{meta} Agenda for Central Area Committee on Tuesday 8th September, 2020, 10.00 am

Agenda and minutes

Venue: via Zoom meeting

Contact: Blathnaid Conlon ext 2932 

Items
No. Item

1.

With reference to the minutes of the Central Area Committee held on 14th July 2020 pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Agreed.

2.

With reference to the Questions to the Area Managers pdf icon PDF 351 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Noted.

3.

With reference to a presentation - SHD Ref: SHD0016/20 Location Rathborne Avenue, Pelletstown, Ashtown, Dublin 15.

Minutes:

ORDER: Presentation noted.

 

4.

With reference to Notification of initiation under Part 8 Planning and Development Regulations 2001 Proposed Development at Sackville Avenue, Ballybough, Dublin 3. pdf icon PDF 251 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

 

5.

With reference to Proposed Draft Variation No. 31 of the Dublin City Development Plan 2016-2022 North Great George's Street & Environs Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) pdf icon PDF 866 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

 

6.

With reference to Protected Cycle Lane on Manor Street pdf icon PDF 492 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.  It was agreed that the following 4 measures would be implemented as a package by the Traffic Department:

1.    Replace the existing bollards with orcas.

2.    Introduce a 2 hour loading-time period for deliveries to businesses.

3.    Clearway from 7am – 7pm be reinstated.

4.    Improve enforcement of illegal parking in partnership with An Garda Síochána.

 

7.

With reference to Grangegorman Traffic Intervention Scheme pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted. It was agreed to extend the trial period of the Grangegorman Traffic Intervention Scheme to at least January 2021 with actions and motions included.

 

8.

With reference to the proposed disposal of a plot at 60/61 King Street North, Dublin 7. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER:  Item deferred. Further information requested from the Development Department.

 

9.

With reference to the minutes of the Traffic Advisory Group held on 31st August 2020 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

10.

With reference to a nomination to the Phibsboro LEIP

Minutes:

ORDER: Councillor Declan Meenagh was nominated to the Phibsboro LEIP.

 

11.

With reference to proposed Extinguishment of Public Right of Way over laneway to the rear of 1-53 Marguerite Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

 

12.

With reference to a proposal for the Extinguishment of the Public Right of Way over part of the lane to the rear of 1-24 Rathdown Road, Phibsborough, Dublin 7 pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER:  Agreed.  Recommend to City Council.

 

13.

With reference to Public Domain Unit pdf icon PDF 887 KB

Minutes:

ORDER:  Report noted.

 

14.

With reference to Housing and Community Matters in the North Inner City pdf icon PDF 566 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER:  Report noted.

 

15.

With reference to Housing and Community Matters in Cabra/Glasnevin pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

16.

With reference to Sports in the Central Area pdf icon PDF 660 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER:  Reports noted.

 

17.

With reference to Motions to the Area Manager pdf icon PDF 259 KB

Minutes:

The following emergency motions were tabled:

 

 

Emergency motion in the names of Cllrs. Christy Burke and Anthony Flynn

 

That this Committee agrees that the new cycleway park and walk area at Spencer Dock to North Strand, be named after the late local man, Stephen Gateley, former Boyzone member. The family are in support of the naming.

 

ORDER: Agreed.  Motion to be sent to Commemorative Naming Committee.

 

 

Emergency motion in the names of Cllrs. Colm O’Rourke and Ray McAdam

 

That the traffic management department of Dublin City Council immediately conduct a review of the traffic light sequencing in Phibsborough and introduce measures to improve the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and other road users in the area.

 

ORDER: Agreed. Motion to be sent to the Traffic Department.

 

Emergency motion in the names of Cllrs. Ray McAdam and Colm O’Rourke

 

That the Central Area Committee expresses its concerns about the volume of illegal fireworks and bangers, as well as their use across the districts of Dublin Central and calls upon the Gardai to put in place an effective operation and initiative to halt the sale and supply of these fireworks; and to ensure that householders across Dublin Central are protected and kept safe. 

 

ORDER: Agreed. Letter to be sent to An Garda Siochána.  Item to be listed on the agenda for the next Central Area Joint Policing Committee meeting.

 

Emergency motion in the names of Cllrs. Joe Costello and Declan Meenagh

 

Grangegorman Filtered Permeability Scheme

That the Central Area Committee agrees to extend the trial period of the Filtered Permeability scheme at Grangegorman until 31st December 2020 so that an informed assessment can be made of the scheme at the December Area Committee.  During that time the Traffic Department and Covid Mobility Team would undertake the following community consultation and reporting process:

1.     A leaflet to be distributed to all households and businesses in the Grangegorman, Stoneybatter and Phibsborough areas, as agreed at the Area Committee meeting in July;

2.     All the major stakeholders to be consulted including residents’ associations, the business community, each of the primary and secondary schools in the area, TU Dublin, the Grangegoman Development Agency, The HSE Primary Care Centre, the HSE Phoenix Care Centre, the DCC Bring Centre;

3.     The Covid Mobility Team/Traffic Department to liaise with BusConnects to determine the proposals for the Blanchardstown QBC which will cover all of Stoneybatter and Grangegorman

4.     The Covid Mobility Team/Traffic Department to produce a comprehensive traffic modelling report indicating the full impact of the scheme on the wider area;

5.     The issues raised by residents, businesses and institutions to be addressed fully in the report;

6.     The Covid Mobility Team/Traffic Department to give serious consideration to alternative proposals such as segregated cycle routes, time restrictions, speed limits etc. and report back on these;

7.     The Covid Mobility Team/Traffic Department to circulate a comprehensive report to Councillors at least one week in advance of the December Area Committee meeting for discussion and decision.

ORDER: Agreed. Motion  ...  view the full minutes text for item 17.