Community and Culture Committee

Notice of Meeting

Monday, 08 October 2018

 

 

 

A meeting of the Community and Culture Committee will be held at 6.00pm on Monday, 8 October  2018 in the River Room, Level 1, Georges River Civic Centre, corner Dora and MacMahon Streets, Hurstville, for the consideration of the business available on Council’s website at

http://www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/Council/Council-Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS

1.      Apologies

2.      Disclosures of Interest

3.      Minutes of previous meetings

4.      Committee Reports

 


Community and Culture Committee Meeting

Summary of Items

Monday, 08 October 2018

 

Previous Minutes

MINUTES: Community and Culture - 10 September 2018

Committee Reports

COM038-18       Major Events Advisory Committee - Community Representatives

(Report by Coordinator Events and Sponsorships)................................................. 2

COM039-18       Sponsorship and Donation Requests

(Report by PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events).... 5

COM040-18       Investigation of a Georges River Council Business Awards Event

(Report by Coordinator, Events and Sponsorship).................................................. 9

COM041-18       Establishment and Expansion of Alcohol Free Zones

(Report by Multicultural and Indigenous Development Officer).......................... 15

COM042-18       Major Events Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - 10 September 2018

(Report by PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events).. 21   

 


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Committee Reports

Item:                   COM038-18       Major Events Advisory Committee - Community Representatives 

Author:              Coordinator Events and Sponsorships

Directorate:      Community and Culture

Matter Type:     Committee Reports

 

 

 

Recommendation

(a)     That Council considers the Expressions of Interest received from those persons wishing to be considered as community representatives on the Major Events Advisory Committee.

(b)     That Council appoints three members to the Committee from the Expressions of Interest received, as summarised within this report.

 

 

Executive Summary

1.      This report informs Council that the Expressions of Interest for the Major Events Advisory Committee (MEAC) closed on 23 April 2018 with sixteen applications for membership being received by Council.

2.      A summary of the applicants based on the criteria set out in the Expressions of Interest documentation was provided (confidentially) to the Community and Culture Standing Committee on 14 May 2018.

3.      At the Council meeting on 28 May 2018 it was adopted that consideration of the report regarding the Major Events Advisory Committee – Community Representatives be deferred to the Council Meeting scheduled for 25 June 2018.

4.      At the Council meeting on 25 June 2018 Council resolved to postpone consideration of the Major Events Advisory Committee (MEAC) Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Community Representatives until such time as Councillor membership to the Committee is renewed and that Council reinstates the three former 2017-2018 Community Representatives on the Major Events Advisory Committee until such time as the Councillor membership is renewed in 2018.

5.      At the Council meeting on 24 September 2018, Councillor membership for all Standing Committees and Advisory Committees were renewed.

 

Background 

6.      At the Council meeting on 23 October 2017, it was resolved that Mr Dominic Sin, Ms Annie Tang and Mr David Dawson were to be urgently appointed as Community Representatives on the MEAC in order to immediately advise on the planning and delivery of Council’s major events:

NM003-17          Notice of Motion 3: Membership of Major Events Advisory Committee

Resolved:         Councillor Wu and Councillor Hindi

a)   That Council increase the Councillor membership of the Major Events Advisory Committee from four Councillors to five and include Councillor Vince Badalati as the fifth Councillor, and the Terms of Reference for the Major Events Advisory Committee be updated to reflect this change;

b)   That Council endorse the urgent and direct appointment of three experienced community members in order to obtain immediate community input and feedback on the planning and delivery of Council’s major community events (Magic of Christmas in Carss Bush Park, Australia Day Festival and Lunar New Year Festival) for the upcoming peak events period of November 2017 – March 2018 and that those community members be Mr Dominic Sin, Ms Annie Tang and Mr David Dawson; and

c)   That the appointment of the three community members be a temporary appointment only until 31 March 2018, after which time the usual publicly advertised Expression of Interest process will occur to seek new community members for appointment to the Advisory Committee.

 

7.      As per resolution (c) of the above Motion, the Expression of Interest (EOI) process to seek three new community members for the MEAC commenced at the end of March 2018.

8.      Consistent with the EOI process for other Council Committees seeking community representatives, the EOI process required candidates to respond to set criteria regarding their suitability for the MEAC.

9.      At the Council meeting on 24 September 2018 Council resolved to adopted minor changes to the Major Events Advisory Committee Terms of Reference and to appoint Councillor membership to the committee.

 

Expressions of Interest received

10.    A summary of applicants was presented to the Community and Culture Standing Committee on 14 May 2018.  Sixteen EOIs were received across the following four industry categories: Events, Hospitality, Finance and Community Development.

11.    A full analysis of applicants in regards to their qualifications, skills, experience and suitability has been undertaken and has been provided under separate cover to Councillors.

12.    In summary the following Expressions of Interest were received:

1.      Mr John Perkins – Secretary Oatley Lions

2.      Ms Annie Siu Wing Tang – former MEAC Community Representative and former Councillor

3.      Mr Man Hang Bosco Chang – Executive Officer CASS

4.      Mrs Maree Gunn – Community Development Officer, 3Bridges

5.      Mr Dominic Sin – Proprietor Conveyancing firm, former MEAC Community 

representative and former Councillor

6.      Ms Yu Feng Wu – Business Owner (local seafood restaurants)

7.      Mr Allan Zreik – President St George Business Chamber and Member of Georges   

River Council Economic Advisory Committee

8.      Ms Megan Barker – Business Owner (local florist)

9.      Mr David Dawson – former MEAC Community Representative, Kogarah Electorate Office (Chris Minns MP) representative on local traffic committee

10.    Mr Divesh Narayan – Multicultural Services Officer Department of Financial Services

11.    Ms Cathy Nisbet – Community Development Officer and Project Manager, Kogarah

12.    Ms Kellie Stout – Not stated

13.    Mr Jian Zhou – Electoral Officer and Community Relations Officer – Kogarah

Electorate Office (Chris Minns MP)

14.    Mrs Susan Szalay – Journalist, 2GB

15.    Ms Kate Young – Executive Officer, St George Community Transport

16.    Ms Amanda Wyer – Community Liaison Officer, Blakehurst Aged Care

 

Financial Implications

13.    No budget impact for this report.

 

Community Engagement

14.    Community engagement was conducted by writing to the existing community representatives, members of the Community and Culture Reference Groups, advertising for Expressions of Interest on Council’s column in the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader which appeared on 28 March 2018 and 10 April 2018, and via Council’s website.

15.    Community members were advised after the 28 May 2018 Council meeting that the outcome had been deferred.

 

 

File Reference

D18/103779

 

 

 

  


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Item:                   COM039-18       Sponsorship and Donation Requests 

Author:              PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events

Directorate:      Community and Culture

Matter Type:     Committee Reports

 

 

 

Recommendation:

a)   That Council approve the sponsorship request of $3,594 ($3,000 financial support and $594 of in-kind support) for the Potter’s House Christian Church Christmas Carols to be held on Saturday 22 December 2018, at Olds Park, Penshurst.

 

 

Executive Summary

1.    On Monday 27 August, Council received correspondence from Darren Munzone, Pastor of The Potter’s House Christian Church. The request was for Council support for a community Christmas Carols event. The request for sponsorship was for $3,594 ($3,000 financial support and $594 of in-kind support).

Background

2.    The Potter’s House Christian Church located at Hurstville has been in the area for 31 years. The Potter’s House Christian Church Christmas Carols have been held in Olds Park at Penshurst for the past 3 years and is a popular seasonal community event in the St George area, attracting over 250 visitors each year.

3.    A summary of the request is provided below.

 

Organisation

Event Date

Event

Donation

In-kind

Total request

The Potter’s House Christian Church

22/12/18

Christmas Carols

$3,000

$594

$3,594

TOTAL

$3,000

$594

$3,594

 

4.    An assessment of this sponsorship request occurred using Council’s Grants, Sponsorship and Donations Policy and Events Strategy, as per the decision making criteria in section 4.3 Funding Determination Model of the Strategy.

As per the decision making criteria in section 4.3 Funding Determination Model of the Events Strategy, this has been rated as a Tier 2 event.

 

Financial Implications

5.    The total value of the request for this community event: $3,594, consisting of

·        Total financial donation value: $3,000

·        Total in-kind value: $594

 

2018/19 budget remaining for community-run events: $73,027

 

2018/19 budget remaining for donations: -$20,000

 

If this sponsorship request is approved by Council, it is within the budget allocation.

 

Community Engagement

6.    Community engagement was undertaken in the development of the Grants, Sponsorship and Donations Policy and Events Strategy.

 

File Reference

D18/213317

 

 

 

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment 1

Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Sponsorship Request tracking budget - CC Standing Committee 8 Oct 2018))

Attachment 2

Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Donations tracking budget - CC Standing Committee 8 Oct 2018))

 


Georges River Council - Community and Culture Committee Meeting - Monday, 8 October 2018

COM039-18            Sponsorship and Donation Requests

[Appendix 1]          Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Sponsorship Request tracking budget - CC Standing Committee 8 Oct 2018))

 

 

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COM039-18            Sponsorship and Donation Requests

[Appendix 2]          Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Attachment to report D18/213317 (Title: Donations tracking budget - CC Standing Committee 8 Oct 2018))

 

 

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Item:                   COM040-18       Investigation of a Georges River Council Business Awards Event 

Author:              Coordinator, Events and Sponsorship

Directorate:      Community and Culture

Matter Type:     Committee Reports

 

 

 

Recommendation

a)   That Council continue its major sponsorship of the St George Local Business Awards to the value of $10,000.

 

b)   That Council collaborates with Precedent Productions in the investigation of a suitable venue within the Georges River Local Government Area for the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader event: the St George Local Business Awards.

 

 

Executive Summary

1.   On 25 June 2018, Council resolved that the General Manager prepare a report on the options for hosting an annual Georges River Council Business Awards event, including consideration of:

a.      The benefits to Council and the business community of Council hosting an annual Business Awards event;

b.      Feasible venues for hosting of the event and award presentations;

c.       Award categories;

d.      Potential implications or conflict with the St George Local Business Awards;

e.      Sponsorship opportunities;

f.       An evaluation of previous Council-run local business awards events; and

g.      The financial implications of hosting an annual event and any impact on Council’s sponsorship of the St George Local Business Awards.

 

Background

2.   Georges River Council was the Major Sponsor of the 2018 St George Local Business Awards held on 23 May 2018. This event is funded by Council’s ongoing media partner and local newspaper, St George and Sutherland Shire Leader with event management provided by specialist business award subcontractor, Precedent Productions. Council’s major sponsorship of this event was a $10,000 financial commitment and provided Council with access to 255 business award finalists for 31 industry specific award categories on the combined industries night. In 2018, the event took place outside of the St George area at Sharks Leagues Club due to 595 guests attending. Precedent Productions provides event management for 24 business awards in New South Wales including: Inner West, Hornsby, Randwick City, North Shore and Waverley amongst many others.

 

3.   Council’s support of this well-respected and successful community event is on accordance with Council’s previously adopted Events Strategy. The St George Local Business Awards satisfies many of the community benefits in the decision making criteria such as: level of media exposure, regional loyalty, industry support, uniqueness and opportunity for business participation. 

 

4.   Former Hurstville City Council held the Excellence in Business Awards with 12 award categories until 2016 at a cost of $29,989. They were also a long term Support Sponsor of the St George Local Business Awards to the value of $5,000.

 

5.   Former Kogarah City Council was a long term Major Sponsor of the St George Local Business Awards. The Major Sponsorship was a financial commitment of $10,000. Former Kogarah City Council did not run its own Business Awards.

 

6.   A comparison of benefits between the St George Local Business Awards and the proposed Georges River Council Business Awards is provided below

 

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader Local Business Awards

Proposed Georges River Council-run Business Awards

Precedent Productions is the current event industry specialist for the business awards genre. Council’s sponsorship of these Business Awards demonstrates support of the large portion of local businesses who participate in this event.

Georges River Council-run business event would be promoted to the local business community networks, web and print media. Council would also publish part of its campaign within St George and Sutherland Shire Leader.

Council’s major sponsorship of this event is widely viewed by the local business community due to its high media profile and database of businesses. The Leader executes a strong media campaign using its resources in both web and print. Acknowledgement of Council’s Major Sponsorship of the event would appear throughout the campaign.

An opportunity for local businesses to find out more about other opportunities that Council specifically offers them such as; information on Council services and regulations relevant to local business, event sponsorship opportunities and Council events.

Council’s major sponsorship benefits provide Council with two opportunities to verbally address the Local Business Awards community as well as a 30 second advertisement. Council would also leverage this sponsorship by providing a physical presence on the night, with an information stall relevant to the business community and economic development. Council would also request that Precedent Productions investigate a venue within the Georges River Local Government Area.

An opportunity for local businesses to network with peers, see competitors and new companies in the Georges River local area.

The amount of local businesses that can participate in the Local Business Awards is vast due to the large amount of industry specific categories available.

 

An opportunity for local businesses to network with peers, see competitors and new companies in the broader St George area.

 

 

 

Potential venues

7.   Business award events in and around the area have required a venue that can hold between 200-800 guests for a formal sit-down meal. The venue is also required to have professional audio visual equipment, lighting and sound capacity and technical support, and a sizable stage to host an MC, band and groups of up to 10 people who may be award recipients. A dance floor and foyer space is not crucial to the event but would give guests room to network, which would be highly desirable for guests attending. A separate bar is also desirable to allow both table service and bar service which would be standard for a business award event. With all requirements considered, the following venues would be deemed appropriate within the Georges River area.

 

a.      Marana Auditorium, MacMahon Street, Hurstville - maximum 400 guests

b.      Club Central Hurstville, Crofts Avenue, Hurstville  - maximum 350 guests

c.       Venus Reception Centre (dry hire only),  Belgrave Street, Kogarah – maximum 450 guests

d.      Jubilee Stadium, Jubilee Ave, Carlton (outdoor) – maximum uncapped

 

8.   It is recommended that Council Officers collaborate with the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader and Precedent Productions to host the St George Business Awards within the Georges River area.

 

Potential Award Categories

9.   Potential Business Awards categories for a Georges River Council-run Business Awards include:

 

i.        Hospitality Services - This category is open to eat in cafes, restaurants, function venues, caterers clubs and hotels.

ii.       Retail - This category is for any shop front style retail businesses, e.g. supermarkets, grocery stores and variety stores, clothing stores, take away food outlets, bookstores, travel agents, newsagents, beauty therapists or drycleaners.

iii.      Professional Service - This category is for businesses that offer legal, financial, property, insurance, technical architectural or engineering services.

iv.      Health, Fitness and Medical Services - This category is suitable for medical centres, pharmacies and allied health providers such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, naturopaths, speech pathologists, psychologists, counselling services and businesses whose core activities focus around fitness or wellbeing.

v.       Education and Children’s Services - This category is for business that offers adult education, out of school hour’s activities for children, educational tutoring or other types of academic assistance and child care centres.

vi.      Accessibility - This category recognises businesses that demonstrate innovation in providing access to their products, programs and services for people with disabilities and the elderly. 

vii.     Customer Service - This category recognises businesses that are able to demonstrate outstanding customer service in meeting customer needs and expectations. 

viii.    Marketing and Promotions - This award recognises an outstanding marketing or promotional campaign that has resulted in a significant increase in sales or awareness of the business.

ix.      Emerging Business (under 12 months) – This award recognises an exemplary new business to the Georges River local government area.

x.       Community Contribution - This award recognises a business that has significantly contributed the Georges River area through its support of local sporting teams, facilities, charities or community organisations, services and events.

xi.      Business Person of the Year - This category recognises an outstanding business person who has consistently demonstrated characteristics such as leadership, influence, initiative, innovation, investment and a strong commitment to the local area.

xii.     Georges River Council Business of the Year - An overall award presented to acknowledge the Georges River local government area’s most outstanding business for the year. This award would be chosen from a pool of winners from each of the above categories.

 

Potential implications or conflict with the St George Local Business Awards

10.    The ongoing St George Local Business Awards is a strong brand that attracts approximately 595 guests to their St George focussed event. Their span includes the Georges River and the former Rockdale City Council’s portion of Bayside Council. St George and Sutherland Shire Leader also use their strong media coverage to promote to local businesses. The St George Local Business Awards are generally held in May each year. The businesses within the Georges River area received 21 awards from the 31 industry specific categories in 2018 (such as: Hairdresser, Pharmacy, Real Estate Agency etc.) with a total of 255 finalists this year. The St George Local Business Awards will hold the event again in 2019.

 

11.    The Excellence in Business Awards held by former Hurstville City Council had 12 award categories. The event was held in June 2016 with 164 guests attending from 60 nominations. In 2015, 204 guests attended.

 

12.    There are differences in how business awards are conducted in the surrounding areas. The Precedent Productions model requests businesses to encourage their customers nominate them. An independent panel is formed by the event organiser. Former Hurstville City Council utilised a local business self-nomination model along with support materials, and this will be the proposed model for Georges River Council’s Business Excellence Awards. Businesses will be able to select one or multiple categories for consideration and be assessed by an independent judging panel. Some categories were difficult to find nominations for. For example, Excellence in Accessibility Award.

 

13.    Precedent Productions have 31 business specific categories; such as Hairdresser, Pharmacy, Real Estate Agency etc. with multiple finalists. Other models adopted by organisers can use more generic categories and a smaller number of categories and capped nominations. Former Hurstville City Council’s Excellence in Business Awards used 12 categories. It is proposed that Georges River Council’s Business Excellence in Business Awards also uses 12 categories, and these categories can be reviewed and expanded as the event grows over time.

 

14.    Bayside Council has selected a different model for its business awards and taken on Bayside Business Enterprise Centre and market research company ACA Research who accept the nominations and conduct the judging of the Business Award winners. 

 

15.    Georges River currently partners with Realise Business in other business-related projects. Whilst their range and capability to partner on events is strong, Realise Business’s scope may be too wide to partner for a business award event like the Bayside BEC and ACA Research model.

 

16.    St George Local Business Awards poses a conflict with any other business award event in the area due to the cross–over of the same business pool, overlap with Council areas and the strength of their marketing campaign and partnership with St George and Sutherland Shire Leader as a media organisation.

 

17. A comparison of the Local Business Awards in the surrounding areas demonstrates the popularity and expansive award categories of the St George Local Business Awards. For example: the St George Local Business Awards presents 31 award categories, the Sutherland Shire Local Business Awards presents 29 award categories and this coming October, Bayside Council will hold its inaugural Business Awards with the Bayside Business Enterprise Centre. This event will present 7 award categories.

 

18. A comparison of the core elements of St Georges Local Business awards and a proposed Georges River Council-run business awards is outlined below;

 

 

St George Local Business Awards

Georges River Council-run business awards

Anticipated applications/ submissions

Nomination number unknown, however 255 finalists in 2018

60

Number of award categories

31

12

Guests

595

200

Net Cost to Council

$10,000

$30,000

 

Sponsorship opportunities

19. Former Hurstville City Council’s Excellence in Business Awards 2016 was sponsored by Laissez-Faire Catering, Club Central Hurstville and ATP Accounting. The event partner was Nine News and the media partner was the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. A total of $5,500 in sponsorship was received in 2016 and 2015.

 

20. Georges River Council has been a Major Sponsor of the St George Local Business Awards to the value of $10,000 for both 2017 and 2018.

 

21. It is recommended that Georges River Council continues to support the St George Local Business Awards in 2019 as the Major Sponsor to the financial value of $10,000.

 

Evaluation of previous Council-run local business awards events

22. In June 2016, the newly amalgamated Georges River Council continued with the execution of former Hurstville City Council’s Excellence in Business Awards. The event attracted 164 guests and cost Council $24,846.

 

23. Former Kogarah City Council did not hold business awards and instead sponsored and attended the St George Local Business Awards to the value of $10,000.

 

Financial Implications

24. The financial implications of Georges River Council-run Business Awards are outlined below:

Anticipated Income

$24,780

Anticipated income $5,500 for sponsorship Anticipated income $19,280 in tickets sales

(200 tickets at $100 with complimentary sponsor and nominee tickets)

Anticipated Expenditure

$54,769

Event costs would include venue hire, catering, promotions and printing, staff costs, awards and prizes, entertainment.

Anticipated Net Cost

$29,989

 

 

25. Should Council endorse the delivery of the Georges River Council-run Business Awards, it would result in a deficit of $30,000 which would affect the net result of Council in 2018/2019 adversely.

 

Risk Implications

26. Risks associated with a Georges River Council-run Business Awards event include;

a.   The negative perception of event originality with other local business awards such as the St George Local Business Awards and Bayside Business Enterprise Centre Awards.

b.   Lack of interest from local businesses due to the St Georges Local Business Awards being more established and being perceived as more prestigious.

c.   Increased costs to Council and ratepayers if the event is not sufficiently supported by sponsorship or there are low ticket sales to the event.

 

Community Engagement

27. Not applicable for this report.

 

File Reference

D18/157680

 

 

 

  


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Item:                   COM041-18       Establishment and Expansion of Alcohol Free Zones  

Author:              Multicultural and Indigenous Development Officer

Directorate:      Community and Culture

Matter Type:     Committee Reports

 

 

 

Recommendation

That Council endorses the establishment of a new Alcohol Free Zone at Mortdale Shopping Centre and the expansion of the existing Alcohol Free Zones at Hurstville CBD, Oatley Shopping Centre and Penshurst Shopping Centre until 28 August 2022, in accordance with sections 644, 644A and 644B of the Local Government Act 1993, as show in Attachments 1, 2, 3 and 4 to this report.

 

 

Executive Summary

1.      At the 23 July 2018 Council meeting, Council endorsed the re-establishment of five existing Alcohol Free Zones (AFZs) at Kogarah CBD, Hurstville CBD, Riverwood Town Centre, Oatley Shopping Centre and Penshurst Shopping Centre for a period up to four years, until 28 August 2022 with no changes, in accordance with sections 644, and 644B of the Local Government Act 1993 (COM026-18).

 

2.      Further, it was recommended that Council undertake further public consultation to establish an AFZ in Mortdale Shopping Centre and to extend the current Hurstville CBD, Oatley Shopping Centre and Penshurst Shopping Centre AFZs as recommended by the St George Police Area Command, and in accordance with Section 644A of the Act, for a period of no less than 14 days.

 

3.      A public consultation process was conducted in accordance with Section 644A of the Act to establish a new AFZ in Mortdale Shopping Centre on Morts Road between Kemp and Pitt Streets and to extend the current AFZs in Hurstville CBD, Oatley Shopping Centre and Penshurst Shopping Centre. 

 

4.      Consultation with St George Police Area Command has indicated that they support the establishment of a new AFZ at Mortdale and the expansion of three existing AFZs as existing AFZs have assisted in reducing the number of disturbances as a result of the consumption of alcohol in Council's town centres. 

 

Background

5.      Sections 644, 644A and 644B of the Local Government Act (1993) enable Council to establish, re-establish and operate Alcohol Free Zones (AFZs).

 

6.      Council endorsed on 23 July 2018 the re-establishment of the existing Kogarah CBD and Hurstville CBD AFZs, as they were due to expire on 28 August 2018, and the Riverwood Town Centre, Oatley Shopping Centre and Penshurst Shopping Centre AFZs, which were due to expire on 30 June 2019.

 

7.      All five current existing AFZs were re-established at the same time for a period of up to four years, to expire on 28 August 2022.

8.      It was proposed in a submission from the St George Police Area Command that Council establish a new AFZ in Mortdale Shopping Centre and to extend the current Hurstville CBD, Oatley Shopping Centre and Penshurst Shopping Centre AFZs.

 

9.      Following the resolution of Council, a public consultation process was undertaken, including advertising of the proposal in the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader and on Council’s website, inviting submissions from the public to be provided within 14 days of the notice. All adjoining local licensees and the St George Police Area Command were notified of the proposal and encouraged to make a submission.

 

10.    One public submission was received querying the placement of the Alcohol Free Zone along Morts Road in Mortdale. A response was provided explaining the rationale behind the placement of the AFZ, outlining the recommendations of the local Police. No amendments were required to the proposed AFZ at Mortdale as a result of this submission.

 

11.    No further submissions were received regarding the proposal.

 

12.    It is recommended that the new proposals contained within this report be aligned to expire with the existing AFZs on 22 August 2022.

 

Financial Implications

13.    Within budget allocation.

 

Risk Implications

14.    Enterprise risk/s identified and management process applied.

 

Community Engagement

15.    Community engagement has been conducted including contacting the St George Police Area Command and all liquor licensees that border on, or adjoin or are adjacent to the proposed Alcohol Free Zones.

16.    The proposal was advertised in the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader and on Council’s website, and submissions from the public were invited.

 

File Reference

D18/213918

 

 

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment 1

Hurstville AFZ Map - July 2018

Attachment 2

Oatley AFZ Map - July 2018

Attachment 3

Penshurst Map AFZ - July 2018

Attachment 4

Mortdale AFZ Map - July 2018

 


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[Appendix 1]          Hurstville AFZ Map - July 2018

 

 

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[Appendix 2]          Oatley AFZ Map - July 2018

 

 

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[Appendix 3]          Penshurst Map AFZ - July 2018

 

 

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[Appendix 4]          Mortdale AFZ Map - July 2018

 

 

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Item:                   COM042-18       Major Events Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - 10 September 2018 

Author:              PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events

Directorate:      Community and Culture

Matter Type:     Committee Reports

 

 

 

Recommendation:

That Council adopts the recommendations contained within the Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee meeting held on Monday 10 September 2018.

 

 

Executive Summary

1.      Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee meeting held at 4:30pm on Monday 10 September 2018 are attached for Council’s consideration and adoption (Attachment 1).

 

Background                              

2.      In accordance with the adopted Terms of Reference, items considered by the Major Events Advisory Committee will be presented to the Community and Culture Standing Committee then to Council for their adoption and posted to Council’s website.

 

Financial Implications

3.      The recommendations contained within the Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee have no financial implications on the 2018-2019 budget.

 

File Reference

D18/221781

 

 

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment 1

Minutes - Major Events Advisory Committee 10 September 2018

 


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COM042-18            Major Events Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - 10 September 2018

[Appendix 1]          Minutes - Major Events Advisory Committee 10 September 2018

 

 

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Major Events Advisory Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 10 September 2018

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Vince Badalati, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Colleen Symington, Councillor Christina Wu

 

Community Representatives

Mr David Dawson, Ms Annie Tang

 

Council Staff

Acting Director Community and Culture - Ms Rebekah Schulz, Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events – Ms Margaret Le, Community Engagement Consultant – Ms Simone Schwarz, Coordinator Events and Sponsorship – Ms Bridget Keating, Coordinator Programming and Operations, Mr Andrew Williams, PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events – Ms Lauren Forsythe

 

 

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Christina Wu opened the meeting at 4:33pm.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Chair, Councillor Christina Wu, acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people.

Apologies 

Councillor Nancy Liu and Dominic Sin

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Minutes of previous meetings

Major Events Advisory Committee - 09 July 2018

RECOMMENDATION

That the Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee held on 09 July 2018, as previously adopted by Council, be confirmed.

 

Council Reports

MAJ008-18        Major Events Strategic Planning Session Results and Budget Alignment

(Report by Coordinator, Events and Sponsorship)

Recommendation

a)   That the matter be deferred to a future Major Events Advisory Committee meeting.

b)   That the next Major Events Advisory Committee meeting be held on Monday 8 October at 4:30pm.

Moved: Councillor Vince Badalati Seconded: David Dawson

 

 

MAJ009-18        Premium Facilities Event Program Investigation

(Report by Coordinator, Events and Sponsorship)

Recommendation

(a)     That Council receive and note the Starlight Cinema series includes the premium facility, Hurstville Oval as a venue within its program for 2019.

(b)     That the General Manager investigate, during the Event Service Delivery Review, the Georges River community event priorities.

(c)     That the General Manager investigate, during the Event Service Delivery Review, the feasibility of a Destination Event for the Georges River local government area in accordance with the Georges River Council Events Strategy.

Moved: David Dawson Seconded: Councillor Nick Katris

 

  

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 5:31pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson