Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Maria Lugangira 020 8359 2761  Email: maria.lugangira@barnet.gov.uk

Note: Public Questions and Comments must be submitted by 10am on the third working day before the meeting. The deadline for this meeting is 10am on Wednesday 26 April 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 88 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Hendon Area Committee held on 20th February 2017  be agreed as a correct record.

     

2.

Absence of Members (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

3.

Declarations of Members Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Non-Pecuniary Interests

    Minutes:

    None.

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Public Comments and Questions (if any) pdf icon PDF 55 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee noted the details of the received public question and the public answer which were published ahead of the meeting. There was no supplementary question.

     

    The following addressed the committee and made public comments in relation to the following agenda items:

    ·                     Ms Golda - Item 10, Bell Lane/Green Lane, NW4 – Request for zebra crossing facility

    ·                     Mr Roots -  Greyhound Hill, NW4 Request for Pedestrian Facility

    ·                     Ms Gibson - Abercorn Road, Traffic Management Scheme

     

     

     

6.

Members' Items (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

7.

Petitions (if any) pdf icon PDF 243 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the item which related to the petition referred up from the 22nd March 2017 Hendon Residents Froum.

     

    The Lead Petitioner  Fiona Aitman introduced the petition titled: Request Parking Controlled Zone in Glendor Gardens, NW7. Following comments from Members and noting that the petition;

     

    The Committee RESOLVED;

     

    1.         Funding of up to £2500 is agreed to enable officers to carry a formal consultation and design of what needs to be implemented.

    2.         A report is brought back to a future meeting of this Committee.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

8.

Matters referred from the Hendon Area Residents Forum (If any)

    Minutes:

    None.

9.

Area Committee Funding- Community Infrastructure Levy (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

10.

Bell Lane/ Green Lane, NW4- Request for zebra crossing facility pdf icon PDF 288 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Commissioning Director for Environment introduced the report which detailed the results of the feasibility study involving the introduction of measures to improve road safety at the corner between Bell Lane and Green Lane, including installing a zebra crossing and additional school signs.

     

    The Committee heard representations from Ms Gold.

     

    As the Ward Councillor was not present at the meeting the Committee Councillor Davey, duly seconded, moved that the item is deferred to allow the Ward Councillor the opportunity to make representations.

     

    Upon being put to the vote the deferral was agreed.

     

    RESOLVED - That the report be deferred to the next meeting of the Committee.

     

11.

Colindeep Lane - Pedestrian Improvements (Initial Assessment) pdf icon PDF 288 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Commissioning Director for Environment introduced the report which provided details of the preliminary feasibility study undertaken to address the pedestrian safety and vehicular traffic concerns raised in relation to Colindeep Lane outside North London Grammar School, NW9 and an update on the progress to date.

     

    Following the discussion and consideration of the report the committee

     

    RESOLVED

    1.         That the Hendon Area Committee note the findings presented, obtained as a result of a preliminary feasibility study on pedestrian improvements on Colindeep Lane in the vicinity of North London Grammar School.

    2.         That the Hendon Area Committee, having noted the above, gives instruction to The Commissioning Director for Environment to proceed to develop a traffic calming proposal within the premises set out in this report.

12.

Greyhound Hill, NW4 Request for Pedestrian Facility pdf icon PDF 303 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Commissioning Director for Environment introduced the report which provided details the initial feasibility of providing pedestrian improvements on Greyhound Hill, NW4 to improve pedestrian access to Sunnyfields Primary School and help reduce the speed of traffic.

     

    The Director advised the committee that the report presented are number of options which were not feasible due to the additional funding that would be to required carry out the surveys. Therefore he recommended that the report is deferred to allow consultation with Ward Councillors with a view to reporting back with revised recommendations.

     

    The Chairman duly seconded moved that the item be deferred and reported back to the next appropriate meeting. Upon being put to the vote the deferral was agreed.

     

    RESOLVED

    That the report is deferred to allow consolation with Ward Councillors and brought back to the next appropriate meeting with revised recommendations.

13.

Abercorn Road, Traffic Management Scheme pdf icon PDF 297 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Commissioning Director for Environment introduced the report which provided details of the consultation for the Abercorn Road, Traffic Management Scheme that was approved by the Hendon Area Committee and the Environment to address the traffic and safety concerns raised regarding Abercorn, NW7.

     

    The Committee heard representations from Ms Jane Gibson and Mike Lees who spoke in support of Option B set out in the report. They further raised concerns around the consultation, namely that they and other residents on their road were not consulted as part of the council’s ‘formal consultation’ set out in Option A.

     

    Concern was expressed by some members of the committee around the fact that Option B was not a statutory or formal consultation carried out by the council. As such they felt they were not in a position to make an informed decision on the information before them.

     

    Following the discussion and consideration it Councillor Davey, duly seconded moved that the report is deferred to (i) enable officers to investigate the viability of a no through road and (ii) that the report is brought back with a third option following a formal consultation with local residents.

     

    Upon being put to the vote the deferral was agree.

     

    RESOLVED –

    That the report is deferred

                          i.        to enable officers to investigate the viability of a no through road and

                        ii.        that the report is brought back with a third option following a formal consultation local residents.

14.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 202 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee noted the work programme

15.

Any item(s) that the Chairman Decides are Urgent

    Minutes:

    There were none.