MINUTES


Floodplain Risk Management Committee

 

Monday, 02 November 2020

4.00pm

 

 

Dragon Room (Level 1, Georges River Civic Centre, Hurstville)

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Skype Online Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council - Minutes - Floodplain Risk Management Committee – 2 November 2020

Page 2

 

PRESENT

Council Members

Nil

 

Industry and Community Members

Ms Shelly Stingmore (SES, Planning and Research Officer)

Mr Peter Cinque  (SES Region Controller)

Mr Sadeq Zaman (Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, A/Senior Team Leader – Water Floodplains & Coast)

Mr Erin Sellers (Community Representative)

 

Council Staff

Mr Glen Moody (GRC, Manager Infrastructure) (Acting Chairperson)

Mr Andrew Latta (GRC, Director Assets and Infrastructure) 

Ms Catherine McMahon (GRC, Manager Strategic Planning)

Ms Priyani Jayaweera (GRC, Team Leader Engineering)

Mr David Milner (GRC, Drainage Engineer)

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

Ms Roxanne Thornton (GRC, Manager Office of the General Manager)

 

Consultants

Ms Erin Askew (WMA Water)

Mr Richard Dewar (WMA Water)

APOLOGIES

Mr David Grasby (Sydney Water, Senior Planner), Mr Lachlan Prentice (Council’s Senior Environment Officer) and Mr Mazen Elturk (Council’s Drainage Engineer) were apologies to the meeting.

CHAIRPERSON

In the absence of the Chairperson (Clr Con Hindi) and in accordance with Clause 6.7 of the Terms of Reference of the Floodplain Risk Management Committee, Council’s Manager Infrastructure, Mr Glen Moody, became the Acting Chairperson for this meeting.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

Mr Glen Moody, as Acting Chairperson, acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

NOTICE OF WEBCASTING

The Acting Chairperson, Mr Glen Moody, advised the Committee 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 speakers registered to speak.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Confirmation of the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 6 May 2019

RECOMMENDATION:  Moved by Glen Moody (Acting Chairperson) / Seconded by Sadeq Zaman

That the Minutes of the Floodplain Risk Management Committee Meeting held on 6 May 2019 be confirmed.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

Note:        The Acting Chairperson, Mr Glen Moody, requested that the attendees of the Committee confirm their online attendance for the purposes of Minute taking and to ensure a quorum.

Note:        Council’s Floodplain Management consultant, WMA Water, provided a presentation to the Committee. The presentation was shared with all attendees of the Committee meeting.

Note:        The Committee were provided with an opportunity to ask questions or provide comment to the Consultant.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

FRMCC001-20  Presentation of progress of the Overland Flow Risk
Management Study and Plan for Hurstville, Mortdale and Peakhurst Wards by WMA Water, including proposed flood modification measures.

(Report by Design Engineer)

RECOMMENDATION:  Moved by Glen Moody (Acting Chairperson) / Seconded by Shelly Stingmore

(a)     That the Committee receive and note the presentation by the consultant, WMA Water.

(b)    That the Committee reviews and provides feedback on the proposed flood modification measures that are being considered for detailed assessment and potential inclusion within the Flood Risk Management Plan.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

 CONCLUSION

The Meeting finished at 5.10pm.

 

UNCONFIRMED MINUTES

Chairperson

 

 

These Minutes are due to be confirmed at the next Floodplain Risk Management Committee meeting.