NAMBUCCA SHIRE COUNCIL

 

Ordinary Council Meeting

 

MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Council Meeting HELD ON 06 May 2010

 

The following document is the minutes of the Council meeting held on 6 May 2010.  These minutes are subject to confirmation as to their accuracy at the next meeting to be held on 20 May 2010 and therefore subject to change.  Please refer to the minutes of 20 May 2010 for confirmation.

 

 

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 Anne Smyth

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Michael Coulter (General Manager)

Bruce Redman (Director Engineering Services)

Greg Meyers (Director Environment & Planning)

Monika Schuhmacher (Minute Secretary)

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Cr Elaine South

 

 

PRAYER

 

Pastor Graham Checkley of the Baptist Church offered a prayer on behalf of the Nambucca Minister's Association.

 

 

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

 

Councillor R Hoban declared a pecuniary interest in the public address to Council regarding the Liquor outlet under the Local Government Act as Cr Hoban has an immediate family member working for the Company owning the outlet applying for a liquor license.  Cr Hoban left the meeting for this item.

 

Councillor PF Flack declared a pecuniary interest in the public address to Council regarding the Liquor outlet under the Local Government Act as Cr Flack has a member of the family who manages a drive-through liquor outlet in Macksville, which could be affected.  Cr Flack left the meeting for this item.

 

Councillor PF Flack declared a pecuniary interest in Item 8.15 Nambucca District Water Supply Bowraville Off River Storage           Steering Committee - Minutes of Meeting 5 May 2010 under the Local Government Act as Cr Flack states that whilst Council is considering an on-stream dam option, which she has a declared pecuniary conflict of interest in, she also by default has a pecuniary conflict of interest in the off-stream dam option.  Cr Flack left the meeting for this item.

 

Councillor Smyth declared a non-pecuniary less significant conflict of interest in Item 9.4 Report on Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline    Management Committee - Appointment of Members   under the Local Government Act as Cr Smyth’s sister-in-law is the recommended environmental group’s representative.


 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Council Meeting 15 April 2010

 

2100/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Flack)

 

That the minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting of 15 April 2010  be confirmed subject to the following amendments:

 

Page 1        Disclosure of Interest.  Cr Smyth declared a non-pecuniary significant conflict of interest for Item 8.2.

 

Page 1        Disclosure of Interest—delete last paragraph as it is a duplication.

 

 

  

 

DELEGATIONS

 

2101/10 Resolved:       (Smyth/Ballangarry)

 

That the following delegations be heard including an address by Ms Louise Robinson:

         

          Public address to Council:

i)                    Ms Neryl Stuart—Objection to another liquor outlet

ii)                  Ms Louise Robinson—Nambucca Heads Local Aboriginal Land Council

 

Delegations:

8.5     Loan and Lease Matters Relating to the Bowraville Arts Council & Bowraville Theatre

                   ii) Ms Dale Hawkins

 

8.7     Change of Executive - Bowraville Pioneer Community Centre Committee of Management

          iii) Mr Neil Green

 

 

Cr Hoban and Cr Flack left the meeting at 5.40 pm and returned at the conclusion of this item at 6.11 pm.

Deputy Mayor Cr Court took the Chair for the duration of this item.

 

Ms Neryl Stuart addressed Council to a prepared paper which is on file.

 

Ms Louise Robinson Addressed Council making the following points:

·                     The Liquor Accord looks at six foundation areas

·                     Request Council to support Land Council to write further letter advising them of communities concern

·                     Listed problems associated with excessive alcohol consumption

·                     BWS has a greater volume of alcohol they can offer at reduced prices

·                     Referred to Council’s program, Drink Don’t Sink

·                     Council to oppose this license

 

Motion:      (Smyth/Ballangarry)

 

That the General Manager lodge a submission by close of business on 14 May 2010 with the Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority in relation to the Liquor License Application for a BWS outlet in Nambucca Heads, indicating Council’s concerns over:

1       the possible detrimental impact at the Visitor Information Centre which is a nearby neighbour to the proposed development, and

2        the possible negative impact on the broader community.

 

Amendment:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That Council write to the Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority pointing out the continuing community concern in relation to this proposal.

 

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

 

GB5/10 - Cr. John Ainsworth - Community Concern for Additional Liquor License (Ref DA2010/047)

 

2102/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That Council write to the Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority pointing out the continuing community concern in relation to this proposal.

 

 

 


DELEGATIONS continued

 

ITEM 8.5      SF380                060510      Loan and Lease Matters Relating to the Bowraville Arts Council &       Bowraville Theatre

2103/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ballangarry)

 

That this item be deferred for a period of one month.

 

 

 


DELEGATIONS continued

 

Mr Neil Green addressed Council making the following points:

·                     No an easy decision to remove previous office bearers

·                     A number of Codes were breached by said office bearers

·                     Disappointed on how the Committees have been divided

·                     Excited for future of Pioneer Community Centre

·                     BCDAI thank NSC for transferring this building

 

ITEM 8.7      SF301                060510      Change of Executive - Bowraville Pioneer Community Centre     Committee of Management

2104/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Finlayson)

 

1        That the Bowraville Pioneer Community Centre Committee of Management be dissolved.

 

2        Subject to the sale of the Bowraville Pioneer Community Centre proceeding, that Council donates the balance of the Bowraville Pioneer Community Centre Committee of Management funds to the Bowraville Pioneer Community Development Association Inc.

 

3        Subject to the sale of the Bowraville Pioneer Community Centre proceeding, that Council provide a donation to the Bowraville Pioneer Community Development Association Inc. for 2010/2011, being the equivalent of their general rates (excluding          charges) payment to Council.  Further, the Association is advised that the donation is to assist in their establishment and is not intended to be on-going.

 

 

 


ASKING OF QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

There were no Questions 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 8.1      SF959                060510      Outstanding Actions and Reports

2105/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

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

 

 

 

ITEM 8.2      SF1389              060510      Grant Application Status Report - 21 April 2010

2106/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

That the list of grant programs and their status to 21 April 2010 be received.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.3      SF63                  060510      Goods and Services Tax Certificate 1 May 2009 - 30 May 2010

2107/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Finlayson)

 

That the Mayor, one other Councillor, the General Manager and Responsible Accounting Officer be authorised to sign the Goods and Services Tax Certificate 1 May 2009 to 30 April 2010 required by the Department of Local Government.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.4      SF1504              060510      Compulsory Acquisition of Old RTA Depot Site - Nambucca               Heads

2108/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

1          That Council acquire Lot 561 DP 1133897 and Lot 10 DP 253771 being substantially the same land for which the Department of Lands has given consent to Nambucca Shire Council to acquire for the commercial development of community services facilities and/or resale pursuant to its powers under Chapter 5 of the Local Government Act 1993 and subject to the provisions of the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991.

 

2          That Council, upon the expiry of the prescribed public notice period, classify Lot 561 DP 1113897 and Lot 10 DP 253771 as Operational Land within the meaning, and subject to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 under Division 1 of Part 2 of Chapter 6.

 

3          That Council write to the Department of Lands requesting that the cash component of the Land Exchange Agreement between the Department of Lands and the Council with respect to Crown Reserve 91694 and Lot 1 DP 1028461 be waived.

 

4          That Council authorise the General Manager to execute all documents necessary to complete and lodge the application for the Compulsory Acquisition of Lot 561 DP 1133897 and Lot 10 DP 253771.

 

 

Item 8.5 was dealt with under Delegations.

 

 


 

ITEM 8.6      SF309                060510      Bowraville Folk Museum - New Committee of Management –     20 April 2010

2109/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ballangarry)

 

That Council endorse the new Bowraville Folk Museum Committee of Management.

 

 

Item 8.7 was dealt with under Delegations.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.8      SF35                  060510      General Manager - Delegations of Authority

Motion:      (Moran/Finlayson)

 

That Council delegate authority to the General Manager to perform functions in accordance with the list in the attachment.

 

Amendment:       (Flack/Court)

 

That Council delegate authority to the General Manager to perform functions in accordance with the list in the attachment with the agreement being reported to the next meeting of Council.

 

Amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

2110/10 Resolved:       (Flack/Court)

 

That Council delegate authority to the General Manager to perform functions in accordance with the list in the attachment subject to any agreement to resolved legal proceedings being reported to the next meeting of Council.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.9      SF324                060510      Gumma (Boulton's Crossing) Reserve - Committee of      Management - Minutes of AGM 24 March 2010

Motion:      (Moran/Flack)

 

1        That Council endorse the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Gumma (Boulton’s Crossing) Reserve Committee of Management which was held on 24 March 2010 and thank the outgoing Committee for their work in the past twelve months.

 

2        That Council request that the Committee of Management consider the opportunity for transfer of trusteeship of the Boulton’s Crossing Reserve to the National Parks and Wildlife Service and if willing to consider such transfer, that the Committee nominate representatives who may participate in discussions with Council staff and the National Parks and Wildlife Service on the terms of such transfer.

 

Amendment:       (Flack/Court)

 

1        That Council endorse the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Gumma (Boulton’s Crossing) Reserve Committee of Management which was held on 24 March 2010 and thank the outgoing Committee for their work in the past twelve months.

 

2        That Council request that the Committee of Management consider the opportunity for transfer of trusteeship of the Boulton’s Crossing Reserve to the National Parks and Wildlife Service and if willing to consider such transfer, that the Committee nominate representatives who may participate in discussions with Council staff and the National Parks and Wildlife Service on the terms of such transfer.

 

3                That the Financial Statements be requested from the Committee of Management.

 

 

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

 

Motion:      (Court/Flack)

 

1        That Council endorse the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Gumma (Boulton’s Crossing) Reserve Committee of Management which was held on 24 March 2010 and thank the outgoing Committee for their work in the past twelve months.

 

2        That Council request that the Committee of Management consider the opportunity for transfer of trusteeship of the Boulton’s Crossing Reserve to the National Parks and Wildlife Service and if willing to consider such transfer, that the Committee nominate representatives who may participate in discussions with Council staff and the National Parks and Wildlife Service on the terms of such transfer.

 

3        That the Committee of Management be requested to provide their Treasurer’s Report from the Annual General Meeting.

 

 

Further Amendment:          (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

That recommendation two (2) be deferred until after the Minister makes a decision on whether the number of sites can be maintained.

 

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

 

The motion upon being put was carried and it was:

 

2111/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

1        That Council endorse the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Gumma (Boulton’s Crossing) Reserve Committee of Management which was held on 24 March 2010 and thank the outgoing Committee for their work in the past twelve months.

 

2        That Council defer requesting the Committee of Management to consider the opportunity for transfer of trusteeship of the Boulton’s Crossing Reserve to the National Parks and Wildlife Service until the Minister makes a decision on whether the number of sites can be maintained.

 

3        That the Committee of Management be requested to provide their Treasurer’s Report from the Annual General Meeting.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.10    SF341                060510      Valla Beach Urban & Hall Committee of Management - Request         for Name Change

Motion:      (Flack/Moran)

 

1        That Council adopt the change of name for its Section 355 Committee of Management from Valla Beach Urban and Hall to Valla Urban and Hall Committee of Management.

 

2        That Council advise both Committees of Management for Valla (rural) and Valla Urban of the accepted name change.

 

Amendment:       (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

That this item be referred to the Valla Hall Committee for their consideration.

 

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

 

2112/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

That this item be referred to the Valla Hall Committee for their consideration.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.11    SF1503              060510      "Promoting Social Inclusion through Sport" funding - Use of       Council Motor Vehicle

2113/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Finlayson)

 

That Council provide Mr Richie Donovan with a Council owned vehicle for work related use only with the fuel cost being paid by the grant funds.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.12    SF86                  060510      Funding Arrangements - State Emergency Service

2114/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Moran)

 

That the information concerning the new funding arrangements for the State Emergency Service be received.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.13    SF1446              060510      Organisation Structure - Proposal for Replacement of 35 hour per week Customer Service Officer Position with a 20 hour per week Position

2115/10 RESOLVED:       (Smyth/Flack)

 

That Council amend its organisation structure to provide for the Customer Service Officer position in Environment and Planning to be 20 hours per week.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.14    SF395                060510      2009/2010 Loans Program

2116/10 RESOLVED:       (Smyth/Court)

 

That Council considers the offers from the seven financial institutions as a late item in the closed session.

 

 

 

General Manager Report – LATE

 

 

Cr Flack left the meeting at 6.50 pm and returned at the conclusion of this item, at 6.52 pm.

 

ITEM 8.15    SF1064              060510      Nambucca District Water Supply Bowraville Off River Storage    Steering Committee - Minutes of Meeting 5 May 2010

2117/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Court)

 

1        That Council make urgent representations to both the NSW Government and NSW Opposition concerning the removal/deferral of funding from the Country Towns Water and Sewerage Program arising out of the November 2009 Mini Budget and the impact that this will have on the proposed Bowraville off river storage.

 

2118/10 Resolved:       (Finlayson/Smyth)

 

2        That Council agree to Task 5 of the proposals provided by GHD which is the pump test of the existing borefield including all licenses and approvals.

 

2119/10 Resolved:       (Court/Ainsworth)

 

3        That Council agree to Tasks 2 and 8 of the proposals provided by GHD which are firstly, a revised cost estimate for the 5,000 mega litre storage, utilising dead storage and staging the borefield and, secondly, revising and updating the scoping study following the completion of the pump testing of the existing borefield.

 

2120/10 Resolved:       (Finlayson/Court)

 

4        That Council approve the request from public works for an upper limit fee variation to take the Project Management engagement to the end of the pre-construction phase for the amount of $88,513 plus GST.

 

 

 

Director Environment and Planning Report

 

ITEM 9.1      SF1261              060510      Outstanding DA's Greater Than 12 Months, Applications Where          Submissions Received Not Determined to 27 April 2010

2121/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

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.

 

2122/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Court)

 

3        That DA 2010/114 be called in.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.2      SF1261              060510      DA's and CDC's Received and Determined Under Delegated      Authority 2-27 April 2010

2123/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

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

 

 

ITEM 9.3      SF1268              060510      Our Living Coast Progress Report

2124/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

1          That Council note the progress of the “Our Living Coast” sustainability initiative, that is being conducted in partnership with Coffs Harbour City Council and Bellingen Shire Council, with funding from the NSW Environmental Trust.

 

2          That Council note why previous endorsed projects have been rejected and note those projects that are still being considered for inclusion in the on ground works program of the Our Living Coast project.

 

3          That Council note the community consultation survey rolled out over the 3 LGA’s during April 2010 under the ‘Our Living Coast’ community engagement element.

 

 

 


ITEM 9.4      SF1496              060510      Report on Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline    Management Committee - Appointment of Members

2125/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Ainsworth)

 

1          That the following single nominations for membership of the Nambucca River Creeks Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee be accepted:

 

            NSW Farmers — Jim Hallam

            Nambucca River Oyster Growers — Theresa Spens-Black

            Nambucca River Users Group — Peter McNally

            Flood Affected Residents — Fay Lawson

            Landcare — Tim Ryan

            Tourism Industry — Eleanora Snart

            Environmental Group — Joy van Son (Nambucca Valley Conservation Association)

 

2          That Council determine the Local Aboriginal Groups representative requirements to the Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee.

 

Motion:      (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

That Council provide three positions on the Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee to be filled by a member from each of the three Local Aboriginal Lands Councils.

 

Amendment:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

That Council provide three positions on the Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee to be filled by a member from each of the three Local Aboriginal Lands Councils, and also invite Mr Bob Young (Crosswinds Nature Reserve Committee of Management) onto the Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee.

 

The amendment was LOST.

 

The motion was put and it was LOST.

 

MOTION       (Hoban/Court)

 

That there be one member from the Aboriginal community and that the constitution from the Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee be reviewed allowing the Committee or the Secretary to invite other members from the Land Councils and any other community groups with an interest in an agenda item to be able address the Committee, but who do not have voting rights.

 

Amendment:       (Court/Smyth)

 

That there be one member from the Aboriginal community and that the constitution from the Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee be reviewed allowing the Committee or the Secretary to invite other members from the Land Councils, the fishers’ groups and any other community groups with an interest in an agenda item to be able address the Committee, but who do not have voting rights.

 

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

 

2126/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Smyth)

 

That there be one member from the Aboriginal community and that the constitution from the Nambucca River, Creeks, Estuaries and Coastline Management Committee be reviewed allowing the Committee or the Secretary to invite other members from the Land Councils, the fishers’ groups and any other community groups with an interest in an agenda item to be able address the Committee, but who do not have voting rights.

 

 

ITEM 9.5      SF97                  060510      Report on Alcohol Free Zone - Visitor Information Centre,          Riverside Drive, Nambucca Heads

2127/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Flack)

 

That Council establishes an Alcohol Free Zone under Section 644 of the Local Government Act 1993 in the area surrounding the Nambucca Shire Visitor Information Centre described as follows; Riverside Drive west of its intersection with Woodbell Street to the Pacific Highway; the Pacific Highway Underpass at Bellwood Creek; west and then south-west of the Visitor Information Centre through the foreshore road reserves known as Quota and Brotherhood Parks.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.6      SF799                060510      Report on Seniors Week 2010

2128/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Flack)

 

That Council note the 2010 Seniors Week event held Wednesday 24 March 2010 at the Anglican Church Hall, Bowraville.

 

 

 

Director Engineering Services Report

 

ITEM 10.1    SF382                060510      Scotts Head Master Plan

Motion:      (Finlayson/Court)

 

1        That Council advises the Department of Lands of its support in principle for the exhibited plan.

 

2        That Council advise the Land and Property Management Authority that negotiations can commence on issues such as the level of the lease fee, the length of the lease and other matters.

 

Amendment:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

That Adin Street Oval not be included in any deal with the Department of Lands.

 

The amendment was LOST.

 

The motion was put and it was carried and it was:

 

2129/10 Resolved:       (Finlayson/Court)

 

1        That Council advises the Department of Lands of its support in principle for the exhibited plan

 

2        That Council advise the Land and Property Management Authority that negotiations can commence on issues such as the level of the lease fee, the length of the lease and other matters.

 

2130/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Finlayson)

 

3        That Council reconfirm its previous resolution that irrespective of where they are located Council will not consider managing the semi permanents as a separate entity as it is not financially viable.

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 8.00 pm.

 

The meeting resumed at 8.30 pm.

 

 


 


ITEM 10.2    SF681                060510      Nambucca Waste Management Centre - Review of Remediation         requirements at Old Landfill

2131/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

1        That Council note that the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water is prepared to allow Council to explore options of managing leachate in lieu of reconstructing the leachate inter option trench.

 

2        That Council note the options will be prepared by Council’s Consultant Enginuity Design Pty Ltd and submitted to Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water by 14 May 2010.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.3    SF90                  060510      Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee Meeting Minutes –    19 April 2010

2132/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

That Council adopt the minutes of the Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee meeting held on 19 April 2010.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.4    SF249                060510      South Macksville DCP 17 - Construction of Sewage Pump Station      and Rising Main

2133/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

That Council accept the tender submitted by AJ Pipelines and Constructions for the amount of $351,549 including GST for the construction of South Macksville Sewer Pump Station 15 and associated works.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.5    SF604                060510      Weed Action Program - Changes in Weed Management

2134/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council agree to and adopt the Weed Action Program for weed management for the next five years as a member of the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee.

 

2        That Council agree to and adopt the five year Memorandum of Understanding between all members of the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee.

 

3        That Council agree to and adopt the five year business plan of the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee, with regards to weed management in the region.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.6    SF601                060510      Traffic Management - Wallace Street, Macksville

2135/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council adopt 40 km/hr high pedestrian area for the Macksville CBD.

 

2        That the funding agreement be accepted for full funding in 2009/10.

 

     

 

 

SPECIAL GENERAL PURPOSE COMMITTEE MEETING – 6 MAY 2010

 

Director Environment and Planning Report

ITEM 8.1      SF1498              060510      Report on Consolidated DCP

2136/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Hoban)

 

1          That Council resolve to exhibit Draft Nambucca Development Control Plan, in accordance with the requirements of Section 72 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, and Part 3 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.

 

FOR THE MOTION:                   Councillors Hoban, Court, Ballangarry, Flack, Smyth, Finlayson,                                       Ainsworth, Moran  (Total 8)

AGAINST THE MOTION:            Nil

 

2137/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

2          The Draft DCP be exhibited for a period of 28 days.

 

FOR THE MOTION:                   Councillors Hoban, Court, Ballangarry, Flack, Smyth, Finlayson,                                       Ainsworth, Moran  (Total 8)

AGAINST THE MOTION:            Nil

 

2138/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Court)

 

3          That following exhibition, a report be prepared for Council’s consideration regarding the outcome of the exhibition and any submissions received.

 

FOR THE MOTION:                   Councillors Hoban, Court, Ballangarry, Flack, Smyth, Finlayson,                                       Ainsworth, Moran  (Total 8)

AGAINST THE MOTION:            Nil

 

 

 

 


COUNCIL IN CLOSED MEETING (CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC)

 

Resolved: (Ainsworth/Ballangarry)

 

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 11.1    SF839                060510      General Manager's Performance Review

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 11.2    SF395                060510      Loans Program 2009/2010

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 8.37 pm.

 

 

 


RESUME IN OPEN MEETING

 

Resolved: (Flack/Moran)

 

That Ordinary Council Meeting resume in Open Meeting. The Ordinary Council Meeting resumed IN OPEN MEETING at 8.40 pm

 

 

 

FROM COUNCIL IN CLOSED MEETING

 

General Manager Report

 

ITEM 11.1    SF839                060510      General Manager's Performance Review

2139/10 Resolved:       (Flack/Moran)

 

1        That Council determine that the General Manager’s performance has been satisfactory.

 

2        That Council engage Local Government Management Solutions to negotiate a new employment contract with Mr Coulter with the offer to be endorsed by Council before it is        made.

 

3        That Council obtain a quote from Local Government Management Solutions to facilitate the       General Manager’s future annual performance reviews.

 

 

 

 

ITEM 11.2    SF395                060510      Loans Program 2009/2010

2140/10 RESOLVED:       (Finlayson/Ainsworth)

 

1        That Council accept the National Australia Bank’s loan offer of $1,793,500.00 at a rate of 8.47% per annum with half yearly repayments of $93,872.20 for 20 years.

 

2        That Council accept the National Australia Bank’s loan offer of $1,100,000.00 (Water Supply) at a rate of 8.50% per annum with half yearly repayments of $50,994.28 over 30 years with renewal after 20 years.

 

3        That Council accept the National Australia Bank’s loan offer of $355,000.00 at a rate of 8.28% per annum with half yearly repayments of $23,631.44 for 12 years.

 

 

 

 

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business the Mayor then closed the meeting the time being 8.45 pm. 

 

Confirmed and signed by the Mayor on 20 May 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

CR RHONDA HOBAN

MAYOR

(CHAIRPERSON)