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, 9 April 2013 AT 6.30pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                         -        Councillors A, Andrews (arrived 10.00pm),

T Seng & G Stevenson

                                                            

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

 

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

 

South Ward                                          -        Councillors R Belleli, N D’Souza & 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

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Economic Development Officer                           Ms S Williamson  

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.30pm and was resumed at 9.59pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Nil. 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Economic Development Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 March 2013

ED3/13

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Matson) that the Minutes of the Economic Development Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 March 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.

 

Cr Andrews arrived at the meeting at this point (10.00pm).

 

Economic Development Reports

 

EDC2/13   Economic Development Report - Kingsford Town Centre Strategy Short Term Actions  (F2012/00050)

ED4/13

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Mayor, Cr Bowen) that:

 

a)     all Council lead short term actions be implemented within the designated time frame with a progress report be brought back to Council in 12months.

 

b)     all short term actions be prioritised in consultation with the Kingsford Chamber of Commerce.

 

c)     in order to encourage an active street frontage in the Kingsford town centre that Council endorses Action 1.2 and offers fee free footpath/outdoor dining for 12 months to eligible businesses.

 

MOTION: (Nash/Andrews) that:

 

a)     all Council lead short term actions be implemented within the designated time frame with a progress report be brought back to Council in 12months.

 

b)     all short term actions be prioritised in consultation with the Kingsford Chamber of Commerce.

 

c)     in order to encourage an active street frontage in the Kingsford town centre that Council endorses Action 1.2 and offers fee free footpath/outdoor dining for 12 months to eligible businesses.

 

d)            the three current outdoor dining licence holders in the Kingsford town centre are to be included in the 12 month fee amnesty period.

 

AMENDMENT: (Belleli/Mayor, Cr Bowen) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION.

 

AMENDMENT: (Moore/Nash) that:

 

a)     all Council lead short term actions be implemented within the designated time frame with a progress report be brought back to Council in 12months.

 

b)     all short term actions be prioritised in consultation with the Kingsford Chamber of Commerce.

 

c)            in order to encourage an active street frontage in the Kingsford town centre that Council endorses Action 1.2 and offers fee free footpath/outdoor dining for 12 months to eligible businesses.

 

d)     the first community event (in accordance with Action 1.8 of the Kingsford Town Centre Strategy) is targeted to be held this year at Dacey Gardens in conjunction with the Crave Sydney Food Festival. LOST

 

MOTION: (Belleli/Mayor, Cr Bowen) – CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Cr Andrews left the meeting at this point (10.20pm).

 

 

EDC3/13   Economic Development Report - Randwick City Economic and Demographic Profile Review (F2009/00243)

ED5/13

RESOLUTION: (Stevenson/Seng) that:

 

a)     Council endorse the April 2013 Randwick City Council Economic and Demographic Profile.

 

b)     the Council set up a task force on parking to look at the issues arising from the additional 14,000 vehicles now competing for parking in Randwick City since December 2002.

 

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

   

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 10.25pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON