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, 8 March 2016 AT 6:04pm

 

Present:

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

 

Central Ward                                          -   Councillors A Andrews, T Seng &

                                                                 G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

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

 

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

 

South Ward                                            -   Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

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 6.04pm and was resumed at 6.46pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Cr Nash.

 

RESOLVED: (Matson/Smith) that the apologies received from Cr Nash 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 9 February 2016

WO8/16

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Smith) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 9 February 2016 (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 Stevenson declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W8/16 as he has known the Williamson family for a long time.

 

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:

W9/16      Bicentennial Park and Yarra Bay - Proposal for Beach Hire

 

Against            Jayasooriah

 

W10/16    19 Dolphin Street, Randwick - Car Space Easement

 

Applicant         Jeffrey Appel

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.56pm and was resumed at 7.56pm.

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W7/16     Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 5 Tedwin Avenue, Kensington (F2015/07359)

WO9/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Roberts) that the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 5 Tedwin Avenue, Kensington, be removed and replaced with one advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W8/16     Works Report - Walter Williamson Park, Maroubra (F2004/06876)

WO10/16

RESOLUTION: (Seng/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     a new sign depicting the new name of Walter Williamson Park be installed at the park located on the corner of Storey Street and Cooper Street.

b)     a naming ceremony be held with the family of the late Walter Williamson OAM.

 

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

 

 

 

W9/16     Works Report - Bicentennial Park and Yarra Bay - Proposal for Beach Hire (F2016/00096)

WO11/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Matson) that:

 

a)     Council agrees in principle to enter into formal licence agreement negotiations with the La Perouse Land Council to operate a beach hire business from the Bicentennial Park kiosk and beach at Yarra Bay Reserve for a period of up to five years.  The entering into any agreement will be subject to the compliance with Council's terms and conditions on operational, insurance and licence requirements.

 

b)     the annual licence fees be set in accordance with the Council’s Community Facilities Management Policy and indexed annually.

 

b)       the General Manager be authorised to execute the agreements on behalf of Randwick Council as Reserve Trust Manager of the Yarra Recreation (R23068) Reserve.

AMENDMENT: (Neilson/Belleli) the proposal be deferred to enable community consultation. LOST.

 

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

 

 

 

W10/16   Works Report - 19 Dolphin Street, Randwick - Car Space Easement (F2014/00528)

 

 

WO12/16

Cr Andrews left the meeting at this point (8.15pm) and did not return.

 

RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Garcia) that the matter be deferred to allow Council staff to liaise with the applicant in relation to the recommendation and seeking input in relation to the feasibility of creating additional parallel parking spaces within the landscaped area and that the matter come back to Council for further consideration.

 

Councillors Neilson and Matson called for a DIVISION.

 

The DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Belleli

Councillor D'Souza

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Matson

Councillor Garcia

Councillor Neilson

Councillor Moore

Councillor Shurey

Councillor Roberts

 

Councillor Seng

 

Councillor Smith

 

Councillor Stavrinos

 

Councillor Stevenson

 

Total (9)

Total (4)

 

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

 

Cr Garcia left the meeting at this point (8.30pm) and did not return.

Cr Seng left the meeting at this point (8.34pm) and did not return.

 

 

W11/16   Works Report - Pesticides Use Notification Plan (F2007/00035)

WO13/16

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)   the Pesticides Use Notification Plan be adopted.

 

b)   community notification is placed in the Southern Courier in accordance with the requirements of the legislation that a Pesticides Use Notification Plan has been adopted by Randwick City Council.

 

c)   a notice be published in the NSW Government Gazette advising that a Pesticides Use Notification Plan has been prepared in accordance with the relevant legislation.

 

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

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 8.34pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 12 April 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON