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MINUTES OF THE PRATTEN PARK ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF ASHFIELD COUNCIL, HELD AT PRATTEN PARK BOWLING CLUB 42 ARTHUR STREET ASHFIELD ON THURSDAY 31 MARCH 2011, COMMENCING AT 4:30 PM.

 

 

PRESENT         Councillor Drury in the Chair and Councillor Cassidy, Councillor Lofts, Councillor Kelso.

 

Ms V Chan

General Manager

Mr S Joannidis

Director Works and Infrastructure

Ms N Kettle

Director Corporate and Community Services

Mr P Kapocius

Acting Manager Operations

Mr T Giunta

Senior Engineer Infrastructure Management Services

Ms A Hart

Community Development Worker

Ms C Walker

Executive Assistant to General Manager, Mayor & Councillors

Ms L Adolfson

representing Western Suburbs Lawn Tennis

Mr T Woods

representing Western Suburbs Lawn Tennis

Mr P Donovan

representing Western Suburbs District Cricket

Mr F Parisi

representing Canterbury District Soccer Football Association

Mr A Smith

representing Canterbury District Soccer Football Association

Mr L Birdsall

representing Pratten Park Bowling Club

Mr N Ilinksy

representing Pratten Park Bowling Club

Mr G Latham

representing Pratten Park Bowling Club

Mr Frank Pierce

representing Artists@Ashfield

Ms Ellen Fiedler

representing Artists@Ashfield

Ms Anne O’Connell

representing Ashfield & District Historical Society

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF LOCAL INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY

 

"Let us acknowledge that we are meeting on country for which the members and elders of the local Indigenous community have been custodians for many centuries, and on which Aboriginal people have performed age old ceremonies. We acknowledge their living culture and unique role in the life of this region."

 

 

APOLOGIES     Mr R Wood          representing Pratten Park Bowling Club

                            Mr A Roberts      representing Western Suburbs Lawn Tennis

                            Mr J Hardgrove representing Western Suburbs District Cricket

                         


 

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

Councillor Drury declared interest as a member of the Pratten Park Bowling Club and the Western Suburbs Lawn Tennis Club.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

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RESOLVED                                  Kelso/Latham

 

That the minutes of the Pratten Park Advisory Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 8 December 2010 be confirmed.

 

 

      

 

Staff Reports

 

 

Extending the Harvested Watering System for the Tennis Club. Tony Giunta - Senior Engineer - Infrastructure Management. Report Submitted.

(08/03/11)                                                                            Stormwater>Projects

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                                                                                                    PP 8.1 Attached

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

1/2    That this information be received and noted

 

2/2    That a report be provided for the next meeting regarding water           pumped from the irrigation tanks regarding details of U V           treatment.

 

 

 

Pratten Park Stage 2 - Projects. Barry McDaid - Facility Services Assistant. Report Submitted with attachment 1.

(08/03/11)                                          Properties & Buildings>Projects>Design

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                                                                                                    PP 8.2 Attached

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

1/3    That this information be received and noted.

 

2/3    Paul Donovan thanked Council staff for the work carried on the

          practice wickets.

 

3/3    A meeting will be set up with Council Officers for further           discussions

 

 

 

Ashfield Artist in Residence Program April 2011 to March 2012. Anthia Hart - Community Development Worker - Arts, Culture & Recreation. Report Submitted.

(21/03/11)                                                       Pratten park Advisory Committee

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                                                                                                    PP 8.3 Attached

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the information in this report be received and noted

 

 

 

 

OPTIONS FOR FURTHER INCREASING THE LEVEL OF COMMUNITY AND USER GROUP INVOLVEMENT IN PARK MANAGEMENT. Nellette Kettle - Director Corporate & Community Services. Report Submitted with attachment 1.

(24/03/11)                                                      Pratten Park Advisory Committee

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                                                                                                    PP 8.4 Attached

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

1/2         That the report be received and noted.

 

2/2         That Council officers provide a further report to the next meeting.

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

Pratten Park Toilet Blocks.

 

 

Western Suburbs District Cricket

 


 

Pratten Park Bowling Club.

 

Request submitted to schedule more frequent cleaning of  the streets around the Bowling Club.

 

Artists@ Ashfield

 

 

Ashfield & District Historical Society.

 

Carolyn will forward email addresses to Anne O’Connell.

 

Tennis Club

 

Club will organising an events to celebrate the centenary and past members and previous Champions will be included.

 

Soccer Club

 


 

 

Council Website.

Could Pratten Park precinct events be located on the website.

General Business

Use of spare Bowling Green.

The Soccer Club will be approaching the Council with a view to use the spare green for Futsol - 5 sided teams.

 

Open Air Theatre

Has Council considered open air theatre.

This is an option which will be considered when the scoreboard is finalised

Summer Hill Cricket Club.

That the Committee consider inviting Summer Hill Cricket club to join this Committee.

 

 

Vote of thanks

Councillor Drury thanked Mayor Cassidy, Councillor Loft and Councillor Kelso for their continued support.

 

PROCEEDINGS TERMINATED AT 6pm

 

Chairperson of the meeting of Pratten Park Advisory Committee

when the Minutes were confirmed

 

 

 

Chairperson

 

 

Date