MINUTES


Environment and Planning Committee

 

Monday, 08 February 2021

 

 

 

Dragon Room (Level 1, Georges River Civic Centre,

Hurstville)

and

Skype Online Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Georges River Council - Minutes - Environment and Planning Committee - Monday 8 February 2021

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PRESENT

COUNCIL MEMBERS

Councillor Con Hindi (Chairperson), Councillor Vince Badalati, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry and Councillor Leesha Payor.

COUNCIL STAFF

Director Environment and Planning - Meryl Bishop, Manager Development and Building - Ryan Cole, Manager Environment, Health & Regulatory Services - Andrew Spooner, Manager Office of the General Manager - Roxanne Thornton and Executive Services Officer - Neil Treadwell.

OPENING

Councillor Hindi opened the meeting at 8.32pm.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

Councillor Hindi 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 Hindi, 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

ITEM

SPEAKER

Management of Feral and Infant Companion Animal Animals Policy 2021

Dr Renae Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

 CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

ENV001-21       Confirmation of the Minutes of the previous meeting held on 7 December 2020

(Report by Executive Services Officer)

RECOMMENDATION: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Katris

That the Minutes of the Environment and Planning Committee Meeting held on 7 December 2020 be confirmed.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

  

COMMITTEE REPORTS

ENV002-21       Adoption of Management of Feral and Infant Companion Animals Policy 2021

(Report by Manager Environment Health & Regulatory Services)

Recommendation: Councillor Katris and Councillor Payor

(a)       That Council adopt the Georges River Management of Feral and Infant Companion Animals Policy (2021) as contained in Attachment 1 to this report.

(b)       That a further report be provided to Council on a future companion animal identification and de-sexing program within 12 months of the commencement of the Policy.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

   

CONCLUSION

The Meeting was closed at 8.53pm.

 

 

Chairperson, Clr Con Hindi

(in accordance with Clause 18.5 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, these Minutes have been signed by the Chairperson of the 8 March 2021 meeting)

 

Minutes confirmed at the Meeting of the Environment and Planning Committee on 8 March 2021 (ENV003-21)