CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2009 AT 7:36PM

PRESENT

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

 

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 106  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor John Thain that apologies be accepted for Councillors Ben Goldfinch and Tanya Davies.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 19 October 2009

PRC 107  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 19 October 2009 be confirmed.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 21 October 2009

PRC 108  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Prue Guillaume seconded Councillor Kath Presdee that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 21 October 2009 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Councillor Kath Presdee declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant in Item 2 – Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd as she is a member of the Werrianda Children’s Centre Parent Advisory Committee.

  

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A City of Opportunities

 

4        Penrith Business Alliance Limited Strategic and Business Plans

          Director Craig Butler introduced the report on Penrith Business Alliance Limited Strategic and Business Plans and welcomed the Chairman Paul Brennan who gave a presentation.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:51pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:52pm.

Councillor Prue Guillaume left the meeting and did not return the time being 8:03pm.                         

PRC 109  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on the Penrith Business Alliance Limited Strategic and Business Plans be received

2.     Council agree to the initial payment of $308,390 to the Penrith Business Alliance.

3.     The Penrith Business Alliance Business Plan for 2009-10 be reported to a future Council meeting for consideration and approval.

 

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:10pm.

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:10pm.

 

A Leading City

 

1        Westpool

Chairperson of Westpool, Deputy Mayor Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, introduced the report and welcomed Andrew Armistead from Westpool who gave a presentation.

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8:13pm.

Councillor Greg Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8:15pm.

Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 8:37pm.

Councillor John Thain returned to the meeting, the time being 8:38pm.                                              

PRC 110  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the information contained in the report on Westpool be received.

 

 

A City of Opportunities

 

2        Penrith City Children's Services Cooperative Ltd

Children’s Services Manager, Janet Keegan introduced the report and welcomed Chairperson Max Friend, who gave a presentation on the Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd.

Councillor Marko Malkoc left the meeting and did not return the time being 8:46pm.                        

PRC 111  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor John Thain

That:

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

2.     Council agree to underwrite the operation of Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd until the presentation to Council of the Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd Annual Report for 2009/10.

3.     Council write to Linda Newman recognising her service on the Board of Directors since inception and thanking her for her contribution over many years.

 

 

3        Penrith Whitewater Stadium - Annual Report and Board of Directors

Chairperson, Penrith Whitewater Stadium, Deputy Mayor Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, welcomed Stadium Manager, Jack Hodge who gave a presentation on the Penrith Whitewater Stadium – Annual Report and Board of Directors.       

PRC 112  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Whitewater Stadium - Annual Report and Board of Directors be received

2.     Council agree to underwrite the operation of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Limited until the presentation to Council of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Limited Annual Report for 2009-10.

3.     Council note and support the Board’s nomination of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM as a continuing Director of Penrith Whitewater Stadium.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:21pm.

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 16 November 2009.

 

 

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