CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 2 APRIL 2007 AT 7:30PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor Pat Sheehy AM, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, David Bradbury (arrived 8:00 pm), Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies (arrived 7:48 pm), Mark Davies, Ross Fowler, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, Susan Page, Garry Rumble, and John Thain.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 21  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM that apologies be received and accepted from Councillors David Bradbury, Greg Davies, Steve Simat and Lexie Cettolin.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 12 March 2007

PRC 22  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Susan Page that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 12 March 2007 be confirmed.

 

 

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 – 18 Month Review.  Presentations were then made, detailing the progress with the 2005-2009 Strategic Program.

 

Director – City Strategy:  Key Themes

 

Acting Chief Financial Officer:  Capacity to Deliver Strategic Program

 

Councillor Greg Davies arrived at the meeting, the time being 7:48 pm.

 

Councillor David Bradbury arrived at the meeting, the time being 8:00 pm.

 

Presentations then continued with the Key Strategic Challenges & Proposed Breakthroughs, as follows:

 

 

 

 

Director – City Strategy:

·        Regional City Delivery

·        Subregional Plans

·        Penrith Lakes

 

Director – City Planning:

·        Integrated Land Use & Transport

·        Climate Change

·        River Health

·        Rural

·        Established Areas

·        Look of the City

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 8:33 pm.

 

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting at 8:35 pm and did not return.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 8:40 pm

 

Councillor David Bradbury left the meeting, the time being 8:42 pm

 

Councillor David Bradbury returned to the meeting, the time being 8:43 pm.

 

Director – City Operations:

·        Public Domain Maintenance

·        Asset Renewal - Roads

·        Asset Renewal - Parks Assets

 

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:59 pm.

 

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 9:01 pm.

 

Director – City Strategy: 

·        Workforce Strategy

 

 

1        2005-2009 Strategic Program - 18 Month Review                                                           

PRC 23  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Garry Rumble

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on 2005-2009 Strategic Program - 18 Month Review be received.

2.     Council consider the responses to key strategic challenges to be presented by the Directors.

 

 

 

 

2        Alignment of the Organisation                                                                                           

PRC 24  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Susan Page

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Alignment of the Organisation be received.

2.     The changes to Staff Establishment be endorsed.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:08 pm.

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 2 April 2007.

 

 

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