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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER, 2004 AT 6:18 P.M.

 

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 (from 6.26 p.m.)

 

West Ward                  -           Cr B. Hughes (Deputy Chairperson)

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Andrews, Bastic, Daley, Kenny, Nash, Procopiadis & Woodsmith.

 

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, Environmental Planning                                                          Ms. K. Armstrong.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH NOVEMBER, 2004.

 

W80    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 9th November, 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: (Belleli/Hughes) 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 deputation was received in respect of the following matter:

 

6.4       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 98/2004 - 32 BEACH STREET - DRAINAGE PROBLEMS.

 

Against Mr Philip Sweeney                                           32 Beach Street, Coogee.

 

The meeting was resumed at 6.25 p.m.

 

5.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

5.1       MAYOR'S MINUTE 98/2004 - USE OF MAROUBRA BEACH FOR THE PROMOTION OF JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT IN SURFING.  (98/S/0099)

 

W81    RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)             Council vote $2,418.50 to cover half the fees associated with the ‘Rip Curl Gromsearch’ and funds be charged to 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 be given the opportunity to address the event on behalf of Council.

 

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

 

5.2     MAYOR’S MINUTE 100/2004 – EXPANSION OF GREENING RANDWICK COMMITTEE.  (F2004/07359)

 

(Note: A Rescission Motion on this matter was submitted to the General Manager prior to the close of the Meeting.)

 

W82       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that Council notes the relevant resolutions from both the Kensington and the Moverly Precinct Committees and resolves that:

 

a)             The membership of the Greening Randwick Committee be expanded to include three community representatives;

 

b)             The Kensington Precinct Committee’s request for Mr Mark O'Carroll to be a community representative be referred to the Greening Randwick Committee for consideration; and

 

c)             All precinct committees be advised of the decision and be requested to nominate other suggested community representatives.

 

MOTION:  (White/Tracey) that this matter be deferred to the next Ordinary Council Meeting to allow for debate by all Councillors.  LOST.

 

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

 

5.3     MAYOR’S MINUTE 105/2004 – COUNCIL SUPPORT FOR MASS TRANSIT SOLUTIONS FOR INNER SYDNEY.  (F2004/06574)

 

W83       RESOLUTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that, in noting the Mayor’s participation in the Lord Mayor of Sydney’s recent meeting on her Mass Transit Solutions for Inner Sydney:

 

a)             Council will, in conjunction with other Councils, seek  to support and promote:

 

i)                        The idea of an integrated light rail network for the inner suburbs of Sydney built on an expanded light rail system servicing the Sydney CBD, as an essential first step in establishing such a network; and

 

ii)                      The establishment of a working group of Mayors (or representatives) and technical staff to blend individual Council’s existing light rail options or strategies into a coherent Local Government proposal for such an integrated network;

 

b)             Invite members of parliament such as Peter Garrett, Peter Debnam, Malcolm Turnbull, Paul Pearce & Kristina Keneally to promote the concept;

 

c)             Invite Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s technical consultant, Mr Garry Glazebrook to present a briefing to a future Council meeting on the Lord Mayor’s preferred options for a mass transit system for inner Sydney; and

 

d)      That the Lord Mayor of Sydney be notified accordingly.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.52 p.m. & was resumed at 6.53 p.m.

 

6.         WORKS.

 

6.1       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 95/2004 - USE OF DARLEY ROAD AND COWPER STREET FOR NIGHT PASSAGE OF HEAVY VEHICLES.  (R/0221/02 XR R/0205/02 XR 98/S/0178)

 

W84    RESOLUTION:  (Tracey/White) that the General Manager be requested to make a written submission to Waverley Council requesting that their garbage truck drivers be advised to use the Alison Road, Avoca Street and Frenchmans Road route during early morning hours when driving from the Waverley Council Depot located in Zetland.

 

MOTION:  (Tracey/White)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.2       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 96/2004 - ANZAC PARADE AND DONCASTER AVENUE INTERSECTION     (98/S/0178 XR R/0031/05 XR R/0240/02)

 

W85    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that Council note that the RTA has acceded to Council’s request for the provision of pedestrian signals on all four legs of the intersection of Anzac Parade and Doncaster Avenue, Kensington, and that the preliminary works will commence in this financial year (2004/2005) and will be completed next financial year (2005/2006).

 

MOTION:  (Hughes/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)         Council note that the RTA has acceded to Council’s request for the provision of pedestrian signals on all four legs of the intersection of Anzac Parade and Doncaster Avenue, Kensington, and that the preliminary works will commence in this financial year (2004/2005) and will be completed next financial year (2005/2006); and

 

b)         Council request the RTA to evaluate and adjust the phase timing of lights or traffic movements in conjunction with the resolution of Council regarding Gardeners Road, to take into consideration the local area traffic management changes that Council has requested.  LOST.

 

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

 

6.3       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 97/2004 - INTRODUCTION OF "NO PARKING" ON NORTHERN SIDE OF BARKER STREET.  (R/0060/02 XR 98/S/0178)

 

W86    RESOLUTION:  (Sullivan/Belleli) that Council concur with the Traffic Committee’s recommendation that the proposal for the introduction of `No Parking’ restrictions on the northern side of Barker Street adjacent to Kensington Oval not be supported for the reasons outlined in this report.

 

MOTION:  (Sullivan/Belleli)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.4       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 98/2004 - 32 BEACH STREET - DRAINAGE PROBLEMS.  (P/004045)

 

W87    RESOLUTION:  (White/Tracey) that this matter be deferred for a meeting between the General Manager, relevant staff and Mr Sweeney in order to settle this issue.

 

MOTION:  (White/Tracey)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.5       ACTING DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 99/2004 - PATHWAY LIGHTING AT LAKE MALABAR, MAROUBRA - COMMUNITY CONSULTATION.  (F2004/07519)

 

W88    RESOLUTION:  (White/Belleli) that:

 

a)         Council provide lighting along the northern pathway at Malabar Wetland and to allocate the necessary funds from the street light maintenance budget; and

 

b)         The residents be advised of Council’s actions.

 

MOTION:  (White/Belleli)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

8.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

A notice of rescission    motion on item 5.2, Mayor’s Minute No. 100/2004 – Expansion of Greening Randwick Committee, was submitted to the General Manager by Crs Andrews, Daley, Sullivan, Tracey & White and will be considered at the next Ordinary Council Meeting on 14th December, 2004.

 

The meeting closed at 7.08 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON