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Traffic Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

 

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

 

Present

Ms Michelle Whitehurst (Chairperson/Manager Engineering Services)

Mr Nick Kocoski (Roads and Maritime Services)

Senior Constable Ms K Ferguson (St George Local Area Command)

George Perivolarellis (Representative of Mr Steve Kamper, MP, Member for Rockdale)

Mr Hamish Fraser (Punchbowl Bus Company)

Mr Rabih Bekdache (Sydney Buses)

Mr Oman Wijayaratna (Manager Infrastructure Planning)

Mr Obi Thomas (Manager Asset Planning & Services)

Ms Shereny Selim (Senior Traffic Engineer)

Mr Paul Croft (Traffic Engineer)

Mr Ben Liddell (Traffic Engineer)

Mr Samuel Lindsay (Assistant Traffic Engineer)

 

Apologies 

Apologies were tendered on behalf of Mr Laurie O’Connor (Director Assets and Infrastructure).

 

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Minutes of previous meetings

Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting - 16 August 2016

Committee Recommendation

That the Minutes of the Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting held on 16 August 2016 be confirmed as adopted.

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda Items

TAC042-16       Mulga Road, Oatley - Request to change an Existing No Stopping Restriction to No Parking Restriction

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

 (a)    That the existing 20m No Stopping restriction on the southern side of Mulga Road, Oatley outside Riley’s Garage be reduced to a 8.5m No Stopping zone and the remaining section be changed to a No Parking restriction due to the location of the driveway crossing of Riley’s Garage.

(b)     That Riley’s Garage be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC043-16       Melvin Street and Edgbaston Road Intersection, Beverly Hills - Request for Do Not Queue Across Intersection Signage

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

 

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That “Do Not Queue Across Intersection” signs be installed on both approaches of Edgbaston Road at the intersection of Edgbaston Road and Melvin Street, Beverly Hills.

(b)     That Mr David Coleman, MP, Member for Banks be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC044-16       Thurlow Street, Riverwood - Request for Formalising Bus Zones

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

 

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That a 28-metre long Bus Zone be installed at the existing Bus Stop on the northern side of Thurlow Street, Riverwood utilising the existing driveway of 19 Thurlow Street, Riverwood.

(b)     That a 19-metre long Bus Zone be installed at the existing Bus Stop on the southern side of Thurlow Street, Riverwood (outside house Number 8) adjacent to the existing No Stopping restriction.

 

(c)     That Punchbowl Bus Company be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC045-16       Hudson Street, Hurstville - Road Safety Concerns

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the existing 23m long No Stopping restriction along the western side of Hudson Street, Hurstville be changed to a 10m long No Stopping restriction followed by a 13m long No Parking restriction.

(b)     That a 10m long ‘No Parking, 3.30pm-7.30pm, Mon-Fri, 9.00am-5.00pm Saturday’ zone be installed within the unrestricted kerb side area outside 5-9 Hudson Street, Hurstville for a 3-month trial period. At the end of the trial period the affected residents be consulted again to garner their opinion on the effectiveness of the restriction.

(c)     That the outcome of the resident consultation be reported back to the Traffic Committee for consideration.

 

 

TAC046-16       Mulga Road, Oatley - Request for a Parking Restriction

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the northern side of Mulga Road between Myall Street and Mi Mi Street, Oatley be restricted to ‘1/2P, 8.30am-6.00pm Mon-Fri, 8.30am-4.00pm Saturday’

(b)     That the northern side of Mulga Road between Mi Mi Street and Woronora Parade, Oatley be restricted to ‘1P, 8.30am-6.00pm, Mon-Fri, 8.30am-4.00pm Saturdays’.

(c)     That the affected residents be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC047-16       Penshurst Street, Penshurst - Request to Relocate a Disabled Parking Space

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the existing disabled parking space outside 80 Penshurst Street, Penshurst be relocated 19m north, to a location outside 84 Penshurst Street, Penshurst.

(b)     That the existing park bench outside 80 Penshurst Street, Penshurst be relocated to a suitable location closer to 84 Penshurst Street, Penshurst.

(c)     That Ashby Medical Centre be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC048-16       WestConnex - Construction of the New M5 Motorway

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

That the information in the report be received and noted.

 

 

TAC049-16       The Avenue and Cross Street Intersection, Hurstville - Delineation Line Marking at Traffic Lights

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer, Shereny Selim)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That RMS be requested to review the existing delineation line marking associated with the traffic lights at the intersection of The Avenue and Cross Street, Hurstville.

(b)     That the resident be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC050-16       Pitt Street, Mortdale - Road Safety Concerns

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Ben Liddell)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the request to install traffic calming devices along Pitt Street, Mortdale be denied.

(b)     That the resident be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

 

TAC051-16       Gloucester Road, Hurstville - Request to Install Bus Zones

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Ben Liddell)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the existing bus stop at 120 Gloucester Road, Hurstville be formalised by installing a 30 metre Bus Zone.

(b)     That the existing bus stop at 95 Gloucester Road, Hurstville be formalised by installing a 28 metre Bus Zone.

(c)     That Punchbowl Bus Company be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC052-16       27B - 29 Austral Street, Penshurst - Request for a Works Zone

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Ben Liddell)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the information in the report be received and noted.

(b)     That the applicant be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC053-16       Short Street, Kogarah - Proposed "Works Zone" - UBD 294 H6

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the existing 40m “2P, 6am – 6pm Mon – Fri” zone on the northern side of Short Street, east of Gray Street adjacent to the St George Hospital multi-level car park be converted to a “Works Zone, 7am – 5pm Mon – Sat” from late August 2016 until late November 2016, as shown on plan TC1559 attached to the report.

(b)     That all parking zones be returned to their current status at the completion of the “Works Zone” period.

 

 

TAC054-16       Carwar Avenue, Carss Park - Proposed Temporary Road Closures for the Australia Day Event - UBD 294 B14

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

That approval be granted for the closure of Allawah Avenue and part road closure of Carwar Avenue, Carss Park, between 7am and 10pm on Thursday, 26 January 2017 for Council’s “Australia Day” event to be held at Carss Bush Park, as shown on Plans TCP 1, TCP 2 and TCP 3 attached to the report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAC055-16       Service Road off Princes Highway, Blakehurst - Proposed "15 Minute" parking - UBD 314 A3

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

That 36.9m of the unrestricted parking on the western side of the service road off the Princes Highway, Blakehurst, be converted to “1/2P, 9am – 6pm”, as shown on plan TC1557 attached to the report.

 

TAC056-16       St Finbar's Catholic Primary School - Broughton Street, Sans Souci - Children's Crossing Request - UBD 314 F1

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That the request for the installation of a pedestrian crossing in Broughton Street and The Promenade adjacent to St Finbar’s Catholic Primary School be denied, as the sites do not meet the required RMS warrants.

(b)     That the parent and Principal of St Finbar’s Catholic Primary School be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC057-16       Heath Road, Blakehurst - Proposed Extension of "No Parking" zone - UBD 293 Q14

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

That the existing “No Parking, 8am – 9.30am, 2.30pm – 4pm, School Days, Buses Excepted” zone on the southern side of Heath Road, adjacent to Mater Dei Catholic Primary School, be extended 12m as shown on plan TC1560 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC058-16       Carwar Avenue, Carss Park - Proposed Temporary Road Closures for the Magic of Christmas Event - UBD 294 B15

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

That approval be granted for the closure of Allawah Avenue and part road closure of Carwar Avenue, Carss Park, between 4pm and 9pm on Saturday, 10 December 2016 for Council’s “Magic of Christmas” event to be held at Carss Bush Park, as shown on plans TCP 1 and TCP 2 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC059-16       Proposed Temporary Road Closure - Belgrave Street, Kogarah - UBD 294 G5

(Report by Traffic Engineer, Paul Croft)

Committee Recommendation

(a)     That approval be granted to temporarily close Belgrave Street, Kogarah from Post Office Lane to Kensington Street, between 6am and 3pm on Sunday, 25 September 2016 for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Greek Orthodox Church Annual Fete, as shown on plan TC1122 attached to the report.

(b)     That the Ladies Auxiliary of the Greek Orthodox Church be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC060-16       Regent Street, Kogarah - Proposed Relocation of "Bus Zone" UBD 294 H3

(Report by Assistant Traffic Engineer, Samuel Lindsay)

Committee Recommendation

That the existing “Bus Zone” on the northern side of Regent Street adjacent to Kogarah High School, be relocated 5m east, as shown on plan TC1554 attached to the report.

 

 

General Business

Committee Recommendation

That the future meetings of the Georges River Traffic Committee be rescheduled to start at 1:00pm.

 

Conclusion

The Meeting finished at 10:35am

 

 

 

 

Chairperson

Ms Michelle Whitehurst