emergency extraordinary minutes


Council Meeting

 

Friday, 21 December 2018 – 6.00pm

 

Georges River Civic Centre, Hurstville

 


 

  Present

Council Members

The Mayor, Councillor Kevin Greene, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Sam Elmir, Councillor Stephen Agius, Councillor Vince Badalati, Councillor Sandy Grekas, Councillor Con Hindi, Councillor Rita Kastanias, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Lou Konjarski, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry, Councillor Leesha Payor, Councillor Colleen Symington

Council Staff

General Manager - Ms Gail Connolly, Acting Head of Executive Services - Ms Vicki Hewitt

 

Opening

The Mayor, Councillor Kevin Greene opened the meeting at 6.06pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

The Mayor, Councillor Greene, acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

 

Apologies 

 

Resolved:  Councillor Symington and Councillor Hindi

 

That apologies for Councillor Tegg and Councillor Wu be accepted.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Disclosure of Interest

 

There were no disclosures of interest made.

Notices of Rescission

NR004-18          Notice of Rescission - MM023-18 Former Oatley Bowling Club, River Road, Oatley

(Report by Councillor Hindi)

MOTION:  Councillor Hindi and Councillor Badalati

 

That the decision in respect of Item No. MM023-18 from the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 17 December 2018 be rescinded.

The resolution now proposed to be rescinded reads as follows:

 

(a)     That Council not proceed with the Planning Proposal to re-zone and reclassify the former Oatley Bowling Club site for seniors housing (nursing home) and community facilities.

 

(b)     That Council commence the preparation of a new Masterplan for the former Oatley Bowling Club site (funded by the relevant Section 94 Contributions Plan) and a site specific Plan of Management, and remove the site from the Hurstville Generic Plan of Management Natural Areas, adopted February 2008.

 

(c)     That the General Manager immediately take all necessary steps to commence the de-contamination of the site (removal of asbestos) to enable its remediation for the purpose of facilitating public access and recreation.

 

(d)     That the General Manager be authorised to seek grant funding and submit applications in support of the decontamination of the site and/or its future use for the purposes of open space and recreation.

 

The Rescission Motion on being put to the meeting was declared LOST .

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

NR005-18          Notice of Rescission - CCL077-18/COM054-18 Public Requests to Name/Rename Parks, Roads, Places, Laneways, Suburb, Rivulet and an Island

(Report by Councillor Badalati)

MOTION:  Councillor Badalati and Councillor Hindi

 

That the decision in respect of Item No. CCL077-18 (COM054-18) from the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 17 December 2018 be rescinded.

The resolution now proposed to be rescinded reads as follows:

(a)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed road reserve informally known as Shunde Gardens on South Street, Kogarah as Edith Blake Reserve be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(b)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed road reserve informally known as Gloucester Road Reserve in Beverly Hills to Merv Lynch Reserve be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(c)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed road reserve informally known as Edgbaston Road Reserve in Beverly Hills to Cable Reserve be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(d)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed road reserve informally known as River Road Reserve No.1 in Oatley to Boorea Reserve be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(e)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed park adjoining Anglo Square in Carlton to Nethery Park be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(f)      That the proposal to name the currently unnamed lane between Hardwicke Street and Littleton Street in Riverwood as Lauricella Lane be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(g)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed lane between Edgbaston Road and Stoney Creek Road in Beverly Hills as Evans Lane be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(h)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed lane between King Georges Road and Hampden Street in Beverly Hills as St James Lane be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(i)      That the proposal to name the currently unnamed lane between Hampden Street and Melvin Street in Beverly Hills as Horace Lane be endorsed to be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(j)      That the proposal to divide and define Mortdale Heights as a distinct suburb from Mortdale be declined, in accordance with section 5a(i) of the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(k)     That the proposal to name the currently unnamed rivulet in Peakhurst, Pename Rivulet be declined, in accordance with section 4a(i) of the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(l)      That the proposal to name the currently unnamed island in Lugarno, Future Island be declined, in accordance with section 4a(ii) of the Georges River Council Place Naming Policy;

(m)    That during the public exhibition period, a Councillor Workshop is held to consider the results of the community consultation and provide further input on the Council Officer recommendations, prior to final submission to the Geographical Names Board and a further report to Council for approval.

 

The Rescission Motion on being put to the meeting was declared LOST.

 

Record of Voting:

 

For the Rescission Motion: Councillor Badalati, Councillor Hindi and Councillor Katris

 

Against the Rescission Motion: The Mayor, Councillor Greene, Councillor Kastanias, Councillor Symington, Councillor Agius, Councillor Payor, Councillor Grekas, Councillor Landsberry, Councillor Konjarski, Councillor Liu and Councillor Elmir

 

  

 

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6.33pm

 

 

 

Chairperson