An Ordinary Meeting of City of Parramatta Council will be held in PHIVE (COUNCIL CHAMBER) AT 5 PARRAMATTA SQUARE, PARRAMATTA on Monday, 9 October 2023 at 6:30PM.





Gail Connolly PSM






















Council                                                                      9 October 2023







ITEM                                                SUBJECT        PAGE NO



15      Questions with Notice

15.3          Questions Taken on Notice at the 25 September 2023 Council Meeting....... 3

16      Confidential Matters

16.3          Potential Purchase of Property in Mary Street, Rydalmere

This report is confidential in accordance with section 10A (2) (d) of the Local Government Act 1993 as the report contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret.


After the conclusion of the Council Meeting, and if time permits, Councillors will be provided an opportunity to ask questions of staff.




Council 9 October 2023                                                                Item 15.3


ITEM NUMBER        15.3

SUBJECT                 Questions Taken on Notice at the 25 September 2023 Council Meeting

REFERENCE           F2022/03176 - D09154394

REPORT OF            Council Secretariat & Policy Officer        





Clr Bradley asked a question on Item 12.1 relating to the Minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting on 11 September 2023.


·    Is it possible to have a briefing about the update for the review of the Regulatory Enforcement Policy to reduce non-compliance?


Executive Director Finance and Information response


A draft of the Regulatory Enforcement Policy is being finalised for inclusion on the agenda for the Policy Review Committee meeting held on 25 October 2023.



Deputy Lord Mayor, Clr Prociv asked a question on item 12.1 Recognition of Country Signage in Parks and Reserves.


·    Can the CEO review and update the major entry points in the table in Attachment 2 of the report?


     Acting Executive Director City Assets and Operations response


The Manager for Parks and Open Spaces and the Manager for Place Services have liaised relative to the request for the review of the Recognition of Country Signage in Parks and Reserves and will seek and provide updates via the Ward Briefings to enable Councillor input.



Clr Davis asked a question on Item 16.1 Tender ITT 17/2023 Provision of Cleaning Services for Council Assets


·    Can an audit be provided of the current cleaning contractor in particular the current contractor for 126 Church St and the treatment of the waste.


     Executive Director Property and Place response


    ServiceFM cleaners collect general waste and recycling waste from Council   tenanted levels at 126 Church Street, Parramatta.


    Uncontaminated waste is segregated into different bags when collecting from each level. This waste is taken down to the basement where the general waste is placed into the red lidded bins. These plastic bags are identified as general waste as they are tied up when removing from the waste bins. Recycling waste bags are left untied to identify as recycling and emptied into the yellow lidded bins.


Marina Cavar

Council Secretariat & Policy Officer


Gail Connolly

Chief Executive Officer