CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2008 AT 7:37PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor Greg Davies, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, Lexie Cettolin, Kevin Crameri OAM, Ross Fowler OAM, Jackie Greenow, Karen McKeown, Susan Page, Garry Rumble, Pat Sheehy AM, and John Thain.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor David Bradbury for the 1 September 2008.

APOLOGIES

PRC 79  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Pat Sheehy AM that apologies be received from Councillor Mark Davies and Councillor Steve Simat.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 18 August 2008

PRC 80  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Garry Rumble that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 18 August 2008 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 There were no declarations of interest.

 

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City as a Social Place

 

2        Disability Access Committee 2004-08 Achievement Highlights                                      

PRC 81  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Garry Rumble

That:

1.       The information contained in the report on Disability Access Committee 2004-08 Achievement Highlights be received.

 

2.       The Committee members be thanked for their participation on and
contribution to Council’s Disability Access Committee during the 2004-08 period.

 

3.       Certificates of Appreciation be presented to the community members of the Disability Access Committee for the period 2006-08.

 

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow left the meeting, the time being 7:51pm

 

 

The City in its Broader Context

 

1        Outcomes of the Universal Design and Cultural Context Project

Councillor Jackie Greenow returned to the meeting, the time being 7:54pm                                       

PRC 82  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Susan Page

That:

1.          The information contained in the report on Outcomes of the Universal Design        and Cultural Context Project be received.

2.          A further report be presented to a future meeting of the Policy Review Committee           detailing the outcome of investigations into which of the project’s recommendations can be implemented.       

3.          Opportunities for greater community “ownership” of parks and reserves be further          investigated.

4.          The participants involved in the project be thanked for their efforts.

 

 

3        Aboriginal Job Compact                                                                                                     

PRC 83  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Aboriginal Job Compact be received.

2.     Council endorse the signing of an Aboriginal Job Compact Agreement with the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and progress implementation as outlined in this report.

 

 

Leadership and Organisation

 

4        Online Community Consultation                                                                                        

PRC 84  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Susan Page that the information contained in the report on Online Community Consultation be received.

 

 

5        Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal review of Revenue Framework for Local Government                                                                                                                        

PRC 85  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Susan Page seconded Councillor Jim Aitken OAM that the information contained in the report on Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal review of Revenue Framework for Local Government be received

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:43pm.

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 1 September 2008.

 

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