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Agenda

Services and Resources

Committee Meeting

6 December 2010, 8:00pm

 


 

Notice of Meeting

 

Dear Councillors

 

Notice is given of the Services and Resources Committee, to be held in the Committee Room on Monday 6th December 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 6 December 2010

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

General Managers Reports

 

1.       General Managers Report No. 21

SUBJECT: Monthly Review for October 2010

 

 

Corporate Services Division Reports

 

2.       Corporate Services Division Report No. 70

SUBJECT: Statement of Investments as at 30 November 2010

 

3.       Corporate Services Division Report No. 71

SUBJECT: Legal Expenses for November  2010

 

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Reports

 

4.       Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 51

SUBJECT: The Lane Cove Traffic Committee held Tuesday 16 November 2010

 

5.       Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 50

SUBJECT: Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting held Tuesday 14 September 2010.

 

6.       Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 53

SUBJECT: Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting held Tuesday 16 November 2010.  

 

 

 

                   


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 6 December 2010

 

General Managers Report No. 21

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    General Managers Report No. 21

Subject:          Monthly Review for October 2010    

Record No:    SU220 - 51221/10

Author(s):       Millie  Stephen 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

Attached for the information of Councillors is the Monthly Review for October 2010. The review covers the activities of Council during that period.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the report be received and noted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Brown

General Manager

General Managers Unit

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Monthly Review October 2010

44 Pages

 

 

  


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 6 December 2010

 

Corporate Services Division Report No. 70

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Corporate Services Division Report No. 70

Subject:          Statement of Investments as at 30 November 2010    

Record No:    SU777 - 51311/10

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

 

05/08/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

01/02/2011

180

6.10%

05/10/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

05/01/2011

91

5.75%

09/08/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

07/02/2011

182

6.15%

09/08/2010

BANK WEST

1,000,000.00

07/02/2011

182

6.15%

13/07/2010

BANK WEST

2,000,000.00

10/01/2011

181

6.20%

07/09/2010

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

08/12/2010

92

5.58%

06/09/2010

CITIBANK  LTD

1,000,000.00

06/12/2010

91

5.57%

29/11/2010

BANK OF QLD

1,000,000.00

29/11/2011

365

6.50%

09/09/2010

COMMONWEALTH

1,000,000.00

09/03/2011

181

6.00%

10/09/2010

COMMONWEALTH

1,500,000.00

10/03/2011

181

6.00%

16/09/2010

COMMONWEALTH

1,000,000.00

16/04/2011

212

6.20%

12/07/2010

COMMONWEALTH

500,000.00

12/04/2011

184

6.00%

15/11/2010

COMMONWEALTH

499,999.00

15/08/2011

273

6.50%

15/11/2010

COMMONWEALTH

499,999.00

15/08/2011

273

6.50%

17/11/2010

COMMONWEALTH

490,000.00

17/08/2011

273

6.50%

17/11/2010

COMMONWEALTH

480,000.00

17/08/2011

273

6.50%

01/07/2010

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

04/01/2011

187

6.08%

10/11/2010

IMB SOCIETY

2,000,000.00

10/03/2011

120

6.00%

30/08/2010

IMB SOCIETY

1,000,000.00

31/01/2011

154

6.00%

05/10/2010

MACQUARIE BANK

1,000,000.00

03/01/2011

90

5.40%

08/12/2009

NEWCASTLE P B S

1,000,000.00

08/12/2010

365

7.00%

31/08/2010

ING Bank

1,000,000.00

28/02/2011

181

6.30%

03/08/2010

ELDERS RURAL BANK

1,000,000.00

03/02/2011

184

6.40%

02/12/2009

ST.GEORGE BANK

1,000,000.00

02/12/2010

365

6.80%

11am A/C

ST.GEORGE BANK

2,300,004.00

Open

 

4.65%

 

 

26,270,002.00

 

Weighted

Average

6.06%

The following Investment was made during the month of November 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: 770,002.00


 

 

RECOMMENDATION

That the report “Statement of Investments as at 30th November 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 6 December 2010

 

Corporate Services Division Report No. 71

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Corporate Services Division Report No. 71

Subject:          Legal Expenses for November  2010    

Record No:    SU1371 - 51316/10

Author(s):       KG  Bascaran 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

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

 

Discussion

 

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

 

 

Previous

Current

Total

Status

Initiated

Mathews Folbigg Solicitors

 

 

 

 

 

41 Johnston Crescent – Balcony Collapse

$3,470.25

$710.60

$4,180.85

On Going

LCC

Sarkozy – Dangerous Dog

$2,811.60

$2,811.60

$5,623.20

Final

LCC

Netmesh Pty Ltd Class 1 Appeal

$18,658.29

-

$18,658.29

On Going

LCC

Waste Indemnity Deed SP 404&18756

$1,366.20

-

$1,366.20

On Going

LCC

3 McMahons Rd – Class 5 Proceedings

$20,162.38

$19,807.70

$39,970.08

On Going

LCC

Marsdens Law Group

 

 

 

 

 

3 McMahons Rd – LECP 10365,104429/2010

$8,712.32

$15,701.12

$24,413.44

On Going

LCC

Dispute of Fuel Tanks

0

$3,996.33

$3,996.33

On Going

LCC

DA for Little Street

$1,705.00

-

$1,705.00

On Going

LCC

Maddocks

 

 

 

 

 

Austin Street – Development Deed

$24,063.54

-

$24,063.54

On Going

LCC

Thomson Playford Cutlers

 

 

 

 

 

Lane Cove Aquatic Centre

0

-

0

On Going

LCC

John Tyrril & Associations

 

 

 

 

 

WSN Environmental Solutions - Mediation

$9,570.00

-

$9,570.00

On Going

LCC

Pikes Lawyers

 

 

 

 

 

19 Glenview Street- LECP -10126/2010 & 10707/2010

$21,068.00

$21,344.18

$42,412.18

On Going

LCC

Ellis-Jones Enterprises      

General Legal Advice

$10,550

-

$10,550

On Going

LCC

 

Total Legal Expenses for November                $64,371.53

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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

$125,615

$24,385

Development Health Operating Expenses

4230.2531.254

$10,000

$7,785

$2,215

Corporate Services Operating Expenses

0125.2531.254

$12,000

$10,491

$1,509

Planning Operating Expenses

0625.2531.254

$4,000

$    -

$4,000

Human Services Operating Expenses

1025.2531.254

$5,000

$1,045

$3,955

Swimming Pools Operating Expenses

2525.2531.254

$150,000

$135,787

$14,213

Urban Services Operating Expenses

5025.2531.254

$25,000

$11,156

$13,844

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Legal Expenses for November 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 6 December 2010

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 51

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 51

Subject:          The Lane Cove Traffic Committee held Tuesday 16 November 2010    

Record No:    SU1326 - 50083/10

Author(s):       Nick Karahlis 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

The Lane Cove Traffic Committee Meeting was held on Tuesday 16 November 2010.  The Agenda is included as AT-1.  The Traffic Committee recommendations are shown in the Minutes of the Meeting, included as AT-2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive and note the recommendations of the Lane Cove Traffic Committee Meeting of Tuesday 16 November 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Rylands

Executive Manager

Open Space and Urban Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Agenda - Lane Cove Traffic Committee 16 November 2010

9 Pages

 

AT‑2 View

Minutes - Lane Cove Traffic Committee 16 November 2010

3 Pages

 

 

 


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 6 December 2010

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 50

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 50

Subject:          Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting held Tuesday 14 September 2010.    

Record No:    SU2368 - 50042/10

Author(s):       Nick Karahlis 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

The Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee was held on Tuesday 14 September 2010.  The Agenda is included as AT-1.  The Bicycle Advisory Committee makes the following recommendations which are shown in the Minutes of the meeting included as AT-2.

 

Some of the recommendations listed in the minutes, such as writing letters and directly liaising with Council staff, exceed the Committees delegation as an Advisory Committee to Council.

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive and note the recommendations of the Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting of Tuesday 14 September 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Rylands

Executive Manager

Open Space and Urban Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Agenda - Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee 14 September 2010

1 Page

 

AT‑2 View

Minutes - Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee 14 September 2010

5 Pages

 

 

 


Services and Resources Committee Meeting 6 December 2010

 

Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 53

 

 

 

 

 

Reference:    Open Space and Urban Services Division Report No. 53

Subject:          Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting held Tuesday 16 November 2010.    

Record No:    SU2368 - 51348/10

Author(s):       Nick Karahlis 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

The Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee was held on Tuesday 16 November 2010.  The Agenda is included at AT-1.  The Bicycle Advisory Committee makes the following recommendations which are shown in the Minutes of the meeting, included at AT-2.

 

Some of the recommendations listed in the minutes, such as writing letters and requesting Council staff to undertake work, exceed the Committees delegation as an Advisory Committee to Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive and note the recommendations of the Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting of Tuesday 16 November 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Rylands

Executive Manager

Open Space and Urban Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Agenda - Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee 16 November 2010

1 Page

 

AT‑2 View

Minutes - Lane Cove Bicycle Advisory Committee 16 November 2010

9 Pages