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, 14 August 2012 AT 6.25pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

North Ward                                           -   Councillors K Smith, P Tracey & M Woodsmith

 

East Ward                                            -   Councillor M Matson (Chairperson)

 

West Ward                                           -   Councillors B Hughes (Deputy Chairperson)

 

South Ward                                          -   Councillor R Belleli

 

Officers present:

 

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G Banting

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Director City Planning                                       Ms S Truuvert

Manager Organisational Staff Services                 Ms F Calabrese

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Acting Manager Corporate & Financial Planning      Mr M Woods

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Economic Development Officer                           Ms S Williamson

 

In attendance:

Councillors Bowen, Procopiadis, Seng and Stevenson.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.25pm and was resumed at 9.05pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr White.

 

RESOLVED: (Hughes/Procopiadis) that the apology received from Cr White be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 may 2012

EN9/12

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 May 2012 (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

 

E7/12        Environment Report - Randwick Council's Eco Living Fair, to be held on Sunday, 16 September from 10.30am to 3.30pm (F2006/00246)

EN10/12

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Nash/Woodsmith) that the date and time for this year’s Eco Living Fair be noted.

 

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

 

 

 

E8/12        Environment Report - Successful funding application to deliver the Food Waste Challenge across the 3-Council Ecological Footprint Program (F2008/00385)

EN11/12

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Nash/Belleli) that Council notes this innovative project funded by the NSW Government and endorses the delivery of the Food Waste Challenge by the Nature Conservation Council as part of the 3-Council Ecological Footprint collaboration with Waverley and Woollahra Councils.

 

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

 

 

 

E9/12        Environment Report - Externally funded SAVE program results for Randwick Council (F2011/00516)

EN12/12

RESOLUTION: (Hughes/ Mayor, Cr Nash) that:

 

a)     the report be received and noted; and

 

b)    a short tour be organised, of the SAVE Program funded community gardens, for         Councillors later in 2012.

 

MOTION: (Hughes/ Mayor, Cr Nash) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Crs Bowen and Seng left the meeting at this point and did not return (9.08pm).

 

 

E10/12      Environment Report - Term 3 sustainability courses for Randwick residents (F2012/00263)

EN13/12

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Hughes) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

 

 

 

E11/12      Environment Report - Household Clean-out Events 2012 (F2008/00413)

EN14/12

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

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 9.10pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 9 October 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON