MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL

HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 23 JULY, 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 -
25/6/1997
Council Meeting -
16/7/1997 (Adjourned
until 22/7/1997)
MAYORAL MINUTE

MATTERS OF PRIVILEGE

Condolence:
Other matters of privilege:

Welcome: The Mayor welcomed Council's newly appointed Events and Protocol Officer, Ms Mandy Gibbens, to her first meeting and wished her a long and happy stay with Council.

Joint Inspection
of the Georges
River:
Illawarra Catholic
Club:
St George Masonic
Club:
Kirrawee Gang Show
and
Shopfront Theatre:
No Holsworthy Airport
Action Day:
DISCLOSURE AND NATURE OF INTEREST IN MATTERS BEFORE COUNCIL

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

Councillor J Griffin - Item 3.24A (Property Matter - Hurstville House) - as a tenant of Hurstville House (declaration made in Committee of the Whole)
Councillor C G Neil - Item 4.17 (Tenders for Golf Course Leachate Improvement System) as one of the tendering companies is his tenant.
Councillor B Giegerl - Item 5.03.03 (15 Lesley Crescent and 27 Scott Street, Mortdale) as property owner
Councillor M M Smith - Item 5.04.01 (6 Karwarra Place, Peakhurst - Home Business Activity) as operator of the business
Councillor J Griffin and Councillor P R Sansom - Item 6.05.01 (Legal Matter - Renewal of Recycling Contract) as a Director and Deputy Director respectively of the Southern Sydney Waste Planning and Management Board. (declaration made in Committee of the Whole)

REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES

FINANCE COMMITTEE



WORKS COMMITTEE

Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared, Councillor C G Neil withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on Item 4.17.
DEVELOPMENT HEALTH & PLANNING COMMITTEE

Divisional Manager - Development & Health's Report

Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared, Councillor B Giegerl and Councillor M M Smith withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on Items 5.03.03 and 5.04.01 respectively.
Divisional Manager - Policy Planning & Environment's Report
COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE - 9/7/1997
SAFETY AND ANTI-LITTER COMMITTEE - 22/7/1997
MATTERS REFERRED TO COUNCIL FOR CONSIDERATION


FINANCE COMMITTEE

Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report

ITEM 3.06 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION OF NSW - 1997 ANNUAL CONFERENCE


DEVELOPMENT HEALTH AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

Divisional Manager - Development & Health's Report


ITEM 5.03.01 15 JERSEY AVENUE, MORTDALE - DETACHED DUAL OCCUPANCY
and
ITEM 5.03.02 13 JERSEY AVENUE, MORTDALE - DUAL OCCUPANCY

Recommittal:

Recommitted:
ITEM 6.03.01 42 BROUGHTON STREET, MORTDALE (LOT 105)
AND
ITEM 6.03.02 42 BROUGHTON STREET, MORTDALE (LOT 106)


ITEM 6.05.02 DRAFT POSITION PROFILE - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FOR LITTER CONTROL

ITEM 6.05.03 NURSING SERVICES FOR HURSTVILLE





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 Property Matter - Shop 4 Hurstville House
Item 3.02 Staff Matters
Item 3.03 Legal Matters involving Court Action
Item 3.04A Property Matter -Suite 1B Hurstville House


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - ENGINEERING'S REPORT NO. 2

Item 4.01 Tenders for Air Conditioning Maintenance
Item 4.02 Tenders for the Supply of topdressing soil, etc
Item 4.03 Tenders for Golf Course Leachate Improvement System
Item 4.04 View Street - Subsidence
Item 4.05 Tenders - Geographical Information System
Item 4.06 Plant Replacement Plant - No. I-515
Item 4.07 Plant Replacement Plant - I-520
Item 4.08 New Capital Equipment

DIVISIONAL MANAGER - DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH'S REPORT NO. 2

Item 5.01 Legal Matter

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 - SHOP 4 HURSTVILLE HOUSE (See Item 3.13 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)


ITEM 3.02 STAFF MATTERS (See Item 3.14 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

ITEM 3.03 LEGAL MATTERS INVOLVING COURT ACTION (See Item 3.18 - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)

ITEM 3.04A PROPERTY MATTER - SUITE 1B HURSTVILLE HOUSE (See Item 3.24A - Divisional Manager - Community & Corporate Services' Report No. 1)
Interest:
Councillor J Griffin's possible interest in this matter by virtue of the fact that he is a tenant of Hurstville House was noted.


DIVISIONAL MANAGER - ENGINEERING'S REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 4.01 TENDERS FOR AIR CONDITIONING MAINTENANCE (See Item 4.05 of the Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)
ITEM 4.02 TENDERS FOR THE SUPPLY OF TOPDRESSING, SOIL AND GARDEN MIX FOR THE PERIOD 1/7/1997 TO 30/6/1998 (See Item 4.14 of the Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)
ITEM 4.03 TENDERS FOR GOLF COURSE LEACHATE IMPROVEMENT SYSTEM (See Item 4.17 Divisional Manager-Engineering's Report No. 1)
Interest:
In accordance with the interest previously declared, Councillor C G Neil withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on Item 4.03.

ITEM 4.04 VIEW STREET, PEAKHURST - SUBSIDENCE (See Item 4.21 of the Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)
ITEM 4.05 TENDERS - GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (G.I.S) (See Item 4.08 of the Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)

ITEM 4.06 PLANT REPLACEMENT - PLANT NO. I-515 (See Item 4.25 of the Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)

ITEM 4.07 PLANT REPLACEMENT - PLANT NO. I-520 (See Item 4.26 of the Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)

ITEM 4.08 NEW CAPITAL EQUIPMENT (See Item 4.27 of the Divisional Manager - Engineering's Report No. 1)

DIVISIONAL MANAGER - DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH'S REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 5.01 LEGAL MATTER - RENEWAL OF RECYCLING CONTACT (See Item 6.05.01 - Divisional Manager - Development & Health's Report No. 1)
Interest:
Councillors J Griffin and P R Sansom declared an interest in the above matter as a Director and Deputy Director respectively of the Southern Sydney Waste Planning and Management Board, and withdrew from the Council Chamber for the period of debate and voting on this item.
233 RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole revert to Open Council.

OPEN COUNCIL



THE MEETING CLOSED AT 9.25 PM



CONFIRMED THIS THIRTEENTH DAY OF AUGUST
ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND NINETY-SEVEN


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CHAIRPERSON