CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 12 MAY 2008 AT 7:32PM

PRESENT

The Deputy Mayor Councillor Jackie Greenow, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, Ross Fowler OAM, Karen McKeown, Garry Rumble, Pat Sheehy AM, and John Thain.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 31  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that apologies be received and accepted from His Worship the Mayor Councillor Greg Davies and Councillors Kevin Crameri OAM, Mark Davies and Steve Simat.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Susan Page for the period 21 April 2008 to 26 May 2008 inclusive.

 

Councillor Pat Sheehy AM advised the meeting that Councillor David Bradbury had requested leave of absence for the period 12 to 15 May 2008 inclusive.

 

The Deputy Mayor Councillor Jackie Greenow advised the meeting that Councillor Lexie Cettolin had requested leave of absence for the period 12 to 21 May 2008 inclusive.

 

PRC 32 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy AM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor David Bradbury from 12 to 15 May 2008 and to Councillor Lexie Cettolin from 12 to 21 May 2008.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 28 April 2008

PRC 33  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy AM seconded Councillor Kaylene Allison that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 28 April 2008 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 There were no declarations of interest.

  

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City as AN ECONOMY

 

3        The 2007 Penrith Valley Economic Development Corporation Business and Export Survey  

Mr Steve Willingale, Penrith Valley Economic Development Corporation, made a presentation on the results of the Business and Export survey.

PRC 34  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the information contained in the report on The 2007 Penrith Valley Economic Development Corporation Business and Export Survey be received.

 

 

The City as A SOCIAL PLACE

 

2        Nomination as enforcement agency under the Food Act 2003                                         

Mr Wayne Mitchell, Council’s Environmental Health Manager, made a presentation on the new food safety enforcement regime.

PRC 35  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Garry Rumble seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Nomination as enforcement agency under the Food Act 2003 be received.

2.     Pursuant to Section 111(1) of the Food Act 2003 Council nominate as a Category B Enforcement Agency to the NSW Food Authority.

 

 

The City IN ITS BROADER CONTEXT

 

1        Universal Design Playgrounds                                                                                           

PRC 36  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.      The information contained in the report on Universal Design Playgrounds be received.

2.      An approach be made to the NSW Variety Club to determine its involvement in establishing liberty swings.

3.      A further report be submitted to the Policy Review Committee as soon as possible and prior to September 2008 following discussions with other councils on the installation and usage of the liberty swing in their local government areas.

4.      Consideration be given to the early establishment of a universal design playground, with convenient public transport access.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:38pm.

 

I certify that these 2 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on Monday 12 May 2008.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date