CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2014 AT 8:42PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Prue Car, Kevin Crameri OAM, Marcus Cornish (arrived 9:05pm), Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow OAM, Tricia Hitchen and Karen McKeown.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Greg Davies for the period 30 October 2014 to 23 November 2014 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jim Aitken OAM for the period 10 November 2014 to 15 December 2014 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor John Thain for 10 November 2014.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Mark Davies for the period 10 October 2014 to 10 November 2014 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Michelle Tormey for 10 November 2014.

APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 13 October 2014

65  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Maurice Girotto seconded Councillor Prue Car that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 13 October 2014 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant in Item 1 – Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd as his daughter in law works for a child care centre operated by Council.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 1 - We can work close to home

 

1        Penrith City Children's Services Cooperative Ltd

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM left the meeting, the time being 8:49pm.

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 8:50pm.

 

Acting Children’s Services Manager, Jade Bradbury introduced the report and invited Max Friend, Chairperson of Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd to give a presentation.

 



PRC 66  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith City Children's Services Cooperative Ltd be received.

2.     Council agree to underwrite the operation of Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd until the presentation to Council of the Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd Annual Report for 2014-15.

 

 

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

 

5        Macarthur Real Estate Engagement Project

Councillor Ben Goldfinch left the meeting, the time being 8:58pm.
Councillor Ben Goldfinch returned to the meeting, the time being 9:00pm.

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish arrived, the time being 9:05pm.

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish left the meeting, the time being 9:11pm.

Councillor Marcus Cornish returned to the meeting, the time being 9:16pm.

 

Community Projects Officer, Vesna Kapetanovic introduced the report and invited Eva Gerencer, Strategic Development Manager from Western Sydney Community Forum to give a presentation.

PRC 67  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM that the information contained in the report on Macarthur Real Estate Engagement Project be received.

 

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

2        Draft State Environmental Planning Policy No.65 Design Quality of Residential Flat Development - Draft Submission                                                                                    

PRC 68  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Tricia  Hitchen

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Draft State Environmental Planning Policy No.65 Design Quality of Residential Flat Development - Draft Submission be received.

2.     Council endorse the attached submission on the draft State Environmental Planning Policy No 65 Design Quality of Residential Flat Development, together with any additional critical issues identified by Councillors, as the basis of a final submission to be forwarded to the Department of Planning and Environment.

3.     A copy of the final submission be forwarded to all Councillors.

 

 

 

 

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

4        Reclassification of Council Owned Land in St Marys Town Centre                          

PRC 69  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Reclassification of Council Owned Land in St Marys Town Centre be received.

2.     As a land owner, Council commence the statutory process to reclassify identified Council owned land as stated within this report.

3.     The resultant parcel of land from the proposed closure of Kokoda Place be classified as ‘operational’ land.

 

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

3        Reclassification of Certain Public Land in St Marys Town Centre                             

PRC 70  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Maurice Girotto seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Reclassification of Certain Public Land in St Marys Town Centre be received.

2.     A Planning Proposal reclassifying the public land identified in Appendix 1 from Community Land to Operational Land be sponsored for submission to the Department of Planning and Environment’s Gateway Process.

3.     The Minister be requested to delegate her authority for Council to finalise and make the proposed amendment to Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010 be requested.

4.     Consultation with New South Wales Government Agencies be undertaken in accordance with any Gateway Determination issued by the Department of Planning and Environment.

5.     The Planning Proposal be placed on public exhibition in accordance with any Gateway Determination issued by the Department of Planning and Environment.

6.     An independently chaired public hearing be held at least 21 days after the close of the public exhibition period.

7.     A planning consultant be engaged to independently chair the public hearing.

8.     A report be presented to Council on the submissions received during the public exhibition and the results of the public hearing.   

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 Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM

                                                        

Councillor Maurice Girotto                       

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa   

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:22pm.

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 10 November 2014.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date