Minutes of the Extra Ordinary Meeting

 

 

Meeting Date:     Thursday, 28 June 2018

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

Time:                   4.00pm

 

 

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 Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Bob Proudfoot

 

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

 

Apologies were received from Clr Kitchener and Clr Guile.

 

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Nil.

 


 

 

Report of the Strategy & Assets Committee - 12 June 2018

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/169815

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Notes the Local Government Remuneration Tribunal’s Annual Report and Determination dated 17 April 2018.

2.    Agrees to adjust the Councillor Fee to $19,790 and the Additional Mayoral Fee to $43,170 for the 2018/19 financial year.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr White)                                                                                       MIN18.484

That Council:

1.    Notes the Local Government Remuneration Tribunal’s Annual Report and Determination dated 17 April 2018.

2.    Agrees to adjust the Councillor Fee to $19,790 and the Additional Mayoral Fee to $43,170 for the 2018/19 financial year.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/135606

Recommendation

That

1.    Council accepts the grant funding offers under the Australian Government Blackspot Program as follows:

a.    $60,000 for the profile line marking (edge and centre lines) on Braidwood Road (between Albatross Road, Nowra Hill and Wugun Street, Yerriyong), and authorises the expenditure on job number 85041;

b.    $260,000 for traffic/pedestrian signals at the intersection of North Street and Kinghorne Street, Nowra, and authorises the expenditure on job number 85163; and

c.    $120,000 for a median island stop treatment, pedestrian refuge, and upgraded street lighting on Yurunga Drive (at the intersection of Illaroo Road), and authorises the expenditure on job number 86678.

2.    Council vote these funds to the 2018/19 budget.

3.    The General Manager (Director Assets & Works) writes to the NSW Roads & Maritime Services, and the Federal Member for Gilmore, thanking them for their ongoing support of the Shoalhaven Community through the Australian Government Blackspot Program and for the support of RMS staff in reviewing and supporting Council’s nominations for these important local road safety improvements.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.485

That

1.    Council accepts the grant funding offers under the Australian Government Blackspot Program as follows:

a.    $60,000 for the profile line marking (edge and centre lines) on Braidwood Road (between Albatross Road, Nowra Hill and Wugun Street, Yerriyong), and authorises the expenditure on job number 85041;

b.    $260,000 for traffic/pedestrian signals at the intersection of North Street and Kinghorne Street, Nowra, and authorises the expenditure on job number 85163; and

c.    $120,000 for a median island stop treatment, pedestrian refuge, and upgraded street lighting on Yurunga Drive (at the intersection of Illaroo Road), and authorises the expenditure on job number 86678.

2.    Council vote these funds to the 2018/19 budget.

3.    The General Manager (Director Assets & Works) writes to the NSW Roads & Maritime Services, and the Federal Member for Gilmore, thanking them for their ongoing support of the Shoalhaven Community through the Australian Government Blackspot Program and for the support of RMS staff in reviewing and supporting Council’s nominations for these important local road safety improvements.

CARRIED

 

 

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

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/135648

RESOLVED* (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.486

That

1.    Council accepts the $13,800,000 grant funding offer from the Australian Government for the Far North Collector Road project, and authorises the expenditure on job numbers #85979 (land acquisitions) and #85080 (design and construction) in accordance with the approved funding profile (provided below in the report)

2.    The General Manager (Director Assets & Works) writes to the Honourable Michael McCormack MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, and Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, thanking them for his support of the Shoalhaven Community through the Australian Government’s Infrastructure Investment Program.

3.    A further report be provided to Council on whether the timetable can be brought forward.

4.    Council ask Ann Sudmalis, Member for Gilmore, to attend a Councillor Briefing to explain the grant funding for the Far North Collector Road project.

5.    The General Manager (Assets & Works) consider expediting this project.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/142091

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Continue to not charge annual fees for Outdoor Dining on public footpaths until 1 July 2019 and that a fee of $0 be adopted as Council Fee for the 2018/2019 financial year with the fee being set each year after that as part of Council annual review of fees and charges process.

2.    Continue to not charge the annual fee for the remainder of this Council term.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN18.487

That Council

1.    Continue to not charge annual fees for Outdoor Dining on public footpaths until 1 July 2019 and that a fee of $0 be adopted as Council Fee for the 2018/2019 financial year with the fee being set each year after that as part of Council annual review of fees and charges process.

2.    Continue to not charge the annual fee for the remainder of this Council term.

CARRIED

 

 

SA18.144   Anzac Day Traffic Control – Costs

HPERM Ref: D18/143977

RESOLVED* (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.488

That

1.    Council receives the report (on Anzac Day traffic control costs) for information

2.    Council continues to provide support to the local RSL sub-branches in the planning and implementation of local Anzac Day ceremonies in the Shoalhaven

3.    Council initially establishes a 2018-19 budget of $15,000 to support local Anzac Day ceremonies (currently estimated to be 50% of the likely total budget required)

4.    The General Manager (Director Assets & Works) writes to local members of parliament seeking “at least” 50% grant funding assistance ($15,000) to reduce the ongoing cost burden on Council in support of local ANZAC Day ceremonies.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/152918

RESOLVED* (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.489

That Council adopt the following priority list for footpath works to address missing links from the PAMP strategy as follows (noting that funding for works on this list is subject to budget deliberations):

 

2018-19   $164,000

·    Osborne Street, Nowra $90,000

·    Corner of Bridge Road and North Street, Nowra $15,000

·    Village Drive, Ulladulla $15,000

·    Berry Street, Nowra $44,000

 

2019-20   $167,300

·    South Street, Ulladulla $60,000

·    Cyrus Street, Hyams Beach $107,300

 

2020-21   $170,600

·    Bunberra Street, Bomaderry $35,000

·    Cambewarra Road, Bomaderry $15,000

·    Bolong Road, Bomaderry $30,000

·    Hyam Street, Nowra $90,600

 

The above list is separate to both the community paths program and the shared user path strategy. The shared user path strategy was adopted by Council in 2017 (and has separate Council matching funds to successfully attract grant funding). The community paths program is currently being determined for 2018-19, and among other projects will include the Kalinga Street Cambewarra footpath.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/159319

RESOLVED* (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.490

That Council

1.    Dedicate Lot 6001 DP 1195858 and Lot 74 DP 874040 as public road (to form part of the Naval College Road Reserve at Vincentia) in accordance with the provisions of Section 10 of the Roads Act 1993; and

2.    Affix the Common Seal of the Council of the City of Shoalhaven to any documents required to be sealed otherwise the General Manager be authorised to sign any documentation necessary to give effect to the resolution.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/154551

RESOLVED* (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.491

That Council:

1.    Accepts the grant funding variations approved under the Australian Government Blackspot Program as follows:

a.    an additional $64,000 for the Flinders Road South Nowra (full length widening) project, originally $440,000, making total revised budget for this blackspot component of the Flinders Road project $504,000 and authorises the expenditure on job number 86618

b.    an additional $162,000 for the Flinders Road South Nowra (Roundabouts at Albatross Road and adjacent service road) project, originally $360,000, making total revised budget for this blackspot component of the Flinders Road project $522,000 and authorises the expenditure on job number 86618

c.    an additional $50,000 for the Paradise Beach Road/ Kingsford Smith Crescent (Sanctuary Point) roundabout project, originally $190,000, making total revised budget $240,000 and authorises the expenditure on job number 86669

d.    an additional $100,000 for the Wheelbarrow Road, Woodburn road sealing project (CH2.0 to 3.2km east of Woodburn Road), originally $210,000, making total revised budget $310,000 and authorises the expenditure on job number 86671

e.    an additional $100,000 for The Wool Road (Worrowing Heights) road widening project (from 140m to 780m west of Naval College Road), originally $295,000, making total revised budget $395,000 and authorises the expenditure on job number 85829

2.    Accepts the grant funding variations approved under the NSW Safer Roads Program as follows:

a.    $45,000 for the Currarong Road road widening project (from chainage 7.7 to 11.5) east of Coonemia Road, originally submitted as an Australian Government Blackspot Project, to recoup Council’s costs for survey and design to date, originally $1,000,000 in 2017-18 and $450,000 in 2018-19 for construction, and authorises the expenditure on job number 86642

3.    Acknowledge the hard work of staff in obtaining this funding.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/170800

RESOLVED* (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.492

That Council:

1.    Resolve to enter into a lease agreement with Kangaroo Valley Tennis Club Inc. for the use and occupation of the Kangaroo Valley Tennis Courts located on Part Lot 1 DP775132 corner of Moss Vale Road and Broughton Street, Kangaroo Valley for a term of five (5) years at an annual rental of $7,210.67 plus GST;

2.    Rent received to be paid to a Restricted Asset Account established for this facility and to be used for capital improvements and major maintenance; 

3.    Authorise the General Manager to finalise the lease terms that may not yet be determined; and

4.    Grant authority 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

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/173662

RESOLVED* (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.493

That Council resolves to:

1.    Make application to become a party to Federal Court Application No NSD1331/2017 for a determination of native title lodged by the South Coast People; and

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

CARRIED

 

 

 

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

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/169616

Recommendation

That Council consults the Inclusion and Access Advisory Group or a member of the Group in a meaningful and inclusive manner to:

1.    Assist with and vet community infrastructure grant applications to ensure they are inclusive and representative of community need.

2.    Assist with the planning and design of Council-built community infrastructure to ensure they are inclusive and representative of community need.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.494

That Council where possible consults the Inclusion and Access Advisory Group or a member of the Group in a meaningful and inclusive manner to:

1.    Assist with and vet community infrastructure grant applications to ensure they are inclusive and representative of community need.

2.    Assist with the planning and design of Council-built community infrastructure to ensure they are inclusive and representative of community need.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Report of the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee - 12 June 2018

 

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

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191730

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.495

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be requested to arrange for the installation of six (6) motorcycle  parking spaces, time restricted to 2 hour (2P) between 8:30 am to 6:30 pm on Owen Street, Huskisson as detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/36.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191764

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.496

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be requested to arrange for the installation of a 50m (approx.) No Parking zone buses excepted, on the northern side of Bowen Street between Currambene Street and the Huskisson Anglican Church driveway access, and the associated bus parking guide signage in Huskisson, as detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/37.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191774

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.497

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be requested to arrange for the installation  of a 10m (approx.) no parking zone on the southern side of the Council managed car park adjacent to the Huskisson Hotel, Huskisson, as detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/38.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191842

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.498

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the installation of a 12 tonne gross bridge load limit on the Lamonds Farm Entrance Road, Lamonds Drain, Terara as detailed in the attached plan TRAF 2018/41.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191850

Recommendation

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the installation of a 2 tonne gross bridge load limit on the Tumblebar Creek Bridge, Brooman Road, Brooman as detailed in the attached plan TRAF 2018/42.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Levett / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN18.499

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the installation of a 2 tonne gross bridge load limit on the Tumblebar Creek Bridge, Brooman Road, Brooman as detailed in the attached plan TRAF 2018/42.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191869

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.500

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the installation of a 15 tonne gross bridge load limit on the School Creek Bridge, Bugong Road, Budgong as detailed in the attached plan TRAF 2018/43.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191880

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.501

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be requested to arrange for the installation of white edge (E1) line marking to delineate the parking lane from the travel lane, and yellow edge (C3) line marking to reinforce existing no stopping zones along Sydney Street, between the intersections of Watt Street and Admiralty Crescent, Huskisson as detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/44.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191894

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.502

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be requested to arrange for the installation of double barrier (BB) centre line marking and edge (E1) line marking for the length of Parson Street, between the Princes Highway and St Vincent Street, Ulladulla, as detailed in the attached plan.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191911

Recommendation

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the proposed 30m (approx.) of double barrier (BB) centre line marking and Give-way controls at the intersection of Tahnee Street and Nadine Street, Sanctuary Point, detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/45.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                               MIN18.503

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the proposed 30m (approx.) of double barrier (BB) centre line marking and Give-way controls at the intersection of Tahnee Street and Nadine Street, Sanctuary Point, detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/45.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/191919

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.504

That the General Manager (Director Assets and Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the proposed CHR(S)/BAL treatment and associated signage and line marking improvements at the intersection of Sussex Inlet Road and Mokau Road, Sussex Inlet as part of the Verons Estate road works as detailed in the attached plan TRAF 2018/47.

CARRIED

 

 

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

Note: This item was reintroduced, refer to MIN18.507.

RESOLVED* (Clr White / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                 MIN18.505

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the proposed regulatory signage and line marking proposed to be installed as part of the parking management during construction of the off-street car park associated with the Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital, Scenic Drive, Nowra as detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/40.

CARRIED

 

 

Procedural Motion - Reintroduction of Item

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                               MIN18.506

That TC18.71 – Additional item - Parking Restrictions – Time restricted 2 hour (2P) - Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital - Scenic Drive, Nowra (PN 2540) be reintroduced for discussion to allow for further discussion.

CARRIED

 

 

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

Note: This item was initially adopted en-block and was reintroduced for debate..

Recommendation

That the General Manager (Director Assets & Works) be advised that the Shoalhaven Traffic Committee has no objection to the proposed regulatory signage and line marking proposed to be installed as part of the parking management during construction of the off-street car park associated with the Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital, Scenic Drive, Nowra as detailed in the attached plan TRAF2018/40.

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN18.507

That Council defer consideration of this item until after the Councillor briefing on the Hospital car park.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Reports

 

CL18.143   LGNSW Water Management Conference 2018

HPERM Ref: D18/146142

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Notes the details of the LGNSW Water Management Conference scheduled for 3-5 September 2018 in Armidale.

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

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

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

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN18.508

That Council

1.    Notes the details of the LGNSW Water Management Conference scheduled for 3-5 September 2018 in Armidale.

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

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

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

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/155384

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Declines the request from the Milton Ulladulla Men’s Shed for a donation of $471 as a deduction to reduce their rent payment commitments to $1 per annum, as such a deduction is not in accordance with the Council Owned and Managed Land Policy (POL16/150).

2.    Make a donation of $5,000 from the 2017/2018 unallocated donations budget to the Currarong Community Association, towards a New Year’s Eve fireworks display for 31 December 2018.

 

Motion (Clr Pakes / Clr Proudfoot)

That Council:

1.      Supports the request from the Milton Ulladulla Men’s Shed for a donation of $471 as a deduction to reduce their rent payment commitments to $1 per annum, as such a deduction is not in accordance with the Council Owned and Managed Land Policy (POL16/150).

2.      Make a donation of $5,000 from the 2017/2018 unallocated donations budget to the Currarong Community Association, towards a New Year’s Eve fireworks display for 31 December 2018.

For:             Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

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

LOST

Motion (Clr White / Clr Gash)

That Council:

1.    Declines the request from the Milton Ulladulla Men’s Shed for a donation of $471 as a deduction to reduce their rent payment commitments to $1 per annum, as such a deduction is not in accordance with the Council Owned and Managed Land Policy (POL16/150).

2.    Make a donation of $5,000 from the 2017/2018 unallocated donations budget to the Currarong Community Association, towards a New Year’s Eve fireworks display for 31 December 2018.

 

PROCEDURAL Motion – MOTION BE PUT (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)

That the MOTION be PUT.

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

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

PROCEDURAL MOTION CARRIED

 

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN18.509

That Council:

1.    Declines the request from the Milton Ulladulla Men’s Shed for a donation of $471 as a deduction to reduce their rent payment commitments to $1 per annum, as such a deduction is not in accordance with the Council Owned and Managed Land Policy (POL16/150).

2.    Make a donation of $5,000 from the 2017/2018 unallocated donations budget to the Currarong Community Association, towards a New Year’s Eve fireworks display for 31 December 2018.

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

Against:    Clr Pakes, Clr Watson and Clr Proudfoot

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.145   Revised Public Access to Council Information Policy

HPERM Ref: D18/185565

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Adopt the revised Public Access to Council Information Policy as attached to the report

2.    Repeal POL10/107 ‘Public Register Access by Community Consultative Bodies and other Community Groups’

 

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Gartner)                                                                                   MIN18.510

That Council:

1.    Adopt the revised Public Access to Council Information Policy as attached to the report

2.    Repeal POL10/107 ‘Public Register Access by Community Consultative Bodies and other Community Groups’

CARRIED

 

 

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

Recommendation

That Council:

1.    Receive the report for information

2.    Nominates the following five (5) Councillors as Voting Delegates in the Election for the office of Vice-President (Rural/Regional Councils):

·    Clr

·    Clr

·    Clr

·    Clr

·    Clr

 

Motion (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)

That Council:

1.    Receive the report for information

2.    Nominates the following five (5) Councillors as Voting Delegates in the Election for the office of Vice-President (Rural/Regional Councils):

·    Clr Levett

·    Clr Cheyne

·    Clr Alldrick

·    Clr Pakes

·    Clr Wells

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

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

lost

 

Motion (Clr Pakes / Clr White)

That Council:

1.    Receive the report for information.

2.    Nominates the following five (5) Councillors as Voting Delegates in the Election for the office of Vice-President (Rural/Regional Councils):

·    Clr Pakes

·    Clr Proudfoot

·    Clr White

·    Clr Wells

·    Clr Gash

3.      Remind councillors that when voting, they are representing the Shoalhaven City Council.

 

Note: Clr White requested an amendment with respect to a motion introduced at the recent National General Assembly of Local Government .

The Mayor ruled the amendment out of order as it does not relate to this item of business.

 

MotioN OF DISSENT (Clr Pakes / Clr Watson)

Clr Pakes moved a motion of dissent against the ruling of the Chairperson to not accept the amendment proposed by Clr White.

For:             Clr Pakes and Clr Watson

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

MOTION OF DISSENT lost

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.511

That Council:

1.      Receive the report for information.

2.      Nominates the following five (5) Councillors as Voting Delegates in the Election for the office of Vice-President (Rural/Regional Councils):

·    Clr Pakes

·    Clr Proudfoot

·    Clr White

·    Clr Wells

·    Clr Gash

3.      Remind councillors that when voting, they are representing the Shoalhaven City Council.

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

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

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/196221

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Accept the report for information.

2.    Endorse the amendments proposed to the Code of Meeting Practice as outlined in the Report attachment for advertisement for public comment in accordance with the requirements under Section 361 of the Local Government Act, 1993.

3.    Adopt the amended policy should no comments be received, otherwise receive a further report for consideration.

4.    Consider the arrangements of Council and Core Committee Meetings outside the Council Chambers given that webcasting will only be available for meetings held in the Chambers.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr White)                                                                                     MIN18.512

That Council:

1.      Accept the report for information.

2.      Endorse the amendments proposed to the Code of Meeting Practice as outlined in the Report attachment for advertisement for public comment in accordance with the requirements under section 361 of the Local Government Act 1993.

3.      Adopt the amended policy should no comments be received, otherwise receive a further report for consideration.

4.      Consider the arrangements of Council and Core Committee Meetings outside the Council Chambers given that webcasting will only be available for meetings held in the Chambers.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.148   Investment Report - May 2018

HPERM Ref: D18/196597

Recommendation

That the report of the General Manager (Finance, Corporate and Community Services Group) on the Record of Investments for the period to 31 May 2018 be received for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN18.513

That the report of the General Manager (Finance, Corporate and Community Services Group) on the Record of Investments for the period to 31 May 2018 be received for information.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.158   NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network Conference 2018

HPERM Ref: D18/208018

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Notes the details of the NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network Conference scheduled for 12-14 September 2018 in Narrabri NSW.

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

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

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

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr Pakes)                                                                                      MIN18.514

That Council

1.    Notes the details of the NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network Conference scheduled for 12-14 September 2018 in Narrabri NSW.

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

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

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

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/190995

Recommendation

That, in accordance with Section 67 of the Local Government Act,:

1.    Council undertake work to provide an alternate cattle loading facility at 120 Millbank Road, Terara for K W Turner, at an estimated cost of $7,900 and at no cost to the owner; and

2.    On completion of the works, Council receive a further report outlining the final costs of the rectification works.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                              MIN18.515

That, in accordance with section 67 of the Local Government Act 1993:

1.    Council undertake work to provide an alternate cattle loading facility at 120 Millbank Road, Terara for K W Turner, at an estimated cost of $7,900 and at no cost to the owner; and

2.    On completion of the works, Council receive a further report outlining the final costs of the rectification works.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/200206

Recommendation

That Council receive the report on the Flinders Rd South Nowra - Route Upgrade & Roundabout Construction for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr White)                                                                               MIN18.516

That:

1.      Council receive the report on the Flinders Rd South Nowra - Route Upgrade & Roundabout Construction for information.

2.      The General Manager apply the relevant clauses of the construction contract to address issues not considered to meet the contract specifications.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/192775

Recommendation

That Council delegate authority to the General Manager to finalise the details of a lease agreement with Salt Care Limited ABN 66 625 075 890 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.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr White)                                                                                      MIN18.517

That Council delegate authority to the General Manager to finalise the details of a lease agreement with Salt Care Limited ABN 66 625 075 890 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.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.154   Review of the Bushcare/Parkcare Policy

HPERM Ref: D18/188637

Recommendation

That Council adopt the reviewed Bushcare/Parkcare Policy.

 

RESOLVED (Clr White / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN18.518

That Council adopt the reviewed Bushcare/Parkcare Policy.

CARRIED

 

 

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

HPERM Ref: D18/208641

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Amend the draft Integrated Strategic Plan 2018/19 – to include the additional borrowings of $6.37 million, with the future repayments of this loan to be funded from Developer Contributions and the low-cost loan initiative interest subsidy.

2.    Submit an application to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment Low Cost Loan Initiative by 1 July 2018 for the provision of Public Open Space areas in Moss Vale Road South Urban Release Area, and

a.    In making the application, the Mayor and General Manager sign the declaration.

3.    Commit to funding the upfront costs for the acquisition of land for the purpose of Public Open Space in the Moss Vale Road South Urban Release Area using loan funds of $6.37 million to take advantage of the discounted interest rate through the LCLI and to accelerate the delivery of Public Open Space in the Moss Vale Road South Urban Release Area.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gartner / Clr Cheyne)                                                                                MIN18.519

That Council

1.    Amend the draft Integrated Strategic Plan 2018/19 – to include the additional borrowings of $6.37 million, with the future repayments of this loan to be funded from Developer Contributions and the low-cost loan initiative interest subsidy.

2.    Submit an application to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment Low Cost Loan Initiative by 1 July 2018 for the provision of Public Open Space areas in Moss Vale Road South Urban Release Area, and

a.    In making the application, the Mayor and General Manager sign the declaration.

3.    Commit to funding the upfront costs for the acquisition of land for the purpose of Public Open Space in the Moss Vale Road South Urban Release Area using loan funds of $6.37 million to take advantage of the discounted interest rate through the LCLI and to accelerate the delivery of Public Open Space in the Moss Vale Road South Urban Release Area.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.156   OzWater 18 Conference

HPERM Ref: D18/190076

Recommendation

That Council receive the report from Clr John Wells on the OzWater 18 Conference for information.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Pakes)                                                                                     MIN18.520

That Council receive the report from Clr John Wells on the OzWater 18 Conference for information.

CARRIED

 

 

CL18.157   Waste 2018 Conference

HPERM Ref: D18/192954

Recommendation

That Council

1.    Receive the report from Clr Mark Kitchener on the Waste 2018 Conference for information.

2.    Organizes a familiarization tour of Kimbriki Monavale and the West Nowra Landfill for councillors and key council personnel, to compare Kimbriki to the Shoalhaven’s landfill and gather innovative technologies, products and services to be incorporated in the proposed AWT facility and the Shoalhaven’s seven Buy Back Centres.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Pakes / Clr Alldrick)                                                                                   MIN18.521

That Council defer the item to the next Ordinary meeting of Council.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 5.58pm.

 

 

Clr Findley

CHAIRPERSON