Environment and Planning Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 13 November 2017

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Nick Katris (Chair)

Councillor Stephen Agius

Councillor Vince Badalati

Councillor Con Hindi

Councillor Rita Kastanias

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry

Councillor Leesha Payor

Council Staff

Director Environment and Planning, Ms Meryl Bishop

Manager Strategic Planning, Ms Catherine McMahon

Executive Assistant to Director Environment and Planning, Ms Lynne Denham

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Katris, opened the meeting at 6:00 pm.

Apologies 

There were no apologies received.

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

Minutes of previous meetings

Environment and Planning - 09 October 2017

 

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Kastanias

That the Minutes of the Environment and Planning Standing Committee held on 09 October 2017, as adopted by Council on 23 October 2017, be confirmed.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:           Unanimous

 

 


 

Committee Reports

ENV001-17       Economic Development Advisory Committee Expression of Interest for Members and Terms of Reference

(Report by Economic Development Officer)

Recommendation:   Councillor Agius and Councillor Kastanias

(a)     That Council endorse the Expression of Interest selection process and Terms of Reference for the Economic Development Advisory Committee.

(b)     That Council seek Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified members of the community to participate in the Economic Development Advisory Committee.

(c)     That the Terms of Reference for the Economic Development Advisory Committee be approved.

(d)     That the General Manager write to previous members of the Economic Advisory Committee thanking them for their participation and advising them of the Expressions of Interest process for membership of the 2018 Committee.

(e)     That Councillor Katris and Councillor Agius (who are the alternate members of the Economic Development Advisory Committee) be appointed permanent members of the committee.

(f)      That Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Badalati be appointed permanent members of the committee.

(g)     That any Expressions of Interest received from organisations and associations also include a copy of their Annual Report or audited Financial Statements or equivalent.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:           Unanimous

 

 

Note:         Councillor Con Hindi left the meeting at 6.14 pm and returned at 6.15pm.

 

ENV002-17       Heritage Building Grants Program 2017-2018

(Report by Strategic Planner)

Recommendation:   Councillor Badalati and Councillor Katris

(a)       That the Heritage Building Grants Program 2017/18 offers be made to successful applicants as outlined in the table annexed to this report ‘Summary table of submissions and recommendations for Heritage Grant Funding 2017/18’.

(b)       That any unspent funds from the Heritage Building Grants Program and the Heritage Publication Grants Program be placed in a reserve to be allocated to the following year’s program.

 

Note:         Councillor Con Hindi left the meeting at 6.16 pm and returned at 6.18pm.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:           Unanimous

 

ENV003-17       Kempt Field Plan of Management - Community Consultation Outcomes and Finalisation

(Report by Strategic Planner)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Kastanias

(a)     That Council adopt the draft Kempt Field Plan of Management and endorse forwarding the Plan to the Office of Strategic Lands (Department of Planning and Environment) for approval.

(b)     That Council authorise the General Manager to make minor modifications to any numerical, typographical, interpretation and formatting errors, if required, in the finalisation of the Kempt Field Plan of Management and Masterplan.

(c)     That all individuals who provided a submission during the public exhibition of the Kempt Field Plan of Management be notified of Council’s decision.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:           Unanimous

 

Note:         Councillor Kastanias left the meeting at 6:41pm.

 

 

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6:44 pm.

 

 

 

Chairperson