NAMBUCCA SHIRE COUNCIL

 

Ordinary Council Meeting

 

MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Council Meeting HELD ON 19 August 2010

 

 

The following document is the minutes of the Council meeting held on 19 August 2010.  These minutes are subject to confirmation as to their accuracy at the next meeting to be held on 2 September 2010 and therefore subject to change.  Please refer to the minutes of 2 September 2010 for confirmation.

 

 

PRESENT

 

Cr Rhonda Hoban (Mayor)

Cr John Ainsworth

Cr Martin Ballangarry OAM

Cr Janet Court

Cr Brian Finlayson

Cr Paula Flack

Cr Mike Moran OAM

Cr Anne Smyth

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Michael Coulter (General Manager)

Monika Schuhmacher (Minute Secretary)

Greg Meyers (Director Environment & Planning)

Noel Chapman (A/g Director Engineering Services)

 

APOLOGIES

 

Cr Elaine South

 

PRAYER

 

The Rev Lisa Williamson from Nambucca Heads Anglican Church offered a prayer on behalf of the Nambucca Minister's Association.

 

 

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

 

Councillor PF Flack declared a pecuniary interest in GPC Item 8.2 Nambucca Water Supply—Investigation of Dam Options under the Local Government Act as Cr Flack states that an on stream dam on North Arm would directly affect her family property and home.  Cr Flack left the meeting for this item.

 

Councillor PF Flack declared a pecuniary interest in GPC Item 8.3 Proposed Acquisition of Part of Lot 238 DP 755549 for the Proposed Nambucca District Water Supply Off River Water Storage under the Local Government Act as Cr Flack states that while Council considers an on stream dam option in which she has declared a pecuniary conflict of interest, Cr Flack by default also has a pecuniary conflict of interest in the off stream dam project.  Cr Flack left the meeting for this item.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Ordinary Council Meeting 5 August 2010

2321/10 RESOLVED:       (Smyth/Moran)

 

That the minutes of the Ordinary Council Meeting of 5 August 2010 be confirmed.

 

 

 

MAYORAL MINUTE—LATE REPORT

 

ITEM 9.8      SF1391              190810      Response from Political Parties to Funding Request

2322/10 RESOLVED:       (Hoban/Moran)

 

That the information concerning funding promises by the Coalition Parties and the Labor Party be received.

 

 

 


NOTICE OF MOTION - CR Flack

 

ITEM 5.1      SF1471              190810      DA 2010/183  - Call In

2323/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Smyth)

 

That DA 2010/183 - Demolition of existing dwellings and erection of multistorey residential flat building containing 15 dwellings, Lots 1 & 2 Section 35 DP 758749, 40-42 Liston Street, Nambucca Heads - be ‘called in’ to enable determination at an Ordinary Meeting of Council and that Councillors undertake a General Purpose Committee inspection of the site prior to determination.

 

  

 

PUBLIC FORUM

 

Resolved: (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

That the following public addresses be heard:

 

Foreshore Improvements – River Street Macksville

          i)        Ms Marie Lenthall on behalf of Joan’s Army

          ii)       Ms Elizabeth Ussher, Horticulturalist, on behalf of Joan’s Army

 

Ms Lenthal addressed Council making the following points:

·    Ask Council to rethink planting Tuckeroo trees along riverbank

·    Bring Poinciana’s there instead to be consistent with other side of River Street

·    Had been advised that it was up to the community to decide on choice of trees

 

Ms Ussher addressed Council making the following points:

·    Over 30 years gardening industry

·    Supporting Joan’s Army for many years

·    Natives not necessarily the most appropriate

·    East and North side of river already planted and established Poinciana trees

·    Excellent shade tree

·    Tuckeroo has much smaller canopy if being used for shade tree

·    Volunteers up very early and late at night, acknowledge hours committed

·    Roots not more invasive than with Tuckeroos

·    Volunteers are aging and find it difficult to keep it neat, tidy and clean.

·    Seed pods easier to clean up than the berries

·    Shade provided in summer and lets sun in winter

 

Motion:      (Moran/Ainsworth)

 

That the Tuckeroo trees are replaced with the Poinciana trees on the River Street foreshore improvement plan.

 

Amendment:       (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

That Council accept the planting of Poinciana trees on the riverbank and they are to be placed after consultation with Joan’s Army and Council’s Parks and Reserves Supervisor.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

2324/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Ainsworth)

 

That Council accept the planting of Poinciana trees on the riverbank following consultation with Joan’s Army and Council’s Parks and Reserves Supervisor.

 

 

 


PUBLIC FORUM continued

 

ITEM 10.7    Nambucca Heads Skate Park - Surveillance Report

          i)        Ms Neryl Stuart—Objector to Skate Park

          ii)       Mr Mark Novicky—Objector to Skate Park

 

ITEM 12.1    Scotts Head Master Plan (Item 8.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

          i)        Mr Greg Hill—Objector

 

Ms Stuart addressed Council making the following points:

·    On behalf of residents of Meadow Crescent

·    Concern with isolation of Skate Park

·    Code of Conduct repeatedly infringed

·    Wrong messages sent to youth in area

·    Some skater ride on road on skates, bikes

·    Loud unacceptable music, smoking and alcohol consumption

·    Residents receiving abusive phone calls and letters and vandalism to private property

·    Incidents will increase with warmer weather

·    People urinating in bushes

·    Council’s clean up of graffiti uses ratepayers money – does not appreciate this

·    Skate Park open 24/7

·    Code of Conduct sign needs to be larger, fixed bin is appreciated and needs to be regularly emptied.

 

Mr Novicky addressed Council, speaking to a prepared statement which is on file PRF71.

 

ITEM 10.7    PRF71                190810      Nambucca Heads Skate Park - Surveillance Report

Motion:      (Flack/Smyth)

 

1          That Council note the findings of the Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Audit of the Nambucca Heads Skate Park.

 

2          That Council note plans for replacement of the existing signage with larger and more effective signs; and the installation of a rubbish bin closer to the Skate Park.

 

3          That Council note the success of the Skate Safe project and seek suitable funding sources to conduct workshops in the future.

 

4          That the residents' representative and the Nambucca Valley Skaters Association be informed in writing of these decisions by Council.

 

5          That the record of surveillance undertaken by the Ranger be noted.

 

Amendment:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

1          That Council note the findings of the Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Audit of the Nambucca Heads Skate Park.

 

2          That Council note plans for replacement of the existing signage with larger and more effective signs; and the installation of a rubbish bin closer to the Skate Park.

 

3          That Council note the success of the Skate Safe project and seek suitable funding sources to conduct workshops in the future.

 

4          That the residents' representative and the Nambucca Valley Skaters Association be informed in writing of these decisions by Council.

 

5          That the record of surveillance undertaken by the Ranger be noted.

 

6                     That Council’s Ranger continues surveillance of the Skate Park and that Council receive another report on the outcome of that surveillance.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

2325/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

1          That Council note the findings of the Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Audit of the Nambucca Heads Skate Park.

 

2          That Council note plans for replacement of the existing signage with larger and more effective signs; and the installation of a rubbish bin closer to the Skate Park.

 

3          That Council note the success of the Skate Safe project and seek suitable funding sources to conduct workshops in the future.

 

4          That the residents' representative and the Nambucca Valley Skaters Association be informed in writing of these decisions by Council.

 

5          That the record of surveillance undertaken by the Ranger be noted.

 

7                     That Council’s Ranger continues surveillance of the Skate Park and that Council receive another report on the outcome of that surveillance.

 

 

 


PUBLIC FORUM continued

 

Mr Hill addressed Council making the following points:

·         Convinced that many elements of this Plan are not in the best interests of the community

·         Contradiction to intended use of Adin Street Oval which was to facilitate sport

·         Scale map never been shown, estimates only

·         Taking decision making further away from community is not appropriate

·         Tempting for Council to support master plan

·         Fatal accident at proposed new entrance to caravan park, blind corner, basic parts of plan are fundamentally flawed

·         Master plan is a disaster plan.

 

ITEM 12.1         SF382            190810      Scotts Head Master Plan (Item 8.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

MOTion:      (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council meet with the Minister for Lands to discuss the major issues being the semi permanents and the maintenance of the day use area.

 

Amendment:       (Flack/Smyth)

 

1        That Council write to the Department of Land and Property Management and advise that we do not support the use of the Aiden Street Oval as proposed but are willing to negotiate with the Department in good faith for the betterment of all parties.

 

2        That the Land and Property Management Authority be advised that lease payments do not include Council maintaining the balance of the reserve including the day use area and that regardless, given that the reserve has always been maintained by the Trust, Council will not accept responsibility for its maintenance.

 

3        That Council pay the invoice which has been received from the Land and Property Management Authority for $23,766.60 being 50% of the agreed consultancy cost of the Master Plan plus $1,766.60 for the attendance of the consultants at a Council workshop on 14 November 2009.

 

4        That Council write to the Minister for Lands to seek confirmation as to whether Council can be forced to accept the maintenance of the day reserve land.

 

5        That a workshop be held in open meeting.

 

The amendment was LOST.

 

The motion upon being put was carried and it was:

 

2326/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council meet with the Minister for Lands to discuss the major issues being the semi permanents and the maintenance of the day use area.

 

2327/10 Resolved:       (Court/Ainsworth)

 

2        That there be a report to Council on the costs of maintaining the day area at the Scotts Head Reserve.

 

3        That Council hold a workshop in Open Meeting to discuss and formulate a position to put to the Minister for Lands.

 

4        That Council pay the invoice which has been received from the Land and Property Management Authority for $23,766.60 being 50% of the agreed consultancy cost of the Master Plan plus $1,766.60 for the attendance of the consultants at a Council workshop on 14 November 2009.

 

2328/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Flack)

 

5        That at the workshop Council select representatives to attend the delegation to the Minister.

 

 

 


ASKING OF QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

There were no Questions with Notice.

 

QUESTIONS FOR CLOSED MEETING WHERE DUE NOTICE HAS BEEN RECEIVED

 

There were no Questions for Closed Meeting where due Notice has been received.

 

 

 


General Manager Report

 

ITEM 9.1      SF959                190810      Outstanding Actions and Reports

2329/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That the list of outstanding actions and reports be noted and received for information by Council.

 

2330/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Finlayson)

 

That, as per Item 17 of the Outstanding Actions and Reports, Council write to NSW Office of Water and enquire as to when the water and sewerage funding will be available.

 

 

 

 

2331/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That Item 12.9 (Item 10.2 in the General Purpose Committee) be brought forward as there were interested parties in attendance at the Council meeting.

 

 

 

ITEM 12.9         RF468            190810      Extension of Road Maintenance - Higginbotham Road, Upper Taylors Arm (Item 10.2 in the General Purpose Committee)

2332/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Hoban)

 

1        That the additional 500m length of Higginbotham Road, Upper Taylors Arm be included in the Road Register.

 

2        That the extension be included as a Category 3 Road.

 

3        That a turn around be constructed as close as possible to the end of Higginbotham Road, Upper Taylors Arm.  Cost to be determined and considered at the September Budget Review.

 

4               That Higginbotham Road, Upper Taylors Arm be bought up to standard at a cost of $25,000.

 

 

ITEM 9.2      SF1076              190810      Annual Report on Code of Conduct Complaints

2333/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Finlayson)

 

That the information concerning Code of Complaints during 2009/2010 be received.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.3      SF1415              190810      Appointment of Internal Auditor and Internal Audit Committee

2334/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council engage Forsyths to provide internal audit services for a 3 year period subject to the availability of funding.

 

2        That Council’s Internal Audit Committee comprise the Mayor (with the Deputy Mayor as alternate), Mr Don Keighran and a staff member of Bellingen Shire Council (to be nominated by that Council) with the General Manager and Manager Financial Services to have observer status.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.4      PRF34                190810      Bowraville Memorial Park - Future Management by Bowraville Aboriginal Land Council as Reserve Trust Manager

2335/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ballangarry)

 

That Council write to the Minister for Lands requesting that he support the Bowraville Local Aboriginal Land Councils’ request of 17 August 2009 for appointment as a Reserve Trust Manager for the Bowraville Memorial Park being Lot 7006/1055525.

 

 


 

ITEM 9.5      SF1478              190810      Coronation Park - Proposed Subdivision to Create Three Residential Lots for Sale by Auction

2336/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

1          That Council note the history and progress of the subdivision of Lot 2 DP 864792 being the Coronation Park Residential Subdivision Project.

 

2          That the full proceeds of the sale of proposed Lots 1–3 from the subdivision of Lot 2 DP 864792 be directed to the Land Development Reserve.

 

3          That the net proceeds of the sale of proposed Lots from the subdivision of Lot 2 DP 864792 be recorded and such amount be reimbursed to the Coronation Park Amenities Project from the future sales of land within the Nambucca Industrial Subdivision Project.

 

2337/10 Resolved:       (Smyth/Moran)

 

4        That Council reiterate Item 2 from the resolution of 21 May 2009:

 

          That Council provide a written undertaking to the Coronation Park Committee of Management that all proceeds from the sale of the land will be expended on agreed improvements to Coronation Park.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.6      PRF54                190810      Boultons Crossing (Gumma) Reserve - Future Management

Motion:      (Flack/Ballangarry)

 

1          That Council write to the National Parks and Wildlife Service seeking their expression of interest to manage the Boultons Crossing (Gumma) Reserve in lieu of the Reserve Trust and requesting details of the plan of management they would propose for the continued operation of the Reserve as a primitive camping ground and picnic area.

 

2          That the response from the National Parks and Wildlife Service be reported to Council

 

Amendment:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That this matter be deferred and that the Committee of Management be notified of Council’s intention and the Committee’s views be sought.

 

The amendment was carried and it became the motion and it was:

 

2338/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That this matter be deferred and that the Committee of Management be notified of Council’s intention and the Committee’s views be sought.

 

 

 

ITEM 9.7      SF394                190810      Report on Investments to 31 July 2010

2339/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Court)

 

That the Accountants’ Report on Investments placed to 31 July 2010 be noted.

 

 

 

 


MAYORAL MINUTE– LATE

 

The Mayoral Minute, Item 9.8, was dealt with earlier in the Minutes.

 

 

General Manager Report – LATE & FURTHER LATE REPORT

 

ITEM 9.9 AND 9.10     RF275  190810      Repair of Bellingen Road and Update

2340/10 RESOLVED:       (Flack/Ainsworth)

 

1        That Council defer a decision on the repair of the Bellingen Road to its meeting on 2 September 2010.

 

2        That Council seek Natural Disaster Funding from the RTA for interim repairs to the damaged northern section of the Bellingen Road being the removal of damaged trees and logs from the top side of landslips which are in danger of falling onto the road; secondly the provision of gravel to ensure trafficability in wet weather and thirdly the provision of signage to warn that the road is only single lane in some sections.

 

 

 

Director Environment and Planning Report

 

ITEM 10.1    SF1261              190810      DEP Applications and Statistical Reports July 2010-June 2011, 2002-2010 and Certificates Received 2004-2011

2341/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

1          That Council note development application statistics and processing times for July 2010-June 2011 compared with July 2009-June 2010.

 

2          That Council note Occupational Certificate released for the years 2004 to 2011.

 

3          That Council note the statistical information for Applications and Certificates received by Council for 2004-2011.

 

4          That Council note the statistical breakdown of development applications thus far for the current year beginning 1 January 2010.

 

 

ITEM 10.2    SF1261              190810      Outstanding DA's greater than 12 months, applications where submissions received not determined to 6 August 2010

2342/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Ballangarry)

 

1          That the list of outstanding development applications (at least 12 months old) and applications received, be noted and received for information by Council.

 

2          That the applications where submissions have been received be noted and received for information by Council.

 

 

ITEM 10.3    SF1261              190810      DA's and CDC's Received and Determined under Delegated Authority 27 July 2010 to 9 August 2010

2343/10 RESOLVED:       (Finlayson/Smyth)

 

That Council note the Development Applications/Complying Development Applications received and determined under delegated authority.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.4    SF1261              190810      Development Application Statistics with Comparable Figures for all Developments for 2009/2010 and Comparable Years from 2004-2010

2344/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Ballangarry)

 

That Council note development application statistics and processing times for the years 2004 to 2010.

 

 

 

ITEM 10.5    SF1148              190810      Contract Regulatory Officer's Report - July 2010

2345/10 RESOLVED:       (Smyth/Ainsworth)

 

That the report from the Contract Regulatory Officer for July 2010 be received and noted by Council.

 

 

 

 


ITEM 10.6    SF1491              190810      Accreditation of Local Government Building Surveyors - Assessment of Council Projects and Applications for Council Employees

2346/10 RESOLVED:       (Smyth/Finlayson)

 

1          That Council note that its Building Surveyors have all been accredited and Council can continue unhindered to assess all forms of applications for Construction Certificates, Complying Development Certificates, undertake the required inspections and issue compliance certificates and occupation certificates.

 

2          That Council, authorise the General Manager to negotiate and enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Bellingen Shire Council for reciprocal arrangements for the assessment of applications for Construction Certificates and Complying Development Certificates for Council's own projects or proposals applied for by Council employees.

 

3          That the General Manager be authorised via delegation to determine and engage the most appropriate and cost effective means via a Council or a NSW Accredited Private Certifier to assess applications for Construction Certificates and Complying Development Certificates for Council's own projects or proposals applied for by Council employees.

 

 

 

 


Item 10.7 was dealt with under Delegations.

 

 

 

 

Director Engineering Services Report

 

ITEM 11.1    SF90                  190810      Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee Meeting Minutes - 3 August 2010

2347/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council adopt the minutes of the Nambucca Shire Traffic Committee meeting held on 3 August 2010.

 

2348/10 Resolved:       (Hoban/Finlayson)

 

2        That all business items for discussion at the Traffic Committee meeting are to be submitted to the Manager Technical Services in writing, together with an supporting documentation and recommendation, two weeks prior to the date of the meeting; any additional matter (deemed urgent by the Committee) be given consideration on the day; and, any non-urgent general business on the day will be tabled for consideration at the next meeting with supporting information and recommendation provided by the Committee member who raised the issue.

 

 

 

Director Engineering Services Report – LATE

 

ITEM 11.2    SF768                190810      Refurbishment of Congarinni North Bridge

2349/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Finlayson)

 

That, with the contract for the refurbishment of the Congarinni North Bridge, Council:

 

i         Replace the girders on spans four to eight with concrete girders

 

ii        Approve a variation to the contract

 

iii       Allocate the additional $199,650 + GST to incorporate concrete girders.

 

  

 

General Purpose Committee REPORT

 

Item 12.1 (8.1) was dealt with under Delegations.

 

 

 

Cr Flack left the meeting at the beginning of Item 12.2 at 7.35 pm and returned at the conclusion of Item 12.3 the time being 7.38 pm.

 

ITEM 12.2         SF182            190810      Nambucca Water Supply - Investigation of Dam Options on the Nambucca River at League Creek and Gravelly Creek (Item 8.2 in the General Purpose Committee)

2350/10 RESOLVED:       (Finlayson/Ainsworth)

 

1        That Council note the content of the report from NSW Public Works.

 

2        That NSW Public Works be requested to finalise the report with justification to be provided for the preferred delivery of water to the Bowraville Water Headworks by pipeline rather than by the Nambucca River.

 

3        That Council take no further action in relation to the Gravelly Creek dam site.

 

4        That the NSW Public Works be requested to indicate whether they have any evidence a fish ladder would be required.

 

Note:  Cr Smyth and Cr Ballangarry called for a Division.

 

For the Motion:                Councillors Court, Finlayson, Ainsworth and Hoban            (Total 4)

Against the Motion:          Councillors Ballangarry, Smyth and Cr Moran           (Total 3)

 

 


Cr Flack left the meeting at the beginning of Item 12.2 at 7.35 pm and returned at the conclusion of Item 12.3 the time being 7.38 pm.

 

ITEM 12.3         SF1103          190810      Proposed Acquisition of Part of Lot 238 DP 755549 for the Proposed Nambucca District Water Supply Off River Water Storage (Item 8.3 in the General Purpose Committee)

2351/10 RESOLVED:       (Finlayson/Hoban)  (Finlayson/Hoban)

 

1        That Council acquire approximately 6.5 hectares of land at the rear of 314 Bellingen Road, Bowraville (Lot 238 DP 755549) at a price of $4,500 per hectare with the final compensation to be determined by survey.

 

2        That all survey and legal costs relating to the creation of the lot and the transfer of title be met by Council.

 

3        That the transfer of the land be subject to the issue of a subdivision certificate.

 

4        That Council’s seal be attached to all relevant documents.

 

 

 

ITEM 12.4         SF820            190810      Quarterly Performance Review - 30 JUNE 2010 (Item 8.4 in the General Purpose Committee)

2352/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth) 

 

That Council note the extent to which the Performance Targets have been achieved for the quarter to 30 June 2010.

 

 

 

ITEM 12.5         SF25             190810      North Coast Academy of Sport - Request for Annual Donation (Item 8.5 in the General Purpose Committee)

2353/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Finlayson)

 

1        That Council thank Mr John Kincade, Executive Director, North Coast Academy of Sport, for his presentation to Council’s General Purpose Committee meeting.

 

2        That Council donate $1,000 to the North Coast Academy of Sport and that the remaining $1390 be allocated to sports not part of the Academy of Sport.

 

 

 

ITEM 12.6         SF1409          190810      Local Growth Management Strategy Employment Lands (Item 9.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

2354/10 RESOLVED:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

1          That Council publicly exhibit the Draft Local Growth Management Strategy – Employment Lands for a minimum period of 28 days commencing Thursday 26th August 2010.

 

2          That the draft strategy be formally referred to appropriate government agencies for consideration and comment during the exhibition period.

 

NoteCr Flack requested that her vote be recorded as against this resolution as Cr Flack has had insufficient time to consider the Draft Report.

 

 


 

ITEM 12.7         SF1372          190810      Local Adaptation Pathways Program - Climate Change Risk Assessment and Adaptation Plan (Item 9.2 in the General Purpose Committee)

2355/10 RESOLVED:       (Moran/Ainsworth) 

 

1          The draft reports be exhibited for a period not less than 28 days and the exhibition period be coordinated with Kempsey and Bellingen Shire Councils;

 

2          The draft report be forwarded to any relevant authorities for consideration during the exhibition period;

 

3          The consultant be requested to review any submission received on the draft report and recommend changes where considered necessary;

 

 

 

ITEM 12.8         SF962            190810      Weeds Group Affiliation (Item 10.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

2356/10 RESOLVED:       (Court/Finlayson)   

 

1        That Council apply for reinstatement with the North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee.

 

2        That subject to the reinstatement Council resign from the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee.

 

3        That Council enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee.

 

 

Item 10.2 was dealt with earlier in the meeting.

 

 

2357/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Moran)

 

1       That Council consider any written representations from the public as to why the Meeting should not be Closed to the public.

 

2        That Council move into Closed Meeting to discuss the matters for the reason(s) listed below.

 

ITEM 12.10   SF382          190810         Rating of Scotts Head Caravan Park (Item 12.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

 

Reason reports are in Closed Meeting:

It is recommended that the Council resolve into closed session with the press and public excluded to allow consideration of this item, as provided for under Section 10A(2) (g) of the Local Government Act, 1993, on the grounds that the report contains advice concerning litigation, or advice that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege.  

 

 

 

CLOSED MEETING

 

The Ordinary Council Meeting's Meeting IN CLOSED MEETING commenced at 7.40 pm.

 

 



RESUMED IN OPEN

 

2358/10 Resolved:       (Ainsworth/Court)

 

That Ordinary Council Meeting resume in Open Meeting.  The Ordinary Council Meeting resumed IN OPEN MEETING at  7.42 pm.

 

 

 

FROM COUNCIL IN CLOSED MEETING

 

General Manager Report

For Confidential Business Paper in Closed Meeting

General Purpose Committee CLOSED REPORT

 

ITEM 12.10       SF382            190810      Rating of Scotts Head Caravan Park (Item 12.1 in the General Purpose Committee)

Recommendation:

 

That Council seek, from the Minister for Lands, a copy of the legal advice provided to him by the Chief Executive of the Land and Property Management Authority in relation to the liability of the Scotts Head Caravan Park to pay general rates, as referred to in the Minister’s letter of 7 June 2010.

 

   

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business the Mayor then closed the meeting the time being 7.44 pm. 

 

Confirmed and signed by the Mayor on 2 September 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

CR RHONDA HOBAN

MAYOR

(CHAIRPERSON)