minutes


Community and Culture Committee

 

Monday, 08 April 2019

6.00pm

 

Georges River Civic Centre

Hurstville

 

 

 


Present

Council Members

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

 

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, Coordinator Cultural Development – Mr Todd Williams, Head of Executive Services – Ms Jennifer Anderson and Executive Assistant to Director Community and Culture – Ms Franzi Mintus.

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Katris, opened the meeting at 6.02pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

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

 

Apologies

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

That an apology on behalf of Councillor Wu be accepted.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Disclosures of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Public Addresses To The Meeting

There were no registered speakers.

 

Minutes of Previous Meetings

Community and Culture STANDING COMMITTEE - 11 March 2019

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

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

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

    

Committee Reports

 

COM009-19       Place Naming Requests

(Report by Coordinator, Community Development)

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

(a)     That Council endorses and submits an application to the Geographical Names Board to officially name:

i.        The currently unnamed road reserve informally known as Shunde Gardens on South Street, Kogarah to Edith Blake Reserve;

ii.       The currently unnamed road reserve informally known as Edgbaston Road Reserve in Beverly Hills to Merv Lynch Reserve;

iii.      The currently unnamed road reserve informally known as Gloucester Road Reserve in Beverly Hills to Gloucester Reserve;

iv.      The currently unnamed road reserve informally known as River Road Reserve No.1 in Oatley to Boorea Reserve;

v.       The currently unnamed park adjoining Anglo Square in Carlton to Nethery Park;

vi.      The currently unnamed lane between Hardwicke Street and Littleton Street in Riverwood to Lauricella Lane;

vii.     The currently unnamed lane between Edgbaston Road and Stoney Creek Road in Beverly Hills to Evans Lane;

viii.    The currently unnamed lane between King Georges Road and Hampden Street in Beverly Hills to St James Lane;

ix.      The currently unnamed lane between Hampden Street and Melvin Street in Beverly Hills to Cable Lane.

(b)     That the following name proposals be declined:

i.        To divide and define Mortdale Heights as a distinct suburb from Mortdale;

ii.       To name the currently unnamed rivulet in Peakhurst, Pename Rivulet;

iii.      To name the currently unnamed island in Lugarno, Future Island.

(c)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed waterway in Oatley as Myles Dunphy Creek be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(d)     That following endorsement and public exhibition period of the Myles Dunphy Creek proposal, final approval be sought from the Geographical Names Board, and a further report be submitted to Council.

         

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 


 

 

COM010-19       Award of book vouchers to local schools during presentation ceremonies

(Report by Manager Library Services)

Recommendation: Councillor Payor and Councillor Landsberry

That Council receive and note the allocation of book vouchers for presentation to local schools, in the event that councillors are invited to attend school awards ceremonies.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM011-19       Public Art Project at Ellen Subway, Mortdale

(Report by Coordinator Cultural Services)

Recommendation: Councillor Payor and Councillor Landsberry

(a)     That Council, following unsuccessful negotiations with Sydney Trains, receives and notes Council’s inability to proceed with the public art project at Ellen Subway, Mortdale;

(b)     That Council review the provision of future public art projects as part of the 2019/20 budget           process, following adoption of the Georges River Council Public Art Policy.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Note: Councillor Katris left the meeting at 6.09pm. Due to a lack of quorum, the meeting was temporarily suspended at 6.09pm. Councillor Katris returned to the meeting at 6.11pm and the meeting resumed.

 

COM012-19       Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee 11 March 2019

(Report by PA to Manager Customer Experience and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

That Council adopts the recommendations contained within the Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee meeting held on Monday 11 March 2019.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM013-19       Outgoing Sponsorships and Donations

(Report by PA to Manager Customer Experience and Events)

Recommendation: Councillor Payor and Councillor Landsberry

(a)     That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $2,000.00 ($2,000.00 of financial support) to hold the Riverwood 2019 Spring Fair presented by Riverwood Community Centre to be held 7 September 2019 at Salt Pan Creek Wetlands Park.

(b)     That Council not approve the event sponsorship request of various packages ranging from $500.00 to $3,000.00 to hold The Gowland Awards 2019 presented by Gowland Legal to be held in November 2019 at NSW Parliament House.

 

 

(c)     That Council receive and note the Quick Response Sponsorship granted to the amount of $250.00 for sponsorship of the St George Lions Annual Charity Golf Day 2019.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

   

 

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6.13pm.

 

 

Chairperson