MINUTES OF THE Ordinary Council Meeting HELD AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS MOLONG ON Tuesday 19 February, 2013 COMMENCING AT 2.00PM

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

ITEMS FOR DETERMINATION.. 1

ITEM - 1     APPLICATIONS FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE.. 1

ITEM - 2     DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST.. 1

ITEM - 3     DECLARATIONS FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS.. 1

ITEM - 4     MAYORAL MINUTE - APPOINTMENTS.. 1

ITEM - 5     GROUPING OF REPORT ADOPTION.. 3

ITEM - 6     CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.. 3

ITEM - 7     COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING.. 3

ITEM - 8     ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM COMMITTEE MEETING   4

ITEM - 10  QUARRY REVIEW COMMITTEE.. 4

ITEM - 11  WORKS COMMITTEE.. 4

ITEM - 12  EXCLUSIVE LICENCE TO QUARRY.. 4

ITEM - 13  REQUEST FOR USE OF COUNCIL SEAL - PROPOSED DWELLING ENVELOPE - LOT 582 DP 1097551 ICELY STREET, EUGOWRA.. 4

ITEM - 14  CROWN LANDS FUNDING PROGRAM ACCEPTANCE.. 5

ITEM - 15  EUGOWRA MEDICAL CENTRE - POSSESSORY TITLE CLAIM.. 5

ITEM - 16  COUNCIL'S SWIMMING POOLS - MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION POLICY   5

ITEM - 18  NAMING AN UN-NAMED MANILDRA PARK.. 5

ITEM - 9     ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES & SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE MEETING   6

ITEM - 17  RENAMING SHORT STREET, CANOWINDRA.. 6

ITEM - 19  2013 NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY.. 6

ITEM - 20  INTEGRATED PLANNING & REPORTING - OPERATIONAL PLAN REVIEW 2ND QUARTER.. 6

ITEM - 21  COMMITTEE BUSINESS PAPERS.. 7

ITEM - 22  NEW MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT.. 7

ITEM - 23  ANZAC DAY.. 7

ITEM - 24  December Quarterly Budget Review... 7

ITEM - 25  REQUEST FOR PAYMENT OF CENTRAL NSW TOURISM MEMBERSHIP FEES   8

ITEM - 26  EVENTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT FUNDING.. 8

ITEM - 27  ORANGE CYCLE TRIATHLON CLUB (OCTC) - CLUB EVENTS FOR 2013-14  8

ITEM - 28  MANILDRA TRUCK PARKING AREA.. 9

ITEM - 29  CADIA ROAD/FOUR MILE CREEK ROAD INTERSECTION.. 9

ITEM - 30  SUB LEASE OF LOT 1 DP 1027227 FOR MANILDRA AMENITIES BLOCK   9

ITEM - 31  REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION FEES   10

ITEM - 32  EXEMPTION TO THE ALCOHOL PROHIBITED AREA AND ALCOHOL FREE ZONE FOR THE VILLAGE GREEN, MOLONG FOR PROPOSED EVENT - 100 MILE DINNER.. 10

ITEM - 33  QUESTIONS FOR NEXT MEETING.. 10

ITEM - 34  BUSINESS PAPER ITEMS FOR NOTING.. 10

ITEM - 35  FUTURE DIRECTIONS FORUM.. 10

MATTERS OF URGENCY.. 11

MATTERS OF URGENCY - "RIGHT TO FARM" WORKSHOP.. 11

CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS.. 11

ITEM - 1     CARRYING OF COUNCIL RESOLUTION INTO CLOSED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING.. 11

ITEM - 2     ENDORSEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS OF CONFIDENTIAL MATTERS CONSIDERED AT COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING.. 12

ITEM - 3     OUTSTANDING PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE CLAIMS.. 12

ITEM - 4     DEBT RECOVERY REPORT OF OUSTANDING RATES DEBTS.. 12

ITEM - 5     CANOWINDRA INDUSTRIAL ESTATE - SELLING OF BLOCKS.. 13

ITEM - 6     VOLUNTARY PURCHASE OF 19 BETTS STREET MOLONG.. 13

ITEM - 7     CONTRACT 435429 - DESIGN, MANUFACTURE/SUPPLY, DELIVERY AND COMMISSIONING OF IRRIGATION CENTRE PIVOTS ON PRIVATE LAND ADJACENT TO THE CUDAL AND MANILDRA SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS FOR EFFLUENT  REUSE.. 13

ITEM - 8     QUOTATION FOR LOCATION AND NON DESTRUCTIVE POTHOLING FOR THE YEOVAL AND CUMNOCK SEWER RETICULATION.. 13

REPORT & RESOLUTIONS OF CLOSED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE.. 13

 


 

PRESENT         Clr I Gosper (in the Chair), Clrs G Dean, M Nash, L MacSmith, M Hayes, S Wilcox, G Smith, A Durkin, G Treavors, K Walker, I Davison and J Culverson.


Also present were the General Manager, Director of Finance & Corporate Services, Director of Engineering & Technical Services, Director of Environmental Services and Administration Manager.

 

ITEMS FOR DETERMINATION

 

ITEM - 1    APPLICATIONS FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE

 

Proceedings in Brief

There were nil applications for leave.

 

 

ITEM - 2    DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

Proceedings in Brief

Clr Davison declared an interest (identified as a significant non-pecuniary interest) in Item 25 of Determination due to being a Board member of Central Western Tourism; Clr Culverson declared an interest (identified as a pecuniary interest) in Item 12 of Determination due to owner of the quarry being an employee of her business and an interest (identified as a pecuniary interest) in Item 4 of Closed due to one of the ratepayers named also having an outstanding account with her business. 

 

 

ITEM - 3    DECLARATIONS FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS

 

Proceedings in Brief

There were nil declarations of political donations.

 

 

ITEM - 4    MAYORAL MINUTE - APPOINTMENTS

 

Proceedings in Brief

Clr Gosper

·    Council meeting and workshop and Christmas party

·    Molong Central School presentation night

·    Yeoval Central School presentation night

·    Cadia mine inspection along with Blayney council

·    Cabonne Council’s outdoor staff Christmas party

·    Central West Branch of the Australian stockhorse event and presentation dinner at Cumnock showground

·    Attended function at Larras Lee airstrip

·    Meeting with General Manager

·    Attended meeting with Troy Grant – Member for Dubbo

·    Attended a Local Land Services meeting at Forbes

·    Along with General manager and Deputy Mayor attended a meeting with DPI – Director General – Richard Sheldrake and his deputy re the local land services and boundaries at Orange

·    Attended a thank you function at Molong RSL club

·    Attended the Official opening of round three of the projects supported by the Regional Local Community Infrastructure Program (RLCIP) at Manildra

·    Attended Australia Day activities at our three official functions at Cumnock, Molong and Eugowra

·    Attended Directors meeting

·    Attended along with Directors, Councillors MacSmith to the Water Reference groups first meeting

·    Attended the Macquarie River pipeline meeting

·    Attended the WBC Extra Ordinary meeting

·    Attended the Canobolas Zone R.F.S liaison meeting

·    Attended the Community Cabinet meeting in Dubbo

·    Short meeting with Ministers Hazzard and Hodgkinson about issues affecting Cabonne

·    Attended the L.L.S roadshow at Bathurst

·    Attended the Molong Advancement Group meeting

·    Attended the CENTROC local government reform meeting held in Blayney

·    Attended a dinner meeting in Dubbo to hear the Chair of Infrastruture NSW Nick Greiner speak on issues effecting NSW

Clr Dean

·    Attended opening of Manildra Skate park

·    Committee meeting and tour of Orange pipe line through Cabonne

·    Cabonne Consultative meeting

·    Council meeting

Clr Wilcox

·    Cadia Tour

·    Manildra Skate park opening

·    Australia Day – Mullion Creek and Molong

·    Macquarie pipeline inspection and Committee meeting

·    Mines Related Councils – Wollongong

·    Council meeting

Clr Walker

·    Australia day Canowindra

·    Ratepayer – Eugowra Puzzle Flat Creek

·    Railway Precinct Presentation

·    Long Point tour and pipeline

·    Committee meeting

·    Eugowra Progress Association meeting

·    Central Tablelands Water – Grenfell

·    Canowindra garden club gazebo relocate

·    Eugowra bush fire debrief

·    Eugowra Puzzle Flat Creek– ratepayer

·    Council meeting

 

MOTION (Gosper/-)

 

THAT:

1.      The information contained in the Mayoral Minute be noted.

2.      A letter of appreciation be sent to staff involved in fighting the s.44 fires at Long Point Road and Baldry Road.

13/02/06

Carried

 

It was noted the time being 2:13pm Clr Culverson declared an interest in Item 12, being part of the following item, due to owner of the quarry being an employee of her business and left the Cambers.

 

 

ITEM - 5    GROUPING OF REPORT ADOPTION

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT:

1.     Council further consider items 9 and 17.

2.     Items 6 to 8; 10 to 16 and 18 be moved and seconded.

13/02/07

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 6    CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held 17th December 2012 and Extraordinary Meeting held 5th February 2013 be adopted.

 

13/02/08

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 7    COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT the report and recommendations of the Community Services Committee Meeting of Cabonne Council held on 5 February, 2013 be adopted.

 

13/02/09

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 8    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM COMMITTEE MEETING

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT the report and recommendations of the Economic Development and Tourism Committee Meeting of Cabonne Council held on 5 February, 2013 be adopted.

 

13/02/10      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 10 QUARRY REVIEW COMMITTEE

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT the report and recommendations of the Quarry Review Committee Meeting of Cabonne Council held 5 February, 2013 be adopted.

 

13/02/11      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 11 WORKS COMMITTEE

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT the report and recommendations of the Works Committee Meeting of Cabonne Council held 5 February, 2013 be adopted.

 

13/02/12      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 12 EXCLUSIVE LICENCE TO QUARRY

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

THAT Council authorise the affixing of the Common Seal to the exclusive license to quarry agreements for the following small mine:

1.    Peters Pit – E89

13/02/13      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 13 REQUEST FOR USE OF COUNCIL SEAL - PROPOSED DWELLING ENVELOPE - LOT 582 DP 1097551 ICELY STREET, EUGOWRA

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT the Common Seal of Cabonne Council be affixed to the Deed of Covenant between Cabonne Council and Jean Ruth Clements to enable the variation or modification of restriction on use of land described as Lot 582 DP 1097551, 1 Icely Street, Eugowra to vary the approved building envelope.

13/02/14      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 14 CROWN LANDS FUNDING PROGRAM ACCEPTANCE

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT Council:

 

1.    Accepts the funds awarded by the Crown Lands Funding Program to the value of $74,727.33.

2.    Authorise the fixing of Council seal to the Advice of Acceptance of Grant letter.

13/02/15      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 15 EUGOWRA MEDICAL CENTRE - POSSESSORY TITLE CLAIM

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

THAT:

1.  The land known as Lot 72 DP517740 be classified as operational pursuant to s31 of the Local Government Act 1993

2.  The five (5) lots of land on which the Eugowra Medical Centre sits (being Lot 4 DP 664131, Lot 6 DP 758396, Lots 71 and 72 DP 517740 and Lot 8 DP 1103808) be consolidated into one (1) lot and Council’s Seal be affixed to the Deposited Plan Administration Sheet for same.

13/02/16      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 16 COUNCIL'S SWIMMING POOLS - MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION POLICY

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT the Policy be adopted.

 

13/02/17      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 18 NAMING AN UN-NAMED MANILDRA PARK

 

MOTION (Walker/MacSmith)

 

THAT Council commences the naming process by submitting a proposal to name the park ‘Montana Park’ to the Geographical Names Board.

 

13/02/18      

Carried

 

It was noted, the time being 2:15pm Clr Culverson rejoined the meeting at which time called items 9 and 17 were considered.

 

 

ITEM - 9    ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES & SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE MEETING

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Culverson)

 

THAT the report and recommendations of the Environmental Services and Sustainability Committee Meeting of Cabonne Council held on 5 February, 2013 be adopted and carried motions be noted.

 

13/02/19      

Carried

 

The Chair called for a Division of Council as required under Section 375A (3) of the Local Government Act which resulted in a unanimous vote for the motion as follows:

 

For: Clrs Gosper, Dean, Nash, MacSmith, Hayes, Wilcox, Smith, Durkin, Treavors, Walker, Davison and Culverson.

Against: Nil.

 

 

 

ITEM - 17 RENAMING SHORT STREET, CANOWINDRA

 

MOTION (Dean/Durkin)

 

THAT this Item be referred to the March Works Committee.

 

13/02/20      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 19 2013 NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

MOTION (MacSmith/Walker)

THAT Council:

1.    Consider any matters for motions which reside within one of the three themes to be submitted for consideration at the 2013 National General Assembly with a view to formulating these at the April Council meeting.

2.    Authorise the attendance of the Mayor and the General Manager to the 2013 National General Assembly.

3.    Conduct the June Ordinary Council meeting on Tuesday 25 June 2013.

13/02/21      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 20 INTEGRATED PLANNING & REPORTING - OPERATIONAL PLAN REVIEW 2ND QUARTER

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Nash)

 

THAT the update of the Operational Plan to the 30 December 2012 as presented be adopted.

 

13/02/22      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 21 COMMITTEE BUSINESS PAPERS

 

MOTION (Durkin/Dean)

 

THAT Council change the format of Committee Meetings inline with Council meetings where the option to call Items for Noting for discussion and the balance of noting items be collectively adopted.

 

13/02/23      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 22 NEW MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Durkin)

 

THAT Council :

1.    Adopt the draft Code of Conduct and associated Administration Procedures by way of policy and revert to annual reports regarding complaints.

2.    Endorse the appointment of the Director of Finance & Corporate Services as the complaints coordinator.

3.    Receive a further report in relation to the establishment and appointment of a panel of conduct reviewers once expressions of interest are advertised.

13/02/24      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 23 ANZAC DAY

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Treavors)

 

THAT Council:

1.   Authorise the Mayor Clr Gosper to attend the civic commemoration service in Orange on ANZAC Day 2013.

2.   Advise all police officers in the towns and villages which are to conduct ANZAC Day marches that Council offers no objection to the temporary closure of the streets involved, subject to compliance with local police regulations.

13/02/25      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 24 December Quarterly Budget Review

 

MOTION (Wilcox/MacSmith)

 

THAT the variances listed in the Quarterly Budget Review be approved to be updated to the original budget for 2012/13.

 

13/02/26      

Carried

 

It was noted, the time being 2:23pm Clr Davison declared an interest (identified as a significant non-pecuniary interest) in the following item due to being a Board member of Central Western Tourism and left the Chambers.

 

 

ITEM - 25 REQUEST FOR PAYMENT OF CENTRAL NSW TOURISM MEMBERSHIP FEES

 

MOTION (Dean/Wilcox)

 

THAT Council approve the payment of $10,000 being 2012/2013 membership fee of Central NSW Tourism with $6,305 being provided from the Promotions and Development Reserve.

 

13/02/27      

Carried

 

It was noted, the time being 2:24pm Clr Davison rejoined the meeting.

 

 

ITEM - 26 EVENTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GRANT FUNDING

 

MOTION (Durkin/Wilcox)

 

THAT Council:

 

1.  Approves funding to Canowindra Challenge Incorporated for the 18th Australian National Ballooning Championships to the level of $15,000 under the Events Assistance Program.

2.  Approves funding to Canowindra@home group for the 2013 Canowindra@home 100 Mile Lunch to the level of $500 under the Events Assistance Program.

13/02/28      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 27 ORANGE CYCLE TRIATHLON CLUB (OCTC) - CLUB EVENTS FOR 2013-14

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Durkin)

THAT approval be granted for use of Lake Canobolas Road/Canobolas Road (between the entrance to Lake Canobolas and Mount Canobolas Road) as set out in the OCTC (the Event Organiser) submission to conduct the OCTC Events (the Events) for 2013-14 from 22/02/2013 to 22/02/2014 as per the club calendar, subject to the following conditions:

1.    Implementation of the supplied Traffic Management Plan

2.    The Traffic Control Plan be implemented as submitted by suitably qualified persons (RMS Yellow Ticket)

3.    NSW Road Rules are to be observed by competitors at all times

4.    The Event Organiser is to obtain written approval from the NSW Police Force and all directions and conditions to be promptly obeyed

5.    Council to be provided with an updated copy of a $20M public liability Insurance Policy indicating Cabonne Council’s interests, before 30 June 2013 (when the current policy expires)

6.    The Event Organiser is to obtain written approval from Orange City Council as the owner for the use of the Lake Canobolas Reserve

7.    The Event Organiser is to notify all Emergency Services of the Events

8.    The Event Organiser is to notify all business proprietors and residents affected by the events at least 7 days prior to the Events.

13/02/29      

Carried

 

It was noted, the time being 2:33pm Clr MacSmith declared an interest (identified as a non-significant non-pecuniary interest) in the following item due to the owner of the Canola Mill being a cousin and left the Chambers.

 

 

ITEM - 28 MANILDRA TRUCK PARKING AREA

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Nash)

THAT formal negotiations commence with both Mills with regard to the funding that they would provide and getting documentation to allow Council to construct this facility on railway land.

13/02/30      

Carried

 

It was noted the time being 2:37pm Clr MacSmith rejoined the meeting.

 

 

ITEM - 29 CADIA ROAD/FOUR MILE CREEK ROAD INTERSECTION

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Davison)

THAT Council:

1.    Support option 1.

2.    Proceed with detailed design and acquisition negotiations.

3.    Advertise the design in the print media and write to the relevant landholders.

13/02/31      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 30 SUB LEASE OF LOT 1 DP 1027227 FOR MANILDRA AMENITIES BLOCK

 

MOTION (Dean/Wilcox)

THAT Council proceed with the subdivision of Lot 1 DP 1027227.

13/02/32      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 31 REQUEST FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION FEES

 

MOTION (Walker/Davison)

 

THAT council donate $1,654.40 from its s356 budget to Mr David Cullane, being the amount equivalent to Development Application fees paid in association with DA 2012/93 for demolition of an existing toilet block and construction of a new public amenities facility at Memorial Park, Canowindra.

 

13/02/33      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 32 EXEMPTION TO THE ALCOHOL PROHIBITED AREA AND ALCOHOL FREE ZONE FOR THE VILLAGE GREEN, MOLONG FOR PROPOSED EVENT - 100 MILE DINNER

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Smith)

 

THAT Council agree to the Food Week Committee’s 100 Mile Dinner request to suspend the Alcohol Prohibited Order and Alcohol Free Zone for the Molong Village Green and the road reserve/pavement bounding Bank Street and Gidley Street, Molong for Monday 15 April 2013.

 

13/02/34      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 33 QUESTIONS FOR NEXT MEETING

 

MOTION (Hayes/Davison)

 

THAT Council receive a report at the next Council meeting in relation to the possibility and options in providing more “flexibility” relating to iPads issued to the Mayor and Councillors.

 

13/02/35      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 34 BUSINESS PAPER ITEMS FOR NOTING

 

MOTION (Wilcox/Durkin)

 

THAT the items for Notation be noted.

 

13/02/36      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 35 FUTURE DIRECTIONS FORUM

 

MOTION (Gosper/Wilcox)

 

THAT Council endorse the following:

 

1.    Acknowledge the ‘challenges’ and ‘actions’ as determined at the Future Directions forum are the key focus areas for the 2013/2014 year.

 

2.    Acceptance of the need to embark upon a ‘change management’ program internally and externally (including WBC or similar) and that specific funding be allocated.  Budget to be determined in early 2013.

 

a)    The change management program will include a mixture of internal and external organisational mapping/audit, efficiency, productivity and customer related matters.  It will be, where relevant and possible, synchronised with any future directive by Council to enter into a more formal shared service environment with other entities.

 

3.    Acknowledge the Operational Plans of our IP&R responsibilities require refined cross-referencing with the: Asset Management, Workforce and other plans and Budget.  A consequence of this may be a tempering of desired service delivery or increased funding.

 

4.    Agreement that the current CIP, VEP and LAIP programs require a detailed review into their effectiveness and an overhaul of these projects may be warranted.  That Council consider endorsement of the philosophy that greater benefit would be achieved by spending larger amounts less frequently and in a more strategic manner.

 

5.    Acknowledge that a conservative approach to asset creation (and its consequential maintenance requirements) will enable the deployment of funds into key projects including renewal/backlog projects.

 

13/02/37      

Carried

 

MATTERS OF URGENCY

 

MATTERS OF URGENCY - "RIGHT TO FARM" WORKSHOP

 

MOTION (Davison/Wilcox)

 

THAT a workshop on the right to farm be held at the conclusion of the ordinary meeting.

 

13/02/38      

Carried

 

CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS

 

ITEM - 1    CARRYING OF COUNCIL RESOLUTION INTO CLOSED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING

 

MOTION (Hayes/Durkin)

 

THAT the committee now hereby resolve into Closed Committee of the Whole for the purpose of discussing matters of a confidential nature relating to personnel or industrial matters, personal finances and matters which the publicity of which the Committee considers would be prejudicial to the Council or the individual concerned and that the press and the public be excluded from the meeting in accordance with the conditions of Council’s Confidentiality Policy AND FURTHER that as reports to the Closed Committee of the Whole are likely to be confidential and their release prejudicial to the public interest and the provisions of Council’s confidentiality policy, that copies of these reports not be made available to the press and public.

 

13/02/39      

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 2    ENDORSEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS OF CONFIDENTIAL MATTERS CONSIDERED AT COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING

 

Recommendation (Durkin/Wilcox)

 

THAT the Committee endorse the accuracy of the Report of the Proceedings of Confidential Matters at the Closed Committee of the Whole Meeting held on 17 December 2012 and Environmental Services & Sustainability Committee Meeting held on 5 February 2013 and notes that the recommendations recorded in the Official Ordinary Minutes of those meetings are sufficient to state the general effect of the proceeding in Closed Committee.

 

1.

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 3    OUTSTANDING PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE CLAIMS

 

Recommendation (Wilcox/Treavors)

 

THAT the information be noted.

 

2.

Carried

 

It was noted, the time being 3:07pm Clr Culverson declared an interest (identified as a pecuniary interest) in the following item due to one of the ratepayers named also having an outstanding account with her business and left the Chambers.

 

 

ITEM - 4    DEBT RECOVERY REPORT OF OUSTANDING RATES DEBTS

 

Recommendation (Wilcox/Nash)

 

THAT the ratepayers in the annexure attached be advised in writing that if payment of their account is not made, or a satisfactory arrangement for payment is not made within seven days of this correspondence that Council intends to issue a Statement of Claim for the recovery of all monies owed to Council.

 

3.

Carried

It was noted, the time being 3:08pm Clr Culverson rejoined the meeting.

 

 

ITEM - 5    CANOWINDRA INDUSTRIAL ESTATE - SELLING OF BLOCKS

 

Recommendation (Durkin/Nash)

 

THAT Council accept the offer to purchase land within the Canowindra Industrial Estate made by James Isaacs building Services being $15,000 for Lot 24 undeveloped and $7,000 for Lot 25 undeveloped.

 

4.

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 6    VOLUNTARY PURCHASE OF 19 BETTS STREET MOLONG

 

Recommendation (MacSmith/Culverson)

 

THAT Council authorise the voluntary purchase of 19 Betts Street to proceed.

 

5.

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 7    CONTRACT 435429 - DESIGN, MANUFACTURE/SUPPLY, DELIVERY AND COMMISSIONING OF IRRIGATION CENTRE PIVOTS ON PRIVATE LAND ADJACENT TO THE CUDAL AND MANILDRA SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS FOR EFFLUENT  REUSE

 

Recommendation (Davison/Wilcox)

THAT:

1.    Council accept the tender from Aqua West.

2.    Affix the Council Seal to the contract documents.

6.

Carried

 

 

ITEM - 8    QUOTATION FOR LOCATION AND NON DESTRUCTIVE POTHOLING FOR THE YEOVAL AND CUMNOCK SEWER RETICULATION

 

Recommendation (Wilcox/Smith)

 

THAT Council accept the unit rate quotation from G & C McCorkingdale for the purpose of location services in Yeoval and Cumnock for the Four Towns Sewer Project.

 

7.

Carried

 

It was noted the time being 3:19pm the Chair resumed the ordinary meeting.

 

 

REPORT & RESOLUTIONS OF CLOSED COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

MOTION (Wilcox/MacSmith)

THAT the Report and Recommendations of the Closed Committee of the Whole Meeting held on Tuesday 19 February, 2013 be adopted.

 

13/02/40      

Carried

 

It was noted the time being 3:20pm the Mayor adjourned the meeting to hold a workshop relating to the ‘right to farm’.  It was noted that a report on this matter is to be submitted to an Extraordinary Council meeting to be held on 5 March 2013.

 

It was noted the time being 3:30pm the Chair resumed the Ordinary meeting at which time the following presentations were made:

 

Don Rollinson & Ted Burrell - Presentation of Outstanding Service Awards; Sharna Campbell – December 2012 Youth of the Month; Annabelle Hazelton  – Cudal Young Citizen of the Year Award; David Farrell – February Volunteer of the Month; and was then the time being 3:53pm Council was addressed by the Canowindra Challenge Committee re Event Assistance Funding.

 

There being no further business, the meeting closed at 4:05pm.

 

 

 

CHAIRMAN.

 

 

Chairman of the Ordinary Meeting of Cabonne Council held on the 19 March, 2013 at which meeting the listed minutes were confirmed and the signature hereon was subscribed.