MINUTES


Traffic Committee

 

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

10.00am

 

Waratah Room, Ground Floor, Georges River Civic Centre, Corner of MacMahon and Dora Streets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Present

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

 

Councillor L Konjarski (Chairperson)

Mr G Moody (Chairperson/Manager Infrastructure)

Mr M Coure, MP (State Member for Oatley)

Senior Constable A Chu (St George Local Command)

Senior Constable L Ferguson (St George Local Area Command)

Mr R Bekdache (Transit Systems)

Mr H Fraser (Punchbowl Bus Company)

Mr P Croft (Coordinator Traffic and Transport)

Mr S Lindsay (Traffic Engineer)

Ms M Grobbe (Road Safety Officer)

 

 

 

 

Apologies   

 

Mr J Dib, MP (State Member for Lakemba)

Mr G Perivolarellis (Representing Mr S Kamper, MP State Member for Rockdale)

Mr D Dawson (Representing Mr C Minns, MP State Member for Kogarah)

Ms S Selim (Senior Traffic Engineer)

Mr N Kocoski (Roads and Maritime Services)

Mr H Bongers (Coordinator Parking & Rangers)

 

Matters Arising from Previous Meeting

There were no matters arising from the previous meeting

 

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest

 

Speakers

There were no speakers present.

 

 

Agenda Items

TAC108-19       Glenwall Street, Kingsgrove - Request to Formalise Existing 'Bus Stops' to 'Bus Zones'

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That the existing ‘Bus Stop’ on the western side of Glenwall Street, south of Orbell Street, Kingsgrove be formalised to a 17m ‘Bus Zone’.

(b)     That the existing ‘Bus Stop’ on the eastern side of Glenwall Street, south of Orbell Street, Kingsgrove be formalised to a 27m ‘Bus Zone’, as shown on plan TC1951 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC109-19       Phillip Street, Blakehurst - Proposed "Bus Zone"

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

That a 30m “Bus Zone, Mon – Sat” be installed on the southern side of Phillip Street, near Joseph Street, as shown on plan TC1957 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC110-19       Clarendon Road, Peakhurst - Proposed "Bus Zones"

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That a 20m “Bus Zone, 7.30am – 4pm, Mon – Fri” be installed on the southern side of Clarendon Road, west of the roundabout at Belmore Road.

(b)     That a 20m “Bus Zone, 7.30am – 4pm, Mon – Fri” be installed on the southern side of Clarendon Road, east of Elwin Street.

(c)     That “No Stopping” signs be installed at the intersection of Clarendon Road and Elwin Street, as shown on plans TC1958 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC111-19       Mashman Avenue and Paterson Avenue, Kingsgrove - Directional Arrows

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That directional arrows be painted in Paterson Avenue, Mashman Avenue and the one-way section of Colvin Avenue, Kingsgrove as shown on plan TC1961 attached to the report.

(b)     That a traffic counter be installed in Mashman Avenue to determine the speed of vehicles in the street to determine if any further action is required.

 

 

TAC112-19       Laycock Road, Hurstville Grove - Proposed Line Marking

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That line marking be painted in Laycock Road, between Hillcrest Avenue and Hurstville Road, as shown on plan TC1963 attached to the report.

(b)     That Council request NSW Police to increase their patrols in Laycock Road, between Hillcrest Avenue and Hurstville Road, and infringe drivers travelling in excess of the speed limit.

(c)     That Council continue to monitor the speed in this section of Laycock Road to determine if any further action is required.

 

 

TAC113-19       Barry Avenue, Mortdale - Proposed Line Marking

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

Recommendation

That a 164m Dividing Barrier Line (BB) be installed on Barry Avenue, as shown on plan TC1962 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC114-19       Ormonde Parade, Hurstville - Proposed changes to Line Marking

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

Recommendation

That 25m of the existing Dividing Barrier Line (BB) on Ormonde Parade, Hurstville be removed as shown on plan TC1965 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC115-19       The Strand, Penshurst – “15 Minute” Parking

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer)

Recommendation

That 7m of the existing “2P” restriction along the western side of The Strand be converted to “P15 minute, 6.30am - 4.00pm, Mon-Sun” outside number 3 The Strand, Penshurst.

 

 

TAC116-19       Ecole Street, Carlton - Proposed "No Parking" zone

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That the existing “No Parking, 8am – 9.30am, 2.30pm – 4pm, School Days” zone on the northern side of Ecole Street, adjacent to Carlton South Public School, be extended 18m, as shown on plan TC1959 attached to the report.

(b)     That the Principal of Carlton South Public School be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

 

TAC117-19       Kingsway, Kingsgrove - Proposed "No Stopping" zones

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That a 14m “No Stopping” zone be installed on the southern side of Kingsway, east of Maluka Place.

(b)     That “No Stopping” signs be installed on the north-western corner of Kingsway and New England Drive, as shown on plan TC1964 attached to the report.

(c)     That options for the north-eastern corner of Kingsway and New England Drive be considered and presented at a future Traffic Advisory Committee meeting.

(d)     That a traffic counter be installed in Kingsway to determine the speed and volume of vehicles in the street.

 

 

TAC118-19       South Street, Kogarah - Pedestrian Refuge

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

That the existing pedestrian refuge in South Street, Kogarah, west of the Princes Highway, be reconstructed in accordance with the RMS Technical Direction and Plan U789 attached to the report.

 

 

TAC119-19       Greenacre Road, Connells Point - Proposed Raised Pedestrian Crossing

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That a raised pedestrian crossing with associated signage be installed in Greenacre Road, Connells Point, north of Mimosa Street, in accordance with the RMS Technical Direction and as shown on Plan U720 attached to the report.

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

 

 

TAC120-19       Battye Avenue, Beverley Park - Speed Cushion Update

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That rubber speed cushions with associated signage be installed in Battye Avenue, between Weeney Street and Jubilee Avenue, adjacent to number 62, as shown on plan TC1960 attached to the report.

(b)     That the residents in this section of Battye Avenue be advised of Council’s decision.

 

 

TAC122-19       Blakesley Road, Blakehurst - Black Spot Investigation

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

Recommendation

(a)     That Council submit a request for funding under the Federal Government Black Spot Program for the permanent removal of the right turn movement from Blakesley Road into King Georges Road, Blakehurst.

(b)     That as part of the request for funding, a pedestrian refuge island be installed in Blakesley Road at the intersection with King Georges Road, as shown on the concept plan attached to the report.

(c)     That community consultation be undertaken on the proposal.

(d)     That a Traffic Management Plan and detailed construction plan be submitted to the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) for approval.

(e)     The removal of the right turn movement and pedestrian refuge is subject to funding being allocated under the Black Spot program.

 

 

 

TAC123-19       South Street, Kogarah - Road Closure for Pedestrian Bridge Installation

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

Recommendation

That the “Traffic Management Plan” prepared by SBMG Planning dated Friday 21st June, be approved.

 

   

General Business

·         In regards to report “TAC113-19 Barry Avenue” – Additional line marking in Hearne Street to also be investigated and brought to a future Traffic Committee meeting as a report.

 

·         “Bus Zone” in Greenacre Road near the new school to be investigated and brought to a future Traffic Committee meeting as a report.

 

·         Additional street light on the corner of King Georges Road and Blakesley Road to be investigated.

 

·         Discussion on proposed alternative business customer parking at Beverly Hills for new and extended clearways currently on consultation.

 

·         Parking issues for a resident of Hillcrest Avenue discussed. Members would not approve changes to street parking.

 

·         Council to conduct vehicle and pedestrian count in Mulga Road near Oatley Train Station for a crossing or alternative options.

Conclusion

The Meeting finished at 11.10am

 

 

 

 

Chairperson