MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 14 July 2009 AT 6:11 pm.

 

Present:

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors T. Seng & G. Stevenson

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillor T. Bowen

 

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

                                                             M. Woodsmith

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R. Belleli (Deputy

Chairperson) (in the Chair), 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 Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Manager Integrated Transport                           Mr T Lehmann

Acting Manager Development Assessment            Mr R Quinton

 

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

An apology was received from Cr Andrews. Requests for leave of absence were received from the Mayor, Cr B. Notley-Smith and Cr Matson.

 

RESOLVED: (Woodsmith/Hughes) - that the apology received from Cr Andrews and the requests for leave of absence from the Mayor, Cr B. Notley-Smith and Cr Matson be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 9 June 2009

WO20/09

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Smith) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 9 June 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.

 

Works Reports

 

W18/09    Works Report - Tree Removal - Stephen Street and Castle Street, Randwick (F2004/07359)

WO21/09

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Tracey) that Council remove all scale infested Sapium sebiferum (Chinese Tallowwoods) growing in Stephen Street and Castle Street, Randwick, and that they be replaced with an appropriate number of Pistachia chinensis (Chinese Pistachios) – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

W19/09    Works Report - CCTV Surveillance System - Code of Practice  (F2008/00547)

WO22/09

RESOLUTION: (Stevenson/Bowen) that the draft Code be placed on public exhibition for a period of twenty eight days to enable the receipt of submissions from concerned residents, with a Councillor briefing session to be held to consider the feedback received, before adopting the Code as a formal policy at the next available Council meeting.

 

MOTION: (Woodsmith/Smith) that Council adopts the draft Code of Practice for “CCTV in Randwick City” as policy, to ensure that the CCTV project is managed and operated in accordance with the principles outlined in the Code.

 

AMENDMENT: (Stevenson/Bowen) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28 pm and was resumed at 6.29 pm.

 

 

W20/09    Works Report - Pioneers Park - Relocation of Amenities Facility (PROJ/10254/2006)

WO23/09

RESOLUTION: (White/Matthews) that the report be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (White/Matthews) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

W21/09    Works Report - Public Consultation of Draft Report - Assessment of Traffic Impacts upon Kensington and Parts of Kingsford (F2004/08211)

WO24/09

RESOLUTION: (Hughes/Nash) that:

 

a)     the report be received and be released for community consultation, and

 

b)     a report be bought back to the Council on the GTK Consulting Report and on the results of the community consultation.

 

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

 

 

W22/09    Works Report - Beach Volleyball - Maroubra and Coogee Beaches (F2009/07550)

WO25/09

RESOLUTION: (Stevenson/Bowen) that:

 

a)     Council permit Coogee Beach Volleyball to continue with their current arrangement of volleyball classes on Coogee Beach as per the conditions stipulated in their original letter;

 

b)     Total Beach Volleyball Pty Ltd to continue with their current arrangement of volleyball classes, competitions and training on Maroubra Beach;

 

c)     Council offer the operator one extra court, for a twelve month trial period, on the proviso it is used free of charge for fifty percent of the time for the benefit of disadvantaged sections of the local community. This offer is contingent upon agreement by Council’s lifeguards; and

 

d)     the beach hire fee for the use of Maroubra Beach be increased with the CPI to $1,830.00.

 

MOTION: (White/Tracey) that:

 

a)     Council permit Coogee Beach Volleyball to continue with their current arrangement of volleyball classes on Coogee Beach as per the conditions stipulated in their original letter;

 

b)     Total Beach Volleyball Pty Ltd to continue with their current arrangement of volleyball classes, competitions and training on Maroubra Beach;

 

c)     A request by Total Beach Volleyball Pty Ltd to increase their court usage by one be denied; and

 

d)     The beach hire fee for the use of Maroubra Beach be increased with the CPI to $1,830.00.

 

AMENDMENT: (Stevenson/Bowen) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

W23/09    Works Report - Randwick Local Emergency Management Committee - Identifying Evacuation Centres (F2004/06416)

WO26/09

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Hughes) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

Notices of Rescission Motions

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.55 pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 11 August 2009.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON