MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH APRIL, 2003 AT 5:36 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Cr F. Backes (East Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey (Deputy Chairperson)

 

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

 

West Ward                  -           Cr J. Procopiadis and M. Whitehead

 

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.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Manager, Library & Information Services                                              Ms. J. Jarvis.

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Cr Greenwood.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 3RD DECEMBER, 2002.

 

C1       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Procopiadis) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday, 3rd December, 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.         COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT'S REPORT 22/2003 - VACATION CARE PROGRAM.  (98/S/4413)

 

C2       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Procopiadis) that:

 

a)         Council’s Vacation Care Program continue to be organised in collaboration with the Benevolent Society and Kooloora Community Centre and under-go a review on an annual basis with the next review due before June 2004; and

 

b)         The attached Memorandum of Understanding prepared by the Benevolent Society be considered by Council and if approved be attached to the contract between the Benevolent Society, Council and Kooloora Community Centre.

 

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

 

5.2         DIRECTOR PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT'S REPORT 23/2003 - CHILDREN'S SERVICES REGULATION 2002.  (98/S/0085)

 

C3       RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/Tracey) that:

 

a)                  Council endorse this Report and the attached submission to be sent to the Department of Community Services; and

 

b)                  Council make a formal approach to the two local MP’s bringing to their attention the fact that due to an historical anomaly, Council is unable to apply for recurrent assistance from the State and Federal Governments for the Moverely Child Care Centre.  The criteria for eligibility for recurrent funding to be ascertained before contacting the Local Members.

 

MOTION:  (Procopiadis/Tracey)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.         LIBRARY.

 

6.1       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 08/2003 - LIBRARY INTERNET ACCESS POLICY.  (98/S/3586)

 

C4       RESOLUTION:  (Tracey/Notley-Smith) that:

 

a)                  Council formally endorse the Library Internet Access Policy;

 

b)                  The Policy be prominently displayed in all library locations; and

 

c)         The Policy Register be updated accordingly.

 

 

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

 

7.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

8.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 5.45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON