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

 

MINUTES OF Economic Development Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 AT 6.17pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -†† Councillor G Stevenson

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

East Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -†† Councillors M Matson & B Roberts†††††† (Chairperson)

 

North Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -†† Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey & K Smith

 

South Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -†† Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

West Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -†† Councillors G Moore, S Nash & H Stavrinos (Deputy Chairperson)

 

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

Manager Administrative Services††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr D Kelly

Manager Development Assessments††††††††††††††††††† Mr K Kyriacou

Economic Development Officer†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ms S Williamson

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews, DíSouza and Seng.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Belleli) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews, DíSouza and Seng be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Economic Development Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 August 2012

ED1/13

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Smith) that the Minutes of the Economic Development 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

 

a)†††† All councillors declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item EDC1/13 ††††††† as they know of people involved, including Mr Schick (the current President of ††††††† the Kingsford Chamber of Commerce).

 

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:

 

EDC1/13††† Draft Kingsford Town Centre Strategy

 

For††††††††††††††††††††† Peter Schick

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.26pm and was resumed at 6.27pm.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Economic Development Reports

 

EDC1/13†† Economic Development Report - Draft Kingsford Town Centre Strategy (F2012/00050)

ED2/13

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Moore) that:

 

a)            Council receive and adopt the Kingsford Town Centre Strategy;

 

b)            prioritise and implement the short term actions contained in the Kingsford Town Centre Strategy;

 

c)            a report be brought back to Council on the feasibility of waiving fees for outdoor dining for Kingsford and Matraville businesses for a 12 month trial period, including the waiving of fees for current outdoor dining licenses from the start of any amnesty period;

 

d)            a letter be sent to the Mayor of Botany Bay City Council regarding a partnership on holding events in Dacey Gardens and invite discussion with Botany Bay City Council exploring joint events that maybe held in Dacey Gardens; and

 

e)            a report be brought back to Council on reduced parking hours in Houston Road and Harbourne Avenue, Kingsford.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.45pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Economic Development Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on .

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON