Agenda and minutes

Venue: Dundrum Office - Main Street, Dundrum

Items
No. Item

242.

Confirmation and Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of Meeting of the Dundrum Area Committee Meeting held on 5th September

 

It was proposed by Councillor L. McCarthy and seconded by Councillor K. Daly and RESOLVED:

 

“That the minutes of the Dundrum Area Committee Meeting held on 5th September 2016 be ADOPTED and APPROVED.”

 

243.

Transportation Business

QUESTIONS

It was PROPOSED by Councillor L. McCarthy and SECONDED by Councillor S. Brennan and RESOLVED:

 

That pursuant to Standing Order No. 13(c) questions 2 to 4 inclusive be ADOPTED and APPROVED.

 

244.

Councillor E. Blain - TRAFFIC CONGESTION, BALLINTEER ROAD

245.

Councillor C. Curran - CYCLE PATH ON DRUMMARTIN ROAD & DRUMMARTIN LINK ROAD

246.

Councillor P. O'Brien - PEDESTRIAN CROSSING OUTSIDE ENTRANCE TO BALLINTYRE

247.

Consultation with Garda Commissioner

It was NOTED that there were no items for consideration under this heading

 

248.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

It was NOTED that there were no items for consideration under this heading

 

249.

Yield sign at Junction of Clonard Park and Clonard Avenue

It was PROPOSED by Councillor P. O’Brien and SECONDED by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That the Chief Executive places a ‘Yield’ sign at the bottom of Clonard Park at the junction of Clonard Avenue.”

 

The Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

250.

Bus stop shelter, Nutgrove Avenue

It was PROPOSED by Councillor S. Brennan and SECONDED by Councillor S. Nic Cormaic

 

“That the Chief Executive writes to Dublin Bus formally requesting the addition of a shelter at bus stop no. 1310 on Nutgrove Avenue?”

 

The Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

251.

Educate Together Secondary School, Enniskerry Road, Kilternan

It was PROPOSED by Councillor C. Curran and SECONDED by Councillor S. Nic Cormaic

 

"That this committee acknowledges that the bus service to the Educate Together Secondary School in Kilternan (De La Salle Palmerston RFC) fails to meet the needs of students, parents and staff. 

 

Schooling starts at 8.45am and finishes at 4.00pm, yet the closest buses arrive, in the morning around 730am or 915am while in the afternoon around 5.00pm.

 

This committee will write to Dublin Bus informing them of this motion, to ask them to respond to the bus times not meeting the needs of the school and requesting them for a response and to offer a solution."

 

The Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

252.

Maintenance Business

QUESTIONS

It was PROPOSED by Councillor L. McCarthy and SECONDED by Councillor S. Brennan and RESOLVED:

 

That pursuant to Standing Order No. 13(c) questions 10 to 17 inclusive be ADOPTED and APPROVED.

 

253.

Councillor S. Brennan - LOWERING OF KERB AT WHITEHALL ROAD

254.

Councillor S. Brennan - CONDITION OF FOOTPATHS AT FARRENBOLEY COTTAGES

255.

Councillor S. Brennan - CLEANING ROTA– WALKWAY BETWEEN SWEETMOUNT PARK & AVENUE

256.

Councillor C. Curran - CONDITION OF FOOTPATHS – ST. PATRICK’S PARK, STEPASIDE

257.

Councillor L. McCarthy - FLOODING IN PINE VALLEY ESTATE

258.

Councillor L. McCarthy - PEDESTRIAN LINK FROM AIKEN’S VILLAGE TO SANDYFORD HALL

259.

Councillor P. O'Brien - WALKWAY FROM CLONLEA TO CLONLEA WOOD

260.

Councillor P. O'Brien - FOOTPATH REPAIR

261.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

It was NOTED that there were no items for consideration under this heading

 

262.

Footpaths across Open Space - Pine Valley Estate

It was PROPOSED by Councillor L. McCarthy and SECONDED by Councillor P. O’Brien

 

“That the Chief Executive would please clear the paths going across the green in Pine Valley to allow for easier access by residents”

 

Following a brief discussion during which H. McGorman responded to Members queries, the Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

263.

Parks Business

QUESTIONS

It was PROPOSED by Councillor L. McCarthy and SECONDED by Councillor S. Nic Cormaic and RESOLVED:

 

That pursuant to Standing Order No. 13(c) questions 20 to 36 inclusive be ADOPTED and APPROVED.

 

264.

Councillor E. Blain - FORMER PLAYGROUND, MARLAY PARK

265.

Councillor E. Blain - FERNHILL

266.

Councillor E. Blain - JAMESTOWN REGIONAL PARK

267.

Councillor E. Blain - MUGA, BALLAWLEY PARK

268.

Councillor E. Blain - MUGA BELARMINE

269.

Councillor S. Brennan - TREE PLANTING, FARREBOLEY COTTAGES

270.

Councillor C. Curran - ST. PATRICK’S PARK

271.

Councillor C. Curran - TREE PRUNING

272.

Councillor C. Curran - ZIP WIRE, FERNHILL

273.

Councillor C. Curran - PLAYGROUND, MOREEN

274.

Councillor J. Kennedy - PRUNE TREE

275.

Councillor J. Kennedy - FLOWER POTS MILLTOWN BRIDGE ROAD

276.

Councillor L. McCarthy - TREE STUMP, KILGOBBIN HEIGHTS

277.

Councillor L. McCarthy - JAMESTOWN REGIONAL PARK

278.

Councillor L. McCarthy - MARLAY PARK

279.

Councillor L. McCarthy - STEPASIDE PITCH AND PUTT

280.

Councillor P. O'Brien - TREE PRUNING CLONEA WOODS

281.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

It was NOTED that there were no items for consideration under this heading

 

282.

Draft Sports Facilities Strategy

A presentation was given by Rob Hartnett of Sport for Business on the Draft Sports Facilities Strategy.

 

Following a brief discussion during which S. McArdle, B. Dempsey, R. Hartnett and S. Shakespeare responded to Members queries, the Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

283.

Ballawley Park

It was PROPOSED by Councillor P. O’Brien and SECONDED by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That this Committee requests that the Chief Executive install a park bench at the top point along the new path in Ballawley Park”

 

Following a brief discussion, it was PROPOSED by Councillor P. O’Brien and SECONDED by Councillor L. McCarthy that the Motion be amended to read:

 

“That this Committee requests that the Chief Executive install a park bench in Ballawley Park”

 

Following a brief discussion during which H. McGorman responded to Members queries, the Motion was AGREED.

 

284.

Marlay Park Concert

It was PROPOSED by Councillor E. Blain and SECONDED by Councillor P. O’Brien

 

“That the Chief Executive provide a full report of the 2016 Marlay Park concerts.”

 

The Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

285.

Playground Taney Field

It was PROPOSED by Councillor K. Furlong and SECONDED by Councillor P. Hand

 

“That the Chief Executive  agrees to provide a children’s playground in “Taney Field” on the open space area bounded by Taney Crescent and Taney Avenue. Initial investigations have been completed, a proposed layout has been presented and surveys/petitions conducted with local residents and public representatives. There appears to be considerable support. There are many families with young children in the area with no such facilities within walking distance and such a facility would be greatly welcomed and build community relationships.”

 

Following a brief discussion during which H. McGorman responded to Members queries, the Report of the Chief executive was NOTED.

 

286.

All-weather Astro pitch, The Belfry Apartments

It was PROPOSED by Councillor C. Curran and SECONDED by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That the Chief Executive would provide a report into the viability of an all-weather Astro pitch on the land in front of The Belfry Apartments.”

 

Following a brief discussion during which H. McGorman and B. Dempsey responded to Members queries, the Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

287.

Balally Park

It was PROPOSED by Councillor L. McCarthy and SECONDED by Councillor P. O’Brien

 

“That the Chief Executive would please investigate the very poor standard of grass cutting in Balally Park towards the end of the summer.”

 

Following a brief discussion during which H. McGorman responded to Members queries, the Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

288.

Tree replacement Charleville Estate

It was PROPOSED by Councillors S. Brennan and K. Furlong and SECONDED by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That the Chief Executive to commit to replacing the trees that had to recently be removed from the Charleville estate in Churchtown with similar, and also to outline a time frame for such a replacement programme and to agree to consult with the residents of Charleville, who have a lengthy and proven track record in tending to this green space, in the selection of and placement of the new trees”

 

The Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

289.

Tree pruning

It was PROPOSED by Councillor E. Blain and SECONDED by Councillor L. McCarthy

 

“That the Chief Executive prune the trees alongside (address supplied), which are surrounded by 6 foot high briars, and depriving the adjacent household of light.”

 

The Report of the Chief Executive was NOTED.

 

290.

Conclusion of Meeting

The meeting concluded at 6:10pm.