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,

10 September 2013 AT 6:28pm

 

Present:

 

North Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -††††††† Councillors K Neilson

 

East Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -††††††† Councillors M Matson (Deputy Chairperson) (in the chair) & B Roberts

 

West Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -††††††† Councillor G Moore

 

South Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -† ††††††† Councillors R Belleli & N DíSouza

 

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 Administrative Services††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr D Kelly

Manager Sustainability†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr P Maganov

Communications Manager††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr J Hay

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.29pm and was re-opened at 8.56pm.

 

In Attendance:

Councillors Garcia, Smith, Stavrinos and Stevenson.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews, Bowen, Nash, Seng and Shurey.

 

RESOLVED: (Neilson/DíSouza) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews, Bowen, Nash, Seng and Shurey 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 13 August 2013

EN19/13

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/D'Souza) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 August 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.

 

Greening Randwick Reports

Nil.

 

Environment Reports

 

E15/13††††† Environment Report - Environmental Levy Program Update Including Budget and Project Information for Past and Proposed Future Levy Programs. (F2004/08357)

EN20/13

RESOLUTION: (D'Souza/Neilson) that Council:

 

a)†††† notes the funding spent for project categories under the current 2009-2014 environmental levy program (Attachment 1);

 

b)†††† notes and endorses the potential project categories and budget in a proposed continuation of the environmental levy program 2014-2019 (Attachment 2); and

 

c)†††† notes the results of the community consultation on views regarding a continuation of the environmental levy program will form part of the paper for Council determination on this continuation at the November 2013 Council meeting.

 

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

 

 

E16/13††††† Environment Report - Approval to Participate in the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government Climate Change Adaptation Project (F2010/00241)

EN21/13

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Moore) that Council endorses Randwick Councilís participation in the ACELG Climate Change Adaptation project and approves the allocation of $5,000.00 to the project from the climate change budget of the environmental levy program.

 

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

 

 

E17/13††††† Environment Report - Seeking Approval of a Vertical Garden Installation at Rear of Council Administration Building, 30 Frances Street Randwick. (F2010/00421)

EN22/13

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/D'Souza) that Council approves the proposal to install a vertical garden planted with herbs and vegetables for staff access at the rear of the Administration Building, 30 Frances Street Randwick for the amount of $3,300 to be paid to Councilís preferred supplier, Sydney Organic Gardens from the community garden budget of the environmental levy program.

 

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

 


Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 9.02pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 8 October 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON