MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 10TH March 2009 AT 6:15 p.m.




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                                          -  Councillor R. Belleli (Deputy Chairperson)


West Ward                                           -  Councillors B. Hughes (from 6.17pm),

                                                             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



Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences


An apology was received from Cr White.


RESOLVED: (Stevenson/Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith) - that the apology received from Cr White be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.


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


Confirmation of the Minutes


Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 February 2009


RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Matson) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 February 2009 (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


W4/09       Works Report - Adopt a Street Tree Program (F2004/07359)


RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith/Woodsmith) that the report be received and noted.


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



W5/09       Works Report - Petition for Barwon Park, Matraville to be made a Leash Free Dog Park (F2005/00834)


RESOLUTION: (Matson/Hughes) that:-


(a)    the report be received and noted; and


(b)    a report be brought back to Council on the review currently being undertaken,         which includes public consultation, of all the parks in the City of Randwick for         possible use as leash free areas.




Cr Andrews vacated the Chair at this point in the meeting. Cr Belleli assumed the Chair.


The Works Committee Meeting was adjourned at 6.20 pm.


The Administration & Finance Committee Meeting and the Planning Committee were opened at 6.20 pm and were adjourned at 6.21 pm.


The Works Committee Meeting was resumed at 6.22 pm.



W6/09       Works Report - Alcohol Free Zones - Coogee Basin Area (F2005/00873)


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


(a)    the report be received and noted;


(b)    Council authorise the General Manager to approach the Eastern Beaches Local         Area Command to discuss the possibility of joint patrols with Council Rangers         and the Police; and


(c)    Council authorise the Mayor to write to the Minister for Local Government         requesting that alcohol free zones be extended to cover all parks and reserves.


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


Notices of Rescission Motions



The meeting closed at 6.25 pm.



The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 14 April 2009.