MINUTES OF Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 14 September 2010 AT 6:29pm

 

Present:

 

Central Ward                                    -      Councillor A Andrews

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillor M Woodsmith

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillor M Matson (Chairperson) &

                                                             B Notley-Smith

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors B Hughes (Deputy Chairperson)

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli & A White

 

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 Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Media Officer                                                  Ms A Power

Manager Sustainability                                      Mr P Maganov

 

In attendance:

Councillors Bowen, Matthews, Seng, Smith, Stevenson, Tracey.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.30pm and was resumed at 6.36pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from the Mayor, Cr Procopiadis.

 

RESOLVED: (Woodsmith/Belleli) that the apology received from the Mayor, Cr Procopiadis be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 August 2010

EN20/10

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 August 2010 (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.

 

Greening Randwick Reports

Nil.

 

Environment Reports

 

E16/10      Environment Report - Update on Randwick's Sustainable Transportation project (F2009/00455)

EN21/10

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

 

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

 

 

E17/10      Environment Report - Update on the Coogee Community Garden proposal (F2004/08350)

EN22/10

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Andrews) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

 

E18/10      Environment Report - Prince Henry Centre Marine Discovery Program, September 2010 (F2004/08350)

EN23/10

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Andrews) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

 

E19/10      Environment Report - Go Solar - Streamlining Council approvals for solar power and solar hot water systems (F2010/00267)

EN24/10

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Belleli) that:

 

a)     Council approves the covering of fees for the first 25 applicants (where such fees would be applicable), and who are participating in the Council Go Solar program to install solar power or solar hot water systems on their property in Randwick City; and,

 

b)     these costs be covered internally from the Climate Change budget of the Environmental Levy program up to a total value of $20,000.

 

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

 

 

E20/10      Environment Report - Randwick's annual Eco Living Fair being held at the Randwick Community Centre on 19 September 2010 (F2004/08350)

EN25/10

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

 

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

  


Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 6.45pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON