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April 2021 Rathfarnham/Templeogue/Firhouse/Bohernabreena Area Committee Meeting Agenda


Date:
13/04/2021 15:00
Location:
Virtual Meeting

Headed Items

H-I (1)

Submitted by:
LAC Meeting Administration
Responsibility:
Mary Maguire

Confirmation and Re-affirmation of Minutes of Meeting of 9/3/2021

Environment

Questions

Qu (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor B. Lawlor
Responsibility:
Michael McAdam

To ask the Manager has the Dog Warden made any visits to Dodder Valley Park at any time in the last year. If so what parts has he visited and did he issue any fines,and how many fines have being issued to dog ownwers in last 12 months in are full committee area.

 

Qu (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Donovan
Responsibility:
Michael McAdam

To ask the Manager to report on the amount of rubbish being collected at the moment compared to this time 12 months ago.

 

Qu (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Donovan
Responsibility:
Fionnghuala Ryan,Michael McAdam

To ask the Manager to provide an update on the utility box artwork rollout, detailing where within the RTFB area is next.

 

Correspondence

Cor (1)

Submitted by:
Environment
Responsibility:
Environment

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (2)

Submitted by:
Environment
Responsibility:
Environment

New Works (No Business)

Motions

Mot (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor Carly Bailey
Responsibility:
Michael McAdam

That this Local Area Committee agrees that far right graffiti that includes racist or anti-lockdown messaging, be removed as soon as it is spotted or reported.

 

Water & Drainage

Correspondence

Cor (2)

Submitted by:
Water & Drainage
Responsibility:
Water & Drainage

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (3)

Submitted by:
Water & Drainage
Responsibility:
Water & Drainage

New Works (No Business)

Motions

Mot (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Donovan
Responsibility:
Derek Sargent

That the Manager reports on the essential Irish Water works being carried out at the Liam Cosgrove site, and highlight the impact of said works, if any, on the White Pines development on Stocking Avenue.

 

Public Realm

Questions

Qu (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor Carly Bailey
Responsibility:
Maire Ni Dhomhnaill

To ask the Chief Executive for an update on the tree maintenance programme for this Local Electoral Area. To ask what works have been completed and where and what areas are still outstanding. To also ask if there is any timeline as to when such work will be completed once Level 5 restrictions are eased and whether there is a plan as to how the backlog might be cleared.

 

Qu (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor Carly Bailey
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

To ask the Chief Executive if further investigations will take place in relation to drainage at the playspace at Templeville Road? This is asked in light of significant flooding which has rendered the facility unusable for the last week or so. If not, can the CE confirm that this is indeed a one-off due to the significant rain levels experienced over the past few weeks?

 

Qu (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor B. Lawlor
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

To ask the Chief Executive to remove grass, which has overgrown onto the tarmac path.The pathway is now only half of its original diameter. Location supplied. The pathway as you enter Doddervallry park at Mount Carmel estate just in side the barrier.

 

Qu (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Donovan
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

To ask the Manager for an update on the grass cutting schedule for the upcoming season, especially in light of the ongoing Level Five restrictions and increased numbers of residents out walking.

 

Qu (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Donovan
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

To ask the Manager to include the green space between Scholarstown Wood and Woodfield included in the upcoming grass cutting schedule.

 

Correspondence

Cor (3)

Submitted by:
Public Realm
Responsibility:
Public Realm

Correspondence(No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (4)

Submitted by:
Public Realm
Responsibility:
Public Realm

New Works (No Business)

Motions

Mot (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor Yvonne Collins
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

That the manager organises a team to attend at the lake at Rathfarnham Castle Park and clear the debris which has accumulated there, due to the accumulation of dead wood and other rubbish.

 

Mot (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor Alan Edge
Responsibility:
Suzanne Furlong

In light of recent dog attacks on sheep on farmland adjacent to Kiltipper Park, that this Area Committee calls for immediate action to tackle this issue, including reinforcing boundaries and repairing fences and communicating the importance of dogs being on leashes through signage and social media.

 

Mot (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor Yvonne Collins
Responsibility:
Maire Ni Dhomhnaill

To ask the manager to please inspect and carry out appropriate works in relation to the trees in Boden Park as soon as possible, as the roots have caused the footpaths and roadway to lift and break in some areas, and some of the trees are of such a height, that the residents are concerned that if they come down that they will cause severe damage, as has happened previously.

 

Mot (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor Alan Edge
Responsibility:
Leo Magee

That the Chief Executive update this Committee on measures to prevent swimming in the Dodder as outlined at our September ACM, specifically in terms of preventing access across public land, providing signage, public awareness and the outcome of the consultation by the Council's health and safety advisor with Water Safety Ireland in relation to the matter and specifically with regard to the question of ring buoys and whether or not they're advisable.

 

Mot (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor Yvonne Collins
Responsibility:
Maire Ni Dhomhnaill

That the manager arranges to plant suitable trees on the south side of Cromwellsfort Road to replace those which were cut down some years ago, noting that there has been significant planting recently of trees in Kimmage Road West which could be continued on into Cromwellsfort Road.

 

Community

Correspondence

Cor (4)

Submitted by:
Community
Responsibility:
Community

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (5)

Submitted by:
Community
Responsibility:
Community

New Works (No Business)

H-I (6)

Submitted by:
Community
Responsibility:
Cathy Purdy Fitzgerald

Deputations for Noting - NO BUSINESS

Housing

Questions

Qu (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor Alan Edge
Responsibility:
Elaine Leech

To ask the Manager to please report on the waste situation in Cherryfield adjacent to the halting site, and specifically whether there are outstanding issues regarding provision of waste services at the site and to what extent there has been any constructive engagement with residents to try to resolve the issues?

 

Correspondence

Cor (5)

Submitted by:
Housing
Responsibility:
Housing

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (7)

Submitted by:
Housing
Responsibility:
Housing

New Works (No Business)

H-I (8)

Submitted by:
Elaine Leech
Responsibility:
Elaine Leech

Quarterly Report on Anti Social Behaviour 

Motions

Mot (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor Carly Bailey
Responsibility:
Elaine Leech

That this ACM calls for a full assessment of the older persons complex in Limekiln Green, Dublin 12 and look to retrofit the property in terms of windows, heating systems, insulation levels etc at the very next funding opportunity.

 

Planning

Correspondence

Cor (6)

Submitted by:
Planning
Responsibility:
Planning

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (9)

Submitted by:
Planning
Responsibility:
Planning

New Works (No Business)

H-I (10)

Submitted by:
Sean O'Hara
Responsibility:
Tracy McGibbon

Strategic Housing Development, Ref. SHD3ABP-309658-21 on the former CHM Premises, Ballymount Lower, Walkinstown.

Transportation

Questions

Qu (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor Yvonne Collins
Responsibility:
Caitriona Lambert

To ask the Chief Executive whether there is any public seating proposed for Templeogue Village

 

Qu (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor David McManus
Responsibility:
Tony O Grady

To ask if South Dublin County Council is responsible for the walkway between Aranleigh Mount and Barton Drive Rathfarnham including maintenance and repair of the walkway and footpaths?

 

Correspondence

Cor (7)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (11)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

New Works (No Business)

H-I (12)

Submitted by:
Transportation
Responsibility:
Transportation

Proposed Declaration of Roads to be Public Roads - NO BUSINESS

Motions

Mot (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor Carly Bailey
Responsibility:
John Hegarty,William Purcell

That this committee asks for work to be carried out on the Greenhills Road entrance to the Lidl site to make this a safer entrance/exit for all road users. The road markings are very faint or have completely faded away. The road is very narrow and the cycle track is not segregated nor even provided with a distinctive colour to the rest of the road. There is a lot of traffic turning into the Lidl area to access the grocery shop and other businesses and therefore an urgent assessment is required and work carried out at the earliest opportunity.

 

 

Mot (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor P. Kearns
Responsibility:
John Hegarty,William Purcell

That the Chief Executive examines the possibility of installing a Zebra Crossing at the T-Junction of Rossmore Road and Wellington Lane. It is a busy junction and can be lethal trying to cross as motorists and cyclists come from every angle. While effort has been made for improved cyclist safety surely there is also need for increased Pedestrian safety.

 

Mot (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor D. O'Donovan
Responsibility:
John Hegarty,William Purcell

That the Manager installs bollards at the junction of Scholarstown Road with the Knocklyon Road, opposite the entrance to Knocklyon Shopping Centre as a safety measure for young children using the Shared Surface footpath.

 

Mot (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor Yvonne Collins
Responsibility:
John Hegarty,William Purcell

That this Council installs rubber wheel stops at nose-in parking spaces in Rathfarnham Village and throughout this local area, to prevent vehicles overhanging the footpath and to protect the use of the footpath for pedestrians, particularly those with additional mobility needs.

 

Mot (13)

Submitted by:
Councillor David McManus
Responsibility:
Tony O Grady

That this area committee requests that the car parking spaces in Village Court Rathfarnham are re-marked.

 

Libraries & Arts

Correspondence

Cor (8)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (13)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

NEW WORKS (No Business)

H-I (14)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Bernadette Fennell,Sile Coleman

Library News & Events

H-I (15)

Submitted by:
Libraries & Arts
Responsibility:
Libraries & Arts

Application for Arts Grants - NO BUSINESS

Economic Development

Questions

Qu (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor Carly Bailey
Responsibility:
Thomas Rooney

To ask the Chief Executive for further information on the CBAS scheme recently announced for businesses in our local electoral areas. What businesses are eligible for this scheme, where can they find out more information about the scheme in terms of remit, application etc and how will the scheme be implemented?

 

Correspondence

Cor (9)

Submitted by:
Economic Development
Responsibility:
Economic Development

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (16)

Submitted by:
Economic Development
Responsibility:
Economic Development

New Works (No Business)

Performance & Change Management

Correspondence

Cor (10)

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

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (17)

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

New Works (No Business)

Corporate Support

Correspondence

Cor (11)

Submitted by:
Corporate Support
Responsibility:
Corporate Support

Correspondence (No Business)

Headed Items

H-I (18)

Submitted by:
Corporate Support
Responsibility:
Corporate Support

New Works (No Business)

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