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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH MAY 2007 AT 6:02 PM.

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

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

 

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.

Manager, Integrated Transport                                             Mr. T. Lehmann.

Manager, Development Assessment                              Mr. K. Kyriacou.

Tree Preservation Officer                                                     Mr. B. Bourke.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

An apology was received from Cr Hughes.

 

RESOLVED:  (Matson/Andrews) that the apology from Cr Hughes for non-attendance at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 8th May, 2007 be received & accepted.

 

1A.      LEAVE OF ABSENCE

 

Leave of Absence had previously been granted to the Mayor, Cr P. Tracey, Minute No. 80 of 24 April, 2007.

 

2.         CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH APRIL 2007.

 

W17    RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 10th April 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 19/2007 - TWO COUNCIL-OWNED FICUS 'HILLII' (HILL'S WEEPING FIGS) GROWING OUTSIDE 2 AND 4 GREVILLE STREET, CLOVELLY. (F2004/07359)

 

W18    RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/White) that the two Council-owned Ficus microcarpa var. ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping figs) growing on the nature strip outside 2 and 4 Greville Street, Clovelly, be removed and replaced with an appropriate number of more appropriate tree species – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

6.2      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 20/2007 - OPERATION OF TRAFFIC COMMITTEE.  (F2004/07866)

 

W19    RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that:

 

1.       the information about the operation of the Traffic Committee be noted;

 

2.       Council maintain the open nature of its Traffic Committees;

 

3.       Council endorse the previously occurring practice of approval of Traffic Committee Recommendations and re-delegate this authority to the General Manager; and

 

4.       as the process of notifying voting members and Councillors of Traffic Committee Recommendations, and implementing those Recommendations, is the most efficient manner by which Council can operate its delegated traffic functions, this process be again endorsed.

 

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

 

7.                 CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS (CLOSED SESSION)

 

Nil.

 

8.                 NOTICES OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.04 p.m.

 

 

 

 

………………………….

CHAIRPERSON