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, 8 October 2013 AT 6:28pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                         - Councillors A Andrews & T Seng

 

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

                                                                  

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen, M Matson (Deputy Chairperson) & B Roberts

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli, N D’Souza

                                                             & P Garcia

                                                              

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

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28pm and was resumed at 7.28pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Stevenson.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Neilson) that the apology received from Cr Stevenson 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 10 September 2013

EN23/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Neilson) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 September 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

 

E18/13      Environment Report - Sustainability Schools Exchange between Randwick Public School and Temora West Public School (F2007/00484)

EN24/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)  Council note the sustainability schools exchange between students of Randwick Public School and Temora West Public School at the end of October 2013; and

 

b)  consideration be given to Councillor or staff representation, at the same time as our schools visit, with a visit to Temora Council as part of our sister city relationship.

 

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

 

 

 

E19/13      Environment Report - Overview of community environmental results for 2012-2013 (F2007/00474)

EN25/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that Council notes the results and level of community participation and involvement in a range of our environmental saving initiatives.

 

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

 

 

 

E20/13      Environment Report - NSW Government's new waste diversion target (F2009/00496)

EN26/13

RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Garcia) that Council:

 

a)     notes and supports the new EPA NSW recycling target of 70 per cent for         municipal waste by 2021-22;

 

b)            officers be requested to provide further options on how to achieve further waste reduction and improve Council’s waste diversion rate from landfill.

 

c)            maintains the current NSW target of 66% waste diversion by 2014.

 

Motion: (Matson/D'Souza) that Council:

 

a)     note the new EPA NSW recycling target of 70 per cent for municipal waste by         2021-22;

 

b)     Council officers be requested to provide further options on how to achieve         further waste reduction and improve Council’s waste diversion rate from landfill.

 

AMENDMENT: (Bowen/Garcia) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION.

MOTION: (Bowen/Garcia) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 7.37pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 12 November 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON