Minutes of the Strategy and Assets Committee

 

 

Meeting Date:     Tuesday, 13 June 2017

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

Time:                   5:01pm

 

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Andrew Guile - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr John Levett

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Kaye Gartner – arrived 5.03pm

Clr Amanda Findley – arrived 5.03pm

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

Mr Russ Pigg - General Manager – arrived 5.03pm

 

  

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

 

An apology was received from Clr Alldrick.

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                   MIN17.483

That the minutes of the Strategy and Assets Committee held on Tuesday 16 May 2017 be confirmed.

CARRIED

 

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Clr Proudfoot – “SA17.148 – Event Policy Update” – less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration – will remain in the room and will take part in discussion and vote – “He is a member of the Sanctuary Point Community Pride who made a submission”.

 

Clrs Findley and Gartner and Russ Pigg arrived at the meeting at 5.03pm.

 

Mayoral Minutes

 

MMS17.3   Mayoral Minute - Support for Gareth Ward, Member for Kiama's Budget Bids

HPERM Ref: D17/187127

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Shoalhaven City Council supports the Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward, in his budget bids that will have a high degree of impact on the Shoalhaven.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Guile)                                                                                    MIN17.484

That Shoalhaven City Council supports the Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward, in his budget bid for Berry - Bomaderry Bypass that will have a high degree of impact on the Shoalhaven.

CARRIED

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Guile)                                                                                    MIN17.485

That Shoalhaven City Council supports the Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward, in his budget bid for the Shoalhaven Memorial Hospital Car Park that will have a high degree of impact on the Shoalhaven.

CARRIED

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Guile)                                                                                    MIN17.486

That Shoalhaven City Council supports the Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward, in his budget bid for a Bus/ Coach Service to supplement the South Coast Rail line from Kiama to Bomaderry that will have a high degree of impact on the Shoalhaven.

For:             Clr Guile, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Findley, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Clr Levett, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Kitchener

CARRIED

 

 

 

Deputations and Presentations

 

Mrs Annette McCarron addressed the Committee in relation to SA17.159 Proposed Road Closure of Part Battys Road Upper Kangaroo River, sale to Robert McCarron and Annette Miles and consolidation with Lot 2 DP839210 and Lot 1 DP846976

 

Mr Phil Crowe addressed the Committee in relation to SA17.159 Proposed Road Closure of Part Battys Road Upper Kangaroo River, sale to Robert McCarron and Annette Miles and consolidation with Lot 2 DP839210 and Lot 1 DP846976

 

Mr George Kruk (Collingwood Beach Preservation) addressed the Committee in relation to SA17.167 Coastal Hazard Review – Outcome of public exhibition

 

Mr Ian Zandstra addressed the Committee in relation to SA17.170 Renew Deed of Agreement - Shoalhaven REMS

 

 

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Item Forward

Motion (Clr Cheyne / Clr Pakes)

That the following matters be brought forward for consideration:

·         SA17.159 – Proposed Road Closure of Part Battys Road Upper Kangaroo River, sale to Robert McCarron and Annette Miles and consolidation with Lot 2 DP839210 and Lot 1 DP846976

·         SA17.167 – Coastal Hazard Review- Outcome of public exhibition

·         SA17.170 - Renew Deed of Agreement - Shoalhaven REMS

CARRIED

 

SA17.159   Proposed Road Closure of Part Battys Road Upper Kangaroo River, sale to Robert McCarron and Annette Miles and consolidation with Lot 2 DP839210 and Lot 1 DP846976

HPERM Ref: D17/146784

Recommendation

That:

1.    Council resolves to make an application to the Minister administering the Roads Act 1993, for the northern part of Battys Road, Upper Kangaroo River shown by hatching on Attachment “1” to be closed and sold to the owners of the adjoining Lot 2 DP839210 and Lot 1 DP846976, Robert McCarron and Annette Miles;

2.    Authority be granted to affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to any documents requiring to be sealed;

3.    Council authorise the sale of the closed road to Robert McCarron and Annette Miles for $7,000.00 (plus GST if applicable) provided that the land comprised in the closed road, Lot 2 DP 839210 and Lot 1 DP 846976 are consolidated into one (1) lot; and

4.    All costs associated with this road closure are to be met by Robert McCarron and Annette Miles.

 

Recommendation (Clr Gash / Clr Findley)                                                                                            

That:

1.    Council resolves to make an application to the Minister administering the Roads Act 1993, for the northern part of Battys Road, Upper Kangaroo River shown by hatching on Attachment “1” to be closed and sold to the owners of the adjoining Lot 2 DP839210 and Lot 1 DP846976, Robert McCarron and Annette Miles;

2.    Authority be granted to affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to any documents requiring to be sealed;

3.    Council authorise the sale of the closed road to Robert McCarron and Annette Miles for $7,000.00 (plus GST if applicable) provided that the land comprised in the closed road, Lot 2 DP 839210 and Lot 1 DP 846976 are consolidated into one (1) lot; and

4.    All costs associated with this road closure are to be met by Robert McCarron and Annette Miles.

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

Against:    Clr Cheyne

carried

 

 

SA17.167   Coastal Hazard Review- Outcome of public exhibition

HPERM Ref: D17/36024

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Adopt the Shoalhaven Coastal Hazard Review, that includes Council’s adopted sea level rise projections, in accordance with Council’s resolution (D15/39660); and

2.    Submit the adopted Shoalhaven Coastal Hazard Review to the NSW Government, replacing the 2009 Coastal Hazard Assessment, as part of the Shoalhaven draft 2012 Coastal Zone Management Plan for certification, in accordance with Council’s resolution (MIN16.849); and

3.    Review the Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014 and Shoalhaven Development Control Plan 2014 to reflect the outcomes of the Shoalhaven Coastal Hazard Review and a further report be provided on the proposed amendments.

 

Recommendation (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Wells)                                                                                        

That Council:

1.      Adopt the Shoalhaven Coastal Hazard Review, that includes Council’s adopted sea level rise projections, in accordance with Council’s resolution (D15/39660); and

2.      Submit the adopted Shoalhaven Coastal Hazard Review to the NSW Government, replacing the 2009 Coastal Hazard Assessment, as part of the Shoalhaven draft 2012 Coastal Zone Management Plan for certification, in accordance with Council’s resolution (MIN16.849); and

3.      Review the Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014 and Shoalhaven Development Control Plan 2014 to reflect the outcomes of the Shoalhaven Coastal Hazard Review and a further report be provided on the proposed amendments.

4.      Write to the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) to confirm whether or not a more accurate engineering alternative to the Bruun Rule can be used to assess coastal hazards and if not what level of error is the OEH prepared to attribute to the Bruun Rule.

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

Against:    Nil

carried

 

 

SA17.170   Renew Deed of Agreement - Shoalhaven REMS

HPERM Ref: D17/67782

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Authorise the General Manager to sign the new REMS Deeds of Agreement with each participating land manager using reclaimed water

2.    Approve the signing and use of the Common Seal of Council on the Deeds if required;

3.    Provide reclaimed water at no charge to end users for a further 15 year period.

 

Note: Clr Cheyne left the meeting 6.14pm

 

Recommendation (Clr Wells / Clr Guile)

That Council:

1.    Authorise the General Manager to sign the new REMS Deeds of Agreement with each participating land manager using reclaimed water

2.    Approve the signing and use of the Common Seal of Council on the Deeds if required;

3.    Provide reclaimed water at no charge to end users for a further 15 year period.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Notices of Motion / Questions on Notice

 

SA17.140   Notice of Motion - Callala Bay Sailing Club Erosion

HPERM Ref: D17/180313

Note: Clr Cheyne returned to the meeting 6.16pm

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council

1.    Urgently repair the erosion caused by works carried out by Council in 2016.

2.    Remove the rocks that were used and have now rendered the dune unsafe and unusable.

3.    Replace the three access tracks and upgrade them with timber structures.

4.    Consult with the Sailing Club Committee before undertaking the works.

5.    Replant all the grass and any other shrubs that were removed when the 2016 works were carried out.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.487

That Council:

1.      Staff report back to Council on alternate access paths and possible funding sources and costs for;

a.      Urgent repair of the erosion caused by works carried out by Council in 2016.

b.      Removal of the rocks that were used and have now rendered the dune unsafe and unusable.

c.      Replacement of the three access tracks and upgrade them with timber structures.

d.      Replanting of all the grass and any other shrubs that were removed when the 2016 works were carried out.

2.      Consult with the Sailing Club Committee before undertaking the works.

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

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

SA17.141   Notice of Motion - Drainage - Orient Ave, Orient Point

HPERM Ref: D17/180496

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    Council urgently repair the drainage along both sides of Orient Ave, Orient Point (House number 16 to 38 Eastern side and 19 to 25 western side)

2.    Works to include

a.    Cleaning and scraping of road verges.

b.    Creation of a table drain down both sides of Orient Ave.

c.    Bitumen spraying of the table drains.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.488

That:

1.    Council repair the drainage along both sides of Orient Ave, Orient Point (House number 16 to 38 Eastern side and 19 to 25 western side)

2.    Works to include:

a.    Cleaning and scraping of road verges.

b.    Creation of a table drain down both sides of Orient Ave.

c.    Bitumen spraying of the table drains.

For:             Clr Guile, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr Findley, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner and Russ Pigg

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.142   Notice of Motion - Drainage - Prince Edward Ave, Culburra Beach

HPERM Ref: D17/180517

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    Council undertake urgent maintenance works on the open drains along Prince Edward Ave Culburra Beach.

2.    Council start work on drains that run along house’s 2 to 28 Prince Edward Ave

3.    Works include mowing, clearing and cleaning to ensure water flows effectively through the drains and eliminates the risk of flooding.

 

Motion (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)

That Council:

1.      Undertake maintenance works on the open drains along Prince Edward Ave, Culburra Beach.

2.      Start work on drains that run along house’s 2 to 28 Prince Edward Ave

3.      Works include mowing, clearing and cleaning to ensure water flows effectively through the drains and eliminates the risk of flooding.

4.      Discuss with residents the opportunities regarding the drainage work and report back to Council.

For:             Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

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

lost

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Gash)                                                                                    MIN17.489

That the matter regarding Notice of Motion - Drainage - Prince Edward Ave, Culburra Beach be deferred pending discussions with residents regarding opportunities of the drainage work at 2 to 28 Prince Edward Avenue, Culburra Beach and report back to Council.

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

Against:    Clr Guile and Clr Pakes

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.143   Notice of Motion - Public Toilet Facilities upgrade

HPERM Ref: D17/180649

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council

1.    Undertake a maintenance program to clean and freshen up our public toilet facilities.

2.    Urgently address the poor condition of the following toilet facilities by re-painting them

a.    Crookhaven Heads boat ramp,

b.    Callala Bay boat ramp,

c.    Callala Beach Road car park,

d.    Greenwell Point pool reserve

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.490

That Council:

1.      Continue the maintenance program to clean and freshen up our public toilet facilities.

2.      Urgently address the poor condition of the following toilet facilities by re-painting them

a.      Crookhaven Heads boat ramp,

b.      Callala Bay boat ramp,

c.      Callala Beach Road car park,

d.      Greenwell Point pool reserve

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

Against:    Clr Levett

CARRIED

 

 

 

Report of the Aboriginal Advisory Committee - 15 May 2017

 

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

 

AA17.8       Adoption of Applications - Membership -  Four (4) Year Term

HPERM Ref: D17/61973

RESOLVED* (Clr Cheyne / Clr White)                                                                                 MIN17.491

That:

1.    Council acknowledge the applications of Membership and appoint the following members for a continuing four (4) year term:

a.    Janet Atkins

b.    Sylvia Timbery

c.    Patricia Lester

d.    Christine Finney

e.    Shane Brown

f.     Leonie Ebzery

g.    Valda Corrigan

h.    Leslie Halls

i.      Sue-Anne Cutmore

j.      Noel Wellington

2.    The completed application from Paul McLeod be accepted and he be appointed to the Aboriginal Advisory committee for a term of four (4) years

3.    The two (2) Youth applications from Janaya Hennessy and Morgan Blakeney be accepted and appointed for a term of four (4) years

4.    Consultation continue to work to obtain a representative member of each of the three (3) Aboriginal Land Councils as members on the Aboriginal Advisory Committee.

5.    Should representation from each of the Land Councils not be achieved, then the Committee should consider how such vacancy will be managed.

CARRIED

 

 

AA17.10     Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards

HPERM Ref: D17/123899

RESOLVED* (Clr Cheyne / Clr White)                                                                                 MIN17.492

That the Aboriginal Advisory Committee financially contribute $2,000 to the 2017 Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

AA17.12     Additional Item - Conference - NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network

Recommendation

That:

1.    An Aboriginal Advisory Committee Member be funded to attend the NSW LGAN Conference in Albury Entertainment Centre Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 September 2017;

2.    The Cost of attending the conference be funded from the General Manager and Councillors Budget.

 

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                   MIN17.493

That:

1.    An Aboriginal Advisory Committee Member be funded to attend the NSW LGAN Conference in Albury Entertainment Centre Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 September 2017;

2.    The Cost of attending the conference be funded from the Conference Budget.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Procedural Motion - Adjournment of Meeting

Motion (Clr Findley / Clr White)

That the meeting be adjourned for 15 minutes.

CARRIED

The meeting adjourned the time being 7.13pm.

 

 

 

Procedural Motion - Resumption of Meeting

 The meeting reconvened the time being 7.27pm.

The following members were present:

Clr Andrew Guile - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr John Levett

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Amanda Findley

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

Mr Russ Pigg - General Manager

 

 

 


 

 

Reports

 

SA17.145   Public Policy for Review - Statement of Business Ethics

HPERM Ref: D17/165974

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the public policy, Statement of Business Ethics, be adopted with minor changes as indicated in Attachment 1.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                   MIN17.494

That the public policy, Statement of Business Ethics, be adopted with minor changes as indicated in Attachment 1.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.146   Shoalhaven Economic Development Strategy (2017 - 2026) - Adoption of the Strategy

HPERM Ref: D17/183404

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    Council adopt the Shoalhaven Economic Development Strategy 2017 - 2026

2.    The new Strategy be referred to the Business, Employment and Development Committee to discuss and recommend priority settings for the “Recommended Actions” within the Strategy, acknowledging the resource/capacity limitations of the Economic Development Section.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Cheyne / Clr White)                                                                                   MIN17.495

That:

1.      Council adopt the Shoalhaven Economic Development Strategy 2017 - 2026

2.      The new Strategy be referred to the Business, Employment and Development Committee to discuss and recommend priority settings for the “Recommended Actions” within the Strategy, acknowledging the resource/capacity limitations of the Economic Development Section.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.147   Sale of Council Industrial Land - Lot 105 Cumberland Ave, South Nowra - Revision of Sale Price

HPERM Ref: D17/183462

Recommendation

That Council set the minimum sale price for Lot 105 DP 1096630 Cumberland Ave South Nowra at $355,000 plus GST.

 

Recommendation (Clr Wells / Clr White)

That Council set the minimum sale price for Lot 105 DP 1096630 Cumberland Ave South Nowra at $355,000 plus GST.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.148   Event Policy Update

HPERM Ref: D17/152355

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council endorse the new Events Policy taking into consideration the changes made from the comments received during the public exhibition period.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN17.496

That Council endorse the new Events Policy taking into consideration the changes made from the comments received during the public exhibition period.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.149   Workplace Surveillance Report

HPERM Ref: D17/158690

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council accept this report for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                   MIN17.497

That Council accept this report for information.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.150   Policy Review - Water Safety

HPERM Ref: D16/352846

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council adopt the amended Recreation Community & Culture - Water Safety Policy POL16/220 as indicated in the report.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Gash)                                                                                   MIN17.498

That Council adopt the amended Recreation Community & Culture - Water Safety Policy POL16/220 as indicated in the report.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.151   Access Area for Dogs

HPERM Ref: D17/162059

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council re adopt the public policy, Access Area for Dogs, without changes.  

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr White)                                                                                   MIN17.499

That Council re adopt the public policy, Access Area for Dogs, without changes.  

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

Against:    Clr Guile

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.152   Private Functions On Public Reserves Policy - Amendment

HPERM Ref: D17/162332

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council amend the Private Functions on Public Reserves Policy to include Bannister Reserve to the Medium Function Criteria and Map.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Cheyne / Clr Gartner)                                                                                MIN17.500

That Council amend the Private Functions on Public Reserves Policy to include Bannister Reserve to the Medium Function Criteria and Map.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.153   Bay and Basin Community Hub - Draft Master Plan Exhibition Complete - Request for Detailed Design Phase

HPERM Ref: D17/162815

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council:

1.    Adopt the Draft Bay & Basin Master Plan, with minor wording changes to the report as outlined in the submission table

2.    Council support progressing this project to the next stage of detailed design.

 

Motion (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Kitchener)

That:

1.      Council not proceed with the Basin Community Hub Detailed Design Phase at this stage, and a Council committee be formed to deal with the matter

2.      Council staff prepare a report on a new plan which includes an additional 25 metre pool, an increased gymnasium as well as an overall refurbishment of the Leisure Centre, but excludes the library and additional meeting rooms.

3.      Alternate sites for a library be proposed with consideration given to the expansion of Sanctuary Point Library, the Lady Denman precinct, the old Vincentia Village Shopping Centre and the new Vincentia Market Place Shopping Centre.

4.      Council staff be thanked for their work on the Draft Master Plan.

 

(Amendment) RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Cheyne)                                                     MIN17.501

That this matter be deferred to a future meeting of the Strategy and Assets Committee in August 2017 and this matter be the subject of a Clr Workshop/Briefing.

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

Against:    Clr Proudfoot

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.154   Section 355 Management Committee - Terms of Reference - Nowra Showground

HPERM Ref: D17/165021

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Endorse the Terms of Reference and committee membership numbers for the establishment of a 355 Management Committee for Nowra Showground as outlined in the report,

2.    Advertise for members to establish a 355 Management Committee for Nowra Showground.

3.    In accordance with MIN15.622 and the delegation provided therein, the General Manager approve the membership appointments to the 355 Management Committee for Nowra Showground.

4.    The once the committee is established staff continue to work with the committee to establish an appropriate operational budget and determine how works will be undertaken (i.e. existing council staff, contract or volunteers).

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Guile)                                                                                      MIN17.502

That Council:

1.      Endorse the Terms of Reference and committee membership numbers for the establishment of a 355 Management Committee for Nowra Showground as outlined in the report,

2.      Advertise for members to establish a 355 Management Committee for Nowra Showground.

3.      In accordance with MIN15.622 and the delegation provided therein, the General Manager approve the membership appointments to the 355 Management Committee for Nowra Showground.

4.      The once the committee is established staff continue to work with the committee to establish an appropriate operational budget and determine how works will be undertaken (i.e. existing council staff, contract or volunteers).

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.155   Australian Local Government Association - 2017 National Local Roads & Transport Congress

HPERM Ref: D17/164049

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council:

1.    Notes the details of the Australian Local Government Association – 2017 National Local Roads & Transport Congress scheduled for 7-9 November 2017 in Albany, Western Australia.

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 White / Clr Guile)                                                                                       MIN17.503

That Council:

1.    Notes the details of the Australian Local Government Association – 2017 National Local Roads & Transport Congress scheduled for 7-9 November 2017 in Albany, Western Australia.

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

 

 

SA17.156   Crown Land Management Act 2016

HPERM Ref: D17/151835

Recommendation

That Council receive the report for information on the Crown Land Management Act 2016 and refer this to the Natural Resource and Floodplain Committee for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN17.504

That Council receive the report for information on the Crown Land Management Act 2016 and refer this to the Natural Resource and Floodplain Committee for information.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.157   Shoalhaven City Council Property Strategy - Public Exhibition

HPERM Ref: D17/109720

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    Council place on public exhibition the draft Shoalhaven City Council Property Strategy for a minimum of 28 days for comment.

2.    Should Council receive no objections or submissions that would mean only a minor alteration to the Strategy, then the Strategy be deemed adopted at the conclusion of the submission period.

3.    Should Council receive submissions that are considered  to have a significant effect on the Strategy then a further report be presented to Council.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                MIN17.505

That

1.    Council place on public exhibition the draft Shoalhaven City Council Property Strategy for a minimum of 28 days for comment.

2.    Should Council receive no objections or submissions that would mean only a minor alteration to the Strategy, then the Strategy be deemed adopted at the conclusion of the submission period.

3.    Should Council receive submissions that are considered  to have a significant effect on the Strategy then a further report be presented to Council.

CARRIED

 

 

 

SA17.158   Proposed Sale of Land - 11 Grandview Street, Erowal Bay

HPERM Ref: D17/142694

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Advertise its intention to dispose of 11 Grandview Street, Erowal Bay (Lot 24 Sec 1 DP9182) in accordance with Policy 16/256 (POL16/256) and advise the local CCB, and if no objections are received, authorise the sale of the property by public auction;

2.    Authorise the General Manager to set the auction reserve (based on valuation advice) and to finalise the terms of a sale within 10% of the reserve or list price in the case of a private treaty sale if the property fails to sell at auction;

3.    Fund all costs associated with the sale from Job Number 88650 and the net income from the sale be placed in the Strategic Property Reserve; and

4.    Grant authority to affix the Common Seal of the Council to any contract or sale documents required to be sealed.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr White)                                                                                   MIN17.506

That this matter be deferred to the Ordinary Meeting Tuesday 27 June 2017.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.159   Proposed Road Closure Of Part Battys Road Upper Kangaroo River, Sale To Robert McCarron and Annette Miles and Consolidation With Lot 2 DP839210 and Lot 1 DP846976

HPERM Ref: D17/146784

 

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting.

 

 

SA17.160   Transfer of Land within Heritage Estates to NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

HPERM Ref: D17/156728

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Advertise its intention to transfer, for nil consideration, the Council owned lots located within the Heritage Estates at Worrowing Heights, listed in the table below, transfer to the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (or their nominee) and if no objections are received and subject to no adverse implications for the transfer from the pending court case, authorise the transfer of the Council owned lots:

 

DEPOSITED PLAN

LOTS

DP8590

47-48, 74, 77, 130, 136, 138-139, 162, , 172, 183, 186, 188, 194-195, 217, 274, 309, 357

DP8591

1, 14, 25, 28, 58, 60, 81, 87, 106-107, 148, 152-155, 199, 209, 228, 259, 264, 315

DP8770

8, 23, 27, 31, 34, 44, 71, 73, 97, 100-101, 110-112, 189A, 195

DP8771

26, 35, 40, 44

DP8772

4-6, 76, 104-105, 125, 135, 137, 144-145, 158, 167, 201, 204, 210, 223, 224, 244, 251

DP625153

1

2.    Grant authority to affix the Common Seal of the Council to any documents required to be sealed.

 

Recommendation (Clr Findley / Clr Guile)

That Council:

1.    Advertise its intention to transfer, for nil consideration, the Council owned lots located within the Heritage Estates at Worrowing Heights, listed in the table below, transfer to the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (or their nominee) and if no objections are received and subject to no adverse implications for the transfer from the pending court case, authorise the transfer of the Council owned lots:

DEPOSITED PLAN

LOTS

DP8590

47-48, 74, 77, 130, 136, 138-139, 162, , 172, 183, 186, 188, 194-195, 217, 274, 309, 357

DP8591

1, 14, 25, 28, 58, 60, 81, 87, 106-107, 148, 152-155, 199, 209, 228, 259, 264, 315

DP8770

8, 23, 27, 31, 34, 44, 71, 73, 97, 100-101, 110-112, 189A, 195

DP8771

26, 35, 40, 44

DP8772

4-6, 76, 104-105, 125, 135, 137, 144-145, 158, 167, 201, 204, 210, 223, 224, 244, 251

DP625153

1

2.    Grant authority to affix the Common Seal of the Council to any documents required to be sealed.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.161   Surrender of Lease - Milton Ulladulla Ex-Servos Club Ltd - Ulladulla Civic Centre, Princes Highway, Ulladulla

HPERM Ref: D17/156785

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Resolve to approve the surrender of the consecutive lease agreements (including the associated licence agreements) with Milton Ulladulla Ex-Servos Club Ltd for the use and occupation of the Council owned café / bar area of Ulladulla Civic Centre;

2.    In its capacity as Reserve Trust Manager of Ulladulla (R87268) Reserve Trust, resolve to approve the surrender of the licence agreement between The Trust, the Minister for Lands and Forestry and Milton Ulladulla Ex-Servos Club Ltd for the Crown Land component of the Ulladulla Civic Centre and surrounds; and

3.    Grant authority to affix the Common Seal of the Council to any documents required to be sealed and that the General Manager be authorised to sign any documents necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

Recommendation (Clr Gash / Clr Gartner)

That Council:

1.    Resolve to approve the surrender of the consecutive lease agreements (including the associated licence agreements) with Milton Ulladulla Ex-Servos Club Ltd for the use and occupation of the Council owned café / bar area of Ulladulla Civic Centre;

2.    In its capacity as Reserve Trust Manager of Ulladulla (R87268) Reserve Trust, resolve to approve the surrender of the licence agreement between The Trust, the Minister for Lands and Forestry and Milton Ulladulla Ex-Servos Club Ltd for the Crown Land component of the Ulladulla Civic Centre and surrounds; and

3.    Grant authority to affix the Common Seal of the Council to any documents required to be sealed and that the General Manager be authorised to sign any documents necessary to give effect to this resolution.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.162   Classification of Operational Land - Sewer Pump Station - Lot 3 DP1227133 - The Links Road, Nowra Hill

HPERM Ref: D17/167768

Recommendation

That Council resolve to classify the land described as Lot 3 DP1227133 at The Links Road, Nowra Hill as Operational Land.

 

Recommendation (Clr Cheyne / Clr Gartner)

That Council resolve to classify the land described as Lot 3 DP1227133 at The Links Road, Nowra Hill as Operational Land.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.163   Extinguishment of Drainage Easement - 32 Kings Point Dr, Kings Point

HPERM Ref: D17/174320

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Resolve to extinguish the easement for drainage 3 wide over Lot 72 DP28562 at Kings Point;

2.    Accept the offer of compensation of $5,000 plus costs from the owner; and

3.    Authorise the General Manager to sign all documents required to give effect to this resolution and to affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to all documentation required to be sealed. 

 

Recommendation (Clr Proudfoot / Clr White)

That Council:

1.    Resolve to extinguish the easement for drainage 3 wide over Lot 72 DP28562 at Kings Point;

2.    Accept the offer of compensation of $5,000 plus costs from the owner; and

3.    Authorise the General Manager to sign all documents required to give effect to this resolution and to affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to all documentation required to be sealed. 

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.164   Renewal Strategy - Footbridge over Kangaroo River, Upper Kangaroo Valley

HPERM Ref: D17/39809

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    The timber deck and approach ramp of the bridge over Kangaroo River be replaced with Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) and funded under the 2017/18 Bridge Maintenance Program

2.    The timber pylons of the bridge be replaced and funded under the 2018/19 Bridge Maintenance Program

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                MIN17.507

That

1.    The timber deck and approach ramp of the bridge over Kangaroo River be replaced with Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) and funded under the 2017/18 Bridge Maintenance Program

2.    The timber pylons of the bridge be replaced and funded under the 2018/19 Bridge Maintenance Program.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.165   Road Network Strategy - Nowra / Bomaderry

HPERM Ref: D17/170005

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    The report on the Strategic Overview of the road network for Nowra – Bomaderry be received for information

2.    Council endorse the priorities and timing of the Nowra Key Road Projects

3.    State and Federal Members of Parliament be advised of the endorsed projects to commence advocacy and to seek their commitment to future planning and funding

4.    Staff work collaboratively with State Government roads and transport authorities to assist in the planning of these projects

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                              MIN17.508

That:

1.    The report on the Strategic Overview of the road network for Nowra – Bomaderry be received for information

2.    Council endorse the priorities and timing of the Nowra Key Road Projects

3.    State and Federal Members of Parliament be advised of the endorsed projects to commence advocacy and to seek their commitment to future planning and funding

4.    Staff work collaboratively with State Government roads and transport authorities to assist in the planning of these projects

CARRIED

 

Note: This item was reintroduced – see MIN17.510

 

 

SA17.166   Investigation - Repair Beach Access - Ocean St Culburra

HPERM Ref: D17/224

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the report on upgrading the Ocean Street, Culburra Beach car park be received for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                              MIN17.509

That:

1.      The report on upgrading the Ocean Street, Culburra Beach car park be received for information.

2.      Council report back on feasible access points.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.167   Coastal Hazard Review- Outcome of Public Exhibition

HPERM Ref: D17/36024

 

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting.

 

 

SA17.168   Installation of Barriers to Regulate Traffic - Captain St - Blenheim Beach Reserve - Vincentia

HPERM Ref: D17/93251

Recommendation

Council seek approval from the NSW Roads and Maritime Services to erect a gate and barriers at Captain St for the purpose of regulating traffic to prevent illegal activities, such as camping and rubbish dumping and the risk to the public from dangerous driving following community consultation undertaken by Council.

 

Recommendation (Clr White / Clr Gartner)

That Council seek approval from the NSW Roads and Maritime Services to erect a gate and barriers at Captain St for the purpose of regulating traffic to prevent illegal activities, such as camping and rubbish dumping and the risk to the public from dangerous driving following community consultation undertaken by Council.

CARRIED

 

 

Procedural Motion - Reintroduction of Item

Motion (Clr Watson / Clr Proudfoot)

That SA17.165 be reintroduced for discussion to allow for further questions.

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

Against:    Clr Wells

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.165   Road Network Strategy - Nowra / Bomaderry

HPERM Ref: D17/170005

The item was reintroduced to allow for futher questioning.

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    The report on the Strategic Overview of the road network for Nowra – Bomaderry be received for information

2.    Council endorse the priorities and timing of the Nowra Key Road Projects

3.    State and Federal Members of Parliament be advised of the endorsed projects to commence advocacy and to seek their commitment to future planning and funding

4.    Staff work collaboratively with State Government roads and transport authorities to assist in the planning of these projects

 

RESOLVED (Clr Watson / Clr Guile)                                                                                    MIN17.510

That:

1.      The report on the Strategic Overview of the road network for Nowra – Bomaderry be received for information

2.      Council endorse the priorities and timing of the Nowra Key Road Projects

3.      State and Federal Members of Parliament be advised of the endorsed projects to commence advocacy and to seek their commitment to future planning and funding

4.      Staff work collaboratively with State Government roads and transport authorities to assist in the planning of these projects

5.      The timing for the projects be as outlined in the report attachment on page 274 of the  attachments (as shown below).

CARRIED

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SA17.169   Review of Biodiversity Conservation Legislation in NSW and proposed Vegetation SEPP - Council Submission

HPERM Ref: D17/157645

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council make a submission based on the contents of this report (including Attachment 1) to the NSW Government on the exhibited Land Management and Biodiversity Conservation Legislation Reforms and the proposed State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation) 2017.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                MIN17.511

That Council make a submission based on the contents of this report (including Attachment 1) to the NSW Government on the exhibited Land Management and Biodiversity Conservation Legislation Reforms and the proposed State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation) 2017.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.170   Renew Deed of Agreement - Shoalhaven Rems

HPERM Ref: D17/67782

 

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting.

 

 

SA17.171   Review of Shoalhaven Water Group Policies

HPERM Ref: D17/166686

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council reaffirm the following policies with minor changes:

1.    POL16/89 – Connection of Properties to Council’s Sewerage System.

2.    POL16/90 – Water and Sewerage Headworks Charges (Section 64 Contributions) – Assistance for Developments.

3.    POL16/91 – Provision of Water and Sewerage Infrastructure – Developments Not Included In Development Servicing Plans.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN17.512

That Council reaffirm the following policies with minor changes:

1.    POL16/89 – Connection of Properties to Council’s Sewerage System.

2.    POL16/90 – Water and Sewerage Headworks Charges (Section 64 Contributions) – Assistance for Developments.

3.    POL16/91 – Provision of Water and Sewerage Infrastructure – Developments Not Included In Development Servicing Plans.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.172   Floodplain Management Conference 2017

HPERM Ref: D17/163932

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council receive the report from Clr Annette Alldrick on the Floodplain Management Conference 2017 for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Gartner)                                                                                  MIN17.513

That Council receive the report from Clr Annette Alldrick on the Floodplain Management Conference 2017 for information.

CARRIED

 

 

SA17.173   Australian Coastal Councils Conference

HPERM Ref: D17/167695

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council receive the report from Clr Patricia White, Clr John Wells and Clr John Levett on the Australian Coastal Councils Conference for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Cheyne / Clr White)                                                                                   MIN17.514

That Council receive the report from Clr Patricia White, Clr John Wells and Clr John Levett on the Australian Coastal Councils Conference for information.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 8.08pm.

 

 

 

Clr Guile

CHAIRPERSON