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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER 2005 AT 5:37 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

Cr P. Tracey (North Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Crs J. Kenny & M. Woodsmith

 

West Ward                  -           Cr J. Procopiadis

 

East Ward                    -           Cr M. Matson

 

Central Ward                           Cr A. Andrews (Deputy Chairperson) (from 5.40 p.m.)

 

 

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.

Manager Administrative Services                                                          Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Belleli and Nash.

 

1.         APOLOGY.

 

An apology was received from His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng.

 

RESOLVED:  (Kenny/Matson) that the apology from His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng for non-attendance at the Community Services Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 8th November, 2005 be received & accepted.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 11TH OCTOBER, 2005.

 

C24     RESOLUTION:  (Kenny/Matson) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday, 11th October, 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.

 

4.                  ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

4A.      URGENT BUSINESS – CR MATSON – GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT 54/2005 - CONSIDERATION OF A SISTER CITY RELATIONSHIP WITH A PROVENCE OF THAILAND. (F2004/00294)

 

C25     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Procopiadis) that permission is hereby granted to Cr Matson to bring forward to the meeting and transact business of great urgency, concerning the consideration of a sister city relationship with a provence of Thailand.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Procopiadis) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng, ruled that the business proposed to be brought forward, concerning the consideration of a sister city relationship with a provence of Thailand was of great urgency.

 

C26     RESOLUTION: (FURTHER) (Matson/Procopiadis) that:

 

(a)               Council authorise Cr Bradley Hughes to represent Council to visit a number of local government authorities in Thailand to discuss the possibility of establishing a sister city relationship with Randwick City Council; and

 

(b)               an honorarium of $500.00 be made available to Cr Hughes to cover any costs incurred in carrying out Council’s resolution.

 

MOTION (FURTHER): (Matson/Procopiadis) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.         COMMUNITY SERVICES.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR, CITY PLANNING REPORT 81/2005 - INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.  (F2004/07645)

 

C27     RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Matson) that:

 

(a)        Council note and endorse the proposed activities planned for the International Day of People with Disabilities 2005 in Randwick City; and

 

(b)        SSROC and Club Wild undertake to appropriately acknowledge and promote Councils involvement and contribution to the IDPD events as a partner.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Matson) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

           

6.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

 

7.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 5.44 p.m.

………………………………….

CHAIRPERSON