CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 4 JUNE 2018 AT 7:00PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Tricia Hitchen, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Todd Carney, Brian Cartwright, Robin Cook, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Aaron Duke, Karen McKeown and Kath Presdee.

 

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Ross Fowler OAM for 4 June 2018.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC17  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Brian Cartwright seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM that apologies be accepted from Councillors Bernard Bratusa, Marcus Cornish and Mark Davies.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 14 May 2018

PRC18  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Kath Presdee that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 14 May 2018 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Significant  in Item 2 - Orchard Hills North Planning Proposal (Accelerated Housing Delivery Program site) as she is a resident of the area the subject of the report.  Councillor Hitchen stated that she would vacate the meeting during discussion of this Item.

 

Councillor Aaron Duke declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant  in Item 2 - Orchard Hills North Planning Proposal (Accelerated Housing Delivery Program site) as he has had meetings with the proponent of the development the subject of this report in the course of his employment.

 


 

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Annual Update Planning Proposal                                                                                  

PRC19  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Annual Update Planning Proposal be received.

2.     Council endorses the Planning Proposal provided at Attachment 2.

 

3.     The General Manager be granted delegation to update and finalise the Planning Proposal referred to in resolution 2 prior to Council's submission of the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning.

 

4.     Council officers forward the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning with a request to issue a Gateway Determination. The submission will include a request to issue Council with Delegation for plan making authority.

 

5.     The General Manager be granted delegation to make any necessary changes to the Planning Proposal in the lead up to the Gateway Determination.

 

6.     The General Manager be granted delegation to make any necessary changes to the Planning Proposal prior to public exhibition in response to the conditions of the Gateway Determination or negotiations with public authorities and other stakeholders.

 

7.     Council publicly exhibits the Planning Proposal for a period to be specified in the Gateway Determination, and in accordance with the community consultation requirements of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.

 

8.     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 Kath Presdee

 

Councillor Robin Cook

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

                                                        

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM               

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 

Having previously declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Significant in Item 2, Councillor Tricia Hitchen left the meeting, the time being 7:06pm.

 

2        Orchard Hills North Planning Proposal (Accelerated Housing Delivery Program site)                                                                                                                                     

PRC20  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Robin Cook

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Orchard Hills North Planning Proposal (Accelerated Housing Delivery Program site) be received.

 

2.     Council endorses the Planning Proposal (provided under separate cover and tabled tonight), which is subject to further changes as referred to in resolution 5.

 

3.     Council officers forward the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning with a request to issue a Gateway Determination. The submission will include a request to issue Council with Delegation for plan making authority.

 

4.     A report be presented to Council following receipt of the Gateway Determination seeking resolution to publicly exhibit a Development Control Plan and Contributions Plan with the Planning Proposal.

 

5.     The General Manager be granted delegation to make any necessary changes to the Planning Proposal referred to in resolution 2:

a.   prior to Council's submission of the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning, which will include the resolution of the proposed playing field configuration and provision, and the preparation of proposed LEP 2010 map tiles.

b.   as a result of negotiated changes sought by DPE in the lead up to the Gateway Determination.

c.   prior to public exhibition in response to the conditions of the Gateway Determination or negotiations public authorities and other stakeholders.

 

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

For

Against

 

Councillor Kath Presdee

 

Councillor Robin Cook

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

                                                        

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM               

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen returned to the meeting, the time being 7:29pm.

 

3        Reclassification of Council owned land at 11-13 Chesham Street, St Marys            

PRC21  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Reclassification of Council owned land at 11-13 Chesham Street, St Marys be received

2.     A Planning Proposal reclassifying public land at 11-13 Chesham Street, St Marys from Community land to Operational land be submitted to the Department of Planning and Environment seeking a Gateway Determination.

3.     Consultation with the community and public agencies be undertaken in accordance with any Gateway Determination issued by the Department of Planning and Environment.

4.     An independently chaired public hearing be held at least 21 days after the close of the public exhibition period.

5.     A planning consultant be engaged to independently chair the public hearing.

6.     A report be presented to Council on the submissions received during the public exhibition and the results of the public hearing.

 

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

For

Against

 

Councillor Kath Presdee

 

Councillor Robin Cook

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

Councillor Karen McKeown

                                                        

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM               

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 


 

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

4        Draft Street Performers Policy                                                                                         

PRC22  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kath Presdee

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Draft Street Performers Policy be received

2.     The Draft Street Performers Policy be adopted.

 

 

URGENT BUSINESS

 

UB 1           Request for Leave of Absence   

Councillor Aaron Duke requested Leave of Absence for 23 July 2018.

PRC23  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

PRC24  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Greg Davies that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Aaron Duke for 23 July 2018.

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:37pm.

 

 

I certify that these 5 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 4 June 2018.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date