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MINUTES OF THE WORKS AND SERVICES COMMITTEE OF ASHFIELD COUNCIL, HELD ON LEVEL 6, CIVIC CENTRE, 260 LIVERPOOL ROAD, ASHFIELD ON TUESDAY 19 MARCH 2013, COMMENCING AT 7:01 PM.

 

 

PRESENT         Councillor Wangmann in the Chair and Councillors Cassidy, Lofts, Mansour, McKenna, Passas, Raciti,  M Raiola, Stott and Wang

                           

                            Ms N Kettle            Director Corporate and Community Services

                            Mr P Sarin              Director Planning and Environment

                            Mr P Cormican      Director Works and Infrastructure

                            Mr M Szydlowski   Manager Operations

                            Mr T Giunta            Senior Engineer – Infrastructure Management Services

                            Mr H Diversi           Acting Trees Technical Officer

                            Mr P Kapocious    Coordinator Parks & Trees                                        

                            Ms G Rennard      Manager Corporate Services                                    

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF LOCAL ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY

 

"Let us acknowledge that we are meeting on country for which the members and elders of the local Aboriginal 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    

 

                            RESOLVED                                  McKenna / Mansour

 

An apology for non attendance was received and accepted from Councillor Drury and Councillor A.Raiola

 

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

 

No disclosures were made.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

WIS1/13

RESOLVED                                  Mansour / McKenna

 

That the minutes of the Works and Services Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 20 November 2012 be confirmed and the recommendations contained in the Minutes be adopted.

 

 

                                           Councillor Passas left the meeting at 7.56pm

      

Staff Reports

 

 

NEW TREE PRESERVATION ORDER AND POLICY.                     WS 6.1

 

WIS2/13

RESOLVED                                  Mansour / McKenna

 

That Council:

 

1/2    Notes the first draft of the TPO and Tree Preservation Policy for comment.

 

2/2    That a further report be brought back to Council presenting the draft for Exhibition in April.

 

Councillors Passas returned to the meeting at 8.20pm

 

 

INVESTIGATIONS INTO RESIDENTIAL PARKING SCHEMES – SOUTH ASHFIELD CBD AND NORTH ASHFIELD CBD

                                                                                                                        WS 7

WIS3/13

RESOLVED                                  Mansour / McKenna

 

presentation by consultant lyle marshall of lyle marshall and associates from 8.20pm and concluded after questions at 8.52pm

 

That the consultants be thanked for their presentation

 

 

 

STREET SWEEPING AND WEED CONTROL.                                  WS 6.2

 

WIS4/13

RESOLVED                                  Mansour / Stott

 

That Council receive and note the report

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

                   Nil

 

 

PROCEEDINGS TERMINATED AT 9.09PM

 

Chairperson of the meeting of Works and Services Committee

when the Minutes were confirmed

 

Chairperson

 

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