Community and Culture Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 11 December 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 Community and Cultural Development, Mr Scott Andrew

Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events, Ms Margaret Le

Executive Assistant to Director Community and Culture, Melissa Dunn (Minute Taker)

 

 

Opening

The Chair, Deputy Mayor Councillor Landsberry, opened the meeting at 7.04pm.

Apologies 

Councillor Wu

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

Minutes of previous meetings

Community and Culture - 13 November 2017

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Liu

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Committee Meeting held on 13 November 2017, be confirmed.

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 


 

Committee Reports

COM040-17       Draft Georges River Council Events Strategy

(Report by Transformation & Change - Senior Project Officer)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Liu

 

(a)     That Council adopt the attached draft Georges River Council Events Strategy as amended and as detailed in this report.

 

(b)     That Council’s Sponsorship and Donations Policy be updated to obtain consistency with the adopted Events Strategy and as further detailed within this report.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM041-17       Annual and Fundraising Dinner Invitations

(Report by Director Community and Culture)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Liu

(a)     That Council receive and note the contents of this report.

(b)     That Council approve the attendance, retrospectively, of Councillors who attended the following two events: Lantern Club Shines Pink! Fundraising Dinner held on Tuesday 31 October 2017 and the St George District Cricket Club (Inc.) Annual Dinner held on 15 November 2017.

(c)     That Council delegate to the General Manager the authority to accept these types of invitations on behalf of Council when due notice is not provided; seek advice from Councillors and Council Officers (when appropriate) on attendance and report back to Council as soon as is practical via the Councillor portal, on the cost of attendance at the event/donation made and attendance.

(d)     That Council include on its donations register on the website, a list of donations that are granted for the purpose of Councillors and/or Council officers to attend such events.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM042-17       Re-establishment of Kogarah CBD Alcohol Free Zone

(Report by Coordinator Community Development)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Liu.

That Council adopt to re-establish the existing Kogarah CBD Alcohol Free Zone until 28 August 2018 in accordance with sections 644, 644A and 644B of the Local Government Act 1993.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 7.06pm.

 

 

Chairperson