RCC LOGO_Stacked_COLOUR_RGBTHESE 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 Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 10 November 2015 AT 6:08pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor N D’Souza (South Ward)

 

Central Ward                                         -          Councillors A Andrews, T Seng &

                                                                       G Stevenson

 

North Ward                                            -         Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey (Chairperson) & K Smith

 

East Ward                                             -         Councillors T Bowen & B Roberts

 

West Ward                                            -         Councillors G Moore, S Nash & H Stavrinos

 

South Ward                                           -         Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

 

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

Manager Administrative Services                       Mr D Kelly

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

Manager Integrated Transport                           Mr T Lehmann

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.09pm and was resumed at 9.02pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

An apology was received from Cr Matson.

 

RESOLVED: (Neilson/Nash) that the apology received from Cr Matson be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 JULY 2015

EN13/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Neilson) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 July 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.

 

Environment Reports

 

 

E9/15      Environment Report - 2014-15 Results and Outcomes of the 3-Council Regional Environment Program between Randwick,
Waverley and Woollahra Councils (F2008/00383)

EN14/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Neilson) that Council notes the results of the 3-Council Regional Environment Program for 2014 /15.

 

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

 

 

 

E10/15    Environment Report - Reviewing the Impact of Sewage Leak into Botany Bay from Cronulla Wastewater Pumping Station (F2004/08246)

EN15/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Andrews) that Council notes the results of agency coordination and cooperation following the overflow of sewage from the Cronulla pumping station and from these results the apparent low impact of this spill on the waters of Botany Bay.

 

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

 

 

 

E11/15    Environment Report - Seeking Council approval to partner with Origin Energy for the provision of energy saving innovations for Randwick residents, businesses and schools. (F2005/00230)

EN16/15

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Stavrinos) that following the partnership proposal received by Council from Origin Energy and the result of the market testing of the components of this proposal, it is recommended that:

 

a)  Council approve the proposal to partner with Origin Energy to provide a range of energy saving innovations for residents, businesses and schools;

 

b)  Council delegate authority to the General Manager to sign an agreement with Origin Energy for the provision of energy saving innovations identified in the partnership proposal; and

 

c)  an appropriate announcement or launch is organised between Randwick Council and Origin Energy and that Council receive progress reports on the outcomes of this partnership arrangement.

 

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

 

 

 

E12/15    Environment Report - Seeking Council Endorsement of Randwick's Biodiversity Strategy (F2005/00504)

EN17/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Seng) that:

 

(a)    Council endorse Randwick’s Biodiversity Strategy; and

 

(b)   Council brings back a report on the effects of Indian Minor birds on the local flora and fauna.

 

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

 

 

 

E13/15    Environment Report - Update on Waste Management Issues including Programs and Campaigns aimed at Reducing Littering and Illegal Dumping and Improving Recycling and Resource Recovery (F2004/07259)

EN18/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Andrews) that Council notes the various strategic and operational approaches aimed at reducing littering in its various forms, from the kerbside, in our parks, town centres and on our beaches.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 9.08pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 1 December 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON