Environment and Planning Committee

Notice of Meeting

Monday, 14 May 2018

 

 

 

An Environment and Planning Committee Meeting will be held at 6.00pm on Monday 14 April 2018, in the Dragon Room, Level 1, Georges River Civic Centre, corner Dora and MacMahon Streets, Hurstville, for the consideration of the business available on Council's website at at http://www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/Council/Council-Meetings.

 

 

 

BUSINESS

 

 

1.      Apologies

2.      Disclosures of Interest

3.      Minutes of previous meetings

4.      Committee Reports

 


Environment and Planning Standing Committee Meeting

Summary of Items

Monday, 14 May 2018

 

Previous Minutes

MINUTES: Environment and Planning - 09 April 2018

Committee Reports

ENV011-18       Reappointment of District Commissioner for Southern District

(Report by Acting Executive Manager, Office of the General Manager).............. 2

ENV012-18       Economic Development Advisory Committee Minutes Monday 30 April 2018

(Report by Economic Development Officer).............................................................. 4   

 


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4.      Committee Reports

Item:                   ENV011-18        Reappointment of District Commissioner for Southern District  

Author:              Acting Executive Manager, Office of the General Manager

Directorate:      Office of the General Manager

Matter Type:     Committee Reports

 

 

 

Recommendation

That the reappointment of The Hon Morris Iemma as the District Commissioner for the Southern District be endorsed.

 

Executive Summary

1.   District Commissioners for the five Greater Sydney Districts are appointed by the NSW Minister for Planning (and ratified by Cabinet) on the recommendation of relevant local councils.

 

2.   The initial District Commissioner appointments expire in early September 2018. Under schedule 2 of the Greater Sydney Commission Act 2015 (GSC Act), an appointed member holds office for such period (not exceeding 4 years) as is specified in the appointment instrument, is eligible (if otherwise qualified) for re-appointment, and can hold office as a member for not longer than 8 years.

 

Background

3.   In accordance with section 6 of the GSC Act, the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Sydney Commission, on behalf of the Minister, is seeking advice and recommendations from local councils on the appointment of a District Commissioner for the Southern District for a new term to commence in September 2018.

 

4.   Council may nominate a new District Commissioner or may choose to request that Mr Iemma be reappointed for a new term to commence in September 2018.

 

5.   It is recommended that Mr Iemma be re-appointed as the District Commissioner for the Southern District of Sydney.  Should Mr Iemma not be available or decline the appointment, it is understood that the Greater Sydney Commission will seek Expressions of Interest for the role.

 

Financial Implications

6.      No budget implications – District Commissioners are remunerated by the NSW government.  

 

File Reference

SF17/2120

 

 

  


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Item:                   ENV012-18        Economic Development Advisory Committee Minutes Monday 30 April 2018 

Author:              Economic Development Officer

Directorate:      Environment and Planning

Matter Type:     Committee Reports

 

 

 

Recommendation

(a)     That the Environment and Planning Committee adopt the recommendations contained within the Minutes of the Economic Development Advisory Committee held on Monday 30 April 2018.

(b)     That the following recommendation made at the meeting of the Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting held 30 April 2018 be endorsed by Council:

 

(i)         That Councillor Hindi be appointed as Chairperson and Councillor Kastanias be appointed as alternate Chairperson of the Economic Development Committee.

  

 

Executive Summary

1.      Minutes of the Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting held on Monday 30 April 2018 are attached for Council’s consideration and adoption (attachment 1).

 

Background

2.      In accordance with the adopted Terms of Reference (attachment 2), the Economic Development Advisory Committee will meet quarterly and items considered by the Committee will be presented to the Economic Development Advisory Committee for their adoption and posted to Council’s website.

 

Financial Implications

3.      No budget impact as a result of this report.

 

Community Engagement

4.      Community engagement is not required for the purpose of this report.

 

File Reference

16/1330 and SF18/89

 

 

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment 1

Economic Development Committee Minutes - 30-4-18

Attachment 2

Adopted Terms of Reference Economic Development Advisory Committee - 27 November 2017


Georges River Council - Environment and Planning Standing Committee Meeting - Monday, 14 May 2018

ENV012-18             Economic Development Advisory Committee Minutes Monday 30 April 2018

[Appendix 1]          Economic Development Committee Minutes - 30-4-18

 

 

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Georges River Council - Environment and Planning Standing Committee Meeting - Monday, 14 May 2018

ENV012-18             Economic Development Advisory Committee Minutes Monday 30 April 2018

[Appendix 2]          Adopted Terms of Reference Economic Development Advisory Committee - 27 November 2017

 

 

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