CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 7:00PM

 

PRESENT

Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Karen McKeown,  Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Prue Car MP, Kevin Crameri OAM, Marcus Cornish, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow OAM and Tricia Hitchen.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE        

Leave of Absence was previously requested by Councillor Michelle Tormey for the period 30 October 2015 to 3 January 2016 inclusive.

PRC 88  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

Her Worship the Mayor, Karen McKeown, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

PRC 89  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Michelle Tormey for the period 30 October 2015 to 3 January 2016.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 90  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that apologies be received for Councillors Bernard Bratusa and John Thain.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 19 October 2015

PRC 91  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Tricia Hitchen that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 19 October 2015 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 5 - We care about our environment

 

3        Multi-Unit Developments - Penrith Development Control Plan

Waste and Community Protection Manager, Tracy Chalk introduced the report and made a presentation with Milan Marecic from Square Link Pty Ltd.

Councillor Prue Car MP left the meeting, the time being 7:30pm.
Councillor Prue Car MP returned to the meeting, the time being 7:38pm.

PRC 92  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Multi-Unit Developments - Penrith Development Control Plan be received.

2.    Penrith Development Control Plan 2014 be amended in accordance with the changes described in this report and detailed in Appendix 1.

3.    Draft Penrith Development Control Plan 2014 be publicly exhibited, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 and associated Regulations.

4.    The General Manager be delegated authority to make any necessary minor changes to the Development Control Plan 2014 in accordance with Council’s adopted policy position regarding this matter before Public Exhibition.

5.    A report be presented to Council following the Public Exhibition.

6.    A further report be presented regarding engineering design issues with new subdivisions including  cul-de-sacs and road widths  that affect waste collections. The report should also address innovative waste collection solutions that might be considered for new development in the future.

 

 

Outcome 1 - We can work close to home

 

1        Penrith City Children's Services Cooperative Ltd

Children’s Services Manager, Janet Keegan introduced the report and invited Chairman, Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd to give a presentation.

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:48pm.
Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:53pm.                      

PRC 93  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Mark Davies

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 2015-16.

 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

5        Penrith Whitewater Stadium - Annual Report and Board of Directors

Chairperson – Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM introduced the report and invited Stadium Manager, Jack Hodge to give a presentation.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                      

PRC 94  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Mark 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 until the presentation to Council of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Limited Annual Report for 2015-16.

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. 

 

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

2        Regentville Hall - Change of Use                                                                                     

PRC 95  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Ben Goldfinch

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Regentville Hall - Change of Use be received.

2.    Council enter into an agreement with the NSW Rural Fire Service to accommodate their request for change of use and planned refurbishments of Regentville Hall as outlined in the RFS proposal. (This agreement will be pursuant to any Agreement that exists between Penrith City Council and Nepean Food Services).

3.    Council enter into a new Occupation Agreement with Nepean Food Services for use of the existing office space and use of the hall once a week for the delivery of social services under the terms and conditions of the current five (5) year Licence Agreement.

4.    The S355 Committee that currently manages the Regentville Hall be dissolved and officially acknowledged for their contribution and service to the community through the management of Regentville Hall.

 

5.    A further report be presented to Council detailing the terms of the occupational agreements established with Nepean Food Service and NSW Rural Fire Service.

 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

4        Annual Report

Executive Manager – Corporate, Vicki O’Kelly introduced the report.                                        

PRC 96  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the information contained in the report on Annual Report be received.

 

 

URGENT BUSINESS

 

UB 1           Leave of Absence      

Councillor Mark Davies requested Leave of Absence for 16 November 2015.

PRC 97  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

Her Worship the Mayor, Karen McKeown, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

PRC 98  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Mark Davies for 16 November 2015.

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1           Dividends from Sale of Electricity       

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested a memo reply to his previous two requests made earlier this year concerning what will be happening with the dividends from the sale of electricity.

 

RR 2           Airport Consultation

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested a memo reply regarding Council contacting the Federal Government concerning notification of consultation meetings regarding the airport being distributed after the session had occurred.

 

Councillor Prue Car MP and Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 8:34pm and did not return.

 

 There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:36pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 9 November 2015.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date