MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH JULY, 2003 AT 5:50 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                    -           Cr M. Matson

 

West Ward                  -           Crs J. Procopiadis and M. Whitehead

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

Acting General Manager                                                                       Mr. M. Savage.

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.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Manager Planning, Policy & Performance                                              Ms. K. Walshaw.

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Andrews, Greenwood, Matthews, Schick, Seng and White.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

An apology was received from Cr Notley-Smith.

 

RESOLVED:  (Tracey/Procopiadis) that the apology be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Cr Notley-Smith from the Community Services Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 8th July, 2003.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH JUNE, 2003.

 

C9       RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/Tracey) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday, 10th June, 2003 (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.

 

(Note: This matter was dealt with as the last item of business at this Meeting.)

 

4.1       MAYOR’S MINUTE 34/2003 - NAIDOC WEEK CELEBRATIONS. (98/S/3025)

 

C10     RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)         Council work in partnership with local service providers to implement a range of events for NAIDOC Week;

 

b)         Council endorse the allocation of NAIDOC Week funds to the implementation of the Celebration and Awards Night; and

 

c)         Council’s promotional activities for NAIDOC Week be appropriately publicised.

 

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

 

5.         COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

5.1       ACTING DIRECTOR PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT'S REPORT 48/2003 - DISABILITY AWARENESS CONSULTATION WITH THE GREEK COMMUNITY.  (98/S/1005)

 

C11     RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)         Council support the NSW Ombudsman and the Disability Council of NSW community consultation for people with a disability or their carers from the Greek community in Eastern Sydney;

 

b)         Council actively promote the consultation to the Greek community; and

 

c)         Council waive the fees for the use of the Randwick Town Hall for the community consultation on Thursday 11 September 2003.

 

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

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 6.14 p.m. and was resumed at 6.15 p.m.

 

5.2       ACTING DIRECTOR PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT'S REPORT 49/2003 - LEXINGTON PLACE COMMUNITY FACILITY.  (P/O14110 xr 98/S/1173 P/002905 xr 98/S/0178)

 

C12     RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Tracey) that Council support the implementation of The Shack Youth Services Outreach Project including allocating identified funds to the implementation of recreational activities for young people in the Lexington Place area.

 

 

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

 

AMENDMENT: (Matson/Whitehead) that:

 

a)                  Council support the implementation of The Shack Youth Services Outreach Project including allocating identified funds to the implementation of recreational activities for young people in the Lexington Place area;

 

b)                  Workventures be notified by Council of its sympathy for their proposal to operate an employment service and that Council invites Workventures to work with Council and to look at alternative funding proposals that might allow Council to operate an employment service in the Lexington Place area; and

 

c)                  Council look at options for establishing a community centre in the Lexington Place area.  LOST.

 

6.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

7.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.20 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON