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, 9 February 2016 AT 6:06pm

 

Present:

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

 

Central Ward                                    -       Councillors A Andrews & G Stevenson

 

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

                                                                     

East Ward                                         -       Councillors T Bowen, M Matson (Deputy Chairperson) & B Roberts

 

West Ward                                        -       Councillors G Moore & 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

Senior Administrative Coordinator                     Ms J Hartshorn

Manager Sustainability                                     Mr P Maganov

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

Executive Manager                                           Mr L Fitzgerald

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.06pm and was resumed at 6.07pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Nash and Seng.

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/Matson) that the apologies received from Crs Nash and Seng be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 1 December 2015

EN1/16

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Matson) that the Minutes of the Environment Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 1 December 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

 

All Councillors present at the meeting with the exception of Cr Stevenson declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item E1/16 as they know the speaker, who is a former Councillor of Randwick City Council.

 

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:

E1/16       Greening Randwick Committee Meeting Minutes

 

For                  Margery Whitehead

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.17pm and was resumed at 10.17pm.

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Environment Reports

 

E1/16      Environment Report - Greening Randwick Committee Meeting Minutes (F2007/00647)

EN2/16

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Matson) that:

 

a)     the Minutes of the Greening Randwick Committee Meeting held on Wednesday         16 December 2015 be received and noted.

 

b)     a report on the constitution of the Greening Randwick Committee, including the possibility of a representative from each Precinct being invited to join the Greening Randwick Committee, be brought back to the Environment Committee.

 

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

 

 

 

E2/16      Environment Report - Randwick's Calendar of 'Green' Events for 2016 (F2010/00241)

EN3/16

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Smith) that Council notes and endorses the comprehensive range of ‘green’ events and activities delivered for the Randwick community.

 

AMENDMENT: (Stevenson/Bowen) that Council schedule an extra clean up (or a clean up in lieu of one of the scheduled clean ups) in the most popular areas after the Garage Sale Trail, to allow items not sold to be cleaned up at no cost to the residents. LOST.

 

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

 

 

 

E3/16      Environment Report - Sustainability courses and workshops for Term 1, 2016 (F2010/00241)

EN4/16

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Matson) that Council notes and endorses the comprehensive range of sustainability courses and workshops provided to our residents and community.


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

 

 

 

E4/16      Environment Report - Seeking Council endorsement of Randwick's involvement in this years Earth Hour event, Saturday March 19 (F2010/00153)

EN5/16

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Andrews) that Council notes and endorses our support of the 2016 Earth Hour event, subject to Council only partnering with companies that meet the underlying objectives of the event and not continuing with the Origin proposal.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 10.43pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 8 March 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON