Agenda item

To receive representatives from DfI (Roads Western Division) to discuss the 2019/2020 Annual Report-Spring (SER10/19)

Minutes:

Councillor Logue stated that the proposed parking scheme at the Rossville Street area of the Bogside has been postponed until 2020.  She stated that it was a major problem for people residing in the Bogside and surrounding area and were patiently waiting for parking solutions from the Department.  She stated that it was important for this pilot scheme to be implemented as soon as possible and proposed that a letter be sent to the Department for Infrastructure to request a meeting with Members on the matter.

 

                        In response, the Director of Environment and Regeneration stated that a letter would be sent to the Department for Infrastructure inviting them to speak to Members on the matter.  She also suggested inviting local residents from the area to the meeting.

 

                        Councillor Reilly advised that the DfI had noted that parking schemes intended for other areas throughout the City and District were dependent on the results of the pilot scheme in the Bogside.  He stated that it was important that other areas such as Chapel Road and the area around Ulster University at Magee were included in the letter.

 

                        Councillor Carr requested that he be kept informed of the situation as he is a resident of the area.

 

                        Councillor Logue Proposed, Seconded by Councillor Reilly

 

That    this Council send a letter to the Department for Infrastructure to request a meeting to discuss the postponement of the proposed parking scheme at the Rossville Street area of the Bogside and also other areas throughout the City and District.

                       

                        Members unanimously agreed and the Council

Resolved      That this Council send a letter to the Department for Infrastructure to request a meeting to discuss the postponement of the proposed parking scheme at the Rossville Street area of the Bogside and also other areas throughout the City and District.