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

 

MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 AT 6.05pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews, T Seng &

                                                             G Stevenson

 

East Ward                                            - Councillors T Bowen & M Matson (arrived 6.09pm)

                                                           

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Smith, P Tracey &

                                                             M Woodsmith

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli, C Matthews (Chairperson) & A White

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors B Hughes (Deputy Chairperson) (arrived 6.08pm) & J Procopiadis 

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

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Notley-Smith.

 

RESOLVED: (Belleli/White) that the apology received from Cr Notley-Smith be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 July 2012

WO20/12

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/White) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 July 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

W19/12     Kensington / West Kingsford - Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) Traffic Study

 

For                      Margery Whitehead

  

Urgent Business

 

UB5/12     Cr Charles Matthews - Driveway Works – 1 Jennifer Street, Little Bay (F2008/00509)

WO21/12

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Woodsmith) that:

 

a)     Council vote $13,000 from the 2012-13 Council Contingency Fund cover the cost of repairs to the driveway at 1 Jennifer St reet, Little Bay (for the benefit of the lessee of the property - Spinal Cord Injuries Australia).

 

b)            the State Government be requested to reimburse Council for the cost of the works.

 

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

 

 

UB6/12     Cr Anthony  Andrews – Reinstatement of disabled parking space – Coogee Bay Road, Coogee (F2004/07866)

WO22/12

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that the request for the reinstatement of the disabled parking space on Coogee Bay Road be referred back to the Traffic Committee for consideration with a further report back to Council on the outcome.

 

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

 

Works Reports

 

W16/12    Works Report - Fibro Fragments (Asbestos Issue) at Heffron Park (F2008/00197)

WO23/12

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

 

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

 

 

 

W17/12    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 84 Tunstall Avenue, Kingsford (F2004/07359)

WO24/12

RESOLUTION: (Woodsmith/Bowen) that the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 84 Tunstall Avenue, Kingsford, be removed and replaced with an advanced native tree – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 


 

 

W18/12    Works Report - Road Safety Steering Committee Meeting - Minutes - May 2012 (F2010/00008)

WO25/12

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that the minutes from the Road Safety Steering Committee held on 30 May 2012, be noted.

 

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

 

 

 

W19/12    Works Report - Kensington / West Kingsford - Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) Traffic Study (F2011/00463)

WO26/12

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

 

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

 

 

 

W20/12    Works Report - Ficus ‘Hillii’ outside 14 Athol Street, South Coogee (F2004/07359)

WO27/12

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Procopiadis) that the Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) street tree growing on the nature strip outside 14 Athol Street, South Coogee, be removed and replaced with two advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pillys).

 

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

 

 

 

W21/12    Works Report - Roads and Maritime Services Grant Funding and other road related projects (F2005/00767)

WO28/12

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Woodsmith) that Council:

 

a)     fund the $260,025 from the Infrastructure reserves, so that it may accept the offers of funding from Roads and Maritime Services.

 

b)     formally accept Roads and Maritime Services’ offers of funding for the traffic projects detailed within the body of this report; and

 

c)     inform Roads and Maritime Services that, given the likely challenging design process, the Council seeks to have Project S/07002 funded across two financial years.

 

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

 

 

 

W22/12    Works Report - Council of the City of Sydney's Trial of Pedestrian Countdown Timers at Traffic Signals (F2005/00825)

WO29/12

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Andrews) that the report by the RTA regarding the trial of pedestrian countdown timers at traffic signals be noted.

 

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

 

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

 

 

W23/12    Works Report - Proposed Pedestrian Facility across Fitzgerald Avenue near Robey Street, Maroubra (F2005/00825)

WO30/12

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Seng) that:

 

a)       Council officers investigate the possibilities for the installation of a pedestrian refuge in Fitzgerald Avenue in the vicinity of Robey Street, Maroubra.

 

b)       this matter be reported to the Traffic Committee.

 

AMENMENT: (Stevenson/Tracey) that:

 

a)       Council officers investigate the possibilities for the installation of a pedestrian refuge in Fitzgerald Avenue in the vicinity of Robey Street, Maroubra and in the future a possible zebra crossing.

 

b)       this matter be reported to the Traffic Committee. LOST.

 

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

 

 

 

W24/12    Works Report - Open Space Consultative Committee (F2010/00097)

WO31/12

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Procopiadis) that the report be received and noted.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.42pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON