MINUTES OF Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday,

11 March 2008 AT 5:37 p.m.




The Mayor, Councillor B Notley-Smith (East Ward)


North Ward                                           -  Councillors P Tracey & M Woodsmith


East Ward                                            -  Councillor M Matson (Chairperson)


South Ward                                          -  Councillor R Belleli


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 Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Manager Communications                                  Ms D Brien


In attendance:


Councillor Procopiadis.


Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences



Apologies were received from Crs Kenny, Nash and White.


RESOLVED: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith/Tracey) that the apologies received from Crs Kenny, Nash and White be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.


Leave of Absence


Leave of absence had previously been granted to Cr Hughes. See Minute No. CS1/08.


Confirmation of the Minutes



Confirmation Of The Minutes Of The Environment Committee Meeting Held On Tuesday 12 February 2008


RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith): that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 February 2008 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting.



Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests





Address of Council by Members of the Public




Urgent Business




Environment Reports



E4/08        Environment Report - Joining the Sustainable Choice Program conducted by the Local Government and Shires Association (F2006/00678)


RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith) that:


a)   Council receive and note this report; and


b)   Council joins the LGSA’s Sustainable Choice Program.


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



E5/08        Environment Report - Utilising Biodiesel in Council Vehicles via a 12 month Biodiesel Trial (F2007/00619)


RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith/Woodsmith) that Council endorse a twelve month biodiesel trial for existing diesel vehicles at Council’s Works Depot utilising the portable storage station option above.


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



E6/08        Environment Report - Evaluation Results Summer Activities 2008 (F2006/00662)


RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/ Belleli) that the report be received and noted.





E7/08        Environment Report - Evaluation Results - "Sticky Beak" Open Days 2007 (F2007/00483)


RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith/Woodsmith) that Council note the two (2) Open Days planned for 2008.


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


Notices of Rescission Motions









The meeting closed at 5.48 p.m.


The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 8 April 2008.