MINUTES OF Community Services Committee of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 12 May 2009 AT 6:03pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor Councillor B Notley-Smith (East Ward)

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Smith (Deputy

                                                             Chairperson), P Tracey &

                                                             M Woodsmith (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen & M Matson

 

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

Media Officer                                                  Ms A. Power

 

In attendance:

 

Councillors Andrews, Belleli, Procopiadis, Nash, Stevenson and White.

 

Councillor Woodsmith (the Chairperson of the Committee) and Councillor Smith (the Deputy Chairperson of the Committee) both indicated that they would surrender the Chair to the Mayor to allow the Mayor to put forward Mayor’s Minutes. 

 

 

Chairperson of 12 May 2009 Community Services Committee (F2004/06570 )

CS10/09

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Tracey) that the Mayor be elected as acting Chairperson for the meeting.

 

The Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith then took the Chair.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Councillors Hughes and Matthews.

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/Matson) that the apologies received from Councillors Hughes and Matthews be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday 14 April 2009

CS11/09

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Matson) that the Minutes of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday 14 April 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

 

Mayoral Minutes  

 

MM32/09  Mayoral Minute - Delegation from City of Hangzhou (F2009/06574)

CS12/09

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith) that Council welcome Mr Sun Shuihua, Mr Zhen En’ mei and Ms Bao Zhen to the City of Randwick.

 

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

 

 

MM33/09  Mayoral Minute - "Ocean View" 370 Alison Road, Coogee - Heritage recognition (F2004/06755)

CS13/09

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr B Notley-Smith) that, on the basis of the heritage values of “Ocean View” which have been recognised to date, its significance be further investigated with a view to evaluating “Ocean View” for listing on the State Heritage Register.

 

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

 

 

MM34/09  Mayoral Minute - Introduction of a Deposit/Refund System on Beverage Containers (F2009/07550 )

CS14/09

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

 

a)            Council support the refund system or Container Deposit Legislation (CDL); and

 

b)            Council launch a campaign via media releases and lobby the State and Federal Members and the Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Peter Garrett MP, in support of the refund system.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.14pm and was resumed at 6.17pm.

 

 

MM35/09  Mayoral Minute - Toilet facilities at Dunningham Reserve (PROJ/10199/2006 )

CS15/09

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

 

a)            Council immediately ceases all work on the current proposal for a new toilet block and staff facilities at Dunningham Reserve, Coogee and Council seek an alternative location and design for a toilet block and staff facilities, should a demonstrated need or demand for such be indicated;

 

b)            Council demolishes the existing toilet facility at Dunningham Reserve, clear the area and turf it; and

 

c)            that the Director of City services and his staff be thanked for their professional work on this project.

 

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

 

Urgent Business

Nil

 

Community Services Reports

 

C7/09        Community Services Report - Council Advisory Committee minutes (F2006/00216)

CS16/09

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Matson) that Council acknowledges and accepts the minutes of each advisory committee.

 

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

 

 

C8/09        Community Services Report - Youth Advisory Committee (online forum) (F2006/00216)

CS17/09

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Woodsmith) that Council accepted the proposed new format and receives the report.

 

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

   

 

The meeting closed at 6.19pm.

 

 

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Community Services Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 9 June 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON