MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 3RD DECEMBER, 2002 AT 6:29 P.M.

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Cr J. Procopiadis (West Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey

 

South Ward                  -           Cr C. Matthews

 

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

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                                               Mr. M. Savage.

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

Public Officer                                                                                       Mr. P. Smith.

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Backes, Bastic, Greenwood, Schick, Seng, White and Whitehead.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.30 p.m. and was resumed at 6.35 p.m.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews and Daley.

 

RESOLVED:  (Notley-Smith/Tracey) that the apologies be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Crs Andrews and Daley from the Administration and Finance Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 3rd December, 2002.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH NOVEMBER, 2002.

 

F41      RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Matson) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Administration and Finance Committee held on Tuesday, 12th November, 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.         FINANCE.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 142/2002 - AEOLIA STREET, RANDWICK - PROPOSED ROAD CLOSURE.  (R/0010/02 xr R/0010/00)

 

F42      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Tracey) that Council make application to close and sell the section of Aeolia Street shown as Area 1 in Attachment A and the section of unnamed unmade lane off Coogee Bay Road shown as Area 2 in Attachment A, subject to:

 

(a)        all survey and legal costs to be borne by the Catholic Education Office;

 

(b)        a mutually acceptable valuer being retained by Council and paid for by the Catholic Education Office to determine the value of the subject lane;

 

(c)        Catholic Education Office ensuring that none of the public utility authorities including AGL, Energy Australia, Telstra, etc. have any objection to the closure and sale of the subject lane;

 

(d)        the Catholic Education Office advising the Council of the acceptance of all of the above conditions and providing Council with payment of the application fee and all other fees required by the Department of Land and Water Conservation prior to Council making application for this closure; and

 

(e)        the General Manager being given delegated authority to negotiate the valuation, closure of the road and the eventual sale of the land.

 

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

 

5.2       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 42/2002 - INVESTMENT OF COUNCIL FUNDS AS AT 31 OCTOBER 2002.  (98/S/0745) Pt 2

 

F43      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Tracey) that:

 

(a)        the Director Governance Management & Information Services' Report 42/2002 in relation to the investment of Council funds be noted; and.

 

(b)        it be noted that the figure of $607,996 on page 10 of the business paper contains additional funds relating to interest earned from Council’s general fund account and from managed funds no longer used and not detailed in the schedule on page 9.

 

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

 

5.3       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 43/2002 - DEBTORS - WRITING-OFF MONIES DUE TO COUNCIL.   (98/S/0040)

 

F44      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Tracey) that in accordance with the provision of Local Government (Financial Management) Regulation 1993, the sum of $3,642.45 be written-off.

 

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

 

6.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

7.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.42 p.m.

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON