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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, 9 February 2016 AT 6:06pm

 

Present:

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

 

Central Ward                                         -  Councillors A Andrews & G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                             - Councillors T Bowen, M Matson & B Roberts

 

North Ward                                            - Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey & K Smith

 

South Ward                                           -  Councillor R Belleli

 

West Ward                                            -  Councillors G Moore (Deputy Chairperson) & 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

Executive Manager                                           Mr L Fitzgerald

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.06pm and was resumed at 6.18pm.

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Garcia, Nash and Seng.

 

RESOLVED: (Andrews/Roberts) that the apologies received from Crs Garcia, Nash and Seng 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 1 December 2015

WO1/16

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Roberts) that the Minutes of the Works 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

 

a)     Cr Andrews declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W6/16 as he has attended events at the venue in the past.

b)     Crs Neilson, Smith and Stavrinos declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W6/16 as they know the speaker on the matter.

c)     Cr Shurey declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W5/16 as her husband is working on the proposals for a joint facility in the vicinity of the Bunnerong Gym.

d)     Cr Bowen declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W5/16 as one of his children goes to the Bunnerong Gym.

 

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:

W6/16      March into Merivale - Coogee 2016

 

For                  Antony Jones 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.20pm and was resumed at 10.46pm.

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W1/16     Works Report - Mahon Pool Amenities - Comments from the Maroubra Beach Precinct Committee on the proposed new building (PROJ/10674/2013/4)

WO2/16

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Roberts) that the proposal proceed to documentation and construction under State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Roberts) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

W2/16     Works Report - Sports Committee Meeting Minutes (F2005/00446)

WO3/16

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

 

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

 

 

 

W3/16     Works Report - Buildings for our Community Wylie's Baths caretakers cottage - advanced funding for planning and construction (PROJ/10756/2016/4)

WO4/16

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that, following due consideration of the ‘Council Decision Making During Merger Proposal Periods’ guidelines issued by the Office of Local Government under section 23A of the NSW Local Government Act, advanced funding of $250,000 for the Wylie’s Baths caretaker’s cottage project be made available during this financial year (2015-16) to be drawn from the Infrastructure Reserve and repaid using the funds from the Buildings for our Community program for the project in the 2016-17 financial year.

 

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

 

 

 

W4/16     Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 19 Ritchard Avenue, Coogee (F2015/07359)

WO5/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Smith) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 19 Ritchard Avenue, Coogee, be removed and replaced with one advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W5/16     Works Report - Proposed relocation of the South Sydney Rabbitohs Community and High Performance Centre within Heffron Park, Maroubra (PROJ/10721/2014/4)

WO6/16

RESOLUTION: (Roberts/Andrews) that, following due consideration of the ‘Council Decision Making During Merger Proposal Periods’ guidelines issued by the Office of Local Government under section 23A of the NSW Local Government Act, the proposed South Sydney Rabbitohs Community and High Performance Centre be relocated to the western precinct of Heffron Park, on Bunnerong Road.

 

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

 

Cr Smith left the meeting at this point (11.04pm) and did not return.

 

 

W6/16     Works Report - March into Merivale - Coogee 2016 (F2016/00096)

WO7/16

RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Matson) that:

 

a)     Council supports the request to suspend part of the Alcohol Free Zone along Dolphin Street and Beach Street adjacent to Goldstein Reserve (outside the Coogee Pavilion) on the day of the 2016 March into Merivale event.

 

b)     Council advises the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority that they approve the sale and consumption of alcohol for the 2016 March into Merivale event.

 

c)     this approval specifically excludes any event on Coogee Beach as indicated in         the memorandum from the Director City Services dated 9 February 2016.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     Council supports the request to suspend part of the Alcohol Free Zone along Dolphin Street and Beach Street adjacent to Goldstein Reserve (outside the Coogee Pavilion) on the day of the 2016 March into Merivale event.

 

b)     Council advises the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority that they approve the sale and consumption of alcohol for the 2016 March into Merivale event.

 

c)     approves the use of Coogee Beach for the proposed ‘Shelfishness’ event on 25 February 2016 as outlined in the memo from the Director City Services dates 9 February 2016.

 

AMENDMENT: (Bowen/Matson) CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION.

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION: (Moore/Andrews) that the motion be now put. CARRIED.

 

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

 

Crs Belleli and Roberts requested that their names be recorded as voting against the above resolution.

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 11.38pm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON