Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 146 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman of the Committee, Councillor Graham Old welcomed all attendees to the meeting.

     

    The Chairman requested an update on the Cherry Tree Wood Pavillion building which was discussed at the last Area Committee meeting.

     

    An officer from Estates department informed the Committee of the options that would be considered in regards to the Cherry Tree Wood Pavillion building.  She also informed the Committee that a report would be submitted to the January committee meeting which would outline in detail the issues and possible options for the building.

     

    Having considered the update on Cherry Tree Wood Pavillion building the Committee RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 6 July 2016 be agreed as a correct record.

     

2.

Absence of Members (If any)

    Minutes:

    Councillor Mittra attended as a substitute Member for Councillor Or-Bach.

     

3.

Declaration of Members' Disclosable Pecuniary interests and Non Pecuniary interests (If any)

    Minutes:

    Councillor

    Agenda item

    Nature of interest

    Details

    Councillor Cooke

    16

    Non-pecuniary

    He is a governor on Summerside school

    Councillor Houston

    11

    Non-pecuniary

    He lives within the CPZ area

     

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (If any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Public Comments and Questions (If any) pdf icon PDF 56 KB

    Minutes:

    The Finchley and Golders Green Committee noted that Mr Tim Fearn had submitted questions in relation to item 14 which had been circulated. Mr Fearn raised supplementary questions and a verbal response was provided. 

     

    In relation to question 6 the Committee noted that the Highways Officer would investigate whether the sign can be moved and report back to the January Committee.

     

    In relation to question 7 the Committee noted that the Highways Officer agreed to contact the resident and provide an update to the Committee. 

     

     

6.

Matters referred from the Fincley and Golders Green Residents' Forum (if any)

    Minutes:

    The Committee received the item below, which had been referred to the Committee by the Chairman of the Finchley and Golders Green Residents’ Forum, Councillor Shimon Ryde.

     

    Issue number 34 - Prohibit parking around roundabout on Horton Avenue NW2

     

     

    Details around the issue can be found here.

     

    Following discussion of the issue the Committee unanimously agreed that the Commissioning Director for Environment instructs officers to carry out a site visit with the resident to investigate possible options and how the issue can be resolved.

     

    The Committee RESOLVED:

     

    That the Commissioning Director for Environment instructs officers to carry out a site visit with the resident to investigate possible options and how the issue can be resolved.

     

     

7.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 256 KB

    Minutes:

    Links View Road Safety / Member’s Item-Ongoing traffic issues at Dollis Road, N3-Councillor Houston

     

    The lead petitioner Mr Jones presented his petition to the Committee. Mr Jones outlined the issues with signage, speed of cars traveling on Dollis road and the visibility issues of cars in Links View.

     

    He requested that a site visit be arranged with officers and residents in order for discussions to take place

     

    The Chairman, Councillor Graham Old proposed that a site visit take place with all relevant parties. He also mentioned the speed of traffic in Dollis Road which is linked to Councillor Ross Houston’s Member Item.

     

    The Chairman invited Councillor Ross Houston to introduce his Member’s Item.

     

    Councillor Houston presented his Member’s item which concerns Dollis Road (item 17). He mentioned that there are no traffic calming measures in place and as a result cars tend to drive fast on that road.  He also raised concerns regarding road safety for all users of the road and crossing issues and requested that the Committee give consideration to his item.

     

    The Chairman proposed that in addition to the funding remaining from Crescent Road issues, up to £5,000 for a feasibility study to take place to address three issues. The three issues are safety of traffic emerging from Links View Road, speeding in Dollis Road and the need for a crossing in Dollis Road near its junction with Crescent Road.

     

    The Committee unanimously agreed that:

     

     

    1.    The Commissioning Director for Environment instruct Officers to visit Links View Road and update Members of the Committee

    2.    That the Committee agreed in addition to the funding remaining from Crescent Road issues, up to £5,000 for a feasibility study to take place to address three issues. The three issues are safety of traffic emerging from Links View Road, speeding in Dollis Road and the need for a crossing in Dollis Road near its junction with Crescent Road, and report findings back to a future committee meeting

     

    Ingram Road, East Finchley

     

     

    Mr McGrath presented the petition around Ingram Road on behalf of the lead petitioner Mr Bock.

     

    Councillor Mittra requested that a Community Roadwatch study is undertaken in regards to Ingram road and that information is distributed to Members via email. 

     

    The Committee unanimously agreed and RESOLVED:

     

     

    1.    That the Committee requests that a Community Roadwatch study is undertaken regarding Ingram Road and that information is distributed to Members via email. 

     

     

     

     

    The Hocrofts, NW2-request for a vehicle weight restriction

     

    Mr Linger the lead petitioner presented the petition on Hocrofts.

    Councillor Peter Zinkin expressed his support and requested that the Committee commits an amount to allow this issue to progress.

     

    Following discussion it was agreed that up to £2,500 should be allocated from the budget for a consultation around the introduction of a 5 tonne weight restriction.

     

    The Committee unanimously agreed the proposal and it was therefore RESOLVED:

     

    That the Committee approved up to £2,500 from the Area Committee budget for a feasibility studyto take place for the introduction of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Area Committee Grants Funding pdf icon PDF 271 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Councillor Graham Old introduced the report which related to Area Committee Grants Funding.

     

    The Committee unanimously agreed the recommendation and it was therefore RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee noted the amount available for allocation during 2016/17, as set out in Appendix 1.

     

     

     

9.

Garden Suburb Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) - Proposed extension into Heathgate and South Square NW11 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

10.

Mayoral Quietway Hornsey to North Finchley (Woodhouse Ward) pdf icon PDF 283 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report which related to the Mayoral Quietway Hornsey to North Finchley (Woodhouse Ward).

     

    The Committee unanimously agreed the recommendations and it was therefore RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee approved the Quietway Delivery Plan included at appendix 1 so far as it affects Woodhouse Ward

     

    2.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee delegated authority to the Commissioning Director for Environment in consultation with Woodhouse Ward members to consider and approve the concept designs for public consultation for locations in Woodhouse Ward

     

     

11.

Proposed Parking Review of the North Finchley Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) - Cost Estimate pdf icon PDF 278 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the item which related to the Proposed Parking Review of the North Finchley Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ)-Cost Estimate.

     

    Following discussion it was proposed that no further action was taken on this issue and the votes were recorded as:

     

    Votes

    For

    4

    Against

    3

    Abstain

    0

     

     

    Councillor Cooke proposed to refer this issue to the Environment Committee to make a decision as the issue affected wards in both Finchley and Golders Green and Chipping Barnet.

     

    Three Members supported this referral including Councillor Cooke and it was therefore RESOLVED:

    1.    That the Committee decided to defer the decision around CPZ in North Finchley to the Environment Committee.

     

     

12.

Review of the hours of operation in roads in the Temple Fortune 'TF' Controlled Parking Zone(CPZ) pdf icon PDF 310 KB

13.

Temple Fortune Area, NW11 Parking Review pdf icon PDF 271 KB

14.

Vehicles Activated Sign - Monitoring - Etchingham Park Road, Park View Road and Friary Way pdf icon PDF 273 KB

    Minutes:

    The Council’s Constitution, meeting procedural rules, section 17 outlines that no business at any meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee shall be transacted after 10 pm and any business transacted after that time shall be null and void. Therefore the Committee agreed to defer this item until the next meeting of the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee.

     

15.

Westbury Road - Vehicles Activated Signs (VAS) - Monitoring pdf icon PDF 293 KB

    Minutes:

    The Council’s Constitution, meeting procedural rules, section 17 outlines that no business at any meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee shall be transacted after 10 pm and any business transacted after that time shall be null and void. Therefore the Committee agreed to defer this item until the next meeting of the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee.

16.

Progress update on Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee Actions October 2016 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

17.

Standard Members' Items (If any)

17a

Member's Item-Ongoing traffic issues at Dollis Road, N3-Councillor Houston pdf icon PDF 271 KB

    Minutes:

    This item was discussed with item 7 (Links View Road) and the Committee RESOLVED:

     

    1.    1. The Commissioning Director for Environment instruct Officers to visit Links View Road and update Members of the Committee

    2.     

    3.    2. That the Committee agreed in addition to the funding remaining from Crescent Road issues, up to £5,000 for a feasibility study to take place to address three issues. The three issues are safety of traffic emerging from Links View Road, speeding in Dollis Road and the need for a crossing in Dollis Road near its junction with Crescent Road, and report findings back to a future committee meeting

     

     

17b

Member's Item- Junction of Regents Park Road/Tillingbourne Gardens N3-Councillor Old pdf icon PDF 268 KB

    Minutes:

    The Council’s Constitution, meeting procedural rules, section 17 outlines that no business at any meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee shall be transacted after 10 pm and any business transacted after that time shall be null and void. Therefore the Committee agreed to defer this item until the next meeting of the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee.

     

17c

Member's Item-Legible London-Councillor Zinkin pdf icon PDF 269 KB

    Minutes:

    The Council’s Constitution, meeting procedural rules, section 17 outlines that no business at any meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee shall be transacted after 10 pm and any business transacted after that time shall be null and void. Therefore the Committee agreed to defer this item until the next meeting of the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee.

     

18.

Members' Items -Requests for Funding from Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee Budget pdf icon PDF 245 KB

19.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 227 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Council’s Constitution, meeting procedural rules, section 17 outlines that no business at any meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee shall be transacted after 10 pm and any business transacted after that time shall be null and void. Therefore the Committee agreed to defer this item until the next meeting of the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee.

     

     

20.

Any item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    There were no urgent items.