Lane Cove Council

 

 

 

Ordinary Council

 

MINUTES

 

DATE OF MEETING:
16 April 2007
LOCATION:
Council Chambers
TIME:
7:03PM

All minutes are subject to confirmation at a subsequent meeting and may be amended by resolution at that meeting.

 

Lane Cove Council business papers and minutes are available on Council’s website www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au

 


PRESENT:

 

Councillor I Longbottom (Chair), Councillor R. D’Amico, Clr K. Freedman, Councillor J. Hassarati, Councillor T. Lawson, Councillor A. Smith, Councillor F. Teirney and Councillor W. Gaffney.

 

ALSO PRESENT:

 

The General Manager,  Acting Executive Manager - Environmental Services,  Executive Manager – Open Space & Urban Services, Executive Manager – Human Services, Acting Executive Manager – Corporate Services, Director, Major Projects and Chief Executive Secretary.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST:

 

Clr Kay Freedman declared a non-pecuniary interest in General Managers Report No.9 - Lane Cove ALIVE Update as her son is part of the Lane Cove ALIVE Leadership Group.

 

APOLOGIES                                                    

Apologies were received on behalf of Councillor R. Tudge.

 

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Gaffney and Teirney that apology be accepted and leave of absence be granted.

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

OPENING OF MEETING WITH PRAYER

 

The meeting was opened with a prayer by Rev Geoff Leader, St Aidan’s Anglican Church, Longueville.

 

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Gaffney that Standing Orders be suspended and that members of the public who wish to address Council be allowed to do so for a maximum of three minutes.

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

Ms Maria Linders from the Lane Cove ALIVE Leadership Group addressed Council regarding Lane Cove ALIVE.

 

Resumption of Standing Orders

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Teirney and Gaffney that Standing Orders be resumed.

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 2 APRIL 2007

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Gaffney that the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on the 2 April 2007 be received.

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Hassarati and Smith that the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on the 2 April 2007 be confirmed.

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

Orders Of The Day

 

Order Of The Day No. 11

SUBJECT: Council and Committee Meeting Schedule - May 2007

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Gaffney and Smith that the Council and Committee Meeting Schedule for May 2007 be adopted.

 

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

Order Of The Day No. 12

SUBJECT: Citizenship Ceremony - Wednesday 2nd May 2007

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Teirney and Smith that Council nominate Councillor Gaffney to attend the Citizenship Ceremony on Wednesday 2nd May 2007 and speak to the new citizens about local government.

 

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

Order Of The Day

 

Councillor Lawson informed Council that extensive graffiti which had occurred at Greenwich over the previous  weekend was speedily painted over by local residents Mr & Mrs Wayne Ny using their own paint.

 

Procedural Motion

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Lawson and D'Amico that a letter of appreciation be sent to Mr & Mrs Ny.

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

General Managers Reports

 

General Managers Report No. 9

SUBJECT: Lane Cove ALIVE update

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Gaffney that:-

 

1.       The information be received and noted.

 

2.       Council note that a member of the Lane Cove ALIVE Leadership Group has also           joined the Lane Cove Access Committee.

 

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Reports

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 12

SUBJECT: Northwood Ferry Shelter

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Gaffney that Council:-

 

1.         Proceed with seeking community feedback (including Sydney Ferries and Matilda Cruises) and in accordance with the Statement of Intent for the Northwood Ferry Wharf shelter with a view to adopting either Option 3A, 3B or 4 of the HBO + EMTB Heritage Pty Ltd Heritage Fabric Design Options - Preliminary Issues Paper.

 

2.         After consultation with all stakeholders a report be brought back to Council.   

 

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 13

SUBJECT: Optus Underground Telecommunication Facilities

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Freedman and Longbottom that the General Manager be authorised to sign an Agreement to Vary Notice for Works in Connection with Underground Telecommunication Services with Optus Networks Pty Limited as discussed, noting Council’s concern regarding previous failures of telecommunications companies to make good areas they have disturbed, to their original condition, and subject to a two (2) business day notification period occurring for all minor works that are detailed in the table within the agreement.

 

 

The Mayor declared the motion carried unanimously.

  

CLOSE

 

The meeting closed at 7:45pm.

 

Confirmed at the Ordinary Council Meeting of 7 May 2007, at which meeting the signature herein is subscribed.

 

 

MAYOR

 

 

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