Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Paul Frost 020 8359 2205 Email: paul.frost@barnet.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 117 KB

    Minutes:

    Prior to the Committee approving the minutes of the meeting that took place on 15 March 2017, Councillor Alison Cornelius stated that an amendment should be made to the minutes.    She said that in addition to the agreed recommendations as outlined at item 15 she believed that the Committee also approved the following resolution:

     

    That the Environment Committee noted that Priory Close and Two Totteridge Roads,  be amended from the list and therefore these roads be resurfaced and not receive microasphalt treatment.

     

    This was agreed by the Environment Committee.

     

    Councillor Kay noted in relation to her Members Item within (minute extract 6) that she wanted it conformed when the item will be reported to the Environment Committee.  The Commissioning Director for Environment sated that this will be reported to the next meeting. 

     

    RESOLVED that subject to the amendment above, the minutes of the Environment Committee held on 15 March 2017 be approved.

     

2.

Absence of Members

3.

Declarations of Members' Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Non-Pecuniary Interests

    Minutes:

    Councillor

    Item

    Declaration

    Peter Zinkin

    Item 8 – School Parking Permit Pilot Scheme

    Councillor Peter Zinkin declared a Non-Pecuniary Interest,  He stated that he was associated to Rimon Jewish Primary School and represented the landlord.  Councillor Zinkin took part in the consideration and voting on the item.

     

    Councillor Alon Or-bac

    Item 8 – School Parking Permit Pilot Scheme

    Councillor Alon Or-bac declared a Non-Pecuniary Interests.  He stated that he is a School Governor at Martin Primary School.  He took part in the consideration and voting on the item.

     

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

5.

Public Questions and Comments (if any)

6.

Members' Items

7.

Street Scene Alternative Delivery Model - Additional Information pdf icon PDF 392 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Commissioning Director for Environment introduced the report.  He provided some background information and therefore highlight the outcome of the report that was submitted to the Environment Committee on 15 March 2017.    He informed the Committee that the performance of the service had been improved and requested that Members gave consideration to the recommended approach and the information within the report.

     

    Having considered the report the Environment Committee unanimouslyresolved:

     

    1.     That Environment Committee approved option E as set out in section 1.15 to 1.29 for the Street Scene Delivery Unit services including; recycling and waste, street cleansing, and green spaces maintenance (Lots 1-3) to revert to a full In–House service

    2.     That Environment Committee noted and agreed to the timescale, to revert to a full In–House service as set out in section 1.27, and agreed that the Streetscene ADM project had been concluded and that an implementation would now commence

    3.     That the Committee gave a vote of thanks to the Barnet Group for their management of the Street Scene Service 

     

8.

Schools Parking Pilot Scheme pdf icon PDF 141 KB

    Appendix A, referred to in the report, will follow separately.

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report and therefore captured the results of the school permit pilot scheme.

     

    The Chairman invited Mr Daniel Hawking, the Headteacher of Childs Hill School to make a representation.  The Chairman allowed Committee Members to make comments following the representation and he also permitted that questions be asked.

     

    The Chairman moved the following two motions:

     

    1.     That bullet point one in section 1.7 be amended to read as follows:

    Ofsted registered schools located within the CPZ be eligible to apply for a school permit

     

    This was seconded by Councillor Peter Zinkin and agreed by the Committee

     

    2.     That before school permits be issued the Commissioning Director for Environment consult with affected Ward Members, the School and report the findings back to the Committee in order for approval to be granted to award school permits.

     

    This was seconded by Alison Cornelius and agreed by the Committee

     

    Having considered the report the Environment Committee unanimouslyresolved:

     

     

    1.  That the Environment Committee noted the results of the traffic survey carried out in the controlled parking zone shown in Appendix A.

    2. That the Committee agreed to make the traffic management order permanent for the Childs Hill CPZ.

    3. That the committee agreed to extending the scheme to all schools in the Borough that meet the scheme criteria

    4. That the Committee agreed to the cost of the yearly annual permit price at a cost of £190 per permit per year

    5. That the Committee agreed the scheme criteria set out in 1.7 of the report subject to the following amendment as captured above.

    6.  That the Committee agreed that before school permits be issued the Commissioning Director for Environment consult with affected Ward Members, the School and report the findings back to the Committee in order for approval to be granted to award school permits

     

9.

Extension of the contract with Fleet Factors Limited for the provision of Parts, Good & Supplies for the Transport Services Workshop until 31 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 242 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report.  The Commissioning Director for Environment outlined the reason for the requirement to extend the contract as documented with the report.

     

    Having considered the report the Environment Committee unanimouslyresolved:

     

    That the Committee approved the extension of the contract with Fleet Factors Limited through the YPO framework 576, for the provision of Parts, Goods & Supplies for the Transport Services Workshop until 31 December 2018, with annual projected spend

    of up to £750k per annum.

     

10.

Footway Damage pdf icon PDF 540 KB

    To follow.

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Commissioning Director for Environment introduced the report and outlined the work conducted by Officers of the Council that had been completed in order to prevent damage to the footway caused by development work.

     

     

    Councillor Peter Zinkin moved that in relation to recommendation 3 the following be inserted at the end of the paragraph

    ‘and bring the report back to committee for approval’

     

    This was seconded by Councillor Alan Schneiderman and agreed by the Committee.

     

     

    1.     That the Environment Committee noted the phased approach to prevent damage to the highway resulting from activities associated with construction work on development sites.

     

    2.     That the Environment Committee approved the following phased approaches:

    1.     Phase 1 - Building Control to inform Re Highways when Notification to start work is received from owners / developers. On receipt of notification, Re Highways will inspect and take photographic evidence of the footway condition before, during and post work. The cost of repairing any damaged identified will be recovered under Section 133 of Highway Act 1980.

    2.     Phase 2 - Develop a process for limiting the weight of vehicles using residential crossovers under Section 184 of the Highways Act 1980. This is a longer process which will require notifying (The Notice) all qualifying properties with a crossover of our intentions and any objections received referred to the Secretary of State for Transport approval as required by Schedule 14 of the Highways Act 1980 before The Notice is confirmed.

     

    3.     That the Environment Committee authorised the Commissioning Director Environment to immediately implement Phase 1 and develop the process for the implementation of Phase 2 described above and bring the report back to a Committee meeting for approval. 

     

     

11.

Highway Adoption Policy / Criteria

12.

Any Other Items that the Chairman Decides are Urgent