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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 21ST NOVEMBER 2006 AT 6:11 PM

 

PRESENT:

 

The Mayor, Cr P. Tracey (North Ward)

 

South Ward - Crs R. Belleli (Chairperson) & A. White

 

East Ward - Crs B. Notley-Smith & M. Matson

 

West Ward - Cr B. Hughes (Deputy Chairperson)

 

Central Ward - Crs A. Andrews & T. Seng

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Nash, Procopiadis 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.

Manager, Development Assessment Mr. K. Kyriacou.

Tree Management Officer Mr. B. Bourke.

 

 

1. APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCE.

 

Nil.

 

 

2. CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH OCTOBER, 2006.

 

W49 RESOLUTION: (Matson/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 10th October, 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. ADDRESSING OF COUNCIL BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC.

 

Item 6.4 DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 82/2006 - LIQUIDAMBAR STYRACIFLUA GROWING WITHIN 1-3 DUDLEY STREET, RANDWICK.

 

For Mr Rudy Schramm 28/1-3 Dudley Street, Randwick

 

5. URGENT BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

6. WORKS.

 

6.1 DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 79/2006 - PAPAL VISIT IN 2008 - UPGRADE OF ALISON ROAD STREETSCAPE. (F2005/00767)

 

W50 RESOLUTION: (Andrews/White) that:

 

a) Council officers consult with the Australian Jockey Club, Centennial & Moore Park Trust and NSW government agencies to seek funding contributions and design input; and

 

b) Council considers funding for the proposals in the 2007/2008 Budget.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/White) CARRIED SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.2 DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 80/2006 - TASMAN STREET, PHILLIP BAY - NEW FOOTPATH CONSTRUCTION. (F2004/00420)

 

W51 RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/Matson) that:

 

(a) the construction of a footpath in Tasman Street, Phillip Bay not proceed due to 15 of the 19 residents of Tasman Street objecting to the construction;

 

(b) move Tasman Street to the bottom of the footpath construction program and revisit once all other footpaths in the City are completed; and

 

(c) the funds allocated to the construction of the footpath in Tasman Street be used in footpath construction in this program.

 

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

 

Cr Andrews requested that his name be recorded as opposed to the resolution.

 

6.3 DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 81/2006 - BARWON PARK LIGHTING. (F2004/00962)

 

W52 RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/Matson) that:

 

(a) detailed designs and costings be prepared at the earliest opportunity for the provision of lighting at Barwon Park; and

 

(b) appropriate funding be considered in the 2007-08 budget for these works.

 

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

 

6.4 DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 82/2006 - LIQUIDAMBAR STYRACIFLUA GROWING WITHIN 1-3 DUDLEY STREET, RANDWICK. (F2004/07359)

 

W53 RESOLUTION: (Matson/Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that the Liquidambar Styraciflua (Liquidambar) growing within 1-3 Dudley Street, Randwick be retained until such time as it can be verified that it is causing verifiable structural damage to adjacent infrastructure.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) CARRIED SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.5 DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 83/2006 - FOOTPATH CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM 2006-2007 UPDATE. (F2004/00434)

 

W54 RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/Andrews) that the Director, City Services be delegated authority to spend the savings achieved in the 2006-2007 Footpath Program, which will be utilised where possible to construct further footpaths in the following streets:-

 

Western side of Tunstall Avenue, to be completed as a top priority;

Dolphin Street, southern side between Brook & Mount Streets;

Namatjira Place;

Hincks Street;

Robey Street;

Beulah Street;

Lancaster Crescent;

Pardey Street;

Smith Street;

Walenore Avenue; and

Sherwood Street.

 

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

 

7.                  CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS (CLOSED SESSION)

 

Nil.

 

8.                  NOTICES OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.45 p.m.

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON