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COUNCIL MEETING

MINUTES OF MEETING

Wednesday, 20th October 2010


PRESENT

Council Members

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom (Chairperson)
Councillor V Badalati
Councillor B Giegerl, OAM
Councillor C Hindi
Councillor J Jacovou
Councillor S McMahon
Councillor W Pickering
Councillor A Wagstaff
Councillor C Wong

Council Staff

General Manager, Mr V Lampe
Director Administration, Mr J Tripp
Director Planning & Development, Mr B Daintry
Director Service Delivery, Mr L O'Connor
Internal Auditor / Ombudsman, Mr W Park
Manager Governance, Mr B Cooke
Manager Environmental Services, Mr G Dickens
Manager Engineering Services, Ms M Whitehurst
Manager Library Museum Gallery, Ms R Schulz
Manager Community Services, Mr D Linden
Commercial Property Manager, Mr G McDonald
Manager Public Relations & Events, Ms T Abraham
Governance Officer, Mr H Cavill


OPENING

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom opened the meeting at 7:02 pm.

Following the National Anthem, the meeting was led in the Opening Prayer by The Reverend Winston Gauder, International Community Fellowship.

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom stated "Council wishes to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which this meeting is being held as the Bidjigal people of the Eora Nation."

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom also made a statement about audio and video recordings of the Council Meeting.


APOLOGIES

Apologies for the inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Councillor A Istephan, Councillor N Liu, Councillor D Perry.

Minute No. 350
RESOLVED THAT apologies be accepted and leave of absence granted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)
Amendment

THAT the motion be amended to read: that Council accepts the apologies of Councillor Istephan, Councillor Liu and Councillor Perry, and grants leave of absence for Councillor Istephan and Councillor Liu.
(Moved Clr A Wagstaff / Seconded Clr W Pickering)

The amendment on being put was declared lost on voices and a show of hands.

The original motion was then put and declared carried on voices and a show of hands.

It was noted that Councillor Wagstaff requested her name be recorded as voting against the motion.


MAYORAL MINUTE

There was no Mayoral Minute.


MATTERS OF PRIVILEGE

Condolences

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom advised Council of the sad passing of Mr Adrian Cowper on Tuesday, 12 October 2010. Adrian was in his early thirties. Adrian was the dearly loved son of Norm and Kay Cowper and brother to Nicole, Amy and Graeme. Norm Cowper is Council’s District Environmental Health & Building Surveyor. Adrian Cowper's funeral is yet to be arranged. A floral arrangement expressing the deepest sympathy of the Mayor, Councillors and Staff was sent to Norm and Kay Cowper and family on Thursday, 14 October 2010.

Councillor S McMahon spoke to the sad passing of a Peakhurst Heights resident, Mr Phil Stell, and expressed his condolences. Councillor McMahon mentioned his local involvement as a volunteer for Lugarno Soccer Club, as well as his work for HSBC. A funeral date is yet to be arranged.

Minute No. 351
RESOLVED THAT condolences be conveyed as requested.

A minute's silence was observed in memory of those passed.

Other matters

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom also advised Council of the following:


Councillor C Hindi also congratulated both Karen and Chad Foldi, and Andrew and Chirlie Istephan on the birth of their respective sons.

Procedural Matters

Councillor V Badalati requested permission to raise a matter of urgency in the Committee of the Whole. His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom granted permission.

Councillor S McMahon requested permission to move a motion as a matter of urgency as detailed below. His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom granted permission.

Minute No. 352
MATTER OF URGENCY - ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA RUGBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL CLUB PREMIERSHIP AND PROPOSED STREET PARADE OR SPECIAL EVENT

THAT Council congratulates the St George Illawarra Rugby League Football Club and its management, coaching staff, players and supporters on winning the 2010 National Rugby League Premiership.

THAT Council notes that Kogarah Council is currently developing a proposal for a street parade or other special event to honour the achievement of the Club.

FURTHER THAT Council offers to work with Kogarah Council in organising and holding the street parade or special event so that the residents of Hurstville can share in the opportunity to honour the club for its achievement.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)

It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest.


SPEAKERS

The following persons from the public gallery addressed the Council:

Mr Kim Wagstaff: CCL223-10 Audit Committee Composition and Draft Audit Committee Charter

Mr Wagstaff wished to have recorded the fact that he has no private interest in this matter

Ms Sharyn Cullis: NOM020-10 Longwall Mining Under the Dharawal State Conservation Area

Mr Peter Sangster: NOM020-10 Longwall Mining Under the Dharawal State Conservation Area

Procedural Motion

Minute No. 353
RESOLVED THAT item NOM020-10 Longwall Mining Under the Dharawal State Conservation Area, scheduled for consideration later on the agenda, be considered now.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)

Minute No. 354
NOM020-10 LONGWALL MINING UNDER THE DHARAWAL STATE CONSERVATION AREA (D04/23708)
RESOLVED THAT Hurstville City Council opposes any coal mining, including but not limited to longwall and coal seam gas extraction, beneath the Dharawal State Conservation Area, which threatens the integrity of the swamp system which feeds O'Hare's Creek (being the headwaters of the Georges River).

THAT the Mayor writes to both the State and Federal Ministers for Environment expressing our opposition to undermining the Dharawal State Conservation Area, and requesting urgent intervention to protect the headwaters of the Georges River.

THAT Council writes to the Minister for the Environment urging that the Dharawal State Conservation Area be re-classified as a National Park or Nature Reserve, so that future mining leases and operations are prevented.

FURTHER THAT the Minister for the Environment moves to revise the Water Quality Licences issued by DECCW, in line with recommendations made by Dr Ian Wright from UWS, in order to protect the upper Georges River from coal waste discharges.
(Moved Councillor A Wagstaff / Seconded Councillor S McMahon)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.

It was also noted that the text '4 streams' in the report should read '47 streams'.


MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Minute No. 355
CCL214-10 MINUTES: COUNCIL MEETING - 22/09/2010 (09/1229)
RESOLVED THAT the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on the 22 September 2010 be adopted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 356
CCL215-10 MINUTES: EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 13/10/10 (09/1229)
RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on 13 October 2010 be adopted.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor S McMahon)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 357
CCL216-10 MINUTES: EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 29/09/10 (09/1229)
RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on 29 September 2010 be adopted.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Procedural Motion

Minute No. 358
RESOLVED THAT item CCL230A-10 Minutes: Extraordinary Council Meeting - 18/10/10, scheduled for consideration later on the agenda, be considered now along with the minutes of the other meetings.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor S McMahon)

Minute No. 359
CCL230A-10 MINUTES: EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 18/09/2010 (09/1229)
RESOLVED THAT the Minutes of the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on the 18 October 2010 be adopted, subject to the correction of the date in the title to read 18/10/2010.
(Moved Councillor W Pickering / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous
Minute No. 360
CCL217-10 MINUTES: FINANCE PROPERTY & PROJECTS COMMITTEE - 13/10/2010 (09/1213) RESOLVED THAT the Minutes of the Finance Property & Projects Committee Meeting held on the 13 October 2010 be adopted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi )
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.
Minute No. 361
CCL218-10 MINUTES: POLICY PLANNING ENVIRONMENT & MASTER PLAN IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE - 13/10/2010 (09/1216)RESOLVED THAT the Minutes of the Policy Planning Environment & Master Plan Committee Meeting held on the 13 October 2010 be adopted.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor W Pickering )

Minute No. 362
CCL219-10 MINUTES: SERVICE DELIVERY CHILD CARE POLICY & SENIOR CITIZENS POLICY COMMITTEE - 13/10/2010 (09/1215)RESOLVED THAT the Minutes of the Service Delivery Child Care Policy & Senior Citizens Policy Committee Meeting held on the 13 October 2010 be adopted, except for item TAC145A-10.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering )
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


COMMITTEES' ITEMS

Minute No. 363
TAC145A-10 MORTS ROAD CAR PARK CLOSURE FOR MORTDALE CHRISTMAS FAIR (C25699)
RESOLVED That the Mortdale Chamber of Commerce be requested to submit a Traffic Management Plan to address Pedestrian safety for the use of the footpath by shop owners as requested.

THAT the Traffic Management Plan be presented to the Traffic Advisory Committee for recommendation and approval.

FURTHER THAT the Mortdale Chamber of Commerce be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)

COUNCIL ITEMS

Minute No. 364
CCL220-10 QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE (D10/107608)
RESOLVED THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 365
CCL221-10 DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST (10/81)
RESOLVED THAT Council confirms that the position holders of the positions listed in this report are designated persons as defined in Section 441 of the Local Government Act 1993.

FURTHER, THAT the Disclosure of Interest Returns for 2009/2010 submitted by Councillors and designated persons be received and noted.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 366
CCL222-10 CODE OF MEETING PRACTICE - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT COUNCIL / COMMITTEE MEETINGS & COUNCILLORS MANAGING NON-PECUNIARY CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS (05/1898)
RESOLVED THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 367
CCL223-10 AUDIT COMMITTEE COMPOSITION AND DRAFT AUDIT COMMITTEE CHARTER (09/2339)
RESOLVED THAT the composition of the Audit Committee be as outlined in the report, with the exception that there is to be two external representatives.

THAT advertisements be undertaken for the engagement of two suitably qualified external representatives as per the Draft Charter.

THAT Council writes to tier one and tier two accounting firms for expressions of interest.

THAT external nominees be selected by full Council.

THAT the fee for the two external representatives be $350 for the Chair, and $250 for the other per meeting.

FURTHER THAT the Draft Charter be adopted and referred to the first meeting of the Audit Committee.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor A Wagstaff)
Amendment

THAT the motion be amended to include:
(Moved Clr V Badalati / Seconded Clr W Pickering)


The amendment on being put was declared lost on voices and a show of hands. A division was requested.


    For:

    Councillor B Giegerl, Councillor V Badalati, Councillor W Pickering, Councillor A Wagstaff

    Against:

    His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor C Wong, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor C Hindi

Upon the division being recorded the amendment was declared lost.

The original motion was then put and declared carried on voices and a show of hands. Councillors V Badalati and B Giegerl requested a division.


    For:

    His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor C Wong, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Wagstaff

    Against:

    Councillor B Giegerl, Councillor V Badalati, Councillor W Pickering,

Upon the division being recorded the original motion was declared carried.

Minute No. 368
CCL224-10 AUDITED ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 30 JUNE 2010 (10/1135)
RESOLVED THAT the Statutory Accounts for the year ended 30th June 2010 be adopted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.

It was noted that Councillor C Hindi left the chamber at 8:45pm, and returned at 8:46pm.

It was noted that Councillor C Hindi left the chamber at 8:51pm, and was absent for voting on this item.


Minute No. 369
CCL225-10 CERTIFICATE OF CASH & INVESTMENTS AS AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2010 (10/60)
RESOLVED THAT the report be received and noted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)

It was noted that Councillor C Hindi was absent for voting on this item.


Minute No. 370
CCL226-10 HURSTVILLE COMMUNITY CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT (10/83)
RESOLVED THAT the International Community Fellowship be permitted to use Woodville Park to hold their Annual Community Carols by Candlelight and Family Festival on Saturday, 18 December 2010 from 3.00pm to 9.30pm.

THAT Council approves the request of the Fellowship to provide assistance for the event, by providing a donation of $800.

THAT Council notes the previous approval to both waive the park booking fee of $363 and the provision of requested materials estimated at $410.

THAT the Fellowship provides Council with a copy of the Work Cover Certificate for the operation of Amusement Devices from the company that is providing any rides, in addition to a copy of that company's Public Liability Cover for the rides being used on the day of the event.

THAT the company providing the rides must comply with Work Cover NSW regulations and procedures relating to Amusement Devices.

THAT the Fellowship provides Council with a copy of their Public Liability Insurance Cover.

THAT Council supplies keys to access power from the pole and under the Rotunda for the event.

FURTHER THAT a refundable cleaning deposit of $200 be imposed to ensure the park is left clean and tidy.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)

It was noted that Councillor C Hindi was absent for voting on this item.

It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 371
CCL227-10 COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM 2010-11 (10/1299)
RESOLVED THAT the matter be deferred to a future meeting following consideration at a Councillor Workshop.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)

It was noted that Councillor C Hindi returned to the Chamber at 8:55pm.


Minute No. 372
CCL228-10 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) FOR COUNCIL ROAD CLOSING APPLICATIONS (04/2643)
RESOLVED THAT Council approve the partnership between Hurstville City Council and Department of Lands (LPMA) as per the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlined in this report.

FURTHER THAT authority be given for the General Manager to execute all relevant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) documentation and, where applicable, do so under the Common Seal of Council.
(Moved Councillor W Pickering / Seconded Councillor S McMahon)

It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 373
CCL229-10 PROPERTY MATTER - FINALISATION OF COMPULSORY ACQUISITION COMPENSATION FOR 320 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE (C08/16)
RESOLVED 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 are to be considered in Committee of the Whole (closed Council Meeting) at which the press and public be excluded. Specifically, the matters to be dealt with pursuant to Clause 10A relate to commercial property information and pursuant to Sub Clause (2)(d) are regarded as being commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it, confer a commercial advantage on a
competitor of the Council, or reveal a trade secret.

FURTHER, THAT in accordance with the provisions of Section 11(2) of the Local Government Act, 1993, the reports and correspondence relating to this matter be withheld from the press and public.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)


CCL230A-10 MINUTES: EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 18/09/2010 (09/1229) This item was considered earlier in the meeting.


NOTICES OF MOTION

Minute No. 374
NOM020-10 LONGWALL MINING UNDER THE DHARAWAL STATE CONSERVATION AREA (D04/23708) This report was considered earlier in the meeting.


QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

Minute No. 375
QWN005-10 COST TO COUNCIL OF TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED BY COUNCILLORS FROM 22/9/08 TO 30/8/10 (10/950)
RESOLVED THAT the report be received and noted.
(Moved Councillor A Wagstaff / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)
It was noted that Councillor J Jacovou left the chamber at 9:09pm, and returned at 9:11pm.
It was noted that this decision was unanimous.

During discussion Councillor C Hindi asked the General Manager whether requests for Councillor training should be approved by Council. The General Manager advised that he would provide the answer.
Minute No. 376
QWN006-10 QWN003-10 - QUOTATIONS FOR DEMOLITION OF MORTDALE MASONIC HALL (10/658)
RESOLVED THAT the report be received and noted.
(Moved Councillor A Wagstaff / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)

It was noted that this decision was unanimous.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (CLOSED COUNCIL)

As required by Council's Code of Meeting Practice, before putting the motion below 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 put the motion.

Minute No. 377
RESOLVED THAT Council now resolves itself into a Committee of the Whole (Closed Council) and in accordance with Section 10A of the Local Government Act 1993, Council Staff (other than members of the Executive, the Minute Secretary and others at the invitation of the Chairperson) and members of the press and the public be excluded from the Council Chamber during consideration of the items referred to Committee of the Whole.

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.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor W Pickering )

The doors of the Council Chamber were closed following departure of the public and required Council staff.


Minute No. 378
COW050-10 PROPERTY MATTER - FINALISATION OF COMPULSORY ACQUISITION COMPENSATION FOR 320 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE (C08/16)
RESOLVED THAT Council authorises the General Manager to offer up to the value recommended in the report plus reasonable legal costs of both parties (incurred since the compulsory acquisition on 12 March 2010 ) in order to finalise the acquisition of 320 Forest Road, Hurstville.

FURTHER THAT the Mayor writes to the Local Member to make representations to the Transport Minister to fund the difference if the total purchase costs are greater than the amount initially allocated to Council.
(Moved Councillor V Badalati / Seconded Councillor S McMahon)
It was noted that Councillor B Giegerl was not present when the matter was introduced at 9:20pm, and entered the Chamber at 9:22pm.

It was noted that this decision was unanimous. It was also noted that the date '25 September 2009' should read '25 September 2008' in the body of the report.

As permitted earlier by His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati raised a matter concerning an insurance claim for repairs to damaged pipes due to street tree roots. The Mayor requested that a report be brought to Council.
Minute No. 379
RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole revert to Open Council.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor V Badalati)

OPEN COUNCIL

The doors to the Council Chamber were opened to allow the public to re-enter.


Minute No. 380
RESOLVED THAT the Report of the Committee of the Whole as, orally reported to the meeting, be received and that the recommendations be adopted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)

CONCLUSION

The Meeting was closed at 9:40 pm.

Minutes confirmed this 24th day of November, in the year two thousand and ten.



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Chairperson

COUNCIL MEETING

APPENDIX – COMMITTEE ITEMS


FINANCE PROPERTY AND PROJECTS


FIN062-10 INVITATION TO ATTEND THE CENTENARY OF THE ST GEORGE DISTRICT CRICKET CLUB (10/78)
RESOLVED THAT Council approves supporting the Centenary of the St George District Cricket Club with the purchase of an additional 6 tickets for Councillors at a cost of $900.00.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)



FIN063-10 YOUTH SPONSORSHIP - ELLEN & SOPHIE CAUKILL (10/84)
RESOLVED THAT Council provides a donation in the amount of $600 under the provisions of Section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993 from Account 4059.46820 of the 2010/2011 Adopted Program Budget to assist Ellen & Sophie Caukill to attend the National Sports Aerobics Championships.

FURTHER THAT Ellen & Sophie Caukill be requested to submit a report on the results achieved at the National Sports Aerobics Championships.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)



POLICY PLANNING ENVIRONMENT AND MASTER PLAN IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE

PPE028-10 MATTERS SUBMITTED FOR THE INFORMATION OF COUNCILLORS - LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING COURT ACTION AND LIMITED CONSENTS - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE (09/1077)
RESOLVED THAT the information be received and noted.

THAT the precis for the legal matter at 75 Clarke Street, Peakhurst be updated to reference the details of the correspondence.

FURTHER THAT the General Manager be delegated authority, in consultation with the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, and subject to prospects of success advice, to appeal the Commissioner's determination of Appeal No. 10557 of 2010, 165 Carrington Avenue, Hurstville.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SERVICE DELIVERY CHILD CARE POLICY AND SENIOR CITIZENS COMMITTEE

SD119-10 1 WILLIAM ROAD, RIVERWOOD - REQUEST TO REMOVE EXISTING DRAINAGE EASEMENT (10/2715)
RESOLVED THAT necessary action be taken to remove the existing 1.83 metre (6 feet) wide drainage easement on the property at 1 William Road, Riverwood from the title (Certificate of Title Volume 5345 Folio 189, Lot D Registered No. 69702) provided that the owner of the property at 1 William Road, Riverwood bears the legal and administration costs involved in this matter.

FURTHER THAT the owner of 1 William Road, Riverwood be advised of Council’s decision.

(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SD120-10 COMMUNITY CAROLS - TIMOTHY RESERVE, HURSTVILLE (10/996)
RESOLVED THAT the Salvation Army Hurstville (in association with the Rotary Club of Hurstville) be permitted to use Timothy Reserve to hold their Annual Carols by Candlelight on Sunday, 19 December 2010 from 10am – 10pm.

THAT The Salvation Army Hurstville (in association with the Rotary Club of Hurstville) be permitted to use the toilet facilities within Hurstville Oval after 6.30pm, due to cricket being played at Hurstville Oval.

THAT Council impose a refundable cleaning deposit of $200.00 to ensure Timothy Reserve and Hurstville Oval facilities are left clean and tidy, removing all rubbish and candle wax from the premises.

THAT the fireworks display be located inside Hurstville Oval diagonally opposite the grandstand used for the Carol’s Service.

THAT the generator be stored behind the scoreboard on the western side of Hurstville Oval as done in previous years.

THAT The Salvation Army and the Rotary Club of Hurstville provide Council with a copy of their Public Liability Cover.

FURTHER THAT Council organise to have two groundsmen from Hurstville Oval work from 10am – 10pm as per last year’s arrangement.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SD121-10 COMMUNITY CAROLS - SMITH PARK, KINGSGROVE (10/1136)
RESOLVED THAT Beverly Hills Anglican Church be permitted to use Smith Park to hold their Annual Carols by Candlelight on Sunday, 19 December 2010 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

THAT Beverly Hills Anglican Church supply Council with a copy of their contract of insurance/and or indemnity which Indemnifies Council of any liability, this should be in the amount of not less then $10millon.

THAT Council provide the Beverly Hills Anglican Church with requested materials as outlined.

THAT Council waive the standard booking fee but impose a $200.00 refundable cleaning deposit.

FURTHER THAT the provision of the requested materials and services be on the condition that Council receives appropriate recognition on all promotional material and advertising associated with the event and that Beverly Hills Anglican Church is notified of this requirement.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SD122-10 MORTDALE RSL SUB-BRANCH CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT - MORTDALE MEMORIAL PARK (10/48)
RESOLVED THAT Mortdale RSL Sub-Branch request to hold their Annual Carols by Candlelight in Mortdale Memorial Park on Saturday 11th December, 2010.

THAT Council provide Mortdale RSL Sub-Branch with all requested material.

THAT Council impose a refundable cleaning deposit of $200.00 to ensure Mortdale Memorial Park is left clean and tidy, removing all rubbish and candle wax from the premises.

THAT Mortdale RSL Sub-Branch provide Council with a copy of their Public Liability Cover.

FURTHER THAT the provision of the requested materials and services be on the condition that Council receives appropriate recognition on all promotional material and advertising associated with the event and that Mortdale RSL Sub-Branch is notified of this requirement.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SD123-10 2010-11 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT EXPENDITURE (CDSE) SCHEME (09/1709)
RESOLVED THAT the report be received and noted
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SD124-10 STREET LIGHTING - CHANGES TO ANNUAL CHARGES (10/10)
RESOLVED THAT the report be received and noted
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SD126-10 NAMING OF CREEK FLOWING INTO LIME KILN BAY BUSHLAND SANCTUARY (SF10/562)
RESOLVED THAT Council submits an application to the Geographical Names Board of NSW to officially name the creek in question “Dairy Creek” after the multiple dairy farms and milk vendors that have operated alongside the creek and around the general area.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



SD127-10 CLOSURE OF HURSTVILLE CITY LIBRARY IN JANUARY 2011 FOR INSTALLATION OF NEW CARPET (07/934)
RESOLVED THAT the information be received and noted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC125-10 BAKER STREET OATLEY - ALTERATIONS TO KERB ALIGNMENT AN REQUEST FOR NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS (10/400)
RESOLVED THAT the proposed extension of kerb alignment by 0.5m between the vehicular crossings of 44 and 46 Baker Street, Oatley be approved.

THAT a 6m "No Parking" restriction be installed between the vehicular crossing of 44 and 46 Baker Street, Oatley after the realignment work for the kerb face is completed.

THAT delineation linemarking be installed at the proposed kerb blister to channelise through traffic on Baker Street, Oatley.

FURTHER THAT Council's Asset Engineer be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC126-10 BOUNDARY ROAD, MORTDALE - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (09/529)
RESOLVED THAT the resident's request for traffic calming devices in Boundary Road, Mortdale be denied.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC127-10 BROAD ARROW ROAD AND WILSON STREET, NARWEE - REQUEST FOR NO STOPPING RESTRICTIONS (10/35)
RESOLVED THAT the 10m statutory No Stopping restrictions be sign posted at the intersection of Broad Arrow Road and Wilson Street, Narwee.
FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.

(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC128-10 CHINESE NEW YEAR 2011 – REQUEST TO RESTRICT RIGHT TURN MOVEMENT FROM QUEENS ROAD INTO DORA STREET. (10/1642)
RESOLVED THAT this matter be deferred to the next meeting of the Traffic Advisory Committee to allow the officers of the RTA, Police and Council to further investigate the potential imapcts of the proposed restriction.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC129-10 CROSS STREET, HURSTVILLE - PROPOSED RELOCATION OF EXISTING TAXI RANK (10/1256)
RESOLVED THAT the existing landscaped kerb blister at the corner of Cross Street & Humphreys Lane, Hurstville be removed.

THAT the existing Taxi Zone in Cross Street outside Westfield Shopping Centre be relocated to the corner of Cross Street & Humphreys Lane, Hurstville.

THAT the existing Bus Zone for the bus stop in Cross Street outside Westfield Shopping Centre be lengthened to 40m.

FURTHER THAT Transport NSW be advised of Council’s decision
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC130-10 45-47 CROYDON ROAD, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST TO EXTEND P15 MIN RESTRICTION (10/1678)
RESOLVED THAT the times for the existing P15 min, 7.00am-7.30pm outside 45-47 Croydon Road, Hurstville be extended to P15min, 6.30am-10.00pm.

FURTHER THAT the shop owner of 45-47 Croydon Road be notified of Council's decision
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC131-10 925 FOREST ROAD LUGARNO, REQUEST TO REMOVE "NO PARKING" RESTRICTION (09/1563)
RESOLVED THAT the No Parking restriction outside no 925 Forest Road, Lugarno be removed.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision and be made aware that the unrestricted parking can be utilised by any registered vehicle.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC132-10 INTERSECTION OF STONEY CREEK ROAD AND GLOUCESTER ROAD, HURSTVILLE - PROPOSED TRAFFIC SIGNAL DESIGN (10/999)
RESOLVED THAT K2RQ Alliance liaise with the RTA to obtain final approval for the proposed Traffic Signal design for the northern intersection of Gloucester Road and Stoney Creek Road, Hurstville.

THAT K2RQ submit the designs approved by the RTA for the intersection of Gloucester Road and Stoney Creek Road, Hurstville to the Hurstville's Traffic Advisory Committee for consideration.

FURTHER THAT K2RQ Alliance be notified of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC133-10 MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE - REQUEST FOR A ROAD CLOSURE (10/1642)
RESOLVED THAT the request for the closure of MacMahon Street between Dora Street and the boundary of 14 MacMahon Street (the entry driveway of the public Car Park), Hurstville for a period of twelve hours from 12.00pm midday to 12.00am midnight on Saturday 26th February, 2011 be approved.

THAT access to properties on Macmahon Street, Hurstville be maintained at all times during the road closure.

THAT a TMP for the road closure be forwarded to the RTA for approval

FURTHER THAT the Event Organiser of Hurstville Chinese New Year Festival be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC134-10 MERCURY STREET, NARWEE - REQUEST FOR NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS (08/717)
RESOLVED THAT a 7-metre long "No Parking" restriction be installed across the vehicular crossings of 105 and 107 Mercury Street, Narwee.

FURTHER THAT the Manager of St Jude Family Medical Centre be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC135-10 MORGAN STREET, BEVERLY HILLS - ROAD CLOSURE BETWEEN CAHILL STREET AND ILLAWARRA PARADE FOR K2RQ RAILWAY WORK (10/757)
RESOLVED THAT the request for the closure of Morgan Street between Cahill Street and Illawarra Parade, Beverly Hills from 3pm Saturday 16 October 2010 to 11am Sunday 17 October, 2010 be approved.

FURTHER THAT Martin Chan from K2RQ Alliance be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC136-10 MULGA ROAD OATLEY - REQUEST TO RESTRICT PARKING ON THE SOUTHERN SIDE TO 2 HOURS PARKING RESTRICTION (10/1538)
RESOLVED THAT the shop owners along the southern side of Mulga Road between Woronora Parade and Myall Road, Oatley be consulted in regards to the proposed 2P, 8.30am-6.00pm, Mon -Fri, 8.30am-12.30pm, Saturday restriction proposed on the southern side of Mulga Road between Woronora Parade and Myall Road, Oatley.

THAT the results of the consultation to reported back to Traffic Advisory Committee for recommendation and approval.

FURTHER THAT Oatley Financial Services be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC137-10 43-47 OXFORD STREET, MORTDALE - REQUEST FOR NO PARKING RESTRICTIONS (10/398)
RESOLVED THAT a 12m "No Parking" restriction be installed across the vehicular crossing for 43 and 47 Oxford Street, Mortdale

FURTHER THAT Noble Homes International Pty Ltd Strata Management be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC138-10 PATRICK STREET AND ELIZABETH STREET, HURSTVILLE - ROAD SAFETY CONCERNS (10/1870)
RESOLVED THAT the resident's request to change the STOP restriction for vehicles turning left from Patrick Street into Elizabeth Street be denied.

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC139-10 RIVERWOOD SUB-BRANCH AUSTRALIAN LEGION OF EX-SERVICEMAN & WOMEN REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE – LITTLETON STREET, RIVERWOOD THURSDAY 11 NOVEMBER, 2010 (10/242)
RESOLVED THAT the Riverwood Sub-Branch of Australian Legion of Ex-Servicemen & Women's request to temporarily reserve three (3) car parking spaces in Littleton Street, Riverwood outside the Riverwood Legion & Community Club for the Remembrance Day Service on Thursday 11 November, 2010 be approved.

THAT the standard fees and charges as per Council’s 2010-2011 Schedule of Fees & Charges be waived for the proposed occupation of Littleton Street, Riverwood on Thursday 11th November, 2010.

FURTHER THAT Mr. Alex Watling, Secretary of Australian Legion of Ex-Serviceman & Women Riverwood Sub-Branch be notified of Council’s decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC140-10 THE STRAND, MORTDALE - REQUEST TO CONVERT THE STRAND TO ONE-WAY (10/779)
RESOLVED THAT the request to restrict The Strand , Mortdale to a one-way street be denied.

THAT the request to extend the one-way restriction in Pitt Street and Macquarie Street up to Boundary Road be denied

FURTHER THAT the resident be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC141-10 VICTORIA AVENUE, MORTDALE, ESTABLISHING A BUS ZONE IN FRONT OF MARIST BROTHERS COLLEGE (10/241)
RESOLVED THAT the No Stopping restriction west of the existing raised pedestrian crossing in Victoria Avenue Mortdale be shortened to 10m as required by the Road Rules.

THAT a 20m Bus Zone be established outside Marist College Penshurst in Victoria Avenue Mortdale

THAT the existing 20m No Parking. 8.00am-9.30am-2.30pm-3.30pm, School Days restriction be retained.

FURTHER THAT the Principal of Marist College, Penshurst and Punchbowl Bus Company be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC142-10 24-26 VICTORIA AVENUE, PENSHURST - REQUEST FOR 15 MIN PARKING RESTRICTION OUTSIDE MY LITTLE SUNSHINE CHILDCARE CENTRE (08/1559)
RESOLVED THAT the request for a 12m "P15min, 6.30am-10.00am, 2.00pm - 6.00pm Mon-Fri' restriction at 24-26 Victoria Avenue Penshurst outside My Little Sunshine Early Learning Centre be denied.

FURTHER THAT the Director of My Little Sunshine Early Learning Centre be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC143-10 CORRECTION OF INFORMATION IN REGARDS TO REPORT TAC112-10 - BUS ZONE OUTSIDE 96 VICTORIA AVENUE, MORTDALE (08/1559)
RESOLVED THAT the report by Senior Traffic Engineer be recieved and noted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC144-10 WARRAWEE PLACE, BEVERLY HILLS - REQUEST FOR NO PARKING, WEDDING AND FUNERAL VEHICLES EXCEPTED (10/398)
RESOLVED THAT 12m (two car spaces) of "No Parking, Wedding and Funeral Vehicles Excepted" restriction be installed outside Beverly Hills Baptist Church at 9 Warrawee Place, Beverly Hills.

FURTHER THAT Beverly Hills Baptist be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)



TAC145A-10 MORTS ROAD CAR PARK CLOSURE FOR MORTDALE CHRISTMAS FAIR (C25699)
RESOLVED That the Mortdale Chamber of Commerce be requested to submit a Traffic Management Plan to address Pedestrian safety for the use of the footpath by shop owners as requested.

THAT the Traffic Management Plan be presented to the Traffic Advisory Committee for recommendation and approval.

FURTHER THAT the Mortdale Chamber of Commerce be advised of Council's decision.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)