CONFIRMED MINUTES

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

ON MONDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2020 AT 7:00PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Karen McKeown OAM, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa (arrived 7:08pm) Todd Carney, Brian Cartwright, Robin Cook, Marcus Cornish, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Kath Presdee and John Thain.     

 

APOLOGIES

PRC 1  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown OAM seconded Councillor Kath Presdee that apologies be received for Councillors Mark Davies, Tricia Hitchen, Bernard Bratusa (arrived 7:08pm) and Aaron Duke

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 9 December 2019

PRC 2  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Brian Cartwright seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 9 December 2019 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

3        Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Ltd 2018 - 2019 Annual Report

CEO of Penrith Performing & Visual Arts, Hania Radvan introduced the report and gave a presentation. 

         

PRC 3  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Brian Cartwright seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Ltd 2018 - 2019 Annual Report be received.

2.     Council agree to underwrite the operations of Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Ltd until the presentation of the 2020-2021 Annual Report.

3.    A further report be prepared to Council on the possibility of using the sustainability fund to replace dated lighting at the Joan.

4.    Council write to the PPVA congratulating the Board, CEO and staff on a successful year.

 


 

 

Outcome 1 - We can work close to home

 

1        Mayoral Skills Summit Update                                                                    

PRC 4  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor John Thain that the information contained in the report on Mayoral Skills Summit Update be received and noted.

 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

2        Redundant Policies                                                                                       

PRC 5  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Brian Cartwright seconded Councillor Karen McKeown OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Redundant Policies be received.

2.     The Sustainability Policy Energy Savings Action Plan be removed from Council’s current policy register.

3.     The Governance Policy Decision Making Arrangements During Council Christmas Recess be removed from Council’s current policy register.

 

URGENT BUSINESS

 

UB 1           Request for Leave of Absence  - Councillor Mark Davies      

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM requested Leave of Absence on behalf of Councillor Mark Davies from 10 February 2020 to 3 March 2020.

PRC 6  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Karen McKeown OAM that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

PRC 7  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Karen McKeown OAM that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Mark Davies from 10 February 2020 to 3 March 2020.

 

UB 2           Request for Leave of Absence - Councillor Marcus Cornish

Councillor Marcus Cornish requested Leave of Absence for the period 25 May 2020 to 21 July 2020.

PRC 8  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Brian Cartwright that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

PRC 9  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Brian Cartwright that Leave of Absence be granted to Councillor Marcus Cornish from 25 May 2020 to 21 July 2020.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:51pm.

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 10 February 2020. 

 

 

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