CONFIRMED MINUTES

 OF THE EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OF PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD IN THE

PASSADENA ROOM

ON MONDAY 2 MARCH 2009 AT 7:32PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor Jim Aitken OAM, Councillors Kaylene Allison, Robert Ardill, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Tanya Davies, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow, Prue Guillaume, Marko Malkoc, Karen McKeown, Kath Presdee and John Thain.

 

APOLOGIES

45  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that an apology from Councillor Ross Fowler OAM be accepted.

 
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest.

 

Councillor John Thain requested that Item 2 - Grant Application under the Regional & Local Community Infrastructure Program - Penrith Commuter Carpark be deferred and dealt with after Committee of the Whole.

 

46  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that Item 2 be deferred for consideration until after Committee of the Whole.

 

 

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City In Its Environment

 

1        Regional Local Community Infrastructure Program - Revised Project List                   

47  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Robert Ardill

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Regional Local Community Infrastructure Program - Revised Project List be received.

2.     The project list for the RLCIP Community grant be modified as indicated in This report.

3.     The external disabled toilet at the PVCP be constructed as an extension to the existing contract from saving in the contract.

4.     Representations be made seeking a reversal of the GST obligations in the grant.

 

5.     In the event that GST is not applicable, the original grant submission be submitted.

Committee of the Whole

 

48  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Mark Davies the meeting adjourn to the Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters, the time being 7:35pm.

 

 

1        Presence of the Public

 

CW1 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the press and public be excluded from Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters:

 

 

City in its Broader Context

 

2        Commercial Matter - North Penrith Urban Area                                                             

 

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

The meeting resumed at 7:37pm and the General Manager reported that the Committee of the Whole met at 7:35pm on Monday 2 March 2009, the following being present

 

His Worship the Mayor Councillor Jim Aitken OAM, Councillors Kaylene Allison, Robert Ardill, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Tanya Davies, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow, Prue Guillaume, Marko Malkoc, Karen McKeown, Kath Presdee and John Thain

 

and the Committee of the Whole excluded the press and public from the meeting for the reasons set out in CW1 and that the Committee of the Whole submitted the following recommendations to Council.

 

CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS

 

2        Commercial Matter - North Penrith Urban Area                                                             

RECOMMENDED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch

CW2 That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Commercial Matter - North Penrith Urban Area be received.

2.     Council endorse the actions outlined in the report.

 

 

 

 

 ADOPTION OF Committee of the Whole

 

49  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the recommendation contained in the Committee of the Whole and shown as CW2 be adopted.

 

 

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

 

The City In Its Environment

 

 

2        Grant Application under the Regional & Local Community Infrastructure Program - Penrith Commuter Carpark                                                                                                            

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

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Grant Application under the Regional & Local Community Infrastructure Program - Penrith Commuter Carpark be received.

2.     Council’s application be amended to reflect a $10m grant for the Penrith Commuter Carpark.

3.     The Federal Member for Lindsay, David Bradbury MP, be thanked for his assistance in this matter.

 

 

Councillor John Thain requested that the unanimous vote in favour of the motion be recorded.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:45pm.

 

 

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 2 March 2009.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date