MINUTES


Assets and Infrastructure Committee

 

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

7.00pm

 

Waratah Room

Ground Floor, Georges River Civic Centre

Hurstville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council – Minutes of Assets and Infrastructure Committee – Tuesday 11 June 2019

Page 5

 


Present

Council Members

Councillor Sandy Grekas (Chair), Councillor Sam Elmir, Councillor Kevin Greene, Councillor Colleen Symington

Council Staff

Director Assets and Infrastructure – Mr Laurie O’Connor, Director Business and Corporate Services – Mr David Tuxford, Manager Project Delivery – Mrs Michelle Whitehurst, Coordinator Environmental and Open Space Projects – Ms Alison Hanlon, Coordinator Property and Assets – Mr Stephen Owen, Environmental & Open Space Projects Officer – Mr Tom Heath, Executive Assistant to the Director Assets and Infrastructure – Mrs Julie Attard

Opening

Councillor Grekas opened the meeting at 7.04pm.

Acknowledgement of Country

Councillor Grekas acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

Apologies  

Recommendation:  Councillor Greene and Councillor Elmir

 

Apologies were received from Councillor Tegg, Councillor Liu and Councillor Konjarski.

 

Notice of Webcasting

The Chairperson advised staff and the public that the meeting is being recorded for minute taking purposes and is also webcast live on Council’s website, in accordance with Section 4 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice. This recording will be made available on Council’s website.

Disclosures of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

Public Addresses To The Meeting

There were no registered speakers.

Minutes of previous meetings

Assets and Infrastructure Committee - 13 May 2019

Recommendation:  Councillor Elmir and Councillor Symington

 

That the Minutes of the Assets and Infrastructure Committee held on 13 May 2019, be confirmed.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion:  Unanimous

    Committee Reports

ASS014-19        Terms of Reference - Assets and Infrastructure Standing Committee

(Report by Manager, Office of the General Manager)

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Elmir and Councillor Symington

 

That the revised Terms of Reference for the Assets and Infrastructure Standing Committee be received and noted.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

ASS015-19        Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting - 4 June 2019

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Elmir and Councillor Symington

That the recommendations contained within the minutes of the Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting held on 4 June 2019 be adopted by Council.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

ASS016-19        Update on the Sydney Water, Waterways Improvement Program for Harold Fraser Oval / Parkside Drive Reserve.

(Report by Acting Manager, Project Delivery)

 

Recommendation: Councillor Elmir and Councillor Symington

a)   That Council provide support and approval for the use of Council land at Harold Fraser Reserve, Parkside Drive Reserve and Kogarah Bay Creek for the Sydney Water Waterway Health Improvement Program.

b)   That Council allocate Section 94 Contributions Plan No. 5 Open Space Embellishment funding towards the cost of Council requested components of the scheme (approximately $250,000 to $300,000 – final amount to be determined post Sydney Water tender process).

c)   That Council allocate an additional $5,000 per year from the appropriate operational maintenance budget towards the ongoing maintenance of the landscaped areas of site at the conclusion of construction.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 


 

 

ASS017-19        Tender for Locksmith Maintenance Services - T19/002 Operational Budget

(Report by Coordinator Property & Assets)

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Elmir and Councillor Symington

(a)     The Tender Evaluation Committee (TEC), having completed the evaluation of tenders in compliance with the Tender Evaluation Plan (TEP), makes the following recommendation to Council in accordance with Section 178 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (NSW) to accept the tender from St George Locksmiths for the amount of $41,600.00 per year, for 3 years with two (2) x 2 year extension options for the Contract Number T19/002 subject to confirmation of satisfactory financial capability, ongoing performance reviews and ability to fulfil obligations under the proposed contract.

(b)     That Council resolves, in accordance with Section 178 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (NSW), to accept the Tender from St George Locksmiths with having regard to all the circumstances, as the tender that appears to be the most advantageous and to appoint St George Locksmiths as the Principal Contractor under the Contract Number T19/002, subject to satisfactory outcome of the financial assessment.

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

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

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

ASS018-19        Tender for the Construction of a new Public Amenities Building at Kempt Field, Allawah.

(Report by Acting Manager, Project Delivery)

 

Recommendation:  Councillor Elmir and Councillor Symington

 

(a)  That Council, in accordance with Section 178 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (NSW), accepts the Tender from Homann Constructions Pty Ltd, in the amount of $350,000 (excluding GST), after having regard to all the circumstances, as the tender that appears to be the most advantageous and appoint Homann Constructions Pty Ltd as the Principal Contractor under the Contract Number T19/003 Tender for the construction of new Public Amenities at Kempt Field, Allawah.

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

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

(d)  That the budgeted funding allocated towards this amenities building from the repealed Hurstville Section 94 Open Space Plan be refunded once Council receives the awarded $6 million grant for Kempt Field from the NSW Planning and Environment Strategic Open Space Program.

 

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

   

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 7.11pm.

 

Chairperson

Councillor Grekas