Environment and Planning Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 09 April 2018

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Nick Katris (Chairperson), Councillor Stephen Agius, Councillor Con Hindi, Councillor Rita Kastanias and Councillor Leesha Payor.

 

Note:          Councillor Kathryn Landsberry (Deputy Mayor) advised she would be late to the meeting.  Councillor Landsberry did not arrive at the meeting before it concluded, therefore, she is an apology.

Council Staff

Director Environment and Planning, Ms Meryl Bishop, Manager Strategic Planning, Ms Catherine McMahon, Manager Development and Building, Ms Tina Christy, Manager Environment, Health and Regulatory Services, Mr Andrew Spooner, Executive Assistant to Director Environment and Planning, Ms Lynne Denham.

 

Opening

The Chair, Councillor Katris, opened the meeting at 6.00pm.

Apologies 

Motion:     Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Agius.

That an apology for Councillor Badalati be accepted.

Record of Voting:
For the Motion: Unanimous

Disclosure of Interest

Councillor Hindi noted that all Councillors have a potential conflict interest and declared a Non-Significant Non Pecuniary interest in ENV009-18 - Review of Councils Clean-Up Service.  All Councillors remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

NOTE: In accordance with Section 448 of the Local Government Act 1993 an interest of this nature is not required to be disclosed.


 

Minutes of previous meetings

Environment and Planning - 12 March 2018

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Kastanias

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

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 Committee Reports

ENV008-18       Summary of Development Applications Lodged and Determined - January - March 2018

(Report by Manager Development and Building)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Kastanias

That the report, Summary of Development Applications Lodged and Determined January – March 2018, be received and noted.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

ENV009-18       Review of Councils Clean-Up Service

(Report by Manager Environmental Health & Regulatory Services)

Note:          Councillor Hindi declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest in the following item.

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Agius

(a)  That current residential Clean-Up Services be maintained until the existing Clean-Up Collection contract expires in 2023 as it is cost prohibitive to harmonise the current arrangements.

(b)  That Council not proceed with a commercial Clean-Up Service as the service is cost prohibitive.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

ENV010-18       Adoption of Amendment No.2 to Generic Plan of Management - General Community Use Areas

(Report by Strategic Planner/Urban Designer)

Recommendation:   Councillor Hindi and Councillor Kastanias

That the draft Amendment No.2 to the Generic Plan of Management – General Community Use Areas (applicable to the former Hurstville local government area) to include 4 and 6 Dora Street, Hurstville and 25 Cook Street, Mortdale be adopted, in accordance with Clause 40 of the Local Government Act 1993.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6.14pm

 

Chairperson