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, 13 November 2012 AT 6.02pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        - Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillor M Matson

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey &

                                                             K Smith

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli, D’ Souza (Deputy Chairperson) & P Garcia

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors G Moore, S Nash & H Stavrinos

 

Officers present:

 

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Director City Planning                                       Ms S Truuvert

Manager Administrative Services                        Mr D Kelly

Manager Development Assessments                    Mr K Kyriacou

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Apologies were received from Councillors Andrews and Roberts.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Smith) that the apologies received from Councillors Andrews and Roberts 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 14 August 2012

WO32/12

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Belleli) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 August 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

W26/12       McDOUGALL STREET, KENSINGTON – RESIDENT PETITION FOR RETENTION OF BRICK FOOTPATH

 

FOR                       George Caredef

 

Urgent Business

 

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

 

W25/12    Works Report - Senior Outdoor Gym - Jack Vanny Memorial Park - Maroubra (PROJ/10599/2011)

WO33/12

RESOLUTION: (Seng/Bowen) that Council install the outdoor gym for seniors at the grassed area between Maroubra Surf Club and the Beach Pavilion as per location area shown in attachment 7.

 

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

 

 

 

W26/12    Works Report - McDougall Street, Kensington - Resident Petition for Retention of Brick Footpath (F2012/00447)

WO34/12

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Moore) that :

 

a)     the resident petition supporting the retention of a brick footpath in McDougall Street, Kensington, be noted. 

 

b)     Council reconstruct only the major failures in the footpaths in McDougall Street with existing bricks (where practicable) and new brick pavers where required.

 

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

 

 

 

W27/12    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 31 Duke Street, Kensington (F2004/07359)

WO35/12

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Smith) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping Fig) growing outside 31 Duke Street, Kensington, be removed and replaced with a super-advanced species that approaches the Hills Fig in terms of being a provider of habitat and food source for a variety of native bird life and other fauna.

 

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

 

 

 

W28/12    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 41 Duke Street, Kensington (F2004/07359)

WO36/12

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Smith) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping Fig) growing outside 31 Duke Street, Kensington, be removed and replaced with a super-advanced species that approaches the Hills Fig in terms of being a provider of habitat and food source for a variety of native bird life and other fauna.

 

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

 

 

 

W29/12    Works Report - Supporting "Sense of Community" Street Parties (F2004/07232)

WO37/12

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Garcia) that Council:

 

1.    support “Sense of Community” street parties by arranging, on behalf of residents:

 

(a)  traffic control plans

(b)  the preparation of traffic management plans and road occupancy licences for submission to the RMS (if necessary), and

(c)  all traffic control measures associated with street parties including all signage and other materials as well as labour on the day of the event.

 

2.    vote $13,000.00 to cover the costs associated with the street party applications, with funds being allocated from the 2012-13 Contingency Fund.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.19pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 4 December 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON