CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018 AT 7:00PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Greg Davies (arrived 7:03pm), and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Todd Carney, Brian Cartwright, Robin Cook, Marcus Cornish, Kevin Crameri OAM, Aaron Duke, Tricia Hitchen, Karen McKeown OAM (arrived 7:04pm), Kath Presdee and John Thain.     

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Mark Davies for the period 5 October 2018 to 19 October 2018 inclusive.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC45  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Brian Cartwright that apologies be received for Councillor Bernard Bratusa.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 3 September 2018

PRC46  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 3 September 2018 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

7        Penrith Whitewater Annual Report 2017-2018                                                               

PRC47  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kath Presdee

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Penrith Whitewater Annual Report 2017-2018 be received

2.    Council agree to underwrite the operation of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Limited until the presentation to Council of the Penrith Whitewater Stadium Limited Annual Report for 2018-19.

3.    Council note and support the appointment and re-appointment of the persons named in the report to the Board of Directors of Penrith Whitewater Stadium Ltd. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

6        St Marys Town Centre Annual Report 2017-2018 and Business Plan 2018-2019

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM left the meeting, the time being 7:41pm.

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

         

PRC48  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on St Marys Town Centre Annual Report 2017-2018 and Business Plan 2018-2019 be received.

2.    Council receive information on the Annual Report and Audited Financial Statement for 2017-2018 of the St Marys Town Centre Corporation.

3.    Council endorse the St Marys Town Centre Corporation’s Annual Business Plan 2018-2019.

 

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 7:48pm.

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen left the meeting, the time being 7:48pm.

 

Councillor Greg Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 7:49pm.

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen returned to the meeting, the time being 7:49pm.

 

5        The Village Cafe - North St Marys and Kingswood Progress                                      

PRC49  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Robin Cook seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

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

 

2.    A further report be presented to Council regarding ongoing funding of the Village Café.

 

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        LEP Review Report                                                                                                           

PRC50  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on LEP Review Report be received.

2.    Council endorse the LEP Review Report – October 2018 at Attachment 1 to be sent to the Greater Sydney Commission and the Department of Planning and Environment for their consideration.

 

2        Planning Proposal - 92,94 and 96 Victoria Street Werrington                                     

PRC51  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Planning Proposal - 92,94 and 96 Victoria Street Werrington be received

2.    Council endorse the Planning Proposal for 92, 94 and 96 Victoria Street, Werrington provided in the separate enclosure to this report.

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 and Parliamentary Counsel.

4.    Council officers forward the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning and Parliamentary Counsel with a request to make the local environmental plan amendment.

 

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 OAM

                                                        

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM               

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 

3        Australian Arms Hotel Planning Proposal, 351 - 359 High Street, Penrith                 

PRC52  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Aaron Duke seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Australian Arms Hotel Planning Proposal, 351 - 359 High Street, Penrith be received.

2.    Council endorse the Planning Proposal to amend the Height of Buildings and Floor Space Ratio controls for 351 - 359 High Street, Penrith (enclosed separately for the information of Councillors and available on Council’s website) and amended in accordance with this report.

3.    The Planning Proposal be submitted to the Department of Planning and Environment (DP&E) with a request to issue a Gateway Determination. The submission will include a request to issue Council with delegation for plan making authority.

4.    The General Manager be granted delegation to make any necessary changes to the Planning Proposal:

a.   prior to Council's submission of the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning, such as minor changes and formatting;

b.   as a result of any negotiated changes sought by DP&E in the lead up to the Gateway Determination;

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

5.    Consultation with the community and public agencies be undertaken in accordance with any Gateway Determination.

6.    A further report be presented to Council on the submissions received from public agencies and the community.

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 OAM

                                                        

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM               

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 

4        RZ18/0008 - Planning Proposal to amend Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010 - Reclassification of four (4) sites in St Marys and Penrith from Community to Operational land.

PRC53  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on RZ18/0008 - Planning Proposal to amend Penrith Local Environmental Plan 2010 - Reclassification of four (4) sites in St Marys and Penrith from Community to Operational land be received.

2.    Council endorse the attached Planning Proposal, that reclassifies four (4) sites in Penrith and St Marys and submit it to the Department of Planning and Environment seeking a Gateway Determination.

3.    The General Manger be granted delegation to update and finalise the Planning Proposal before submitting it to the Department of Planning and Environment seeking a Gateway Determination.

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

5.    An independently chaired public hearing be held in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and Regulations.

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

7.    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 OAM

                                                        

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM               

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1           Filling of Land  

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested that a report be prepared on the policy and procedures relating to the regulation of illegal land filling.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:25pm.

 

I certify that these 5 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 8 October 2018.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date