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 AND IN THE PASSADENA ROOM, PENRITH

ON MONDAY 9 MAY 2022 AT 7:00PM

 

 

WEBCASTING STATEMENT

Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Tricia Hitchen read a statement advising that Council Meetings are recorded and webcast.

PRESENT

Her Worship the Mayor, Councillor Tricia Hitchen, Deputy Mayor Councillor John Thain, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa, Todd Carney, Robin Cook, Kevin Crameri OAM, Sue Day, Ross Fowler OAM, Glenn Gardiner, Karen McKeown OAM,  Jonathan Pullen, Mark Rusev and Marlene Shipley.

 

APOLOGIES

PRC6  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Sue Day that the apology from Councillor Mark Davies be accepted.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 14 March 2022

PRC7  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jim Aitken OAM seconded Councillor Sue Day the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 14 March 2022 be confirmed.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no Declarations of Interest.

 

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

Outcome 6 - We are healthy and share strong community spirit

 

2        Penrith Stadium Redevelopment - Office of Sport and Infrastructure NSW

Head of Projects NSW - Tom Gellibrand gave a presentation on this item.    

PRC8  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Marlene Shipley that the information contained in the report on Penrith Stadium Redevelopment - Office of Sport and Infrastructure NSW be received

 


 

 

Outcome 2 - We plan for our future growth

 

1        Results of Public Exhibition of Urban Heat Planning Controls Package                                                                                                          

PRC9  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor John Thain seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Results of Public Exhibition of Urban Heat Planning Controls Package be received.

2.     Council endorse the Planning Proposal, as exhibited and attached to this report, with the minor amendment to the LEP provision as detailed in the report.

3.     Council adopt the Urban Heat Chapter as an amendment to Penrith DCP 2014, as exhibited, with the minor amendments as detailed in this report.

4.     The General Manager be granted delegation to:

a.  make any necessary minor typographical changes to the Planning Proposal, the Urban Heat Chapter and Penrith DCP 2014, consistent with Council’s adopted policy position; and

b.  execute all necessary documents and undertake all necessary actions to give effect to Council’s decision to make the LEP and DCP amendments.

5.     Council officers forward the Planning Proposal to the Minister for Planning and Parliamentary Counsel with a request to make the LEP amendment.

6.     Council endorse the DCP amendment to come into effect once the LEP amendment is made.

7.     Council notify those who made submissions and provided feedback when the LEP amendment is made and the DCP amendment comes into effect.

8.    Council write to the State Government and LGNSW expressing our opposition to the recent changes to policy that are detrimental to the sustainability of the urban built environment. 

 

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

For

Against

 

Councillor Bernard Bratusa

 

Councillor Todd Carney

 

Councillor Sue Day

 

Councillor Robin Cook

 

Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

 

Councillor Jim Aitken OAM

 

Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

 

Councillor Glenn Gardiner

 

Councillor Tricia Hitchen

 

Councillor Karen McKeown OAM

 

Councillor Johnathan Pullen

 

Councillor Mark Rusev

 

Councillor Marlene Shipley

 

Councillor John Thain

 

 

 

Outcome 7 - We have confidence in our Council

 

3        Draft Grants Applications Policy                                                                

PRC10  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Ross Fowler OAM seconded Councillor Bernard Bratusa

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Draft Grants Applications Policy be received.

2.     The revised Grants Applications Policy be adopted.

 

4        Model Code of Meeting Practice                                                                 

PRC11  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Todd Carney

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Model Code of Meeting Practice be received

2.     The Draft Code of Meeting Practice be placed on public exhibition for 28 days and provide members of the community at least 42 days to comment, before being brought back to Council for adoption.

3.     The General Manager be authorised to make any minor administrative changes prior to exhibition.

 

5        Review of Council's Borrowing Policy                                                       

PRC12  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Bernard Bratusa seconded Councillor Ross Fowler OAM

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Review of Council's Borrowing Policy be received.

2.     The Council adopt the revised Borrowing Policy and Borrowing Strategy.

 


 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8:05PM.

 

 

 

I certify that these 4 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 9 May 2022.

 

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date