 2 above.

     

    4.    That the Committee instructs the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a statutory consultation on the approved measures.

     

    5.    That subject to no objections being received to the statutory consultation, referred to in recommendation 4, the committee instructs the Strategic Director for Environment to introduce the approved measures.

     

    6.    That the Committee agrees that if any objections are received as a result of the statutory consultations, referred to in recommendation 4, the Strategic Director for Environment will consider and determine whether the approved measures should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification.

     

    7.    That the Committee note that the scheme is funded by the Local Implementation Plan (LIP) 17/18 funding to design and carry out statutory consultation and, subject to the outcome of that consultation, introduce the approved Scheme

16.

Edgware K Controlled Parking Zone -CPZ – Manns Road & Garden City Statutory Consultation Outcome pdf icon PDF 289 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Strategic Director for Environment introduced the report which detailed the outcome of the statutory consultation on proposals to increase the operational period of the CPZ in Garden City and Manns Road from 8am to 9pm Monday to Sunday to 8am to 11pm Monday to Sunday and operate Garden City and Manns Road as a separate CPZ to the remainder of the Edgware ‘K’ CPZ.

     

    The Ward Councillor, Councillor Helena Hart had requested to address the Committee and expressed support for the resident’s desire for a new Manns Road/Garden City CPZ.

     

    Following the discussion and consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the outcome of the statutory consultation as detailed within this report.

     

    2.    To instruct to the Strategic Director for Environment to introduce the measures in Manns Road and Garden City as originally proposed, through the making of the relevant Traffic Management Orders, with the exception of the amendment as follows and as shown on Drawing Number SCR152-01a;

     

    a.    That the resident permit holder parking bay on north-east side of Manns Road closest to its junction with Manor Park Crescent, be amended to operate as resident permit parking bay to accommodate both ‘K’ CPZ resident permit holders and resident permit holders of the new Manns Road/Garden City CPZ.

     

    3.    That subsequent to the introduction of recommendation 2 above Strategic Director for Environment to carry out an investigation and a consultation asking all residents of Manor Park Crescent and potentially other roads in the ‘K’ CPZ following discussion with the Edgware Ward Councillors, whether or not they would like the hours of operation of the ‘K’ zone CPZ in their road to be increased.

     

    4.    To instruct the Strategic Director for Environment to report the findings of the investigation outlined in recommendation 3 above, and any proposals to a future meeting of this Committee, for a decision on the way forward.

     

    5.    To allocate the funding for the approved measures of £3,500 for recommendation 2 and £2,500 for recommendation 3 from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget.

17.

Deansbrook Road Improved Pedestrian Signage pdf icon PDF 247 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Strategic Director for Environment introduced the report which detailed outcome of a site visit to identify suitable locations for pedestrian signage which will direct pedestrians walking between Mill Hill Broadway Thameslink Station and Burnt Oak Underground Station via Deansbrook Road Shopping Parade.

     

    Following the discussion and consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To approve the locations indicated on drawing BC/001031-02-100-01, Appendix 1 as suitable for encouraging commuter foot fall via Deansbrook Road Shopping Parade.

     

    2.    To implement the signage as detailed in this report and shown in Appendix1.

     

    3.    That the scheme be implemented without formal consultation as there is no requirement for a consultation.

     

    4.    To instruct the Strategic Director for Environment to implement the approved signs.

     

    5.    To note that the costs of the signs can be contained within the original budget and no additional funding is required.

18.

Greyhound Hill, NW4 - Request for Pedestrian Facilities pdf icon PDF 284 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Strategic Director for Environment introduced the report which detailed the results from a feasibility study which involved investigating measures to improve road safety on Greyhound Hill, NW4, including installing a zebra crossing and improving existing pedestrian crossing facilities.

     

    Following the discussion and consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the review of the safety improvements on Greyhound Hill, as outlined in this report and the appendices to this report and as shown on drawings C2016_BC/001031-DESIGN_01 and C2016_BC/001031-DESIGN_02.

     

    2.    To approve the Option 1 to be progressed to detailed design and public consultation and to fund the initial £25,000 from this year CIL budget, with the remainder of the funding coming from the 2017/18 Local Implementation Plan (LIP).

     

    3.    To instruct the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a statutory consultation on the approved Option 1.

     

    4.    That subject to no objections being received to the statutory consultation, referred to in recommendation 3, the Committee instruct the Strategic Director for Environment to implemented the scheme.

     

    5.    That the if any objections are received as a result of the statutory consultations, referred to in recommendation 3, the Strategic Director for Environment will consider and determine whether the agreed option should be implemented or not, with or without modification..

19.

Langstone Way, NW7 - Request for Pedestrian Crossing pdf icon PDF 279 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Strategic Director for Environment introduced the report which detailed the results from a feasibility study which involved investigating measures to improve road safety on Greyhound Hill, NW4, including installing a zebra crossing and improving existing pedestrian crossing facilities.

     

    The Ward Councillor, Councillor Khatri had requested to address the Committee and expressed support for the residents preferred Option I to be progressed.

     

    Following the discussion and consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the review of safety improvements on Langstone Way, NW7, as outlined in this report, appendices and as shown on the enclosed drawings.

     

    2.    To approve the preferred Option 1 to be progressed to detailed design and public consultation, as outlined in Appendix 1.

     

    3.    To instruct the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a statutory consultation on the approved option.

     

    4.    That subject to no objections being received to the statutory consultation, referred to in recommendation 3, the Committee instructs the Strategic Director for Environment to introduce the approved option1.

     

    5.    That if any objections are received as a result of the statutory consultations, referred to in recommendation 3, the Strategic Director for Environment will consider and determine whether the agreed Option 1 should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification.

     

    6.    To allocate the funding for the approved option 1 from this year’s (CIL Area Committee budget of £25,000) to design and carry out statutory consultation, and subject to the outcome of that consultation, introduce the agreed option.

20.

Mill Hill 'Town Square', Brockenhurst Gardens pdf icon PDF 256 KB

21.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 205 KB

22.

Any Other Items that the Chairman Decides are Urgent