MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 26TH APRIL, 2000 AT 7.55 P.M.
His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom (Chairperson)
Councillor V Badalati
Councillor S Nasser
Councillor C Wong
Councillor S Chan
Councillor M Frawley
Councillor B Giegerl
Councillor S McMahon
Councillor J Morris
Divisional Manager - Business & Finance Services, Mr D. Rosenbaum
Divisional Manager - Corporate & Community Services, Mr P. Jackson
Divisional Manager - Engineering, Mr C. Little
Divisional Manager - Development & Health, Mr D. Beaumont
Divisional Manager -Policy, Planning & Environment, Ms R. Tyne
Manager - Corporate Services, Mr W Park
Manager - Strategic Planning, Mr T Stewart.
DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST
There were no disclosures of interest to record.
Apologies for inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Councillor M Lynch (Deputy Mayor), Councillor C Lee and Councillor W Pickering.
96 RESOLVED THAT the apologies be received and leave of absence granted.
(Moved Clr V Badalati/Seconded Clr J Morris)
DIVISIONAL MANAGER – DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH'S REPORT NO.1
ITEM 05.01 WASTE SERVICES CONTRACT
97 RESOLVED THAT the matter be referred to Council for consideration in Committee of the Whole.
(Moved Clr J Morris/Seconded Clr S Nasser)
DIVISIONAL MANAGER – POLICY, PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT'S REPORT
ITEM 7.01 BUILDING ENVELOPE – SHELL SITE HURSTVILLE TOWN CENTRE DCP
98 RESOLVED THAT consideration of the matter be deferred to a future meeting and further information, including legal advice, be obtained on the affects of and liability in respect of emissions, etc from the adjoining site.
FURTHER, THAT the question of the building envelope for this site be discussed at the forthcoming planning workshop.
(Moved Clr B Giegerl/Seconded Clr S McMahon)
ITEM 7.02 REVIEW OF SEPP 5 – HOUSING FOR OLDER PEOPLE AND PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY
99 RESOLVED THAT the report be received and noted.
THAT Council prepare a submission to the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning outlining, in principle, support for the recommendations emerging from the review of SEPP5 on the basis of such submission highlighting Council's concerns in relation to the limitation of the two-storey component of such developments to the front of a site and the importance of accessibility and location having regard to the total life span of residents of such developments.
FURTHER, THAT the draft submission be submitted to Council on 10th May, 2000 for final confirmation on the basis of a copy of such submission being made available to Councillors for perusal and comments one week prior to that meeting.
(Moved Clr J Morris/Seconded Clr S McMahon)
Councillor S Nasser left at this stage of the meeting.
ITEM 7.03 BUSINESS ZONES LEP AMENDMENT
100 RESOLVED THAT the recommendation contained in the Divisional Manager’s Report No. 1, be adopted.
(Moved Clr S McMahon/Seconded Clr V Badalati)
CONFIDENTIAL MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
101 RESOLVED THAT Council now resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole and in accordance with Section 10(2)(c) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Council staff (other than members of the Executive and the Minute Clerk), and members of the Press and the public be excluded from the Council Chamber during consideration of the following items for the reasons stated:-
DIVISIONAL MANAGER – DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH'S REPORT No.2
The following matter is referred for consideration in Committee of the Whole under the provisions of Section 10A(2)(c) of the Local Government Act, 1993, as it relates to financial matters where the disclosure of the information would confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom Council is conducting business which could be detrimental to Council's financial position in the matter and therefore not in the public interest -
Item 5.01 Waste Services Contract.
FURTHER, THAT in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Act, the reports, correspondence and other relevant documentation associated with these matters be withheld from the Press and the public.
In accordance with the Councils' Code of Meeting Practice, before putting the above motion to the meeting, the Mayor requested those members of the public present to indicate whether they wished to make representations to the meeting, before it was closed to the public, as to whether that part of the meeting dealing with any or all of the above matters should or should not be closed. As no representations were received from members of the public the Mayor declared the motion CARRIED.
(Moved Clr J Morris/Seconded Clr M Frawley)
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
DIVISIONAL MANAGER – DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH'S REPORT NO.2
ITEM 05.02 WASTE SERVICES CONTRACT
THAT the recommendation contained in the Divisional Manager’s Report No. 2, be adopted.
(Moved Clr V Badalati/Seconded Clr M Frawley) 102 RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole revert to Open Council.
(Moved Clr J Morris/Seconded Clr M Frawley)
103 RESOLVED THAT the Report of the Committee of the Whole as detailed be received and that the recommendations be adopted.
(Moved Clr M Frawley/Seconded Clr S Chan)
THE MEETING CLOSED AT 9.10 P.M.
CONFIRMED THIS TENTH DAY OF MAY