Agenda

Venue: Dundrum Office - Main Street, Dundrum

Items
No. Item

1.

Confirmation and Adoption of Minutes pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Minutes of the Dundrum Area Committee Municipal Services Meeting held on 5th October 2020.

 

(circulated herewith) 

2.

QUESTIONS

Transport Questions

2a

Councillor K. Ahmed - SANDYFORD TRAFFIC LIGHTS pdf icon PDF 52 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive about the plan to fix the traffic sequence in heavy traffic areas in Sandyford ward as it’s taking more than 10 minutes to pass one traffic light in the morning, some addresses supplied.  This is causing huge frustration to parents and daily commuting workers; Carrickmines, Kilternan, Enniskerry Road, Blackthorn Drive/Drummartin Link Road, Blackthorn Road/St. Raphaela’s Road, Harold’s Grange Road, Blackglen roundabout?”

 

 

2b

Councillor E. Blain - GALLOPS ZEBRA CROSSING pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to install a zebra crossing going to the playground in the Gallops on Glencairn drive?”

 

2c

Councillor E. Blain - HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to install a zebra crossing at the corner of Glenbourne Close and Glencairn Drive going to Holy Trinity National School?”

 

2d

Councillor E. Blain - PINE VALLEY pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to repaint the yellow lines throughout Pine Valley estate?”

2e

Councillor E. Blain - PINE VALLEY PARK pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to paint the yellow lines at Pine Valley Park to prevent the parking that precludes residents from exiting and entering their homes safely?”

2f

Councillor A. Colgan - NAMING ROUNDABOUTS pdf icon PDF 53 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide an update on the plan of naming the roundabouts at the areas stated below, as agreed by the Area Committee?”

 

Roundabouts at Dundrum Town Centre entrance

Junction at Wyckham by-pass and Ballinteer Road

Junction at Ballinteer Road and Ballinteer Avenue

2g

Councillor E. Dowling - CYCLING IN FOXROCK pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to implement safer cycling conditions in and around Foxrock village, including Brighton Road?”

 

2h

Councillor J. Kennedy - TRAFFIC SAFETY MEASURES pdf icon PDF 49 KB

"To ask the Chief Executive to implement additional traffic safety measures in relation to the Knockrabo / Mount Anville Rd vicinity, particularly in relation to consideration of traffic warning signage alignment on a more pro-safety basis (to better warn motorists of children crossing the road) plus measures to better handle traffic safety during the school run timeframe on that road?"

 

 

2i

Councillor L. McCarthy - KEEP CLEAR SIGN pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to please place a Keep Clear sign at the entrance to Kilgobbin Heights, to help prevent further traffic delays, when traffic is backed up?”

 

2j

Councillor L. McCarthy - OUR LADY OF THE WAYSIDE NS pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to please indicate what measures can be taken to create greater safety outside Our Lady of the Wayside NS, Kilternan including the pedestrian crossing?”

 

2k

Councillor L. McCarthy - THE GALLOPS pdf icon PDF 51 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to please examine the signal junctions on approach routes to/from the Gallops, and please indicate what measures can be taken to prevent delays when exiting the estate, especially during morning peak times?”

 

2l

Councillor J. O'Leary - YELLOW BOX pdf icon PDF 53 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide a yellow box at the junction of Castlebrook and the Dundrum Bypass?”

2m

Councillor J. O'Leary - CAR SPEEDS ON ORWELL ROAD pdf icon PDF 52 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive what measures can be taken by the Council to help reduce car speeds on the Orwell Road, particularly past the entrance to Thorncliffe Park approaching Churchtown Road Lower?”

2n

Councillor J. O'Leary - BIRD AVENUE pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to consider a speed monitor on Bird Avenue, where residents are increasingly concerned about speeding traffic?”

2o

Councillor D. Smith - THE PARK, CABINTEELY pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to review and install further speed reduction measures (ramps, solar speed reduction signs along with other signage) within The Park, Cabinteely particularly around the shops, creche, school and park as residents are seriously concerned about the speed of traffic within their area?”

Maintenance Questions

2p

Councillor K. Ahmed - FOOTPATH REPAIRS pdf icon PDF 48 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to repair the footpaths in Clonard Estate as some of the footpaths are in a deteriorated condition?”

Additional documents:

2q

Councillor K. Ahmed - FOOTPATH REPAIRS pdf icon PDF 48 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive when the footpaths were last maintained/repaired in Clonard Estate?”

2r

Councillor E. Blain - FOOTPATH REPAIRS pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive when the urgent footpath repairs will be completed in Pine Valley estate?”

2s

Councillor A. Colgan - SEGREGATED BINS pdf icon PDF 64 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to provide an update on proposed locations of segregated bins in the area covered by this Area Committee?”

2t

Councillor A. Colgan - SLANG RIVER pdf icon PDF 70 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to undertake an investigation of the Slang River, particularly the stretch from Meadowbrook to Ballinteer Road, to establish whether there is evidence of sewage pollution (as noted locally) and to examine the need to clear overgrown vegetation choking sections of the river?”

 

2u

Councillor L. McCarthy - GLENCULLEN/SANDYFORD WARD pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to please confirm the gritting map for the Glencullen/Sandyford Ward will be the same as for last year?”

 

2v

Councillor J. O'Leary - PUBLIC LIGHTING pdf icon PDF 51 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to investigate the quality of Public Lighting on Barton Road East, particularly at the Dundrum end, and whether extra lamps are warranted or whether matters can be improved by tree pruning?”

 

2w

Councillor J. O'Leary - ESB NETWORKS pdf icon PDF 53 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive if, in consultation with ESB Networks, any consideration or future consideration has been/or will be given to ‘undergrounding’ the overhead power network in Dundrum Village?”

Parks Questions

2x

Councillor K. Ahmed - BEACON PLAYGROUND BINS pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive about the plan of the new Beacon playground at Blackthorn Drive, in relation to bins and if the Council are going to put in any, for the convenience of children and parents?”

2y

Councillor K. Ahmed - PLAYGROUND LOCK pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to re-enforce the gate in the newly-built Beacon playground with a spring lock or some sort of a lock as it’s extremely easy for toddlers to open?”

2z

Councillor E. Dowling - CABINTEELY PARK SIGNAGE pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to place signage in Cabinteely Park, advising that children may cycle in the Park?”

 

2aa

Councillor E. Dowling - CABINTEELY PARK CYCLING pdf icon PDF 48 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to advise when a designated cycle route can be established in Cabinteely Park?”

2bb

Councillor L. McCarthy - PLANTING SCHEME pdf icon PDF 48 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to please state if plans are drawn up for a planting scheme along the newly opened Cruagh to Clay Farm Greenway, including the pedestrian crossing?”

2cc

Councillor L. McCarthy - AIKENS VILLAGE POND pdf icon PDF 51 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive to please clarify if the next stage of cleansing will take place over the Autumn on the Aikens Village pond?”

2dd

Councillor J. O'Leary - BALLAWLEY PARK PLAYGROUND pdf icon PDF 53 KB

“To ask the Chief Executive what progress has been made on the commitment to invest and update the playgrounds in Ballawley Park and, whether special equipment for wheelchair bound children can be incorporated into any new designs?”

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

3.

Consultation with Garda Commissioner pdf icon PDF 179 KB

(if any, to be circulated)

4.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

5.

Cruagh Greenway Extension

(Presentation at meeting)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

6.

Councillor L. McCarthy pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“That the Chief Executive would please provide a Lollypop person to ensure the safe crossing of children attending the Holy Trinity School in the Gallops.”

 

7.

Councillor D. Smith pdf icon PDF 72 KB

“That the Chief Executive would present a report to this Committee about the time frame and procedure that this Council will engage in, in relation to the public consultation process which will examine the speed limits within residential estates that are within this Area Committee?”

8.

Councillor L. McCarthy pdf icon PDF 48 KB

“That the Chief Executive will carry out traffic calming on Ballyogan Avenue in the interest of safety of all road users, especially pedestrians and cyclists”

MAINTENANCE SERVICES

9.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

10.

Councillor A. Colgan pdf icon PDF 49 KB

“That the Chief Executive make arrangements for the provision of at least one public toilet in Dundrum Village.”

 

PARKS SERVICES

11.

Heritage Plan 2021-2025

(Presentation at meeting)

12.

Presentation on receipt of expressions of interest received for Marlay Golf Facility.

(Presentation at meeting)

13.

Ministerial/Departmental/Other Correspondence

a)   Correspondence Issued

 

b)   Correspondence Received

(if any to be circulated)

RÚIN/MOTIONS

14.

Councillor K. Ahmed pdf icon PDF 48 KB

“That this Area Committee agrees to put communication displays in all children’s playgrounds within the remit of this Area Committee to make it more inclusive and friendly.  Picture attached for similar displays in other areas in Ireland”.

Additional documents:

15.

Councillor A. Colgan pdf icon PDF 50 KB

“That the Chief Executive reviews possible locations for new benches along the Slang Greenway.”

 

16.

Councillor K. Ahmed pdf icon PDF 52 KB

“That this Area Committee agrees that there is a huge necessity for a children’s playground in Dundrum, Sandyford & Stillorgan areas as the population is increasing and lots of young families are raising their small children, struggling to facilitate them with playgrounds, close to their homes as playgrounds can increase the wellbeing among the local residents of all age groups in those areas and enhance social inclusion. To request that the Chief Executive implements an action plan to build playgrounds within this Area Committee, if there is none within 1.2 kms (DLR policy to have a playground)”