Late Agenda

Ordinary Council Meeting

2 August 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 2nd August 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


The Council meeting is chaired by the Mayor, Councillor Win Gaffney. Councillors are entitled to one vote on a matter. If votes are equal, the Chairperson has a second or casting vote. When a majority of Councillors vote in favour of a Motion it becomes a decision of the Council. Minutes of Council and Committee meetings are published on Council’s website www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au by 5pm of the Thursday following the meeting.


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 2 August 2010







Reports Of Committees


1.       Report Of Committees No. 29

SUBJECT: Inspection Committee - 31 July 2010








Ordinary Council 2 August 2010


Report Of Committees No. 29






Reference:    Report Of Committees No. 29

Subject:          Inspection Committee - 31 July 2010    

Record No:    DA08/179-01 - 31172/10

Author(s):       Michael Mason 




Present:         Clr W. Gaffney (Mayor), Clr P. Palmer (Deputy Mayor), Clr R. Tudge, Clr I. Longbottom, Clr S. Bennison, Clr D. Brooks-Horn, Clr S. Forrest and Executive Manager - Environmental Services


Apologies:      Clr A. Smith and Clr K. Mcilroy


Environmental Services Division Report No. 310 – 177 Greenwich Road, Greenwich


Council met at 177 Greenwich Road and heard from affected neighbours and applicant / owner.


Issues raised included:-

·     the location of the clothesline;

·     the suitability of the side door to meet BCA requirements; and

·     non-compliances between the development approval and the issued construction certificate including the:-

-  southern wall of balcony / stair; and

-  width of the balcony


Issues resolved on site include:-

·      the need for an independent support post for the yet to be constructed gate; and

·      the glass panel on the southern wall will be made obscure.


The Mayor called upon the Executive Manager – Environmental Services to confirm that the constructed door located to give access to a deck and the clothes drying area meets the provisions of the Building Code of Australia.


Environmental Services Division Report No.166 – 17 Greendale Street, Greenwich


Council heard from affected neighbours and the owner.


Issues raised included the:-

·     extent of area carded;

·     Mayor requested that Mr. Dawbin be contacted to confirm that the heritage buildings in Greendale street would not be adversely impacted by the proposed development and that the Executive Manager - Environmental Services forward a copy of Mr. Dawbin’s comments to Mr. Bowers.  A copy of Mr Dawbins Heritage Review is attached (AT-1).

·     incremental impact of this development on heritage items and the streetscape generally;

·     owner expressed the view that a garage as proposed with a landscaped roof would be preferred and that an open style carport would pose a security  risk; and

·     owner also requested that Council consider the inclusion of an additional window on the western boundary and provided Councillors with an amended plan which further lowered the proposed garage.  A copy of the plan handed to Councillors attached (AT-2).


These matters are now submitted to Council for consideration at the Ordinary Council Meeting of 2nd August 2010.




That the minutes of the Inspection Committee held on 31st July 2010 be received and noted.






Michael Mason

Executive Manager

Environmental Services Division




AT‑1 View

Heritage Report from Bruce Dawbin

1 Page


AT‑2 View

Plan Distributed to Councillors at Site Inspection

1 Page