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DATE FOR THE BUSINESS PAPER 97 04 09th April, 1997-

HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
CIVIC CENTRE, MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE.
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MEETING NO. 4 TO BE HELD ON 9 APRIL 1997
1 April, 1997

The Mayor and the Councillors


Dear Member,

I have by direction to request your attendance at a meeting of the Council to be held in the Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Hurstville, on WEDNESDAY, 9 APRIL, 1997 AT 8.00 PM to deal with the Business herein mentioned.

Yours faithfully,


GENERAL MANAGER


NATIONAL ANTHEM

OPENING PRAYER: Major John Rees, Salvation Army Corps, Hurstville

B U S I N E S S:

1. Confirmation of Minutes - 19 March, 1997
- 26 March, 1997
2. Apologies
2(a) Mayoral Minute
3. Privilege
i. Condolences
ii. Other Matters of Privilege
4. Disclosure and Nature of Interest in Matters before Council
5. Reports (A) From Committees:
1. Finance Committee
2. Works Committee
3. Development Health & Planning Committee
4. Policy Review Forward Planning & Staff Cttee - 26/3/1997
5. Matters referred to Council from Committee Reports
6. Notices of Motion
7. Committee of the Whole
8. Adoption of Recommendations of Committee of the Whole

HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
CIVIC CENTRE, MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE.
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SUMMARY OF ITEMS CONTAINED IN THE
GENERAL MANAGER'S' REPORT
TO THE MEETING OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
TO BE HELD ON 9TH APRIL, 1997





01:01 Independent Commission Against Corruption - Publication "Under Careful Consideration: Key Issues For Local Government"

HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
REPORT ITEM NO: .
GENERAL MANAGER'S
GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT NO 1 TO THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING TO BE HELD ON 9TH APRIL, 1997


His Worship the Mayor & Councillors
Hustville City Council
The Civic Centre
HURSTVILLE

Dear Councillors,

Hereunder is my report No.1 to be submitted to the FINANCE Committee:-


01.01 INDEPENDENT COMMISSION AGAINST CORRUPTION - PUBLICATION "UNDER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION: KEY ISSUES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT"


HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
RECOMMENDATION NO: .01
GENERAL MANAGER'S

. Recommendation INDEPENDENT COMMISSION AGAINST CORRUPTION - PUBLICATION "UNDER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION: KEY ISSUES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT"


RECOMMENDATION

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Yours faithfully,





H.E.J. WALLACE
GENERAL MANAGER


HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
CIVIC CENTRE, MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE.
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HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
REPORT ITEM NO: 08.00
Appendix for Reports from Committees



.99 * Policy Review, Forward Planning & Staff Committee - 26/3/97



REPORT OF THE POLICY REVIEW FORWARD PLANNING
AND STAFF COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON
WEDNESDAY, 26 MARCH, 1997 AT 7.20 PM

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
COUNCIL STAFF:
DISCLOSURE AND NATURE OF INTEREST
1. ___GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT NO. 1


ITEM 1.1 TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT POLICY REVIEW

ITEM 1.2 STAFF MATTER (See Item 1 of the General Manager's Report No. 2)
2. __DIVISIONAL MANAGER - COMMUNITY & CORPORATE SERVICES' REPORT NO. 1


ITEM 2.1 LEGAL MATTER - TENDERS FOR PROVISION OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND VALUATION SERVICES TO COUNCIL (See Item 1 of the Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 2)
3. ___DIVISIONAL MANAGER - POLICY PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT'S REPORT NO. 1

ITEM 3.1 DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLAN - CHILD CARE CENTRES

Temporary Adjournment:

POLICY REVIEW FORWARD PLANNING & STAFF
COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 2


Resolved that in accordance with Section 10(2) of the Local Government Act, 1993, the following item(s) be considered in closed committee 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) the Press and the Public be excluded from this part of the meeting.

GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT NO. 2

Item 1 Staff Matter

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

Item 1 Legal Matter - Tenders for Provision of Property Management and Valuation Services to Council

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 such matter (s) be withheld from the Press and the Public.

1. GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 1 STAFF MATTER (Item 2 of the General Manager's Report No.1 refers)

ITEM 1 LEGAL MATTER - TENDERS FOR PROVISION OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND VALUATION SERVICES TO COUNCIL (Item 1 of the Divisional Manager's Report No. 1 refers)
THE MEETING CONCLUDED AT 8.35 P.M



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CHAIRPERSON

HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
REPORT ITEM NO: 08.00
Appendix for Reports from Committees



. * Works Committee - 09/04/97

REPORT OF THE MEETING OF THE WORKS COMMITTEE
OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HURSTVILLE
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 9TH APRIL, 1997


PRESENT: COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

COUNCILLOR M. LYNCH (Chairperson)
COUNCILLOR R. STEWART
COUNCILLOR B. GIEGERL
COUNCILLOR J. GRIFFIN

COUNCIL STAFF:

DIVISIONAL MANAGER - ENGINEERING
MANAGER - ENGINEERING ADMINISTRATION
MANAGER - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION

Your Committee has to report having examined the following matters, and recommends:-

04.01 TREES - APPLICATIONS FOR REMOVAL OR LOPPING

HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
REPORT ITEM NO: \08.00
Appendix for Reports from Committees



. * Development, Health & Planning Committee - 09/04/97

REPORT OF THE MEETING OF THE DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH
AND PLANNING COMMITTEE OF
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HURSTVILLE
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 9 APRIL, 1997


PRESENT : COMMITTEE MEMBERS :

COUNCILLOR F. DOMINELLI (CHAIRMAN)
COUNCILLOR C. NEIL
COUNCILLOR P. SANSOM
COUNCILLOR M. SMITH

COUNCIL STAFF :

DIVISIONAL MANAGER, POLICY, PLANNING AND
ENVIRONMENT
DIVISIONAL MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
MANAGER, BUILDING SERVICES
MANAGER, DEVELOPMENT SERVICES



Your Committee has to report having examined the following matters, and recommends :


05.02 DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS - HURSTVILLE WARD

05.02.01 42 PARK ROAD, HURSTVILLE (D.A. 470/95)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."


05.02.02 4/130 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE (D.A. 570/95)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."



05.02.03 1A HILL STREET, HURSTVILLE (D.A. 480/95)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."


05.02.04 183B FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE (D.A. 80/96)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."



05.02.05 1/330 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE (D.A. 389/96)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."

05.04 DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS - PEAKHURST WARD

05.04.01 268A BELMORE ROAD, RIVERWOOD (D.A. 489/94)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."


05.04.02 705 FOREST ROAD, PEAKHURST (D.A. 143/91)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted

AND FURTHER THAT the applicant be informed that upon expiry of this approval the Council will be considering a reduction in the hours of operation of hotel premises."




05.04.03 81 WOODLANDS AVENUE, LUGARNO (D.A. 49/95))

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted

AND FURTHER THAT additional conditions be imposed as follows :

* The loft/storage areas to the three buildings named "D", "E" and "F" shall not be used for habitable purposes.

* Highlight windows, centrally located under the apex of roof and having maximum dimensions of 1500mm x 600mm, shall be provided to the loft/storage areas of the three buildings noted as "D", "E" and "F"."

05.04.04 329 BELMORE ROAD, RIVERWOOD (D.A. 453/96)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."

05.04.05 60 ISAAC STREET, PEAKHURST (D.A. 90/96)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted."





SECTION 2

BUILDING APPLICATIONS

06.03.01 1A & 1B GARDEN GROVE, BEVERLY HILLS (PNS WARD)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the matter be referred to full Council."


06.04.01 98 GUNGAH BAY ROAD, OATLEY (PK WARD)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the application be deferred for Ward Councillor
inspection and discussion with the applicant AND FURTHER,
THAT delegated authority be granted to the General Manager
to approve the application if consensus is reached with the
Ward Councillors."

ADDENDUM

06.04.02A LEGAL MATTER - (SEE ITEM 05.01A - DIVISIONAL
MANAGER'S REPORT NO. 2 TO DEVELOPMENT,
HEALTH AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the matter be referred to Council for consideration in Committee of the Whole."

.../Divisional Manager - Policy, Planning &
Environment's report

07.01 HERITAGE BUILDINGS

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted.


07.02 DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLAN - CHILD CARE
CENTRES

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION

THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted.



HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
REPORT ITEM NO: 08.00
Appendix for Reports from Committees



. * Finance Committee - 09/04/97



REPORT OF THE MEETING OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE OF THE
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HURSTVILLE
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 9TH APRIL, 1997


PRESENT: COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
COUNCIL STAFF:
APOLOGY: An apology for inability to attend the Meeting was tendered on behalf of
Clr B McDonald.


GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT


01.01 INDEPENDENT COMMISSION AGAINST CORRUPTION - PUBLICATION "UNDER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION: KEY ISSUES FOR LOCAL
GOVERNMENT"

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"

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DIVISIONAL MANAGER - BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT

02.01 REVIEW OF FINANCIAL POSITION AS AT 27TH MARCH, 1997
(APPENDIX 'A' TO DIVISIONAL MANAGER'S REPORT) (F/00023)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"


02.02 FINANCIAL STATEMENT (FORM 2) AS AT 27TH MARCH, 1997
(APPENDIX 'B' TO DIVISIONAL MANAGER'S REPORT) (F/00009)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"



02.03 COUNCIL INVESTMENTS AS AT 27TH MARCH, 1997 (F/00026)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"



02.04 JOB COST REPORT - EXPENDITURE TO 27TH MARCH, 1997
(APPENDIX 'C' TO DIVISIONAL MANAGER'S REPORT) (F/00017)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"


02.05 REPORT ON RATE COLLECTIONS FOR PERIOD 1/7/1996 TO 25/3/1997
(F/00009)
COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted".


02.06 COMMONWEALTH BANK LOCKBOX BANKING SERVICE AGREEMENT

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted.

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DIVISIONAL MANAGER - COMMUNITY & CORPORATE SERVICES' REPORT


03.01 RETURN OF THANKS

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"


03.02 HURSTVILLE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE - STATEMENT OF HIRINGS
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH, 1997

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.03 THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND - FORCED AMALGAMATIONS
(S/00006)
COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.04 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT (G/00010)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.05 HURSTVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY - CENTENNIAL BAKERY MUSEUM (H/00011)
COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.06 PROPERTY MATTER - BLACKBUTT AVENUE, LUGARNO (009699)
(See Item 03.01 - Divisional Manager's Report No.2 to Finance Committee)

THE COMMITTEE RESOLVED -
COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

03.07 VOLUNTEERS' LUNCHEON
COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.08 TCS/BOOK PLUS USER FORUM - 8TH AND 9TH MAY, 1997

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.09 HURSTVILLE LIBRARY & INFORMATION SERVICES - 29TH ANNUAL REPORT FOR PERIOD 1995/96

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.10 MR THOMAS LEHMANN - REPORT ON RESULTS ACHIEVED (F/00035)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.11 PROPERTY MATTER - WATSON LANE, NARWEE (R/00506)
(See Item 03.02 - Divisional Manager's Report No.2 to Finance Committee)


THE COMMITTEE RESOLVED - COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:



03.12 HURSTVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC - CENTENNIAL BAKERY MUSEUM - MONTH REPORTS FROM MUSEUM CO-ORDINATOR
(H/00011) COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.13 GEORGES RIVER CRISIS SEMINAR - REQUEST FOR FREE USE OF CIVIC THEATRE (H/00006)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.14 RIVERWOOD RESIDENTS ACTION GROUP PRECINCT COMMITTEE - PUBLIC MEETING

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.15 ANZAC SERVICES 1997

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"

03.16 LIST OF TEMPORARY APPROVALS (B/00014)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"


03.17 QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE - ANSWERS PENDING (C/00072)

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:


03.18 LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING COURT ACTION
(See Item 03.03 - Divisional Manager's No.2 Report to Finance Committee)

THE COMMITTEE RESOLVED -
THAT, for the reason that the matter relates to legal proceedings where Council's interests may be prejudiced by publicity, the press and the public be excluded from that part of the Finance Committee Meeting at which this matter is considered. THAT, in accordance with the provisions of Sub-Clause 11(2) of the Local Government Act, 1993, the reports and correspondence relating to this matter be withheld from the press and the public.

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the matter be referred to Council for consideration in Committee of the Whole"


03.19 STAFF ESTABLISHMENT & VARIATIONS THERETO AS AT 31/3/1997

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"


03.20 HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR, CLR T KAWAI, SHIROISHI CITY COUNCIL
(C/00034)
COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

"THAT the Divisional Manager's recommendation be adopted"

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THE MEETING CLOSED AT 7.20 pm.




.................................................. CHAIRMAN