Agenda

Venue: Dundrum Office - Main Street, Dundrum

Items
No. Item

1.

Confirmation and Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of the Dundrum Area Committee Municipal Services Meeting held on 1st March 2020.

 

(circulated herewith) 

2.

QUESTIONS

Maintenance Questions

2a

Councillor E. Blain

“To ask the Chief Executive if Electric Vehicle charging points can be installed in Sandyford and Stepaside Villages?”

2b

Councillor A. Colgan

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update on proposed locations for additional public toilets and whether an additional public toilet is planned for Dundrum Village?”

 

2c

Councillor D. Donnelly

“To ask the Chief Executive to carry out footpath repairs on Glen Dale, The Park, Cabinteely?”

 

2d

Councillor D. Donnelly

“To ask the Chief Executive to examine footpath slopes in The Park Estate, Cabinteely and carry out works where they are not aligned with paths on the far side of roads. This is to allow people in wheelchairs and buggies, etc. to cross roads easily within the estate?”

 

2e

Councillor J. O'Leary

“To ask the Chief Executive what resources are available to deal with littering in the Dundrum area (Wyckham Way, River Slang Green Way, Old Ballinteer Road, Overend Way, Dundrum Village) and whether additional resources can be made available to deal with an increasing litter problem?”

2f

Councillor D. Smith

“To ask the Chief Executive to carry out repairs on the damaged signage and appearance of the mini-roundabout at the junction of Cornelscourt Hill and Kerrymount Road, Foxrock and state when these works will be completed?”

Parks Questions

2g

Councillor A. Colgan

“To ask the Chief Executive for a further update on the proposals for the golf and related activities facility in Marlay Park?”

2h

Councillor D. Donnelly

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the work proposed outside (address supplied) which was promised last year?”

 

140 Stillorgan Heath

2i

Councillor D. Donnelly

“To ask the Chief Executive to engage with the vendors of take-away food and beverages close to Deerpark, Mount Merrion and request they assist in dealing with rubbish that accumulates as a result. There are problems with bins overflowing in the park particularly in the playground?”

 

2j

Councillor D. Donnelly

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the work proposed relating to (address supplied)?”

 

 

2k

Councillor J. Kennedy

“To ask the Chief Executive the status of the small gate lodge type building at the entrance to Cabinteely Park adjacent to the entrance to Holmwood and Lambourne Wood in Cabinteely, to ascertain if there are any plans to refurbish or renovate this building and to say if there is any particular historic significance to the building?”

2l

Councillor L. McCarthy

“To ask the Chief Executive to please say how the recently bulldozed area in Ballyogan (between the M50 wall and the houses) will be reinstated from both an environmental and health and safety prospective?”

 

2m

Councillor L McCarthy

“To ask the Chief Executive what plans are in place to provide toilets in Fernhill?”

2n

Councillor L. McCarthy

“To ask the Chief Executive why Elected Members, Estate Management or Residents from Ballyogan Estate were not notified or informed prior to recent works being carried out regarding the removal of Japanese Knotweed?”

 

2o

Councillor L. McCarthy

“To ask the Chief Executive to please provide a report on all known cases of Japanese Knotweed in the Dundrum Area Committee areas?”

 

2p

Councillor L. McCarthy

“To ask the Chief Executive to please detail the proposed planting scheme along the Cruagh Greenway?”

 

2q

Councillor M O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive regarding the Active Schools programme and the implementation of a shared cycle & pedestrian path in Deerpark, if any changes to current path lighting scheme is included, as many sections are poorly, if at all lit, and increased visibility is essential to ensuring safety of both cyclists and pedestrians?

2r

Councillor O. O'Connor

“To ask the Chief Executive if any applications have been made by the Council to the new scheme to create native woodlands on public lands and whether any public lands in the Glencullen-Sandyford, Stillorgan or Dundrum areas have been identified as potentially suitable for this scheme?”

Reference: https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/28b65-ministers-calleary-and-hackett-announces-new-scheme-for-creation-of-native-woodland-on-public-land/

2s

Councillor J. O'Leary

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide a big belly bin by Rosemount pitches and Dog Fouling Warning signs to deal with increasing evidence of dog fouling in the area?”

2t

Councillor J. O'Leary

“To ask the Chief Executive how frequent is the grass on the green at Hawthorn Drive expected to be cut during the year, particularly during the summer and is this sufficient to allow local children to play ball games on this open space?”

2u

Councillor D. Smith

“To ask the Chief Executive to conduct a review and report back on the condition and suitability of all of the roadside trees within Lambourne Woods, Cabinteely and what action this Council proposes to take regarding same and when?”

Transport Questions

2v

Councillor A. Colgan

“To ask the Chief Executive for traffic calming measures on Nutgrove Avenue, pending the next Phase of works, and in particular, that consideration be given to temporary crossing points given the distances between official crossings (300m, 250, and 550m between Nutgrove way and Grange Road). Such crossing points are needed in particular to assist mobility impaired persons and children to cross this busy road, and to enable pedestrians to access Loreto Park safely?”

 

2w

Councillor M. Fleming

“To ask the Chief Executive if any measures can be made to the roundabout at Sandyford hall to encourage pedestrians to use the traffic lights and not to walk across roundabout?”

 

2x

Councillor L. McCarthy

“To ask the Chief Executive when Stepaside Park can expect work to commence on the pedestrian link as per planning permission?”

 

2y

Councillor P. O'Brien

“To ask the Chief Executive to extend the double yellow lines on Whitebarn Road?”

2z

Councillor M O'Connell

“To ask the Chief Executive to outline plans & timelines to implement cycle lanes on the Lower Kilmacud Road, in particular, from Mount Anville to the St Laurences School junction?”

2aa

Councillor D. Smith

“To ask the Chief Executive for an update if the speed limit review proposed to be conducted within the functional area of the Dundrum Area Committee is still due to be carried out in Spring 2021 and to detail the time frame for same?”

MAINTENANCE SERVICES

3.

Road Maintenance Programme 2021

(circulated herewith)

4.

Smart Bin Review

(circulated herewith)

5.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

6.

Councillor L. McCarthy

“That the Chief Executive please write to Eircom requesting them to please remove their pole from the Hillcrest Road footpath which is blocking wheelchair users?”

 

PARKS SERVICES

7.

Proposal for accommodation for Kilternan Scouts at Stepaside Golf Course

(presentation at meeting)

8.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

9.

Councillor O. O'Connor

“That the Chief Executive quantify the full environmental impact of bringing in Marlay Park golf course back into use and also the environmental opportunity cost of not using that area of land as a native woodland/carbon sink.”

 

 

10.

Councillor D. Smith

“That the Chief Executive brings forward a report that details history and plans that this Council has to protect, maintain and ultimately re-use the gate lodges within Cabinteely Park.”

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

11.

Dundrum Area Based Transport Assessment (ABTA)

(Presentation at meeting)

12.

Roebuck Road Cycle Protection scheme

(circulated herewith)

13.

Consultation with Garda Commissioner

(circulated herewith)

14.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

15.

Councillor A. Colgan

“That the Chief Executive will undertake public realm improvements on Ballinteer Road, adjacent to the Dundrum Castle roundabout, including resurfacing of the parking area, replacement of benches, and replacement of the tarmac area with more attractive surfacing/planting (Photos attached)”

 

16.

Councillor J. O'Leary

“That the Chief Executive put in place a Zebra/Toucan pedestrian crossing on the Upper Churchtown Road to improve pedestrian safety while increasing connectivity between the shops on Braemor Road (Supervalu etc) and those on Upper Churchtown Road on the old Braemor Rooms site.”

17.

Councillor D. Smith

“That the Chief Executive provides a copy of the report and updates the Area Committee on the assessment conducted by the Traffic & Road Safety Section in late 2020 within The Park, Cabinteely which was felt "would help identify what measures should be installed to best improve the road safety for all users" and what actions are proposed to follow-on from this work and when same is anticipated to be done.” .

 

18.

Councillor T. Murphy

“That this Area Committee commit to improving the bad bend junction on the Glenamuck road near to the Golden Ball this year to improve safety for traffic and pedestrians.”

 

19.

Councillor A. Colgan

“That the Chief Executive will undertake a review of the traffic directions/flows at the Gort Mhuire roundabout, at the intersection of Wyckham Way and Ballinteer Road, with a view to considering a left only exit to old Ballinteer Road for traffic on the outside lane coming from the M50.”