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Agenda

Services and Resources

Committee Meeting

16 February 2009, 8:00pm

 


 

Notice of Meeting

 

Dear Councillors

 

Notice is given of the Services and Resources, to be held in the Council Chambers, Lower Ground Floor, 48 Longueville Road, Lane Cove on Monday 16 February 2009 commencing at 8:00pm. The business to be transacted at the meeting is included in this business paper.

 

Yours faithfully



Peter Brown

General Manager

 

Council Meeting Procedures

 

The Services and Resources Committee meeting is chaired by Councillor Win Gaffney. Councillors are entitled to one vote on a matter. If votes are not unanimous the delegations of the Committee require that the matter be referred to Council for determination. Minutes of Council and Committee meetings are published on Council’s website wwww.lanecove.nsw.gov.au by 5pm of the Thursday following the meeting.

 

The Meeting is conducted in accordance with Council's Code of Meeting Practice. The order of business is listed in the Agenda on the next page. That order will be followed unless the Committee resolves to modify the order at the meeting. This may occur for example where the members of the public in attendance are interested in specific items of the agenda.

 

Members of the public may attend the Meeting and address the Committee on any issue.   Speakers and Councillors will not enter into general debate or ask questions.

 

If you do not understand any part of the information given above; require assistance to participate in the meeting due to a disability; or wish to obtain information in relation to Council, please contact Council’s Manager Governance on 99113525.

 

Please note meetings held in the Council Chambers are recorded on tape for the purposes of verifying the accuracy of minutes and the tapes are not disclosed to any third party under section 12(6) of the Local Government Act, except as allowed under section 18(1) or section 19(1) of the PPIP Act, or where Council is compelled to do so by court order, warrant or subpoena or by any other legislation.

 

 

 


Services and Resources Committee 16 February 2009

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

APOLOGIES

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

1.      SERVICES AND RESOURCES COMMITTEE MEETING - 2 FEBRUARY 2009

 

Corporate Services Division Reports

 

2.       Corporate Services Division Report No. 5

SUBJECT: Statement of Investment as at 31 January 2009

 

3.       Corporate Services Division Report No. 9

SUBJECT: Legal Expenses for December 2008 & January 2009

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Reports

 

4.       Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 4

SUBJECT: Lane Cove Central Ward Traffic Consultative Forum

 

5.       Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 5

SUBJECT: Lane Cove East Ward Traffic Consultative Forum

 

6.       Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 6

SUBJECT: Lane Cove West Ward Traffic Consultative Forum

 

7.       Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 7

SUBJECT: Lane Cove Bicycle Facilities Working Party Agenda and Minutes held 4 February 2009

  

 

 

 

             


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 16 February 2009

 

Corporate Services Division Report No. 5

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Corporate Services Division Report No. 5

Subject:          Statement of Investment as at 31 January 2009    

Record No:    SU777 - 3886/09

Author(s):       KG Bascaran 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

The report outlines the Council’s investment performance for the month and it is recommended that the report be received and noted.

 

Discussion

 

DATE

INSTITUTION

PRINCIPAL

DATE OF

TERM

RATE

INVESTED

 

 

MATURITY

DAYS

 

11/06/2008

BANK WEST

2,000,000.00

11/06/2009

365

8.96%

4/12/2008

BANK WEST

2,000,000.00

4/03/2009

90

5.80%

5/01/2009

CITIBANK  LTD

2,000,000.00

5/02/2009

31

5.05%

21/01/2009

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

21/04/2009

90

4.50%

8/12/2008

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

9/03/2009

91

6.00%

10/12/2008

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

10/03/2009

90

5.85%

1/12/2008

CITIBANK  LTD

2,000,000.00

3/03/2009

92

6.00%

19/12/2008

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

19/03/2009

90

5.45%

5/01/2009

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

6/04/2009

91

5.00%

10/12/2008

IMB SOCIETY

2,000,000.00

12/03/2009

92

6.00%

22/01/2009

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

22/04/2009

90

4.90%

12/12/2008

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

13/03/2009

91

5.55%

2/10/2008

COMMONWEALTH

1,000,000.00

2/04/2009

182

7.50%

11/11/2008

COMMONWEALTH

500,000.00

10/03/2009

119

6.00%

7/01/2009

COMMONWEALTH

3,000,000.00

7/04/2009

90

5.50%

17/12/2008

Arab Bank Australia

1,000,000.00

17/03/2009

90

6.00%

17/10/2008

Arab Bank Australia

1,000,000.00

15/04/2009

180

8.10%

11/12/2008

Macquarie Bank

1,000,000.00

12/03/2009

91

6.00%

12/12/2008

Macquarie Bank

1,000,000.00

12/03/2009

90

6.00%

11Am A/C

ST.GEORGE BANK

1,500,000.00

Open

Variable

4.15%

 

 

27,000,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following withdrawal was made during the month of December 2008 and January 2009. This Withdrawal was made in accordance with S.625 of the Local Government Act, 1993 and the Local Government (Financial Management) Regulation,1993.

 

                                                NET INVESTMENT                 $ 300,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the report “Statement of Investments as at 31 January2009” be received and noted

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Wrightson

Executive Manager

Corporate Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

There are no supporting documents for this report.

 


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 16 February 2009

 

Corporate Services Division Report No. 9

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Corporate Services Division Report No. 9

Subject:          Legal Expenses for December 2008 & January 2009    

Record No:    SU1371 - 4051/09

Author(s):       KG Bascaran 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

The report outlines Council’s legal expenses paid for the last month and it is recommended that the report be received and noted.

 

Discussion

 

The following legal expenses were paid during the past months.

 

 

Matthews Folbigg Solicitors

Previous

Current

Status

Initiated

Pinky Fung Ling Chin -  Class 1 LECP

 

$ 17,951.11

$ 4,265.60

On Going

LCC

Unauthorised Brothel - 550 Pacific Hwy

$ 1,790.22

$ 6,948.94

Final

LCC

Use of Hair dress/ Beauty Salon at Waterbrook – Legal Advice

Nil

$ 664.13

Final

LCC

Netmesh  Pty ltd  Class 1 Appeal

Nil

$ 9,066.53

Final

Appellant

Ritidian Investment Pty Ltd Class 1 Appeal

Nil

$ 2,271.96

Final

Appellant

Waste Indemnity Deed - Strata Plan 404

Nil

$ 1,301.04

Final

LCC

McDermott Constructions Pty Ltd

Nil

$ 4,931.53

 

 

 

Marsden Law Group

 

 

 

 

Advice on Contract Terms - Stormwater Pits

Nil

$ 1,570.93

Final

LCC

Existing use of premises at 42-46 Longueville Rd

Nil

$ 1,760.00

Final

LCC

Platino Properties P/L - LECP 10618/2008

$ 20,188.95

$ 284.00

Final

Third Party

 

Maddocks

 

 

 

 

Austin Street  Development Deed Variation

$ 38,789.22

$ 16,456.55

On Going

LCC

 

Thomson Playford Cutler

 

 

 

 

Lane Cove Aquatic Centre – Legal Advice

$ 73,707.60

$ 49,573.28

On Going

LCC

 

Pikes Lawyers

 

 

 

 

Floor Space Ratio - Draft LEP

Nil

$ 1,033.45

Final

LCC

19 Glenview Street

Nil

$ 5,829.15

Final

LCC

12 Chisholm St - LECP 10884/2008

Nil

$ 16,173.25

Final

Appellant

 

Total                                                   $ 122,130.34

                                                                                                ==========

 

Budget Impact

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Ledger Account Details “Legal”

Account

Number

Budget

2009

Actual

Expenses

2008-2009

Budget

Available

Environmental Operating Expenses

4120.2531.254

$200,000

$ 112,397

$  7,603

Development Health Operating Expenses

4230.2531.254

$ 15,000

$ 25,515

-$ 9,515

Corporate Services Operating Expenses

125.2531.254

$ 12,000

$ 16,710

-$ 4,710

Urban Services Operating Expenses

5025.2531.254

$ 5,000

$ 4,893

$  107

Planning Services Operating Expenses

625.2531.254

$ 5,250

$ -

$ 5,250

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Legal Expenses for December 2008 and January 2009 be received and noted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Wrightson

Executive Manager

Corporate Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

There are no supporting documents for this report.

 


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 16 February 2009

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 4

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 4

Subject:          Lane Cove Central Ward Traffic Consultative Forum    

Record No:    SU1329 - 4044/09

Author(s):       Nick Karahlis 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

Lane Cove Central Ward Traffic Forum met on Wednesday 17 December 2008.  The Lane Cove Central Ward Traffic Consultative Forum makes the following recommendations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive and note the recommendations of the lane Cove Central Ward Traffic Consultative Forum meeting of Wednesday 17 December 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Rylands

Executive Manager

Open Space and Urban Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Lane Cove Central Ward Traffic Consultative Forum Agenda - 17 December 2008

1 Page

 

AT‑2 View

Lane Cove Central Ward Traffic Consultative Forum Minutes - 17 December 2008

3 Pages

 

 

 


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 16 February 2009

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 5

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 5

Subject:          Lane Cove East Ward Traffic Consultative Forum     

Record No:    SU1325 - 4064/09

Author(s):       Nick Karahlis 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

Lane Cove East Ward Traffic Consultative Forum met on Thursday 18 December 2008.  The Lane Cove East Ward Traffic Consultative Forum makes the following recommendations.

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive and note the recommendations of the Lane Cove East Ward Traffic Consultative Forum meeting of Thursday 18 December 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Rylands

Executive Manager

Open Space and Urban Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Lane Cove East Ward Traffic Consultative Forum Agenda - 18 December 2008

1 Page

 

AT‑2 View

Lane Cove East Ward Traffic Consultative Forum Minutes - 18 December 2008

3 Pages

 

 

 


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 16 February 2009

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 6

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 6

Subject:          Lane Cove West Ward Traffic Consultative Forum    

Record No:    SU1327 - 4070/09

Author(s):       Nick Karahlis 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

Lane Cove West Ward Traffic Consultative Forum met on Tuesday 16 December 2008.  The Lane Cove West Ward Traffic Consultative Forum makes the following recommendations.

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive and note the recommendations of the Lane Cove West Ward Traffic Consultative Forum meeting of Tuesday 16 December 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Rylands

Executive Manager

Open Space and Urban Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Lane Cove West Ward Traffic Consultative Forum Agenda 16 December 2008

1 Page

 

AT‑2 View

Lane Cove West Traffic Consultative Forum Minutes 16 December 2008

4 Pages

 

 

 


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 16 February 2009

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 7

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 7

Subject:          Lane Cove Bicycle Facilities Working Party Agenda and Minutes held 4 February 2009    

Record No:    SU1330 - 4090/09

Author(s):       Nick Karahlis 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

The Lane Cove Bicycle Facilities Working Party met on Wednesday 4 February 2009.  The Bicycle Facilities Working Party makes the following recommendations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive and note the Recommendations of the Lane Cove Bicycle Facilities Working Party of Wednesday 4 February 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Rylands

Executive Manager

Open Space and Urban Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Agenda of the Lane Cove Bicycle Facilities Working Party Wednesday 4 February 2009.

1 Page

 

AT‑2 View

Minutes of the Lane Cove Bicycle Facilities Working Party Wednesday 4 February 2009

4 Pages