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TRAFFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

MINUTES OF MEETING

Thursday, 6th October 2011

The Meeting commenced at 1.00 pm.

PRESENT

Committee Members:

Councillor J Jacovou.
Director Service Delivery, Mr L O'Connor
Manager Infrastructure Planning, Mr O Wijayaratna
Member for Oatley, Mr M Coure MP representative,
Roads & Traffic Authority representative, Ms L Moran
Roads & Traffic Authority representative, Mr N Kocoski
NSW Police Service, Sergeant C Picker
NSW Police Service, Senior Constable Melinda Stewart
St George Cabs Co-operative Limited representative, Mr A Athanasiadis
Punchbowl Bus & Coach Company representative, Mr H Fraser
Veolia Transport NSW representative, Mr P Humphries
State Transit Authority representative, Mr P Whitney



APOLOGIES

Apologies for the inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Manager Engineering Services, Ms M Whitehurst, Senior Traffic Engineer, Ms S Selim, Member for Kogarah, Ms C Burton MP representative, Mr I Cutting. Traffic Engineering Officer, Ms A Kavanagh.

RECOMMENDED THAT apologies be accepted and leave of absence granted.


DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

Councillor Jacovou declared an interest in a matter before the Committee for item TAC147/11.



MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 1 September 2011 were confirmed as a correct record.

ITEMS

TAC130-11 KINGS PLACE, BEVERLY HILLS - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS AT STONEY CREEK ROAD (10/398)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing No Stopping restriction on the western side of Kings Place at Stoney Creek Road, Beverly Hills be extended by 5-metres.

FURTHER THAT that Council’s Parking Compliance Officers be advised of Council's decision.

TAC131-11 11 MASHMAN AVENUE AND 7 COLVIN AVENUE, KINGSGROVE – REVISED CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PLAN (10/DA-461:6)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the revised Construction Traffic Management Plan for the proposed development at the Mashman Site (11 Mashman Avenue and 7 Colvin Avenue) in Kingsgrove be approved.

THAT the existing one hour period parking zone along the southern side of Paterson Avenue between Mashman Lane and Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove be removed and replaced with a No Parking restriction.

THAT 10m statutory No Stopping zones followed by 15m long No Parking zones be installed on both sides of Mashman Avenue at the corner of Northcott Avenue, Kingsgrove. The proposed No Parking restriction be removed with the completion of construction works at Mashman Site.

THAT a dilapidation report for all the streets involved with the proposed truck routes be prepared by the applicant and submitted to Council before commencement of any works.

THAT cost of implementation of all construction traffic management measures including the installation parking restrictions be borne by the applicant.

FURTHER THAT that developer be advised of Council's decision.

TAC132-11 BARRATT STREET, HURSTVILLE – REQUEST TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF THE BUS LAYOVER AREA (11/793)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT Council's proposal to reduce the existing Bus Zone on the eastern side of Barratt Street, Hurstville for short-term bus layovers to 18 meters to accommodate only one bus to provide additional half an hour parking adjoining the Bus Zone be denied.

TAC133-11 BOORARA AVENUE, OATLEY – REQUEST TO EXTEND THE EXISTING PARKING RESTRICTIONS AT MIMOSA STREET, OATLEY (11/1463)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a 25-metre No Parking restriction be installed on the western side of Boorara Avenue, Oatley at the bend outside property 2 to 2A Boorara Avenue, Oatley.

THAT the residents of 2 and 2A Boorara Avenue, Oatley be consulted before the installation of this parking restriction.

FURTHER THAT that the resident who made representation to Council be advised of Council's decision.

TAC134-11 CAMBRIDGE STREET, PENSHURST – ROAD SAFETY AT THE AQUATIC CENTRE CARPARK EXIT (10/2162)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT one of the 90 degree angle parking spaces to the right of the exit driveway of the Hurstville Aquatic Centre Carpark in Cambridge Street, Penshurst be replaced with a painted kerb blister.

THAT a GIVE WAY sign and GIVE WAY line markings be installed in the exit driveway of the Hurstville Aquatic Centre Carpark at Cambridge Street, Penshurst

THAT the above painted kerb blister in Cambridge Street be replaced with a landscape kerb blister in the future subject to availability of funding.

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

TAC135-11 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE - ROAD CLOSURE FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR ON STREET FESTIVAL 21ST JANUARY 2012 (10/1642)


Committee's Recommendation

THAT the proposed temporary closure of Forest Road between Queens Road and Treacy Street, Hurstville from midnight Friday, the 20 January 2012 to 8:00pm Saturday, the 21 January 2012 to facilitate the 2012 Hurstville Chinese New Year’s Street Festival be approved subject to RTA and Police consent.

THAT a "No Right Turn - Buses Excepted' restriction be imposed, for eastbound vehicles on Queens Road turning right into Dora Street between the hours of 9am and 4pm, on Saturday, 21 January 2012 subject to the RTA and Police consent.

THAT Council engage a traffic control contractor to prepare a Traffic Management Plan for the proposed closure of Forest Road and the "No Right Turn - Buses Excepted' restriction for eastbound vehicles on Queens Road at Dora Street and submit to the RTA, Police and Council for approval.

THAT emergency services, bus operators, St George Cabs be notified if the proposed closure of Forest Road for the 2012 Hurstville Chinese New Year’s Street Festival.

FURTHER THAT all business owners along Forest Road be notified if the proposed closure of Forest Road for the 2012 Hurstville Chinese New Year’s Street Festival.


TAC136-11 KINGSGROVE ROAD, KINGSGROVE – REQUEST FOR A RIGHT TURN RESTRICTION AT PATTERSON AVENUE AND MASHMAN AVENUE (11/730)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the requested right turn restrictions from Kingsgrove Road into Mashman Avenue and Patterson Avenue, Kingsgrove and possible AM and PM peak period parking restriction along Kingsgrove Road be considered as a part of the overall Traffic Management Plan for the Mashman Site Development.

FURTHER THAT that the business owner be advised of Council's decision

TAC137-11 LITTLETON STREET, RIVERWOOD- REQUEST TO BLOCK THREE CAR PARKING SPACES FOR THE 2011 REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE (11/84)
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 Friday, the 11 November, 2011 be approved.

THAT the standard fees and charges as per Council’s 2011-2012 Schedule of Fees & Charges be waived for the proposed occupation of Littleton Street, Riverwood on Friday, the 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.

TAC138-11 MARTIN PLACE, MORTDALE- REQUEST FOR A "NO PARKING" RESTRICTION ACROSS THE DRIVEWAY OF MORTDALE POST OFFICE (04/690)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a "No Parking" restriction be installed over the Post Office driveway and the adjoining driveway of the multi-unit development in Martin Place, Mortdale.

FURTHER THAT the Council Enforcement Officers be advised of Council's decision.

TAC139-11 MORGAN AND MARGARET STREET, KINGSGROVE - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (10/757)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to close Morgan Street (westbound) at Moya Crescent, Kingsgrove be denied.

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

TAC140-11 MOYA CRESCENT, KINGSGROVE - REQUEST FOR A NO PARKING RESTRICTION AT THE CUL-DE-SAC (11/1633)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a "No Parking" restriction be installed around the cul-de-sac turning area in Moya Crescent, Kingsgrove.

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

TAC141-11 PERCIVAL STREET, PENSHURST – REQUEST TO REMOVE THE EXISTING PARKING RESTRICTIONS (09/767)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing kerb blister at the pedestrian crossing in Percival Street at Penshurst Street, Penshurst be changed to a footpath extension to comply with RTA Technical Directions for reducing parking restrictions at pedestrian facilities.

FURTHER THAT that Wesley Uniting Church in Penshurst be advised of Council's decision.

TAC142-11 TATE PLACE, LUGARNO- REQUEST TO CHANGE NO STOPPING RESTRICTION TO A NO PARKING RESTRICTION (10/398)


Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing "No Stopping" zone in Forest Road at Tate Place, Lugarno be changed to a Bus Zone.

THAT A 10-metre statutory No Stopping zone be installed after the proposed Bus Zone in Forest Road at Tate Place Lugarno

FURTHER THAT Punchbowl Bus Company be advised of Council's decision.

TAC143-11 THE AVENUE, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST FOR DELINEATION (08/2191)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a no parking restriction be installed across the driveways of 51 and 55 The Avenue, Hurstville.

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

TAC144-11 UNNAMED LANE, BEVERLY HILLS - REQUEST FOR PARKING BEHIND BEVERLY HILLS CINEMA (D11/71086)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to remove the existing parking restrictions at the two car parking spaces in the unnamed lane at the rear of Beverly Hills Cinema be denied.

THAT the subject two spaces be hatched and marked as "No Parking".

FURTHER THAT the Manager of Beverly Hills Cinema by notified of Council's decision.

TAC145-11 WEBB STREET, RIVERWOOD - REQUEST TO REMOVE PARKING (09/2210)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to install "No Parking" along the southern side of Webb Street, Riverwood be denied.

THAT delineation lines be installed at the driveways in Webb Street, Riverwood subject to the consent of individual property owners.

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

TAC146-11 YARRAN ROAD, OATLEY – REQUEST TO EXTEND THE EXISTING PARKING RESTRICTIONS (11/1357)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing No Stopping restriction on the eastern side of Yarran Street, Oatley be extended 25 metres north.

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

TAC147-11 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE- ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS, PARKING AROUND BEND APPROACHING LUGARNO SEAFOOD RESTAURANT (10/1461)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the report by the Traffic Engineering Officer be received and noted.

FURTHER THAT the resident be informed of Council's decision

TAC148-11 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE – REQUEST TO INSTALL A MAIL ZONE (10/398)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT Australia Post be requested to relocate the existing street Posting Box in Forest Road near Diment way to a location on the southern side of Forest Road near the "No Parking - Police vehicles excepted zone".


TAC149-11 HURSTVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (10/849)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT Council’s Parking Compliance Officers be requested to regularly police Orange Street, Hurstville to enforce illegal parking behaviours of drivers.

THAT comprehensive traffic surveys be conducted in Orange Lane and Orange Street, Hurstville to establish the current traffic situation.

THAT a pedestrian survey be conducted in Orange Street, Hurstville at the corner of Orange Lane to examine whether the required warrants can be met to establish a pedestrian crossing at this location.

THAT investigations into the request to ban left turn movements from Orange Lane into Wright Street be differed until the RTA makes its decision on the appointment of a School Crossing Supervisor at this location.

FURTHER THAT Council Liu and the Principal of Hurstville Public School be advised of Council's decision.

TAC150A-11 BRIDGE STREET, PENSHURST- ROAD CLOSURE FOR PENSHURST RSL SUB-BRANCH REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE (06/1294)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Penshurst RSL Club's request to temporarily close Bridge Street and Connelly Street, Penshurst from 10:15 am to 11:45 am on Friday, the 11th of November, 2011 be approved.

THAT a Traffic Management Plan (TMP) be submitted to Council, RTA and Police for approval at least ten (10) days before the proposed road closure.

THAT the standard fees and charges as per Council's 2011-2012 Schedule of Fees & Charges be waived for the proposed closure of Bridge and Connelly Street, Penshurst on Friday, the 11th November 2011.

FURTHER THAT Ms Margaret Smith, General Manager of Penshurst RSL Club be notified of Council's decision

TAC151A-11 MACQUARIE PLACE, MORTDALE - PROPOSED ROAD CLOSURE BETWEEN MORTS ROAD AND THE STRAND
(11/84)


Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to hold the Mortdale Community Fair in Macquarie Place, between Morts Road and The Strand, Mortdale on Saturday the 17th December 2011 between 7:00am and 4:00pm to hold a Mortdale Community Christmas Fair be approved pursuant to sections 139A and 144 of the Roads Act (1993).

THAT the request for the temporary closure of Macquarie Place, between Morts Road and The Strand, Mortdale on Saturday the 17th December 2011 between 7:00am and 4:00pm to facilitate Mortdale Community Christmas Fair be approved subject to following conditions:
THAT the request to erect stalls and entertainment on Macquarie Place, between Morts Road and The Strand, Mortdale on Saturday the 17th December 2011 between 7:00am and 4:00pm be approved pursuant to section 144 of the Roads Act 1993.

THAT all temporary food stalls operating on the day of the event shall comply with Hurstville City Council policies on temporary food stalls.

THAT the RTA conditions of Approval be complied with.

THAT the standard fees for road closures as per Council’s Schedule of Fees & Charges be waived for the proposed closure of Macquarie Place, between Morts Road and The Strand, Mortdale on Saturday the 17th December 2011 between 7:00am and 4:00pm to facilitate Mortdale Community Christmas Fair.

TAC152A-11 KING GEORGES ROAD - SPEED ZONE CHANGES
(09/929)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the RTA advise in regard to the new speed zones on King Georges Road be received and noted

TAC153A-11 CROFTS AVENUE, HURSTVILLE – REQUEST TO RELOCATE THE BUS ZONE TO PROVIDE A LOADING ZONE (09/216)


Committee's Recommendation

THAT this matter be investigated in consultation with the Bus Companies to examine the possibility of providing a Loading Zone in Crofts Avenue, Hurstville.

TAC154A-11 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE – REQUEST TO REDUCE THE LENGTH OF BUS ZONE TO PROVIDE A LOADING ZONE
(11/696)


Committee's Recommendation

THAT this matter be investigated in consultation with the Bus Companies to examine the possibility of providing a full-time or part-time Loading Zone near the Hurstville Bus Interchange in Forest Road, Hurstville.

TAC155A-11 SHENSTONE ROAD, RIVERWOOD - REQUEST FOR A ROAD CLOSURE TO HOLD POLICE OPEN DAY 22/10/11 (11/84)


Committee's Recommendation

THAT request from Hurstville Local Area Command to temporary close Shenstone Road, Riverwood between Belmore Road to just past the property line of Riverwood Police Station on Saturday the 29th of October 2011, between 10am and 2pm be approved provided that
THAT Council assists in providing barricades for the proposed road closure and preparation of a Traffic Management Plan for the event.

FURTHER THAT Hurstville Local Area Command be advised of Council's decision.





The meeting finished at 2.30 pm.