Local Traffic Committee Meeting

6 October 2016

 

 

Minutes of Local Traffic Committee Meeting

held at Petersham Service Centre on 6 October 2016

 

Meeting commenced at  pm

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY BY CHAIRPERSON

 

We meet tonight on the traditional land of the Cadigal people of the Eora nation.  I acknowledge the terrible wrongs committed against the Aboriginal peoples of this country and their care of the land over many generations.  I celebrate their ongoing survival and achievements in today's society.

 

 

COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES PRESENT

 

 

OFFICERS IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

VISITORS

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

That the Minutes of the Local Traffic Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 1 September 2016 and  Extraordinary Local Traffic Committee Meeting held on Friday, 9 September 2016 be confirmed.

 

 

MATTERS ARISING FROM COUNCIL’S RESOLUTION OF MINUTES

 

 

 

 

T1016 Item 1      Catherine Street, Lilyfield - Pedestrian Crossing Conditions
(Balmain Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT zig zag advanced pavement markings be installed in Catherine Street on both approaches to the pedestrian (zebra) crossing location in Catherine Street, north of Piper Street, Lilyfield.

 

 

T1016 Item 2      William Street at Elswick Street North, Leichhardt - Pedestrian Conditions
(Leichhardt Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT road flaps be installed on the existing (BB) double centrelines at the William Street/Elswick Street North intersection to improve safety.

 

 

T1016 Item 3      Enfield Street at Livingstone Road, Marrickville - Safety Improvements Design Plans
(Marrickville Ward/Summer Hill)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the design for  at grade entry threshold treatment  in Enfield Street at Livingstone Road Intersection which includes the provision of landscaped kerb extensions, associated kerb ramps, colored patterned surface treatment at crossing location  and  associated signage and line markings (Design Plans No 6120) be APPROVED.

 

 

T1016 Item 4      Darley Street at Marrickville Road, Marrickville - Proposed Kerb Extension & Line Marking Design Plans
(Marrickville Ward/Summer Hill)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the detailed design plan of the kerb extension with a new kerb and gutter alignment and associated signs and line markings at the intersection of Darley Street at Marrickville Road, Marrickville (as per the attached design plan No. 6130) be APPROVED.

 

 

T1016 Item 5      Albany Road at Douglas Street, Stanmore - Proposed Kerb Extension & Line Marking Design Plans
(Stanmore Ward/Newtown)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the detailed design plan of the kerb extension with a new kerb and gutter alignment and associated signs and line markings at the intersection of Albany Road at Douglas Street, Stanmore (as per the attached design plan No. 6128) be APPROVED.

 

 

T1016 Item 6      Clarendon Road, Stanmore - Proposed Traffic Calming Design Plans
(Stanmore Ward/Newtown)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.    the detailed design plan of the kerb extension with a new kerb and gutter alignment and associated signs and line markings at the intersection of Clarendon Road at Percival Road, Stanmore (as per the attached design plan No. 6132) be APPROVED; and

 

2.    the detailed design plan of a median island, the kerb extension with a new kerb and gutter alignment and associated signs and line markings at the intersection of Clarendon Road at Albany Road, Stanmore (as per the attached design plan No. 6134) be APPROVED.

 

 

T1016 Item 7      Proposed Temporary Traffic Calming Treatment - Tennyson Street, Dulwich Hill
(Ashfield Ward/Summer Hill)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the temporary treatment of the Tennyson Road, Dulwich Hill - One Way Slow point consisting of two chevron white painted islands, outline with retro reflective guide posts; and associated signs and line markings (One Way Temporary Testing Plans No 6048) be APROVED.

 

 

T1016 Item 8      Proposed Traffic Management Treatment, Victoria Road and Murray Street, Marrickville

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT :

 

1.       at Victoria Road / Murray Street Intersection-Marrickville, the construction of a pedestrian refuge island and stamped concrete threshold treatment, kerb ramps, modification of existing cycleway refuge at Murray Street and associated signage and line markings (Design Plan No 80216045-CI-MS-1002) be APPROVED ; and

2.       Council not proceed with a proposal to install speed cushions and a kerb blister adjacent to property 39 Victoria Road (Design Plan No 80216045-CI-VR-100O,  Rev:7 ).

 

 

T1016 Item 9      Red Lion Street, Rozelle - Annual Road Occupancy (Street Party)
(Balmain/Balmain/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the temporary road closure of Red Lion Street between Darling Street and Evans Street, Rozelle on Saturday, 17th December 2016 between 4.00pm and 11.00pm be supported, subject to the following conditions:

 

a.    an unencumbered passage minimum 3.0m wide be available for emergency vehicles through the closed section of Red Lion Street, Rozelle;

b.    the occupation of the road carriageway must not occur until the road has been physically closed;

c.    the organiser be advised to arrange accredited traffic controllers to manage the road closure;

d.    the applicant notifies all affected businesses, residents and other occupants of the temporary road closure prior to the event.  Any concerns or requirements in relation to the road closure raised by business proprietors, residents and other occupants must be resolved or accommodated.  The notification shall involve at the minimum an information letterbox drop distributed one week prior to the commencement of the event.  The proposed information, distribution area and period must be submitted to Council’s Traffic section for approval two weeks before the event;

e.    the supported Traffic Control Plan (TCP) be implemented at the applicant’s expense;

f.       the Fire Brigade (B) be notified of the intended closure by the applicant;

g.    the applicant provide and erect barricades and signs, in accordance with the current Australian Standard AS 1742.3: Traffic Control Devices for Works on Roads.  As a minimum the following must be erected at both ends of the road closure area;

i.   Barrier Boards;

ii.  ‘Road Closed’ (T2-4) signs;

iii. ‘Detour’ (T5-1) signs;

i.        the applicant be advised Council provides barricades and ‘Road Closed’ signs free or at minimum cost.  The applicant is required to arrange delivery by Council at cost, or arrange pickup from and return to Council’s Depot at no cost. Any non-standard signs may be provided at cost;

j.        the areas to be used for the activities must be maintained in a clean and tidy condition to the satisfaction of Council’s Director Major Projects Engineering, or else the applicant will be required to reimburse Council for any extraordinary cleaning costs;

k.    the conduct of any activities or use of any equipment required in conjunction with the road occupancy and temporary road closure not results in any ‘offensive noise’ as defined by the Noise Control Act;

l.     a copy of the Council approval be available on site for inspection by relevant authorities;

m.   Council reserves the right to cancel the approval at any time;

n.    the applicant complies with any reasonable directive from Council Officers and NSW Police; and

2.       the applicant be advised of the Committee’s recommendation. 

 

 

T1016 Item 10    Newtown Festival - Temporary Road Closure for the Newtown Festival - 13 November 2016

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

a.   the proposed temporary road closure of Lennox Street, Eliza Street, Mary Street and Federation Road, Newtown on Sunday 13 November 2016, between 5.00AM to 8.00PM, for the holding of the 38th annual 'Newtown Festival' (Class 2 event under the RMS Special Events Guide), be APPROVED subject to the applicant complying with the following conditions;

 

1.   the temporary road closure be advertised in the local newspaper providing 28 days notice for submissions;

 

2.   a Traffic Management Plan be submitted to the Roads and Maritime Services for consideration and approval; and a Road Occupancy License application be submitted to the Transport Management Centre;

 

3.   notice of the proposed event be forwarded to the N.S.W. Police, State Transit Authority, Newtown Local Area Commander, the NSW Fire Brigades and the NSW Ambulance Services;

 

4.   advance notifications signs for the event be strategically installed at least two (2) weeks prior to the event;

 

5.   "No Stopping - Special Event" signs be affixed over all existing timed parking restriction signs within the sections of streets to be closed on the afternoon of the day prior to the event;

 

6.   a 4-metre wide emergency vehicle access must be maintained through the closed road areas during the course of the event;

 

7.   the applicant is to consult with all affected residents and/or businesses in the area in writing and to conduct a letter box drop of surrounding properties at least two weeks prior to event; and

 

8.   adequate vehicular traffic control shall be provided for the protection and convenience of pedestrians and motorists including appropriate signage and flagging.  Workers shall be specially designated for this role (and carry appropriate certificates), as necessary to comply with this condition.  This is to be carried out in accordance with the Australian Standard AS 1742.3 - Traffic Control Devices for works on roads

 

b.   the Festival Director, Newtown Neighbourhood Centre be advised in terms of this report and that all costs for advertising the event and implementation of the road closures are to be borne by the applicant; and

 

c.   the applicant be advised that an annual application needs to be submitted to Council for the temporary road closures associated with the festival.

 

 

T1016 Item 11    Marrickville Festival 2016 - Temporary Road Closures for Special Event on Sunday 23 October 2016
(Marrickville Ward/Summer Hill)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   the proposed temporary road closure of Marrickville Road (between Petersham Road and Victoria Road), Illawarra Road (between Sydenham Road and Petersham Road), Alex Trevallion Plaza, the Calvert Street car park and short sections of Silver Street, Garners Avenue, Gladstone Street, Calvert Street and Frampton Avenue where these streets intersect Marrickville Road, Marrickville, from 11.00pm on Saturday 22 October 2016 to 11.00pm on Sunday 23 October 2016, for the holding of the annual 'Marrickville Festival' (Class 2 event under the RMS Special Events Guide), be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

a.   the temporary road closures be advertised in the local newspaper providing 28 days notice for submissions;

 

b.   a Traffic Management Plan (TMP) be submitted to the Roads and Maritime Services for consideration and approval; and a Road Occupancy License application be submitted to the Transport Management Centre;

 

c.   notice of the proposed event be forwarded to the N.S.W. Police, State Transit Authority, Marrickville Local Area Commander, the NSW Fire Brigades and the NSW Ambulance Services;

 

d.   advance notification signs for the event be strategically installed at least two (2) weeks prior to the event;

 

e.   'No Parking – Special Event' signs be affixed over all existing parking restriction signage within the area of the festival, on the afternoon of the day prior to the event - Saturday 22 October 2016;

 

f.    'No Parking – Special Event' signs be affixed both sides of Petersham Road, Marrickville (between Illawarra Road and Marrickville Road) on the afternoon of the day prior to the event - Saturday 22 October 2016;

 

g.   Traffic Controllers be located on Petersham Road to assist with the movement of the buses;

 

h.   a 4-metre wide emergency vehicle access must be maintained through the ‘closed’ road area during the course of the festival;

 

i.    all affected residents and businesses in the closed road area be notified in writing through a letter box drop of surrounding properties at least two (2) weeks prior to event; and

 

j.    adequate vehicular traffic control shall be provided for the protection and convenience of pedestrians and motorists including appropriate signage and flagging.  Workers shall be specially designated for this role (and carry appropriate certificates), as necessary to comply with this condition.  This is to be carried out in accordance with the Australian Standard AS 1742.3 - Traffic Control Devices for works on roads.

 

2.   the existing Alcohol-Free Zone in the vicinity of Marrickville Road be suspended on Sunday 23 October 2016 for the purpose of holding this year’s ‘Marrickville Festival’.

 

 

T1016 Item 12    The Italian Forum Event on the Day of Norton Street Italian Festa 2016 - Traffic Management Plan
(Leichhardt/Balmain/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the Traffic Management Plan detailing the traffic arrangements for the Italian Forum on the day of the Norton Street Italian Festa be supported subject to Council receiving a Traffic Control Plan (TCP) for the Norton Street raised pedestrian (zebra) crossing; and

2.       the Traffic Management Plan be forwarded to Council’s Area Base Coordinator, Sydney Buses, Transport Management Centre and the NSW Police.

 

 

T1016 Item 13    Traffic Management Plan for the 2016 New Year's Eve Event
(Balmain Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the Traffic Management Plan (Attachment 1) detailing the traffic arrangements for the 2016 New Year’s Eve be supported;

2.       the Traffic Management Plan (Attachment 1) be forwarded to Council’s Area Base Coordinator, Transport Management Centre and the Major Events & Incidents Group (NSW Police);

3.       a temporary ‘No Stopping’ restriction be installed on the eastern side of Montague Street between Darling Street and Beattie Street, Balmain;

4.       the following modifications to bus stops be approved:

a.    on the northern side of Darling Street:

i.        install temporary ‘Bus Zones’ between  Mort Street and Ford Street;

ii.       extend the ‘Bus Zone’ between Ford Street and McDonald Street;

iii.      extend the ‘Bus Zone’ between McDonald Street and Curtis Road, outside Nos.217-223 Darling Street;

iv.      on the southern side of Darling Street: Install a temporary ‘Bus Zone’ between Booth Street and Beattie Street, outside No. 244-270 Darling Street;

5.       the Police representative be requested to provide bike unit resources to improve traffic/crowd controls around the Darling Street/Curtis Road intersection (roundabout);

6.       the Police be requested to liaise directly with the Roads and Maritime Services in regards to the installation of variable message signs (“Balmain Peninsula is closed” and “Alcohol Free Zone”) on the main access roads into Balmain Peninsula a few days in advance of the event;

7.       confirmation be sought regarding the areas to be declared alcohol free and the Police and Sydney Buses representatives be advised;

8.       the Sydney Buses representative be requested to place adequate notices on buses regarding the establishment of an alcohol free zone in the Balmain East area (details to be provided by Council);

9.       the taxi/hire car access to the Peninsula be restricted from 7:00pm;

10.     taxis/hire cars carrying mobility impaired or infirmed residents be permitted access at all hours into the Peninsula; and

11.     the Taxi Council be advised of the Committee’s recommendation.

 

 

T1016 Item 14    Requests for Mobility Parking Spaces
(Marrickville Ward)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       a mobility parking space be approved on the Western side of Gorman Street, Marrickville adjacent to property no 24 Gorman Street, Marrickville subject to:

a)      the operation of the dedicated parking space be valid for twelve (12) months from the date of installation;

b)      the applicant advising Council of any changes in circumstances affecting the need for the special parking space; and

c)      the applicant is requested to furnish a medical certificate and current mobility permit justifying the need for the mobility parking space for its continuation after each 12 months period.

 

 

T1016 Item 15    Request for a Mobility Parking Space outside No.12 St David’s Road, Haberfield
(Leichhardt/Summer Hill)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT a full time Mobility Parking Space be provided outside No.12 St David’s Road, Haberfield.

 

 

T1016 Item 16    Minor Traffic Facilities
(Leichhardt & Balmain Wards/Balmain/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.      a 6m ‘Disabled Parking’ space be installed, in front of No.136 Trafalgar Street, Annandale;

2.      a 6m ‘Disabled Parking’ space be installed, in front of No.9 Foucart Street, Rozelle;

3.      a 6m ‘Disabled Parking’ space be installed, in front of No.96 Hubert Street, Lilyfield;

4.      a 6m ‘Disabled Parking’ space be installed, in front of No.35 Glassop Street, Balmain;

5.      a 6m ‘Disabled Parking’ space be installed, in front of No.18 Ellen Street, Rozelle;

6.      a 15m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in Collins Street, Annandale on the side boundary of No.2 Wells Street for 12 weeks, subject to Council receiving written confirmation of concurrence from the directly affected property; and

7.      a 30m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in North Street, Balmain on the side boundary of No.379 Darling Street and partially in front of No.2 North Street for 12 weeks, subject to Council receiving written confirmation of concurrence from the directly affected property.

 

 

T1016 Item 17    Terry Street, Nagurra Place and Margaret Street, Rozelle - Proposed Short Term Parking Restrictions
(Leichhardt/Balmain)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

The following parking restrictions in Terry Street, Nagurra Place and Margaret Street, Rozelle be installed (as per Attachment 1):

 

1.    Nagurra Place:

a.  “2P 8am-10pm Mon-Sun”, on both sides of Nagurra Place at the eastern end;

b.  “P30Min 8am-10pm Mon-Sun”, on both sides of Nagurra Place at the western end;

c.  “No Parking” west of the driveway of Building B;

2.    Terry Street:

a.  “2P 8am-6pm Mon- Fri”, fronting Building A;

b.  “1P 6pm-10pm Mon-Fri, 12pm-10pm Sat, 9am-10pm Sun”, short term restriction outside of the existing Loading Zone operating times (9am-6pm Mon-Fri, 8am-12pm Sat), fronting the retail building (north-east of Nagurra Place);

c.  “P 30min 9am-10pm Mon-Sun” to replace one existing “2P 9am-6pm” space fronting the retail building (north-east of Nagurra Place);

d.  “1P 8am-10pm Mon-Sun”, fronting Building C;

e.  “2P 8am-10pm Mon-Sun”, south of Building C;

f.   “2P 8am-6pm Mon- Fri”, fronting Nos. 41 and 43 Terry Street; and

3.    Margaret Street:

a.  revised parking controls “2P 8am-10pm Mon-Sun” to replace existing “2P 9am-4pm Mon-Sun”.

 

 

T1016 Item 18    Keith Lane, Dulwich Hill - Proposed ‘No Parking’ & Permit Parking Restrictions
(Ashfield Ward/Summer Hill)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the installation of ‘2P 8.30am – 6pm Mon-Fri, Permit Holders Excepted – Area M13’ restrictions (18 metres in length and adjacent to the rear of property no. 23 Bedford Crescent, Dulwich Hill) on the southern side of Keith Lane, Dulwich Hill be APPROVED, in order to provide parking opportunities for local residents;

 

2.       the installation of full-time ‘No Parking’ restrictions on the northern side of Keith Lane, Dulwich Hill (from the rear of property no. 2 Keith Street to property no. 26 Keith Street, Dulwich Hill inclusive) be APPROVED, in order to provide unobstructed vehicular access to the off-street car parking spaces, deter illegal parking across vehicular crossings and increase safety; and

 

3.       the installation of full-time ‘No Parking’ restrictions on the southern side of Keith Lane, Dulwich Hill (from the rear of property no. 1 Bedford Crescent to property no. 21 Bedford Crescent, Dulwich Hill inclusive) be APPROVED, in order to provide unobstructed vehicular access to the off-street car parking spaces, deter illegal parking across vehicular crossings and increase safety.

 

 

T1016 Item 19    Proposed No Parking Restrictions near No.131 Smith Street, Summer Hill
(Ashfield/Summer Hill)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       a 'No Parking 8.30am-6.00pm Mon-Fri., 8.30am-12.30pm Sat., Buses with Disabled Persons Excepted.' zone be installed for 6-8metres to the east of the driveway to the Community Centre outside No.131 Smith Street, Summer Hill; and

2.       the existing 1P 8.30am-6.00pm Mon-Fri., 8.30am-12.30pm Sat parking signs be amended for the above No Parking proposal.

 

 

T1016 Item 20    Proposed Extension of ‘No Parking’ Restrictions at Reilly Lane Road, Sydenham
(Marrickville Ward/Heffron)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the extension of the existing ‘No Parking’ restriction, for a length of six (6) metres, on the western side of Reilly Lane, Sydenham (opposite to rear of properties 58-60 George Street, Sydenham) be APROVED, in order to access to a resident’s off street car parking space.

 

 

T1016 Item 21    Northwood Lane, Camperdown - Trial Painted Island Road Marking - No Parking Restrictions in Laneway

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the installation of a white painted square with cross hatching (2.5m by 2.5m) on the eastern side of Northwood Lane, directly south of the driveway of No. 35 Northwood Street, Newtown be approved as a six month trial basis in order to improve vehicular access to residents’ off-street parking; and

2.       the applicant, Council's Rangers and all affected residents be advised in terms of this report.

 

 

T1016 Item 22    Ann Street, Balmain - No Stopping Zone
(Balmain Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the existing ‘No Stopping’ zone on the western side of Ann Street, north of Gladstone Street be reduced to 6m so that it begins south of the driveway of No.3 Ann Street.

 

 

T1016 Item 23    Schultz Street, Balmain - No Stopping Zone
(Balmain Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT a 10m ‘No Stopping’ zone be provided on the northern side of Schultz Street, west of Memory Lane, Balmain.

 

 

T1016 Item 24    Requests for Statutory ‘No Stopping’ Restrictions to be Installed
(Ashfield, Stanmore & Marrickville Wards/Summer Hill & Newtown)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.    the following locations:

a.   Western side of Australia Street, 10 metres south of its intersection with Parramatta Road, Camperdown;

b.   Eastern side of Wardell Road, 10 metres north of its intersection with Morgan Street, Petersham;

c.   Northern side of Ewart Street, 10 metres west of its intersection with Ewart Lane, Dulwich Hill;

d.   Eastern side of Terrace Road, 10 metres north of its from intersection with Hercules Street, Dulwich Hill;

e.   Northern and southern side of Camden Street, 10 metres east of its intersection with Edgeware Road, Enmore; and

f.    Western and eastern side of Herby Greedy Place, 10 metres south of its intersection with Warburton Street, Marrickville; and

g.   Northern and southern side of Hercules Street, 13 & 16 metres from intersection with Terrace Road, Dulwich Hill;

 

be APPROVED, for the installation of ‘No Stopping’ restrictions.

 

2.    affected residents are notified of the proposed changes prior to installation.

 

 

T1016 Item 25    Request for ‘Works Zone’ adjacent to Construction Site
(Marrickville Ward)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the installation of a ‘Works Zone 7AM-6PM Mon-Fri and 8AM-1PM Sat’ (total of 16 metres in length) on the southern side of Premier Street adjacent to property 24 Premier  Street, Marrickville be APPROVED for a period of eight (8) months, for the proposed construction works; and

2.       the costs of the supply, installation and removal of the signs and ‘Works Zone’ fees in accordance with Council’s Fees and Charges are to be borne by the applicants.

 

 

T1016 Item 26    Petersham Parking Strategy Final Report

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT Council endorses the recommendations of the Petersham Parking Strategy (Attachment 1).

 

 

T1016 Item 27    Status Report - 10P Restrictions at Lilyfield Road, Lilyfield
(Leichhardt/Balmain/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the report be received and noted.

 

 

T1016 Item 28    Union Street, Tempe - Proposed Traffic Calming Revised Design Plans
(Marrickville Ward/Heffron)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the detailed design plan for a raised pedestrian crossing, a raised threshold and an at-grade threshold (including kerb blisters) and associated signs and line markings in Union Street, Tempe (as per the attached design plan No. 5912 ‘Amendment A’) be APPROVED.

 

 

 

 

Meeting closed at  pm.

 

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON