Report of the Town Clerk.
RESOLVED – That the list of outstanding references be noted.
1. Delivery of Police Uniform
The Commander, Operations informed the Committee that the new Police uniform was issued on 2 November 2015.
2. Road Safety
The Assistant Director, Street Scene and Strategy advised the Committee that a report would be submitted to the Committee in February 2016 which would refocus the Road Danger Reduction Plan on more significant issues, the report would also outline the work to improve Bank Junction.
Further to a discussion, the Assistant Director agreed to liaise with the Traffic Management team to ensure that appropriate signage was in place for road closures. Members were informed that Officers were undertaking a large amount of traffic modelling to identify the impact of road closures on the surrounding network.
As part of future planning for road danger reduction, Members noted that a joint campaign between the City of London Corporation and the City of London Police was being undertaken around the high percentage of pedestrian casualties in the City caused by inattention.
It was agreed that an interim update would be submitted for Members information to the December Committee regarding other work undertaken throughout 2015 since the last report in December 2014.
3. Barbican CCTV
Members were informed that approval at Gateway 5 was given by the Projects Sub-Committee on 4 November 2015. A thorough procurement process would be undertaken, taking into account concerns raised by English Heritage, with a view to the project being completed within a year. Members acknowledged that security and safety of residents and visitors was paramount.