CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 18 OCTOBER 2010 AT 7:34PM

PRESENT

Acting Deputy Mayor, Ross Fowler OAM, Kaylene Allison, Robert Ardill, Greg Davies, Tanya Davies, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow, Prue Guillaume, Marko Malkoc, Karen McKeown, Kath Presdee and John Thain.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jim Aitken OAM for the period 14 October 2010 to 6 November 2010 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM for the period 14 October 2010 to 6 November 2010 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Mark Davies for the period 14 October 2010 to 25 October 2010 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 13 September 2010

PRC 64 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Prue Guillaume seconded Councillor Robert Ardill that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 13 September 2010 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

The Acting Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM ruled an urgency motion to have a late report considered at tonight’s meeting on Transportation of Restricted Solid Waste to SITA Landfill Facility.

 

Procedural Motion

PRC 65  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor John Thain that a late report on Transportation of Restricted Solid Waste to SITA Landfill Facility be considered at tonight’s meeting.

 

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A City of Opportunities

 

5        Concept Plan Precinct D & E in Glenmore Park Stage 2 Release Area. Applicant: Norwest Land Pty Ltd, Owner Mulpha FKP Pty Ltd

Development Services Manager, Paul Lemm introduced the report and Cameron Lamb from Norwest Land who gave a presentation on the Concept Plan.                                                                    

PRC 66  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Tanya Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Concept Plan Precinct D & E in Glenmore Park Stage 2 Release Area. Applicant: Norwest Land Pty Ltd, Owner Mulpha FKP Pty Ltd be received.

2.     The Precinct D & E Concept Plan be endorsed by Council with the exception of the departure proposed on the width of southern most local road where DCP compliance is required to be achieved. 

3.     A further briefing be provided to Council dealing with the issues raised tonight in regards to the Concept Plan including public lighting in parks, ongoing maintenance of facilities and the transition of responsibility, built to boundary properties, fencing types of lot boundaries and management of litter in the nature reserve.

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

 

For

Against

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Tanya Davies

 

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Robert Ardill

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

 

Councillor Marko Malkoc

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Kaylene Allison

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume

 

Councillor Kath Presdee

 

 

4        Penrith Whitewater Stadium - Annual Report and Board of Directors

Councillor Tanya Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:19pm.

Councillor Tanya Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8:21pm.

Chairman of Penrith Whitewater Stadium, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM introduced the report and Stadium Manager, Jack Hodge who gave a presentation.

Councillor Prue Guillaume left the meeting, the time being 8:27pm.                                           

PRC 67  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Tanya Davies

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 2010-11

3.     Council note and support the Board’s re-appointment of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM as the continuing Chairman of Penrith Whitewater Stadium.

4.     Council congratulate the Whitewater Board, Stadium Manager and Staff on another successful year.

 

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume returned to the meeting, the time being 8:35pm.

 

3        Neighbourhood Renewal Program - Update of Activities and Neighbourhood Action Plans - Kingswood and St Marys

Councillor Robert Ardill left the meeting, the time being 8:51pm.

Councillor Robert Ardill returned to the meeting, the time being 8:53pm.

Neighbourhood Renewal Programme Coordinator, Jeni Pollard and Community Engagement Officer, Heather Chaffey gave a presentation on the Neighbourhood Action Plans of Kingswood and St Marys.                                                                                                                                           

PRC 68  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ben Goldfinch seconded Councillor John Thain

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Neighbourhood Renewal Program - Update of Activities and Neighbourhood Action Plans - Kingswood and St Marys  be received.

2.     Council endorse the Neighbourhood Action Plans for Kingswood and St Marys as provided in the attachments to this report.

3.     Council endorse the proposed schedule of Neighbourhood Renewal activities as outlined in Table 2 of the report.

 

 

A Leading City

 

1        North Cranebrook Release Area Development Contributions Plan                             

PRC 69  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on North Cranebrook Release Area Development Contributions Plan be received.

2.     Council resolve to rescind the North Cranebrook Release Area Development Contributions Plan.

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

 

For

Against

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Tanya Davies

 

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Robert Ardill

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

 

Councillor Marko Malkoc

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Kaylene Allison

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume

 

Councillor Kath Presdee

 

 

2        Formation of Local Health Networks                                                                              

PRC 70  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc

That:

1.   The information contained in the report on Formation of Local Health Networks be received.

2.   Council endorse the General Manager or his nominee to submit an Expression of Interest to become a member of the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health Network.

3.   Council write to the NSW Department of Health strongly advocating that a Penrith City Council Councillor be appointed to the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health Network.

 

 

A Liveable City

 

6        Feral and Infant Animals Policy                                                                                      

PRC 71  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Robert Ardill seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Feral and Infant Animals Policy be received.

2.     Council adopt the Feral and Infant Animals Policy.

 

 

7        Review of the Alcohol Free Public Spaces Policy                                                           

PRC 72  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Review of the Alcohol Free Public Spaces Policy be received.

2.     The proposed changes to the Alcohol Free Public Spaces Policy be adopted to support the establishment, suspension and/or cancellation of Alcohol Free Areas and Alcohol Free Zones in designated areas in the Penrith Local Government Area.

 

 

A Vibrant City

 

8        Transportation of Restricted Solid Waste to SITA landfill facility                               

PRC 73  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tanya Davies seconded Councillor Prue Guillaume

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Transportation of Restricted Solid Waste to SITA landfill facility be received

2.     Council write to the Premier Keneally indicating Council’s opposition to the proposal to dispose of the contaminated wastes from 7-9 Nelson Parade, Hunters Hill and request that the Remediation Action Plan include an alternative option for disposal of the waste

3.     Council write to the Member for Mulgoa, Diane Beamer and seek her support in opposing the proposal to dispose of the contaminated waste to the SITA landfill site.

4.     A further report on the legal position in terms of the DA consent on the SITA site be submitted to Council detailing issues surrounding the acceptance of radio-active waste.

5.     Council write to SITA seeking clarification of the Company’s position on accepting the proposal for radio-active contaminated waste and expressing concern over the lack of prior consultation provided to Council.

 

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1          International Users of Penrith Whitewater Stadium                                            

Councillor Greg Davies requested a memo reply to provide information on the economic benefit to Penrith of visiting training squads and delegations who utilise Penrith Whitewater Stadium. The information may include information detailing how many people used the facility, the duration and location of their accommodation. Further information relating to a formula which may be used to calculate the economic benefit to the City might also be provided.

 

RR 2          Hotel Development - Great Western Highway                                                       

Councillor Greg Davies requested a memo reply to update Councillors on the status of the proposed Hotel development located at Kingswood on the Great Western Highway.

 

RR 3          Oxely Park - Neighbourhood Action Plan                                                             

Councillor Greg Davies requested a memo reply to provide information on the endorsed Neighbourhood Action Plan for Oxley Park.

 

RR 4          Legal Advice - Conflict of Interest                                                                          

Councillor Tanya Davies requested a memo reply providing legal advice on the appropriateness of the NSW Lands Minister putting forward an application and the Planning Minister determining the Part 3a application given both portfolios are occupied by the same Minister.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:41pm.

 

 

I certify that these 6 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 18 October 2010.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date