MINUTES


Assets and Infrastructure Committee

 

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

6.30pm

 

Online Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PRESENT

Council Members

Councillor Sandy Grekas (Chair), Councillor Sam Elmir, Councillor Nancy Liu, Councillor Lou Konjarski, Councillor Colleen Symington, Councillor Warren Tegg,

Council Non-Members

Councillor Con Hindi and Councillor Rita Kastanias

Council Staff

Acting Director Assets and Infrastructure - Mr Andrew Latta, Manager Office of the General Manager - Ms Roxanne Thornton, Executive Services Officer – Mrs Marina Cavar, Acting Executive Assistant to Director Assets and Infrastructure – Rachelle McGrath, Research and Project Officer – Mrs Ann-Marie Svorinic

 

OPENING

Councillor Grekas, opened the meeting at 6.48pm.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

Councillor Grekas 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 Chairperson, Councillor Grekas, 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 FORUM

There were no registered speakers.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Assets and Infrastructure Committee - 09 March 2020

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Tegg/Councillor Konjarski

That the Minutes of the Assets and Infrastructure Committee held on 09 March 2020, be confirmed.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

ASS006-20        Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting - 7 April 2020

(Report by Coordinator Traffic & Transport)

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Symington and Councillor Liu

That the recommendations contained within the minutes of the Georges River Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting held on 7 April 2020 be adopted by Council.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Councillor Grekas, Councillor Konjarski, Councillor Symington and Councillor Tegg

Against the Motion: Councillor Elmir (abstained)

 

On being put to the meeting, the voting on the motion was five (5) votes for and one (1) abstained.  Therefore the Motion was CARRIED.

 

 

ASS007-20        T19/013 Construction of Oatley Park Oval Sporting Amenities Building

Recommendation: Councillor Elmir and Councillor Konjarski

That consideration of this matter be deferred to a closed confidential session

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 


Confidential items (Closed Session)

Councillor Grekas asked the Acting Director Assets and Infrastructure if any representations had been received from the public that the item should not be discussed in closed session.

The Director replied that no representations had been received to the item in closed session.

 

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Elmir and Councillor Konjarski

That in accordance with the provisions of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Local Government Act 1993, the following matters be considered in closed meeting at which the press and public are excluded.

 

ASS007-20        T19/013 Construction of Oatley Park Oval Sporting Amenities Building

                            (Report by Manager, Project Delivery)

THAT in accordance with the provisions of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Local Government Act 1993, the matters dealt with in this report be considered in closed Council Meeting at which the press and public are excluded. In accordance with Section 10A(2) (d(i)) it is considered the matter concerns commercial information of a confidential nature that would if disclosed prejudice the position of a person who supplied it.

 

                            THAT in accordance with Section 10D it is considered that if the matter were discussed in an open Council Meeting, it would on balance, be contrary to the public interest as it concerns commercial information of a confidential nature that would if disclosed prejudice the position of a person who supplied it.

 

Record of Voting:    

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Note:                   The meeting moved into Closed Session, time being 7.00pm

 

 


Consideration of Confidential Recommendations

 

ASS007-20        T19/013 Construction of Oatley Park Oval Sporting Amenities Building

(Report by Manager, Project Delivery)

Recommendation:  Councillor Konjarski and Councillor Symington

(a)     That under Section 178 (1) (a) of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005, Council accepts the tender that is recommended for T19/013 Construction of Oatley Park Oval Sporting Amenities Building as outlined in the confidential attachment.

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

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

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

Open Session

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Tegg and Councillor Konjarski

That the meeting revert back to Open Session, time being 7.10pm

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Consideration of Recommendations from Closed Session

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Tegg and Councillor Konjarski

That the recommendations from the Closed Session be adopted.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

CONCLUSION

The Meeting was closed at 7.12pm

 

 

Chairperson