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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH AUGUST, 2006 AT 6:11 P.M.

 

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 Kenny, 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.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 11TH JULY, 2006.

 

W38    RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 11th July, 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 5.1          DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 57/2006 - FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTION OF A SKATE PARK AT OR NEAR LA PEROUSE OR YARRA BAY AND INVESTIGATION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A REMOTE CONTROL RACING CAR DIRT TRACK IN LA PEROUSE.

 

For                   Mr Peter Cooley                                  13 Wentworth Street, Paddington

 

Item 5.2          DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 58/2006 - BLENHEIM PLAYGROUND UPGRADE.

 

Against Mr Steve Callaghan                              333 Rainbow Street, Coogee

 

5.         WORKS.

 

5.1     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 57/2006 - FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTION OF A SKATE PARK AT OR NEAR LA PEROUSE OR YARRA BAY AND INVESTIGATION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A REMOTE CONTROL RACING CAR DIRT TRACK IN LA PEROUSE.  (F2004/07601)

 

(Note:  A Notice of Rescission Motion was handed to the General Manager at 9.30am on Wednesday, 9th August 2006 and will be considered at the Ordinary Council meeting on Tuesday, 22nd August, 2006.)

                                                

W39    RESOLUTION:  (Hughes/Notley-Smith) that:

 

(a)        Council bring a report back to council on the engagement of consultants to develop design concepts for a skate park and a remote control racing car dirt track in the La Perouse area and that council consider allocating funds from the 2007/08 budget if feasible; and

 

(b)        At the appropriate time council consult with the local police, the La Perouse Precinct Committee, Council’s Safety Committee and Youth Advisory Committee on the need for, and possible location of these facilities.

 

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

 

AMENDMENT: (Andrews/Tracey) that Council only proceed with looking into the development of a remote control racing car dirt track in the La Perouse area after community consultation and further evaluation by council officers of possible locations . LOST.

 

Note: Cr Andrews assumed the chair at this point in the meeting.

 

5.2     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 58/2006 - BLENHEIM PLAYGROUND UPGRADE.  (F2005/00098)

 

W40      RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/Matson) that:

 

(a)        this matter be deferred to allow for further community consultation on all relevant issues, for council’s outdoor architects to draw up new plans and for a new development application to be lodged for the children’s playground;

 

(b)        such playground to be located where it will have the least impact on views yet still retain the shade structure; and

 

(c)        this development application to come back to council.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.55pm and was resumed at 6.56pm.

 

Note: Cr Matson resumed the chair at this point in the meeting.

 

5.3     DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 59/2006 - STREETSCAPE RENEWAL PROGRAM.  (F2004/00171 XR F2004/06877)

 

W41      RESOLUTION:  (Belleli/Notley-Smith) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

6.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

A Notice of Rescission Motion on Item 5.1, Director, City Services' Report 57/2006 - Feasibility of Construction of a Skate Park at or near La Perouse or Yarra Bay and Investigation of the Construction of a Remote Control Racing Car Dirt Track in La Perouse was submitted to the General Manager at 9.30am on Wednesday, 9th August 2006 by Crs Andrews, Bastic and Tracey and will be considered at the next Ordinary Council Meeting on 22nd August, 2006.

 

  

The meeting closed at 7.03 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

………………………….

CHAIRPERSON