MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 13th AUGUST, 2002 AT 6:19 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

 

West Ward                  -           Crs P. Schick and M. Whitehead

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

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

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. G. Messiter.

Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                                               Mr. M. Savage.

Acting Director Planning & Community Development                Ms. S. Truuvert.

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

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Manager, Communications                                                                    Ms. D. Brien.

Manager, Waste                                                                                   Ms R. Wade.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH JULY, 2002.

 

W48    RESOLUTION:  (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 9th July, 2002 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting.

 

3.         ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

Nil.

 

4.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

Nil.

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 84/2002 - DAINTREY CRESCENT, RANDWICK - TRAFFIC CONDITIONS.  (R/0215/02)

 

W49    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that ‘No Stopping’ be signposted along the frontages of  No’s 1 to 7 Daintrey Crescent, Randwick.

 

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

 

5.2       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 85/2002 - MAROUBRA BEACH - REQUEST FOR 4 HOUR PARKING.  (R/0500/02 xr  R/0537/02)

 

W50    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that ‘4 Hour Parking 8.00am-10.00pm’ restrictions be signposted in the following locations:

 

a)                  On both sides of Mons Avenue between Marine Parade and Fenton Avenue;

 

b)                  On the eastern side of Marine Parade between Maroubra Road and Fitzgerald Avenue; and

 

c)                  In the Maroubra Beach Council Car Park.

 

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

 

5.3       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 86/2002 - DES RENFORD AQUATIC CENTRE - REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT.  (98/S/2620 PT 7)

 

W51    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that Council be kept informed of the progress of the Business Performance Review/Update by SGL Consulting.

 

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

 

5.4       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 87/2002 - CROMWELL PARK.  (98/S/1326 xr 98/S/1300 xr 98/S/1173)

 

W52    RESOLUTION:  (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that the Director Assets & Infrastructure Services’ Report No. 87/2002 be received and noted.

 

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

 

5.5       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 88/2002 - RECYCLING ECONOMICS - REGIONAL PROCESSING OF KERBSIDE COLLECTIONS VERSUS CONTAINER DEPOSIT LEGISLATION.  (98/S/1773 xr 98/S/3601)

 

W53    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/White) that Council:

 

a)         Note the basis for Council’s urgent submission to the ACCC in relation to the Application by Waste Service NSW to the Australian Competition Tribunal, prior to late notification by Resource NSW of the withdrawal by Waste Service NSW of its Application;

 

b)         Note the complexity of cost subsidy issues relating to the kerbside recycling and support the rising interest in CDL as an alternative to the cost of kerbside recycling and as a means to control litter; and

 

c)         Consult with the community on the issues of the cost of recycling and the trends in container deposit legislation.

 

MOTION:  (Schick/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

AMENDMENT:  (Greenwood/Nil) That Council recommit to Container Deposit Legislation in the local media, write once again to the Minister for the Environment reaffirming our support and distribute CDL information on Council’s website and recycling calendar.  LAPSED FOR WANT OF SECONDER.

 

5.6       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 89/2002 - LICENCE AGREEMENT FOR KIOSK AND BOAT SHED AT COOGEE BEACH.  (98/S/2265)

 

W54    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)                  Council enter formal negotiations (subject to approval of the Minister of Land and Water Conservation) for a five (5) year Licence to the Coogee S.L.S.C. for the use of the promenade Kiosk and Boat Shed at Coogee Beach; and

 

b)                  The Mayor and General Manager be authorised to sign all documents in relation to the Licence Agreement.

 

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

 

5.7       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 90/2002 - MOTION TO SSROC OPPOSING PURCHASING ENERGY  FROM BURNING NATIVE FORESTS.  (98/S/1167)

 

W55    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that Council:

 

a)                  Note the Information Paper on Bioenergy; and

 

b)                  Advise SSROC that purchasing policies for energy supply should seek to optimise price and energy demand management opportunities, using the Nature Conservation Council’s “Green Electricity Watch” as a guide.

 

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

 

5.8       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 91/2002 - CONTROLLING ADVERTISING MATERIAL ON PRIVATE & PUBLIC PROPERTY.  (98/S/0045)

 

W56    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/White) that:

 

a)         Council write to the Minister for the Environment about EPA’s response and enclosing recommended Drafting Instructions for further amendments to the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997;

 

b)         Council note the action of officers in relation to billposters; and

 

c)                  Council express its appreciation to those Council Officers responsible for the daily removal of this  unwanted advertising material.

 

MOTION:  (Schick/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

7.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON