CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2017 AT 7:22PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Tricia Hitchen, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa, Todd Carney, Marcus Cornish, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Aaron Duke, Ross Fowler OAM, Joshua Hoole, Karen McKeown and Ben Price.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Kath Presdee for the period 12 November 2017 to 19 November 2017 inclusive.

 

APOLOGIES

43  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that apologies be received for Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 9 October 2017

44  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 9 October 2017 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 
Councillor Tricia Hitchen declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant in Item 3 – St Marys Town Centre Triennial Business Plan 2016-2019 and Operational Plan 2017-2018 as she is on the board of St Marys Town Centre Corporation.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

3        St Marys Town Centre Triennial Business Plan 2016-2019 and Operational Plan 2017-2018

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:44pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:45pm.                             

45  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on St Marys Town Centre Triennial Business Plan 2016-19 and Operational Plan 2017-18 be received.

2.    Council receive information on the Annual Report and Audited Financial Statement 2016-17 of the St Marys Town Centre Corporation.

3.    Council endorse the St Marys Town Centre Corporation’s Triennial Business Plan 2016-19 and Annual Operational Plan 2017-18.

4.     The utilisation of the excess funds of the organisation be subject of a future council report.

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

4        Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd - Annual Report                                             

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

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 operations of the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd until the presentation of the 2018/19 Annual Report.

3.     Council consider reviewing its annual operating subsidy for the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd from 2018/19 at the upcoming strategic planning workshop.

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Penrith Panthers Planning Proposal and DCP Amendment

Councillor Marcus Cornish left the meeting, the time being 8:37pm.

Councillor Marcus Cornish returned to the meeting, the time being 8:39pm.                             

47  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Aaron Duke seconded Councillor Ben  Price

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Penrith Panthers Planning Proposal and DCP Amendment be received.

2.    Council endorses the Planning Proposal presented in this report which has been provided to Councillors under separate cover and tabled tonight.

3.    Council prepares and executes an amendment to the Road Works Planning Agreement based on the principles presented in this report.

4.    The General Manager be granted delegation to update and finalise the Planning Proposal prior to Council’s submission of the Planning Proposal to the Department of Planning and Environment for making of the amendment to the Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010.

5.    The Planning Proposal referred to in 4 above be forwarded to the Department of Planning and Environment after an amendment to the Road Works Planning Agreement has been executed with a request that the amendment to the Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010 be made.

6.    Council adopt the amendment to the Penrith Development Control Plan 2014 presented in this report so that it takes effect on the publication of the amendment to the Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010.

7.    The General Manager be delegated authority to make any necessary changes required to the amendment to the Penrith Development Control Plan 2014 referred to in 6 above, particularly as a result of Road Works Planning Agreement negotiations and any other changes identified in consideration of transport and traffic matters before the Planning Proposal is submitted to the Department of Planning and Environment.

8.    Council note that a peer review of the Planning Proposal and Process is not necessary as Council is no longer an owner of land subject to the Planning Proposal.

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

For

Against

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Tricia  Hitchen

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Joshua Hoole

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor Ben  Price

 

 

2        Housekeeping Amendment to the Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010              

48  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Aaron Duke seconded Councillor Karen McKeown

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Housekeeping Amendment to the Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010 be received.

2.    Council endorse the Planning Proposal provided at Attachment 1 to this report.

3.    The General Manager be granted delegation to update and finalise the Planning Proposal prior to Council's submission of the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning, which will include the preparation of proposed amended LEP 2010 map tiles, proposed amendments to the LEP 2010 written instrument and supporting information.

4.    Council officers forward the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning with a request to issue a Gateway Determination.

5.    Council publicly exhibits the Planning Proposal for a period to be specified in the Gateway Determination, in accordance with the community consultation requirements.

6.    A further report be presented to Council following the Public Exhibition.

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

For

Against

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Tricia  Hitchen

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Joshua Hoole

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor Ben  Price

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:43pm.

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 13 November 2017.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date