Agenda

Venue: remotely

Items
No. Item

1.

Confirmation and Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of the Dundrum Area Committee Municipal Services Meeting held on 7th September 2020.

 

(circulated herewith) 

2.

QUESTIONS

Parks Questions

2a

Councillor E. Blain - BELARMINE VALE

“To ask the Chief Executive to prune back the shrubbery along the stream opposite Belarmine Vale, Stepaside?”

2b

Councillor E. Blain - BELARMINE PLAZA

“To ask the Chief Executive to empty, more frequently, the overflowing bin at the playground opposite Belarmine Plaza?”

2c

Councillor E. Blain - STONE CHIPPINGS

“To ask the Chief Executive to replace the grass outside (address supplied) with stone chippings or similar – in order to help prevent the dumping of green waste which is ongoing in this area and attracting vermin?”

 

 

2d

Councillor D. Donnelly - ALLOTMENTS IN GOATSTOWN

“To ask the Chief Executive to report on the number of vacant allotments in Goatstown and commence allocating them to residents on the waiting list?”

2e

Councillor L. McCarthy - BROADBAND

“To ask the Chief Executive to please do whatever is within the power of the Local Authority to improve broadband/IT connectivity for home users within the Dundrum Local Electoral Area, to ease challenges of many residents working and studying from home due to the Covid-19 pandemic?”

2f

Councillor L. McCarthy - FERNHILL PARK

“To ask the Chief Executive to confirm that the cycling infrastructure at the new entrance to Fernhill Park and Gardens is fit for purpose and safe for all road users including cyclists?”

2g

Councillor M. O'Connell - WOODEN BARRIER

“To ask the Chief Executive to replace the temporary wooden barrier alongside the public pathway, at the rear of Leopardstown Lawn, which has recently collapsed in places, increasing the security and privacy concerns of residents, and has also now attracted illegal domestic rubbish dumping, risking a vermin infestation, while discussions with residents continue and the Japanese knotweed treated?”

 

2h

Councillor B. Saul - GREEN FLAG

"To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the previous motion regarding an application for a green flag for Deerpark, Mount Merrion?"

 

2i

Councillor B. Saul - DEERPARK

“To ask the Chief Executive to clean up the area at the entrance to Deerpark at the bottom of Deerpark Road/North Avenue?"

Transport Questions

2j

Councillor A. Colgan - MEADOWBROOK CAR PARK

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide a timetable for the works on traffic management at Meadowbrook car park, as agreed with residents in July 2019?”

2k

Councillor L. McCarthy - STEPASIDE VILLAGE

“To ask the Chief Executive to please examine traffic light sequencing at Stepaside village and please advise how the long tailbacks on Kilgobbin Road could be prevented?”

2l

Councillor L. McCarthy - BEACON TRAFFIC LIGHTS

“To ask the Chief Executive to please examine the light sequencing at the Beacon, as this junction receives numerous complaints from motorists and please state how it can be improved?”

2m

Councillor S. McLoughlin - MULVEY PARK PARKING

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the approved Mulvey Park Paid Parking scheme?  Please include a timeline when this scheme will come into effect?”

 

2n

Councillor S. McLoughlin - BROADFORD ROAD

“To ask the Chief Executive to improve the cycle lanes on Broadford Road by installing curbing similar to the scheme at St Benildus? This measure would benefit and protect cyclists?”

 

2o

Councillor S. McLoughlin - PEDESTRIANS ON BROADFORD ROAD

“To ask the Chief Executive to improve the safety for pedestrians crossing on Broadford Road, between Ballinteer Drive and the new Broadford Rise Development,noting this is a busy crossing for church goers/school children/local residents in general?”

 

2p

Councillor S. McLoughlin - MOUNTAINVIEW PARK

“To ask the Chief Executive to install children at play signs on Mountainview Park, on the main stretch outside the two cul de sacs”?

2q

Councillor T. Murphy - SLATE CABIN LANE

“To ask the Chief Executive to install a mirror at the top of Slate Cabin Lane, where it meets the Woodside Road at the T junction, to help traffic and pedestrians on this road?”

2r

Councillor D. Ní Fhloinn - SANDYFORD BUSINESS DISTRICT

“To ask the Chief Executive to implement measures to prevent the persistent blocking of cycle lanes and footpaths on Blackthorn Road, Carmanhall Road and Corrig Road in the Sandyford Business District, which are posing a hazard to pedestrians, cyclists, and local residents including young children living nearby?”

2s

Councillor P. O'Brien - BEACON HOSPITAL

“To ask the Chief Executive to extend the set timings of the green lights at the junction at the Beacon Hospital?”

2t

Councillor P. O'Brien - DODDER GREENWAY

“To ask the Chief Executive for a report on the current status of the Dodder Green Way?”

2u

Councillor M. O'Connell - LOWER KILMACUD ROAD JUNCTION

“To ask the Chief Executive for a yellow box to be installed on both sides of the Dale Road and the Lower Kilmacud Road junction, to enable a clear and safer crossing for vehicles, cyclists and other local road users?”

2v

Councillor M. O'Connell - GOATSTOWN ROAD UPPER

“To ask the Chief Executive for installation of yellow boxes on both sides of the road at Goatstown Road junctions, to enable clear passage for cyclists from local residential areas to cross to cycle lanes and residential access, as the Goatstown Road is congested during peak periods, requiring cyclists to dangerously swerve through a line of continuous traffic?”

2w

Councillor M. O'Connell - LOWER KILMACUD ROAD

“To ask the Chief Executive to report on the plans for cycle lanes and traffic calming, on the Lower Kilmacud Road, a road with three schools and within walking distance of another three schools?”

 

2x

Councillor J. O'Leary - DUNDRUM TOWN CENTRE

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide a pedestrian crossing at the Dundrum Town Centre Dublin Bus Stop 7716 which links to a pedestrian walk way to/from Castlebrook estate?”

 

2y

Councillor B. Saul - UPDATE ON CYCLE SAFETY AT REDESDALE ROAD/LOWER KILMACUD ROAD

To ask the Chief Executive for an update on providing extra cycle safety at the junction of Redesdale Road and Lower Kilmacud Road as per previous motion?"

 

 

2z

Councillor D. Smith - YELLOW BOX ON DALE ROAD

“To ask the Chief Executive to arrange for the yellow clearway box on the Lower Kilmacud Road – across from the entrance into Redesdale/Dale Road to be remarked as soon as possible and advise when that will be done.  The deterioration of the box markings at this location has resulted in traffic not observing the box, with resultant traffic congestion preventing owners of certain houses on Kilmacud Road exiting their driveways and making it difficult for vehicles to exit/cross onto Lower Kilmacud Road from Redesdale/Dale Roads. The return to school traffic is exacerbating the problem?”  

 

Maintenance Questions

2aa

Councillor E. Blain - AITKEN'S VILLAGE

“To ask the Chief Executive to repair the broken fencing along the path behind Cluain Shee, Aitken’s Village?”

2bb

Councillor A. Colgan - JUNCTION OF BALLINTEER ROAD

“To ask the Chief Executive to carry out an inspection of the vegetation on the roundabout at the junction of Ballinteer Road and Ballinteer Avenue, with a view to clearing, cleaning and upgrading?”

2cc

Councillor L. McCarthy - GULLY CLEANING

“To ask the Chief Executive to please report on gully cleaning within the Dundrum Local Electoral Area and please indicate if routine cleaning is carried out or if a gully is only cleaned when it’s reported?”

2dd

Councillor L. McCarthy - EDGING FOOTPATHS

“To ask the Chief Executive if there are plans to edge footpaths within the Dundrum Local Electoral Area as this can provide up to a metre extra footpath and give pedestrians a better opportunity to social distance during the Covid 19 pandemic?”

2ee

Councillor S. McLoughlin - FOOTPATH REPAIRS

“To ask the Chief Executive to survey the footpath surrounding the large green in Ludford Park with a view of carrying out repair works, as this footpath is in a bad state of repair and is becoming an increasing health and safety concern for residents?”

 

2ff

Councillor S. McLoughlin - FOOTPATH REPAIRS

“To ask the Chief Executive to fix the footpath outside (address supplied) at your earliest convenience as this is a huge concern for elderly and less mobile residents?”

 

 

 

2gg

Councillor B. Saul - DISHING FOOTPATHS

"To ask the Chief Executive for an update with regard to the dishing work on paths in Westbury and Coolnevaun?"

 

2hh

Councillor B. Saul - REDESDALE ESTATE

"To ask the Chief Executive to clean up the stone work at the entrance to the Redesdale Estate?"

 

PARKS SERVICES

3.

Report on Cottage on Blackglen Road - Countess Markievitz

(circulated herewith)

4.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

5.

Councillor A. Colgan

“That the Chief Executive will take steps to deal with the condition of the Usher Monument on Dundrum Main Street, in particular stagnant water in the basins, and use of the basins to dispose of rubbish and cigarette butts; that consideration be given to planting the basins in summer and sealing them off in winter.”

6.

Councillor L. McCarthy

“That the Chief Executive would consider opening part of Jamestown Regional Park and create a safe walking/cycling place for residents in the area.”

7.

Councillor A. Colgan

“That the Chief Executive provide an updated report on the current status of the Marlay Park golf course tender process.”

8.

Councillor L. McCarthy

“That the Chief Executive would please progress the Proposed Natural Heritage Area in Fitzsimmons Wood and designate it as a Natural Heritage Area.”

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

9.

Clonskeagh Road Pedestrian and Cycle Improvements (UCD to Clonskeagh Bridge) - Report further to public consultation

(Presentation at meeting)

10.

Consultation with Garda Commissioner

(circulated herewith)

11.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

12.

Councillor B. Saul

"That the Chief Executive provide an update on the works to be carried out by a Senior Engineer in relation to increasing safety at the roundabout on South Avenue / Trees Road.”

 

 

13.

Councillor Jim O'Leary

“That the Chief Executive in consultation with local residents, implement road closures in the Knocknashee/Eden Park traffic cell with the purpose of stopping rat running from Upper Kilmacud Road to Kilmacud Road Lower and the Drummartin Road, thus addressing residents’ concerns that are outstanding for many years and taking advantage of Quiet Streets Initiatives and new Strategic Cycleways.”

14.

Councillor B. Saul

"That the Chief Executive provide an update on the work carried out by a Senior Engineer in relation to the safe to school routes for Scoil San Treasa Mount Merrion with regard to crossing of Trees Road, Mount Merrion"

 

MAINTENANCE SERVICES

15.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

No business