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Late Agenda

Ordinary Council Meeting

20 July 2020

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 20 July 2020 commencing at 7.00 PM. The business to be transacted at the meeting is included in this business paper.

To coincide with the messaging from the NSW Government and in the interests of public health, the May meeting will be conducted online.

Members of the public will not be permitted to attend the Council Chambers. Councillors will be attending and participating in the meeting via video conference.

Members of the public who wish to address Council about items on the Meeting Agenda should send their typed, written address via email to service@lanecove.nsw.gov.au. Written addresses are to be received by Council no later than midnight, on the day prior to the meeting – i.e. 19 July 2020. Please note that the time limit of three minutes per address still applies so please make sure your written submission meets this criteria (500 words maximum).

Craig - GMYours faithfully





Craig Wrightson

General Manager


Council Meeting Procedures


The Council meeting is chaired by the Mayor, Councillor Pam Palmer. 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 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.


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 Council’s Executive Manager – Corporate Services on (02) 9911 3550.


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 20 July 2020












Officer Reports for Determination


1.       Addendum Finalisation of the Draft Playground Strategy   







Ordinary Council Meeting 20 July 2020

Addendum Finalisation of the Draft Playground Strategy



Subject:          Addendum Finalisation of the Draft Playground Strategy     

Record No:    SU7996 - 41105/20

Division:         Open Space and Urban Services Division

Author(s):      Helen Haigh 



Executive Summary


The following information in relation to an additional submission is submitted for consideration in conjunction with the main report on this item. It is recommended the addendum report be received and considered in conjunction with the main report on the finalisation of the Playground Strategy.




It has been identified that one submission received during the consultation period was omitted from the original report. It covered a variety of matters, the majority of which were covered in the report, however, it raised an additional point regarding Newlands Park. The submission made comment about the good condition of the play equipment and that with the proposed St Leonards South development any intensification of the park should be paid for by developers.  No changes to the strategy are recommended.





That the addendum report be received and considered in conjunction with the main report on the finalisation of the playground strategy.







Martin Terescenko

Executive Manager - Open Space and Urban Services

Open Space and Urban Services Division




There are no supporting documents for this report.