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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH MAY, 2005 AT 6:11 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

 

West Ward                  -           Cr B. Hughes (Deputy Chairperson)

 

Central Ward               -           Cr T. Seng

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Andrews, Bastic, Kenny, Nash & Woodsmith.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. R. Brownlee.

Director, City Services                                                              Mr. J. Frangoples.

Director, City Planning                                                              Ms. S. Truuvert.

Director, Governance & Financial Services                                           Mr. G. Banting.

Acting Public Officer                                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

 

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH APRIL, 2005.

 

W36    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Seng) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 12th April, 2005 (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/White) that the meeting be adjourned at 6.14 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:-

 

5.2       MAYORAL MINUTE 53/2005 - CLOVELLY CHILD CARE CENTRE - REQUEST FOR INSTALLATION OF RAMP.

 

For                   Ms Maria Pender                                             40A Arden Street, Clovelly.

 

The meeting was resumed at 6.18 p.m.

 

5.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

5.1       MAYORAL MINUTE 52/2005 – REQUEST FROM KENSINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DONATION OF PLANTS.  (F2004/07430)

 

W37       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)       Council donate $200.00 worth of plants to Kensington Public School; and

 

b)       the $200.00 be charged to the Contingency Fund 2004/05.

 

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

 

5.2     MAYORAL MINUTE 53/2005 – CLOVELLY CHILD CARE CENTRE – REQUEST FOR INSTALLATION OF RAMP.  (P/005471)

 

W38       RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)             Council vote the amount of $600.00 to cover the costs of constructing a ramp at the Clovelly Child Care Centre at 40 Arden Street, Clovelly and that the funds be provided from the Contingency Fund 2004/2005; and

 

b)             Council waives any fees associated with the seeking of any Council approvals for the installation of the ramp.

 

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

 

6.         WORKS.

 

6.1       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 39/2005 - RECONSTRUCTION OF COASTAL WALKWAY.  (F2004/07523)

 

W39       RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Sullivan) that the Director, City Services’ Report 39/2005 be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (Belleli/Sullivan) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

6.2       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 40/2005 - REMOVAL OF TWO FICUS 'HILLII' STREET TREES FROM OUTSIDE 31-33 AND 35-37 WALSH AVENUE, MAROUBRA.   (F2004/07359)

 

W40       RESOLUTION:  (White/Belleli) that the two Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping figs) growing on the nature strip outside 31-33 and 35-37 Walsh Avenue, Maroubra, be removed and replaced with an appropriate number of Schinus areira (Peppercorn trees) – as per the rest of the street.

 

MOTION: (White/Belleli) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.3       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 41/2005 - PRAM ACCESS TO COOGEE OCEAN POOLS.  (F2004/07347 XR F2005/00171)

 

W41       RESOLUTION:  (Seng/Belleli) that:

 

a)      Council commission a review/redesign of the proposed amendment to the now-removed stairs; and

 

b)      Council design a composite stairs/ramp in such a fashion as to maintain the safety of parents using prams or other wheeled modes of travel.  Estimated cost (including design) is on the order of $100,000.00

 

MOTION: (Seng/Belleli) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.4       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 42/2005 - EUCALYPTUS SPECIES GROWING WITHIN THE REAR OF 12 KARA STREET, RANDWICK.  (F2004/07809)

 

W42       RESOLUTION:  (White/Belleli) that approval be granted to remove the potentially dangerous Eucalyptus species (Gum tree) growing within the rear of 12 Kara Street, Randwick, and that it be replaced with a more appropriate native tree species.

 

MOTION:  (White/Belleli) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

8.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.25 p.m.

 

 

 

 

………………………….

CHAIRPERSON