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23rd November 2020 Tallaght Area Committee Meeting Agenda


Date:
23/11/2020 15:00
Location:
Virtual Meeting
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Headed Items

H-I (1)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Housing Administration

Minutes from Tallaght Area Committee Meeting 19th October, 2020.

Water & Drainage

Headed Items

H-I (2)

Submitted by:
Water & Drainage
Responsibility:
Water & Drainage

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (1)

Submitted by:
Water & Drainage
Responsibility:
Water & Drainage

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Duff
Responsibility:
Derek Sargent

"That this Area Committee calls on Irish Water to honour their initial promise, when they took over from the Council, to continue to carry out maintenance and repairs on "private" sewage outlets/manholes, which are located on public open green space, and are now being referred back by Irish Water as being the householders own responsibility."

Public Realm

Questions

Qu (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor T. Costello
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

"To ask the Chief executive can you give details of areas covered in Tallaght for Road Sweeping, is there a schedule and are requests from estates accepted?"

Qu (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

"To ask the Chief Executive to update the Committee on plans for the land on Tree Park Road. Kilnamanagh, close to Kilnamanagh FC pitches; will he appreciate the interest and concerns being expressed and make a statement?"

Qu (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Maire Ni Dhomhnaill

"To ask the Chief Executive if he is aware of the concerns being expressed regarding the problems being created by Crab Apple Trees particularly when the fallen apples pose danger especially for pedestrians; will he detail actions he will take and make a statement?"

Headed Items

H-I (3)

Submitted by:
Sean Redmond
Responsibility:
Sean Redmond

N81 Landscape Improvement Works - Phase 1b

H-I (4)

Submitted by:
Public Realm
Responsibility:
Public Realm

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (2)

Submitted by:
Public Realm
Responsibility:
Public Realm

Correspondence(No Business)

Motions

Mot (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor T. Costello
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

"To ask the Chief Executive to commence a feasibility study, in consultation with residents of surrounding Estates, for reducing the number of access points in the small upper section of Sean Walsh park from Firhouse Rd West to Carraigmore View, in the interests of public safety and to consider the return of the previous system of closing the Park to pedestrians, after dark. School access could still be through a gate, that could be opened and closed to facilitate parents and children accessing the school and closed after school hours."

Mot (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Mahon
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

"That this Area Committee calls on Management to initiate a Public Consultation to ascertain what support exists for a Dog Run in Aylesbury/ Kiltipper/ Cushlawn/ Marlfield section of Sean Walsh Park. This would be similar to the popular facility currently provided in Tymon Park. This is a popular section of park providing a key piece of infrastructure for the named estates. I have provided an image of one potential location for such a facility."

Environment

Headed Items

H-I (5)

Submitted by:
Environment
Responsibility:
Environment

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (3)

Submitted by:
Environment
Responsibility:
Environment

Correspondence (No Business)

Questions

Qu (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Duff
Responsibility:
Dave OBrien,Michael McAdam

"Could the Chief Executive indicate if the Environmental Health Officer can access private residences, where the owners are not in fulltime occupation of said residences, but due to the neglected and overgrown situation of the gardens, are breeding grounds for rodents, which are causing serious health risks to residents of adjoining properties?"

Housing

Questions

Qu (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor T. Costello
Responsibility:
Elaine Leech

"To ask the Chief Executive if he can confirm how many units received either windows or door replacement in the Tallaght Area in the year to date?"

Qu (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor T. Costello
Responsibility:
Elaine Leech

"To ask the Chief Executive how many houses are currently vacant in Tallaght area, broken down by 1 Bed / 2 Bed / 3 Bed and also how long you expected them to be ready for reissue?"

Qu (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Marguerite Staunton

"To ask the Chief Executive to present an update on plans for the approved Housing Development at Brady's Field, Old Bawn Road; will he confirm the schedule being followed and give assurances that he is giving consideration to views expressed by the community and also by Tymon Bawn FC and will he make a statement?"

Headed Items

H-I (6)

Submitted by:
Marguerite Staunton
Responsibility:
Marguerite Staunton

Proposed Part 8 for Older Persons Housing Development at St. Aongus' Green

H-I (7)

Submitted by:
Housing
Responsibility:
Housing

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (4)

Submitted by:
Housing
Responsibility:
Housing

Correspondence (No Business)

Community

Questions

Qu (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Mahon
Responsibility:
Brian Hora

" To ask the Chief Executive to please update on the provision of a Community Centre in the City West area?"

Qu (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Brian Hora

"To ask the Chief Executive to give further assurances that everything possible is being done to progress the provision of the much needed Community Centre at Citywest and will he make a statement?"

Headed Items

H-I (8)

Submitted by:
Community
Responsibility:
Community

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (5)

Submitted by:
Community
Responsibility:
Community

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Mahon
Responsibility:
Brian Hora

"This Area Committee recognises the need for a community facility to serve residents and young people in the growing Marlfield, Deerpark, Kiltipper, Ellensborough and Elder Heath areas. We request the relevant SPC (Social , Community & Equality or Land Use, Transport & Planning) to consider, and request that a report be returned to the Tallaght Area Committee outlining how such a facility may be provided."

Transportation

Questions

Qu (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Duff
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"In a recent reply to a customer from SDCC Customer Contact System, it indicated that a roadway would be built, to facilitate Bus Connects, through the small open space at Birchview Avenue and behind the bungalows at Parkview, Kilnamanagh and that this "proposed" road is contained in the County Development Plan for the past twenty five years. Would the Chief executive indicate if this "proposed" road is a "standalone road" for Bus Connects or is it part of the realignment of the Greenhills Road, and does it take into account that there are now bungalows built along this open green space, pedestrian pathways recently installed and that the Kilnamanagh Family Recreation Centre also located in this area where the "proposed" road is supposed to be built and would he also indicate what discussions have taken place between SDCC and the NTA, regarding the current Bus Connects proposals?"

Qu (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
John Coughlan

"To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the development of the Belgard North Link Road from Cookstown and in reporting will he confirm the schedule being followed and make a statement"

Qu (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"To ask the Chief Executive to confirm details of changes to Greenhills Road close to Kilnamanagh and will he appreciate the concerns of local residents particularly in Birchview Avenue and give assurances that proper consultation will take place and will he make a full statement including details of contacts with Bus Connects?"

Headed Items

H-I (9)

Submitted by:
Tony O Grady
Responsibility:
Tony O Grady

Winter Maintenance Plan 2020-2021

H-I (10)

Submitted by:
Kevin Reilly
Responsibility:
Kevin Reilly

LOCAL DIRECTIONAL SIGNING

H-I (11)

Submitted by:
Sheila Kelly
Responsibility:
Sheila Kelly

Update on Public Consultation on Draft Parking Bye Laws (Tallaght Area) 2020

H-I (12)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (6)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

Correspondence (No Business)

Planning

Questions

Qu (13)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Rosaleen Dwyer

"To ask the Chief Executive Officer what consideration he is giving to celebrate the Heritage of Tallaght and will he give details of practical plans he has in that regard and will he make a statement?" Charlie O'Connor

Qu (14)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Duff
Responsibility:
Hazel Craigie

"Could consideration be given to making the Kilnamanagh AFC grounds a "Test Case" for digital signage to be erected at a Community Facility, under licence from SDCC? Revenue generated by Digital Signage at this location could generate much need development funds for the Club and much need revenue for SDCC. If this pilot was successful, other Community facilities could avail of the Strategy and by generating income, reduce the amounts spent by SDCC in Management Assistance grants"

Headed Items

H-I (13)

Submitted by:
Jim Johnston
Responsibility:
Jim Johnston

Strategic Housing Development at Cookstown Industrial Estate

H-I (14)

Submitted by:
Planning
Responsibility:
Planning

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (7)

Submitted by:
Planning
Responsibility:
Planning

Correspondence (No Business)

Economic Development

Questions

Qu (15)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Frank Nevin

"To ask the Chief Executive to detail efforts he is making to support businesses in the Tallaght area through these difficult times?"

Headed Items

H-I (15)

Submitted by:
Economic Development
Responsibility:
Economic Development

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (8)

Submitted by:
Economic Development
Responsibility:
Economic Development

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Laura Leonard

"That this Tallaght Area Committee warmly congratulates Shamrock Rovers Football Club on winning the 2020 Airtricity League; applauds Stephen Bradley and his squad and all involved at the Club and Tallaght Stadium; and also calls on the Chief Executive to arrange to honor the achievement in an appropriate manner when it is possible to do so."

Libraries & Arts

Headed Items

H-I (16)

Submitted by:
Bernadette Fennell
Responsibility:
Orla Scannell

Application for Arts Grants - No Business

H-I (17)

Submitted by:
Bernadette Fennell
Responsibility:
Bernadette Fennell

Library News and Events

H-I (18)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

NEW WORKS (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (9)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

Correspondence (No Business)

Corporate Support

Questions

Qu (16)

Submitted by:
Councillor Patrick Pearse Holohan
Responsibility:
Cristina Hurson

"To ask the Chief Executive how much money gets put into the facilities to encourage and normalise breastfeeding for mothers in public and/or council owned buildings including feeding rooms, advertising, promotion & encouragement?"

Qu (17)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. O'Connor
Responsibility:
Niall Noonan

"To ask the Chief Executive if he will continue to keep the public fully informed about restrictions to Council services in these difficult times and will he make a statement?"

Qu (18)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Duff
Responsibility:
Cristina Hurson

"Given the restrictions on outside gatherings, due to COVID, are there any plans to have a Christmas Tree in Library Square again this year and would the Manager indicate if there are any plans to erect Christmas Lights in Tallaght Village as a gesture of hope for our Community of Tallaght?"

Headed Items

H-I (19)

Submitted by:
Corporate Support
Responsibility:
Corporate Support

To receive presentation on Tallaght Innovation Quarter

Correspondence

Cor (10)

Submitted by:
Corporate Support
Responsibility:
Corporate Support

Correspondence (No Business)

Performance & Change Management

Headed Items

H-I (20)

Submitted by:
Performance & Change Management
Responsibility:
Performance & Change Management

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (11)

Submitted by:
Performance & Change Management
Responsibility:
Performance & Change Management

Correspondence (No Business)

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