THESE MINUTES ARE DRAFT UNTIL CONFIRMED AT THE NEXT MONTHLY MEETING OF THIS COUNCIL AND/OR COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF Economic Development Committee

Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 13 May 2014 AT 6:04pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                          -   Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson (Chairperson)

                                                            

East Ward                                             -    Councillors T Bowen, M Matson &

                                                                 B Roberts (Deputy Chairperson)

 

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

 

South Ward                                           -    Councillors R Belleli & N D’Souza

 

West Ward                                            -    Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos

 

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

Economic Development Officer                          Ms S Williamson

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.04pm and was resumed at 8.32pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews and Garcia.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Roberts) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews and Garcia be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Economic Development Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 may 2013.

ED1/14

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Roberts) that the Minutes of the Economic Development Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 May 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.

 

Economic Development Reports

 

EDC1/14  Economic Development Report - Eastern Suburbs Economic Profile (F2009/00243)

ED2/14

RESOLUTION: (Moore/D’Souza) that Council:

 

a)     does not support the Eastern Suburbs Economic Profile as commissioned by the three eastern suburbs Councils.

 

b)       notes that the report draws favourable conclusions on the Urban Activation Precinct (UAP).

 

c)        reaffirms its stated opposition to the UAP.  

 

MOTION: (Moore/D’Souza) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Councillors Bowen and Moore called for a DIVISION.

 

The DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Belleli

Councillor Roberts

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Smith

Councillor D'Souza

 

Councillor Matson

 

Councillor Moore

 

Councillor Nash

 

Councillor Neilson

 

Councillor Seng

 

Councillor Shurey

 

Councillor Stavrinos

 

Councillor Stevenson

 

Total (11)

Total (2)

 

 

 

EDC2/14  Economic Development Report - economy.id (F2009/00243)

ED3/14

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Bowen) that the economy.id online economic information tool be deferred and referred to a future Councillors’ Briefing session.

 

MOTION: (Roberts/Smith) that:

 

a)     Council endorse the economy.id online economic information tool as commissioned by the three eastern suburbs Councils; and

 

b)       the economy.id online economic information tool be published on Council’s website, promoted to businesses and investors through the local Chambers of Commerce and presented to participants at the next Randwick City Business and Economic Leadership Forum scheduled for 11 June 2014.

 

AMENDMENT: (Matson/Bowen) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION.

MOTION: (Matson/Bowen) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Councillors Matson and Seng called for a DIVISION.

 

The DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Belleli

Councillor Moore

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Roberts

Councillor D'Souza

Councillor Seng

Councillor Matson

Councillor Smith

Councillor Nash

Councillor Stevenson

Councillor Neilson

 

Councillor Shurey

 

Councillor Stavrinos

 

Total (8)

Total (5)

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 9.15pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Economic Development Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 10 June 2014.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON