Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 86 KB

2.

Absence of Members (If any)

3.

Declaration of Members' Disclosable Pecuniary interests and Non Pecuniary interests (If any)

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (If any)

5.

Public Comments and Questions (If any)

    Minutes:

    Mr. Rupert Denny addressed the Committee by making a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 6 (Referrals from the Finchley and Golders Green Residents’ Forum – Volume and Speed of Traffic on Addison Way)

     

    Members noted the comment and asked questions of Mr. Denny.

     

    Mr. Jeremiah Fryer addressed the Committee by making a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 6 (Referrals from the Finchley and Golders Green Residents’ Forum – Speeding on West Heath Drive)

     

    Members noted the comment and asked questions of Mr. Fryer.

     

    Ms. Delory Lowndes and Ms. Kathy Batten addressed the Committee by making a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 6 (Referrals from the Finchley and Golders Green Residents’ Forum – Proposed Controlled Parking Zone in Leopold and Leslie Roads. 

     

    Members noted the comment and asked questions of Ms. Delory Lowndes and Ms. Kathy Batten. 

     

    RESOLVED that:

     

    1.                  Committee allocate £2000 for a speed survey on West Heath Drive, with the location to be confirmed with Ward Councillors. 

    2.                  The Committee note the public comments as set out above. 

     

     

6.

Matters referred from the Finchley and Golders Green Area Residents Forum (If any) pdf icon PDF 167 KB

    Minutes:

    Residents’ Forum Referral 1:

     

    Submitted by:       Gary Shaw on behalf of Hampstead Garden Suburb          

                                   Residents Association

    Received:              15 June 2018

    Road and Traffic Committee Issue:  Volume and speed of traffic on Addison Way

     

    The Committee considered the petition and the comment made in Agenda Item 5.  Following discussion, the Committee determined to allocate £3000 of CIL funding towards investigations, which could include the feasibility of changes to curbs.  Officers were requested to contact Ward Councillors once they had made necessary enquiries.  The Committee instructed that if further funding was needed, that Officers bring the matter back to Committee.

     

    Residents’ Forum Referral 2:

     

     

    Petition:               Speeding on West Heath Drive

    Lead Petitioner:   Mr J Fryer

    Received:            12 December 2018

    Signatures:          58

     

    The Committee considered the above and instructed that £2000 from CIL funding be allocated for a speed survey to take place for one week and that the results of that survey are bought back to the

    Committee.  

     

     

    Residents’ Forum Referral 3:

     

    Petition:             Proposed Controlled Parking Zone in Leopold and Leslie  

                                Roads

    Lead petitioner: Delory Lowndes

    Received:           14 December – paper petition

    Signatures:        144

     

    The Committee noted the comments made by the public speakers at Agenda Item 5, and noted that their views the supported the recommendations made in the report at Agenda Item 11 ( Leslie Leopold Road N2 – Consultation Results)

     

    During the consideration of the above item, Councillor Anne Hutton declared a non-pecuniary interest by virtue of living in East Finchley and having a parking permit for the area.

     

    During the consideration of this item, Councillor Arjun Mittra asked to put on record his thanks to Lisa Wright and Jackie Staples in relation to the Leslie / Leopold Road item.  He further thanks the Chairman of the Committee for his support. 

     

    RESOLVED that the Committee issue their instructions to Officers as set out above.

The Chairman announced a variation to the agenda, with Item 11 - Leslie / Leopold Road N2 - Consultation Results being considered next.

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Leslie Road/ Leopold Road, N2- Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 264 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report and noted that the Committee had heard from Members that evening who supported the recommendations set out in the report.

     

    Following the consideration of the report, it was unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee note the results of the statutory consultation as set out in this report and the requests for a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ).

    2.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee agreed that no further action will be taken to progress the one-way system and 20 mph zone on Leslie Road and Leopold Road.

    3.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee give instruction to the Strategic Director for Environment to carry out a detailed design and statutory consultation related to the introduction of a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) on Leslie Road and Leopold Road.

    4.    That the results of the Statutory Consultation referred to in recommendation 3, are reported back to the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee to determine whether the agreed proposal should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification and to allocate funding to implement the scheme.

    5.    That the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee note that the detailed design and Statutory consultation will be undertaken with the existing funded allocated to one-way and 20mph scheme from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget.

     

8.

Petitions (if any)

9.

Area Committee Grants Funding pdf icon PDF 238 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report, which updated Members on the budget allocations for the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee.

     

    Mr. Jamie Cooke - Interim Assistant Director, Transportation & Highways advised that a new format for the report had been used. 

     

    A Member questioned if the Committee would receive £150,000 funding next year.  Mr. Cooke undertook to confirm the position.

     

    Following the consideration of the report, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the amount available for allocation during 2018/19, as set out in Appendix 1.

    2.    To note the amount of re-allocated underspends & overspends in Section 2.1.

     

10.

Members' Items (if any)

11.

Members' Items - Area Committee Funding Applications (if any) pdf icon PDF 244 KB

    Minutes:

    Item 1 – Member’s Items in the name of Councillor John Marshall - Hampstead Way Speedcheck Breakdown.

     

    Following discussion, the Committee RESOLVED:

     

    To approve funding of £2,000 for a speed check 7 day 24 hours on Hampstead Way: b/w Wellgarth and Wildwood Road junctions.  The date that the survey is undertaken is to be discussed with Ward Councillors.   

     

    Item 2 – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Rohit Grover – Bench to be installed next to the Northbound Northway Bus Stop by Litchfield Way

     

    Following discussion, the Committee RESOLVED:

     

    To approve funding of £1500 for a bench in the location above.

     

    Item 3 – Rosemont Avenue, N12 - Review of traffic and off-road markings to include consideration of a one way system or installing a point no entry system. 

     

    Following discussion, the Committee RESOLVED:

     

    To allocate £5,000 for a feasibility study to cover a review of traffic and off-road markings and to include consideration of a one way system or installing a point no entry system. 

     

    RESOLVED that the Committee issue their instructions to Officers as set out above and report back to a future meeting. 

     

12.

The Grove - One-Way pdf icon PDF 252 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report which detailed the recommendation to remove the proposed The Grove -  One-way Scheme from the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee work programme and set out the reasons behind the recommendation.

     

    Following consideration of the report, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the content of the report and remove the Scheme related to a One-way system on The Grove, from the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee work programme.

    2.    That following the removal of the Scheme from the Finchley and Golders Green work programme that any remaining budget is re-allocated to the Finchley and Golders Green Committee budget.

13.

Churchfield Avenue - Proposed One-Way System between High Road and Woodhouse Road, N12 pdf icon PDF 273 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report, which detailed the results of surveys undertaken to address concerns raised by residents regarding traffic flows and speeding issues on Churchfield Avenue N12.

     

    Following a request from a Member, Officers undertook to come back to the Committee with the implementation costs of the scheme following the detailed design and Statutory consultation. 

     

     

    Following the consideration of the item, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the results of the speed counts and collision statistics in this report.

    2.    To approve the Officer preferred Option of a one-way system from (A1000) High Road in an easterly direction towards the junction with Woodhouse Road.

    3.    To authorise the Strategic Director for Environment to consult residents and stakeholders on the preferred Option.

    4.    That the results of the Statutory Consultation referred to in recommendation 3, are reported back to the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee to determine whether the agreed proposal should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification and to allocate funding to implement the scheme.

    5.    To agree to allocate the funding of £6,000 CIL from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget to design and carry out statutory consultation.

14.

Glenhurst Road, N12- Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 254 KB

    Minutes:

    At the invitation of the Chairman, Lisa Wright – Traffic and Development Manager, introduced the report, and noted that a petition on Glenhhurst Road was currently circulating and would make its way through the Governance Process in due course.  Ms. Wright noted that the petition appeared aligned with the recommendations set out in the Committee Report.  A Member noted that they had previously spoken to the residents involved in the petition at a site meeting.

     

    Following the consideration of the report, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the results of the formal consultation as set out in this report.

    2.    To agree that no further action will be taken to progress the priority give-way system on Glenhurst Road.

    3.    To agree to progress an alternative feasibility Study on an option for One-way working on Glenhurst Road.

    4.    To note the feasibility study in recommendation 3 can be funded with the existing funding allocated to the scheme.

    5.    That the results of the feasibility study will be reported back to the Finchley and Golders Green Area Committee for consideration.

     

     

     

15.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 211 KB

    Minutes:

    The Committee considered the Forward Work Programme, as set out in the agenda.

     

    Following questions from Members, Ms. Wright advised the Committee that the following reports would come to the April 2019 meeting:

    -       Erskine Road (Hampstead Garden Suburb)

    -       East Finchley CPZ.

     

    Ms. Wright undertook to confirm with Members when the following reports would come to Committee:

    -       Temple Fortune Lan

    -       Safety Measures in Buxted and Ashurst Road

    -       CPZ for Beresford Road. 

     

    RESOLVED that the Committee note the Forward Work Programme.

16.

Any item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent