CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 31 OCTOBER 2011 AT 7:37PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Greg Davies, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jackie Greenow and Councillors Kaylene Allison, Robert Ardill, Tanya Davies (arrived at 7:38pm), Ross Fowler OAM, Ben Goldfinch, Prue Guillaume, Marko Malkoc, Karen McKeown, Kath Presdee and John Thain.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Mark Davies for the period 10 October 2011 to 8 November 2011 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC64  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ben Goldfinch seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc that apologies be received from Councillors Kevin Crameri OAM and Jim Aitken OAM.   

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 26 September 2011

PRC65  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 26 September 2011 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Nil.

 

 DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A City of Opportunities

 

3        Penrith Whitewater Stadium - Annual Report and Board of Directors

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM introduced the report and invited Jack Hodge, Stadium Manager from Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd. to give a presentation.

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume left the meeting, the time being 7:42pm.

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume returned to the meeting, the time being 7:56pm.

 

PRC66  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Kath Presdee

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 2011-12.

3.     Council note and support the appointment and re-appointment of the persons named in the report to the Board of Directors of Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd. 

 

A Vibrant City

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM left the meeting, the time being 8:02pm.

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM  returned to the meeting, the time being 8:04pm.

 

4        St Marys Town Centre Association - Annual Business Plan for 2011-12                     

Group Manager People and Places, Roger Nethercote introduced the report and invited Steve Perry from St Marys Town Centre Association to give a presentation.

PRC67  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Tanya Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on St Marys Town Centre Association - Annual Business Plan for 2011-12 be received.

2.     Funding for the St Marys Town Centre Association be endorsed in the amount of $242,059 and be paid in instalments at the beginning of each quarter.

3.     A letter of appreciation be sent to Bryan Spencer and David Hill and a letter of thanks and congratulations be sent to the St Marys Town Centre Association.

 

 

A Leading City

 

Councillors Tanya Davies and Jackie Greenow left the meeting, the time being 8:27pm.

 

Councillor Tanya Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8:28pm.

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow returned to the meeting, the time being 8:29pm.

 

1        Delivery Program 2009-2013 - Outcomes of the 2 Year Review

Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 8:49pm.

Councillor John Thain returned to the meeting, the time being 8:50pm.                                      

PRC68  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc

That the information contained in the report on Delivery Program 2009-2013 - Outcomes of the 2 Year Review be received and noted.

 

2        Reporting under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1994

Councillor Kath Presdee left the meeting, the time being 8:51pm.

Councillor Kath Presdee returned to the meeting, the time being 8:53pm.                                  

PRC69  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tanya Davies seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Reporting under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1994 be received.

2.     The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1994 internal reporting system policy be adopted with the deletion of paragraph 5 on page 7 of the report.

 

 

A Vibrant City

 

5        Transportation of restricted solid waste to SITA landfill facility                                  

PRC70  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Prue Guillaume seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc

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 of NSW, Leader of the Opposition and Local State Members of Parliament expressing Council’s continued opposition to receiving any waste from Hunters Hill at the Kemps Creek SITA landfill facility.

3.             A further Urgent Report be presented to an Ordinary Council Meeting detailing the State Government’s new proposal of transferring waste from Hunters Hill and how the waste will be processed at the SITA site at Kemps Creek.

4.             Council write a letter to Liverpool City Council advising the Council what Penrith City Council is proposing in relation to the transportation of restricted solid waste to the SITA landfill facility at Kemps Creek.  

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:26pm.

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 31 October 2011.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date