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, 4 December 2012 AT 6.00pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews, 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

Acting Director City Services                             Mr J  Ingegneri

Director City Planning                                       Ms S Truuvert

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G Banting

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Roberts.

 

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Matson) that the apology received from Cr 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 13 November 2012

WO38/12

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Smith) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 November 2012 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting, subject to:

·         the resolutions in relation to reports W27/12 and W28/12 be amended to delete any reference to the replacement trees being Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese Elm). The trees in question are to be replaced by ‘a 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.’

·         Cr Andrews’ name being removed from the list of Councillors present at the meeting.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

 

Nil.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W30/12    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 11 Quail Street, Coogee (F2004/07359)

WO39/12

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Mayor, Cr Bowen) that the Council-owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 11 Quail Street, Coogee, be removed and replaced with an advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

MOTION: (Smith/Mayor, Cr Bowen) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

W31/12    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 77 St Marks Road, Randwick (F2004/07359)

WO40/12

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Mayor, Cr Bowen) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 77 St Marks Road, Randwick, be removed and replaced with an advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W32/12    Works Report - Buildings for our Community - upcoming 2012-13 and 2013-14 projects (F2010/00044)

WO41/12

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that:

 

a)    $626,500 be borrowed from Council’s Infrastructure Reserves to pay for the upfront cost of Pioneers Park & Nagle Park amenities and Maroubra Senior Citizens Centre in the current financial year.

 

b)    $280,000 be repaid to the Infrastructure Reserves in 2013-14 from the projected surplus in Buildings for our Community funding from the Little Bay toilet and Jeff Sayle Pavilion projects.

 

c)    savings of $345,500 from future Buildings for our Community projects be repaid to the Infrastructure Reserves.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.12pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 12 February 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON