MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 8 March 2011 AT 6:16pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor M Matson (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews, T Seng &

                                                             G Stevenson

 

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                                           -  Councillors B Hughes, J Procopiadis &

                                                             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 

 

Nil.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 February 2011

WO4/11

RESOLUTION: (Procopiadis/Woodsmith) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 February 2011 (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.

 

Works Reports

 

W3/11       Works Report - Green Square and West Kensington Floodplain Management  (PROJ/10245/2006/6-06)

WO5/11

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Hughes) that:

 

a)     Draft Green Square – West Kensington Floodplain Risk Management Study and the Draft West Kensington Floodplain Risk Management Plan be placed on public exhibition.

 

b)     Council officers report back to Council the outcomes of the public exhibition.

 

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

 

 

 

W4/11       Works Report - Monument for Former Mayor John McDougall (F2004/06577)

WO6/11

RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Woodsmith) that $17,500 be considered in the 2011-12 Capital Works Program to restore the monument to former Mayor John MacDougall.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.25pm and was resumed at 6.26pm.

 

 

W5/11       Works Report - Proposed Pedestrian Fencing in Anzac Parade, North of the roundabout at Rainbow Street, Kingsford (F2004/08309)

WO7/11

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that:

 

a)     the report be received and noted.

 

b)     Council write to the RTA to enquire about the status of pedestrian safety/fencing at Anzac Parade, Maroubra Junction.

 

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

  

Mayoral Minute

At this point in the meeting (6.30pm), the Mayor, Cr Matson, took the Chair in order to put forward the following Mayoral Minute.

 

 

MM21/11  Mayoral Minute - CCTV cameras for Maroubra Beach (F2009/00498 )

 

 

 

 

WO8/11

Note: A rescission motion was submitted on this matter in accordance with Council’s Code of Meeting Practice and will be considered at the March ordinary Council meeting.

 

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Matson) that:

 

a)     Councillors consider the offer from the Member for Maroubra of a $100,000 grant  for the installation of CCTV at Maroubra Beach; and

 

b)     Should Council accept this grant, a further report be brought back to Council on         the financial and other implications of this project.

 

AMENDMENT: (Andrews/Seng) that the matter be deferred and referred to the Maroubra Beach and Maroubra Central Precinct Committees for comment. LOST.

 

AMENDMENT: (Stevenson/Bowen) that:

 

a)     Council accept the offer from the Member for Maroubra of a $100,000 grant  for the installation of CCTV at Maroubra Beach; and

 

b)     a further report be brought back to Council on the financial and other         implications of this project. LOST.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr Matson) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Cr Belleli returned to the Chair (6.45pm)

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Note: A rescission motion in relation to item MM21/11 (Mayoral Minute – CCTV cameras for Maroubra Beach) was submitted in accordance with Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, by Councillors Andrews, Matthews and Seng, and will be considered at the next ordinary Council Meeting to be held on 22 March 2011.

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.46pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 12 April 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON