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, 14 May 2013 AT 6:05pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        - Councillors A Andrews (arrived 6.31pm)     T Seng & G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillor M Matson

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey &

                                                             K Smith (arrived 6.10pm)

 

South Ward                                          - Councillors R Belleli, D’ Souza (Deputy Chairperson) & P Garcia

 

West Ward                                           - Councillors G Moore & 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

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Nash and Roberts.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Mayor, Cr Bowen) 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 Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 9 April 2013

WO16/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Mayor, Cr Bowen) that the Minutes of the Works 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

 

Cr Neilson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W16/13 as some of the petitioners are known to her.

 

Cr Smith arrived at the meeting at this point (6.10pm).

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

WO17/13

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Mayor, Cr Bowen) that Council proceed with the revised 2013-14 Buildings for our Community program as outlined in this report, including:

 

a)     an allocation of funding from the 2013-14 Parks and Recreation Capital Budget totaling $2,917,000 towards the Coral Sea Park, Heffron Park central west and south west amenities building upgrades, and the new amenities facility at Chifley Sports Reserve;

 

b)            the deferral of Popplewell Park childcare centre, South Maroubra Beach amenities, Mahon Pool amenities, Plant Nursery greenhouse and shadehouse and Randwick Cemetery facility projects to future years.

 

c)            commencement of the Kensington Community Centre project in 2013-14 with $600,000 brought forward from Buildings for our Community 2014-15 allocated funds and with an additional $2 million from S94 contributions.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Shurey) that Council proceed with the revised 2013-14 Buildings for our Community program as outlined in this report, including:

 

a)     an allocation of funding from the 2013-14 Parks and Recreation Capital Budget totaling $2,917,000 towards the Coral Sea Park, Heffron Park central west and south west amenities building upgrades, and the new amenities facility at Chifley Sports Reserve;

 

b)     the deferral of Popplewell Park childcare centre, South Maroubra Beach amenities, Mahon Pool amenities, Plant Nursery greenhouse and shadehouse and Randwick Cemetery facility projects to future years.

 

c)            commencement of the Kensington Community Centre project in 2013-14 with $600,000 brought forward from Buildings for our Community 2014-15 allocated funds and with an additional $2 million from S94 contributions.

 

d)            the Works Committee notes the recent resolutions by the Kensington  Pecinct Committee and authorises the General Manager to consult further with the Precinct Committee in relation to the resolutions and appraise Council of the outcomes. LOST.

 

Councillors Matson and Shurey called for a DIVISION.

 

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

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Belleli

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Matson

Councillor D'Souza

Councillor Shurey

Councillor Garcia

 

Councillor Moore

 

Councillor Neilson

 

Councillor Seng

 

Councillor Smith

 

Councillor Stavrinos

 

Councillor Stevenson

Total (3)

Total (9)

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28pm and was resumed at 6.29pm.

 

Cr Andrews arrived at the meeting at this point (6.31pm).

 

 

WO18/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     Council approves for the temporary toilet facilities to be installed in Dunningham and Goldstein Reserves from 1 November 2013 to the end of March 2014 to meet the expectation of beach user visiting Coogee.

 

b)            the following be considered as a late submission to the draft budget to enable the General Manager to bring a recommendation forward as part of the budget process;

 

-           Council officers liaise with Councillors and a delegation of residents from Baden Street and representatives of the Coogee Precinct Committee to determine the exact siting of the temporary toilets in Dunningham Reserve which should be a similar size as the model installed over summer 2012-13 and the temporary toilet block be installed immediately the siting is confirmed and remain until a permanent solution is found.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 6.39pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON