MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 10 November 2009 AT 6:20pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor J Procopiadis (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews & T Seng

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors M Matson & B Notley-Smith

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Smith, P Tracey &

                                                             M Woodsmith

 

South Ward                                          - Councillors R Belleli, C Matthews (Chairperson) & A White (Deputy

                                                            Chairperson)

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors B Hughes & S Nash

 

Officers present:

 

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J  Frangoples

Acting Director City Planning                             Mr R Wereszczynski

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G Banting

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Media Officer                                                  Ms A Power

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.21pm and was resumed at 6.39pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Bowen and Stevenson.

 

RESOLVED: (Belleli/Andrews) that the apologies received from Cr Bowen and Stevenson be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 October 2009

WO41/09

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 October 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

 

W35/09    Works Report - Cricket Nets in North and East Wards (F2004/07850)

WO42/09

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/White) that:

 

a)     funding for the construction of cricket nets in Latham Park, Maroubra, be considered in the Draft 2010-11 budget.

 

b)     the upgrades of Heffron Park and Chifley Sports Reserve consider provision for cricket nets.

 

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

 

 

WO43/09

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Notley-Smith) that Council approve the following names for use in the Endeavour Hostel subdivision, 88-102 Moverly Road, South Coogee -  Asturias; Georgic; Fairsky; Flaminia; and Macdili.

 

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

 

 

W37/09    Works Report - Young Driver Education Programme (F2009/00390)

WO44/09

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Belleli) that the report be received and noted and publicity relating to the program acknowledge Randwick City Council by displaying its logo.

 

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

 

 

W38/09    Works Report - Farnham Avenue, Randwick - Proposed Footpath - Petition (F2006/00028)

WO45/09

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Smith) that:

 

a)     the proposed concrete footpath in Farnham Avenue, Randwick, as listed in the 2009-10 Capital Works program, be constructed on the northern side of Farnham Avenue.

 

b)     the savings be directed to footpath works in East Ward.

 

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

 


 

 

W39/09    Works Report - Edgecumbe Avenue, Coogee - Proposed Footpath - Petition (F2006/00028)

WO46/09

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Woodsmith) that:

 

a)     the proposed concrete footpath in Edgecumbe Avenue, Coogee, as listed in the 2009-10 Capital Works program, be constructed on the western side of the street between Dudley Street and the existing paved footpath.

 

b)     the savings be directed to footpath improvement works in East Ward.

 

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

 

 

W40/09    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 3 Inglethorpe Avenue, Kensington (F2004/07359)

WO47/09

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr  Procopiadis/Nash) that the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 3 Inglethorpe Avenue, Kensington, be removed and replaced with a more appropriate species – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr Procopiadis/Nash) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Late Report

 

W41/09    Works Report - Coogee Late Night Transport  (Pumpkin Bus) (F2006/00382)

WO48/09

RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/Smith) that this matter be deferred to allow the Mayor and Deputy Mayor to seek the support of the local Members of Parliament.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/White) that:

 

a)            Council support the request from the EBLA to co-sign the request for financial contribution to identified venues for Friday and Saturday night Pumpkin Bus service; and

 

b)            Council seek the support of other agencies to take the matter to the NSW Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing using the Liquor Act 2007 legislation to recover the cost of Friday & Saturday night operations if venues are not forthcoming with funds.

 

AMENDMENT: (Notley-Smith/Smith) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

  

Notices of Rescission Motions

Nil

  

The meeting closed at 7.15pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 1 December 2009.

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON