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Local Traffic Committee Meeting

6 July 2017

 

 

Minutes of Traffic Committee Meeting – 6 July 2017

 

Meeting commenced at  pm

 

 

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Public Speakers:         see last page of these minutes.

 

 

1. Acknowledgement of Country by Chairperson

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

 

 

2. Notice of Live Streaming of Council Meeting

The Administrator advised that the Council meeting was being streamed live on Council's website and members of the public must ensure their speech to the Council is respectful and use appropriate language.

 

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS:          Nil.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

That the Minutes of the Local Traffic Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 1 June 2017 be confirmed.

 

 

 

 

 


 

T0717 Item 1      (A PARKING) Alice Street, Newtown - Proposed Drop-Off & Pick-Up Zone Associated with Proposed Childcare Centre (Stanmore Ward/Newtown Electorate/Newtown LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT subject to development consent being granted for the Development Application (DA201600678.01) of 2/32-72 Alice Street, Newtown;

 

1.   Council approve the installation of ‘P10minute 7:00am-9:00am, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Mon-Fri’ restrictions for a distance of 12 metres along the southern side of Alice Street, Newtown directly outside 2/32-72 Alice Street, Newtown, in order to facilitate an on-street drop-off/pick-up parking zone; and

2.   the costs of the supply and installation of the associated parking signage are to be borne by the applicant in accordance with Council’s Fees and Charges.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 2      (A PARKING) Marrickville Town Centre Parking Review (Marrickville Ward/Heffron Electorate/Marrickville LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the final recommendations of the Marrickville Parking Review as listed in the Table below be approved.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 3      (A PARKING) Requests for Mobility Parking Spaces (Marrickville & Ashfield Wards/Summer Hill Electorate/Marrickville LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the following locations:

 

1.       eastern side of Roach Street, Marrickville in front of property no. 2 Roach Street, Marrickville;

2.       eastern side of Union Street, Dulwich Hill adjacent to property no. 643 New Canterbury Road, Dulwich Hill;

3.       northern side of Frederick Street, St Peters in front of property no. 23 Frederick Street , St Peters; and

4.       eastern side of Quarry Street, Tempe in front of property no.8 Quarry 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.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 4      (A Parking) Hodern Avenue Petersham - Proposed Permig (Stanmore Ward/Newtown Electorat/Marrickville LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the installation of ‘2P 8am–10pm Mon-Fri, Area M5 Permit Holders Excepted’ restrictions on the eastern side of Hordern Avenue, Petersham (between Croydon Street and the cul de sac) be APPROVED, in order to provide parking opportunities for local residents;  and

2.       the statutory ’No Stopping’ zones (10 metres in length) be put in place where required as part of the recommended parking changes listed above.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 5      (A) Fowler Lane, Camperdown - Extension of Statutory 'No Stopping' Restrictions at Tooth Lane to Improve Access (Stanmore Ward/Newtown Electorate/Newtown LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the proposal to extend the existing 6 metre length of ‘No Stopping’ restrictions on the south side of Fowler Lane east of Tooth Lane be extended 4 metres eastward to a distance of 10 metres from its intersection with Tooth Lane, Camperdown be APPROVED in order to deter illegal parking, increase safety and visibility for turning motorists, and improve vehicular access into and out of residents’ off-street parking.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 6      (A PARKING) Barker Lane, Lewisham - 'No Paking' Restrictions in the Laneway (Stanmore Ward/Newtown Electorate/Marrickville LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the installation of full-time ‘No Parking’ restrictions on the western side of Barker Lane, Lewisham along the 34 metre lenght of the laneway (from the end of the cul-de-sac to the statutory 10 metre distance) be APPROVED, in order to provide unobstructed vehicular access to the laneway and to the off-street car parking spaces and deter illegal parking across vehicular crossings;

 

2.       the installation of statutory ‘No Stopping’ restrictions on the north-west side of Barker Lane, Lewisham for a distance of 10 metres from its intersection with Barker Street, Lewisham be APPROVED, in order to deter illegal parking, improve access for turning motorists and increase safety; and

 

3.       the applicants, Council Rangers and affected residents be advised in terms of this report.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 7      (A PARKING) Gordon Street, Annandale - 'No Stopping' Restrictions (Leichhardt Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT a 10m ‘No Stopping’ zone be installed on the western side of Gordon Street, north of Water Street, Annandale.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 8      (A PARKING) Emma Street and Hill Street, Leichhardt 'No Stopping' Restrictions (Leichhardt Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       a 10m ‘No Stopping’ zone be installed on the southern side of Hill Street, west of Emma Street, Leichhardt; and

2.       a 10m ‘No Stopping’ zone be installed on the western side of Emma Street, south of Hill Street, Leichhardt.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 9      (A PARKING) Minor Traffic Facilities (Leichhardt & Balmain Wards/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)     

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   the ‘Disabled Parking’ space in front of No.9 Cecily Street, Lilyfield be removed as the zone is no longer required;

2.   the ‘Disabled Parking’ space in front of No. 2 Reuss Street, Balmain be removed as the zone is no longer required;

3.   the ‘Disabled Parking’ space in front of No.156 Beattie Street, Balmain be removed as the zone is no longer required;

4.   a 6m ‘Disabled Parking’ zone be installed in front of No.21 Nelson Street, Rozelle (overhanging across No.23 Nelson Street by 1.5m) replacing the 4P ticket parking (RPS) restrictions;

5.   a 10m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in front of No.99 Evans Street, Rozelle for 12 weeks with the 2P Resident Parking zone being temporarily removed;  and

6.   a 10m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in front of No.2A Hart Street, Balmain East for 12 weeks (adjacent to driveway of No.2A Hart Street).

 

 


 

T0717 Item 10    (A PARKING) Request for Mobility Parking Space at/near No 23A Albert Parade, Ashfield

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the installation of a mobility parking space in front of/near No. 23A in Albert Parade, Ashfield, be supported.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 11    (A PARKING) Request for Works Zone Installation Outside 17 Charlotte Street, Ashfield (Haberfield Ward / Summer Hill Electorate / Ashfield LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   a 7.5m ‘Works Zone 10.00am to 2.00pm Mon-Fri, No Stopping At Other Times’ be temporarily installed outside 17 Charlotte Street, 19m north of Elizabeth Street, Ashfield for 12 weeks;

 

2.   the rear 7.5m section of the existing ‘NO STOPPING’ zone (26.5m in total) be temporarily replaced with the above temporary 'Works Zone';  and

 

3.   the cost of supply, installation and removal of the 'Works Zone' signs be met by the applicant, in accordance with Council’s current Fees and Charges.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 12    (A TRAFFIC) 2017 Footprints ECO Festival (Leichhardt/Balmain) Proposed Temporary Road Closure to Hold Footprints Festival on Sunday 27 August 2017

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the following temporary road closures for the ‘Footprints Eco’ festival to be held at Whites Creek Valley Park and William Stewart playground in Annandale from 2pm on Saturday, 26th August to 7pm on Sunday,  27th August 2017 be supported, subject to the TMP being approved by RMS:

 

•        Smith Street between Piper Street and Gilles Street,

•        Gillies Street between Young Street and cul-de-sac,

•        Gillies Lane between Gillies Street and Wisdom Street,

•        Wisdom Street, west of Young Street

 

2.       all residents, business houses, churches, hotels etc. in and around the affected areas be notified in advance of the temporary parking changes and temporary internal road closures in the subject area;

3.       a three (3) metre unencumbered passage be available for emergency vehicles though all the closed section of internal roads at all times;

4.       all advertising of the event encourage the use of Public Transport;

5.       those additional public transport services, if necessary, be organised in coordination with the STA;

6.       free bicycle valet parking be provided to the public and include the availability of this service in promoting the event;

7.       Council provides and erects barricades and signage in accordance with Australian Standard AS 1742.3-1996: Traffic Control Devices for Works on Roads;

8.       all traffic controllers must hold RMS certification;

9.       all reasonable directions of Police be obeyed if such directions are given;

10.     the local area Fire & Rescue NSW station be notified of the event details;

11.     Council’s Manager Resource Recovery Services must be notified of the clean-up arrangements (Council contact: Allan Willding 9367 9222);  and

12.     the conduct of any activities or use of any equipment required in conjunction with the road closures must not result in any “offensive noise” as defined by the Noise Control Act.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 13    (A TRAFFIC) Little Commodore Street, Newtown - Proposed Kerb Extension Design Plan (Stanmore Ward/Newtown Electorate/Newtown LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the detailed design plan of the kerb extension with a new kerb and gutter alignment in Little Commodore Street, Newtown at its intersection with Pearl Street (as per the attached design plan No. 6167) be APPROVED.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 14    (A TRAFFIC) Murray Street, Marrickville - Temporary Road Closure to Carry Out Crane Lift Escalators into Metro Shopping Centre (Marrickville Ward/Newtown Electorate/Marrickville LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the proposed  temporary full road closure of Murray Street (between Victoria Road and Smidmore Street) Marrickville for a period of 43 hours from 6:00pm to 1:00pm continuously on 25th August till 27th of August 2017, in order to stand a mobile crane on Murray Street to crane lift Escalators across Murray Street into Metro shopping Centre, Marrickville, 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.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 15    (A TRAFFIC) 2017 Spring Cycle (Leichhardt/Balmain/Leichhardt LAC) - Traffic Management Plant and Traffic Control Plan for the 2017 Spring Cycle Event

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.    the 2017 Bicycle NSW Spring Cycle event to be held on Sunday, 15 October 2017 be supported, subject to:

 

(a)   the Traffic Management Plan and Traffic Control Plans being approved by the Transport Management Centre;

(b)   the event organiser producing a current Public Liability Insurance Policy with Inner West Council being included as an Interested Party;

 

2.    the organiser of the event be requested to advise the affected properties in Canal Road, Leichhardt  regarding the Event details to discourage traffic movements through the narrow section of Canal Road during the critical period of the event.; and

 

3.    the representative of Bicycle New South Wales be advised of the Committee’s recommendation.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 16    (A TRAFFIC) Australia Street, Newtown - Temporary Full Road Closure to Carry Out Crane Lift Works for Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (Stanmore Ward/Newtown Electorate/Newtown LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the proposed temporary full road closure of Australia Street, Newtown, between Hoffman Lane and Alton Lane, be APPROVED, for a period of 3 hours on 3rd August 2017 between the hours of 3:00am and 6:00am, in order to stand a mobile crane at the intersection of Australia Street and Alton Lane to install A/C compressors for the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 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 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;

 

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

 

5.   notification signs advising of the proposed temporary full 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;

 

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

 

7.   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;

 

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, 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;

 

9.   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;

 

10. 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;

 

11. 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;

 

12. 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;

 

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

 

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

 

 


 

T0717 Item 17    (A TRAFFIC) Smith Street, Tempe - Removal of Speed Cushions (Marrickville Ward/Heffron Electorate/Newtown LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the speed cushions adjacent to property no. 40 & no. 42 Smith Street be removed following notification of neighbouring properties.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 18    (A TRAFFIC) Bay Run (Leichhardt Ward/Balmain electorate/Leichhardt LAC) Proposed Temporary Road Closure to hold Bay Run Event on Sunday 6 August 2017

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       the proposed temporary closure of Maliyawul Street, Lilyfield, north of Le Montage Function Centre on Sunday, 6th August 2017 between 6.00am and 10.30am be supported, subject to the TMP and TCP being approved by RMS;

2.       the applicant be advised to contact OEH to seek approval for the proposed temporary closure of Waterfront Drive, between Central Avenue and Military Drive for the event (within Callan Park, Lilyfield);

3.       the applicant be requested to implement the RMS approved Traffic Management Plan (TMP) and Traffic Control Plan (TCP) related to the temporary closure of Maliyawul Street and Waterfront Drive, Lilyfield at its own cost;

4.       the applicant be requested to arrange a letter box drop to nearby properties, La  Montage, Leichhardt Park & Aquatic Centre, Leichhardt Rowing Club and Balmain Soccer Club (Callan Park) two weeks prior to the event;

5.       the event organiser be requested to produce a current Public Liability Insurance Policy with Inner West Council being included as an Interested Party;  and

6.       Council’s Parks & Open Space Planner be advised of the Committee’s recommendation.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 19    (B INFORMATION).  Australian Air Force Cadets Annual Street Procession Through Ashfield Sunday 6 August 2017 (Ashfield & Leichhardt Wards/Summer Hill Electorate/Ashfield LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

The Street Procession to be held on Sunday, 6 August 2017 be supported, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    the applicant make formal application to the NSW Police Service for its approval, and that the Procession be conducted under the control of the NSW Police;

 

2.    the applicant arrange the appropriate and necessary notification to affected residents and shopkeepers in the area advising of the Procession; and

 

3.    Sydney Buses be requested to arrange to either hold back or divert bus services in the area.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 20    (B INFORMATION) Livingstone Road, Marrickville - Temporary Road Closures for St Brigid's Church on Sunday 30 July 2017 (Marrickville Ward/Summer Hill Electorate/Marrickville LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT;

 

1.   The report be received and noted; and

 

2.   Council provide barricades at no cost to assist the Police implementing the proposed temporary road closures as in previous years.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 21    (C) 2/32-72 Alice Street, Newtown - Proposed Childcare Centre (Stanmore Ward/Newtown Electorate/Newtown LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the report be received and noted.

 

 


 

T0717 Item 22    Bedford Street, Newtown - Newtown Community Market – Modification to Consent Conditions – TMP and Bump in and Bump Out Procedure (Stanmore Ward / Newtown Electorate / Newtown LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the report be received and noted.

 

 

 

Meeting closed at  pm.