Environment and Planning Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 11 December 2017

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Nick Katris (Chair)

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry

Councillor Vince Badalati

Councillor Con Hindi

Councillor Rita Kastanias

Councillor Leesha Payor

 

Council Staff

General Manager, Ms Gail Connolly

Manager Development and Building, Ms Tina Christy
Manager Strategic Planning, Ms Catherine McMahon
Coordinator Strategic Planning, Ms Stephanie Lum

Director Transformation and Change, Ms Marissa Racomelara

Head of Executive Services, Ms Jennifer Anderson

Executive Support Officer, Mr Tom Christophersen

 

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Katris, opened the meeting at 6.24pm.

Apologies 

Motion:      Councillor Hindi and Councillor Badalati

That an apology for Councillor Stephen Agius be accepted.

For the Motion: Unanimous

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

Minutes of previous meetings

Environment and Planning - 13 November 2017

Motion:                Councillor Badalati and Councillor Kastanias

That the Minutes of the Environment and Planning held on 13 November 2017 , as previously made available to each Councillor, be adopted.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

Procedural Motion

Motion:                Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Badalati

That standing orders be suspended in order to hear from the two public speakers.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

Public Addresses to the Meeting

ITEM

SPEAKER

ENV010-17
Report on Submissions – Exhibition of Notification and Advertising Development Control Plans

Kathryn Skelsy

ENV010-17
Report on Submissions – Exhibition of Notification and Advertising Development Control Plans

Peter Sangster

Procedural Motion

Motion:                Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Badalati

That standing orders be resumed.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

Committee Reports

ENV010-17       Report on Submissions - Exhibition of Notification and Advertising Development Control Plans

(Report by Strategic Planner)

Recommendation:             Councillor Hindi and Councillor Kastanias

That Council move to address this draft in a future Councillor workshop.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

 

ENV011-17       Amendment No. 8 to DCP No. 2 - Hurstville City Centre for 108, 112 and 124 Forest Road and 1 and 3 Wright Street, Hurstville (the "Bing Lee" site)

(Report by Senior Strategic Planner)

Recommendation:             Councillor Hindi and Councillor Landsberry

That Council defer this matter to the Council Meeting scheduled on18 December 2017.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous


 

 

ENV012-17       Bankstown-Hurstville Bushfire Management Committee - Appointment of Councillor delegate

(Report by Head of Executive Services)

Recommendation:             Councillor Hindi and Councillor Kastanias

That Councillor Nick Katris be appointed as Councillor delegate representing Georges River Local Government Area on the Bankstown-Hurstville Bushfire Management Committee.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

Recommendation:             Councillor Badalati and Councillor Kastanias

That Councillor Con Hindi be elected as the alternate Councillor delegate representing Georges River Local Government area on the Bankstown-Hurstville Bushfire Management Committee.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

 

ENV013-17       Amendment No.2 Generic Plan of Management - General Community Use Areas

(Report by Senior Planner)

Recommendation:             Councillor Hindi and Councillor Badalati

That Council endorse Amendment No.2 Generic Plan of Management - General Community Use Areas (applicable to the former Hurstville local government area) to include 4 & 6 Dora Street, Hurstville and 25 Cook Street, Mortdale for public exhibition in accordance with Clause 38 of the Local Government Act 1993.

 

Record of Voting:
For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

ENV014-17       Economic Development Strategy and Place Making Program

(Report by Manager Strategic Planning)

Recommendation:             Councillor Badalati and Councillor Kastanias

a)    That Council notes the progress made in commencing an evidence based Place Making Program and outline of the draft Economic Development Strategy.

b)    That Council notes the key results of the Place Score Town Centre Values survey and the Business survey.

c)    That Council endorses the draft Works Program of Place Making and Economic Development initiatives.

d)    That Council endorses the draft objectives and principles of the Economic Development Strategy for the purpose of further stakeholder input including referral to the Economic Development Advisory Committee in March 2018 and the inclusion of the review of places of play in town centres.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 


 

 

ENV015-17       Recruitment of Community Representatives for the new Local Planning Panel (LPP), formerly known as Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel (IHAP)

(Report by Manager Development and Building)

Recommendation:             Councillor Hindi and Councillor Badalati

(a)     That Council endorse the process for the recruitment of the Community Representatives for the new Local Planning Panel

(b)     That delegation be given to the General Manager to call for expressions of interest for Community Representatives for the Local Planning Panel,

(c)     That the General Manager report to Council in February 2018 on the outcomes of the Expression of Interest Process, with a recommendation for the appointment of the 5 x Community Panel members.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

 

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6.55pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson