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MINUTES OF Works Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 AT 6:06PM

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        - Councillors A Andrews & G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors M Matson & B Roberts

 

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

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr G Banting

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Seng.

 

RESOLVED: (Nash/Matson) that the apology received from Cr Seng 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 4 December 2012

WO1/13

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Bowen/Shurey) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 4 December 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

 

a)            Cr Belleli declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W2/13 as he knows a number of people who have made submissions in relation to the proposed Chifley bus shelter.

b)            The Mayor, Cr Bowen, declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W2/13 as he knows a number of people who have made submissions on the matter.

c)            Cr Neilson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W2/13 as she knows a number of people who have made submissions on the matter and the matter was discussed by the Randwick Precinct Committee during the time when she was President.

d)            Cr Shurey declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W2/13 as she knows a number of people who have made submissions on the matter.

e)            Cr Matson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W2/13 as he knows a number of people who have made submissions on the matter and was present at Precinct Committee meetings where the matter was discussed.

f)              Cr Garcia declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W2/13 as he knows a number of people who have made submissions on the matter.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Committee, deputations were received in respect of the following matters:

W2/13       Bus Shelter - 174 Carrington Road, Randwick

Against               Andrew Tosti

 

For                      Mark Collison

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.27pm and was resumed at 6.28pm.

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W1/13       Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 2A Lorne Avenue, Kensington (F2004/07359)

WO2/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that the northern-most Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 2A Lorne Avenue, Kensington, be removed and replaced with one Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pillys) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

W2/13       Works Report - Bus Shelter - 174 Carrington Road, Randwick (F2004/00823)

WO3/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Nash) that:

 

a)     the proposed installation of a new bus shelter at 174 Carrington Road, Randwick not be installed.

 

b)    a proposed new bus shelter be allocated at the bus stop in front of 3 Dampier Street, Chifley. 

 

AMENDMENT: (Matson/-) that the bus shelter be installed at 174 Carrington Road, Randwick. RULED OUT OF ORDER.

 

MOTION OF DISSENT: (Matson/Shurey) that the Chairperson’s ruling that the amendment is out of order, as a direct negative to the motion, be dissented to. LOST.

 

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

 

Councillors Andrews and Belleli called for a DIVISION.

The DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Andrews

Councillor Matson

Councillor Belleli

Councillor Moore

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Neilson

Councillor D'Souza

Councillor Roberts

Councillor Garcia

Councillor Shurey

Councillor Nash

 

Councillor Smith

 

Councillor Stavrinos

 

Councillor Stevenson

 

Total (9)

Total (5)

 

 

W3/13       Works Report - Kensington Centennial Park Floodplain Management Committee (PROJ/10008/2005)

WO4/13

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Andrews) that:

 

a)    the Draft Kensington Centennial Park Flood Study be placed on public exhibition for 28 days.

 

b)    Council officers report back to Council detailing the outcomes of the public exhibition.

 

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

 

 

W4/13       Works Report - Coogee Bay Floodplain Management Committee  (PROJ/10515/2009)

WO5/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that:

 

a)     the Draft Coogee Bay Flood Study be placed on public exhibition for 28 days.

 

b)     Council officers report back to Council detailing the outcomes of the public exhibition.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.50pm.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON