Community and Culture Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 10 September 2018

 

 Present

Council Members

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry (Chairperson), The Mayor, Councillor Kevin Greene (ex-officio member) and Councillor Nancy Liu.

Council Staff

Acting Director Community and Culture - Ms Rebekah Schulz, Director Business and Corporate Services – Mr David Tuxford, Manager Customer Experience and Events – Ms Margaret Le, Manager Community and Cultural Development – Mr Scott Andrew, Manager Library Services – Ms Wilma Bancroft and Executive Assistant to Director Community and Culture – Ms Franzi Mintus.

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Landsberry, opened the meeting at 7.09pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

Councillor Landsberry acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

 

Apologies 

Recommendation: Councillor Greene and Councillor Liu

That an apology on behalf of Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu be accepted.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Public Participation

There were no registered speakers.

 

 

Minutes of Previous Meetings

Community and Culture - 13 August 2018

Recommendation: Councillor Liu and Councillor Landsberry

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Standing Committee meeting held on 13 August 2018 be confirmed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Committee Reports

COM034-18       Georges River Council Draft Place Naming Policy

(Report by Manager Community & Cultural Development)

Recommendation: Councillor Greene and Councillor Liu

That Council adopt the attached Georges River Council Place Naming Policy.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM035-18       Hurstville Central Plaza Naming Competition

(Report by Acting Coordinator Communications )

Recommendation: Councillor Liu and Councillor Greene

(a)     That Council endorse ‘Astra Square’ as the new official name for the Hurstville Central Plaza due to the historical significance of this name to this new outdoor space.

(b)     That Council note that the winning entry be recognised at the official unveiling of this new outdoor space in November 2018.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM036-18       Sponsorship and Donation Requests

(Report by PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Greene and Councillor Liu

(a)     That Council approve the sponsorship request of $4,000 (financial support) for the South Asian Australian Association Inc. (SAAA) Diwali Mela event, to be held on Saturday 3 November 2018, at St George Girls High School, Kogarah.

(b)     That Council approve the additional sponsorship request of $9,521 (financial support) for the Oatley Village Festival to be held on Saturday 20 October 2018, at Oatley Memorial Gardens.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

COM037-18       Women's Restroom Community Project - Share the Dignity

(Report by Coordinator Community Development)

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Liu

(a)     That Council approve a 12-month trial of a vending machine dispensing menstrual hygiene products to be supplied by registered charity Share the Dignity at Hurstville Library at no cost to Council.

(b)     That a review of the trial be reported to Council at the end of the 12-month trial period. 

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 7.11pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson