CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2014 AT 7:02PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jim Aitken OAM and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Prue Car (arrived 7:10pm), Kevin Crameri OAM, Marcus Cornish, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow OAM, Tricia Hitchen, Karen McKeown, John Thain and Michelle Tormey.

 

APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 9 December 2013

PRC 1  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 9 December 2013 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 5 - We care about our environment

 

1        Final Asbestos Policy

Councillor Prue Car arrived at 7:10pm.

Executive Manager - Environment and City Development, Wayne Mitchell introduced the report and invited President of the Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc, Mr Barry Robson and Acting Environmental Health Manager, Anthony Price to give a presentation.                                                               

PRC 2  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Mark Davies

That:

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

 

2.   The Asbestos Policy be adopted by Council.

 

3.   Council thank Mr Barry Robson for his attendance and assistance in the development of this Policy.

4.   Councillor Officers be thanked for their efforts in developing this Policy.

 

5.   A further report be brought to a future meeting detailing domestic asbestos waste disposal issues including costs for small quantities, penalties for the unlawful receipt of asbestos removal, the cost to the City and Council of development related asbestos issues and information on the outcome of the asbestos disposal trial recently carried out by Holroyd City Council.

 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

2        Rates & Charges Policies                                                                                                  

PRC 3  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Rates & Charges Policies be received.

2.     The Rates & Charges Hardship Policy be approved.

3.     The Rates & Charges Pension Rebate Policy be approved.

 

3        Draft Buildings Policy                                                                                                       

PRC 4  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that the information contained in the report on Draft Buildings Policy be received and the Draft Policy be endorsed.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:41pm.

 

 

 

 

I certify that these 2 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 10 February 2014.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date