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, 8 October 2013 AT 6:05pm

 

Present:

 

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        - Councillors A Andrews & T Seng (arrived 6:10pm) 

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen, M Matson & B Roberts

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey &  K Smith

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli, D’Souza (Deputy

                                                             Chairperson) & P Garcia

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos

                                                             (Chairperson)

 

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

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Stevenson.

 

RESOLVED: (Mayor, Cr S Nash/Garcia) 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 Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 September 2013

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RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr S Nash/Garcia) that the Minutes of the Works 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

 

a)     Cr Neilson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W47/13 as she knows some people who live in the area.

b)     Cr Andrews declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W47/13 as he knows some people who live in the area.

c)     Cr Andrews declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W46/13 as he attends the Greek Orthodox Parish in Kingsford.

d)     Cr Garcia declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W47/13 as he knows people who live in the area.

e)     Cr Stavrinos declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W46/13 as he attends the Greek Orthodox Parish in Kingsford.

f)       Cr Smith declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W45/13 as a colleague of his made a submission in relation to the matter.

g)     Cr Matson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W45/13 as he knows someone who lives in the area.

h)  Cr Shurey declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W45/13 as she knows one of the residents of Scott Street.

 

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:

W45/13     SCOTT STREET, MAROUBRA - PROPOSED FOOTPATH CONSTRUCTION

 

Against               Maureen Anderson

 

W47/13     Recognition of Lurline Bay as a suburb

 

Against               Jim Pappas

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.27pm and was resumed at 6.29pm.

 

For                      George Phillips

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W44/13    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 121 Gale Road, Maroubra (F2004/07359)

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RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Smith) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 121 Gale Road, Maroubra, be removed in the interests of public safety and replaced with an appropriate number of Eucalyptus haemastoma (Scribbly gums) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 


 

 

W45/13    Works Report - Scott Street, Maroubra - Proposed Footpath Construction (F2013/00369)

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RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Mayor, Cr S Nash) that:

 

1.       the details of the resident submissions from 10 residents objecting to the footpath, and 1 resident supporting the footpath, be noted.

 

2.       Council proceeds with the proposal of constructing a footpath on the south side of Scott Street.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Mayor, Cr S Nash) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

W46/13    Works Report - Renaming part of Day Lane to Mary Hamer Lane (F2004/07140)

WO48/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Bowen) that:

 

1.     the proposed renaming of Day Lane between Borrodale Road and Gardeners Road, to Mary Hamer Lane proceed by publishing notice in the Government Gazette and the Southern Courier.

 

2.     the Geographical Names Board and other required public bodies are informed of the endorsed name.

 

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

 

 

 

W47/13    Works Report - Recognition of Lurline Bay as a suburb (F2004/07141)

WO49/13

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Seng) that:

 

a)     the proposed new suburb of Lurline Bay, be in accordance with the red line shown on the map on Attachment 2 as the ‘requested suburb boundary alignment’, subject to the line being continued down the northern side of The Corso to Marine Parade (ie. The 3 properties on the western side of Marine Parade, between Torrington Road and The Corso are to be included in the proposed new suburb of Lurline Bay) and that the proposal be submitted to the Geographical Names Board for its consideration.

 

b)     the residents on southern side of Torrington Road be surveyed while the proposal is being considered by the Geographic Names Board.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

The meeting closed at 6.59pm.

 

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

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON