MINUTES


Community and Culture Committee

 

 

Monday, 08 February 2021

 

 

 

Waratah Meeting Room

(Ground Floor, Georges River Civic Centre Hurstville)

 

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Skype Online Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council - Minutes - Community and Culture Committee - Monday 8 February 2021

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PRESENT

COUNCIL MEMBERS

Councillor Warren Tegg (Acting Chairperson), Councillor Lou Konjarski, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry and Councillor Leesha Payor.

 

COUNCIL STAFF

Director Community and Culture - Rebekah Schulz, Director City Strategy and Innovation - Sue Weatherley, Manager Customer Experience and Events - Margaret Le, Coordinator Programming and Operations - Andrew Williams, Senior Project Officer - Stephanie Paduano, Research and Project Officer - Ann-Marie Svorinic, Technology Systems Officer - Alex Wong, Executive Services Officer - Neil Treadwell and EA to the Director Community and Culture - Franziska Mintus (Minutes).

 

Opening

The Acting Chair, Councillor Tegg, opened the meeting at 7.49pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

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

 

Apologies/Leave of Absence 

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

That an apology on behalf of Councillor Grekas, Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Wu be accepted and a Leave of Absence granted.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Notice of Webcasting

The Acting Chairperson, Councillor Tegg, 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 disclosed a Non-Significant, Non-Pecuniary interest in item COM003-21 Community Property Report 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020 for the reason that her son is a coach, Committee member and player at Carss Park Football Club. He is also a coach at St George City FC and works out of the office of St George Football Association at Jubilee Stadium. 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

COM001-21       Confirmation of the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 7 December 2020

(Report by Executive Services Officer)

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Konjarski

That the Minutes of the Community and Culture Committee Meeting held on 7 December 2020 be confirmed.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

COMMITTEE REPORTS

COM002-21       St George Local Business Awards 2021 Sponsorship

(Report by Acting Coordinator Events and Sponsorship)

Recommendation: Councillor Payor and Councillor Landsberry

That Council approve the allocation of $10,000 towards the 2021 St George Local Business Awards from the 2020/21 budget for the sponsorship of community-run events.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

COM003-21       Community Property Report 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020

(Report by Coordinator, Programming and Operations)

Note:     Councillor Landsberry declared a Non-Significant, Non-Pecuniary interest in item COM003-21. She remained in the meeting and took part in consideration and voting on this item.

Recommendation: Councillor Konjarski and Councillor Payor

That Council receives and notes the Community Property Report for the period 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 


 

COM004-21       Economic Development Strategy (2018-2022) Mid-Term Review

(Report by Senior Project Officer)

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

(a)       That the report be received and noted. 

(b)       That Council endorse the Economic Development Strategy – Business First Amendment as attached to this report.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

   

CONCLUSION

The Meeting was closed at 8.06pm.

Chairperson, Clr Sandy Grekas

(in accordance with Clause 18.5 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, these Minutes have been signed by the Chairperson of the 8 March 2021 meeting)

 

Minutes confirmed at the Meeting of the Community and Culture Committee on 8 March 2021 (COM005-21)