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TRAFFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

MINUTES OF MEETING

Thursday, 7th October 2010

The Meeting commenced at 1:00 pm.

PRESENT

Committee Members:

Director Service Delivery, Mr L O'Connor
Manager Infrastructure Planning, Mr O Wijayaratna
Senior Traffic Engineer, Ms S Selim
Member for Oatley, Mr K Greene MP representative, Mr M Lynch, OAM
Member for Kogarah, Ms C Burton MP representative, Mr I Cutting
Roads & Traffic Authority representative, Mr N Kocoski
NSW Police Service, Sergeant C Picker
St George Cabs Co-operative Limited representative, Mr G Kell
Punchbowl Bus & Coach Company representative, Mr H Fraser
State Transit Authority representative, Mr P Whitney



APOLOGIES

Apologies for the inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Councillor B Giegerl, OAM, Manager Engineering Services, Ms M Whitehurst, Traffic Engineering Officer, Mr H Saab, Roads & Traffic Authority representative, Ms L Moran, Veolia Transport NSW representative, Mr P Humphries.

RECOMMENDED THAT apologies be accepted and leave of absence granted.


DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

No Members/s declared an interest in a matter before the Committee:




MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 2 September 2010 were confirmed as a correct record.

ITEMS

TAC125-10 BAKER STREET OATLEY - ALTERATIONS TO KERB ALIGNMENT AN REQUEST FOR NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS (10/400)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the proposed extension of kerb alignment by 0.5m between the vehicular crossings of 44 and 46 Baker Street, Oatley be approved.

THAT a 6m "No Parking" restriction be installed between the vehicular crossing of 44 and 46 Baker Street, Oatley after the realignment work for the kerb face is completed.

THAT delineation marking be installed at the proposed kerb blister to channelise through traffic on Baker Street, Oatley.

FURTHER THAT Council's Asset Engineer be advised of Council's decision.

TAC126-10 BOUNDARY ROAD, MORTDALE - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (09/529)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the resident's request for traffic calming devices in Boundary Road, Mortdale be denied.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.

TAC127-10 BROAD ARROW ROAD AND WILSON STREET, NARWEE - REQUEST FOR NO STOPPING RESTRICTIONS (10/35)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the 10m statutory No Stopping restrictions be sign posted at the intersection of Broad Arrow Road and Wilson Street, Narwee.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.

TAC128-10 CHINESE NEW YEAR 2011 – REQUEST TO RESTRICT RIGHT TURN MOVEMENT FROM QUEENS ROAD INTO DORA STREET. (10/1642)


Committee's Recommendation

THAT this matter be deferred to the next meeting of the Traffic Advisory Committee to allow the officers of the RTA, Police and Council to further investigate the potential imapcts of the proposed restriction.

TAC129-10 CROSS STREET, HURSTVILLE - PROPOSED RELOCATION OF EXISTING TAXI RANK (10/1256)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing landscaped kerb blister at the corner of Cross Street & Humphreys Lane, Hurstville be removed.

THAT the existing Taxi Zone in Cross Street outside Westfield Shopping Centre be relocated to the corner of Cross Street & Humphreys Lane, Hurstville.

THAT the existing Bus Zone for the bus stop in Cross Street outside Westfield Shopping Centre be lengthened to 40m.

FURTHER THAT Transport NSW be advised of Council’s decision

TAC130-10 45-47 CROYDON ROAD, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST TO EXTEND P15 MIN RESTRICTION (10/1678)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the times for the existing P15 min, 7.00am-7.30pm outside 45-47 Croydon Road, Hurstville be extended to P15min, 6.30am-10.00pm.

FURTHER THAT the shop owner of 45-47 Croydon Road be notified of Council's decision

TAC131-10 925 FOREST ROAD LUGARNO, REQUEST TO REMOVE "NO PARKING" RESTRICTION (09/1563)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing No Parking restriction outside 925 Forest Road, Lugarno be removed.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision and be made aware that the unrestricted parking can be utilised by any registered vehicle.





TAC132-10 INTERSECTION OF STONEY CREEK ROAD AND GLOUCESTER ROAD, HURSTVILLE - PROPOSED TRAFFIC SIGNAL DESIGN (10/999)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT K2RQ Alliance liaise with the RTA to obtain final approval for the proposed Traffic Signal design for the intersection of Gloucester Road and Stoney Creek Road, Hurstville.

THAT K2RQ submit the designs approved by the RTA for the intersection of Gloucester Road and Stoney Creek Road, Hurstville, to the Hurstville's Traffic Advisory Committee for consideration.

FURTHER THAT K2RQ Alliance be notified of Council's decision.

TAC133-10 MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST FOR A ROAD CLOSURE (10/1642)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for the closure of MacMahon Street between Dora Street and the boundary of 14 MacMahon Street (the entry driveway of the public Car Park), Hurstville for a period of twelve hours from 12.00pm midday to 12.00am midnight on Saturday 26th February, 2011 be approved.

THAT access to properties on MacMahon Street, Hurstville be maintained at all times during the road closure.

THAT a Traffic Management Plan for the proposed road closure be forwarded to the RTA for approval.

FURTHER THAT the Event Organiser of Hurstville Chinese New Year Festival be advised of Council's decision.

TAC134-10 MERCURY STREET, NARWEE - REQUEST FOR NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS (08/717)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a 7-metre long "No Parking" restriction be installed across the vehicular crossings of 105 and 107 Mercury Street, Narwee.

FURTHER THAT the Manager of St Jude Family Medical Centre be advised of Council's decision.

TAC135-10 MORGAN STREET, BEVERLY HILLS - ROAD CLOSURE BETWEEN CAHILL STREET AND ILLAWARRA PARADE FOR K2RQ RAILWAY WORK (10/757)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for the closure of Morgan Street between Cahill Street and Illawarra Parade, Beverly Hills from 3pm Saturday 16 October 2010 to 11am Sunday 17 October, 2010 be approved.

FURTHER THAT Martin Chan from K2RQ Alliance be advised of Council's decision.


TAC136-10 MULGA ROAD OATLEY - REQUEST TO RESTRICT PARKING ON THE SOUTHERN SIDE TO 2 HOURS PARKING RESTRICTION (10/1538)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the shop owners along the southern side of Mulga Road between Woronora Parade and Myall Road, Oatley be consulted in regards to the proposed 2P, 8.30am-6.00pm, Mon -Fri, 8.30am-12.30pm, Saturday restriction proposed on the southern side of Mulga Road between Woronora Parade and Myall Road, Oatley.

THAT the results of the consultation to reported back to Traffic Advisory Committee for recommendation and approval.

FURTHER THAT Oatley Financial Services be advised of Council's decision.

TAC137-10 43-47 OXFORD STREET, MORTDALE - REQUEST FOR NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS (10/398)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a 12m "No Parking" restriction be installed across the vehicular crossing for 43 and 47 Oxford Street, Mortdale

FURTHER THAT Noble Homes International Pty Ltd Strata Management be advised of Council's decision.

TAC138-10 PATRICK STREET AND ELIZABETH STREET, HURSTVILLE - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (10/1870)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the resident's request to change the STOP restriction for vehicles turning left from Patrick Street into Elizabeth Street be denied.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.

TAC139-10 RIVERWOOD SUB-BRANCH AUSTRALIAN LEGION OF EX-SERVICEMAN & WOMEN REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE – LITTLETON STREET, RIVERWOOD THURSDAY 11 NOVEMBER, 2010 (10/242)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Riverwood Sub-Branch of Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen & Women's request to temporarily reserve three (3) car parking spaces in Littleton Street, Riverwood outside the Riverwood Legion & Community Club for the Remembrance Day Service on Thursday 11 November, 2010 be approved.

THAT the standard fees and charges as per Council’s 2010-2011 Schedule of Fees & Charges be waived for the proposed occupation of Littleton Street, Riverwood on Thursday 11th November, 2010.

FURTHER THAT Mr. Alex Watling, Secretary of Australian Legion of Ex-Serviceman & Women Riverwood Sub-Branch be notified of Council’s decision.

TAC140-10 THE STRAND, MORTDALE - REQUEST TO CONVERT THE STRAND TO ONE-WAY (10/779)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to restrict The Strand , Mortdale to a one-way street be denied.

THAT the request to extend the one-way restriction in Pitt Street and Macquarie Street up to Boundary Road be denied

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.

TAC141-10 VICTORIA AVENUE, MORTDALE, ESTABLISHING A BUS ZONE IN FRONT OF MARIST BROTHERS COLLEGE (10/241)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the No Stopping restriction west of the existing raised pedestrian crossing in Victoria Avenue Mortdale be shortened to 10m as required by the Road Rules.

THAT a 20m Bus Zone be established outside Marist College Penshurst in Victoria Avenue Mortdale

THAT the existing 20m No Parking. 8.00am-9.30am-2.30pm-3.30pm, School Days restriction be retained.

FURTHER THAT the Principal of Marist College, Penshurst and Punchbowl Bus Company be advised of Council's decision.

TAC142-10 24-26 VICTORIA AVENUE, PENSHURST - REQUEST FOR 15 MIN PARKING RESTRICTION OUTSIDE MY LITTLE SUNSHINE CHILDCARE CENTRE (08/1559)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for a 12m "P15min, 6.30am-10.00am, 2.00pm - 6.00pm Mon-Fri' restriction at 24-26 Victoria Avenue Penshurst outside My Little Sunshine Early Learning Centre be denied.

FURTHER THAT the Director of My Little Sunshine Early Learning Centre be advised of Council's decision.

TAC143-10 CORRECTION OF INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO REPORT TAC112-10 - BUS ZONE OUTSIDE 96 VICTORIA AVENUE, MORTDALE (08/1559)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the report by Senior Traffic Engineer be received and noted.

TAC144-10 WARRAWEE PLACE, BEVERLY HILLS - REQUEST FOR NO PARKING, WEDDING AND FUNERAL VEHICLES EXCEPTED (10/398)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT 12m (two car spaces) of "No Parking, Wedding and Funeral Vehicles Excepted" restriction be installed outside Beverly Hills Baptist Church at 9 Warrawee Place, Beverly Hills.

FURTHER THAT Beverly Hills Baptist be advised of Council's decision.

TAC145A-10 MORTS ROAD CAR PARK CLOSURE FOR MORTDALE CHRISTMAS FAIR (C25699)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Mortdale Chamber of Commerce be requested to submit a Traffic Management Plan to address Pedestrian safety for the use of the footpath by shop owners as requested.

THAT the Traffic Management Plan be presented to the Traffic Advisory Committee for recommendation and approval.

FURTHER THAT the Mortdale Chamber of Commerce be advised of Council's decision.





The meeting finished at 2:13 pm.