MINUTES


Community and Culture Committee

 

Monday, 09 September 2019

6.00pm

 

Waratah Room

Ground Floor, Georges River Civic Centre

Hurstville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Present

Council Members

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

Council Staff

Director Community and Culture – Ms Rebekah Schulz, Director City Strategy and Innovation – Ms Sue Weatherley, Business Improvement Officer – Mr Leo Chant, Manager Community and Cultural Development – Mr Scott Andrew, Coordinator Strategy and Innovation – Ms Hayley Barnes and Executive Assistant to Director Community and Culture – Ms Franzi Mintus.

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Katris, opened the meeting at 6.05pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

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

 

Apologies/Leave of Absence  

There were no apologies or requests for leave of absence.

 

Notice of Webcasting

The Chairperson, Councillor Katris, advised staff and the public that the meeting is being recorded for minute-taking purposes and is also webcast live on Council’s website, in accordance with Section 4 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice.  This recording will be made available on Council’s website.

 

Disclosures of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Public Forum

There were no registered speakers.

 

Confirmation of Minutes of previous Meetings

Community and Culture STANDING COMMITTEE - 12 August 2019

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Standing Committee held on 12 August 2019 be confirmed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

Committee Reports

COM033-19       Draft Hurstville 'Heart of the City' Place Strategy

(Report by Senior Project Officer)

Recommendation: Councillor Wu and Councillor Payor

(a)     That Council approve the draft Hurstville Heart of the City Place Strategy (attached) to be placed on public exhibition for 28 days to facilitate community consultation.

(b)     That a further report be submitted to Council detailing feedback from any public submissions made during the exhibition period, together with any recommended changes to the draft Hurstville Heart of the City Place Strategy prior to adoption.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM034-19       Create Georges River - Cultural Strategy 2019-2029

(Report by Coordinator Cultural Services)

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Wu

That Council adopts the Create Georges River Cultural Strategy 2019-2029.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

   

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6.35pm.

 

 

Chairperson