Assets and Infrastructure Committee

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 09 April 2018

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Grekas (Chair), Councillor Agius, Councillor Elmir, Councillor Kastanias, Councillor Katris, Councillor Konjarski, Councillor Payor, Councillor Symington, Councillor Tegg

 

Additional Attendees:

Councillor  Hindi (arrived at 7.05pm), Councillor Landsberry, Deputy Mayor (arrived at 7.06pm)

 

Council Staff

General Manager, Gail Connolly, Director Assets and Infrastructure, Mr Laurie O’Connor

Manager Project Delivery, Michelle Whitehurst, Manager Infrastructure, Glen Moody, Executive Assistant to Director Assets & Infrastructure, Julie Attard

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Grekas, opened the meeting at 7.00pm.

Apologies 

There were no apologies.

Disclosure of Interest

Councillor Grekas declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest in item ASS006-18 Tender for Sans Souci Plant Room and Amenities for the reason that she was the former Vice President of the Sans Souci Swim Club.

Minutes of previous meetings

Assets and Infrastructure - 12 March 2018

Recommendation:  Councillor Symington and Councillor Kastanias

That the Minutes of the Assets and Infrastructure held on 12 March 2018, as previously made available to each Councillor, be adopted.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

Committee Reports

ASS004-18        Tender for Kogarah School of Arts Heritage Roof Rectification

(Report by Manager Project Delivery)

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Katris and Councillor Agius

(a)  That Council accepts the Tender from Murphys Remedial Builders Pty Ltd, in the amount of $486,036.03 (excluding GST), after having regard to all the circumstances, as the tender that appears to be the most advantageous and appoint Murphys Remedial Builders Pty Ltd as the Principal Contractor under the Contract Number T17/033 Kogarah School of Arts Heritage Roof Rectification.

(b)  That the General Manager be authorised to sign the Contracts with the preferred Contractors on behalf of Council.

(c)  That Council officers inform the unsuccessful Tenderers of the resolution to decline to accept those tenders.

(d)  That Council approves the allocation of $200,000 from the Georges River Council s94A Plan (2017) and $300,000 from the Asset Management Reserve Investment to fund this project.

 

Record of Voting: 

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

ASS005-18        Tender for Kogarah Library Roof Rectification

(Report by Manager Project Delivery)

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Agius and Councillor Katris

(a)  That Council accepts the Tender from Murphys Remedial Builders Pty Ltd, in the amount of $298,948.72 (excluding GST), after having regard to all the circumstances, as the tender that appears to be the most advantageous and appoint Murphys Remedial Builders Pty Ltd as the Principal Contractor under the Contract Number T17/037 Kogarah Library Roof Rectification.

(b)  That the General Manager be authorised to sign the Contracts with the preferred Contractors on behalf of Council.

(c)  That Council officers inform the unsuccessful Tenderers of the resolution to decline to accept those tenders.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Suspension of Standing Orders

 

That Standing Orders be suspended to consider ASS006-18 as the last item of the meeting.

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Tegg and Councillor Kastanias

 

Resolved to bring forward consideration of item ASS007-18 Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting – 3 April 2018

 

Record of Voting: 

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

ASS007-18        Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting - 3 April 2018

(Report by Traffic Engineer)

Recommendation:  Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Symington

That the recommendations contained within the minutes of the Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting held on 3 April 2018 be adopted by Council.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

Consideration of Business in Closed Session

Recommendation:  Councillor Katris and Councillor Agius

At this stage of the meeting the Chair advised that the meeting would move into a Committee of the Whole to allow consideration of a matter in Closed Session in accordance with Section 10a of The Local Government Act 1993.

This action was taken to allow discussion of information in regard to ASS006-18 Tender for Sans Souci Pool Plant Room and Amenities Construction that in accordance with Section 2(c) of The Local Government Act 1993 would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business.

 

Record of Voting: 

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Open Council

 

Recommendation: Councillor Katris and Councillor Symington

 

That the meeting revert to Open Council.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

ASS006-18        Tender for Sans Souci Pool Plant Room and Amenities Construction

(Report by Manager Project Delivery)

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Agius and Councillor Katris

(a)  That Council accepts the Tender from Sullivans Constructions Pty Ltd in the amount of $1,163,156.84, after having regard to all the circumstances, as the tender that appears to be the most advantageous and appoint Sullivans Constructions Pty Ltd as the Principal Contractor under the Contract Number T17/050 Sans Souci Pool Plant Room and Amenities.

(b)  That the General Manager be authorised to sign the Contracts with the preferred Contractors on behalf of Council.

(c)  That Council officers inform the unsuccessful Tenderers of the resolution to decline to accept those tenders.

(d)  That Council approve the allocation of $970,000 from the Georges River Council s94A Plan (2017) funds plus $500,000 from the Aquatic Facilities Reserve Investment for the additional plant and equipment including gas heating.

 

Record of Voting: 

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 7.24pm.

 

 

Chairperson