St John's Road Road Safety Board (FOI)
St John's Road Road Safety Board (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 30 June 2023.
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Pursuant to the minutes of the Parish of St Helier Roads Committee meeting dated 15 March 2023, and the update given on 12 April 2023, please supply the following information:
Minutes of all meetings of the St John’s Road Road Safety Board from 2021 to present day.
The names and roles of the members of the St John’s Road Road Safety Board.
Membership criteria for joining the board.
Details of the options considered to improve safety on St John’s Road Road, mentioned in the Parish minutes.
The criteria used to choose a ‘preferred’ option, presented to the Roads Committee on 12 April 2023.
A search of the Government of Jersey’s records has been carried out and the information you have requested is attached. (1 to 4)
Redactions have been applied to the emails in accordance with Article 25 (Personal Information of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.
1 Minutes 17.03.2021 DR_Redacted.pdf
2 Post Construction notes March 2021 NR.pdf
3 Minutes 15.04.2021 DR_Redacted.pdf
4 Minutes 16.11.2022 SR._Redacted.pdf
B and C
The names and the roles of the St John’s Road Road Safety Board (the ‘Board’) have evolved of the period of its existence.
This Board is an informal political advisory board formed by Deputy Inna Gardiner in 2019, while the Board is acknowledged by the Minister for Infrastructure and the Parish of St Helier, the Board itself has no formal powers. Its function can be précised as acting as communications conduit between the community and the by-roads and highways authorities, to identify local traffic issues of concern and guide the development of potential options for improvement and, where acceptable to the relevant authority, engagement with the community.
In 2022 the chair requested that the membership of the board be expanded to include additional and the current membership is detailed below:
- Chair - Deputy Inna Gardiner
- Deputy Lyndsay Feltham
- St Helier Roads Committee Representative
- Haute Vallee School Representative
- 2 residents of St John’s Road
Technical support provided by:
- Parish of St Helier Technical Officer
- Technical officers from the Infrastructure & Environment Department
The information requested is not held by the Government of Jersey, therefore Article 10 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.
However, it may be held by the parishes so you might wish to send your information request in writing to the details shown at the end of the response.
The initial criteria for option development are shown in the attached St John’s Road Presentation dated December 2019 (5). These options were further refined in the attached presentation dated October 2022 (6).
5 St John's Road Road Safety Dec 2019 DR_Redacted.pdf
6 Board Meeting Oct 2022 NR.pdf
Following political discussions with the Minister for Infrastructure and the Constable of St Helier, outputs of original options assessment were considered unviable for delivery, thus a modified version of Option 5 developed further based upon the suggestion of one of the residents on the board. This modified option was presented to the St Helier Roads Committee who considered it to have merits and requested that it be further developed, in order that a community engagement event could be arranged and an experimental layout trialled and assessed. While the Board has been kept informed throughout the discussions between the statutory roads' authorities, they have not been party to the decision making having no statutory status.
The provisional criteria for success of the experimental layout are set out in the attachment (7).
7 Roads Committee Meeting 12.04.2023 -DR_Redacted.pdf
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Parish FOI, East Wing, RJA & HS, Trinity, JE3 5JP
You can also find out more about making an FOI request to the parishes at
How to Make an FOI Request | Comité des Connétables (comite.je)
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