MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 12 October 2010 AT 6:20pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor M Matson (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        - Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson (arrived 6.25pm)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen & B Notley-Smith

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Smith, P Tracey &

                                                             M Woodsmith

 

South Ward                                          - Councillors R Belleli (Chairperson),

                                                            C Matthews & A White (Deputy Chairperson)

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillor 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

 

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews, Hughes and Procopiadis.

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/White) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews, Hughes, and Procopiadis 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 14 September 2010

WO32/10

RESOLUTION: (Smith/White) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 September 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

W28/10     Traffic Committee September 2010 - Item 4.9 - Nancye Street, Randwick

 

Against               Leslie Young

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W27/10    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 12 Stanley Street, Randwick (F2004/07359)

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RESOLUTION: (Smith/White) that the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 12 Stanley Street, Randwick, be removed and replaced with a more appropriate species – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

W28/10    Works Report - Traffic Committee September 2010 - Item 4.9 - Nancye Street, Randwick (F2006/00091)

WO34/10

RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/Bowen) that this  matter be referred back to the Traffic Committee and that the proposed parking space be positioned opposite the rear of No. 9 Stewart Street, not opposite the rear No 5 Stewart Street.

 

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

  

The meeting was adjourned at 6.26pm and was resumed at 6.29pm.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

NR8/10     Notice of Rescission Motion - Notice of Rescission Motion submitted by Crs Stevenson, Bowen & Tracey - Eastbourne Avenue, Clovelly - Request for Undergrounding of power lines (F2004/07176)

WO35/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RESOLUTION: (Stevenson/Bowen) that the resolution passed at the Works Committee meeting held on Tuesday 14 September 2010 reading as follows:

 

‘RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Mayor, Cr 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.’

 

BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED.

 

MOTION: (Stevenson/Bowen) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

RESOLUTION: (Notley-Smith/Mayor, Cr 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.

 

c)     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.

 

d)     that the report contain the cost to this Council of the undergrounding of all         power cables in the City of Randwick.

 

MOTION: (Stevenson/Bowen) 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.

 

b)            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.

 

AMENDMENT: (Notley-Smith/Mayor, Cr Matson) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION AND CARRIED AGAIN – SEE RESOLUTION.

  

 

The meeting closed at 6.53pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON