MINUTES


Georges River Local Traffic Advisory Committee

 

Tuesday, 02 March 2021

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council – Minutes of Georges River Local Traffic Advisory Committee - Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Page 2

 

Present

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

 

Councillor L Konjarski (Chairperson)

Mr S Kshitij (Transport for NSW)

Mr B Langton (Representing Mr C Minns, MP State Member for Kogarah)

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

Mr G Wong (St George Cabs)

Mr G Moody (Manager Infrastructure)

Mr P Croft (Coordinator Traffic and Transport)

Ms S Selim (Senior Traffic Engineer)

Mr S Lindsay (Traffic Engineer)

Mr A Babu (Traffic Engineer)

 

 

Opening

Councillor Konjarski opened the meeting at 10.06.

Acknowledgement of Country

Councillor Konjarski acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

Apologies/Leave of Absence

Mr M Coure, MP (State Member for Oatley)

Senior Constable A Chu (St George Local Area Command)

Mr H Fraser (Punchbowl Bus Company)

Ms S Betzer (Transdev)

Mr A Pritchard (Transit Systems)

 

Apologies moved by Mr Langton, seconded by Mr Perivolarellis.

Notice of Webcasting

The Chairperson advised staff and the public that the meeting is being recorded for minute-taking purposes and is also webcast live on Council’s website, in accordance with section 4 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice. This recording will be made available on Council’s Website.

Disclosures of Interest

Mr B Langton declared that he is no longer director of Punchbowl Bus Company.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

 

RECOMMENDATION

That the Minutes of the Georges River Local Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting held on 02 February 2021 be adopted.

There were no matters arising from the previous meeting. Previous minutes moved by Mr Langton, seconded by Mr Perivolarellis.

Closed Session

Recommendation

That the meeting revert to a Closed Session.

Moved by Mr Langton, seconded by Mr Perivolarellis.

 

Committee Reports

TAC019-21       Water Street, Sans Souci - Proposed "Works Zone" adjacent to No. 1

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That a 55m “Works Zone” be installed on the southern side of Water Street for the duration of the demolitions works at No. 1 Water Street, Sans Souci, commencing in April 2021, as shown on plan TC2254 attached to the report.

(b)     That the footpath on the southern side of Water Street, Sans Souci on the frontage of the site of No. 1 Water Street, be closed until a new site is constructed.

(c)     That appropriate pram ramps be constructed on Water Street to allow for safe pedestrian access around the site at No. 1 Water Street.

(d)     That the 55m “Works Zone” be converted to a 55m “No Stopping” zone at the completion of the demolition works and a further report be brought to the Traffic Committee for potential parallel parking.

(e)     That an appropriate barrier be placed on Water Street, adjacent to the site at No. 1 following the competition of the demolition works.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC020-21       No. 2 - 10 Woniora Road, Hurstville - Construction Traffic Management Plan

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That the “Main Works Construction Traffic Management Plan” for No. 2-10 Woniora Road, Hurstville, submitted by Varga Traffic Planning Pty Ltd, be approved.

(b)     That the temporary relocation of the BB centreline between O’Briens Road and Rosebank Crescent, Hurstville be approved.

(c)     That a ­­­­30m “Works Zone, 7am - 5pm, Mon - Sat” be installed on the eastern side of Woniora Road, Hurstville adjacent to No. 2 - 10 Woniora Road, for a period of 52 weeks commencing in mid-2021.

(d)     That the parking and BB centreline be returned to its current status at the completion of the “Works Zone” period.

(e)     That the turning paths for trucks exiting Rosebank Crescent be submitted for assessment.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC021-21       Industrial Area, Kingsgrove - Heavy Vehicle Routes

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That the “No Right Turn, 5pm - 8am, Vehicles Under 6m Excepted” restriction on The Crescent, Kingsgrove be retained.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC022-21       Chemical Clean Out Traffic Control plans for Carlton and Mortdale Depot

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That the Traffic Control Plans TCP 2536 Rev 1 and TCP 2537 prepared for the Chemical CleanOut weekends at the Mortdale Depot and Carlton Depot be approved to be implemented on all the Chemical CleanOut  weekends planned for 2021.

(b)     That “No Right Turn” signs be installed on Depot Road, Mortdale during the Chemical CleanOut weekends in Mortdale Depot.

(c)     That the “No Stopping” restriction along the northern side of Roberts Avenue be extended to allow unhindered flow of traffic between Isaac Street and Depot Road, Mortdale during Chemical CleanOut weekends at Mortdale Depot.

(d)     That “No Stopping” restriction is installed along the southern side of Planthurst Road, west of Bellevue Parade up to the southern gate entrance to Carlton Depot, during Chemical CleanOut weekends at Carlton Depot. 

(e)     That Council’s Waste Services section notifies all affected residents of the road closures prior to the scheduled Chemical CleanOut weekends at either of Council’s Depots.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC023-21       Park Road and The Avenue, Hurstville - Danebank Autumn Fair 2021

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That the request for temporary changes to on-street parking along Park Road and The Avenue, Hurstville, adjoining Danebank School, on Saturday 8th May 2021 to facilitate the School’s Autumn Fair be approved.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC024-21       Louis Terrace, Hurstville - Proposed Line Marking and Signage

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That a 21m double centre line with raised reflective pavement markers be installed at the intersection of Louis Terrace and Louis Lane.

(b)     That advance warning curve signs be installed in Louis Terrace and Louis Lane on approach to their intersection.

(c)     That a give way line and associated signage be installed on Louis Terrace at its intersection with Edith Street, as shown on plan TC2253 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC025-21       Dora Street, Hurstville - Proposed "Bus Zone" extension

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

RECOMMENDATION

That the existing “Bus Zone” on the western side of Dora Street, adjacent to No. 95 – 97, be extended 8m towards the south, as shown on plan TC2250 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC026-21       Montgomery Street, Kogarah - Proposed "P5" Minute Parking

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

RECOMMENDATION

That 5.5m of the existing “2P, 6am – 6pm, Mon – Fri, Permit Holders Excepted Area 1” zone on the western side of Montgomery Street, be converted to “P5 Minute, 8am – 6pm, Mon – Fri”, as shown on plan TC2251 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC027-21       Kingsway, Kingsgrove - Proposed "2P" zone

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

RECOMMENDATION

That a 30m “2P, 8.30am – 6pm Mon – Fri” zone be installed on the southern side of Kingsway, east of Maluka Place, as shown on plan TC2252 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

 

TAC029-21       Massey Street, Carlton - Proposed "2P" zone

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That an 18m “2P, 8.30am – 6pm Mon – Fri” zone be installed on the eastern side of Massey Street, north of the Princes Highway.

(b)     That “No Stopping” zones be installed on the eastern and western side of Massey Street at the intersection with the Princes Highway, as shown on plan TC2257 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC030-21       Kemp Street, Mortdale- Proposed  'Bus Zone' relocation

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That the request to relocate the existing 25m ‘Bus Zone’ adjacent to No. 97 Morts Road, Mortdale to the corner of Kemp Street, adjacent to No. 105 Morts Road as shown on plan TC2241 attached to the report, be deferred to a future meeting.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC031-21       Centre Street, Penshurst - Proposed 'No Stopping' zone and Line Marking

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That a 16m BB centre line be installed on Centre Street, Penshurst at the intersection with Railway Parade.

(b)     That the existing ‘No Stopping’ zone on the western side of Centre Street adjacent to No. 9 Railway Parade be extended 12m north.

(c)     That the existing ‘1P, 8.30am - 6pm, Mon - Fri’ zone on the eastern side of Centre Street, adjacent to No. 14 be converted to a ‘No Stopping’ zone as shown on plan TC2246 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC032-21       Rosa Street, Oatley - Proposed 'Bus Zones'

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That an 18m ‘Bus Zone’ be installed on the eastern side of Rosa Street, Oatley adjacent to No. 28, as shown on plan TC2242 attached to the report.

(b)     That a 17m ‘Bus Zone’ be installed on the western side of Rosa Street, Oatley adjacent to No. 34 Frederick Street, as shown on plan TC2243 attached to the report.

(c)     That the existing ‘Bus Zone 7.30am-4pm, Mon-Sat’ adjacent to No. 31 Neville Street, Oatley be converted to a 20m ‘Bus Zone, 7.30am-2.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm Sat’ as shown on plan TC2143 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC033-21       Belmore Road, Peakhurst - Proposed 'Bus Zones'

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That a 30m ‘Bus Zone’ be installed on the western side of Belmore Road, Peakhurst opposite No. 2, as shown on plan TC2248 attached to the report.

(b)     That a 30m ‘Bus Zone’ be installed on the western side of Belmore Road, Peakhurst opposite No. 20, as shown on plan TC2249 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC036-21       Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove - Proposed Removal of 'Bus Zone'

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That the existing ‘Bus Zone, 8.30am - 9am, School Days Only’ on Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove, adjacent to No. 323, be removed as shown in plan TC2256 attached to the report.

(b)     That the ‘No Parking, 6am - 10am, Mon - Fri’ and statutory ‘No Stopping’ signage be reinstated as shown on plan TC2065 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC037-21       Dwyer Lane, Blakehurst - Proposed 'No Parking' zone

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That a ‘No Parking’ zone be installed on the southern side of Dwyer Lane, between Dwyer Avenue and Betts Avenue, as shown on plan TC2224 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAC038-21       Hurstville Road, Oatley - Proposed Changes to Parking Restrictions

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That a 105m “No Parking” zone be installed on the eastern side of Hurstville Road, Oatley adjacent to the Mortdale Maintenance Facility.

(b)     That a 45m “No Parking” zone be installed on the western side of Hurstville Road, Oatley opposite the Mortdale Maintenance Facility as shown on the attached signage plan.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC039-21       Railway Parade, Kogarah - Proposed changes to "Loading Zone" duration

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That the existing 12m “Loading Zone, 10am - 2pm, Mon - Fri” be converted to “Loading Zone, 60 minute, 10am - 2pm, Mon - Fri” as shown on plan TC2258 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC040-21       Stanley Street, Kogarah - Proposed yellow line marking

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That 18m of yellow line marking be installed at the intersection of Stanley Street and Victoria Street, Kogarah, as shown on the plan TC2259, attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC041-21       Durham Street, Hurstville - Proposed Yellow Line Marking

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That 63m of yellow line marking be installed on the southern side of Durham Street, at the intersection of Forest Road, Hurstville, as shown on plan TC2260 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC042-21       Pearl Street, Hurstville - Proposed "No Parking" and "1P" zones

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That an 8m “No Parking” zone and a 7m “1P, 8.30am - 6pm, Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 12.30pm Sat” zone be installed on the southern side of Pearl Street, Hurstville, as shown on plan TC2240 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC043-21       Forest Road, Hurstville - Proposed "Works Zone" adjacent to No. 185A

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That 3 angle parking spaces of the existing “1P, 8.30am - 6pm, Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 12.30pm, Sat” zone adjacent to No. 185A Forest Road within Palm Court carpark, be converted to a “Works Zone, 7am - 5pm, Mon - Sat” for a period of 3 weeks commencing in March 2020, as shown on plan TC2255 attached to the report.

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

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

TAC044-21       Boundary Road, Oatley - Proposed "No Stopping" zone extension

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

That the existing “No Stopping” zone on the western side of Boundary Road, Oatley, be extended by 16m, as shown on plan TC2203 attached to the report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

                            Railway Parade, Kogarah - Proposed "1/4P" zone

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That 5.5m of the existing “1P, 8.30am - 6pm, Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 12.30pm, Sat” zone on the eastern side of the Railway Parade, Kogarah, at the intersection with School Lane, be converted to a “1/4P, 8.30am - 6pm, Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 12.30pm, Sat” zone as shown on plan TC2261 attached to the report.

(b)     That the businesses in the vicinity be notified of Council’s decision.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

   

 

 

 

 

Recommendation

That in accordance with the provisions of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Local Government Act 1993, the following matters be considered in closed meeting at which the press and public are excluded.

 

CON001-21       No. 301 Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove - Traffic Matters for LEC  Conditions of Consent

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer)

THAT in accordance with the provisions of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Local Government Act 1993, the matters dealt with in this report be considered in closed Council Meeting at which the press and public are excluded. In accordance with Section 10A(2) (e) it is considered the matter contains information that would, if disclosed, prejudice the maintenance of law.

THAT in accordance with Section 10D it is considered that if the matter were discussed in an open Council Meeting, it would on balance, be contrary to the public interest as it contains information that would, if disclosed, prejudice the maintenance of law.

 

CON002-21       Belgrave Street, Kogarah - Un[Contained] Arts and Cultural Festival

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

THAT in accordance with the provisions of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Local Government Act 1993, the matters dealt with in this report be considered in closed Council Meeting at which the press and public are excluded. In accordance with Section 10A(2) (f) it is considered the matter affects the security of council, councillors, council staff or council property.

THAT in accordance with Section 10D it is considered that if the matter were discussed in an open Council Meeting, it would on balance, be contrary to the public interest as it affects the security of council, councillors, council staff or council property.

 

CON003-21       Bridge Street, Penshurst - Road Closure for Penshurst RSL Sub Branch ANZAC Day Service 2021

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

THAT in accordance with the provisions of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Local Government Act 1993, the matters dealt with in this report be considered in closed Council Meeting at which the press and public are excluded. In accordance with Section 10A(2) (f) it is considered the matter affects the security of council, councillors, council staff or council property.

THAT in accordance with Section 10D it is considered that if the matter were discussed in an open Council Meeting, it would on balance, be contrary to the public interest as it affects the security of council, councillors, council staff or council property.

 

That in accordance with the provisions of Section 11(2) of the Act, the reports and correspondence relating to these matters be withheld from the press and public.

Consideration of Confidential Recommendations

CON001-21       No. 301 Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove - Traffic Matters for LEC  Conditions of Consent

(Report by Senior Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That Condition 10(a) of the LEC No.2018/390589 is refused based on impact to waste collection services.

(b)    That Georges River Council work in conjunction with Bayside Council to undertake a Road Safety Traffic Assessment to identify and address local roads being used as a “rat run”.

(c)    That Council defer approval of Condition 10(b)(i), (ii) & (iii) of the LEC No.2018/390589 following completion of the Road Safety Traffic Assessment.

(d)     That as per Condition 10(b)(iv) of the LEC No.2018/390589 the 10m statutory “No Stopping” restriction be installed along the northern side of Vivienne Street at its intersection with Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove.

(e)     That as per Condition 11(i) & (ii) of the LEC No.2018/390589, Council installs:

i.    A 30m “No Stopping, 7am – 9am, 4pm – 6pm, Mon - Fri” zone on the southern side of Vivienne Street. (This “No Stopping” restriction extends along the full Vivienne Street frontage of the proposed development site).

ii.   The current 8m “No Parking” zone on the southern side of Vivienne Street be modified to “No Parking At All Other Times”.

(f)      That as per Condition 11(iii) of the LEC No.2018/390589, the developer bears the cost of the installation of all the works.

(g)    That Condition 13 of the LEC No.2018/390589 be enforced and implemented.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

CON002-21       Belgrave Street, Kogarah - Un[Contained] Arts and Cultural Festival

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That the request to temporarily close Belgrave Street, Kogarah between Post Office Lane and Kensington Street from 6am Friday 4th June to 12pm Monday 7th June 2021, be approved.

(b)     That Council liaises with NSW Police in regards to the need for a Risk Assessment for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation to be carried out by an appropriately qualified person holding a Masters 2A Security License prior to the closure occurring.

(c)     That Council consults with the impacted stakeholders to notify them accordingly of the proposed closure.

(d)    That the event be classified as a Class 2 road closure as per the Guide to Special Events.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

CON003-21       Bridge Street, Penshurst - Road Closure for Penshurst RSL Sub Branch ANZAC Day Service 2021

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION

(a)     That the request from Penshurst RSL Sub Branch to temporarily close Bridge Street between Apsley Street and Penshurst Street from 12pm to 4pm on Sunday 18th April 2021 be approved.

(b)     That the request from Penshurst RSL Sub Branch to temporarily close part of Connelly Street between Forest Road and Bridge Street from 12pm to 4 pm on Sunday 18th April  2021 be approved.

(c)     That Penshurst RSL Sub Branch liaises with NSW Police in regards to the need for a Risk Assessment for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation to be carried out by an appropriately qualified person holding a Masters 2A Security License prior to the closures occurring.

(d)     That Council’s staff barricade 14 car parking spaces directly outside the Memorial on Bridge Street, at least 24 hours prior to the march to ensure that the spaces are vacant for the service on 18th April 2021.

(e)    That the event be classified as a Class 4 road closure as per the Guide to Special Events.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

General Business

 

·         Intersection of Paterson Avenue and Kingsgrove Road. Bayside Council to provide update on removal of parking opposite Paterson Avenue.

·         Motor bike parking in Mortdale. Cooks Street carpark has 6 spaces dedicated for motor bike parking.

·         Lynwood Street, Blakehurst – Speeding vehicles. Recent traffic counts indicate that the 85th percentile is within acceptable limits.

·         Blakehurst High School – Woniora Road – Illegal U-turns at bend over double centreline. Matter to be investigated.

Open Session

Recommendation

That the meeting revert to Open Session at 11:50am.

Moved by Mr Langton, seconded by Mr Perivolarellis.

 

Consideration of Recommendations from Closed Session

Recommendation

That the recommendations of the Closed Session be adopted.

Moved by Mr Langton, seconded by Mr Perivolarellis.

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 11:51am.