MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 AT 6:17pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor M Matson (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews, T Seng

 

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 J Procopiadis & S Nash

 

Officers present:

 

Acting General Manager                                    Ms S Truuvert

Director City Services                                      Mr J  Frangoples

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G Banting

Acting Manager Development Assessment            Mr R Quinton

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Manager Organisational Staff Services                 Ms F Calabrese

Manager Strategic Planning                               Ms K Armstrong

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

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

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/Mayor, Cr Matson) that the apologies received from Crs Hughes, Notley-Smith 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 14 June 2011

WO23/11

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Mayor, Cr Matson) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 June 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

 

W19/11    Works Report - Sister City Signage (PROJ/10575/2011)

WO24/11

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Smith) that Council approve the installation of an information/plinth sign in the Town Hall forecourt to recognise Randwick City Council’s Sister Cities.

 

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

 

 

 

W20/11    Works Report - Council-Owned Ficus 'Hillii' (Hill's Weeping Fig) Growing Outisde 8-10 Greville Street, Clovelly (F2004/07359)

WO25/11

RESOLUTION: (White/Smith) that the Council-owned Ficus microcarpa var. ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 8-10 Greville Street, Clovelly, be removed and replaced with an appropriate number of more appropriate tree species – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W21/11    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 24 Figtree Avenue, Randwick (F2004/07359)

WO26/11

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Procopiadis) that the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 24 Figtree Avenue, Randwick, be removed and replaced with one-two Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W22/11    Works Report - Impact of Council-owned trees on Photovoltaic Cells and Solar Hot Water Systems (F2004/07359)

WO27/11

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

 

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

 

 

 

W23/11    Works Report - 5-9 Wolseley Road, Coogee - Footway Construction (DA/426/2007/B)

WO28/11

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Matson/Andrews) that;

 

a)     The proposed work submitted by the owner as outlined on drawing CD780, revision A be approved.

 

b)     That the work be undertaken to Council’s satisfaction.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.26pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 9 August 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON