CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 14 APRIL 2014 AT 7:04PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Jim Aitken OAM and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Prue Car, 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 - 10 March 2014

PRC 12  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 10 March 2014 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Stage 2 of the City-wide Local Environmental Plan - Werrington Business Park

Prior to the consideration of this matter, Councillors were provided with a revised report.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:05pm.                                         

PRC 13  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Mark Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Stage 2 of the City-wide Local Environmental Plan - Werrington Business Park be received.

2.     Council endorse the retention of the B7 Business Park zone, supported by the additional local provision controlling warehouses and distribution centres, on the University of Western Sydney’s Werrington Campuses. 

3.     Council endorse the application of the R3 Medium Density Residential, E2 Environmental Conservation and B7 Business Park Zones to the Werrington Signals Site in accordance with Appendix 3.

4.     Council form the view that the alternative zoning solution for the Werrington Signals site identified in Appendix 3 does not represent a material change in the proposed zoning for the Werrington Business Park and that the proposed zoning changes be forwarded to NSW Planning and Infrastructure.

5.     Council write to NSW Planning and Infrastructure seeking the Minister’s view on whether public exhibition of the alternative zoning solution identified in Appendix 3 is required. That correspondence should request that, if the Minister determines that re-exhibition is not required, the amended zoning solution for the Werrington Signals Site be included as part of the City-wide Local Environmental Plan.

In accordance with Section 375A of the Local Government Act 1993, a DIVISION was then called with the following result:

For

Against

 

Councillor Prue Car

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Michelle Tormey

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM

                                                        

Councillor Maurice Girotto                       

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa   

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

 

2        Planning Policy for Child Care Centres                                                                         

PRC 14  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Planning Policy for Child Care Centres be received. 

2.     Additional provisions be included in Penrith Development Control Plan to ensure due consideration is given to road network capacity and pedestrian safety when assessing development for child care centres as identified in this report.

3.     Additional Guidelines relating to the development of Child Care Centres be placed on the Council’s website and that the words ‘design’ and ‘location’ be added to the additional provisions to be included in the Penrith Development Control Plan relating to the placement and vehicular movement and access to and from a proposed Child Care Centre.   

In accordance with Section 375A of the Local Government Act 1993, a DIVISION was then called with the following result:

For

Against

 

Councillor Prue Car

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Michelle Tormey

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM

                                                        

Councillor Maurice Girotto                       

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa   

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

 

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

3        Penrith CBD Drainage Design Standard & Implementation Strategy

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:14pm.                             

PRC 15  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Mark Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith CBD Drainage Design Standard & Implementation Strategy be received.

2.     Council’s adopted drainage standard for Urban Residential and Commercial/Industrial areas (PRC July 2006) be amended as per the recommendations in Table 1-1 of the report with specific new categories and standards for Urban Residential within the Penrith CBD Limits and Commercial and Business areas within the Penrith CBD Limits.

3.     Detailed design of Option A4 be approved to be developed for construction tender, with award of tender to be subject to receiving approval of the LIRS Round 3 application.

 

 

Outcome 5 - We care about our environment

 

4        On-site Sewage Management and Grey Water Reuse Policy

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:17pm.                                         

PRC 16  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Mark Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on On-site Sewage Management and Grey Water Reuse Policy be received.

2.     The revised On-Site Sewage Management and Greywater Reuse Policy be adopted by Council.

 

 

Outcome 6 - We're healthy and share strong community spirit

 

5        Draft Keeping of Animals Local Orders Policy

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:18pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:19pm.

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 7:21pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:21pm.

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 7:24pm.                                   

PRC 17  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Draft Keeping of Animals Local Orders Policy be received.

2.     The matter be deferred to allow for a refinement of the Draft Policy, taking into consideration capacity issues, with a further report be brought back to a future Policy Review Committee Meeting.

 

6        Penrith Homelessness Summit                                                                                       

PRC 18  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on the Penrith Homelessness Summit be received.

2.    Council thank Wentworth Community Housing for contributing $1,000 towards the holding of the Penrith Homelessness Summit.

3.    Council fund the remaining funding requirements to hold the Penrith Homelessness Summit with an allocation of $5,000 contributed equally from all Wards’ Voted Works.

 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

7        2014 Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) National General Assembly of Local Government                                                                                                             

PRC 19  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Tricia  Hitchen that the information contained in the report on 2014 Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) National General Assembly of Local Government be received.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:50pm.

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 14 April 2014.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date