THESE MINUTES ARE DRAFT UNTIL CONFIRMED AT THE NEXT MEETING OF THIS COUNCIL AND/OR COMMITTEE

 

 
 


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, 10 March 2015 AT 6:04pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor T Seng (Central Ward)

 

Central Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - Councillors A Andrews & G Stevenson

 

East Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - Councillors T Bowen, M Matson &

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† B Roberts (Chairperson)

 

North Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - Councillors L Shurey & K Smith

 

South Ward†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -† Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

West Ward††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -† Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos

 

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

Senior Administrative Coordinator†††††††††††††††††††† Ms J Hartshorn

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

 

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 6.04pm and was resumed at 7.18pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Apologies were received from Crs DíSouza, Nash and Neilson.

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/Stavrinos) that the apologies received from Crs DíSouza, Nash and Neilson 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 10 February 2015

WO7/15

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Stavrinos) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 February 2015 (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

 

a)†††† All Councillors present at the meeting declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W7/15 as they know the speaker (a former Councillor).

b)†††† Later in the meeting, Cr Bowen declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest ††† in this matter as a member of the Sub-Branch of the Maroubra RSL.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Committee, deputations were received in respect of the following matters:

W7/15††††† Kokoda Memorial Park - War Memorial

 

Against††††††††††† Margery Whitehead

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 7.26pm and was resumed at 9.23pm.

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W6/15†††† Works Report - Parking of Trailers (F2008/00499)

WO8/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Andrews) that:

 

a)        a submission be made to Mr Duncan Gay, MLC, Minister for Roads & Freight and Minister for the North Coast, expressing support for the proposed trailer parking time limits.

 

b)       ask the Minister to investigate more effective controls to limit the parking of unregistered vehicles on roadways.

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

 

 

 

W7/15†††† Works Report - Kokoda Memorial Park - War Memorial (F2011/00199)

WO9/15

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Andrews) that Council place the installation of an interpretive sign adjacent to the Kokoda Memorial and reconstruction of the footpath along the Goodwood Street frontage of Kokoda Memorial Park in a future capital works program.

 

MOTION: (Stavrinos/-) that:

 

a)        Council consult with the RSL in relation to a more significant memorial for Kokoda Memorial Park.

 

b)       if RSL expresses interest in a more significant memorial, a report be brought back to Council on the matter. LAPSED FOR THE WANT OF A SECONDER.

 

At this point in the meeting, Cr Bowen declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in this matter as a member of the Sub-Branch of the Maroubra RSL.

 

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

 

 

Confidential reports (closed session)

 

That the meeting move into closed session in order to consider confidential items.

 

Closed Session

 

W8/15†††† Confidential - Coastal Walkway - NSW Golf Course - Responsibilities (PROJ/10171/2010)

This matter is considered to be confidential under Section 10A(2)(d) of the Local Government Act, as it deals with commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret.

WO10/15

RESOLUTION: (Stevenson/Shurey) that:

 

1.†† The concept design for the Coastal Walkway through the NSW Golf Course be approved;

 

2.†† The detailed roles and responsibilities in relation to funding, maintenance and public liability of the coastal walkway through the golf course be approved;

 

3.†† Randwick Council writes to the NSW Golf Club outlining the roles and responsibilities; and

 

4.†† The $1.3 million funding for the development and construction of the Coastal Walkway to come from the 2014-15 and 2015-16 capital works programs.

 

MOTION: (Stevenson/Shurey) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

Open Session

 

That the meeting move back into open session.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 9.34pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON