MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL

HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 29 JANUARY, 1997 AT 8.00 PM

PRESENT:

Council Members:Council Staff:
Also Present by Invitation:

Clergy Representative -

National Anthem and Opening Prayer:
CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

Council Meeting -
11/12/1996


MATTERS OF PRIVILEGE

Condolence:

Mrs Daisy Yvonne Jeppesen:
OTHER MATTERS OF PRIVILEGE -

Congratulations, etc:

Tamara Jane Verus:Ms Maria Long:Appreciation:

Operation of Brothels:Matter of Urgency:

M5 East:Australia Day - Botany Bay Regatta

Councillor Griffin advised that he and Councillor Stewart had successfully competed in the Councillors Challenge Cup and had been awarded the trophy for 1997. The Mayor commented that this year was the first time Council had entered a team in the Botany Bay Australia Day Regatta and, due to the efforts of Councillors Griffin and Stewart, had the honour of being the first recipients of the new trophy.


DISCLOSURE AND NATURE OF INTEREST IN MATTERS BEFORE COUNCIL

The following Councillors declared an interest in matters before the Council -

Councillors F Dominelli and W F Pickering - Item 3.03 (Property Matter - Hurstville) as proprietor and employee respectively of the company submitting an offer for the acquisition of Council's property;
Councillor J Griffin - Item 4.08 (Church of the Living God - Donation of Wood Chips) by virtue of having acted as consultant for the organisation:
Councillor C G Neil - Item 5.02.02 (15-17 Gordon Street, Hurstville) on account of being involved with the applicant in other business dealings; and
Councillor B Giegerl - Item 5.03.01 (13-15 Bryant Street, Narwee) because of preliminary discussion with one of the advisers.



REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared Councillors F Dominelli and W F Pickering (Item 3.03), withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on this matter.



WORKS COMMITTEE

Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared Councillor J Griffin (Item 4.08), withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on this matter.
DEVELOPMENT HEALTH & PLANNING COMMITTEE


Divisional Manager - Development & Health's ReportInterest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared Councillor C G Neil (Item 5.02.02) and Councillor B Giegerl (Item 5.03.01) withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on these matters.

Divisional Manager - Policy Planning & Environment's Report
COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE - 12/12/1996





MATTERS REFERRED TO COUNCIL FOR CONSIDERATION


FINANCE COMMITTEE

Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report

ITEM 3.07 CALVARY HOSPITAL 2000 FOUNDATION - 1997 CHALLENGE CUP GOLF DAY
ITEM 3.08 COROWA SHIRE COUNCIL - 1997 AUSTRALIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION (ALGWA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE
ITEM 3.17 ST GEORGE SOCCER ASSOCIATION - LEASE OF PEAKHURST PARK

DEVELOPMENT HEALTH AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

Divisional Manager - Development & Health's Report

ITEM 6.05.02 TWELFTH WWM NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WASTE MANAGEMENT - 5 TO 7 MARCH 1997
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Resolved that in accordance with Section 10(2) of the Local Government Act, 1993, the following item(s) be considered in Committee of the Whole for the reason that publicity may be prejudicial to the interests of the Council or the individuals concerned and that Council staff (other than members of the Executive, and the City Recorder) and members of the Press and the public be excluded from the Council Chamber.


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - COMMUNITY & CORPORATE SERVICES' REPORT NO. 2

Item 3.03 Property Matter - Hurstville
Item 3.14 Property Matter - Hurstville
Item 3.22 Legal Matters involving Court Action
Item 3.23 Property Matter - Suite 3B Hurstville House
Item 3.24 Property Matter - Hurstville
Item 3.25 Property Matter - Shops 1 & 2 Hurstville House
Item 3.34A Property Matter - Shop 4, Hurstville House


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - ENGINEERING'S REPORT NO. 2

Item 4.12 Staff Matter - Mr Don Hackett
Item 4.23 Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre - P & O Food Services
Item 4.28 Replacement of Loader L35

Further, that in accordance with the provisions of Section 11(1) and (2) of the Act for the reason(s) above-stated, the reports and correspondence relating to these matters be withheld from the Press and the public.


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - COMMUNITY & CORPORATE SERVICES' REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 3.01 PROPERTY MATTER - HURSTVILLE ( SALE OF LOT 362 PEARL STREET, HURSTVILLE) (See Item 3.03 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)
Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared, Councillors F Dominelli and W F Pickering withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on this matter.
ITEM 3.02 PROPERTY MATTER - FIRST FLOOR 20 MACMAHON STREET (See Item 3.14 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:ITEM 3.03 LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING COURT ACTION (See Item 3.22 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)
ITEM 3.04 PROPERTY MATTER - SUITE 3B HURSTVILLE HOUSE (See Item 3.23 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

ITEM 3.05 PROPERTY MATTER - 3 PATRICK STREET, HURSTVILLE (See Item 3.24 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

ITEM 3.06 PROPERTY MATTER - SHOPS 1 & 2 HURSTVILLE HOUSE (See Item 3.25 of the Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

Chairman: The Chair was taken by the Deputy Mayor, Councillor M O Frawley, during the temporary absence of the Mayor between 9.47 pm and 9.53 p.m.
The Committee's recommendation was unanimously supported by the Members.


ITEM 3.07A PROPERTY MATTER - SHOP 4 HURSTVILLE HOUSE (See Item 3.32A of the Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' report No. 2



DIVISIONAL MANAGER - ENGINEERING'S REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 4.01 STAFF MATTER - MR DON HACKETT - RETIREMENT (See Item 4.12 - Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)
ITEM 4.02 HURSTVILLE AQUATIC LEISURE CENTRE - P & O FOOD SERVICES (See Item 4.23 - Divisional Manager-Engineering's Report No. 1)
ITEM 4.03 REPLACEMENT OF LOADER L35 (See Item 4.28 - Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)


OPEN COUNCIL



THE MEETING CLOSED AT 11.00 PM

CONFIRMED THIS TWENTYSIXTH DAY OF FEBRUARY
ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND NINETY-SEVEN


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CHAIRPERSON