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, 13 June 2017 AT 6:05pm

 

Present:

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

 

Central Ward                                            -  Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                                 -  Councillors 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), S Nash & 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 6.05pm and was resumed at 9:04pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews and Bowen.

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/Shurey) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews and Bowen 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 May 2017

 

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Shurey) that the Minutes of the Works Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 9 May 2017 (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

 

Cr Moore declared a significant non-pecuniary interest in Item W14/17 as works for a telecommunications company. Cr Moore indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the voting on the matter.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Works Reports

 

W10/17   Works Report - Tree Removal - 3 Koorinda Avenue, Kensington (F2017/07359)

WO16/17

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Nash) that the Council owned Eucalyptus racemosa (Scribbly gum) growing outside 3 Koorinda Avenue, Kensington, be removed and replaced with one advanced Tristaniopsis laurina (Watergum) – as nominated in Council’s Street Tree Masterplan.

 

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

 

 

 

W11/17   Works Report - Upcoming project - Heffron Park Tennis Centre (PROJ/10283/2016/6)

WO17/17

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Stavrinos) that Council proceeds to tender for the Heffron Tennis Clubhouse and Tennis Courts.

 

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

 

 

 

W12/17   Works Report - Emergency Drainage Repair Works between 1 Heath Street and 18 Dolphin Street, Randwick (F2015/00405)

WO18/17

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that:

 

a)     the report on the collapsed section of pipeline at 18 Dolphin Street be received and noted.

 

b)       an amount of $80,000 is funded from next year’s drainage budget to allow for emergency replacement of the drainage line within private land at 18 Dolphin Street to be commenced during the 2016-17 financial year.

 

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

 

 

 

W13/17   Works Report - Birds Gully and Bunnerong Road Floodplain Committee (F2016/00369)

WO19/17

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Smith) that:

 

a)     The report be received and noted

 

b)     Council adopts the Terms of Reference, as attached, for the Birds Gully and Bunnerong Road Floodplain Management Committee.

 

c)     The Mayor (Cr D’Souza) and Cr Matson be nominated as Council’s delegates on the Birds Gully and Bunnerong Road Floodplain Management Committee.

 

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

 

 

 

W14/17   Works Report - Submarine Telecommunications Cable Works from Coogee Beach to Perth and Singapore (F2010/07352)

 

 

 

WO20/17

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Cr Moore left the chamber and took no part in the debate or voting on this matter.

 

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Stavrinos) that the report advising Council of the details of the proposed submarine cable to be brought ashore by Subpartners Pty Ltd at Coogee Beach be received and noted and Council make enquiries of the proponents to ensure that the ongoing work of the Coogee Beach Storm Water Quality Working Group is not impacted on.

 

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

 

Cr Moore returned to the meeting at this point (9.19pm).

 

 

W15/17   Works Report - Tram Lane, Randwick - Acquisition by Council of the privately owned section of the laneway (F2004/06325)

WO21/17

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Shurey) that Council:

 

a)       proceed with the compulsory acquisition of part Lot A2 DP 403175 (Land) under sections 177 and 178 of the Roads Act 1993 (NSW) for the purpose of public road.

 

b)       approve the making of application to the Minister for Local Government for the issue of a proposed acquisition notice under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 (NSW) with respect to the Land.

 

c)       approve the making of an application to the Governor for the publication of an acquisition notice in the NSW Government Gazette under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 (NSW) with respect to the Land.

 

d)       affix the common seal of Council to any documents required to be sealed as part of the compulsory acquisition process for the Land in question.

 

e)       delegate the General Manager to execute on behalf of Council any documents associated with the compulsory acquisition process that do not require the common seal of Council.

 

MOTION: (Neilson/Shurey) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 9:21pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Works Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 11 July 2017.

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON