MINUTES OF Civic Affairs Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday,

1 December 2009 AT 6:49pm

 

Present:

 

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

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillor T Bowen

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors B Hughes & S Nash

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews & T Seng

 

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

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

 

In attendance:

 

Councillors Matson, Smith and Stevenson.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Notley-Smith and Procopiadis. 

 

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Nash) that the apologies received from Crs Notley-Smith and Procopiadis be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Civic Affairs Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 october 2009

 

RECOMMENDATION: that the Minutes of the Civic Affairs 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

 

a)            Cr White declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item CA2/09 as he knows some of the award nominees.

b)            Cr Bowen declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item CA2/09 as he knows some of the award nominees.

c)            Cr Andrews declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item CA2/09 as he knows some of the award nominees.

d)            Crs Belleli, Hughes, Nash and Seng declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item CA2/09 as a fellow Councillors is one of the award nominees.

e)            Cr Matthews declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item CA2/09 as a nominee for a community service award and also as he knows some of the award nominees.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil

 

Urgent Business

Nil

 

Civic Affairs Reports

 

Confidential Reports (closed session)

 

The meeting moved into closed session in order to consider the following confidential item.

 

Closed Session

 

CA2/09     Confidential - Randwick City Council Community Service Awards 2010 (F2009/00265)

This matter is considered to be confidential under Section 10A(2)(a) of the Local Government Act, as it deals with personnel matters concerning particular individuals.

CA6/09

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CA7/09

RESOLUTION: (White/Andrews) that the Young Citizen of the Year be awarded to Miss Rebecca Partridge and Miss Partridge be awarded a framed certificate under the Seal of Council.

 

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

 

As a nominee for a community service award, Cr Matthews vacated the Chair and handed the meeting over to the Deputy Chairperson (Cr Belleli).

 

Cr Stevenson left the meeting at 7.05pm and did not return.

 

RESOLUTION: (Hughes/Bowen) that:

 

a)     Randwick City Council Community Service Awards for 2009-10 be awarded to all 16 nominees, as follows;

Mrs Sharon Blunt              Randwick Waverley Community Transport

Mr Bill Conn                     Actors Forum

Mr Steve Denholm             Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club

Mr Robert Golsby              Community Gardens, Randwick

Mr Tony Grivell                Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club

Mr Mark   Heiss                Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club

Mr John Henderson           Rotary Club of Randwick

Mr Josef Holman               Salvation Army

Mr Nick Jancev                Focus Driving School

Ms Allison Jones               Malabar Public School

Mrs Lee Leo                    St Andrews Church

Cr Charles Matthews         Local Government

Mr Justin Pagotto             Gracepoint Christian Church

Ms Annabelle Tytherleigh   Heart moves program/Prince of Wales Hospital

Mr Anthony Waller            Coogee Surf Life Saving Club

Mrs Joyce Wing               Prince of Wales Hospital/Holy Trinity Church

 

b)     The finalists of the Randwick City Council Community Service Awards be presented with a special medallion and a certificate under the Seal of Council;

 

c)     The names and details of each category winner be withheld until the scheduled announcement at Council’s official Australia Day ceremony on Monday 26 January 2010.

 

d)          In order to manage the situation where a Councillor is nominated for a Council award, a policy be prepared and presented to Council.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Nash) that:

 

a)     Randwick City Council Community Service Awards for 2009-10 be awarded to all 16 nominees, as follows;

Mrs Sharon Blunt              Randwick Waverley Community Transport

Mr Bill Conn                     Actors Forum

Mr Steve Denholm             Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club

Mr Robert Golsby              Community Gardens, Randwick

Mr Tony Grivell                Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club

Mr Mark   Heiss                Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club

Mr John Henderson           Rotary Club of Randwick

Mr Josef Holman               Salvation Army

Mr Nick Jancev                Focus Driving School

Ms Allison Jones               Malabar Public School

Mrs Lee Leo                    St Andrews Church

Cr Charles Matthews         Local Government

Mr Justin Pagotto             Gracepoint Christian Church

Ms Annabelle Tytherleigh   Heart moves program/Prince of Wales Hospital

Mr Anthony Waller            Coogee Surf Life Saving Club

Mrs Joyce Wing               Prince of Wales Hospital/Holy Trinity Church

 

b)     The finalists of the Randwick City Council Community Service Awards be presented with a special medallion and a certificate under the Seal of Council;

 

c)     The names and details of each category winner be withheld until the scheduled announcement at Council’s official Australia Day ceremony on Monday 26 January 2010.

 

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

 

Note: Cr Matthews abstained from voting on the above motion and is, therefore, taken to have voted against the decision.

 

 

Open Session

 

The meeting moved back into open session.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 7.25pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Civic Affairs Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday 12 October 2010.

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CHAIRPERSON