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, 10 June 2014 AT 6:02pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews, T Seng & G Stevenson

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen, M Matson & B Roberts

 

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

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli, N 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

Acting Communications Manager                        Ms E Shanks

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.02pm and was resumed at 6.52pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Nil.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 May 2014

WO16/14

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 13 May 2014 (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.

Works Reports

 

W13/14    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 9 Waratah Avenue, Randwick (F2004/07359)

WO17/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Garcia) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 9 Waratah Avenue, Randwick, be removed and replaced with two advanced Cupaniopsis anarcardioides (Tuckeroos) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Garcia) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

W14/14    Works Report - Significant Tree Register – Additional Inclusion of Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese Elm) at 60 Clovelly Road, Randwick  (F2004/07359)

WO18/14

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Bowen) that:

 

a)     the one hundred year old Ulmus parvifolia (Chinese Elm) growing within the rear of the Randwick Literary Institute be added to Randwick City Council’s Register of Significant Trees.

 

b)         Council appoint a qualified and experienced arborists (heritage trees) for further detailed assessment of the health, condition and tree management issues and remedial action relating to this significant tree without delay.

 

c)         Council arrange for the installation of a plaque outlining the historical significance of the tree.

 

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

 

 

 

W15/14    Works Report - Lurline Bay - Suburb naming proposal (F2004/07141)

WO19/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Seng) that:

 

a)         that a report be brought back to Council, following a Councilors’ briefing, addressing the issues and consequences of naming Lurline Bay an Urban Place.

 

b)         Council writes to both the Geographical Names Board and the Minister for Lands requesting a review of the decision in light of the overwhelming support from our local community for change of name.

 

c)         in the event of an unsuccessful review or rejection to undertake a review, that a report be brought back to Council addressing the reasons for refusal by the Geographical Names Board and a way forward to create the new suburb of Lurline Bay. 

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Seng) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 


Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 7.10pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 8 July 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON