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Tallaght ACM (2) June - (27/06/05) Agenda


Date:
27/06/2005 00:00
Location:
Council Chamber
Standing Orders:
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Headed Items

H-I (1)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Housing Administration
Confirmation and Reaffirmation of Minutes - Minutes of Meeting of Tallaght Area Committee (2) 23rd May, 2005.

Roads

Questions

Qu (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
John McLoughlin
"To ask the Manager to confirm plans to provide a pedestrian crossing on the Cheeverstown Road close to its junction with Fettercairn; will he note that this was a scene of a recent fatal accident which has caused huge upset in the community and will he confirm his intentions?"

Qu (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
John McLoughlin
"To ask the Manager to confirm that he is taking into account local views and concerns in respect of proposals for footbridges across the Tallaght Bypass in Tallaght West?"

Qu (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Hannon
Responsibility:
Muiris O'Keeffe
"To ask the Manager to have the road markings altered so as to enable outbound traffic to safely access *details supplied?"

Qu (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Maloney
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan,Pat Harty
"To ask the Manager to detail planned work on the footpaths on Old Bawn Road (Aherne's Pub), and is there a need for a rail at this location due to the limited width of the footpath?"

Qu (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Maloney
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan,Pat Harty
"To ask the Manager when the relining of the Half Yellow Box at the junction of Westpark/Old Bawn Road will take place?"

Qu (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan,Pat Harty
To ask the Manager to have arranged a tidying up of the grass incursion at the footpath at *details supplied as this footpath is used by a large number of senior citizens residing in the immediate estate and becomes quite dangerous for pedestrians when the footpath is wet and slippery?

Qu (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan,Frank Moran
"To ask the Manager to have arranged contact with the R.P.A in relation to the extra provision of lights at the Luas track between the Cookstown stop and the Hospital stop and will the Manager please note that a number of Luas drivers have approached me about their concerns about the lack of adaquate lights at this location and their inability to see pedestrians at this location and will the Manager make a statement on the issues raised within this question?"

Qu (8)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Muiris O'Keeffe,Seamus Daly
"To ask the Manager to confirm if there is a three ton limit on traffic using Firhouse Road West and its extension and if so what measures can be taken to implement this limit and if no such limit applies to this road, that South Dublin County Council impose such a limit on this road?"

Qu (9)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan
" To ask the Manager to have repaired as a matter of urgency the entrance to the Courthouse at Tallaght in view of its deplorable state and the danger to both residents of Westpark and pedestrians accessing/egressing the Courthouse and will the Manager make a statement on the matter?"

Qu (10)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan,Pat Harty
"To ask the Manager to repair, as soon as possible, the two large potholes on Kiltipper Road, close to the entrance of Phase 5 of Ellensborough, and that this matter might be resolved as soon as possible?"

Qu (11)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Muiris O'Keeffe
"To ask the Manager if consideration would be given to the establishment of a pedestrian crossing close to the pedestrian access on to Belgard Road from Garrynisk in Kingswood Heights, as a means of accessing the Luas Station in Belgard, and given the large number of pedestrians who use this Station from residences adjoining Belgard Road in Kingswood Heights, if he would consider other measures to help pedestrian safety as they cross the Belgard Road at this dangerous junction and if he would make a statement on the matter?"

Qu (12)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan,Pat Harty
"To ask the Manager what action, if any, is being taken in regard to the developers that are currently building on the Greenhills Road extension as they are continuously blocking the footpath, which are now in a terrible state of repair and pedestrians are not able to access this part of the village and will he make a statement on the matter?"

Headed Items

H-I (2)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Michael Seery,Seamus Daly
Speed Limit Review.
(circulated herewith)

H-I (3)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Roads Department
New Works (if any)

H-I (4)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Roads Department
Correspondence (none received)

Motions

Mot (1)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Maloney
Responsibility:
Denis Ryan,Frank Moran
Cathaoirleach's Business

"That this Committee requests the ESB to replace the public lighting columns/poles and that all overhead supply cables be converted to underground at St. Maelruan's Park, Old Bawn, (No. 37 to 190)."

Mot (2)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. Jones
Responsibility:
Muiris O'Keeffe
"That this Committee supports that a full traffic assessment be carried out at the junction of the Old Bawn Road and Firhouse Road. In light of the traffic calming measures to be carried out in surrounding cells, the Committee further supports the implementation of a more efficient traffic flow sequence at this junction."

Mot (3)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Andrew O'Mullane,Muiris O'Keeffe
"That this Committee recognises the need for a Learner Driver Park in the County, to help people when learning to drive without having to enter onto the open roads at an early stage of their course and the matter be discussed?"

Mot (4)

Submitted by:
Councillor M. Murphy
Responsibility:
Muiris O'Keeffe
That the Roads Department prepare plans for a Lay-by at Scoil Santain to facilitate Parents dropping their kids off. This should alleviate this traffic going into Homelawns Estate.

Corporate Services

Questions

Qu (13)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
Gary Keogh
"To ask the Manager to update the Committee on plans for the redevelopment of Tallaght Court House?"

Qu (14)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
Gary Keogh
"To ask the Manager to write to Dublin Bus asking them to clarify plans for the redevelopment of bus services to Tallaght West estates?"

Qu (15)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Maloney
Responsibility:
Gary Keogh
"To ask the Manager to report on discussions with the Court Services in relation to Tallaght Courthouse. In the event of the new Courthouse opening in the future, will the Manager indicate what the plans are for the existing building?"

Qu (16)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Gary Keogh
"To ask the Manager to have arranged an extension of the existing railing on the wall between The High Street, Tallaght and the back garden of number 2 Westpark estate and will the Manager note that the absence of such an extension is encouraging anti-social activity at this location and will the Manager make a statement on the issues raised within this question?"

Headed Items

H-I (5)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
New Works (if any)

H-I (6)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Léonie Hannon
Correspondence

(A) Letter dated 26th May, 2005 from Bus Átha Cliath regarding a question passed on 23rd May, 2005 in relation to the development of the bus services to the general Aylesbury and Kiltipper areas to Tallaght.
(B) Letter dated 27th May, 2005 from the Office of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform regarding a question passed on 25th April, 2005 in relation to a new Garda Station for Tallaght West.

H-I (7)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Corporate Performance and Change Management Directorate
Cathaoirleachs Business.

Planning

Questions

Qu (17)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
John Bird,Michael Kenny
"To ask the Manager if he will now confirm how he proposes to spend monies received from the Department of the Environment in respect of the Villages covered by the Tallaght Area Committee?"

Qu (18)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
Michael Kenny
"To ask the Manager to detail any contacts he has had with the Department of Education to discuss the need for school places to cater for families moving into new developments in the administrative area covered by the Tallaght Area Committee particularly in relation to Ballycullen and Westbrook?"

Qu (19)

Submitted by:
Councillor C. King
Responsibility:
Paul Hogan
"To ask the Manager, has any study been carried out to establish what impact the large scale developments taking place in the Killinarden/Kiltipper action plan area will have on the already overcrowded local primary and secondary schools and can he make a statement on the matter?"

Qu (20)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
John Bird,Michael Kenny
"To ask the Manager to outline in specific geographical detail the existing zonings present at Cookstown Industrial Estate (the area surrounding and incorporating Belgard Motors), the history of such zonings at this location and any proposals to change the existing zonings?"

Qu (21)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Katherine Banks
"To ask the Manager if *details supplied, has permission from South Dublin County Council to pursue a commercial activity from the address in question, and if not, what action is open to the Council to rectify this matter?"

Qu (22)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Katherine Banks
"To ask the Manager to give an update concerning the failure on the part of Kelland Homes to build a boundary wall at Hazelgrove, subject to the original planning permission that pertains in relation to this issue, if Enforcement Proceedings have been taken against the builder concerned, and if he will make a statement on the matter?"

Headed Items

H-I (8)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Planning Not is use
Planning Files

(a) Large Applications under consideration (circulated herewith)
(b) Files requested by Members (to be circulated)

H-I (9)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Michael Kenny
ZIP Presentation.

(to be circulated)

H-I (10)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Planning Not is use
New Works (if any)

H-I (11)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Planning Not is use
Correspondence (none received)

Motions

Mot (5)

Submitted by:
Councillor E. Maloney
Responsibility:
Martin Judge
Cathaoirleach's Business "That this Committee opposes the granting of Planning Permission in relation to Application Reg. Ref. SDO5A/0404."

Mot (6)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Hannon
Responsibility:
Michael Kenny
"That this Committee requests the Manager to utilise the Council owned land (6 hectares approx.) identified in the document "Potential Development of Cluster Sites" for the provision of housing exclusively to members of the Bohernabreena/Glenasmole Co-op Ltd and that a mechanism be established to do so, in consultation with the Co-op and with local Councillors, within a reasonable timescale eg six months."

Development

Questions

Qu (23)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
Jim Walsh (Development Business)
"To ask the Manager to present an updated report with regard to the Shamrock Rovers Football Stadium at Watergate Park?"

Qu (24)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Daly
Responsibility:
Ann Concannon,Hugh Hogan
"To ask the Manager to detail his response to recent job losses in the Tallaght area, detailing contacts he has had with the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment and will he outline the efforts of his own department to create employment?"

Qu (25)

Submitted by:
Councillor K. Warren
Responsibility:
Ann Concannon,Hugh Hogan
"To ask the Manager if he would make immediate representations on behalf of South Dublin County Council to the Department of Education in connection with the use of the Department of Education lands in Kingswood Heights for anti-social behaviour, specifically if he would draw to the Department's attention the need to close off gaps at the top of *details supplied, as a means of deterring anti-social behaviour, and if he will make a statement on the matter?"

Headed Items

H-I (12)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Development, Econ. & Transport Planning Dept.
New Works (if any)

H-I (13)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Development, Econ. & Transport Planning Dept.
Correspondence (none received)

H-I (14)

Submitted by:
Housing Administration
Responsibility:
Development, Econ. & Transport Planning Dept.
Cathaoirleachs Business.

Motions

Mot (7)

Submitted by:
Councillor J. Neville
Responsibility:
Ann Concannon,Hugh Hogan
"That this Committee calls on the Manager to have expedited as a matter of urgency the transfer of a plot of land adjacent to *details supplied *(15 Watermill Grove, Old Bawn, Tallaght, Dublin 24), from Kilnamanagh Estates to South Dublin County Council and will the Manager note that this plot of land was first dedicated to the then Council over thirty years ago and is the focus of severe anti-social activity and will the Manager make a statement on the numerous issues raised within this motion."

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