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, 11 June 2013 AT 6:05pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor T Bowen (East Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        - Councillors A Andrews (arrived 6.15pm),    T Seng & G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors M Matson & B Roberts

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillor K Smith

 

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, Neilson and Shurey.

 

RESOLVED: (Garcia/Matson) that the apologies received from Crs Nash, Neilson and Shurey be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 May 2013

WO19/13

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Roberts) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 May 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

 

All Councillors present at the meeting declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W18/13 as the applicant is known to them as a former Councillor.

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:

W18/13     Tree Removal - Outside 10 Inglethorpe Avenue, Kensington

 

For                      Margery Whitehead

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W17/13    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 3 Quail Street, Coogee (F2004/07359)

WO20/13

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Bowen/Stavrinos) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 3 Quail Street , Coogee, be removed post-December 2013 and that it be replaced with an advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

W18/13    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 10 Inglethorpe Avenue, Kensington (F2004/07359)

WO21/13

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Roberts) that the Council-owned Eucalyptus grandis (Flooded gum) and the Agonis flexuosa (Willow Myrtle) growing outside 10 Inglethorpe Avenue, Kensington, be removed and replaced with an advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

Cr Andrews arrived at the meeting at this point (6.15pm).

 

 

W19/13    Works Report - Tree Removal - Adjacent 289 Maroubra Road, Maroubra (F2004/07359)

WO22/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Seng) that the two Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping figs) street trees growing adjacent to 289 Maroubra Road, Maroubra, be removed and a report be brought back to Council (or the Works Committee) in relation to appropriate replacement trees.

 

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

 

 

W20/13    Works Report - Dunningham Reserve Irrigation Works (F2008/00199)

WO23/13

RESOLUTION: (Roberts/Stavrinos) that Council approve the installation of an underground tank, UV filter, pipes and pop up sprinklers to water the turf and garden areas across Dunningham Reserve.

 

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

 

 

W21/13    Works Report - 1408 Anzac Parade, Little Bay - Street and Park Names (DA/812/2011)

WO24/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Roberts) that:

 

a)   Council endorse street and park names as proposed and that the proposed for the Little Bay Cove development.

 

b)   the developer be advised to advertise the proposed street and park names and notify the public bodies in accordance with Division 2 of Road Regulations 2008.

 

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

 

 

W22/13    Works Report - Coogee Bay Floodplain Management Committee (PROJ/10515/2009)

WO25/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     Council adopts the Coogee Bay Flood Study.

 

b)     Work proceeds on preparation of the Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan.

 

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

 

 

W23/13    Works Report - Kensington Centennial Park Floodplain Management Committee (PROJ/10008/2005)

WO26/13

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Matson) that:

 

a)     Council adopts the Kensington Centennial Park Flood Study.

 

b)     Work proceeds on preparation of the Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan.

 

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

 

 

W24/13    Works Report - Future installation of Outdoor Gym Equipment (F2005/00834)

WO27/13

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Andrews) that Council note:

 

a)   the installation of outdoor exercise equipment for Burrows Park and Chifley Reserve are funded in the 2013-14 Draft Capital Budget.

 

b)   the installation of outdoor exercise equipment for Latham Park and Kensington Oval will be considered for funding in future capital budgets.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 6.26pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 9 July 2013.

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON