MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 10 February 2009 AT 6:06 p.m.




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


Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A. Andrews (Chairperson)

                                                             & T. Seng


East Ward                                            -  Councillors T. Bowen & M. Matson


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

                                                             M. Woodsmith


South Ward                                          -  Councillors R. Belleli (Deputy

Chairperson) & 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 Integrated Transport                           Mr T Lehmann

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Media Officer                                                  Ms A. Power


The meeting was adjourned at 6.06pm and was resumed at 9.09pm.


Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences


Leave of absence had previously been granted to Crs Stevenson and Matthews, see Minute No PL1/09.


Confirmation of the Minutes


Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 2 December 2008


RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 2 December 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




Works Reports



W1/09       Works Report - Fern Street, Waverley - Bus Zone conditions (F2004/08393)


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


a)       Council endorse the October, 2008 Traffic Committee (by majority support) to install a 10m No Stopping zone and a 30m Bus Zone on the eastern side of Fern Street, measured southeast of Wallace Street, Waverley;


b)       investigations be undertaken into possible improvements to the parking supply at this location when the detailed design of the proposed kerb nib is undertaken; and


c)       enquiries be made of the STA to determine the range of hours where the buses          do not use that particular route in order to free up this bus stop area for extra          parking.


MOTION: (Tracey/White) that no action be taken on this matter as there are no existing issues with the current bus stop. LOST.





W2/09       Works Report - Council - Owned Ficus 'Hillii' (Hills Weeping Fig) Growing Outside 26 Maitland Avenue, Kingsford (F2004/07359)


RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith/Seng) that the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 26 Maitland Avenue, Kingsford be removed and replaced with a more appropriate species.


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



W3/09       Works Report - Nude Bathing at Little Congwong Beach  (F2005/00881)


RESOLUTION: (Tracey/White) that the recommendation be received and noted.


MOTION: (Matson/Smith) that Council reconfirm its policy and oppose any plans to turn Little Congwong Beach into a Nudist Reserve by it being declared a clothing optional beach.







Notices of Rescission Motions





The meeting closed at 9.20pm.


The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 10 March 2009.