Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Virtual meeting

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 237 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman of the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee, Councillor Jennifer Grocock welcomed all attendees and opened the meeting.

     

    In reference to the action agreed at the previous meeting, the Chairman requested that this takes place prior to the next F&GG Area Committee. (Action: Parking and Infrastructure)

     

    The relevant extract of the minutes of the F&GG Area Committee 3 February 2020, under item 8 states:

     

    A Member suggested that a training session be held prior to the next meeting on the CIL update reports or a clear outline of previous items awaiting implementation. The Committee agreed that the report could be difficult to understand. The Head of Parking and Infrastructure reported that the Director of Environment was considering proposals in relation to CIL and Area Committees and he would feed this back.

     

     Action: Head of Parking and Infrastructure

     

    RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 3 February 2020 be agreed as a correct record.

     

2.

Absence of Members (If any)

    Minutes:

    Apologies were received from Councillor Dean Cohen who was substituted by Councillor Melvin Cohen.

     

3.

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

    Minutes:

    Councillor Anne Hutton and Councillor Arjun Mittra both declared a non-pecuniary interest in relation to Agenda Item 11 by virtue of residing within the East Finchley CPZ.

     

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (If any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Public Comments and Questions (If any) pdf icon PDF 344 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee noted the submitted Public Question and Comments which were published prior to the meeting. The Committee heard the verbal representations from:

     

    -          Lynda Howard about Item 8 Member’s item ‘H’ Parking Permits Mountview Close

    -          Sandra Lawson in respect of Item 8 Member’s item ‘H’ Parking Permits Mountview Close

    -          Roger Chapman on item 9, Member’s CIL item Meadway Close

    -          Emma Howard on item 9, Member’s CIL item Meadway Close.

     

6.

Matters referred from the Finchley and Golders Green Area Residents Forum (If any) pdf icon PDF 466 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report which sets out the issues and petitions referred from the F&GG Residents Forum to the Area Committee.

    1.   Petition - Hogarth Hill, London, NW11 - Petition for Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ)

    The Committee noted the petition and RESOLVED to instruct Highways Officers to review findings and consultations and consult the Chairman and Members of this Committee. (Action: Highways – Phillip Hoare)

    2.  Issue - Woodgrange Avenue – speed calming measures

    The Committee noted the issue and it was RESOLVED to instruct Officers to consult with Ward Members on this matter and where needed report to the Area Committee. (Action: Highways)

    3.  Issue - Dangerous local roads - Gainsborough and Holden Road N12

    Officers noted the correction in the report regarding the expected cost which is approx. £5,000 not £7,500. The Committee noted the issue and it was RESOLVED a report on the issue is reported back to the Committee. (Action:  Forward Work Programme)

    4. Issue - CPZ Meadway

    The Committee noted the issue and the submitted Public Comment from Karen Grossmark. The Committee RESOLVED to instruct Performance and Improvement Lead Ian Edser to consult with ward Members to consider the CPZ with expect cost approx. £5000-£6,000. (Action: Ian Edser)

    5.  Issue - CPZ Top of North Sq/Erskine Hil

    The Committee noted the issue and RESOLVED to instruct Re Member Liaison Officer, Jackie Staples to update residents and Ward Members on timescale of installation. (Action: Jackie Staples)  

     

7.

Petitions (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

8.

Members' Items (if any) pdf icon PDF 437 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    a)    Councillor John Marshall (‘H’ Parking Permits for Mountview Close)

    Phillip Hoare (Highways) briefed the Committee about the background of this item and noted that the timescale of a review would approx. take 4-6 months. It was RESOLVED that the Committee instruct Officers to review the relevant policy and inform Ward Members during the review as well as the outcome. (Action: Phillip Hoare)

     

    b)    Councillor Ross Houston (Road safety at the corner of Nether Street and Argyle Road)

    Councillor Houston presented his Member’s item and it was RESOLVED that the Committee agreed £1,000 for outreach bracket on this item.

    c)    Councillor Arjun Mittra (Road safety improvements on Long Lane)

    Councillor Mittra introduced the Member’s item in his name. The Committee RESOLVED to instruct Officers to liaise with Councillor Mittra for a potential feasibility study and where applicable, report back to the Committee on costing. (Action: Forward Work Programme)

     

9.

Members' Items - Area Committee Funding Applications (if any) pdf icon PDF 653 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    a)    Councillor Alison Moore (Cherry Tree Wood)

     

    Councillor Arjun Mittra presented the CIL Member’s item on behalf of Councillor Allison Moore. It was RESOLVED

     

    1. That the Area Committee considered the requests as highlighted in section 1 of the report.

    2. That the Area Committee decided to:

     

    (a) agree the requests and note the implications to the Committee’s CIL funding budget;

     

    b)    Councillor Rohit Grover (Feasibility study intersection of Hampstead Way and Meadway)

     

    Councillor Grover presented the CIL Member’s item in his name. Officers noted the approx. costing as £5,000. It was RESOLVED

     

    1. That the Area Committee considered the requests as highlighted in section 1 of the report.

     

    2. That the Area Committee decided to:

     

    (a) agree the requests and note the implications to the Committee’s CIL funding budget;

     

    c)    Councillor Anne Hutton (Stephens Hall kitchen refurbishment)

     

    The Chairman welcomed the item noting that the Committee at its meeting on 3 February 2020 had requested clarification on the Council’s policy on CIL funding. Councillor Hutton spoke about the Member’s item for CIL funding in her name and stated that the Committee may also potentially consider partial funding if the Committee deem this appropriate.

     

    It was RESOLVED that:

     

    The Committee agreed to defer and to urgently seek formal clarification and review of CIL funding Policy and eligibility guidelines from the Policy and Resources Committee in respect of the application.

     

    Pending the outcome, the Member’s CIL Funding application can be listed for consideration at the next F&GG Area Committee.

     

10.

Area Committee Funding - Community Infrastructure Levy update pdf icon PDF 321 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    It was RESOLVED

     

    1. That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee noted the amount available for allocation during 2020/21, as set out in paragraph 6.2.1 and in Appendix 1.

     

    2. That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee noted the amount or reallocated underspends & Overspends in Section 2.1

     

11.

Results of Statutory Consultation - Proposed East Finchley 'M1' CPZ pdf icon PDF 775 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman welcomed the report and the Committee noted the concerns expressed by residents, particularly on parking.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    That having considered the feedback to the statutory consultation undertaken in respect of the proposed ‘M1’ CPZ, and minor parking changes as outlined in this report, the Committee gives instruction to the Executive Director - Environment to, through the introduction of signs and road markings and making of relevant Traffic Management Orders, carry out the following:

     

    (a) introduce the ‘M1’ CPZ into the streets shown in Appendix A as originally proposed,

     

    (b) convert the two resident ‘M’ permit and business ‘Q’ permit parking places in Durham Road adjacent to Nos. 56 and 58 Fortis Green, to resident ‘M1’ permit and business ‘Q’ permit parking places permit holder parking places,

     

    (c) make minor extensions to the lengths of the existing permit parking bays as follows:

    (i)  Baronsmere Road, outside no. 40 (0.8 metre)

    (ii) Cedar Drive, opposite nos. 7 to 21 (0.7 metre)

    (iii) Ingram Road, outside no. 1 (1 metre)

    (iv) Ingram Road, outside no. 2 (0.85 metre)

    (v) Summerlee Gardens, opposite the common boundary of nos. 1 Summerlee Gardens and no. 63 Summerlee Avenue (1 metre),

     

    (d) make minor extensions to the length of the existing resident parking bay in Fairlawn Avenue, outside nos. 4 and 6 Fairlawn Avenue (0.6 metre) and

     

    (e) make minor extensions to the length of the existing pay-by-phone parking bays in Baronsmere Road adjacent to no. 34 High Road (1.5 metres)

     

12.

Castle Road Speed Survey pdf icon PDF 347 KB

13.

Park View Road and neighbouring streets - Informal Parking Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 518 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Councillor Ross Houston introduced the report and highlighted the feedback to the consultation. It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That having considered the feedback to the informal consultation undertaken as set out in this report, the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee gives instruction to the Executive Director, Enviroment to design and carry out a statutory consultation on propopsals to extend the existing Church End ‘CE’ Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) to include: -

    a. Park View Road

    b. Park Avenue

    c. Etchingham Park Road (between Holdenhurst Avenue and Squires Lane)

    d. Park Crescent

     

    2.    That subject to no objection being received to the statutory consultations, the Committee authorised the Executive Director for Enviroment and his officers to introduce the proposals.

    3.    That the Committee agreed that if any objections are received as a result of the statutory consultations, the Executive Director for Enviroment will, in consultation with the relevant Ward Councillors, consider and determine whether the proposed changes should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification.

    4.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agreed to allocate the funding in the sum of £6,000 for the recommended actions outlined in 1 above from the 2019/2020 CIL Area Committee budget.

    5.    That the proposed design of the scheme to be agreed with the Ward Members.

     

14.

Crewys Road NW2 and neighbouring streets - Informal Parking Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 483 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the item. Councillor Ryde spoke about the concerns from residents regarding safety and parking on roads. Having been seconded, Councillor Ryde’s motion to amend recommendation 2 was agreed by the Committee to read:

     

    That the Committee agree to introduce an experimental scheme on Crewys Road for longer operational hours for a period of approx. 18 months with an approx. fee of £5,000.

     

    It was therefore RESOLVED:

     

    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee considers the feedback to the informal consultation undertaken in Crewys Road, Nant Road, Llanvanor Road, Llanelly Road and Granville Road located in the Golders Green 'H' Controlled Parking Zone CPZ as outlined in this report and :-

     

    1.    Noted the results of the consultation

    2.    Agreed to introduce an experimental scheme on Crewys Road for longer operational hours for a period of approx. 18 months with an approx. fee of £5,000.

     

15.

Elmcroft Avenue NW11 and neighbouring streets - Informal Parking Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 473 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman welcomed the report and Councillor Ryde expressed support for Officer’s recommendation as outlined in the report.

     

    It was RESOLVED that:

     

    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee considered the feedback to the informal consultation undertaken in Elmcroft Avenue, Ravenscroft Avenue (between Beechcroft Avenue and Wentworth Road) and Hoop Lane (between Golders Green Crescent and Finchley Road) as outlined in this report and :-

     

    1.    Noted the results of the consultation

    2.    Agreed not to proceed with any amendments to the existing hours and days for the roads.

    3.    Agreed to retain the roads in the Golden Green ‘H’ Controlled Parking Zone

     

16.

Progress update on Area Committee actions from previous meeting

    Minutes:

    None.

17.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 167 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED that the Committee noted the Forward Work Programme.

     

18.

Any item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    None.