CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2008 AT 7:39PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor Greg Davies, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, Lexie Cettolin, Kevin Crameri OAM, Mark Davies, Ross Fowler OAM, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, Susan Page, Garry Rumble, Pat Sheehy AM, Steve Simat (arrived 7:55pm) and John Thain.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 1  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Garry Rumble that apologies be received and accepted from Councillor Steve Simat.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Councillor David Bradbury requested Leave of Absence from 18 to 22 February 2008 inclusive.

PRC 2  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

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

PRC 3  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor David Bradbury from 18 to 22 February 2008 inclusive.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 10 December 2007

PRC 4  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy AM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 10 December 2007 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 Councillors Pat Sheehy AM, Karen McKeown, Jackie Greenow and Ross Fowler OAM declared a Non-Pecuniary Interest in Item 2 – Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd – Annual Report and Board of Directors as they are Directors on the Board of the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd.  They reserved the right to speak and vote on the matter.

  

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City as a Social Place

 

Councillor Steve Simat arrived, the time being 7:55pm.

 

2        Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd - Annual Report and Board of Directors         

PRC 5  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy AM seconded Councillor Susan Page

That:

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

2.     Councillors Jackie Greenow and Karen McKeown, John Mullane, Dennis Rice and Fiona Steel be appointed to fill vacancies that occurred at the second Annual General Meeting of the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd.

3.     Council agree to underwrite the operation of Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd until the presentation to Council of the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd Annual Report for 2007/08.

4.     Council congratulate the Board of Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd on their success and achievements over the twelve months to the end of June 2007.

 

3        Memorandum of Understanding with Sydney West Area Health                                    

PRC 6  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Garry Rumble

That:

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

2.     Council endorse the Memorandum of Understanding for the Strategic Partnership Agreement between Sydney West Area Health Service and Penrith City Council.

 

Councillor Susan Page left the meeting, the time being 8:29pm.

 

Councillor Susan Page returned to the meeting, the time being 8:31pm.

 

4        Modification, Extension or issue of Operational Consents for Deferred Commencement Determinations of Development Consents that were determined by the Ordinary Council Meeting      

PRC 7 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Pat Sheehy AM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Modification, Extension or issue of Operational Consents for Deferred Commencement Determinations of Development Consents that were determined by the Ordinary Council Meeting be received.

2.     The new procedures outlined commence immediately, as reflected in the new practice note and incorporated into the community consultation section of the draft City Wide DCP 2008.

 

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 8:31pm.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 8:34pm.

 

1        2007-2008 Management Plan - December Quarter Review                                            

7  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Susan Page

That :

1.    The information contained in the report on the 2007-2008 Management Plan - December Quarter Review be received

2.    The 2007-2008 Management Plan Review as at 31 December 2007, including revised estimates identified in the recommended budget, be adopted

3.    The proposed budget reallocations and amendments to tasks detailed in the report be adopted.

 

The City In Its Environment

 

5        Biodiversity Action Plan                                                                                                     

PRC 8  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor  seconded Councillor Pat Sheehy AM that the information contained in the report on the Biodiversity Action Plan be received.

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

6        Proposed Policy on 'Advertising on Council Premises'                                                    

PRC 9  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Lexie Cettolin

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on the proposed policy relating to ‘Advertising on Council Premises’ be received

2.     The proposed policy relating to ‘Advertising on Council Premises’, as shown in the Amended Draft Policy Document appended to this report, be adopted

3.     The managers of all Council controlled premises, including section 377 Committees, be informed of Council’s policy relating to ‘Advertising on Council Premises’.

 

7        2008 Local Government Remuneration Tribunal Review                                                

PRC 10  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Steve Simat

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on 2008 Local Government Remuneration Tribunal Review be received

2.     A submission be made to the Local Government Remuneration Tribunal supporting the Local Government and Shires Association of NSW submission on the 2008 review of fees payable to mayors and councillors.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:10pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on Monday 18 February 2008.

 

 

                                       ____________________                ______________

                                                Chairperson                                     Date