Minutes of the Development Committee 10 October 2016

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Minutes of the Development Committee

 

 

Meeting Date:    Monday, 10 October 2016

Location:            Council Chambers, City Administrative Building, Bridge Road, Nowra

Time:                   4.00pm

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Patricia White - Chairperson

Clr Amanda Findley

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr John Levett

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Annette Alldrick

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Andrew Guile

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Bob Proudfoot

Mr Russ Pigg - General Manager

 

  

 

Election of Chairperson

The General Manager Mr Russ Pigg called for nominations from the floor.  Mr Pigg informed the meeting that two nominations had been received for the position of Chairperson of the Development Committee, the nominations being for Clr White, and Clr Proudfoot.

Mr Pigg called for a show of hands and declared Clr White the Chairperson for the Development Committee on a count of 8 votes.

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                           MIN16.1

That Clr White be appointed the Chair of the Development Committee.

CARRIED

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

 

Apologies were received from Clr Kitchener

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                       MIN16.760

That the minutes of the Development Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 2 August 2016 be confirmed.

CARRIED

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Clr Findley – DE16.3 - NSW Heritage Grants Program 2016/2017 - Shoalhaven Local Heritage Assistance Fund Program less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration – will leave the room and will not take part in discussion or vote – one of the applicants is known to her.

 

 

Deputations

 

Jennifer Parkin addressed the Committee in relation to item CL16.1 Development Application – 25 Junction Street, Nowra – Lot 1 DP 81167.

 

 

Presentations

 

Nil

 

 

Reports

 

DE16.1       Development Application – 25 Junction Street, Nowra – Lot 1 DP 81167

HPERM Ref: D16/301955

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the Committee:

1.    Confirm that it supports the variation to the minimum lot size for lots 1-4 to 265, 195, 155 and 204.5 square metres respectively; and

2.    The Development Aplication be determined under delegated authority.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Watson / Clr Guile)                                                                                   MIN16.761

1.      That the variation to the minimum lot size not be supported

2.      That Council review the zoning in this location with a view to change to R2 in Central Nowra

3.      If necessary the General Manager report back to the Development Committee on the 79c assesment for the subject application, given the extent of public interest in the development application.

4.      The General Manager also report back on Development Guidelines that could be adopted to assist in preserving the character of central Nowra. In addition could Council report back on ways that it could work with the Old Houses Our History group to identify the most significant streetscapes for additional consideration for preservation / protection

CARRIED

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick, Clr Gartner, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DE16.2       Planning Proposal (PP 017) - Shoalhaven LEP 2014 - Shoalhaven Animal Shelter - Assessment of Submissions

HPERM Ref: D16/298138

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the Development Committee:

1.    Adopt the Planning Proposal as exhibited; and

2.    Forward the Planning Proposal to the NSW Parliamentary Counsel to draft the amendment to the Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014 and enable it to proceed to finalisation.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN16.762

That the Development Committee:

1.    Adopt the Planning Proposal as exhibited; and

2.    Forward the Planning Proposal to the NSW Parliamentary Counsel to draft the amendment to the Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014 and enable it to proceed to finalisation.

CARRIED

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick, Clr Gartner, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

 

 

DE16.3       NSW Heritage Grants Program 2016/2017 - Shoalhaven Local Heritage Assistance Fund Program

HPERM Ref: D16/300392

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

The Committee endorse the allocation of Shoalhaven Local Heritage Assistance Funds for the 2016/2017 program listed in Attachment 1 to this report.

 

Clr Findley – DE16.3 - NSW Heritage Grants Program 2016/2017 - Shoalhaven Local Heritage Assistance Fund Program less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration – left the room and did not take part in discussion or vote – one of the applicants is known to her.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Watson)                                                                                   MIN16.763

The Committee endorse the allocation of Shoalhaven Local Heritage Assistance Funds for the 2016/2017 program listed in Attachment 1 to this report.

CARRIED

For:            Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick, Clr Gartner, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

    

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 5.00pm.

 

 

Clr White

CHAIRPERSON