CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 22 AUGUST 2011 AT 7:40PM

Prior to the commencement of the Policy Review Committee meeting, the General Manager advised that the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jim Aitken had tendered his apology for tonight’s meeting and therefore Council would need to nominate a Councillor to Chair the meeting. 

PRC 42  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Kaylene Allison that Councillor John Thain Chair the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 22 August 2011.

PRESENT

Councillor John Thain, Councillors Kevin Crameri OAM, Kaylene Allison, Greg Davies (Arrived 7:43pm), Mark Davies, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow, Prue Guillaume, Marko Malkoc, Karen McKeown (Arrived 7:46pm) and Kath Presdee.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Ross Fowler OAM for the period 19 August 2011 to 4 September 2011 inclusive.

PRC 43  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Robert Ardill for the period 22 August 2011 to 24 August 2011 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC 44  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc that an apology be received from the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jim Aitken OAM and Councillor Tanya Davies.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 1 August 2011

PRC 45  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 1 August 2011 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

NIL

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A LIVEABLE CITY

 

Procedural Motion

PRC 46  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc that Item 5 – Proposed Development of Andrews Road Baseball Facility be dealt with first.

 

 

5        Proposed Development of Andrews Road Baseball Facility

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 7:44pm.

Councillor Greg Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 7:45pm.

A MOTION was moved by Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc that the information contained in the report on Proposed Development of Andrews Road Baseball Facility be received.

An AMENDMENT was moved by Councillor Ben Goldfinch seconded by Councillor Kath Presdee

That:

1.                The information contained in the report on Proposed Development of             Andrews Road Baseball Facility be received.

                   2.       Funding for the proposed works be provided equally from all three ward                          voted works.

Councillor Greg Davies foreshadowed a further AMENDMENT

That:

1.                 The information contained in the report on Proposed Development of             Andrews Road Baseball Facility be received.

                   2.       Council guarantee funding to Penrith Baseball Club and a further urgent                           report be brought to the next Ordinary Council meeting discussing the most                       appropriate method of funding.

The Chairperson deferred consideration of the item to allow Council Officers to discuss options with a representative of the Penrith Baseball Club.

 

A Leading City

 

1        Penrith City Council Community Survey 2011

Councillor Karen McKeown left the meeting, the time being 8:11pm.

Councillor Karen McKeown returned to the meeting, the time being 8:16pm.

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:36pm.

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8:38pm.

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:44pm.

Councillor Greg Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8:54pm.

Management Planning Co-ordinator, Ken Lim introduced the report and invited Simon Pomfret from IRIS Research who gave a presentation on the results of the Penrith City Council Community Survey 2011.

 

PRC47  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the information contained in the report on Penrith City Council Community Survey 2011 be received.

 

 

After a deferment for consideration of Item 5, it was then reconsidered.

 

5        Proposed Development of Andrews Road Baseball Facility

PRC 48  As previously foreshadowed, a further AMENDMENT was moved by Councillor Greg Davies seconded by Marko Malkoc

That:

1.                 The information contained in the report on Proposed Development of             Andrews Road Baseball Facility be received.

                   2.       Council guarantee funding to Penrith Baseball Club and a further urgent                           report be brought to the next Council meeting discussing the most                                      appropriate method for this funding.

The mover and seconder of the original AMENDMENT agreed to the further AMENDMENT and withdrew their amendment.

The further AMENDMENT became the SUBSTANTIVE MOTION.

The MOTION was PUT.

The MOTION was carried.

 

2        National Growth Areas Alliance Status Report

Director, Craig Butler introduced the report and provided a brief overview on the National Growth Areas Alliance.

         

PRC 49  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on National Growth Areas Alliance Status Report be received

2.     Council continue to brief local Members of Parliament about the outcomes NGAA is seeking and request their support.

 

A Green City

 

3        Draft Water Efficiency Plan                                                                                             

PRC50  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Draft Water Efficiency Plan be received.

2.     The draft Water Efficiency Plan be adopted.

3.     Council’s Sustainability and Planning Manager be authorised to make any minor changes to the Plan if required by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

 

A Liveable City

 

4        Parks and Leisure Association Conference                                                                     

PRC51  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Prue Guillaume that the information contained in the report on Parks and Leisure Association Conference be received.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:13pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 22 August 2011.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date