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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 11TH SEPTEMBER, 2007 AT 6:03 P.M.

 

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)

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Kenny 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.

Media Officer                                                                     Ms. A. Power.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

An apology was received from Cr Seng.

 

RESOLVED:  (Notley-Smith/White) that the apology from Cr Seng for non-attendance at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 11th September, 2007 be received & accepted.

 

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

 

2.         CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 14TH AUGUST, 2007.

 

W37    RESOLUTION:  (White/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 14th August, 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.         REPORT OF COMMITTEE

 

REPORT OF THE GREENING RANDWICK COMMITTEE MEETING ON TUESDAY, 28TH AUGUST, 2007.

 

6.1      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 57/2007 - SIGNIFICANT TREE REGISTER.  (F2004/07359)

 

W38     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Hughes) that:

 

a)     Council adopts the Register of Significant Trees and that all trees listed in that document be included in Council’s draft Local Environmental Plan 2007, after considering the recommendations of the Greening Randwick Committee as reported by the Deputy Mayor; and

 

b)     The trees on the Endeavour House site be assessed for inclusion in the Register of Significant Trees at a future date.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.2      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 58/2007 - URBAN FOREST POLICY.   (F2004/07359)

 

W39     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Hughes) that:

 

a)       Council adopt the Urban Forest Policy after considering the recommendations of the Greening Randwick Committee as reported by the Deputy Mayor; and

 

b)       A report be brought back to the Green Randwick Committee detailing the cost and resources needed to implement the following two programs, with the hope of pursuing them in the current financial year;

 

·             Street Tree Inventory/Database

·             GIS Mapping of Council tree assets.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.3      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 59/2007 - STREET TREE IDENTIFICATION MANUAL.  (F2004/07359)

 

W40     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Hughes) that Council adopts the Randwick City Council Street Tree Identification Manual.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.4      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 60/2007 - STREET TREE MASTERPLAN - ADDITIONAL TREE SPECIES.  (F2004/07359)

 

W41     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Hughes) that:

 

a)     Council incorporates the additional sixteen (16) tree species (as referred to in the attachment to the report) into its Street Tree Masterplan; and

 

b)     The Street Tree Masterplan be amended to clarify that the following species will only be planted west of Brook Street and its southerly extension to Malabar Road and will not be planted on the exposed coastal strip:

 

·                 Koelreutaria paniculata (Golden Rain tree);

·                 Tibouchina Granulosa (Lasiandra); and

·                 Delonix regia (Poinciana).

 

MOTION: (Matson/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.         WORKS.

 

7.1      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 61/2007 - RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES.  (F2005/00230)

 

W42     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Notley-Smith) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

7.2      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 62/2007 - ROAD SAFETY STEERING COMMITTEE.  (F2004/07238)

 

W43     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Hughes) that the information contained in this report be noted.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.3      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 63/2007 - FIBRO FRAGMENTS (ASBESTOS ISSUE).  (F2004/07462)

 

W44     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Hughes) that the report be received and noted and the remaining two tests be undertaken at the appropriate time.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.4      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 64/2007 - SUBMISSION OF THE SYDNEY SOUTH REGION RABBIT ACTION PLAN 2007-08 TO THE CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY FOR GRANT FUNDING.  (F2004/06488)

 

W45     RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/White) that:

 

(a)      Council supports the Sydney South Rabbit Action Plan 2007-08 and that Council match the funds sought in-kind; and

 

(b)      a briefing note be prepared for Councillors outlining the assessment strategies that were undertaken to evaluate the possible negative impact on native fauna populations and detailing information on the particular enclosures that could restrict access to non-target animals.

 

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

 

7.5      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 65/2007 - ENERGY AUSTRALIA CONSTRUCTION OF 132KV FEEDER CABLES IN ANZAC PARADE AND BUNNERONG ROAD, LA PEROUSE, CHIFLEY AND MATRAVILLE.  REQUEST TO DEFER COUNCIL PROGRAMMED WORKS.  (F2004/08164)

 

W46     RESOLUTION:  (White/Notley-Smith) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

7.6      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 66/2007 - LIGHTING FOR SOUTH MAROUBRA VILLAGE GREEN.  (F2005/00507 XR F2005/00171)

 

W47     RESOLUTION:  (Notley-Smith/White) that:

 

(a)      adjoining property owners/residents be notified of Council’s intention to install solar powered lighting adjacent to the playground in South Maroubra Village Green; and

 

(b)      the lighting be protected with appropriate safety glass and any other appropriate protective measures.

 

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

 

7.7      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 67/2007 - LANE WIDENING PROGRAM - GLANFIELD STREET, MAROUBRA PROPOSED DEFERRAL OF SCOPE OF WORKS.  (F2004/06115)

 

W48     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Notley-Smith) that:

 

a)       Council defers the lane widening of Glanfield Street between Hannan Street and Royal Street until the completion of the developer works at the corner of Glanfield Street and Royal Street; and

 

b)       Council undertakes Lane Widening Works in Ferguson Street between Wade Street and Murray Street, Maroubra this financial year with the deferred funding from Glanfield Street.

 

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

 

8.         CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS.

 

Nil.

 

9.         NOTICES OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.23 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON