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, 9 September 2014 AT 6:00pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (West Ward)

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews (arrived 6.06pm) &    T Seng

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen & M Matson

 

North Ward                                          -  Councillors K Neilson & K Smith

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli, D’Souza (Deputy Chairperson) & P Garcia

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos (Chairperson)

 

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

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

Manager Health, Building & Regulator Service       Mr R Wereszczynski

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Shurey, Roberts and Stevenson.

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/Moore) that the apologies received from Crs Shurey, Roberts and Stevenson be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 August 2014

WO31/14

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Moore) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 August 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

 

Cr Moore declared a pecuniary interest in W29/14 as he works in the industry. Cr Moore indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

 

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Cr Moore left the chamber and took no part in the debate or voting on Item W29/14.

 

W29/14     Submarine Telecommunications Cable Works from Coogee Beach to the West Coast of United States of America

 

For                      Matt Whitlock of Subpartners

 

RESOLVED: (PROCEDURAL MOTION) (Andrews/Smith) that Item W29/14 be brought forward for immediate consideration.

 

Cr Moore returned to the meeting at this point after consideration of Item W29/14 (6.13pm).

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W26/14    Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 32-34 Helena Street, Randwick (F2004/07359)

WO32/14

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Nash) that the Council owned Ficus microcarpa var. ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 32-34 Helena Street, Randwick, be removed and replaced with two advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pillys) – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

MOTION: (Smith/Nash) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

W27/14    Works Report - Chifley Sports Reserve Regulations (F2008/00066)

WO33/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that Council adopts the regulations for Chifley Sports Reserve as outlined in Table 1 of this report.

 

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

 

 

 

W28/14    Works Report - Seddon Garden - Naming Proposal (F2005/00266)

WO34/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Bowen) that:

 

a)     the naming proposal for the garden adjacent to the Coogee Surf Lifesaving Club be amended to Seddon Garden.

 

b)     the new proposed name be submitted to the Geographical Names Board.

 

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

 

 


 

 

W29/14    Works Report - Submarine Telecommunications Cable Works from Coogee Beach to the West Coast of United States of America (F2014/00110)

 

 

 

WO35/14

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Cr Moore left the chamber and took no part in the debate or voting on this matter.

 

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Smith) that the report advising Council of the details of the proposed submarine cable to be brought ashore by Subpartners Pty Ltd at Coogee Beach be received and noted.

 

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

 

 

 

W30/14    Works Report - CPR classes at Des Renford Leisure Centre (F2013/00568)

WO36/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that Council:

 

a)   provide two free accredited CPR classes for the community at DRLC with a maximum of 30 participants per class.

 

b)   utilise its electronic media and assist the Surf Club Membership drive via Council website articles, Facebook posts, E-News and continue to provide Surf Life Saving Banners in four high profile locations within the City highlighting SLSA membership.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 6.16pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 14 October 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON