MINUTES OF EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OF THE

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 18TH NOVEMBER, 2003 AT 5:58 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Councillor M. Daley (South Ward) (Deputy Mayor)

 

North Ward                                         -           Crs J. Greenwood and P. Tracey

 

South Ward                                          -           Cr A. White

 

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

 

West Ward                                          -           Crs P. Schick, M. Whitehead and J.Procopiadis

 

Central Ward                                       -           Crs T. Seng and A. Andrews

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

Acting General Manager                                                                       Mr. M. Savage.

Director Planning & Community Development                                       Ms. S. Truuvert.

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

Assistant Public Officer                                                                         Mr. D. Kelly.

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

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Apologies were received from Crs Backes and Bastic.

 

RESOLVED:  (Daley/White) that the apologies be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Crs Backes and Bastic from the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on Tuesday, 18 th November, 2003.

 

2.         ADDRESSES TO THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

3.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

3.1       MAYORAL MINUTE 64/2003 - RANDWICK RUGBY UNION 80TH ANNIVERSARY CHARITY DINNER.  (98/S/1064)

 

(Note: Cr Daley declared a pecuniary interest in the abovementioned item as he is on the board of directors at the Randwick Rugby Club and took no part in the discussion of, and voting thereon.)

 

264      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council purchase two tables at the Anniversary Charity Dinner from the Councillors Bid Account number 1-1-107-181 (099).

 

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

 

3.2       MAYORAL MINUTE 65/2003 - ANGLE PARKING FOR 115 AVOCA STREET - TO BE INSTALLED IN RAE STREET, RANDWICK.  (P/004761 xr SH/0309)

 

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

 

a)                  An investigation be carried out to determine if angle parking could be constructed by the property owner along the Rae Street frontage to property 115 Avoca Street, Randwick; and

 

b)                  As an interim measure until the parking investigation is completed, no further action be taken to issue infringements to vehicles parked in the driveways of the above property, providing these vehicles do not obstruct the paved footpath area in Rae Street

 

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

 

3.3       MAYORAL MINUTE 66/2003 - VEHICLE TESTING ON VIRGINIA STREET, KENSINGTON.  (R/0746/02)

 

(Note: Cr Procopiadis declared an interest in the abovementioned item as he is a resident of Virginia Street, Kensington and took no part in the discussion of, and voting thereon.)

 

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

 

a)                  The Director of Asset and Infrastructure Services be requested to convene a meeting with the representatives of Car Dealers operating in the close proximity of Virginia Street with a view to seeking their co-operation to cease the practice of vehicle testing in Council’s residential streets immediately;

 

b)                  The matter be referred to the NSW Police Service to request increased police surveillance of these streets;

 

c)                  The matter be referred to the Traffic Committee for its consideration and implementation of a 40 km/hr speed limit in the affected streets in the area bounded by Todman Avenue, Lenthall Street, South Dowling Street and Baker Street; and

 

d)                  Traffic control devices be investigated by the Randwick Traffic Committee as possible measures for controlling vehicle speed.

 

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

 

4.         GENERAL MANAGERS’ REPORT.

 

4.1       GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT 29/2003 - TENDER T15/03 RAINBOW ST CHILDCARE CENTRE, RANDWICK – RECONSTRUCTION.  (PR/0048/03  98/S/5295)

 

267      RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/Daley) that:

 

a)                  The Tender of $484,042 from Kinsley Construction P/L be accepted and that Council enter into a contract for the reconstruction of the Rainbow St Childcare Centre;

 

b)                  Funding of  $600,000 be allocated to provide for the total reconstruction costs of the Rainbow St Childcare Centre; and

 

c)                  After allowing for the estimated reimbursement of $560,000 from Council’s insurer, that the remaining $40,000 be funded as a part of the December Quarter Review.

 

MOTION:  (Procopiadis/Daley)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.         DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES’ REPORTS.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 68/2003 - DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY - MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS.  (98/S/0549 xr 98/S/1238)

 

268      RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/White) that:

 

a)       Council accept the empowerment from the Minister to serve penalty notices for offences against the mandatory water restrictions and make provision for this in Policy No. 2.01.04;

 

b)       Pursuant to Section 377 of the Local Government Act, and subject to compliance with all Council policies and lawful directions made by Council or any public authority, Council hereby delegates to the General Manager authority to exercise or perform on behalf of Council all the revised powers, authorities, duties and functions as detailed hereafter:-

 

“RW050   D   WATER RESTRICTION OFFENCES

To issue penalty notices for offences against clause 17(3) of the Sydney Water Regulation 2000.”; and

 

c)         The Policy Register be updated accordingly.

 

MOTION:  (Procopiadis/White)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.         MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.

 

Nil.

 

7.                  CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS.

 

Nil.

 

8.         COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

Nil.

 

9.         REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

Nil.

 

10.       NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan, declared the meeting closed at 6.05 p.m.

 

THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING WERE CONFIRMED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 25TH NOVEMBER, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                      

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CHAIRPERSON