Minutes of the Sustainable Futures Committee

 

 

Meeting Date:     Monday, 22 January 2018

Location:            E-Meeting

Time:                    

 

 

The following members responded:

 

Clr Kaye Gartner - Chairperson

Clr Patricia White

Clr John Levett

Mr David Brawn

Mr Oisin Sweeney

Mr Robert Hayward

Mr Peter McVay

Ms Larraine Larri

 

  

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

 

Nil

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

RESOLVED (By consent)

 

That the Minutes of the Sustainable Futures Committee held on Wednesday 29 November 2017 be confirmed.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Nil

 

 

Reports

 

SF18.1       Committee Budget

HPERM Ref: D17/425034

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the Committee

1.    Allocate $4,000 from its budget to join the NSW OEH Sustainability Advantage Program; and

2.    Allocate up to $40,000 from its budget for staff resources to implement the Program; and

3.    Allocate $6,000 from its budget to undertake a selected audit of the urban tree canopy; and

4.    Should there be any remaining funds from the budget this be directed to the development of a communications plan.

 

RESOLVED (By consent)

That the Committee

1.    Allocate $4,000 from its budget to join the NSW OEH Sustainability Advantage Program; and

2.    Allocate up to $40,000 from its budget for staff resources to implement the Program; and

3.    Allocate $6,000 from its budget to undertake a selected audit of the urban tree canopy; and

4.    Should there be any remaining funds from the budget this be directed to the development of a communications plan.

CARRIED

 

Note: Clr Levett did not vote on this item.

 

SF18.2       Partnership with Griffith University

HPERM Ref: D18/12190

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    Council partner in a research project with Griffith University funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant titled “managing environmental change through planning for transformative pathways”; and

2.    Interested Committee members participate in the project by attending workshops facilitated by Griffith University.

 

RESOLVED (By consent)

That

1.    Council partner in a research project with Griffith University funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant titled “managing environmental change through planning for transformative pathways”; and

2.    Interested Committee members participate in the project by attending workshops facilitated by Griffith University.

CARRIED

 

      

 

There being no further business, the e-meeting concluded.

 

 

Clr Kaye Gartner

CHAIRPERSON