MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH FEBRUARY, 2004 AT 6:15 P.M.

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Andrews, Daley, Matson, Matthews, Notley-Smith, Procopiadis & Tracey.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. G. Messiter.

Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                                               Mr. M. Savage.

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.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 2ND DECEMBER, 2003.

 

W1      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Seng) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 2nd December, 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.

 

4.1       MAYORAL MINUTE 1/2004 - CROWN LAND AT REAR OF SEALS CLUB - PROPOSED TRANSFER TO COUNCIL.  (R/0284/00)

 

W2      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council advise the Department of Lands that it is prepared to accept the pathway which runs from the rear of the Seals Club to Fenton Avenue and its care, control and management as a public road in compliance with Section 151 of the Roads Act 1993.

 

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

 

4.2       MAYORAL MINUTE 2/2004 - AUSTRALIAN ARMY BAND SYDNEY – MAROUBRA BEACH PERFORMANCE ON CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY.  (98/S/1411)

 

W3      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)                  Council vote $625.00 to cover the fees associated with the Australia Army Band Sydney performing at Maroubra Beach on Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 7 March, 2004, the funds to be allocated from the Councillors Bids Vote; and

 

b)         Sgt Rod Mason,  the Co-Ordinator of the event undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution to this activity.

 

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

 

4.3       MAYORAL MINUTE 3/2004 - SHAKESPEAREAN THEATRE AT THE GRANT RESERVE ROTUNDA.  (98/S/1219)

 

W4      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan ) that:

 

a)                  Council vote $2,418.00 to cover the fees associated with the performance of “Twelfth Night” to be held on eight evenings from Friday, 6 February to Saturday, 28 February, 2004, at Grant Reserve and that funds be allocated from the Councillors Bids Vote; and

 

b)         The event organiser undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution prior to and during the event.

 

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

 

4.4              MAYORAL MINUTE 4/2004 – MALABAR STAIRS - CONSTRUCTION AND FUNDING.  (P/014560 xr 98/S/1300)

 

W5      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council vote to cover the costs associated with the construction of the new steps at Bay Parade, Malabar and that the funds be allocated from the Councillors’ Bids Vote.

 

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

 

4.5              MAYORAL MINUTE 5/2004 – USE OF MAROUBRA BEACH ON AUSTRALIA DAY FOR THE "CARNIVAL BY THE SEA" EVENT.  (98/S/0099)

 

W6      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council vote $3,080.00 to cover fees associated with the  ‘Carnival by the Sea’ festival held at Maroubra Beach on Australia Day, Monday 26 January, 2004, and that the funds be allocated from the Councillors Bids Vote.

 

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

 

4.6       MAYORAL MINUTE 6/2004 - USE OF MAROUBRA BEACH FOR THE PROMOTION OF JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT IN SURFING.  (98/S/0099)

 

W7      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council vote $1,187.00 to cover the fees associated with the surfing event which was held at Maroubra Beach from 31 January to 1 February, 2004, and that the funds be allocated from the Councillors Bids Vote.

 

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

 

4.7       MAYORAL MINUTE 7/2004 – COOGEE SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB - ANNUAL OPEN CARNIVAL.  (98/S/1318)

 

W8      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)                  Council vote $1,153.00 to cover the fees associated with the holding of the Coogee Open Surf Carnival that was held on Saturday 7 February, 2004, and that the funds be allocated from the Councillors’ Bids Vote; and

 

b)         The organiser of the Annual Carnival undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution to the Carnival.

 

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

 

4.8              MAYORAL MINUTE 9/2004 - SOUTH MAROUBRA SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB - SEEKING WAIVING OF FEES.  (98/S/1137)

 

W9      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that:

 

a)                  Council vote $482.00 to cover the fees associated with the event to be held at South Maroubra Beach on 21st February, 2004 and funds be allocated from the Councillor Bids Vote for 2003/04; and

 

b)         The event organiser undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution prior to and during the event.

 

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

 

4.9              MAYORAL MINUTE 10/2004 – URBAN IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM: BANNER PROGRAM - AUTUMN 2004 MAROUBRA JUNCTION COMMERCIAL CENTRE STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS. (98/S/1768)

 

W10    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that Council approve:

 

a)                  The supply and installation of 180 banners throughout Randwick City at a cost of $50,000;

 

b)                  The supply and installation of 18 Palm Trees at the Maroubra Road Median Strip at a cost of $80,000; and

 

c)                  That funding be sourced from the Councillor Bids allocation.

 

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

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 1/2004 - EUCALYPTUS CAMALDULENSIS (RED RIVER GUM) GROWING WITHIN 9 CHAPEL STREET, RANDWICK.  (P/016004)

 

W11    RESOLUTION:  (Backes/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that approval be granted for the removal of the Eucalyptus camaldulensis growing within 9 Chapel Street, Randwick, on the condition that it be replaced with a more appropriate native tree species that will attain a height at maturity of between six and eight metres.

 

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

 

5.2       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 2/2004 - RAINBOW STREET ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FOR FOOTPATH CONSTRUCTION ASSESSMENT.  (R/0635/02)

 

W12    RESOLUTION:  (Seng/Backes) that Council allocate necessary funds and prioritise footpath reconstruction from 204 Rainbow Street to Bangor Park as part of a future works programme.

 

MOTION:  (Seng/Backes)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.3       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 3/2004 - EUCALYPTUS BOTRYOIDES GROWING WITHIN 20 CHURCH STREET, RANDWICK.  (P/014478)

 

W13    RESOLUTION:  (Backes/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that approval not be granted for the removal of the Eucalyptus botryoides (Bangalay) growing within the front of 20 Church Street, Randwick, until one or two more appropriate tree species have been planted within the front of the property and have become well established.

 

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

 

5.4       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 4/2004 - COUNCIL TREE GROWING OUTSIDE 116 ALMA ROAD, MAROUBRA.  (R/0024/03)

 

W14    RESOLUTION:  (Backes/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that approval be granted to remove the Council-owned Harpephyllum caffrum (Kaffir Plum) growing on the nature strip outside 116 Alma Road, Maroubra, and that a more appropriate native tree species be planted as a replacement.

 

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

 

5.5       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 5/2004 - NAMING OF UNNAMED LANE BETWEEN KARA STREET AND HOWARD LANE, RANDWICK.  (98/S/1368)

 

W15    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that:

 

a)         the unnamed lane located between Kara Street and Howard Lane be named Puck Lane;

b)         notice of the proposal be forwarded to the Geographical Names Board and local newspapers; and

c)         the affected residents be notified of Council’s resolution and name proposal.

 

MOTION:  (Greenwood/Nil): that the unnamed lane located between Kara Street and Howard Lane be named Demetrius LaneLAPSED FOR WANT OF A SECONDER.

 

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

 

5.6       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 6/2004 - 31 ABOUD AVENUE, KINGSFORD - COUNCIL TREE.  (R/0005/03)

 

W16    RESOLUTION:  (Schick/Whitehead) that approval be granted to remove the Council-owned Eucalyptus species (Gum tree) growing in the nature strip outside 31 Aboud Avenue, Kingsford, and that a more appropriate native tree species be planted as a replacement – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

MOTION:  (Schick/Whitehead)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

6.1       GENERAL BUSINESS – PERPETUAL CARE LOTS – RANDWICK CEMETERY.  (98/S/1532)

 

W17    RESOLUTION:  (Backes/His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that a report be brought back to the next Works Committee Meeting on how Council is managing Randwick Cemetery.

 

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

 

7.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.28 p.m.

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON