CONFIRMED MINUTES

 OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD IN THE

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

ON MONDAY 27 MAY 2013 AT 7:47PM

NATIONAL ANTHEM  

The meeting opened with the National Anthem.

STATEMENT OF RECOGNITION

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Mark Davies read a statement of recognition of Penrith City’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage.

PRAYER

The Council Prayer was read by the Rev Neil Checkley.

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Mark Davies, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Prue Car, Marcus Cornish, Greg Davies, Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow, Tricia Hitchen, Karen McKeown, John Thain and Michelle Tormey.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously requested by Councillors Jim Aitken OAM and Kevin Crameri OAM to allow them to attend the Floodplain Management Association Conference, to be held in Tweed Heads from 28 May 2013 to 31 May 2013.

123  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor John Thain that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillors Jim Aitken OAM and Kevin Crameri OAM to allow them to attend the Floodplain Management Association Conference, to be held in Tweed Heads from 28 May 2013 to 31 May 2013.

 

APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Meeting - 29 April 2013

124  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of 29 April 2013 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillor Jackie Greenow declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Significant in Committee of the Whole Item 4 – Commercial Matter - High Street, Penrith as she has a personal relationship with a person who may be associated with the matter.

 

 

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

125  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that Standing Orders be suspended to allow members of the public to address the meeting, the time being 7:47 pm.

 

Suzy Bechaye

 

Item 4 – Development Application DA 12/0721 for a Child Care Centre at Lot B DP 389004 & Lot A DP 389004, (No. 168-170) Stafford Street, Penrith

 

Ms Bechaye, an affected person, spoke in opposition to the recommendation for approval of the development application. Ms Bechaye noted a lack of car parking spaces in the area and suggested that the application does not address this issue in line with the DCP and that the waiting list may not be accurate. Ms Bechaye also cited a number of petitions that have been signed for limiting child care centres within certain areas from service operators and residents.

 

Councillor Karen McKeown left the meeting, the time being 7:56 pm.

Councillor Karen McKeown returned to the meeting, the time being 7:58 pm.

 

Mario Pace

 

Item 14 – Community Building Partnership 2012-2013

 

Mr Pace, representing the Berkshire Park, Llandilo and Shanes Park Community Action Group, spoke to the report, requesting Council fund the shortfall of $31,000 for the construction of a netball court and ˝ basketball court in the area.

 

Mr Pace stated that the facility would benefit the community greatly, especially teenagers and young adults, enabling them to participate in team sports.   Mr Pace also stated that only a modest facility that would last a number of years, would be required.

 

Catherine O’Farrell

 

Item17 – Residents’ concerns – Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith

 

Ms O’Farrell, an affected resident, spoke to the report, stating that no notice was given to residents of the work scheduled to take place in Hornseywood Avenue on service pits and that no representative of Council has met with residents to advise them of what would take place.

Ms O’Farrell also stated that, even though Workcover recognised asbestos was present, the  hygienist employed by Service Stream did not handle the asbestos appropriately. 

 

126  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Prue Car seconded Councillor Greg Davies that an extension of time be granted at 8:08pm to Ms O’Farrell to enable her to conclude her address.

 

Ms O’Farrell claimed the asbestos was still present and Telstra had not carried out due diligence and that young families in the area and residents have now been exposed to asbestos.

 

Ms O’Farrell asked what protocol Council has in place for dealing with asbestos related issues.

 

Matthew O’Farrell

 

Item17 – Residents’ concerns – Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith

 

Mr O’Farrell, an affected resident, spoke to the report, citing incorrect practices where work was being carried out on the pits, and advised that he had contacted Workcover, who inspected the area and confirmed that asbestos had been spread wide around the area surrounding the pits.  Mr O’Farrell also stated that he considered there had been no support from Council, Telstra or Service Stream in this regard and that asbestos can still be seen lying around the area.

 

Ann-Louise Dampney

 

Item17 – Residents’ concerns – Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith

 

Ms Dampney, an affected person, spoke to the report, expressing concerns around the awareness by Council staff regarding asbestos disposal and asking if Council has an asbestos register.  Ms Dampney asked if Council had any protocols and procedures in place for dealing with asbestos related enquiries.

 

Troy Lancaster

 

Item17 – Residents’ concerns – Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith

 

Mr Lancaster, an affected person, spoke to the report, stating that residents were not notified of work to be carried out on the service pits.   Mr Lancaster also stated that workers were not wearing protective clothing.  Mr Lancaster stated that families will be affected by asbestos being spread onto properties and vehicles and that there could be a number of other pits where this same effect has occurred.

 

Barry Robson

 

Item17 – Residents’ concerns – Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith

 

Mr Robson, representing Asbestos Disease Foundation Australia, spoke to the report, stating that on Saturday he viewed the asbestos debris that had been created by the pit works and that fibres were still present a week after the incident.   Mr Robson suggested that all residents in the area be tested by the Dust Board.   Mr Robson requested that Council write to Telstra, strongly demanding that the Residents Action Plan provided be implemented. Mr Robson concluded by saying that when any further remediation plans are carried out that every measure is taken to ensure residents are notified.

 

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

127  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Michelle Tormey that Standing Orders be resumed, the time being 8:41 pm.

 

 

Mayoral Minute

 

1        The passing of Ronda Hopkins

Councillors Jackie Greenow, John Thain, Greg Davies and Prue Car spoke in support of the Mayoral Minute.

128  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Mark Davies seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that the Mayoral Minute on The passing of Ronda Hopkins be received.

The meeting observed a minute’s silence at 8:51pm.

 

Reports of Committees

 

1        Report and Recommendations of the Access Committee meeting held on 10 April 2013     

129  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Michelle Tormey that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Access Committee meeting held on 10 April, 2013 be adopted.

 

 

2        Report and Recommendations of the Local Traffic Committee meeting held on 6 May 2013                                                                                                                                             

130  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Maurice Girotto that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Local Traffic Committee meeting held on 6 May, 2013 be adopted.

 

 

3        Report and Recommendations of the Policy Review Committee meeting held on 13 May 2013                                                                                                                                     

131  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Policy Review Committee meeting held on 13 May, 2013 be adopted.

 

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A LIVEABLE CITY

Councillor Marcus Cornish left the meeting, the time being 8:52 pm.

Councillor Marcus Cornish returned to the meeting, the time being 8:53 pm.

 

132  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Prue Car seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that item 17 be dealt with first.

 

17      Residents' concerns - Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith                                                    

133  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Prue Car seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.      The information contained in the report on Residents' concerns - Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith be received.

2.      Council write to Telstra, seeking a response to the residents’ action plan and requesting that when and if works recommence, residents be advised in writing and door knocked.

3.      Council write to State and Federal Members of Parliament seeking their support in bringing Telstra to action to assist the residents of Hornseywood Avenue, Penrith.

 

A Leading City

 

2        Local Government Remuneration Tribunal Determination for Mayor and Councillors for 2013/2014                                                                                                                            

134  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Local Government Remuneration Tribunal Determination for Mayor and Councillors for 2013/2014 be received.

2.     The fees payable to the Mayor and Councillors for 2013/2014 be set at the maximum level permitted.

 

Councillor Prue Car left the meeting, the time being 9:04 pm.

Councillor Prue Car left the meeting, the time being 9:06 pm.

 

3        Summary of Investments & Banking as at 30 April 2013                                              

135  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Summary of Investments & Banking as at 30 April 2013 be received.

2.     The Certificate of the Responsible Accounting Officer and Summary of Investments and Performance for the period 1 April 2013 to 30 April 2013 be noted and accepted.

3.     The graphical investment analysis as at 30 April 2013 be noted.

 

 

1        Organisational Performance Report - Quarterly Review March 2013                         

136  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Organisational Performance Report - Quarterly Review March 2013 be received.

2.     The Organisational Performance Report - Quarterly Review March 2013 as at 31 March 2013, including the revised estimates outlined in this report and detailed in Attachment 1Organisational Performance Report – Quarterly Review March 2013 be adopted.

 

 

A City of Opportunities

 

4        Development Application DA12/0721 for a Child Care Centre at Lot B DP 389004 & Lot A DP 389004, (No. 168-170) Stafford Street, Penrith Applicant: Nor'side Investments Pty Ltd;  Owner: Nor'side Investments Pty Ltd                                                                    

137  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Development Application DA12/0721 for a Child Care Centre at Lot B DP 389004 & Lot A DP 389004, (No. 168-170) Stafford Street, Penrith be received.

2.     Consideration of this item be deferred to allow for an on-site meeting and discussion of a number of issues including car parking, access and vacancy numbers.

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 John Thain

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Michelle Tormey

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow

                                                        

Councillor Maurice Girotto                      

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa   

 

Councillor Prue Car

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch left the meeting, the time being 9:19 pm.

Councillor Tricia Hitchen left the meeting, the time being 9:19 pm.

A Liveable City

 

5        Implementation of the Penrith Litter Management Strategy                                        

138  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that the information contained in the report on Implementation of the Penrith Litter Management Strategy be received.

 

12      NSW Local Infrastructure Fund                                                                                     

139  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on NSW Local Infrastructure Fund be received.

2.     The General Manager be authorised to negotiate an amendment to the agreement for the Local Infrastructure Loan with the Department of Planning and Infrastructure.

3.     The General Manager be authorised to enter into an agreement with Urban Growth NSW for the use of the Local Infrastructure Loan to forward fund the construction of O’Connell Lane and a section of Caddens Road at Kingswood.

4.     Council write to the State Government to express appreciation for their support with this initiative as it will bring forward much needed housing for the city.

 

13      Tender Reference 12/13-03 Provision of Hired Plant & Equipment                            

140  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Tender Reference 12/13-03 Provision of Hired Plant & Equipment be received.

2.     A new three (3) year contract with the option to extend for a further two (2) x one (1) year periods (subject to satisfactory performance) be awarded to the companies for the specified services, listed in Table 1 – Preferred panel of contractors contained in Tender Reference 12/13-03 Report to Council 27 May 2013, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Tender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

15      Aquatics Joint Governance - Constitution for Company                                               

141  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Aquatics Joint Governance - Constitution for Company be received.

2.     The proposed changes by the Board to the Constitution of City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Limited be endorsed.

 

6        Penrith City Centre Public Domain Masterplan                                                            

142  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith City Centre Public Domain Masterplan be received.

2.     Consideration of this matter be deferred to a future Councillor Briefing.

 

7        Funding for Playgrounds in South Penrith and Jamisontown                                      

143  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Bernard Bratusa

That:

1.      The information contained in the report on Funding for Playgrounds in South Penrith and Jamisontown be received.

2.      Consideration of this item be deferred to the next Ordinary Meeting of Council.

Councillor Ben Goldfinch returned to the meeting, the time being 9:22 pm.
Councillor Tricia Hitchen returned to the meeting, the time being 9:22 pm.

8        Playground Equipment in Applegum Reserve, Glenmore Park                                   

144  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.       The information contained in the report on Playground Equipment in Applegum Reserve, Glenmore Park be received.

2.      A further report be presented to Council on the 10 year playground equipment program and the option of bringing Applegum Reserve forward into the 2015/2016 program.

 

 

 

 

9        NSW Bike Plan "River Cities Program" - Additional Funding from Roads & Maritime Services for 2012/13                                                                                                           

145  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on NSW Bike Plan "River Cities Program" - Additional Funding from Roads & Maritime Services for 2012/13  be received.

2.     Council write to the Minister for Roads and the Local Members expressing appreciation of the funding offer and requesting their continued financial support.

Councillor Michelle Tormey left the meeting, the time being 9:26 pm.

 

10      Woodriff Street, Penrith - Safety Concerns with Pedestrian Refuge                           

146  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch

That:

1.      The information contained in the report on Woodriff Street, Penrith - Safety Concerns with Pedestrian Refuge be received, and Council note the information provided.

2.      Consideration of this item be deferred to the next Ordinary Meeting of Council.

Councillor Michelle Tormey returned to the meeting, the time being 9:28 pm.

11      Proposed Road Link between Kurrajong Avenue in the Blacktown Local Government Area & Kurrajong Road, St Marys                                                                                 

147  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Proposed Road Link between Kurrajong Avenue in the Blacktown Local Government Area & Kurrajong Road, St Marys be received.

2.     The Blacktown City Council proposal for the connection of a road link between Kurrajong Avenue, Mt Druitt, in the Blacktown Local Government Area, and Kurrajong Road in St Marys not be supported.

3.     Council advise Blacktown City Council of its decision to not support the proposal at this time.

 

 

 

14      Community Building Partnership 2012-2013                                                                  

148  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded John Thain

That:

1.      The information contained in the report on Community Building Partnership 2012-2013 be received.

2.      Council write to the Member for Londonderry seeking funding for the balance of this project and if funds are not available, a further report be presented to Council detailing alternate potential funding options.

3.      Council write to the Member for Penrith, seeking funding should the budget shortfall to realise the community partnership project at Dukes Oval occur.

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM left the meeting, the time being 9:30 pm.


A Vibrant City

 

16      Mondo Community Safety and Youth Engagement Project - funding opportunity   

149  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Michelle Tormey

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Mondo Community Safety and Youth Engagement Project - funding opportunity be received.

2.     Council endorse the submission of the new expanded Mondo project proposal as outlined in this report for funding under the National Crime Prevention Fund.

3.     Council congratulate all staff involved in the Youth Engagement Project.

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 9:38 pm.

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1          Child Care Centre - Glenmore Park                                                                      

Councillor Bernard Bratusa requested a briefing for South Ward Councillors and other interested Councillors to discuss the proposed high density developments and child care centre for Glenmore Park (Bangally Parade, Glengarry Drive), with a view to holding a public meeting to allow both residents and proponents the opportunity to express their views on the developments.

 

RR 2          Naming of Pathway between St Marys and Penrith                                             

Councillor Jackie Greenow requested a report to Council exploring the possibility of naming the pathway between St Marys and Penrith the ‘Ronda Hopkins Walkway’.

 

 

 

RR 3          Committee of the Whole - Nepean River Green Bridge                                       

Councillor John Thain advised that he had a matter of a confidential nature to be considered concerning the Nepean River Green Bridge and requested that it be considered in Committee of the Whole for the following reason:

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

RR 4          Expressions of Interest - Thornton Hall, Penrith                                                  

Councillor John Thain requested that representations be made on behalf of Nepean Historical Society regarding the expressions of interest for Thornton Hall.

 

RR 5          Historical Significance - Castlereagh Road/Birdseye Corner                               

Councillor John Thain requested that representations be made on behalf of Nepean Historical Society regarding Castlereagh Road/Birdseye Corner and the historical significance of the area.

 

RR 6          Asbestos Emergencies                                                                                              

Councillor Prue Car requested a report to Council reviewing Council’s policies and processes relating to responding to asbestos emergencies, dealing with enquiries and assisting with removal.

 

URGENT BUSINESS

 

UB 1          Melrose Hall, Dukes Oval                                                                                        

Councillor Marcus Cornish requested that an amount of $35,000 be allocated equally from each Ward’s voted works to provide a covered area with barbecue facilities, behind Melrose Hall at Dukes Oval.

150  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor John Thain that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Mark Davies, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

151  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor John Thain that an amount of $35,000 be allocated equally from each Ward’s voted works to provide a covered area with barbecue facilities, behind Melrose Hall at Dukes Oval.

 

Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 9:46 pm.

Councillor John Thain returned to the meeting, the time being 9:46 pm.

 

 

 

Committee of the Whole

 

152  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the meeting adjourn to the Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters, the time being 9:43 pm.

 

1        Presence of the Public

 

CW1 RESOLVED on the motion of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the press and public be excluded from Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters:

 

A Leading City

 

2        Commercial Matter - Council Property - Leasing of Suite 1 at Community Connections Nos. 114-116 Henry Street, Penrith to Gametraders Live                                                      

 

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

3        Commercial Matter - Lease of Shop 1 140 Henry Street, Penrith (Allen Arcade)       

 

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.

 

4        Commercial Matter - High Street, Penrith                                                                      

 

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.

 

5        Personnel Matter - Structure of Penrith City Council                                                   

 

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to personnel matters concerning particular individuals and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

 

 

 

 

6        Commercial Matter – Nepean River Green Bridge

 

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

The meeting resumed at 10:42pm and the General Manager reported that the Committee of the Whole met at 9:43 pm on 27 May 2013, the following being present

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Mark Davies, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Prue Car, Marcus Cornish, Greg Davies, Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow, Tricia Hitchen, Karen McKeown, John Thain and Michelle Tormey

 

and the Committee of the Whole excluded the press and public from the meeting for the reasons set out in CW1 and that the Committee of the Whole submitted the following recommendations to Council.

 

 

CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS

 

2        Commercial Matter - Council Property - Leasing of Suite 1 at Community Connections Nos. 114-116 Henry Street, Penrith to Gametraders Live                                              

RECOMMENDED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

CW2 That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Commercial Matter - Council Property - Leasing of Suite 1 at Community Connections Nos. 114-116 Henry Street, Penrith to Gametraders Live.

2.     Council grant a three year lease with a three year option to Gametraders Live in accordance with the terms and conditions as outlined in the report.

3.     The Common Seal of the Council of the City of Penrith be placed on all necessary documentation.

 

3        Commercial Matter - Lease of Shop 1 140 Henry Street, Penrith (Allen Arcade)       

RECOMMENDED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

CW3 That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Commercial Matter - Lease of Shop 1 140 Henry Street, Penrith (Allen Arcade) be received.

2.     Council grant Mr & Mrs Geras (trading name to be confirmed) a new 5+5+5 year lease in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in the report.

3.     The Common Seal of the Council of the City of Penrith be placed on all necessary documentation.

 

Having previously declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest - Significant, Councillor Jackie Greenow left the meeting, the time being 9:47 pm.

 

 

4        Commercial Matter - High Street, Penrith                                                                      

RECOMMENDED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

CW4 That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Commercial Matter – High Street, Penrith be received.

2.     Council endorse the proposal outlined in this report.

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow returned to the meeting, the time being 9:52 pm.

 

6        Commercial Matter - Nepean River Green Bridge          

RECOMMENDED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

CW6  That the information be noted.

 

5        Personnel Matter - Structure of Penrith City Council                                                   

RECOMMENDED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

CW5 That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Personnel Matter - Structure of Penrith City Council be received.

2.     The proposed structure is endorsed.

3.     The proposed structure come into effect 1 July 2013.

4.     Further information be provided to Councillors by memorandum, on the role and responsibilities of the management team.

 

ADOPTION OF Committee of the Whole

 

153  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Ross Fowler that the recommendations contained in the Committee of the Whole and shown as CW1, CW2, CW3, CW4, CW5 and CW6 be adopted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 10:45pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 15 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 27 May 2013.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date