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, 12 August 2014 AT 6:02pm

 

Present:

Central Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -††††† Councillors A Andrews, T Seng &

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† G Stevenson

 

North Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -†††††† Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (Chairperson) & K Smith

 

East Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -††††† Councillors T Bowen, M Matson (Deputy

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† Chairperson) & B Roberts

 

West Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -††††† Councillor G Moore

 

South Ward†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -††††† Councillors R Belleli, N DíSouza

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† & 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 J Smith

Manager Corporate & Financial Planning†††††††††††††† Mr M Woods

Manager Administrative Services††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr D Kelly

Manager Development Assessment†††††††††††††††††††† Mr K Kyriacou

Manager Sustainability††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr P Maganov

Communications Manager†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr J Hay

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.03pm and was resumed at 7.14pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Apologies were received from Crs Nash and Stavrinos.

 

RESOLVED: (Seng/Smith) that the apologies received from Crs Nash and Stavrinos be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 July 2014

EN13/14

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 July 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

 

Crs Neilson, Moore and Andrews declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item E17/14 as they are members of the scheme in question.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

 

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

 

Nil.

 

Environment Reports

 

 

E16/14††††† Environment Report - Supporting Walk to Work Day on Friday 14 November 2014 (F2009/00506)

EN14/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Garcia) that Council endorses the support of the 2014 Walk to Work Day to staff and the wider community.

 

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

 

 

 

E17/14††††† Environment Report - Investigating Options for Wider Resource Recovery Reward and Incentivisation Programs for Randwick Residents (F2012/00133)

EN15/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Roberts) that Council:

 

a)†††† receive and note this report;

 

b)†††† endorses the approach outlined in this report for the request for quotation/tendering of a resource recovery rewards or incentivisation program for residents;

 

c)†††† defer the termination of the current agreement pending consideration of a report at the next Environment Committee meeting; and

 

d)†††† authorise the General Manager to negotiate the extension of the green money scheme for three months at no cost to Council.

 

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

 

Councillors Stevenson and Neilson called for a DIVISION.

 

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

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Andrews

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Belleli

Councillor D'Souza

Councillor Matson

Councillor Garcia

Councillor Roberts

Councillor Moore

Councillor Seng

Councillor Neilson

Councillor Shurey

Councillor Stevenson

Councillor Smith

 

 

 

Total (7)

Total (6)

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Roberts) that this matter be deferred to the next ordinary meeting of Council. LOST.

 

 

 

E18/14††††† Environment Report - Updating Council's Energy and Water Consumption and Costs for 2013 - 2014 Financial Year (F2009/00448)

EN16/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Moore) that Council notes the changes reflected in energy and water consumption for the top consuming sites for the 2013-14 financial year.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 7.55pm.

 

 

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 9 September 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON