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 Extraordinary Council Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Saturday, 17 December 2016 AT 9.06am

 

Present:

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

 

Councillor B Roberts (Deputy Mayor) (East Ward)

 

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

                                                             

South Ward                                          -    Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

East Ward                                            -    Councillors T Bowen & M Matson

                                                             

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

 

Central Ward                                        -    Councillor G Stevenson

 

Officers Present:

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Acting Director City Planning                              Mr K Kyriacou

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr J Smith

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

Manager Strategic Planning                               Mr A Bright

 

Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People

The Council Prayer was read by Cr Garcia. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Cr Belleli.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews and Seng.

 

RESOLVED: (Garcia/Shurey) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews and Seng be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

 

Nil.

PROCEDURAL MOTION: (Bowen/Belleli) that both items on the business paper (being NR7/16 and NR8/16) be deferred to the first Council meeting in February 2017. LOST.

 

Councillors Bowen and Belleli 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 Garcia

Councillor Neilson

Councillor Matson

Councillor Shurey

Councillor Moore

Councillor Stevenson

Councillor Nash

 

Councillor Roberts

 

Councillor Smith

 

Councillor Stavrinos

Total (5)

Total (8)

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Council, deputations were received in respect of the following matters:

NR7/16     Notice of Rescission Motion submitted by Crs Bowen, Belleli, Neilson and Stevenson - Draft Kingsford and Kensington Planning Strategy

 

For                      Rosemary McKenzie

 

NR8/16     Notice of Rescission Motion submitted by Crs Belleli, Neilson and Moore - Notice of Motion from Cr Matson - Augmenting local consultation mechanism during the formulation of the Kingsford and Kensington Planning Stategy

 

For                      Jayasooriah

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

NR7/16     Notice of Rescission Motion submitted by Crs Bowen, Belleli, Neilson and Stevenson - Draft Kingsford and Kensington Planning Strategy (F2015/00419)

 

MOTION: (Bowen/Belleli) that the resolution passed at the Council meeting held on 13 December 2016 reading as follows:

 

“That Council:

 

a)     endorse the draft Planning Strategy and associated planning controls (‘Planning Proposal’) for submission to the Department of Planning and Environment requesting ‘Gateway Determination’ under s.56 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to enable public exhibition;

 

b)     following ‘Gateway Determination’, commence a comprehensive minimum 6-week community engagement program on the Kingsford and Kensington draft Planning Strategy and draft Planning Proposal;

 

c)     bring back a report to Council detailing the results of the community consultation for final consideration by Council;

 

d)     commence preparation of draft amendments to the Randwick DCP 2013 consistent with the recommended actions in the draft Planning Strategy;

 

e)     endorse preparation of a new S.94A Development Contributions Plan, Community Infrastructure Plan and Affordable Housing Plan for the Town Centres of Kensington and Kingsford to be placed on public exhibition with the Draft Planning Strategy; and

 

f)     authorise the Director, City Planning to make minor typographical, grammatical or formatting changes to the documentation.” 

 

BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED. LOST.

 

A 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 Garcia

Councillor Neilson

Councillor Matson

Councillor Shurey

Councillor Moore

Councillor Stavrinos

Councillor Nash

Councillor Stevenson

Councillor Roberts

 

Councillor Smith

Total (6)

Total (7)

 

 

 

NR8/16     Notice of Rescission Motion submitted by Crs Belleli, Neilson and Moore - Notice of Motion from Cr Matson - Augmenting local consultation mechanism during the formulation of the Kingsford and Kensington Planning Stategy (F2015/00419)

274/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

275/16

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Belleli) that the resolution passed at the Council meeting held on 13 December 2016 reading as follows:

 

“That Council resolves to establish a virtual online version of the Kensington West Kingsford Precinct committee to parallel and augment the committee’s consultation role during formulation of the Kingsford and Kensington Planning Strategy (including any subsequent amending of local planning controls) and the completion of the CSELR light rail project. The virtual precinct committee;

 

a)        shall have participation and membership restricted to Councillors and residents of Kingsford and Kensington;

 

b)     will apply as its operating guide as much of the current Precinct Rules and Procedures Policy that is transposable with the General Manager delegated to implement additional procedures that are appropriate and which will facilitate safe and inclusive debate;

 

c)     will have Council employees or consultants appointed to act as both site administrators and as precinct secretary and chair for the purposes of the Precinct Rules and Procedures Policy; and

 

d)     will include all interested registered candidates for upcoming local government elections.”

 

BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED.

 

MOTION: (Moore/Belleli) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

RESOLUTION: (Moore/Belleli) that:

 

1.         Council investigate and prepare a report into augmenting existing consultation strategies by use of online technologies;

 

2.         such investigation include a meeting with and input from every precinct in Randwick LGA; and

 

3.     a report be brought back to Council.

 

MOTION: (Moore/Belleli) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

  

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr D’ Souza, declared the meeting closed at 11.01am.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 28 February 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON