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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH JULY 2007 AT 6:14 PM.

 

PRESENT:

 

The Mayor, Cr P. Tracey (North Ward)

 

South Ward             -        Cr R. Belleli (Chairperson)

 

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

 

Central Ward            -        Cr A. Andrews

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Cr Woodsmith.

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                Mr. R. Brownlee.

Acting Director, City Services                                               Mr. M. Shaw.

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 Preservation Officer                                                     Mr. B. Bourke.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

Apologies were received from Crs Hughes, Seng and White.

 

RESOLVED:  (Woodsmith/Matson) that the apologies from Crs Hughes, Seng and White for non-attendance at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 10th July, 2007 be received & accepted.

 

2.         CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 12TH JUNE 2007.

 

W28    RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Notley-Smith) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 12th June 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.

 

5.1      URGENT BUSINESS – CR ANDREWS – REPAINTING OF PEDESTRIAN CROSSING. (F2004/07225)

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that permission is hereby granted to Cr Andrews to bring forward to the meeting and transact business of great urgency, concerning the dangerous state of the pedestrian crossing on the corner of Anzac Parade and Haig Street, Maroubra.

 

The Chairperson ruled that the business proposed to be brought forward, concerning the dangerous state of this pedestrian crossing, was of great urgency.

 

W29     RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that an urgent request be made to the RTA requesting that they immediately repaint the intersection on the corner of Anzac Parade and Haig Street, Maroubra as the lines have faded, making the pedestrian crossing extremely dangerous.

 

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

 

6.         WORKS.

 

6.1      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 36/2007 - SPEEDING IN THE VICINITY OF BARWON PARK, MATRAVILLE.  (F2006/00101)

 

W30    RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that the report on speeding in the vicinity of Barwon Park be received and noted.

 

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

 

6.2      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 37/2007 - COUNCIL-OWNED FICUS 'HILLII' (HILL'S WEEPING FIG) GROWING OUTSIDE 8-10 ABBOTT STREET, COOGEE. (F2004/07359)

 

W31    RESOLUTION: (Matson/Notley-Smith) that this matter be deferred to the next ordinary council meeting to allow for further community consultation with residents in the street.

 

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

 

6.3      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 38/2007 - REMOVAL OF FICUS 'HILLII' ADJACENT 26 EASTERN AVENUE, KENSINGTON. (F2004/07359)

 

W32    RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/Matson) that the unhealthy and declining Ficus ‘Hillii’  (Hill’s Weeping fig) street tree growing adjacent to 26 Eastern Avenue, Kensington, be removed and replaced with an advanced 100-litre Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly).

 

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

 

7.                 CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS

 

Nil.

 

8.                 NOTICES OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.21 p.m.

 

 

………………………….

CHAIRPERSON