Works Committee Meeting
Tuesday 8 April 2014
Administrative Centre 30 Frances Street Randwick 2031
Telephone: 02 9399 0999 or
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Works Committee Meeting
Notice is hereby given that a Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick will be held in the Council Chamber, First Floor, 90 Avoca Street, Randwick on Tuesday, 8 April 2014 at 6:00pm.
Quorum: Eight (8) members
Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences
Confirmation of the Minutes
Works Committee Meeting - 11 March 2014
Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests
Address of Committee by Members of the Public
In respect to Privacy & Personal Information Protection Act, members of the public are advised that the proceedings of this meeting will be recorded for the purposes of clause 66 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice.
W7/14 Bequest of $50,000 by Dr Lynn Joseph.................................................... 1
Notice of Rescission Motions
Works Report No. W7/14
Subject: Bequest of $50,000 by Dr Lynn Joseph
Folder No: F2007/00020
Randwick Council has received a bequest of $50,000 from the Late Dr Lynn Harvey Joseph to be used for a children’s playground.
This report outlines how the money will be utilised to meet the wishes of Dr Joseph.
The Executor of the Estate of Dr Joseph contacted Randwick Council advising that Dr Joseph had left a bequest of $50,000 in his Will for Randwick Council. The bequest is to be for provision of a children’s playground.
Dr Joseph was a graduate from the University of Sydney in medicine and practiced in Maroubra for most of his life.
To meet the wishes of Dr Joseph, it is proposed to allocate the $50,000 bequest towards the new children’s playground in Ocean View Reserve, Maroubra.
The project is included in the current 2013/14 Capital Works Program.
It is proposed to recognise this generous contribution with a plaque to be installed as part of the project.
Relationship to City Plan
The relationship with the City Plan is as follows:
Outcome 5: Excellence in recreation and lifestyle opportunities.
Direction 5a: Maximise opportunities for residents and visitors to enjoy both active and passive open space uses.
Financial impact statement
The report recognises a $50,000 contribution that will be allocated to the new children’s playground at Ocean View Reserve. The project is funded in the 2013/14 Capital Works program.
Randwick Council has received a $50,000 bequest from the Late Dr Lynn Harvey Joseph to be used towards building a children’s playground. It is proposed to allocate the funds to the proposed new children’s playground at Ocean View Reserve, Maroubra. The donation will be recognised with the installation of a plaque outlining Dr Joseph’s generosity.
1. The report be received and noted.
2. The $50,000 bequest from the Late Dr Lynn Harvey Joseph be allocated to the new playground proposed at Ocean View Reserve, Maroubra as part of the 2013/14 Capital Works Program.
3. The bequest be recognised with installation of a plaque at the new playground.
4. Council write to the Executor of the Estate of the Late Dr Joseph advising of Randwick Council’s intent to comply with the wishes of Dr Joseph.