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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH NOVEMBER 2004 AT 6:17 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, Daley, Kenny, Nash, Procopiadis and Woodsmith.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. R. Brownlee.

Acting Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                         Mr. P. Stone.

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.

Traffic Engineer                                                                                    Mr. A. Opera.

Manager Assets                                                                                    Mr. T. McCarthy.

Manager Development Assessment                                                       Mr. K. Kyriacou.

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

Manager Environmental Planning                                                           Ms. K. Armstrong.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH OCTOBER, 2004.

 

W65    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 12th October, 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: (White/Sullivan) that the meeting be adjourned at 6.19 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:

 

7.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 79/2004 - PARKING SCHEME - THE SPOT. 

 

Against             Mr Jack Ziade                          48 St Pauls Street, Randwick

 

For                               Mr Paul Chilcott                       60 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

 

7.7       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 85/2004 - REQUEST FOR THE RELOCATION OF A BUS STOP IN BEAUCHAMP ROAD, MATRAVILLE. 

 

Against             Mr Steven O’Gorman               45 St Marks Road, Randwick

 

The meeting was resumed at 6.28 p.m.

 

5.         REPORT OF THE GREENING RANDWICK COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH OCTOBER, 2004. (F2004/07359)

 

W66    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/White) that the report of the Greening Randwick Committee be deferred to the next Ordinary Council meeting to be dealt with by all Councillors concurrently with a General Manager’s Report on the clarification of items and efficient functioning of the Greening Randwick Committee.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/White) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

6.1       MAYOR'S MINUTE 80/2004 - WAIVING OF FEES - SALVATION ARMY BBQ.  (P/002878-01 xr F2004/07336)

 

W67    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

(a)        Council vote $210.00 to cover the fees associated with the event and funds be allocated from the Contingency Fund 2004/05;

 

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

 

(c)        the Mayor or his representative shall be given the opportunity to address the event on behalf of Council.

 

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

 

AMENDMENT: (Tracey/Daley) that:

 

(a)        Council vote $210.00 to cover the fees associated with the event and funds be allocated from the Contingency Fund 2004/05; and

 

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

 

6.2       MAYOR'S MINUTE 81/2004 - CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT IN KOKODA PARK, KENSINGTON - REQUEST FOR THE WAIVING OF FEES. (98/S/1018 xr F2004/07336)

 

W68    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

(a)       Council vote $2,301.80 to cover the fees associated with the event and funds be allocated from the Contingency Fund 2004/05;

 

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

 

(c)        The Mayor or his representative shall be given the opportunity to address the event on behalf of Council.

 

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

 

6.3     MAYOR’S MINUTE 82/2004 - LOCAL SURF CLUBS' APPLICATIONS FOR THE WAIVING OF FEES ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF BEACHES.  (F2004/07550)

 

W69       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)      Council vote $1,742.00 to cover the fees  associated with the Coogee Minnows Carnival, Coogee Beach Open Surf Carnival and Coogee  Interstate Championships Surf Carnival and funds be allocated from the Contingency Fund;

 

b)      The events organisers undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution prior to and during the events; and

 

c)       The Mayor or his representative shall be given the opportunity to address the events on behalf of Council.

 

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

 

6.4     MAYOR’S MINUTE 84/2004 – COOGEE BOWLING CLUB – WAIVING OF FEES. (98/S/1148 xr F2004/08145)

 

W70       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)       Council vote $1,330.00 to cover the fees associated with the promotional activity for the Coogee Bowling Club at Goldstein Reserve, Coogee;

 

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

 

c)       The Mayor or his representative shall be given the opportunity to address the event on behalf of Council.                              

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.50 p.m. and was resumed at 6.51 p.m.

 

7.         WORKS.

 

7.1       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 79/2004 - PARKING SCHEME - THE SPOT.  (98/S/2714 xr F2004/07236)

 

W71    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Belleli) that this matter be deferred to the next Ordinary Council meeting to allow input from all Councillors as this is the first, and one of the most important, parking management schemes ever adopted by Council.

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION: (Sullivan/Belleli) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.2       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 80/2004 - TRAFFIC CONDITIONS IN BURBONG STREET, KINGSFORD.  (R/0132/02 xr F2004/07229)

 

W72    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Seng) that the existing traffic conditions within Burbong Street are considered to be satisfactory and that no further action be taken.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/Seng) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.3       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 81/2004 - STATUS OF BICYCLE FUNDING 2004.  (F2004/06616)

 

W73    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Seng) that:

 

(a)        Council initiate detailed project design for the implementation of selected items of the Randwick Bicycle Plan for submission and approval by the RTA; and

 

(b)        upon confirmation of $50,000 funding for the Randwick Bicycle Plan project by the RTA, Council provide a matching contribution from the Financial Reserve.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/Seng) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.4       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 82/2004 - 32 BEACH STREET - DRAINAGE PROBLEMS.  (P/004045)

 

W74    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson/White) that this matter be deferred to the next Works Committee meeting to allow the applicant to address the Committee on this issue.

 

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

 

7.5       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 83/2004 - ELLEN STREET, RANDWICK - TRAFFIC CONTROL.  (R/0269/02)

 

W75    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

(a)       the above information be noted, in particular the fact that Bundock, Canberra and Rainbow Streets are already included as streets which will be addressed as part of the Traffic Management Plan, (the applicant’s proposed traffic management devices and controls already include devices in Bundock Street and Canberra Street and right turn bay treatments are proposed at the intersection of Avoca Street and Rainbow Street);

 

(b)       the residents of Ellen Street be advised that their concerns with respect to additional traffic volumes in Ellen Street and any associated loss of amenity will be considered in the preparation by Council officers of a detailed Traffic Management Plan for Bundock Street and other streets in the vicinity of the Department of Defence development site;

 

(c)        the residents of Ellen Street be advised that the Traffic Management Plan will be prepared and presented to the Randwick Traffic Committee for consideration prior to the completion of a north – south vehicular link through any portion of the site and prior to completion of any building works within the site excluding the 34 dwellings currently under construction in Stage 1A of the site;

 

(d)       consultation be undertaken with the Ellen Street residents with the draft traffic management plan to be brought before the Works Committee for consideration prior to it being finalised and sent to the Randwick Traffic Committee;

 

(e)        the traffic management plan adopted by Council, following consideration by the Randwick Traffic Committee, be the subject of detailed review/performance monitoring by Council’s Senior Traffic Engineer at the completion of each development phase within the Department of Defence development site. The Senior Traffic Engineer be authorised to make changes to the adopted Traffic Management Plan and/or liaise with the Randwick Traffic Committee should amendments to the adopted Traffic Management Plan be warranted;

 

(f)                 a presentation/report be brought before the Works Committee on the rationale behind the traffic flows; and

 

(g)               this presentation/report to include the effect this traffic management plan will have on surrounding streets outside the scope of the traffic management plan.

 

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

 

7.6       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 84/2004 - PARKING SCHEMES – UPDATE. (98/S/2714 xr F2004/07236)

 

W76    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Seng) that the timetable for the introduction of permit parking schemes be noted.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/Seng) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.7       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 85/2004 - REQUEST FOR THE RELOCATION OF A BUS STOP IN BEAUCHAMP ROAD, MATRAVILLE.  (R/0071/02)

 

W77    RESOLUTION:  (Hughes/Belleli) that this matter be deferred to allow the traffic committee to re-evaluate the matter in light of the safety concerns raised at this meeting and to allow a representative from Sydney Buses to provide their input on the matter.

 

MOTION: (White/Sullivan) that the existing bus stop outside premises No. 437 Beauchamp Road, Maroubra be moved to a new position 12.5 metres east of its current location.  LOST.

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION: (Hughes/Belleli) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.8       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 86/2004 - RANDWICK GENERAL CEMETERY - MANAGEMENT ISSUES & PERPETUAL CARE.  (98/S/1532)

 

W78    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, M. Matson/Belleli) that:

 

(a)       this matter be deferred to allow all Councillors to sit down and discuss the handling of this asset with the General Manager at the Planning Workshop being held on Friday, 3rd December and Saturday, 4th December, 2004; and

 

(b)       that the fees being charged for perpetual care at Randwick General Cemetery be discontinued.

 

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

 

7.9       DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 87/2004 - MANAGEMENT OF PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS. (F2004/07333)

 

W79    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Seng) that Council:

 

a)         reply to the Minister’s letter advising proposals to enable Extended Producer Responsibility schemes to be developed in accordance with various legislative provisions; and

 

b)         copy the Ministerial reply to Planet Ark, Landcare Australia and Clean Up Australia.

 

MOTION: (Sullivan/Seng) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

8.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

9.                  MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.

 

Nil.

 

10.              NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.30 p.m.

 

………………………….

CHAIRPERSON