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Minutes

Extraordinary Meeting of Council

13 July 2015, 7:00pm                     

All minutes are subject to confirmation at a subsequent

meeting and may be amended by resolution at that meeting.


Extraordinary Meeting of Council 13 July 2015

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, and Councillor D. Strassberg.

 

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

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST: Nil

 

APOLOGIES  

Councillor Brent read an apology from Councillor Palmer.

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Gold and Bennison that the apology be accepted and leave of absence be granted.

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Mayor gave an acknowledgement of Country.

OPENING OF MEETING WITH PRAYER

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

 

WEBCASTING OF COUNCIL MEETING

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

PRESENTATION

Council’s Manager – Strategic Planning gave a presentation in relation to overshadowing, traffic and lot amalgamations.

 

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

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RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Bennison and Strassberg 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 Gold, Hutchens, Karpin, Bennison, Brent, Brooks-Horn, Strassberg and Cheong (Total 8).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

PUBLIC FORUM

Nigel Riddington of Riverview opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct.

Randy Brophy of St Leonards opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct as depicted in the Draft St Leonards South Master Plan.

Jason Jones of St Leonards expressing concerns regarding the rezoning process including lack of a clear vision, community consultation, and uncertainty of economic feasibility model inputs.

Alasdair Stuart of Lane Cove North urging Council to ensure effective enforcement options and resources are in place to appropriately monitor and manage the building process that may result from any rezoning.

Albert Jubian of St Leonards opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct.

Jesse Death of St Leonards supporting the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Ronald Tebbutt on behalf of his son Jeremy Tebbutt, a resident of St Leonards, supporting the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Peter Smiles supporting the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Rod Tudge of Osborne Park expressing concerns regarding how the needs of the community have been addressed in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Elspeth Hodge of St Leonards expressing concerns regarding the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan including community consultation, overdevelopment in the area and lack of amenity.

Rosanne Manns on behalf of the Naremburn Action Group expressing concerns regarding the impact of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan and proposed rezoning on adjoining residents requesting Council coordinate with neighbouring councils.

Alexandra Searle of St Leonards opposing the rezoning of St Leonards South precinct as depicted in the Draft St Leonards South Master Plan.

Adrian Avis of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Andrew Anagnostellis of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Stephen Karp of St Leonards supporting the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

A statement was read on behalf of Kim McIntyre of St Leonards opposing the rezoning of St Leonards South precinct as depicted in the Draft St Leonards South Master Plan.

Merri Southwood of Greenwich urging Council to work collaboratively with neighbouring Councils in relation to  planning in St Leonards.

Vladimir Zara supporting the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Frances Vissel of Lane Cove North expressing concerns regarding the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan including impacts on infrastructure and public amenity and urging Council to delay any planning decision until assurances on the provision of infrastructure are received.

Paul Coroneos of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Garbrielle Cichero of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Lucas Zaher of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Luke Beuchat of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Lisa Bella-Esposito, Director of Milestone Town Planning on behalf of the Owners Corporation of the Forum West, objecting to the rezoning of St Leonards South as proposed in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan urging a coordinated approach to Planning for the area.

Craig Hendricks of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Sally Fay of Greenwich opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct.

Julia Garner of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Samantha Death of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Julie Gottlieb of St Leonards supporting Council’s recommendation in regards to the proposed rezoning of St Leonards South Precinct as depicted in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Sean Macken, of Macken Strategic Planning Solutions on behalf of shop owners of 2-42 Pacific Highway, requesting Council include the rezoning of these buildings to mixed use as part of the rezoning proposal for the St Leonards South Precinct.

Julie Jenkins of Greenwich expressing concerns regarding the impact of significant development in the area and urging Council to ensure the environment is protected.

Greg Thompson of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Sally Carr of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Anna Zaher of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Ted Nixon of Greenwich urging Council to work collaboratively with adjoining council’s with regards to planning in St Leonards and supporting infrastructure and the rezoning of the shops along the Pacific Highway.

Ian Longbottom of Lane Cove West supporting the proposed rezoning of St Leonards South as proposed in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Janette Brockman of the Better Planning Network expressing concerns including community consultation, scale of proposed rezoning and impact on infrastructure and public amenity.

Tom Gervay of Greenwich on behalf of the Greenwich Community Association urging Council to work collaboratively with adjoining council’s with regards to planning and redevelopment in St Leonards.

Jason Ling of St Leonards supporting the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan to Park Road (West Side).

Allan Huong of St Leonards objecting to the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan to Park Road (East Side) and requesting that if rezoning proceeds that the heritage status of heritage listed properties in the street be removed.

Lizz Gill of Greenwich opposed to rezoning of St Leonards South expressing concerns including public health impacts.

Iver Rees of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Fred Penney of Greenwich opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct as depicted in the Draft St Leonards South Master Plan citing concerns, specifically traffic impacts.

Michael Doughty supporting the expansion of the proposed rezoning area included in the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Jim Bidwell of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Martin Hirst of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Kathy Sweeney of Greenwich urging Council to defer any planning decision until community consultation with residents from outside of the precinct is undertaken.

Deb Hirst of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Estella Chow of St Leonards urging Council to look at long term planning outcomes for St Leonards when considering the rezoning of the area.

Richard Wilmot of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan and the expansion of the proposed rezoning to Park Road.

Paul Robson of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Fiona McClellan of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Zsofia Korosy supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Peter Sweeney of Greenwich urging Council to defer any planning decision until community consultation with residents from outside of the precinct is undertaken and assurances are received regarding the provision of infrastructure required for the area.

Daryl Hart of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan and thanking Council staff and Councillors for their efforts in preparing the Plan.  

Mary Casey of St Leonards disputing the figures presented in the report in regards to the number of objections to the proposal received from residents of Portview Road, highlighting that objections were submitted in the form of a petition.

Peter King of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan urging Council to resolve the matter to provide certainty to residents.

Sue Clarke of Greenwich opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct as depicted in the Draft St Leonards South Master Plan.

David Johnson of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side) and requesting the Woods Baggot proposal be included for consideration.

Deidre McLeod of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

David McLellan of St Leonards thanking Council for the development of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan and in support of Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Arlette Jubian of Greenwich opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct.

Esther Bonta of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Duncan Brown of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side) provided the appropriate infrastructure and public amenity be jointly implemented.

Anita Jubian of St Leonards opposed to the rezoning of the St Leonards South Precinct.

Peter McConaghy of St Leonards expressing concerns in regards to the information distributed by the St Leonards Action Group, disputing the accuracy and validity of the associated petition.

Peter Garner of St Leonards supporting Option 3 outlined in the report being the extension of the boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Wendy Stamp of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road.

Helen Pearson of St Leonards opposed to the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan and urging Council to defer any planning decision and work collaboratively with adjoining council’s with regards to planning and redevelopment in the area.

Prue Quinlan of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road.

Peter Dale of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road.

James Henshaw of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road.

Lyndal Hughes of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road and increase in FSR.

Edward Zan in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Tim Park of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Sam Mu of Greenwich opposed to the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

David Lynch of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road.

Josh Bull of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan.

Diane Willis of Greenwich opposed to the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan and rezoning of St Leonards South.

Mark Hughes of St Leonards in support of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan with the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road (East Side).

Andrew McLeod of St Leonards thanking Council for the development of the St Leonards South Draft Master Plan and in support of the extension of the rezoning boundary to Park Road (East Side).


 

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

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

 

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

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Officer Reports for Determination

 

St Leonards South Master Plan Finalisation

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

1.     Adopt the Draft St Leonards Master Plan with the addition of the area up to Park Road east side (see diagram), subject to the B3 Commercial Core zone west of Canberra Avenue remaining as currently zoned;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.     Proceed to the preparation of a planning proposal to amend LEP 2009 in accordance with 1 above;

3.     Prior to the exhibition of the Draft LEP:-

                           i.          Obtain firm commitments from each of the relevant government agencies responsible for the delivery of infrastructure to deliver the required infrastructure, in particular the Department of Education and RMS; and

                          ii.          meet with the Department of Education to pursue the commitments to the provision of education accommodation;

4.     Prepare a draft Development Control Plan to accompany the LEP exhibition that includes controls which:-

                           i.          Ensure a transition in built form and setback on the eastern side of Park Road to reduce the impact on the western-side of Park Road;

                          ii.          Minimise overshadowing to properties on the southern-side of River Road;

                         iii.          Provide parking in accordance with Council’s current DCP requirements for parking; and

                        iv.          Encourages the open-space for residents in the ‘Green Spines / Corridors’ to be part of an overall Landscape Master Plan;

5.   Establish an Expert Design Review Panel to provide assessment and comments for Development Applications, to ensure a high standard of development is upheld.

6.   Prepare a draft Landscape Master Plan to be incorporated into the DCP;

7.   Prepare a draft area-specific Development Contributions Plan which includes a suitable provision for Key Worker Housing; and

8.   Acknowledge and thank:-

                           i.          Council’s consultants Annand Associates Urban Design, Cred Community Planning, and HillPDA for the work undertaken for the Draft St Leonard’s South Master Plan;

                          ii.          The Community Liaison Committee for their input into the master planning process;

                         iii.          All those who provided input into the Draft Master Plan, both in the informal and formal stages of public exhibition; and

                        iv.          Council staff who worked on the project.

 

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

Against the Motion was Councillor Strassberg (Total 1).

 

CLOSE

 

The meeting closed at 10:35pm.

 

Confirmed at the Ordinary Council Meeting of Monday 20 July 2015, at which meeting the signature herein is subscribed.

 

 

MAYOR

 

 

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