Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BQ

Contact: Anita Vukomanovic 020 8359 7034 Email: anita.vukomanovic@barnet.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

Chairman's Introduction

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting and explained that the running order had changed.

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Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 75 KB

    Minutes:

    Councillor Houston noted that his name was omitted from the minutes under his member’s item. The Committee agreed to this correction.

     

    Subject to this correction, the Committee: RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting dated 4 February 2019 be agreed as a correct record.

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) pdf icon PDF 66 KB

    Minutes:

    Kipp Foster made a public comment, on behalf of Mark Foster, in relation to Agenda Item 10 Member’s Item – Application for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funding (by Councillor Arjun Mittra’s on Safety around the junction of Church Lane and The High Road).

     

    Colette Symonds made a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 10 Member’s Item – Application for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funding (by Councillor Arjun Mittra’s on Safety around the junction of Church Lane and The High Road).

     

    Alison Munday made a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 10 Member’s Item – Application for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funding (by Councillor Arjun Mittra’s on Safety around the junction of Church Lane and The High Road).

     

    Alison Munday made a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 10 Member’s Item – Application for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funding (by Councillor Arjun Mittra’s on Safety around the junction of Church Lane and The High Road).

     

    Dr Mark Berelowitz made a public comment, on behalf of Carole Barzilay, in relation to Agenda Item 15 East Finchley CPZ Area – Parking Consultation Results

     

    Sonia Bogdanor made a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 15 East Finchley CPZ Area – Parking Consultation Results

     

    Suki Dhanak made a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 15 East Finchley CPZ Area – Parking Consultation Results

     

    Marc Hommel made a public comment in relation to Agenda Item 14 Results of the statutory consultation for the proposed Garden Suburb ‘GS’ CPZ extension.

     

    Details of the written comments were provided with the agenda papers for the meeting. Oral responses were given to the supplementary questions at the meeting and the audio recording is available online.

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Matters referred from the Finchley and Golders Green Area Residents Forum (If any) pdf icon PDF 245 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the item which related to a petition referred up from the 6 March Finchley and Golder’s Green Residents Forum titled: Parking at Kenwood Close.

     

    Mr Karim Lalani addressed the committee on behalf of Michael Bennett in relation to Parking at Kenwood Close and the issues with the turning circle.

     

    Following comments and questions from Members, agreed for double yellow lines along the turning circle and single yellow lines for 1 hour during the day along Kenwood Close. 

     

    The Committee therefore:

     

    RESOLVED to allocate £2,500 for the single and double Yellow lines along Kenwood Close.

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Petitions (if any) pdf icon PDF 156 KB

    Minutes:

    Emily Candler the Lead Petitioner, addressed the Committee in relation to the petition titled: Petition: Make our school crossing safer for everyone, which had received over 2000 signature.

     

    Following consideration, the Committee unanimously RESOLVED: To take the recommendation as agreed under the agenda item 10: Member’s Item – Application for Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funding (by Councillor Arjun Mittra’s on Safety around the junction of Church Lane and The High Road.

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Area Committee Funding - Community Infrastructure Levy update pdf icon PDF 239 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

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

     

    A Member questioned if a neighbourhood plan or a neighbourhood order was within the area, the constituency would receive an extra 25% allocation on top of the £150000. Mr. Cooke undertook to confirm the position at the next meeting.

     

    The Committee unanimously RESOLVED:

     

    1.    To note the amount available for allocation during 2018/19, as set out in paragraph 6.2.1 and in Appendix 1 £0.017m. From 1 April 2019 the 2019/20 £0.150m allocation becomes available for drawdown.

     

    2.    To note the amount of reallocated underspends & overspends in Section 2.1

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Members' Items (if any) pdf icon PDF 238 KB

    Minutes:

    Item 1 – Member’s Items in the name of Councillor Shimon Ryde - Review CPZ in Elmcroft Avenue NW11- Childs Hill.

     

    Following discussion, the Committee RESOLVED:

    To approve funding of £3,000 to undertake an informal consultation of the current hours of operation of the CPZ applicable to Elmcroft Avenue and consider including the relevant adjacent roads.

     

    Item 2 – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Anne Hutton – Church Path North Finchley – Woodhouse.

     

    Following discussion, the Committee RESOLVED:

    To note the concerns and that the street cleansing team would liaise with Councillor Hutton on the concerns raised.

     

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

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Members' Items - Area Committee Funding Applications (if any) pdf icon PDF 243 KB

    Minutes:

    Item 1 – Member’s Items in the name of Councillor John Marshall - Meadway Gate Roundabout was withdrawn to allow for further consultation with residents.

     

    Item 2 – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Dean Cohen– Fencing at Woodlands Close, NW11.

     

    Following discussion, the Committee RESOLVED:

    To approve funding of up to £5000 for wooden posts to be put around the edge of the green at Woodlands Close in liaison with relevant Greenspaces officers to ensure that spacing of the posts allows the lawn mowers appropriate access to the green.

     

    Item 3 – Member’s Item in the name of Councillor Arjun Mittra– Safety around the junction of Church Lane and The High Road.

     

    Following discussion on this item and in conjunction with item 7, the Committee RESOLVED:

    1.    To instruct the road safety and school travel officer to contact the school and present to pupils on road safety.

    2.    To further discuss with TfL the implementation of the delay between road traffic signals and the pedestrian crossing signals.

    3.    To allocate £5000 for officers to undertake the necessary feasibility study and bring a report that will detail discussions with TfL and suggested next steps, including interim solutions to make the crossing safer. An update will be brought to the next meeting.

     

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

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The Vale - Speed Survey Results pdf icon PDF 174 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 The Vale NW11.

     

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

     

    1.    To note the results of the speed survey that was undertaken in The Vale, NW11.

     

    2.    To install two vehicle activated signs in The Vale at an approximate cost of £10,000 from the F&GG Area Committee CIL funding.

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Temple Fortune Lane - Speed Survey Results pdf icon PDF 174 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 Temple Fortune NW11.

     

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

     

    1.    To note the results of the speed survey that was undertaken in Temple Fortune Lane, NW11.

     

    2.    To install vehicle activated signs and road markings in Temple Fortune Lane at an approximate cost of £10,000 from F&GG Area Committee CIL funding.

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Friary Road Traffic Management Measures - update report pdf icon PDF 191 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report, which provides an update following the introduction of road safety measures installed to address concerns about the speed of traffic in Friary Road, N12.

     

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

     

    1.    To note the information about traffic speeds recorded from vehicle activated signs recently installed in Friary Road.

     

    To note the recommendation that no further action is taken at this time although officers will continue to monitor vehicle speeds in Friary Road.

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Results of the statutory consultation for the proposed Garden Suburb 'GS' CPZ extension pdf icon PDF 285 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report, that advised the outcome of the statutory consultation undertaken on proposals to extend the Garden Suburb ‘GS’ Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) into Erskine Hill, North Square and Temple Fortune Hill.

     

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

     

    1.    Having considered the feedback to the statutory consultation, to instruct the Executive Director, Environment to introduce the extension to the Garden Suburb ‘GS’ CPZ into Erskine Hill (between North Square and Temple Fortune Hill), North Square and Temple Fortune Hill (between Willifield Way and Erskine Hill) as originally proposed, through the making of the relevant Traffic Management Orders, with the exception of the modification outlined in (a) below, and as shown on the drawing in Appendix C.

     

    a. that the proposed ‘at any time’ waiting restrictions on the north-west side of North Square outside Nos. 4, 5 and 6 North Square should not be introduced.

     

    2.    To instruct the Executive Director, Environment to introduce the resident permit parking place on Central Square outside St Jude’s Vicarage as originally proposed, through the making of the relevant Traffic Management Orders.

     

    3.    To instruct the Executive Director, Environment to prepare a report outlining the feedback to the introduction of the CPZ extension and any other pertinent parking issues, for the Committee’s consideration.

     

    4.    To allocate the funding in the sum of £11,000 for the recommended actions outlined in 1, 2 and 3 above from this year’s CIL Area Committee budget.

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East Finchley CPZ Area - Parking Consultation Results pdf icon PDF 362 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report, that detailed results of the informal consultation to review the existing East Finchley CPZ in respect of introducing a sub-zone namely The Causeway, Cedar Drive and Edmunds Walk.

     

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

     

    1.    That having considered the feedback to the informal consultation undertaken as set out in this report, to instruct the Executive Director, Environment to design, and carry out a statutory consultation on proposals to remove the roads shown in Appendix A from the East Finchley ‘M’ Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) and re-designate those roads in a new CPZ permit code.

     

    2.    To instruct the Executive Director, Environment to include the conversion of two parking places in Durham Road N2 to allow holders of the new CPZ permit code to park in.

     

    3.    To instruct the Executive Director, Environment to investigate the potential to include additional parking spaces as part of the design referred to in 1. above.

     

    4.    To instruct the Executive Director, Environment to report the outcome of the statutory consultation back to a future meeting of this Committee for a decision to be made on whether the proposals should be implemented or not, and if so, with or without modification.

     

    5.    To allocate the funding in the sum of £7,000 for the recommended actions outlined in 1, 2, 3 and 4 above from the 2019/20 CIL Area Committee budget.

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Any item(s) the Chairman decides are urgent