MINUTES OF EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OF
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2007 AT 7:05 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

The Mayor, Cr P. Tracey (Chairperson) (North Ward) (In the Chair until election of Mayor Item.)

 

The Mayor, Cr B. Notley-Smith (North Ward) (In the Chair following election of Mayor Item.)

 

Councillor M. Matson (Deputy Mayor) (East Ward)

 

North Ward - Crs J. Kenny & M. Woodsmith

 

South Ward - Crs R. Belleli, & A. White

 

East Ward - Cr D. Sullivan

 

West Ward - Crs B. Hughes, S. Nash & J. Procopiadis

 

Central Ward - Crs C. Bastic & T. Seng

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager Ms. 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.

Communications Manager Ms. D. Brien.

Manager, Library Services Ms. B. Todes.

Media Officer Ms. A. Power.

 

1.                 PRAYER & ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF LOCAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLE.

 

The Council Prayer was read by Councillor Bastic. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Councillor Woodsmith.

 

2. APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

An apology was received from Cr Daley.

 

RESOLVED: (Sullivan/White) that the apology from Cr Daley for non-attendance at the Extraordinary Council Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 18th September, 2007 be received & accepted.

 

Leave of absence had previously been granted to Cr Andrews. See Minute No: 213/07.

 

3. DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY & NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS

 

(a) Cr Belleli declared a non pecuniary interest in Item 6.5 as his wifes dance school has provided free entertainment at this event previously and may be involved again this year.

 

4. ADDRESSING OF COUNCIL BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

5. URGENT BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

6. MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

6.1 MAYORAL MINUTE 89/2007 - ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS - BARDON PARK, COOGEE. (F2004/06858)

 

258 RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that:

 

a) Council prohibit the consumption of alcohol from sunset to sunrise in Bardon Park, corner Mount and Bream Streets, Coogee and that the appropriate signage advising of this be installed; and

 

b) The Police be advised of the implementation of such restrictions to enable effective enforcement.

 

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

 

6.2 MAYORAL MINUTE 90/2007 - RANDWICK GIRLS & BOYS HIGH SCHOOLS - CONGRATULATIONS ON SUCCESS AT 2007 ROCK EISTEDDFOD. (F2004/07396)

 

259 RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that Council approve the production and installation of four (4) banners at selected locations throughout the City to congratulate Randwick Girls and Boys High Schools Rock Eisteddfod Team on their premier division grand final winning performance at the 2007 Rock Eisteddfod Challenge.

 

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

 

6.3 MAYORAL MINUTE 91/2007 - COMMEMORATIVE TREE PLANTING IN CENTENNIAL PARK. (F2007/00001)

 

260 RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that Council donates the sum of $5,000.00 to this very worthwhile project which will contribute in a very positive way to maintaining and upgrading the aging tree population within the Centennial Parklands, such funds to come from the Council Contingency Fund.

 

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

 

6.4 MAYORAL MINUTE 92/2007 - SOUTH MAROUBRA VILLAGE GREEN ART SHOW - REQUEST FOR WAIVING OF FEES. (F2004/07550)

 

261 RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that:

 

a) the Administration Fee in the amount of $235.00 be waived and funds be charged to the 2007/2008 Contingency Fund;

 

b) the activity organisers undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Councils contribution prior to and during the activity; and

 

c) the Mayor or his representative be given the opportunity to address the event on behalf of Council.

 

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

 

 

 

6.5 MAYORAL MINUTE 93/2007 - USE OF KOKODA PARK, KENSINGTON FOR CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT - REQUEST FOR WAIVING OF FEES. (F2004/07794)

 

262 RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that:

 

(a) Council vote $5,360.83 to cover the fees associated with the event and funds be allocated from the Contingency Fund 2007/2008;

 

(b) the event organiser undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Councils contribution prior to and during the event; and

 

(c) the Mayor or his representative shall be given the opportunity to address the event on behalf of Council

 

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

 

6.6 MAYORAL MINUTE 94/2007 - MESSAGE FROM THE OUTGOING MAYOR. (

F2007/00001)

 

263 RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr. P. Tracey) that the report be received and noted and that a copy be provided to the Randwick and District Historical Society.

 

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

 

7. GENERAL MANAGERS REPORT.

 

7.1 GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT 30/2007 - ELECTION OF MAYOR, DEPUTY MAYOR & ELECTION OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES. (F2005/00751)

 

264 RESOLUTION: (Matson/Nash) that:

 

(a) Method of Voting

 

should there be more than one (1) candidate duly nominated for the positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, then the elections are to be conducted by the method of open voting (show of hands) in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Elections) Regulation and the names be taken in alphabetical order.

 

(b) Election of Mayor

 

i. Nominations for Mayor

The General Manager, as Returning Officer, invited nominations in writing from Councillors for the Office of Mayor, in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Elections) Regulation. The General Manager declared the nominations closed.

Councillors Notley-Smith and Tracey were duly nominated for the Office of Mayor.

Councillors Notley-Smith and Tracey each accepted the nomination in writing.

 

ii. Voting for the Election of Mayor


The General Manager advised, in accordance with Clause 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 of the Regulation, that the respective candidates received the following number of votes:-

Councillor Notley-Smith 8 votes

Councillor Tracey 5 votes

 

The Returning Officer thereupon declared COUNCILLOR NOTLEY-SMITH ELECTED as Mayor for the ensuing term until September 2008.

 

(c) Election of Deputy Mayor

 

i.                    Nomination for Deputy Mayor


The General Manager, as Returning Officer, invited nominations in writing from Councillors for the Office of Deputy Mayor, in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Elections) Regulation. The General Manager declared the nominations closed.

Councillors Matson and White were duly nominated for the Office of Deputy Mayor.

Councillors Matson and White each accepted nomination in writing.

ii.                  Voting for the Election of Deputy Mayor


The General Manager advised, in accordance with Clause 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 of the Regulation, that the respective candidates received the following number of votes:-

Councillor Matson 8 votes

Councillor White 5 votes


The Returning Officer thereupon declared COUNCILLOR MATSON ELECTED as Deputy Mayor for the ensuing term until September 2008.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Nash) CARRIED SEE RESOLUTION.

 

(d) Appointment of Committees and their Membership

 

265 RESOLUTION: (Nash/Matson) that:

 

(a) Council accept the Committees and their duties, functions, quorums and delegated authorities as detailed in the attachments to these minutes and that appointment to those Committees be for the ensuing term until September 2008; and

 

(b) the name of the Health, Building & Planning Committee be changed to the Planning Committee to more closely reflect its current purpose and the Code of Meeting Practice be updated accordingly.

 

MOTION: (Nash/Matson) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

AMENDMENT: (Tracey/Sullivan) that the proposed committee memberships be deferred for further consideration by all Councillors. LOST.

 

There being no further business, the Mayor, Cr B. Notley-Smith declared the meeting closed at 7.48 p.m.

 

THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING WERE CONFIRMED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 30TH OCTOBER, 2007.

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON


RANDWICK CITY COUNCIL - COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP SEPTEMBER, 2007/2008

GENERAL COMMITTEES

 

Committees

 

Andrews

 

Bastic

 

Belleli

 

Daley

 

Hughes

 

Kenny

 

Matson

 

Nash

 

Notley-Smith

 

Procopiadis

 

Seng

 

Sullivan

 

Tracey

 

White

 

Woodsmith

 

Councillor Reps

 

Quorum

 

Community Services

 

 

 

 

DC

 

 

 

 

C

Mayor + 6

4

 

Works

 

DC

 

C

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor + 7

5

Administration & Finance

C

 

 

 

DC

 

 

 

 

Mayor+ 7

5

 

Health, Building and Planning

DC

C

Mayor + 14

8

 

 

Environment Committee

 

 

 

 

C

DC

 

 

 

Mayor + 7

5

 

SPECIAL COMMITTEES

Committees

 

Andrews

 

Bastic

 

Belleli

 

Daley

 

Hughes

 

Kenny

 

Matson

 

Nash

 

Notley-Smith

 

Procopiadis

 

Seng

 

Sullivan

 

Tracey

 

White

 

Woodsmith

 

Community

Reps/ Others

 

Councillor Reps

 

Quorum

Civic Affairs

 

 

 

C

 

 

DC

As necessary

10

6

Randwick City Business Awards

 

 

C

 

 

 

DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presidents of Chambers

4

6

Australia Day

 

 

 

 

C

 

 

DC

 

 

As necessary

7

3

Randwick Access

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not Less than 6

2

6

Randwick Older Persons Advisory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

Up to 12, not less than 6

2

6

Randwick Youth Advisory

 

 

 

 

DC

 

 

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Up to 12, not less than 6

2

6

Greening Randwick

Sub-Committee

 

 

 

 

 

C

 

 

 

 

DC

As necessary

6

4

Randwick Aboriginal Consultative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

Not less than 6

2

6

Randwick Multicultural Advisory

 

 

 

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Max. 10

2

6

General Managers Performance Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

 

 

 

 

 

N/A

3

3

Budget & Management Plan Sub-Committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N/A

5

3

Community Safety Committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Max. 20

3

N/A

Road Safety Steering Committee

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As necessary

2

N/A

Backpacker Taskforce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AD

 

 

 

Mayor (or East Ward Cr) + 2 East Ward Crs

 

Sports

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Max. 15

4

6

COUNCIL REPRESENTATION ON OUTSIDE COMMITTEES

 

Committees

 

Andrews

 

Bastic

 

Belleli

 

Daley

 

Hughes

 

Kenny

 

Matson

 

Nash

 

Notley-Smith

 

Procopiadis

 

Seng

 

Sullivan

 

Tracey

 

White

 

Woodsmith

 

Community Reps

 

Councillor

Reps

 

Randwick Traffic

 

 

D

 

 

 

AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Cr & Alt Cr

 

Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

AD

D

 

 

 

 

 

AD

 

Mayor + 1 Cr. + 2 Alts. = 4

 

Eastern Suburbs Business Enterprise Centre Ltd.

AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

1 Cr.

 

Sydney Coastal Councils

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

AD

AD

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

2 Cr. + 2 Alt.

 

Randwick City Tourism Inc. Exec.

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Cr.

 

Eastern Region Local Govt Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Forum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

Any interested Councillors

 

SSROC Access

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

1 Cr.

 

Metropolitan Public Libraries

Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

1 Cr

 

 

Mayors Water Reference Group

 

 

 

 

 

C

 

DC

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor + 4 Crs

 

Member C Chairperson D Delegate Mayor - Councillor Bruce Notley-Smith

Mayor as Ex-officio DC Deputy Chairperson AD Alternative Delegate Deputy Mayor - Councillor Murray Matson

 

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