Item 7.2 - Attachment 1
Copy of SOSO Minute considered at the Council Meeting on 24 November 2008 regarding Demolition of Graffit Wall and Amphitheatre in Sturt Park, Telopea
SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS
10347 RESOLVED (McDermott/Esber)
That Standing Orders be suspended to enable consideration of an urgent
motion relating to the graffiti wall and amphitheatre in
The Lord Mayor ruled the matter was one of urgency.
FROM Councillor M McDermott
(a) That Council approve the immediate demolition and removal of the following structures in Sturt Park Telopea:-
1. The Graffiti Wall between the tennis & basketball court;
2. The Amphitheatre at the bottom of the park beside the creek.
(b) That the Graffiti wall be replaced with a mesh fence to complete the remaining fence and the area from where the amphitheatre is removed be returfed to provided a visible open space.
(c) That any earlier motions allowing any part of Sturt Park to be used as a legal Graffiti area be rescinded.
(d) That appropriate signs be placed in the park detailing the illegality of graffiti in the park and immediate area.
(e) That this work be funded immediately from either Section 94 or Elizabeth Macarthur Urgent Works funds.
that a report be provided by Council officers on Safety by Design for all
(a) That consideration of this matter be deferred and a report be provided by Council officers on Safety by Design for all of Sturt Park.
(b) That in addition, consultation be held with the community and stakeholders who use the park.
(c) Further, that this report be forwarded to the Graffiti Task Force for comment.
The amendment was put and lost.
The motion was put and carried.
NOTE Councillors J Chedid and L