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Minutes

Ordinary Council Meeting

21 May 2012, 7:05pm

All minutes are subject to confirmation at a subsequent

meeting and may be amended by resolution at that meeting.


Ordinary Council 21 May 2012

Minutes

 

PRESENT: Councillor W. Gaffney (Chair), Councillor S. Bennison, Councillor D. Brooks-Horn, Councillor S. Forrest, Councillor I. Longbottom, Councillor K. Mcilroy, Councillor P. Palmer, Councillor A. Smith and Councillor R. Tudge.

 

ALSO PRESENT: General Manager, Executive Manager – Corporate Services, Executive Manager – Environmental Services, Executive Manager – Open Space & Urban Services, Executive Manager – Human Services, Manager – Strategic Planning, Manager – Environmental Health and Governance Officer.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST:

Councillor Bennison declared a pecuniary interest in relation to Financial Assistance to Community Groups 2012/2013 as he is the auditor for both Lane Cove Occasional Care and the Longueville Sporting Club.  He indicated he would not take part in the discussion or vote on those items.

 

Councillor Longbottom declared a pecuniary interest in Financial Assistance to Community Groups 2012/2013 as he is a member of the board of Lane Cove and Northside Community Services.  He indicated he would not take part in the discussion or vote on those items.

OPENING OF MEETING WITH PRAYER

The meeting was opened with a prayer by the General Manager.

CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS

Pursuant to section 10A(4), the public were invited to make representations to the council meeting before any part of the meeting is closed, as to whether that part of the meeting should be closed to consider:

 

Financial Assistance to Community Groups 2012/2013

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.

 

 

Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP) Appointments

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  the report specifically discusses the personal details of persons who applied.

 

No members of the public made representations.


 

CLOSED COMMITTEE

90

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Brooks-Horn that:-

1.       Resolve into Closed Committee to consider the business identified above.

2.       Pursuant to section 10A(1)-(3) of the Local Government Act 1993, the media and public be excluded from the meeting on the basis that the business to be considered is classified confidential under the provisions of section 10A(2) as outlined above.

3.       The correspondence and reports relevant to the subject business be withheld from access to the media and public as required by section 11(2) of the Local Government Act 1993.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Closed Committee commenced at 6:34pm.  The public and media left the chamber.

Open Council resumed at 7:05pm. The public and media were invited into the chamber.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Mayor gave an acknowledgement of Country.

WEBCASTING OF COUNCIL MEETING

The Mayor advised those present that the Meeting was being webcast.

Confidential Items

The General Manger read the recommendations of the Item/s considered in Closed Committee prior to Council’s consideration:

Financial Assistance to Community Groups 2012/2013

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.

91

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Tudge and Smith that Council grant the following Financial Assistance Grants to Community Groups for 2012 to 2013:-

·         Lane Cove Music & Cultural Association                                                 $1,980

·         Lane Cove Choristers                                                                               $2,320

·         Lane Cove Youth Orchestra                                                                     $4,300

·         Centrehouse Community Arts & Leisure                                                  $56,125

·         Lane Cove Art Society                                                                             $7,800

·         Lane Cove Music                                                                                      $700

·         Lane Cove Concert Band                                                                         $3,750

·         Lane Cove Theatre Company                                                                  $7,300

·         Lane Cove OOSH                                                                                          $898

·         Lane Cove and Mowbray Anglican Church (St Andrews)                         $500

·         Life Education NSW                                                                                 $600

·         Taldumande Youth Services                                                                    $2,000

·         KYDS (Kuringai Youth Development Service)                                        $2,500

·         Youngpla Meri of Lane Cove                                                                    $1,500

·         Women’s Action & Information Group (WAIG)                                        $1,380

·         Lower North Shore Domestic Violence Network

      (Auspice Relationships Australia)                                                             $792

·         Lower North Shore Community Transport                                               $2,000

·         2NSB – FM99.3 – Northside Broadcasting Co-operative                        $1,250

·         Greenwich / Lane Cove Computer Pals                                                  $3,000

·         Lane Cove Community Men’s Shed                                                        $1,500

·         Easy Care Gardening Community Assist Lawn Mowing (CALM)           $750

·         Willoughby Council Constant Companion                                                $2,025

·         Meeting House – Community Services & Community Bus                     $49,728

·         Recreation Rendezvous                                                                           $1,500

·         Disabled Alternative Road Travel Service (DARTS)                               $2,700

·         Riverlink Interchange                                                                                $1,500

·         Anzac Ceremony                                                                                      $500

·         Lane Cove Bowling and Recreation Club                                                $3,876.45

·         Pottery Gardens Aged Homes                                                                 $11,310

·         Birrahlee Kindergarten                                                                              $5,092.74

·         Longueville Sporting Club                                                                        $4,574.21

·         Chatswood South Uniting Church (electricity for Cemetery)                  $695.25

·         Recreation Rendezvous (forgone rent)                                                    $1,820

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Councillors Bennison and Longbottom left the meeting at 7:11pm.

92

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Forrest that Council grant the following Financial Assistance Grants to Community Groups for 2012 to 2013:-

·         Lane Cove and Northside Community Services                                      $222,740

·         Lane Cove and Northside Community Services –

50th Anniversary DVD                                                                              $5,000

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 7).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent were Councillors Bennison and Longbottom (Total 2).

 

Councillors Bennison and Longbottom returned to the meeting at 7:12pm.

93

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Tudge and Smith that Council give Public Notice of the proposed Financial Assistance Grants to Community Groups for 2012 to 2013, and subject to no objections being received, grant the funds as outlined in this report.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

94

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Forrest and Brooks-Horn that Council host the Community Grants Presentation Ceremony 8 August 2012 as part of the Financial Assistance Grants process.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP) Appointments

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  the report specifically discusses the personal details of persons who applied.

95

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

1.   Council note the General Manager has consulted with Council prior to the appointment of the Lane Cove IHAP Chairperson and Panel Members.

2.   Upon acceptance by the appointees, a Press Release be issued and information be placed on Council’s website advising of the IHAP members. 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy and Smith (Total 6).

Against the Motion were Councillors Forrest, Palmer and Tudge (Total 3).

 

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

96

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Palmer and Longbottom 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.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

PUBLIC FORUM

Kylie Bryden-Smith, 21A Johnston Crescent Lane Cove North, highlighting the impacts of excavation and construction noise on her families amenity and opposing the recommendation regarding construction working hours on Saturdays within the Mowbray Precinct, requesting instead that Council consider restricting working hours further to 8am - 12noon or 9am – 1pm in line with surrounding Councils.

Alex MacInnes, 26 Johnston Crescent Lane Cove North, expressing concerns regarding excavation and construction noise in the area and opposed to the recommendation regarding construction working hours on Saturdays within the Mowbray Precinct, urging Council to restrict working hours further to 8am - 12noon on Saturdays.

Ezzat Zadeh, 3 Second Avenue Lane Cove, supporting the proposal to construct an access driveway and double garage at his property.

Brian Larking, 74 Northwood Road Northwood, supporting of the proposal to classify Northwood as a Heritage Conservation Area.

Jack Winning, 12 Willandra Street Lane Cove, supporting the restriction of working hours on Saturdays recommended in the report and any additional restrictions of working hours and expressing disappointment in Councils resolution in support of rezoning in the area.

Megan Agnew, 12 Elizabeth Parade Lane Cove North, highlighting the impacts of noise resulting from developments within the Mowbray Precinct, including that of heavy vehicles operating outside allowable operating hours particularly in the early hours of the morning.  She expressed a range of concerns regarding vehicle noise, the pitch and volume of construction and excavation noise, verbal abuse and insulting behaviour by construction workers, and possible the long term health implications of sleep deprivation.

Laura Hogan, 12 Elizabeth Parade Lane Cove North, supporting a reduction in working hours in the Mowbray Precinct on Saturdays, requesting Council consider reducing these to between 9am-1pm, and suggesting range of possible measures that may help control and minimise noise impacts on the amenity of local residents including the introduction of noise management plans for all future DA’s in the precinct, undertaking ambient sound analysis when no construction work being carried out and completing random spot checks to measure comparable sound levels and ensure noise from development is not excessive, and increased monitoring of construction sites to ensure compliance with development conditions.

Barry Edwards, 12 Elizabeth Parade Lane Cove North, commenting on the impacts of construction noise from the neighbouring development, including noise generated from heavy vehicles arriving prior to allowable working hours and hammering.  He expressed concerns regarding the expected lengthy duration of construction noise in the area and support for restricting working hours and operations on Saturdays, suggesting Council consider reducing working hours to commence from 8am.

Cate Turner 36 Centennial Avenue Lane Cove, on behalf of the Lane Cove Residents for Reconciliation, supporting the proposed Cameraygal Park and the recommendation to amend the LEP for 69 Longueville Rd to accommodate this.

Doug Stuart, 21A William Edward Street Longueville, on behalf of RASAD supporting the recommendation of the Notice of Motion that Council hold a residents forum about the IHAP implementation prior to first IHAP meeting, supporting the proposal to rezone 69 Longueville Rd to Recreational Open Space and the construction of Cameraygal Park, opposed to the implementation of only 3 recycling bins in the Plaza and suggesting more are required.

Robyn Stutchbury, 1 Carisbrook Street Linley Point, expressing concern with allowing development which impacts rock faces along the foreshore and suggesting that the policy be more strongly worded to stipulate that no development shall impact these.

Graeme Holland, 27 Johnston Crescent Lane Cove North, suggesting the proposed policy amendments for F04002 Rock Faces and Flora and F04003 Boar Sheds weaken the policies and urging Council to retain both policies in their current form.

Councillor Brooks-Horn left the meeting at 8:01pm

Councillor Bennison left the meeting at 8:02pm

Councillor Forrest left the meeting at 8:05pm

Frances Vissel, 14 Fraser Street Lane Cove, in support of the proposed Cameraygal park and on behalf of Stringybark Creek Residents Association, commenting on construction working hours on Saturdays within the Mowbray Precinct, requesting Council consider restrict these further to cease at 12noon – 1pm on Saturdays and supporting the recommendation to hold a residents forum about the IHAP implementation prior to first IHAP meeting. 

Councillor Brooks-Horn returned to the meeting at 8:05pm

Councillor Forrest returned to the meeting at 8:06pm

Councillor Bennison returned to the meeting at 8:06pm

Terry Jones, 7-15 Bellevue Avenue Greenwich, expressing concerns with the details of the process and structure of the proposed Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP) and supporting the recommendation to hold a residents forum about the IHAP implementation prior to first IHAP meeting.

Merri Southwood, 17 Mitchell Street Greenwich, Greenwich Residents Association expressing concerns regarding the implementation of the Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP) specifically lack of community consultation and supporting the recommendation to hold a residents forum about the IHAP implementation prior to first IHAP meeting.

Win Chandler, 32 Elizabeth Parade Lane Cove North, highlighting the impacts of excavation and construction noise on her amenity and wellbeing and supporting further restricts to working hours on Saturdays within the Mowbray Precinct.

 

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

97

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Brooks-Horn that Standing Orders be resumed.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Councillor Mcilroy left the meeting at 8:13pm.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 16 APRIL 2012

98

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Palmer that the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on the 16 April 2012 be received.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Mcilroy (Total 1).

99

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Palmer that the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on the 16 April 2012 be confirmed subject to the note on page 6 being amended to read Councillor Bennison declared a pecuniary interest in Item 11, Funding Under Round 4 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program.”

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Mcilroy (Total 1).

Councillor Mcilroy returned to the meeting at 8:15pm.

Reports Of Committees

 

Inspection Committee Report - 3 Second Avenue

100

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Palmer and Forrest that Council receive and note the report.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


Referred Reports FROM Inspection Committee 19 May 2012

 

3 Second Avenue, Lane Cove

101

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Forrest that:-

1.      The matter be deferred until further information can be obtained and assessed by Council with respect to the impact to the neighbours at number 5 Second Avenue; and

2.      A further report be submitted to Council as soon as possible. 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Matter Arising

3 SECOND AVENUE LANE COVE DEVELOPMENT COMPLAINTS

102

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Longbottom and Brooks-Horn the General Manager investigate any written complaints by the applicant for the proposed development at 3 Second Avenue, Lane Cove.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Matter Arising

RENOTIFYING RESIDENTS OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION  AMENDMENTS

103

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Bennison that a report be submitted to Council regarding the process of renotifying residents, prior to a determination or an inspection, when an amendment has been received to a Development Application.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Orders Of The Day

 

Council and Committee Meeting Schedule - June 2012

104

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Mcilroy and Smith that the Council and Committee Meeting Schedule for June 2012 be adopted.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

Matter of Urgency

The Mayor ruled the following to be a Matter of Urgency.

105

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Tudge and Forrest that in relation to the proposed LEP Amendment for 1-25 Marshall Ave nue, Council convene an information evening prior to the exhibition deadline of 26 June 2012 to provide further information and allow residents to comment on the proposal.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Notices of Motion

 

Procedural Motion

106

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Longbottom that the following items be considered ad-seriatim.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Independent Hearing & Assessment Panel (IHAP)

 

MOTION

A Motion was moved by Councillors Palmer and Mcilroy that Council hold a residents’ forum about the IHAP implementation as soon as practicable and in any case prior to the first meeting of the IHAP.

 

Upon being put to the meeting the Motion was declared lost.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Forrest, Mcilroy, Palmer and Tudge (Total 4).

Against the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Gaffney, Longbottom and Smith (Total 5).

Extension of Time

107

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Bennison that an extension of 1 minute be granted to Councillor Longbottom.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer and Smith (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

108

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Longbottom and Smith that the details regarding the IHAP be published in detail in Council’s community newsletter and on the website.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

Officer Reports for Determination

 

Proposed Northwood Heritage Conservation Area

 

MOTION

A Motion was moved by Councillors Smith and Longbottom that Council note the report and advise the Northwood Action Group that it does not wish to “commence the process of classification of Northwood as a Conservation Area” at this time.

 

FORESHADOWED MOTION

A Foreshadowed Motion was moved by Councillors Tudge and Palmer that:-

1.   Note the letter submitted by Northwood Action Group dated 26 September 2011 requesting Council to “commence the process of classification of Northwood as a Heritage Conservation Area”; and

2.   A Northwood Heritage Conservation Area proceed to a draft LEP amendment.

109

Upon being put to the meeting the Motion was declared carried.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Gaffney, Longbottom and Smith (Total 5).

Against the Motion were Councillors Forrest, Mcilroy, Palmer and Tudge (Total 4).

 

The Foreshadowed motion lapsed.

 

Mowbray Precinct Construction Working Hours for Saturdays

Councillor Smith left the meeting at 9:40pm

Councillor Smith returned to the meeting at 9:40pm.

 

MOTION

A Motion was moved by Councillors Forrest and Tudge that Council amend construction times for all development consents issued in the Mowbray Road Precinct as follows:-

“All demolition, building construction work, including earthworks, deliveries of building materials to and from the site to be restricted as follows:-

Monday to Friday (inclusive)           7am to 5.30pm

Saturday                                          8am to 12noon with no excavation, haulage truck movement, rock picking, sawing, jack hammering or pile driving to be undertaken.  Failure to fully comply will result in the issue of a breach of consent P.I.N.

Sunday                                             No work Sunday or any Public Holiday.”

 

FORESHADOWED MOTION

A Foreshadowed Motion was moved by Councillors Longbottom and Smith that Council amend construction times for all development consents issued in the Mowbray Road Precinct as follows:-

“All demolition, building construction work, including earthworks, deliveries of building materials to and from the site to be restricted as follows:-

Monday to Friday (inclusive)           7am to 5.30pm

Saturday                                          7am to 4pm with no excavation, haulage truck movement, rock picking, sawing, jack hammering or pile driving to be undertaken.  Failure to fully comply will result in the issue of a breach of consent P.I.N.

Sunday                                             No work Sunday or any Public Holiday.”

 

Upon being put to the meeting the Motion was declared lost.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Forrest, Mcilroy, Palmer and Tudge (Total 4).

Against the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Gaffney, Longbottom and Smith (Total 5).

 

The Foreshadowed Motion became the Motion.

110

Upon being put to the meeting the Motion was declared carried.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Gaffney, Longbottom and Smith (Total 5).

Against the Motion were Councillors Forrest, Mcilroy, Palmer and Tudge (Total 4).

 

Matter Arising

CONSTRUCTION HOURS WITHIN LANE COVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

111

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Palmer and Forrest that a further report be submitted to Council regarding amending Council construction times for all development consents within the LGA as follows:-

“All demolition, building construction work, including earthworks, deliveries of building materials to and from the site to be restricted as follows:-

Monday to Friday (inclusive)           7am to 5.30pm

Saturday                                          7am to 4pm with no excavation, haulage truck movement, rock picking, sawing, jack hammering or pile driving to be undertaken.  Failure to fully comply will result in the issue of a breach of consent P.I.N.

Sunday                                             No work Sunday or any Public Holiday.”

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

LEP amendment - 69 Longueville Rd

112

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Smith that a planning proposal to rezone 69 Longueville Rd to Public Recreation RE1 be submitted by Council to the Department of Planning & Infrastructure seeking approval for exhibition.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer and Smith (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Councillor Tudge (Total 1).

 


 



Proposed Cameraygal Park

113

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Palmer that Council write to the Minister for Roads and Ports, the Honorable Duncan Gay MP and also the Premier, the Honorable Barry O’Farrell MP seeking their assistance and support for transfer of 69 Longueville Road to Council to allow the provision of a ‘gateway’ park for the Lane Cove Town Centre.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer and Smith (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Councillor Tudge (Total 1).

 

Matter Arising

PETITION REGARDING 69 LONGUEVILLE ROAD

114

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Longbottom and Brooks-Horn that:-

1.      Receive and note the petition from 57 residents; and

2.      The Head Petitioner be informed of Council’s decisions in relation to the proposed LEP Amendment for 69 Longueville Rd and the proposed Cameraygal Park.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Recycling in Shopping Precincts

115

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Forrest that Council defer the matter to the meeting of 18 June 2012 to allow for a review of the associated costs and possible implications on future developments and upgrades within the plaza.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Councillor Smith left the meeting at 10:08pm.

Councillor Smith returned to the meeting at 10:10pm.

Water Savings Action Plan 2012

116

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Palmer that the matter be deferred to allow greater detail to be provided on the proposed projects and funding sources.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Policy Manual Review - Phase 2

117

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Forrest and Smith that Council amend the policies in the Policy Manual as listed in AT-1 – Policy Manual Recommended Amendments (from E-L) dated 10 May 2012 with the exception of policies F04002 Rock Faces and Flora and F04003 Boat Sheds, which are to be deferred to the final stage of the Policy Manual review.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Determination of the Local Government Remuneration Tribunal for Councillors Fees

118

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Palmer that the following annual fees be paid to the Mayor and Councillors for 2012/2013:-

  • Councillors - $17,060
  • Mayor - $37,230 (in addition to the Councillor Fee)

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Voting Delegates for One Association to Represent NSW Local Government

119

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Tudge and Smith that Council appoint the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Councillor Smith as Council’s voting delegates to take part in the forthcoming secret postal ballot to deal with the matter of One Association, and that their names and personal postal addresses be forwarded to the Associations to form the Roll of Voters.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Lane Cove Traffic Committee Meeting Held Tuesday 17 April 2012

120

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Palmer that the recommendations of the Lane Cove Traffic Committee held Tuesday 17 April 2012 be adopted.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Greenwich Village Games Organising Committee

121

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

1.  The Report be received and noted;

2.  The 2012 Greenwich Village Games be conducted by the Greenwich Village Games Organising Committee; and

3.   Council appoint the following representatives to the 2012 Organising Committee the three (3) East Ward Councillors, Jack Ford, Chairman, Christine Kirkwood, Secretary, Lynda Wehipeihana, Treasurer, Cindy Brown, Karen Macalister-Hohnen, David Pumphrey, Christine Lopacinski , Jo Cunningham, Michael Armati, Lynne Spencer, Dennis Karp, Tony King, Joanne Cunningham, Sandy Calder, Tony Crossley, Chris Rossiter, Chris Scougall, Maureen Miller, Michael Noetel, Leanne Keene, Mary Ed Hartnell, Hugh Chisholm, Karen Chisholm, and Glenda Cameron-Strange.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

3rd Quarter Review of the 2011 – 2012 Budget

122

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Palmer that the 2011 – 2013 Budget be varied as follows:-

 

Original Budget

Qtr 1 Adjustment

Qtr 2 Adjustment

Qtr 3 Adjustment

Revised Budget

Expenditure

$33,885k

$376k

$90k`

$287k

$34,638k

Revenue

$34,855k

$610k

$1,064k

$301k

$36,830k

Surplus/(Deficit)

$970k

$234k

$974k

$14k

$2,192k

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Officer Reports for Information

 

3rd Quarter Review of the 2011-2013 Delivery Program & Operational Plan

123

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Palmer that the 3rd quarter review of the 2011-2013 Delivery Program and Operational Plan be received and noted.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Council Snapshot

124

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Forrest and Palmer that Council receive and note the report.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Shorefest Youth Event

125

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Tudge and Palmer that Council:-

1.   Receive and note the report; and

2.   Support Shorefest in 2013 and other future similar youth related initiatives that focus on music and entertainment.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Bennison, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Gaffney, Longbottom, Mcilroy, Palmer, Smith and Tudge (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

CLOSE

 

The meeting closed at 10.28pm.

Confirmed at the Ordinary Council Meeting of 18 June 2012, at which meeting the signature herein is subscribed.

 

MAYOR

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