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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 13TH MARCH 2007 AT 6:01 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 Kenny, 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.

Tree Management Officer                                                     Mr. B. Bourke.

 

1.         APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 13TH FEBRUARY, 2007.

 

W8     RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Matson) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 13th February, 2007 (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.

 

Nil.

 

5.         URGENT BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

6.         WORKS.

 

6.1      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 8/2007 - REQUEST TO RENAME QUARRY RESERVE, MAROUBRA "PERIN QUARRY".  (F2005/00217)

 

W9     RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that the proposal to re-name Quarry Reserve to “Perin Reserve” be advertised and interested parties be invited to make submissions and comments on the proposal and that the matter be brought back to Council after the closing date.

 

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

 

6.2      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 9/2007 - TREE REMOVAL - FROMELLES WAY.  (F2004/07359)

 

W10    RESOLUTION:  (White/Seng) that approval be granted to the Department of Housing to remove the nine requested Casuarina glaucas (She Oaks) and two smaller Lagunaria patersoni (Norfolk Island Hibiscus) and that they be replaced with an appropriate number of advanced 100-litre tree species.

 

MOTION: (White/Seng) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.3      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 10/2007 - REQUEST FOR CHANGE OF STREET NAME - PART OF DOWLING STREET BEHIND THE SOUND BARRIER.  (F2004/07140)

 

W11    RESOLUTION:  (White/Andrews) that:

 

a)       a survey be prepared to ascertain the views of the local residents and owners in the vicinity of Dowling Street (behind the sound barrier) and a report be brought back to Council after the closing date;

 

b)       opinion be sought from Council’s Heritage Planner regarding appropriate names for this section of Dowling Street, which reflect the history of the location; and

 

c)       the view of public authorities be obtained concerning the possible name change.

 

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

 

6.4      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 11/2007 - RAINBOW STREET / BOTANY STREET, KINGSFORD / RANDWICK.   (F2004/08216)

 

W12    RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Matson) that Council approach the RTA to ascertain their thoughts on this issue prior to proceeding any further with this matter.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/White) that Council conduct a traffic study in order to investigate the re-opening of the intersection of Rainbow Street and Botany Street, Kingsford / Randwick.

 

AMENDMENT: (Notley-Smith/Matson) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.                 CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS (CLOSED SESSION)

 

Nil.

 

8.                 NOTICES OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.20 p.m.

………………………….

CHAIRPERSON