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 &

                                                              B Roberts


West Ward                                           -    Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos


Central Ward                                        -    Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson


Officers Present:

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


Mayoral Minutes



Urgent Business



Notice of Rescission Motions


NR11/14   Notice of Rescission Motion - Notice of Rescission Motion from Crs Bowen, Moore, Neilson and Stevenson - Mayoral Minute - Draft Development Agreement – Negotiations  (F2013/00263)


MOTION: (Stevenson/Moore) that the resolution passed at the Ordinary Council meeting held on Tuesday 26 August 2014 reading as follows:


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.




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




Councillor Belleli

Councillor Andrews

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Matson

Councillor D'Souza

Councillor Nash

Councillor Garcia

Councillor Roberts

Councillor Moore

Councillor Seng

Councillor Neilson

Councillor Shurey

Councillor Stevenson

Councillor Smith


Councillor Stavrinos



Total (7)

Total (8)



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.