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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH OCTOBER, 2007 AT 6:09 P.M.

 

PRESENT:

 

The Mayor, Cr B. Notley-Smith (East Ward)

 

South Ward             -        Cr R. Belleli (Deputy Chairperson)

 

East Ward               -        Cr M. Matson

 

West Ward              -        Cr B. Hughes (Chairperson)

 

Central Ward            -        Crs A. Andrews & T. Seng

 

North Ward              -        Cr P. Tracey

 

 

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.

Media Officer                                                                     Ms. A. Power.

Tree Preservation Officer                                                     Mr. B. Bourke.

Manager Library & Community Services                                   Ms. B. Todes

Library Coordinator                                                             Ms. R. Chan.

 

1.         APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

An apology was received from Cr White.

 

RESOLVED:  (Matson/Andrews) that the apology from Cr White for non-attendance at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 9th October, 2007 be received & accepted.

 

2.         CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 11TH SEPTEMBER, 2007.

 

W49    RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Belleli) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Works Committee held on Tuesday, 11th September, 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 70/2007 - LIBRARY POLICIES.  (F2004/08384)

 

W50    RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Mayor, Cr. B. Notley-Smith) that:

 

(a)      the following Library policies be adopted:

 

1.    Library Services Membership Policy

 2.    Library Services Lending Policy

 3.    Library Opening Hours Policy

 4.    Library Fees and Charges Policy

 5.    Library Internet and Personal Computer Access Policy

 6.    Library Community Bus Policy

 7.    Servicing Children and Young Persons in Randwick City Library Policy

 8.    Library Volunteers Policy

 9.    Library Work Experience Placement Policy

10.    Library Book Clubs Policy

11.    Document Delivery Policy

12.    Hire of Facilities Policy; and

 

(b)      a report be brought back to council detailing various internet filtering systems that could be utilised in Council libraries.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Mayor, Cr. B. Notley-Smith) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.2      DIRECTOR, CITY SERVICES' REPORT 71/2007 - COUNCIL-OWNED FICUS 'HILLII' (HILL'S WEEPING FIG) GROWING OUTSIDE 16 HELENA STREET, RANDWICK.  (F2004/07359)

 

W51     RESOLUTION:  (Mayor, Cr. B. Notley-Smith/Seng) that the Council-owned Ficus microcarpa var. ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 16 Helena Street, Randwick, be removed and replaced with an appropriate number of more appropriate tree species – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr. B. Notley-Smith/Seng) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.                 CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS

 

Nil.

 

8.                 NOTICES OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.19 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON