MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 11 November 2008 AT 6:35 p.m.

 

Present:

 

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

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A. Andrews (Chairperson),

                                                             T. Seng & G. Stevenson

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T. Bowen & M. Matson

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K. Smith, P. Tracey &

                                                             M. Woodsmith

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R. Belleli (Deputy

Chairperson), C. Matthews & A. White

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors B. Hughes, S. Nash &

                                                             J. Procopiadis

 

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.35pm and was resumed at 8.51 pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Nil.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 August 2008

WO25/08

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith/Belleli) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 August 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.

 

Works Reports

 

W20/08    Works Report - Council Owned Ficus 'Hillii' (Hill's Weeping Fig) Outside 40 - 44 Hooper Street, Randwick (f2004/07359)

WO26/08

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Belleli) that approval be granted to remove the large Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 40-44 Hooper Street, Randwick, and that it be replaced with several more appropriate tree species as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

W21/08    Works Report - Council Owned Ficus 'Hillii' (Hill's Weeping Fig) Growing Adjacent to 51 Hannan Street, Maroubra  (f2004/07359)

WO27/08

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Belleli) that the Council-owned Ficus microcarpa var. ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip adjacent to 51 Hannan Street, Maroubra, be removed and replaced with an appropriate number of native trees in accordance with Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

W22/08    Works Report - Council Owned Ficus 'Hillii' (Hill's Weeping Fig) Growing Outside 8 Helena Street, Randwick (F2004/07359)

WO28/08

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Belleli) that the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 8 Helena Street, Randwick, be removed and replaced with a more appropriate species.

 

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

 

 

W23/08    Works Report - Dealing with Graffiti on Electrical Sub Stations Throughout Randwick City (F2008/00195)

WO29/08

RESOLUTION: (Hughes/Matson) that:-

 

(a)    the report be received and noted;

 

(b)    Council request Energy Australia to consider on what basis Council may be able         to remove graffiti from sub stations in a manner which will address their         Occupational Health and Safety concerns, such request to also enquire whether         they have an urgent response capacity to address locations of major concern;         and

 

(c)    advertise the number to report graffiti to Energy Australia in the mayoral column.

 

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

 

 

 

 

W24/08    Works Report - Des Renford Aquatic Centre - Filtration Upgrade (F2006/00110)

WO30/08

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Belleli) that Council consider the upgrade of the Des Renford Aquatic Centre filtration system at a cost of $2 million dollars in the 2009/2010 budget.

 

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

 

 

W25/08    Works Report - Barriers Erected by Public Utility Providers (F2007/00247)

WO31/08

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Belleli) that the Mayor seek a meeting with the Federal “Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy” and deal with this matter.

 

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

 

 

W26/08    Works Report - Request for Alcohol Ban in Bieler Park, Randwick (F2005/00873)

WO32/08

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Belleli) that a full ban be placed on the consumption of alcohol in Bieler Park and that the appropriate signage is installed.

 

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

 

Notices of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 9.00 pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 2 December 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON