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Community and Culture Committee

 

Monday, 11 March 2019

6.00pm

 

Georges River Civic Centre

Hurstville

 

 

 


Present

Council Members

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

 

Council Staff

Director Community and Culture – Ms Rebekah Schulz, Manager Community and Cultural Development – Mr Scott Andrew, Acting Manager Customer Experience and Events – Ms Melinda McNaughton 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.

 

Disclosures of Interest

Councillor Landsberry declared a Non-Significant, Non-Pecuniary Interest in item COM007-19 Outgoing Sponsorships and Donations, Item (b) for the reason that her son is a coach at St George Football Association.

 

Public Addresses to the Meeting

There were no registered speakers.

 

Minutes of previous meetings

Community and Culture STANDING COMMITTEE - 11 February 2019

Recommendation: Councillor Katris and Councillor Payor

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Standing Committee held on 11 February 2019 be confirmed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

  

Committee Reports

COM007-19       Outgoing Sponsorships and Donations

(Report by Manager Customer Experience and Events)

Note: Councillor Landsberry declared a Non-Significant, Non-Pecuniary Interest in item COM007-19 Outgoing Sponsorships and Donations, Item (b) for the reason that her son is a coach at St George Football Association.

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Wu

(a) That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $2,500.00 ($2,500.00 of financial support) to stage The Messiah musical performance event presented by St Mark’s Anglican Church to be held 7 April 2019 at St Mark’s Church, South Hurstville.

(b) That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $76.00 ($76.00 of in-kind support) to hold the Peakhurst United Women in Football Pink Ribbon Gala Day and Girls Clinic event presented by St George Football Association be held 3 March 2019 at Peakhurst Park.

(c)  That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $2,566.00 ($151.00 of in-kind support and $2,415.00 of financial support) to hold the Show and Shine day for Kids with Cancer event presented by Inter-Infra NSW Pty Ltd to be held 6 April 2019.

(d) That Council receive and note the Quick Response Donation granted to the amount of $200.00 to support local gymnast, Ellen Maher who will be representing Australia at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi from 8 to 21 March 2019.

(e) That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $1,200.00 in lieu ticket purchases ($1,200.00 of financial support) to hold the Black Tie Masquerade Ball event presented by The Child Protection Foundation to be held 5 July 2019.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

COM008-19       Amendments to the Georges River Council Historical Markers Policy

(Report by Coordinator Cultural Services)

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

That, to ensure consistency with the approved Place Naming Policy, the amendments to the Georges River Council Historical Markers Policy be endorsed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

   

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6.10pm.

 

 

Chairperson