MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH OCTOBER, 2002 AT 6:22 P.M.

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

North Ward                 -           Cr J. Greenwood

 

South Ward                  -           Cr A. White (Deputy Chairperson) (In The Chair)

 

East Ward                    -           Cr F. Backes

 

West Ward                  -           Crs P. Schick and M. Whitehead

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

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

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. G. Messiter.

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

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

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

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Manager Communications                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Co-ordinator Community Development                                     Ms. E. Collyer.

Manager Waste                                                                                    Mr. R. Wade.

Acting Manager, Development Assessment                                           Mr. K Kyriacou.

 

1.         APOLOGY.

 

An apology was received from Cr Bastic.

 

RESOLVED:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Seng) that the apology be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Cr Bastic from the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 8th October, 2002.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

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

 

W64    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works 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 59/2002 - COASTAL WALKWAY - IDENTIFICATION OF PRIORITIES.  (98/S/2485)

 

W65    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)         The report be noted; and

 

b)         Council adopt the following priorities for the remainder of funds allocated for the Coastal Walkway project in this and future budgets:

 

i)          “Entry” Statement at Clovelly.

ii)         Dunningham Reserve, Coogee

iii)        Sections of Grant Reserve, Coogee

iv)        Section in front of Arthur Byrne Reserve carparks up to the start of the Anzac Rifle Range, Maroubra.

 

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

 

4.2       MAYOR'S MINUTE 63/2002 - CAROLS BY THE SEA 2002 - WAIVING OF FEES  (98/S/3067)

 

W66    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)                  Council vote $2416.30 to cover the fees associated with the event and funds be allocated from the Councillors Donations Vote for 2002/03; and

 

b)                  The event organiser undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution prior to and during the event.

 

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

 

4.3              MAYORAL MINUTE 65/2002 - WAIVING OF FEES FOR SOUTHSIDE SURFRIDERS ASSOCIATION.  (98/S/1411)

 

W67    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council vote $1011.90 to cover the fees associated with the Southside Surfriders Association of the NSW Open Surf Titles event all and funds be allocated from the Councillor Requested Works Vote.

 

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

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 104/2002 - FLANDERS AVENUE, MATRAVILLE - REQUEST FOR ROAD CLOSURE.  (R/0843/02)

 

W68    RESOLUTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood) that the request to close Flanders Avenue for non residents from 7.00pm to 11.00pm from December 9th to 28th in relation to Christmas activities be not supported.

 

MOTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.2       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 106/2002 - BOND FOR WASTE CLEAN UP FOR DEPARTING TENANTS  (98/S/3591)

 

W69    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/Seng) that:

 

a)         Council note that recent changes to the clean up services will obviate the need for a Waste Bond for covering the cost of removing rubbish left by departing tenants; and

 

b)         An urgent meeting be set up with the appropriate Council Officers, inviting real estate agents and property managers within the City of Randwick, outlining Council’s recent changes to clean-up services and seeking agent’s suggestions and co-operation to administer dumped household waste.

 

MOTION:  (Schick/Seng)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.3       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 107/2002 - ECOLOGICAL SUSTAINABILITY OF WOODCHIPPING IN NATIVE FORESTS.  (98/S/1167)

 

W70    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Schick) that the Director of Asset and Infrastructure Services Report dealing with the Ecological Sustainability of Woodchipping in Native Forests be noted.

 

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

 

(Cr Greenwood requested that her name be recorded as opposed to the resolution.)

 

5.4       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 108/2002 - ROADWORKS & TRAFFIC FACILITY CONSTRUCTION - CAPITAL WORKS PROGRAM 2002/2003.  (98/S/1408)

 

W71    RESOLUTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood) that the Director of Asset & Infrastructure Services Report 108/2002 on the Capital Works Programme 2002/2003 be noted.

 

MOTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 6.55 p.m. and was resumed at 6.56 p.m.

 

5.5       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 109/2002 - RAINBOW STREET, KINGSFORD - PEDESTRIAN CONDITIONS.  (R/0635/02)

 

W72    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/Whitehead) that:

 

a)         The pedestrian crossing ahead sign (W6-2B) be replaced in Rainbow St facing westbound motorists on approach to the pedestrian crossing;

 

b)         The ‘No Standing’(L)/’No Stopping’( R) sign and stem on the southern side of Rainbow Street on approach to the pedestrian crossing be relocated east of the adjacent vehicular crossing and replaced with ‘No Stopping’ (L& R);

 

c)                  Zig zag lines be marked on approach to the pedestrian crossing;

 

d)                  Maintenance of existing signage in the pedestrian area be carried out in conjunction with the abovementioned works; and

 

e)                  A report be submitted in twelve months time on the accident history in this immediate area.

 

MOTION:  (Schick/Whitehead)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.6       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 110/2002 - ESTABLISHMENT OF ALCOHOL FREE ZONES IN RANDWICK CITY.  (98/S/1285)

 

W73    RESOLUTION:  (Greenwood/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that, in accordance with the requirements of section 644 of the Local Government Act 1993:

 

a)         Council resolve to establish Alcohol Free Zones at Maroubra Beach, Maroubra Junction, Coogee Beach, Maroubra, South Coogee and Little Bay as detailed above, for a period of three years;

 

b)         All relevant parties be notified of Council’s intention to establish the zones and the areas be signposted accordingly; and

 

c)         That any new zones that may be subsequently created (other than zones created for temporary events) have a termination date matching the termination date of the zones above.

 

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

 

5.7       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 111/2002 - PROPOSED LEASE TO THE BOTANY CEMETERY TRUST OF PART OF MILITARY ROAD  STONEMASON'S YARD.  (98/S/1645)

 

W74    RESOLUTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood) that Council as the responsible Roads Authority grant the Botany Cemetery Trust a lease of the unused section of Military Road (as shown on attachment ‘A’ and ‘B’) for use as a stonemasons yard under Section 153 and related clauses of the Roads Act, 1993, subject to the following conditions:

 

a)         A market rental evaluation for the annual lease fee be sought from a registered valuer approved by Council's officers;

 

b)         The lease of this land, once approved be advertised as required by Section 156, Clause 2 of the Roads Act, 1993; and

 

c)         The applicant be advised that all costs be they legal, survey, advertising or administration, must be borne by the applicant.

 

MOTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.8       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 112/2002 - PROVISION OF JCDECAUX NON-ADVERTISING SHELTERS IN RANDWICK.  (98/S/2910)

 

W75    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Schick) that:  

 

a)         This report be noted;

 

b)         Council make provision in its 2003-04 budget for the provision and maintenance of up to four non-advertising bus shelters; and

c)         Investigate the possible trial by J.C Decaux, of advertising bus shelters in the South Coogee Housing Estate.

 

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

 

5.9       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 113/2002 - BRUCE STREET, KINGSFORD - PROPOSED 2P PERIOD PARKING.  (R/0124/02)

 

W76    RESOLUTION:  (Backes/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)         The residents of Bruce Street and nearby businesses be surveyed on the proposal to introduce:

 

i)          ‘2P 8.30am – 6.00pm Mon-Fri; 8.30am – 12.30pm Sat’ signs on the eastern side of Bruce Street in the angle parking spaces between Gardeners Road and Gardeners Lane.

 

ii)         ‘2P 9.00am – 3.00pm signs on the western side of Bruce Street in the angle parking spaces north of Gardeners Lane (opposite).

 

b)         The missing ‘1P 8.30am – 6.00pm Mon-Fri; 8.30am – 12.30pm Sat’ signs be replaced on the western side of Bruce Street between Gardeners Road and the first driveway;

 

c)         The existing ‘15 Minute P 8.00am – 9.00am; 3.00pm – 4.00pm School Days’ zone on the western side of Bruce Street be extended to the northern end of the angle parking area outside the church property, and the parking time limit be restricted to one hour at all other times; and

 

d)         The RTA be requested to advise of the status of the implementation of a ‘40 km/h School Zone’ in Bruce Street and Gardeners Road, Kingsford for St Spyridon’s Primary School.

 

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

 

5.10     DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 114/2002 - DACRE STREET, MALABAR - TRAFFIC CONDITIONS.  (R/0214/02)

 

W77    RESOLUTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood) that the construction of a roundabout at the Dacre Street/Fishermans Road intersection be referred to Council’s Assets Engineer for consideration in a future RTA Subsidised Program.

 

MOTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.11     DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 115/2002 - MONS AVENUE - FOOTPATH CONSTRUCTION.  (R/0537/00)

 

W78    RESOLUTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood) that:

 

a)         The footpath works on the southern side of Mons Ave between Haig St and Malabar Rd and on the northern side of Mons Ave between No,126 and Malabar Rd be carried out as part of the current budget; and

 

b)         The full cost of these works be funded from the current Councillor Bids allocation in the budget.

 

MOTION:  (Whitehead/Greenwood)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.12     DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 116/2002 - KENSINGTON OVAL LIGHTING.  (98/S/2473)

 

W79    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Backes) that:

 

a)                  One motion sensor and two floodlights be installed on the southern facing wall of the grandstand to illuminate the area between the grandstand and the pump shed; and

 

b)         The issue of lighting in the carpark be addressed by memo in the Councillors’ Bulletin, including the possibility of existing lighting affecting the amenity of nearby residents.

 

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

 

5.13     DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 117/2002 - MAROUBRA SKATE PARK.  (98/S/0740 xr 98/S/4165)

 

W80    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Daley) that

 

a)         Council agrees to allocate the funds for the employment of a casual lifeguard to be employed for a maximum of 30 hours per week during School Holiday and Summer periods and 21 hours per week out of school holiday and summer periods for a pilot period of 6 months commencing in October and concluding in April 2003 when the position will then be reviewed;

 

b)         No lighting of the actual Skate Park be installed at this stage;

 

c)         A public phone be installed at the park to allow access to emergency service if mobiles are not available; and

 

d)         The Maroubra Skate Park Advisory Group continue to meet on an as required basis to ensure that the facility continue to be managed in an appropriate manner.

 

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

 

6.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

7.                  MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.

 

Nil.

 

8.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 7.32 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON