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SERVICE DELIVERY CHILD CARE POLICY & SENIOR CITIZENS POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES OF MEETING
Wednesday, 15th December 2010


The Meeting commenced at 7:06 pm.

PRESENT

Committee Members

Councillor S McMahon (Chairperson)
Councillor V Badalati
Councillor B Giegerl, OAM
Councillor N Liu


Council Staff

Director Service Delivery, Mr L O'Connor
Manager Engineering Services, Ms M Whitehurst
Manager Environmental Services, Mr G Dickens
Manager Library Museum & Gallery, Ms R Schulz
Manager Community Services, Mr D Linden
Manager Children's Services, Ms J Ribarovski
Manager Environmental Sustainability, Mr I Curtis


APOLOGIES

There were no apologies tendered on behalf of Councillors .
DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

There were no Disclosures of Interest.



MINUTES OF ADVISORY COMMITTEES

SD143-10 MINUTES: TRAFFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE - 02/12/2010 (09/345)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 4 November 2010 be confirmed as a true record.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)




REPORT ITEMS - SERVICE DELIVERY

SD144-10 2011 OATLEY PARK FUN RUN (10/53)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT St George District Athletics Club be permitted to hold a fun run through Oatley Park on Sunday 3rd April 2011.

THAT Council waive the fee for hiring the park.

THAT permission be granted to close the road in Oatley Park to motorised vehicles between the hours of 5:30am and 10:00am.

THAT Council supply all material as requested to be funded from Additional Donations (Parks & Miscellaneous) budget.

THAT St George District Athletics Club supply Council with a copy of their contract of insurance/and or indemnity which Indemnifies Council of any liability, this should be in the amount of not less then $10millon.

THAT the provision of the requested materials and services be on the condition that Council receives appropriate recognition on all promotional material and advertising associated with the event and that the St George District Athletics Club is notified of this requirement .

FURTHER THAT an refundable cleaning deposit of $200.00 be imposed.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

SD145-10 FUNDING OFFER FROM THE LOWER GEORGES RIVER SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE FOR ON GROUND WORKS AT WEBBS DAM, EVATT PARK, LUGARNO (09/240)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT Council accept the funding offer of $300,000 from the Lower Georges River Sustainability Initiative, as described in this report.

FURTHER THAT Council delegate its authority to the General Manager to formally accept the funds by writing to the Lower Georges River Sustainability Initiative Project Manager and Steering Committee, accepting its offer.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

SD146-10 MULTI-PURPOSE YOUTH FACILITY (10/2385)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT feasibility studies be undertaken on the sites identified as possible locations for the provision of a multi-purpose youth facility.

FURTHER THAT the Pole Depot Community Centre be advised accordingly.
(Moved Councillor B Giegerl, OAM / Seconded Councillor N Liu)

SD147-10 CHILDREN'S SERVICES ANNUAL PARENT SURVEY RESULTS (09/2240)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the outcomes of the annual child care parent surveys be received and noted.

FURTHER THAT the staff involved be congratulated on their efforts.
(Moved Councillor B Giegerl, OAM / Seconded Councillor V Badalati)

SD148-10 LIVE MUSIC CONDITION - BEVERLY HILLS WITH KINGSGROVE ANGLICAN CHURCH - KINGSGROVE COMMUNITY CENTRE (10/2088)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to allow unamplified live music at Kingsgrove Community Centre hall for Beverly Hills with Kingsgrove Anglican Church be approved for a trial period of eight (8) Sundays.

THAT Beverly Hills with Kingsgrove Anglican Church must ensure all doors remain closed whilst playing unamplified live music in the Centre.

FURTHER THAT, Beverly Hills with Kingsgrove Anglican Church be notified of the decision of Council.


(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)


SD149-10 CONCESSIONAL RENTAL – THE BODY OF CHRIST MISSION CENTRE INC – KINGSGROVE COMMUNITY CENTRE (D10/128528)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the application for concessional rental by The Body of Christ Mission Centre Inc for hire of the Kingsgrove Community Centre hall to a total $1,275 (the total year hire fee being $12,750) for the first half of 2011 be refused.

FURTHER, THAT the applicant be invited to apply for the concessional rental rebate next year.


(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

SD150-10 CONCESSIONAL RENTAL - BURMESE ORGANISATION OF NSW – MARANA ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE (10/2088)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the application for concessional rental by the Burmese Cultural Organisation (BCO) for hire of Marana in Hurstville Entertainment Centre on 3 April 2011 to a total $5,790 be refused.

(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)



REPORT ITEMS - TRAFFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

TAC159-10 ALLAWAH BUS INTERCHANGE - REQUEST FOR DROP OFF AND PICK UP ZONES (08/1459)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request from NSW Transport Construction Authority for 20m No Parking zone in Roberts Lane, Allawah to a "No Parking, 6.30am-9.30am, 3.30pm-6.30pm, Mon-Fri and 1P, 9.30am-3.30pm, Mon-Fri , 9.30am-12.30pm, Sat-Sun" zone be approved

THAT NSW Transport Construction Authority be advised of Council's decision.

FURTHER THAT Council write to the NSW Transport Construction Authority to request they fund ongoing maintenance and cleaning of the interchange.
(Moved Councillor B Giegerl, OAM / Seconded Councillor N Liu)

TAC160-10 BARRATT STREET, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST FOR A BUS ZONE (10/963)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT State Transit Authority's request for 25m Bus Zone to be established along the northern side of Barratt Street, Hurstville be approved.

FURTHER THAT the State Transit Authority be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC161-10 CAMBRIDGE STREET, PENSHURST - REMOVAL OF THE NO-ENTRY RESTRICTION (09/544)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the "No Entry" restriction at the southern end of Cambridge Street, north of Forest Road, Penshurst be removed to allow southbound vehicles to exit onto Forest Road, Penshurst.

THAT a half-seagull island with pedestrian access be installed at the southern end (Forest Road end) of Cambridge Street, Penshurst to restrict right turn movements from Cambridge Street into Forest Road.

THAT a "No Right Turn" sign be installed in Cambridge Street to advise motorists that it is illegal to turn right out of Cambridge into Forest Road, Penshurst

THAT the existing right turn manoeuvre from Forest Road into Cambridge Street, Penshurst be maintained.

THAT a Traffic Management Plan of the proposed changes to traffic conditions in Cambridge Street, Penshurst be prepared and forwarded to the RTA for approval

FURTHER THAT all the residents of Cambridge Street be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC162-10 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE - PROPOSED CHANGES TO ON STREET PARKING (10/1256)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the redundant Bus Zones in Forest Road, Hurstville be converted to a temporary "No Parking" restriction for a period of two weeks after the practical completion of the new Hurstville Bus Interchange in Woodville Lane.

THAT after the two weeks, the subject "No Parking" areas be converted to a combination of No Parking, 15 minutes parking and 1/2 hour parking as shown on the attached parking layout plan.

THAT an update report be presented to the Traffic Advisory Committee in regards to the Bus Interchange, parking and Bus Zones along Forest Road for 6 months from February 2011 till July 2011

FURTHER THAT Transport NSW be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC163-10 GUNGAH BAY ROAD, OATLEY - PROPOSED PEDESTRIAN CROSSING
(05/1951)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing pedestrian refuge island in Gungah Bay Road, north of Mulga Road, Oatley be upgraded to a pedestrian crossing.

THAT all the requirements stipulated by the RTA be complied with.

THAT the required funding for the project be allocated from the 2010-2011 working budget.

FURTHER THAT Councillor Wagstaff, Councillor McMahon and the Parents & Citizens Association of Oatley West Public School be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC164-10 HURSTVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (10/849)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT this matter be deferred until Hurstville Public School conducts a survey of all families to establish numbers and patterns of movement around the school and provide Council the result of the survey.

FURTHER THAT Councillor Liu be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC165-10 HURSTVILLE SHOPPING CENTRE - REQUEST FOR BIKE RACKS (10/898)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for Bike Racks be deferred until the conclusion of the construction of the Hurstville Bus Interchange.

FURTHER THAT Ms Cherie Burton's Office, be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC166-10 INTERSECTION OF MACMAHON STREET AND PARK ROAD, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST FOR NO STOPPING RESTRICTION (09/263)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Statutory "No Stopping" restriction at the intersection of MacMahon Street and Park Road, Hurstville be installed

FURTHER THAT the Law Enforcement Officers be advised of council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC167-10 NEW SCHOOL ZONE FLASHING LIGHTS IN PENSHURST STREET AT PENSHURST GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL AT ST DECLANS CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL (08/2195)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Roads and Traffic Authority's advise about new school zone flashing lights due to be installed in Penshurst Street at Penshurst Girls High School and St Declan's Catholic Primary School, Penshurst be received and noted.

FURTHER THAT Penshurst Girls High School and St Declan's Catholic Primary School be advised of the Roads and Traffic Authority's advice.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC168-10 PATERSON AVENUE, KINGSGROVE - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (09/1291)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to remove four short term car parking spaces in Paterson Avenue, west of Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove be denied

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC169-10 TOORONGA TERRACE, BEVERLY HILLS - REQUEST TO RESTRICT 90 DEGREE ANGLE PARKING TO 'REAR TO KERB' (10/1541)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the existing angle parking zone along both sides of Tooronga Terrace, Beverly Hills be changed to "90 degree Angle Parking, Vehicles Under 6m Only".

FURTHER THAT Council's Law Enforcement Officers be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC170-10 BANNERMAN STREET, MORTDALE HEIGHTS - REQUEST FOR A TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE TO HOLD A NEIGHBOURHOOD CHRISTMAS STREET PARTY (10/242)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the resident’s request to temporarily close Bannerman Street, Mortdale Heights at Balmoral Road and Baringa Road on Sunday, 19th December 2010 from 2pm to midnight to hold a Neighbourhood Christmas Street Party be approved.

THAT the applicant be advised that Passage for emergency vehicles should be allowed, if necessary during the road closure.

THAT a Traffic Management Plan be prepared by Council on behalf of the residents for the proposed temporary closure of Bannerman Street, Mortdale Heights on Sunday, 19th December 2010 from 2pm to midnight to hold a Neighbourhood Christmas Street Party and submitted to the RTA and Police for their information.

THAT the standard fees for road closures as per Council’s Schedule of Fees & Charges be waived for the proposed closure of Bannerman Street, Mortdale Heights on Sunday, 19th December 2010 from 2pm to midnight to hold a Neighbourhood Christmas Street Party.

FURTHER THAT the applicant be notified of Council’s decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC171-10 OCEAN LANE, MORTDALE - REQUEST FOR PARKING RESTRICTIONS (08/579)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT 16-metre NO PARKING restrictions be installed on both sides of Ocean Lane at the vehicular crossing of 479 Forest Road, Penshurst. The restriction be spaced approximately 5 metres either side of the subject vehicular crossing.

FURTHER THAT the resident of 12/479 Forest Road, Penshurst be notified of Council’s decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC172-10 2011 HURSTVILLE TRAFFIC ADVISORY COMMITTE DATES (06/178-1)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the dates for the 2011 Hurstville Traffic Advisory Committee be received and noted.

FURTHER THAT all the members and representatives of the Hurstville Traffic Advisory Committee be notified of the dates scheduled for the meetings of the Hurstville Traffic Advisory Committee in 2011.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC173A-10 APSLEY STREET, PENSHURST - REQUEST FOR A WORK ZONE (10/512)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a 6 meter Work Zone from 7am – 5pm Monday to Saturday be installed adjoining the construction site at 8 Apsley Street, Penshurst for the duration of the work site, provided that the applicant pay the necessary fees in accordance with Council's adopted Schedule of Fees and Charges for 2010-2011.

FURTHER THAT the applicant be notified of Council decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC174A-10 BOUNDARY ROAD, MORTDALE – REQUEST FOR A NO PARKING RESTRICTION ACROSS DRIVEWAY (09/529)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a 12-metre NO PARKING restriction be installed in Boundary Road across the vehicular crossing of 79-81 Boundary Road, Mortdale. The restriction be spaced approximately 3 metres either side of the subject vehicular crossing.


FURTHER THAT the resident of 79-81 Boundary Road, Mortdale be notified of Council’s decision.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC175A-10 WESTFIELD SHOPPING CENTRE, HURSTVILLE -PROPOSED TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT MEASURES FOR THE CHRISTMAS PERIOD (08/2191)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the proposed traffic control measures in Park Road and The Avenue, Hurstville, from Thursday 16th December to Tuesday 28th December 2010 be approved subject to following conditions:
FURTHER THAT Westfield Management be advised of Council's decision
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)

TAC176A-10 VOTE OF THANKS FOR MR GRAHAM KELL OF ST GEORGE CABS CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED. (10/31)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a thank you letter signed by Hurstville's Traffic Advisory Committee Chairperson Councillor B Giegerl, OAM, showing Hurstville City Council's appreciation be sent to Mr Graham Kell of St George Cabs Co-Operative Limited to acknowledge his valuable contribution to the Hurstville Traffic Advisory Committee.
(Moved Councillor N Liu / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl, OAM)







The meeting finished at 7:17pm.


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Councillor S McMahon
Chairperson