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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 11TH APRIL 2006 AT 6:02 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 S. Nash and M. 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 Manager Administrative Services                                                Ms. J. Hartshorn.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 14TH MARCH, 2006.

 

W9      RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Belleli) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 14th March, 2006 (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.

 

5.         WORKS.

 

The Chairperson (Cr. Matson) indicated that he wanted to participate in the debate on Item 5.1 and asked the Deputy Chairperson (Cr. Andrews) to Chair the meeting for that item.

 

Cr. Andrews took the Chair at this point in the meeting.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 22/2006 - PARTICIPATION IN SSROC TRIAL OF ORGANIC WASTE PROCESSING.  (F2004/08410)

 

W10    RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Notley-Smith) that:

 

(a)        Council continues to look at all options for reduction of waste to landfill; and

 

(b)               the Director City Services report back to Council on options for seeking input from the industry on the possibilities and opportunities for conducting a composting trial in the Council area.  The options to include how industry members may combine their operations with Council’s resources.

 

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

 

Cr. Matson returned to the Chair at this point in the meeting.

 

5.2       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 23/2006 - PROPOSED PLANTING AND BEAUTIFICATION STRATEGY FOR COUNCIL.  (F2004/00171 F2004/06877)

 

W11    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that

 

(a)               the report be received and noted;

 

(b)               a report be brought back to Council within three (3) months to introduce a five (5) year programme with budgeting, works and areas each year to encourage beautification of our city in such ways as low level flowers/shrubs and native planting in areas such as roundabouts, gateways and exits in each suburb in the Council area; and.

 

(c)                where possible, landscaping considerations be taken into account in the design of roundabouts etc.

 

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

 

6.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 


7.                  MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.

 

Nil.

 

8.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON