CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 10 DECEMBER 2018 AT 7:01PM

PRESENT

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

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 63  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Brian Cartwright that apologies be received for Councillor Mark Davies.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 12 November 2018

PRC 64  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 12 November 2018 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

 

PRC 65  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Aaron Duke seconded Councillor Karen McKeown OAM that Standing Orders be suspended to allow members of the public to address the meeting, the time being 7.04pm.

 

ADDRESSING THE MEETING

 

Mr Anthony Colman

 

Item 1 – Proposed Suburb Name for the Central Precinct of the St Marys Release Area

 

Mr Colman, an affected person, spoke in support of the recommendation to name the Central Precinct of the St Marys Release Area Jordan Springs. Mr Colman spoke of the current confusion that the current name of Llandilo has caused, and his personal experience when dealing with emergency and postal services.

 

 

Ms Kay Hearne

 

Item 2 – Penrith DCP 2014 amendment – Public Exhibition Submissions

 

Ms Hearne, an affected resident, spoke against the recommendations. Ms Hearne specifically noted the negative impact of parking, and the congestion caused as a result of those not utilising stacked parking in an appropriate way.

 

 

 

PRC 66  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM that an extension of time be granted to permit the speaker to conclude her address, the time being 7.16pm.

 

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

 

PRC 67  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor John Thain that Standing Orders be resumed, the time being 7:17pm.

 

Councillor Todd Carney left the meeting, the time being 7:17pm.

Councillor Todd Carney returned to the meeting, the time being 7:21pm.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

3        Penrith Aquatic & Leisure Centre Annual Report 2017-2018                                       

PRC 68  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Penrith Aquatic & Leisure Centre Annual Report 2017-2018 be received.

2.    Council agree to underwrite the operations of Penrith Aquatic and Leisure Ltd until the presentation of the 2018-2019 Annual Report.

3.     Council thank and congratulate Chairman Alan Brown, and Acting General Manager Paul McAlary, and all those involved with the operation of Penrith Aquatic & Leisure Centre for the 2017-2018 period.

4.     Council agree to establish a guarantee under Capital Finance’s ‘No Financial Policy for Government entities for transactions less than $250k’ for Penrith Aquatic and Leisure Limited, to facilitate the $221k (including GST) financing of new gym equipment.

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Proposed Suburb Name for the Central Precinct of the St Marys Release Area      

PRC 69  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Aaron Duke seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Proposed Suburb Name for the Central Precinct of the St Marys Release Area be received

2.    Council write to the Geographic Names Board confirming that it does not object to Lendlease’s proposal to expand the existing suburb of Jordan Springs to include the Central Precinct, the surrounding areas of open space, and Wianamatta Regional Park (refer Attachment 2).

 

 

2        Penrith DCP 2014 amendment - Public Exhibition Submissions                                

PRC 70  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish

That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Penrith DCP 2014 amendment - Public Exhibition Submissions be received

2.    Council adopt the amendments to Penrith Development Control Plan 2014, as exhibited.

3.    The General Manager be delegated authority to make any necessary minor changes required to the Development Control Plan 2014 in accordance with Council’s adopted policy position before notification in the newspaper

4.    In accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000, Council give public notice of its decision in a local newspaper within 28 days, with the Development Control Plan coming into effect immediately upon notification in the newspaper.

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 Bernard Bratusa   

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:03pm.