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, 14 April 2015 AT 6:06pm

 

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                                            - Councillor K Neilson

 

South Ward                                           -  Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

West Ward                                            -  Councillors G Moore, S Nash & 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

Economic Development Officer                          Ms S Williamson

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.06pm and was resumed at 8.48pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Cr D’Souza, Cr Shurey and Cr Smith.

 

RESOLVED: (Stavrinos/Moore) that the apologies received from Cr D’Souza, Cr Shurey and Cr Smith 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 March 2015

WO11/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Moore) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 March 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

 

Nil.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Nil.

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W9/15     Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 11 Maitland Avenue, Kingsford (F2004/07359)

WO12/15

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that the Council owned Ficus microcarpa var. ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing on the nature strip outside 11 Maitland Avenue, Kingsford, be removed and replaced with an appropriate number of more appropriate tree species – as per Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W10/15   Works Report - Tram Lane, Randwick - Acquisition by Council of the privately owned section of the laneway (F2004/06325)

WO13/15

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Neilson) that Council:

 

a)     contact all owners of the privately owned portions of Tram Lane with the objective of seeking agreement for acquiring the lane under Section 30 of the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 on a no cost voluntary basis.

 

b)     acquire the lane under Section 30 of the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 once all agreements are in place at no cost to Council (other than legal fees).

 

c)     makes budget provision to renew the section of Tram Lane that is currently privately owned upon completion of the acquisition process.

 

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

 

 

 

W11/15   Works Report - Sydney Water Proposed Improvement to Quality of Stormwater Discharges to Beaches (F2004/08208)

WO14/15

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Garcia) that:

 

a)     the Sydney Water proposal to “Improving the quality of stormwater discharges to Randwick LGA beaches” be noted.

 

b)     Randwick Council supports the project on an ‘in principle’ basis subject to the NSW Land and Environment Court determination.

 

c)     Randwick Council work with Sydney Water to determine the stormwater outlets to be tested for sources of pollution.

 

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

 

 

W12/15   Works Report - Sports Committee Meeting Minutes (F2005/00446)

WO15/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Bowen) that the minutes of the Sports Committee Meeting held on 18 February 2015 be received and noted.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 8.55pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 12 May 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON