MINUTES


Community and Culture Committee

 

Monday, 14 September 2020

6.00pm

 

 

ONLINE MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council - Minutes - Community and Culture Committee - Monday 14 September 2020

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PRESENT

Council Members

Councillor Kathryn Landsberry (Chair), Councillor Sandy Grekas, Councillor Lou Konjarski, Councillor Leesha Payor and Councillor Christina Wu.

 

Council Staff

Director City Strategy and Innovation - Ms Sue Weatherley, Manager Community and Cultural Development - Mr Scott Andrew, Coordinator Programming and Operations - Mr Andrew Williams, Coordinator Strategy and Innovation - Ms Hayley Barnes, Community Property Officer - Ms Susanne Siu, Research and Project Officer - Ms Ann-Marie Svorinic, Team Leader Technology Services - Mr Garuthman De Silva and Executive Services Officer - Ms Marina Cavar (Minutes).

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Landsberry, opened the meeting at 6.04pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

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

 

Apologies/Leave of Absence 

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Grekas and Councillor Konjarski

That an apology on behalf of Councillor Tegg be accepted and a Leave of Absence granted.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Notice of Webcasting

The Chairperson, Councillor Landsberry, 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

Councillor Landsberry declared a Non-Significant, Non-Pecuniary interest in item COM035-20 Draft Georges River Council Interim Community Property Strategy 2020-2023 for Public Exhibition as her son is a coach and Committee Member at Carss Park Football Club. He is also a coach at St George City FC and works out of the St George Football Association office at Jubilee Oval. Councillor Landsberry remained in the meeting and took part in consideration and voting on this item.

Public Forum

There were no registered speakers.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

COM034-20      Confirmation of the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 10 August 2020

(Report by Executive Services Officer)

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Grekas and Councillor Konjarski

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Standing Committee Meeting held on 10 August 2020 be confirmed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

COMMITTEE REPORTS

COM035-20      Draft Georges River Council Interim Community Property Strategy 2020-2023 for Public Exhibition

(Report by Community Property Officer)

Note:    Councillor Landsberry declared a Non-Significant, Non-Pecuniary interest in item COM035-20. She remained in the meeting and took part in consideration and voting on this item.

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Konjarski and Councillor Grekas

(a)    That Council approve the draft Georges River Council Interim Community Property Strategy 2020-2023 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 Georges River Council Interim Community Property Strategy 2020-2023 prior to adoption.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

COM036-20      Economic and Social Recovery Plan - Monthly update

(Report by Coordinator, Strategy and Innovation)

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Payor and Councillor Wu

(a)    That Council receive and note the attached Economic and Social Recovery Plan update for the July – August period.

(b)    That Council endorse the proposed amendments to the Plan outlined in this report, which include:

i.   Business attraction program.

ii.   Investigation of business stimulus package.

iii.   Seeking partnership/s to create a precinct of superfast internet speed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

   

CONCLUSION

The Meeting was closed at 6.22pm.

 

Chairperson, Clr Sandy Grekas

(in accordance with Clause 18.5 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice (June 2019), these Minutes have been signed by the Chairperson of the 12 October 2020 meeting)

 

Minutes confirmed at the Meeting of the Community and Culture Committee on 12 October 2020 (COM037-20)