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SERVICE DELIVERY CHILD CARE POLICY & SENIOR CITIZENS POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES OF MEETING
Wednesday, 21st September 2011


The Meeting commenced at 7:00 pm.

PRESENT

Committee Members

Councillor P Sansom (Chair)
His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon (attended the Meeting at 7:10pm)
Councillor B Giegerl, OAM
Councillor A Wagstaff


Council Staff

Director Service Delivery, Mr L O'Connor
Manager Engineering Services, Ms M Whitehurst
Manager Library Museum & Entertainment, Ms R Schulz


APOLOGIES

Apologies for the inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Councillor N Liu.

RECOMMENDED THAT the apologies be accepted and leave of absence granted.
(Moved Clr A Wagstaff / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

There were no disclosures of interest made.


MINUTES OF ADVISORY COMMITTEES

SD097-11 MINUTES: TRAFFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE - 01/09/2011 (09/345)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Minutes of the previous Meeting held on 4 August 2011 be confirmed as a true record.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


SD098-11 MINUTES: ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE - 01/08/2011 (09/219)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Minutes of the previous Meeting held on 6 June 2011 be confirmed as a true record.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


SD099-11 MINUTES: ACCESS ADVISORY COMMITTEE - 09/08/2011 (09/1220)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Minutes of the previous Meeting held on 14 June 2011 be confirmed as a true record.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

SD100-11 MINUTES: COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE - 16/08/2011 (09/1217)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Minutes of the previous Meeting held on 21 June 2011 be confirmed as a true record.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

SD101-11 MINUTES: MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE - 02/08/2011
(09/224)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Minutes of the previous Meeting held on 7 June 2011 be confirmed as a true record.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)
SD102-11 MINUTES: SPORTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE - 23/08/2011 (08/1617)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the Minutes of the previous Meeting held on 10 August 2011 be confirmed as a true record.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


REPORT ITEMS - SERVICE DELIVERY

SD103-11 CARRY OVER OF EXPENDITURE - INFRASTRUCTURE PLUS (10/1996)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the additional funds be utilised to undertake the list of projects as outlined in the report as part of the 2011/12 Infrastructure Plus Programme.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor A Wagstaff)

SD104-11 MORTDALE RSL SUB-BRANCH CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT - MORTDALE MEMORIAL PARK (D11/92353)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT Council provide Mortdale RSL Sub-Branch with all requested material.

THAT Council impose a refundable cleaning deposit of $213.00 to ensure Mortdale Memorial Park is left clean and tidy, removing all rubbish and candle wax from the premises.

THAT Mortdale RSL Sub-Branch provide Council with a copy of their Public Liability Cover.

FURTHER 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 Mortdale RSL Sub-Branch is notified of this requirement.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor A Wagstaff)

SD105-11 CONCESSIONAL RENTAL – FITNESS NOW – SENIORS CITIZENS CENTRE (11/492)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the mater be referred to Council.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor A Wagstaff)

SD106-11 CONCESSIONAL RENTAL – ROTARY CLUB OF HURSTVILLE INC – MARANA AUDITORIUM IN THE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE (11/492)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the application for concessional rental be considered by Council.

FURTHER THAT, if approved, the applicant be advised that they must acknowledge Council's sponsorship on all their promotion and marketing material (tickets, flyers, brochures etc) at programs and at the event/function
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor A Wagstaff)

SD107-11 CONCESSIONAL RENTAL – INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP INC – SENIOR CITIZENS CENTRE (11/492)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the application for concessional rental be considered by Council.

FURTHER THAT, if approved, the applicant be advised that they must acknowledge Council's sponsorship on all their promotion and marketing material (tickets, flyers, brochures etc) at programs and at the event/function.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor A Wagstaff)


REPORT ITEMS - TRAFFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

TAC113-11 BAUMANS ROAD, PEAKHURST - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (11/1264)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a comprehensive traffic survey be undertaken in Baumans Road, Peakhurst to establish the current traffic situation and to identify if there is a speeding issue in Baumans Road, Peakhurst.

FURTHER THAT Mr Robert Furolo, MP, Member for Lakemba be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC114-11 BELMORE ROAD RIVERWOOD - REQUEST TO STAND AUSTRALIAN HEARING BUS OUTSIDE THE COMMONWEALTH BANK (11/118)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for the Australian Hearing Bus to stand on the footpath outside the Commonwealth Bank on Belmore Road, Riverwood be denied due to the high pedestrian activity* in the vicinity of the pedestrian refuge island outside the commonwealth bank.

THAT alternatively the Australian Hearing Bus be approved to stand within the angle parking zone in William Road, Riverwood outside the Riverwood Sport and Recreation Club and Laverty Pathology on Monday the 19th September 2011,subject to the following conditions:
FURTHER THAT delegation be given to the Director of Service Delivery to approve the above recommendation of behalf of Council.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC115-11 CARRUTHERS STREET, PENSHURST - REQUEST FROM PENSHURST FRUIT SHOP TO INSTALL SHORT TERM PARKING IN CARRUTHERS STREET (11/852)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for a 45m long 1P, 8:30am – 6:00pm restriction to be installed along the western side of Carruthers Street, Penshurst opposite Penshurst Fruit market be denied

THAT the Law enforcement Officers be requested to enforce any illegal parking on the footpath outside Penshurst Fruit market.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council’s decision.

(Moved Councillor B Giegerl / Seconded Councillor A Wagstaff)

TAC116-11 GANNONS PARK ACCESS ROAD OFF FOREST ROAD, PEAKHURST- REQUEST FOR NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS (D11/39299)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for No Parking restrictions to be installed in the laneway that runs off Forest Road between Grandviews Bowling Club and Our Lady of Fatima Church, Peakhurst be denied.

FURTHER THAT the resident be informed of Councils decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC117-11 PARK ROAD HURSTVILLE - REQUEST FOR 15MIN PARKING SPACE
(04/2547)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the current Bus Zone along the western side of Park Road, north of Forest Road, Hurstville be changed to "Buz Zone, 6.00am-6.00pm, Mon-Fri and 15min parking at all other times".

FURTHER THAT Councillor Liu be advised of Council's decision..
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC118-11 11 MASHMAN AVENUE AND 7 COLVIN AVENUE, KINGSGROVE - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PLAN (10/DA-461:6)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT Construction Traffic Management Plan submitted for the development at 11 Mashman Avenue and 7 Colvin Avenue, Kingsgrove be approved subject to Rockdale City Council approving a No Stopping restriction along the eastern side of Kingsgrove Road between Shaw Street and Paterson Avenue, Kingsgrove.

THAT the existing 1P period parking zone along the southern side of Paterson Avenue between Mashman Lane and Kingsgrove Road, Kingsgrove be removed and replaced with a No Parking restriction subject to Rockdale City Council approving the removal of parking along the eastern side of Kingsgrove Road between Shaw Street and Paterson Avenue, Kingsgrove.

THAT 10m statutory No Stopping zones followed by 15m long No Parking zones be installed on both sides of Mashman Avenue at the corner of Northcott Avenue, Kingsgrove subject to Rockdale City Council approving the removal of parking along the eastern side of Kingsgrove Road between Shaw Street and Paterson Avenue, Kingsgrove. The proposed No Parking restriction be removed with the completion of construction works at Mashman Site.

THAT the request to widen the intersection of Mashman Lane and Paterson Avenue, Kingsgrove be approved provided that minimum of 900mm wide pedestrian path is maintained on the western side of Mashman Lane, Kingsgrove.

THAT cost of implementation of all construction traffic management measures including the installation of parking restrictions be borne by the applicant.

THAT a dilapidation report before commencement of any works be submitted to Council.

FURTHER THAT that developer be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC119-11 10-12 HAMPDEN STREET, BEVERLY HILLS- REQUEST FOR A WORK ZONE (D11/85361)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT a 15 metre Work Zone be established adjoining the construction site at 10-12 Hampden Street, Beverly Hills to operate between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday 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 2011-2012.

FURTHER THAT the applicant be notified of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


TAC120-11 KINGSWAY STREET AND WESTBROOK STREET BEVERLY HILLS - PARKING CONCERNS (10/1392)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT all the business along the southern side of Kingsway be surveyed in regards to the removal of the restricted parking in Maluka Place and Kings Place, Beverly Hills

THAT the result of the survey be reported back to the Traffic Committee for consideration and recommendation

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


TAC121-11 CHIVERS HILL CAR PARK - REQUEST TO CHANGE NO PARKING TO NO STOPPING (SF10/142)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to change the existing No Parking restriction on the southern side of Chivers Avenue, Lugarno at Chivers Hills Shops to a No Stopping restriction be denied.

THAT council writes to the cafe shop at the corner of Chivers Hill Shops fronting Chivers Avenue, Lugarno requesting that they communicate to their customers not to park their vehicles within the "No Parking" zone.

THAT The Law Enforcement Officers be requested to regulate the "No Parking" restriction.

FURTHER THAT Mr Mark Coure's Office be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC122-11 FOREST ROAD, LUGARNO- ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (D11/72870)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT this matter be referred to Hurstville Local Area Command to monitor speeding around the bend on Forest Road, between Valentia Avenue and Ponderossa Place, Lugarno.

FURTHER THAT Mark Coure's office be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC123-11 CLARENDON ROAD PEAKHURST, ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS - PETITION FROM RESIDENTS REQUESTING TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICES (11/348)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT Council’s resolution at its meeting in May 2011 to deny the request for traffic calming devices in Clarendon Road, Peakhurst be upheld.

THAT the speeding concern in Clarendon Road, Peakhurst be referred to Hurstville Local Area Command for enforcement of the 50km/h speed limit.

FURTHER THAT Mr Robert Furolo, MP, Member for Lakemba be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC124-11 CROYDON ROAD, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST FOR PEDESTRIAN CROSSING (10/1678)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for installation of a pedestrian crossing on Croydon Road between Gannons Avenue and Beronga Avenue, Hurstville be denied.

FURTHER THAT Ms Cherie Burton's office be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC125-11 FOREST ROAD PEAKHURST, OUTSIDE GRANDVIEWS BOWLING AND RECREATION CLUB- ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (10/1461)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for a traffic calming device in Forest Road, Peakhurst be denied.

FURTHER THAT the speeding concern in Forest Road, Peakhurst by referred to Hurstville Local Area Command for enforcement of the 50km/h speed limit.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

TAC126-11 MELVIN STREET, BEVERLY HILLS- REQUEST FOR TRAFFIC CALMING DEVICE (D11/17121)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for a traffic calming device in Melvin Street, Beverly Hills be denied.

THAT the speeding concern in Melvin Street, Beverly Hills be referred to Hurstville's Local Area Command for enforcement of the 50km/h speed limit.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Councils decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


TAC127-11 OGILVY STREET PEAKHURST - REQUEST FOR A PEDESTRIAN CROSSING FOR PEAKHURST WEST PUBLIC SCHOOL (11/358)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request for a Pedestrian Crossing on Ogilvy Street, Peakhurst outside the entrance to Peakhurst West Public School be denied.

FURTHER THAT Peakhurst West Public School be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


TAC128A-11 SHENSTONE ROAD, RIVERWOOD - REQUEST FOR A ROAD CLOSURE TO HOLD POLICE OPEN DAY 22/10/11. (11/84)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT request from Hurstville Local Area Command to temporary close Shenstone Road, Riverwood between Belmore Road to just past the property line of Riverwood Police Station on Saturday 22nd of October 2011 be approved

THAT a Traffic Management Plan for the proposed closure of Shenstone Road, Riverwood be submitted to the RTA.

THAT Council assists in providing barricades to for the proposed road closure and preparation of a Traffic Management Plan for the event.

THAT the Hurstville Local Area Command be requested to notify all the affected residents in Shenstone Road, Riverwood.

FURTHER THAT Hurstville Local Area Command be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


TAC129A-11 BOUNDARY ROAD, MORTDALE - REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING NO STOPPING RESTRICTION (09/529)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the request to extend the existing statutory No Stopping restrictions at the intersection of Anderson Road and Boundary Road, Mortdale be denied.

THAT the "Keep Left" sign on the median island in Anderson Road, west of Boundary Road be removed to improve driver vision of oncoming traffic on Boundary Road.

FUTHER THAT Mr Mark Coure, MP, be advised of Council’s decision.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)



REPORT ITEMS - ABORIGINAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ABL016-11 SMOKING CEREMONY (11/469)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the matter be deferred for consideration at the next meeting.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


ABL017-11 FEEDBACK ON NAIDOC WEEK 2011 ACTIVITIES (11/472)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.

FURTHER THAT consideration be given to managing the numbers at the Cultural Walks next year by way of a nominal charge or other appropriate means.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


ABL018-11 2011 NSW LOCAL GOVERNMENT ABORIGINAL NETWORK CONFERENCE (11/469)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


ABL019-11 TRAINING FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS (11/469)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the matter be further considered at the next meeting.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


ABL020-11 GENERAL BUSINESS (11/469)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be reveived and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)



REPORT ITEMS - ACCESS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

ACC011-11 ACCESSIBLE BUS STOPS (10/963)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


ACC012-11 FREE KOGARAH BUS SHUTTLE (D05/37781)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


ACC013-11 PROPOSED BIKE RACKS AT HURSTVILLE (SF11/57)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


ACC014-11 GENERAL BUSINESS (SF11/57)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


REPORT ITEMS - COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE

CSC017-11 SITE OF FORMER OATLEY BOWLING CLUB (SF11/77)
(Report by Manager Community Services Mr D Linden)

Committee's Recommendation

THAT the report be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

CSC018-11 CRIME STATISTICS, HOTSPOTS & RECENT ACTIVITIES (SF11/77)
(Report by Manager Community Services Mr D Linden)

Committee's Recommendation

THAT the matter be referred to Council and details be provided and made public in the Council report.
(Moved Councillor A Wagstaff / Seconded His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon)

It should be noted that the Director of Service Delivery advised the committee that these details are available on Council's website.
CSC019-11 CHANGES IN POLICE POWERS (SF11/77)
Report by Manager Community Services Mr D Linden)

Committee's Recommendation

THAT the report be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

CSC020-11 PUBLIC SPACE ISSUES - KINSGSGROVE SHOPPING CENTRE (SF11/77)
(Report by Manager Community Services Mr D Linden)

Committee's Recommendation

THAT the follow up meeting with youth representatives and representatives of the aged residents be arranged and incorporate a community safety audit of the Kingsgrove shopping centre..
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

CSC021-11 GENERAL BUSINESS (SF11/77)
Report by Manager Community Services Mr D Linden)

Committee's Recommendation

THAT an onsite meeting be arranged at the roundabout at the intersection of Wayne and Forest Road, Lugarno to further discuss the request for the installation of a guard rail.

FURTHER THAT a meeting be arranged with the Manager of Kingsgrove Community Centre to discuss the issue of drug use in the area.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)


REPORT ITEMS - MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

MAC018-11 HURSTVILLE ENGLISH CENTRE (11/470)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

MAC019-11 HURSTVILLE POLICE AND CALD COMMUNITIES (11/470)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

MAC020-11 CULTURAL AWARENESS TRAINING (11/470)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)

MAC021-11 GENERAL BUSINESS (11/470)
Committee's Recommendation

THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved His Worship the Mayor, Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor B Giegerl)





The meeting finished at 7:29 pm.



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Councillor P Sansom

Chairperson