MINUTES


Floodplain Risk Management Committee

 

Monday, 06 May 2019

5.00pm

 

 

River Room, Level 1 Georges River Civic Centre, Corner MacMahon and Dora Streets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council - Minutes - Floodplain Risk Management Committee – 6 May 2019

Page 2

 

PRESENT

Council Members

Councillor Con Hindi (Chairperson)

 

Industry and Community Members

Ms Kirra Waine (SES, Planning and Research Officer)

Mr David  Grasby (Sydney Water, Senior Planner)

Mr Sadeq Zaman (OEH, Floodplain Engineer)

Mr Richard Dewar (WMA Water)

Mr Pulak Saha (Bayside Council)

 

Council Staff

Mr G Moody (Georges River Council, Manager Infrastructure)

Ms Catherine McMahon (GRC, Manager Strategic Planning)

Ms Priyani Jayaweera (GRC, Team Leader Engineering)

Mr David Milner (GRC, Drainage Engineer)

Mr Mazen Elturk (GRC, Drainage Engineer)

Mr Andrew Goodsell (GRC, Coordinator Design, Survey and Drainage)

Mr Lachlan Prentice (Senior Environmental Officer acting for GRCCC)

 

OPENING

The Chair, Councillor Con Hindi opened the meeting at 5.02pm

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Chair acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

APOLOGIES   

Apologies were received on behalf of Ms Donna McKeon (SES, Planning and Research Officer)

MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETING

Not applicable

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

None


 

AGENDA ITEMS

FRMCC001-19 Review of Draft Terms of Reference

(Report by Design Engineer)

Recommendation: David Grasby and Kirra Waine

        That Council approve the Floodplain Risk Management Committee Terms of Reference as amended to include up to 2 community representatives.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

FRMCC002-19 Community Representative Selection Method

(Report by Design Engineer)

Recommendation: David Grasby and Sadeq Zaman

(a) That Council adopt method i) and iii) as detailed in the report as the method for advertising for a community representative to join the Floodplain Risk Management Committee.

(b) That should no suitable applicants be available Council then adopt method ii).

(c) That Council include a brief media release to be included as part of the advertisement for a community representative to join the committee.  

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

FRMCC003-19 Presentation by WMA Water - Overland Flow Risk Management Study and Plan for Hurstville, Mortdale and Peakhurst Wards.

(Report by Design Engineer)

Recommendation: Kirra Waine and David Grasby

        That the Committee receive and note the presentation by WMA Water.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

CONCLUSION

The Meeting finished at 6.22pm

Acting Chairperson

Mr Glen Moody, Manager Infrastructure

Georges River Council

These Minutes were confirmed at the Floodplain Risk Management Committee meeting held on Monday 2 November 2020.