CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2018 AT 7:01PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa, Marcus Cornish, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Aaron Duke, Ross Fowler OAM, Karen McKeown, Kath Presdee and Ben Price.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Tricia Hitchen.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC1  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that apologies be received for Councillors Todd Carney and Joshua Hoole.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 11 December 2017

PRC2  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 11 December 2017 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

2        The Village Cafe North St Marys - Progress and Future

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:08pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:18pm.                             

PRC3  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on The Village Cafe North St Marys - Progress and Future be received.

2.    Council endorse an application to the NSW Government Liveable Communities Grant 2017-18 for the continuation and expansion of the Village Café project.

3.     Council congratulate the team involved with the Village including former Place Coordinator, Heather Chaffey on efforts towards the project.




 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Amendment to Penrith Development Control Plan 2014 - Oakdale South Industrial Estate, Erskine Park

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 7:26pm.

Councillor Mark Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 7:28pm.

Councillor Karen McKeown left the meeting, the time being 7:28pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:30pm.

PRC4  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Amendment to Penrith Development Control Plan 2014 - Oakdale South Industrial Estate, Erskine Park be received.

2.    The General Manager be granted delegation to make any necessary minor changes to the Draft Development Control Plan before public exhibition.

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

4.    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 Kath Presdee

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

Councillor Ben  Price

 

 


 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

3        Lawn Section Burials in Council Operated Cemeteries

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:31pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:39pm.

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 7:42pm.

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:44pm.

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

Councillor Karen McKeown returned to the meeting, the time being 7:51pm.

A MOTION was MOVED by Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Lawn Section Burials in Council Operated Cemeteries be received.

2.    All new Cemeteries must have appropriate segregated areas as is the case with current cemeteries including Catholic, Anglican, Greek etc.

3.    Until a masterplan and business model for any new Cemeteries is developed by Penrith City Council, council will include provision an allocation of 25% of the new cemetery’s land size to be reserved for the purpose of monumental burials and 5% of the land space to be reserved for the purpose of the provision of crypts. The remaining 70% of the land to be used for lawn burials, including: plaque and monument.

 

PRC5  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies

          That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Lawn Section Burials in Council Operated Cemeteries be received.

2.    Council provide all new burial sections as non-denominational lawn burial sites on an at need basis.

The AMENDMENT was PUT.

The AMENDMENT was CARRIED and on becoming the SUBSTANTIVE MOTION was also CARRIED.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:53pm.

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 12 February 2018.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date