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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 13TH JUNE 2006 AT 6:14PM.

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Cr M. Matson (East Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey

 

South Ward                  -           Cr R. Belleli

 

East Ward                    -           Cr B. Notley-Smith

 

West Ward                  -           Cr B. Hughes

 

Central Ward               -           Cr A. Andrews (Deputy Chairperson)

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Bastic, Nash, Procopiadis, Sullivan and 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.

 

1.         APOLOGY.

 

An apology was received from Cr White.

 

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Belleli) that the apology from Cr White for non-attendance at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 13th June, 2006 be received & accepted.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH MAY, 2006.

 

W17    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 9th May, 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.

 

Item 5.3          Director, City Services' Report 41/2006 - Review of Filming Policy. (F2004/07608)

 

In favour                       Dr Fred Orr                             29 Liguria Street, Coogee.

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 39/2006 - BEACH LOCKERS. (F2004/07343)

 

W18    RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Belleli) that Council investigate permanent locations for lockers at Coogee and Maroubra beaches prior to calling for tenders.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Hughes) that tenders be called for the provision of lockers at Coogee and Maroubra beaches.

 

AMENDMENT: (Belleli/Nil) that tenders be deferred to allow a report to come back to Council on the possibility of Council selecting an appropriate venue and operating its own beach lockers on Coogee and Maroubra beaches as a community service. LAPSED FOR WANT OF A SECONDER.

 

Note: Cr Andrews then withdrew his original motion and moved a further motion.

 

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

 

5.2       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 40/2006 - COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUES.  (F2004/08336)

 

W19    RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Tracey) that a report be brought back to Council outlining a formalised policy on commemorative plaques.

 

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

 

5.3       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 41/2006 - REVIEW OF FILMING POLICY.  (F2004/07608)

 

W20    RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Belleli) that:

 

a)         applications for filming be processed in accordance with the relevant legislative and Council requirements and that generally filming activities be limited to the hours of 7.00 am to 6.00 pm in residential areas unless it can be demonstrated that the activity will not have a significant impact on the local community and that any objections to extended hours of filming have been adequately addressed to the satisfaction of the affected parties;

 

b)         the standard conditions of approval be augmented to include conditions to further protect the local amenity of residents including conditions specifically requiring the appropriate disposal of cigarette butts, coffee/tea cups and other catering utensils;

 

c)         that any approval for parking of vehicles associated with the filming activity take into consideration sight distance issues for motorists entering and leaving drive ways of affected properties and if considered necessary, traffic control personnel be engaged to control traffic in the area of the filming activity;

 

d)         any fines issued for not complying with any conditions of approval are in accordance with the EP&A Act;

 

e)         special permission be required from the General Manager for any filming after 6.00pm, all filming to conclude before 9.00pm and must be in consultation with local residents; and

 

f)          a report be brought back to Council on a classification designed to exempt no impact and low impact filming in the City of Randwick.

 

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

 

5.4       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 42/2006 - YARRA BAY CLOSED LANDFILL.  (F2005/00886)

 

W21    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that:

 

a)         it be noted that a final design for the remediation and landscaping of the closed Yarra Bay landfill has been prepared in accordance with the DA approved on 12 February, 1987; and

 

b)         the General Manager be authorised to advertise the tender seeking submissions to carry out the remedial and landscaping work at the Yarra Bay closed landfill.

 

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

 

5.5       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 43/2006 - FRENCHMANS BAY CLOSED LANDFILL.   (F2005/00409)

 

W22    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that:

 

1.       the General Manager be authorised to seek agreement from the Aboriginal Land Council to remediate the Frenchmans Bay closed landfill to an open space standard;

 

2.       the remediation plan be put on public exhibition for comments;

 

3.       funds be allocated for the remediation and landscaping of the site in 2007/08 budget out of Domestic Waste Levy; and

 

4.       should it become apparent to the General Manager, whilst seeking the agreement, that the Land Council would like the land remediated to the residential standard, then the land be remediated as such.

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

 

5.6       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 44/2006 - PROPOSED STREET LIGHT POLE UPGRADE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNDERGROUNDING OF ENERGY AUSTRALIA AERIAL CABLES BY THE DEVELOPER OF 126 MARINE PARADE, MAROUBRA.  (F2005/00508)

 

W23    RESOLUTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng/Belleli) that the street light poles opposite 126 Marine Parade Maroubra be upgraded in conjunction with developer funded undergrounding of Energy Australia aerial cables, in the amount of $16,247.00 to be funded from the Street Lighting budget.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.55pm and was resumed at 6.57pm.

 

5.7       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 45/2006 - MALABAR LANDFILL REHABILATION.  (F2005/00887)

 

W24    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Andrews) that:

 

a)       it be noted that Development approval for remediation and landscaping of the closed Malabar landfill site has been lodged: and

 

b)       the General Manager be authorised to advertise the tender for carrying out the remediation and landscaping works at the closed Malabar landfill site.

 

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

 

5.8       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 46/2006 - PIONEERS PARK CLOSED LANDFILL.  (F2005/00890)

 

W25    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that the General Manager be authorised to proceed with calling tenders for the remediation and landscaping of the upper part of Pioneers Park.

 

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

 

5.9       DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 47/2006 - ROAD SAFETY STEERING COMMITTEE.  (F2004/07238)

 

W26    RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Andrews) that:

 

(a)        the minutes from the Road Safety Steering Committee held on 5th May, 2006 be received and noted; and

 

(b)        Councillor Matson be replaced by Councillor Belleli on the Road Safety Steering Committee.

 

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

 

5.10     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 48/2006 - GRAFFITI MANAGEMENT.  (F2004/06111 XR F2004/07629 XR F2005/00171)

 

W27    RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Belleli) that:

 

(a)        the Randwick City Council Graffiti Management Policy be adopted; and

 

(b)        Council’s policy register be updated accordingly.

 

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

 

6.                  GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

6.1       COUNCIL REPRESENTATION ON RANDWICK TRAFFIC COMMITTEE. (F2004/07866)

 

W28    RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Sullivan) that a report be brought back to Council on delegate attendance and voting rights on the Randwick Traffic Committee.

 

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

 

7.                  NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTION.

 

Nil

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.19 p.m.

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON