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, 6 December 2016 AT 6:05pm

 

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 & 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

Acting Director City Planning                               Mr K Kyriacou

Acting Director Governance & Financial Services  Mr D Kelly

Senior Administrative Coordinator                        Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                    Mr J Hay

Executive Manager                                              Mr L Fitzgerald

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.05pm and was resumed at 7.12pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Nash and Shurey.

 

RESOLVED: (Stavrinos/Matson) that the apologies received from Crs Nash and Shurey 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 8 November 2016

WO34/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Matson) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 8 November 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 Bowen declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W26/16 as         he knows some people who live in Figtree Avenue.

 

b)     Cr Neilson declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item W26/16 as         she knows some people who live in Figtree Avenue.

 

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:

W28/16    Verge Planting - 16 Avoca Street, Randwick

 

For                    Mrs Berman Kayis

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7.18pm and was resumed at 8.45pm.

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

RESOLVED (PROCEDURAL MOTION): (Stavrinos/Matson) that Item W28/16 be brought forward for immediate consideration.

 

Works Reports

 

W26/16   Works Report - Tree Removal - Outside 6 Figtree Avenue, Randwick (F2016/07359)

WO35/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Bowen) that:

 

a)     the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 6 Figtree Avenue, Randwick, be removed and replaced with an advanced Waterhousia floribunda (Weeping Lilly Pilly) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

b)     the Council owned Ficus ‘Hillii’ (Hill’s Weeping fig) growing outside 10 Figtree Avenue, Randwick, be retained and a reassessment of infrastructure and property damage caused by its roots be undertaken in twelve months.

 

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

 

 

 

W27/16   Works Report - Coogee Bay Floodplain Management Committee (PROJ/10515/2009)

WO36/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Smith) that:

 

a)     Council adopts the Coogee Bay Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan.

 

b)     Options outlined in the plan be implemented.

 

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

 

 


 

 

W28/16   Works Report - Verge Planting - 16 Avoca Street, Randwick (F2004/07515)

WO37/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Matson) that:

 

a)     the verge garden be permitted to remain on the basis that the owner of 16 Avoca Street agrees to continue to maintain the plantings such that the amenity of other road users in not unreasonably impacted.

 

b)       the complainant and the owner of 16 Avoca Street be advised of the outcome of this resolution.

 

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

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 8.50pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 14 February 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON