13 September 2013









Dear Councillor/Sir/Madam


You are invited to attend an ASHFIELD ACCESS COMMITTEE of Ashfield Council,

to be held on Level 6, Civic Centre, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield on TUESDAY

17 SEPTEMBER 2013 at 12 NOON.
















Ashfield Access Committee - 17 September 2013




1.               Opening


2.               Acknowledgement of Local Aboriginal Community


3.               Apologies/Request for Leave of Absence


4.               Disclosures Of Interest


Disclosures to be made by any Councillors who have a pecuniary / non-pecuniary interest in respect of matters that are before the Committee at this meeting.



5.               Confirmation of Minutes of Committee


Ashfield Access Committee - 27/08/2013


6.               Staff Reports


6.1        TERMS OF REFERENCE - Ashfield Access Committee



7.               Items for Discussion:


·      Accessible Playground Fencing

·      Public Seating in Ashfield Council Area


8.               General Business

9.               Close




Ashfield Council – Report to Ashfield Access Committee held on Tuesday 17 September 2013   AAC6.1

Subject                            TERMS OF REFERENCE - ASHFIELD ACCESS COMMITTEE


File Ref                            Committees


Prepared by                   Jennifer Anderson - Governance Officer       




Objective                         Seeking Committee approval of Draft Terms of Reference




Overview of Report

The purpose of this report is to seek approval of the Draft Terms of Reference from the Committee before submission to Council for adoption.




The Committee considered the Draft Terms of Reference at its meeting of 11 March 2013.  At this meeting the Committee resolved to submit the document to Council subject to amendments.


The proposed amendments have been made and the document is now presented to the Committee for approval before submitting to Council for adoption.


Financial Implications



Other Staff Comments



Public Consultation

The Terms of Reference will be available on Council’s website once adopted.



The draft Terms of Reference has been developed in response to Council’s resolution requesting that new Terms of Reference be prepared for all advisory committees.  Following approval of the draft document from the Access Committee, it will be presented to Council for adoption.





Attachment 1View

Terms of Reference

9 Pages






That the attached Draft Terms of Reference of the Ashfield Access Committee be submitted to Council for adoption.










Nellette Kettle

Director Corporate & Community Services





Attachment 1


Terms of Reference