CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 14 MARCH 2016 AT 7:04PM

PRESENT

Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Karen McKeown,  Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, and Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Marcus Cornish, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Maurice Girotto, Ben Goldfinch and Tricia Hitchen.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM for the period 13 March 2016 to 25 March 2016 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Jim Aitken OAM for the period 7 March 2016 to 19 March 2016 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC 8  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Maurice Girotto that apologies be received for Councillors Prue Car MP, John Thain and Michelle Tormey.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 15 February 2016

PRC 9  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 15 February 2016 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

4        Neighbourhood Renewal Program update on pilot project in Colyton

Place Manager, Jeni Pollard introduced the report and invited Neighbourhood Renewal Coordinator, Heather Chaffey to give the presentation.                                                                                    

PRC 10  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Neighbourhood Renewal Program update on pilot project in Colyton be received.

2.    Council endorse Penrith City Council as a Service Partner in the delivery those actions of the Colyton Community Action Plan 2016 included in Attachment 2.

3.    A further report be submitted to Council profiling the Youth and Future theme of the Colyton Community Action Plan 2016 in June 2016.

4.    A further report on the progress of implementation of the Colyton Community Action Plan and a schedule of areas be brought to Council for consideration following the release of the 2016 Census data.

5.    Council staff be congratulated for their work on the Neighbourhood Renewal Program.

 

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

2        Sydney Science Park Planning Proposal - Outcomes of Public Exhibition              

City Planning Manager, Paul Grimson introduced the report and made a presentation.

PRC 11  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Mark Davies seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Sydney Science Park Planning Proposal - Outcomes of Public Exhibition be received.

2.    Council endorse the changes made to the Planning Proposal for the Sydney Science Park as shown in Attachment 2.

3.    The General Manager be delegated authority to make any necessary minor changes required to the Planning Proposal before submitting it to the Minister for Planning and Environment.

4.    Subject to 3 above, the Planning Proposal for the Sydney Science Park (provided to Councillors under separate cover and tabled tonight), be forwarded to the Minister for Planning and Environment after a Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) for the provision of local facilities and services commences public notification with a request that the Minister make the plan in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

5.    The General Manager be delegated authority to make any necessary minor changes required to “Chapter E16 – Sydney Science Park” of Development Control Plan 2014 as a result of VPA negotiations and any other changes identified in consideration of transport and traffic matters before the Planning Proposal is submitted to the Minister for Planning and Environment.

6.    Subject to 5 above, Council adopt the amendment to Development Control Plan 2014 to include Chapter E16 – Sydney Science Park (Appendix I to the Planning Proposal), so that it takes effect on the publication of the amendments to Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010.

 

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

For

Against

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Maurice Girotto                       

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

                                                        

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa   

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

 

 

Outcome 1 - We can work close to home

 

1        Implementation of the "Scores on Doors" Program under Council's existing Food Safety Program

Acting Development and Environmental Health Manager, Peter Wood introduced the report and invited Ben Lees, Manager Local Government Unit, NSW Food Authority to give a presentation.

PRC 12  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Implementation of the "Scores on Doors" Program under Council's existing Food Safety Program be received.

2.    Council support the implementation of the “Scores on Doors” Program under Council’s existing Food Safety Program.

 

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

3        Proposed M12 Motorway - Council's Submission

PRC 13  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Proposed M12 Motorway - Council's Submission be received.

2.    Council endorse the principles and proposed recommendations contained in this report and any other additional issues identified by Councillors, as the basis for a submission to Roads and Maritime Services.

3.    Council’s submission be forwarded to Roads and Maritime Services and a copy be forwarded to all Councillors.

 

URGENT BUSINESS

 

UB 1           Request for Leave of Absence    

Councillor Mark Davies requested a Leave of Absence for the period 21 March 2016 to 11 April 2016, inclusive.

PRC 14  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

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

 

PRC 15  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that a Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Mark Davies for the period 21 March 2016 to 11 April 2016, inclusive.

 

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1           Penrith Cricket Club - Civic Reception

Councillor Bernard Bratusa requested a memo reply to all Councillors providing information on the opportunity to acknowledge Penrith Cricket Club for winning the club championship this season by way of a civic reception.

 

RR 2           Rail Infrastructure - Badgerys Creek Airport        

Councillor Greg Davies requested a report to a Councillor Briefing on the current status of any proposed rail infrastructure supporting the Badgerys Creek Airport.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 8:43pm.

 

RR 3           Mamre Road, St Marys - Investigation of Stockpiled Material

Councillor Maurice Girotto requested a memo reply regarding the investigation of a large stockpile of unknown material located on the left hand side of Mamre Road (Bailey Park). The material is located near the northern boundary and appears to be glistening.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 8:44pm.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:45pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 14 March 2016.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date