Works Committee Meeting

 

  BUSINESS PAPER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 14 October 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Centre 30 Frances Street Randwick 2031

Telephone: 02 9399 0999 or

1300 722 542 (for Sydney metropolitan area)

Fax:02 9319 1510

general.manager@randwick.nsw.gov.au

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Works Committee                                                                                               14 October 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Works Committee Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that a Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick will be held in the Council Chamber, First Floor, 90 Avoca Street, Randwick on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 at 6:00pm.

 

 

Committee Members:          The Mayor (T Seng), Andrews, Belleli, Bowen, D’Souza (Deputy Chairperson), Garcia, Matson, Moore, Nash, Neilson, Roberts (Chairperson), Shurey, Smith, Stavrinos & Stevenson

 

Quorum:                           Eight (8) members

 

NOTE:    At the Extraordinary Meeting held on 28 September 2004, the Council resolved that the Works Committee be constituted as a committee with full delegation to determine matters on the agenda.

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

Confirmation of the Minutes  

Works Committee Meeting - 9 September 2014

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Address of Committee by Members of the Public

Privacy warning;

In respect to Privacy & Personal Information Protection Act, members of the public are advised that the proceedings of this meeting will be recorded for the purposes of clause 66 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice.

Urgent Business

Works Reports

W31/14     Improvement of Maroubra Beach Amenity............................................... 1

W32/14     Sports Committee Meeting Minutes......................................................... 3

W33/14     Alternative Sites for Small-Sided Soccer in Randwick City.......................... 15    

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil  

 

 

 

…………………………………………………….

Sima Truuvert

ACTING General Manager


Works Committee                                                                                               14 October 2014

 

 

Works Report No. W31/14

 

 

Subject:                  Improvement of Maroubra Beach Amenity

Folder No:                   F2004/07343

Author:                   Jorde Frangoples, Director City Services      

 

Introduction

 

A petition with 187 signatures was tabled at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 25 March 2014.  Council subsequently resolved as follows:

 

“1.    note the main block fronting Maroubra Beach has a master plan approved in the latest Randwick LEP;

 

2.     note there are other areas outside this block that also contribute to the amenity of the area;

 

3.     note one of these areas include McKeon Street, stretching from the beach back to Duncan Street; and

 

4.     complete a report on options to upgrade both the beach front area and McKeon Street, between the beach and Duncan Street, in order to further enhance the amenity of the area.”

 

Issues

 

The petition refers to the need for landscaping maintenance and requests more litter bins.  Council officers have inspected the McKeon Street, Maroubra commercial strip.  Work has been undertaken on the landscaping with new bench and bins installed or relocated.  The kerb and gutter was also reconstructed.

 

To further improve the amenity, consideration of flag poles in McKeon Street from Marine Parade to Duncan Street will be considered in future capital works budgets.

 

Relationship to City Plan

 

The relationship with the City Plan is as follows:

 

Outcome 6:       A Liveable City.

Direction 6b:      Our town centres, beaches, public places and streets are safe, inviting, clean and support a recognizable image of our city.

 

Financial impact statement

 

These works will be funded from the Roads Operational Budget.

 

Conclusion

 

General improvements to the landscaping and street furniture in McKeon Street, Maroubra has been undertaken.  Extension of the paved areas from Marine Parade to Duncan Street will be considered in future capital budgets.

 

 

 

 

Recommendation

 

That the town centre improvements including banner poles and footpath paving for McKeon Street, Maroubra be listed on the program for consideration in future capital works programs.

 

 

Attachment/s:

 

Nil

 

 


Works Committee                                                                                               14 October 2014

 

 

Works Report No. W32/14

 

 

Subject:                  Sports Committee Meeting Minutes

Folder No:                   F2005/00446

Author:                   George Bounassif, Manager Infrastructure Services      

 

Introduction

 

The Sports Committee Minutes for the meeting held on 20 August 2014 in the Matraville Room, Randwick City Council Depot, 192 Storey Street, Maroubra are presented at the Council Community Committee.

 

Issues

 

As scheduled, the Sports Committee has met and the minutes of the meeting, which reflects discussions and outcomes, are attached.

 

Relationship to City Plan

 

The relationship with the City Plan is as follows:

 

Outcome 5:       Excellence in Recreation and Lifestyle Opportunities.

Direction 5a:      Maximise opportunities for residents and visitors to enjoy both active and passive open space uses.

 

Financial impact statement

 

There is no direct financial impact for this matter.

 

Conclusion

 

It is recommended that Council acknowledges and accepts the minutes of the attached Sports Committee.

 

 

Recommendation

 

That the minutes of the Sports Committee Meeting held on 20 August 2014 be received and noted.

 

 

Attachment/s:

 

1.View

Sports Committee Meeting Minutes Held on 20 August 2014

 

 

 

 


Sports Committee Meeting Minutes Held on 20 August 2014

Attachment 1

 

 











Works Committee                                                                                               14 October 2014

 

 

Works Report No. W33/14

 

 

Subject:                  Alternative Sites for Small-Sided Soccer in Randwick City

Folder No:                   PROJ/10686/2013

Author:                   Jorde Frangoples, Director City Services      

 

Introduction

 

Council resolved at its Ordinary Council Meeting held on 22 July 2014:

 

“that the design development of the Kensington Community Centre at the site of the former Kensington Bowling Club proceed to Development Application include the following elements:

 

1.     two rooms for hire in accordance with existing Randwick City Council hiring policies;

 

2.     a verandah on the north and the west of the building;

 

3.     a reduced number of parking spaces, providing only the minimum number of spaces required on site to meet development codes;

 

4.     an all ages outdoor gym in the adjacent Kensington Park;

 

5.     an unfenced and unlit half basketball court;

 

6.     the lease for the existing five-a-side soccer fields not be renewed when construction of the Kensington Community Centre project commences, and that the Development Application plans relocate the car parking to this area;

 

7.     a report be brought back to Council detailing other alternative sites for the relocation of small sided soccer in Randwick City; and

 

8.     any additional space left over as result of the minimum number of car spaces being provided, to be used to build the footpath along Edward Avenue and be used for landscaping and green space and seek to maximise soft landscaping across the site. “

 

Issues

 

Council officers have explored the potential sites for small-sided soccer within the City of Randwick.  Consideration has been given to the intensity of use and the potential for noise and other environmental issues.

 

Relationship to City Plan

 

The relationship with the City Plan is as follows:

 

Outcome 5:       Excellence in Recreation and Lifestyle Opportunities.

Direction 5b:      A range of sporting and leisure activities.

 

 

 

 

Financial impact statement

 

A synthetic pitch has been accounted for in the Heffron Park Masterplan and accordingly, in the funding plan.

 

Conclusion

 

It is proposed to consider a small-sided soccer facility in Heffron Park.  Consideration is for either the proposed redevelopment of the indoor sports centre (and adjacent land) or in the North West corner near Fitzgerald Avenue and Bunnerong Road.

 

 

Recommendation

 

That Council officers explore the provision of synthetic pitches in Heffron park and consider it in the next year’s capital budget.

 

Attachment/s:

 

Nil