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, 12 November 2013 AT 6:03pm

 

Present:

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews (arrived 6.33pm),

                                                             T Seng & G Stevenson

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen, M Matson &

                                                             B Roberts

 

North Ward                                           -  Councillors K Neilson & L Shurey

 

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

Acting Director Governance & Financial Services   Mr D Kelly

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

 

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Nash and Smith.

 

RESOLVED: (Moore/Neilson) that the apologies received from Crs Nash and Smith be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

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

WO50/13

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Neilson) that the Minutes of the Works 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

 

a)            Cr Garcia declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W48/13 as some of the residents are known to him.

b)            Cr Neilson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item W48/13 as some of the residents are known to her.

 

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:

W48/13     11-13 Surfside Avenue, Clovelly - Tallowwood at rear of property

 

For                      Barbara Schaffer

 

Against               Josephine Caltagirone

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W48/13    Works Report - 11-13 Surfside Avenue, Clovelly - Tallowwood at rear of property (F2004/07359)

 

 

 

WO51/13

Note: Cr Shurey presented a petition (from approx. 260 residents), opposed to the removal of the tree in question, to the Chairperson.

 

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Shurey) that:

 

a)     the Council owned Eucalyptus microcorys (Tallowwood) growing at the rear of 11-13 Surfside Avenue, Clovelly be retained.

 

b)     the large north-growing branch is pruned back to branch collars in line with the alignment of the adjacent garage.

 

c)     the Tallowwood be regularly monitored and proactively maintained to remove all deadwood on a regular basis and to assess any inclusions/occlusions and root damage that may become evident in the medium to long term.

 

d)     the grate drain, concrete slab and drainage pit within 11-13 Surfside Avenue that were demolished to undertake the investigation be reconstructed by Randwick City Council to appropriate standards.

 

e)     the kerb and gutter, vehicular crossing, layback and access road are reconstructed by Randwick City Council as required without any Tallowwood roots being severed or damaged.

 

f)     all Future maintenance costs associated with the vehicular crossing be funded by Randwick City Council.

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.28pm and was resumed 6.29pm.

 


 

 

W49/13    Works Report - 1408 Anzac Parade, Little Bay - Street names (DA/812/2011)

WO52/13

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Shurey) that:

 

a)     Council endorse the proposal to name the street along the east of the Little Bay Cove development (formerly proposed as Christo Street), Wrapped Coast Road.

 

b)     this proposal is advertised and that public bodies are notified in accordance with Division 2 of Road Regulations 2008.

 

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

 

 

 

W50/13    Works Report - Shark Patrols (F2008/00609)

WO53/13

RESOLUTION: (Stevenson/Garcia) that Council consider any recommendations from Surf Life Saving Australia regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for coastal safety and request their protocols regarding privacy and safety.

 

MOTION: (Seng/Roberts) that Council: 

 

a)     liaise with Surf Life Saving Australia and offer Randwick Council Beaches for a pilot program of the SLSA unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

 

b)     continue to maintain Shark sighting protocol at all beaches.

 

c)     continue to review other potential uses for UAVs across the City. 

 

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

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 6.50pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON