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Minutes

Ordinary Council Meeting

18 February 2013, 6.50pm

All minutes are subject to confirmation at a subsequent

meeting and may be amended by resolution at that meeting.


Ordinary Council 18 February 2013

Minutes

 

PRESENT: Councillor S. Bennison (Chair), Councillor K. Brent, Councillor D. Brooks-Horn, Councillor S. Cheong, Councillor M. Gold, Councillor D. Hutchens, Councillor D. Karpin, Councillor P. Palmer, and Councillor D. Strassberg.

 

ALSO PRESENT: General Manager, Executive Manager – Corporate Services, Executive Manager – Environmental Services, Executive Manager – Open Space & Urban Services, Executive Manager – Human Services, Director – Major Projects and Manager - Governance.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST:

 

Councillor Brooks-Horn declared a pecuniary interest in Item No. 1 “Closure of Freidlander Place” as his partner works for one of the potential purchasers of Frielander Place. He advised he will not participate in the discussion of or vote on the issue.

 

Councillor Brooks-Horn declared a pecuniary interest in Item No. 10 “LEP Amendment to Rezone 1-5 Birdwood Avenue (Lane Cove Club) to Mixed Use” as he is a Director of Lane Cove Club. He advised he will not participate in the discussion of or vote on the issue.

 

Councillors Brooks-Horn and Strassberg declared a Non-Pecuniary Interest in Item No. 20 “Walk Around the World” as they are members of Rotary. Both Councillors indicated they would participate in discussions and vote on the item. 

 

OPENING OF MEETING WITH PRAYER

 

The meeting was opened with a prayer by Pastor Rick Johnson from Lane Cove Uniting Church.

 

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

 

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:

 

Officer Report for Determination No. 10

SUBJECT: Closure of Friedlander Place

It is recommended that the Council close so much of the meeting to the public as provided for under Section 10A(2) (d) of the Local Government Act, 1993, on the grounds that the report contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret; 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.

 

No members of the public made representations.

 


 

CLOSED COMMITTEE

1

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

 

1.         Resolve to go 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)(D) 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 Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Closed Committee commenced at 6.51 pm.  The public and media left the meeting. Councillor David Brooks-Horn reaffirmed his interest in the following item and left the meeting.

 

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

 

Confidential Items

 

Closure of Friedlander Place

It is recommended that the Council close so much of the meeting to the public as provided for under Section 10A(2) (d) of the Local Government Act, 1993, on the grounds that the report contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret; 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.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION OF CLOSED COMMITTEE

 

That Council:

 

1    Adopt the amended Probity Plan, attached to this report as AT-1, governing all commercial dealings;

 

2    Note that Friedlander Place has been closed and that a certificate of title has been issued in favour of Council as CT 1/1179636; and

 

3    Authorise the General Manager to enter into negotiations with interested parties to dispose of the land in CT 1/1179636 having regard to the valuations received and to report back to Council on the result of such negotiations.

 

 


CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS

 

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

 

Officer Report for Determination No. 10

SUBJECT: Closure of Friedlander Place

2

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

 

1    Adopt the amended Probity Plan, attached to this report as AT-1, governing all commercial dealings;

 

2    Note that Friedlander Place has been closed and that a certificate of title has been issued in favour of Council as CT 1/1179636; and

 

3    Authorise the General Manager to enter into negotiations with interested parties to dispose of the land in CT 1/1179636 having regard to the valuations received and to report back to Council on the result of such negotiations.

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Brooks-Horn (Total 1).

 

Councillor Brooks-Horn returned to the Meeting.

 

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

3

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Palmer that Standing Orders be suspended to allow for:-

1. A presentation from Lane Cove Bushland Conservation Society to Council for an award received from the Nature Conservation Council of NSW for the most outstanding Member Group demonstrating commitment and success in conservation;

2. A presentation from David Cant on the Notice of Motion “Rebuilding of Local Schools”; and

3. 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 Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

 

 

PUBLIC FORUM

 

Corinne Fisher - President of Lane Cove Bushland Conservation Society, presentation to Council of an award received from the Nature Conservation Council of NSW for the most outstanding Member Group demonstrating commitment and success in conservation

 

Helen Shao - owner of MLC Advice, Lane Cove speaking on immigration.

 

David Cant - Cant Dibden Pty Ltd – speaking on Notice of Motion “Rebuilding of Local Schools”.

 

Gemma Ackroyd - Principal, Lane Cove Public School – speaking in support of farmers markets.

 

Corinne Fisher - Austin Crescent, Lane Cove – speaking in support of farmers markets.

 

Lisa Martin - Director – My Local Markets – speaking in support of farmers markets.

 

Jacky Barker - Austin Street, Lane Cove – speaking in support of farmers markets.

 

Megan Charlton - Little Street, Lane Cove – speaking in support of farmers markets.

 

Sjirk Bangma - Kullah Parade, Lane Cove North - speaking about Mowbray Precinct

 

Erin Neary - Gordon Crescent, Lane Cove North - speaking about Mowbray Precinct.

 

Leah Bangma - Kullah Parade, Lane Cove North – rubbish and traffic issues in Mowbray Precinct.

 

Alex MacInnes - Johnston Crescent, Lane Cove – noise in Mowbray Precinct.

 

Kylie Bryden-Smith - Johnston Crescent, Lane Cove - speaking about Mowbray Precinct.

 

Frances Vissel - Stringybark Creek Residents Association - speaking about Mowbray Precinct.

 

John Leung - Haughton Street, Linley Point – regarding development at 8 Haughton Street, Linley Point.

 

Errol Tomkins - Haughton Street, Linley Point - regarding development at 8 Haughton Street, Linley Point.

 

Doug Stuart - RASAD, speaking in support of farmers markets.

 

Matthew Walsh - Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove - speaking on the Draft Aboriginal Advisory Committee Charter.

 

Margaret Campbell - Aboriginal Elder - speaking on the Draft Aboriginal Advisory Committee Charter.

 

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

4

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

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 3 DECEMBER 2012

5

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on the 3 December 2012 be received and confirmed.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).


Mayoral Minutes

 

Aboriginal Advisory Committee

 

MOTION

 

A Motion was moved by Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that:-

 

1.         Council establish an Aboriginal Advisory Committee;

 

2.         The General Manager advertise for membership of the Committee including in the Koori Mail;

 

3.         Council determine the membership of the Committee at the Council meeting in April 2013; and

 

4.       Upon forming the Committee, the Committee consider and make recommendations to Council on the Draft Charter, for final adoption by Council.

 

 

 

AMENDMENT

 

An Amendment was moved by Councillors Palmer and Brent that:-

 

1.         Council establish an Aboriginal Advisory Committee; and

 

2.       Council staff consult with the local Aboriginal Community and report back on the committees composition and charter.

 

Suspension of Standing Orders

6

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that standing orders be suspended to allow a member of the public to address Council.

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

 

Dale Dickson Cloud - Aboriginal Elder - speaking on the Draft Aboriginal Advisory Committee Charter.

 

Resumption of Standing Orders

7

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that standing orders be resumed.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

 

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

 

For the Amendment was Councillor Palmer (Total 1).

Against the Amendment were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 8).

8

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

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Community Consultation Plannning Reform White Paper

9

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

1.   Council arrange two (2) Community Consultation evenings following release of the White Paper to ensure our community has an opportunity to understand the proposed changes and make comment on them; and

2.   The General Manager contact the Department of Planning and request them to send representatives to the sessions.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Notices of Motion

 

Mowbray Precinct – Noise, Pollution and Traffic Complaints

10

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

 

1.    Receive a monthly report of infringements of development consents in the Mowbray precinct;

 

2.    Review its policing of building sites in the Mowbray precinct in order to reduce resident complaints;

 

3.    Publicise to residents of the area the major consent conditions (permitted hours of work, pollution control requirements, etc) and the procedures residents should adopt in reporting alleged breaches of consent conditions;

 

4.    Write to current (and any future) developers seeking their co-operation in keeping sites and surrounding areas clean and tidy, in respecting the quiet enjoyment of the area that nearby residents expect and explaining the impact of pollution on the valued ecosystem of Batten Reserve and Stringybark Creek in particular;

 

5.    Immediately investigate Girraween Park as a building site;

 

6.    Refer this decision to the Mowbray Precinct Working Party;

 

7.    Extend the results of these actions to other areas in Lane Cove for new developments; and

 

8.    Refer traffic issues to Council’s Traffic Committee.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

Matter Arising

MOWBRAY ROAD PRECINCT DEVELOPMENT

11

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Palmer that:-

1.    Chatswood Police be invited to attend the Mowbray Precinct Working Party;

2.    Council receive a report on reviewing the working hours for developments in the Mowbray Road Precinct; and

3.    Council prepare a list of the properties under development in the Mowbray Road Precinct outlining their essential conditions of consent and this be published on Council’s website.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Walking Bus and Community Bus

12

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

 

1.   Develop a strategic plan and recommendations to improve safety around our schools that incorporates a traffic study(with priority being given to Lane Cove West Public School), community bus and a walking bus;

 

2.   Determine what community groups may be able to provide the use of their bus to meet the objective stated above and at what cost;

 

3.   Include in the study for the use of a community bus, consideration of the provision of this service to seniors;

 

4.   Contact relevant stakeholders to facilitate objectives stated in (1) and also possible interested parties to assist with the administration and roll-out of the strategic plan;

 

5.   Report back to Council in June 2013 on the strategic plan and recommendations; and

 

6.   Write to NSW Transport about a morning bus service for Lane Cove West Public School.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Rebuilding Our Local Schools

13

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Strassberg and Bennison that:-

 

1.       The General Manager prepare a brief in consultation with stakeholders for presentation to the Department of Education for consideration;

 

2.       Councillor’s be provided with a copy of the brief when completed.

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Councillor Palmer (Total 1).

 Officer Reports for Determination

 

No Smoking - Legislative Changes

14

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

 

1.    Council adopt the amended Passive Smoking Policy;

 

2.    Council’s public education materials be updated to reflect the Tobacco Legislation Amendment Act 2012 and amended policy;

 

3.    The consultation outlined in the report be implemented; and

 

4.   A Signage Strategy in relation to high traffic areas be submitted to Council.

                

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Lane Cove Public School Food and Farmers' Market Survey

 

MOTION

A motion was moved by Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that:-

 

1.   This report be received and noted by Council;

 

2.   Council works with Lane Cove ALIVE and businesses in Lane Cove to promote the Lane Cove shopping precinct as a weekend shopping destination to provide a synergy between the market and the shopping precinct;

 

3.   Council implement the following measures to minimise traffic and parking issues;

a.      Linemarking of parking spaces and driveway entrances on Longueville Road, down to Dorritt Street.

b.      An education campaign to surrounding residents on what to do when driveways are blocked.

 

4.   These findings be provided for Council’s assessment of the current development application for the continuation of the Lane Cove Public School Food & Farmers’ Market;

 

5.   A copy of the survey feedback be provided to My Local Markets Pty Ltd;

 

6.   Should the current DA be approved, Council indicate its preference that the  further DA be time limited to a 60 month period with further community consultation to be undertaken during the last year of the consent; and

 

7.   The Mayor and General Manager meet with the Applicant and the School to discuss an agreement to regulate matters arising from the operations of the market.

Suspension of Standing Orders

15

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that standing orders be suspended to allow Lisa Martin - Director, My Local Markets Pty Ltd, to address the Council.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

 Resumption of Standing Orders

16

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that standing orders be resumed.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

17

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

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Councillor Brooks-Horn left the meeting.

 

LEP Amendment to Rezone 1 - 5 Birdwood Ave (Lane Cove Club) to Mixed Use

18

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Karpin that Council:-

 

1.   Submit to the Department’s LEP Gateway a planning proposal to rezone 1 - 5 Birdwood Avenue (Lane Cove Club site) from B2 Local Centre to B4 Mixed Use; and

 

2.   Apply to use its instrument of delegation to make the LEP amendment.

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Brooks-Horn

 

Councillor Brooks-Horn returned to the meeting.

 

Changes to Swimming Pool Legislation

19

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Karpin and Palmer that Council implement a swimming pool inspection program that is compliant with the provisions of the Swimming Pools Act.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

 

Tender for Provision of Services in Connection with a Library Management System Undertaken by North Sydney Council on Behalf of Shorelink

20

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Karpin and Brent that:-

 

1.     Council adopt the recommendation from the Shorelink Tender Panel for the provision of services in connection with Library Management System; and

 

2.    North Sydney Council be advised of the outcome.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Lane Cove Traffic Committee Meetings held on Tuesday 18 December 2012 and Tuesday 22 January 2013

21

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Palmer and Strassberg that Council adopt the recommendations of the Lane Cove Traffic Committee meetings held on Tuesday 18 December 2012 and Tuesday 22 January 2013.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

296 & 300 Burns Bay Road - Compulsory Acquisition and Formal Closure of Adjacent Public Road

22

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Palmer and Strassberg that Council in addition to its resolution, Minute No.269 in respect of the compulsory acquisition of 296 and parts of 300 Burns Bay Road:-

 

1.    Lodge the acquisition plan for those parcels of land shown as “A” and “B”  in Attachment  AT-1 with the Land and Property Information;

 

2.    Authorise the “making of an application, or the giving of a notice, to the Governor or Minister” in respect of the compulsory acquisition under the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act for:-

 

a.   Those parts of Lot 300 DP 785178 (300 Burns Bay Road) and Lot 103 DP 1013285 (300 A B and C Burns Bay Road) marked  “A” and “B” respectively in AT-1 for public road purposes; and

b.   Lot 31 DP 540796 (296 Burns Bay Road) marked “C” in AT-1 for public road purposes.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Supply Nation Membership

23

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

 

1.         Receive and note the report; and

 

2.       Not become a member of Supply Nation at this time due to the associated membership cost, minimum annual spend requirements, and the existing preferred supplier arrangements currently in place.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 


Matter Arising

Supply Nation Membership

24

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Karpin that Council write to Supply Nation and DEEWR and express support for the program generally and how Lane Cove Council showed interest in becoming a member, however, the new proposed fees are a disincentive for our Council to become a member. We also believe that charging such a significant fee is a barrier to Aboriginal people and businesses seeking employment and self-determination. We ask that Supply Nation reconsider its policy position on charging this fee to local government.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Code of Conduct Review

25

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

 

  1. Adopt the amended Code of Conduct dated 18 February 2013 as shown attached as AT-1 and the Procedures for the Administration of the Model Code shown attached as AT-2;

 

  1. Note the appointment of the Executive Manager – Corporate Services as the Complaints Co-ordinator to coordinate the management of complaints about Councillors and the General Manager made under the Code of Conduct;

 

  1. Amend the Internal Reporting Policy to appoint the Executive Manager – Corporate Services as the Disclosures Coordinator for the purpose of receiving and managing reports of wrongdoing under the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994, in order to meet the requirements of the new Code of Conduct; 

 

  1. Obtain its panel of conduct reviewers through the NSROC public expression of interest process; and

 

  1. Receive a further report on the outcomes of the NSROC expression of interest process and in the interim, the existing NSROC panel be utilised for any new Code of Conduct matters.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

2nd Quarter Review of the 2012-2013 Budget

26

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Karpin and Strassberg that the 2012 – 2013 Budget be varied as follows:-

 

 

Original Budget

Quarter 1 Adjustment

Quarter 2 Adjustment

Quarter 1 Revised

 Budget

Quarter 2   Revised Budget

Expenditure

$35,355k

$75k

$85k

$35,430k

$35,515k

Income

$36,961k

$1,645k

$1,055k

$38,606k

$39,661k

Surplus/ (Deficit)

$1,606k

$1,570k

$970k

$3,176k

    $4,146k

Surplus/(deficit) before Capital Grants

($81k)

($550k)

$170k

($631k)

($461k)

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Change of Name of Lane Cove Seniors Centre

27

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Palmer and Brent that:-

 

1.     Council hold a competition to find a new name that accurately reflects the use of the Lane Cove Seniors Centre; and

 

2.    A full report on the suggested name be brought back to Council’s Selection Committee and then brought to Council.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Pecuniary Interest Returns 2012

28

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Brooks-Horn that Council note the tabling of Pecuniary Interest Returns of recently appointed Designated Staff and newly elected Councillors.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Officer Reports for Information

 

Walk Around the World

29

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Brent that Council receive and note the report.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Matter Arising

Walk Around the World

30

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

 

  1. Register a Councillors team; and

 

  1. The name of the Team be “Lane Cove Legends”.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

2nd Quarter Review of the 2012-2013 Delivery Program & Operational Plan

31

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Strassberg that the 2nd Quarter Review of the 2012-2013 Delivery Program and Operational Plan be received and noted.

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Matter Arising

TENNIS FACILITIES

32

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Palmer that Council invite the Member for Bennelong, the Hon John Alexander, OAM, M.P., to a workshop to discuss the management of tennis facilities generally.

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Council Snapshot

33

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Karpin and Brooks-Horn that Council receive and note the report.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Brooks-Horn, Palmer, Brent, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg and Bennison (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

CLOSE

 

The meeting closed at 10.27pm.

 

Confirmed at the Ordinary Council Meeting of 18th March 2013, at which meeting the signature herein is subscribed.

 

 

MAYOR

 

 

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