Agenda and draft minutes

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

Contact: Email: pakeezah.rahman@barnet.gov.uk 

Note: AN AUDIO STREAM WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR THE MEETING 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 230 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting held on 28 June 2021 be agreed as a correct record.

     

2.

Absence of Members (if any)

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence had been received from:

    ·         Councillor Elliot Simberg who was substituted for by Councillor Laithe Jajeh

    ·         Councillor Nizza Fluss

     

3.

Declarations of Members Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Non-Pecuniary Interests

    Minutes:

    Councillor Nagus Narenthira declared a non-pecuniary interest in relation to NCIL item, ‘Colindale Primary School – Playground & Garden Scheme’ by virtue of being a Governor at Colindale Primary School.

     

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Public Comments and Questions (if any) pdf icon PDF 215 KB

    Minutes:

    Mr Levy submitted a comment in relation to A41 Hendon Central Junctions detailed under agenda item 6. In response to Mr Levy’s proposals, the Highways Officer advised that the Council was working with TFL around evidence and modelling for the left turn on the A41. In relation to the U-turn on the A41, TFL noted safety concerns in the area, preventing them from progressing any proposed works.

     

6.

Matters referred from the Hendon Area Residents Forum (If any) pdf icon PDF 405 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report which sets out the issue referred from the Hendon Residents Forum to the Hendon Area Committee.

     

    Following comments from Officers in relation to the issue, A41 Hendon Central Junctions, it was noted that the affected roads were outside of the Council’s control.

     

    RESOLVED:

    That Committee take no action.

7.

Petitions Over 2000 Signatures (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

8.

Area Committee Funding - Community Infrastructure Levy Update pdf icon PDF 330 KB

9.

Members' Items (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

10.

Members Items' - Applications for Neighbourhood CIL Area Committee Budget (if any) pdf icon PDF 615 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

     

    1. Cllr Sara Conway – North Road Community Centre

     

    Councillor Conway presented the request for funding detailed in supplement, (Amendment to item 10 - Members’ Items – Applications for Neighbourhood CIL Area Committee Budget), to improve infrastructure of the building which has been at the heart of Burnt Oak’s community.

     

    A contingency had been put in place to ensure that any underspends would be returned to the Hendon Area Committee’s NCIL budget and any overspends would require prior Committee approval.

     

    Further to a discussion, the Chairman moved to a vote.

     

    RESOLVED:

    -       That Committee considers the requests as highlighted in section 1 of the report.

    -       That Committee unanimously approves funding for £17,250.

     

     

    1. Cllr Nagus Narenthira –Sewing Stitches Scheme – Living Way Ministries (Grahame Park Estate)

     

    Councillor Narenthira highlighted the request for funding that would assist many families. Representatives Hope and Victoria from Living Way Ministries shared information about the scheme with the Committee to improve skills, inclusiveness and mental health wellbeing within the community.

     

    Councillor Sarah Wardle joined the meeting at 7.55pm.

     

    Further to a discussion, the Chairman moved to a vote.

     

    RESOLVED:

    -       That Committee considers the requests as highlighted in section 1 of the report.

    -       That Committee unanimously approves funding for £25,321 on the condition that the community group secures funding for the trainer.

     

     

    1. Cllr Gill Sargeant – Colindale Primary School- Playground & Garden Scheme

     

    Assistant Headteacher, Nisha Parmar, presented the request for funding. Further to a discussion, the Chairman moved to a vote.

     

    Cllr Sargeant supported the request by emphasizing how valuable the scheme was in addressing the needs of the children.

     

    RESOLVED:

    - That Committee considers the request as highlighted in section 1 of the report.

    -That Committee unanimously approves funding for £23,426.79.

     

     

    1. Cllr Helene Richman – North West London Clean Up

     

    Councillor Richman presented the funding request for a memorial bench and plaque in commemoration of Mr Andrew Vernall.

     

    In addition, Councillor Richman requested for a second bench in the area. Officers advised that the additional request could be included in the wider review of related works.

     

    Further to a discussion, the Chairman moved to a vote. The votes were recorded as follows:

     

    RESOLVED:

    -       That Committee considers the request as highlighted in section 1 of the report.

    -       That Committee unanimously approves funding for £2,000.

     

     

    1. Cllr Saira Don – Acheinu Limited T/A The Boys Club

     

    The Chairman reported that this item had been WITHDRAWN.

     

11.

Members' Items - Road Safety & Parking Requests (if any) pdf icon PDF 408 KB

    Minutes:

    A Road Safety & Parking request was received from Councillor Richman with regards to traffic issues at the Cool Oak Lane intersection with the A5.

     

    RESOLVED:

    -       That Committee considers the request as highlighted in section 1 of the report.

    -       That Committee refers the item to the Executive Director for Environment for consideration of the request.

     

12.

Road Safety and Parking Budget pdf icon PDF 357 KB

13.

Edgwarebury Lane Feasibility pdf icon PDF 423 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

      

    Officers looked at other alternatives and concluded that a zebra crossing was the best option.

     

    Councillor Sarah Wardle proposed the motion to amend recommendation 5 of the Officer’s report, seconded by Councillor Jajeh as follows:

     

    That Committee approves funding of £17,435 and should additional funds become available via the Road Safety & Parking budget, this scheme will be presented to the Executive Director, Environment for consideration to fund the total scheme value from the Road Safety and Parking Budget.

     

    Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

     

    RESOLVED:

    -       That Committee notes the details of the feasibility study as outlined in this report.

    -       That Committee authorises the Executive Director, Environment to install a new zebra crossing outside no. 186 Edgwarebury Lane as indicated in Drawing No. BC001965- 14_FS_100-01.

    -       That Committee authorises the Executive Director, Environment to carry out a statutory consultation on the proposed scheme and if any objections are received as a result of the statutory consultation, the Executive Director, Environment will consider and determine whether or not the scheme should be implemented and, if so, with or without modification, subject to funding being made available.

    -       That Committee notes the total cost to implement will be £34,870 to consult, design and introduce the approved proposals. The Executive Director, Environment has agreed to allocate £17,435 from the Road Safety & Parking Budget with the remaining £17,435 to be allocated from the Area Committee Neighbourhood CIL budget.

    -       That Committee approves funding of £17,435 from the Area committee NCIL budget and should additional funds become available via the Road Safety & Parking budget, this scheme will be presented to the Executive Director, Environment for consideration to fund the total scheme value from the Road Safety and Parking Budget.

     

14.

Aerodrome Road Refuge Island - Feasibility Study: TO FOLLOW pdf icon PDF 848 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    It was noted that in order to implement the pedestrian island, the 2 bus stops had to be relocated.

     

    Councillor Sarah Wardle proposed the motion to amend recommendation 5 of the Officer’s report, seconded by Cllr Naqvi as follows:

     

    That Committee approves funding of £17,875 and should additional funds become available via the Road Safety & Parking budget, this scheme will be presented to the Executive Director, Environment for consideration to fund the total scheme value from the Road Safety and Parking Budget.

     

    Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

     

     

    RESOLVED:

    -       That Committee notes the details of the feasibility study as outlined in this report.

    -       That Committee notes the Executive Director’s decision to proceed with Option 2 as set out in the report as the preferred option. 

    -       That Committee instructs the Executive Director, Environment to carry out a statutory consultation on the preferred Option 2 as shown on Drawing No. BC001965-09_FS_100-02 of 02. If any objections are received as a result of the statutory consultation, the Executive Director, Environment will consider and determine whether the agreed Options should be implemented or not and if so, with or without modification, subject to funding being made available

    -       That Committee notes that the total cost to implement will be £35,750 to consult, design and introduce the approved proposals. Executive Director, Environment allocates funding of £17,875 from the Road Safety & Parking Budget with the remaining £17,875 to be allocated from the Area Committee NCIL budget

    -       That Committee approves funding of £17,875 from the Area committee NCIL budget and should additional funds become available via the Road Safety & Parking budget, this scheme will be presented to the Executive Director, Environment for consideration to fund the total scheme value from the Road Safety and Parking Budget.

     

     

15.

Forward Work Programme

    There are no items for the Forward Work Programme at present.

     

    Minutes:

    There are no items for the Forward Work Programme at present.

     

16.

Any Other Items that the Chairman Decides are Urgent

    Minutes:

    None.