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Minutes

Ordinary Council Meeting

22 April 2014, 7:00pm

All minutes are subject to confirmation at a subsequent

meeting and may be amended by resolution at that meeting.


Ordinary Council 22 April 2014

Minutes

 

PRESENT: Councillor D. Brooks-Horn (Chair), Councillor K. Brent, Councillor S. Bennison, 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 – Open Space & Urban Services, Executive Manager – Human Services, Director – Special Projects, Manager – Development Assessment and Acting Manager - Governance.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillor Bennison declared :-

·        A non-pecuniary conflict of interest in “Strategic Review of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group” as he is the partner of a financial services firm in Lane Cove that provides accounting, taxation and financial planning to a board member of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group.  Given that the board member is not his client but the client of a business partner and the conflict of interest is remote, he indicated he would participate in the debate and vote on the motion.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Mayor gave an acknowledgement of Country.

OPENING OF MEETING WITH PRAYER

The meeting was opened with a prayer by Reverend Stephen Pym of Greenwich Presbyterian Church.

 

WEBCASTING OF COUNCIL MEETING

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

 

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

53

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Strassberg and Bennison 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 Brent, Palmer, Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg, Bennison and Brooks-Horn (Total 9).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

PUBLIC FORUM

 

Merri Southwood of Greenwich Community Association supporting Council’s Notice of Motion regarding the change of ownership of Shell Gore Bay Facility.

 

Alasdair Stuart of Lane Cove commenting on the proposed Plaza Redevelopment including tree preservation and cost of works.

 

Jon Johannsen commenting on the Strategic Review of Lane Cove ALIVE highlighting the need and desire of Lane Cove ALIVE to work collaboratively with Council and the Lane Cove Chamber of Commerce to improve operations into the future. 

 

Tavis Standen of Ray White Lane Cove supporting the proposed Plaza Redevelopment and the enhancement of the space for local residents and potential new residents to the area.

 

Penny Mabbutt of Friends of Gore Bay supporting Council’s Notice of Motion regarding the change of ownership of Shell Gore Bay Facility.

 

Frances Vissel of Lane Cove commenting on the proposed Plaza Redevelopment including tree preservation, use of dining structures, and cost of works.

 

June Hefferan of Lane Cove North commenting on the proposed Plaza Redevelopment, objecting to the loss of public space and the cost and scale of proposed works.  

 

Doug Stuart of Longueville commenting on the proposed Plaza Redevelopment objecting to the cost and scale of the proposed works and to the acceptance of the tender for the construction of Stage 2.

 

Peter Doulakis of La Piazza Pizza and Pasta supporting the proposed Plaza Redevelopment highlighting that shade structures and an upgrade of the area could attract more people to the area helping local business.

 

Jennifer Schneller of Northwood objecting to the cost of the proposed Plaza Redevelopment and expressing concerns regarding regulation of leased spaces within the area following any upgrade works.

 

Allen van Es of Longueville highlighting traffic safety concerns in Arrabella Street, Longueville.

 

Ben Fairburn of Longueville, supporting the proposed amendment of Council’s policy regarding the Use of Public Open Space by Commercial Dog Walking Businesses.

 

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

54

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Gold that Standing Orders be resumed.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Councillor Bennison left the meeting at 7:41pm.

 

Procedural Motion

55

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Gold and Hutchens thatTender Lane Cove Plaza Works - Stage 2” be brought forward and dealt with as the next item.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Bennison (Total 1).

 


 

Tender Lane Cove Plaza Works - Stage 2

56

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Gold and Hutchens that:-

1.   The tender for the construction of Lane Cove Plaza Stage 2 be awarded to CA&I Pty Ltd for an amount of $3,895,731;

2.   The General Manager be authorised to enter into a contract with them;

3.   Council ensure a photographic record of the existing Plaza configuration be included in Council’s Local History Collection; and

4.   The parking allocated for use by the construction contractor in Rosenthal Avenue Car Park be general spaces, not designated senior or disabled spaces.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Bennison (Total 1).

 

Procedural Motion

57

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Gold that “Allocation of Lease Spaces in the Plaza” be brought forward and dealt with as the next item.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Bennison (Total 1).

 

Allocation of Lease Spaces in the Plaza

58

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

1.   Receive and note the Report;

2.   Endorse the allocation of outdoor seating following the Stage 2 upgrade to Lane Cove Plaza as outlined in the report;

3.   Enter into Agreements with the respective proprietors committing them to enter into License Agreements with Council for terms of up to five (5) years commencing from completion of the shelters component of the Plaza Upgrade works; and

4.   Develop an information pack for Plaza businesses based on the information available in the report.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

Absent was Councillor Bennison (Total 1).

 

Councillor Bennison returned to the meeting at 7:54pm.

 

Procedural Motion

59

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Karpin that Change of Ownership of Shell Gore Bay Facility” be brought forward and dealt with as the next item.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

Notices of Motion

 

Change of Ownership OF Shell Gore Bay Facility

60

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

1.   A meeting with the new operators of the Shell terminal, Vitol, to discuss their future plans for the Gore Bay site and existing commitments made by Shell to ensure the health and safety of the community and the environment; and

2.   A community meeting and invite Vitol representatives to state publically their position in relation to these issues.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Procedural Motion

61

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Hutchens that Dog Walking Policy Amendment” be brought forward and dealt with as the next item.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Dog Walking Policy Amendment

 

MOTION

A Motion was moved by of Councillors Hutchens and Bennison that the following amendments be included in Council’s Policy Use of Public Open Space by Commercial Dog Walking Businesses”:-

  1. Scope

“This policy will cover:-

a)    Commercial dog walkers that are not based in the Lane Cove LGA; and

b)    Public Open Space within the Lane Cove Local Government Area under the care, control or management of Council.”

2.     Exclusions from this Policy

“Commercial dog walking businesses are prohibited from using Kingsford Smith Oval, Longueville.

The policy does NOT apply to the following:- .

a)       Any person exercising their own dog/s;

b)       Any commercial dog walkers that are based in the Lane Cove LGA; and

c)       Neighbours/friends exercising dogs on behalf of their owner.”

 

Foreshadowed Motion

A Foreshadowed Motion was moved by Councillors Brent and Palmer that that the following amendments be included in Council’s Policy “Use of Public Open Space by Commercial Dog Walking Businesses”:-

  1. Scope

“This policy will cover:-

a)    Commercial dog walkers that are not based in the Lane Cove LGA and/or who are exercising dogs not registered in the Lane Cove LGA; and

b)    Public Open Space within the Lane Cove Local Government Area under the care, control or management of Council.”

The policy does NOT apply to the following:- .

a)       Any person exercising their own dog/s;

b)       Any commercial dog walkers that are based in the Lane Cove LGA;

c)       Any commercial dog walkers who are exercising dogs registered in the Lane Cove LGA; and

d)       Neighbours/friends exercising dogs on behalf of their owner.”

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

 

For the Motion were Councillors Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Bennison and Brooks-Horn (Total 6).

Against the Motion were Councillors Brent, Palmer and Strassberg (Total 3).

 

The Foreshadowed Motion lapsed

 

Procedural Motion

63

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Bennison that Strategic Review of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group” be brought forward and dealt with as the next item.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Strategic Review of Lane Cove ALIVE Leadership Group

64

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

1.       Council receive and note the report.

2.       Council establish a working group consisting of the Mayor, General Manager and/or his nominee, Councillor Hutchens, Councillor Bennison and Councillor Strassberg, with no alternates.

3.       The terms of reference of the working group includes but not be limited to the following:-

a.   Prepare a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Lane Cove Council and Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group to address the misalignment of objectives and other items identified in the report prepared by Place Partners;

b.   Present the draft MOU to the Board of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group for consideration prior the next scheduled Board Meeting;

c.    Advise any items, objectives, or outcomes identified in the MOU;

d.   Commence a due diligence process to ensure that future activities of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group are aligned with Council objectives; and

e.   If Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group does not agree to the MOU, that the working group be authorised to develop alternative strategies to address the misalignment and other issues raised in the report prepared by Place Partners.

4.       All funding for any new commitments and/or new projects of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group cease until the due diligence process is completed.

5.       The General Manager be delegated authority to implement any items, objectives, or outcomes identified in the MOU and/or other issues that may be identified by the Working Group.

6.       At the conclusion of the due diligence process a report come back to Council detailing the outcomes of the process.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg, Bennison and Brooks-Horn (Total 7).

Against the Motion were Councillors Brent and Palmer (Total 2).

 

Procedural Motion

65

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Hutchens that Strategic Review of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group” be recommitted for debate.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Strategic Review of Lane Cove ALIVE Leadership Group

66

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

1.       Council receive and note the report.

2.       Council establish a working group consisting of the Mayor, General Manager and/or his nominee, Councillor Hutchens, Councillor Bennison and Councillor Strassberg, with no alternates.

3.       The terms of reference of the working group includes but not limited to the following:-

a.   Prepare a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Lane Cove Council and Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group to address the misalignment of objectives and other items identified in the report prepared by Place Partners;

b.   Present the draft MOU to the Board of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group for consideration prior the next scheduled Board Meeting;

c.    Advise any items, objectives, or outcomes identified in the MOU;

d.   Commence a due diligence process to ensure that future activities of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group are aligned with Council objectives; and

e.   If Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group does not agree to the MOU, that the working group be authorised to develop alternative strategies to address the misalignment and other issues raised in the report prepared by Place Partners.

4.       All funding for any new commitments and/or new projects of Lane Cove Alive Leadership Group cease until the due diligence process is completed.

5.       The General Manager be delegated authority to implement any items, objectives, or outcomes identified in the MOU and/or other issues that may be identified by the Working Group.

6.       At the conclusion of the due diligence process a report come back to Council detailing the outcomes of the process.

 

For the Motion were Councillors Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg, Bennison and Brooks-Horn (Total 7).

Against the Motion were Councillors Brent and Palmer (Total 2).

 

Procedural Motion

67

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Bennison that NSROC Regional Waste Disposal Tender” be brought forward and dealt with as the next item.

 

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

NSROC Regional Waste Disposal Tender

68

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

1.   Agrees to membership in the Northern Sydney Councils Waste Services Alliance with the other participating Councils (North Sydney , Ryde, Willoughby, Hunters Hill and Ku-ring-ai), by entering into a Participation Agreement which sets out how the Councils will make decisions in relation to the procurement and management of a joint Municipal Solid Waste processing and disposal contract;

2.   Agrees to engage Local Government Procurement Pty Ltd through the Northern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils to conduct the procurement process, as allowed for under section 55 (3) (a) of the Local Government Act 1993 and Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 - Regulation 163 (1A); and

3.   Agrees to the evaluation criteria for determining the tender under the process set out in the Participation Agreement and in accordance with regional and environmental objectives, being:-

 

Evaluation criterion

Assessment

Costs to councils

Maximum value for money on the basis of the responses from the market

Track record in delivering the services

Demonstrated, reliable past achievement in delivering the waste disposal, transfer and processing services in comparable environment(s) and with comparable waste composition and volume.

Demonstrated history of compliance with environmental, work, health and safety and other regulations.

Capability to deliver the services

Reliability and efficiency of delivery of waste disposal, transfer and processing services through existing or new facilities, and proposed solution to achieve the minimum tender waste recovery targets.

Risk allocation acceptance

Minimum variation in contract requirements based on equitable risk allocation between Councils and service providers.

Resource recovery performance

 

The degree to which the tendered solution delivers a resource recovery outcome which exceeds minimum tender resource recovery requirements on a value for money basis.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Matter Arising

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS REGARDING NSROC REGIONAL WASTE TENDER

69

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Palmer and Brooks-Horn that Council thanks Council’s Manager – Environmental Health and Ms Janine Ricketts Executive Director -NSROC for their contributions to the groundbreaking NSROC Regional Waste Tender.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 17 MARCH 2014

70

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Gold and Hutchens that the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on the 17 March 2014 be received.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

71

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Brooks-Horn and Brent that the minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on the 17 March 2014 be confirmed.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Petitions

 

Rothwell Crescent - Petition For New Footpath

72

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Karpin and Brooks-Horn that the Head Petitioner be informed that Council will considered the construction of a new footpath in Rothwell Crescent in 2014/15, subject to a more detailed investigation of the site.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Officer Reports for Determination

 

Councillor Hutchens left the meeting at 8:43pm.

Councillor Strassberg left the meeting at 8:47pm.

Councillor Hutchens returned to the meeting at 8:48pm.

Councillor Strassberg returned to the meeting at 8:50pm.

 

Capital Projects Funding

73

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Hutchens that Council receive and note the report.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


Results of Community Consultation on the Proposed Voluntary Planning Agreement for 150 Epping Road Lane Cove

74

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Cheong and Gold that:-

1.   Council receive and note the report;

2.   Council enter into a Voluntary Planning Agreement with Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd in respect of the development of 150 Epping Road Lane Cove; and

3.   The General Manager be authorised to finalise the terms and conditions of the proposed Voluntary Planning Agreement and sign the Agreement on behalf of Council. 

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Sustainability Small Grants Round 8 - Recommended Recipients

75

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

1.   Approve  funds under Round 8 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program for the following projects:-

·    $2000 – Possums Corner Child Care Centre Inc;

·    $1000 – St Ignatius’ College Riverview;

·    $2000 – Greenwich Public School P&C; and

·    $1000 – Lane Cove Out of School Inc.

2.   Give Public Notice of the proposed funding under Round 8 of the Sustainability Small Grants Program, and subject to no objections being received, grant the funds as outlined above.

3.   Thank all participants for their nomination.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Matter Arising

SUSTAINABILITY LEVY EXPENDITURE REVIEW

 

MOTION

A Motion was moved by Councillors Bennison and Karpin that Council:-

1.  Receive a report providing a sustainable cost benefit analysis of projects over $20,000 funded from the Sustainability Levy since October 2012 and following this report; and

2.  All future funding allocations over $20,000 include a sustainable cost benefit analysis be included in the budget papers, acknowledging that benefits may be non financial.

 

Foreshadowed Motion

A Foreshadowed Motion was moved by Councillors Palmer and Brent that Council receive a report providing a sustainable cost benefit analysis of projects over $20,000 funded from the Sustainability Levy since October 2012.

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

 

For the Motion were Councillors Cheong, Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Strassberg, Bennison and Brooks-Horn (Total 7).

Against the Motion were Councillors Brent and Palmer (Total 2).

 

The Foreshadowed Motion lapsed.

 

NSW Public Library Funding

77

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Karpin and Hutchens that Council provide support to the campaign mounted by the NSW Public Library Associations for increased State funding to local government for public libraries by:-

1.   Writing to the Hon. Troy Grant, Minister for the Arts and to the local State Member, the Hon. Anthony Roberts MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, Special Minister of State in relation to the need for additional funding from the NSW State Government for the provision of public library services;

 

2.   Approving the distribution of NSW Public Library Associations campaign information in Council libraries; and

3.   Taking a lead role in activating the campaign locally.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Tender for the Supply and Installation of replacement Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) equipment at the Lane Cove Council Civic Centre

78

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Hutchens and Gold that:-

1.   Council accept the Tender from Beaver Air Conditioning Pty Ltd for the Supply and Installation of replacement HVAC at Lane Cove Council Offices for an amount of $729,500 ex GST; and

2.   The General Manager be authorised to enter into a contract with Beaver Air Conditioning Pty Ltd.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Lane Cove Traffic Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 18 March 2014

79

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Cheong and Brent that Council adopt the recommendations of the Lane Cove Traffic Committee Meeting held on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 subject to Item Y3 being amended to include that a review be undertaken of the arrangements after 12 months.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Matter Arising

TRAFFIC COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT

80

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

1.  Councillor Karpin be appointed to the Traffic Committee, subject to the constitution providing for the Councillor representation; and

2.  Should the constitution not provide for Councillor representation, Council approach the local State Member, the Hon. Anthony Roberts MP, to request Councillor Karpin be appointed as the Local Parliament Representative on the Committee.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

Matter of Urgency

JOINT REGIONAL PLANNNIG PANEL (JRPP) MEMBERSHIP

The Mayor declared the item to be a Matter of Urgency.

81

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Hutchens that the item be declared a Matter of Urgency.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

82

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

1.     Council accept Councillor Cheong’s resignation from the JRPP prior to the next meeting of May 2014; and

2.     The following be appointed as Council’s two (2) representatives on the JRPP:-

·        Councillor Scott Bennison; and

·        Council’s Manager – Strategic Planning, Stephanie Bashford.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Officer Reports for Information

 

Voluntary Planning Agreements

83

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

1.   Receive and note the content of the Report; and

2.   Adopt as the basis and framework for assessing and managing any Voluntary Planning Agreement proposals submitted to Council, the relevant legislative provisions contained within the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and Regulation and related Practice Notes issued or amended by the NSW Government.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Residential Development Activity

84

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

  1. Receive and note the report; and
  2. Notes that Lane Cove has already surpassed its interim target of 2,700 dwellings.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 


 

Council Snapshot

85

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Karpin and Hutchens that Council receive and note the report.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

 

CLOSE

 

The meeting closed at 9:44pm.

 

Confirmed at the Ordinary Council Meeting of Monday 19 May 2014, at which meeting the signature herein is subscribed.

 

 

MAYOR

 

 

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