CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 17 JUNE 2013 AT 7:31PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Mark Davies, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Prue Car, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Maurice Girotto, Jackie Greenow OAM, Tricia Hitchen, Karen McKeown and John Thain.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jim Aitken OAM for the period 16 June 2013 to 19 June 2013 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Marcus Cornish for the period 16 June 2013 to 19 June 2013 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Michelle Tormey for the period 16 June 2013 to 19 June 2013 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC 32† RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM that an apology be received for Councillor Ben Goldfinch.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 13 May 2013

PRC 33† RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 13 May 2013 be confirmed.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest.

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A Leading City

 

1††††††† The Independent Local Government Review Panel ~ Future Directions Paper††††††††††

PRC 34† RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor John Thain

That:

1.†††† The information contained in the report on The Independent Local Government Review Panel ~ Future Directions Paper be received.

2.†††† The draft proposed submission be endorsed by Council for submission to the Independent Local Government Review Panel by 28 June 2013.

 

 

Councillor Prue Car left the meeting, the time being 7:50pm

Councillor Prue Car returned to the meeting, the time being 7:51pm.

 

2††††††† Local Government Acts Review†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

PRC 35† RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM

That:

1.†††† The information contained in the report on the Local Government Acts Review be received.

2.†††† The submission attached to this report be forwarded to the Local Government Acts Review Taskforce by 28 June 2013.

3.†††† Councilís submission to the Local Government Acts Taskforce request that no action be taken in respect of any recommendations of the Taskforce until a position is taken by the State Government in respect of the recommendations made by the Independent Local Government Review Panel.

A City of Opportunities

 

3††††††† White Paper Submission†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

PRC 36† RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor John Thain

That:

1.†††† The information contained in the report on White Paper Submission be received.

2.†††† Council endorse the matters outlined in the Attachment as a basis for its submission to the DoPI on the White Paper and exposure Bills phase of the reform of the NSW Planning System.

3.†††† Council officers finalise the submission and forward a copy to Councillors for information when complete.

4.†††† Council officers brief the Local Members from Penrith and the Local Members from neighbouring councils on Councilís submission on the White Paper.

5.†††† A copy of Councilís submission be forwarded to WSROC.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:12pm.

 

I certify that these 2 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 17 June 2013.

 

 

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††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chairperson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date