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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH OCTOBER 2004 AT 6:27 P.M. 

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey

 

South Ward                  -           Cr R. Belleli

 

East Ward                    -           Cr D. Sullivan

 

West Ward                  -           Cr B. Hughes (Deputy Chairperson) (In the Chair)

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Bastic, Daley, Kenny, Nash, Procopiadis and Woodsmith.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. R. Brownlee.

Acting Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                         Mr. R. Wade.

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 Policy, Planning & Performance                                              Ms. K. Walshaw.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28 p.m. and was resumed at 6.55 p.m.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Apologies were received from Crs Notley-Smith and White.

 

RESOLVED:  (Sullivan/Daley) that the apologies be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Crs Notley-Smith and White from the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 12th October, 2004.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 7TH SEPTEMBER, 2004.

 

W57    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 7th September, 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.         DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY & NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS

 

Nil.

 

RESOLVED: (Tracey/Sullivan) that the meeting be adjourned at 6.58 p.m. and be further adjourned at 7.25 p.m.

 

4.         ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Committee, the following deputations were received in respect of the following matters:

 

6.2       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 71/2004 - EXERCISE EQUIPMENT - JACK VANNY MEMORIAL PARK, MAROUBRA.  (98/S/2754)

 

For                   Mr John Maraz                         541A Malabar Road, Maroubra

 

6.5       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 74/2004 - BUNDOCK STREET DEVELOPMENT AND KINGSFORD SUBURB BOUNDARY CHANGES.  (F2004/07141)

 

For                   Mr Raymond Ingrey                 10 Herford Street, Botany

 

The meeting was resumed at 9.56 p.m.

 

5.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

5.1       MAYORAL MINUTE 74/2004 - PETITION FOR NEW FOOTPATH AT BOUGAINVILLE COURT, MAROUBRA(F2004/07374 xr R/0103/01 )

 

W58       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

(a)     petitioners be advised that action to construct a new footpath on land owned by NSW Department of Housing rests with the Department and that Council is working with the Department to ensure priority for this work; and

 

(b)     the construction of the footpath across Council owned land will be programmed and coordinated subsequent to work being undertaken by the Department of Housing.

 

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

 

6.         WORKS.

 

6.1       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 70/2004 - DECLARATION OF PRIVET AS A NOXIOUS WEED IN THE CITY OF RANDWICK.  (98/S/3880)

 

W59    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Belleli) that Council support the aims and objectives of the Sydney Regional Privet Management Plan 2004 and that Council endorse the declaration of Privet as a W4b noxious weed under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993.

MOTION: (Sullivan/Belleli) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.2       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 71/2004 - EXERCISE EQUIPMENT - JACK VANNY MEMORIAL PARK, MAROUBRA.  (98/S/2754)

 

W60    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

(a)        Council consider funding in the 2005-06 budget for the installation of a ‘fitness system’ such as an Exersite system; and

 

(b)        further assessment of the identified sites be undertaken to determine the most suitable location for the installation of an outdoor exercise system.       

 

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

 

6.3       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 72/2004 - RANDWICK HOCKEY CLUB - PROPOSAL TO IMPROVE FACILITIES FOR HOCKEY IN THE RANDWICK AREA.  (98/S/0492)

 

W61    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Belleli) that:

 

(a)        the report be noted; and

 

(b)        the Randwick District Hockey Association be included with all other relevant sporting bodies in any consultation for the Plan of Management and Master Plan for Heffron Park.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/Belleli) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.4       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 73/2004 - CHURCH STREET, RANDWICK - FEASIBILITY OF ANGLE PARKING.  (R/0179/02)

 

W62    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson/Sullivan) that Council concur with the recommendation of the Traffic Committee that the proposal for angle parking in Church Street, Randwick, not be supported.

 

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

 

6.5       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 74/2004 - BUNDOCK STREET DEVELOPMENT AND KINGSFORD SUBURB BOUNDARY CHANGES.  (F2004/07141)

 

W63    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Tracey) that:

 

1)         The following list of Aboriginal street names be submitted to the Geographical Names Board for approval:-

 

§                     GALU (Brolga)

§                     GUMARA (Possum)

§                     MUNDA (Black Snake)

§                     NAGUN (Brown Snake)

§                     DJIRAMA (Tea Tree)

§                     MARIDA (Fish Hawk)

§                     HENNEGAR (Shark)

§                     BANBURAANG (Bearded Dragon or Jackie Lizard)

§                     DOOLIGAH (Mythical Man)

§                     NAMURAAG (Wattle Tree)

§                     BURRAGULUNG (Wallaby)

§                     BUDJAN (General Name for Bird)

§                     DHARAWAL (Local Aboriginal Language)

§                     MUGGADAANG (Lizard)

 

2)         Subject to approval from the Geographical Names Board, Council publish a notice of the new street names in the NSW Government Gazette and in the local newspaper;

 

3)         Council notify Australia Post, the Australian Electoral Commission, the Registrar General and the Surveyor General regarding the new street names;

 

4)         Council propose that the section of Benvenue Street of concern be named “North Benvenue Street”, advertise the proposal in the local paper and forward proposal to the GNB;

 

5)         Draft suburb boundaries for the Bundock Street Development that were to be adopted as part of Randwick, be forwarded to the Geographical Names Board;

 

6)         Draft suburb boundaries for the section of Kingsford bounded by Holmes Street, Anzac Parade, Moverly Road and Henning Ave (including properties that front the northern side of Holmes Street) that were to be adopted as part of Maroubra, be forwarded to the Geographical Names Board; and

 

7)         Residents be advised of Council’s resolution.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/Tracey) that the street names be reconsidered and Council consult with the relevant members of the Aboriginal community to seek their endorsement and place the agreed names on public exhibition.

 

AMENDMENT: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson/Belleli) that the resolution contained in the Acting Director Asset & Infrastructure Services’ Report No.74/2004 be adopted subject to the list of names as exhibited being amended following the input given to Council by Mr Raymond Ingrey after the matter came off public exhibition as detailed by the Mayor to this meeting.

 

FUTHER AMENDMENT: (Belleli/Tracey)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

7.1       DECISION MAKING PROCESS ON TREE REMOVALS.  (F2004/07359)

 

W64    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Daley) that a report by the relevant Council officer be brought before the next meeting concerning the inefficiency of having to decide on tree removals on two occasions with a significant month delay and why it wouldn’t be best to deal with them either at the Works Committee or Ordinary Council.

 

8.                  MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.

 

Nil.

 

9.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 10.28 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON