CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2006 AT 7:06PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor John Thain, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, David Bradbury (arrived 7:33pm), Lexie Cettolin (arrived 7:07pm), Kevin Crameri OAM, Mark Davies, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, and Pat Sheehy AM.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 73  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Pat Sheehy that apologies be received and accepted from Councillors David Bradbury, Lexie Cettolin, Greg Davies, Susan Page and Steve Simat.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Ross Fowler for the period 3 September 2006 to 25 September 2006 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Garry Rumble for the period 6 September 2006 to 28 September 2006 inclusive.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 14 August 2006

PRC 74  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 14 August 2006 be confirmed.

 

Councillor Lexie Cettolin arrived, the time being 7:07pm.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 There were no declarations of interest.

  

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

The General Manager, Mr Alan Travers, gave a brief overview of the progress of the 2005-2009 Strategic Program to June 2006. Each Director then made a presentation detailing the progress with Term Achievements and Critical Actions within each Master Program as follows:

 

          Leadership and Organisation                  Chief Financial Officer, Barry Husking

 

Councillor David Bradbury arrived, the time being 7:33pm.

 

                                                                            Director – City Strategy, Alan Stoneham

 

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 7:53pm.

 

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 7:56pm.

 

 

                                                                             Director – City Services, Steve Hackett

 

Councillor Lexie Cettolin left the meeting, the time being 8:05pm.

 

Councillor Lexie Cettolin returned to the meeting, the time being 8:06pm.

 

Councillor Jim Aitken left the meeting, the time being 8:09pm.

 

Councillor Jim Aitken returned to the meeting, the time being 8:14pm.

 

Councillor Lexie Cettolin left the meeting, the time being 8:15pm.

 

          The City Supported by Infrastructure     Director – City Operations, Ray Moore

 

Councillor Lexie Cettolin returned to the meeting, the time being 8:20pm.

 

Councillor Karen McKeown left the meeting, the time being 8:31pm.

 

Councillor Karen McKeown returned to the meeting, the time being 8:33pm.

 

          The City in its Broader Context and The City as an Economy

 

Councillor David Bradbury left the meeting, the time being 8:35pm.

 

                                                                            Director – City Strategy, Alan Stoneham

 

Councillor David Bradbury returned to the meeting, the time being 8:37pm.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 8:42pm, and Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jackie Greenow assumed the Chair.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain returned to the meeting, the time being 8:47pm and resumed the Chair.

 

                                                                            Director – City Planning, Craig Butler

 

The City as a Social Place                                Director – City Services, Steve Hackett

 

                                                                            Director – City Planning, Craig Butler

 

                                                                            Director – City Operations, Ray Moore

 

Councillor Jim Aitken left the meeting, the time being 9:20pm.

 

Councillor Jim Aitken returned to the meeting, the time being 9:23pm.

 

 

 

The City in its Environment                              Director – City Planning, Craig Butler

 

                                                                            Director – City Operations, Ray Moore

 

1        2005-09 Strategic Program - Annual Review                                                                      

PRC 75  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Jim Aitken

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on 2005-09 Strategic Program - Annual Review be received

2.     The proposed change to Director Accountabilities as detailed in the report be endorsed.

3.     The proposed amendments to Term Achievements and Critical Actions as detailed in the report be adopted from 1 July 2006.

4.     Congratulations be passed on to the staff who worked on the Strategic Program Progress Report document.

 

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 9:40pm, and did not return.  Deputy Mayor Jackie Greenow assumed the chair, the time being 9:40pm.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:45pm.

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 11 September 2006.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date