MINUTES OF Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 12 August 2008 AT 6:35 pm

 

 

Present:

 

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

 

North Ward                                           - Councillors J Kenny, P Tracey (arrived 6.42pm) & M Woodsmith

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillor M Matson (Chairperson)

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors B Hughes &

                                                S Nash (Deputy C/person) (arrived 6.40pm)

 

South Ward                                          - Councillors R Belleli & A White (arrived 6.45pm)

 

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

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Media Officer                                                  Ms A Power

 

In attendance:

 

Councillors Seng, Sullivan (arrived 6.45pm), Procopiadis (arrived 6.50pm) and Andrews (arrived 6.55pm).

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology for late arrival was received from Councillor Nash.

 

RESOLVED: (Notley-Smith/Hughes) that the apology from Councillor Nash for late arrival be accepted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 July 2008

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RESOLUTION: (Belleli/ Woodsmith) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 July 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

 

Nil

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil

Urgent Business

Nil

Environment Reports

 

E19/08      Environment Report - Prince Henry Sustainability Audit (F2004/07970)

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RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Hughes) that Council:

 

a)            notes the sustainability audit as a basis for consultation with the La Perouse Precinct Committee; and

 

b)           instructs its legal advisers that Council wishes to further foster the implementation of the promised village vision with a particular focus on the proposed commercial/retail shopping sector.

 

MOTION: (Woodsmith/Hughes) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.  

 

 

E20/08      Environment Report - Rebates to Randwick Residents for Rainwater Tanks and Greywater Systems (F2004/07910)

EN26/08

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

 

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

 

 

E21/08      Environment Report - Summary of Grants and Awards received by Council's Sustaining our City Initiative, 2005-2008 (F2004/08350)

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RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/ Belleli) that the report be received and noted and appreciation be passed on to the Council staff involved.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.58pm and was resumed at 6.59pm.

  

Notices of Rescission Motions

Nil

  

 

The meeting closed at 7.00pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 11 November 2008.

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON