{meta} Agenda for Central Area Committee on Tuesday 9th February, 2021, 10.00 am

Agenda and minutes

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1.

With reference to the minutes of the Central Area Committee held on 12th January 2021. pdf icon PDF 515 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Agreed.

2.

With reference to the Questions to the Area Managers. pdf icon PDF 492 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Noted.

3.

With reference to a presentation on OPW - Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Study.

Minutes:

ORDER: Presentation noted.

4.

With reference to a presentation by Historian in Residence - work in the Central Area and plans for 2021.

Minutes:

ORDER: Presentation noted.

5.

With reference to Part 8 Planning and Development Regulations 2001 Development at Sackville Avenue, Ballybough, Dublin 3. pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

6.

With reference to update on the proposed disposal of the Council's freehold interest in the property known as 1/1A Capel Street and 1A Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1. pdf icon PDF 349 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER: Agreed. Recommend to City Council.

7.

With reference to the Naming of Connaught House, Connaught Street, Dublin 7. pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER: Agreed. Recommend to City Council.

8.

With reference to Traffic Advisory Group held on 26th January 2021. pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER: Reports noted.

9.

With reference to the North East Inner City Initiative. pdf icon PDF 746 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

10.

With reference to Public Domain. pdf icon PDF 436 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

11.

With reference to Housing Matters in the North East Inner City and North West Inner City. pdf icon PDF 398 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

ORDER: Reports noted.

12.

With reference to Community Matters in the North Inner City. pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

13.

With reference to Cabra/Glasnevin Area Report. pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

14.

With reference to Housing Matters in Cabra/Glasnevin. pdf icon PDF 784 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

15.

With reference to Community Matters in Cabra/Glasnevin. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

16.

With reference to Sports in the Central Area. pdf icon PDF 511 KB

Minutes:

ORDER: Report noted.

17.

With reference to Motions to the Area Managers. pdf icon PDF 335 KB

Minutes:

The following emergency motion was tabled:

 

Emergency motion in the names of Councillors Christy Burke, Janice Boylan, Anthony Flynn, Nial Ring and Cieran Perry

 

This Central Area Committee agrees that an anti-knife campaign takes place a.s.a.p. with sports personalities e.g Oliva O’ Toole, Kelly Harrington and Michael D Macauley, Jack Byrne and many more sports personalities, calling for an end to knife crime in the city, as knife crime causes loss of life and must stop.

 

ORDER: Agreed. Matter being addressed by the Area Manager and the NEIC Sports Staff.

 

The following motions were tabled:

 

Motion in the name of Councillors Christy Burke, Nial Ring and Anthony Flynn

 

That this Central Area Committee extend its condolences to the family of the street trader from “The Hill”,  Mrs Tess Carroll, age 88 who passed in Jan 2021.

 

ORDER: Agreed.  Letter to the sent to the family.

 

Motion in the name of Councillor Christy Burke

 

That this Central Area Committee calls on the Gardai and LUAS security personnel to address the ongoing anti-social behaviour by street drinkers at the LUAS stop on Dominic Street.  The local residents are also annoyed and upset with the anti-social behaviour from the street drinkers, who are on the street most of the day.

 

ORDER: Agreed. Letter to be sent to Garda Siochána and LUAS.

 

Motion in the name of Councillor Colm O’Rourke

 

That this Central Area Committee agrees that Dublin City Council should relocate a bike bunker that was installed at the corner of Primrose Street and Fontenoy Street in Dublin 7. Residents are concerned that the current location is a danger to road users and that it is still located too close to a fire hydrant. Residents are happy to retain the bike bunker for the area but ask that the exact location be reconsidered due to these concerns.

 

ORDER: Agreed. Report to Councillor.

 

Motion in the name of Councillor Joe Costello

 

That this Central Area Committee calls on Dublin City Council to survey its housing stock and public buildings with a view to installing PV solar panels and green roofing where suitable.

ORDER: Agreed. Report to Councillor.          

 

Motion in the name of Councillor Joe Costello

 

That this Central Area Committee expresses its sincere sympathies to the family of the Larkin College student and Bohs-St Kevin Boys football player who was tragically killed in East Wall and calls on the Gardaí to take urgent action to deal with the increase of knife crime in the Inner City.

ORDER: Agreed.  Letter to the sent to the family.  Letter to be sent to the Chief Superintendent, Store Street Garda Station.

 

Motion in the name of Councillor Janice Boylan

 

That this Area Committee calls on Dublin City Council to immediately undertake full remedial works on the former Magdalene Laundry site on Seán Mc Dermott Street to ensure the integrity of all structures on site.

We ask this as a matter of urgency given that the site is publicly owned; its historical importance; its connection to a previous  ...  view the full minutes text for item 17.