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, 9 April 2013 AT 6:30pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews, T Seng &

                                                             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

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 7.34pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Nil.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

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

WO11/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that the Minutes of the Works 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

 

Cr Nash declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W12/13 as relatives of his lives nearby.

 

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:

W12/13     Endeavour Avenue, La Perouse - Petition

 

For                      Tim Gilbert  and Andrew Mercado

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W9/13       Works Report - Cleaning at Wylies Baths (F2005/00182)

WO12/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Garcia) that Council donate as a “one-off” the high pressure cleaner to the Wylies Baths Trust.

 

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

 

 

 

W10/13    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 83-85 St Marks Road, Randwick (F2004/07359)

WO13/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Smith) that:

 

a)     the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 83 St Marks Road, Randwick, be removed and replaced with two advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pillys) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

b)     the Hill’s Weeping fig outside 85 St Marks Road, Randwick, be retained for at least twelve months and that any proposal for removal be reassessed at the expiration of that period.

 

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

 

 

 

W11/13    Works Report - Emanuel School Use of Frank Doyle Park (F2009/07550)

WO14/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that the report be received and noted and a further report be brought back to the Works Committee at the end of the school year assessing whether or not the arrangements have been satisfactory for all stakeholders.

 

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

 

 

 

W12/13    Works Report - Endeavour Avenue, La Perouse - Petition (F2006/00101)

WO15/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     the residents from Endeavour Avenue be surveyed regarding their views on implementation of speed humps in the area.

 

b)     the residents in the vicinity of Nos 9-23 be also surveyed regarding the proposed expansion of the evening hour parking prohibitions (as detailed at the March 2013 Traffic Committee meeting).

 

c)     measurements be undertaken to assess the current extent of speeding in Endeavour Avenue.

 

d)     a report on the results of these surveys be brought back to the Traffic Committee for consideration.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.55pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 14 May 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON