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, 11 February 2014 AT 6:04pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                       -   Councillor 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

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Communications Manager                                  Mr J Hay

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.04pm and was resumed at 8.14pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews and Stevenson.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Stavrinos) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews and Stevenson 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 3 December 2013

EN1/14

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 3 December 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

 

E1/14        Environment Report – Street lighting Improvement (SLI) update - Rollout of energy efficient street lighting for specific road areas within the Randwick Local Government Area (LGA) (F2012/00579)

EN2/14

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that Council endorses the above upgrades and replacement of existing street lighting in the Randwick LGA with energy efficient street lighting as outlined in Improvement programs 1 and 2 above.

 

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

 

 

E2/14        Environment Report - Council involvement in Youth Leading the World sustainability leadership program (F2005/00872)

EN3/14

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Matson) that Council approves funding of $5,500 for Randwick’s participation in the Youth Leading the World initiative from the schools program of the environmental levy budget.

 

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

 

 

E3/14        Environment Report - Update on Randwick's food waste collection and processing trial (F2013/00423)

EN4/14

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Neilson) that Council notes the progress of Randwick’s food waste collection and processing trial and endorses its continuation to 30 June 2014.

 

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

 

 

E4/14        Environment Report - Earth Hour 2014, supporting local cafes and restaurants (F2010/00153)

EN5/14

RESOLUTION: (Roberts/Matson) that Council endorses the initiative to support Earth Hour with the program of inviting participation from our local cafes and restaurants.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 8.28pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 11 March 2014.

 

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CHAIRPERSON