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Agenda

Ordinary Council Meeting

18 April 2011

The meeting commences at 6.30pm. If members of the public are

not interested in any business recommended to be considered in

Closed Session or there is no such business, Council will ordinarily

  commence consideration of all other business at 7pm.

 


 

Notice of Meeting

 

Dear Councillors

 

Notice is given of the Ordinary Council Meeting, to be held in the Council Chambers on Monday 18 April 2011 commencing at 6:30pm. The business to be transacted at the meeting is included in this business paper.

 

Yours faithfully



Peter Brown

General Manager

 

Council Meeting Procedures

 

The Council meeting is chaired by the Mayor, Councillor Win Gaffney. Councillors are entitled to one vote on a matter. If votes are equal, the Chairperson has a second or casting vote. When a majority of Councillors vote in favour of a Motion it becomes a decision of the Council. 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 Council 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 address the Council Meeting on any issue for a maximum of 3 minutes during the public forum which is held at the beginning of the meeting. All persons addressing the Meeting must speak to the Chair. 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 the Government Information (Public Access)  Act 2009, 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.

 

 

 


Ordinary Council 18 April 2011

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

OPENING OF MEETING WITH PRAYER

 

NOTICE OF WEBCASTING OF MEETING

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT TO COUNTRY

 

 

MATTERS RECOMMENDED BY THE GENERAL MANAGER TO BE CONSIDERED IN CLOSED COMMITTEE

 

 

Confidential Items

 

1.       Human Services Division Report No. 4

SUBJECT: Financial Assistance to Community Groups 2011 to 2012

It is recommended that the Council close so much of the meeting to the public as provided for under Section 10A(2) (a) of the Local Government Act, 1993, on the grounds that the matter will involve the discussion of personnel matters concerning a particular individual; it further being considered that discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to public interest by reason of the foregoing and financial assistance is used by some organisations for the employment of staff and therefore disclosure of funding arrangements is not in the public interest.  

 

public forum

 

Members of the public may address the Council Meeting on any issue for 3 minutes.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

2.      ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 4 APRIL 2011

 

 

Orders Of The Day

 

3.       Order Of The Day No. 7

SUBJECT: Council and Committee Meeting Schedule - May 2011   

 

 

Corporate Services Division Reports

 

4.       Corporate Services Division Report No. 14

SUBJECT: Goods and Services Tax Certificate of Compliance

 

 

Environmental Services Division Reports

 

5.       Environmental Services Division Report No. 6

SUBJECT: Sustainability Advisory Committee - Nomination of Community Representative

 

6.       Environmental Services Division Report No. 8

SUBJECT: Funding under Round 2 of Sustainability Small Grants Program

 

7.       Environmental Services Division Report No. 2

SUBJECT: Tender for Photovoltaic Panels

 

8.       Environmental Services Division Report No. 10

SUBJECT: DCP Draft Amendment 1 - Outstanding Items

 

9.       Environmental Services Division Report No. 11

SUBJECT: Delegated Authority Report - March 2011

 

 

Human Services Division Reports

 

10.     Human Services Division Report No. 5

SUBJECT: Request to Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (NSROC) to fund Aboriginal Education  

 

 

 

 

                


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Order Of The Day No. 7

 

 

Reference:    Order Of The Day No. 7

Subject:          Council and Committee Meeting Schedule - May 2011 

    

Record No:    SU1915 - 14070/11

Author(s):       Kirsty Fleming 

 

 

 

The Council and Committee Meeting Schedule for May 2011 is proposed as follows:-

 

May                              2          Ordinary Council

                                                Planning and Building Committee

                                                Services and Resources Committee

 

May                              16        Ordinary Council

                                                Planning and Building Committee

                                                Services and Resources Committee

 

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Council and Committee Meeting Schedule for May 2011 be adopted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Wrightson

Executive Manager

Corporate Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

There are no supporting documents for this report.

    


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Corporate Services Division Report No. 14

 

 

Reference:    Corporate Services Division Report No. 14

Subject:          Goods and Services Tax Certificate of Compliance    

Record No:    SU804 - 14416/11

Author(s):       Bernie Mayhew 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

This report recommends Council sign a GST Compliance Certificate as required by the Division of Local Government.

 

Discussion

 

The due date for this year’s GST Compliance Certificate is 31 May 2011.  Accordingly, it will be necessary for Council to pass a resolution in order for the Certificate, shown attached as AT-1, to be submitted.

 

The Certificate confirms that: -

 

·     Voluntary GST has been paid by Council for the period 1 May 2010 to 30 April 2011;

·     Adequate management arrangements and internal controls were in place to enable Council to adequately account for its GST liabilities and recoup all GST input tax credits eligible to be claimed; and

·     No GST non-compliance events by Council were identified by or raised with the Australian Taxation Office.

 

As Council’s Responsible Accounting Officer, I Craig Wrightson confirm that Council’s obligations in relation to GST have been met for the period, and the certificate should therefore be signed.

 

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Certificate of Compliance, shown attached as AT-1, for Council’s GST obligations be signed by the Mayor, one other Councillor, the General Manager, and the Responsible Accounting Officer for the period 1 May 2010 to 30 April 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Wrightson

Executive Manager

Corporate Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

AT‑1 View

Goods and Services Tax Certificate 2011

1 Page

 

  


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Environmental Services Division Report No. 6

 

 

Reference:    Environmental Services Division Report No. 6

Subject:          Sustainability Advisory Committee - Nomination of Community Representative    

Record No:    SU827 - 11415/11

Author(s):       Claire  Brittain 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

Council recently called for nominations to fill a vacant community representative position on Council’s Sustainability Advisory Committee. This report details the nominations considered for appointment. It is recommended that Council endorse the recommendation for the community representative for Council’s Sustainability Advisory Committee.

 

Background

 

Following the resignation of a community representative on Council’s Sustainability Advisory Committee, a position has become vacant.

 

Discussion

 

On 25 February 2011, an advertisement was placed in the North Shore Times seeking nominations for a community representative on Council’s Sustainability Advisory Committee. The call for nominations was also advertised on Council’s website and through the sustainability e-newsletter.

 

A total of four (4) nominations were received for the community representative position. The completed nomination forms have been circulated to Councillors separately.

 

Nominations

 

·     Jonathon Ladmore – President of PermaPatch community garden with an interest in food issues and community education.

·     Sjirk Bangma – member of the Lane Cove Sustainability Action group with an interest in transport, waste and energy issues.

·     Nikolaus Beattie – involved with the 1st Lane Cove Girl Guides unit with an interest in the natural environment.

·     Trevor Hindson – accounting background and interested in non-financial measurement of business goals.

 

The Sustainability Advisory Committee Charter does not establish criteria against which nominees submissions are assessed. As such submissions have been reviewed having regard to the existing membership of the committee and the range of skills that each nominee would bring to the committee.

 

The current membership of the Sustainability Advisory Committee has a strong technical background, from both an environmental and a business/financial perspective. There is an opportunity to appoint a community member who is involved in sustainability activities in Lane Cove at a community level.

 

Conclusion

 

Having regard to the current membership of the committee and to balance the skills that Council is able to draw upon in seeking advice on sustainability issues it is recommended that Council endorse a nominee with a strong community involvement in sustainability. Sjirk Bangma would be a suitable nominee who meets this requirement.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council give consideration to appointing one person from the nominations received as a community representative for the Sustainability Advisory Committee.

 

 

 

Michael Mason

Executive Manager

Environmental Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

There are no supporting documents for this report.

 


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Environmental Services Division Report No. 8

 

 

Reference:    Environmental Services Division Report No. 8

Subject:          Funding under Round 2 of Sustainability Small Grants Program    

Record No:    SU1863 - 11847/11

Author(s):       Claire  Brittain 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

This report presents the organisations seeking funds under Round 2 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program. The Round 2 budget includes a provision of $10,000 in funding.  Council received eight (8) applications seeking a total of $13,325.27 of which $9,700.00 is supported. The report recommends providing grants to 5 community organisations.

 

Background

 

Council, under Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993, may grant financial assistance to organisations. This report discusses the application process for Round 2 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program and recommends Council provide the grants nominated. 

 

Under the program Council calls for applications for financial assistance from organisations either based in Lane Cove Local Government Area (LGA), or if not based in the LGA, whose assistance addresses identified needs of people within the LGA. 

 

Groups on Council’s financial assistance register were notified of the Sustainability Small Grants Program, and the program was promoted on Council’s website and through the Sustainability

E-Newsletter.  Applications closed on Monday 7th March 2011.

 

Discussion

 

All applications were assessed against the criteria provided in AT-1 by a panel comprising of the Chair & Deputy Chair of the Sustainability Advisory Committee and Staff.  Applicants were required to show how their application could meet the needs of Lane Cove by referring to Council’s Sustainability Action Plan.  Included in AT-2 is a summary of all the applications, panel consideration and recommended funding.  Information regarding this year’s applications, with a copy of the project proposal and project budget, as well as application guidelines, has been circulated separately to Councillors.

 

Late Applications

 

One application was received late from Permaculture Sydney North. This application was assessed and forms part of the evaluation.

 

Conclusion

 

Council’s Sustainability Small Grants Program assists the development of a range of initiatives that are of direct and practical benefit to a sustainable Lane Cove community. Council’s Sustainability Action Plan provides guidance to assist in identifying priority projects for funding.


 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:-

1.    Gives consideration to providing funds under Round 2 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program for the following projects:-

·     $2000 – Bike North Inc;

·     $2000 – Greenwich Public School;

·     $1700 – KU Greenwich Community Pre School;

·     $2000 – Lane Cove Community Aid Service; and

·     $2000 – Permaculture Sydney North.

2.    Give Public Notice of the proposed funding under Round 2 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program, and subject to no objections being received, grant the funds as outlined in Resolution 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Mason

Executive Manager

Environmental Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

AT‑1 View

Selection criteria for Round 2 of Sustainability Small Grants Program

1 Page

AT‑2 View

Overview of Received Grants with Panel Analysis

3 Pages

 

 


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Environmental Services Division Report No. 2

 

 

Reference:    Environmental Services Division Report No. 2

Subject:          Tender for Photovoltaic Panels    

Record No:    SU4236 - 12753/11

Author(s):       Claire  Brittain 

 

 

Executive Summary

Council called for tenders in accordance with Council’s Tender and Quotation Procedure for the provision of Photovoltaic Systems. This report provides details on the tender process conducted and recommends that the tender from Green Solar Group be accepted.

Discussion

Council has identified the installation of photovoltaic systems on Council buildings as a way to reduce electricity consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, and demonstrate sustainability leadership to the community. Three buildings identified as suitable for photovoltaic systems are the Lane Cove Civic Centre, Lane Cove Community Centre and Lane Cove Library.

Evaluation Process

A tender specification was prepared detailing the schedule of works to be undertaken, hours of work, safety requirements and reporting requirements. The specification outlined that the tender submissions would be assessed based on the following weighted criteria:-

Price 40%:- Based on the Schedule of Rates provided in the mandatory schedules.

The bids were scored based on a pro rata difference in prices submitted, with the lowest price receiving 40 points. 

Quality of Product 20%:- Compliance with relevant Australian and International Standards, warranties and minimum performance guarantee as provided in the mandatory schedules.

The bids were scored with maximum points awarded to bids with the longest warranty period for each component of the system.

Capability and Capacity 20%:- Capability & Capacity Assessment refers to the experience of the tenderer and its personnel, including management and supervision, the experience of any sub-contractors to be used, the capability of the tenderer to work within relevant policy frameworks and applicable legislation, and any initiatives for change and improvement. 

To achieve the maximum score the tenderer is to have relevant experience, capability to provide goods and perform services required, positive reference checks, provide full details of personnel and equipment to carry out the work, management structure of the company and contingency plans to cover downtime and other unforseen circumstances. 

Sustainability and Environment 10%:- Sustainability and Environment Assessment refers to the manner in which environmental issues are to be appropriately addressed, including commitment to due diligence and the principles of ecologically sustainable development (ESD) in regard to environmental legislation and documentation outlining past performance in regard to environment protection and enhancement initiatives.

To achieve the maximum score the tenderer would need to provide details of an environmental policy and answer yes to all applicable questions in the Environmental Survey included in the tender specification.

Occupational Health & Safety 10%:- Occupational Health and Safety refers to the tenderer’s commitment to and compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act 2000 and Occupational Health & Safety Regulation 2001.

To achieve the maximum score the tenderer would need to provide details in their submission that they have an OHS Management Plan and work method statements. 

Council advertised the tender in the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday 1, Wednesday 2 and Saturday 5 March 2011 and the North Shore Times on Friday 4 March 2011. Tenders closed at 2:00pm on Tuesday 29 March 2011 and Council received nine submissions. 

The tender evaluation panel consisted of Council’s Executive Manager – Human Services, Manager – Environmental Health and Sustainability Coordinator.

Each tender was assessed based on the above weighted criteria and ranked accordingly:-

 

Company

Price (40%)

Quality of Product (20%)

Capability & Capacity (20%)

Sust and Env (10%)

OH&S (10%)

 

Total

Green Solar Group

37

20

12

10

10

89

Solgen

27

20

20

9

9

86

Autonomous Energy

40

14

16

10

5

85

Wellbeinggreen

26

18

4

8

8

66

BTS Energy

13

16

16

7

7

62

Combined Force Solar

34

8

4

8

8

59

Eco Living Electrical

19

10

20

9

9

58

Skyshades Holdings

18

14

4

8

8

49

Jim’s Solar

14

10

8

5

5

37

Conclusion

A confidential memorandum has been circulated separately to Councillors detailing the prices submitted by each tenderer and details of the reference checks undertaken of the recommended tenderer.  

Having recorded the highest score across all the weighted criteria and positive reference checks were received about the quality and reliability of their work, the Tender Panel recommends:-

1.   That the tender from Green Solar Group, be accepted to install photovoltaic systems at Lane Cove Civic Centre, Lane Cove Community Centre and Lane Cove Library totalling 55 kilowatts across all sites, at a cost of $246 125 (inc GST).

2.   The General Manager be authorised to enter into contract with Green Solar Group

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

That Council consider the recommendation from the Tender Panel for the provision of photovoltaic systems at Lane Cove Civic Centre, Lane Cove Community Centre and Lane Cove Library totalling 55 kilowatts across all sites.

 

Michael Mason

Executive Manager

Environmental Services Division

 

ATTACHMENTS:

There are no supporting documents for this report.


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Environmental Services Division Report No. 10

 

 

Reference:    Environmental Services Division Report No. 10

Subject:          DCP Draft Amendment 1 - Outstanding Items    

Record No:    SU4291 - 13673/11

Author(s):       Vivienne Albin 

 

 

Executive Summary

 

On 4 April 2011, Council adopted the Development Control Plan (DCP) Draft Amendment 1.  At that meeting Council also deferred the adoption of the dwelling house height diagram and called for clarification.

 

The purpose of this report is to provide the clarification requested and to align solar access provisions between Locality 3 (Little Lane) and Mixed Use developments to provide a consistent standard.

 

It is recommended Council adopt the corrected dwelling house height diagram and the Mixed Use solar access provisions for all mixed use zones.

 

Background

 

At its meeting of 4 April 2011, Council considered the DCP Draft Amendment 1 and resolved to adopt 12 of the 13 Issues recommended for adoption. Council resolved to defer Issue 3 – Dwelling House Height Diagram, pending a clear description of the intent of the proposed change.

 

Through staff discussions it has also become apparent that the solar access provisions adopted by Council on 4 April 2011, as part of DCP Draft Amendment 1, should have been extended to the Little Lane (Locality 3) as this was clearly stated as the intention of the meeting of 6 December 2010.

 

Discussion

 

1. DCP Dwelling House Diagram (Diagram 5)

 

The current DCP Dwelling House Height diagram (Diagram 5) is labelled incorrectly and fails to align with DCP text.  The diagram AT-1 has been amended to reflect the DCP text which states:-

 

1.6.1 Height

 

a)   The maximum wall height to the underside of eaves for any floor above ground level (existing) is 7.0m to minimise the bulk and massing.

 

Diagram 5 in the current DCP shows the measurement extending only down to the floor level of the dwelling whereas it should extend to the ground level (existing). This error is rectified by the diagram (AT-1) and complies with the original diagram approved by Council in August 2009.

 

The Diagram being recommended for adoption by Council accurately reflects the above provision (see AT-1).

 

2. Solar Access Provisions

 

Solar access provisions are referred to both in the Little Lane (Locality 3) and Mixed Use provisions of the DCP.  It has become apparent that the above provisions could create confusion and it is proposed for Solar Access provisions to be consistent and align with the over arching Commercial and Mixed Use general provisions.

 

AT-2 details the provisions to be deleted (Part D – Locality 3 – Little Lane – 4.4 setbacks) and the provisions to be retained (Part D Commercial and Mixed Use – D.1 General Provisions – 1.9 Solar Access).

 

As the above amendments are minor in nature, do not change existing policy and confirm the Report of 6 December 2010 referring to changes “for houses and flats, including the Little Street mixed use references”, there is no need to re-exhibit the DCP (see AT-3).

 

Conclusion

 

Clarification of Part C Diagram 5: Dwelling House Height requested by Council at its meeting on 4 April 2011 is now provided in this report.  Additionally, alignment of solar access provisions for all residential and mixed use development, including Little Lane, is recommended.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

That Council:-

1.    Adopt Part C Diagram 5: Dwelling House Height as shown in AT-1.

2.    Adopt solar access provisions for commercial/mixed use solar access objectives and provisions for inclusion in Locality 3 Little Lane and delete Part D – Locality 3, 4.4.  Objective 3 and Provisions (d) and (e) as shown in AT-2.

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Mason

Executive Manager

Environmental Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

Diagram 5: Dwelling House Height

1 Page

AT‑2 View

Solar Access Clarification

1 Page

AT‑3 View

Excerpt from ESD Report No.48 to Council of 6 December 2010

1 Page

 

 


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Environmental Services Division Report No. 11

 

 

Reference:    Environmental Services Division Report No. 11

Subject:          Delegated Authority Report - March 2011    

Record No:    SU1863 - 14346/11

Author(s):       Angela  Panich 

 

 

 

During the month of March 2011 a total of 25 Development Applications were determined under delegation by staff, 2 by Council and 2 by the Joint Regional Planning Panel.  In addition 6 Construction Certificates and 30 Privately Certified Construction Certificates were issued.  There were 12 Privately Certified Complying Developments and 1 by Council.

 

Developments under the new State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2088 in March were:-

 

CD No

Address

Description of Work

CD20/11

115 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

Replace existing external windows and doors

CD21/11

9 Fleming Street, Northwood

Internal alterations

CD22/11

122 Tambourine Bay Road, Riverview

Demolition of existing dwelling

CD24/11

54 Taleeban Road, Riverview

Inground concrete swimming pool

CD26/11

19 First Avenue, Lane Cove

Alterations and additions to existing dwelling, rear deck and awning, front fence and widen driveway

CD19/11

Shop 1,23-25 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove

Refurbishment of ground floor cafe

CD27/11

32 Howell Avenue, Lane Cove

Construction of in-ground swimming pool

CD34/11

54 Kingslangley Road, Greenwich

Two storey dwelling

CD28/11

133 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

Retail Bank fitout

CD29/11

20 Lucretia Avenue, Longueville

Installation of small kitchen in granny flat and a new kitchen door

CD31/11

5 Lucretia Avenue, Longueville

Installation of inground swimming pool

CD32/11

32 Osborne Road, Lane Cove

Alterations and additions to dwelling

CD33/11

30 Nundah Street, Lane Cove North

Alterations and additions to existing single storey residence.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the report be received and noted.

 

 

 

Michael Mason

Executive Manager

Environmental Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

AT‑1 View

List of applications determined for March 2011

3 Pages

 

  


Ordinary Council Meeting 18 April 2011

Human Services Division Report No. 5

 

 

Reference:    Human Services Division Report No. 5

Subject:          Request to Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (NSROC) to fund Aboriginal Education    

Record No:    SU902 - 13872/11

Author(s):       Eric  Poulos 

 

 

Executive Summary

At the Ordinary Council meeting of 7 March 2011, Councillor Bennison proposed a Notice of Motion to request that NSROC fund Aboriginal education initiatives at the Marsden School, a school located in West Ryde. It was proposed that a report come back to Council about the matter.

This report proposes that Lane Cove Council support Marsden School in its efforts to secure funds through other appropriate sources rather than recommending providing direct funds. It recommends that the Council request NSROC write to the Hon. Victor Dominello M.P., the State Member for Ryde and also the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, to make representations to his colleague, the Hon. Adrian Piccoli M.P. in his capacity as Minister for Education about the Department of Education supporting programmes which increase the capacity for Aboriginal children to attain their education potential.

Background

As the Notice of Motion pointed out, many Aboriginal students suffer disadvantage in a number of areas when it comes to school education. In 2009, over 46,000 Aboriginal students were enrolled in NSW government schools across the state, making up 5.5 percent of the total NSW public school population. The retention rate (young people staying at school) from Year 7/8 to Year 12 in 2009 was 45% for Aboriginal students compared with 77% for non-Aboriginal students. Generally, when at school, Aboriginal children collectively have lower outcomes in numeracy and literacy. The NSW Department of Education and Training has responsibility for taking steps to improve these outcomes.

Discussion

Council would also be familiar with NSROC’s strategic planning priorities in which NSROC takes account of current issues facing local government broadly and Councils in the northern Sydney region such as transport, planning and infrastructure. Aboriginal education issues have not been identified as one of NSROC’s priorities.

Lane Cove Council is one of the eleven Councils involved in the Northern Sydney Aboriginal Social Plan, and a key recommendation in the Plan is that the councils actively lobby the Department of Education and Training to address issues related to accessing educational services, the effectiveness of current Aboriginal educational programs and lower outcomes in numeracy and literacy for Aboriginal children.

The Marsden School is in the Ryde Local Government Area, whose local Member of Parliament is the Hon. Victor Dominello M.P. who has been appointed Minister for Aboriginal Affairs. It would be very appropriate to lobby through the local member to put this issue before the Minister for Education, the Hon. Adrian Piccoli M.P.

Conclusion

In response to Councillor Bennison’s Notice of Motion, it is suggested that Council, request NSROC write to the Hon. Victor Dominello M.P., the State Member for Ryde and also the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, to make representations to his colleague, the Hon. Adrian Piccoli M.P. in his capacity as Minister for Education about the Department of Education supporting programmes which increase the capacity for Aboriginal children to attain their education potential.

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That:-

1.    The report be received and noted; and

2.    Council approach NSROC to write to the Hon. Victor Dominello M.P., the member for Ryde and the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs to make representations to his colleague, the Hon. Adrian Piccoli M.P. in his capacity as Minister for Education about the Department of Education supporting programmes which increase the capacity for Aboriginal children to attain their education potential.

 

 

 

 

 

Jane  Gornall

Executive Manager - Human Services

Human Services Division

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:

There are no supporting documents for this report.