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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER 2005 AT 6:08 PM 

 

PRESENT:

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng (Central Ward) (from 6.15 p.m.)

 

Cr M. Matson (East Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey

 

South Ward                  -           Crs R. Belleli & A. White

 

East Ward                    -           Cr B. Notley-Smith

 

West Ward                  -           Cr B. Hughes

 

Central Ward               -           Cr A. Andrews (Deputy Chairperson)

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Kenny, Nash, Procopiadis & 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.

Manager Administrative Services                                                          Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

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

Tree Management Officer                                                                     Mr. B. Bourke.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

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

 

W99    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Tracey) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works 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.

 

Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Committee, the following deputation was received in respect of the following matter:

 

ITEM 5.6       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 130/2005 - PROPOSED FOOTPATH IMPROVEMENTS ADJACENT 76 CLOVELLY ROAD, RANDWICK.

 

In Favour                     Mr Craig Holdstock                 76 Clovelly Road, Randwick

 

5.         WORKS.

 

RESOLVED: (PROCEDURAL MOTION) (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that item 5.6 be dealt with as the first item of business on the agenda.

 

(Note: Item 5.6 was dealt with at this stage of the meeting. See Minute No. W104)

 

5.1       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 125/2005 - CONSOLIDATION OF WASTE/RECYCLING FACILITY AND SERVICES INTO BUMBORAH POINT ROAD FACILITY.  (F2004/07948)

 

W100  RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that:

 

(a)       Council close the Perry and Storey Streets recycling services and transfer these services to the Bumborah Point Road recycling facility;  and

 

(b)        advertise the changes in the local paper prior to closing the sites.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Notley-Smith) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.2       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 126/2005 - SOUTH MAROUBRA VILLAGE GREEN.  (F2005/00171 xr F2005/00507)

 

W101  RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that the lighting design for the Village Green East Area and Village Green West area consisting of three, four metre high galvanised lighting poles to illuminate the grassed playground and footpath areas be included for consideration in the 2006/2007  budget.

 

MOTION: (Belleli/Notley-Smith) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.3       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 127/2005 - NAMING OF RESERVE ON THE CORNER OF ALISON ROAD AND WANSEY ROAD, RANDWICK.  (F2004/06876 XR F2005/00171)

 

W102  RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that:

 

(a)        Council advertise in the local paper the proposal to name the reserve situated on the corner of Wansey Road and Alison Road the “George Dan Reserve” and invite interested parties to make written submissions with their views of the suggested name or other names in keeping with the history of the area;

 

(b)        Council notify the Geographical Names Board of the proposal; and

 

(c)        a report be brought back to Council after the closing date of all submissions.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Notley-Smith) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.4       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 128/2005 - DUFFY'S CORNER CARPARK.  (F2004/08045 xr F2005/00171)

 

W103  RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that the Director City Services’ Report 128/2005 be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (Belleli/Notley-Smith) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.5       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 129/2005 - REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE IN PAINTING THE BUNNERONG GYM IN HEFFRON PARK.    (F2004/06336)

 

(This matter was withdrawn with the consent of Council.)

 

5.6       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 130/2005 - PROPOSED FOOTPATH IMPROVEMENTS ADJACENT 76 CLOVELLY ROAD, RANDWICK. (DA/332/2004)

 

(Note: This item was dealt with as the first item of business on the agenda.)

 

W104  RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Belleli) that:

 

(a)        Council accept the offer of contribution for works from the owner of TJ’s café, 76 Clovelly Road, Randwick, in the amount of $2,000.00 to undertake footpath pavement renewal adjacent to TJ’s Café in St Marks Road; and

 

(b)        Council allocate $5,000.00 from savings from the footpath construction program in the 2005/2006 financial year to fund the project.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Belleli) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.7       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 131/2005 - COUNCIL OWNED FICUS 'HILLII' (HILLS WEEPING FIG)  GROWING OUTSIDE 33 DIVISION STREET, RANDWICK.  (F2004/07359)

 

W105  RESOLUTION:  (Tracey/White) that approval be granted to remove the large Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 33 Division Street, Coogee.

 

MOTION: (Tracey/White) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.8       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 132/2005 - COUNCIL OWNED HARPEPHYLLUM CAFFRUM (KAFFIR PLUM) OUTSIDE 15 KEATING STREET, MAROUBRA.  (F2004/00828)

 

W106  RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Andrews) that the Council-owned Harpephyllum caffrum (Kaffir Plum) growing outside 15 Keating Street, Maroubra, be removed and replaced with a more appropriate tree species – as per the originally adopted strategy for the removal and replacement of aggressive rooted street trees growing within the City of Randwick.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Andrews) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.9       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 133/2005 - COUNCIL OWNED HARPEPHYLLUM CAFFRUM (KAFFIR PLUM) OUTSIDE 29 KEATING STREET, MAROUBRA.  (F2004/07359)

 

W107  RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Andrews) that the Council-owned Harpephyllum caffrum (Kaffir Plum) growing outside 29 Keating Street, Maroubra, be removed and replaced with a more appropriate tree species – as per the originally adopted strategy for the removal and replacement of aggressive rooted street trees growing within the City of Randwick.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Andrews) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.10     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 134/2005 - COUNCIL OWNED FICUS 'HILLII' GROWING OUTSIDE 3 MAITLAND AVENUE, KINGSFORD.  (F2004/07359)

 

W108  RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Andrews) that the removal and replacement of the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 3 Maitland Avenue, Kingsford, be postponed for twelve months to comply with Council’s resolution that no more than five percent of canopy cover in any street containing significant numbers of Hill’s Weeping figs be removed within any twelve month period.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Andrews) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.11     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 135/2005 - COUNCIL OWNED STREET TREE GROWING OUTSIDE 46 MURRABIN AVENUE, MATRAVILLE.  (F2004/07359)

 

W109  RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Andrews) that approval be granted to remove the Council-owned Melaleuca quinquenervia (Swamp Paperbark) growing on the nature strip outside 46 Murrabin Avenue, Matraville, and that a more appropriate native tree species be planted as a replacement – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Andrews) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.12     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 136/2005 - PLANTING OF TREES ALONG THE CENTRAL MEDIAN STRIP IN GARDENERS ROAD, KINGSFORD.  (F2005/00171 xr 2004/07809)

 

W110  RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Belleli) that:

 

(a)               the Director City Services Report 136/2005 be received and noted; and

 

(b)        the Mayor approach the Mayor of Botany for this matter to be reconsidered.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Belleli) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.13     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 137/2005 - ROAD SAFETY STEERING COMMITTEE.  (F2004/07238)

 

W111  RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Belleli) that Councillors Matson and Andrews be nominated as representatives on the Randwick City Council Road Safety Steering Committee.

 

MOTION: (Notley-Smith/Belleli) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.14     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 138/2005 - RAGE CAGE FACILITY.  (F2005/00561 XR F2005/00171)

 

W112  RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Andrews) that the Council consider an appropriate rage cage in the 2006/07 budget and consider locating the rage cage as part of the Heffron Park Master Plan.

 

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

 

7.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

8.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.26 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON