Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting

 

 

Meeting Date:    Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Location:            Wandandian Progress Hall – Princes Highway, Wandandian

Time:                   5:00pm

 

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Amanda Findley - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr John Levett

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Andrew Guile

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

 

  

 

The meeting was opened by an Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians by the Chairperson, followed with a Prayer by Rev Marty Davis, Sussex Inlet Anglican Church and the playing of the Australian National Anthem.

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

 

A request for leave was received from Clr Alldrick and Clr Watson for this meeting.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)                                                                                     MIN17.316

 

That the request from Clr Alldrick and Clr Watson for a leave of absence for this meeting be granted.

CARRIED

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Guile)                                                                                      MIN17.317

 

That the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 28 March 2017 be confirmed.

CARRIED

 

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Clr Pakes – less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration - CL17.106 Draft Budget 2017/18 –he is the president of Nowra Culburra Surf Club and a member of the Culburra CCB –will remain in the room and will take part in discussion or vote.

 

Clr Kitchener – less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration - SA17.98 Milton Showground - Second Croquet Court Options - Follow Up Report - - some members of the management committee are known to him for many years and he taught some children, he is not on the management committee - will remain in the room and will take part in discussion or vote.

 

 

Mayoral Minute

 

MM17.8      Mayoral Minute - ANZAC Day 2017

HPERM Ref: D17/129302

Recommendation

I wish to make a vote of thanks to all of the servicemen and women (serving and retired) volunteers, service organisations and Council staff who contributed to making the ANZAC Commemorations across the Shoalhaven such a success.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Pakes)                                                                                  MIN17.318

That thanks be noted to all the servicemen and women (serving and retired) volunteers, service organisations and Council staff who contributed to making the ANZAC Commemorations across the Shoalhaven such a success.

CARRIED

 

MM17.9      Mayoral Minute - Safe Shelter Shoalhaven Project

HPERM Ref: D17/129304

Recommendation

That Council recommend to the Mayor’s Relief Fund Committee to contribute up to $25,000 in financial assistance for the introduction of a Safe Shelter Shoalhaven Project.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Gash)                                                                                   MIN17.319

 

That Council recommend to the Mayor’s Relief Fund Committee to contribute up to $25,000 in financial assistance for the introduction of a Safe Shelter Shoalhaven Project.

CARRIED

 

MM17.10    Mayoral Minute - Identifying Land for Temporary Shelter for the Homeless

HPERM Ref: D17/129311

Recommendation

That Council investigate the land at Flinders Estate for its suitability to commence a project to create temporary emergency housing for homeless people within the Shoalhaven.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Cheyne)                                                                               MIN17.320

That Council investigate the land at Flinders Estate for its suitability to commence a project to create temporary emergency housing for homeless people within the Shoalhaven.

CARRIED

 

 

Deputations and Presentations

Mr Tim Jamison addressed the Ordinary Meeting in relation to CL17.98 – Notice of Motion – Milton/Ulladulla Men’s Shed

 

Ms Dee Carrington addressed the Ordinary Meeting in relation to SA17.98 - Milton Showground - Second Croquet Court Option - Follow Up Report

 

Mr Peter Crick addressed the Ordinary Meeting in relation to CL17.94 - Rescission Motion - CL17.61 Investment Policy

 

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Item Forward

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)                                                                                     MIN17.321

That the matters of the following items be brought forward for consideration.

  • CL17.98 – Notice of Motion – Milton/Ulladulla Men’s Shed
  • SA17.98 - Milton Showground - Second Croquet Court Option - Follow Up Report
  • CL17.94 - Rescission Motion - CL17.61 Investment Policy

CARRIED

 

 

CL17.98     Notice of Motion - Milton/Ulladulla Men's Shed

HPERM Ref: D17/118724

A deputation was provided earlier in the meeting in relation to this item.

Recommendation

That Council continue its support of the Milton/Ulladulla Men’s shed by waiving the development application fees for the new building off Camden Street Ulladulla.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Kitchener / Clr Guile)                                                                                MIN17.322

That Council continue its support of the Milton/Ulladulla Men’s shed by waiving the development application fees for the new building off Camden Street Ulladulla.

CARRIED

 

SA17.98     Milton Showground - Second Croquet Court Options - Follow Up Report

HPERM Ref: D17/67958

A deputation was provided earlier in the meeting in relation to this item.

Clr Kitchener – less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration - some members of the management committee are known to him for many years and he taught some children, he is not on the management committee” - will remain in the room and will take part in discussion or vote.

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Decline the opportunity to construct a second croquet court at Milton Showground.

2.    Actively work with Milton Croquet Club to relocate the croquet facilities to suitable premises within 18 months.  The new location is to contain sufficient land for two courts, a club house and the option for further extension in future years.

3.    Establish a working group of available Councillors, Executive of Milton Croquet Club and Council staff to facilitate the relocation.

4.    Allocate funding for project planning in 2017/2018; and in 2018/2019 for construction of one Croquet Court; the relocation of a club house; and landscaping in the new location

5.    Continue to work with the Showground Management Committee and owners adjacent to Milton Showground to formalise offsite parking options via a licence agreement to increase capacity for future large events at the Showground.

6.    Review the Milton Showground Management Plan within 12 months, in consultation with the Showground Management Committee.

7.    Advise both the Milton Ulladulla Croquet Club & Milton Showground Management Committee of the above Council resolution.

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Kitchener)                                                                               MIN17.323

That Council:

1.    Decline the opportunity to construct a second croquet court at Milton Showground.

2.    Actively work with Milton Croquet Club to relocate the croquet facilities to suitable venue within 18 months.  The new location is to contain sufficient land for construction of two courts and four courts in the future, a suitably sized club house, fencing of an area for four courts; car parking spaces, landscaping and other comparable facilities to those that the Club already has at the Milton Showground.

3.    Establish a working group of available Councillors, Executive of Milton Croquet Club and Council staff to facilitate the relocation.

4.    Allocate funding for project planning in 2017/2018; and construction of two croquet courts to commence in the first quarter of 2018/2019, with the courts and facilities completed by the end of the third quarter of 2018/2019.

5.    Continue to work with the Showground Management Committee and owners adjacent to Milton Showground to formalise offsite parking options via a licence agreement to increase capacity for future large events at the Showground.

6.    Review the Milton Showground Management Plan within 12 months, in consultation with the Showground Management Committee.

7.    Advise both the Milton Ulladulla Croquet Club & Milton Showground Management Committee of the above Council resolution.

8.    Receive a further report on the financing options for the new facility.

CARRIED

 

CL17.94     Rescission Motion - CL17.61 Investment Policy

HPERM Ref: D17/108014

A deputation in relation to this matter was received earlier in the meeting.

Recommendation

That Council rescind the Motion relating to Item CL17.61 of the Council Meeting held on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

 

Clr Gartner raised a Point of Order against Clr Guile. The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order. Clr Guile was asked to withdraw his comments regarding the Green Party and the Hon Lee Rhiannon, Senator for NSW.

Clr Guile Withdrew his Comments.

Clr Guile raised a Point of Order against Clr Gartner. The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order. Clr Gartner was asked to withdraw her comments indicating that Clr Guile had made vexatious comments.

Clr Gartner withdrew her comments and apologised.

Clr Gash raised a Point of Order against Clr Guile. The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order. Clr Guile was asked to withdraw his allegations regarding the Gash Team making deals with the Greens Team.

Clr Guile withdrew his comments.

MOTION (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)                                                                                          MIN17.324

That Council rescind the Motion relating to Item CL17.61 of the Council Meeting held on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

For:            Clr Guile, Clr Pakes and Clr Kitchener

Against:    Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner and Clr Proudfoot

lost

 

 

Notices of Motion / Questions on Notice

 

CL17.57     Notice of Motion - Bushfire Hazard Reduction

HPERM Ref: D17/80905

Recommendation

That Council staff prepare a report on hazard reduction which is currently occurring in the Shoalhaven, aimed at minimising the impact of bushfires on our community.  The report would need to address the latest assessment announced by the scientific fraternity where the assertion was made, that with global warming and climate change both the number and the ferocity of fire storms will increase markedly. In addition, the report would include all possible ways of reducing the fuel load as well as the effectiveness of back-burning in this regard.

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Wells)                                                                               MIN17.325

That Council:

1.      Staff prepare a report on hazard reduction which is currently occurring in the Shoalhaven, aimed at minimising the impact of bushfires on our community.  The report would need to address the latest assessment announced by the scientific fraternity where the assertion was made, that with global warming and climate change both the number and the ferocity of fire storms will increase markedly. In addition, the report would include all possible ways of reducing the fuel load as well as the effectiveness of back-burning in this regard.

2.      Write to the NSW Rural Fire Service Shoalhaven District and ask them to provide a report to Council outlining the full list of hazard reductions (both fire and mechanical hazard reductions) within the Shoalhaven for the next 12 months.

CARRIED

 

CL17.58     Notice of Motion - Conduct of Councillors

HPERM Ref: D17/80918

Recommendation

That all Councillors make a concerted effort to "raise the bar" when it comes to the demonstrated level of respect shown to each other and to the council staff.

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr White)                                                                               MIN17.326

That

1.      All Councillors make a concerted effort to "raise the bar" when it comes to the demonstrated level of respect shown to each other and to the council staff.

2.      The General Manager arrange further training for interested Councillors.

CARRIED

 

CL17.59     Notice of Motion - "In Kind" Contributions from Community Groups

HPERM Ref: D17/81071

Recommendation

That Council staff prepare a report on broadening the potential for the ways that "in kind" contributions from community groups can be used. The report would need to include, but not be restricted to applications for funding and constructing capital projects.

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Guile)                                                                                MIN17.327

That Council staff prepare a report on broadening the potential for the ways that "in kind" contributions from community groups can be used. The report would need to include, but not be restricted to applications for funding and constructing capital projects.

CARRIED

 

CL17.60     Notice of Motion - School Bus Transport

HPERM Ref: D17/90787

Recommendation

That Shoalhaven City Council support concerned parents regarding their children being forced to stand up on buses whilst being transported to and from Nowra  along the Princes Highway. Further, Council supports the parents and their children by writing to the Minister for Transport, the RMS and the Shoalhaven Local Area Command asking for more frequent passenger number compliance checks.

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Wells)                                                                               MIN17.328

That Council support concerned parents regarding their children being forced to stand up on buses whilst being transported along the Princes Highway within the Shoalhaven Region by writing to the Minister for Transport, the RMS and the Shoalhaven Local Area Police Command asking for more frequent passenger number compliance checks.

Note: Schools or commercial operators providing transport should be compliant.

CARRIED

 

CL17.94     Rescission Motion - CL17.61 Investment Policy

HPERM Ref: D17/108014

 

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN17.324.

 

 

Note: The meeting adjourned, the time being 7.02pm

Note: The meeting reconvened, the time being 7.14pm

 

When the following members were present:

Clr Amanda Findley - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr John Levett

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Andrew Guile

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

 

 

CL17.95     Rescission Motion - SA17.110 Recycling and Waste Facilities Review

HPERM Ref: D17/121935

Recommendation

That Council rescind the Motion relating to Item SA17.110 of the Strategy & Assets Committee Meeting held Tuesday 18 April 2017.

 

MOTION (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                                   MIN17.329

That Council rescind the Motion relating to Item SA17.110 of the Strategy & Assets Committee Meeting held Tuesday 18 April 2017.

For:            Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne and Clr Gartner

lost

 

CL17.96     Notice of Motion - Recycling and Waste Facilities Review

HPERM Ref: D17/121969

Recommendation

That Council retain all current operations for Recycling and Waste Facilities.

 

This item was not dealt with as the rescission motion was LOST see MIN17.324

 

CL17.97     Notice of Motion - Committee Room Name Changes - Artworks

HPERM Ref: D17/117484

Recommendation

That Council be advised of the status in regards to proposed art work that was to compliment the new names given to our committee rooms.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                  MIN17.330

That Council be advised of the status in regards to proposed art work that was to compliment the new names given to our committee rooms and a report be submitted to the August Ordinary Meeting.

CARRIED

 

CL17.98     Notice of Motion - Milton/Ulladulla Men's Shed

HPERM Ref: D17/118724

 

Item dealt with earlier/later in the meeting see MIN17.322.

 

 

CL17.99     Notice of Motion - 100% Renewables Briefing to Council

HPERM Ref: D17/121510

Recommendation

That Council invite 100% Renewables Consultants, as a starting point, to brief council regarding setting a zero net emissions target and timeline for Shoalhaven City Council.

 

The Mayor ruled a Point of Order against Clr Guile and asked that he withdraw his comments regarding a “mate’s deal” to get a briefing of the Councillors.

Clr Guile withdrew his comments.

Clr Gash raised a Point of Order against Clr Guile. The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order and asked that Clr Guile withdraw his comments regarding the restriction of the debate.

Clr Guile withdrew his comments.

The Mayor ruled a Point of Order against Clr Guile and asked that he withdraw his comments regarding 7 Green Councillors as the comments were not factual.

Clr Guile withdrew his comments.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                               MIN17.331

That Council invite 100% Renewables Consultants, as a starting point, to brief council regarding setting a zero net emissions target and timeline for Shoalhaven City Council.

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Guile and Clr Pakes

CARRIED

 

CL17.100   Notice of Motion - Community Footpath - Wandandian

HPERM Ref: D17/122209

Recommendation

That:

1.    Wandandian Progress Association be congratulated on the excellent work to date regarding their construction of the community footpath at Wandandian..

2.    All efforts be made to find the necessary funds required to complete the project.

3.    A report be prepared for Council outlining possible opportunities for other communities in the Shoalhaven to be encouraged to embark upon similar projects, where it would be appropriate to use road-base / gravel type material.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                              MIN17.332

That:

1.    Wandandian Progress Association be congratulated on the excellent work to date regarding their construction of the community footpath at Wandandian..

2.    All efforts be made to find the necessary funds required to complete the project.

3.    A report be prepared for Council outlining possible opportunities for other communities in the Shoalhaven to be encouraged to embark upon similar projects, where it would be appropriate to use road-base / gravel type material.

CARRIED

 

CL17.101   Notice of Motion - Myna Birds

HPERM Ref: D17/122793

Recommendation

That the General Manager report on a way forward to establish a Council co-ordinated, community based Indian Myna bird eradication program. This comes in the wake of a talk on Tuesday April 18 by Mr Bill Handke, President of Canberra Indian Myna Action Group. Broadly, such a program should have four aims: 

1.    To reduce the breeding, feeding and roosting opportunities of these pests

2.    To implement a trapping program that is acceptable to the community, Council and animal welfare agencies

3.    To survey and record Indian Myna bird numbers and  impact in order to assist with research and program development, and

4.    To develop an urban landscape policy that will discourage the proliferation of myna birds through planting of low native shrubs and groundcovers and reducing the extent of open grassed areas.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Levett / Clr Wells)                                                                                     MIN17.333

That the General Manager report on a way forward to establish a Council co-ordinated, community based Indian Myna bird eradication program. This comes in the wake of a talk on Tuesday April 18 by Mr Bill Handke, President of Canberra Indian Myna Action Group. Broadly, such a program should have four aims: 

1.    To reduce the breeding, feeding and roosting opportunities of these pests

2.    To implement a trapping program that is acceptable to the community, Council and animal welfare agencies

3.    To survey and record Indian Myna bird numbers and  impact in order to assist with research and program development, and

4.    To develop an urban landscape policy that will discourage the proliferation of myna birds through planting of low native shrubs and groundcovers and reducing the extent of open grassed areas.

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Pakes and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Guile and Clr Kitchener

CARRIED

 

 

Report of the Strategy & Assets Committee - 18 April 2017

 

Items marked with an * were resolved ‘en block’.

 

SA17.93     Delegations to the General Manager

HPERM Ref: D17/112674

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Guile)                                                                                     MIN17.334

That Council:

1.    Delegate authority to the Strategy & Assets Committee to determine and accept all tenders with a value of $1M or more, except those tenders required by law to be determined by full Council;

2.    Delegate authority to the General Manager to determine and accept any tenders with a value less than $1M except those tenders required by law to be determined by full Council; and

3.    Delegate authority to the General Manager to determine and accept any tenders initiated by the Illawarra (Pilot) Joint Organisation (IPJO) on behalf of all or a majority of member councils.

 

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.98     Milton Showground - Second Croquet Court Options - Follow Up Report

HPERM Ref: D17/67958

 

Item dealt with earlier/later in the meeting see MIN17.323.

 

 

SA17.101   Future operations and management of Nowra Showground

HPERM Ref: D17/97283

Recommendation

That Council:

1.      Continue to retain existing arrangements at Nowra Showground which involves daily Ranger site visits until a formal Section 355 Management Committee over the Nowra Showground precinct is established including Nowra show society and other community representatives.

2.      Advertise for members of the Section 355 Management Committee

3.      Reconsider the caretaker model following a report in May with the community feedback

4.      Increase the 2017/18 budget for the Ranger site visits and security night patrols to the Nowra Showground to ensure adequate surveillance and enforcement of compliance requirements.

5.      Receive a further report at its May 2017 Strategy and Assets Committee Meeting regarding feedback from the Nowra Showground Ideas Day held with the community to address Council Minute MIN16.886.

 

motion (RESOLVEd) (Clr Gash / Clr Pakes)                                                                  MIN17.335

That Council:

1.      Continue to retain existing arrangements at Nowra Showground which involves daily Ranger site visits until a formal Section 355 Management Committee over the Nowra Showground precinct is established including Nowra show society and other community representatives.

2.      Defer advertising for members of the Section 355 Management Committee until the results of the Nowra Showground Ideas Day are known and further negotiations are held with the Nowra Show Society.

3.      Reconsider the caretaker model following a report in May with the community feedback

4.      Increase the 2017/18 budget for the Ranger site visits and security night patrols to the Nowra Showground to ensure adequate surveillance and enforcement of compliance requirements.

5.      Receive a further report at its May 2017 Strategy and Assets Committee Meeting regarding feedback from the Nowra Showground Ideas Day held with the community to address Council Minute MIN16.886.

Amendment (Clr Pakes / Clr Guile)

That Council:

1.      Continue to retain existing arrangements at Nowra Showground which involves daily Ranger site visits until a formal Section 355 Management Committee over the Nowra Showground precinct is established including Nowra show society and other community representatives.

2.      Defer advertising for members of the Section 355 Management Committee until the results of the Nowra Showground Ideas Day are known and further negotiations are held with the Nowra Show Society.

3.      Reconsider the caretaker model following a report in May with the community feedback

4.      Increase the 2017/18 budget for the Ranger site visits and security night patrols to the Nowra Showground to ensure adequate surveillance and enforcement of compliance requirements.

5.      Receive a further report at its May 2017 Strategy and Assets Committee Meeting regarding feedback from the Nowra Showground Ideas Day held with the community to address Council Minute MIN16.886.

6.      Receive a report on any breaches in policy that take place on the Nowra Showground Site.

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne and Clr Gartner

lost

motion was put and carried

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne and Clr Gartner

Against:    Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

 

SA17.102   Community War Memorials Grant Funding - Nowra Showground Memorial Gates

HPERM Ref: D17/97733

Recommendation

That:

1.    Council accept the NSW Community War Memorial Fund grant and vote the funds of $5,000 to engage a stonemason to fund repairs and to colour match and repoint in tuck-pointing on the Nowra Showground Memorial Gates.

2.    Write to the NSW Community War Memorial Fund accepting and thanking them for the grant offer.

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Gartner)                                                                                MIN17.336

That:

1.    Council accept the NSW Community War Memorial Fund grant and vote the funds of $5,000 to engage a stonemason to fund repairs and to colour match and repoint in tuck-pointing on the Nowra Showground Memorial Gates.

2.    Write to the NSW Community War Memorial Fund accepting and thanking them for the grant offer.

3.    Council continue to work with the service groups to reduce the impacts of heavy vehicles on the memorial arch.

CARRIED

 

SA17.103   Request for annual donation - Missionaries of Charity Soup Kitchen - Nowra School of Arts Annex

HPERM Ref: D17/101457

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Guile)                                                                                     MIN17.337

That Council provide an annual donation allocation to cover related hire fees (as per Council’s Fees & Charges) for the Lay Missionaries of Charity Soup Kitchen to operate weekly in the Nowra School of Arts Annex.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.104   Request for annual donation - Helping the Homeless Soup Kitchen - Nowra Showground Pavilion

HPERM Ref: D17/101517

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Guile)                                                                                     MIN17.338

That Council provide an annual donation allocation to cover related hire fees (as per Council’s Fees & Charges) for the Helping the Homeless Soup Kitchen to operate weekly in the Nowra Showground Pavilion.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.113   Acquisition of Easement for Sewerage Purposes - 35 Brighton Parade, Culburra Beach

HPERM Ref: D17/90672

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Guile)                                                                                     MIN17.339

That

1.    Council resolve to acquire the Easement for Sewerage Purposes 3m wide over Lot 1454 DP12278 at Culburra Beach, as shown on copy of DP645066 marked Attachment ‘1’.

2.    Council pay compensation of $8,250 and reasonable legal and valuation costs associated with the acquisition, in accordance with the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991, from Council’s Sewer Fund.

3.    The Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven be affixed to any documents required to be sealed.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Report of the Climate Change Action Committee - 6 April 2017

 

CC17.3       Climate Change Action Committee - Draft Terms of Reference including change of name

HPERM Ref: D17/107794

Recommendation:

That Council

1.    Change the name of the Climate Change Action Committee to the Sustainable Futures Committee

2.    Adopt the Sustainable Futures Committee Terms of Reference as attached to this report

3.    Appoint Clr White as Chairperson to the Committee and Clr Gartner as alternate chair

4.    The membership selection committee include the Chair and alternate Chair

5.    Advertise for applications for membership

6.    Consider funding in the 2017-18 budget to provide adequate resourcing to implement the actions of the committee with the intention of the allocation to be self-funding.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr White)                                                                                  MIN17.340

That Council

1.    Change the name of the Climate Change Action Committee to the Sustainable Futures Committee

2.    Adopt the Sustainable Futures Committee Terms of Reference as attached to this report

3.    Appoint Clr White as Chairperson to the Committee and Clr Gartner as alternate chair

4.    The membership selection committee include the Chair and alternate Chair

5.    Advertise for applications for membership

6.    Consider funding in the 2017-18 budget to provide adequate resourcing to implement the actions of the committee with the intention of the allocation to be self-funding.

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne and Clr Gartner

Against:    Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

CARRIED

 

Report of the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee - 11 April 2017

 

Items marked with an * were resolved ‘en block’.

 

TC17.15     Proposed Parking Restrictions - Nowra Hill Public School (PN 3369)

HPERM Ref: D17/108135

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)                                                                                    MIN17.341

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the installation of the following parking restrictions on the land adjacent to Nowra Hill Public School, BTU Road, Nowra Hill as detailed in the attached plan TRAF 2017/15:

1.    50m No Stopping zone along the existing footpath within Department of Justice and Attorney General Land, with installation to be arranged by the Department of Defence.

2.    18m time restricted No Parking zone (8.00am-9.30am 2.30pm-4.00pm School Days) along the school boundary, with the installation to be arranged the General Manager (Director Assets and Works).

3.    50m No Stopping zone along the school boundary, with installation to be arranged by the General Manager (Director Assets and Works).

CARRIED

 

 

TC17.16     Proposed No Stopping Zone - Morschel Avenue, North Nowra (PN 3373)

HPERM Ref: D17/108188

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)                                                                                    MIN17.342

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be requested to arrange for the extension of the existing No Stopping zone on the eastern side of Morshel Avenue 7m south of its current location, North Nowra, as detailed in the attached TRAF 2017/16.

CARRIED

 

 

TC17.17     Proposed Line Marking Amendments - Intersection Cambewarra Rd & Railway St, Bomaderry (PN 3387)

HPERM Ref: D17/108200

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)                                                                                    MIN17.343

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be requested to arrange for the relocation of the existing Stop hold line (TF/TB1) markings and associated double barrier (BB) centre line marking 3.3m east of its current location at the intersection of Railway Street and Cambewarra Road, Bomaderry, as detailed in the attached TRAF 2017/17.

CARRIED

 

 

TC17.18     Proposed Stop Sign & Line Marking - Intersection Royal Mantle Dr & Red Gum Dr, Ulladulla (PN 3388)

HPERM Ref: D17/108232

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)                                                                                    MIN17.344

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be requested to arrange for the installation of the following changes at the intersection of Royal Mantle Drive and Red Gum Drive, Ulladulla, as detailed in the attached TRAF 2017/18:

1.    A Stop sign and associated hold line markings (TF/TB1) on Royal Mantle Drive at its intersection with Red Gum Drive.

2.    50m of double barrier (BB) centre line marking along Red Gum Drive, ensuring a 10m break in the centre across the intersection of Royal Mantle Drive.

CARRIED

 

 

TC17.19     Proposed Keep Clear Pavement Marking - Bridge Road, Nowra (PN 3389)

HPERM Ref: D17/108248

Recommendation:

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be requested to arrange for the installation of KEEP CLEAR pavement markings in the northbound travel lane of Bridge Road, Nowra, adjacent to the Fire Station, as detailed in the attached TRAF 2017/19.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.345

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be requested to arrange for the installation of KEEP CLEAR pavement markings in the northbound travel lane of Bridge Road, Nowra, adjacent to the Fire Station, as detailed in the attached TRAF 2017/19.

CARRIED

 

 

Reports

 

CL17.105   Integrated Strategic Plan- Community Strategic Plan, Draft Delivery Program 2017/21 and Operational Plan 2017/18 for community engagement

HPERM Ref: D17/109477

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Endorse the Integrated Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021 (CSP and DPOP) for the purposes of public exhibition and community consultation;

2.    Undertake community engagement on the Plan during the public exhibition from the 28th April 2017 until the 26th May 2017, explaining to the community that this engagement is a continuation and expansion of the engagement already occurring on the 10 key priorities (CSP)

3.    Consider a further report following the community engagement process which outlines the community responses and any proposed changes prior to adoption of the final Integrated Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN17.346

That Council

1.    Endorse the Integrated Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021 (CSP and DPOP) for the purposes of public exhibition and community consultation;

2.    Undertake community engagement on the Plan during the public exhibition from the 28th April 2017 until the 26th May 2017, explaining to the community that this engagement is a continuation and expansion of the engagement already occurring on the 10 key priorities (CSP)

3.    Consider a further report following the community engagement process which outlines the community responses and any proposed changes prior to adoption of the final Integrated Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021.

CARRIED

 

CL17.106   Draft Budget 2017/18

HPERM Ref: D17/117597

Clr Pakes – less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration - He is the president of Nowra Culburra Surf Club and a member of the Culburra CCB –will remain in the room and will take part in discussion or vote.

Recommendation

That Council includes the presented Draft Budget as part of Council’s Draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan for public exhibition, for a period of 28 days, from Friday 28 April 2017.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN17.347

That Council includes the presented Draft Budget as part of Council’s Draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan for public exhibition, for a period of 28 days, from Friday 28 April 2017.

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne and Clr Gartner

Against:    Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

CARRIED

 

CL17.107   Draft List of Fees, Charges and Rentals 2017/2018

HPERM Ref: D17/122172

Recommendation

That Council place the 2017/2018 draft list of Fees, Charges and Rentals, as per the attached document, on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from Friday 28th April 2017.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN17.348

That Council place the 2017/2018 draft list of Fees, Charges and Rentals, as per the attached document, on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from Friday 28th April 2017.

For:            Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Guile, Clr Pakes and Clr Kitchener

CARRIED

 

CL17.108   Council's Revenue Policy & Potential Changes to Rating Structure 2017/18

HPERM Ref: D17/120927

Recommendation

That Council consider the rating options and recommend one or more from the list below for calculating rates for 2017/18.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN17.349

That Council adopt the rating structure for 2017/18, based on 2016/17 principles.

CARRIED

 

CL17.109   Successful Grant Funding - Public Library Infrastructure Grants 2016 - 2017

HPERM Ref: D17/114859

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Accept the Public Library Infrastructure Grant 2016 – 2017 “Branch Out – Extending Shoalhaven Library’s Community” and vote the funds of $140,000 to the Project.

2.    Write to the Hon. Don Harwin, Minister for the Arts accepting and thanking him for the grant funding.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                               MIN17.350

That Council

1.    Accept the Public Library Infrastructure Grant 2016 – 2017 “Branch Out – Extending Shoalhaven Library’s Community” and vote the funds of $140,000 to the Project.

2.    Write to the Hon. Don Harwin, Minister for the Arts accepting and thanking him for the grant funding.

CARRIED

 

CL17.110   LGNSW Annual Good Governance Forum

HPERM Ref: D17/117675

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Notes the details of the LG NSW Annual Good Governance Forum scheduled for 28 and 29 June 2017 in Sydney NSW.

2.    Authorises available Councillors to attend the conference and such attendance be deemed Council Business.

3.    Travel, registration fees, accommodation and all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses be met in accordance with its adopted policy.

4.    Request Councillors attending the conference to provide a written report within 30 days of returning from the conference.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                               MIN17.351

That Council

1.    Notes the details of the LG NSW Annual Good Governance Forum scheduled for 28 and 29 June 2017 in Sydney NSW.

2.    Authorises available Councillors to attend the conference and such attendance be deemed Council Business.

3.    Travel, registration fees, accommodation and all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses be met in accordance with its adopted policy.

4.    Request Councillors attending the conference to provide a written report within 30 days of returning from the conference.

CARRIED

 

CL17.111   Investment Report - March 2017

HPERM Ref: D17/120981

Recommendation

That the Report of the General Manager (Finance Corporate and Community Services Group) on the Record of Investments for the period to 31 March 2017 be received for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                               MIN17.352

That the Report of the General Manager (Finance Corporate and Community Services Group) on the Record of Investments for the period to 31 March 2017 be received for information.

CARRIED

 

CL17.112   Kerb & Gutter Construction - Ratepayer Advance - 52-58 James Cres Kings Point

HPERM Ref: D17/79294

Recommendation

That Council enter into a Ratepayers Advance Agreement, executed under the Seal of Council with:

1.    PH & JM Bryant of 52 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

2.    L J Punnett of 54 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

3.    A Anthony of 56 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

4.    RL & B Robertson of 58 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

5.    The Common Seal of Council of the City of Shoalhaven be affixed to any documentation required to be sealed otherwise the General Manager be authorised to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to the resolution.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Guile)                                                                               MIN17.353

That Council enter into a Ratepayers Advance Agreement, executed under the Seal of Council with:

1.    PH & JM Bryant of 52 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

2.    L J Punnett of 54 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

3.    A Anthony of 56 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

4.    RL & B Robertson of 58 James Cres Kings Point in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 (advance) of which $1,722.12 (excluding GST) is the contribution, $3,657.60 is the loan and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest per annum is $4,572.00.

5.    The Common Seal of Council of the City of Shoalhaven be affixed to any documentation required to be sealed otherwise the General Manager be authorised to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to the resolution.

CARRIED

 

CL17.113   Kerb & Gutter Construction - Ratepayers Advance - 14 & 16 Myrniong Grove Berrara

HPERM Ref: D17/83908

Recommendation

That Council enter into a Ratepayers Advance Agreement, executed under the Seal of Council with:

1.    R J Quealey of 16 Myrniong Gr, Berrara in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 of which $1,722.12 is a contribution, $3,657.60 is the advance and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest is $4,572.00.

2.    K M Quealey of 14 Myrniong Gr, Berrara in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 of which $1,722.12 is a contribution, $3,657.60 is the advance and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest is $4,572.00.

3.    The Common Seal of Council of the City of Shoalhaven be affixed to any documentation required to be sealed otherwise the General Manager be authorised to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to the resolution.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr White)                                                                                  MIN17.354

That Council enter into a Ratepayers Advance Agreement, executed under the Seal of Council with:

1.    R J Quealey of 16 Myrniong Gr, Berrara in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 of which $1,722.12 is a contribution, $3,657.60 is the advance and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest is $4,572.00.

2.    K M Quealey of 14 Myrniong Gr, Berrara in respect of Kerb and Gutter construction to the value of $5,379.72 of which $1,722.12 is a contribution, $3,657.60 is the advance and the amount to be repaid to the Ratepayer in 5 years at 5% interest is $4,572.00.

3.    The Common Seal of Council of the City of Shoalhaven be affixed to any documentation required to be sealed otherwise the General Manager be authorised to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to the resolution.

CARRIED

 

Items marked with an * were resolved ‘en block’.

CL17.114   Holiday Haven Tourist Parks - Tender for Management and Operation of the Burrill Lake Holiday Park

HPERM Ref: D17/111146

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.355

That Council consider a separate confidential report in accordance with Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993.

CARRIED

 

 

CL17.115   Quotations - Dent Street Paddle Craft Platform Construction

HPERM Ref: D17/114824

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.356

That Council consider a separate confidential report in accordance with Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993.

CARRIED

 

 

CL17.116   Tenders - Bolong Road Shoulder Widening Federal Blackspot

HPERM Ref: D17/115171

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.357

That Council consider a separate confidential report in accordance with Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993.

CARRIED

 

 

CL17.117   Tenders - Flinders Road South Nowra Route Upgrade - Norfolk Avenue to Nowra Creek and Blackspot Roundabout Construction at Albatross Road Intersection

HPERM Ref: D17/115532

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.358

That Council consider a separate confidential report in accordance with Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993.

CARRIED

 

 

CL17.118   Tenders - Streetscape Upgrade - Worrigee Street, Nowra

HPERM Ref: D17/115712

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.359

That Ordinary Meeting consider a separate confidential report in accordance with Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993.

CARRIED

 

 

CL17.119   Expression of Interest - Sale of Lot 1 DP1021332 - George Evans Road Mundamia

HPERM Ref: D17/116107

RESOLVED* (Clr Guile / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.360

That Council, in accordance with Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993 consider a separate confidential report on this matter.

CARRIED

 

 

Introduction of Items as Matters of Urgency

Note: Clr Proudfoot was absent from the meeting.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                               MIN17.361

That the following addendum reports be introduced as matters of urgency:

1.       CL17.120 Shoalhaven Homelessness Taskforce Chairperson - Clr Findley

2.       CL17.121 Water Industry Operator of the Year Award

3.       CCL17.20 - Development Application - Four Storey Residential Flat Building – Island Point Rd, St Georges Basin – Lot 6 DP 1082382

CARRIED

The Chairperson ruled the matters as ones of urgency as they relate to urgent business of Council and allowed their introduction.

 

 

Addendum Reports

CL17.120   Shoalhaven Homelessness Taskforce Chairperson - Clr Findley

HPERM Ref: D17/125034

Recommendation

That

1.    Clr Findley be the Chairperson of the Shoalhaven Homelessness Taskforce.

2.    Council proceed to advertise the vacant community member positions.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                  MIN17.362

That:

1.    Clr Findley be the Chairperson of the Shoalhaven Homelessness Taskforce.

2.    Council proceed to advertise the vacant community member positions.

CARRIED

Note: Clr Proudfoot was absent.

 

CL17.121   Water Industry Operator of the Year Award

HPERM Ref: D17/129318

Recommendation

That Council approve Shane Kimber’s attendance and participation in the “Wellness in Operations” Conference in Queenstown New Zealand and associated study tour.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Wells)                                                                                     MIN17.363

 

That Council approve Shane Kimber’s attendance and participation in the “Wellness in Operations” Conference in Queenstown New Zealand and associated study tour.

CARRIED

Note: Clr Proudfoot was absent.

 

 

Confidential Reports

 

Pursuant to Section 10A(4) the public were invited to make representation to the meeting before any part of the meeting is closed, as to whether that part of the meeting should be closed.

 

No members of the public made representations.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Guile)                                                                                       MIN17.364

 

That the press and public be excluded from the Meeting, pursuant to section 10A(1)(a) of the Local Government Act, 1993, to consider the following items of a confidential nature.

                       

CSA17.8         Disposal of Land - Part 445 The Wool Road, St Georges Basin - Part Lot 2 DP827728

Local Government Act - Section 10A(2)(d)(i) - Commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal commercial-in-confidence provisions of a contract, diminish the competitive commercial value of any information to any person and/or prejudice any person’s legitimate business, commercial, professional or financial interests.

CCL17.14       Holiday Haven Tourist Parks - Tender for Management and Operation of the Burrill Lake Holiday Park

Commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.10(A)(2)(d)(i)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal commercial-in-confidence provisions of a contract, diminish the competitive commercial value of any information to any person and/or prejudice any person’s legitimate business, commercial, professional or financial interests.

CCL17.15       Quotations – Dent Street Paddle Craft Platform Currambene Creek Huskisson

Commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.10(A)(2)(d)(i)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal commercial-in-confidence provisions of a contract, diminish the competitive commercial value of any information to any person and/or prejudice any person’s legitimate business, commercial, professional or financial interests.

CCL17.16       Tenders – Bolong Road Shoulder Widening

Commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.10(A)(2)(d)(i)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal commercial-in-confidence provisions of a contract, diminish the competitive commercial value of any information to any person and/or prejudice any person’s legitimate business, commercial, professional or financial interests.

CCL17.17       Tenders – Flinders Road, South Nowra Route Upgrade - Norfolk Avenue to Nowra Creek & Roundabout Construction Albatross Road Intersection

Commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.10(A)(2)(d)(i)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal commercial-in-confidence provisions of a contract, diminish the competitive commercial value of any information to any person and/or prejudice any person’s legitimate business, commercial, professional or financial interests.

CCL17.18       Tenders – Streetscape Upgrade - Worrigee Street, Nowra

Commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.10(A)(2)(d)(i)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal commercial-in-confidence provisions of a contract, diminish the competitive commercial value of any information to any person and/or prejudice any person’s legitimate business, commercial, professional or financial interests.

CCL17.19       Expression of Interest - Sale of Lot 1 DP1021332 - George Evans Road Mundamia

Information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the council.10(A)(2)(d)(ii)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal commercial-in-confidence provisions of a contract, diminish the competitive commercial value of any information to any person and/or prejudice any person’s legitimate business, commercial, professional or financial interests.

CCL17.20       Development Application - Four Storey Residential Flat Building - Island Point Rd, St Georges Basin - Lot 6 DP 1082382

Advice concerning litigation, or advice as comprises a discussion of this matter, that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege.10(A)(2)(g)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to prejudice any court proceedings by revealing matter prepared for the purposes of or in relation to current or future proceedings or prejudice the fair trial of any person, the impartial adjudication of any case or a person’s right to procedural fairness.

CARRIED

 

 

The meeting moved into confidential the time being 9.10pm.

 

 

The meeting moved into open session, the time being 9.56pm.

 

 

Report from confidential session

 

The following resolutions of the meeting, whilst closed to the public, were made public.

 

CSA17.8    Disposal of Land - Part 445 The Wool Road, St Georges Basin - Part Lot 2 DP827728

HPERM Ref: D17/99579

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.365C

That Council:

Resolve that this recommendation remain confidential in accordance with Section 10 A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993 until the contract is settled.

 

CCL17.14  Holiday Haven Tourist Parks - Tender for Management and Operation of the Burrill Lake Holiday Park

HPERM Ref: D17/111130

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.366C

That:

1.    Council accept the Tender of Noel Storey & Kirrily Dowling-Storey Pty Ltd for the management and operation of Burrill Lake Holiday Park for a period of 3 years, with a two year option, for a percentage of Gross Profit as tendered

2.    The contract documents and any other associated documents be executed on behalf of the Council in accordance with cl165 of the Local Government Regulation by the General Manager (Director of Assets and Works).

 

 

CCL17.15  Quotations – Dent Street Paddle Craft Platform Currambene Creek Huskisson

HPERM Ref: D17/114873

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.367C

That Council

1.    Decline to accept any Quotation for Dent Street Paddle Craft Platform construction as the offers exceed the budget

2.    Delegate authority to the General Manager (Director of Assets and Works) to enter into negotiations with any party for Dent Street paddle craft platform construction and not advertise or invite fresh tenders for the following reasons:

a.    Limited interest in the work was demonstrated after public advertisement and the prices offered were above the budget allocation

b.    Clarification of construction materials through a negotiation with contractors may reduce the prices offered to within available funds

c.    The project will not be delayed and can be undertaken outside of peak holiday periods and satisfy the community demand

3.    Staff seek additional funding through the Better Boating Now Program

 

 

 

CCL17.16  Tenders – Bolong Road Shoulder Widening

HPERM Ref: D17/115270

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.368C

That Council:

1.    In accordance with Section 178(1)(b) of the regulations decline to accept any Tender for  Bolong Road Shoulder Widening as sufficient funds are not currently available for the current scope.

2.    In accordance with Clause 178(3)(e) enter into negotiations with any person to carry out the road works. The scope can be reviewed to achieve savings in the overall price and this can be negotiated with the tenderer.

3.    Not invite fresh tenders as this delay would jeopardise the Black Spot grant funding as milestones would not be met

4.    Authorise the General Manager (Assets & Works) to adjust the contract for variations under the contract and Nation Building Blackspot program.

 

CCL17.17  Tenders – Flinders Road, South Nowra Route Upgrade - Norfolk Avenue to Nowra Creek & Roundabout Construction Albatross Road Intersection

HPERM Ref: D17/115565

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.369C

That

1.    Council accept the Tender from Cleary Bros (Bombo) Pty Ltd for Construction of Flinders Road upgrade and a roundabout at Albatross Road, South Nowra at a total cost of $ 4,461,675.47 (excluding GST).

2.    The contract documents and any other associated documents be executed on behalf of the Council in accordance with cl165 of the Local Government Regulation by the General Manager (Director of Assets and Works)

 

CCL17.18  Tenders – Streetscape Upgrade - Worrigee Street, Nowra

HPERM Ref: D17/115737

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.370C

That

1.    Council accept the Tender from Quality Management & Construction Pty Ltd (T/A QMC Group) for Streetscape Upgrade – Worrigee Street, Nowra at a total cost of $510,000.00 (excluding GST).

2.    The contract documents and any other associated documents be executed on behalf of the Council in accordance with cl165 of the Local Government Regulation by the General Manager (Director Assets & Works).

 

CCL17.19  Expression of Interest - Sale of Lot 1 DP1021332 - George Evans Road Mundamia

HPERM Ref: D17/110167

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.371C

That Council reject the conditional offer made by Auric International (RMI Group) to acquire the subject property and take no further action.

 

 

 

 

CCL17.20  Development Application - Four Storey Residential Flat Building - Island Point Rd, St Georges Basin - Lot 6 DP 1082382

HPERM Ref: D17/120459

RESOLVED                                                                                                                       MIN17.372C

That Council confirm support for staff to instruct and partake in the Class 1 appeal, lodged in the Land and Environment Court; and that the delegated authority includes ability to make decisions based on legal advice and consultation with relevant experts.

 

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 9.57pm.

 

 

Clr Findley

CHAIRPERSON