MINUTES OF WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
RANDWICK

HELD ON  TUESDAY, 13TH JULY 2004 AT  6:29 PM 

 

PRESENT:

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr M .Matson (East Ward)

 

Cr B. Notley-Smith (East Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey

 

South Ward                  -           Crs R. Belleli & A. White

 

East Ward                    -           Cr D. Sullivan

 

West Ward                  -           Cr B. Hughes (Deputy Chairperson)

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Andrews, Kenny, Nash, Procopiadis and Woodsmith.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

Acting General Manager                                                                       Mr. S. Truuvert.

Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                                               Mr. M. Savage.

Acting Director Planning & Community Development                Ms. R. Wereszcynski.

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

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

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

Manager Environmental Planning                                                           Ms. K. Armstrong.

Manager Development Assessment                                                       Mr. K. Kyriacou.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.30 p.m. and was resumed at 7.07 p.m.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH JUNE, 2004.

 

W33    RESOLUTION:  (White/Hughes) at the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 8th June, 2004 (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 44/2004 - SPRINGTIME GREEK GLENDI 2004 - USE OF KENSINGTON OVAL.  (98/S/1255)

 

W34       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)      Council vote approximately $7,695 to cover the costs associated with holding the Springtime Greek Glendi on Sunday 10th October, 2004, and subsequent civic reception, such funds to come from the Councillors’ Donations Vote;

 

b)      Permission be granted to the Greek Glendi Committee to use Kensington Oval, subject to the concurrence of Randwick Petersham Cricket Club; and

 

c)       The Organisers of the event undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution prior to and during the Glendi.

 

              MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

4.2       MAYORAL MINUTE 46/2004 - GREEN CORPS PROJECT PROPOSAL RANDWICK COUNCIL. (98/S/5252 xr 98/S/5254 xr 98/S/4973 )

 

W35       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)                  Council accept the project proposal by Green Corp;

 

b)                  Council negotiate suitable bushland locations for the project;

 

c)                  Prior to the engagement of Green Corp Council be provided with copies of Public liability Insurance and workers compensation insurance in accordance with Councils guidelines and policies; and

 

d)                  Green Corp comply with all Council OH& S requirements prior to the commencement of any works within the Council area.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 31/2004 - REGIONAL WASTE DISPOSAL TENDER.  (98/S/2455(1)

 

W36       RESOLUTION:  (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that Council:

 

a)           Note the report and agree to participate in the regional tender for the disposal of Council residual waste, subject to approval by the ACCC; and

 

b)           Authorize the General Manager or his/her delegate to sign off on the tender documentation, prior to the tender advertisement being published.

 

MOTION: (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.2         DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 32/2004 - PROPOSAL BY RECYCLING POINT SOLUTIONS PUBLIC PLACE RECYCLING.  (98/S/3278 xr 98/S/0767(3))

 

W37       RESOLUTION:  (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that Council note the proposal by Recycling Point Solutions for installation of recycling units at public places and advise the proponent that at this point of time Council is not in a position to proceed with such a proposal.

 

MOTION: (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.3         DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 33/2004 - FICUS 'HILLII' OUTSIDE 71 GALE ROAD, MAROUBRA  (R/0316/03)

 

W38       RESOLUTION:  (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that Council approval be granted for the removal of the Ficus ‘Hillii’ growing on the nature site outside 71 Gale Road, Maroubra.

 

MOTION: (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.4         DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 34/2004 - FOOTPATH CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMME 2004/2005. (F\2004/07638)

 

W39       RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that the proposed 2004/05 Footpath Construction Programme be approved and adopted.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

AMENDMENT: (Tracey/White) that residents who were supposed to get footpaths during the current financial year be advised that they will not be getting these footpaths as a result of budget restraints imposed by Council in the 2004/05 budget.  LOST.

 

5.5         DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 35/2004 - YARRA BAY BICENTENNIAL PARK.  (98/S/1792)

 

W40       RESOLUTION:  (White/Sullivan) that:

 

a)           Minor pruning of shrubs and trees be carried out in the existing carpark on either side of the carpark to improve visibility from the Yarra Bay Sailing Club and the existing recreation grounds; and

 

b)           the existing carpark at the end of the "No Through Road" leading to Barragoola Avenue be made available only for major events with the stipulation that the organisers of these events be required to provide security for this carpark.

 

MOTION: (White/Sullivan) SEE RESOLUTION.

5.6         DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 36/2004 - GILDERTHORPE, PARK AND ROSCREA AVENUES, RANDWICK - REQUESTS BY RESIDENTS FOR TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES.  (R/0326/02)

 

W41       RESOLUTION:  (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)         the proposed traffic calming measures for Gilderthorpe Avenue, Randwick, as shown on the attached drawing, be approved for implementation by the RTA; and

 

b)         the petitioners be advised that Council has received advice from the Randwick Traffic Committee that the traffic volumes and speeds on Roscrea and Park Avenues do not warrant the provision of any traffic calming devices.

 

MOTION: (White/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.7         DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 37/2004 - PROPOSED SUBURB NAME CHANGE AND PROPOSED STREET NAMES FOR THE DEFENCE SITE RANDWICK.   (98/S/1368)

 

W42       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson/Hughes) that this matter be deferred to the next Ordinary Council meeting to allow a Committee consisting of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and any interested Central and East ward Councillors to come up with a definitive list of names for these streets.

 

W43       RESOLUTION (FURTHER): (Tracey/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M.Matson) that should the Committee be of the mind to recommend that some aboriginal names be used for these streets, they consult first with the Aboriginal Land Board.

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson/Hughes) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

FURTHER MOTION: (Tracey/Matson) SEE RESOLUTION (FURTHER).

 

6.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

7.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.49 p.m.

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON