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, 12 March 2013 AT 6:26pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillor 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

Manager Administrative Services                        Mr D Kelly

Manager Aquatic Services                                 Mr R Heddle

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.27pm and was resumed at 9.17pm

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews and Seng.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Nash) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews and 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 12 February 2013

WO6/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 February 2013 (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

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W5/13       Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 24-26 Gale Road, Maroubra (F2004/07359)

WO7/13

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Stavrinos) that the large Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 24-26 Gale Road, Maroubra, be removed and replaced with one-two Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pillys) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W6/13       Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 113-117 Gale Road, Maroubra (F2004/07359)

WO8/13

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Roberts) that the two Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping figs) growing outside 113-117 Gale Road, Maroubra, be removed and replaced with an appropriate number of Eucalyptus haemastoma (Scribbly gums) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W7/13       Works Report - Cleaning Service Provision for Australian Turf Club (F2004/07286)

WO9/13

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

 

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

 

 

 

Confidential Reports

 

The meeting moved into closed session in order to consider confidential items.

 

Closed Session

 

W8/13       Confidential - Des Renford Leisure Centre Gym Business Plan (F2006/00406)

This matter is considered to be confidential under Section 10A(2)(d) of the Local Government Act, as it deals with commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret.

WO10/13

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Stavrinos) that Council approve the Des Renford Leisure Centre Gym Business Plan and notes the increase of the permanent staff establishment.

 

AMENDMENT: (Moore/Mayor, Cr Bowen) that:

 

a)     Council approve the Des Renford Leisure Centre Gym Business Plan and notes the increase of the permanent staff establishment.

 

b)     a report be brought back to Council looking at different pricing models for residents and non residents, including a list of associated amendments to the fees and charges. LOST.

 

Councillors Stevenson and Smith called for a DIVISION.

 

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

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Moore

Councillor Belleli

Councillor Stevenson

Councillor Bowen

 

Councillor D'Souza

 

Councillor Garcia

 

Councillor Matson

 

Councillor Nash

 

Councillor Neilson

 

Councillor Roberts

 

Councillor Shurey

 

Councillor Smith

 

Councillor Stavrinos

Total (2)

Total (11)

 

MOTION: (Smith/Stavrinos) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

Open Session

 

The meeting moved back into open session.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 10.16pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 9 April 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON