MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH FEBRUARY, 2002 AT 6:22 P.M.

 

PRESENT:

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan (North Ward)

 

Cr C. Bastic (Central Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr J. Greenwood

 

South Ward                  -           Cr A. White (Deputy Chairperson)

 

East Ward                    -           Cr F. Backes (from 7.08 p.m.)

 

West Ward                  -           Crs P. Schick and M. Whitehead

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Andrews, Daley, Matson, Notley-Smith, Procopiadis and Tracey.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. G. Messiter.

Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                                               Mr. M. Savage.

Director Governance Management & Information Services                    Mr. M. Hummerston.

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. S. Malouf.

Manager, Waste                                                                                   Mr. R. Wade.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.23 p.m. and reconvened at 6.25 p.m.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 4TH DECEMBER, 2001.

 

W1      RESOLUTION:  (White/Bastic) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 4th December, 2001 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting.

 

RESOLVED: (Bastic/Schick) that the Meeting be adjourned at 6.26 p.m.

 

3.         ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Committee, the following deputation was received in respect of the following matter:

 

5.8                   DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES’ REPORT 8/2002 - ANZAC PARADE BETWEEN GALE ROAD AND STOREY STREET, MAROUBRA, PETITION TO PROVIDE STEPS TO PROVIDE ACCESS FROM CARRIAGEWAY TO FOOTPATH.  (P/008094)

 

Against Ms Margaret Noon                                          778 Anzac Parade, Maroubra.

 

The Meeting was resumed at 6.33 p.m.

 

4.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

4.1       MAYORAL MINUTE 5/2002 - SYDNEY BUSES - PROPOSED NEW NETWORK IN THE EASTERN SUBURBS.  (98/S/0959 Pt 3)

 

(Mr Bruce Eldridge, General Manager – State Transit Eastern Area, provided an update on the proposed new network in the Eastern Suburbs.)

 

W2      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that the matter be referred to the next meeting of the Randwick Traffic Committee for consideration and be reported back to Council.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 6.49 p.m. and reconvened at 6.51 p.m.

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 1/2002 - WEST KINGSFORD / KENSINGTON TRAFFIC STUDY. (R/0260/02 xr 98/S/3800 xr 98/S/4405)

 

W3      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Schick) that the Director Asset & Infrastructure Services’ Report No. 1/2002 be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Schick) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.2       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 2/2002 - COOGEE PARKING TRIAL - PARKING SURVEY.  (98/S/2714)

 

W4      RESOLUTION:  (Greenwood/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)                  The Director Asset & Infrastructure Services’ Report No. 2/2002 be received and noted; and

b)                  The next quarterly parking report is to include figures on the vacancy rate in both Council’s pay parking areas and the surrounding residential area at Coogee Beach in order to gauge the effect that pay parking has had on parking in surrounding residential streets.

 

MOTION: (Greenwood/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.3       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 3/2002 - ST MARKS LANE, RANDWICK - PARKING CONDITIONS.  (R/0706/02)

 

W5      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Andrews) that a ‘No Parking’ zone be installed in St Marks Lane from 5.5 metres west of the eastern boundary of 63-65 Market Street up to the western boundary of 6 Fraser Street.

 

MOTION: (Greenwood/Whitehead): that a “No Parking” zone be installed along both sides of the length of the St Marks Lane.

 

AMENDMENT: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Andrews) that a ‘No Parking’ zone be installed in St Marks Lane from 5.5 metres west of the eastern boundary of 63-65 Market Street up to the western boundary of 6 Fraser Street.  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.4       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES’ REPORT NO. 4/2002   - BEAUCHAMP ROAD / PERRY STREET, MATRAVILLE - TRAFFIC CONDITIONS.  (R/0071/02 xr R/0613/02)

 

W6      RESOLUTION:  (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council make representations to the Premier and Local Member, Mr Bob Carr and to the Minister for Roads, Mr Carl Scully requesting they reconsider their position regarding the installation of traffic signals at the intersection of Beauchamp Road and Perry Street, Matraville.

 

MOTION: (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.5       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 5/2002 - REMOVAL OF CASUARINAS IN SOLANDER STREET, MATRAVILLE.  (R/0684/03)

 

W7      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that:

 

a)         The residents’ request be acceded to and that the seven subject ‘She Oaks’ be removed;

 

b)         The entire length of Solander Street be subsequently planted out with Cupaniopsis anarcardioides (Tuckeroos), as per Council’s Street Tree Master Plan; and

 

c)                  Local residents in Solander Street, Matraville be informed of Council’s resolution.

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.6       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 6/2002 – PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION FOR EASTERN SUBURBS BANKSIA SCRUB IN THE SYDNEY BASIN BIOREGION.  (98/S/0014)

 

W8      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that Council has no objection to the proposed listing of Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub in the Sydney Basin Bioregion.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.7       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 7/2002 - MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING - ROADS AND TRAFFIC AUTHORITY/RANDWICK CITY COUNCIL.  (98/S/1488)

 

W9      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that:

 

a)                  Council agree to the revised Memorandum of Understanding for Works by Council and funded by the RTA: and

 

b)                  The General Manager be delegated the authority to sign documents associated with the Memorandum of Understanding.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.8       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 8/2002 - ANZAC PARADE BETWEEN GALE ROAD AND STOREY STREET, MAROUBRA, PETITION TO PROVIDE STEPS TO PROVIDE ACCESS FROM CARRIAGEWAY TO FOOTPATH.  (P/008094)

 

W10    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that:

 

1)         The petition be noted;

 

2)                  The recommendation of the Randwick Traffic Committee be confirmed and the installation of the stairs not be supported;

 

3)                  The appropriate signatories of the petition be notified of Council’s decision in relation to this matter; and

 

4)         In the near future, the relevant Council Officers investigate this matter to ascertain whether or not there are any actions that Council can undertake to alleviate the concerns of local residents.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.9       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 9/2002 - REGIONAL WASTE AND RECYCLING PROJECTS.  (98/S/4106) (4)

 

W11    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that Council:

 

a)         Note the progress on the waste and recycling projects; and

 

b)         Note the key findings from the community consultation and that further information will be provided to the community.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.10     DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 10/2002 - 40 KILOMETRE SPEED ZONES - DAY CARE CENTRES.  (98/S/0974)

 

W12    RESOLUTION:  (White/Greenwood) that Council make further representations to the Premier and Local Member, Mr Bob Carr and the  Minister for Roads, Mr Carl Scully asking that they give further consideration to the introduction of 40 kilometre speed zones outside Child Care facilities.

 

MOTION: (White/Greenwood) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

7.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.17 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON