PRESENT

 

Cr Rhonda Hoban (Mayor)

Cr John Ainsworth

Cr Paula Flack

Cr Brian Finlayson

Cr Bob Morrison

Cr Kim MacDonald

Cr Elaine South

Cr Anne Smyth

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Michael Coulter (General Manager)

Scott Norman (AGM Corporate Services)

Paul Gallagher (AGM Engineering Services)

Heather Leclercq (Minute Secretary)

 

 

PRAYER

 

Pastor Paul Richardson from the Seventh Day Adventist Church offered a prayer on behalf of the Nambucca Minister's Association.

 

 

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

 

Mayor, Cr Rhonda Hoban declared a pecuniary interest in Item 9.3 Outstanding DA’s Greater than 12 months, applications where submissions received not determined from 4 June 2015 to 17 June 2015 to 17 June 2015 under the Local Government Act as one of the DA’s referred to, DA2015/066, involves an immediate family member who is currently employed by the Applicant.  Mayor, Cr Rhonda Hoban left the meeting for this item.

 

General Manager Michael Coulter declared a non-pecuniary significant conflict of interest in Item 9.3 Outstanding DA’s Greater than 12 months, applications where submissions received not determined from 4 June 2015 to 17 June 2015 to 17 June 2015 under the Local Government Act as Mr Coulter states that one of the DA’s referred to, DA2015/066, involves a person who is in his surf lifesaving patrol at Macksville-Scotts Head SLSC and who he competes with in surf boat rowing. The General Manager, Mr Coulter left the meeting for this item.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Council Meeting 11 June 2015

 

897/15 RESOLVED:        (MacDonald/Flack)

 

That the minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting of 11 June 2015 be confirmed.

 

 

 

PUBLIC FORUM/DELEGATIONS

 

RECOMMENDATION:      (Smyth/Flack)

 

That the following delegations be heard:

 

i)        Damon Simon-Wilson and Jett Jarrett

          NAIDOC WEEK PRESENTATION on behalf of Frank Partridge VC Primary School

 

 

 

NOTICE OF MOTION - CR MORRISON

 

ITEM 5.1      SF2049              250615      Notice of Motion - Proposed Changes to the Fisheries Management Act 1994 Relevant to Recreational Fishing (SF1496)

MOTION:      (Morrison/Ainsworth)

 

That Council make a submission to the Department of Primary Industry in relation to the "Proposed Changes to the Fisheries Management Act 1994 Relevant to Recreational Fishing" emphasising the point that matters concerning recreational or commercial fishing in a council’s rivers, that there be direct communications and consultation between Fisheries and the council concerned especially in the matter of river closures to either commercial or recreational fishing including urgent amendments or revocation. Submissions are required by 26 June 2015.

 

amendment:       (MacDonald/Flack)

 

That Council make a submission to the Department of Primary Industry in relation to the "Proposed Changes to the Fisheries Management Act 1994 Relevant to Recreational Fishing" emphasising the point that matters concerning recreational or commercial fishing in a council’s rivers, that there be direct communications and consultation between Fisheries and the council concerned especially in the matter of river closures to either commercial or recreational fishing including urgent amendments or revocation relating to the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and with the inclusion of a paragraph proposed by Cr Morrison.  Further that Councillors make their own submissions with their own attachments as they see fit. Submissions are required by 26 June 2015.

 

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

 

898/15 RESOLVED:        (MacDonald/Flack)

 

That Council make a submission to the Department of Primary Industry in relation to the "Proposed Changes to the Fisheries Management Act 1994 Relevant to Recreational Fishing" emphasising the point that matters concerning recreational or commercial fishing in a council’s rivers, that there be direct communications and consultation between Fisheries and the council concerned especially in the matter of river closures to either commercial or recreational fishing including urgent amendments or revocation relating to the Fisheries Management Act 1994 and with the inclusion of a paragraph proposed by Cr Morrison.  Further that Councillors make their own submissions with their own attachments as they see fit. Submissions are required by 26 June 2015.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF MOTION - CR MacDonald

 

ITEM 5.2      SF2049              250615      Jamie Bekis - Donation

899/15 RESOLVED:        (MacDonald/Smyth)

 

That Council implement the following actions:

 

a        (Given Council’s Budget constraints) that Council assist by providing Jamie with a one off Payment to assist in covering his Expenses of his June/July 2015 tour of England in the amount of $500.00.

b        Request Council’s Grants Officer to Contact Jamie and Family to proactively ascertain whether Jamie may be eligible for Australian Government Local Sporting Champions Program over the coming 2 years. (Jamie is only 16 and could potentially qualify for the next 2 years)

c        That Council formally congratulate Jamie for his recent achievement of Selection in the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy tour of England.

d        Finally, that Miss Henry be thanked for taking it upon herself to place a donation tin in Council Staff Rooms to help raise funds for Jamie in Recent Weeks.

 

   

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 9.5      SF688                250615      Environmental Levy Proposed 15/16 Budget

900/15 RESOLVED:        (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That Council endorse the proposed budget for the 2015/16 Environmental Levy Program.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.1      SF578                250615      Inquiry into Local Government in New South Wales

901/15 RESOLVED:        (Flack/Smyth)

 

That Council endorse the attached submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s General Purpose Standing Committee No. 6 which is enquiring into local government in NSW.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.2      SF959                250615      Outstanding Actions and Reports

902/15 RESOLVED:        (MacDonald/Flack)

 

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

 

 

 

 

Mayor, Cr Hoban and General Manager, Mr Coulter, left the meeting for this Item at 6.28 pm and returned after the conclusion at 6.30pm.

Deputy Mayor, Cr Ainsworth took the Chair for the duration of this Item.

 

ITEM 9.3      SF2038              250615      Outstanding DA's greater than 12 months, applications where submissions received not determined from 4 June 2015 to 17 June 2015

903/15 RESOLVED:        (Flack/Morrison)

 

That the information be noted by Council.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.4      SF42                  250615      Profile & Performance of the NSW Local Government Section 2013/14 - Comparative Data

904/15 RESOLVED:        (Smyth/Flack)

 

The information concerning the comparative data on the profile and performance of NSW Local Government be received.

 

 

ITEM 9.5 was brought forward and discussed prior to Item 9.1.

 

 

 

Assistant General Manager Corporate Services Report

 

ITEM 10.1    SF1873              250615      Making of Rates and Charges 2015/2016

 

This matter was dealt with in Item 10.4.

 

 

 

Assistant General Manager Corporate Services Report - LATE

 

ITEM 10.4    SF1873              250615      Amended Making of Rates and Charges 2015/2016

905/15 RESOLVED:        (MacDonald/South)

 

1          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 501 of the Act, the annual access charge for water supply services to all properties connected or able to be connected to Council’s water supply in accordance with Section 552(1) of the Act for 2015/2016 is made at one hundred and twenty eight dollars ($128.00) per occupancy for each assessment, for a 20mm or 25mm connection; five hundred and twelve dollars ($512.00) for a 40mm connection, eight hundred dollars ($800.00) for a 50mm connection, two thousand and forty eight dollars ($2,048.00) for a 80mm connection and three thousand two hundred dollars ($3,200.00) for a 100mm connection, to be charged per connection for each assessment; and one hundred and twenty eight dollars ($128.00) for vacant or unconnected land per assessment, and have a short title of “Water Access”; and a consumption charge of two dollars and ninety cents ($2.90) per kilolitre to apply to all water consumption billed during the financial year and such charge to have a short title of “Water Charge” in accordance with Section 543 of the Act.

 

2          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 501 of the Act the annual access charge for sewerage services to all properties connected or able to be connected to Council's sewer in accordance with Section 552(3) of the Act for 2015/2016 is made at six hundred and twelve dollars ($612.00) per occupancy for each assessment for residential connections; for non-residential connections two hundred and thirty nine dollars ($239.00)  for 20mm connection, nine hundred and fifty six dollars ($956.00) for 40mm connection, one thousand four hundred and ninety four dollars ($1,494.00) for 50mm connection, three thousand eight hundred and twenty four dollars ($3,824.00) for 80mm connection and five thousand nine hundred and seventy five dollars ($5,975.00) for 100mm connection, per connection for each assessment; and two hundred and thirty nine dollars ($239.00) for vacant or unconnected land per assessment, and have a short title of “Sewer Access”; and a sewer usage charge of three dollars and thirty one cents ($3.31) per kilolitre to be calculated on the estimated volume discharged from properties, excluding residential connections, using the total water consumption based on NSW Department of Water and Energy guidelines and such charge to have a short title of "Sewer Usage Charge" and be included on the ‘Water Account’.

 

3          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 501 of the Act, the waste management tip provision charge for 2015/2016 is made at one hundred and forty three dollars ($143.00) per assessment for properties categorised as Business or Farmland, or are Non Rateable, that are not vacant but do not, or have elected not to, receive a commercial waste service or are not on a waste collection route, or vacant land where the service is available; such charge to have the short title of “Tip Provision”.


 

4          That in accordance with Section 496 of the Act, the annual charge for 2015/2016 for domestic waste service on all occupied rateable land in the Shire, categorised Farmland or Residential under Section 515 or 516 of the Act, or are Non Rateable properties to which a domestic waste service is provided, is made at five hundred and twenty seven dollars ($527.00) per occupancy for each assessment which contains up to and including five residential occupancies, such charge to have a short title of “Full Domestic Waste Service”, the amount of the annual charge will be the amount derived by applying the formula A = B x $527.00, where “A” equals the annual charge, “B” equals the number of occupancies and $527.00 is the unit price. Residential assessments with six or more occupancies, upon request, may be charged one full service charge of five hundred and twenty seven dollars ($527.00) and sufficient additional bins, at the appropriate charge, to service the waste collection requirements of the assessment, as agreed between the property owner and the Council’s Waste Management Officer.

            A waste management ‘tip provision’ annual charge of one hundred and forty three dollars ($143.00) for the year 2015/2016 is made for properties categorised Farmland or Residential or are Non Rateable, that are not vacant, but do not receive a domestic waste service or are not on a waste collection route.

 

5          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 496 of the Act the annual charge for 2015/2016 for domestic waste on all vacant rateable land in the Shire, categorised Residential (under Section 516 of the Local Government Act 1993) or are Non Rateable and located within the confines of the towns of Nambucca Heads, Valla Beach, Hyland Park, Macksville, Bowraville and Scotts Head and the villages of Taylors Arm Upper, Taylors Arm Lower, Eungai Rail, Eungai Creek, Warrell Creek and Donnellyville and all land within the rural sector with a residential building entitlement, including land categorised as Farmland, where the domestic waste collection service is available, is made at one hundred and forty three dollars ($143.00) per assessment, such charge to have short title of “Vacant Waste Management”.

 

6          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 501 of the Act, the annual charge for 2015/2016 for waste service on all occupied rateable land in the Shire, categorised Business (under Section 518 of the Act) to which a waste service is provided, or is Non Rateable land to which a non-residential waste service is provided, is made at five hundred and twenty seven dollars ($527.00) per occupancy per assessment, such charge to have a short title of “Full Commercial Waste Service”, the amount of the annual charge will be the amount derived by applying the formula A = B x $527.00, where “A” equals the annual charge, “B” equals the number of separate occupancies and $527.00 is the unit price.

 

7          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 501 of the Act the annual charge for waste for 2015/2016 on all vacant rateable land in the Shire, categorised Business (under Section 518 of the Act) or is Non Rateable land, and located within the confines of the towns of Nambucca Heads, Valla Beach, Hyland Park, Macksville, Bowraville and Scotts Head and the villages of Taylors Arm Upper, Taylors Arm Lower, Eungai Rail, Eungai Creek, Warrell Creek and Donnellyville, is made at one hundred and forty three dollars ($143.00) per assessment, such charge to have a short title of “Vacant Waste Management”.


 

8          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 496A & 510A of the Act the annual charge for 2015/2016 for stormwater management services on all rateable privately owned developed non strata residential land located within the confines of the towns of Nambucca Heads, Valla Beach, Hyland Park, Macksville, Bowraville and Scotts Head is made at twenty five dollars ($25.00) per land parcel/assessment, such charge to have a short title "Stormwater Charge".

 

9          That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 496A & 510A of the Act the annual charge for 2015/2016 for stormwater management services on all rateable privately owned developed strata residential land located within the confines of the towns of Nambucca Heads, Valla Beach, Hyland Park, Macksville, Bowraville and Scotts Head is made at twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) per lot/assessment, such charge to have a short title "Stormwater Res-Strata ".

 

10         That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 496A & 510A of the Act the annual charge for 2015/2016 for stormwater management services on all rateable privately owned developed business land and located within the confines of the towns of Nambucca Heads, Valla Beach, Hyland Park, Macksville, Bowraville and Scotts Head is made at twenty five dollars ($25.00) per land parcel/assessment plus an additional twenty five dollars ($25.00) for each 350 square metres or part of 350 square metres by which the area of the parcel of land exceeds 350 square metres, such charge to have a short title "Stormwater Business " and be capped at $100.00 per assessment.

 

11         That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 496A & 510A of the Act the annual charge for 2015/2016 for stormwater management services on all rateable privately owned developed business strata lots/land and located within the confines of the towns of Nambucca Heads, Valla Beach, Hyland Park, Macksville, Bowraville and Scotts Head is made at an amount equal to twenty five dollars ($25.00) per strata plan land parcel (parent parcel) plus an additional twenty five dollars ($25.00) for each 350 square metres or part of 350 square metres by which the area of the parcel of land exceeds 350 square metres and capped at $100.00 then be charged the greater of five dollars ($5.00) or the relevant proportion of the maximum annual charge that would apply to the land subject to the strata scheme (the ‘relevant proportion’ is the proportion that the unit entitlement of that lot in the scheme bears to the aggregate unit entitlement of the scheme), such charge to have a short title "Stormwater Bus-Strata".

 

12         That a rate of zero point zero zero five five seven four dollars ($0.005574) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category of “Farmland”, is made for the year 2015/2016, subject to a minimum rate of four hundred and ninety seven dollars ($497.00) per assessment, in accordance with Section 458 of the Act, such rate to apply to all properties categorised as “Farmland”, pursuant to Section 515 of the Act, such rate to a short title of “Farmland” in accordance with Section 543 of the Act.

 

13         That a rate of zero point zero zero five seven zero three dollars ($0.005703) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category “Residential” is made for the year 2015/2016, subject to a minimum rate of seven hundred and fifty nine dollars ($759.00) per assessment, such rate to apply to all properties categorised as “Residential”, pursuant to Section 516 of the Act, excluding all properties in the sub categories “Town” and “Village/Estates”, such rate to have a separate short title of “Residential Non-Urban”.


 

14         That a rate of zero point zero zero five seven zero three  dollars ($0.005703) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category “Residential”, sub category “Town” is made for the year 2015/2016, pursuant to Section 516 of the Act, subject to a minimum rate of seven hundred and fifty nine dollars ($759.00) per assessment, such rate to apply to all rateable land located in centres of population described as comprising all properties zoned residential, located in the towns of Nambucca Heads, Hyland Park, Macksville, Bowraville, Scotts Head and Valla Beach and serviced or able to be serviced with water supply, sewerage, or septic tank, such rate to have a separate short title of “Residential Town”.

 

15         That a rate of zero point zero zero five seven zero three dollars ($0.005703) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category “Residential”, sub-category “Village/Estates” is made for the year 2015/2016, pursuant to Section 516 of the Act, subject to a minimum rate of seven hundred and fifty nine dollars ($759.00) per assessment, such rate to apply to all rateable land located in the villages of Eungai Rail, Eungai Creek, Warrell Creek, Donnellyville, Taylors Arm – Upper and Lower, and all Estates comprising all residential land within the rural sector with a residential building entitlement and within a subdivision both past and present which results in the concentration of holdings to create an estate of two or more lots, all ribbon development residential lots along rural roads contiguous to developed estates and villages and all ribbon development residential lots along rural roads immediately opposite to developed estates, such rate to have a separate short title “Residential Village/Estates”.

 

16      That a rate of zero point zero zero seven six six five dollars ($0.007665) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category “Business” is made for the year 2015/2016, subject to a minimum rate of seven hundred and fifty nine dollars ($759.00) per assessment, such rate to apply to all properties  categorised as “Business”, pursuant to Section 518 of the Act, excluding all properties in the sub categories “Caravan Park”, “CBD” and “Industrial Estate”, such rate to have a separate short title of “Business Ordinary”.

 

17      That a rate of zero point zero zero nine two five eight dollars ($0.009258) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category “Business”, sub category “Caravan Park”, is made for the year 2015/2016,  pursuant to Section 518 of the Act, subject to a minimum rate of seven hundred and fifty nine dollars ($759.00) per assessment, such rate to apply to all rateable properties categorised as Business sub category “Caravan Park” and have a short title of “Business Caravan Park”.

 

18      That a rate of zero point zero one one six seven nine dollars ($0.011679) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category “Business”, sub category “CBD” is made for the year 2015/2016, pursuant to Section 518 of the Act, subject to a minimum rate of seven hundred and fifty nine dollars ($759.00) per assessment, such rate to apply to all rateable properties categorised as “Business”, sub category “CBD” in the towns of Nambucca Heads, Bowraville, Macksville, Valla Beach, and Scotts Head and such rate to have a separate short title of “Business CBD”.

 

19      That a rate of zero point zero zero seven two six six dollars ($0.007266) on the land value of all rateable land in the rating category “Business”, sub category “Industrial Estate” is made for the year 2015/2016, pursuant to Section 518 of the Act, subject to a minimum rate of seven hundred and fifty nine dollars ($759.00) per assessment, such rate to apply to all rateable properties categorised as “Business”, sub category “Industrial Estate” in the towns of Nambucca Heads and Macksville, and such rate to have a short title of “Business Industrial”.

 

20      That a special rate, pursuant to Section 495 of the Act, consisting of a base amount of twenty dollars and twenty cents ($20.20) per assessment, with a short title of “Environmental Base” and an ad-valorem amount of zero point zero zero zero one three nine five dollars ($0.0001395) on the land value of all rateable land in Council’s area (refer Section 538 of the Act), with a short title of “Environmental Levy”, is made for the year 2015/2016. The base amount will produce approximately forty nine point seven six percent  (49.76%) of the total amount payable by the levying of the special rate so as to comply with Section 500 of the Act.

 

21      That a charge of ninety four dollars ($94.00) for the annual fee for Category 1 (Low Risk) Sewer Trade Waste, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 501 of the Act and have a short title “Trade Waste Fee–Cat 1”.

 

22      That a charge of ninety four dollars ($94.00) for the annual fee for Category 1A (Low Risk) Sewer Trade Waste, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 501 of the Act and have a short title “Trade Waste Fee–Cat 1A”, with an additional charge of one dollar and seventy seven cents ($1.77) per kilolitre for Non-Conforming Usage (if required pre-treatment is not installed or properly maintained), is made for the 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 502 of the Act.

 

23      That a charge of one hundred and fifty six dollars ($156.00) for the annual fee for Category 2 (Medium Risk) Sewer Trade Waste, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 501 of the Act and have a short title “Trade Waste Fee–Cat 2”, with a usage charge of one dollar and seventy seven cents ($1.77) per kilolitre or fifteen dollars and eighty two cents ($15.82) per kilolitre for Non-Conforming Usage (if required pre-treatment is not installed or properly maintained), is made for the 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 502 of the Act.

 

24      That a charge of one hundred and fifty six dollars ($156.00) for the annual fee for Category 3 (High Risk) Sewer Trade Waste, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 501 of the Act and have a short title “Trade Waste Fee–Cat 3”, with an additional charge of one dollar and thirteen cents ($1.13) per kilogram for Excess Mass, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 502 of the Act.

 

25      That a charge of ninety four dollars ($94.00) for the annual fee for Category 4 Septic tank Effluent Disposal Sewer Trade Waste, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 501 of the Act and have a short title “Trade Waste Fee–Cat 4”.

 

26      That a charge of ninety four dollars ($94.00) for the annual fee for Category 4 Caravan Dump Effluent Disposal, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 501 of the Act and have a short title “Trade Waste Fee–Cat 4”, with a charge of one hundred and thirty seven dollars ($137.00) for Disposal at Treatment Works with a maximum of 2,500L, disposals over 2,500L will have an additional charge of fifty dollars ($50.00) per 1000L, is made for the year 2015/2016 pursuant to Section 501 of the Act.

 

27      That an interest rate of 8.5% per annum is set for the year 2015/2016, pursuant to Section 566 of the Act, and be charged on overdue rates and charges.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.2    SF251                250615      Schedule of Council Public Meetings

906/15 RESOLVED:        (Flack/Smyth)

 

That the schedule of dates for public Council meetings be noted and received for information by Council.

 

 

 

Assistant General Manager Corporate Services Report – LATE

 

ITEM 10.3    SF1621              250615      Revised Long Term Financial Plan

907/15 RESOLVED:        (Finlayson/Ainsworth)

 

That Council adopt the Revised Long Term Financial Plan 2015-2025.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.4 was brought forward and discussed prior to Item 10.1.

 

 

 

Assistant General Manager Corporate Services Report – LATE

 

ITEM 10.5    SF2025              250615      Fit For the Future Submission Update

908/15 RESOLVED:        (Flack/Ainsworth)

 

1        That Council note the report and allow a verbal presentation on Council’s Fit for the Future Improvement Proposal.

 

2        That Council adopt the substantive content of Councils Fit For The Future Improvement Proposal and authorise the Assistant General Manager Corporate Services to make any refinement to the details prior to submission.

 

3        That Council thank the Assistant General Manager Corporate Services and finance staff for their effort in preparing the Fit for the Future Improvement Proposal response.

 

 

 

Assistant General Manager Engineering Services Report

 

ITEM 11.1    SF565                250615      Application for Temporary Road Closure -  NAIDOC Week March and Drag-Ens Hot Rod Displays

909/15 RESOLVED:        (Ainsworth/MacDonald)

 

1        That Council endorse the Temporary Road Closure Application from Bowraville Local Aboriginal Land Council to conduct the 2015 NAIDOC Week March to be held between 10.00am and 10.30am on Monday 6 July 2015 as follows:

 

·      High Street, Bowraville – Bowra Street to Young Street

 

2        That Council the endorse temporary road closure application from Drag-Ens Hot Rod Club to hold a hot rod display and billy cart derby, to be held between 10.00am and 2.00pm Friday 25 September 2015 as follows:

 

·      High Street, Bowraville – George Street to Young Street

 

3        That Council the endorse temporary road closure application from Drag-Ens Hot Rod Club to conduct the annual hot rod display, to be held between 10.00am and 12.00pm Saturday 26 September 2015 as follows:

 

·      Bowra Street and Mann Street Nambucca Heads – Ridge Street to West Street

 

4        That Council notes the following information has been received for all the above 3 events:

 

·      Certificate of Currency for Public Liability Insurance

·      Traffic Management Plan confirming Accredited Traffic Controllers will be on site, and

·      Police and Roads and Maritime Services approval for the road closures.

 

 

 

ITEM 11.2    SF95                  250615      Suitability of Nose-to-Kerb Parking within Nambucca Shire

MOTION:      (Flack/Morrison)

 

1        That Council note the contents of the report and retains existing rear-to-kerb angled parking arrangements throughout the Nambucca Shire townships, with the exception of

 

·      That subject to consideration of the Local Traffic Committee and in consultation with the Macksville Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Council endorse a 6 month trial of nose-to-kerb on-street parking arrangements in River Street (West) adjacent to the river bank.

 

2        That after the 6 month trial period of nose-to-kerb on-street parking arrangements in River Street (West) adjacent to the river bank Council receive a further report on the outcome of the trial period.

 

3        That Council include a question in the next Community Survey in relation to nose to kerb parking.

 

AMENDMENT:       (Ainsworth/Smyth)

 

That the matter be deferred for a presentation by the Manager Technical Services and that the Chambers of Commerce be invited to the presentation.

 

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

 

910/15 RESOLVED:        (Ainsworth/Smyth)

 

That the matter be deferred for a presentation by the Manager Technical Services and that the Chambers of Commerce be invited to the presentation.

 

 

 

ITEM 11.3    RF275                250615      Bellingen-Bowraville Road

911/15 RESOLVED:        (Smyth/Flack)

 

1        That Council accept the offer of $190,925 for planning and survey works to investigate the provision of an access trail on the southern section of Bellingen Road as per the offer from Roads and Maritime Services in their letter dated 10 February 2015.

 

2        That Council liaise with the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Forests NSW and the Rural Fire Service in relation to their requirements and the intended work.

 

 

 

ITEM 11.4    SF265                250615      DRAFT Water Policy with Demand Management and Water Conservation 

912/15 RESOLVED:        (Ainsworth/MacDonald)

 

1        That Council receive and note the information included in the DRAFT Water Supply Policy (Our Ref: 17106/2015).

 

2        That Council review and provide written comment on the DRAFT Water Supply Policy by 15 July 2015 so that any agreed changes can be included in the document prior to Council approval for public exhibition.

 

    

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business the Mayor then closed the meeting the time being 7.25 pm. 

 

Confirmed and signed by the Mayor on 16 July 2015.

 

 

 

 

CR RHONDA HOBAN

MAYOR

(CHAIRPERSON)