MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 14 June 2011 AT 6:21pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor M Matson (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillor A Andrews

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillor T Bowen

 

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

Acting Director City Planning                             Mr K Kyriacou

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G Banting

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Manager Organisational Staff Services                 Ms F Calabrese

                                                                  

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

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

 

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Procopiadis) that the apologies received from Crs Notley-Smith, Seng and Stevenson 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 May 2011

WO17/11

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Procopiadis) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 May 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

W17/11     Kensington and West Kingsford Traffic Management

 

For                      Isabella Guerreiro

  

The meeting was adjourned at 6.29pm and was resumed at 6.30pm.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W14/11    Works Report - Tree Planting and Tree Guards for Commercial Zones (F2004/07359)

WO18/11

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

 

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

 

 

 

W15/11    Works Report - Ficus ‘Hillii’ outside 9A Athol Street, South Coogee (F2004/07359)

WO19/11

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Nash) that the Ficus ‘Hillii’  (Hill’s Weeping fig) street tree growing on the nature strip outside 9A Athol Street, South Coogee, be removed and replaced with two advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pillys).

 

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

 

 

 

W16/11    Works Report - Ficus rubiginosa (Port Jackson fig) growing in Kokoda Park, Kensington (F2004/07359)

WO20/11

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Nash) that Council removes the large Ficus rubiginosa (Port Jackson fig) on the northern side of Kokoda Park, Kensington, and replaces it with a super-advanced Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay fig).

 

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

 

 

 

W17/11    Works Report - Kensington and West Kingsford Traffic Management (F2004/08211)

WO21/11

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Nash) that:

 

a)              the three staged approach to the introduction of traffic devices in the Kensington/ West Kingsford, as identified in this report, be adopted.

 

b)              all residents in the designated precinct be notified by flyer of the three (3) staged action to ensure the endorsement of the community of each of the three proposed stages.

 

c)              the Terms of Reference of the LATM Study be referred to the Kensington Precinct prior to the commencement of the draft LATM Study to enable the precinct to add input to the terms of reference and that a report come back to Council with the details.

 

d)              Day Avenue be included in the study area.

 

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

 

Cr Belleli vacated the Chair in order to participate fully in the discussion on Item W18/11.

 

Cr White (Deputy Chairperson) assumed the Chair.

 

 

W18/11    Works Report - Update on Future Use of Top Yard at Council Depot (F2004/06326)

WO22/11

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Woodsmith) that:

 

a)     Council maintain the current zoning of the top yard of Council’s Depot at Special         Uses 5 (or its equivalent zoning under the new Comprehensive LEP) until the         property market improves sufficiently for Council to realise a competitive price         for the sale of the land; and

 

b)     Council recover half of the expenses incurred thus far on the preparation of         concept plans and the valuation from Waverley Council.

 

AMENDMENT: (Belleli/Nash) that Council recover half of the expenses incurred thus far on the preparation of concept plans and the valuation from Waverley Council. LOST.

 

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

 

Crs Belleli and Nash requested that their names be recorded as voting against the above resolution.

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.00pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON