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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 14TH FEBRUARY, 2006 AT 6:03.PM.

 

PRESENT:

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng (Central Ward)

 

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 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.

Manager Administrative Services                                                          Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Coordinator Transport Management                                                     Mr. T. Lehmann

Manager Development Assessment                                                       Mr. K. Kyriacou

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 6TH DECEMBER, 2005.

 

W1      RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 6th December, 2005 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting, subject to it being noted that Councillor Andrews assumed the chair during discussion on item 6.5 and chaired the meeting until its conclusion.

 

3.         DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY & NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS

 

Nil.

 

4.         ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

 

5.2       ACTING DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES’ REPORT 2/2006 – CLOVELLY BEACH RESIDENT PARKING SCHEME.

 

Against             Miss Karen Lekeu                                            9 Park Street, Clovelly.

(Clovelly Precinct Committee)

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1       ACTING DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 1/2006 - COUNCIL OWNED FICUS 'HILLII' (HILLS WEEPING FIG) GROWING OUTSIDE 64 RITCHARD AVENUE,  COOGEE.  (F2004/07359)

 

W2         RESOLUTION:  (Woodsmith/Hughes) that the removal and replacement of the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 64 Ritchard Avenue, Coogee, be postponed for at least 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 fig be removed within any twelve month period.

 

MOTION: (Woodsmith/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The Deputy Chairperson assumed the Chair at this point in the meeting.

 

5.2       ACTING DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 2/2006 - CLOVELLY BEACH RESIDENT PARKING SCHEME.  (F2004/08439)

 

(Note: A rescission motion on this matter was submitted to the General Manager at the close of the meeting.)

 

W3         RESOLUTION: (Matson/His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T Seng) that this matter be deferred to the next works committee meeting to allow the Deputy Mayor and a representative from the Clovelly Precinct Committee to doorknock streets proposed for the visitor parking scheme to ensure resident’s views haven’t changed since the initial survey in 2004.

 

MOTION: (Matson/His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T Seng) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28pm and was resumed at 6.29pm.

 

The Chairperson resumed the chair at this point in the meeting.

 

5.3       ACTING DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 3/2006 - PLAYGROUND UPGRADE PRIORITY SCHEDULE.  (F2004/08218)

 

W4         RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that Council note the information and endorse the playground upgrade priority schedule.

 

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

 

6.         GENERAL BUSINESS

 

6.1       COOGEE RESIDENT PREFERRED PARKING SCHEME (F2004/07236)

 

W5         RESOLUTION:(Matson/Belleli) that a report from the General Manager be brought back to Council dealing with the present effectiveness of the Coogee Resident Preferred Parking Scheme and options for its improvement or expansion.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Belleli) CARRIED – SEE RESOLTION.

 

7.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

A notice of rescission motion on item 5.2, Acting Director, City Services' Report 2/2006 - Clovelly Beach Resident Parking Scheme was submitted to the General Manager by Crs Andrews, Bastic, Daley, Tracey and White and will be considered at the next Works Committee Meeting on 14th March, 2006.

 

The meeting closed at 6.35p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON