Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 100 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting dated 15 February 2018 were agreed as a correct record.

2.

Absence of Members (If any)

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Ross Houston, who was substituted by Councillor Kath McGuirk.

3.

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

    Minutes:

    Councillor Anne Hutton declared a non-pecuniary interest in relation to Agenda Item 13 – Church Lane, N2 – Feasibility Study, by virtue of living near Church Lane.

     

    Councillor Kath McGuirk Councillor Anne Hutton and Councillor Arjun Mittra declared a non pecuniary interest in relation to Agenda Item 13 – Church Lane, N2 – Feasibility Study, by virtue of the Finchley and Golders Green Constituency Labour Party Office being located on Church Lane, N2. 

     

    Councillor Rohit Grover declared a non pecuniary interest in relation to Agenda Items 11 (Road Safety Measures around Menorah Primary School)  and Agenda Item 12 (Hampstead Way) by virtue of living nearby. 

     

    Councillor Dean Cohen declared a non pecuniary interest in relation to Agenda Items 11 (Road Safety Measures around Menorah Primary School) by virtue of his children attending Menorah Primary School.   

     

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (If any)

    Minutes:

    None. 

5.

Public Comments and Questions (If any)

    Minutes:

    The Committee received a public comment from Mr. Charles Harvey in relation to Agenda Item 13 – Road Safety Measures around Menorah Primary School.  The Committee noted the comment and asked questions of Mr. Harvey.   

6.

Matters referred from the Finchley and Golders Green Area Residents Forum (If any) pdf icon PDF 249 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the item and invited Mr. Tom Shanahan to present his petition.

     

    Mr. Shanahan introduced the petition which sought to petition the Council to make Churchfiled Avenue N12 a one way street, with entry only at the Hight Road end.

     

    The Committee noted Mr. Shanahan’s comments and asked questions.

     

    Following discussion, the Committee determined  to ask Officers to meet with Woodhouse Ward Members and residents, the petitioner and residents to look at a scheme and to commit £3,000 initially to start to develop a scheme that  would come back to a future meeting of this Committee.  

     

    RESOLVED that the Committee note the petition and issue instructions as set out above. 

     

7.

Petitions (if any)

    Minutes:

    None. 

8.

Area Committee Grants Funding pdf icon PDF 237 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report, which updated the Committee on the budget allocations for the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee for Community Infrastructure Levy funding. 

     

    The Committee noted that there was a carryover from the previous year and the total available for this year is  £158,000.

     

    RESOLVED that:

     

    1.     That the Finchley & Golders Green Area Committee notes the amount available for allocation during 2018/19, as set out in Appendix 1

    2.     That the Finchley & Golders Green Area Committee notes the amount of re-allocated underspends & overspends in Section 2.1

     

9.

Members' Items (if any)

    Minutes:

     None. 

10.

Members' Items - Area Committee Funding Applications (if any) pdf icon PDF 472 KB

    Minutes:

    A – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor John Marshall: Lighting of the Central Square Minyan: To consider funding for the lighting of the Central Square Minyan.

     

    Further to consideration the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    To approve funding of up to £5000 for the investigation and implementation of lighting in Central Square Minyan.

     

    B – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Geof Cooke: Legible London signage for pedestrians around North Finchley

     

    Further to consideration the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    To approved funding of up to £5,000 for Legible London signage for pedestrians around North Finchley. 

     

    C – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Arjun Mittra: Request for zebra crossing to connect Childs Hill Park and Basing Hill Park

     

    Further to discussion, the committee agreed to request that Officers look at the feasibility of where such a crossing could be located and once that has been done, for Committee to consider how this can be progressed.  The Committee therefore RESOLVED:

     

    To approve £3,000 funding to begin initial investigations close to Granville Road, Childs Hill and Basing Hill Park.

     

     

    D - Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Alison Moore: Assessment and Enabling Works for a Forest School at Tarling Road Open Space

     

    Further to discussion, the Committee RESOLVED:

     

    To request that Ward Councillors and Residents meet with Greenspaces to develop a strategy and to allocate a budget of £5,000 for the CIL fund.

     

    E – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Shimon Ryde – Wheelie – Funding for 10 additional e-bikes and associated items

     

    Further to consideration, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED to approve funding of £7,400.39 for the funding of 10 additional e-bikes and associated items and for a power source. 

     

     

The Chairman announced a variation to the agenda order, with the Church Lane, N2 - Feasibility Study, being considered next.

11.

Church Lane, N2- Feasibility Study pdf icon PDF 272 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    At the invitation of the Chairman, Mr. Lecordier introduced the paper, which detailed the results of a feasibility study to investigate measures to reduce traffic problems in Church Lane, N12. 

     

    Mr. Lecordier noted that vertical traffic calming measures are generally not favoured in the Borough but are appropriate in certain situations.

     

    Following the consideration of the report, the Chairman MOVED to the vote on Recommendation 1 as set out in the report.  Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    7

    Against

    0

    Abstentions

    0

     

    The Chairman MOVED to the vote on Recommendation 2 as set out in the report.  Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    6

    Against

    1

    Abstentions

    0

     

    The Chairman MOVED to the vote on Recommendation 3 as set out in the report.  Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    6

    Against

    1

    Abstentions

    0

     

    The Chairman MOVED to the vote on Recommendation 4 as set out in the report.  Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    6

    Against

    1

    Abstentions

    0

     

    The Chairman MOVED to the vote on Recommendation 5 as set out in the report.  Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    6

    Against

    1

    Abstentions

    0

     

     

    RESOLVED that:

     

    1.   That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee note the review of the improvements outlined in this report and the appendices to this report and depicted on drawing BC/001411-04-DESIGN-01.

    2.   That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee give instruction to the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a consultation on the recommended proposals

    3.   That subject to no objections being received to the consultation, referred to in 2 above, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee instruct the Strategic Director for Environment to introduce the proposals.

    4.   That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree that if any objections are received as a result of the consultation, referred to in 3 above, the Strategic Director for Environment will consider and determine whether the agreed proposal should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification.

    5.   That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree to allocate the funding of £12,100 for the agreed Option (CIL from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget) to design and introduce the approved Option.

     

    Following the conclusion of the vote on this item, Councillor Arjun Mittra left the meeting at 8:01 pm.

     

12.

Road Safety measures around Menorah Primary School, NW11- Review of Consultation responses February 2018 and new proposals pdf icon PDF 311 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Mario Lecordier, Interim Strategic Lead Commissioner – Highwaysintroduced the report which detailed the results of the consultations for the Road Safety Measures around Menorah Primary School Scheme which was approved by the Committee on 14 November 2017. 

     

    Following the consideration of the report, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.          That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee notes the results of the statutory consultation as set out in Appendix B in this report.

     

    2.     Having considered the objections, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee notes the alternative options set out in this report.

     

    3.     That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee approves that the preferred Option 1 for the uncontrolled crossings at The Drive and 20 mph speed zone and authorises that the Strategic Director for Environment should instruct officers to progress to public consultation and detail design.

     

    4.     That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree 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 Options should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification.

     

    5.     That the Committee notes that the funding for the agreed Option is included in the Local Implementation Plan (LIP) 2018/19 budget to introduce the approved Option.

     

13.

Hampstead Way, NW11- Feasibility Study pdf icon PDF 277 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    At the invitation of the Chairman, Mr. Lecordier introduced the report which detailed the results of a feasibility study which involved investigating measures to reduce the traffic problems on Hampstead Way, NW11. 

     

    Responding to a question from a Member, Mr. Lecordier noted an error in Table 5 – Cost Estimate Option2, which should read a total of £2,500 and not £24,750. The total estimated cost would therefore be £25,000. and the figure referred to in Recommendation 6 should read £25,000 for both options.  

     

    Councillor Rohit Grover MOVED the following amendment to Recommendation 2 which was SECONDED by Councillor Jennifer Grocock.

     

    2.          Having considered both options that the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee approve the Officer preferred Option 1 and 2 –Installation of informal crossing point, and removal of 20 metres of parking which reflects option 2 to be progressed to detailed design, as outlined in drawing BC/001411-DESIGN-01.

     

    Councillor Rohit Grover MOVED the following amendment to Recommendation 5 which was SECONDED by Councillor Jennifer Grocock.

     

    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree that if any objections are received as a result of the consultation, referred to in recommendation 3, the Strategic Director for Environment will consider these objections and determine whether the agreed proposal should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification and if there are objections, those objections are dealt with in the normal way with Ward members, 

     

    Councillor Rohit Grover MOVED the following amendment to Recommendation 6 which was SECONDED by Councillor Jennifer Grocock.

     

     

    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree to allocate the funding of £24,200 £25, 000 for the agreed Option (CIL from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget) to design and introduce the approved Option.

     

    The Chairman MOVED to the vote on all three amendments.  Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    6

    Against

    0

    Abstentions

    0

     

    The amendments were CARRIED and became the substantive motion.

     

     

    The Chairman MOVED to the vote on the amended recommendations 2, 5 and 6, and recommendation 1,3 and 4 as set out in the report.  It was unanimously RESOVLED that:

     

    1.       That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee note the review of the improvements on as outlined in this report and the appendices to this report and depicted on drawings BC/001411-DESIGN-01 & BC/001411-DESIGN-02 attached as an Appendix.

    2.       Having considered both options that the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee approve the Officer preferred Option 1 and 2 – Installation of informal crossing point, and removal of 20 metres of parking which reflects option 2 to be progressed to detailed design, as outlined in drawing BC/001411-DESIGN-01.

    3.       That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee delegates authority to the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a consultation on the options in 2 above.

    4.       That subject to no objections being received to the consultation, referred to in recommendation 3, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee delegates to the Strategic Director for Environment to implement the approved proposal.

    5.       That  ...  view the full minutes text for item 13.

14.

Glenhurst Road, N12- Feasibility Study pdf icon PDF 271 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    At the invitation of the Chairman, Mr. Lecordier introduced the report and noted that vertical traffic calming measures are generally not favoured in the Borough but are appropriate in certain situations.

     

    Councillor Anne Hutton MOVED the following amendment to Recommendation 2 of the report which was SECONDED by the Chairman:

     

    2.     Having considered all three options that the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee approve the Officer preferred Option 1 – Installation of a priority give way system on Glenhurst Road to be progressed to detailed design, as outlined in drawing BC/001348-DESIGN-01, but to remove the vertical measures

    Votes were recorded as follows:

     

    For

    6

    Against

    0

    Abstentions

    0

     

    The amendment was CARRIED and became the substantive motion. 

     

    The Committee noted that the newly amended Recommendation 2 would change the cost of the project from £20,350 to £19,000. 

     

    Councillor Anne Hutton MOVED the following amendment to Recommendation 6 in the report:

     

    6.     That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree to allocate the funding of £20,350 £19,000 for the agreed Option (CIL from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget) to design and introduce the approved Option.

     

    Votes were recorded as follows:

    For

    6

    Against

    0

    Abstentions

    0

     

    The amendment was CARRIED and became the substantive motion. 

    The Chairman MOVED to the vote on the amended Recommendations 2 and 6, and the remaining Recommendations as set out in the report. 

     

    It was unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.           That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee note the review of the improvements on as outlined in this report and the appendices to this report and depicted on drawings BC/001348-DESIGN-01, BC/001348-DESIGN-02 & BC/001348-DESIGN-03 attached as an Appendix.

    2.           Having considered all three options that the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee approve the Officer preferred Option 1 – Installation of a priority give way system on Glenhurst Road to be progressed to detailed design, as outlined in drawing BC/001348-DESIGN-01, but to remove the vertical measures. 

    3.           That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee delegates authority to the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a consultation on the preferred Option 1.

    4.           That subject to no objections being received to the consultation, referred to in recommendation 3, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee delegates the Strategic Director for Environment to implement the approved proposal.

    5.           That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree that if any objections are received as a result of the consultation, referred to in recommendation 3, the Strategic Director for Environment will consider these objections and determine whether the agreed proposal should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification.

    6.           That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agree to allocate the funding of £19,000 for the agreed Option (CIL from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget) to design and introduce the approved Option.

     

15.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 211 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee considered the Forward Work Programme as set out in the report.  A Member requested further information on which items would be coming to the next Committee meeting.

     

    During the consideration of the above items, Councillor Dean Cohen left the meeting at 20:20.

     

    RESOLVED that the Committee note the Forward Work Programme. 

16.

Any item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    There were none.