CONFIRMED MINUTES

 OF THE POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING OF PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD REMOTELY USING AUDIO VISUAL LINKS AND AUDIO STREAMED ON THE COUNCIL WEBSITE ON MONDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2021 AT 7:04PM

 

 

WEBCASTING STATEMENT

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

PRESENT

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

 

APOLOGIES

PRC18  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM that apologies from Councillors Brian Cartwright, Bernard Bratusa., Mark Davies and Aaron Duke be accepted.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 11 October 2021

PRC19  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Robin Cook that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 11 October 2021 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant in Item 1 - Penrith City Council Children's Services Cooperative Ltd, as his daughter-in-law is an employee at a Council Child Care Centre.

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM declared a Non-Pecuniary Conflict of Interest – Less than Significant in Item 3 - Penrith Whitewater Annual Report 2020-2021, as he is the Deputy Chair of Penrith Whitewater Stadium.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 1 - We can work close to home

 

1        Penrith City Council Children's Services Cooperative Ltd                      

PRC20  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Todd Carney

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith City Council Children's Services Cooperative Ltd be received

2.     Council underwrites the operations of the PCCSC Ltd until the presentation to Council of the Penrith City Children’s Services Cooperative Ltd Annual Report for 2022-2023.

 

Outcome 4 - We have safe, vibrant places

 

2        Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Annual Report and Update             

PRC21  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Kath Presdee

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Performing and Visual Arts Annual Report and Update  be received.

2.     Council continues to underwrite the operations of the PP&VA up to the presentation of their 2022-2023 Annual Report.

 

Outcome 6 - We are healthy and share strong community spirit

 

3        Penrith Whitewater Annual Report 2020-2021                                           

PRC22  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Tricia Hitchen seconded Councillor Greg Davies

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Penrith Whitewater Annual Report 2020-2021 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 2022-23.

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.

 

 

REQUESTS FOR REPORTS AND MEMORANDUMS

 

RR 1           Children's Services Change in Standard Working Hours and Gap Fee Increase                  

Councillor Tricia Hitchen requested information regarding the change in standard working hours at Council’s Child Care Centres to 8:00am to 5:00pm, and requested clarification on if the gap fee will increase to an extra $110 per week for parents. Councillor Tricia Hitchen also sought information in relation to what parent relief and subsidies are available and if flexible working hours are possible to accommodate for working parents.

 

RR 2           Footage of Motorsport Racing Driver's Rafting Tour    

Councillor Greg Davies requested a copy of the footage of the motorsport racing driver’s rafting tour at the Penrith Whitewater Stadium.

 

RR 3           St Marys Town Centre Report Recommendations         

Councillor Marcus Cornish requested a memorandum to all Councillors outlining the recommendations, resolution and discussion of the most recent St Marys Town Centre management report to Council.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:24pm.

 

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 8 November 2021. 

 

 

 

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