NAMBUCCA SHIRE COUNCIL

 

Ordinary Council Meeting

 

MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Council Meeting HELD ON 21 October 2010

 

The following document is the minutes of the Council meeting held on 21 October 2010.  These minutes are subject to confirmation as to their accuracy at the next meeting to be held on 4 November 2010 and therefore subject to change.  Please refer to the minutes of 4 November 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 Elaine South

Cr Anne Smyth

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Michael Coulter (General Manager)

Noel Chapman (A/g Director Engineering Services)

Greg Meyers (Director Environment & Planning)

Monika Schuhmacher (Minute Secretary)

 

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

 

Councillor PF Flack declared a non-pecuniary insignificant conflict of interest in Item 9.2  Outstanding DA’s Greater than 12 Months under the Local Government Act as Cr Moran referred to a development application that has in the past been the subject of a court case between Nambucca Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA)and Nambucca Shire Council.  Cr Flack had a previous involvement with NVCA prior to the court case.  Cr Flack remained in the meeting for this item.

 

Councillor Smyth declared a non-pecuniary insignificant conflict of interest in Item 9.2  Outstanding DA’s Greater than 12 Months under the Local Government Act as Cr Moran referred to a development application that was the subject of a court case to which the NVCA was a part and Cr Smyth was a member of the NVCA at the time.  Cr Smyth remained the meeting for this item.

 

Councillor PF Flack declared a pecuniary interest in Item 9.2  Bowraville Off-River Storage and Associated Works, Part 5 Activity Consideration Report (Item 9.2 in the General Purpose Committee) under the Local Government Act as Cr Flack states that while an on-stream dam is under investigation it and a potential option she cannot participate in the IWCM process (off-stream dam) as her family home and property could be directed affected.   Cr Flack left the meeting for this item.

 

 

 


 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Council Meeting 7 October 2010

 

/2480/10 RESOLVED:      (Moran/Court)

 

That the minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting of 7 October 2010 be confirmed.

 

 

 

PUBLIC FORUM/DELEGATIONS

 

2481/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/South)

 

That the following delegations be heard:

 

          a)       Plans for River Street Foreshore Macksville

                   i)        Mr Graham Hughes—Objector

b)       8.2 Rural Fire Fighting Fund 2011/2012 - Estimates for Nambucca Shire Council

          i)       Mr Barry Reed – Concerned Ratepayer

c)       10.1 Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee Meeting Minutes - 5 October 201

          i)       Mr Noel Sheather—Objector to Proposed B-Double Route

          ii)      Mr Dennis Smith—B-Double Operator

d)       9.4 (General Purpose Committee) DA 2010/183 40-42 Liston Street Nambucca – Demolish 2 Dwellings & Erect 15 Units

          i)     Ms Anne Smith—Objector

          ii)    Mr Alan Rudge—Objector

          iii)   Mr Anthony Betros—Town Planner

                   iv)  Mr Tom Ferguson—Architect

 

 

 


a)       Plans for River Street Foreshore Macksville

          Mr Graham Hughes addressed Council making the following points:

·                Trees should not be removed – healthy trees providing shade for locals and travellers

·                Has spoken to many people from out of the Shire

·                Trees should be enhanced with under planting

·                Invited Councillors to show them his concerns on site

·                Has studied submitted plans and spoken to designer

·                New trees would take years to provide shade/ambience

·                Suggests to include observation platform

·                Has started petition to not have trees removed

·                Will continue to lobby against tree removal

·                Is prepared to go to media

·                Contact information left for Councillors

·                Bottlebrush need attention to stop mistletoe infestation

 

Motion:      (Moran/South)

 

That there be an onsite inspection of the River Street Macksville foreshore at Council’s next General Purpose Committee with Joan’s Army, Mr Graham Hughes and other interested people.

 

Amendment:       (Court/Ainsworth)

 

That there be an onsite inspection of the River Street Macksville foreshore at Council’s next General Purpose Committee with Joan’s Army, Mr Graham Hughes and other interested people and that Council go through what has been agreed in the River Street Macksville Foreshore Plan including staging, before visiting the site.  Further, that the report is to include options on any alternatives to the removal of the trees to overcome identified problems.

 

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

 

2482/10 Resolved:       (Court/Ainsworth)

 

That there be an onsite inspection of the River Street Macksville foreshore at Council’s next General Purpose Committee with Joan’s Army, Mr Graham Hughes and other interested people and that Council go through what has been agreed in the River Street Macksville Foreshore Plan including staging, before visiting the site.  Further, that the report is to include options on any alternatives to the removal of the trees to overcome identified problems.

 

 

 

PUBLIC FORUM/DELEGATIONS continued

 

b)..... 8.2 Rural Fire Fighting Fund 2011/2012 - Estimates for Nambucca Shire Council

........ Mr Barry Reed addressed Council making the following points:

·                     Concerned rate payer

·                     Big demand by RFS from Council

·                     Seems that Council is not getting answers required from the RFS

·                     16 brigades in Shire ($1374 per shed for maintenance)

·                     Cannot get response for maintenance and needs to go to Commissioner to get action

·                     Seems to be an excess of vehicles

·                     $90,000 on vehicle maintenance –do they put this out to tender?

·                     Is it possible for Council to do maintenance on RFS vehicles?

·                     Headquarters already has two vehicles and they are asking for a further vehicle

·                     Town Brigade keep their vehicles for 15 years as opposed to RFS vehicles where they are replaced every 5 years

·                     RFS thinks Council has heaps of money—ratepayers don’t have the money.

 

ITEM 8.2      SF84                  211010      Rural Fire Fighting Fund 2011/2012 - Estimates for Nambucca Shire Council

2483/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Court)

 

1        That Council note the information provided by the NSW Rural Fire Service in regard to estimates for the Rural fire Fighting Fund 2011/2012.

 

2        That Council express its concern about the proposed cost increase in the estimates for Nambucca Shire Council for 2011/2012 to the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service and, further, that Council forward points raised by Mr Reed (in his address to Council at this meeting) to the RFS as suggestions for reducing their operating costs.

 

 

 


PUBLIC FORUM/DELEGATIONS continued

 

c)..... 10.1 Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee Meeting Minutes - 5 October 2010

........

Mr Noel Sheather spoke to a prepared statement which is on file SF84.

 

Mr Dennis Smith addressed Council making the following points:

 

·                     Family trucking business operating from Bonville

·                     Harvesting and haulage

·                     In 2002 State Forests changed the system – merchandising

·                     State Forests called for the use of B Doubles (require more efficiency with haulage including logging haulage)

·                     Vehicle was fitted with extras to comply with industry performance requirements (varying configuration)

·                     Operating on a number of country roads (including Bellingen Shire) no accidents or injuries during this time

·                     All his B Doubles are fitted with disc brakes including electronic braking

·                     Currently 2-3 loads delivered locally per day

·                     Only B Double when loaded.

 

 

ITEM 10.1    SF90                  211010      Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee Meeting Minutes - 5 October 2010

2484/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Ainsworth)

 

That Council adopt the minutes of the Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee meeting held on 5 October 2010

 

2485/10 Resolved:       (Flack/Finlayson)

 

That Council write to the Committee requesting the information and submissions relating to Item 4.4 of the Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee meeting minutes held on 5 October 2010 so that Council has the opportunity to consider the matter before the Traffic Committee makes a final determination.

 

NoteCr Moran requested that his vote be recorded as against this resolution.

 

2486/10 Resolved:       (Smyth/Flack)

 

That Council write to Mrs Lang advising her of the RTA’s response to the review of speed limits on the Pacific Highway, Nambucca Heads to Valla and request for designation as a black spot.

 

 

 


PUBLIC FORUM/DELEGATIONS continued

 

d)..... 9.4 (General Purpose Committee) DA 2010/183 40-42 Liston Street Nambucca – Demolish 2 Dwellings & Erect 15 Units

 

Mr Alan Rudge addressed Council making the following points:

 

·                     On behalf of clients Ian and Anne Smith

·                     Applicants modified design

·                     Noticed amplified noise at onsite visit on 20/10/10

·                     Acoustic annoyance/privacy and for proper enjoyment of roof top recreations areas

·                     Problems with exit entrance at Sport Street – should be relocated to Short Street

·                     Collision risk would be reduced

·                     Slope is less than required for wheelchairs

·                     Two car spaces

·                     Seek Council’s assurances regarding suggestions and amendments form part of the DA conditions.

 

Mr Anthony Betros—Town Planner addressed Council making the following points:

 

·                     Compliance with existing height control etc

·                     Good communication with Council staff and parties

·                     Parking – improve sight distance

·                     All units will receive 2-3 hours sunlight

 

Mr Tom Ferguson—Architect addressed Council making the following points:

·                     Addressed parking, driveway

 

ITEM 9.4           DA2010/183   211010      Report on DA 2010/183  40-42 Liston Street, Nambucca - Demolish 2 Dwellings and Erect 15 Units (Item 9.4 in the General Purpose Committee)

2487/10 Resolved:       (Moran/Court)

 

1          That in accordance with the provisions of Planning Circular No B1 dated 17 March 1989, it is recommended that Council exercise its assumed concurrence to grant approval to the application under State Environmental Planning Policy No 1 – Development Standards, to vary the density provisions under Clause 29 of Nambucca Local Environmental Plan 1995.

 

2          That in accordance with Section 80(3) of the EP&A Act, development application DA 2010/183 be approved and Council grant a "deferred commencement" consent, subject to the conditions attached to this report  with the following additional conditions:

 

·                     The inclusion of obscure glass to the bathrooms on the southern side of the building

·                     The removal of the southern blade fin wall on the first and second storeys

 

FOR THE MOTION:                  Councillors Hoban, Court, Ballangarry, Flack, Smyth, Finlayson, Ainsworth, Moran and South  (Total 9)

AGAINST THE MOTION: Nil  (Total 0)

 

 

 


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 Reports

 

ITEM 8.1      SF959                211010      Outstanding Actions and Reports

2488/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

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

 

 

 

Item 8.2 was dealt with under Public Forums/Delegations.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.3      SF315                211010      Mary Boulton Pioneer Cottage and Museum Committee of Management AGM - 14 August 2010 - Minutes

2489/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Court)

 

That Council endorse minutes of the Committee of Management for the Mary Boulton Pioneer Cottage and Museum’s Annual General Meeting held on 14 August 2010, and thank the outgoing Committee for their work in the past twelve months.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.4      SF343                211010      Valla Public Hall Committee of Management AGM - 25 August 2010 - Minutes

2490/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/South)

 

That Council endorse the Minutes of the Committee of Management for the Valla Public Hall’s Annual General Meeting held on 25 August 2010 and thank the outgoing Committee for their work in the past twelve months.

 

 

 

ITEM 8.5      SF394                211010      Report on Investments to 30 September 2010

2491/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/South)

 

1        That the Accountant’s Report on Investments placed to 30 September 2010 be noted.

 

2        That Council be provided with advice regarding the details of transfer of funds from ANZ to UBS Wealth management Australia Ltd.

 

 


 

ITEM 8.6      SF1347            211010         Bowraville Theatre - Lease of Retail Shop

2492/10 Resolved:       (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

1        That Council lease the retail space at the Bowraville Theatre being part Lot 1 in deposited plan 330860 for a period of three years with an option for a further three years on the terms and conditions deemed appropriate by Council’s solicitor.

 

2        That Council accept the preferred proposal for the lease of the retail space at the Bowraville Theatre being part Lot 1 in DP 330860.

 

3        That the General Manager and Mayor be authorised to negotiate the final terms of the retail lease and to sign all documents necessary to give effect to the lease agreement.

 

 

 

 


ITEM 8.7      E014/2010        211010         Investments - Capital Funds Lost in Global Financial Crisis

2493/10 Resolved:       (South/Court)

 

That Council accept the tender from CPG Research & Advisory Services for the supply of Council’s Investment Advisory Services for the period 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2015.

 

 

 

 


Director Environment and Planning Reports

 

ITEM 9.1      SF1148              211010      Contract Regulatory Officer's Report September 2010

2494/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/South)

 

That the report from the Contract Regulatory Officer for September 2010 be received and noted by Council.

 

 

 

Note:  Cr Flack and Cr Smyth declared a non pecuniary less significant conflict of interest on 2004/136 and remained in the meeting for discussion and decision.

 

ITEM 9.2      SF1261              211010      Outstanding DA's greater than 12 months, applications where submissions received not determined to 7 September 2010

2495/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Ballangarry)

 

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 9.3      SF1261              211010      DA's and CDC's Received and Determined under Delegated Authority 28 September-12 October 2010

2496/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Ballangarry)

 

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

 

 

 

 

ITEM 9.4      SF1148              211010      DEP Applications and Statistical Reports July 2010-June 2011, 2002-2010 and Certificates Received 2004-2010

2497/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

1          That Council note development application statistics and processing times for July 2010-June 2011 compared with July 2009-June 2010.

 

2          That Council note Occupational Certificate released for the years 2004 to 2010.

 

3          That Council note the statistical information for Applications and Certificates received by Council for 2004-2010.

 

4          That Council note the statistical breakdown of development applications thus far for the current year beginning 1 January 2010.

 

 

 

 

ITEM 9.5      SF688                211010      Report on Implementation of Environmental Levy Program

2498/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Smyth)

 

That Council endorse the consolidated 2010–2012 Environmental Levy program and budget.

 

 

 

 

ITEM 9.6      SF1082              211010      Valla Urban Growth Area - Further Studies - Resubmitted

Motion:      (Flack/Court)

 

That Council request the landowners responsible for investigations in the Valla Urban Growth Area to provide Council with copies of all reports and investigations completed in the Area to date and these reports be accompanied by a signed statement allowing Council to use the investigations in any future planning proposal to support an LEP Amendment.

 

Amendment:       (Ainsworth/Hoban)

 

1          That Council proceed to appoint suitably qualified professionals to undertake a Bushfire Hazard Assessment and Acoustic Assessment to supplement other studies associated with the Valla Urban Growth Area Planning Proposal.

 

2          That the Director of Environment and Planning engage the most appropriate consultants to undertake the Bushfire Hazard Assessment and the Acoustic Assessment.

 

3          That Council request the landowners responsible for investigations in the Valla Urban Growth Area to provide Council with copies of all reports and investigations completed in the Area to date and these reports be accompanied by a signed statement allowing Council to use the investigations in any future planning proposal to support an LEP Amendment.

 

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

 

2499/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Hoban)

 

1          That Council proceed to appoint suitably qualified professionals to undertake a Bushfire Hazard Assessment and Acoustic Assessment to supplement other studies associated with the Valla Urban Growth Area Planning Proposal.

 

2          That the Director of Environment and Planning engage the most appropriate consultants to undertake the Bushfire Hazard Assessment and the Acoustic Assessment.

 

3          That Council request the landowners responsible for investigations in the Valla Urban Growth Area to provide Council with copies of all reports and investigations completed in the Area to date and these reports be accompanied by a signed statement allowing Council to use the investigations in any future planning proposal to support an LEP Amendment.

 

2500/10 Resolved:       (Flack/Smyth)

 

4        That Council, at its budget review, consider applying any surplus funds to finance the Clarence Regional Library

 

 

 

Director Engineering Services Report

 

Item 10.1 was dealt with under Public Forums/Delegations.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.2    SF1566              211010      Tender for the Supply of Passenger, Truck and Earthmoving Equipment Tyres

2501/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That Council’s participation in the Regional Procurement Group Tender for the Supply of Passenger, Truck and Earthmoving Tyres, be endorsed.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.3    SF1565              211010      Tender for the Supply of Bitumen Emulsion

2502/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That Council’s participation in the Regional Procurement Group Tender for the Supply of Bitumen Emulsion, be endorsed.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.4    SF992                211010      Minutes of the Nambucca Emergency Operations Centre Committee - 6 October 2010

2503/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Smyth)

 

1        That the minutes of the Nambucca Emergency Operations Centre Committee held 6 October 2010, be noted.

 

2        That Council consider the allocation of $20,000 in the September 2010 Budget Review for the completion of the State Emergency Services extensions.

 

 

 

General Purpose Committee REPORT

 

ITEM 8.1           SF1031          211010      Review of Council Policies (Item 8.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

2504/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/South)

 

1        That Council proceed to delete, retain, amalgamate, replace and amend Council policies in accordance with the table circularised with this report.

 

2        That the proposed new policies be reported back to Council for consideration.

 

3        That the proposed changes to the Code of Meeting Practice be placed on public exhibition for 28 days (with a 42 day period for comment).

 

4        That Policy No. 2 – Advertising Meetings Council Meetings (Code of Meeting Practice) refer to closed meetings instead of “going into Committee”.

 

5        That policies be amended to incorporate current terminology, such as construction certificates, current position titles and delete gender specific terms.

 

6        That Policy No. 68 Film and Television & Policy and Policy No. 141 Tourism – Filming Permit to Film be amalgamated.

 

7        That Policy No. 88 – Memorials on Council Controlled Land be amended to indicate that Council does not approve the placement of private memorials and plaques in public spaces.

 

8        That Policy No. 89 Not for Profit – Charities and Community Groups – Reimbursement  Waiver of Fees and Charges and Policy No. 90 Discounted Application Fees be amalgamated.

 

9        That Policy No. 142 Tree Maintenance and Removal Application and Policy No. 146 Trees – Trees in Parks, Streets and Street Gardens be amalgamated.

 

2505/10 Resolved:       (Court/South)

 

10.     That Policy No. 26 – Building – Building Over Sewer Mains and Policy No. 31 Sewerage – Building in the Vicinity of Sewers be amalgamated.

 

 

 

 

ITEM 9.1           SF1031          211010      Control of Burning Policy Update due to Recently Released Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2010 Legislation (Item 9.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

2506/10 Resolved:       (Finlayson/Ballangarry)

 

1          Council note the changes to repeal the Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2002 with the Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2010 commencing from 1 September 2010.

 

2          Council note the changes to the Control of Burning Policy 2009 to reflect legislation change and place the policy on public exhibition in accordance with section 165 and 160 of the Local Government Act 1993.

 

 

 

Note:  Cr Flack left the meeting for this Item at 8.10 pm and returned after the conclusion of this item at 8.12 pm.

 

ITEM 9.2           SF1455          211010      Bowraville Off-River Storage and Associated Works, Part 5 Activity Consideration Report (Item 9.2 in the General Purpose Committee)

2507/10 Resolved:       (Court/South)

 

1          That Council approve the Activity (Bowraville Off-River Storage Dam and Associated Works) under Part 5 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, being the Bowraville Off-River Storage Dam and Associated Works as outlined and addressed in the Environmental Impact Statement prepared by GHD dated October 2009.

 

2          The Activity (Bowraville Off-River Storage Dam and Associated Works) being constructed in accordance with the requirements and mitigation measures identified in the Environmental Impact Statement prepared by GHD dated October 2009 and the Bowraville Off-River Storage and Associated Works Submissions Report – March 2010 prepared by GHD and all subsequent Licences, Approvals and Permits issued by the various state government agencies for the activity and inclusive of the following conditions.

 

3          A detailed Project Implementation Management Plan being prepared by a duly qualified and experienced expert consultant or Agency, outlining the timing, processes and procedures for the works, including licences, permits and approvals still to be obtained and the implementation of the mitigation measures identified in the EIS and Submissions Report. The Project Implementation Management Plan is to be submitted to and approved by Council's Water and Sewerage Projects Steering Committee prior to any works commencing on site.

 

4          The Project Implementation Management Plan shall be a “live” document and shall include as components, the Environmental Management Plan, Construction Environmental Management Plan, Project Waste Management and Minimisation Plan, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Management Plan, a Community Engagement and Consultation Plan all as recommended in the EIS.

 

5          Dilapidation inspection reports are to be undertaken on those dwellings and structures identified in the EIS that may be at risk from damage due to vibration from the construction phase of the project. The reports are to be undertaken and submitted to Council prior to any works commencing on this project.

 

6          Should the detailed design identify alternative construction methods or processes not considered in the original EIS, a specific Statement of Environmental Effects will need to be prepared for that alternative component to demonstrate that no significant environmental impact will result.

 

7          Council shall establish a River Monitoring Committee to oversee the preparation, implementation, monitoring and review of the Operational Adaptive Management Strategy generally as outlined in the EIS. This Committee to remain in place for up to 2 years or upon the establishment of a reasonable statistical baseline, confirmation of the frequency and locations of the monitoring regime and final agreement being achieved between Council and the relevant Government Agencies of the adequacy of the Operational Adaptive Management Strategy.  The composition of the Committee is to be the subject of a further report to Council.

 

8          That Council acknowledge that a reduction in the scope of the activity, for example by reducing the size of the dam and/or borefield, will not require additional environmental assessment as it is within the parameters of the project considered in the EIS.

 

FOR THE MOTION:                   Councillors Hoban, Court, Ballangarry, Finlayson, Ainsworth and                                       South  Total 6)

AGAINST THE MOTION:           Councillors Smyth, Moran  (Total 2)

 

 

 

 

ITEM 9.3           SF29             211010      Report on Contributions to Clarence Regional Library (Item 9.3 in the General Purpose Committee)

2508/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Finlayson)

 

That each of the following recommendations be dealt with individually.

 

2509/10 Resolved:       (Court/South)

 

2          That the matter be deferred pending a special workshop discussion.

 

2510/10 Resolved:       (Court/Finlayson)

 

3        That as soon as possible Council hold a special workshop on options of running a library service if we do not continue with the Clarence Regional Library partnership agreement including income and expenditure options.

 

2511/10 Resolved:       (Smyth/Court)

 

4        That Ms Anne D’Arcy from Clarence Valley Council (Executive Officer of Clarence Regional Library) be thanked for her presentation.

 

 

 

Item 9.4 from the General Purpose Committee meeting was dealt with under Public Forums/Delegations.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.1         RF256            211010      Riverside Drive Landslip at Domain D, Nambucca Heads (Item 10.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

2512/10 Resolved:       (Finlayson/Court)

 

That the Options Report on the landslip at Domain D, Riverside Drive, Nambucca Heads, be noted.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.2         SF593            211010      Drainage issues - Frank Partridge VC Primary School, Nambucca Heads (Item 10.2 in the General Purpose Committee)

2513/10 Resolved:       (Flack/Court)

 

1        That Council make urgent representation to the Minister for Education requesting the Departments urgent attention to drainage and safety issues with the Department of Education property being the Nambucca Heads High School and Frank Partridge VC Primary School grounds.

 

2        The issues to be addressed are:

 

          a        Steel reinforcing bars protruding from the concrete slab base to the grated pipe inlet

          b        Grated inlet blocked with twigs, leaves and gravel causing water flow over the adjacent   road and forming a standing pool of water

          c        Area around grated inlet badly scoured and blocking inlet.

 

 

 

COUNCIL IN CLOSED MEETING (CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC)

 

2514/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/South)

 

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 - LATE

For Confidential Business Paper in Closed Meeting

ITEM L.1      SF1478              211010      Update on Coronation Park Subdivision and Land Sales

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 8.15 pm.

 

 

 

 

 


RESUME IN OPEN MEETING

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

That Ordinary Council Meeting resume in Open Meeting. The Ordinary Council Meeting resumed IN OPEN MEETING at 8.30 pm.

 

 

 

FROM COUNCIL IN CLOSED MEETING

 

General Manager Report - LATE

For Confidential Business Paper in Closed Meeting

 

ITEM L.1      SF1478              211010      Update on Coronation Park Subdivision and Land Sales

2515/10 RESOLVED:       (Finlayson/Ainsworth)

 

1        That Council note the reserve prices for proposed lots 1–3 in the subdivision of the Coronation Park land being Lot 2 in Deposited Plan 864792 and calculated pursuant to Council resolution dated 03/09/2009.

 

2        That Council note the list prices for lots 1 - 3 in the subdivision of the Coronation Park land being Lot 2 in Deposited Plan 864792 equate to the reserve value plus GST at a rate of 10%.

 

3        That the margin scheme be applied in the calculation of the GST on sale.

 

4        That the General Manager and Mayor be authorised to negotiate terms and prices for the sale proposed lots 1–3 in the subdivision of the Coronation Park land being Lot 2 in Deposited Plan 864792 and to sign on behalf of the Nambucca Shire Council contracts for sale and Transfer documents required to effect the negotiated sale.

 

 

 


CLOSURE

 

There being no further business the Mayor then closed the meeting the time being 8.31 pm. 

 

Confirmed and signed by the Mayor on 4 November 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

CR RHONDA HOBAN

MAYOR

(CHAIRPERSON)