Community and Culture Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 12 February 2018

 Present

Council Members

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry (Chair)

Councillor Con Hindi

Councillor Nancy Liu

Councillor Christina Wu

Council Staff

General Manager, Ms Gail Connolly

Director Community and Culture, Mr David Tuxford

Director Transformation and Change, Ms Marissa Racomelara

General Counsel, Ms Jenny Ware

Manager Children’s Services, Ms Marisa Rodriguez

Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events, Ms Margaret Le

Manager Community and Cultural Development, Mr Scott Andrew

Manager Library Services, Ms Wilma Bancroft

Executive Assistant to Director Community and Culture, Ms Melissa Dunn

 

Also in Attendance:

Councillor Leesha Payor

Councillor Sandy Grekas

 

 

Opening

The Chair, Deputy Mayor Landsberry, opened the meeting at 7.03pm.

Apologies 

Nil.

Disclosure of Interest

Nil.

 

Public Participation

Nil.

 

Minutes of previous meetings

Community and Culture - 11 December 2017

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Landsberry

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Committee Meeting held on 11 December 2017 be adopted.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

Committee Reports

COM001-18       Major Events Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - 13 November, 21 November, 13 December 2017, 16 January 2018 and 5 February 2018

(Report by Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Landsberry

(a)       That this agenda item is deferred to the next meeting of Council on Monday 26 February 2018 for Council consideration and adoption.

(b)       That staff involved in organising the 2018 Lunar New Year event be congratulated by Council for delivering a great event.

(c)       That the minutes from the MEAC meetings held on 13 November 2017, 13 December 2017 and 16 January 2018 be amended to correctly reflect the attendance of committee members, and be presented to Council for adoption accordingly.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM002-18       Sponsorship Request - One Billion Rising

(Report by Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Landsberry

(a)   That Council note the in-kind sponsorship support provided to Kogarah Community Services for the total value of $305.64 for its annual One Billion Rising event held on Friday 9 February 2018 at Kogarah Town Square.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM003-18       Sponsorship Request - Council Charity Golf Day - 9 March 2018

(Report by Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Liu

(a)     That Council approve the in-kind sponsorship request of $7,661 to the St George and Lugarno Lions Clubs for the Council Charity Golf Day to be held on 9 March 2018 at Hurstville Golf Course.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM004-18       Sponsorship Request - 2018 Combined Australian HANSA Class Championship

(Report by Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Landsberry

(a)     That Council approve the in-kind sponsorship request of $844 to the Kogarah Bay Sailing Club for its 2018 Combined Australian HANSA Class Championship to be held from Friday 30 March to Sunday 2 April at Dover Park East.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM005-18       Georges River Starlight Cinema and Night Market

(Report by Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Landsberry

(a)     That Council notes this report on the upcoming Georges River Outdoor Starlight Cinema series and Night Market series scheduled from February to March 2018 at different locations across the Georges River Area.

(b)    That Councillors liaise with the Director Community and Culture to explore the potential for having a themed night market series.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM006-18       2017-18 Community Grants Program Round 2 Timetable and Guidelines

(Report by Manager Community & Cultural Development)

Recommendation: Councillor Liu and Councillor Landsberry

(a)     That Council approve the 2017-18 Community Grants Program – Round 2 Guidelines with the program to be delivered between March and June 2018.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 8.00pm.

 

 

Chairperson