CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON TUESDAY 2 DECEMBER 2014 AT 7:05PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Greg Davies (arrived 7:06pm) and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Prue Car, Kevin Crameri OAM, Marcus Cornish,  Tricia Hitchen, Karen McKeown and Michelle Tormey.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jim Aitken OAM for the period 11 November 2014 to 15 December 2014 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

71  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Bernard Bratusa that apologies be accepted from Councillors Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch, John Thain, Jackie Greenow OAM and Mark Davies for their non-attendance at the meeting.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 10 November 2014

72  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Tricia  Hitchen that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 10 November 2014 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Nil.

 

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

2        Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd - Annual Report

The Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, introduced the report and invited Hania Radvan, CEO of PPVA Ltd, to give a presentation.  The Mayor also acknowledged the presence of Peter Anderson AM, Chairman of PPVA Ltd and John Reed, CFO of PPVA Ltd.

         

73  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd - Annual Report be received.

2.     Council agree to underwrite the operation of the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd for a further period of 30 months from 1 July 2014 until December 2016.

3.     Council endorse the appointment of the Hon Peter Anderson AM, Mr Pat Sheehy AM, Ms Barbara Magee and the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM as Directors of Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd.

 

 

3        Penrith Aquatic & Leisure Limited - Annual Report and Board of Directors

Wayne Mitchell, Executive Manager – Environment & City Development introduced the report and invited Alan Brown, Chairman of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic & Leisure Ltd and Greg Crawford – General Manager of “Ripples”, to give a presentation.

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:55pm.

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:59pm.

74  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia  Hitchen seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Aquatic & Leisure Limited - Annual Report and Board of Directors be received.

2.     Council agree to underwrite the operations of the City of Penrith Regional Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre Ltd for a further period of 30 months from 1 July 2014 until December 2016.

 

 

1          Penrith Whitewater Stadium - Annual Report and Board of Directors                      

 

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:10pm.

 

Councillor Greg Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 8.14pm.

 

David Burns, Executive Manager – City Assets, introduced the report and gave a presentation in the absence of the Stadium Manager, Jack Hodge who was unable to attend the meeting.

 

75  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Whitewater Stadium - Annual Report and Board of Directors be received.

2.     Council agree to underwrite the operation of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Limited for a further period of 30 months from 1 July 2014 until December 2016.

3.     Council note and support the appointment and re-appointment of the persons named in the report to the Board of Directors of Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd. 

 

 

 


 

 

URGENT BUSINESS

 

UB 1           Request for Leave of Absence    

Councillor Karen McKeown requested Leave of Absence for 15 December 2014.

 

76  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the matter be brought forward as a matter of urgency.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

77  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Michelle Tormey seconded Councillor Prue Car that Councillor Karen McKeown be granted Leave of Absence for 15 December 2014.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:20pm.

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 2 December 2014.

 

 

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