{meta} Agenda for North West Area Committee on Tuesday 20th February, 2018, 2.30 pm

Agenda

Venue: Conference Room - Ballymun Civic Offices. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the North West Area Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 16th January 2017 pdf icon PDF 114 KB

2.

Questions to the Area Manager pdf icon PDF 94 KB

3.

Cabra Area Office Report, Fergus Synnott, Administrative Officer pdf icon PDF 87 KB

4.

Strategic Housing Dev (SHD) Application to An Bord Pleanala under the Planning & Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016 (for information purposes only) - Location Former "Matts of Cabra" public house and lands to the rear, Fassaugh Ave, Cabra Dublin 7 - for student accommodation, Siobhan O'Connor, Senior Executive Planner, Avril Feeney, A/Senior Executive Officer, Planning & Property Development Department pdf icon PDF 99 KB

5.

Cabra-Finglas Housing Report, Derek Healy, Housing Manager pdf icon PDF 299 KB

6.

Presentation on derelict/vacant properties and sites in the Finglas Area, Derek Healy, Housing Manager and Aidan Maher, Assistant Area Manager

7.

A Verbal Update on Scribblestown PPP - James Nolan, Executive Engineer and Mary Davis, Staff Officer, Social Housing PPP Bundle 1

8.

Finglas Area Office Report, Aidan Maher, Assistant Area Manager pdf icon PDF 208 KB

9.

Nomination to the Finglas-Cabra Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force

10.

Motion in the name of Councillor Anthony Connaghan

That the Manager arranges for some of the all weather pitches in the Mellows Leisure Centre to be converted for use in other sports other than soccer. At present the pitches are being under-utilised. Can we look into the potential of Basketball,Tennis or Padel Courts to increase the usage of these pitches

 

11.

Motion in the name of Councillor David Costello

That this area calls for a site development master plan for Finglas west and south.

 

12.

Motion in the name of Councillor David Costello

That this committee supports the agreed position in relation to a tenure mix on the Valley Site in Finglas south.

 

13.

2018 North West Area Programme of Works pdf icon PDF 218 KB

14.

Public Domain Report, Patrick Smith, A/Public Domain Officer pdf icon PDF 473 KB

15.

Community Grants Scheme 2018, Larry Dooley, Community & Social Development Officer pdf icon PDF 254 KB

16.

Sports & Wellbeing Partnership Report pdf icon PDF 165 KB

17.

Minutes of the Traffic Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting pdf icon PDF 158 KB

18.

Motion in the name of Councillor Cieran Perry

This Committee calls on the Chief Executive to include any planning applications submitted to An Bord Pleanála as a Strategic Housing Development to be included on the weekly Planning List circulated to Councillors.

 

 

19.

Motion in the name of Councillor Cieran Perry

This Committee calls on the Chief Executive to write to the Minister for the Environment requesting extra resources for An Bord Pleanála due to the substantial extra workload created by the new Strategic Housing Development process.

 

20.

Motion in the name of Councillor David Costello

That this Committee is provided with a full list of development projects in all stages of preparation for the North West area

 

21.

Motion in the name of Councillor Cieran Perry

This Committee calls on the Chief Executive to investigate the suitability of the council depot sites vacated due to the construction of the ‘Super Depot’ in Ballymun for public housing. I am aware that the funds generated by the sale of these sites was to contribute to other projects but given the ongoing housing crisis I believe housing should be our priority.

 

 

22.

Ballymun Area Office Report, Mary Taylor, Assistant Area Manager pdf icon PDF 229 KB

23.

Proposed Extinguishment of the Public Right of Way at the entrance to the archway at 61-72 Druid Court, Ballymun, Dublin 9. pdf icon PDF 377 KB

24.

Naming of new development Daneswell Place, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 pdf icon PDF 459 KB

25.

With reference to the proposed disposal of two sites at Balbutcher Lane/Cranogue Road,Ballymun, Dublin 11. pdf icon PDF 423 KB

26.

Motion in the name of Councillor Paul McAuliffe

Can the Manager initiate a process for extinguishing the right of way in the laneway off Glasnevin Avenue to the rear of Grove Park Avenue.

 

27.

Motion in the name of Councillor Norma Sammon

That this Council commits to working with Grove Park Residents, the Gardaí and HSE to find a speedy resolution to their issues including:

 

1. Permanent signs "Neighbourhood Watch Area" to be installed.
2. Better lighting on the south side of Grove Park Avenue and Crescent, it's these areas that are affected mostly at night.
3. Effective Speed Ramps to be erected on Drive, Crescent and Avenue.
4. Restricted access to laneway off Glasnevin Avenue to the rear of Grove Park Avenue.
5. Request Garda Divisional Superintendent to detour ALL Garda vehicles to our area that travel between Finglas, Ballymun and Santry.

6. Rat infestation 

 

 

28.

Motion in the name of Councillor David Costello

That this Committee fully considers using sponsored naming of busy roundabouts in the North West area to raise funds for the works required to upgrade the roundabouts on McKee Avenue and Jamestown Road. (see Q 94 council meeting 5th Feb 2018).

 

29.

Motion in the name of Councillor Noeleen Reilly

That the Manager puts together a schedule for the repair of footpaths in Wadelai Road, Wadelai Green and Clonmel Road and has a look at some of the trees to access their suitability for the area. This will be done in conjunction with residents if any decisions are made.

30.

Motion in the name of Councillor Noeleen Reilly

That the Area Committee write to the Minister for Housing to request the site cost for the Depot on Collins Avenue as it would be wrong to sell off this land.  This land should be retained within DCC for social and affordable housing. 

 

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