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

 

MINUTES OF Community Services Committee of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 AT 6:28pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

North Ward                                           -   Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey (Deputy Chairperson) & K Smith

                                                         

East Ward                                            -   Councillor M Matson (Chairperson)

 

South Ward                                          -   Councillors R Belleli, D’Souza & P Garcia

 

West Ward                                           -   Councillors G Moore, S Nash & H Stavrinos

 

Central Ward                                        -   Councillors S Stevenson & T Seng

 

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

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28pm and was resumed at 8.37pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews and Roberts.

 

RESOLVED: (Mayor, Cr Bowen/Stavrinos) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews and Roberts be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday 9 April 2013

CS10/13

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Shurey) that the Minutes of the Community Services Committee held on Tuesday 9 April 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

 

The Mayor, Cr Bowen, declared a significant non pecuniary interest in Item C7/13 as a Director of the entity that includes the Randwick Bowling Club. Cr Bowen did not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Community Services Reports

 

C7/13        Community Services Report - Review of Old Time Dance Activity (F2004/07693)

 

 

 

 

CS11/13

At this point in the meeting the Mayor, Cr Bowen, declared a significant non pecuniary interest in this item and left the meeting. Cr Bowen did not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Garcia) that Council:

1.   Notes the wide range of affordable cultural and recreational activities attractive to active senior citizens in and around Randwick City, the growing desire for some events to be hosted within nursing homes and the changing trends as evidenced by a decline in attendances at the monthly ‘Old Time Dance’.

 

2.   Endorses the;

a.   practice of offering musical events to nursing homes during the pre-Christmas period.

 

b.   replacement of the monthly ‘Old Time Dance’ with programmes geared towards resident senior citizens in consultation with the Older Persons Advisory Committee such as:

 

i.   special day time movie screenings in partnership with the Ritz Cinema Randwick four times a year

ii.  interactive tours and information sessions hosted by Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses Association, Randwick District Historical Society or the Barrett House group, and

iii. annually, two Sunday afternoon Jazz or Swing music events.

 

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

 

 

 

C8/13        Community Services Report - Council Advisory Committee Minutes (F2004/07646)

CS12/13

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Stavrinos) that the Council acknowledges and accepts the minutes of the following Advisory Committees:

 

·      Multicultural Advisory Committee – February 2013

·      Older Persons Advisory Committee – March 2013

 

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

 

Library Reports

Nil.   

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Community Services Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 11 June 2013.

 

The meeting closed at 8.44pm.

 

 

 

 

...................................................

CHAIRPERSON