CONFIRMED MINUTES

OF THE POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING OF
PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD IN THE PASSADENA ROOM, PENRITH

ON MONDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2005 AT 7:01PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor John Thain, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, Lexie Cettolin, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Ross Fowler, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, Garry Rumble, and Steve Simat (arrived at 7:03pm) .

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 64RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Kaylene Allison that apologies be received and accepted from Councillor Susan Page and Councillor Steve Simat.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Bradbury for the period 31 October to 4 December 2005 inclusive.

His Worship the Mayor Councillor John Thain advised the meeting that Councillor Pat Sheehy had requested leave of absence for the period 9 November to 20 November 2005 inclusive.

PRC 65 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Garry Rumble that leave of absence be granted to Councillor Sheehy for the period 9 November to 20 November 2005 inclusive.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 17 October 2005

PRC 66RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Garry Rumble that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 17 October 2005 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest.

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City as a Social Place

 

1††††††† City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Ltd - Annual Report and Board of Directors††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2986/8

Councilís Facilities Operations Manager, Mr Gary Dean gave apologies from the Manager of Ripples, Mr Geoff Yates, and introduced the Chairman of City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Ltd, Councillor Ross Fowler, who gave a short presentation on the companyís annual report.

PRC 67RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Mark Davies

That:

1.†† The information contained in the report on City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Ltd - Annual Report and Board of Directors be received.

2.†† Councillor John Thain be appointed to fill the vacancy that occurred at the Eleventh Annual General Meeting of the City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Ltd.

3.†† Council agree to underwrite the operations of the City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Ltd until the presentation to Council of the City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Ltd Annual Report for
2005-06

4.†† Council congratulate the Board of the City of Penrith Aquatic and Recreation Centre on their success and achievements over the 12 months to the end of June 2005

5.†† Council investigate options for improving facilities at the Hydrotherapy Centre, such as the provision of consulting rooms for health professionals.

 

2††††††† Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd - Annual Report and Board of Directors††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2988/15

Councilís Facilities Operations Manager, Mr Gary Dean introduced the Manager of Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd, Mr Peter Flowers, who gave a short presentation on the companyís annual report.

PRC 68RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.The information contained in the report on Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd - Annual Report and Board of Directors be received

2.Conrad Ozog and Deborah Waugh be appointed to fill vacancies that occurred at the Seventh Annual General Meeting of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd.

3.Council agree to underwrite the operations of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd until the presentation to Council of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd Annual Report for 2005-06

4.Council congratulate the Board of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd on their success and achievements over the 12 months to the end of June 2005.

 

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting the time being 7:30PM.

Councillor Jim Aitken left the meeting the time being 7:31PM

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting the time being 7:33PM.

 

 

 

The City In Its Environment

 

3††††††† Domestic Waste Strategy†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 31/59

Councilís Waste and Community Protection Manager, Mr Barry Ryan, introduced Mr Paul Howlett from Wright Corporate Strategies who gave a short presentation on Councilís waste strategy.

PRC 69 ††RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Ross Fowler

That:

1.†††† The information contained in the report on Domestic Waste Strategy be received

2.†††† Council adopts the draft Domestic Waste Management Strategy identified in this report

3.†††† The Waste and Community Protection Manager be authorised to develop tender documents for the services and processes as outlined in this report

4.†††† A further report be presented to Council on the development of tender documents for new waste collection, disposal and treatment services.

Councillor Jim Aitken returned to the meeting the time being 7:56PM.

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

4††††††† Service Specification Program††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36/35

PRC 70RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Mark Davies

That:

1.†††† The information contained in the report on Service Specification Program be received

2.†††† The specification for the City Partnerships service be adopted

3.†††† The specification for the City Marketing service be adopted

4.†††† The specification for the Neighbourhood Facilities Management service be adopted

5.†††† The specification for the Community Safety service be adopted.

 



5††††††† Westpool Activities††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6011/38

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain, informed the meeting that Councillor Ross Fowler had been elected as Chairman of Westpool for the twelfth consecutive year.

PRC 71RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow

That the information contained in the report on Westpool Activities be received.

QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

 

QWN 1††††† Effects of the Federal Government's Industrial Relations Legislation†††††††††††††††

Councillor Greg Davies requested an urgent report be prepared for Council on the implications that the Federal Governmentís Industrial Relations legislation has for Council and its various incorporated entities.

 

QWN 2††††† Leave of Absence††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Councillor Ross Fowler requested Leave of Absence for the period 19 November to 24th November 2005 inclusive.

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

PRC 72RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Jim Aitken that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Fowler for the period 19 November to 24th November inclusive.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:07pm

 

 

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 14 November 2005.

 

 

 

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chairperson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date