CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 9 MAY 2016 AT 7:04PM

PRESENT

Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa, Kevin Crameri OAM, Mark Davies, Ben Goldfinch, Jackie Greenow OAM, Tricia Hitchen, John Thain and Michelle Tormey.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Karen McKeown for the period 25 April 2016 to 13 May 2016 inclusive.

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Ross Fowler OAM for the period 25 April 2016 to 13 May 2016 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC 16  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor John Thain that apologies be received for Councillors Prue Car MP, Marcus Cornish, Greg Davies and Maurice Girotto.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 14 March 2016

PRC 17  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor John Thain that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 14 March 2016 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

  

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Amendment to the Central Precinct Plan

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

 

PRC 18  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Amendment to the Central Precinct Plan be received.

2.    The draft amended Central Precinct Plan document submitted to Penrith City Council (provided to Councillors under separate cover and tabled tonight), be placed on public exhibition for a minimum of 28 days and that consultation be undertaken with relevant government agencies in accordance with the requirements of Sydney Regional Environmental Plan No.30 – St Marys, the relevant provisions of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 and associated Regulations.

3.     Prior to the draft amended Central precinct Plan being placed on public exhibition, the proponent is to provide Council with a written undertaking to renegotiate the terms of the St Marys Penrith Planning Agreement with regard to the timing, triggers and delivery of the traffic and transport infrastructure required to support the St Marys Release Area to Council’s satisfaction and that an amended Planning Agreement be executed prior to Council’s endorsement of the amended Central Precinct Plan.

4.    The General Manager be delegated authority to make any necessary minor changes required to the draft amended Central Precinct Plan document referred to in resolution 2 above prior to commencement of the public exhibition and consultation with government agencies.

5.    A further report be presented to Council following the public exhibition and agency consultation.

 

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

For

Against

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ben Goldfinch

                                                        

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa   

 

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Jackie Greenow OAM

 

Councillor Michelle Tormey

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

2        Review of Local Government Rating System                                                                

PRC 19  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Review of Local Government Rating System be received

2.    A submission be submitted to IPART by Friday 13 May 2016 with the proposed recommendations contained in this report.

 

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1           Penrith Lakes Parkrun        

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested a memo reply addressing concerns raised by the Parkrun event director concerning discontinued access to Sydney International Regatta Centre via Gate D which will adversely affect the running of their 2nd birthday event to be held on 28 May 2016.

 

 

RR 2           Memorial seats for Llandilo School     

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested voted works be allocated from North Ward for three seats to provide for a memorial garden at Llandilo School. Two seats with a back rest and one without a back rest, in total costing $5400.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:43pm.

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 9 May 2016.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date