CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 16 APRIL 2012 AT 7:05PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Greg Davies, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jackie Greenow and Councillors Kaylene Allison, Robert Ardill, Kevin Crameri OAM, Mark Davies, Ross Fowler OAM, Prue Guillaume (arrived 7:09 pm), 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 16 April 2012 to 11 May 2012 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC 13  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc that apologies be accepted for Councillors Ben Goldfinch, Tanya Davies and from Councillor Prue Guillaume for her late arrival.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 19 March 2012

PRC 14  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marko Malkoc seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 19 March 2012 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Nil.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A City of Opportunities

 

2        NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan

Engineering Services Manager, Adam Wilkinson introduced the report and invited Noel Child of NG Child and Associates to give a presentation.                                                                                

PRC 15  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Robert Ardill

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan be received

2.     Council officers finalise a submission on the NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan Discussion Paper and lodge it with Transport for NSW by 27 April 2012.

 

 

 

A Green City

 

3        Western Sydney Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) Squad

Acting Group Manager City Presentation, Tracy Chalk introduced the report and invited RID Squad Co-ordinator, Barry Ryan to give a presentation.

Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 8:15pm.

 

Councillor John Thain returned to the meeting, the time being 8:18pm.

 

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:20pm.

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume left the meeting, the time being 8:22pm.

 

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8:23pm.

 

Councillor Prue Guillaume returned to the meeting, the time being 8:26pm.

 

Councillor Kath Presdee left the meeting, the time being 8:28pm.

 

PRC 16  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report and presentation on the Western Sydney Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) Squad be received.

2.     Council exercise its option to extend the Western Sydney Regional Illegal (RID) Squad Strategic Alliance Agreement.

3.     A further report be brought to a future Policy Review Meeting on the cost of collection and disposal of orphan waste within the Penrith LGA.

 

 

A City of Opportunities

 

Councillor Kath Presdee returned to the meeting, the time being 8:34pm.

 

1        Organisational Communications Policy

Group Manager Information and Customer Relations, Brian Steffen gave a brief introduction to the report.                                                                                                                                            

PRC 17  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Prue Guillaume

That:

1.       The information contained in the report on Organisational Communications Policy be received

2.       The Communications policy below replaces the former Media Liaison Policy:

 

i.        Any Penrith City Council related external or internal communication     that is likely to be seen by 500 or more people, including but not   limited to marketing or publicity collateral, brochures, posters,         newsletters, email and correspondence must be authorised by a           Communications Officer.

 

ii.       Only the General Manager, Mayor, a Communications Officer, or any            other officer after consultation with a Communications Officer, can                  make comments on behalf of Council to the media, including posts on            social media.

 

iii.      Communications Officers will liaise with the relevant subject matter               officers prior to providing a final response to the media and before           making a social media post.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:36pm.

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 16 April 2012.

 

 

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