CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 30 APRIL 2007 AT 7:30PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor Pat Sheehy AM, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, David Bradbury (arrived 7:59pm), Lexie Cettolin, Kevin Crameri OAM, Ross Fowler, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, Garry Rumble, Steve Simat (arrived 8:05pm) and John Thain.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 25  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that apologies be accepted from Councillors David Bradbury, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Susan Page and Steve Simat.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 2 April 2007

PRC 26  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 2 April 2007 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

  

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City as a Social Place

 

5        Proposal for a Memorandum of Understanding with Sydney West Area Health Service        

Dr Glenn Close from Sydney West Area Health Service made a presentation.

Councillor David Bradbury arrived, the time being 7:59pm.

 

Councillor Steve Simat arrived, the time being 8:05pm.

 

27  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Ross Fowler

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Proposal for a Memorandum of Understanding with Sydney West Area Health Service be received

2.     A Memorandum of Understanding be developed between Council and Sydney West Area Health Service.

 

 

 

 

1        Penrith City Children's Services Co-operative Ltd                                                          

Mr Max Friend, Chairman of Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd, made a presentation.

28  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith City Children's Services Co-operative Ltd be received

2.     Council continue to underwrite the operations of Penrith City Children’s Services Co-operative to 30 June 2008, subject to receipt of Annual Budgets

3.     Council write to thank the Board of Directors of Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative, who give generously of their time each year to ensure a great service is provided to the community.

 

 

3        Review of the Immunisation Service                                                                                 

Mrs Beverley Bill, representing the Immunisation Clinic Nurses, made a presentation.

Mr Michael Edwards, CEO of the Nepean Division of General Practitioners, made a presentation.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 8:29pm.

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 8:30pm.

 

PRC 29  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Ross Fowler

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on the Review of the Immunisation Service be received

2.     Council discontinue the clinical component of the Immunisation Service and focus resources on the enhanced promotion of childhood immunisation

3.     Discussions take place with Community Health within three (3) months to take up the services currently provided by Council.

PRC 30  An AMENDMENT was MOVED by Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor John Thain:

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on the Review of the Immunisation Service be received

2.     The clinical component of the Immunisation Service continue with a further review of the service to be undertaken in twelve (12) months.

On being PUT to the meeting, the AMENDMENT was CARRIED and on becoming the MOTION was also CARRIED.

6        The future of the former Gipps Street Landfill site at Claremont Meadows                  

Mr Wayne Mitchell, Environmental Health Manager – Penrith City Council, made a presentation.

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 9:17pm.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 9:20pm.

 

Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 9:31pm.

 

Councillor John Thain returned to the meeting, the time being 9:33pm.

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 9:41pm.

 

Councillor Karen McKeown left the meeting, the time being 9:41pm.

 

Councillor Karen McKeown returned to the meeting, the time being 9:43pm.

 

PRC 31  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor David Bradbury seconded Councillor Garry Rumble

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on The future of the former Gipps Street Landfill site at Claremont Meadows be received

2.     A project to fully complete the remediation of the site by providing the final topsoil layer to the western half of the site be included in the 2007/2008 Management Plan with funding to be provided from the Waste Reserve

3.     A review be undertaken of the future location of the SES depot on the site

4.     Formal consultation take place with the Claremont Meadows community regarding the future facilities on the site, specifically access across Gipps Street to the site and inclusive of local sporting groups.

 

 

2        Parent Friendly Facilities in Public Buildings                                                                    

PRC 32  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor David Bradbury seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Parent Friendly Facilities in Public Buildings be received.

2.     The current review of planning policies includes the adoption of appropriate requirements to parent friendly facilities in public buildings.

3.     Any new Development Application which falls within the types identified in this report, be required to address the issue of providing ‘parenting rooms’.

 

4        Planning for an Ageing Community - Ageing Strategy Scoping Paper                            

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 9:57pm.

 

PRC 33  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Steve Simat

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Planning for an Ageing Community - Ageing Strategy Scoping Paper be received.

2.     The development of an ageing strategy for the City ‘Planning for an Ageing Community’ be undertaken in 2007-08.

3.     $60,000 be allocated for the development of an ageing strategy, ‘Planning for an Ageing Community’, in the 2007-08 Management Plan.

 

 

The City In Its Environment

 

7        Waste Performance Incentive Payments                                                                          

PRC 34  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Ross Fowler

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Waste Performance Incentive Payments be received.

2.     The proposal developed in this report be brought forward in the 2007/2008 budget process.

3.     The $50,000 received in 2006/2007 over the budgeted income be recommended to be transferred to a reserve as a part of the March quarterly review process.

 

 

The City as an Economy

 

8        Glenmore Park Stage 2 - Employment Development and Affordable Housing Strategies      

PRC 35  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Glenmore Park Stage 2 - Employment Development and Affordable Housing Strategies be received

2.     Council agree in principle to the offer of $1.6 million from the Landowners Group for job creation activities in the City to be included in the proposed Glenmore Park Stage 2 Planning Agreement, the terms of which to be negotiated prior to Council’s formal endorsement 

3.     A further report be brought to Council outlining an approach to further investigating the options available to Council for delivering its economic and employment development programs

4.     Council agree in principle to the offer of $1M from the Landowners Group for the delivery of affordable, disability and community housing to be included in the proposed Glenmore Park Stage 2 Planning Agreement, the terms of which to be negotiated prior to Council’s formal endorsement

5.     A further report be brought to Council outlining a preferred process for the future delivery of affordable, disability and community housing

6.      A further report be brought to Council for formal consideration of the proposed Glenmore Park Stage 2 Planning Agreement.

 

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

9        Service Specification Program                                                                                           

PRC 36  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Steve Simat

        That:

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

2.      The specification for Roads, Footpaths and Drainage Construction service be adopted

3.      The specification for Roads and Footpaths maintenance service be adopted

4.      The specification for Building Construction service be adopted

5.      The specification for Design service be adopted

6.      The Specification for Records and Document Management be adopted

7.      The annual budget allocation for Roads and Footpaths Maintenance Service be increased by the CPI in line with the increase in the Roads and Footpaths asset base starting in 2008-09.

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 10:02pm.

 

I certify that these 5 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 30 April 2007.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date