CONFIRMED MINUTES

 OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD IN THE

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

ON MONDAY 5 JUNE 2006 AT 7:03PM

NATIONAL ANTHEM AND PRAYER

The meeting opened with the National Anthem and Prayer read by Reverend Neil Checkley.

STATEMENT OF RECOGNITION

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain read a statement of recognition of Penrith City’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage.

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor John Thain, Councillors Kaylene Allison, David Bradbury (arrived at 7.32 pm), Lexie Cettolin, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Ross Fowler, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, Garry Rumble, Pat Sheehy AM, and Steve Simat (arrived at 7.44 pm).

 

APOLOGIES

845  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that apologies be accepted from Councillors David Bradbury and Steve Simat.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jim Aitken for the period 27 May 2006 to 20 June 2006 inclusive.

Leave of absence was requested for Councillor Susan Page for the period 5 June 2006 to 26 June 2006, by Councillor Pat Sheehy.

846  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that leave of absence be granted to Councillor Susan Page for the period 5 June 2006 to 26 June 2006 inclusive.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Meeting - 15 May 2006

847  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of 15 May 2006 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest.

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

848  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that Standing Orders be suspended to allow members of the public to address the meeting, the time being 7.06 pm.

 

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 7.06 pm.

 

Mr John Morris

Report and Recommendations of the Policy Review Committee Meeting held on 22 May 2006 - Item 6 - Rezoning Application to amend Employment Zone - Waterside Estate, Corner Cranebrook and Andrews Roads, Cranebrook

Speaking AGAINST the Recommendation

 

Mr Morris was speaking as a representative of a nearby Landowner, OI Asia Pacific (ACI Operations Pty Ltd).

 

Mr Morris stated that, as a large industrial employer to the south of this proposed development, ACI Operations Pty Ltd wished to express serious concern with respect to the proposed changes to the use (and rezoning) of the 2(h) Residential  (Services) zone on the Waterside Green Development to the north (across Andrews Road) of their Penrith glass container manufacturing operation.

 

Councillor Greg Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 7.08 pm.

 

849  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor David Bradbury that an extension of time be granted, the time being 7.12 pm.

 

Mr Morris addressed the key concerns of ACI Operations, regarding this proposed development, as follows:

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

850  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Pat Sheehy that Standing Orders be resumed, the time being 7.18 pm.

  

Mayoral Minutes

 

3        Launch of Penrith City Indigenous Homelessness Action Research Project Report and Resources                                                                                                                           

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 7.19 pm.

 

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 7.21 pm.

 

851  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that the Mayoral Minute on Launch of Penrith City Indigenous Homelessness Action Research Project Report and Resources be received.

 

1        Relationship between Penrith City and Lachlan Shire                                                     

852  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow:

          That:

 

1.             The Mayoral Minute on the Relationship between Penrith City and Lachland Shire be received.

2.             Council draft a friendship agreement for consideration by both Lachlan Shire and Penrith City Council.

 

2        Businesses Set to Become More Sustainable                                                                  

853  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that the Mayoral Minute on Businesses Set to Become More Sustainable be received.

 

Councillor David Bradbury arrived at the meeting, the time being 7.32 pm.

 

Ian Billings from Ecosmart addressed the meeting in relation to the sustainability program undertaken with local businesses and the Mayor presented the local businesses involved with a certificate of participation.

 

Reports of Committees

 

1        Report and Recommendations of the Disability Access Committee held on 5 April 2006       

854  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Lexie Cettolin that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Disability Access Committee held on 5 April 2006 be adopted.

 

2        Report and Recommendations of the Policy Review Committee Meeting held on 22 May 2006                                                                                                                                     

855  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Policy Review Committee Meeting held on 22 May 2006 be adopted, it being noted that Council had resolved to move into Committee of the Whole to consider Item 7 and Councillor Ross Fowler had left the Chamber during the discussion and voting on Item 7, having declared a pecuniary interest in that item earlier in the meeting.

 

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City as a Social Place

 

1        Senior's Week 2006                                                                                                           

856  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri that the information contained in the report on Seniors Week 2006 be received.

 

2        Children's Services Regulations                                                                                        

857  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Children's Services Regulations be received

2.     Proposed licensees and licensees seeking structural alterations to buildings be made aware of their obligations under the Regulations and comply

3.     Children’s Services establish and maintain a softfall testing programme and softfall upgrades to meet the requirements of the Regulations and that centre budgets reflect this

4.     Funds be set aside in relevant training budgets for child protection and management and administration training for relevant staff in Children’s Services

5.      Children’s Services develop a strategy to ensure accountabilities under the new Regulation are met and compliance sustained. 

6.      A further report be presented to Council on the feasibility of Council becoming an accredited certifier of softfall and the extension of the softfall testing programme to include playgrounds in Council parks and reserves.

 

5        Waterside Estate, corner of Cranebrook and Andrews Roads, Cranebrook - Request to Vary Works-in-Kind Procedures                                                                                                

858  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Waterside Estate, corner of Cranebrook and Andrews Roads, Cranebrook - Request to Vary Works-in-Kind Procedures be received

2.     Stockland be advised that Council agrees to the delivery of Works-in-Kind in the manner outlined in this report.

 

7        Development Application Proposed Multi Unit Housing at Lot 16 & 17 DP 38919 (No. 76 - 78) Jones Street, Kingswood. Applicant: Amflo Pty Ltd;  Owner: Luvamo Pty Ltd DA05/1023

859  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Development Application Proposed Multi Unit Housing at Lot 16 & 17 DP 38919 (No. 76 - 78) Jones Street, Kingswood be received.

2.     Development Application Proposed Multi Unit Housing at Lot 16 & 17 DP 38919 (No. 76 - 78) Jones Street, Kingswood be approved, subject to the following conditions:

Standard Conditions

 

2.1  A001 – Approved Plans

       A011 – Engineering Works DCP

       A014 ­- Lot Consolidation (request prior to CC/registration prior to OC)

       A038 - Lighting of common areas

       D001 – Sediment & Erosion control Measures

       D002 – Spraygrass

       D009 – Covering of waste storage area

       D010 – Appropriate disposal of excavated waste

       E01A – BCA Compliance

       E006 – Accessibility

       E008 – Fire Safety List

       E009 – Annual Fire Safety

       G002 – Section 73

       G004 – Integral Energy

       H001 – Stamped Plans & Erection of Site Notice

       H002 – All forms of Construction

       H003 – Traffic Management

       H026 -  Insulation for Multi Unit Housing

       H028 -  Hot water system

       H029 -  Mechanical ventilation

       H041 – Hours of Work

       I003 – Roads Act Approval (1)

       I004 – Roads Act Approval (2)

       K001 – Engineering Works DCP

       K002 – WAE drawings and certificates

       K003 – Drainage Design

       K004 – Easement Creation

       K009 – On Site Detention

       K025 – Pavement Seal

       K027 – Carparking

       K036 – Maintenance Bond

       K037 – Performance Bond

       L001 – General Landscaping

       L002 – Landscape Construction

       L003 – Landscape Report

       L008 – Tree Preservation Order

       N001 – S.94 Footpath $2010.00

       N002 – S.94 Open Space $21480.00

       N003 – S.94 Cultural $2670.00

       N004 – S.94 Library facilities $7290.00

       N005 – S.94 Kingswood Neighbourhood Centre $3390.00

       P001 – Applicants Cost

       P002 – Councils Fees

       Q001 – Notice of Commencement

       Q006 – Occupation Certificate

 

Special Condition

 

2.2  Units 1 & 3 are to be accessible via provision for an internal stair lift and/or an accessible path of travel from the common pedestrian path in accordance with AS1428. Details are to be provided for consideration and approval prior to the issue of Construction Certificate

 

2.3  Amended plans are to be received and approved by Council prior to the issue of a Construction Certificate that illustrate the deletion of the first floor balconies on the southern elevation

 

3.           Those persons who made submissions be informed of Council’s decision.

 

Councillor Steve Simat arrived at the meeting, the time being 7.44 pm.

 

3        Evaluation on the trial installation of a Community Sharps Disposal Bin in East Lane Car Park, St Marys                                                                                                                   

860  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Evaluation on the trial installation of a Community Sharps Disposal Bin in East Lane Car Park, St Marys be received

2.     The Community Sharps Disposal Bin be a permanent installation at its current location in the East Lane Car Park under the continued management of the Sydney West Needle and Syringe Program with a review of its usage provided to Council on an annual basis.

 

4        Tender Process for the Proposed Glenmore Park Child and Family Precinct                

861  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Tender Process for the Proposed Glenmore Park Child and Family Precinct be received

2.     Jackson Teece be appointed as the Architect to complete the masterplan, design and documentation in accordance with their tender submission for the proposed Glenmore Park Child and Family Precinct project

3.     A further report be submitted for Council’s consideration when a more detailed design and project costing is prepared, prior to the tender for construction.

 

6        Werrington Army Signals Land                                                                                         

862  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor David Bradbury seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

          1.      The information contained in the report on Werrington Army Signals Land be received.

          2.      A further report be provided to Council after the proposed meeting with the Department of Planning and RailCorp which focuses on advancing gazettal of the Local Environmental Plan for the Werrington Army Signals Land.

 

The City In Its Environment

 

8        Street Litterbin Waste Collection and Disposal Service Tender                                     

863  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Garry Rumble

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Street Litterbin Waste Collection and Disposal Service Tender be received.

2.     The alternate proposal offered by Remondis to collect the street litter bins at $1.486 per street litterbin per night for a period of 15 months with Council accepting responsibility for disposal costs be accepted.

3.     The common seal of Council be affixed to necessary documentation.

 

The City Supported by Infrastructure

 

9        Application for Funding to the NSW State Emergency Service                                       

864  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Application for Funding to the NSW State Emergency Service be received.

2.     Council accepts the offer of $50,000 from the NSW State Emergency Service to co-fund a new amenities building for the Penrith SES Volunteers.

3.     Internal reserves provide the funding required in 2006-07, to be repaid when the grant is received.

 

10      Various Tenders for the provision of Materials & Services                                            

865  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.   The information contained in the report on Various Tenders for the provision of Materials & Services be received.

2.   The following tenders, as detailed in the appended evaluation report, be accepted and agreements established with each of the recommended suppliers as noted for an initial period of 2 years with an option to extend the agreements for a further 12-month period subject to satisfactory performance:

Tender

Preferred Supplier

Secondary Supplier(s)

12-05/06

Concrete Coring & Sawing

Westcut Concrete Sawing Services

Chemcut

21-05/06

Concrete pipes & Drainage pits

Rocla

N/A

13-05/06

Readymix Concrete

Western Suburbs Concrete

PF Concrete and Hi-Tec Concrete

20-05/06

Quarry Products, Top soil & turf

(Panel of approved suppliers, based on appropriate quality, availability, suitability and price)

Concrete Recyclers, Benedict, Hanson Construction, Hy-Tec Ind, Readymix, West Syd Blowers, HI-Quality, Sth Penrith S&S, Camden Soil Mix, Knezevic, A& J Patten, Astec

 

11-05/06

Traffic Control Services

PCK Traffic

Orbital Traffic Management

14-05/06

Fence Supply & Installation

Metal Fencing Specialists

Olympic Fencing

3.   The Director of City Operations is authorised to seek supply from the next lowest tenderer should the nominated supplier not be able to supply the goods or services or not be able to supply within a suitable timeframe.

4.   In respect of bulk material/ quarry products the product most suitable in regard to quality, price and availability for the required work be obtained from the appropriate company included on the panel of approved suppliers.

 

11      Access across Schoolhouse Creek south of Mulgoa Road                                              

866  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Access across Schoolhouse Creek south of Mulgoa Road be received.

2.     An amount of $225,000 be allocated in 2006/2007 from the Glenmore Park Section 94 Plan for the construction of the pedestrian bridge across Schoolhouse Creek, Regentville.

 

14      Demolition of Public Toilets                                                                                               

867  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Demolition of Public Toilets be received.

2.     Demolition of the public toilet blocks at Weir Reserve, Poplar Park and Dan Crescent be approved.

 

12      Supplementary AusLink Roads to Recovery Program                                                    

868  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Supplementary AusLink Roads to Recovery Program be received.

2.        Council accept the grant offered in the amount of $916,578 under the Supplementary Auslink Roads to Recovery Program for the period 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2009.

3.        Council send a letter of thanks to the Minister for Roads.

Councillor Rumble left the meeting, the time being 8.04 pm.

 

13      2006/2007 Auslink National Black Spot Program                                                            

869  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri seconded Councillor Lexie Cettolin

          That:

1.     The information contained in the report on 2006/2007 Auslink National Black Spot Program be received.

2.      Council accept the grants offered under the 2006/2007 Auslink National Black Spot Program, as detailed in the report.

3.      A further report be presented to Council concerning the intersection of the Northern Road and Sherringham Road.

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

15      Mayors' Asia Pacific Environmental Conference 2006                                                    

870  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kaylene Allison

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on the Mayors' Asia Pacific Environmental Conference 2006 be received.

2.     The sustainability commitments by Council detailed in the report be endorsed.

 

16      Australian Local Government Women's Association (NSW Branch) Conference         

871  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kaylene Allison that the information contained in the report on Australian Local Government Women's Association (NSW Branch) Conference be received.

 

17      2006 Remuneration Tribunal Determination                                                                    

872  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kaylene Allison

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on 2006 Remuneration Tribunal Determination be received

2.     The fees payable to the Mayor and Councillors be set at the maximum level permitted.

 

18      GST Compliance Review                                                                                                   

873  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kaylene Allison that the information contained in the report on GST Compliance Review be received.

 

 

QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

 

QWN 1      Removal of play equipment                                                                                      

Councillor Greg Davies requested that prior to any parks equipment being removed, community consultation be prepared for residents within the catchment of the park.  Consultation to include why any equipment is being removed and what alternatives are to be put in place.

Councillor Rumble returned to the meeting, the time being 8.06 pm.

Councillor Cettolin left the meeting, the time being 8.06 pm.

874  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

875 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that prior to any parks equipment being removed, community consultation be prepared for residents within the catchment of the park.  Consultation to include why any equipment is being removed and what alternatives are to be put in place.

 

Councillor Cettolin returned to the meeting, the time being 8.08 pm.

 

QWN 2      Wallacia Progress Association Hall                                                                         

Councillor Karen McKeown requested that a donation of $3,800 from South Ward Voted Works be made to Wallacia Progress Association to aid in the provision of materials for rebuilding of a verandah and rail on the Hall.  These  repairs are needed for Wallacia’s Centenary celebrations in July.

876  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

877 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Mark Davies that a donation of $3,800 from South Ward Voted Works be made to Wallacia Progress Association to aid in the provision of materials for rebuilding of a verandah and rail on the Wallacia Progress Association Hall. 

 

QWN 3      Attendance of Councillor Rumble at Local Government Association Conference 2006 

Councillor Ross Fowler requested that Councillor Garry Rumble be authorised to attend the upcoming Local Government Association conference at Leura, as an observer for Penrith City Council.

878  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

879 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that Councillor Garry Rumble be authorised to attend the upcoming Local Government Association conference at Leura, as an observer for Penrith City Council.

 

QWN 4      DA 06/0564 32 Matthews Street, Emu Heights                                                      

Councillor Ross Fowler requested that no further action be taken on DA 06/0564 until privacy issues relating to neighbouring properties are resolved.  Councillor Fowler requested a memo reply on the outcome of these issues.

 

QWN 5      East Lane Toilet Block                                                                                             

Councillor Steve Simat requested a report to Council regarding the feasibility of demolishing the East Lane toilet block.  This relates to its poor visual state, cleanliness and hygiene issues, graffiti and vandalism issues and concerns raised relating to incidents of drug use.  The report is also to include possible alternate sites for toilet blocks in the St Marys area.

 

QWN 6      Leave of Absence                                                                                                     

Councillor Steve Simat requested leave of absence for the period 19 June 2006 to 8 July 2006 inclusive.

880  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

881 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that leave of absence be granted to Councillor Steve Simat for the period 19 June 2006 to 8 July 2006 inclusive.

 

QWN 7      Judges Place Car Park                                                                                             

Councillor Mark Davies requested a memo reply on the status of the report regarding the extension of an extra two levels of car parking at the Judges Place Car Park.

 

QWN 8      Temporary Car Park in front of Judges Place Car Park                                        

Councillor Mark Davies requested a memo reply regarding the feasibility of upgrading and or resurfacing the temporary car park in front of Judges Place Car Park, facing Woodriff Street.  The area is currently being used as all day car parking and is in very bad condition.

 

QWN 9      Emu Hall, Great Western Highway, Emu Plains                                                     

Councillor Garry Rumble requested a memo to all Councillors concerning the status of recent building works at Emu Hall, Great Western Highway, Emu Plains.

 

QWN 10    Lewers Family representation on Board of Penrith's Cultural Facilities               

Councillor Garry Rumble requested that an urgent report be brought to the next Council Meeting, being 19 June 2006 concerning Lewers family representation on the Board of Penrith’s Cultural Facilities.

882  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

883 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri that an urgent report be brought to the next Council Meeting, being 19 June 2006 concerning Lewers family representation on the Board of Penrith’s Cultural Facilities.

 

QWN 11    Sunday Markets                                                                                                       

Councillor Kevin Crameri requested a report be brought to Council as soon as possible on the status of Sunday Markets in the Penrith area.  In particular, the report is to assess the feasibility of holding the markets at the “At Home” homemaker centre in Penrith and at the Allen Place Car Park.

 

QWN 12    Bus Shelter - Bennett Road, St Clair                                                                       

Councillor David Bradbury requested a memo reply on the feasibility of providing a bus shelter on Bennet Road, opposite St Clair shops (at the front of the Child Care Centre).

 

QWN 13    Street Lights - Henry Street, Penrith                                                                       

Councillor David Bradbury requested that the replacement of light globes on street lights in Henry Street at the front of the ATO Building , be arranged.

 

QWN 14    Roadworks - Explorers Way, Greenbank Drive, Francis Street & Dunheved Road     

Councillor David Bradbury requested a memo reply on the status of the traffic investigation into Explorers Way, St Clair.  Councillor Bradbury also requested an update on the proposed works at the intersection of Greenbank Drive, Francis Street and Dunheved Road.

 

QWN 15    Lighting Improvements to Doug Rennie Reserve, Kingswood                              

Councillor David Bradbury requested that a total of $6,000 be voted jointly out of South Ward and East Ward voted works ($3,000 from each) for lighting improvements at Doug Rennie Reserve, Kingswood.

884  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor David Bradbury seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

885 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor David Bradbury seconded Councillor Mark Davies that a total of $6,000 be voted jointly out of South Ward and East Ward voted works ($3,000 from each) for lighting improvements at Doug Rennie Reserve, Kingswood.

 

QWN 16    Location of Nuclear Power Stations                                                                         

Councillor David Bradbury requested that Council write to the Prime Minister requesting that the government rule out the location of any nuclear power station in Western Sydney, specifically ruling out any sites within the Penrith LGA and the Badgerys Creek airport site.  A copy of this letter is to be provided to all Councillors.

886  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor David Bradbury seconded Councillor Pat Sheehy that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

887 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor David Bradbury seconded Councillor Pat Sheehy that Council write to the Prime Minister requesting that the government rule out the location of any nuclear power station in Western Sydney, specifically ruling out any sites within the Penrith LGA and the Badgerys Creek airport site.  A copy of this letter is to be provided to all Councillors.

 

Committee of the Whole

 

888  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that the meeting adjourn to the Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters, the time being 8.29 pm.

 

1        Presence of the Public

 

CW1 RESOLVED on the motion of Councillor Crameri seconded Councillor Greenow that the press and public be excluded from Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters:

 

City In Its Environment

 

2        Street Litterbin Tenderers Financial Report                                                                    

 

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

3        Property Matter - Council Property - Lease of Shop 1, 144 Henry Street, Penrith       

 

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

The meeting resumed at 8.38 pm and the General Manager reported that the Committee of the Whole met at 8.29 pm on Monday, 5 June 2006, the following being present:

 

His Worship the Mayor Councillor John Thain, Councillors Kaylene Allison, David Bradbury, Lexie Cettolin, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Ross Fowler, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, Garry Rumble, Pat Sheehy AM, and Steve Simat

 

and the Committee of the Whole excluded the press and public from the meeting for the reasons set out in CW1 and that the Committee of the Whole submitted the following recommendations to Council.

 

CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS

 

2        Street Litterbin Tenderers Financial Report                                                                    

CW2 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that the information contained in the report on Street Litterbin Tenderers Financial Report be received.

 

3        Property Matter - Council Property - Lease of Shop 1, 144 Henry Street, Penrith.      

CW3 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Ross Fowler

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Property Matter - Council Property - Lease of Shop 1, 144 Henry Street, Penrith. be received.

2.     Council approve a further 2 year Lease to the existing tenant in accordance with the terms and conditions as outlined in the report.

3.     The Common Seal of the Council of the City of Penrith be placed on all necessary documentation.

 

ADOPTION OF Committee of the Whole

 

889 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the recommendations contained in the Committee of the Whole and shown as CW1 to CW3 be adopted.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8.40 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

I certify that these 15 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 5 June 2006.

 

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date