Late Agenda

Ordinary Council Meeting

8 December 2014

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, 48 Longueville Road Lane Cove on Monday 8 December 2014 commencing at 7:00pm. The business to be transacted at the meeting is included in this business paper.


Yours faithfully





Craig Wrightson

General Manager


Council Meeting Procedures


The Council meeting is chaired by the Mayor, Councillor David Brooks-Horn. 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 Councilís website www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au by 5pm on 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 on the agenda.


Members of the public may address the Council Meeting on any issue for a maximum of 3 minutes during the public forum which is held at the beginning of the meeting. All persons addressing the Meeting must speak to the Chair. Speakers and Councillors will not enter into general debate or ask questions.


If you do not understand any part of the information given above; require assistance to participate in the meeting due to a disability; or wish to obtain information in relation to Council, please contact Councilís Manager Governance on 99113525.


Please note meetings held in the Council Chambers are recorded on tape for the purposes of verifying the accuracy of minutes and the tapes are not disclosed to any third party under the Government Information (Public Access)† Act 2009, except as allowed under section 18(1) or section 19(1) of the PPIP Act, or where Council is compelled to do so by court order, warrant or subpoena or by any other legislation.




Ordinary Council 8 December 2014




1.†††††† Mid-Term Report....................................................................................................... 4







Ordinary Council Meeting 8 December 2014

Mid-Term Report



Subject:††††††††† Mid-Term Report††

Record No:††† SU245 - 74737/14

Division:†††††††† Lane Cove Council

Author(s):††††† Councillor David Brooks-Horn†




Council since the last election has instigated numerous infrastructure and community projects for the benefit of its constituents. I take this opportunity to reflect on these achievements at our mid-term. Highlights have included:-

∑†† Completion of the Stokes Street Community Centre and Child Care Centre, providing new premises for Meeting House and a new 40 place Long Day Care Centre;

∑†† Provided the first upgrade to Kindy Cove Child Care Centre since its doors opened in 1976;

∑†† Constructed two new synthetic sports fields at Blackman Park including associated lighting and nearby cricket nets;

∑†† Upgraded the Aquatic Centre to provide a brand new entry, expanded gymnasium and allow completion of essential roof repairs;

∑†† Opened its first road in over 30 years in the form of Waterview Drive;

∑†† Completed the Stage 2 upgrade of the Lane Cove Plaza with enhanced public seating, opportunities for a night-time economy, and better pedestrian connectivity and amenity;

∑†† Commenced the excavation works on the Little Lane Carpark Redevelopment in preparation for 200 car spaces; new community space; and residential units;

∑†† Commenced Construction of a new Scout Hall and Amenities Building at Blackman Park; and

∑†† Installed traffic lights at Birdwood Avenue and Longueville Road resulting in a much-needed improvement to pedestrian safety.






That Council receive and note this Mayoral Minute which highlights that this Council since the last election has instigated numerous infrastructure and community projects for the benefit of its constituents.







Councillor David Brooks-Horn





There are no supporting documents for this report.