Community Development and Services Advisory  

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Nick Katris

Councillor Christina Wu

 

Council Staff

Acting Director Community and Culture, Ms Rebekah Schulz

Manager Community and Cultural Development, Mr Scott Andrew

Coordinator Community Development, Mr Nicolas Best

Executive Assistant, Ms Lauren Forsythe, PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events  

 

Committee Members

Ms Rosemary Bishop, CEO 3 Bridges

Ms Dragica Siniloski, Outgoing Outreach Coordinator TAFE NSW, St George College

Ms Allison Sharpe, Outreach Coordinator TAFE NSW, St George College

Ms Soaliha Iqbal, Youth Advisory Committee Reference Group Representative

 

Opening

 

Councillor Nick Katris opened the meeting at 4.05pm

Apologies 

Ms Jo Love, Aboriginal Reference Group Representative

Mr George Vardas, Multicultural Reference Group Representative

Mr Brendan Tallbott, Access and Inclusion Reference Group Representative

Ms Amanda Justice, Manager Community Partnerships Unit, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Minutes of previous meetings

Community Development and Services Advisory - 20 February 2018

Recommendation: Councillor Katris and  Councillor Wu

That the Minutes of the Community Development and Services Advisory held on 20 February 2018, as previously made available to the Committee, be adopted.

 

Community and Culture

CDS007-18       Grants Programs

(Report by Coordinator Community Development)

Recommendation: Councillor Wu and  Ms Bishop

(a)  That the Committee receives and notes the report presented in relation to Council’s current grant programs.

(b)  That Council staff investigate options to simplify the application process for regular venue hire grant applicants, including the implementation of electronic grant funding systems (eg SmartyGrants)

 

CDS008-18       Access and Inclusion Reference Group

(Report by Coordinator Community Development)

Recommendation: Ms Bishop and Ms Sharpe

That the Committee receives and notes the report relating to activities undertaken by Council’s Access and Inclusion Reference Group.

 

CDS009-18       Multicultural Reference Group

(Report by Coordinator Community Development)

Recommendation: Ms Sharpe and Ms Bishop

That the Committee receives and notes the report presented in relation to the activities of Council’s Multicultural Reference Group.

 

CDS010-18       Youth Advisory Committee

(Report by Coordinator Community Development)

Recommendation: Ms Iqbal and Ms Bishop

That the Committee receives and notes the report presented in relation to the activities of Council’s Youth Advisory Committee.

 

CDS011-18       Community Development Initiatives

(Report by Coordinator Community Development)

Recommendation: Ms Bishop and Ms Sharpe

(a)     That the Committee receives and notes the enclosed additional Community Development initiatives contained within this report.

(b)     That the Committee provides feedback to Council officers on any Community Development projects for further consideration.       

  

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 5:07pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson

Councillor, Nick Katris