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Agenda

Services and Resources

Committee Meeting

16 August 2010, 8:00pm

 


 

Notice of Meeting

 

Dear Councillors

 

Notice is given of the Services and Resources Committee Meeting, to be held in the Committee Room on Monday 16th August 2010 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 Scott Bennison. 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 www.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 August 2010

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

Corporate Services Division Reports

 

1.       Corporate Services Division Report No. 46

SUBJECT: Statement of Investments as at 31 July 2010

 

2.       Corporate Services Division Report No. 47

SUBJECT: Legal Expenses for July 2010  

 

 

 

                    


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 16 August 2010

 

Corporate Services Division Report No. 46

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Corporate Services Division Report No. 46

Subject:          Statement of Investments as at 31 July 2010    

Record No:    SU777 - 32472/10

Author(s):       KG  Bascaran 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

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

 

Discussion

 

DATE

INSTITUTION

PRINCIPAL

DATE OF

TERM

RATE

INVESTED

 

 

MATURITY

DAYS

 

13/07/2010

BANK WEST

2,000,000.00

10/01/2011

181

6.20%

10/05/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

9/08/2010

91

5.90%

12/03/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

9/08/2010

150

6.00%

5/08/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

1/02/2011

180

6.10%

6/07/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

5/10/2010

91

5.75%

7/06/2010

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

7/09/2010

92

5.65%

4/05/2010

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

6/09/2010

125

5.20%

2/03/2010

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

30/08/2010

181

6.28%

9/03/2010

COMMONWEALTH

1,000,000.00

9/09/2010

184

6.10%

10/03/2010

COMMONWEALTH

1,500,000.00

10/09/2010

184

6.20%

16/03/2010

COMMONWEALTH

1,000,000.00

16/09/2010

184

6.20%

10/12/2009

COMMONWEALTH

500,000.00

12/07/2010

214

6.00%

15/04/2010

COMMONWEALTH

1,000,000.00

15/10/2010

183

6.30%

1/07/2010

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

4/01/2011

187

6.08%

13/07/2010

IMB SOCIETY

2,000,000.00

10/11/2010

120

6.00%

2/03/2010

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

30/08/2010

181

6.25%

6/04/2010

MACQUARIE BANK

1,000,000.00

4/10/2010

181

6.00%

8/12/2009

NEWCASTLE P B S

1,000,000.00

8/12/2010

365

7.00%

3/08/2010

ELDERS RURAL BANK

1,000,000.00

3/02/2011

184

6.40%

2/12/2009

ST.GEORGE BANK

1,000,000.00

2/12/2010

365

6.80%

11Am A/C

ST.GEORGE BANK

1,200,000.00

Open

Variable

4.40%

 

 

23,200,000.00

 

Weighted

Average

6.01%

 

The following Investment was made during the month of July 2010. This Investment was made in accordance with S.625 of the Local Government Act, 1993 and the Local Government (Financial Management) Regulation,1993.

 

                                                           NET INVESTMENT: 200,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the report “Statement of Investments as at 31st July 2010” 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 August 2010

 

Corporate Services Division Report No. 47

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Corporate Services Division Report No. 47

Subject:          Legal Expenses for July 2010    

Record No:    SU1371 - 32582/10

Author(s):       KG  Bascaran 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

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

 

Discussion

 

The following legal expenses were paid during the past month:-

 

Thomson Playford Cutlers

Previous

Current

Status

Initiated

Lane Cove Aquatic Centre

 

558,631.52

22,620.21

On Going

LCC

Mathews Folbigg Solicitors

 

 

 

 

8 Bayview St – Emergency Order Issued

4,373.34

4,467.10

Final

LCC

41 Johnston Crescent – Balcony Collapse

Nil

1,204.45

On Going

LCC

3 McMahons Road – Class 5 Appeal

21,290.84

7,232.69

On Going

LCC

Netmesh Pty Ltd Class 1 Appeal

17,454.25

899.45

On Going

LCC

548-550 Pacific Hwy – Utilities Order

8,739.16

885.28

Final

LCC

Waste Indemnity Deed SP 404&18756

Nil

1,366.20

On Going

LCC

Marsdens Law Group

 

 

 

 

Dispute of Fuel Tanks

13,774.96

782.10

On Going

LCC

Maddocks

 

 

 

 

Austin Street – Development Deed

110,885.01

2002.00

On Going

LCC

Pikes Lawyers

 

 

 

 

Waste Disposal Contract with WSN

Nil

5,057.25

Final

Third Party

 

Total                                                   $ 46,516.73

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Budget Impact

 

General Ledger Account Details “Legal”

Account

Number

Budget

2010-2011

Actual

Expenses

2010-2011

Budget

Available

Environmental Operating Expenses

4120.2531.254

$       150,000

$   22,024

$ 127,976

Development Health Operating Expenses

4230.2531.254

$         10,000

-

$   10,000  

Corporate Services Operating Expenses

125.2531.254

$      213,500

$    24,539

$ 188,961

Urban Services Operating Expenses

5025.2531.254

$       15,000

$         815

$   14,185

Swimming Pools Operating Expenses

2525.2531.254

$       50,000

-

$   50,000 

Human Services Operating Expenses

1025.2531.254

$           5,000

$         191

$     4,809 

Planning Operating Expenses

625.2531.254

$           4,000

-

$     4,000

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Legal Expenses for July 2010 be received and noted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Wrightson

Executive Manager

Corporate Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

There are no supporting documents for this report.

         

 

 

 

mmendations_7463">RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Legal Expenses for July 2010 be received and noted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Wrightson

Executive Manager

Corporate Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

There are no supporting documents for this report.