Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting

 

 

Meeting Date:     Tuesday, 26 June 2018

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

Time:                   5.00pm

 

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Amanda Findley - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Annette Alldrick

Clr John Levett

Clr Andrew Guile

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Bob Proudfoot

 

 

 

The meeting was opened by an Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians by the Chairperson, followed with a Prayer by Rev Matthew Wilson and the playing of the Australian National Anthem.

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

An apology was received from Clr Kitchener for this meeting.

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Alldrick)                                                                                    MIN18.451

That an apology from Clr Kitchener be granted.

CARRIED

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Levett)                                                                                     MIN18.452

That the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 22 May 2018 and the Extra Ordinary Meeting held on Thursday 24 May 2018 be confirmed.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 


 

 

Declarations of Interest

Clr Wells – CL18.141 – Chapter 5 Integrated Strategic Plan-Budget and Capital Works - less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration – President of the Illawarra Academy of Sport and within the Budget there is an allocation of funding – will remain in the room and will take part in discussion and vote.

 

 

Presentation of Petitions

Clr Cheyne presented a petition containing 40 signatures which states: “ULURU STATEMENT FROM THE HEART: We seek a Makarrata Commission to supervise a process of agreement- making between governments and First Nations and truth-telling about our history. In 1967 we were counted, in 2017 we seek to be heard. We leave base camp and start our trek across this vast country. We invite you to walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future.

We seek constitutional reforms to empower our people and take a rightful place in our own country. When we have power over our destiny our children will flourish. They will walk in two worlds and their culture will be a gift to their country. We call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution.”

 

 

 

Mayoral Minute

 

MM18.11    Mayoral Minute - Award Recipients - 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours and 2018 International Midwives’ Day award

HPERM Ref: D18/196523

Recommendation

That Council receive the report for information and the Mayor sends congratulatory letters to the recipents of awards on behalf of Council.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Pakes)                                                                                   MIN18.453

That Council receive the report for information and the Mayor sends congratulatory letters to the recipents of awards on behalf of Council.

CARRIED

 

 

MM18.12    Mayoral Minute - Tomerong Quarry

HPERM Ref: D18/209894

Recommendation

That:

1.    Council endorse the attached ‘service specifications’ as a Terms of Reference to independently investigate issues that have been raised by the community in respect to the compliance action of council and operation of Tomerong quarry.

2.    Council send the ‘service specifications’ to the following workplace conduct investigators for their consideration:

·    Mr Allan Yates – Internal Ombudsman at Burwood Council; and

·    Mr Andrew Patterson – Internal Ombudsman for a number of NSW Councils, currently undertaking contract work for Council’s as requested.

3.    Council support that a budget item be raised for the payment of any costs incurred.

 

Motion (Clr Findley / Clr Levett)

That:

1.      Council endorse the attached ‘service specifications’ as a Terms of Reference to independently investigate issues that have been raised by the community in respect to the compliance action of council and operation of Tomerong quarry.

2.      Council send the ‘service specifications’ to the following workplace conduct investigators for their consideration:

·    Mr Allan Yates – Internal Ombudsman at Burwood Council; and

·    Mr Andrew Patterson – Internal Ombudsman for a number of NSW Councils, currently undertaking contract work for Council’s as requested.

3.      Council support that a budget item be raised for the payment of any costs incurred.

For:             Clr Findley, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick and Clr Levett

Against:    Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

lost

 

Clr Watson raised a Point of Order against Clr Levett. The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order. Clr Levett was asked to withdraw his comments relating to Staff.  Clr Levett withdrew his comments.

Clr Findley raised a Point of Order against Clr Wells. Clr Wells was asked to withdraw his comments relating to the Mayor calling for investigation. Clr Wells withdrew his comment.

Clr Watson raised a Point of Order against Clr Levett. The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order. Clr Levett was asked to withdraw his comments relating to the staffs report being inadequate and to address debate to the topic.

Clr Levett withdrew his comment.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Guile)                                                                                MIN18.454

That:

1.      The current Council has complete confidence in the professionalism and integrity of the current staff involved in compliance action for the quarry

2.      Council recognises that previous Council’s did not express any lack of confidence in the staff that previously worked on compliance action for the quarry in years past

3.      Council acknowledges that the perception in the Tomerong community, for quite some time was that communication and feedback from Council to the community was far too infrequent and that Council unreservedly apologises for the circumstances that led to this perception.

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

Against:    Clr Levett

CARRIED

 

 

 


 

 

Deputations and Presentations

CL18.129 – Rescission Motion - SA18.119 - Operations - Tomerong Quarry - Lot 4 DP 775296 Parnell Rd Tomerong – (Page 1)

Kate Child, Secretary of the Tomerong Community Forum, addressed the meeting to speak against the recommendation.

 

CL18.133 – Notice of Motion – Dog Off Leash Area – Sussex Inlet, Berrara, Cudmirrah - (Page 6)

Nikki Fleming, Secretary of the Sussex Inlet Tourism and District Chamber of Commerce, addressed the meeting to speak for the recommendation.

 

CL18.134 – Support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart - (Page 8)

Charlie Ashby addressed the meeting to speak for the recommendation.

Julie Moore addressed the meeting to speak for the recommendation.

 

CL18.155 – Adoption of the Draft 2018 Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline – (Page 121)

George Kruk, representing the Collingwood Beach Preservation Group, addressed the meeting to speak against the recommendation.

 

CL18.161 – Addendum Report – Integrated Strategic Plan – Additional Submissions – (Addendum 3, Page 1

Bob Pullinger, Treasurer of the Vincentia Ratepayers and Residents Association, addressed the meeting to speak for the recommendation.

 

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Item Forward

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Wells)                                                                                       MIN18.455

The following addendum reports be introduced as matters of urgency:

·         CL18.158 – NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network Conference 2018

·         CL18.159 – Objection – Lease to Salt Ministries – 134 Kinghorne Street, Nowra

·         CL18.160 – Addendum Report – Integrated Strategic Plan – Additional Submission

And that the following Items be brought forward for consideration:

·         SA18.153 – St Andrews Way Sewer Scheme - inclusion of 11 properties - Bolong Rd, Berry's Bay

·         CL18.129 – Rescission Motion - SA18.119 - Operations - Tomerong Quarry - Lot 4 DP 775296 Parnell Rd Tomerong

·         CL18.133 – Notice of Motion - Dog Off Leash Area - Sussex Inlet, Berrara, Cudmirrah

·         CL18.134 – Notice of Motion - Support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart

·         CL18.155 – Adoption of the Draft 2018 Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline

·         CL18.161 – Addendum Report - Integrated Strategic Plan – Additional Submissions

·         CL18.138 – Chapter 2 Integrated Strategic Plan - DPOP - Goals and Actions

·         CL18.139 – Chapter 3 Integrated Strategic Plan - Revenue Policy - Making of Rates and Charges

·         CL18.140 – Chapter 4 Integrated Strategic Plan- DPOP Fees and Charges

·         CL18.141 – Chapter 5 Integrated Strategic Plan-Budget and Capital Works

·         CL18.142 – Chapter 6 Integrated Strategic Plan - Resourcing Strategy

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.153   St Andrews Way Sewer Scheme - inclusion of 11 properties - Bolong Rd, Berry's Bay

HPERM Ref: D18/168645

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Resolve to connect 1260 – 1280 Bolong Rd, Coolangatta (Berry’s Bay) to reticulated sewer and amend the Delivery Program and Operational Plan to include these properties in the capital project to sewer the residential subdivision at St Andrews Way (construction to be completed in 2019/20); and

2.    The inclusion of 1260 – 1280 Bolong Rd, Coolangatta (Berry’s Bay) to the St Andrews Way sewerage scheme be fully funded by Council Sewer Fund.

3.    Environmental Services to write to each of the property owners to advise them of Council’s decision.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                    MIN18.456

That Council:

1.    Resolve to connect 1260 – 1280 Bolong Rd, Coolangatta (Berry’s Bay) to reticulated sewer and amend the Delivery Program and Operational Plan to include these properties in the capital project to sewer the residential subdivision at St Andrews Way (construction to be completed in 2019/20); and

2.    The inclusion of 1260 – 1280 Bolong Rd, Coolangatta (Berry’s Bay) to the St Andrews Way sewerage scheme be fully funded by Council Sewer Fund.

3.    Environmental Services to write to each of the property owners to advise them of Council’s decision.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.129   Rescission Motion - SA18.119 - Operations - Tomerong Quarry - Lot 4 DP 775296 Parnell Rd Tomerong

HPERM Ref: D18/193372

Recommendation

That Council rescind the minute of Strategy & Assets Meeting held Tuesday 15 May 2018 relating to Council administration of the resolutions applying to the operation of Tomerong Quarry.

 

RESOLVED (MOTION) (Clr Watson / Clr Guile)                                                                 MIN18.457

That Council rescind the minute of Strategy & Assets Meeting held Tuesday 15 May 2018 relating to Council administration of the resolutions applying to the operation of Tomerong Quarry.

For:             Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

Against:       Clr Findley, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick and Clr Levett

CARRIED

 

Procedural Motion – MOTION BE PUT (Clr Guile)

That the MOTION be PUT.

CARRIED

MOTION WAS PUT AND CARRIED

 

 

CL18.133   Notice of Motion - Dog Off Leash Area - Sussex Inlet, Berrara, Cudmirrah

HPERM Ref: D18/202908

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Allocate appropriate human resources to implement a targeted “one off” 12 month trial for a “24 hour off leash dogs’ area” designated and specially signed section of Cudmirrah Beach only - from Koolyn Drive Reserve to Sussex Inlet Surf Club.

2.    Provide an appropriate on leash area for access to the trial area from the southern side in Koolyn Drive Reserve and the northern side adjacent to the Sussex Surf Club.

3.    Receive a report on the outcomes and community feedback following the trial.

4.    Undertake additional patrols in and around the Berrara Creek and Berrara Beach area for dogs off leash, once the trial has been implemented.

 

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                               MIN18.458

That Council:

1.      Allocate appropriate human resources to implement a 12 month trial for designated dog areas on Cudmirrah beach only as follows:-

a.      Koolyn Drive Reserve to the north to “S4” sign on the beach as “24 hour off leash dog’s area”

b.      Sussex Inlet Surf Club to the south to “S4” on the beach as ‘dogs on lead”.

2.      Provide an appropriate on leash area for access to the trial area from the southern side in Koolyn Drive Reserve and the northern side adjacent to the Sussex Surf Club.

3.      Provide a new “S4” sign on Cudmirrah beach, to replace the old sign.  Additional dog signage also be provided at this location on the beach.

4.      Provide the standard large dog information signs at Cudmirrah and Sussex Inlet Surf Club identifying the new dog area.

5.      Receive a further report on the outcomes and community feedback following the trial.

6.      Once the trial has been implemented, Ranger services undertake additional patrols in and around the Berrara Creek and Berrara beach area for dogs off leash.

For:             Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Alldrick, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Findley, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Levett and Clr Guile

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

Procedural Motion - Adjournment of Meeting

MOTION (Clr Guile / Clr Wells)                                                                                             MIN18.459

That the meeting be adjourned at 7.45pm.

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

Against:    Clr Findley, Clr White, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick and Clr Levett

LOST on the CASTING VOTE of the chair.

 

 

CL18.134   Notice of Motion - Support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart

HPERM Ref: D18/204487

Recommendation

That Shoalhaven City Council (SCC) endorse the ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’, presented to the Australian people in 2017, as the foundation for meaningful constitutional recognition and reform for Australia’s First Peoples.

That Shoalhaven City Council

1.    Supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart, 

2.    Thanks the Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community for the community consultation undertaken to bring awareness to many Local Indigenous peoples of the Shoalhaven; and that

3.    Shoalhaven City Council write to the Australian Government (Prime Minister, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Leader of the Opposition) advising of Council’s position

 

Clr Guile raised a Point of Order stating that the Uluru Statement from the Heart is a Federal Government issue, therefore it is not a decision for Council to make, and is therefore unlawful and in accordance with Clause 4.1 (2) of the Code of Meeting Practice must be ruled out of order by the Chairperson.

The Mayor ruled against the Point of Order.

 

Motion of DISSENT (Clr Guile / Clr Pakes)

Clr Guile moved a motion of Dissent against the ruling of the Chairperson in relation to allowing the Notice of Motion to be heard.

For:             Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes and Clr Watson

Against:    Clr Findley, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick, Clr Levett and Clr Proudfoot

 

MOTION OF DISSENT LOST on the CASTING VOTE of the Chair.

 

MOTION (Clr Cheyne / Clr Gartner)                                                                                     MIN18.460

That Shoalhaven City Council:

1.      Endorse the ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’, presented to the Australian people in 2017, as the foundation for meaningful constitutional recognition and reform for Australia’s First Peoples.

2.      Supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart; 

3.      Thanks the Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community for the community consultation undertaken to bring awareness to many Local Indigenous peoples of the Shoalhaven;

4.      Write to the Australian Government (Prime Minister, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Leader of the Opposition) advising of Council’s position; and

5.      Submits this letter supporting the Uluru Statement from the Heart to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

For:             Clr Findley, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick and Clr Levett

Against:    Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

lost

 

 

Procedural Motion - Adjournment of Meeting

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Findley)                                                                                    MIN18.461

That the meeting be adjourned to allow for refreshments.

CARRIED

 

 

 

The meeting adjourned the time being 8.45pm

 

The meeting reconvened the time being 9.14pm

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Amanda Findley - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Annette Alldrick

Clr John Levett

Clr Andrew Guile

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Bob Proudfoot

 

 

CL18.155   Adoption of the Draft 2018 Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline

HPERM Ref: D18/199880

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Adopt the Draft Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline 2018, with amendments outlined below in response to submissions.

2.    Refer the adopted Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline 2018 to the NSW Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Hon Gabrielle Upton, to have the plan formally certified.

3.    Once the Plan has been certified, seek gazettal of the Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline 2018 in the NSW Government Gazette.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Cheyne / Clr Levett)                                                                                  MIN18.462

That Council:

1.      Adopt the Draft Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline 2018, with amendments outlined below in response to submissions.

2.      Refer the adopted Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline 2018 to the NSW Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Hon Gabrielle Upton, to have the plan formally certified.

3.      Seek gazettal of the Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven Coastline 2018 in the NSW Government Gazette, once the Plan has been certified.

4.      Authorise the General Manager (Director Planning, Environment & Development) amend the 2018 Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Shoalhaven in accordance with the submission and letter of support from NSW Department of Primary Industries – Crown Lands so long as the recommended changes do not change the overall intent of the Plan.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.161   Addendum Report - Integrated Strategic Plan - Additional Submissions

HPERM Ref: D18/208744

Recommendation

That:

1.    Council adopt the changes detailed in this report for Chapters 4, 5 and 6 of the Integrated Strategic Plan.

2.    The new fees not previously advertised, detailed below, be advertised for 28 days and adopted after this time, with any submissions being reported to Council.

3.    The budget for income and expenditure for Holiday Haven is increased by $552,687

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                   MIN18.463

That:

1.      Council adopt the changes detailed in this report for Chapters 4, 5 and 6 of the Integrated Strategic Plan.

2.      The new fees not previously advertised, detailed in the report, be advertised for 28 days and adopted after this time, with any submissions being reported to Council.

3.      The 2018/2019 budget for income and expenditure for Holiday Haven be increased by $552,687.

CARRIED

 

 


 

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

 

CL18.139   Chapter 3 Integrated Strategic Plan - Revenue Policy - Making of Rates and Charges

HPERM Ref: D18/177937

Note: This item was initially adopted en-block. The Recommendation was subsequently reintroduced for debate and again adopted without amendment.

RESOLVED* (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                              MIN18.464

As recommended in report.

Note: This item was reintroduced, refer to MIN18.468 for resolution.

 

 

CL18.140   Chapter 4 Integrated Strategic Plan- DPOP Fees and Charges

HPERM Ref: D18/177942

RESOLVED* (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                              MIN18.465

That:

1.    Council adopts the Operational Plan Fees and Charges Information and Schedule 2018/19, as advertised, with the changes detailed in this report.

2.    The new fees not previously advertised, detailed in the report, be advertised for 28 days and adopted after this time, with any submissions being reported to Council.

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

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

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.142   Chapter 6 Integrated Strategic Plan - Resourcing Strategy

HPERM Ref: D18/177953

RESOLVED* (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                              MIN18.466

That Council adopt the updated Resourcing Strategy made publicly available as Chapter 6 of the draft Integrated Strategic Plan 2018/19, subject to any changes recommended and adopted from the report on Chapter 5 – Budget and Capital Works (D18/177947).

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

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

CARRIED

 

 

Procedural Motion - Reintroduction of Item

RESOLVED (Clr Guile / Clr Watson)                                                                                    MIN18.467

That Item CL18.139 - Chapter 3 Integrated Strategic Plan - Revenue Policy - Making of Rates and Charges be reintroduced for discussion to allow for further discussion.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

CL18.139   Chapter 3 Integrated Strategic Plan - Revenue Policy - Making of Rates and Charges

HPERM Ref: D18/177937

Note: This item was initially adopted en-block and was reintroduced for debate and again adopted without amendment.

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                MIN18.468

That Council:

1.     Adopt Chapter 3 of the Draft Integrated Strategic Plan – Revenue Policy with the changes detailed in this report.

2.     Resolve to make rates and charges in accordance with Section 535 of the Local Government Act 1993:

a)    Make an Ordinary Rate, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.22800c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment, in accordance with Section 537 of the Local Government Act 1993, on all rateable land categorised as “Residential”, in accordance with Section 516, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(1), this rate be named “RESIDENTIAL”.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment for the “RESIDENTIAL” category will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “RESIDENTIAL” rate in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 49.95%].

b)    Make an Ordinary Rate, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.33235c for each dollar of rateable land value be made on all rateable land in the City of Shoalhaven, in accordance with Section 518 of the Local Government Act 1993: “Land is to be categorised as ‘business’ if it cannot be categorised as farmland, residential or mining”. Excepting all rateable land in the sub categories of Commercial/Industrial and Nowra, an ordinary rate be now made for the period of 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(1), this rate be named “BUSINESS”.

c)    Make an Ordinary Rate, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.19805c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment, in accordance with Section 537 of the Local Government Act 1993, on all rateable land categorised as “Farmland”, in accordance with Section 515, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(1), this rate be named “FARMLAND”.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment for the “FARMLAND” category will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “FARMLAND” rate in accordance with Section 537 (b) [base amount percentage is 25.00%].

d)    Make an Ordinary Rate, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.22800c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of forty eight dollars ($48.00) per rateable assessment, in accordance with Section 537 of the Local Government Act 1993, on all rateable land in the City of Shoalhaven which is zoned so as not to permit any building (i.e.; Small Lot Rural Subdivisions) and categorised as “Residential”, in accordance with Section 516, sub category “NON-URBAN”, in accordance with Section 529(2)(b), for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of forty eight dollars ($48.00) per rateable assessment for the “RESIDENTIAL NON-URBAN” category will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “RESIDENTIAL NON-URBAN” rate in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 43.82%].

e)    Make an Ordinary Rate, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.69876c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment, in accordance with Section 537 of the Local Government Act 1993, on all rateable land in the City of Shoalhaven determined to be a centre of activity and categorised as “Business”, in accordance with Section 518, sub-category “NOWRA”, in accordance with Section 529(1), for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(1), this rate be named “BUSINESS NOWRA”.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment for the “BUSINESS NOWRA” sub category will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “BUSINESS NOWRA” rate in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 15.82%].

f)     Make an Ordinary Rate, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.31998c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment, in accordance with Section 537 of the Local Government Act 1993, on all rateable land in the City of Shoalhaven used or zoned for professional/commercial trade or industrial purposes, determined to be a centre of activity and categorised as “Business”, in accordance with Section 518, sub category “COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL”, in accordance with Section 529(1), for the period of 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment for the “BUSINESS –COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL” category will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “BUSINESS – COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL” rate in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 29.84%].

g)    Make an Ordinary Rate, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.10073c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment, in accordance with Section 537 of the Local Government Act 1993, on all rateable land categorised as “Farmland” sub category “DAIRY FARMERS”, in accordance with Section 515 AND 529(2)(a), for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(1), this rate be named “FARMLAND” sub category “DAIRY FARMERS”.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of six hundred and eleven dollars ($611.00) per rateable assessment for the “FARMLAND –DAIRY FARMERS” category will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “FARMLAND – DAIRY FARMERS” rate in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 32.17%].

h)    Make a Special Rate, in accordance with Section 538, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 1.08993c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of two thousand six hundred and seventy four dollars ($2,674.00), for the cost of road upgrades required to enable property owners to develop their allotments in the Veron’s estate. In accordance with Section 495(1), the special rate is to be levied only on those rateable properties with building entitlement within the Veron’s estate which, in the opinion of Council, derive special benefit and are subject to this rate, in accordance with Section 495(2) (a) (b) and (c). The special rate be now made for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(2), this rate be named “VERON’S ROAD UPGRADE SPECIAL RATE – WITH BUILDING ENTITLEMENT”.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of two thousand six hundred and seventy four dollars ($2,674.00) per rateable assessment for the “VERON’S ROAD UPGRADE SPECIAL RATE – WITH BUILDING ENTITLEMENT” will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “VERON’S ROAD UPGRADE SPECIAL RATE – WITH BUILDING ENTITLEMENT” in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 49.98%].

i)     Make a Special Rate, in accordance with Section 538, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.33110c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of two hundred and ninety eight dollars ($298.00), for the cost of the road upgrades in the Veron’s estate. In accordance with Section 495(1), the special rate is to be levied only on those rateable properties without building entitlement within the Veron’s estate which, in the opinion of Council, derive special benefit and are subject to this rate in accordance with Section 495(2) (a) (b) and (c). The special rate be now made for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(2), this rate be named “VERON’S ROAD UPGRADE SPECIAL RATE – WITHOUT BUILDING ENTITLEMENT”.

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of two hundred and ninety eight dollars ($298.00) per rateable assessment for the “VERON’S ROAD UPGRADE SPECIAL RATE – WITHOUT BUILDING ENTITLEMENT” will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “VERON’S ROAD UPGRADE SPECIAL RATE – WITHOUT BUILDING ENTITLEMENT” in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 50.00%].

j)     Make a Special Rate, in accordance with Section 538, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.17395c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of one hundred and twenty one dollars ($121.00) for the cost associated with the Nebraska road construction project. In accordance with Section 495(1), the special rate is to be levied only on those rateable properties within the Nebraska estate which, in the opinion of Council, derive special benefit and are subject to this rate in accordance with Section 495(2) (a) (b) and (c). The special rate be now made for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(2), this rate be named “NEBRASKA ROAD CONSTRUCTION SPECIAL RATE”. 

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of one hundred and twenty one dollars ($121.00) per rateable assessment for the “NEBRASKA ROAD CONSTRUCTION SPECIAL RATE” will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “NEBRASKA ROAD CONSTRUCTION SPECIAL RATE” in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 47.43%].

k)    Make a Special Rate, in accordance with Section 538, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 3.13450c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of two thousand six hundred and forty four dollars ($2,644.00) for the cost associated with the Jerberra road infrastructure project.  In accordance with Section 495(1), the special rate is to be levied only on those rateable properties within the Jerberra estate which, in the opinion of Council, derive special benefit and are subject to this rate in accordance with Section 495(2) (a) (b) and (c). The special rate be now made for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(2), this rate be named “JERBERRA ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIAL RATE”. 

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of two thousand six hundred and forty four dollars ($2,644.00) per rateable assessment for the “JERBERRA ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIAL RATE” will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “JERBERRA ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIAL RATE” in accordance with Section 53 (b) [base amount percentage is 50.00%].

l)     Make a Special Rate, in accordance with Section 538, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 1.05750c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of eight hundred and ninety one dollars ($891.00) per rateable assessment for the cost associated with the Jerberra electricity infrastructure project. In accordance with Section 495(1), the special rate is to be levied only on those rateable properties within the Jerberra estate which, in the opinion of Council, derive special benefit and are subject to this rate in accordance with Section 495(2) (a) (b) and (c).  The special rate be now made for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(2), this rate be named “JERBERRA ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIAL RATE”. 

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of eight hundred and ninety one dollars ($891.00) per rateable assessment for the “JERBERRA ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIAL RATE” will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “JERBERRA ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIAL RATE” in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 50.00%].

m)   Make a Special Rate, in accordance with Section 538, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 7.81550c for each dollar of rateable land value in addition to a base amount of six hundred and fifty dollars ($650.00) per rateable assessment for the cost associated with the Jerberra Road E2 infrastructure project. In accordance with Section 495(1) the special rate is to be levied only on those rateable properties within the Jerberra estate which, in the opinion of Council, derive special benefit and are subject to this rate in accordance with Section 495(2) (a) (b) and (c). The special rate be now made for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(2), this rate be named “JERBERRA ROAD E2 SPECIAL RATE”. 

Further, to comply with Section 500 of the Act, the total amount payable by the levying of the base amount of six hundred and fifty dollars ($650.00) per rateable assessment for the “JERBERRA ROAD E2 SPECIAL RATE” will not produce more than 50% of the total amount payable by the levying of the “JERBERRA ROAD E2 SPECIAL RATE” in accordance with Section 537(b) [base amount percentage is 49.97%].

n)    Make a Special Rate, in accordance with Section 538, consisting of an ad valorem rate of 0.03409c for each dollar of rateable land value to meet the costs of business promotions for the Sussex Inlet area and surrounds, in accordance with Section 495(1), which in the opinion of Council is of special benefit to the rateable assessments subject to the rate in accordance with Section 495(2) (a) (b) and (c).  The special rate be now made for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 and, in accordance with Section 543(2), this rate be named “SUSSEX AREA SPECIAL RATE”.

o)    Make an Annual Charge for Water Usage and Water Availability, in accordance with Section 502 and 552(1) (a) and (b), for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, comprising a Water Usage Charge of $1.70 per kilolitre for all residential, commercial and Community Service Obligation categorised properties and a Water Availability Charge based on water meter size:

Size of Water Meter Service Connection

Charge 2018/19

20 mm (all residential customers)

$82.00

25 mm

$129.00

32mm

$211.00

40mm

$330.00

50mm

$515.00

80mm

$1,318.00

100mm

$2,060.00

150mm

$4,635.00

200mm

$8,240.00

Properties with multiple water meter service connections will be levied an availability charge for each connection.  In accordance with Section 552 of the Local Government Act 1993, any vacant land where the service is available will be levied an availability charge.

The charges be named “WATER USAGE CHARGE” and “WATER AVAILABILITY CHARGE”, in accordance with Section 543(3).

p)    Make an Annual Charge for Sewer Usage and Sewer Availability, in accordance with Section 502 and 552(3), for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, comprising a Sewer Usage Charge of $1.60 per kilolitre for all residential, commercial and Community Service Obligation categorised properties and a Sewer Availability Charge based on water meter size:

Size of Water Meter Service Connection

Charge 2018/19

20 mm

$848.00

25 mm

$1,184.00

32mm

$1,812.00

40mm

$2,404.00

50mm

$3,392.00

80mm

$7,004.00

100mm

$10,032.00

150mm

$17,288.00

200mm

$26,820.00

Properties with multiple water meter service connections will be levied a wastewater availability charge for each connection.  In accordance with Section 552 of the Local Government Act 1993, any vacant land where the service is available will be levied an availability charge.

The charges be named “SEWER USAGE CHARGE” and “SEWER AVAILABILITY CHARGE”, in accordance with Section 543(3).

q)    Make an Annual Charge for the availability of a Domestic Waste Management Service, pursuant to Sections 496 and 501 of the Local Government Act 1993, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, on all rateable properties categorised as residential for rating purposes and comprising of a building which is deemed to be a dwelling and located within the defined (urban) waste collection area.

The amount for the standard residential domestic waste management service be $343 for one 120 litre mobile garbage bin (MGB) for landfill waste (weekly service) and one 240 litre MGB for recycling (fortnightly service).

In accordance with Section 543(3), the charge be named “DOMESTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT CHARGE”.

r)     Make an Annual Charge for a Rural Domestic Waste Collection Service, pursuant to Sections 496 and 501 of the Local Government Act 1993, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, on rateable properties comprising of a building which is deemed to be a dwelling and located outside of the defined (urban) waste collection area, and opt for the rural domestic waste collection service.

The amount for the rural domestic waste collection service be $343 for one 120 litre mobile garbage bin (MGB) for landfill waste and one 120 litre MGB for recycling (weekly service). For a higher annual charge of $601, the 120 litre landfill bin may be substituted for a 240 litre landfill bin. For a lower annual charge of $260, the 120 litre landfill bin may be substituted for an 80 litre landfill bin.

In accordance with Section 543(3), the charge be named “RURAL DOMESTIC WASTE COLLECTION CHARGE”.

s)    Make an Annual Charge, pursuant to Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, of $69.00 per assessment for administration and new works associated with future provision of domestic waste management services. The charge to be applied to any domestic assessments which have any boundary adjacent to a road receiving an urban domestic waste management service and

i.    Does not have a dwelling situated thereon, or

ii.    The closest point of the dwelling is 100 metres or more from the boundary of the road and the ratepayer chooses not to receive a domestic waste management service.

In accordance with Section 543(3), the charge be named “VACANT LAND SERVICE AVAILABILITY CHARGE”.

t)     Make an Annual Charge for Stormwater Management Services, pursuant to Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, of $25.00 per eligible residential or business rate assessment and $12.50 per strata assessment. In accordance with Section 543(3), the charge be named “STORMWATER MANAGEMENT SERVICE CHARGE”.

u)    Make an Interest Rate of 7.5%, pursuant to Section 566(3) of the Local Government Act 1993, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, being the maximum interest rate chargeable on overdue rates and charges, accruing daily on a simple interest basis.

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

Against:    Clr Alldrick, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.138   Chapter 2 Integrated Strategic Plan - DPOP - Goals and Actions

HPERM Ref: D18/196423

Recommendation

That Council adopt Chapter 1 – Community Strategic Plan and Chapter 2- Integrated Strategic Plan- DPOP- Goals and Actions and include additional graphic design elements following adoption.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                       MIN18.469

That Council adopt Chapter 1 – Community Strategic Plan and Chapter 2- Integrated Strategic Plan- DPOP- Goals and Actions and include additional graphic design elements following adoption.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

CL18.141   Chapter 5 Integrated Strategic Plan-Budget and Capital Works

HPERM Ref: D18/177947

Clr Wells – less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration – he is the President of the Illawarra Academy of Sport and within the Budget there is an allocation of funding – will remain in the room and will take part in discussion and vote.

Recommendation

That Council adopt Chapter 5 of the Draft Integrated Strategic Plan – Budget and Capital Works with the changes detailed in this report.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN18.470

That:

1.      Council adopt Chapter 5 of the Draft Integrated Strategic Plan – Budget and Capital Works with the changes detailed in this report.

2.      Noting Council’s resolution from its Ordinary Meeting held on 24 April 2018 to authorise and fund up to $200,000 for the development of detailed designs for Artie Smith Oval, that is, sports infrastructure on lands on the southern side of Cambewarra Road, Bomaderry (MIN18.296 Clr Wells / Clr Guile), the required funds be voted as follows:

3.      $100,000 forwarded funded from the Strategic Projects Reserve with a view to the funds being returned to the Reserve as a result of projects determined to be deferred in the pending review of revotes into the 18/19 budget.

4.      $100,000 from the higher than forecast Financial Assistance Grant for 2018/19 as anticipated from advice received from the Office of Local Government on 21 June 2018.

CARRIED

 

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Item Forward

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Findley)                                                                                    MIN18.471

That the following matters be brought forward for consideration:

·         CL18.153 - Planning Proposal (PP037) - Transitional Group Home – 134 Kinghorne Street Nowra - Exhibition Outcomes and Finalisation

·         CL18.151 – Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre – Site Options Report

·         CL18.131 – Notice of Motion - Bushfire Hazard Reduction - Greville Ave Sanctuary

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.153   Planning Proposal (PP037) - Transitional Group Home - 134 Kinghorne Street Nowra - Exhibition Outcomes and Finalisation

HPERM Ref: D18/188098

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Adopt Planning Proposal (PP037) – Transitional Group Home – 134 Kinghorne Street, Nowra as exhibited;

2.    Forward Planning Proposal (PP037) to NSW Parliamentary Counsel Office to draft the required amendment to Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014; and

3.    Make the resulting amendment to the Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014 using the plan making delegations issued under Section 2.4 of the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Findley)                                                                                    MIN18.472

That Council:

1.    Adopt Planning Proposal (PP037) – Transitional Group Home – 134 Kinghorne Street, Nowra as exhibited;

2.    Forward Planning Proposal (PP037) to NSW Parliamentary Counsel’s Office to draft the required amendment to Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014; and

3.    Make the resulting amendment to the Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014 using the plan making delegations issued under Section 2.4 of the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

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

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.151   Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre – Site Options Report

HPERM Ref: D18/179642

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Adopt the Platform Encapsulation option (B1) as the preferred option to responsibly manage the surplus cut material from the Shoalhaven Indoor Sporting Complex with an estimated cost of approximately $1,200,000 (excluding GST) for the construction and supervision costs; 

2.    Commence the formal Development Application process required to undertake the works;

3.    Fund the works with an allocation of $600,000 from the Contaminated Land Reserve in 2018/19 and the remaining $600,000 to be transferred from 2018/19 capital works projects (Nowra Administration Building Compliance Budget), with necessary adjustments made to the 2019/20 Capital Budget to complete those works.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr White)                                                                                   MIN18.473

That Council:

1.    Adopt the Platform Encapsulation option (B1) as the preferred option to responsibly manage the surplus cut material from the Shoalhaven Indoor Sporting Complex with an estimated cost of approximately $1,200,000 (excluding GST) for the construction and supervision costs; 

2.    Commence the formal Development Application process required to undertake the works;

3.    Fund the works with an allocation of $600,000 from the Contaminated Land Reserve in 2018/19 and the remaining $600,000 to be transferred from 2018/19 capital works projects (Nowra Administration Building Compliance Budget), with necessary adjustments made to the 2019/20 Capital Budget to complete those works.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

CL18.131   Notice of Motion - Bushfire Hazard Reduction - Greville Ave Sanctuary Point

HPERM Ref: D18/184857

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Supports the establishment of a “positive covenant“ on the land title at 2 Greville Avenue, Sanctuary Point, to enable the current owners and future owners to manage bushfire hazard reduction in the adjacent reserve, to ensure that the bushfire classification of the site is no longer that of “flame zone“.

2.    Staff prepare a draft policy where “positive covenants“ may be established for similar situations to the above, and that a Councillor Briefing be held prior to it’s adoption.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                              MIN18.474

That Council:

1.    Supports the establishment of a “positive covenant“ on the land title at 2 Greville Avenue, Sanctuary Point, to enable the current owners and future owners to manage bushfire hazard reduction in the adjacent reserve, to ensure that the bushfire classification of the site is no longer that of “flame zone“.

2.    Staff prepare a draft policy where “positive covenants“ may be established for similar situations to the above, and that a Councillor Briefing be held prior to it’s adoption.

CARRIED

 

Note: Clr Proudfoot referred to and tabled a Statutory Declaration regarding the Bushfire Assesment Outcomes for 2 Greville Avenue Sanctuary Point during debate.

 

 

 

Notices of Motion / Questions on Notice

 

CL18.129   Rescission Motion - SA18.119 - Operations - Tomerong Quarry - Lot 4 DP 775296 Parnell Rd Tomerong

HPERM Ref: D18/193372

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.457

 

 

CL18.130   Notice of Motion - Public Toilet - Tomerong - Bollards - Foreshore Reserves

HPERM Ref: D18/184836

Recommendation

That

1.    The cost of constructing a public toilet at Tomerong be met by reallocating funds set aside for the erection of “bollard barriers” in the 2018-2019 budget.

2.    All future decisions by staff for the erection of “bollard barriers” in foreshore reserves needs to take into consideration the recently adopted Notice of Motion regarding “greater activation of foreshore reserves”.

 

Clr White raised a Point of Order against Clr Gartner regarding a personal comment made by Clr Gartner towards her outside of the debate.

Clr Garter withdrew the comment and apologised unreservedly.

 

RESOLVED (MOTION) (Clr Proudfoot / Clr White)                                                             MIN18.475

That:

1.      Once a suitable site for the establishment of a public toilet at Tomerong has been selected, then the cost of construction be met by reallocating funds from the anticipated future expenditure on bollard barriers as well as from the possible visiting of carry forwards in a future quarterly budget reviews;

2.      All future decisions by staff for the erection of “bollard barriers” in foreshore reserves needs to take into consideration the recently adopted Notice of Motion regarding “greater activation of foreshore reserves” (MIN18.294).

3.      Prior to bollards being installed in foreshore reserves, a report be provided to Council on their location.

For:             Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Alldrick, Clr Levett, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

Against:       Clr Findley, Clr Gartner and Clr Cheyne

CARRIED

 

Procedural Motion – MOTION BE PUT (Clr Wells / Clr Findley)

That the MOTION be PUT.

PROCEDURAL MOTION CARRIED

THE MOTION WAS PUT AND CARRIED.

 

 

CL18.131   Notice of Motion - Bushfire Hazard Reduction - Greville Ave Sanctuary Point

HPERM Ref: D18/184857

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.474

 

 

CL18.132   Notice of Motion - Playground Equipment - Clifton Street Park, Sanctuary Point

HPERM Ref: D18/184878

Recommendation

That the playground equipment to the east of the men’s shed at Clifton Street Park, Sanctuary Point, be re-located to the west of the men’s shed in a suitable position adjacent to the “learn to ride“ bicycle circuit.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                              MIN18.476

That the playground equipment to the east of the men’s shed at Clifton Street Park, Sanctuary Point, be re-located to the west of the men’s shed in a suitable position adjacent to the “learn to ride“ bicycle circuit.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Item Forward

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                       MIN18.477

That Item CL18.149 – Tenders – West Nowra Waste Processing Facility be brought forward for consideration, following which the Council move into Confidential Session to deal with CCL18.13.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.149   Tenders - West Nowra Waste Processing Facility

HPERM Ref: D18/175604

Recommendation

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

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                       MIN18.478

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

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 Wells / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                   MIN18.479

 

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.

                       

CCL18.13       Tenders – West Nowra Waste Processing Facility

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.

CARRIED

 

 

 

The meeting moved into confidential the time being 10.33pm.

 

The meeting moved into open session, the time being 10.50pm.

 

Report from confidential session

 

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

 

CCL18.13  Tenders – West Nowra Waste Processing Facility

HPERM Ref: D18/175624

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Gash)                                                                             MIN18.480C

That Council:

5.    Parts 1 to 4 of the Resolution remain confidential in accordance with Section 10(A)(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act until final determination by Council.

6.    Site visits be carried out to facilities with relevant technologies including but not limited to Eastern Creek and Poland (including Germany if required), by at least 2 members of the tender evaluation panel and 2 Councillors (Clr Wells and Clr Pakes with an alternate being Clr White) and this be deemed as Council business.

CARRIED

 

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Item Forward

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.481

That item SA18.129 – Establishing a Boat Harbour Within Jervis Bay – Request For Support be brought forward for consideration.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.129   Establishing a Boat Harbour within Jervis Bay - request for support

HPERM Ref: D18/185607

Recommendation

That Council reaffirm its “in principle support” for the development of a boat harbour within Jervis Bay at a location that meets current sustainable economic, ecological, and engineering requirements and meets community expectations.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.482

That Council reaffirm its “in principle support” for the development of a boat harbour within Jervis Bay at a location that meets current sustainable economic, ecological, and engineering requirements and meets community expectations.

For:             Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Guile, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Findley, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne, Clr Alldrick and Clr Levett

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

Procedural Motion – Defer Remaining Items

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Gartner)                                                                                 MIN18.483

That the meeting be closed and the remaining items be referred to an Extra Ordinary Meeting to be held on Thursday 28 June 2018 at 4.00pm.

CARRIED

 

 

 

CL18.133   Notice of Motion - Dog Off Leash Area - Sussex Inlet, Berrara, Cudmirrah

HPERM Ref: D18/202908

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.458

 

 

CL18.134   Notice of Motion - Support of the Uluru Statement From The Heart

HPERM Ref: D18/204487

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.460

 

 

 

Report of the Strategy & Assets Committee - 12 June 2018

 

SA18.129   Establishing a Boat Harbour within Jervis Bay - Request for Support

HPERM Ref: D18/185607

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.482

 

 

SA18.134   Local Government Remuneration Tribunal - Determination - Councillor and Mayoral Fees - 2018/2019

HPERM Ref: D18/169815

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.140   Australian Government Blackspot Program 2018-19 - Approved Projects

HPERM Ref: D18/135606

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.142   Far North Collector Road – Grant Funding Approved by the Australian Government

HPERM Ref: D18/135648

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 


 

 

SA18.143   Outdoor Dining on Public Footpaths - Review of Fee Waiver

HPERM Ref: D18/142091

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.144   Anzac Day Traffic Control – Costs

HPERM Ref: D18/143977

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.145   Footpaths – three year works program 2018/19 – 2020/21

HPERM Ref: D18/152918

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.146   Land Dedication as Public Road - Adjoining Naval College Road, Vincentia

HPERM Ref: D18/159319

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.147   Australian Government Blackspot Program 2017-18 – Variations Approved

HPERM Ref: D18/154551

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.148   Proposed Lease - Kangaroo Valley Tennis Club Incorporated - Part Lot 1 DP775132 Moss Vale Road, Kangaroo Valley

HPERM Ref: D18/170800

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.149   Opportunity to join Federal Court Proceedings - South Coast People Native Title Claim

HPERM Ref: D18/173662

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

SA18.153   St Andrews Way Sewer Scheme - Inclusion of 11 Properties - Bolong Rd, Berry's Bay

HPERM Ref: D18/168645

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.456

 

 

 

Report of the Inclusion & Access Advisory Group - 4 June 2018

 

IA18.6        Community Infrastructure Grant Applications - Inclusivity and DIAP Compliance

HPERM Ref: D18/169616

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

 

Report of the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee - 12 June 2018

 

TC18.61     Parking  Restrictions- Motorcycle parking - Owen Street - Huskisson (PN 3495)

HPERM Ref: D18/191730

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.62     Parking Restrictions – Bus Parking - Bowen Street - Huskisson (PN 3493)

HPERM Ref: D18/191764

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.63     Parking Restrictions - Car Parks - Owen Street – Huskisson (PN 3494)

HPERM Ref: D18/191774

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.64     Bridge Load Limit – Lamonds Farm Bridge. Lamonds Drain, Lamonds Farm Entrance, Terara (PN 3489)

HPERM Ref: D18/191842

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.65     Bridge Load Limit – Tumblebar Bridge, Brooman Road, Brooman (PN 3491)

HPERM Ref: D18/191850

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.66     Bridge Load Limit - School Creek Bridge - Bugong Road – Budgong (PN 3497)

HPERM Ref: D18/191869

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.67     Line Marking - Sydney Street – Huskisson (PN 3492)

HPERM Ref: D18/191880

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.68     Line Marking - Parson Street, Ulladulla (PN 3490)

HPERM Ref: D18/191894

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.69     Line Marking - Intersection Tahnee Street and Nadine Street, Sanctuary Point (PN 3502)

HPERM Ref: D18/191911

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.70     Intersection Upgrade – CHR (S) / BAL– Veron Estate - Sussex Inlet Road and Mokau Road, Sussex Inlet (PN 3501)

HPERM Ref: D18/191919

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

TC18.71     Additional item - Parking Restrictions – Time restricted 2 hour (2P) - Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital - Scenic Drive, Nowra (PN 2540)

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

Reports

 

CL18.138   Chapter 2 Integrated Strategic Plan - DPOP - Goals and Actions

HPERM Ref: D18/196423

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.469

 

 

CL18.139   Chapter 3 Integrated Strategic Plan - Revenue Policy - Making of Rates and Charges

HPERM Ref: D18/177937

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.468

 

 

CL18.140   Chapter 4 Integrated Strategic Plan- DPOP Fees and Charges

HPERM Ref: D18/177942

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.465

 

 

CL18.141   Chapter 5 Integrated Strategic Plan-Budget and Capital Works

HPERM Ref: D18/177947

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.470

 

 

CL18.142   Chapter 6 Integrated Strategic Plan - Resourcing Strategy

HPERM Ref: D18/177953

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.466

 

 

CL18.143   LGNSW Water Management Conference 2018

HPERM Ref: D18/146142

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.144   Requests for Donations - Milton Ulladulla Men's Shed and Currarong Community Association

HPERM Ref: D18/155384

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.145   Revised Public Access to Council Information Policy

HPERM Ref: D18/185565

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.146   Nomination of Voting Delegates - Election - Office of Vice President (Rural/Regional Councils) - Board of the Local Government and Shires Association of New South Wales

HPERM Ref: D18/185888

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.147   Introduction of Webcasting - Proposed amendments to the Code of Meeting Practice

HPERM Ref: D18/196221

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.148   Investment Report - May 2018

HPERM Ref: D18/196597

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

 

CL18.149   Tenders - West Nowra Waste Processing Facility

HPERM Ref: D18/175604

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.478

 

 

CL18.150   Cattle Loading Ramp Works - 120 Millbank Road Terrara for KW Turner

HPERM Ref: D18/190995

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.151   Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Centre – Site Options Report

HPERM Ref: D18/179642

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.473

 

 

CL18.152   Report On Flinders Rd South Nowra - Route Upgrade & Roundabout Construction

HPERM Ref: D18/200206

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.153   Planning Proposal (PP037) - Transitional Group Home - 134 Kinghorne Street Nowra - Exhibition Outcomes and Finalisation

HPERM Ref: D18/188098

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.472

 

 

CL18.154   Review of the Bushcare/Parkcare Policy

HPERM Ref: D18/188637

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.155   Adoption of the Draft 2018 Coastal Zone Management Plan For The Shoalhaven Coastline

HPERM Ref: D18/199880

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.462

 

 

 CL18.156  OzWater 18 Conference

HPERM Ref: D18/190076

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 


 

 

CL18.157   Waste 2018 Conference

HPERM Ref: D18/192954

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

    

 

 

Addendum Reports

 

CL18.158   NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network Conference 2018

HPERM Ref: D18/208018

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.161   Addendum Report - Integrated Strategic Plan - Additional Submissions

HPERM Ref: D18/208744

Item dealt with earlier in the meeting see MIN18.463

 

 

CL18.159   Objection - Lease to Salt Ministries - 134 Kinghorne Street, Nowra

HPERM Ref: D18/192775

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

CL18.160   Addendum Report - Integrated Strategic Plan - Low Cost Loan Initiative - Provision of Local Infrastructure to Accelerate New Housing Supply

HPERM Ref: D18/208641

Note: This item has been deferred to the Extra Ordinary Meeting on Thursday 28 June 2018 see MIN18.483.

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 10.52pm.

 

 

Clr Findley

CHAIRPERSON