Community and Culture Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 08 October 2018

 

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Nick Katris (Chairperson), Councillor Kathryn Landsberry, Councillor Leesha Payor and Councillor Christina Wu.

Council Staff

General Manager – Ms Gail Connolly, Acting Director Community and Culture - Ms Rebekah Schulz, Manager Customer Experience and Events – Ms Margaret Le, Manager Community and Cultural Development – Mr Scott Andrew, Acting Head of Executive Services – Ms Vicki Hewitt, Coordinator Events and Sponsorship – Ms Bridget Keating and Executive Assistant to Director Community and Culture – Ms Franzi Mintus.

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Katris, opened the meeting at 6.01pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

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

 

Apologies 

There were no apologies.

 

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Public Participation

There were no registered speakers.

 

Minutes of previous meetings

Community and Culture - 10 September 2018

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Wu

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Committee held on 10 September 2018 be confirmed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Committee Reports

COM038-18       Major Events Advisory Committee - Community Representatives

(Report by Coordinator Events and Sponsorships)

Recommendation: Councillor Wu and Councillor Landsberry

That the matter be deferred for consideration at the next Council Meeting.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM039-18       Sponsorship and Donation Requests

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

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

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.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

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

(Report by Coordinator, Events and Sponsorship)

Recommendation: Councillor Wu and Councillor Landsberry

(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 St George region for the St George and Sutherland    Shire Leader event:   the St George Local Business Awards.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM041-18       Establishment and Expansion of Alcohol Free Zones

(Report by Multicultural and Indigenous Development Officer)

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Wu

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.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

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

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

Recommendation: Councillor Wu and Councillor Landsberry

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

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6.19pm.

 

 

 

Chairperson