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Clondalkin Area Committee Meeting 16th December, 2020 Agenda


Date:
16/12/2020 15:00
Location:
Virtual Meeting
Standing Orders:
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Headed Items

H-I (1)

Submitted by:
C AC Meeting Administrator
Responsibility:
C AC Meeting Administrator

Confirmation & Re-affirmation of Minutes of Meeting held on 18th November, 2020.

Community

Headed Items

H-I (2)

Submitted by:
Community
Responsibility:
Community

New Works (No Business)

H-I (3)

Submitted by:
Director of Housing, Social & Community Development
Responsibility:
Brian Hora

Deputations  (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (1)

Submitted by:
Community
Responsibility:
Community

Correspondence (No Business)

Housing

Headed Items

H-I (4)

Submitted by:
Housing
Responsibility:
Housing

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (2)

Submitted by:
Housing
Responsibility:
Housing

Correspondence (No Business)

Planning

Questions

Qu (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor S. O'Hara
Responsibility:
Eoin Burke

"To ask the Chief Executive, how many planning permissions for single dwellings in our LEA were approved by South Dublin County Council in their Rural Metropolitan Area since the current plan commenced in 2016?

Qu (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor William Joseph Carey
Responsibility:
Eoin Burke

"To ask the Chief Executive for a report detailing the purpose of the erection of a large mast on Bawnogue Road close to the junction of Alpine Heights. Was there a planning application approved for this structure and who is responsible for it?"

Qu (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
Eoin Burke

"To ask the Chief Executive to confirm that South Dublin County Council made a submission to An Bord Pleanála on the Garters Lane SHD (http://www.garterslaneshd.com/)?"

Headed Items

H-I (5)

Submitted by:
Planning
Responsibility:
Planning

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (3)

Submitted by:
Planning
Responsibility:
Planning

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
Eoin Burke,Irenie McLoughlin

Cathaoirleach's Business

"That this Area Committee notes with interest the recently announced, Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2021 and the Historic Structure Fund (HSF) 2021, both administered by SDCC, and, receives a presentation on the types of structures that can typically receive funding under such schemes so as the members may have a better idea of what in the Clondalkin LEA could in principle apply for such funding."

Mot (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Eoin Burke

"That this Area Committee asks for a full report for discussion on the planned community facility for Ballynakelly, has South Dublin County Council received any payment in lieu of this facility given the original planning agreed? We ask for a full detailed report and explanation on the community space, why it wasn't delivered and how it was allowed go from Community to Housing? Also if any money was paid? How much? and what community dividend will the community get in lieu of this originally planned community facility?

Transportation

Questions

Qu (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"In relation to the on street bicycle pump that was installed at the 9th Lock in Clondalkin, but has now been removed due to neglect and vandalism, to ask the Chief Executive: - the cost of the unit? - the cost of an external contractor installing the unit? - the cost of each maintainence call out from an external contractor? - in what section of Budget 2020 and Budget 2021 are such items included? - if the CCTV adjacent to the bicycle pump has been utilized to monitor use and vandalism of the pump?

Qu (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"To ask the Chief Executive when the footpaths of the Riversdale Estate on Watery Lane in Clondalkin might be improved in particular to allow wheelchair users to safely navigate from Riversdale Drive to the Bridge over the River Camac?"

Headed Items

H-I (6)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

New Works (No Business)

H-I (7)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

Proposed Declaration of Roads to be Public Roads (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (4)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor T. Gilligan
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"That this Area Committee request the Chief Executive please approve 2 or 3 ramps for Cherrywood Crescent."

Mot (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Tony O Grady

"That this Area Committee requests that South Dublin County Council investigate the state of the footpaths in Main Street, Newcastle as roots of trees are pushing up footpaths and there are at least two wheelchair bound residents that cannot use this footpath and several others on walkers who find it difficult to navigate the footpath.  We ask that immediate repairs are undertaken."

Mot (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor Peter Kavanagh
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"This Area Committee agrees that Knockmeenagh Road be pedestrianised from Consolidated Pumps/Newlands Grove to St. Brigid's Cottages and calls on the Chief Executive to begin a process of public consultation to this end."

Mot (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor William Joseph Carey
Responsibility:
Sheila Kelly

"Following the recent vandalising of the bicycle pump and repair station sited at the Canal cycle way and adjacent to "Hairlough Barbers", that this Area Committee agrees that the council should replace with more robust structure."

Mot (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor S. O'Hara
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"That this Area Committee requests that the sign being erected on Stoney Lane, Rathcoole says "Stoney Lane" and not "Stoney Hill Lane" and if the sign cannot read "Stoney Lane" that no sign be erected at all."

Mot (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor Peter Kavanagh
Responsibility:
William Purcell

"This Area Committee calls for an increase in the provision of bicycle stands in the Clondalkin LEA."

Libraries & Arts

Headed Items

H-I (8)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

New Works (No Business)

H-I (9)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Bernadette Fennell

Library News & Events

H-I (10)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

Application for Arts Grants (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (5)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Bernadette Fennell

"That this Committee requests that Clondalkin Libraries invite older resdents of Clondalkin to submit their memories of Condalkin in writing or video and these are collated in order to build a record of Clondalkin's past."

Mot (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Bernadette Fennell

That this committee supports the ''Joe Williams Archives'' committee and asks South Dublinh County Council report on where the entire invaluable collection could be stored. It may be of use to future generations as a historical record of Clondalkin and surrounding areas.  We ask for a full and detailed report on what options are available for the collection within South Dublin County Council.

Economic Development

Headed Items

H-I (11)

Submitted by:
Economic Development
Responsibility:
Economic Development

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (6)

Submitted by:
Economic Development
Responsibility:
Economic Development

Correspondence (No Business)

Performance & Change Management

Headed Items

H-I (12)

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

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (7)

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

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Brenda Pierce

This Council agrees that the CE invites in the NPWS to assess the findings of ‘Priority Annex I habitat to 91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior’ and any other Annex Habitats found by others or the Council in Rathcoole Woodlands before any further housing plan or proposal is brought before the Clondalkin Area Committee or before a Council Meeting.

This Council agrees that the Clondalkin Area Committee needs a copy of the ecological results and their implications, along with a presentation on same at a separate Area Meeting in advance of the Area Meeting or Council meeting at which the housing proposal will be presented.  

This Council agrees that the CE invites in NPWS as soon as the Council is aware that an Annex Habitat has been found on any Council owned land in the interest of implementing Climate Action Plan and Biodiversity Plan and preventing further deterioration and loss of biodiversity in the County.

Corporate Support

Questions

Qu (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Michael McAdam

"To ask the Chief Executive to write to Clondalkin Tidy Towns and Friends of the Camac and commend them on their work during difficult Covid times and express our gratitude from the Council and the Clondalkin Area Committee?"

Qu (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
Cristina Hurson

"To ask the Chief Executive for an update on any Christmas Trees or lights that will be installed across the LEA?"

Headed Items

H-I (13)

Submitted by:
Corporate Support
Responsibility:
Corporate Support

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (8)

Submitted by:
Corporate Support
Responsibility:
Corporate Support

Correspondence

Motions

Mot (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
C AC Meeting Administrator

Cathaoirleach's Business

"That this Area Committee agrees to the wall around the Electricity Utility box between Numbers 57 and 63 Lealand Avenue being demolished by SDCC. It is noted that the ESB have consented to this as it was SDCC who constructed the wall in the first place some time ago and the only purpose served by the wall is aesthetic. The reason for the request for the demolition of the wall, is that it is allows access to the roof of the Utility Box, which is a gathering point for a group of youths that by their actions intimidate local residents."

Mot (13)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
Cristina Hurson

"That this Area Committee agrees in principle to the posting of the Agenda of the monthly Clondalkin LEA in a readable, aesthetic and presentable form (such as in the attached example for October 2020) on (i) the exterior facade of the Clondalkin Civic Offices, (ii) Public Noticeboards e.g. in Rathcoole Park and Corkagh Park, and (iii) in a number of key locations throughout the ward e.g. Woodford Shops, Bawnogue Shops and Sruleen Shops. The latter may require a request to hire wall space to erect a noticeboard on exterior facades from the proprietors of said shopping complexes. It is noted that the ultimate arbitrar of this proposal is the South Dublin County Council Organisation Procedure and Finance Committee Meeting." 

Public Realm

Questions

Qu (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor Peter Kavanagh
Responsibility:
Laurence Colleran

"To ask the Chief Executive what the results are of the initial stage of the Green Infrastructure project involving collation of all available data sources such as survey works, investigations, environmental assessments and plans that exist at a local level and if he will report on the four research strands which provide the foundation and evidence base on which to build both the GI Strategy and the POS Strategy and when will they start?"

Qu (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
Maire Ni Dhomhnaill

"To ask the Chief Executive for an update on when new trees will be planted in the Castle Park Estate in Clondalkin in the places were trees and stumps were removed during the last tree maintenance work carried out in the estate?"

Headed Items

H-I (14)

Submitted by:
Public Realm
Responsibility:
Public Realm

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (9)

Submitted by:
Public Realm
Responsibility:
Public Realm

Correspondence (No Business)

Motions

Mot (14)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
David Fennell

Cathaoirleach's Business

"This Area Committee acknowledges the success of the Dog Run in Corkagh Park. Citizens of the county travel from as far as Rathcoole with their dogs to use it. Given its success, what is the view of Public Realm on installing smaller dog runs, say a quarter or a fifth the size of the Corkagh Dog Run, in both Rathcoole Park and either in Knockmitten Park or Castle Park in Clondalkin for the use of the dogs and their owners that reside in those parts of the ward?"

Mot (15)

Submitted by:
Councillor T. Gilligan
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

"That this Area Committee request the Chief Executive to clean the leaves and puddles, etc off Tay Lane Bridge. Also can the Chief Executive clarify where the responsibility lies for this Bridge so that a long term solution is found.  The problem arises every year."

Mot (16)

Submitted by:
Councillor Peter Kavanagh
Responsibility:
Laurence Colleran

"This Area Committee calls on the Chief Executive to use the best available, new and improved method of classifying habitats available at: Irish Vegetation Classification at the National Biodiversity Data Centre: https://www.biodiversityireland.ie/projects/national-vegetation-database/irish-vegetation-classification/explore/wl4d/ to classify habitats and inform the Green Infrastructure Strategy."

Mot (17)

Submitted by:
Councillor Eoin Ó Broin
Responsibility:
Suzanne Furlong

"That this Area Committee congratulates the Public Realm team for the recent Viking Themed and accessibility focused reworking of Corkagh Playground"

Mot (18)

Submitted by:
Councillor T. Gilligan
Responsibility:
David Fennell

"That the Chief Executive attempt to eradicate rubbish, littering, etc. at St. Brigid's Well, Lilliput Lane, it is a disgrace and needs to be rectified. Can the Council also arrange a clean up at earliest convenience."

Environment

Questions

Qu (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Brenda Shannon

"To ask the Chief Executive what he proposes to do with the growing Graffiti issue in the Clondalkin area as outlined below 1. Monastery Road - on walls at bus stop before Mount St. Joseph Cemetery [Monastery Heath] 2. Sally Park - on hoarding at new development [opposite Mill Pond apartments] 3. Watery Lane - at pedestrian lights 4. Community Centre - on new walls at Raheen House development - near WWI Garden 5. Fonthill Road - on hoarding on new development [past the Health Care Centre - near to St.John's entrance] 6. Boot Road - road signage at Health Care Centre 7. Community Centre - green utility box on footpath near playground. 8. Community Centre - on walls between St. John's Estate & Fonthill Road 9. St. John's Estate - on walls before exiting onto Fonthill Road. 10. Community Centre - on walls near the Sandy Hole weir - St. John's exit?"

Headed Items

H-I (15)

Submitted by:
Environment
Responsibility:
Environment

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (10)

Submitted by:
Environment
Responsibility:
Environment

Correspondence (No Business)

Water & Drainage

Questions

Qu (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor F. Timmons
Responsibility:
Derek Sargent

"That the Chief Executive issue a report into the stream in Newcastle and outline how South Dublin County Council can make this safer to avoid Health and Safety issues? (Newcastle Tidy Towns suggest kerbing)."

Headed Items

H-I (16)

Submitted by:
Water & Drainage
Responsibility:
Water & Drainage

New Works (No Business)

Correspondence

Cor (11)

Submitted by:
Water & Drainage
Responsibility:
Water & Drainage

Correspondence (No Business)

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