NAMBUCCA SHIRE COUNCIL

 

Ordinary Council Meeting

 

MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Council Meeting HELD ON 06 August 2009

 

PRESENT

 

Cr Rhonda Hoban (Mayor)

Cr John Ainsworth

Cr Martin Ballangarry OAM

Cr Janet Court

Cr Brian Finlayson

Cr Paula Flack

Cr Mike Moran OAM

Cr Elaine South

Cr Anne Smyth

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Michael Coulter (General Manager)

Bruce Redman (Director Engineering Services)

Greg Meyers (Director Environment & Planning)

Monika Schuhmacher (Minute Secretary)

 

PRAYER

 

Rev David Hanger from the Anglican Church, offered a prayer on behalf of the Nambucca Minister's Association.

 

 

Ordinary Council Meeting

 

SUBJECT:   DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

 

Councillor RH Hoban declared a non-pecuniary significant conflict of interest in Item 9.7, Request that the Nambucca Shire be declared a Genetic Engineering Free Zone, under the Local Government Act as Cr Hoban is involved in aspects of the horticulture industry where genetic Engineering is practiced. 

Cr Hoban left the meeting for this item.

 

Councillor A Smyth declared a non pecuniary, insignificant conflict of interest in Item 9.7, Request that the Nambucca Shire be declared a Genetic Engineering Free Zone, under the Local Government Act as Cr Smyth is a voluntary member of the Nambucca Valley Conservation Association which is the body seeking the declaration.

 

Councillor RH Hoban declared a pecuniary interest in Item 10.4 Report on conditions of Consent for DA2009/113 and DA2009/119, under the Local Government Act as Cr Hoban has family members who own property either side of Smiths Lane, that will be either advantaged or disadvantaged by Council's decision.  Cr Hoban left the meeting for this item.

 

 

Councillor M Moran declared a pecuniary interest in Item 10.4 Report on conditions of Consent for DA2009/113 and DA2009/119, under the Local Government Act as Cr Moran (in the matter relating to Mr Turnbull not Mr Smith) has been employed as a Valuer by Mr Peter Turnbull on another matter.  Cr Moran left the meeting for this item.

 

 

 


 

SUBJECT:   CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Council Meeting 16 July 2009

1424/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Flack)

 

That the minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting of 16 July 2009 be confirmed subject to the following amendments:

 

Cr Moran—Item 9.5—Cr Moran requested that his vote be recorded as against resolutions 1 to 28 and 29.

 


NOTICE OF MOTION CR Moran OAM

ITEM 5.1      SF1269              060809      Notice of Motion - Funding for Cleanup of Nambucca River

 Motion:     (Moran/Ainsworth)  (Court/Flack)

 

That Council write to NSW Waterways asking them for funding to assist with clearing the Nambucca River of stumps, trees and other debris.

 

Amendment:       (Court/Flack)

 

That Council write to NSW Waterways and ask them to clear stumps and other debris that might hinder navigation on the Nambucca River.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

1425/09 Resolved:       (Court/Flack)

 

That Council write to NSW Waterways and ask them to clear stumps and other debris that might hinder navigation on the Nambucca River.

 

 

 


NOTICE OF MOTION CR Moran OAM

ITEM 5.2      SF1269              060809      Notice of Motion - Shirewide Structure Plan Reference Group

1426/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Flack)

 

That Council disband the Reference Committee.

 

 

 


NOTICE OF MOTION CR Moran OAM

ITEM 5.3      SF1269              060809      Notice of Motion - Congarinni Bridge

1427/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/South)

 

That Council receive a report on the tests conducted on the piers of the Congarinni Bridge.

 

 

 


NOTICE OF MOTION CR Hoban

ITEM 5.4      SF1269              060809      Notice of Motion - Reporting on Revotes at Budget Reviews

1428/09 RESOLVED:       (Hoban/Flack)

 

That at each budget review the General Manager and Directors report on the status of the capital works they are responsible for and likely revotes.

 

 



NOTICE OF MOTION CR Moran OAM

ITEM 5.5      SF1269              060809      Notice of Motion - Policy - Opening Mail Addressed to Councillors

1429/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Smyth)

 

That the existing policy that requires Council staff to open Councillors' mail be brought to Council for review and that the report include a copy of the legislation which allows this to happen.

 

1430/09 Resolved:       (Hoban/Flack)

 

That Council formally acknowledge the honesty and integrity of its Records Staff.

 

 


  

DELEGATIONS

Resolved: (Ainsworth/Court)

 

That the following delegations be heard:

 

ITEM 10.4    Report on conditions of consent for DA 2009/113 and DA 2009/119

          i)        Mr Tony Smith - Landowner

          ii)       Mr Peter Turnbull

 

 

 

The Mayor Cr Hoban and Cr Moran left the meeting for this Item at 6.04 pm.

The Deputy Mayor Cr Ainsworth took the Chair for this Item.

The Mayor Cr Hoban and Cr Moran returned at the commencement of the following Item at 6.20 pm.

 

·                Mr Tony Smith spoke to a prepared statement a copy of which is on file DA2009/113.

 

·                Mr Peter Turnbull spoke to a prepared statement a copy of which is on file DA2009/113.

 

1431/09 Resolved:       (Court/Ballangarry)

 

That Mr Turnbull be given an extension of time in which to address Council.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.4    DA2009/113        060809      Report on conditions of consent for DA 2009/113 and DA 2009/119

1432/09 Resolved:       (Finlayson/South)

 

Matter be deferred to enable a site inspection at the next General Purpose Committee meeting.

 

 

 


ASKING OF QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

There were no question with Notice.

 

 


 


QUESTIONS FOR CLOSED MEETING WHERE DUE NOTICE HAS BEEN RECEIVED

 

There were no questions for Closed Meeting where due notice has been received.

 

 

 


General Manager Report

ITEM 9.1      SF959                060809      Outstanding Actions and Reports

1433/09 RESOLVED:       (Court/Ballangarry)

 

That the list of outstanding actions and reports be noted and received for information by Council.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.2      SF1120              060809      Grant Application Status Report - 29 July 2009

1434/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

That the list of grant programs and their status to 29 July 2009 be received.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.3      SF1301              060809      Delegations of Authority and Operating Arrangements for Community Based Section 355 Committees

1435/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

1        That the amendments to the Section 355 Committees, “Guide to Operations and Delegations      of Authority be adopted.

 

2        That Council advertise an amendment to the fees and charges to delete the insurance       recovery charge for “Occasional Hire of Council Property” and write to all Section 355          Committees advising them of this and recommending they increase their hall hire charges   by an equivalent amount.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.4      PRF28                060809      Request for listing of the Pioneers Historic Well and Horse Trough situated in the Gordon Park Rainforest as Heritage Items

1436/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Flack)

 

That Council identify the “Pioneers Historic Well” and “Horse Trough” in Gordon Park rainforest as heritage items in its Draft Shire Wide “Template” Local Environmental Plan which is scheduled to be placed on public exhibition in 2009.

 

 


 


ITEM 9.5      SF1321              060809      Request for Lease of Unused Part of Scotts Head Road Reserve

 motion      (Court/Finlayson)

 

1          That Council agree in principal to the proposed lease of an area of approximately 4600m2 being the unused portion of road reserve between Scotts Head Road and Cookies Lane to Ms Lyndal Gregory and to exhibit a public notice inviting submission to the proposed Lease for a period of not less than 28 days.

 

2          That Council obtain a non refundable payment from Ms Gregory in the amount $325.00 in consideration for the anticipated administration and advertising cost to be incurred in processing her request for the lease.

 

3          Subject to there being no objections to the proposed Lease that Council Lease an area of approximately 4600m2 being the unused portion of road reserve between Scotts Head Road and Cookies Lane to Ms Lyndal Gregory on terms to be agreed between the parties but including:

 

i)          A requirement for the Lessee, at the Lessees expense, to erect fencing around the perimeter of the identified land of a form and from materials satisfactory to Council.

 

ii)          A requirement for the Lessee at the Lessee expense to maintain the fencing around the perimeter of the identified lease area for the duration of the Lease so as to securely contain stock within the demised area.

 

iii)         A requirement for the Lessee to effect public liability insurance for the duration of the Lease for an amount not less than $20 Million and noting the interest of Nambucca Shire Council.

 

iv)         A requirement for the Lessee to meet all legal expenses associated with the preparation of the Lease.

 

v)          The term of the Lease to be 5 years.

 

vi)         The annual base rental for the leased area to be not less than $1,000.00 plus GST per annum.

 

vii)        The Lessee to advise Council at the commencement of each year of the number of horses to be agisted on the land for the ensuing year and the base rental to increase in an amount $260.00 Plus GST for each horse exceeding two horses.

 

viii)        The provision of the Roads Act to otherwise apply.

                

4          That Council authorise the General Manager and the Mayor to conclude negotiation of the terms of the lease for the area of approximately 4600m2 being the unused portion of road reserve between Scotts Head Road and Cookies Lane to Ms Lyndal Gregory and to execute any and all documents required to give effect to the Lease.

 

5          That Council authorise the affixing of Council Seal to the Lease for the area of approximately 4600m2 being the unused portion of road reserve between Scotts Head Road and Cookies Lane to Ms Lyndal Gregory.

 

6          That Council obtain a valuation on a hectare basis for leasing land for grazing purposes.

 

Amendment:       (Flack/South)

 

That this matter be deferred to an onsite inspection and the provision of additional information about what the land is to be used for, the vegetation onsite and compatibility with grazing.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

1437/09 Resolved:       (Flack/South)

 

That this matter be deferred to an onsite inspection and the provision of additional information about what the land is to be used for, the vegetation onsite and compatibility with grazing.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.6      SF312                060809      Section 355 Committee of Management - Request for Name Change - Gordon Park Tennis Centre

1438/09 RESOLVED:       (Court/Flack)

 

That Council endorse the request to change the name of the Nambucca Heads Tennis Club Committee of Management to the Gordon Park Tennis Centre Committee of Management.

 

 


The Mayor Cr Hoban left the meeting for this Item at 6.46 pm.

The Deputy Mayor Cr Ainsworth took the Chair for this Item.

The Mayor Cr Hoban returned at the commencement of the following Item at 6.52 pm.

 

ITEM 9.7      SF1321              060809      Request that the Nambucca Shire be declared a genetic engineering free zone

Lost Motion:      (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

1        That Council include appropriate question/s in the next community survey to gauge the community’s attitude to a GE free declaration.

 

2        That pending the outcome of the community survey, Council take no action in relation to Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plans which may be referred to Council by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator in relation to applications to release genetically modified organisms.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.8      SF382                060809      Scotts Head Masterplan - Deferred Item from 15 July 2009 General Purpose Committee Meeting

Motion:      (Finlayson/Ainsworth)

 

That Council now consider the recommendations of the Scotts Head Masterplan report meeting held prior to Council's Ordinary Meeting on 16 July 2009:

 

Recommendation:  (Ainsworth/Flack)

 

1        That a business plan be prepared to identify the cost/benefit of the Masterplan to Council; the Lands Department and the community.

 

Recommendation:  (Flack/Smyth)

 

2        That the business plan include the cost/benefit analysis for scenarios that include Council and the Department managing their respective land separately;  Council's land being vacated (ie no long term casuals); and leasing the existing land occupied by the long term casuals to the Department.

 

Recommendation:  (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

3        That Council generally support the principles listed in the recommendation.

 

Recommendation:  (Hoban/Court)

 

4        That any additional comments from Councillors be provided to the Director Engineering Services or to the Mayor within seven days so they may be presented at the Project Facilitation Team meeting.

 

Amendment TO RECOMMENDATION 3:     (Flack/Smyth)

 

That Council generally support the principles listed in the recommendations with an additional principle being that there be no residence or office built on the community land.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion.

 

FURTHER AMENDMENT TO RECOMMENDATION 3:        (Flack/Smyth)

 

That Council generally support the principles listed in the recommendations with an additional principle being that there be no relocation of semi permanent caravans to the Adin Street Reserve as proposed in the Draft Masterplan.

 

This amendment was LOST.

 

FURTHER AMENDMENT TO RECOMMENDATION 3:        (Flack/Finlayson)

 

That Council generally support the principles listed in the recommendations with an additional principle being that there be no loss or damage to mature native trees, in particular the paper barks.

 

The motion was then put and it was:

 

Motion:      (Finlayson/Ainsworth)

 

That Council now consider the recommendations of the Scotts Head Masterplan report meeting held prior to Council's Ordinary Meeting on 16 July 2009:

 

Recommendation:  (Ainsworth/Flack)

 

1        That a business plan be prepared to identify the cost/benefit of the Masterplan to Council; the Lands Department and the community.

 

Recommendation:  (Flack/Smyth)

 

2        That the business plan include the cost/benefit analysis for scenarios that include Council and the Department managing their respective land separately;  Council's land being vacated (ie no long term casuals); and leasing the existing land occupied by the long term casuals to the Department.

 

Recommendation:  (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

3        That Council generally support the principles listed in the recommendations with additional principles being that there be no residence or office built on the community land and that there be no loss or damage to mature native trees, in particular the paper barks.

 

Recommendation:  (Hoban/Court)

 

4        That any additional comments from Councillors be provided to the Director Engineering Services or to the Mayor within seven days so they may be presented at the Project Facilitation Team meeting.

 

The motion upon being put was LOST.

 

1439/09 Resolved:       (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

That Council now consider the recommendations of the Scotts Head Masterplan report meeting held prior to Council's Ordinary Meeting on 16 July 2009:

 

1440/09 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Flack)

 

1        That a business plan be prepared to identify the cost/benefit of the Masterplan to Council; the Lands Department and the community.

 

1441/09 Resolved:       (Flack/Smyth)

 

2        That the business plan include the cost/benefit analysis for scenarios that include Council and the Department managing their respective land separately;  Council's land being vacated (ie no long term casuals); and leasing the existing land occupied by the long term casuals to the Department.

 

1442/09 Resolved:       (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

3        That Council generally support the principles listed in the recommendations with an additional principle being that there be no loss or damage to mature native trees, in particular the paper barks.

 

1443/09 Resolved:       (Hoban/Court)

 

4        That any additional comments from Councillors be provided to the Director Engineering Services or to the Mayor within seven days so they may be presented at the Project Facilitation Team meeting.

 

 


 


ITEM 9.9      SF640                060809      Berrigan Shire Council - Request for Assistance with Legal Costs

Motion:      (Flack/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council not make a contribution towards the legal costs of Berrigan Shire Council.

 

2        That the General Manager be provided with delegated authority to refuse but not approve such requests for contributions towards Councils’ legal costs.

 

Amendment:       (Ainsworth/South)

 

1        That Council defer the consideration of not making a contribution towards the legal costs of Berrigan Shire Council until further information can be obtained.

 

2        That the General Manager be provided with delegated authority to refuse but not approve such requests for contribution towards councils' legal costs.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

1444/09 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/South)

 

1        That Council defer the consideration of not making a contribution towards the legal costs of Berrigan Shire Council until further information can be obtained.

 

2        That the General Manager be provided with delegated authority to refuse but not approve such requests for contribution towards councils' legal costs.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.10    SF1102              060809      Draft Integrated Water Cycle Management (IWCM) Strategy - Assessment of Alternatives

1445/09 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

1        Council seek advice from its solicitor as to the possible legal consequences of not proceeding with draft IWCM strategy, including the proposed Bowraville off river water storage.

 

2        Council seek advice from the Department of Water and Energy as to the consequences of not proceeding with the draft IWCM strategy and specifically as to whether there are any feasible alternatives to providing drought security without securing water from another source, ie water storage, piping from another catchment, desalination etc.

 

3        Council formally seek a grant of $20m from the Commonwealth Government for the implementation of the IWCM and that a meeting is sought with the Minister for Climate Change and Water, the Parliamentary Secretary and/or advisers to put forward Council’s case.

 

1446/09 Resolved:       (Flack/Court)

 

4        That Council review its drought management strategy as soon as possible and before finalisation of the IWCM.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.11    SF42                  060809      Comparative Information on NSW Local Government Councils 2007/2008

1447/09 RESOLVED:       (Finlayson/Flack)

 

That the information concerning the Department of Local Government’s annual comparative data on NSW Councils for the year ended 2007/2008 be received.

 

 


The meeting adjourned at 7.43 pm.

 

The meeting resumed at 8.10 pm.

 

 


ITEM 9.12    SF639                060809      Review of the Environment and Planning Department

1448/09 RESOLVED:       (Court/Flack)

 

1      That the position of Town Planner be retained in Council’s organisation structure as an unfunded position until February 2010 when its deletion or retention will be considered as part of the management plan process.

 

2      That Council’s organisation structure be determined on an annual basis at the time of preparation of the draft management plan and following consultation with the Consultative Committee.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.13    SF639                060809      Administrative Staffing Requirements and Completion of Cities for Climate Protection Milestones

1449/09 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Court)

 

That Council note that the Engineering Support Officer is to defer data input on plant use and road maintenance for one week to allow completion of the Cities for Climate Protection Milestone 1

 

 

 


Director Environment and Planning Report

ITEM 10.1    SF1261              060809      Outstanding DA's >12 months, Applications Where Submissions Received & Not Determined 27 July 2009

1450/09 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Moran)

 

1          That the list of outstanding development applications (at least 12 months old) and applications received, be noted and received for information by Council.

 

2          That the applications where submissions have been received be noted and received for information by Council.

 

 


 


ITEM 10.2    SF1261              060809      DA's and CDC's Received and Determined under Delegated Authority to 27 July 2009

1451/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/South)

 

That Council note the Development Applications/Complying Development Applications received and determined under delegated authority.

 

 

 


ITEM 10.3    SF285                060809      Report on Minutes Of Community Services Committee Meeting 7 July 2009

Motion:      (Moran/Flack)

 

That the minutes of the Community Services Committee meeting held on 7 July 2009 be noted.

 

Amendment:       (Ainsworth/Court)

 

That the minutes of the Community Services Committee meeting held on 7 July 2009 be noted and that Council write to Coffs Harbour City Council enquiring as to where they are up to with the proposed rail motor service between Coffs harbour and the Nambucca Valley.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

1452/09 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Court)

 

That the minutes of the Community Services Committee meeting held on 7 July 2009 be noted and that Council write to Coffs Harbour City Council enquiring as to where they are up to with the proposed rail motor service between Coffs harbour and the Nambucca Valley..

 

 

 


ITEM 10.4 was dealt with under Delegations.

 

 

 


ITEM 10.5    SF533                060809      Report on Amendments to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act

1453/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Finlayson)

 

That Council note the report on the amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

 

1454/09 Resolved:       (Court/Finlayson)

 

That Council advise the Premier and the Minister for Planning that it does not agree with changes to allow spot rezonings to be initiated by Joint Regional Planning Panels nor the changes to the exempt and complying SEPP which allows dual occupancy as complying development.

 

 


ITEM 10.6    SF241                060809      Report on Draft Nambucca Local Environmental Plan 2009

1455/09 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Court)

 

That Council note the progress report of draft Nambucca Local Environmental Plan 2009.

 

 

 

 


Director Environment and Planning Report - LATE

ITEM 10.7    SF1266              060809      Report on the Minutes of the Nambucca River Estuary and Coastline Management Committee Meeting held on 10 July 2009

1456/09 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

That Council endorse the recommendations from the Nambucca River Estuary and Coastline Management Committee meeting held on Friday, 10 July 2009.

 

 

 


Director Engineering Services Report

ITEM 11.1    SF98                  060809      Road Naming - Little Mary Lane, Centra Park Street and Fairway Cove, Macksville

Motion:      (Court/Flack)

 

That Council adopt the names of Little Mary Lane, Centra Park Street and Fairway Cove, Macksville with the names to be gazetted, notification made to the relevant Government agencies and advertised in a local newspaper.

 

Amendment:       (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

That the matter be deferred until there has been consultation with the Unkya Local Aboriginal Land Council.

 

The amendment was carried and became the motion and it was:

 

1457/09 Resolved:       (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

That the matter be deferred until there has been consultation with the Unkya Local Aboriginal Land Council.

 

ITEM 11.2    SF992                060809      Report on Nambucca Emergency Operations Centre Committee Minutes - 22 July 2009

1458/09 RESOLVED:       (Court/Ainsworth)

 

That Council adopt the minutes of the Nambucca Emergency Operations Centre Committee meeting held on 22 July 2009.

 

 

 


ITEM 11.3    SF1131              060809      Riverside Drive, Nambucca Heads - Funding for Landslip

1459/09 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

That a meeting be sought with the Minister for Roads to outline and support the submission for funding for Riverside Drive.

 

 

 


ITEM 11.4    SF741                060809      Report on Plant Operations

1460/09 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Ainsworth)

 

That Council note the report to the Plant Committee on Major Plant.

 

1461/09 Resolved:       (Hoban/Moran)

 

That the Director Engineering Services and the Manager Civil Works regularly review plant usage to ascertain whether any plant items should be hired instead of being owned.

 

 

 


ITEM 11.5    SF1185              060809      Tree Planting Plan 2009/2010

1462/09 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Moran)

 

That Council endorse and adjust the 2009/2010 Tree Planting Plan.

 

1463/09 Resolved:       (Flack/Court)

 

That Council ask the Grants Officer to explore opportunities for grants to augment the tree planting budget.

 

 


     

 

ASKING OF QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

 

QWN262/09 - Cr. Paula Flack - Liquor Outlets in Nambucca Heads (Ref SF1368)

MOTION: Matter of Urgency:      (Flack/Smyth)

 

That Council write to the Liquor Licensing Court expressing its opposition to the establishment of a new liquor outlet in Nambucca Heads because of the documented social issues with alcohol in Nambucca Heads.

 

The motion was LOST.

 

 


 

 


COUNCIL IN CLOSED MEETING (CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC)

1464/09 RESOLVED:       (Court/Finlayson)

 

1       That Council consider any written representations from the public as to why the Meeting should not be Closed to the public.

 

2        That Council move into Closed Meeting to discuss the matters for the reason(s) listed above.

 

Reason reports are in Closed Meeting:

 

 

General Manager Report

For Confidential Business Paper in Closed Meeting

ITEM 12.1    18499/2009         060809      Minutes of General Manager's Performance Review Committee Meeting - 16 July 2009

It is recommended that the Council resolve into closed session with the press and public excluded to allow consideration of this item, as provided for under Section 10A(2) (a) of the Local Government Act, 1993, on the grounds that the report contains personnel matters concerning particular individuals.

 

 

 

For Confidential Business Paper in Closed Meeting

ITEM 12.2    18573/2009         060809      Foreshore Development Plan, River Street, Macksville

It is recommended that the Council resolve into closed session with the press and public excluded to allow consideration of this item, as provided for under Section 10A(2) (d) of the Local Government Act, 1993, on the grounds that the report contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret.

 

 

 


 

 

CLOSED MEETING

 

The Ordinary Council Meeting's Meeting IN CLOSED MEETING commenced at 9.05 pm.

 

 

 

 


RESUME IN OPEN MEETING

1465/09 RESOLVED:       (Court/Finlayson)

 

That Ordinary Council Meeting resume in Open Meeting. The Ordinary Council Meeting resumed IN OPEN MEETING at 9.10 pm

 

 


 

FROM COUNCIL IN CLOSED MEETING

 

General Manager Report

 

ITEM 12.2    18573/2009         060809      Foreshore Development Plan, River Street, Macksville

1466/09 RESOLVED:       (Finlayson/Ainsworth)

 

1        That Council engage Roger Williams, Landscape Architect and Garden Design in the amount of $1,550 to plan improvements for the River Street Foreshore west of the Macksville Bridge.

 

2        That Council include $2,000 in the 2009/2010 budget for the River Street Foreshore.

 

 

 

 


For Confidential Business Paper in Closed Meeting

ITEM 12.1    18499/2009         060809      Minutes of General Manager's Performance Review Committee Meeting - 16 July 2009

1467/09 RESOLVED:       (Court/Ainsworth)

 

That Council note the performance agreement adopted by the General Manager’s Performance Review Committee.

 

 


 

 

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business the Mayor then closed the meeting the time being 9.15 pm. 

 

Confirmed and signed by the Mayor on 20 August.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CR RHONDA HOBAN

MAYOR

(CHAIRPERSON)