MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH OCTOBER, 2002 AT 5:56 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey (Deputy Chairperson) (In the Chair)

 

East Ward                    -           Crs B. Notley-Smith and M. Matson

 

West Ward                  -           Crs J. Procopiadis and M. Whitehead

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. G. Messiter.

Acting Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                         Mr. F. Rotta.

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

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

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Manager Library & Information Services                                               Ms. J. Jarvis.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Greenwood, Schick and Seng.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Apologies were received from Cr Backes and His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan.

 

RESOLVED:  (Matson/Procopiadis) that the apologies be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Cr Backes and His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan from the Community Services Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 8th October, 2002.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH SEPTEMBER, 2002.

 

C21     RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Procopiadis) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday, 10th September, 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.

 

4.1       MAYOR'S MINUTE 60/2002 - BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATIONS - DONATION TO THE NSW DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES BAND.  (98/S/3959)

 

C22     RESOLUTION:  (Tracey/Notley-Smith) that Council agrees to a donation of $500 to the NSW Department of Corrective Services and this be funded from the Councillors’ Bids Vote.

 

MOTION: (Tracey/Notley-Smith) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

4.2       MAYOR'S MINUTE 61/2002 - REFUGEE WEEK.  (98/S/0927 xr 98/S/1196)

 

C23       RESOLUTION:  (Tracey/Notley-Smith) that Council support the local activities to celebrate Refugee Week which will be held from 7th to 13th October, 2002.

 

MOTION: (Tracey/Notley-Smith) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

AMENDMENT: (Matson/Whitehead) that a report be brought back to the Community Services Committee exploring the proposal to put up a banner suggested by the Chill Out Organisation together with a list of alternative dates to exhibit the banner.  LOST.

 

4.3           MAYOR'S MINUTE 62/2002 - CHILDREN'S WEEK 2002. (98/S/3521)

 

C24       RESOLUTION:  (Tracey/Notley-Smith) that:

 

(a)               Council waive the amount of $583.70 to cover the fees associated with administration fee, rubbish bin provision and removal and connection to water and power for the Eastern Zone of Playgroups’ “Family Fun Day”; and

 

(b)               Acknowledgement of Council’s contribution to the event be appropriately publicised by the organisers and by Council’s Communications Unit.

 

MOTION: (Tracey/Notley-Smith) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.         COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT'S REPORT 73/2002 - COUNCIL'S ADVISORY COMMITTEES UPDATE.  (98/S/0218 xr 98/S/4318 xr 98/S/4319 xr 98/S/4320)

 

C25     RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Matson) that:

 

(a)        the changes to the Terms of Reference for the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Group and the Older Peoples Reference Group as outlined in this report be adopted;

 

(b)        this report and the attachment minutes from the Committees’ meetings be received and noted; and

 

(c)        the future minutes of these committees be included in the Councillors’ Bulletin.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.         LIBRARY.

 

6.1       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 33/2002 - NESTLE WRITE AROUND AUSTRALIA 2002.  (98/S/4460)

 

C26     RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/Notley-Smith) that the report on the outcomes of the Nestle Write Around Australia Competition 2002 for the Central Zone be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (Procopiadis/Notley-Smith) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

AMENDMENT: (Matson/Whitehead) that:

 

(a)                the report on the outcomes of the Nestle Write Around Australia Competition 2002 for the Central Zone be received and noted; and

 

(b)               further, that Council notes the concerns of some individual Councillors with regards to the international marketing policies of Nestle.  LOST.

 

6.2       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 34/2002 - PUBLIC LIBRARY FUNDING BID.  (98/S/0557)

 

C27     RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/Notley-Smith) that:

 

(a)        the report on Public Library funding be received and noted;

(b)        Council write to the Premier, and local State Members, requesting that the State Government address the low levels of funding for local public libraries; and

(c)        Council support the ongoing campaign by the Metropolitan Public Libraries Association, Country Public Libraries Association and Local Government and Shires Associations for increased State Government Funding to Local Government Libraries.

 

MOTION: (Procopiadis/Notley-Smith) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

(Note: This matter was unanimously carried by Council.)

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.16 p.m.

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON