MINUTES OF Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 14 April 2009 AT 6:04 pm.

 

Present:

 

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

 

Central Ward                                    -      Councillor A. Andrews

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillor M. Woodsmith

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors B. Hughes (Deputy

                                                             Chairperson) (in the Chair) & S. Nash

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R. Belleli & A. White

 

Officers Present:

 

General Manager                                             Mr R. Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J. Frangoples

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G. Banting

Acting Director City Planning                             Mr K Kyriacou

Manager Administrative Services                        Mr D. Kelly

Acting Manager Sustainability                            Mr R. Wilson

 

In Attendance:

 

Councillors Bowen, Matthews, Procopiadis, Stevenson and Tracey.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

An apology was received from Cr Matson.

 

RESOLVED: (Woodsmith/Belleli) that the apology received from Cr Matson be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 March 2009

EN10/09

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Woodsmith) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 March 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

 

Nil.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

 

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

 

Nil.

 

Environment Reports

 

E8/09        Environment Report - Sustainable Transportation project between Randwick City Council and the Department of Environment and Climate Change (F2007/00376)

EN11/09

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith/Woodsmith) that the General Manager be authorised to sign the funding agreement and implementation plan for the Sustainable Transportation Project with the Department of Environment and Climate Change.

 

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

 

 

E9/09        Environment Report - Updating the NSW Local Government Emissions Trading Scheme (F2006/00626)

EN12/09

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

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Woodsmith) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

E10/09      Environment Report - Updating Energy and Water Saving Rebates (F2005/00230)

EN13/09

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Andrews) that Council endorse the continuation of the Sustainable Home Makeover household rebates until 30 June 2009.

 

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

 

 

E11/09      Environment Report - Council's Workplace Travel Access Plan - Providing Annual Public Transport Tickets for Staff (F2004/08350)

EN14/09

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

 

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

 

 

E12/09      Environment Report - Overview on Earth Hour events in Randwick (F2005/00230)

EN15/09

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

 

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

 

Notices of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.10 pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 12 May 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON