MINUTES OF COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING OF
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER 2004 AT 5:47 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Cr P. Tracey (North Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Crs J. Kenny & M. Woodsmith (Deputy Chairperson)

 

West Ward                  -           Crs S. Nash & J. Procopiadis

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. R. Brownlee.

Acting Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                         Mr. T. McCarthy.

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, Library and Information Services                                           Ms. J. Jarvis.

Co-ordinator Community Development                                     Ms. R. Lewenkopf.

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Andrews, Belleli & Hughes.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH AUGUST, 2004.

 

C8       RESOLUTION:  (Kenny/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday, 10th August, 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.

 

4.                  ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

5.                  MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

5.1       MAYORAL MINUTE 103/2004 – HARMONY DAY.  (98/S/4828)

 

C9          RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that Councillors Hughes and Belleli be authorised to advise the next meeting of the Multicultural Advisory Committee that Council:

 

a)             Supports in principle the proposed Living in Harmony expo;

 

b)             Agrees to waive the cost of rental for the Town Hall on a Sunday in March, 2005 to stage the event;

 

c)             Agrees to cover the insurance for the event;

 

d)             Agrees to advertise the event in the Mayoral Column; and

 

e)             Will consider further funding requests for the event at the Ordinary Council Meeting on December 14th, 2004 via a recommendation from the Multicultural Advisory Committee meeting on December 13th, 2004.

 

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

 

5.2     MAYORAL MINUTE 104/2004 – WAIVING OF FEES – 2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN SURFING CONTEST.  (98/S/0099)

 

C10        RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)             Council vote $36,361.80 to cover the fees associated with the 2005 Australian Open and funds will be provided from Council’s 2004/05 budget;

 

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

 

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

 

d)             Council notes that there will be no provision for expenditure above the amount voted;

 

e)             The Mayor consult with Mr Mark Windon to ensure that all Councillors are given a formal invitation to attend the presentation ceremony; and

 

f)              Council, if considered appropriate, request the right to have a stall at the event.

 

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

 

6.         COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

6.1       DIRECTOR PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT'S REPORT 101/2004 - MOVERLEY CHILDREN'S CENTRE FEE INCREASE.  (98/S/0085)

 

C11     RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/Woodsmith) that Council adopt the new fee structure for Moverly Children’s Centre, of $54 per day for children in the Pre-School Room and $60 per day for children in the Nursery, effective from 10th January, 2005.

 

MOTION:  (Procopiadis/Woodsmith)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.         LIBRARY.

 

7.1       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 40/2004 - LIBRARY INFORMATION SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIC PLAN 2002-2005.  (98/S/0274)

 

C12     RESOLUTION:  (Kenny/Woodsmith) that the Library Information Services and Technology Plan 2002-2005 report on achievements be received and noted.

 

MOTION:  (Kenny/Woodsmith)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.2       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 41/2004 - LIVE HOMEWORK HELP.  (F2004/08383)

 

C13     RESOLUTION:  (Procopiadis/Woodsmith) that:

 

a)         The report on Live Homework Help be received and noted;

 

b)         Council supports the ongoing provision of Live Homework Help;

 

c)         Funding be allocated from within the Library Budget from January 2005 for the ongoing provision of Live Homework Help at the Bowen Library; and

 

d)         Additional funding is to be considered in the 2005/2006 Management Plan to expand the LHH service into the branch libraries.

 

MOTION:  (Procopiadis/Woodsmith)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

8.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

9.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.02 p.m.

 

 

………………………………….

CHAIRPERSON