Minutes of the Strategy and Assets Committee

 

 

Meeting Date:     Tuesday, 17 April 2018

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

Time:                   5.00pm

 

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr John Wells - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr Amanda Findley

Clr Patricia White

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr John Levett

Clr Andrew Guile

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

Mr Russ Pigg - General Manager

 

 

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

 

Note: A leave of absence was previously granted to Clr Alldrick for this meeting (see MIN18.255).

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr White)                                                                                       MIN18.265

That the Minutes of the Strategy and Assets Committee held on Tuesday 20 March 2018 be confirmed.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Nil.

 

 

Mayoral Minutes

 

MMS18.3   Mayoral Minute - Salt Ministries - Homeless Services

HPERM Ref: D18/124656

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Delegate authority to the the General Manager to finalise the details of a lease agreement with Salt Ministries in relation to the former Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services premises at 134 Kinghorne Street Nowra for the establishment and operation of a transitional group home on and within the premises.

2.    Prepare a Planning Proposal to change the zoning of the property at 134 Kinghorne Street Nowra from RE1 Public Recreation to B4 Mixed Use, to permit the establishment and operation of a transitional group home on the site, and submit to the Department of Planning & Environment for Gateway determination.

 

RECOMMENDATION (Clr Findley / Clr Proudfoot)

That Council:

1.    Delegate authority to the the General Manager to finalise the details of a lease agreement with Salt Ministries in relation to the former Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services premises at 134 Kinghorne Street Nowra for the establishment and operation of a transitional group home on and within the premises.

2.    Prepare a Planning Proposal to change the zoning of the property at 134 Kinghorne Street Nowra from RE1 Public Recreation to B4 Mixed Use, to permit the establishment and operation of a transitional group home on the site, and submit to the Department of Planning & Environment for Gateway determination.

3.    Continue to keep open the line of communication with State Government about this initiative and correspond with the two local Members of Parliament.

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

Against:           Clr Guile

CARRIED

 

 

 

Deputations and Presentations

 

Presentation of Petitions

 Clr Watson presented a petition containing 412 signatures which states: “We, the undersigned, request the Shoalhaven City Council honour its commitment to repair or replace the existing stairway access at southern end of Nelson Beach.”

 

 

SA18.72 - Notice of Motion - Nelson Beach Stairway Access Southern End

Mr Mark Emerson spoke for the recommendation.

 

SA18.91 - Comerong Island Ferry - Service Review

Mr Brian Peadon spoke against the recommendation.

 

Notices of Motion / Questions on Notice

 

SA18.72     Notice of Motion - Nelson Beach Stairway Access Southern End

HPERM Ref: D18/116110

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council honour a promise made by Staff to reconstruct or repair the beach access stairway located at the southern end of Nelson Beach Vincentia and if necessary Council include the work as a budget item in the operational plan.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Watson / Clr Pakes)                                                                                  MIN18.266

That Council honour a promise made by Staff to reconstruct or repair the beach access stairway located at the southern end of Nelson Beach Vincentia and if necessary Council include the work as a budget item in the operational plan.

CARRIED

 

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Item Forward

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Gartner)                                                                                  MIN18.267

That the matters of items SA18.91 and SA18.78 be brought forward for consideration.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.91     Comerong Island Ferry - Service Review

HPERM Ref: D18/84821

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Adopts the following policy objectives for the Comerong Island Ferry:

a.    The service operates between 6am and 10pm, 7 days a week.

b.    The service remains at no cost to Island residents and landowners, with provision of a permit system (for two-way travel) to allow resident’s visitors and contractors to access the island.

c.    The vessel has a maximum 20t load capacity.

2.    The General Manager (Director Assets & Works):

a.    Liaise with the island residents and landowners to develop a formal permit system to recognise the ‘no cost’ arrangements.

b.    Progress investigations of a new vessel to replace the Cormorant for consideration in future budgets. Procurement process to consider various vessel configurations to assess the cost (capital and ongoing) for different sizes.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Pakes)                                                                                      MIN18.268

That:

1.      Council retain the current services to Comerong Island.

2.      Council defer the replacement of the ferry until a councillor briefing has been held.

3.      A Councillor familiarisation tour to Comerong Island be organised.

4.      The National Parks and Wildlife Service and Rural Fire Service be invited to the councillor briefing for comment.

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

Against:    Clr Findley

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.78     Shoalhaven Family Day Care Update

HPERM Ref: D18/24260

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council

1.    Receive the report for information on current progress towards achieving performance targets set to build capacity and continue to work towards meeting performance targets, amendment of the Service Approval, the introduction of PRODA, and the outcome of the recent compliance visit.

2.    Receive a further report when the outcome of Community Child Care Funding Application is announced.

3.    That Council support Shoalhaven Family Day Care to take on Educators from outside the Shoalhaven LGA to improve financial viability.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Gartner)                                                                                    MIN18.269

That Council

1.    Receive the report for information on current progress towards achieving performance targets set to build capacity and continue to work towards meeting performance targets, amendment of the Service Approval, the introduction of PRODA, and the outcome of the recent compliance visit.

2.    Receive a further report when the outcome of Community Child Care Funding Application is announced.

3.    That Council support Shoalhaven Family Day Care to take on Educators from outside the Shoalhaven LGA to improve financial viability.

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

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.73     Notice of Motion - Public Toilets - Tomerong

HPERM Ref: D18/116928

Recommendation

That Council enter into negotiations with the Tomerong Community to identify a suitable site and design for the construction of a public toilet facility for the village. Also that Council fully fund the project in the 2018/19 Budget, possibly through the reallocation of existing S94 funds.

 

Motion (Clr Levett / Clr Cheyne)

That Council enter into negotiations with the Tomerong Community to identify a suitable site and design for the construction of a public toilet facility for the village. Also that Council fully fund the project in the 2018/19 Budget, possibly through the reallocation of existing S94 funds.

 

(AMENDMENT) RECOMMENDATION (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Gash)

That Council

1.      Negotiate with the Trustees of the Tomerong School of Arts to procure a site within the grounds of the School of Arts to build a public toilet.

2.      Investigate the use of section 94 contributions for the construction of the public toilet.

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

Against:    Russ Pigg

carried

 

The AMENDMENT became the MOTION and was carried.

 

 

Procedural Motion - Matters of Urgency

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.270

That an additional item of floodlight levy invoices sent to Shoalhaven Football Clubs be introduced as a matter of urgency.

CARRIED

 

The Chairperson ruled the matter as urgent as it refers to invoices that are due to be paid.

 

 

SA18.98     Additional item - Council invoices issued to Shoalhaven Football Clubs

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.271

That Council:

1.      Withdraw the invoices submitted to Shoalhaven sporting clubs with respect to floodlighting.

2.      Review any policies associated with the floodlighting charges.

3.      Hold an urgent Councillor briefing in relation to the matter of floodlighting charges.

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

Against:    Russ Pigg

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

Report of the Children’s Services Reference Group - 12 March 2018

 

CS18.2       Applications for Membership - Loretta Walton and Christina Barrett

HPERM Ref: D18/2683

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Loretta Walton and Christina Barrett be appointed as community members on the Children’s Services Reference Group.

RESOLVED (Clr Cheyne / Clr White)                                                                                   MIN18.272

That Loretta Walton and Christina Barrett be appointed as community members on the Children’s Services Reference Group.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Report of the Shoalhaven Sports Board - 28 March 2018

 

SB18.2       Review of Councils Policies - Sportsgrounds Management and Grants Program

HPERM Ref: D17/342122

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council adopt:

1.    The Sportsgrounds Management Policy with the changes highlighted.

2.    The Sports Grants Program (Capital Works) Policy with the changes highlighted and amend part 3.16 to read: Hirer and/or User.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.273

That Council:

1.      Defer adoption of the amended Sportsgrounds Management Policy until the councillor briefing on floodlight invoices has been held (see MIN18.271).

2.      Adopt the Sports Grants Program (Capital Works) Policy with the changes highlighted and amend part 3.16 to read: Hirer and/or User.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

Reports

 

SA18.76     Illawarra Shoalhaven Joint Organisation (ISJO) Organisational Strategic Plan 2017-2020

HPERM Ref: D18/99778

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the report on the Illawarra Shoalhaven Joint Organisation Strategic Plan 2017-2020 be received for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Gash)                                                                                    MIN18.274

That the report on the Illawarra Shoalhaven Joint Organisation Strategic Plan 2017-2020 be received for information.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.77     Sale of Council Employment Land - Lot 119 DP 1124258, 10 Trim St, South Nowra

HPERM Ref: D18/109512

Recommendation

That:

1.    Council employment land (Lot 119 DP 1124258, 10 Trim Street, South Nowra) be sold for $255,000 (plus GST) to JW & J Schumann Pty Ltd;

2.    The General Manager be authorised to sign the Contracts for Sale; and

3.    The Transfer to complete the Contracts for Sale be executed under the Seal of Council.

RECOMMENDATION (Clr Proudfoot / Clr White)

That:

1.    Council employment land (Lot 119 DP 1124258, 10 Trim Street, South Nowra) be sold for $255,000 (plus GST) to JW & J Schumann Pty Ltd;

2.    The General Manager be authorised to sign the Contracts for Sale; and

3.    The Transfer to complete the Contracts for Sale be executed under the Seal of Council.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.78     Shoalhaven Family Day Care Update

HPERM Ref: D18/24260

 

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.269.

 

 


 

 

SA18.79     Acceptance of NSW Public Libraries Association Scholarship - IFLA Conference Attendance - Sarah Taylor

HPERM Ref: D18/104301

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council accept the scholarship awarded to Sarah Taylor to attend the World Library and Information Congress.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Findley)                                                                                 MIN18.275

That Council accept the scholarship awarded to Sarah Taylor to attend the World Library and Information Congress and pass on Council’s congratulations.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.80     Acceptance of Bursary Funding - Regional Public Galleries NSW - $500 - Bridget Macleod Conference Attendance

HPERM Ref: D18/101233

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council accept the Bursary of $500 to offset the cost of registation and travel for Bridget Macleod to attend the Art and Artist Conference.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Findley)                                                                                 MIN18.276

That Council accept the Bursary of $500 to offset the cost of registation and travel for Bridget Macleod to attend the Art and Artist Conference and pass on Council’s congratulations.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.81     Acceptance of Bursary Funding - Museums Galleries Australia - $790 - Fiona McFadyen - Conference Attendance

HPERM Ref: D18/102366

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council accept the Bursary of $790 to cover the conference registration fee for Fiona McFadyen to attend the Museums Galleries Australia Conference in June.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Findley)                                                                                 MIN18.277

That Council accept the Bursary of $790 to cover the conference registration fee for Fiona McFadyen to attend the Museums Galleries Australia Conference in June and pass on Council’s congratulations.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

SA18.82     Acceptance of Bursary Funding - Performance Arts Acceptance Australia - $480 - Karen Patterson - Conference Attendance

HPERM Ref: D18/118473

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council accept the travel subsidy of $480 to assist Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre manager Karen Patterson in covering travel costs to attend the PAC Australia Performing Arts Exchange and Making Space Conference in Karratha.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Findley)                                                                                 MIN18.278

That Council accept the travel subsidy of $480 to assist Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre manager Karen Patterson in covering travel costs to attend the PAC Australia Performing Arts Exchange and Making Space Conference in Karratha and pass on Council’s congratulations.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.83     Crown Lands Management Act 2016

HPERM Ref: D18/110481

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the report about the current status of Crown Land Management Act 2016 be received for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                   MIN18.279

That the report about the current status of Crown Land Management Act 2016 be received for information.

CARRIED

 

 

Procedural Motion - Adjournment of Meeting

Motion (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)

That the meeting be adjourned for 10 minutes until 7.33pm.

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

Against:    Clr Wells, Clr Findley, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Levett, Clr Watson and Russ Pigg

lost

 

 

SA18.84     Proposed Lease - Milton Ulladulla Preschool - 22 Dowling St, Ulladulla

HPERM Ref: D18/69945

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Enter into a 5 + 5 year lease agreement with a commencement rent of $6,218.69 + GST and annual CPI increases commencing 1 May 2018 with Milton Ulladulla Preschool Association for the continued use and occupation of 22 Dowling St, Ulladulla as a preschool.

2.    Approve the allocation of the rent received under this lease agreement into the Property Reserve restricted account; and

3.    Authorise the General Manager to sign all documentation 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 Gartner / Clr Cheyne)

That Council:

1.    Enter into a 5 + 5 year lease agreement with a commencement rent of $6,218.69 + GST and annual CPI increases commencing 1 May 2018 with Milton Ulladulla Preschool Association for the continued use and occupation of 22 Dowling St, Ulladulla as a preschool.

2.    Approve the allocation of the rent received under this lease agreement into the Property Reserve restricted account; and

3.    Authorise the General Manager to sign all documentation 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

 

 

SA18.85     Grant of Easement for Underground Cables to Endeavour Energy - Various Sites - North Nowra

HPERM Ref: D18/78260

Recommendation

That:

1.    Council grant an Easement in favour of Endeavour Energy for Underground Cables 3 metres wide over Lot 47 DP264082, Lot 15 DP241820, Lot 22 DP1024489, Lot 20 DP262851 and Lot 41 DP707414 at Gordon Cook Apex Park, North Nowra and accept compensation of $10,000 plus GST provided that all costs associated with the granting of the easement, including valuation, survey and legal costs are met by Endeavour Energy; and

2.    Authority be granted to affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to any documents required to be sealed and the General Manager be authorised to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

RECOMMENDATION (Clr Gartner / Clr White)

That:

1.    Council grant an Easement in favour of Endeavour Energy for Underground Cables 3 metres wide over Lot 47 DP264082, Lot 15 DP241820, Lot 22 DP1024489, Lot 20 DP262851 and Lot 41 DP707414 at Gordon Cook Apex Park, North Nowra and accept compensation of $10,000 plus GST provided that all costs associated with the granting of the easement, including valuation, survey and legal costs are met by Endeavour Energy; and

2.    Authority be granted to affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to any documents required to be sealed and the General Manager be authorised to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 CARRIED

 

 


 

 

SA18.86     Proposed New Leases - Marine Rescue NSW - Huskisson, Kioloa & Crookhaven Heads

HPERM Ref: D18/82557

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Enter into a 20 year lease agreement commencing 01 January 2018 with Marine Rescue NSW for the continued use and occupation of:

a.    Part Reserve R64558 – Part Lot 7010 DP 1076858, Part Lot 7012 DP 1021163 and Part Lot 1 DP 209436, being Voyager Memorial Park, Huskisson with an annual rent of $490 (plus GST) with annual CPI increases; and

b.    Part Reserve R75773 - Part Lot 34 DP 755941, Part Lot 7009 DP 1020455 and Part Lot 7304 DP 1143028, being O’Hara Head Reserve, Kioloa with an annual rent of $490 (plus GST) with annual CPI increases.

2.    Enter into a 5 year lease agreement commencing 01 January 2018 with Marine Rescue NSW for the continued use and occupation of:

a.    Part Reserve R180073 – Part Lot 34 DP 755971, being Crookhaven Heads Pilot Cottage Reserve, Crookhaven Heads with an annual rent of $490 (plus GST) with annual CPI increases.

3.    Authorise the General Manager to sign all documentation 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 Gartner / Clr White)

That Council:

1.    Enter into a 20 year lease agreement commencing 01 January 2018 with Marine Rescue NSW for the continued use and occupation of:

a.    Part Reserve R64558 – Part Lot 7010 DP 1076858, Part Lot 7012 DP 1021163 and Part Lot 1 DP 209436, being Voyager Memorial Park, Huskisson with an annual rent of $490 (plus GST) with annual CPI increases; and

b.    Part Reserve R75773 - Part Lot 34 DP 755941, Part Lot 7009 DP 1020455 and Part Lot 7304 DP 1143028, being O’Hara Head Reserve, Kioloa with an annual rent of $490 (plus GST) with annual CPI increases.

2.    Enter into a 5 year lease agreement commencing 01 January 2018 with Marine Rescue NSW for the continued use and occupation of:

a.    Part Reserve R180073 – Part Lot 34 DP 755971, being Crookhaven Heads Pilot Cottage Reserve, Crookhaven Heads with an annual rent of $490 (plus GST) with annual CPI increases.

3.    Authorise the General Manager to sign all documentation 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

 


 

 

SA18.87     Land Acquisition - Easement for Drainage - Lot 102 DP 179622 Forest Meadows Way, Worrigee

HPERM Ref: D18/103228

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Acquire easements to drain water 5 and 6 metres wide and variable width over part of Lot 102 DP 1179622 Forest Meadows Way, Worrigee as shown on Attachment 1.

2.    Agree to pay compensation in the amount of $20,037 plus reasonable legal costs associated with these acquisitions from Job No 85001 Land Acquisition Fund.

3.    Authorise the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven be affixed to any documentation requiring to be sealed and delegate to the General Manager authority to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to this resolution.

RECOMMENDATION (Clr Gash / Clr Gartner)

That Council:

1.    Acquire easements to drain water 5 and 6 metres wide and variable width over part of Lot 102 DP 1179622 Forest Meadows Way, Worrigee as shown on Attachment 1.

2.    Agree to pay compensation in the amount of $20,037 plus reasonable legal costs associated with these acquisitions from Job No 85001 Land Acquisition Fund.

3.    Authorise the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven be affixed to any documentation requiring to be sealed and delegate to the General Manager authority to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to this resolution.

CARRIED

 

SA18.88     Abandonment of Debt - Holiday Haven Outstanding Occupancy Fees

HPERM Ref: D18/103681

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council, in accordance with Section 10A(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 1993, consider a separate confidential report to consider writing off debts incurred by customers at Shoalhaven Heads and Lake Conjola Tourist Parks.

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.280

That Council, in accordance with Section 10A(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 1993, consider a separate confidential report to consider writing off debts incurred by customers at Shoalhaven Heads and Lake Conjola Tourist Parks.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

SA18.89     Proposed Lease - Shoalhaven Trophies - 1 Stewart Place, Nowra

HPERM Ref: D18/107255

Recommendation

That Council resolve:

1.    To enter into a one (1) plus one (1) year lease with Alfred & Roslyn Parker (trading as Shoalhaven Trophies) over part lot 1 DP 115782 and part lot 1 DP 434714 known as 1 Stewart Place, Nowra commencing at an annual rent of $18,353.52 plus GST with annual CPI increases; and

2.         To affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to all documentation required to be sealed and to delegate authority to the General Manager to sign all documentation required to effect to this resolution.

RECOMMENDATION (Clr Pakes / Clr Gash)

That Council:

1.    Enter into a one (1) plus one (1) year lease with Alfred & Roslyn Parker (trading as Shoalhaven Trophies) over part lot 1 DP 115782 and part lot 1 DP 434714 known as 1 Stewart Place, Nowra commencing at an annual rent of $18,353.52 plus GST with annual CPI increases; and

2.    Affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to all documentation required to be sealed and to delegate authority to the General Manager to sign all documentation required to effect to this resolution.

CARRIED

 

SA18.90     Tree Management Policy - Public Land

HPERM Ref: D17/300343

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council adopt changes to the decision-making process in the Tree Management Policy – Public Land to provide options (the ‘45 degree rule’) upfront for residents to undertake tree works in road reserves at their cost, when works are not undertaken by Council.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Gartner)                                                                                 MIN18.281

That Council adopt changes to the decision-making process in the Tree Management Policy – Public Land to provide options (the ‘45 degree rule’) upfront for residents to undertake tree works in road reserves at their cost, when works are not undertaken by Council.

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

Against:       Clr Levett and Clr Proudfoot

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.91     Comerong Island Ferry - Service Review

HPERM Ref: D18/84821

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting.

 

 


 

 

SA18.92     Waste Services Facilities Resourcing Model

HPERM Ref: D18/58861

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council endorses an internal resourcing model for the provision of Waste Services, including management and staffing all 10 waste transfer stations, recycling centres, buy back centres and landfills.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr White)                                                                                    MIN18.282

That Council endorses an internal resourcing model for the provision of Waste Services, including management and staffing all 10 waste transfer stations, recycling centres, buy back centres and landfills, and that staff be commended for their work.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.93     Energy from Waste Inquiry

HPERM Ref: D18/111672

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council:

1.    Accept and note the report on the NSW State Government’s Inquiry into ‘Energy from Waste’, completed on 28 March 2018; and

2.    Continue to make representations to the State Government through local MP’s in both Houses, to have Shoalhaven reclassified as per the Inquiry recommendation.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                MIN18.283

That Council:

1.      Note the report on the NSW State Government’s Inquiry into ‘Energy from Waste’, completed on 28 March 2018; and

2.      Continue to make representations to the State Government through local Members of Parliament to have Shoalhaven reclassified as per the Inquiry recommendation.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.94     Crookhaven River Bridge Upgrade - Round 3 - Bridge Renewal Program

HPERM Ref: D18/103142

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That

1.    Council accepts grant funding offer under the Australian Government’s Bridge Renewal Programme – Round 3 – for the upgrade of Crookhaven River Bridge (Archgate Bridge) in order to strengthen bridge to 166 tonne load and, to lift the weight restriction; speed restriction; and, heavy vehicle restrictions currently imposed on bridge traffic on Culburra Rd.

a.    Federal funding is up to $396,000 and, up to 50% of the total project cost;

b.    Council to fund $397,000, in accordance with the funding agreement. To be funded from Council’s Bridge Renewal Program.

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN18.284

That:

1.    Council accepts grant funding offer under the Australian Government’s Bridge Renewal Programme – Round 3 – for the upgrade of Crookhaven River Bridge (Archgate Bridge) in order to strengthen bridge to 166 tonne load and, to lift the weight restriction; speed restriction; and, heavy vehicle restrictions currently imposed on bridge traffic on Culburra Rd.

a.    Federal funding is up to $396,000 and, up to 50% of the total project cost;

b.    Council to fund $397,000, in accordance with the funding agreement. To be funded from Council’s Bridge Renewal Program.

2. Council conduct an extensive media campaign to educate residents on the bridge upgrade.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.95     Acquisition of Land and Easement - Sewer Purposes - Sussex Inlet

HPERM Ref: D18/92003

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Acquire part of Lot 2442 DP1074478 at River Rd, Sussex Inlet, shown as proposed Lot 101 on the attached draft survey plan.

2.    Acquire an Easement to Drain Sewage variable width over part of Lot 2442 DP1074478 at River Rd, Sussex Inlet, marked (S) on the attached draft survey plan.

3.    Pay compensation of $2,000 (plus GST) and reasonable legal costs associated with the acquisition in accordance with the provisions of the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991, from Shoalhaven Water’s Sewer fund.

4.    The land to be acquired to be classified as Operational land in accordance with Section 31(2) of the Local Government Act 1993.

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

RECOMMENDATION (Clr Proudfoot / Clr White)

That Council:

1.    Acquire part of Lot 2442 DP1074478 at River Rd, Sussex Inlet, shown as proposed Lot 101 on the attached draft survey plan.

2.    Acquire an Easement to Drain Sewage variable width over part of Lot 2442 DP1074478 at River Rd, Sussex Inlet, marked (S) on the attached draft survey plan.

3.    Pay compensation of $2,000 (plus GST) and reasonable legal costs associated with the acquisition in accordance with the provisions of the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991, from Shoalhaven Water’s Sewer fund.

4.    The land to be acquired to be classified as Operational land in accordance with Section 31(2) of the Local Government Act 1993.

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

CARRIED

 


 

 

SA18.96     Bomaderry Sewerage Treatment Plant - Property Matters

HPERM Ref: D18/111433

Recommendation (Item to be dealt with under delegated authority)

That Council enter into negotiations for the purchase of Lot J DP385161 and Lot K DP389887, No 74 Railway Street Bomaderry.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr White)                                                                                       MIN18.285

That Council enter into negotiations for the purchase of Lot J DP385161 and Lot K DP389887, No 74 Railway Street Bomaderry.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.97     Request for Connection to Town Water Supply - 285 Tannery Road, Cambewarra

HPERM Ref: D18/111402

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Approve the connection to the town water supply, subject to the property owner:

a.    Paying the Separate System Connection fee for water supply ($6,578.00/ET (2017/18)), and

b.    Paying the 20mm metered service fee ($847.00 (2017/18)), and

c.    Extension of the water supply system in 100mm Nominal Size pipeline at the property owners cost (estimated in the order of $100,000).

RECOMMENDATION (Clr Pakes / Clr Cheyne)

That Council:

1.    Approve the connection to the town water supply, subject to the property owner:

a.    Paying the Separate System Connection fee for water supply ($6,578.00/ET (2017/18)), and

b.    Paying the 20mm metered service fee ($847.00 (2017/18)), and

c.    Extension of the water supply system in 100mm Nominal Size pipeline at the property owners cost (estimated in the order of $100,000).

CARRIED

 


 

 

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 Pakes / Clr Levett)                                                                                     MIN18.286

 

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.

                       

CSA18.6         Abandonment of Debt - Holiday Haven Unpaid Occupancy Fees

Discussion in relation to the personal hardship of a resident or ratepayer.10(A)(2)(b)

There is a public interest consideration against disclosure of information as disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to reveal an individual’s personal information or contravene an information protection principle under the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 or a Health Privacy Principle under the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002.

CARRIED

 

 

The meeting moved into confidential the time being 8.16pm.

 

The meeting moved into open session, the time being 8.17pm.

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 8.18pm.

 

 

Clr Wells

CHAIRPERSON