THESE MINUTES ARE DRAFT UNTIL CONFIRMED AT THE NEXT MONTHLY MEETING OF THIS COUNCIL AND/OR COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 13 September 2011 AT 6:05pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor M Matson (East Ward)

 

North Ward                                           - Councillors K Smith & M Woodsmith (Deputy Chairperson)

 

West Ward                                           - Councillor B Hughes (Chairperson)

 

South Ward                                          - Councillors R Belleli &   A White

 

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

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Manager Organisational Staff Services                 Ms F Calabrese

 

In attendance:

Councillors Andrews, Bowen, Nash and Procopiadis.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Matthews and Tracey.

 

RESOLVED: (Woodsmith/Mayor, Cr Matson) that the apologies received from Crs Matthews and Tracey be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 9 August 2011

EN10/11

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Mayor, Cr Matson) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 July 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.

 

Greening Randwick Reports

Nil.

 

Environment Reports

 

E9/11        Environment Report - Household Chemical CleanOut Results May 2011 (F2008/00413)

EN11/11

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Matson/Woodsmith) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

 

 

E10/11      Environment Report - Proposal to purchase Australian sourced Carbon Offsets - Accredited Project (F2006/00176)

EN12/11

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Matson/Woodsmith) that Council approves the purchase of 710 tonnes of Australian carbon offsets from Climate Friendly as outlined above.

 

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

 

 

 

E11/11      Environment Report - Waste and Sustainability Improvement Payments Program  (F2009/00496)

EN13/11

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Matson/Woodsmith) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

 

 

E12/11      Environment Report - Results to date of the 3-Council Business Water Audit Program (F2009/00494)

EN14/11

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Mayor, Cr Matson) that Council receive and note this report.

 

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

 

 

 

E13/11      Environment Report - 'Greening Kooloora' project at Kooloora Community Centre (F2011/00302)

EN15/11

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Mayor, Cr Matson) that:

 

a)     Council approve the allocation of up to $10,000 to assist in the installation of energy saving meters for local residents participating in the sustainability workshops at Kooloora Community Centre as outlined in this report and commencing with a trial by November 2011;

 

b)     Council approve $7,750, subject to equal funding from Housing NSW, for the installation of solar panels on Kooloora Community Centre as part of the ‘Greening Kooloora’ project; and

 

c)            the results of this trial and outcomes of the project are reported back to Council on a regular basis.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 6.19pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 11 October 2011.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON