MINUTES


Council Meeting

 

Monday, 16 December 2019

7.00pm

 

 

Dragon Room

Civic Centre, Hurstville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council - Minutes of Council Meeting - Monday, 16 December 2019

Page 1

 

Present

Council Members

The Mayor, Councillor Kevin Greene, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Con Hindi (arrived at 7.09pm), Councillor Stephen Agius, Councillor Vince Badalati, Councillor Sam Elmir, Councillor Sandy Grekas, Councillor Rita Kastanias, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Lou Konjarski, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry, Councillor Nancy Liu, Councillor Leesha Payor, Councillor Colleen Symington, Councillor Warren Tegg and Councillor Christina Wu.

Council Staff

General Manager - Ms Gail Connolly, Director Assets and Infrastructure - Mr Laurie O’Connor, Director Environment and Planning - Ms Meryl Bishop, Director Community and Culture - Ms Rebekah Schulz, Director Business and Corporate Services - Mr David Tuxford, Director City Strategy and Innovation – Ms Sue Weatherley, Director Legal Services and General Counsel – Jenny Ware, Manager - Office of the General Manager - Ms Roxanne Thornton, Executive Services Officer - Ms Marina Carvar and Executive Services Officer – Mr Neil Treadwell.

 

Opening

The Mayor, Councillor Kevin Greene, opened the meeting at 7.03pm.

 

National Anthem

All those present stood for the singing of the National Anthem.

 

Prayer

The Mayor, Councillor Greene offered a prayer to the meeting.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

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

 

Apologies/Leave of Absence  

There were no apologies or requests for leave of absence.

 

Notice of Webcasting

The Mayor 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.

 

Code of Meeting Practice

The order of business is as shown in the agenda.

 

Council’s Code of Meeting Practice prohibits the electronic recording of meetings without the express permission of Council.

Note:      Councillor Hindi arrived at the meeting at 7.09pm.

Disclosures of Interest

Councillor Agius disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards) for the reason that he knows some of the applicants. Councillor Agius will remain in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Councillor Grekas disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL079-19 (COM51-19 Stronger Communities Funding Update) for the reason that her husband is a member of Hurstville Golf Course and her son plays for Renown United Junior Rugby League Football Club. Councillor Grekas will remain in the meeting and take part in consideration and voting on this item.

Councillor Liu disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item NM116-19 (Congratulations to the Salvation Army Hurstville Corps -  120th Anniversary) for the reason that she knows Captain Sean Li of The Salvation Army Hurstville and she was in the organising committee of this event. Councillor Liu will remain in the meeting and take part in consideration and voting on this item.

Councillor Payor disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards) for the reasons that she knows one of the applicants who applied for the position to represent the Hurstville Ward. Councillor Payor will leave the room and will not be participating in the discussion or voting on this Item. 

Councillor Katris disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards) for the reason that he may know some of the applicants. Councillor Katris will remain in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Councillor Hindi disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV046-19 Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019) for the reason that he owns a property in the LGA. Councillor Hindi will remain in the meeting and take part in consideration and voting on this item.

Councillor Hindi disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item  CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards) for the reason that he may know some of the applicants. Councillor Hindi will remain in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Councillor Wu disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards) for the reason that she knows some of the applicants. Councillor Wu will remain in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Councillor Katris disclosed a Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL079-19 (COM050-19 Outgoing Sponsorship and Donations) for the reason that one of the recipients of the funds is the Greek Orthodox Church of Kogarah and his office provides architectural consultancy work for the church from time to time. Councillor Katris will leave the room and not be participating in the discussion or voting on this Item.  

Councillor Katris disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV046-19 Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019) for the reason that he owns a property in the LGA. Councillor Katris will remain in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Councillor Kastanias disclosed a Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL078-19 (FIN083-19 Property Matter – Quarterly Commercial Property Portfolio Report) for the reason that she is a lessee of the property known as 1022 Forest Road, Lugarno. Councillor Kastanias will leave the room and not be participating in the discussion or voting on this Item. 

Councillor Badalati disclosed a Non-Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards) for the reason that he knows some of the applicants. Councillor Badalati will remain in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Public Forum

Item

Speaker

CCL080-19, ASS041-19 - Tender for the Construction of the Penshurst Park  Sporting Hub – Stage 2

(Kathryn Skelsey displayed a slideshow throughout her address – a copy is on file – D19/302996)

Kathryn Skelsey

CCL084-19, - Georges River Draft Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study

Christine Jamieson

CCL084-19, - Georges River Draft Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study

David Sharp

CCL084-19, - Georges River Draft Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study

Bob Jones

QWN020-19 - Oatley Bowling Club site

Peter Mahoney

NM116-19 - Congratulations to the Salvation Army Hurstville Corps - 120th Anniversary

 

Bingliang Yu

NM116-19 - Congratulations to the Salvation Army Hurstville Corps - 120th Anniversary

Sean Li

Confirmation of Minutes of previous meetings

Council Meeting - 25 November 2019

RESOLVED:   Councillor Katris / Councillor Landsberry

That the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 25 November 2019 be adopted.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

Mayoral MinuteS

MM029-19        Victims of the White Island Volcano Eruption

(Report by The Mayor, Councillor Greene)

RESOLVED :  The Mayor, Councillor Greene)  

That Council observe a minute’s silence as a mark of respect for the victims of the White Island volcano eruption.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:        Council observed a minute’s silence, time being 7.43pm.

MM030-19        Congratulations to Staff for the Magic of Christmas Event

(Report by The Mayor, Councillor Greene)

RESOLVED :   Councillor Greene / Councillor S Grekas   

That Council staff be congratulated for the successful delivery of the Magic of Christmas event for the Georges River community.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

MM031-19        Proposal to Rename Kogarah Library in Honour of Clive James

(Report by The Mayor, Councillor Greene)

RESOLVED :  The Mayor, Councillor Greene / Councillor Katris  

(a)    That Council endorse the proposal to rename the Kogarah Library and Service Centre to pay tribute to the recent passing of Clive James, recognising his lifetime contribution to literature and culture as well as his strong connection to the suburb of Kogarah.

(b)    That Council seek and consider feedback from the Georges River community and the surviving family of Clive James regarding the proposed new building name, “The Clive James Library”.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

MM032-19        Congratulations to the St George Art Society on its 75th Anniversary Event

(Report by The Mayor, Councillor Greene)

RESOLVED :   The Mayor, Councillor Greene / Councillor Payor)

That Council congratulate the St George Art Society on the success of the Annual Art Exhibition and for their 75 years of continuous service to the Georges River community.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

   

Condolences

The Mayor, Councillor Greene expressed condolences in regard to Craig (Chippa) Tanner, an employee of Council. Craig commenced employment with the former Kogarah Council in 2008. Craig sadly passed away at a relatively young age. The Mayor, Councillor Greene knew Craig’s parents Colin and Carol and he had taught Colin’s younger brother Darren at school. A condolence message written by the General Manager was read out at the funeral service. Craig’s family were touched by the large number of Council staff at the service. Craig was loved and respected by his work mates. The Mayor, Councillor Greene advised that he and the General Manager had attended the depot and a minute’s silence had been held with Craig’s work colleagues.

Note:        Council observed a minute’s silence, time being 7.54pm

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

RESOLVED:   Councillor Katris / Councillor Elmir

That Council suspend Standing Orders to enable the following items to be considered together and in an efficient manner by Council:

a)          CCL084-19 Georges River Draft Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study;

b)          CCL080-19, ASS042-19 Statutory Processes and Indicative Timeline for the Development of a New Regional Aquatic Facility in Georges River; and

c)           QWN025-19 Statutory Processes and Indicative Time Line for the Development of a New Regional Aquatic Facility in Georges River.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

Note:        Council suspended Standing Orders at 7.56pm

CCL084-19       Georges River Draft Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study

(Report by Manager Premium Facilities)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Grekas / Councillor Katris

(a)    That Council endorse the draft Georges River Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study for public exhibition for the period 23 December 2019 – 28 February 2020.

(b)    That following community consultation, the final Georges River Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study be submitted to Council for adoption.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

ASS042-19       Statutory Processes and Indicative Timeline for the Development of a New Regional Aquatic Facility in Georges River 

RESOLVED:   Councillor Grekas / Councillor Katris

(a)        That Council acknowledges its statutory obligations pursuant to Section 8A and 8B of the NSW Local Government Act 1993 on the management of lands and other assets and the principles of sound financial management as detailed in the report.

(b)        That Council acknowledges its statutory obligations under the Capital Expenditure Guidelines issued by the NSW Office of Local Government pursuant to section 23A of the Local Government Act 1993, that require councils to consider the full range of project alternatives, options and site locations as part of the preparation of a preliminary business plan for capital projects in excess of $10 million. 

(c)        That Council note that it does not currently meet the loan approval criteria of NSW Treasury (TCORP) (financial operating performance ratio) to qualify for a loan.

(d)        That a progress against the timeline be reported back to Council on a quarterly basis.

(e)        That a designated Project Officer be appointed to manage the project.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

 

QWN025-19     Statutory Processes and Indicative Time Line for the Development of a New Regional Aquatic Facility in Georges River

(Report by Councillor Katris)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Grekas / Councillor Elmir

That the information be received and noted.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

  

 

RESUMPTION OF STANDING ORDERS

RESOLVED: Councillor Hindi / Councillor Tegg

That Council resume Standing Orders, time being 7.57pm.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

Note:        Councillor Kastanias left the meeting at 7.57pm

Committee Reports

CCL078-19       Report of Finance and Governance Committee held on 9 December 2019

(Report by Executive Services Officer)

Note:        Councillor Kastanias declared a Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL078-19, (FIN083-19, Property Matter - Quarterly Commercial Property Portfolio Report). Councillor Kastanias left the meeting and did not participate in the discussion or voting on this Item.

RESOLVED :   Councillor Badalati / Councillor Agius

That the Committee recommendations for Items FIN082-19 to FIN087-19 (with the exception of FIN086-19) and Confidential Item FIN032A-19 as detailed below be adopted by Council.

 

FIN082-19               Investment Report as at 31 October 2019 

That Council receives and notes the contents of the Investment Report as at 31 October 2019.

 

FIN083-19        Property Matter - Quarterly Commercial Property Portfolio Report 

(a)    That Council receives and notes the Quarterly Commercial Property Portfolio Report for the quarter ending 30 September 2019.

(b)    That Council receives Quarterly Financial Reports on  Major Sports Facilities and Recreational Facilities including but not limited to Hurstville Aquatic Centre, Hurstville Oval, Penshurst Indoor Cricket, Beverley Park Golf Course and Sans Souci Pool.

(c)    That a briefing session is organised for Councillors in the new year to review the Quarterly Financial Reports for the above properties.

 

FIN084-19        Code of Conduct Statistics 2019

That Council receive and note the report on the Code of Conduct Complaints Statistics for the period ending 30 September 2019.

 

FIN085-19       Adoption of the Georges River Debt Management and Hardship Policy 2019 

(a)    That Council adopt the attached Georges River Debt Management and Hardship Policy 2019.

(b)    That the General Manager be delegated authority to make formatting and minor editorial adjustments to the adopted Debt Management and Hardship Policy 2019.

 

FIN087-19        Property Matter - 8A Johnstone Street (Johnstone Street Reserve),  Peakhurst - Proposed Easement to Drain Water From Adjoining Property 

(a)    That Council grant an Easement to Drain Water over Lot 14 in Deposited Plan (DP)23120, being part of Johnstone Street Reserve Peakhurst, as generally detailed in this report.

(b)    That the General Manager be authorised to execute the Section 88B Instrument or Transfer Granting Easement and all associated documentation to create the easement under Common Seal of the Council, if required.

(c)    That all costs associated with the granting of the easement be met by the applicant.

 

FIN032A-19      Property Matter - Carrington Road, Hurstville

(a)    That Council delegate to the General Manager authority to negotiate the proposed acquisition of 17 Carrington Avenue, Hurstville in accordance with this report.

(b)    That Council proposes to classify 17 Carrington Avenue Hurstville, described as Lot 77 in DP1958, as Operational Land in accordance with Part 2, Division 1 (Section 31) of the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act) and in accordance with Section 34 of the Act, Council gives public notice of the proposed resolution specifying a public notice period of 28 days.

(c)    That Council considers any such submissions following the public notice period of 28 days and based on the public submissions resolves whether to classify the land as Operational Land.

(d)    That Council resolves the acquisition to be funded from Council’s Commercial Property Reserve.

(e)    That Council authorises the General Manager to execute and exchange the Contract for Sale, Transfer Document and all other associated documentation to effect the acquisition of Lot 77 in DP1958 located at 17 Carrington Avenue, Hurstville.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:         Councillor Kastanias returned to the meeting at 7.59pm

 

FIN086-19                 Georges River Boundaries, Wards and Number of Councillors 

MOTION:                 Councillor Hindi / Councillor Kastanias

(a)        That Council receive and note the report.

(b)        That the status quo remain regarding Boundaries, Wards and Councillor numbers.

 

AMENDMENT:   Councillor Badalati / Councillor Kastanias

(a)        That Council consider at a Councillor Workshop, the boundary adjustment proposals contained within the report and determine whether to explore any boundary adjustments to align with Federal Electoral Boundaries, or other rationalisation of boundaries.

(b)        That Council consider at a Councillor Workshop, the options contained within the report in regard to the number of wards and determine whether to proceed with any alteration to the number of wards within the Georges River local government area.

(c)        That Council consider at a Councillor Workshop, the options contained within the report in regard to the number of councillors and determine whether to proceed with any reduction to the number of councillors within the Georges River local government area. 

(d)        That Council consider at a Councillor Workshop, the option contained within the report in regard to the introduction of a popularly elected Mayor within the Georges River local government area and determine whether to proceed with that option. 

Record of Voting:

For the Amendment:                Councillors Badalati and Katris

Against the Amendment:   The Mayor, Councillor Greene, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Agius, Elmir, Grekas, Kastanias, Konjarski, Landsberry, Liu, Payor, Symington, Tegg and Wu

 

Note:        On being put to the Meeting, the voting was two (2) votes FOR and thirteen (13) votes AGAINST. The Amendment was LOST

FIN086-19        Georges River Boundaries, Wards and Number of Councillors 

RESOLVED :    Councillor Hindi / Councillor Kastanias

(a)    That Council receive and note the report.

(b)    That the status quo remain regarding Boundaries, Wards and Councillor numbers.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:                        The Mayor, Councillor Greene, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Agius, Elmir, Grekas, Kastanias, Katris, Konjarski, Landsberry, Liu, Payor, Symington, Tegg and Wu

Against the Motion:           Councillor Badalati

 

Note:        On being put to the Meeting, the voting was fourteen (14) votes FOR and one (1) vote AGAINST. The Motion was CARRIED.

 

 

 

CCL079-19       Report of Community and Culture Committee held on 9 December 2019

(Report by Executive Services Officer)

Note:        Councillor Grekas declared a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL079-19 (COM51-19 Stronger Communities Funding Update). Councillor Grekas remained in the meeting and took part in consideration and voting on this item.

Note:        Councillor Katris disclosed a Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL079-19 (COM050-19 Outgoing Sponsorship and Donations). Councillor Katris left the room and did not participate in the discussion or voting on this Item. 

MOTION:   Councillor Landsberry / Councillor Tegg

That the Committee recommendations for Items COM49-19 to COM057-19 (with the exception of COM052-19) as detailed below be adopted by Council.

Note:        Councillor Katris, having declared a Pecuniary Interest in this Item, left the meeting at      8.20pm

Item CCL079-19 (Report of Community and Culture Committee held on 9 December 2019) was Recommitted after Councillor Katris had left the room at 8.20pm.

 

RESOLVED:   Councillor Landsberry / Councillor Tegg

That the Committee recommendations for Items COM49-19 to COM057-19 (with the exception of COM052-19) as detailed below be adopted by Council.

 

COM049-19      Minutes of the Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting Tuesday 5 November 2019 

That Council adopt the recommendations as noted in the Minutes of the Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 5 November 2019.

 

COM050-19     Outgoing Sponsorship and Donations 

(a)    That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $2,713 ($2,574 financial value and $139 in-kind value) to support ‘Christmas Carols’ on Sunday 22 December 2019.

(b)    That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $687 ($0 financial value and $687 in-kind value) to support ‘One Billion Rising’ on Friday 14 February 2020.

(c)    That Council approve the event sponsorship request of $612 ($0 financial value and $612 in kind value) to support ‘Bard on the Beach at Carss Bush Park’ on Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February 2020.

 

COM051-19     Stronger Communities Funding Update 

(a)    That Council receive and note the update on the remaining Stronger Communities Fund projects as listed in this report;

(b)    That Council continue to receive regular reports on the remaining Stronger Communities Fund projects still in progress;

(c)    That Council note that the total interest accrued between 1 July 2019 and 31 October 2019, of $45,490 is allocated to the Gannons Park Stage 3 works in accordance with the Stronger Community Fund Guidelines.

 

COM053-19     2020 Cultural Activation Program 

That Council receive and note the cultural activation program for the Georges River local government area for 2020.

 

COM054-19     Adoption of Hurstville Place Strategy - Heart of the City  

(a)   That Council notes the outcome of the exhibition of the draft Hurstville Place Strategy – Heart of the City.

(b)  That Council adopts the attached Hurstville Place Strategy – Heart of the City as amended in accordance with the details of this report. 

 

COM055-19      Establishment of Volunteer Credit Bank Barter System in the Georges River Local Government Area 

That Council promote the NSW Volunteer Timebanking community platform as means of encouraging the exchange of services to support community connections, established and start-up businesses in the Georges River Local Government Area. Promotion will include but not be limited to Councils website, social media platforms and through Councils extensive partners and networks including the St George Business Chamber and various community connections. 

 

COM056-19     Establishment of the Georges River Council Micro Grants Program 

(a)    That Council approve the establishment of a Georges River Council Micro Grants Program;

(b)    That Council approve the allocation of $9,000 of unspent funds from the 2019/20 Community Grants Program for the Micro Grants Program to be run in the 2019/20 financial year;

(c)    That Council seek sponsorship and partnership opportunities from local businesses to fund the 2020/21 Micro Grants Program;

(d)    That, should there be no sponsorship opportunities, Council approves $10,000 to be allocated to the Micro Grants Program from the 2020/21 Community Grants program budget;

(e)    That, the updated Georges River Council Grants, Donations and Sponsorship Policy be placed on public exhibition for a period of no less than 28 days commencing from 20 January 2020 to seek community feedback; and

(f)     That the updated Georges River Council Grants, Donations and Sponsorship Policy be presented to Council for approval following public exhibition.

 

COM057-19     Draft Georges River Council Public Art Policy 

(a)    That Council approve the draft Georges River Council Public Art Policy to be placed on public exhibition for a period of no less than 28 days commencing from 20 January 2020;

(b)    That a further report be submitted to Council detailing feedback from any public submissions made during the exhibition period, together with any recommended changes to the draft Georges River Council Public Art Policy prior to adoption.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

Note: Councillor Katris returned to the meeting at 8.21pm

COM052-19     Adoption of Georges River Place Naming Policy 2019 

RESOLVED:     Councillor Hindi / Councillor Elmir

(a)        That the amended Georges River Place Naming Policy 2020 be adopted by Council.

(b)        That Council approve the allocation of $24,112.50 to fund the retrospective replacement of place naming plaques to ensure the inclusion of all Councillors’ names.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:                 Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Agius, Elmir, Kastanias, Katris, Konjarski, Liu, and Wu

Against the Motion:                  The Mayor, Councillor Greene and Councillors Badalati, Grekas, Landsberry, Payor, Symington and Tegg

 

 

Note:        On being put to the Meeting, the voting was eight (8) votes FOR and seven (7) votes AGAINST. The Motion was CARRIED.

 

 

CCL080-19       Report of Assets and Infrastructure Committee held on 9 December 2019

(Report by Executive Services Officer)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Grekas / Councillor Tegg

That the Committee recommendations for Items ASS39-19 to ASS043-19 (with the exception of ASS042-19, as that Item was dealt with earlier in the Meeting, as detailed in these Minutes) as detailed below be adopted by Council.

 

ASS039-19       Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting - 3 December 2019 

That the recommendations contained within the minutes of the Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting held on 3 December 2019 be adopted by Council.

ASS040-19       Ken Rosewall Tennis Centre Operational Management Services Agreement 

That Council extends the Management Agreement for Ken Rosewall Tennis Centre to Evolution Tennis for a further period of three (3) years to 1 September 2022 in accordance with the original contract.

ASS041-19       T19/017  Tender for the Construction of Penshurst Park Sporting Hub - Stage 2 

(a)    That under Section 178 (1) (a) of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005, Council accept the tender that is recommended for T19/017 Construction of Penshurst Park Sporting Hub – Stage 2 as outlined in the confidential attachment.

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

(c)    That Council inform the unsuccessful Tenderers of the resolution.

ASS043-19       Netstrata Jubilee Stadium Cleaning and Waste Management Services T19/019 

(a)    That under Section 178 (1) (a) of the Local Government (General ) Regulation 2005, Council accept the tender that is recommended for T19/019 Netstrata Jubilee Stadium Cleaning and Waste Management Services as outlined in the confidential attachment.

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

(c)    That Council inform the unsuccessful Tenderers of the resolution.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

CCL081-19       Report of Environment and Planning Committee held on 9 December 2019

(Report by Executive Services Officer)

Note:        Councillor Agius declared a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards). Councillor Agius remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Note:        Councillor Payor declared a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards). Councillor Payor will leave the room and not participate in the discussion or voting on this Item.   

Note:        Councillor Katris declared a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards). Councillor Katris remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Note:        Councillor Hindi disclosed a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to   Item CCL081-19 (ENV046-19 Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019). Councillor Hindi remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Note:        Councillor Hindi declared a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards). Councillor Hindi remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Note:        Councillor Wu disclosed a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards). Councillor Wu remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Note:        Councillor Katris disclosed a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to   Item CCL081-19 (ENV046-19 Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019). Councillor Katris remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Note:        Councillor Badalati disclosed a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to Item CCL081-19 (ENV047-19 Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards). Councillor Badalati remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

RESOLVED:   Councillor Katris / Councillor Kastanias

That the Committee recommendations for Items ENV045-19 to ENV047-19 as detailed below be adopted by Council.

 

ENV045-19       Summary of Development Applications Lodged and Determined - July to September 2019 

(a)    That Council receive and note the Summary of Development Applications Lodged and Determined report for the first quarter of the 2019/2020 financial year being July 2019 – September 2019.

(b)    That the General Manager undertake a communication program to increase awareness in the community that as a result of the changes to the NSW Planning Legislation in March 2018, elected Councillors have no direct involvement in considering and determining development applications and to provide information on the Council’s delegation framework for the determination of applications.     

 

ENV046-19       Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019 

(a)    That Council endorse the Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019 for public exhibition for a minimum of 28 days and to commence after 20 January 2020.

(b)    That Council publicly exhibit the Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019 through the following methods:

i.      Advertisements in the local paper;

ii.      Uploaded to Council’s Your Say webpage;

iii.     Documents will be publicly available at Council’s libraries and Customer Service Centre;

iv.     Advertising on Council’s Social Media accounts; and

v.     Availability of information on Council’s website.

(c)    That Council authorise the General Manager to make minor modifications to any numerical, typographical, interpretation and formatting errors, if required, in preparation for the public exhibition of the Draft Georges River Stormwater Management Policy 2019.

(d)    That a further report be submitted to Council following the public exhibition period.

(e)   That the staff be commended for a comprehensive and detailed document that appears to be fair and consistent.

 

ENV047-19       Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River         Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards 

That consideration of this matter be deferred to Closed Session.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Finance and Governance

Note: Councillor Kastanias left the room at 8.53pm

Note: Councillor Konjarski left the room at 8.56pm

Note: Councillor Hindi left the room at 8.57pm

 

CCL082-19       Applications Pursuant to Councillor Ward Discretionary Fund Policy - December 2019

(Report by Manager, Office of the General Manager)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Badalati / Councillor Kastanias

That the following applications for funding, pursuant to the Councillors Ward Discretionary Fund Policy, be approved:

i.   Application submitted by Councillor Symington on behalf of Australian Air League Riverwood Squadron in the amount of $1,500.00.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

CCL083-19       Property Matter - Classification of Land at 36-40 Penshurst Street, Penshurst

(Report by Head of Strategic Property)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Katris / Councillor Agius

That Council receives and notes the contents of this report and as no public submissions were received during the public notification period in relation to the classification of the land described as Lot 1 in DP 519554 and located at 36-40 Penshurst Street, Penshurst, the land is now classified as Operational Land as per the Council resolution of 23 September 2019 (CCL028A-19)

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Assets and Infrastructure

CCL084-19       Georges River Draft Regional Aquatic Site Suitability and Feasibility Study

(Report by Manager Premium Facilities)

This matter was dealt with earlier in the Meeting as detailed in these Minutes.

 

 

Note:        Councillor Konjarski returned to the meeting at 8.58pm

 

Note:        Councillor Hindi returned to the meeting at 8.59pm

 

Notices of Motion

NM113-19        Festival to Mark St George's Day

(Report by Councillor Tegg)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Tegg / Councillor Badalati

(a)    That the General Manager prepare a report to Council regarding the feasibility of developing a future annual festival or event to celebrate St George’s Day.

 

(b)    That the report address, amongst other things:

i.    The community’s interest in celebrating St George’s Day in the Georges River area;

ii.    Potential programming ideas for a festival or event;

iii.   Possible partnerships with local community groups; and

iv.   Funding implications, sponsorship and resourcing opportunities.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:                  The Mayor, Councillor Greene and Councillors Agius, Badalati, Elmir, Grekas, Katris, Konjarski, Landsberry, Liu, Payor, Symington, Tegg and Wu

Against the Motion:            Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi

 

Note:        Councillor Kastanias returned to the meeting at 9.01pm

 

Note:        Councillor Hindi left the room at 9.03pm

 

NM114-19        Establishment of Recycling Stations for Small Items (Batteries, Phones, Discs)

(Report by Councillor Tegg)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Tegg / Councillor Symington

That the General Manager prepare a report on the establishment of permanent facilities for the recycling of small items such as batteries, mobile phones and compact discs.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

NM115-19        Expanding Community Participation in Council Promotional Giveaways

(Report by Councillor Tegg)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Tegg / Councillor Katris

That Council, effective immediately, expand community participation in Council giveaways and promotions (eg: tree giveaways) to both residents and ratepayers of Georges River by replacing the requirement to produce a rates notice with the requirement to produce suitable photo identification that verifies the person resides in the Georges River local government area.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:        Councillor Hindi returned to the meeting at 9.07pm

 

NM116-19        Congratulations to the Salvation Army Hurstville Corps - 120th Anniversary

(Report by Councillor Liu)

Note:        Councillor Liu declared a Non Significant, Non Pecuniary Interest in relation to this Item. Councillor Liu remained in the meeting and took part in consideration and voting on this item.

RESOLVED:   Councillor Liu / Councillor Elmir

(a)        That Council congratulate The Salvation Army Hurstville Corps on its 120th anniversary, which was celebrated with a charity dinner in partnership with the Australia Chinese United Business Association Federation in the Marana Auditorium on Friday 13 December 2019, to raise funds totalling $49,300, for the Salvation Army Hurstville Corps community works and Salvation Army Bushfire Appeal.

(b)        That Council note the Letter of Intent between the Salvation Army Hurstville Corps and the Australia Chinese United Business Association Federation to develop a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

NM117-19        Provision of a Nepalese New Year Festival in 2020

(Report by Councillor Konjarski)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Konjarski / Councillor Kastanias

  (a)    That Council endorse an event to take place after Easter in April 2020 to celebrate the Nepalese New Year in partnership with the Nepalese and wider Georges River community.

(b)    That the General Manager prepare a report to Council regarding the feasibility of developing a future annual Nepalese New Year Festival in the Georges River area, including:

i.      Support and interest from the Nepalese community;

ii.      Support and interest from the wider local community;

iii.     Other Nepalese festivals and events within the Georges River area;

iv.     Existing Nepalese New Year events outside the Georges River area;

v.     Possible partnerships with local community groups; and

vi.     Funding implications, sponsorship and resourcing opportunities.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:        Councillor Hindi left the room at 9.20pm

 

NM118-19        Establishment of a Georges River Street Library Program

(Report by Councillor Konjarski)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Konjarski / Councillor Katris

That Council establishes a Georges River Street Library program to engage the community in sustainability initiatives by providing opportunities to donate, share and exchange books.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:        Councillor Hindi returned to the meeting at 9.23pm

 

NM119-19        Activation of the Night Time Economy in Hurstville

(Report by Councillor Konjarski)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Konjarski / Councillor Liu

(a)    That the General Manager prepare a report to Council which investigates the feasibility of delivering public art programming, markets and activation in Humphreys Lane and Forest Road, Hurstville to improve and increase the night time economy of Hurstville.

(b)    That the report address, amongst other things:

i.      The statutory process required for temporary closures in Humphreys Lane and Forest Road as well as the implications for the surrounding businesses;

ii.      Potential programming and activation; and

iii.     Potential partnerships with local businesses and artists to deliver programs.   

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

NM120-19        Proposed Reduction in Councillor Catering Costs

(Report by Councillor Hindi)

MOTION:   Councillor Hindi / Councillor Badalati

That Council cut all the following expenditures in order to help fix the budget. We need to lead by example and not half cocked.

(a)   Eliminate all the alcohol consumption before and after Council and committee meetings, workshops and briefings. A saving of $2,000 per year.

(b)   Eliminate all hot meals, sandwiches, cheeses, deserts etc. before and after all Council and committee meetings, workshops and briefings. A saving of $77,000 per year.

(c)   No tea or coffee or soft drinks, mineral water and snacks. A saving of $6,500 per year.

The expenditure of Council must be reduced with no reduction in services before we consider any rate rise.  Council amalgamation is meant to produce efficiencies and reduction in costs but it had the opposite effect.

 

AMENDMENT:   Councillor Tegg / Councillor Katris

That in order to reduce costs, Council:

(a)        End the provision of alcohol in the Councillors’ Suite.

(b)        Note the report into further savings from the Mayor and Councillor’s Expenses and Facilities Policy commissioned last month that is currently being prepared by the General Manager.

(c)        Reaffirm that they will continue to reduce costs at Council and by Councillor’s and every effort will continue to be made to keep rates as low, while providing the vital services that our community relies on and ensuring the economic sustainability of Council now and into the future.  

Record of Voting:

For the Amendment:              The Mayor, Councillor Greene and Councillors Grekas, Katris,  Konjarski, Payor, Symington and Tegg

Against the Amendment:       Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Agius, Badalati, Elmir, Katris, Landsberry, Liu and Wu

 

Note:        On being put to the Meeting, the voting was seven (7) votes FOR and eight (8) votes AGAINST. The Amendment was LOST.

MOTION:   Councillor Hindi / Councillor Badalati

That Council cut all the following expenditures in order to help fix the budget. We need to lead by example and not half cocked.

(a)   Eliminate all the alcohol consumption before and after Council and committee meetings, workshops and briefings. A saving of $2,000 per year.

(b)   Eliminate all hot meals, sandwiches, cheeses, deserts etc. before and after all Council and committee meetings, workshops and briefings. A saving of $77,000 per year.

(c)   No tea or coffee or soft drinks, mineral water and snacks. A saving of $6,500 per year.

The expenditure of Council must be reduced with no reduction in services before we consider any rate rise.  Council amalgamation is meant to produce efficiencies and reduction in costs but it had the opposite effect.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:                  Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Badalati, Elmir, Kastanias, Liu, Payor and Tegg

Against the Motion:          The Mayor, Councillor Greene and Councillors Agius, Grekas, Katris, Konjarski, Landsberry, Symington and Wu

 

 

Note:        On being put to the Meeting, the voting was seven (7) votes FOR and eight (8) votes AGAINST. The Motion was LOST.

 

Note:        Councillor Katris left the room at 10.15pm

 

NM121-19        Inaugural Female Leadership Workshop

(Report by Councillor Grekas)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Grekas / Councillor Liu

(a)    That Council congratulate the People and Culture Department (in particular the Organisational Capability and Development team) for the successful design and delivery of the TRUE Women 2019 Developing Future Leaders Workshop.

(b)    That Council formally thank the following for their involvement:

i.      105 students from 6 local high schools:

·    Blakehurst HS

·    Kingsgrove HS

·    Kogarah HS

·    Beverly Hills Girls HS

·    Georges River College Peakhurst Campus

·    Woniora Road Special School.

ii.      Video messages sent by:

·    Major General Natasha Fox AM – Australian Defence Force

·    The Hon Shelley Hancock MP – NSW Minister for Local Government

·    Dr Christine Eriksen – Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong

·    Senior Constable Jen Todd – NSW Police

·    Elizabeth Idziak – Civil Engineer, NSW Roads and Maritime Services

·    Alexandra Holden – GM Entertainment

·    Rebecca Rippon – Olympic medallist, water polo

·    Mia Taylor – Personal Financial Advisor

·    Sydney Sixers WBBL team – Women’s Cricket Team.

iii.     More than 35 female Council staff and Councillor mentors volunteered to take part in the workshop.  Mentors came from diverse areas of Council such as law, planning, finance, information technology, people and culture, communication, childcare, and environmental sustainability. 

iv.     Keynote speaker, Amy Duggan – former Matildas player, and current sports commentator.  Amy spoke about resilience, self-belief, and the power of saying “yes”.  Ms Duggan was so impressed by the program that she wants to deliver it to other Council areas in NSW.

v.     Community partners - they provided employment-related information and resources to students in breakout sessions:

·    Dress for Success

·    Youth Employment Partnership

·    Georges River Council Recruitment

·    Headspace

·    Hurstville Aquatic Centre

(c)    That Council note the positive feedback from students and note the request from students, teachers and mentors to host the workshop every year.

(d)    That Council nominate the TRUE Women 2019 Developing Future Leaders Workshop for relevant Local Government awards.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

                              

Note:        Councillor Kastanias left the room at 10.17pm

 

NM122-19        Georges River Bushcare - Education and Volunteer Drive

(Report by Councillor Grekas)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Grekas / Councillor Hindi

That Council:

(a)    Acknowledge its appreciation for the dedication and commitment of the army of Bushcare volunteers that spend countless hours in maintaining and improving one of the most important assets in the local government area, our natural environment and green open spaces.

(b)    Recognise the significant role that Bushcare volunteers play in protecting our bushland reserves by actively participating in the propagation and planting of native flora species, the removal and eradication of noxious weeds and the delivery of educational programs aimed at conserving our unique natural environment and that of our native fauna.

(c)    Continue to promote the essential activities of our Bushcare volunteer groups and encourage further community participation through the various channels available including our website, social media, the Community Magazine and flyers to potential participants via our customer service centres, libraries and child care centres and rates notices.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:        Councillor Katris returned to the meeting at 10.18pm

 

NM123-19        LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Awards 2019/20

(Report by Councillor Konjarski)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Konjarski / Councillor Liu

That Council acknowledges the success of the Georges River Council Fox Management Action Plan and congratulates Council officers on the delivery of this program that has won the LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Award 2019/20 in the category of Invasive Species Management.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:        Councillor Kastanias returned to the meeting at 10.21pm

 

NM124-19        Expansion of Hurstville School Safety Precinct

(Report by Councillor Tegg)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Tegg / Councillor Katris

(a)  That Council write to the NSW Roads and Maritime Services to request a review of the existing school zones on Forest Road, Hurstville near Croydon Road with a view to combining and extending the existing school zones to create a safety precinct.

(b)  That Council support the NSW Roads and Maritime Services in its implementation of any improved pedestrian or safety measures in this vicinity it may deem necessary.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

NM125-19        Congratulations to the Riverwood Squadron of the Australian Air League

(Report by Councillor Symington)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Symington / Councillor Kastanias

That Council congratulate the Riverwood Squadron (Hornets) of the Australian Air League for participating in the Pearl Harbour 78th Remembrance Day Commemoration in Hawaii on 7 December 2019.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

NM126-19        Strategic Christmas Decorations in Georges River

(Report by Councillor Kastanias)

RESOLVED:   Councillor Kastanias / Councillor Hindi

(a)        That Council investigate the option of installing additional Christmas lights and decorations in all GRC shopping centres and town centres.

(b)        That the report investigate appropriate funding for this initiative in the 2020/21 budget.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

EXTENSION OF TIME

RESOLVED: Councillor Badalati / Councillor Tegg

That Council extend the meeting until 11.30pm to allow consideration of the remaining items of business on the Agenda.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:                        Councillors Grekas, Kastanias, Konjarski, Landsberry, Liu, Payor, Tegg and Wu

Against the Motion:                  The Mayor, Councillor Greene, The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Agius, Badalati, Elmir, Katris and Symington

 

Note:        On being put to the Meeting, the voting was eight (8) votes FOR and seven (7) votes AGAINST. The Motion was CARRIED.

 

NM127-19        Community Survey on Election of Mayor by Georges River Community

(Report by Councillor Grekas)

MOTION:   Councillor Grekas / Councillor Tegg

(a)  That Council undertake an appropriate electronic survey, with a statistically significant sample of its residents, to determine if the Georges River community supports holding a constitutional referendum in September 2020, the date of the next ordinary council election, for the Mayor of Georges River Council to be elected by the electors within the Georges River community.

(b)  That Council note that if the referendum is successful, election of a popularly elected Mayor will not occur until the next council ordinary election in 2024.

(c)  That the postal survey be undertaken between March 2020 and April 2020 and the results be reported to Council to determine any future action.

(d)  That all costs associated with the postal survey and constitutional referendum be sourced from Council’s Election Reserve.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:                  The Mayor, Councillor Greene and Councillors Grekas, Katris,        Landsberry, Symington and Tegg

Against the Motion:            The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Agius, Badalati,  Elmir, Kastanias, Konjarski, Liu, Payor and Wu

 

Note:        On being put to the Meeting, the voting was six (6) votes FOR and nine (9) votes AGAINST. The Motion was LOST.

 

Note:        Councillor Agius left the meeting at 11.25pm

 

ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

RESOLVED:   Councillor Katris / Councillor Symington

That the Meeting be adjourned, with the remaining Items (listed below) to be considered at the February 2020 Ordinary Council meeting.

                           i.          QWN019-19 NSW Government - Commencement of Level 2 Water Restrictions in Georges River Update

                          ii.          QWN020-19 Former Oatley Bowling Site

                        iii.          QWN021-19 Georges River Approach to Staff Safety - Elevated Air Pollution

                        iv.          QWN022-19 Consideration of Business at Council Meetings

                         v.          QWN023-19 Georges River Council - Consultant Costs and Staff Establishment

                        vi.          QWN024-19 Council's Code of Conduct – Clarification

                      vii.          QWN025-19 Statutory Processes and Indicative Time Line for the Development of a New Regional Aquatic Facility in Georges River

                     viii.          ENV047-19  Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards (CONFIDENTIAL / CLOSED SESSION)

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

Note:        The Meeting was adjourned at 11.29pm. At the time of Adjournment, the following Councillors were present;

The Mayor, Councillor Greene, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Hindi and Councillors Badalati, Elmir, Grekas, Kastanias, Katris, Konjarski, Landsberry, Liu, Payor, Symington, Tegg and Wu

 

 


 

RECONVENE MEETING

The Mayor, Councillor Greene reconvened the Ordinary Council Meeting from 16 December 2019 and declared it open at 7.04pm on Monday 24 February 2020.

At the time the meeting was reconvened, the following Councillors and staff were present;

Council Members

The Mayor, Councillor Kevin Greene, Councillor Stephen Agius, Councillor Vince Badalati, Councillor Sam Elmir, Councillor Sandy Grekas, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Lou Konjarski, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry, Councillor Nancy Liu, Councillor Leesha Payor, Councillor Colleen Symington, Councillor Warren Tegg and Councillor Christina Wu.

Council Staff

General Manager - Ms Gail Connolly, Director Assets and Infrastructure - Mr Laurie O’Connor, Director Environment and Planning - Ms Meryl Bishop, Director Community and Culture - Ms Rebekah Schulz, Director Business and Corporate Services - Mr David Tuxford, Director City Strategy and Innovation – Ms Sue Weatherley, Director Legal Services and General Counsel – Jenny Ware, Manager - Office of the General Manager - Ms Roxanne Thornton, Executive Services Officer - Ms Marina Carvar and Executive Services Officer – Mr Neil Treadwell.

 

ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

RESOLVED:   Councillor Katris / Councillor Tegg

That the Meeting be adjourned, with the remaining Items (listed below) to be considered after the completion of the Ordinary Council Meeting of 24 February 2020:

                           i.          QWN019-19 NSW Government - Commencement of Level 2 Water Restrictions in Georges River Update

                          ii.          QWN020-19 Former Oatley Bowling Site

                        iii.          QWN021-19 Georges River Approach to Staff Safety - Elevated Air Pollution

                        iv.          QWN022-19 Consideration of Business at Council Meetings

                         v.          QWN023-19 Georges River Council - Consultant Costs and Staff Establishment

                        vi.          QWN024-19 Council's Code of Conduct – Clarification

                      vii.          QWN025-19 Statutory Processes and Indicative Time Line for the Development of a New Regional Aquatic Facility in Georges River

                     viii.          ENV047-19  Appointment of Community Representatives to the Georges River Council Local Planning Panel for the Kogarah Bay and Hurstville Wards (CONFIDENTIAL / CLOSED SESSION)

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

Note:                The Meeting was Adjourned at 7.05pm on Monday 24 February 2020. At the time of Adjournment, the following Councillors were present;

The Mayor, Councillor Greene, and Councillors Agius, Badalati, Elmir, Grekas, Katris, Konjarski, Landsberry, Liu, Payor, Symington, Tegg and Wu.

 

 

 

Chairperson

Mayor, Clr Kevin Greene

 

Minutes confirmed: 23 March 2020