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Local Traffic Committee Meeting

2 February 2017

 

Minutes of Local Traffic Committee Meeting

Held at Council Chambers, Petersham Service Centre

on Thursday, 2 February 2017

 

Meeting commenced at  am

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY BY CHAIRPERSON

 

Acknowledgement by Chairman:

 

“I acknowledge the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora nation on whose country we are meeting today and their elders past and present”

 

 

COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES PRESENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFFICERS IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VISITORS

 

 

 

APOLOGIES      

 

 

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS

 

Nil.

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

That the Minutes of the Local Traffic Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 1 December 2016 be confirmed.

 

 

MATTERS ARISING FROM COUNCIL’S RESOLUTION OF MINUTES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PART A – ITEMS WHERE COUNCIL MAY EXERCISE ITS DELEGATED FUNCTIONS

 

TRAFFIC MATTERS

 

T0217 Item 1      ELLEN STREET, ROZELLE - ‘PROPOSED 10 KM/H SHARED ZONE’
(BALMAIN WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

Council is proposing to install a 10 km/h Shared Zone in Ellen Street, Rozelle as requested by a number of residents in the street to alleviate concerns regarding pedestrian safety

associated with the lack of footpath requiring pedestrians to walk on the road.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT a ‘10km/h Shared Zone’ be installed in Ellen Street and adjacent unnamed laneway, Rozelle with associated traffic calming devices, subject to RMS approval.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 2      PROSPER LANE, ROZELLE - ‘PROPOSED 10 KM/H SHARED ZONE’
(BALMAIN WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

Council is proposing to install a 10 km/h Shared Zone in Prosper Lane, Rozelle as requested

by a number of residents in the area to alleviate concerns regarding pedestrian safety

associated with the need to walk on the road as there is no footpath for the majority of the

lane.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT a ‘10km/h Shared Zone’ be installed in Prosper Lane, Rozelle with associated traffic calming devices, subject to RMS approval.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 3      STATION STREET, MARRICKVILLE - SHARED ZONE PROPOSAL - FINAL DESIGN PLAN FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAGE
(MARRICKVILLE WARD/HEFFRON ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

 

SUMMARY

 

The ‘Traffic Signage Plan’ for the new ‘Shared Zone’ on Station Street adjacent Marrickville

Railway Station, Marrickville has now been finalised and submitted for consideration. It is

recommended that the Traffic Signage Plan be approved subject to concurrence of RMS.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the Traffic Signage Plan (TAP-1826-CI-3562) for the new ‘Shared Zone’ in Station Street adjacent to Marrickville Railway Station, Marrickville be approved subject to the concurrence of the RMS.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 4      KINTORE STREET, DULWICH HILL - PEDESTRIAN SAFETY - ZIG ZAG LINE MARKING AT WOMBAT CROSSING
(ASHFIELD WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

SUMMARY

 

Concerns have been raised about the incidence of motorists failing to observe the pedestrian

wombat crossing on Kintore Street, Dulwich Hill near Blackwood Avenue and adjacent to

Dulwich Hill Primary School. It is recommended that sections of ‘zig zag’ lines be installed on

both approaches to the crossing in an effort to provide additional warning to approaching

motorists.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT:

1.       in order to enhance pedestrian safety “zig zag” lines be installed on both approaches to the pedestrian wombat crossing situated on Kintore Street, Dulwich Hill immediately north of its junction with Blackwood Avenue; and

2.       the citizen be advised of the decision.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

T0217 Item 5      FLOOD STREET, LEICHHARDT - ROAD OCCUPANCY
(LEICHHARDT WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

This report considers a request received from Breastscreen NSW for the temporary placement of their mobile lab unit on the western side of Flood Street adjacent to Leichhardt Market Place within the existing ‘Taxi Zone”, for the duration of 8 weeks starting from Friday, 7th July to Friday 1st September 2017.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the road occupancy for the NSW mobile lab unit on the western side of Flood Street, adjacent to Leichhardt Market Place within the existing ‘Taxi Zone’, for the duration of 8 weeks starting from Friday, 7th July to Friday 1st September 2017 be supported, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.       all affected businesses, residents and other occupants must be notified of the road occupancy and activities at least one week prior to the commencement of the event.  Any concerns or requirements raised by business proprietors, residents and other occupants must be resolved or accommodated by the applicant;

2.       the applicant contact Energy Australia/Ausgrid in relation to power access to the mobile laboratory;

3.       the areas to be used for the activities must be maintained in a clean and tidy condition to the satisfaction of Council’s Group Manager Footpaths, Roads , Traffic and Stormwater, or else the applicant will be required to reimburse Council for any extraordinary cleansing costs;

4.       the Council and RMS must be indemnified against all claims for damage or injury that may result from either the activities or from the occupation of part of the public way during the activities.  The applicant must therefore produce evidence of its public risk insurance cover (under which Council is indemnified) with a minimum policy value of at least $10,000,000;

5.       a copy of the Council approval letter must be made available on the site for inspection by relevant officers;

6.       the applicant must comply with any reasonable directive from Council’s Compliance Officers and

7.       Council reserves the right to cancel this approval at any time.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 6      HOLBEACH AVENUE, TEMPE - SPECIAL EVENT - BENGALI ‘NEW YEAR‘S DAY’ FAIR IN TEMPE RESERVE ON SATURDAY 8 APRIL 2017
(MARRICKVILLE WARD/HEFFRON ELECTORATE/NEWTOWN LAC)

SUMMARY

 

Council has received an application under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 to

use Tempe Reserve for the Bengali ‘New Year’s Day’ fair on Saturday 8 April 2017, Saturday

7 April 2018 and Saturday 13 April 2019 between the hours of 10.00am to 10.00pm including

the erection of a stage, 70 stalls and associated works. No temporary road closures are

proposed as part of the event, which has been held locally for the past 10 years.

 

It is recommended that the comments of the Local Traffic Committee be received and noted.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the following comments of the Local Traffic Committee be received and noted and no objection be raised to the Section 68 Application for the proposed Bengali ‘New Year’s Day’ fair on Saturday 8 April 2017 subject to the applicant complying with the following conditions:

1.       Notification of the proposed event be forwarded to the NSW Police, RMS’s Transport Management Centre, State Transit Authority (Kingsgrove Depot), the NSW Fire Brigade and the NSW Ambulance Services;

2.       Affected residents and/or businesses are notified in writing at least two weeks prior to event;

3.       A 4 metre wide emergency vehicle access be maintained through the area during the course of the event;

4.       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; and

5.       The applicant be advised that an annual application needs to be submitted to Council for the event and in future a Traffic and Parking Management Plan, including a Stall Holder All Day Parking Arrangement Plan, be presented as part of future applications. 

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 7      AUDLEY STREET, PETERSHAM - TEMPORARY FULL ROAD CLOSURE FOR SPECIAL EVENT ON SUNDAY 12 MARCH 2017
(STANMORE WARD/NEWTOWN ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

SUMMARY

 

A Development Application was approved in 2012 for the holding of the annual ‘Bairro

Portuguese Food and Wine Fair’ for a five year period (i.e. 17 March 2013, 16 March 2014, 15 March 2015, 13 March 2016 and 12 March 2017).

 

This year’s event will necessitate the temporary closure of Audley Street (between Trafalgar

Street and New Canterbury Road), Sadlier Crescent (between Audley Street and Abels Lane) and Fisher Street (between Audley Street and Regent Street), as well as the parking lanes on New Canterbury Road (between Gordon street and Audley Street), Petersham from 1.00am until 12.00 midnight as in previous years.

 

It is recommended that Council agree to the temporary road closures on Sunday 12 March

2017; apply to the RMS for consent to close the subject roads, subject to the event being

advertised, a Traffic Management Plan be submitted to the RMS for approval and advice of

the proposed event being forwarded to the appropriate authorities, including the Transport

Management Centre.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the proposed temporary road closure of Audley Street (between Trafalgar Street and New Canterbury Road), Sadlier Crescent (between Audley Street and Abels Lane) and Fisher Street (between Audley Street and Regent Street), as well as the parking lanes on New Canterbury Road (between Gordon street and Audley Street), Petersham, on Sunday 12 March 2017, from 1.00am to 12.00 midnight, for the holding of the annual ‘Bairro Portuguese Food and Wine Fair’, be APPROVED subject to the applicant complying with the following conditions:

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

2.       A Traffic Management Plan (TMP) is submitted to and approved by the Roads and Maritime Services; and an application for a Road Occupancy Licence and a temporary Speed Zone Authorisation is forwarded to and approved by the Transport Management Centre;

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

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

5.       "No Parking - Special Event" signs are 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.       State Transit Authority (Leichhardt Depot) be requested to implement a revised routing for scheduled bus services in Audley Street on the day of the event and install temporary bus stops as required;

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

8.       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

9.       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.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 8      TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE TO CARRY OUT INSTALLATION OF A/C COMPRESSORS ON THE NORTH FACING WALL OF 'THE HUB' BUILDING IN ALTON LANE, NEWTOWN
(STANMORE WARD/NEWTOWN ELECTORATE/NEWTOWN LAC)

SUMMARY

 

An application has been received from Adams Traffic Management for the temporary full road closure of Alton Lane (between Australia Street and Weeks Lane) Newtown for a period of 10 hours from 7am to 5pm on 1st and 2nd of March 2017, in order to stand a mobile crane on Alton Lane to install A/C Compressors on ‘The Hub’ building. It is recommended that the proposed temporary road closure be approved, subject to the conditions outlined in this report.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the proposed temporary full road closure of Alton Lane (between Australia Street and Weeks Lane) Newtown for a period of 10 hours from 7am to 5pm on 1st and 2nd of March 2017, in order to stand a mobile crane on Alton Lane to install A/C Compressors on ‘The Hub’ building, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.       a fee of $1,354.60 for the temporary full road closure is payable by the applicant in accordance with Council’s Fees and Charges;

2.       the temporary full road closure be advertised in the local newspaper providing 28 days’ notice for submissions, in accordance with the Roads Act;

3.       a Traffic Management Plan (TMP) be submitted by the applicant to the Roads and Maritime Services for consideration and approval;

4.       a Traffic Control Plan (TCP) which has been prepared by a certified Traffic Controller, is to be submitted to Council for review with a copy of the Traffic Controllers certification number attached to the plan, not less than 5 days prior to implementation of closure;

5.       a Road Occupancy License be obtained by the applicant from the Roads and Maritime Services’ Transport Management Centre;

6.       notice of the proposed closure be forwarded by the applicant to the NSW Police, the NSW Fire Brigades and the NSW Ambulance Services;

7.       notification signs advising of the proposed road closures and new traffic arrangements to be strategically installed and maintained by the applicant at each end of the street at least 7 days prior to the closure;

8.       all affected residents and businesses shall be notified in writing, by the applicant, of the proposed temporary road closure at least 7 days in advance of the closure with the applicant making reasonable provision for residents;

9.       vehicular and pedestrian access for residents and businesses to their off-street car parking spaces be maintained where possible whilst site works are in progress;

10.     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, 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;

11.     the holder of this approval shall indemnify the Council against all claims, damages and costs incurred by, or charges made against, the Council in respect to death or injury to any person or damage in any way arising out of this approval. In this regard, a public liability insurance policy for an amount not less than $20,000,000 for any one occurrence is to be obtained and is to note the Council as an interested party. The holder of this approval shall inform its insurer of the terms of this condition and submit a copy of the insurance policy to the Council prior to commencement of the work the subject of this approval;

12.     the operator of any unit exercising this approval shall have this approval with them and produce it if required along with any other relevant authority approvals granted in the connection with the work;

13.     mobile cranes, cherry packers or concrete boom pumps shall not stand within the public way for extended periods when not in operation under this approval;

14.     the operation of the mobile crane shall not give rise to an "offensive noise" as defined in the Protection of Environment Operations Act, 1997. Furthermore, vibrations and/or emission of gases that are created during its operations and which are a nuisance, or dangerous to public health are not permitted;

15.     all work is to be carried out in accordance with Work Cover requirements; and

16.     the costs to repair damages, as a result of these works, to Council's footway and roadway areas will be borne by the applicant.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 9      PROPOSED ONE-WAY SLOW POINT TRAFFIC CALMING TREATMENT - TENNYSON STREET, DULWICH HILL
(ASHFIELD WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

SUMMARY

 

This is a report on the results of a resident questionnaire survey undertaken, as part of a

review of the effectiveness of the temporary one way slow point treatment in Tennyson Street, Dulwich Hill. (Refer to Figure 1).

 

As a result of the feedback from a residential survey and the benefits of increasing traffic

safety in the area, it is recommended that the proposed permanent traffic calming - one way

slow point with landscaped islands, and associated signage and line markings (Design Plan

No 6048) be APROVED.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the permanent treatment of the Tennyson Street, Dulwich Hill - One Way Slow point consisting of two landscaped islands, and associated signs and line markings (as per Design Plan No 6048) be APPROVED.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

T0217 Item 10    Lewisham LATM Final Report

SUMMARY

 

This is a recommendation to endorse the final Lewisham LATM report. The proposals within

the report are based on community input and analysis of feedback from the Public Exhibition

period through 4 November and 7 December 2016. There were 57 submissions from individual households relating to specific streets or treatments. 65% of the submissions indicated support or support with changes to the proposals. Once this recommendation is endorsed by Traffic Committee and Council the projects will be incorporated into future design and construction programs.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the final Lewisham LATM report be endorsed for implementation including the following Table 1 Final LTAM treatments:

Street

Item

Section/Location

LATM Proposals

Denison Road

1

Eltham St to Toothill St

·    Fixed radar speed display

·    Reconstruction of existing flat top road hump with kerb extension

·    Parking lane linemarking

·    On-road bicycle symbol

2

Toothill St to Hobbs St

·    Parking lane linemarking

·    On-road bicycle symbol

3

Hobbs St to Hunter St

·    Single lane slow point

Toothill Street

4

South of Victoria St

·    Raised existing pedestrian crossing with kerb extension

5

Old Canterbury Rd to New Canterbury Rd

·    Parking lane linemarking

West Street

6

South of The Boulevarde

·    Raised existing pedestrian crossing with kerb extension

Summer Hill Street

7

At Old Canterbury Road

·    Pedestrian refuge

·    Permanent “No Right Turn” restriction from Old Canterbury Road

Fred Street

8

At Victoria Street

·    Kerb extension

The Boulevarde

9

North of Eltham St

·    Kerb extension

10

South of Toothill St

·    Pedestrian refuge

Victoria Street

11

South of Toothill St

·    Pedestrian refuge

12

Hobbs St to Jubilee St

·    On-road bicycle symbol

13

Toothill St to Hunter St

·    Single lane slow point

14

At Summer Hill St

·    Kerb extension within regulatory ‘No Stopping’ distances.

Hunter Street

15

At Denison Rd

·    Modified T-intersection

Henry St

16

At Old Canterbury Rd

·    Pedestrian refuge

·    Left-in-left-out restriction

 

 

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

T0217 Item 11    REQUESTS FOR MOBILITY PARKING SPACES
(STANMORE & MARRICKVILLE WARDS/HEFFRON & NEWTOWN ELECTORATES/MARRICKVILLE & NEWTOWN LACS)

SUMMARY

 

A number of requests have been received from residents for the provision of dedicated

mobility parking space outside their residence. It is recommended that the following 'Mobility

Parking' spaces be approved as the applicants current medical conditions warrants the

provision of the space and they have constrained or no off-street parking opportunities.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the following locations:

 

1.       northern side of Clarendon Road, Stanmore in front of property no. 50 Clarendon Road, Stanmore; and

2.       northern side of Station Street, Tempe in front of property no. 45 Station Street, Tempe;

 

be APPROVED as a ‘mobility parking’ space, 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.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 12    GEHRIG LANE, CAMPERDOWN - ‘NO PARKING’ AND ‘NO STOPPING’ RESTRICTIONS
(LEICHHARDT WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

Council is seeking to address a number of concerns raised by residents regarding vehicles

obstructing access to off street parking spaces by parking on the northern side of Gehrig Lane, Camperdown opposite garage entrances.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT a 10m ‘No Stopping’ zone followed by a 17m ‘No Parking’ zone be installed on the northern side of Gehrig Lane, east of Chester Street (public road section only).

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

T0217 Item 13    DURHAM LANE, STANMORE - PROPOSED ‘NO PARKING’ RESTRICTIONS IN A SECTION OF THE LANEWAY
(STANMORE WARD/NEWTOWN ELECTORATE/NEWTOWN LAC)

SUMMARY

 

A resident of Lincoln Street, Stanmore raised concerns with vehicles parked in Durham Lane

opposite their driveway/garage and therefore restricting vehicular access into and out of their

off-street parking space and has requested full time ‘No Parking’ restrictions in the laneway.

 

Surrounding local residents have been notified of the proposal to install a 12 metre length of

‘No Parking’ restrictions along the western side of the laneway opposite the rear of property

No.2 Lincoln Street to the rear of property No.6 Lincoln Street, Stanmore to improve vehicular access to residents’ off-street parking.

 

Due to resident feedback the proposal has been amended to read ‘install a 24 metre length of ‘No Parking’ restrictions along the western side of the laneway opposite the rear of property No.2 Lincoln Street to the rear of property No.10 Lincoln Street, Stanmore to improve vehicular access to residents’ off-street parking. It is recommended that this proposal be approved.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT:

 

1.       the installation of 24 metre length of full-time ‘No Parking’ restrictions on the western side of Durham Lane, Stanmore opposite the rear of property No.2 Lincoln Street to the rear of property No.10 Lincoln Street be APPROVED, to improve vehicular access to residents’ off-street parking; and

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

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 14    FRANCIS STREET, MARRICKVILLE - CASIMIR CATHOLIC COLLEGE - CHANGES TO BUS STOP TO INCLUDE NO PARKING DROP-OFF SCHOOL ZONE HOURS
(MARRICKVILLE WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

SUMMARY

 

A request has been received from the Principal of Casimir Catholic College for the morning

and afternoon school “No Parking” drop-off/pick-up zone adjacent to the school in Francis

Street, Marrickville to be extended into the existing adjacent now defunct ‘Bus Zone’ to assist

parents and carer with the drop-off and pick-up of school children.

 

It is recommended that the existing 21 metre length “Bus Zone, 7.00AM-6.00PM School Days” restrictions on the northern side of Francis Street directly adjacent to the school driveway be changed to “No Parking, Buses Excepted 8.00am-9.30am and 2.30pm-4pm Mon-Fri – School Days Only” to allow for legal bus parking at the school and/or a continuous 50 metre length for drop-off and pick-up during peak school times.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT:

 

1.       the existing 21 metre length “Bus Zone, 7.00AM-6.00PM School Days” restrictions on the northern side of Francis Street directly adjacent to the school driveway be changed to “No Parking, Buses Excepted 8.00am-9.30am and 2.30pm-4pm Mon-Fri – School Days Only” to allow for legal bus parking at the school and/or a continuous 50 metre length for drop-off and pick-up during peak school times; and 

2.       the Principal of Casimir Catholic College and Council Parking Officers be advised in terms of this report.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 15    MINOR TRAFFIC FACILITIES
(LEICHHARDT & BALMAIN WARDS/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/ LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

This report considers minor traffic facility applications received by Inner West Council,

Leichhardt and includes ‘Disabled Parking’ and ‘Works Zone’ requests.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT:

 

1.       the 6m ‘Disabled Parking’ space in front of No.1 Callan Street, Rozelle be removed as the zone is no longer required;

2.       a 10m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in front of No.118 Louisa Road, Birchgrove for 12 weeks;

3.       the existing 16m ‘'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat’ be extended northwards so that it is a total of 34m. This would consist of a 22m ‘Works Zone’ and a 12m ‘Works Zone; separated driveway to 30-40 George Street which will be temporarily signposted as a ‘No Parking’ zone;

4.       the following be installed:

a.    a temporary 9m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' in Denison Street outside the frontage of No.46A Denison Street, Rozelle for 12 weeks; and

b.    a temporary 9m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' in Emily Street at the rear of No.46A Denison Street, Rozelle for 12 weeks.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 16    SMIDMORE STREET, MARRICKVILLE - REQUEST BY BREASTSCREEN AUSTRALIA TO POSITION A MOBILE X-RAY UNIT
(MARRICKVILLE WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

SUMMARY

 

A request has been received from ‘BreastScreen New South Wales’ to position a mobile x-ray van in Smidmore Street, Marrickville, for a period of nine (9) weeks, as in previous years. It is recommended that the request be approved, on the basis of this being an annual occurrence with no major problems being encountered previously.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT:

1.       the positioning of a ‘BreastScreen N.S.W.’ mobile x-ray van on the northern side of Smidmore Street, Marrickville, approximately 55 metres east of Edinburgh Road, outside the Marrickville Metro Shopping Centre, be APPROVED, for a period of nine (9) weeks from Friday 31 March to Friday 2 June 2017; and

2.       the existing ‘No Parking’ restrictions (for the length of van) be temporarily removed for the proposed duration (i.e. 31 March to 2 June 2017).

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 17    CHARLOTTE STREET, LILYFIELD - ANGLE PARKING AND RESIDENT PARKING SCHEME INVESTIGATION
(LEICHHARDT WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

The Traffic Committee at its meeting held on 1 December 2016 considered Item 27 regarding

the introduction of a resident parking scheme (RPS) and ‘60 degree angle parking rear to kerb’ restriction in Charlotte Street, Lilyfield. Due to concerns raised by residents, the matter was deferred pending an on-site meeting between the Committee members and residents in the street. Consequently, an invitation letter was mailed to affected residents to attend an on-site meeting at 8:30am on Thursday 2 February, prior to the formal meeting of the Traffic

Committee.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT:

 

1.       ‘60 degree angle parking rear to kerb vehicles under 6 metres only’ signs be installed on the southern side of Charlotte Street with the exception of retaining a 6.6 metre section of parallel parking at the easternmost section of the road; and

2.       the proposal to introduce a resident parking scheme in Charlotte Street be not supported at the present time due to lack of resident support.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 18    SHORT TERM PARKING RESTRICTIONS AT SCHOOLS
(LEICHHARDT & BALMAIN WARDS/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/ LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

This report considers a Council resolution to convert existing 5 minute drop-off/pick-up parking restrictions to 10 minute parking restrictions in the areas adjacent to schools within the former Leichhardt Council LGA. This parking restriction amendment was not previously considered by the Traffic Committee.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT:

 

1.       the three spaces on the western side of Eaton Street, north of Darvall Street be amended to 10 minute parking (with amended times of operation) as per the adopted minutes of the April 2016 Traffic Committee meeting;

2.       the four spaces in Mackenzie Street and Prospect Street, Leichhardt be amended to 10 minute parking (with amended times of operation) as per the adopted minutes of the May 2016 Traffic Committee meeting; and

3.       the other 5 minute parking restrictions adjacent to; Balmain Public School, Annandale Public School, St Fiacre Catholic Primary School, Inner Sydney Montessori School, Leichhardt Public School, Kegworth Public School, Father John Therry Catholic School and Annandale North Public School be retained.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 19    REQUESTS FOR ‘WORKS ZONE’ ADJACENT TO CONSTRUCTION SITES
(STANMORE & MARRICKVILLE WARDS/NEWTOWN, HEFFRON & SUMMER HILL ELECTORATES/NEWTOWN & MARRICKVILLE LACS)

SUMMARY

 

A number of requests have been received from several builders for the provision of 'Works

Zone' to facilitate construction deliveries and permit the parking of construction vehicles during loading and unloading activities.

 

It is recommended that the 'Works Zone' be approved for the construction works subject to

Council fees and charges.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT

1.       the installation of a ‘Works Zone 7AM-5.30PM Mon-Sat’ (total of 20 metres in length) on the southern side of Trafalgar Street adjacent to property no. 149 Trafalgar Street, Stanmore be APPROVED for a period of ten (10) months, for the proposed construction work;

2.       the installation of a ‘Works Zone 7AM-5.30PM Mon-Sat’ (total of 12 metres in length) on the eastern side of West Street adjacent to property no. 33 West Street, Petersham be APPROVED for a period of five (5) months, for the proposed construction work;

3.       the installation of a ‘Works Zone 7AM-5.30PM Mon-Sat’ (total of 10 metres in length) on the western side of Barwon Park Road adjacent to property no. 38 Princes Highway, St Peters be APPROVED for a period of twelve (12) months, for the proposed construction work;

4.       the installation of a ‘Works Zone 7AM-5.30PM Mon-Sat’ (total of 30 metres in length) on the eastern side of McGill Street adjacent to property no. 7-15 McGill Street, Lewisham be APPROVED for a period of twelve (12) months, for the proposed construction work; and

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

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 20    THE ‘GEAR UP GIRL’ BICYCLE EVENT
(MARRICKVILLE WARD/SUMMER HILL & HEFFRON ELECTORATES/ MARRICKVILLE & NEWTOWN LACS)

SUMMARY

 

Advice has been received from Bicycle NSW regarding the 'Gear Up Girl' bicycle challenge to be held on Sunday 12 March 2017, which will involve cycling through the Inner West Local

Government Area (LGA).

 

It is recommended that Council supports the proposed cycling event, subject to the event

being advertised, a Traffic Management Plan be submitted to the RMS for approval and advice of the proposed event be forwarded to the appropriate authorities and affected properties by the applicant.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the report be received and noted.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

T0217 Item 21    MINOR TRAFFIC FACILITIES
(LEICHHARDT & BALMAIN WARDS/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/ LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

This report advises of minor traffic facility applications received by Inner West Council,

Leichhardt that were supported between the December 2016 and February 2017 Traffic

Committee meetings. In an email dated 13 December 2016, both the RMS and Police

representative supported the subject temporary Works Zone installation.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT a 12m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in Edith Street on the side boundary of No.118-120 Marion Street, Leichhardt for 12 weeks.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 22    CAMPBELL STREET, WATERVIEW STREET, WELLS STREET AND ALEXANDER STREET, BALMAIN - RESIDENT PARKING SCHEME
(LEICHHARDT WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

Council has received correspondence from residents of Campbell Street and Waterview

Street, Balmain raising concerns regarding increased parking demands generated by

residents, commuters, trades vehicles and the employees of Sydney Ferries Maintenance

Workshops.

 

This report provides the result of a resident parking scheme investigation in Campbell Street,

Waterview Street, Wells Street and Alexander Street, Balmain.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the proposed Resident Parking Scheme in Campbell Street, Waterview Street, Wells Street and Alexander Street not be supported at the present time due to less than 50% support received from the consulted residents.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

T0217 Item 23    AMENDED LOCATIONS OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOL ZONE FLASHING LIGHTS OUTSIDE SCHOOLS IN INNER WEST LGA
(VARIOUS WARDS/ELECTORATES/LACS)

SUMMARY

 

Council has been notified by the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) that there have been

slight amendments to the locations of several of the additional school zone flashing lights that will be installed outside a number of schools throughout Inner West LGA. Installation is

expected to be completed by mid-2017.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT this report be received and noted.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

T0217 Item 24    UNNAMED LANEWAY BETWEEN MAY STREET AND THE BOULEVARDE, LILYFIELD - ROAD OCCUPANCY (STREET PARTY)
(BALMAIN WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

This report advises of a road occupancy application received by Inner West Council,

Leichhardt between the December 2016 and February 2017 Traffic Committee meetings. The road occupancy application was distributed to Traffic Committee members in an email dated 13th December 2016 and was subsequently supported by the RMS, Police and the Local Members’ representatives.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the approval of a Road Occupancy application for a Christmas street party in the unnamed laneway between May Street and The Boulevarde, Lilyfield on Saturday 17th of December 2016, be noted.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

T0217 Item 25    PARKING STUDY FOR IMPACT OF OLD TRAM SHED REDEVELOPMENT - NORTH EAST ANNANDALE
(LEICHHARDT WARD/BALMAIN ELECTORATE/LEICHHARDT LAC)

SUMMARY

 

This report provides the findings of a review of the feasibility of providing a residential parking

scheme in streets bounded by Johnston Street, The Crescent, Nelson Lane and Piper Street,

(North) Annandale, based on overall parking occupancy levels.

 

Council engaged consultants to undertake “pre-development” parking occupancy surveys in

September 2014 and “post-opening” occupancy surveys in November 2016 to assess the

potential impact of the Old Tram Sheds redevelopment at Harold Park on parking amenities in the surrounding streets of North/East Annandale.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the implementation of a Resident Parking Scheme in streets bounded by Johnston Street, The Crescent, Nelson Lane and Piper Street, Annandale not be supported at the present time due to less than 85% parking occupancy levels.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

T0217 Item 26    MARRICKVILLE PARKING STUDY REVIEW

SUMMARY

 

In 2013 Council endorsed recommendations of the Marrickville Town Centre parking

management report. The implementation of resident parking, angle parking, and short term

parking restrictions was carried out in 2014. A review of the implementation has been

completed including community engagement, parking surveys and a technical review. This

report is to recommend the draft recommendations for parking management for public

exhibition.

 

Traffic Committee Discussion

 

The Committee members agreed with the Officer’s recommendation.

 

Officer’s Recommendation

 

THAT the Draft Marrickville Parking Study review be approved for public exhibition.

 

Traffic Committee Recommendation

 

THAT the Officer’s recommendation be adopted.

 

For motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

 

Meeting closed at  pm.