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 Works 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 (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                             - Councillors T Bowen & B Roberts

 

North Ward                                            - Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey &

                                                               K Smith

 

South Ward                                           -  Councillor R Belleli

 

West Ward                                            -  Councillors G Moore (Deputy Chairperson), 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

Manager Administrative Coordinator                  Mr D Kelly

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 7.46pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Apologies were received from Crs Garcia and Matson.

 

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Nash) that the apologies received from Crs Garcia and Matson be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 September 2015

WO37/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 September 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)        Cr Neilson declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Items W36/15 and W37/15 as she knows people who made submissions on these matters.

b)        Cr Smith declared a significant pecuniary interest in Item W36/15 as his employer is part of the liquor industry. Cr Smith will be taking no part in the debate or voting on this matter.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

 

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

 

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

 

W30/15   Works Report - Mahon Pool Amenities - Results of Public Consultation and Proposed New Building (PROJ/10674/2013/4)

WO38/15

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that prior to construction, the final construction plans be referred to the Maroubra Beach Precinct Committee for comment with the matter to come back to Council prior to the commencement of the construction.

 

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

 

 

 

W31/15   Works Report - Sports Committee Minutes (F2005/00446)

WO39/15

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

 

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

 

 

 

W32/15   Works Report - Pedestrian and Cyclists Safety in and around Pioneer Park, Matraville (F2004/08338)

WO40/15

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza/Shurey) that the report be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza/Shurey) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

W33/15   Works Report - Randwick City Swim Club (F2006/00408)

WO41/15

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that the Randwick City Swim Club Rules be adopted.

 

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

 

 

 

W34/15   Works Report - Works Zone Policy (F2007/00658)

WO42/15

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza/Andrews) that:

 

a)     Council adopt the proposed Works Zone Policy.

 

b)     the General Manager be delegated authority to approve minor alterations to the Works Zone Policy as required.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza/Andrews) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

W35/15   Works Report - Marjorie Crescent, Maroubra - Resident Petition for Proposed Footpath Construction (F2004/07382)

WO43/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Shurey) that:

 

a)     Council not proceed with the footpath in Marjorie Crescent; and

 

b)     the residents of both Marjorie Crescent and Eastmore Place be advised accordingly.

 

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

 

 

 

W36/15   Works Report - Alcohol Free Zones (AFZ) and Alcohol Prohibited Zones (APZ) in the City of Randwick (F2005/00834)

 

 

 

WO44/15

 

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

 

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     the existing Alcohol Free Zones be re-established for four more years, until November 2019;

 

b)     the existing Alcohol Prohibited Zones be re-established for four more years, until November 2019; and

 

c)     the Police Local Area Commander, the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW and all other stakeholders be notified of the re-established zones.

 

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

 

 

 

W37/15   Works Report - High Cross Park, Randwick - Cook Pine (F2004/07359)

WO45/15

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Andrews) that:

 

a)     the diseased Cook Pine be removed as soon as practicable in the interests of public safety;

 

b)     all Phytophthora contaminated soil surrounding the tree be removed and replaced with a high quality loamy sand soil mix;

 

c)     two replacement trees are to be planted, one being a 400-litre advanced Araucaria columnaris to be located as close to the original removed tree as possible and that planting of this species be confined to the one tree only;

 

d)     the second replacement tree to be a ceremonial tree of community significance, to be determined by Council at the appropriate time;

 

e)     the regular and ongoing application of an organic fertiliser and root growth promoter combined with deep watering be undertaken throughout High Cross Park and that all trees within the park be mulched on a regular basis to improve soil moisture and texture; and

 

f)      Council erect appropriate signage to advise people of the reasons for the tree removal due to disease and that replacements are being planted at the same location.

 

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

 

 

 

W38/15   Works Report - Tram Lane, Randwick - Acquisition of Lot 8 of DP 2556 (F2004/06325)

WO46/15

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     Council proceed with the compulsory acquisition of the land known as Lot 8 of DP 2556 for the purpose of public road by agreement with landowner in accordance s.30 of the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act, 1991; and

 

b)     Council make an application to the Governor for approval to acquire Lot 8 of DP 2556 by compulsory process under sections 177 and 178 of the Roads Act, 1993.

 

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

 

 

 

W39/15   Works Report - Bicycle Route Planning (F2010/00077)

WO47/15

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that Council:

 

a)  accept the offer of funding from Roads and Maritime Services to undertake the following with regard to bike facilities in the Randwick council area:

 

i.   detailed design of the Sturt Street, General Bridges Crescent, Houston Road, Doncaster Avenue bike route;

ii.  detailed design of the bike route proposed along Bundock Street then westerly along Sturt Street to the Kingsford terminus;

iii.  detailed design of the bike route from the Coogee Beach area, past the High Street Randwick terminus and through to UNSW;

 

b)  consult with Botany Bay City Council with regard to the proposed improvements to bicycle facilities proposed in General Bridges Crescent; and

 

c)  note that the construction priority listing detailed within this report will be generally used as a guide for the implementation of bike routes in Randwick LGA (this priority may alter, especially if offers of funding are received from other sources such as RMS, Transport for NSW etc).

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 8.29pm.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON