CONFIRMED MINUTES

OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD REMOTELY USING AUDIO VISUAL LINKS, AUDIO STREAMED ON THE COUNCIL WEBSITE AND IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS ON MONDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2021 AT 7:31PM

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM

The meeting opened with the National Anthem.

 

WEBCASTING STATEMENT

Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Karen McKeown OAM read a statement advising that Council Meetings are recorded and webcast.

 

STATEMENT OF RECOGNITION

Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Karen McKeown OAM read a statement of recognition of Penrith City’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage.

 

PRAYER

The Council Prayer was read by Rev Christine Bayliss Kelly.

PRESENT

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

  

APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Meeting - 25 October 2021

 249  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of 25 October 2021 be confirmed.

  

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM declared a Non- Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Significant in Item 1 -  Warragamba Dam Raising SSI-8441, Item 4 - Submission in response to the draft Greater Sydney Water Strategy and Item 6 - Proposed Upper South Creek Advanced Recycling Centre (SSI-8609189), as he is involved with an individual running on his ticket for the election, who is associated with Sydney Water. Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM stated that he would not take part in debate or voting on this matter and would leave the meeting during consideration of these items.

 

 

 

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant in Item 5 - Amendment to State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011 for Cemeteries, as he is a paid member at Wallacia Golf Club which is one of the potential sites.

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant in Item 9 –  RFT21/22-19 The Great River Walk Safety Lighting, as one of her family members is an employee of the winning tender.

 

Mayoral Minutes

 

1        Penrith Panthers Key to the City                                                              

250  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown OAM seconded Councillor Tricia Hitchen that the Mayoral Minute on Penrith Panthers Key to the City be received.

 

2        Thank you Councillor Greg Davies                                                           

251  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown OAM seconded Councillor John Thain that the Mayoral Minute on Thank you Councillor Greg Davies be received.

Councillor John Thain requested acclamation be shown to Councillor Greg Davies. 

 

 

Notices of Motion

 

1        Delegation of Civic and Ceremonial Duties                                             

252  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Greg Davies that Penrith Council delegate the authority to Karen McKeown, Tricia Hitchen and the General Manager, Warwick Winn, to carry out civic and ceremonial functions of the office of Mayor between election day and the holding of the Mayoral Election at the first meeting of the new Council in January 2022.

 

Councillor Robin Cook left the meeting, the time being 8:40pm.

 

2        Political Parties - Local Government Elections

Councillor Robin Cook returned to the meeting, the time being 8:41pm.

         

A MOTION was MOVED by Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM that Council write to the NSW State Government requesting appropriate changes to be made to prohibit political parties running at local government elections.

 

The MOTION was PUT.

 

For

Against

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

Councillor Karen McKeown OAM

Councillor Marcus Cornish

Councillor Bernard Bratusa

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

                          

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Kath Presdee

 

Councillor Robin Cook

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

The MOTION was LOST.

 

3        Dedication  - Australian Defence Force                                                   

253  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies that Council actively support the request from Air Dispatch Association of Australia to dedicate a tree, park bench, seat or plaque in Memory Park in support of ADF members, subject to the advice of the RSL sub-branch.

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa left the meeting, the time being 8:56pm.

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen left the meeting, the time being 8:57pm.

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa returned to the meeting, the time being 8:58pm.

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen returned to the meeting, the time being 8:59pm.

 

4        Factory Road and Loftus Street - Footpaths                                           

254  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Kath Presdee that an urgent report be brought to Council regarding the push for footpaths to be installed at Factory Road and Loftus Street area.

 

Councillor Kath Presdee left the meeting, the time being 9:01pm.

 

Questions on Notice

 

1        Rural Boundary Clearing Code                                                                 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM ASKED:

 

Has Council adopted the Rural Boundary Clearing Code developed by the NSW Government or is it intending on adopting?

 

Note

The Mayor, Councillor Karen McKeown OAM referred Councillors to a memorandum distributed earlier to councillors responding to this question.

 

 

Councillor Kath Presdee returned to the meeting, the time being 9:04pm.


 

 

Reports of Committees

 

1        Report and Recommendations of the Access Committee Meeting held on 13 October 2021                                                                            

255  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Todd Carney that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Access Committee meeting held on 13 October, 2021 be adopted.

 

2        Report and Recommendations of the Local Traffic Committee Meeting held on 1 November 2021                                                           

256  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Robin Cook seconded Councillor Marcus Cornish that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Local Traffic Committee meeting held on 1 November, 2021 be adopted.

 

3        Report and Recommendations of the Heritage Advisory Committee Meeting held on 3 November 2021                                                           

257  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Heritage Advisory Committee meeting held on 3 November, 2021 be adopted.

 

4        Report and Recommendations of the Policy Review Committee Meeting held on 8 November 2021                                                           

258  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Policy Review Committee meeting held on 8 November, 2021 be adopted.

 

5        Report and Recommendations of the Resilience Committee Meeting held on 10 November 2021                                                                        

259  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Robin Cook that the recommendations contained in the Report and Recommendations of the Resilience Committee meeting held on 10 November, 2021 be adopted.

 

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 9:07pm.

 

Councillor Aaron Duke left the meeting, the time being 9:07pm.

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Warragamba Dam Raising SSI-8441                                                         

260  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Tricia Hitchen

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Warragamba Dam Raising SSI-8441 be received

2.     The draft submission attached be endorsed as Council’s submission on the application.

Councillor Tricia Hitchen FORSHADOWED a MOTION

          That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Warragamba Dam Raising SSI-8441 be received

2.    The draft submission attached be endorsed as Council’s submission on the application.

3.    While Council supports raising of the dam wall, we ask that further investigations be done into the issues raised in this report.

An AMENDMENT was moved by Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Mark Davies:

          That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Warragamba Dam Raising SSI-8441 be received

2.    The draft submission attached be endorsed as Council’s submission on the application.

3.    In principle, this Council accepts the raising of the dam wall, subject to clarification of the EIS matters raised in the report to Council.

 

The AMENDMENT was PUT.

The AMENDMENT was LOST.

 

The MOTION was PUT.

The MOTION was CARRIED.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 9:30pm.

 

Councillor Aaron Duke returned to the meeting, the time being 9:30pm.

 

2        Re-exhibition of Draft Mamre Precinct Development Contributions Plan                                                                                                               

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

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Re-exhibition of Draft Mamre Precinct Development Contributions Plan be received.

2.     Council endorse the revised draft Section 7.11 Plan Development Contributions Plan for the Mamre Road Precinct and background report (under separate cover) for public exhibition.

3.     The plan be exhibited in accordance with the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act, 1979 and Regulations for a minimum of 28 days.

4.     At the conclusion of the exhibition period, a further report be provided to Council on the submissions received during the first and second exhibition periods.

 

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

For

Against

 

Councillor Karen McKeown OAM

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa

 

Councillor Mark Davies

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Brian Cartwright

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Kath Presdee

 

Councillor Robin Cook

 

Councillor Greg Davies

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor John Thain

 

Councillor Aaron Duke

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Marcus Cornish

 

 

3        Submission on amendments to SEPP (Western Sydney Aerotropolis), Open Space Needs Study, Draft Aerotropolis DCP Phase 2 and Luddenham Village - Discussion Paper                            

262  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Brian Cartwright

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Submission on amendments to SEPP (Western Sydney Aerotropolis), Open Space Needs Study, Draft Aerotropolis DCP Phase 2 and Luddenham Village - Discussion Paper be received.

2.     Council endorse the submission on the Explanation of Intended Effects (EIE) of amendment to State Environmental Planning Policies relating to the Western Sydney Aerotropolis, the Open Space Needs Study, Draft Aerotropolis Development Control Plan (DCP) Phase 2 and the Luddenham Village Discussion Paper, provided as Attachment 1 to this report to be provided to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment for their consideration

3.    Council support Option 4 in principal, subject to the details listed in the report.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM left the meeting, the time being 9:38pm.

 

Councillor John Thain left the meeting, the time being 9:38pm.

 

4        Submission in response to the draft Greater Sydney Water Strategy 

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

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Submission in response to the draft Greater Sydney Water Strategy be received.

2.     Council endorse the submission on the draft Greater Sydney Water Strategy, allowing it to be forwarded to DPIE for consideration.

 

 

6        Proposed Upper South Creek Advanced Recycling Centre (SSI-8609189)                                                                                                       

264  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Aaron Duke seconded Councillor Todd Carney

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on  Proposed Upper South Creek Advanced Recycling Centre (SSI-8609189) be received.

2.     The draft submission attached be endorsed as Council’s submission on the application.

 

 

 

5        Amendment to State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011 for Cemeteries                                          

265  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Robin Cook

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Amendment to State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011 for Cemeteries  be received

2.     Council endorse the submission on the proposed amendment to State Environmental Planning Policies regarding an amended development assessment pathway for cemeteries, provided as Attachment 1 to this report to be provided to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment for their consideration.

 

 


 

 

7        RFT21/22-11 Voluntary Planning Agreement and Contributions Planning Tracking Software                                                                      

266  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on RFT21/22-11 Voluntary Planning Agreement and Contributions Planning Tracking Software be received

2.     Novoplan Trading Pty Ltd be awarded the Contract subject to the execution of a formal agreement for the RFT 21/22-11 Voluntary Planning Agreement and Contributions Planning Software for an amount of $940,281.43 excluding GST over 5 years.

3.     The General Manager (or their delegate) be authorised to sign all necessary legal documents in relation to this matter.

 

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM returned to the meeting, the time being 9:42pm.

 

Councillor John Thain returned to the meeting, the time being 9:42pm.

 

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

8        RFT21/22-17 Refurbishment Works at Ripples Leisure Centre St Marys                                                                                                            

267  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Todd Carney seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the information contained in the report on RFT21/22-17 Refurbishment Works at Ripples Leisure Centre St Marys be received.

 

25      RFT21/22-17 Refurbishment Works at Ripples Leisure Centre St Marys (Amended)                                                                                        

268  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Tricia Hitchen

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on RFT21/22-17 Refurbishment Works at Ripples Leisure Centre St Marys (Amended)   be received

2.     It be recorded that the previously recommended tenderer, Trinity Commercial Interiors Pty Ltd, has withdrawn their tender with apologies.

3.     Designex Group Pty Ltd be awarded the Contract for the RFT21/22-17 Refurbishment Works at Ripples Leisure Centre St Marys for an amount of $1,072,154 excluding GST subject to the receipt of an acceptable financial report and the execution of a formal agreement.

4.     The General Manager (or their delegate) be authorised to sign all necessary legal documents in relation to this matter.

 

9        RFT21/22-19 The Great River Walk Safety Lighting                                

269  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Kath Presdee

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on RFT21/22-19 The Great River Walk Safety Lighting be received

2.     The Tender from Hix Group Pty Ltd for the amount of $296,608.00 (excluding GST) be accepted for RFT21/22-19 The Great River Walk Safety Lighting project.

3.     The General Manager (or their delegate) be authorised to sign all necessary legal documents in relation to this matter.

 

 

10      Naming of Reserve - Max Baker Reserve, Jamisontown                       

270  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Naming of Reserve - Max Baker Reserve, Jamisontown be received

2.     Council endorse the naming of the reserve at 25a Harris Street, Jamisontown - Lot 94 DP252547 as Max Baker Reserve and advice be provided to the Geographical Names Board in this regard to enable the official gazetting.

3.     Following gazettal, a sign denoting the reserve name be installed and an official naming ceremony be held.

 

 

Outcome 5 - We care about our environment

 

11      Cooling the City: Planning for Heat Issues Paper and Advocacy Plan

271  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Robin Cook

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Cooling the City: Planning for Heat Issues Paper and Advocacy Plan be received

2.     The Cooling the City: Planning for Heat Issues Paper and Advocacy Plan be endorsed by Council

 

 


 

 

Outcome 6 - We are healthy and share strong community spirit

 

12      Penrith Panthers Fishfest Sponsorship                                                   

272  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Panthers Fishfest Sponsorship be received.

2.     Penrith Panthers Fishing Club be sponsored for $1,000 from the Community Event Sponsorship funds for Fishfest 2022.

 

13      PP&VA Board Appointments and Constitutional Amendments           

273  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Bernard Bratusa

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on PP&VA Board Appointments and Constitutional Amendments be received

2.     Council endorse the four-year appointment of the following Community Directors to the Board of Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd – Ms Alison McLaren, Mr Adam Porter and Mr Brett Farrell

3.     Council endorse the two-year appointment of the following Community Directors to the Board of Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd – Mr Don Church and Ms Dale Maxwell-Smith.

 

4.     Council endorse the changes to the Constitution of the Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Ltd, including limiting the number of consecutive terms for a Community Director and limiting the time that an office can be held on the Board, as described in this report.

 

 

Councillor Greg Davies left the meeting, the time being 9:48pm.

 

14      ClubGrant Infrastructure Program - Trinity Drive Recreation Space   

274  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on ClubGrant Infrastructure Program - Trinity Drive Recreation Space be received

2.     Council enter into a funding agreement with NSW Government to receive the $300,000 grant allocation.

3.    Council acknowledge and write to Brock Jurd and Bob Pullan.

 


 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

15      Council Buildings Policy                                                                           

275  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Todd Carney

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Council Buildings Policy be received

2.     The Buildings Policy be endorsed by Council.

 

 

16      Code of Conduct - Report on Complaints Statistics                              

276  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Todd Carney

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Code of Conduct - Report on Complaints Statistics be received

2.     A copy of this report along with complaints statistics provided in accordance with 11.1 of the Model Code Procedures be forwarded to the Office of Local Government.

 

 

17      Easement for Electrical Substation 34-102 Gipps Street Claremont Meadows Lot 11 DP1194036                                                                      

277  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Todd Carney

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Easement for Electrical Substation 34-102 Gipps Street Claremont Meadows Lot 11 DP1194036 be received

2.     Council grant easements over Lot 11 DP1194036 benefiting Epsilon Distribution Ministerial Holding Corporation (Endeavour Energy) for the purposes detailed within this report.

3.     The common seal be affixed to all documents as required, and the General Manager (or their delegate) be authorised to sign all necessary legal documents in relation to this matter.

 

 

18      Penrith City Council End Of Term Report 2021                                      

278  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Todd Carney that the information contained in the report on Penrith City Council End Of Term Report 2021 be received.

 

 

19      2020-21 Penrith City Council Annual Report                                           

279  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Brian Cartwright

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on 2020-21 Penrith City Council Annual Report be received

2.     The 2020-21 Penrith City Council Annual Report be endorsed for submission to the NSW Office of Local Government by 30 November 2021, subject to minor amendments.

 

 

20      Organisational Financial Review - September 2021                               

280  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Organisational Financial Review - September 2021 be received.

2.     The Organisational Financial Review - September 2021 as at 30 September 2021, including the revised estimates outlined in this report and detailed in the Organisational Report - September 2021, be adopted.          

 

21      Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee                                                

281  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that the information contained in the report on Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee be received.

 

 

22      Finalisation of 2020-21 Financial Statements (post public exhibition)

282  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Aaron Duke

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Finalisation of 2020-21 Financial Statements (post public exhibition)    be received.

2.     Council note the completion of the public exhibition process for Council’s 2020-21 Financial Statements and that Council has submitted its Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2021 to the Office of Local Government.

 


 

 

23      2021-22 Borrowing Program                                                                      

283  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Marcus Cornish seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on 2021-22 Borrowing Program be received.

2.     Council borrow the $24,000,000 to fund infrastructure assets ($20m for Soper Place Multi Deck Carpark and $4m for City Park).

3.     The General Manager be granted delegated authority to negotiate the loans in accordance with this resolution.

4.     The common seal of the Council of the City of Penrith be affixed to all documents as required, and the General Manager (or his delegate) be authorised to sign all necessary legal documents in relation to this matter..

5.     The final terms and conditions of the borrowings be reported to the Council upon completion of the loan contracts.

 

 

24      Summary of Investment & Banking for the Period 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021                                                                                          

284  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Todd Carney

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Summary of Investment & Banking for the Period 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021 be received.

2.     The certificate of the Responsible Accounting Officer and Summary of Investments and Performance for the period 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021 be noted and accepted.

3.     The graphical Investment Analysis as at 31 October 2021 be noted.

 

 

Councillor Greg Davies returned to the meeting, the time being 9:53pm.

 

Councillor Mark Davies left the meeting, the time being 9:54pm.

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS AND URGENT BUSINESS

 

RR 1           Council Meeting Viewing Statistics     

Councillor Greg Davies requested a memorandum to all Councillors in regards to the statistics of the amount of people who listen to the webcasting of Council Meetings.

 

RR 2           Thank you to the Community     

Councillor Todd Carney stated thank you to the Council and the community.

 


 

 

RR 3           Purple Poles     

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested a report in relation to the purple poles installed in the outer areas and outlining if Council consulted with Councillors, residents and the RFS.

 

RR 4           Mayo Road, Llandilo 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested further information in relation to the outcome and investigations in respect to a video provided by himself.

 

RR 5           Works Committee      

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested that the old brick pit on Gascoigne Street, Penrith and Judd Street, Berkshire Park be put on an urgent Works Committee inspection.

 

RR 6           Rural Boundary Clearing Code  

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested that Council respond to the press statements regarding the government Emergency Service Minister in response to the Rural Boundary Clearing code stemming from the bush fire investigations.

 

RR 7           Operational Issue      

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM requested information in regards to staffing resources, with respect to the inability of officers to respond to requests and whether or not additional staff are required.  

 

RR 8           Female Change Rooms at St Clair Comets Rugby League Club    

Councillor Tricia Hitchen requested that Council assist the St Clair Comets Rugby League Club with the construction of female change rooms and a memo be provided updating councillors.

 

UB 1           Training Equipment for St Clair Comets Rugby League Club.       

Councillor Tricia Hitchen requested that an amount of $3,000 be allocated from East Ward’s voted works to the St Clair Comets Rugby League Club for the purchase of training equipment for 2022.

285  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the matter be brought forward and dealt with as a matter of urgency.

 

Her Worship the Mayor Councillor Karen McKeown OAM, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

286  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Greg Davies that an amount of $3,000 be allocated from East Ward’s voted works to the St Clair Comets Rugby League Club for the purchase of training equipment for 2022.

 


 

 

RR 9           Chameleon Reserve, Erskine Park      

Councillor Tricia Hitchen requested a report regarding the fast-tracking of the Chameleon Reserve Masterplan project.

 

RR 10         Thank you to Council

Councillor John Thain officially thanked his Council peers and Council Officers for their help and support over the last term.

 

RR 11         Cricket Nets at Jordan Springs  

Councillor John Thain requested a memorandum regarding an update on the installation of cricket nets at Jordan Springs.

 

RR 12         Developments on 2.5 Acre Blocks in Llandilo      

Councillor John Thain requested that Council investigate the proposed developments on the 2.5 acre lots in Llandilo in conjunction with Council’s strategic plan.

 

RR 13         Representations to the State Government  

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM requested that Council make representations to the State Government to update the legislation in relation to political representation during the period after an election and before the first council meeting.

 

RR 14         Jim Anderson Oval and Newham Drive Park        

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM requested a memorandum regarding future improvements to Jim Anderson Oval and Newham Drive Park.

 

RR 15         Activation of Water Feature at Thornton Park      

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM requested that Council consider the activation of the water feature located at Thornton Park for the summer.

 

RR 16         Thank you to Access Committee Members 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen requested that Council formally thank and acknowledge the Access Committee members for their contribution.

 

RR 17         Thank you to Heritage Advisory Committee Members 

Councillor Marcus Cornish requested that Council formally thank and acknowledge the Heritage Advisory Committee members for their contribution.

 

RR 18         Thank you to Resilience Committee Members     

Councillor Kath Presdee requested that Council formally thank and acknowledge the Resilience Committee members for their contribution.

 


 

 

Procedural Motion

287 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Todd Carney that Item CW2 - Licence for Temporary Construction Licence for access through 158-164 Old Bathurst Rd, Emu Plains in Committee of the Whole be dealt with in Open Council.

 

CW2 Licence for Temporary Construction Licence for access through 158-164 Old Bathurst Rd, Emu Plains                                                                                                  

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

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Licence for Temporary Construction Licence for access through 158-164 Old Bathurst Rd, Emu Plains be received.

2.     The common seal of the Council of the City of Penrith be affixed to all documents as required, and the General Manager (or his delegate) be authorised to sign all necessary legal documents in relation to this matter.

 

3.     Council enter into the Licence agreement to Transport for NSW for the temporary access for Sydney Trains to enter 158-164 Old Bathurst Road, Emu Plains.

 

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 10:13pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 16 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 22 November 2021.

 

 

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