ESE 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 Tuesday, 5 February 2019 AT 7.27pm
The Mayor, Councillor K Neilson (Chairperson) (North Ward)
Councillor D Said (Deputy Mayor) (South Ward)
North Ward - Councillors C Hamilton & L Shurey
South Ward - Councillor N D’Souza
East Ward - Councillors T Bowen, M Matson & B Roberts
West Ward - Councillors A Luxford, H Stavrinos & P Veitch
Central Ward - Councillors A Andrews & T Seng
General Manager Ms T Manns
Director City Services Mr J Frangoples
Director City Planning Mr K Kyriacou
Director Corporate Services Mr J Smith
Manager Administrative Services Mr D Kelly
Communications Manager Mr J Hay
Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People
The Council Prayer was read by Cr Said. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Cr Veitch.
Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences
An apology was received from Cr Da Rocha and a request for leave of absence was received from Cr Parker.
RESOLVED: (D’Souza/Luxford) that the apology received from Cr Da Rocha and request for leave of absence from Cr Parker be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.
Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests
a) Cr Andrews declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item CP1/19 as he knows a fellow Councillor who is employed by Waverley Council.
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:
NR1/19 Notice of Rescission Motion submitted by Crs Veitch, Matson and Shurey - Sydney Football Stadium Redevelopment SSD 9835.
For Ms Dorotee Babetk
For Ms Jeanette Brokman
Notice of Rescission Motions
a) make public that part of Randwick Council’s legal advice indicating the consent of the redevelopment of the SFS is invalid in so far as it did not satisfy the EP&A Act as it failed to address the design excellence of the proposed concept and urgently call on the Minister to cease all work on the SFS site until such time as a valid DA is lodged, including the statutory notification period; and
b) commence a public campaign with a cap of $5K requesting the Minister for Planning to cease any further demolition works and give proper consideration to design excellence provisions.
BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED. LOST.
Note: Councillors Andrews, Hamilton, Roberts, Seng and Stavrinos left the chamber, prior to the resolution of urgent business, at 8.24pm and did not return to the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 8.25pm and was resumed at 8.30pm.
RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Matson) that Council notes the intended formation of the Sydney Football Stadium Community Consultative Committee (CCC), with the inaugural meeting on 7th February, 2019 in an Extraordinary Meeting with only two weeks’ notice to members and considers:
1. The CCC has not been validly constituted in light of the legal advice that the Minister has breached the EP&A Act in issuing the consent;
2. The use of an Extraordinary Meeting to form the CCC is contrary to standard Codes of Meeting Practice;
3. Notes reports that the legal challenge against the development consent for the Sydney Football Stadium has been lodged;
4. Calling on the Minister to refrain from calling the CCC until such time as the validity of the consent has been determined
5. The Mayor consider boycotting the meeting on Thursday and joining the protest.
MOTION: (Bowen/Matson) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.
There being no further business, Her Worship the Mayor, Cr K Neilson, declared the meeting closed at 8.37pm.
The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 26 February 2019.