MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK
HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH AUGUST, 2003 AT 6:06 P.M.
His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan (North Ward)
Cr C. Bastic (Central Ward) (Chairperson)
North Ward - Cr J. Greenwood
South Ward - Cr A. White (Deputy Chairperson)
East Ward - Cr F. Backes
West Ward - Crs P. Schick and M. Whitehead
Crs Andrews, Daley, Matson, Matthews, Notley-Smith, Procopiadis & Tracey.
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 Planning, Policy & Performance Ms. K. Walshaw.
Manager Library Services Ms. J. Jarvis.
Co-ordinator Community Development Ms. R. Lewenkopf.
An apology was received from Cr Seng.
RESOLVED: (Notley-Smith/White) that the apology be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Cr Seng from the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 12 th August 2003.
CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH JULY, 2003.
W28 RESOLUTION: (Bastic/White) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 12th August, 2003 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting, subject to the Mayor being the seconder of the motion to accept Cr. Bastic’s apology.
3. ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.
4. MAYORAL MINUTES.
W30 RESOLUTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:
a) Council vote $1,106.00 to cover the fees associated with the 2003 Saint George Coptic Orthodox Church Community Fete and funds be allocated from the Councillor Requested Works Bids; and
a) The existing pavers being removed and replaced with a permanent formal English themed garden comprising a Buxus hedge and annual display;
b) A lockable access gate being installed on the northern side of the fence to enable maintenance of the landscaped areas; and
c) Investigating the possible introduction of appropriate lighting of the area;
in formulating the 2004/05 Capital Works Programme.
5.2 DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 39/2003 - WASTE CALENDAR. (98/S/3606)
W33 RESOLUTION: (Greenwood/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council:
a) Note that yearly area specific waste calendars are required to keep the residents informed of day and month of scheduled clean-up, recycling and green waste collection;
b) Note that permanent collection day specific stickers placed on recycling and green waste bins are user-friendly, but they are not suitable for waste services currently provided by Randwick city Council; and
5.3 DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 40/2003 - SIGNIFICANT TREES WITHIN THE CITY OF RANDWICK. (R/0340/02 xr R/0249/03)
W34 RESOLUTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Schick) that:
a) Council note the officer’s advice in relation to the removal of the diseased Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay fig) growing in the south-west corner of Govett Reserve, Randwick, and seek further advice as to the short and long-term stability of this tree in its current location;
b) Council’s tree management staff implements an appropriate pruning and maintenance regime to maximise the long-term viability of the Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay fig) growing in Govett Reserve, Randwick, and the Ficus microcarpa var. ‘Hillii’ growing in the triangular open space area on the corner of Coogee Bay Road and Dudley Street, Coogee; and
5.4 DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 41/2003 - ENERGY AUSTRALIA SUBSTATION - PROPOSED INSTALLATION IN ALFREDA STREET AND ST PAULS STREET. (98/S/4982)
a) Energy Australia be advised that Council accepts that these three new substations need to be provided as dictated in the report and that they be located as approximated on the attached plans;
b) Energy Australia carry out the necessary community consultation with adjoining owners and residents in close proximity to the new substations;
6. GENERAL BUSINESS.
6.1 GENERAL BUSINESS – ENERGY AUSTRALIA – UPGRADE APPEARANCE OF ELECTRICITY SUB-STATIONS. (98/S/1308)
W36 RESOLUTION: (Schick/Whitehead) that Council write to Energy Australia requesting that they upgrade the appearance of their sub-stations, particularly these sub-stations in public areas such as shopping centres.
MOTION: (Schick/Whitehead) SEE RESOLUTION.
7. NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.
The meeting closed at 6.25 p.m.