MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 1 December 2009 AT 6:16pm




Central Ward                                        -  Councillor A Andrews


East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen & M Matson 


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

Director City Planning                                       Ms S Truuvert

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G Banting

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Manager Development Assessment                       Mr K Kyriacou


Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 


Apologies were received from Crs Notley-Smith, Procopiadis, Seng and Stevenson.


RESOLVED: (Andrews/Nash) that the apologies received from Crs Notley-Smith, Procopiadis, Seng and Stevenson 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 10 November 2009


RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Nash) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 November 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




Address of Council by Members of the Public  



Urgent Business



Works Reports


W42/09    Works Report - Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay fig)
UNSW - adjacent to Gate 8 - High St, Kensington (F2004/07809)


RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Andrews) that the diseased and structurally unsound Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay fig) growing within the University of New South Wales carpark area to the west of Gate 8 in High Street, Kensington, be removed because of the risk to public safety and that it be replaced with an appropriate number of native tree species.



W43/09    Works Report - Booking/Hiring of Sporting Fields (F2004/06051)


RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Smith) that the Randwick City Council Sports Committee Terms of Reference as amended be adopted.



W44/09    Works Report - Gum tree removal in Bieler Park, Randwick (F2004/07359)


RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Andrews) that Council removes the large Eucalyptus species (Gum tree) growing on the southern side of Bieler Park, Randwick, and replaces it with a Gum tree species such as a Eucalyptus haemastoma (Scribbly gum).



W45/09    Works Report - Randwick Bike Plan and Inner Sydney Regional Bike Plan (F2004/08002)


RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Belleli) that:


a)     Council commit to working collaboratively with inner city councils, with the City of Sydney acting as the lead agency, to integrate the cycle route planning and networks and


b)     Council agree, in principle, to future implementation of separated cycle facilities, which would be the subject of further reports.



Notice of Rescission Motions



The meeting closed at 6.24pm.


The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 9 February 2010.