MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 14 September 2010 AT 6:08pm

 

Present:

 

Central Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -† Councillors A Andrews, T Seng &

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† G Stevenson

 

East Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -† Councillors T Bowen, 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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -† Councillor B Hughes (arrived 6.10pm)†

 

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

Media Officer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ms A Power

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Apologies were received from the Mayor, Cr Procopiadis and Cr Nash.

 

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Belleli) that the apologies received from the Mayor, Cr Procopiadis and Cr Nash 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 10 August 2010

WO27/10

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Belleli) that the Minutes of the Works 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

 

a)†††† Cr Stevenson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in W23/10 as he ††††††† has spoken to some of the residents of Eastbourne Avenue in relation to † the ††††††† matter in question.

b)†††† Cr Matson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in W25/10 as the ††††††† speaker has an association with The Greens.

c)†††† Cr Woodsmith declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in W25/10 as ††††††† the speaker has an association with The Greens.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

W25/10†††† Crash Data for Anzac Parade at Maroubra Junction

 

For††††††††††††††††††††† Anne Gardiner

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W23/10††† Works Report - Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly - Request for Undergrounding of power lines (F2004/07176)

 

 

 

 

WO28/10

Note: a RESCISSION MOTION in relation to this item was submitted in accordance with Councilís Code of Meeting Practice and will be considered at the Works Committee Meeting to be held on 12 October 2010.

 

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that:

 

a)†††† Council provide authorisation to EnergyAustralia for the proposal to underground the power lines along Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly to EnergyAustralia standards and specifications.

 

b)†††† the request for a funding contribution, to underground the power lines in Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly, be refused.

 

AMENDMENT: (Stevenson/Tracey) that:

 

a)†††† Council provide authorisation to EnergyAustralia for the proposal to underground the power lines along Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly to EnergyAustralia standards and specifications.

 

b)†††† the request for a funding contribution, to underground the power lines in Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly, be refused.

 

c)            the a report be brought back to Council investigating the viability of funding options for the undergrounding of power lines whereby the residents contribute to funding based on some adopted principles.† LOST.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Matson) CARRIED Ė SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.27pm and was resumed at 6.30pm.

 

 

W24/10††† Works Report - Floodplain Management in Randwick City - Progress Update (F2004/07208)

WO29/10

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that:

 

a)†††† the report be received and noted

 

b)†††† Council adopts the Terms of Reference, as attached,† for the following committees:

 

(i)†††† Green Square and West Kensington Floodplain Management Committee.

(ii)††† Kensington - Centennial Park Floodplain Management Committee.

(iii)†† Maroubra Bay Floodplain Management Committee.

(iv)†† Coogee Bay Floodplain Management Committee; and

 

c)†††† nominations for two (2) elected representatives be made to the General Manager for each committee.

 

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

 

 

W25/10††† Works Report - Crash Data for Anzac Parade at Maroubra Junction (F2004/08338)

WO30/10

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Matson) that:

 

a)†††† the information on pedestrian crash rates in front of Pacific Square at Maroubra Junction be noted.

 

b)†††† the request for pedestrian crossings on both sides of Anzac Parade, Maroubra Junction (in the vicinity of Pacific Square) and the request for an egress ramp from Councilís carpark to Anzac Parade, Maroubra Junction at the same location be referred to the Traffic Committee for consideration.

 

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

 

 

W26/10††† Works Report - Tree Removal - Adjacent to 14 Inglethorpe Avenue, Kensington (F2004/07359)

WO31/10

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Belleli) that the Council-owned Ficus ĎHilliií (Hillís Weeping fig) growing adjacent to 14 Inglethorpe Avenue, Kensington, be removed and replaced with a more appropriate species Ė as nominated in Councilís Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

Notice of Rescission Motions

Note: A rescission motion in relation to item W23/10 (Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly - Request for Undergrounding of power lines) was submitted in accordance with Councilís Code of Meeting Practice, by Councillors Stevenson, Bowen and Tracey, and will be considered at the Works Committee Meeting to be held on 12 October 2010.

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.32pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON