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Local Traffic Committee Meeting

3 August 2017

 

 

Minutes of Meeting

 

Meeting commenced at  pm

 

 

Present:

Richard Pearson

Administrator

Rik Hart

Interim General Manager

Peter Gainsford

Deputy General Manager Assets and Environment

Michael Tzimoulas

Deputy General Manager Chief Financial and Administration Officer

John Warburton

Deputy General Manager Community and Engagement

Tanya Whitmarsh

Group Manager Governance

Rad Miladinovic

Coordinator Governance and Administration (Minute Taker)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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, 6 July 2017 be confirmed.

 

 

 

 

 

T0817 Item 1      Local Route 16 (Addison Road) - Public Consultation Report And Revised Concept Plan

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       The revised concept plan for Local Route 16 (Attachment 1 – sheets B16049-C320 to B16049-C335) be approved; and

2.       Detailed designs for the route be developed.

 

 

T0817 Item 2      Seven Bridges Walk - Special Event - (Leichhardt & Balmain Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

The Cancer Council NSW Seven Bridges Walk to be held on Sunday, 29th October 2017 be approved, subject to a current Public Liability Insurance Policy which includes the Inner West Council being an interested party being submitted by the event organiser prior to the event.

 

 

T0817 Item 3      2017 St Brendan’s Parish And School Spring Fair (Leichhardt Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt Lac) Proposed Temporary Road Closure To Hold School Spring Fair On Sunday 5th November 2017

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1)   That the temporary closure of Collins Street between Johnston Lane and Johnston Street, Annandale, on Sunday 5th November 2017 between 8:00am and 4:00pm be supported subject to the following conditions:

 

a)   That a three (3) metre unencumbered passage be available for emergency vehicles and pedestrians through the closed section of Collins Street at all times.

b)   That approval is sought from RMS to close Collins Street between Johnston Lane and Johnston Street, Annandale be obtained prior to the event.

c)   The occupation of the road carriageway must not occur until the road has been physically closed.

d)   That 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 two weeks prior to the commencement of the event.

e)   That the approved Traffic Management Plan (TMP) be implemented at the applicant’s expense.

f)    That the organiser be advised to arrange RMS accredited traffic controllers to manage the road closure.

g)   That the applicant provide and erects barricades and signage in accordance with Australian Standard AS 1742.3-2002: Traffic Control Devices for Works on Roads. As a minimum the following must be erected at both ends of the road closure area:

a.   Barrier Boards

b.   ‘Road Closed’ (T2-4) signs

c.   ‘Detour’ (T5-1) signs

h)   That the applicant produce evidence of public risk insurance cover with a minimum policy value of $10,000,000 under which Council is indemnified against all claims for damage and/or injury that may result from either the activities and/or from the occupation of the public way during the temporary road closure.

i)    That 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.

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

k)   That a copy of the Council approval be available on site for inspection by relevant authorities.

l)    That the applicant complies with any reasonable directive from Council Officers.

m)  That the applicant be requested to provide free bicycle valet parking to the public and include the availability of this service in promoting the event.

 

2)     That Council reserves the right to cancel this approval at any time.

 

 

T0817 Item 4      Cavill Avenue/Liverpool Road, Ashfield – Modification of Splitter Island And Other Measures to Facilate Pedestrian Safety.
                      
(Ashfield Ward/Summer Hill Electrate/Ashfield Lac)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   The proposed upgrade of the existing splitter island, with kerb ramp adjustments, and installation of pedestrian warning signs and markings in Cavill Avenue at the intersection of Liverpool Road, Ashfield, as shown on the concept plan, Attachment 3 be supported; and

2.   Other treatments to enhance road safety in Cavill Avenue at the intersection of Liverpool Road be investigated e.g. re-aligning the intersection of Cavill Avenue and Liverpool Road, and/or introducing a ‘40 km/h High Pedestrian Activity Area’ in Cavill Avenue and the other nearby local streets or lanes between Cavill Avenue, the railway line, Liverpool Road and Hercules Street.

 

 

T0817 Item 5      (A TRAFFIC) MARRICKVILLE ROAD, MARRICKVILLE – TEMPORARY FULL ROAD CLOSURES FOR MARRICKVILLE FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER 2017 (MARRICKVILLE WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   The proposed temporary full 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 21 October 2017 to 12:00am on Monday 23 October 2017, 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 21 October 2017;

 

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 21 October 2017;

 

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 22 October 2017 for the purpose of holding this year’s ‘Marrickville Festival’.

 

 

T0817 Item 6      (A TRAFFIC) MARRICKVILLE ROAD, MARRICKVILLE – TEMPORARY FULL ROAD CLOSURES FOR DULWICH HILL VILLAGE FAIR ON SUNDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2017 (ASHFIELD WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   The proposed temporary full road closure of Marrickville Road (between New Canterbury Road and Durham Street), Seaview Street (between Marrickville Road and property no. 24 Seaview Street), Caves Lane, the Seaview Street car park (car park adjacent to Caves Lane), the Loftus Street car park and Durham Lane, Dulwich Hill (between Durham Street and Loftus Street car park), on Sunday 10 September 2017 between 3:00am and 8:00pm, for the holding of the annual ‘ Dulwich Hill Village Fair’ (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 9 September 2017;

 

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

 

g.   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

 

h.   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.

 

 

T0817 Item 7      (A TRAFFIC) BURROWS AVENUE, SYDENHAM – PROPOSED BICYCLE CAR PORT – DESIGN PLAN (MARRICKVILLE WARD/HEFFRON ELECTORATE/NEWTOWN LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the detailed design plan of the on-road bicycle car port with kerb blisters and associated signs on the northern side of Burrows Avenue, Sydenham adjacent to Sydenham Railway Station (as per the attached design plan No. 6114 dated July 2017) be APPROVED.

 

 

T0817 Item 8      (A PARKING) REQUESTS FOR ‘WORKS ZONE’ ADJACENT TO No. 66 CONSTITUTION ROAD,DULWICH HILL
(ASHFIELD WARD / SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE / MARRICKVILLE LAC) 

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       The installation of a ‘Works Zone 7AM-5.30PM Mon-Sat’ (total of 13 metres in length) infront of no. 66 Constitution Road, Dulwich Hill be APPROVED for a period of twelve (12) months, for the proposed construction work; and

2.       The existing ‘Mobility Parking’ zone be temporarily relocated to Grove Street (side boundary of no. 72 Constitution Road) for the duration of the ‘Works Zone’.

3.       The costs of 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 applicant.

 

 

T0817 Item 9      PROPOSED NO STOPPING RESTRICITONS IN BRIGHTON STREET AT WENTWORTH STRET, PETERSHAM (STANMORE WARD/NEWTOWN ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

1.       'No Stopping' restrictions on the northern side of Brighton Street, Petersham, for a distance of 10m either side of Wentworth Street be APPROVED in accordance with Australian Road Rules to improve sight lines and increase safety at the intersection; and

2.       The applicant, respondents and Council Rangers be advised in terms of this report.

 

 

T0817 Item 10    (A PARKING) PROPOSED 'NO PARKING' IN GARNERS LANE, MARRICKVILLE BETWEEN SEYMOUR LANE AND THE REAR OF 83 FRAMPTON AVENUE (MARRICKVILLE WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.       ‘No Parking’ restrictions in Garners Lane, Marrickville (eastern side) between Seymour Lane and the rear of property no. 83 Frampton Avenue be APPROVED; and

2.       The applicants, respondents and Council Rangers be advised in terms of this report.

 

 

T0817 Item 11    (A PARKING) PROPOSED REMOVAL OF 'NO PARKING' NESTOR LANE, LEWISHAM - SOUTHERN SIDE (STANMORE WARD/SUMMER HILL ELECTORATE/MARRICKVILLE LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   Removal of the existing ‘No Parking’ restrictions in Nestor Lane, Lewisham (southern side) except at the rear of property nos 4 & 6 Thomas Street be APPROVED; and

 

2.   The residents, respondents and Council Rangers be advised in terms of this report.

 

 

T0817 Item 12    (A) HOPETOUN LANE, CAMPERDOWN - EXTENSION OF ‘NO PARKING’ RESTRICTIONS IN THE LANEWAY (STANMORE WARD / NEWTOWN ELECTORATE / NEWTOWN LAC)       

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   The installation of full-time ‘No Parking’ restrictions on the western side of Hopetoun Lane, Camperdown between the rear of property No.102 Australia Street to No.112 Australia Street, Camperdown (inclusive) be APPROVED, in order to provide unobstructed vehicular access to residents’ off-street car parking spaces; and

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

 

 

T0817 Item 13    Modification Of No Parking Restriction- John Street, Leichhardt
(Leichhardt Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt Lac)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

The hours of the existing 6m ‘No Parking 8am-6pm’ space outside Nos.21-35 John Street, Leichhardt  be modified to ‘No Parking 8am-6pm Mon-Fri’.

 

 

T0817 Item 14    Laneway Rear of 70 Smith Street, Summer Hill - Request For ‘No Parking’ Restrictions.
                      
(Ashfield Ward/Summer Hill Electrate/Ashfield Lac)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

A full time 'No Parking' restriction be installed on the northern side of the unnamed rear lane south and parallel to Smith Street, between 41 metres and 57 metres west of the kerb alignment of Spencer Street, Summer Hill.

 

 

T0817 Item 15    ‘No Parking’ And ‘No Stopping’ Restrictions – Unnamed Laneway Between Flood Street And National Street, Leichhardt (Leichhardt Ward/Balmain Electorate/Leichhardt Lac)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   A 13m ‘No Parking’ zone to be installed on the northern side of the unnamed laneway between Ivory Lane and National Street extending west from the common boundary of No.24 Myrtle Street and No.41 Flood Street (Wangal Nura Park); and

2.   The southern side of the unnamed laneway between Ivory Lane and National Street (side boundary of Nos. 39 Flood Street and 42 National Street) be signposted as ‘No Parking’ with 10m ‘No Stopping’ zones being installed at the intersections.

 

 

T0817 Item 16    Minor Traffic Facilities (Leichhardt & Balmain Wards/ Balmain Electorate/ Leichhardt Lac)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT:

 

1.   That the ‘Disabled Parking’ space in front of No.34 Stephen Street, Balmain be removed as the zone is no longer required;

2.   That a 5.5m ‘Disabled Parking’ zone be installed in front of No.19 Steward Street, Lilyfield replacing the existing resident parking restrictions;

3.   That a 5.5m ‘Disabled Parking’ zone be installed in front of No.30 Oxford Street, Rozelle replacing the existing 4P ticket parking restrictions;

4.   That a 9m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in front of No.141 Lilyfield Road, Lilyfield for 12 weeks subject to the applicant receiving written concurrence from the residents at No.143 Lilyfield Road, Lilyfield; and

5.   That a 30m 'Works Zone 7.00am - 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 7.00am - 1.00pm Sat' be installed in Beattie Street, Balmain in front of No.73 Beattie Street, Balmain for 12 weeks, temporarily replacing the 4P ticket parking restrictions.

 

 

T0817 Item 17    (C) HOLBEACH AVENUE, TEMPE – TEMPORARY FULL ROAD CLOSURES FOR MS SYDNEY TO THE GONG BIKE RIDE ON SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2017 (MARRICKVILLE WARD/HEFFRON ELECTORATE/NEWTOWN LAC)

RECOMMENDATION

 

THAT the report be received and noted.

 

 

 

 

Meeting closed at  pm.