THESE MINUTES ARE DRAFT UNTIL CONFIRMED AT THE NEXT MONTHLY MEETING OF THIS COUNCIL AND/OR COMMITTEE
MINUTES OF Extraordinary Council Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON
Tuesday, 2 September 2014 AT 6.06pm
The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (Chairperson) (West Ward)
Councillor A Andrews (Deputy Mayor) (Central Ward)
North Ward - Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey & K Smith
South Ward - Councillors N D’Souza, R Belleli & P Garcia
East Ward - Councillors T Bowen, M Matson &
West Ward - Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos
Central Ward - Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson
Acting General Manager Ms S Truuvert
Director City Services Mr J Frangoples
Acting Director City Planning Mr K Kyriacou
Director Governance & Financial Services Mr J Smith
Manager Administrative Services Mr D Kelly
Manager Strategic Planning Mr A Bright
Communications Manager Mr J Hay
Manager Corporate Improvement Ms A Warner
Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People
The Council Prayer was read by Cr Smith. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Cr Neilson.
Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences
Councillor Neilson informed the meeting of the passing of former Deputy Mayor and Alderman Marie Kibble who passed away on the 29th August, 2014 aged 95 years. Council observed one minute silence as a mark of respect for Marie Kibble.
Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests
(a) Cr Belleli declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item NR11/14 as he knows people involved in this matter.
Address of Council by Members of the Public
Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Council, deputations were received in respect of the following matter:
NR11/14 Notice of Rescission Motion from Crs Bowen, Moore, Neilson and Stevenson - Mayoral Minute - Draft Development Agreement – Negotiations
For Rosemary McKenzie
For Dr Brian Jarvie
Notice of Rescission Motions
RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr S Nash) that Council:
1. note the content of this Mayoral Minute;
2. note the extensive history of community consultation in relation to the issues the subject of the Development Agreement;
3. note the significant additional benefits it will enjoy by entering into the Development Agreement including, amongst other things:
a. acquisition (with no public auction or tender) of the Rainbow Street site from TfNSW at market value assessed as at the date of the Development Agreement;
b. TfNSW will need to consider relocating the Randwick interchange to High Street (and to modify the planning approval to reflect the alternative location);
c. tree management processes which minimise potential for loss of trees; and
d. provision of parking on Anzac Parade, in Kensington, during non-peak periods.
4. enter into the Development Agreement with TfNSW in the form circulated on 26 August 2014, subject to the Acting General Manager being authorised to negotiate minor typographical and other amendments or to settle any legal drafting issues outstanding prior to execution.
BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED. LOST.
A DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:
There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr S Nash, declared the meeting closed at 8.09pm.
The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 23 September 2014.