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

 

MINUTES OF Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 AT 6:00pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

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

                                                           

East Ward                                            - Councillor M Matson (Deputy Chairperson) 

 

West Ward                                           - Councillor G Moore

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli & N D’Souza

 

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 Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

 

In attendance:

 

Councillors Andrews, Garcia, Seng, Smith, Stavrinos, Stevenson.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28pm and was resumed at 6.40pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Nash and Roberts.

 

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

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 9 April 2013

EN11/13

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Bowen/Matson) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting 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

 

Nil.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Environment Reports

 

E9/13        Environment Report - Community carshare update and requirement for parking permits for these vehicles (F2009/00508)

EN12/13

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr  Bowen/Matson) that a report be prepared assessing the feasibility of charging an annual fee for each carshare vehicle with full triple bottom line analysis of the better good.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr  Bowen/Matson) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

E10/13      Environment Report - Seeking Council support for an initiative to encourage local cafes and restaurants to use environmentally sound, takeaway coffee cups (F2004/07259)

EN13/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/D'Souza) that Council approves $22,500 from the community education budget of the environmental levy program for the development and implementation of a campaign aimed at encouraging the use of environmentally friendly, takeaway coffee cups made from renewable materials and so reduce the impacts these cups have on the litter and waste stream.

 

MOTION: (Matson/D'Souza) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

E11/13      Environment Report - Randwick's 'Think, Act, Save' community environment campaign to coincide with World Environment Day, June 5, 2013. (F2010/00241)

EN14/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Mayor, Cr Bowen) that Council notes the range of events and activities brought together for World Environment Day, 2013 under Randwick’s ‘Think, Act, Save’ community campaign.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Mayor, Cr Bowen) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 6.46pm.

 

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

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON