MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Meeting

HELD ON 28 February 2018

 

 

PRESENT:

Mayor Wendy Waller

Councillor Ayyad

Councillor Balloot

Councillor Hadchiti

Councillor Hadid

Councillor Hagarty

Councillor Harle

Councillor Kaliyanda

Councillor Karnib

Councillor Rhodes

Councillor Shelton

Ms Kiersten Fishburn, Chief Executive Officer

Mr Tim Moore, Director City Economy and Growth / Deputy CEO

Mr Chris White, Director City Corporate

Dr Eddie Jackson, Director City Community and Culture

Ms Margaret Diebert, Acting Director City Presentation

Mr Raj Autar, Director City Infrastructure and Environment

 

 

 

The meeting commenced at 6.00pm.

 

 

OPENING                                                        6.00pm

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COUNTRY,       The prayer of the Council was read by

PRAYER OF COUNCIL AND                        Reverend Manoj Chacko from Liverpool

AFFIRMATION TO BE READ BY                South Anglican Church.

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM                                    The National Anthem was played at the meeting.

APOLOGIES                                                   Nil

CONDOLENCES                                            Nil

Confirmation of Minutes

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded: Clr Hadid

 

That the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on 7 February 2018 be confirmed as a true
record of that meeting.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Declarations of Interest                            

Clr Hadid declared a non-pecuniary, less than significant interest in the following item: 

Item NOM 02:       Proposed Nulon Facility

Reason:                He is a resident of the suburb, close to the land of the proposed Nulon facility.

Clr Hadid remained in the Chambers for the duration of the item.

Clr Harle declared a non-pecuniary, less than significant interest in the following item: 

Item CORP 01:     Budget Review - December 2017

Reason:                Clr Harle has relatives that live in the area discussed.      

Clr Harle remained in the Chambers for the duration of the item.

Public Forum

Presentation – items not on agenda    

1.       Pastor John Keane addressed Council on the following item:

Park benches at Amalfi Park Duck Pond.

Representation – items on agenda

1.         Mr Russell Whittard addressed Council on the following item:

 

          NOM 02 Proposed Nulon Facility

Motion:                         Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Shelton

That a three minute extension of time be given to Mr Whittard.

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

2.         Mr Greg Simons, CEO of Nulon Products Australia P/L addressed Council on the following item:

NOM 02 Proposed Nulon Facility

Motion:                         Moved: Clr Harle                   Seconded: Clr Rhodes

That a three minute extension of time be given to Mr Simons.

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

3.         Mr Gilbert de Chalain addressed Council on the following item:

 

EGROW 02    Proposed amendment to Liverpool Local Environmental Plan 2008 - additional permitted use for centre based child care on B6 zoned land at 525 Cowpasture Road, Len Waters Estate

Motion:                         Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

That a three minute extension of time be given to Mr de Chalain.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

Motion:                         Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

That a further three minute extension of time be given to Mr de Chalain.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

MOTION OF URGENCY

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Hadid

 

That Council at the conclusion of the Open Council Session of the meeting, move into Closed Session, pursuant to the provisions of s10(2)(a)of the Local Government Act as the matter to be discussed deals with personnel matters concerning particular individuals (other than Councillors) and a resident.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Note: the proposed urgency motion, proposed to be considered at the end of the meeting during Closed Session, was not dealt with.


 

City Economy and Growth Report

 

ITEM NO:      EGROW 01

FILE NO:        186333.2017

SUBJECT:     Liverpool Local Environmental Plan 2008 - Draft Amendment 61 (Additional Permitted Uses at The Grove Homemaker Centre)

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.   Note the Gateway determination for draft Liverpool Local Environmental Plan 2008 (Amendment 61) and the results of public exhibition and community consultation;

 

2.   Endorse and place on public exhibition the draft Planning Agreement offered by the proponent in conjunction with the Planning Proposal;

 

3.   Delegate authority to the CEO to execute the Planning Agreement following its public exhibition if no submissions are received; and

 

4.   Subject to Item 2 and Item 3 above, forward the Planning Proposal and supporting documentation to the Department of Planning and Environment for finalisation.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                         Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Ayyad

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Councillors voted unanimously for this motion.


 

ITEM NO:      EGROW 02

FILE NO:        331205.2017

SUBJECT:     Proposed amendment to Liverpool Local Environmental Plan 2008 - Additional Permitted Use for centre based child care on B6 zoned land at 525 Cowpasture Road, Len Waters Estate

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.   Not support the planning proposal to amend Schedule 1 of the Liverpool Local Environmental Plan 2008 to include ‘centre-based child care facility’ as an additional permitted use at 525 Cowpasture Road, Len Waters Estate (Lot 5 DP1238339); and

 

2.   Write to the applicant advising of Council’s decision.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded:  Clr Hadid 

 

That Council defer this item to the March Council meeting, and a briefing session be held prior to that, to deal with the concerns raised by the speaker, Mr Gilbert de Chalain.

 

Foreshadowed motion:       Moved: Clr Harle                  Seconded: Clr Rhodes

 

That Council:

 

1.    Support the planning proposal to amend Schedule 1 of the Liverpool Local Environmental Plan 2008 to include ‘centre-based child care facility’ as an additional permitted use at 525 Cowpasture Road, Len Waters Estate (Lot 5 DP1238339);

 

2.    Prepare a planning proposal and forward to the Department of Planning and Environment for finalisation;

 

3.    Write to the applicant advising of Council’s decision; and

 

4.    Receive a response to the issues raised by the speaker, Mr Gilbert de Chalain.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion (moved by Clr Shelton) was declared LOST.

 

Vote for:                                Clr Hadid

                                               Clr Hagarty 

                                               Clr Kaliyanda

                                               Clr Karnib

                                               Clr Shelton

 

 

 

Vote against:                        Mayor Waller

                                               Clr Ayyad

                                               Clr Balloot

                                               Clr Hadchiti

                                               Clr Harle

                                               Clr Rhodes

 

The Foreshadowed motion (moved by Clr Harle) then became the motion and on being put to the meeting was declared CARRIED.

 

Councillors voted unanimously for this motion.


 

ITEM NO:      EGROW 03

FILE NO:        014785.2018

SUBJECT:     Draft Liverpool Bike Plan 2017-2022

 

RECOMMENDATION

That Council:

1.    Places the draft Liverpool Bike Plan 2017-2022 on public exhibition for a period of 60 days, inviting public comment and submissions;

 

2.    Places the draft Liverpool Development Control Plan on public exhibition for a period of 60 days, inviting public comment and submissions;

 

3.    Receives a further report following the public exhibition period on the integration of any changes to the Bike Plan or draft Development Control Plan if any feedback is received; and

 

4.    Delegates to the CEO the authority to finalise the draft Liverpool Bike Plan 2017-2022 and draft Development Control Plan if no objections are received.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

Foreshadowed motion:       Moved: Clr Rhodes              Seconded: Clr Harle

 

That Council develop a new Draft Liverpool Bike Plan restricting the majority of the bike paths to recreational areas and a report be submitted to Council.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion (moved by Clr Hadchiti) was declared CARRIED and the Foreshadowed motion (moved by Clr Rhodes) lapsed.

 

Vote for:                                Mayor Waller

                                               Clr Ayyad

                                               Clr Balloot

                                               Clr Hadchiti

                                               Clr Hadid

                                               Clr Hagarty

                                               Clr Kaliyanda

                                               Clr Karnib

                                               Clr Shelton

 

Vote Against:                        Clr Harle

                                                Clr Rhodes

 


 

Chief Executive Officer Report

 

ITEM NO:      CEO 01

FILE NO:        018777.2018

SUBJECT:     Consultation on the proposed Councillor Induction and Professional Development Guidelines

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council: 

 

1.    Receive and note the information and consider whether it wishes to make a submission on the proposed Guidelines; and

 

2.    Receive a further report when the proposed Guidelines are finalised and Regulation comes into effect presenting a professional development program for Councillors.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                         Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Shelton

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 


 

ITEM NO:      CEO 02

FILE NO:        019665.2018

SUBJECT:     Consultation on the draft Model Code of Meeting Practice for Local Councils in NSW 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council make a submission on the Consultation Draft of the Model Code of Meeting Practice to the Office of Local Government on the following:

 

·         Amending the non-mandatory Clause 4 regarding Public Forums to allow for the Public Forums session to be held during the Council Meeting;

 

·         Amending Clause 5.18 regarding the Webcasting of Meetings to become a non-mandatory provision;

 

·         Provides Council’s support to the inclusion of the mandatory provisions in Clauses 10.2 – 10.4 regarding Notice of Motions; and  

 

·         Deletion of the non-mandatory provisions (Clauses 11.10 and 20.23) regarding recording the voting of all members for all motions and amendments in the minutes of Council and Committee meetings.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Balloot

 

That Council

 

1.    Make a submission on the Consultation Draft of the Model Code of Meeting Practice to the Office of Local Government on the following:

 

·         Amending the non-mandatory Clause 4 regarding Public Forums to allow for the Public Forums session to be held during the Council Meeting;

 

·         Amending Clause 5.18 regarding the Webcasting of Meetings to add the words “where possible” so that the clause reads;

 

“All meetings of the council and committees of the council are to be webcast where possible.”

 

·         Provides Council’s support to the inclusion of the mandatory provisions in Clauses 10.2 – 10.4 regarding Notice of Motions.

2.    Direct the CEO to immediately commence the process required (policies, tenders etc) to ensure that Council will be in a position to Webcast Council meetings by September 2018; and

3.    Support of the non-mandatory provisions (Clauses 11.10 and 20.23) regarding recording the voting of all members for all motions and amendments in the minutes of Council and Committee meetings.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.


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ITEM NO:      CEO 03

FILE NO:        022272.2018

SUBJECT:     Biannual Progress Report

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council notes and receives the Biannual Progress Report which outlines the progress of the actions detailed in the Delivery Program and Operational Plan 2017-18.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded:  Clr Karnib

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

 

MOTION TO BRING ITEM FORWARD

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That item NOM 02 Proposed Nulon Facility be brought forward and dealt with now.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.


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ITEM NO:      NOM 02

FILE NO:        046785.2018

SUBJECT:     Proposed Nulon Facility

 

NOTICE OF MOTION

 

That Council:

 

1.   Continue to support local residents in their campaign;

 

2.   Continue to highlight the unsuitability of the proposed development in relation to zoning; and

 

3.   Work with the Department of Planning and Nulon to find a more appropriate location within Liverpool for this development.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

 

That Council:

 

1.    Support residents in relation to the proposed Nulon Motor Oil Facility;

 

2.    Seek legal advice on the suitability of the proposed development in relation to the zoning;

 

3.    If required engage in a suitably qualified external firm to review the proposal and to make a submission to the determining authority; and

 

4.    Work with the Department of Planning & the applicant to find a more appropriate location within the Liverpool LGA for this development.

 

Foreshadowed motion:       Moved: Clr Rhodes              Seconded: Clr Harle

 

 That Council:

 

1.    Question NSW Department of Planning for the placement of a light industrial plant in the Western Parklands;

 

2.    Support Community consultation and Councillor consultation to better educate the people about the facility and its suitability or unsuitability; and

 

3.    If required engage in a suitably qualified external firm to review the proposal and to make a submission to the determining authority.

 

 

Foreshadowed motion:       Moved: Clr Hadid                  Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

 

That Council:

 

1.    Support residents in relation to the proposed Nulon Motor Oil Facility;

 

2.    Seek legal advice on the suitability of the proposed development in relation to the zoning;

 

3.    Engage in a suitably qualified external firm to review the proposal and to make a submission to the determining authority; and

 

4.    Direct the CEO to come back to the Council with a full report on the outcome on the legal advice from the external firm.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion (moved by Clr Hagarty) was declared CARRIED and the foreshadowed motions (moved by Clr Rhodes and Clr Hadid) lapsed.

 

Division called:

 

Vote for:                                Mayor Waller

                                               Clr Hadchiti

                                               Clr Hagarty

                                               Clr Kaliyanda

                                               Clr Karnib

                                               Clr Shelton

                                              

Vote against:                        Clr Ayyad

                                               Clr Balloot

                                                Clr Hadid

                                               Clr Harle

                                               Clr Rhodes

 

    


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City Community and Culture Report

 

ITEM NO:      COM 01

FILE NO:        036147.2018

SUBJECT:     The Mandaean Community in Liverpool - Baptismal Area on the banks of the Georges River

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive a further report following March 2018 monitoring that will allow for a more comprehensive comparison with past results, and better inform Council’s decision-making process.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

 

RECESS OF COUNCIL

 

Mayor Waller called a recess of Council at 7.29pm.

 

Mayor Waller reopened the meeting at 7.34pm. Clr Kaliyanda and Clr Karnib were not in the Chambers when the meeting resumed.

 

Clr Kaliyanda and Clr Karnib returned to the Chambers at 7.36pm.


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ITEM NO:      COM 02

FILE NO:        045423.2018

SUBJECT:     Toda Student Exchange Program

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.   Receives and notes the contents of the Department of Education’s document (attached);

 

2.   Agrees that an expression of interest should be issued to all High Schools in the Liverpool LGA with a view to undertaking a student exchange to Toda in September 2018;

 

3.   Notes a budget allocation required to host incoming delegations from Toda will be included in annual budgets;

 

4.   Approves the participation of the Mayor and Councillors (and support staff) in a visit to Toda in September 2018, either accompanying the student exchange or as a Council delegation to further demonstrate Council’s commitment to the Sister City relationship with Toda; and

 

5.   Approves the allocation of an additional staffing resource equivalent to (0.4) FTE to administer the student exchange program.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded: Clr Rhodes

 

That Council:

 

1.   Receives and notes the contents of the Department of Education’s document (attached);

 

2.   Agrees that an expression of interest should be issued to all High Schools in the Liverpool LGA with a view to undertaking a student exchange to Toda in September 2018;

 

3.   Notes a budget allocation required to host incoming delegations from Toda will be included in annual budgets;

 

4.    Approves the participation of the Mayor and Councillors, the CEO or Delegate and the Civic / Citizenship Coordinator in a visit to Toda in September 2018, either accompanying the student exchange or as a Council delegation to further demonstrate Council’s commitment to the Sister City relationship with Toda;

 

5.    Approve the payment of travel expenses for this particular delegation;

 

6.    Approve the allocation of an additional staffing resource equivalent to (0.4) FTE to administer the student exchange program;

 

7.    This resolution be forwarded to the Toda Council; and

 

8.    An information session be held on the Toda student exchange program and all applicable schools in the LGA and relevant stakeholders be invited.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Councillors voted unanimously for this motion.

 


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City Corporate Report

 

ITEM NO:      CORP 01

FILE NO:        034793.2018

SUBJECT:     Budget Review - December 2017

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.    Receives and notes the report; and

 

2.    Approves the identified budget variations in accordance with this report.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Harle                  Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

 

That Council:

 

1.    Receives and notes the report; and

 

2.    Approves the identified budget variations in accordance with this report with the following changes:

 

·         The Manning Street Bypass project to be included in the current budget.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.


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ITEM NO:      CORP 02

FILE NO:        037211.2018

SUBJECT:     Investment Report January 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receives and notes this report.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded: Clr Hagarty

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 


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Clr Hadchiti left the Chambers at 7.57pm.

 

Clr Hadchiti   returned to the Chambers at 7.59pm.

 

City Presentation Report

 

ITEM NO:      PRES 01

FILE NO:        028122.2018

SUBJECT:     Liverpool City Council Operations Centre Strategic Plan 2036

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council endorse the Operations Centre Strategic Plan 2036.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Karnib

 

That Council:

 

1.    Endorse the Operations Centre Strategic Plan 2036; and

 

2.    Ensures it is consistent with any future property investment strategy.

 

Foreshadowed motion:       Moved: Clr Harle                  Seconded: Clr Rhodes

 

That the matter be deferred to be considered with the property investment strategy and until after a briefing session has been held on the matter.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion (moved by Clr Hagarty) was declared CARRIED and the Foreshadowed motion (moved by Clr Harle) lapsed.

 


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Committee Reports

 

ITEM NO:      CTTE 01

FILE NO:        030642.2018

SUBJECT:     Minutes of the Liverpool Youth Council Committee meeting held 8 November 2017 and the Meeting Notes of the meeting held on 14 December 2017

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receives and notes the Minutes of the Liverpool Youth Council meeting held on 8 November 2017 and the Meeting Notes of the meeting held on 14 December 2017.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That Council

 

1.    Receives and notes the Minutes of the Liverpool Youth Council meeting held on 8 November 2017 and the Meeting Notes of the meeting held on 14 December 2017 with the additional point as below:

 

2.    Congratulate Lilly Lyons on her success at winning the Zest Awards 2018 Outstanding Youth Leader award and thank Derek Tweed, Community Development Worker (youth) for his nomination of Ms Lyons for the award.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 


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ITEM NO:      CTTE 02

FILE NO:        035859.2018

SUBJECT:     Minutes of the Local Traffic Committee Meeting Held on 24 January 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council adopts the following recommendations in accordance with attached Minutes:

 

i)    Item 1 - Northumberland Serviceway, Liverpool – Proposed Changes to Existing  
Parking Restrictions

·     Council supports the proposed changes as shown in Attachment 1.1.

ii)   Item 2 - Australis Avenue and Conroy Road Intersection, Wattle Grove – Proposed
Pedestrian Refuge

·     Council approves the proposed pedestrian refuge at Australis Avenue and Conroy Road roundabout, Wattle Grove, as shown in Attachments 2.1 - 2.3.

·     Council advises the Local Member for Holsworthy and the local residents of its action.

 

iii)  Item 3 - Hill Road, Lurnea – Proposed Improvement to existing Pedestrian Crossing

·     Council approves upgrading of the existing marked pedestrian crossing to a raised threshold across Hill Road, Lurnea, south of Wych Avenue with associated signs and linemarking as shown in Attachments 3.1 and 3.2 and the above changes.

·     Council conduct a community consultation prior to installation.

 

iv)  Item 4 - Boundary Road, Liverpool – Proposed Changes to Existing Parking
Restrictions

·     Council approves the upgrade of the existing marked pedestrian crossing to a raised threshold across Hill Road, Lurnea, south of Wych Avenue with associated signs and linemarking as shown in Attachments 3.1 and 3.2

·     Council conducts a community consultation prior to installation.

 

v)   Item 5 - Dalmatia Avenue, Edmondson Park – Proposed Roundabouts at its

intersection with Jardine Drive and Somme Avenue

     Council approves the installation of two (2) roundabouts along Dalmatia Avenue at its intersections with Jardine Drive and Somme Avenue and the signs and linemarking scheme as shown in Attachments 5.1 – 5.4, subject to the submission of revised turning paths demonstrating that the roundabouts can accommodate the turning paths of service vehicles

·     Council advises the applicants of its decision.

 

 

 

vi)  Item 6 - Items Approved Under Delegated Authority

·     Council notes the information on 24 minor traffic management schemes approved under the Committee’s Delegated Authority.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.


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ITEM NO:      CTTE 03

FILE NO:        035993.2018

SUBJECT:     Minutes of the Liverpool Sports Committee Meeting held on 30 November 2017

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receives and notes the Minutes of the Liverpool Sports Committee Meeting held on 30 November 2017.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.


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ITEM NO:      CTTE 04

FILE NO:        036727.2018

SUBJECT:     Tourism and Events Committee Meeting of 8 February 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.    Receive and note the Minutes of the Tourism and Events Committee meeting held on 8 February 2018;

 

2.    Endorse the recommendation to appoint a Tourism Development Officer; and

 

3.    Refer the question of funding for the role, and related program of works, to the Budget Review Panel for consideration as part of the next budget review process.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Rhodes              Seconded: Clr Harle

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.


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ITEM NO:      CTTE 05

FILE NO:        036728.2018

SUBJECT:     CBD Committee Meeting of 8 February 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receives and notes the Minutes of the CBD Committee meeting held on 8 February 2018.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 


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ITEM NO:      CTTE 06

FILE NO:        042598.2018

SUBJECT:     Minutes of the Intermodal Committee meeting held on 13 February 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.    Receives and notes the Minutes of the Intermodal Committee Meeting held on 13 February 2018; and

 

2.    Determines whether or not to fund $4000 for a mail out to local residents in areas surrounding the proposed Intermodal.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 


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ITEM NO:      CTTE 07

FILE NO:        042817.2018

SUBJECT:     Minutes of the Strategic Panel Meeting held on 12 February 2018

 

RECOMMENDATION

That Council receives and notes the Minutes of the Strategic Panel Meeting held on 12 February 2018.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hagarty              Seconded: Clr Kaliyanda

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

 


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Questions with Notice

 

ITEM NO:      QWN 01

FILE NO:        046948.2018

SUBJECT:     Question with Notice - Clr Kaliyanda

 

Please address the following:

 

1.      Have the merits of extending the operating hours of Liverpool City Library and Carnes Hill Library during the Higher School Certificate trial exam and final exam previously been considered?

 

2.      If so, what are the findings of any investigation or study carried out?

 

3.      What are the financial/budget implications of extending the opening hours of both libraries to 9am – 8.30pm, Monday – Sunday during the HSC period (mid-September to mid-November)?

 

4.      What timeframe and process would be required to make these changes to the opening hours of these two highly patronised libraries?

 

A response to these questions will be provided in the March 2018 Business Papers.

 

  


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Notices of Motion

 

ITEM NO:      NOM 01

FILE NO:        041474.2018

SUBJECT:     Local Government NSW Conference 2019

 

NOTICE OF MOTION

 

That Council directs the Chief Executive Officer to put in an Expression of Interest to LGNSW to be the host council for the 2019 conference.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hadid                 Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 


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Confidential Items

ITEM NO:      CONF 01

FILE NO:        016592.2018

SUBJECT:     Tender WT2628 - Culvert Extension Works, First Avenue Hoxton Park

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council: 

 

1.   Accepts the Tender from Civil Construction Pty Ltd for Tender WT2628 – Culvert Extension Works, First Avenue, Hoxton Park for the GST inclusive price of $1,367,085.50; 

 

2.   Makes public its decision regarding Tender WT2628 – Culvert Extension Works, First Avenue, Hoxton Park; and

 

3.   Keeps confidential the details supplied in this report containing information on the submissions received, pursuant to the provisions of Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993 as it contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Shelton              Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

Councillors voted unanimously for this motion.

 


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ITEM NO:      CONF 02

FILE NO:        033198.2018

SUBJECT:     Tender WT2666 - Construction of Pacific Palms Circuit Southern Crossing - Bridge Culvert and Road Crossing

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council: 

 

1.   Accepts the Tender from Antoun Civil Engineering (Aust) Pty Ltd for Tender WT2666 – Construction of Pacific Palms Circuit Southern Crossing - Bridge Culvert and Road Crossing for the GST inclusive price of $1,486,917;

 

2.   Makes public its decision regarding tender WT2666 – Construction of Pacific Palms Circuit Southern Crossing - Bridge Culvert and Road Crossing;

 

3.   Notes that the Director City Infrastructure and Environment will finalise all details and sign the Letter of Acceptance for the tender, giving it contractual effect, in accordance with delegated authority; and

 

4.   Keeps confidential the details supplied in this report containing information on the submissions received, pursuant to the provisions of Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993 as it contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Harle                  Seconded: Clr Rhodes

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Councillors voted unanimously for this motion.


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ITEM NO:      CONF 03

FILE NO:        020266.2018

SUBJECT:     Acquisition of Part Lot 49 DP228850, 95 Croatia Avenue, Edmondson Park, for open space purpose

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.    Approves the acquisition of Lot 1 in a proposed plan of subdivision of Lot 49 DP228850, 95 Croatia Avenue, Edmondson Park containing an area of approximately 7,504 square metres for the price and terms outlined in this report;

 

2.    Upon settlement of the acquisition, classifies Lot 1 in a proposed plan of subdivision of Lot 49 DP228850, as ‘Community’ land;

 

3.    Keeps confidential this report pursuant to the provisions of Section 10A(2)(c) of the Local Government Act 1993 as this information would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business;

 

4.    Notes that funding for the acquisition will be sourced from the Section 94 Contribution Fund; and

 

5.    Authorises its delegated officer to execute any document under Power of Attorney necessary to give effect to this decision.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Harle                  Seconded: Clr Hagarty

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

 


Clr Hagarty left the Chambers at 8.10pm.

 

ITEM NO:      CONF 04

FILE NO:        040157.2018

SUBJECT:     Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel - Panel Representatives

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.    Receive and note the appointed expert members identified in the confidential report;

 

2.    Receive and note the appointed community representatives, identified in the confidential report; and

 

3.    Write to the Department of Planning and Environment advising of the selected panel members appointed to the Liverpool IHAP and requesting funding assistance to cover the additional costs associated with operating the mandatory IHAP model.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Harle                  Seconded: Clr Rhodes

 

That the recommendation be adopted.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

 

Clr Hagarty returned to the Chambers at 8.12pm.

 

 

COUNCIL IN CLOSED SESSION

 

Mayor Waller advised that Council would now move into Closed Session to deal with Item CONF 05 Western Sydney City Deal pursuant to the provisions of s10(A)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act because the items contain commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.

 

Council moved into Closed Session at 8.15pm.


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ITEM NO:      CONF 05

FILE NO:        048780.2018

SUBJECT:     Western Sydney City Deal

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council:

 

1.   Delegates authority to the Mayor to sign the Western Sydney City Deal on behalf of their Council if they are satisfied with the response from the other levels of government;

 

2.   Notes that the Council is not legally bound at this point should the Mayor decide to sign the City Deal document; and

 

3.   Notes that a further report will be brought back to Council prior to any binding commitments being made.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Hadid

 

That Council:

 

1.    Notes that Councillors are not aware of the contents nor will they be aware of the contents of the Western Sydney City Deal prior to the Mayor signing the agreement;

 

2.    Despite the foregoing, delegates authority to the Mayor to sign the first gateway of the Western Sydney City deal if satisfied that it represents the best interest for the LGA;

 

3.    Express its displeasure in the City Deal process that has excluded councillors and directs the CEO to inform the Federal Government that Councillors will need to be fully aware of the contents and details of the City Deal before any binding commitments can be made; and

 

4.    Place the City Deal as a standing item on the Strategic Panel agenda to allow councillors to actively contribute to and negotiate for its ongoing development.

 

Amendment:                         Moved: Clr Rhodes              Seconded: Clr Harle

 

That Council:

 

1.    Notes that Councillors are not aware of the contents nor will they be aware of the contents of the Western Sydney City Deal prior to the Mayor signing the agreement;

 

 

2.    Despite the foregoing, delegates authority to the Mayor to sign the first gateway of the Western Sydney City deal if satisfied that it represents the best interest for the LGA;

 

3.    Express its displeasure in the City Deal process that has excluded councillors and directs the CEO to inform the Federal Government that Councillors will need to be fully aware of the contents and details of the City Deal before any binding commitments can be made; and

 

4.    Future negotiation at Liverpool Council through a standing item on the Strategic Panel agenda for the City Deal will involve Councillor input into the future items that are to be put onto the negotiating table through the City deal in future.

 

On being put to the meeting the Amendment (moved by Clr Rhodes) was declared LOST.

 

Division called:

 

Vote for:                                Clr Harle

                                               Clr Rhodes

 

Vote against:                        Mayor Waller

                                               Clr Ayyad

                                               Clr Balloot

                                               Clr Hadchiti

                                               Clr Hadid

                                               Clr Hagarty

                                               Clr Kaliyanda

                                               Clr Karnib

                                               Clr Shelton

 

The Motion (moved by Clr Hadchiti) was then voted on and on being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Division called:

 

Vote for:                                Mayor Waller

                                               Clr Ayyad

                                               Clr Balloot

                                               Clr Hadchiti

                                               Clr Hadid

                                               Clr Hagarty

                                               Clr Kaliyanda

                                               Clr Karnib

                                               Clr Shelton

 

Vote against:                        Clr Harle

                                                Clr Rhodes

 

 

 

Motion:                                  Moved: Clr Hadchiti             Seconded: Clr Hadid

 

That Council move back into open session.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Council moved back into Open Session at 8.56pm. Mayor Waller then read out the Motion which was passed in Closed Session relating to CONF 05.

 

 

 

THE MEETING CLOSED AT 8.57pm.

 

 

<Signature>

Name: Wendy Waller

Title:     Mayor

Date:     28 March 2018

I have authorised a stamp bearing my signature to be affixed to the pages of the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on  28 February 2018. I confirm that Council has adopted these Minutes as a true and accurate record of the meeting.