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, 10 September 2013 AT 6:02pm

 

Present:

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillor G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors M Matson & B Roberts

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Neilson & 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

Manager Administrative Services                        Mr D Kelly

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Manager Development Assessments                    Mr K Kyriacou

Manager Sustainability                              Mr P Maganov

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

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

 

RESOLVED: (Stavrinos/Smith) 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 Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 August 2013

WO40/13

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Stavrinos) that the Minutes of the Works 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

W40/13     Lifeguard Service Levels

 

For                      Cassandra Scott

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W40/13    Works Report - Lifeguard Service Levels (F2004/07113)

WO41/13

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

 

a)     maintain the current Lifeguard Service levels at all beaches;

 

b)     continue to monitor beach patronage at all Council beaches and ensure that ‘best practice’ service levels are maintained at all times; and

 

c)     request an additional report come back to Council before the start of Summer,         addressing options including increased signage at beaches, an increased use of         non English languages on beach signage, options of mobile phone apps, an         increased use of non English announcements at our beaches and a SMS         messaging service.

 

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

 

 

 

W41/13    Works Report - Update on the Construction of the Des Renford Leisure Centre (F2012/00401)

WO42/13

RESOLUTION: (Smith/D'Souza) that the $348,269.00 for the parent rooms, upgrade of disabled toilets, fire services and existing foyer be funded from the Des Renford Leisure Centre Reserve.

 

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

 

 

 

W42/13    Works Report - Parking Task Force (F2004/06137)

WO43/13

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)   interested Councillors meet with the Director City Services, to consider the scope, composition and terms of reference of the task force;

 

b)   councillors Matson, Roberts, Stavrinos, Stevenson and the Mayor of the day to be on the task force; and

 

c)   the outcomes of the task force be reported back to the Works Committee for       consideration and adoption.

 

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

 

 


 

 

W43/13    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 3 Athol Street, South Coogee (F2004/07359)

WO44/13

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/D'Souza) that:

 

a)  the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 3 Athol Street, South Coogee, be removed; and

 

b)  an advanced Cupaniopsis anarcardioides (Tuckeroo), nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan, be planted outside 3 Athol Street, South Coogee.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.31pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON