Late Agenda

Ordinary Council Meeting

7 June 2010

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

not interested in any business recommended to be considered in

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

  commence consideration of all other business at 7pm.



Notice of Meeting


Dear Councillors


Notice is given of the Ordinary Council Meeting, to be held in the Council Chambers on Monday 7th June 2010 commencing at 6:30pm. The business to be transacted at the meeting is included in this business paper.


Yours faithfully

Peter Brown

General Manager


Council Meeting Procedures


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The Meeting is conducted in accordance with Council's Code of Meeting Practice. The order of business is listed in the Agenda on the next page. That order will be followed unless Council resolves to modify the order at the meeting. This may occur for example where the members of the public in attendance are interested in specific items of the agenda.


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Ordinary Council 7 June 2010








Reports Of Committees


2.       Report Of Committees No. 271

SUBJECT: Report on Inspection Committee Held on 5th June 2010







Ordinary Council Meeting 7 June 2010


Report Of Committees No. 271






Reference:    Report Of Committees No. 271

Subject:          Report on Inspection Committee Held on 5th June 2010    

Record No:    DA09/254-01 - 22501/10

Author(s):       Michael Mason 



Item 1 – 71 Northwood Road, Northwood


Present:          Clr. W. Gaffney (Mayor), Clr. P. Palmer (Deputy Mayor), Clr. S. Bennison,

Clr. R. Tudge, Clr. K. McIlroy, Clr. S. Forrest and Clr. I. Longbottom


Apologies:       Clr. D. Brooks-Horn and Clr. A. Smith


Councillors heard from the applicant/owners and objectors and viewed the site from 75A Northwood Road and 69 Northwood Road.  The applicant provided confirmation that the erected height poles were correct.


Concerns expressed by stakeholders included:-

·     view loss;

·     overshadowing;

·     privacy;

·     building setback and first floor deck setback; and

·     first floor deck greater than 3m wide.


Item 2 – 11 Kellys Esplanade, Longueville


Present:          Clr. W. Gaffney (Mayor), Clr. P. Palmer (Deputy Mayor), Clr. S. Bennison,

Clr. R. Tudge, Clr. K. McIlroy and Clr. S. Forrest


Apologies:       Clr. A. Smith, Clr. D. Brooks-Horn and Clr. Mcilroy who left prior to the conclusion of the meeting.


Councillors viewed the site and heard from the applicant and various stakeholders about their concerns including the:-

·     Broad agreement to delete the top hat architectural feature by adjoining owners;

·     desire for the building to be lowered further, notwithstanding the compliance with the DCP; and

·     agreement by the owner of 14 Kellys Esplanade to the draft conditions relating to the pool and related retaining wall.  A prepared statement was read by Mr. Mason.


The applicant advised councillors he has lodged an appeal with the Court.  Councillors also viewed the site from No.9 Kellys Esplanade.


Councillors concluded the Inspection Committee  at approximately 12 noon.




That the minutes of the Inspection Committee held on 5th June 2010 be received and noted.


Michael Mason

Executive Manager

Environmental Services Division



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