CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 8 MARCH 2010 AT 7:32PM

PRESENT

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor  Ross Fowler OAM, Councillors Kaylene Allison, Robert Ardill, Greg Davies, Jackie Greenow, Prue Guillaume, Marko Malkoc, Karen McKeown and Kath Presdee.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Ben Goldfinch for the period 8 March 2010 to 10 March 2010 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jim Aitken OAM for the period 8 March 2010 to 10 March 2010 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Mark Davies for the period 8 March 2010 to 10 March 2010 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Tanya Davies for the period 8 March 2010 to 10 March 2010 inclusive.

 

APOLOGIES

1  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Robert Ardill seconded Councillor Prue Guillaume that apologies be accepted from His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM and Councillor John Thain.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 7 December 2009 

2  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Prue Guillaume that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 7 December 2009 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Nil.

 

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM congratulated Councillor Karen McKeown on being re-elected as President of ALGWA, NSW Branch and to Councillor Jackie Greenow, Bev Spearpoint and Helen Cooper on being re-elected to the Executive of ALGWA.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Procedural Motion

3  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Prue Guillaume that Item 3 be considered before any other item of business.

 

 

3        Penrith Business Alliance Limited Business Plan

Sustainability and Planning Manager, Paul Grimson, introduced the report and introduced Mr Paul Brennan, Chair of the Penrith Business Alliance Limited who gave a presentation.

 

4  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Robert Ardill

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Business Alliance Limited Business Plan be received.

2.     Council agree to the 2009 – 2010 Penrith Business Alliance Limited  Business Plan.

3.     Council congratulate the Board and staff for the presentation and the completion of the Business Plan.

 

 

A Leading City

 

1        Rural Overland Flow Policy

Council’s Acting Design and Technical Advice Manager, Mr David Yee, gave a presentation to the report.

 

5  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Robert Ardill

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Rural Overland Flow Policy be received.

2.     The Rural Overland Flow Policy be incorporated in a future amendment to Penrith DCP 2008.

3.     Council send a letter of thanks to the external representatives of the Penrith Flood Advisory Committee.

 

 

 

 

2        Waterside Estate - Acoustic Buffer                                                                                   

6  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kaylene Allison seconded Councillor Kath Presdee

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Waterside Estate - Acoustic Buffer be received.

2.     Council amend the Waterside section of Draft Penrith Development Control Plan 2008 to include acoustic terrace housing as an option for providing the required acoustic buffer to industrial noise.

3.     The delivery of housing in the Waterside Estate is to accord with the phasing strategy identified in Acoustic Report Number 2088-24M, dated 11 June 2009, prepared by Day Design Pty Ltd.

4.     Stockland Developments, O-I Australia and Crane Metals be advised of Council’s decision.

In accordance with Section 375A of the Local Government Act 1993, a DIVISION was then called with the following result:

 

For

Against

 

Councillor Kaylene Allison

 

Councillor Robert Ardill

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume

 

Councillor Marko Malkoc

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Kath Presdee

 

 

A City of Opportunities

 

A Green City

 

4        Swimming Pool Safety Awareness Programme                                                                 

7  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Robert Ardill seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc that the information contained in the report on Swimming Pool Safety Awareness Programme be received.

 

 

 


 

CoNFIDENTiaL BUSINESS

 

The meeting closed to consider Confidential Business, the time being 8:32 pm.

 

1        Presence of the Public

 

8  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the press and public be excluded from the meeting to deal with the following matter:

 

A Leading City

 

2        Council Property - Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre                                                

 

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 moved out of confidential session at 9.07 pm and the General Manager reported that after excluding the press and public from the meeting, the Policy Review Committee met in confidential session from 8:32 pm to 9:07 pm to consider a commercial matter.

 

The General Manager reported that while in confidential session, the Committee resolved the confidential business as follows:

 

CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS

 

 

2        Council Property - Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre

Director and Chief Financial Officer, Barry Husking introduced the report and invited Mr Paul Allinson from AusPacific Property Group Pty Ltd to give a presentation.                                                               

9  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Kath Presdee

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Council Property - Cranebrook Village Shopping Centre be received.

2.     Council agree to the amended proposal in principle as outlined in the report and in the presentation submitted by AusPacific Property Group Pty Ltd.

3.     Council agree to the sale of the property in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in the report.

4.     Council to commence the process of reclassification of part of the Neighbourhood Centre and Tamara Child Care Centre land which is also part of the land proposed to be transferred from Council to AusPacific Property Group Pty Ltd. from “Community” to ”Operational” in accordance with the Community Plans of Management.

5.     The Common Seal of the Council of the City of Penrith be placed on the boundary adjustment plans as required.

6.     Further detailed information be presented to Council as required, including waste management, a communications plan for the development and accessibility of the development.

 

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being  9.10 pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 5 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 8 March 2010.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date