Randwick Councillor Philipa Veitch – fights for noise and light relief for Doncaster Avenue and other Council residents impacted on by the CSELR and its Stabling Yard – 16th September 2019

UPDATE: 19th September 2019

Councillor Veitch’s motion seeking a fair deal for residents still being impact on by the construction of the light rail line through Kensington and Kingsford was successful at the 16th September 2019 Randwick City Council meeting .

The stabling yards of the CBD to South East Light Rail under construction in 2018.

Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch is continuing to lobby for residents of Doncaster Avenue where homes back on to the Stabling Yards of the CSELR (here pictured in 2018)

RESOLUTION: That Council:

  1. Acknowledges that many residents within the Randwick LGA continue to experience adverse impacts from the construction and testing of the CSELR, which has affected their health, well being, property and amenity;
  2. has resolved to support these residents and make requests to the Minister for Transport, Minister for Planning and other entities since September 2015;
  3. request that the Minister for Planning and Environment mandate the provision of reasonable and feasible noise mitigation in the form of air-conditioning and double glazing to affected residents in accordance with B5(l), B10, B(13) and B89b(xv) of the Infrastructure approval;
  4. request that the agreed planting of bamboo on the easement between Doncaster Ave properties and the acoustic wall be commenced as soon as practicable;
  5. request that visual screening blinds be offered to Doncaster Ave residents affected by light pollution from the stabling yard; and
  6. request that the Minister for Planning and Environment, the Minister for Transport, and a representative from the Environmental Protection Authority attend a meeting with RCC, residents and business owners to discuss their concerns.

Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch has a motion going to tomorrow night’s Randwick City Council meeting that continues her fight to achieve a fair deal for residents still being impacted on by the building and testing of the CBD to South East Light Rail (CSELR)

Motion from Councillor Veitch – “Noise and light mitigation measures for residents affected by the CSELR and Stabling Yard”

That Council:

  1. Acknowledges that many residents within the Randwick LGA continue to experience adverse impacts from the construction and testing of the CSELR, which has affected their health, well being, property, and amenity;
  2. Request that the Minister for Planning and Environment mandate the provision of reasonable and feasible noise mitigation in the form of air-conditioning and double glazing to affected residents in accordance with B5(l), B10, B(13) and B89b(xv) of the Infrastructure approval;
  3. Request that the agreed planting of bamboo on the easement between Doncaster Ave properties and the acoustic wall be commenced as soon as practicable;
  4. Request that visual screening blinds be offered to Doncaster Ave residents affected by light pollution from the stabling yard; and e) request that the Minister for Planning and Environment, the Minister for Transport, and a representative from the Environmental Protection Authority attend a meeting with RCC, residents and business owners to discuss their concerns.

 

 

 

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