MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL

HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 19 MARCH, 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 -
26/2/1997

APOLOGIES



MATTERS OF PRIVILEGE

Condolence:

Councillor M M Smith advised of the sudden passing on 1 March, 1997, of Mrs Yvonne June (June) Ford and requested Council's condolences be conveyed to her husband, Mr Ken Ford, and family. The late Mrs Ford had been a tireless worker for Hurstville Rotary Club and would be greatly missed by her family and many friends both within Rotary and the community she had so diligently served.


OTHER MATTERS OF PRIVILEGE -

Get Well:

The Mayor advised that Council had that day received notice that former Mayor and long- serving Alderman, Mr Michael (Mick) Croot, MBE, was extremely ill but, at present, he had no further details regarding Mr Croot's condition. The Mayor was, however, pleased to be able to inform Council that former Councillor, Mr Richard (Dick) Swanton, who was taken seriously ill at the weekend, was now recovering in St George Private Hospital.


St George Day - 23 April, 1997

The Mayor drew attention to the Resource Kit distributed to each Councillor in relation to Council's participation in the St George Day awareness campaign being undertaken by the three Councils of the St George region and St George Hospital in collaboration with the other major organisations that comprised the St George Day Committee, and requested that the Councillors take every opportunity to promote St George Day.
Petition:

Councillor B Giegerl sought permission to table a petition relating to the M5 East Motorway and requested that a copy of the petition be provided to each Councillor.
Congratulations

Councillor M V Lynch stated that it had been his privilege to be present at the Institute of Municipal Engineering Australia Conference when Council received the Engineering Excellence Award in the "Design and/or Construction of a Local Government Project" category for the Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre, and requested that congratulations be extended to the Divisional Manager - Engineering, Mr C J Little, and the other Council staff involved in the project.

Councillor M M Smith advised that she had accepted on Council's behalf a 'Pride of Workmanship' award presented by the Rotary Club of Riverwood in appreciation of the continued commitment and workmanship displayed in the work undertaken by Council's Parks & Recreation staff in the shopping centre at Riverwood and requested that congratulations be conveyed to the staff members involved.
DISCLOSURE AND NATURE OF INTEREST IN MATTERS BEFORE COUNCIL

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

Councillor M M Smith - Items 3.03 and 3.05 (St George Life Education Centre ) as fund raising Chairperson of the Organisation.
Councillor P R Sansom - Items 4.19 and 4.23A (Lions Club of Lugarno - Jazz in the Park) since while not an office holder, Councillor Sansom had been acting in an advisory capacity.


REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared Councillor M M Smith (Items 3.03 and 3.05) withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on these matters.

WORKS COMMITTEE

Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared Councillor P R Sansom (Items 4.19 and 4.23A) withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on these matters
DEVELOPMENT HEALTH & PLANNING COMMITTEE


Divisional Manager - Development & Health's ReportDivisional Manager - Policy Planning & Environment's Report
SAFETY AND ANTI-LITTER COMMITTEE - 27/2/1997
COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE - 5/3/1997


MATTERS REFERRED TO COUNCIL FOR CONSIDERATION

WORKS COMMITTEE

Divisional Manager - Engineering

ITEM 4.04 M5 EAST MOTORWAY - MINISTER FOR ROADS' RESPONSE TO COUNCIL SUBMISSION
ITEM 4.08 KING GEORGES ROAD AT STONEY CREEK ROAD, BEVERLY HILLS - ROAD WIDENING
ITEM 4.23A LIONS CLUB OF LUGARNO - "JAZZ IN THE PARK"

Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared, Councillor P R Sansom withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on this matter.


DEVELOPMENT HEALTH AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

Divisional Manager - Development & Health's Report

ITEM 5.01.01 19 DOUGLAS HAIG STREET, OATLEY - DETACHED DUAL DWELLINGS

Vote against
the motion:
Councillor P R Sansom requested that his name be recorded as having voted against the motion.


ITEM 5.04.01 10B LLEWELLYN STREET, OATLEY - SECTION 102 MODIFICATION - DUAL OCCUPANCY DEVELOPMENT

Vote against
the motion:
Councillors B McDonald and P R Sansom requested that their names be recorded as having voted against the motion.

ITEM 5.05.04 WHITE PAPER AND EXPOSURE DRAFT BILL ON "INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT"



ITEM 6.05.02 WASTE LEVY TO SOUTHERN SYDNEY WASTE PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT BOARD
ITEM 6.05.03 DELEGATES REPORT - COOKS RIVER CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE



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 3.01 Tenders - Baby Grand Piano
Item 3.02 Property Matter - Hurstville
Item 3.03 Property Matter - Shop 3, Hurstville House
Item 3.04 Property Matter - Suite 4F, Hurstville House
Item 3.05 Legal Matters involving Court Action
Item 3.06 Property Matter - Moomba to Sydney Ethane Pipeline


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - ENGINEERING'S REPORT NO. 2

Item 4.01A Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre - Kiosk Concession


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - POLICY PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT'S REPORT NO. 2

Item 7.01 Foreshore Building Adjustment - 170 Lugarno Parade, Lugarno


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 TENDERS - BABY GRAND PIANO (See Item 3.08 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)
ITEM 3.02 PROPERTY MATTER - HURSTVILLE - 14 MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE (See Item 3.14 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:ITEM 3.03 PROPERTY MATTER - SHOP 3, HURSTVILLE HOUSE (See Item 3.15 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)
ITEM 3.04 PROPERTY MATTER - SUITE 4F HURSTVILLE HOUSE (See Item 3.16 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)
ITEM 3.05 LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING COURT ACTION (See Item 3.17 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

ITEM 3.06 PROPERTY MATTER - MOOMBA TO SYDNEY ETHANE PIPELINE (See Item 3.18 of the Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - ENGINEERING'S REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 4.01A HURSTVILLE AQUATIC LEISURE CENTRE - KIOSK CONCESSSION (See Item 4.22A - Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)
DIVISIONAL MANAGER - POLICY PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT'S REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 7.01 FORESHORE BUILDING LINE ADJUSTMENT - 170 LUGARNO PARADE, LUGARNO

59 RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole revert to Open Council.


OPEN COUNCIL




THE MEETING CLOSED AT 9.35 PM

CONFIRMED THIS NINTH DAY OF APRIL
NINETEEN HUNDRED AND NINETY - SEVEN


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CHAIRPERSON