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, 12 November 2013 AT 6:28pm

 

Present:

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson

 

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

                                                           

East Ward                                            - Councillors 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

Acting Director Governance & Financial Services   Mr D Kelly

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28pm and was resumed 8.39pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Cr Andrews, Cr Bowen, the Mayor (Cr Nash) and Cr Smith.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Neilson) that the apologies received from Cr Andrews, Cr Bowen, the Mayor (Cr Nash) and Cr Smith be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 October 2013

EN27/13

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Neilson) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 October 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

 

E25/13      Environment Report - Second UNSW Expert Reference Group briefing for Council, Wed. November 27, 2013 (F2005/00104)

EN28/13

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Stavrinos) that Council:

 

a)     endorses the second briefing of the UNSW Expert Reference Group on November 27, 2013;

 

b)     that those interested in attending confirm their attendance with the Manager, Sustainability and Strategic Waste via email (peter.maganov@randwick.nsw.gov.au); and

 

c)     agrees for Council to meet catering costs up to $800 as part of our co-hosting of the event with the Institute of Environmental Studies at UNSW.

 

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

 

 

 

E26/13      Environment Report - National Recycling Week - Big Aussie Swap event at Randwick Community Centre (F2004/08350)

EN29/13

RESOLUTION: (Belleli/Roberts) that Council note the Big Aussie Swap event as part of National Recycling Week at Randwick Community Centre on Sunday, November 17 and consider attending the Panel discussion, the Swap party or the special screening of the documentary, ‘Trashed’ and overview by Take 3 founder, Tim Silverwood.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 8.42pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 3 December 2013.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON