CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2016 AT 7:04PM

PRESENT

Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Karen McKeown,  Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa, Marcus Cornish, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow OAM, John Thain and Michelle Tormey.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Tricia  Hitchen for the period 1 February 2016 to 28 February 2016 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC 1  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Maurice Girotto seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM that an apology be received for Councillor Prue Car MP.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 30 November 2015

PRC 2  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 30 November 2015 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

 There were no declarations of interest.

 

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

1        Our River - Regatta Park Plan of Management

Design and Projects Manager, Michael Jackson introduced the report and made a presentation.

         

PRC 3  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Mark Davies seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Our River - Regatta Park Plan of Management be received

2.    The Our River Draft Regatta Park Plan of Management be endorsed for Public Exhibition.

 

 

 

 

 

2        Compliance and Enforcement Policy and Guidelines

Executive Manager – Environment and City Development, Wayne Mitchell introduced the report and invited Environmental Health Coordinator, Anthony Price to give a presentation.     

PRC 4  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Compliance and Enforcement Policy and Guidelines be received.

2.    Council adopt the attached Compliance and Enforcement Policy.

 

 

3        Review of the Penrith City Council Public Spaces CCTV Program Code of Practice                                                                                                                                             

PRC 5  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Mark Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Review of the Penrith City Council Public Spaces CCTV Program Code of Practice be received.

2.    Council support the amendments to the Penrith City Council Public Spaces CCTV Program Code of Practice and support the exhibition for public comment.

 

 

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

 

4        Keeping of Animals Local Orders Policy                                                                       

PRC 6  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

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

2.    Council adopt the Keeping of Animals Local Orders Policy.

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

5        Draft Policy on Unsolicited Requests to Purchase Council Owned Land                 

PRC 7  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Draft Policy on Unsolicited Requests to Purchase Council Owned Land be received.

2.    The report be deferred for further consideration to develop an improved communication mechanism for engaging with Councillors.

 

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1           Intersection Andromeda Drive and the Northern Road, Cranebrook      

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested that the possibility of placing a roundabout at the intersection of Andromeda Drive and Northern Road, Cranebrook as well as lowering the speed limit to 60kph between Andromeda Drive and Borrowdale Way, Cranebrook be referred to the Local Traffic Committee for consideration; and that Council oppose the installation of Stop Signs at the intersection of Andromeda Drive and Northern Road, Cranebrook.

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:26 PM.

 

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 15 February 2016.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date