Community and Culture Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 13 November 2017

 

 Present

Council Members

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry (Chair)

Councillor Con Hindi

Councillor Nancy Liu

Councillor Christina Wu

 

Council Staff

Director Community and Culture, Mr David Tuxford

Manager Library Services, Ms Wilma Bancroft

Manager Children’s Services, Ms Marisa Rodriguez

Acting Manager Community and Cultural Development, Mr Andrew Williams

Executive Assistant to Director Community and Culture, Ms Melissa Dunn (minutes)

 

Also in Attendance:

Councillor Warren Tegg

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Landsberry, opened the meeting at 7.03pm.

 

Apologies 

Nil.

 

Disclosure of Interest

Nil.

Minutes of previous meetings

Community and Culture - 09 October 2017

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture held on 09 October 2017, as adopted by Council on 23 October 2017, be confirmed.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous


 


 

Committee Reports

COM030-17       Georges River Children's Services Strategic Plan 2017-2020 and Childcare Services Overview

(Report by Director Community and Culture)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That the matter be deferred for consideration by Council at its meeting on 27 November 2017.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM031-17       Georges River Telematch Night

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events, Community Services)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That Council provide in-kind sponsorship support of $2,056.56 for the annual Georges River Telematch Night Event at Kogarah Park on 25 November 2017, being held by the Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA) Sydney, International Buddhist Association Australia (IBAA) - Nan Tien Buddhist Temple at Carlton.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM032-17       St George Art Society Members' Annual Art Awards and Exhibition

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events, Community Services)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That Council note the financial sponsorship provided to the St George Art Society for its Members’ Annual Art Awards and Exhibition for the total value of $100 that was held at the Kogarah School of Arts on Friday evening 3 November 2017.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM033-17       Oatley Combined Churches Carols in the Park

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events, Community Services)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That Council provide in-kind sponsorship to Mortdale – Oatley Baptist Church of $1,384 for its annual Oatley Combined Churches Carols in the Park to be held on Saturday evening 9 December 2017 at Oatley Memorial Gardens.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM034-17       International Community Fellowship Inc - Hurstville City Carols

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events, Community Services)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That Council provide $600 financial and $3,046.56 in-kind sponsorship support to the International Community Fellowship Inc. to hold its annual Hurstville City Carols on Saturday 9 December 2017 at Woodville Park, Hurstville.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM035-17       Salvation Army Hurstville Community Carols

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events, Community Services)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That Council provide $3,155.40 in-kind sponsorship support to the Salvation Army – Hurstville for its annual Hurstville City Carols on Community Carols on Sunday evening 10 December 2017 at Penshurst Park.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM036-17       St George Local Area Command - Emergency Services Big Bash

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events, Community Services)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That Council provide financial sponsorship support of $2,000 and in-kind sponsorship support of $3,029.70 to the St George Local Area Command for its annual Emergency Services Big Bash, which will be held on Saturday 20 January 2017 at Gannons Park.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM037-17       Potters House Christian Church Hurstville - Christmas Carols

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events, Community Services)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu

That Council provide $1,738.42 in-kind sponsorship support to the Potters House Christian Church Hurstville to hold its annual Christmas Carols on Saturday evening 23 December 2017 at Olds Park, Penshurst.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM038-17       Community Development and Services Advisory Committee meeting minutes - 1 November 2017

(Report by Manager Community & Cultural Development)

Recommendation:   Councillor Wu and Councillor Hindi

That Council adopt the recommendations contained within the Minutes of the Community Development and Services Advisory Committee meeting held on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM039-17       Major Events Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - 1 November 2017

(Report by Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events)

Recommendation:   Councillor Wu and Councillor Hindi

That Council adopt the recommendations contained within the Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee meeting held on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

  

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 7.43pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson