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17 May 2017

 

 

NOTICE OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING

 

Your attendance is respectfully requested at the Ordinary Meeting of Cabonne Council convened for Tuesday 23rd May 2017 commencing at 2.00pm, at the Cabonne Council Chambers, Bank Street, Molong to consider the undermentioned business.

 

 

 

Yours faithfully

Stephen J Harding

ACTING GENERAL MANAGER

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

1)       Open Ordinary Meeting

2)       Consideration of Mayoral Minute

3)       Consideration of Acting General Manager’s Report

4)       Resolve into Committee of the Whole

a)    Consideration of Called Items

b)    Consideration of Closed Items

5)      Adoption of Committee of the Whole Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

ATTENDEES – MAY 2017 COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

1.30pm

Daroo Business Awards Launch

2.00pm

Students from Yeoval, Canowindra & Molong Central School – annual address to council

 

 

 

 


 

 

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COUNCIL’S MISSION
“To be a progressive and innovative Council which maintains relevance through local governance to its community and diverse rural area by facilitating the provision of services to satisfy identified current and future needs.”
 

 

 


         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNCIL’S VISION
Cabonne Council is committed to providing sustainable local government to our rural communities through consultation and sound financial management which will ensure equitable resource allocation.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT ON MATTERS FOR DETERMINATION SUBMITTED TO THE Ordinary Council Meeting TO BE HELD ON Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Page 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

ITEM 1      APPLICATIONS FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE.................................. 2

ITEM 2      DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST....................................................... 2

ITEM 3      DECLARATIONS FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS.......................... 2

ITEM 4      MAYORAL MINUTE - APPOINTMENTS........................................... 2

ITEM 5      COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE........................................................... 2

ITEM 6      GROUPING OF REPORT ADOPTION.............................................. 2

ITEM 7      CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES................................................. 2

ITEM 8      PUBLIC ACCESS TO COUNCIL MEETINGS.................................. 2

ITEM 9      DRAFT GIFT AND BENEFIT POLICY............................................... 2

ITEM 10    LOCAL GOVERNMENT REMUNERATION TRIBUNAL ............... 2

ITEM 11    MARCH QUARTERLY BUDGET REVIEW....................................... 2

ITEM 12    INVITATION TO BE A FOSSICKING DISTRICT............................. 2

ITEM 13    LAND ACQUISITION - GAVINS LANE & DAVYS PLAIN ROAD REALIGNMENT................................................................................................................... 2

ITEM 14    MOLONG MULTI-PURPOSE SPORTS COMPLEX........................ 2

ITEM 15    MULLION CREEK HALL...................................................................... 2

ITEM 16    REQUESTS FOR DONATIONS.......................................................... 2

ITEM 17    YOUNG PEOPLE TO ADDRESS COUNCIL MEETING................. 2

ITEM 18    ORANGE REGIONAL TOURISM LTD STRATEGIC PLAN.......... 2

ITEM 19    TOWN ENTRANCES AND MAIN STREET REDESIGN................. 2

ITEM 20    EVENTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2016/2017.............................. 2

ITEM 21    PLANNING PROPOSAL FOR REZONING OF 'TALIMBA' 411 LOWER LEWIS PONDS ROAD, CLIFTON GROVE BEING LOT 9 DP 234046 FROM RU1 PRIMARY PRODUCTION TO R5 LARGE LOT RESIDENTIAL....................... 2

ITEM 22    REQUEST TO MODIFY DEVELOPMENT CONSENT - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION 2015/133/1 - 104 KENT ROAD, MULLION CREEK   2

ITEM 23    MODIFIED DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION 2010/177/4 FOR AN ANIMAL BOARDING AND TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT AT LOT 100 DP 1145134 LAND ALSO KNOWN AS 130 FOUR MILE CREEK ROAD, SPRINGSIDE 2

ITEM 24    PROPOSED PROVISION OF A WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICE IN MULLION CREEK..................................................................................................... 2

ITEM 25    QUESTIONS FOR NEXT MEETING................................................... 2

ITEM 26    BUSINESS PAPER ITEMS FOR NOTING........................................ 2

ITEM 27    MATTERS OF URGENCY.................................................................... 2

ITEM 28    COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE SECTION OF THE MEETING..... 2

Confidential Items

 

Clause 240(4) of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 requires Council to refer any business to be considered when the meeting is closed to the public in the Ordinary Business Paper prepared for the same meeting.  Council will discuss the following items under the terms of the Local Government Act 1993 Section 10A(2), as follows:

 

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

Procedural

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

Procedural

ITEM 3      DEBT RECOVERY REPORT OF OUTSTANDING DEBTS

(b) matters in relation to the personal hardship of a resident or ratepayer

ITEM 4      NOXIOUS WEEDS - PRIVATE WORKS

(c) information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business

ITEM 5      SECTION 18A WEEDS NOTICES

(e) information that would, if disclosed, prejudice the maintenance of law

ITEM 6      SECTION 18 WEEDS NOTICES

(e) information that would, if disclosed, prejudice the maintenance of law   

 

ANNEXURE ITEMS

 

ANNEXURE 7.1    April 26 2017 Ordinary Council minutes............ 2

ANNEXURE 7.2    May 9 2017 Extraordinary Council minutes.... 2

ANNEXURE 9.1    draft Gift and Benefit policy................................. 2

ANNEXURE 9.2    Gift and benefit declaration - Procedure - 2017         2

ANNEXURE 10.1  2017 - Annual Determination - LGRT....................... 2

ANNEXURE 11.1  March QBR............................................................................ 2

ANNEXURE 16.1  Eugowra Public School request for donation 2

ANNEXURE 16.2  Request for support for Line Marker Donation for Cudal Soccer Club - 23-04-2017............................................... 2

ANNEXURE 17.1  Proposal for Yeoval Skatepark......................... 2

ANNEXURE 18.1  Orange Regional Tourism - Strategic Plan .. 2

ANNEXURE 22.1  Letter..................................................................................... 2

ANNEXURE 23.1  Draft Conditions of Consent.................................. 2 

 


 

 

ITEM 1 - APPLICATIONS FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To allow tendering of apologies for Councillors not present.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.g - Code of Meeting Practice adopted and implemented.

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\COUNCIL - COUNCILLORS LEAVE OF ABSENCE - 838646

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT any apologies tendered be accepted and the necessary leave of absence be granted.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

A call for apologies is to be made.

 

 

 

ITEM 2 - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To allow an opportunity for Councillors to declare an interest in any items to be determined at this meeting.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

 4.5.1.g - Code of Meeting Practice adopted and implemented.

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\COUNCIL - COUNCILLORS AND STAFF DECLARATION OF INTEREST - 2017 - 838647

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT the Declarations of Interest be noted.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

A call for Declarations of Interest.

 

 

ITEM 3 - DECLARATIONS FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To allow an opportunity for Councillors to declare any Political Donations received.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

 4.5.1.g - Code of Meeting Practice adopted and implemented.

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\COUNCIL - COUNCILLORS DECLARATION OF POLITICAL DONATIONS - 838648

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT any Political Donations be noted.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

A call for declarations of any Political Donations.

 

 

 

ITEM 4 - MAYORAL MINUTE - APPOINTMENTS

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To allow noting of the Mayoral appointments plus other Councillors' activities Reports.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

 4.5.1.g - Code of Meeting Practice adopted and implemented.

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\MAYORAL MINUTES - 838650

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT the information contained in the Mayoral Minute be noted.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

A call for the Mayoral appointments and attendances as well as other Councillors’ activities reports to be tabled/read out.

 

 

 

ITEM 5 - COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Enabling reports to be considered in Committee of the Whole to be called.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.g. Code of Meeting Practice adhered to

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\GROUPING OF REPORT ADOPTION and BUSINESS PAPER ITEMS FOR NOTING REPORTS - 838651

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Councillors call any items that they wish to be debated in Committee of the Whole.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

Council’s Code of Meeting Practice allows for the Council to resolve itself into “committee of the whole” to avoid the necessity of limiting the number and duration of speeches as required by Clause 250 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005.

 

This item enables councillors to call any item they wish to be debated in “committee of the whole” at the conclusion of normal business.

 

The debate process during a ‘normal’ Council meeting limits the number and duration of speeches as required by Clause 250 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005. 

 

Items should only be called at this time if it is expected that discussion beyond the normal debate process is likely to be needed. 

 

 

 

ITEM 6 - GROUPING OF REPORT ADOPTION

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Enabling procedural reports to be adopted.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

 4.5.1.a - Provide quality administrative support and governance to councillors and residents.

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\GROUPING OF REPORT ADOPTION and BUSINESS PAPER ITEMS FOR NOTING REPORTS - 838653

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT:

1.          Councillors call any items they wish to further consider

2.          Items 7 to 13 be moved and seconded.

 

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

Items 7 to 13 are considered to be of a procedural nature and it is proposed that they be moved and seconded as a group.  Should any Councillor wish to amend or debate any of these items they should do so at this stage with the remainder of the items being moved and seconded.

 

 

 

ITEM 7 - CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Adoption of the Minutes

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

 4.5.1.g - Code of Meeting Practice adopted and implemented.

Annexures

1.  April 26 2017 Ordinary Council minutes

2.  May 9 2017 Extraordinary Council minutes    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\COUNCIL - MINUTES - 2017 - 838655

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT the minutes of the Ordinary meeting held 26 April 2017 and  Extraordinary Council meeting held 9 May 2017 be adopted.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

The following minutes are attached for endorsement:

 

1.   Minutes of the Ordinary Council meeting held on 26 April 2017; and

2.   Minutes of the Extraordinary Council meeting held on 9 May 2017.

 

 

 

ITEM 8 - PUBLIC ACCESS TO COUNCIL MEETINGS

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To advise on recommendation from Council workshop.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.g - Code of Meeting Practice adhered to

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\ADDRESSES - 839205

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council amend its Code of Meeting Practice to conduct an open forum a fortnight before each Ordinary council meeting to enable the public to address council.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

At the council workshop held 9 May 2017 a discussion paper was considered in relation to public addresses at Council meetings and its link to council’s Code of Meeting Practice.  The Code of Meeting Practice policy states:

 

“Council policy is that members of the public be given every opportunity to address council.”

 

The workshop considered the legal ramifications of having open access to council meetings and the possible denial of procedural fairness to parties, especially in relation to development approvals.  It was considered that opportunity should be given for members of the public to make presentations to council, however not at the meeting at which the item is being considered, thus enabling councillors sufficient time to further assess any presentations.

 

It was suggested that rather than the current procedure of members of the public making presentations to council on the day of the ordinary meeting, that an open forum should be conducted a fortnight prior to council meetings, when councillor workshops are usually held, and that Council’s Code of Meeting Practice Policy be amended to facilitate this.

 

 

ITEM 9 - DRAFT GIFT AND BENEFIT POLICY

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

For Council to consider adoption of the draft Gift and Benefit Policy

Policy Implications

Yes - if adopted will become Council's policy

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.a - Provide quality administrative support and governance to councillors and residents

Annexures

1.  draft Gift and Benefit policy

2.  Gift and benefit declaration - Procedure - 2017    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\CORPORATE MANAGEMENT\POLICY\POLICY CORRESPONDENCE - 835706

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT the attached draft Gift and Benefit policy be adopted.

 

Administration Manager's REPORT

 

Due to a recent failure by the electronic Gift and Benefit declaration system an opportunity arose to review the latest requirements relating to Gifts and Benefits from a policy/guidance perspective.

 

Council does not have a specific Gifts and Benefits policy and relies on the Code of Conduct (the Code).  An internal memorandum was circulated when the electronic register was first introduced in 2012 that provided some guidance.

 

On review, it is considered the Code requires support as it does not provide sufficient details.  For example:

 

1.   “token” (as in ‘token value’) is not defined.  As the token value determines what action is to be taken, a value is required.  In 2012, the then executive team decided on “token value” as being less than $25. The Corporate Management Team (CMT) at its 23 March 2017 meeting again endorsed this value.

 

2.   gifts and benefits over the token value that cannot reasonably be refused or returned must be “surrendered”.  What is to happen once surrendered also needs be determined. 

 

Strategic Policy

 

As stated above, council does not have a strategic policy for dealing with offers of gifts and benefits.  As the obligation to make declarations also applies to councillors and other non-staff officials an ‘operating policy/procedure’ alone would not suffice.

 

Additionally, it would be helpful to have a policy as many grey areas can be addressed, e.g. meals provided to the Mayor and partner (or delegate) in attending public events in his/her capacity as Mayor will be exempted from declaration by way of policy.

 

A draft policy is annexed for consideration and adoption by the Council.

 

Operating procedure

 

A new electronic system has been put in place and a procedure approved by the CMT.

 

The approved procedure (copy annexed) addresses point 2, providing actions after surrender of a gift or benefit based on research of various councils’ policies, as follows:

a)     a further attempt to return the gift or benefit to the giver

b)     shared amongst Councillors or employees (only for perishable food items)

c)     retained and used as part of Council’s operations

d)     donated to Council’s Libraries (for suitable books and DVDs)

e)     donated to a local charity

f)      donation for lucky door prizes at Council’s annual staff function (for non-perishable items or gifts of bottles of wine or similar)

Changes from previous practice

In 2012, the options after declaration included that the gift be retained by the recipient, however that option is considered contrary to the Code which states:

5.5   You must not:

d)      accept any gift or benefit of more than token value

and has been removed for any item over token value.

Also in 2012, the OLG flagged a proposed amendment to the Model Code wherein all gifts and benefits would need to be declared regardless of value.  In view of the proposal, staff and councillors were advised to declare all gifts and benefits.  When the amended Model Code was released in November 2015 no such amendment was included. 

In view of that amendment not proceeding, councillors are advised that there is no need to declare gifts and benefits of a value less than $25.

Under the new system, the General Manager will not have to consider every declaration and the only ‘approval’ necessary would be when the Administration Manager having received a surrendered gift or benefit exceeding the token value is unable to return the gift or benefit.  In such cases, the General Manager would approve the disposal from available options.  At all other times, the declaration will simply be added to the register.

 

The Gift and Benefit register will be added to Council’s website as a proactive disclosure under the Government Information (Public Access) Act.

 

ITEM 10 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT REMUNERATION TRIBUNAL

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To advise Council that the Local Government Remuneration Tribunal has handed down its decision in relation to the increase in fees effective from 1 July 2017 and for Council to resolve the fees payable for the ensuing 12 months.

Policy Implications

Council's policy is that Council continue to pay fees to councillors and the Mayor at the maximum amounts

Budget Implications

Yes - increase in budget allocation to the value of increase in councillors remuneration adopted

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.c. Provide appropriate mechanisms for democracy and participation for Cabonne residents

Annexures

1.  2017 - Annual Determination - LGRT    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNMENT RELATIONS\LOCAL AND REGIONAL LIAISON\LOCAL GOVERNMENT REMUNERATION TRIBUNAL - 838674

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT from 1 July 2017 the annual fees payable to each councillor be set at $11,570 and the additional annual payable fee to the Mayor be set at $25,250.

 

Administration Manager's REPORT

 

Following the creation of 20 new councils in 2016, the Independent Local Government Remuneration Tribunal (the Tribunal), in consultation with the local government sector, has conducted a review of the categories of councils and mayoral offices pursuant to section 239 of the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act).

 

The determination provides for the retention of five existing categories (some with new titles) and the creation of two new categories.  In accordance with s239, the categories of councils have been determined as follows:

 

Metropolitan

Non-metropolitan

Principal CBD

Regional City

Major CBD

Regional Strategic Area

Metropolitan Large

Regional Rural

Metropolitan Medium

Rural

Metropolitan Small

 

 

Each council is allocated into one of these categories based on criteria identified by the Tribunal in pages 12 to 15 of its determination (copy annexed).  Cabonne Council remains in the “Rural” category.

 

The Tribunal also set a minimum and maximum range of fees for Councillors and Mayors across NSW.  The Tribunal determined on 12 April 2017 that a 2.5% increase will apply from 1 July 2017.

 

 

Accordingly, Council is able to set annual fees in the following range:

 

                   Councillor:         Minimum fee     $8,750       Maximum fee $11,570

                   *Mayor:               Minimum fee     $9,310       Maximum fee $25,250

 

*This fee must be paid in addition to the fee paid to the Mayor as a Councillor (s.249(2)).

 

 

ITEM 11 - MARCH QUARTERLY BUDGET REVIEW

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To advise Council of the present position of the current year's budget and of the changes recommended to the budget.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Yes

IPR Linkage

4.5.5.j - Provide, maintain and develop financial services and systems to accepted standards - satisfying regulatory and customer requirements

Annexures

1.  March QBR    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT\BUDGETING\QBRs - QUARTERLY BUDGET REVIEWS - 836990

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council note the variances listed in this report and authorise those changes to be updated to Council’s 2016/2017 Budget.

 

 

Senior Accounting Officer's REPORT

 

The Quarterly Budget review is presented to Council for consideration and then authorisation to change the recommended changes to the budget.

 

The budget review covers the period from the 1 January 2017 to 31 March 2017.

 

 

ITEM 12 - INVITATION TO BE A FOSSICKING DISTRICT

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Council to consider the offer to be gazetted as a NSW Fossicking District

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.4.1.c - Provide assistance to community groups

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT\PLANNING\ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM PLAN - 838145

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Cabonne Council accept the offer to be declared a NSW Fossicking District

 

Acting Economic Development Manager's REPORT

 

Cabonne LGA gazetted as a Fossicking District

 

Department of Resources and Energy has extended an invitation to Cabonne Council to consider the offer to become a listed Fossicking District.

 

An initial offer was received in 2016 but did not proceed as Council was in a merger proposal period.

 

Council is now in a position to accept the offer and the potential benefits of the Cabonne Local Government Area being gazetted and listed as a Fossicking District.

 

The NSW Government is planning to expand the number of declared fossicking districts to make regional areas more attractive as a destination for fossickers.

 

The process lifts the restrictions and red tape imposed on recreational fossickers. It has the potential to develop and increase geo-tourism in our area, as well as keeping Cabonne competitive with other fossicking declared locations in NSW.

 

Councils that have taken up this offer recently include Bathurst, Narrabri, Guyra, Walcha, Cootamundra-Gundagai and Upper Lachlan.

 

The legal effect of a declared Fossicking District is that fossickers do not need permission of the holder of a mineral or petroleum exploration licence over the land in question.

 

Fossickers still require permission from private and rural landholders, as a Fossicking District does not undermine private landowner rights.

 

There are no financial implications or ongoing reporting requirements involved for Council to become a NSW Fossicking District. If Council accepts the offer, it is simply a matter of writing to the Department of Industry stating Council would like the Cabonne LGA to be considered and declared as a NSW Fossicking District.

 

ITEM 13 - LAND ACQUISITION - GAVINS LANE & DAVYS PLAIN ROAD REALIGNMENT

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To acquire land for the purposes of changing the priority and realigning the intersection of Gavins Lane & Davys Plain Road.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

As per allocated Project Pre Planning budget

IPR Linkage

1.1.1.a - Complete the annual rural and urban roads maintenance program

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\ROADS and BRIDGES\ACQUISITION\NORTON - CUDAL - GAVINS LANE DAVYS PLAINS INTERSECYION - 838437

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council:

 

1.  Authorise the purchase of 3,649 sq m of land from Lot 2 DP 900862 for a purchase price of $3,000.

2.  Authorise the transfer of 4,191 sq m from Lot 59 DP 750137 to tidy up a previous land acquisition that had not been finalised.

3.  Agree to compensate the landholder $3,300 for the landholder to undertake his own refencing of approximately 255m.

4.  Agree to compensate the landowner $20 per tree for the removal of 120 trees planted by the landholder that will be need to be removed, totaling $2,400.

5.  Agree to pay all reasonable legal fees, survey fees and plan lodgment fees associated with the purchase.

6.  Authorise the affixation of the Common Seal and appropriate signatures on the associated land transfer documents.

 

Acting Director of Engineering & Technical Services' REPORT

Council has planned works to realign and change the priority of Gavins Lane and Davys Plain Road. Council will need to acquire land to straighten up the approach from Gavins Lane on to Davys Plain Road heading towards Cargo. Council would need to acquire 3,649 sq m of land from the owner of Lot 2 DP 900862.

Council has been in negotiations with the owner of Lot 2 DP 900862. The owner has agreed to the sale of 3,649 sq m to Council with compensation of $3,000 as well as compensating for refencing and tree removal. The proposed compensation for tree removal of a tree break with established trees is at a cost of $20 per tree. The landowner has indicated that he is willing to undertake his own fencing costs and has quoted $3,300 for 255m of fencing which is considered more cost effective then hiring contractors to undertake the fencing. Council has agreed to pay all associated legal costs and lodgement fees.

It is also noted that it has become apparent that there is a nearby old acquisition (Lot 59, DP 750137) where the land transfer wasn’t finalised. This has been discussed with the landholder and it is has been agreed that this transfer will be completed in conjunction with this acquisition. It appears as though all other parts of the acquisition were completed, except for the land transfer. The property boundary was previously re-fenced and it is just a matter of legally completing the transfer.

 

 

ITEM 14 - MOLONG MULTI-PURPOSE SPORTS COMPLEX

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To suggest establishment of a management committee for the complex.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

3.3.3.b - Maintain sporting facilities to safe operational standards

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\RECREATION AND CULTURAL SERVICES\SERVICE PROVISION\MULTI PURPOSE SPORTING FACILITY - MOLONG - 839202

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council establish a Management Committee for the Molong Multi-Purpose Sports Complex consisting of representatives from user-groups and one councillor.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

The Molong Multi-Purpose Sports Complex is nearing completion and questions have arisen regarding bookings and user fees for the complex.  It is suggested that the various user groups be invited to participate in a Management Committee that would oversee and coordinate bookings and collection of fees for the complex.  Once the Committee has been established it could be delegated authority under S.355 of the Local Government Act and coordinate usage and access, especially after the lighting has been installed.

 

User groups would include hockey, soccer, tennis and netball.

 

 

 

 

ITEM 15 - MULLION CREEK HALL

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Request for funds from the Mullion Creek Hall Trust

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

3.3.5.a - Review community need for new and upgraded facilities

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT\LIAISON\MULLION CREEK HALL AND RECREATION RESERVE TRUST - 838425

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council:-

 

1.   Write to the Mullion Creek Hall and Recreation Reserve Trust advising that council will not support the funding request for the Mullion Creek Hall; and

 

2.   Encourage the trust to seek grant funding from other stakeholders due to the land being Crown land owned by the State.

 

Acting Director of Finance & Corporate Services' REPORT

 

At the councillor workshop held on Tuesday 9 May a site inspection was held at the Mullion Creek Hall and councillors were addressed by Mr Mark Smee from Art of Living Constructions Pty Ltd. Mr Smee is also a member of the Mullion Creek Hall and Recreation Reserve Trust (the trust).

 

All councillors and staff were handed a report prepared by Mr Smee. In this report there has been a request made to council as follows:

 

“It is requested that council assist with $20,000 towards the preliminary cost (to point of development application) and then construction budgets can be set and allocated accordingly.  It is requested that the construction cost be considered in the upcoming financial budget, (proposing $900,000 at this point) so there is no time delay between compliance and construction due to time limitations on existing hall.”

 

The item was debated in the workshop and the following points were raised:

 

·    The hall is on Crown land therefore not owned by council;

 

·    That if council did support the request from the trust it would be setting a dangerous precedent. Council could potentially receive requests from every Trust in the Shire requesting contributions for assets that council does not own;

 

·    There are no utilisation rates for the existing hall or the proposed new hall;

 

·    There is no plan in place on how the trust would generate income to support the ongoing maintenance and operating costs;

 

·    In order for Council to consider supporting such a request the works would need to be identified in council’s assets management plans, long term financial plans and community strategic plan.  This would also require community consultation. None of this has been identified in any plans;

 

·    Detailed costings outlining the construction costs and the ongoing life cycle costs have not been identified.

 

·    It would be recommended that a project of this magnitude and expenditure would require a Capital Expenditure Review that would need to be submitted and approved by the Office of Local Government.

 

It was suggested that the trust contact other stakeholders such as Department of Education, Crown Lands, State and Federal Government to request funding and support from one or all of these government departments.

 

 

ITEM 16 - REQUESTS FOR DONATIONS

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

For Council to consider the requests for donations recieved.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

To be funded from existing budget allocation.

IPR Linkage

4.4.1.c - Provide assistance to community groups

Annexures

1.  Eugowra Public School request for donation

2.  Request for support for Line Marker Donation for Cudal Soccer Club - 23-04-2017    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\COMMUNITY RELATIONS\SPONSORSHIP - DONATIONS\SPONSORSHIP - DONATIONS - 2017 - 838740

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council donate:

 

1.  $250 to Eugowra Public School to host a simultaneous reading day; and

2.  $500 to the Cudal Soccer Club to assist with the purchase of a line marking machine.

 

Community Services Manager's REPORT

 

Eugowra Public School are holding a simultaneous reading day as a special activity to enthuse the love of reading in young people in late May 2017.

 

The activity will involve students from St Joseph’s School Eugowra, Eugowra Preschool and Eugowra Public School.

 

They have secured the donation of books to present to children and have requested Council to donate the costs of putting on a barbeque associated with this event.

 

As this is a very worthwhile event involving the preschool and both primary schools in Eugowra it is considered to be worthy of Council support.

 

Cudal Soccer Club have written to Council seeking a donation to help purchase a line marking machine for the Cudal Recreation Ground.

 

They currently have a very old machine in poor condition and wish to replace it with a modern machine at a cost of $1,485.

 

The new machine will benefit all users of the recreation ground including the soccer club and Cudal Public School for their events.

 

A contribution of $500 is recommended, and the club is encouraged to fundraise the balance of funds needed for the purchase.

 

$300          Cumnock Progress Association Website

$500          Cudal Public School P&C robotics program

$500          Nashdale Public School P&C to match grant (if successful)

$500          MADIA – Manildra Christmas Fireworks

$300          Cudal Cricket Club

$350          Cudal Preschool

$300          Cudal Swimming Club to upgrade equipment 

$200          Cargo Public School P&C for their Christmas function.

$1050        School Presentation Ceremonies (Student Prizes)

$300          CWA Public Speaking Competition

$300          Leukemia Foundation

$360          BreastScreen NSW transport of van

$250          NAIDOC Week School Initiatives

 

If Council makes the recommended donations there will remain $2,430 available for donations at the June Council meeting.

 

ITEM 17 - YOUNG PEOPLE TO ADDRESS COUNCIL MEETING

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Young people from Cabonne have been invited to address Council's May Meeting

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

3.1.2.b - Organise for young people to address Council annually

Annexures

1.  Proposal for Yeoval Skatepark    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\COMMUNITY SERVICES\SERVICE PROVISION\YOUTH SERVICES - 838837

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council consider the matters raised by young people at this meeting.

 

Community Services Manager's REPORT

 

Council has invited young people from Canowindra High School, Yeoval Central School and Molong Central School to address this Council meeting on matters that are important to them.

 

This follows on from the recently held Youth Week activities that had the theme of ‘Get involved, be heard, make a difference’.

 

One matter that is likely to be raised is a proposal from Blake Cameron the Captain at Yeoval Central School who has written seeking Council support for a skatepark at Yeoval.

 

It is expected that there will be thoughtful suggestions from the young people addressing Council’s meeting.

 

 

ITEM 18 - ORANGE REGIONAL TOURISM LTD STRATEGIC PLAN

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

For Counci to consider the level of financial commitment to a new Orange Regional Tourism Organisation proposed for Cabonne, Orange and Blayney Local Government Areas.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Possible contribution of $110,000 per year to Orange Regional Tourism Ltd

IPR Linkage

2.2.1.a - Promote strategies listed in the Tourism Plan

Annexures

1.  Orange Regional Tourism - Strategic Plan    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT\REPORTING\COUNCIL REPORTS - 839231

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT:

 

1.   Council make a submission to provide an additional $64,141.60 in its draft 2017/18 Operational Plan as a financial commitment to Orange Regional Tourism Ltd;

2.   This financial commitment be made for an initial three years in the 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20 Operational Plans; and

3.   Savings of $64,141.60 be achieved from Council’s draft 2017/18 Tourism Development Budget.

 

Acting Economic Development Manager's REPORT

 

BACKGROUND

 

Since December 2016, Cabonne Council has been included in the development of a new regional tourism organisation incorporating Cabonne, Orange and Blayney Local Government Areas.

 

The new entity would be an evolution of Taste Orange, which was established in 2008 as an industry-led organisation to promote the Orange region focusing on food and wine.

 

Taste Orange is administered by Brand Orange Ltd, which has been funded roughly on a 50:50 basis by Orange City Council and industry, along with NSW Government contributions. Cabonne and Blayney councils have provided additional funding to various events conducted by Brand Orange.

 

Cabonne’s major contribution is $10,000 a year towards Taste Orange@Martin Place in Sydney, as well as a further $13,000-$15,000 a year to other Taste Orange promotions and Orange regional events, such as FOOD Week, Orange Wine Festival and the Banjo Paterson Festival.

 

It is now proposed to establish a new tourism entity encompassing Cabonne, Orange and Blayney Councils that would “take the brand positioning of the Orange region to the next level”.

 

A new company TDO Ltd was formed as an interim organisation to facilitate the transition towards the new marketing body. The company’s board comprises four representatives from Orange City Council, four from Brand Orange Ltd, one from Cabonne Council, one from Blayney Council and one from the business and sports industry.

 

The board is:

·    Peter Robson (Brand Orange) - chair;

·    Philip Shaw (Brand Orange);

·    David Hoskins (Brand Orange);

·    Tony Cheney (Brand Orange);

·    Cr John Davis (Orange City Council);

·    Cr Jason Hamling (Orange City Council);

·    Cr Jeff Whitton (Orange City Council));

·    Garry Styles (Orange City Council);

·    Cr Ian Davison (Cabonne Council);

·    Cr Scott Ferguson (Blayney Council);

·    Phillip Tudor (industry).

 

Cabonne Council, along with Orange and Blayney Councils and sections of the tourism industry, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop the new Orange Regional Tourism Organisation Ltd.

 

CURRENT SITUATION

 

On 8 May 2017, Cabonne Council received a draft Strategic Plan (attached as an annexure) for the proposed new entity. The plan proposes Orange Regional Tourism Organisation Ltd be formed on 1 July 2017 and become operational with staff from 1 January 2018.

 

The new organisation would be a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee with a pro-bono board. It is proposed the new board would be in place by 1 July 2017 and would consist of an independent chair (1), industry representatives (3) and representatives from Brand Orange Ltd (1), Orange City Council (4), Blayney Council (1) and Cabonne Council (1).

 

The aim is for five directors to be appointed for 18 months and the six remaining directors to be appointed for three years to enable continuity of experience.

 

The new entity’s Executive Officer would report to the board.

 

It is proposed that Council Tourism Officers would be responsible for continuing to manage their respective Visitor Information Centres and play a strategic role in liaison with the Executive Officer of Orange Regional Tourism Ltd to provide input and advice on regional destination marketing and advertising campaigns.

 

The Strategic Plan suggests the new entity be staffed by:

1.   Executive Officer ($150,000 per annum);

2.   Marketing Manager ($90,000 per annum);

3.   Online and Social Media Manager ($80,000 per annum);

4.   Finance and Administration Manager ($70,000 per annum);

5.   Part-time Village and Visitor Information Centre officer ($48,000 per annum);

6.   Events Manager (contract – unspecified amount); and

7.   Information Technology/Website Development Officer ((contract – unspecified amount).

 

FUNDING IMPLICATIONS

 

A draft budget for the first year of the new organisation estimates income at $1,152,004 and expenditure of $1,147,778.

 

The breakdown is:

 

Income

Orange City Council                                                 $450,000

Cabonne Council                                                      $110,000

Blayney                                                                       $90,000

Members (at least 300 members for 2018)          $108,037

Events                                                                         $201,964

Govt Funding/Destination NSW                                       $65,000

Trading                                                                       $62,900

Other                                                                           $64,103

Total                                                                           $1,152,004

 

Expenditure

Marketing and Events                                              $332,000

Salaries (including on costs)                                   $539,861

Administration                                                           $201,017

Trading                                                                       $39,300

Property                                                                      $35,600

Total                                                                           $1,147,778

 

The draft budget assumes annual contributions $110,000 and $90,000 respectively from Cabonne and Blayney Councils, which previously have not directly funded Brand Orange Ltd’s day-to-day operations. Orange City Council has provided funding of $400,000 per annum to Brand Orange.

 

As stated earlier, Cabonne Council allocates $23,000-$25,000 per year to Brand Orange promotions and Orange regional events, including Cabonne’s major contribution of $10,000 a year towards Taste Orange@Martin Place in Sydney.

 

The funding proposal for new entity is asking Cabonne Council to commit an additional $85,000-$87,000 per year to tourism marketing, which has not been included in its draft 2017/18 Budget.

 

To achieve this, Council would have to find savings from its 2017/18 Tourism Development Budget in either or a combination of the following areas:

a.   Events Assistance Program ($51,000 budgeted);

b.   Tourism Plan Implementation ($19,000 budgeted);

c.   Shire Promotion, including local brochures and publications ($33,000 budgeted);

d.   Tourism Tradeshows ($8,500 budgeted);

 

Any reduction in the above areas will have implications for promotion and marketing of Cabonne’s villages and events.

 

The Events Assistance Program (EAP) is a perfect example. Many smaller local events would not be viable without financial assistance from the EAP.

 

To date in 2016/17, Council has allocated $48,500 of the $50,900 available under this program. A total of $13,000 has been allocated to Brand Orange promotions or Orange regional events.

 

Major contributions have been made to larger Cabonne events, such as the Canowindra Hot Air Balloon Challenge ($20,000) and NSW Masters Cycling Championships at Molong ($5,000).

 

This means a further $10,500 has been allocated to a variety of village events, including:

a)   Canowindra Airing of the Quilts;

b)   Canowindra Baroquefest;

c)   Yeoval Mulga Bill Camp Cooking Experience;

d)   Canowindra Make It Bake It, Grow It;

e)   Canowindra 100 Mile Dinner;

f)    Cumnock Long White Lunch;

g)   At The Vineyard Presents; and

h)  Eugowra Country Fair.

 

The Orange Regional Tourism Ltd Strategic Plan suggests the new entity manages a Festival Program, including advertising and listings. Events would include Orange FOOD Week, Orange Wine Festival, Banjo Paterson Festival and Canowindra Balloon Challenge.

 

The total amount allocated to this program in its draft budget is $25,000. By contrast, Cabonne Council already provides $31,000 to these events on its own. Of this amount, $20,000 goes to the Canowindra Balloon Challenge, which injects more than $1 million into the Canowindra and Cabonne economies each year. There may be a question mark about the ongoing viability of the Canowindra Challenge without this major sponsorship from Council.

 

FUNDING RATIONALE

 

There appears to be no rationale in the Orange Regional Tourism Ltd Strategic Plan to explain the proposed Council contributions, with an imbalance in the proportion of Local Government and industry funding for the new entity.

 

The budgeted income from Local Government and industry members is projected to be $758,037, with $650,000 coming from Local Government and $108,037 from an estimated 300 industry members.

 

This equates to an average contribution of $360 (depending on the level of membership) a year for each industry member.

 

It could be argued this places an unfair burden on the ratepayers of the three Local Government Areas.

 

Because participants in the tourism, food and wine industries are likely to be the major beneficiaries of regional marketing, a more equitable distribution may be for Local Government and industry to meet the cost on a 50:50 basis.

 

This would require each sector to provide funding of $379,018.50, which, if you used the same Council funding ratio, would reduce individual Local Government contributions to:

1.   Orange City Council $262,397.42

2.   Cabonne Council $64,141.60

3.   Blayney Council $52,479.50

 

In turn, individual contributions from each of the 300 members would increase to $1,263.40.

 

The draft budget also proposes income of $201,964 for events, but does not mention whether Councils will be expected to contribute funding towards these events on top of their annual allocation.

 

BENEFITS

 

While there is no doubt about the benefits of increased regional marketing for local and regional economies, there is little in the Strategic Plan to indicate that Orange Regional Tourism Ltd is much more than Brand Orange Ltd under a different name.

 

The marketing and promotion of Cabonne’s towns and villages, natural attractions and village events will still fall to Cabonne Council, albeit with a reduced budget if the annual contribution to Orange Regional Tourism Ltd has to be found from Council’s Tourism Development Budget.

 

Any Cabonne Shire tourism related business will be able to become a member of Orange Regional Tourism Ltd as they do now with Brand Orange Ltd.

 

Cabonne Council will have only one representative on the 11-person Orange Regional Tourism Ltd board of directors.

 

Of the estimated $1,147,778 expenditure in Orange Regional Tourism Ltd’s draft budget, only $332,000 is earmarked for marketing and events.

 

A further $539,861 would be spent on wages and $201,017 on administration for a total of $740,878 on salaries and administration.

 

CENTRAL NSW TOURISM

 

While TDO Ltd is in the process of transitioning Brand Orange to Orange Regional Tourism Ltd, there is another proposal by Centroc to effectively take on the functions of Central NSW Tourism when the NSW Government’s six new Destination Networks come into effect later this year.

 

Central West NSW, which currently represents this region as part of Destination NSW’s operations, will be incorporated into a very large area to be known as Destination Country and Outback NSW.

 

Centroc’s proposal would effectively create a sub-regional entity focusing on marketing the Central West region, including the Orange region and other areas such as Cowra, Parkes, Forbes, Lachlan and Hilltops.

 

Cabonne Council may have to consider the benefits and cost implications of belonging to two organisations which both undertake regional marketing and branding.

 

In its draft 2017/18 Budget, Council has allocated $29,669 (including 15% overhead allocation) for Central NSW Tourism membership and marketing fees. These membership costs are based on all Centroc members remaining partners in Central NSW Tourism.

 

Should Council decide not to remain a partner in Central NSW Tourism, the membership and marketing fees could be redistributed towards Cabonne’s contribution to Orange Regional Tourism Ltd.

 

 

ITEM 19 - TOWN ENTRANCES AND MAIN STREET REDESIGN

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To inform Council of the outcome of a workshop to consider Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified firms for the redesign of town entrances and main streets in 11 Cabonne towns, villages and localities

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Up to to $2 million from reserves

IPR Linkage

3.3.6.b - Construct budgeted improvements

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT\REPORTING\COUNCIL REPORTS - 838712

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council:

1.  Not proceed with the engagement of consultants to prepare plans for the redesign of town entrances and main streets in 11 Cabonne towns, villages and localities;

2.  Investigate enhancing the natural attractions of each individual town, village and locality through maintenance, mowing and cleaning; and

3.  Investigate a proposal to implement the existing street tree master plans, incorporating the capital improvement priorities submitted by each of the Shire’s progress associations.

 

Acting Economic Development Manager's REPORT

 

At its Ordinary Meeting on 26 April 2017, Council considered 15 Expressions of Interest received from streetscape designs firms and landscape architects for the redesign of town entrances and main streets in 11 Cabonne towns, villages and localities.

Council resolved to add the item to the agenda for the May Councillor Workshop, prior to engaging any consultants.

 

The workshop considered comments from members of Council’s Cabonne Country Tourism Advisory and Small Towns Development Committees, as well as feedback from the community.

 

The majority of the feedback did not support the redesign and favoured more maintenance and mowing to enhance the existing natural assets of the towns, villages and localities.

 

Councillors also noted that street tree master plans had already been prepared for the Shire’s towns and villages and an opportunity existed to implement a project incorporating these street tree master plans and the “wish list” of capital improvements submitted by the Shire’s progress associations.

 

The master plans selected tree varieties to suit individual towns and villages instead of uniform plantings for all localities.

From the workshop, Councillors requested a report be submitted to Council’s May Ordinary Meeting, recommending that Council programs reflect the individual characteristics of each town, village and locality and enhance natural attractions through maintenance, mowing and cleaning of public toilets etc.

 

ITEM 20 - EVENTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2016/2017

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

For Council to consider the applications for funding under the 2016/2017 Events Assistance Program

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

$1,500 funded under the Events Assistance Program 2016/2017

IPR Linkage

4.4.1.c - Provide assistance to community groups

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES\PROGRAMS\EVENTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2016 - 2017 - 837100

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council approve funding of $1,500 under the 2016/2017 Events Assistance Program (EAP) to Brand Orange for Taste@Watsons Bay 2017.

 

Acting Economic Development Manager's REPORT

 

Council has received one application for funding under its 20016-17 Events Assistance Program (EAP) for an event that promoted Cabonne wine and food producers to about 6,500 people in Sydney.

 

Council’s Community Development and Tourism Coordinator has provided the following assessment:

 

Application 1.

 

Organisation:                               Brand Orange

Event:                                             Taste@Watsons Bay

Date:                                               Sunday, 7 May 2017

Requested amount:                    $5,000

Reason for funding:                             A contribution towards offsetting the marketing, promotion and advertising of this event

 

Event Description:

 

The Taste@Watsons Bay event was held in Watsons Bay to showcase regional wineries and food producers to a new targeted audience. The aim of the event was to increase the profile and awareness of the region’s attractions that in turn lead to increased visitors, accommodation demand and economic benefits.

 

Brand Orange’s vision is to lead the marketing to ensure that Cabonne and Orange become vibrant, unique and progressive areas to visit, live and work.

 

The event was first held in 2016 and was a great success, attracting more than 5,000 people. This year’s attendance represented a 30% increase. The event is designed to increase visitation to the region and boost tourism spending in our area, as well as raising the profile and awareness of the Orange-Cabonne region to a wider metropolitan audience.

 

Cabonne’s logo and branding was included in all marketing and promotional material.

 

Assessment

 

This application meets the event assistance funding program objectives of a developing event. Its aim is to attract visitation to the area and support a number of Cabonne and Orange region enterprises.

 

Events Assistance Program (EAP) status to date:

 

EAP Funding Allocation 2016/2017

$50,900

EAP Expenditure to Date 2016/2017

 

26 July Orange Wine Festival 14-30 October 2016

$5,000

23 Aug Canowindra Balloon Challenge 2017

$20,000

23 Aug Canowindra Airing of the Quilts 1-3 October 2016    

$3,000

23 Aug Cycling NSW Masters Road Cycling Championship 2017

$5,000

27 Sept Canowindra Baroquefest

$2,000

27 Sept Taste Orange@Barangaroo

$500

27 Sept Mulga Bill Pioneers Camp Cooking Experience

$500

28 Feb MBC Women Agri-Business - What the Future Holds

$1,500

28 Feb Canowindra Creative Centre Make it, Bake it, Grow it

$500

28 Feb Canowindra@home 100Mile Dinner 2017

$1,000

28 Feb F.O.O.D Week 2017

$5,000

28 Feb Banjo Paterson Festival

$1,000

28 Feb At the Vineyard Presents

$500

28 March Cumnock Long White Lunch

$500

28 March Eugowra Country Fair

$1,000

 

 

Total Expenditure

$47,000

Funds Available

$3,900

 

 

ITEM 21 - PLANNING PROPOSAL FOR REZONING OF 'TALIMBA' 411 LOWER LEWIS PONDS ROAD, CLIFTON GROVE BEING LOT 9 DP 234046 FROM RU1 PRIMARY PRODUCTION TO R5 LARGE LOT RESIDENTIAL

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To obtain council's resolution to proceed with the rezoning process.

Policy Implications

The proposal is in accordance with the Blayney, Cabonne and Orange City Sub regional rural and industrial land use strategy, adopted July 2008

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.c - Provide appropriate mechanisms for democracy and participation for Cabonne residents

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\LAND USE AND PLANNING\PLANNING\AMENDMENT 6 TO LEP 2012 - LOT 9 DP 243046 - 411 LOWER LEWIS PONDS RD, CLIFTON GROVE - 837412

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council:

 

1.  Receive and note the Planning Proposal for the rezoning of land identified as Lot 9 DP 243046 and Crown road reserve known as White Hill Lane, situated off Lower Lewis Ponds Road, Clifton Grove, Orange, and located within the Strategy Area 3 (SA3) as described in the Blayney Cabonne Orange Sub Regional Rural and Industrial Land Use Strategy July 2008.

2.  Forward the Planning Proposal to the Department of Planning and Infrastructure for Gateway Determination in accordance with Section 56 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

3.  Receive a further report following the public exhibition period to provide details of any submissions received during the exhibition process.

 

Director of Environmental Services' REPORT

 

Council has received a Planning Proposal from Land Orange Partnership on behalf of Mr DC Glover and Ms SL Attenborough to amend the Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 2012.  The Planning Proposal relates to land located approximately 7.5km north east of the city of Orange and described as Lot 9 DP 243046, 411 Lower Lewis Ponds Road, Clifton Grove.  A copy of the Planning Proposal will be provided to all councillors under separate cover.

 

The subject land is identified in the Blayney, Cabonne and Orange City Sub Regional Rural and Industrial Land Use Strategy, 2008, as a future investigation area for the release area for life style development.  The area, identified in the sub regional strategy as Strategy Area 3 (SA3), is located to the immediate east of the existing Clifton Grove large lot residential precinct and to the west of the Weemilah and Strathnook Lakes Estates large lot residential precinct.  Lower Lewis Ponds Road forms the eastern boundary of the investigation area.

 

5752211

 

 

9692568

 

Aerial view of SA3 subject area

 

The SA3 area consisted of three allotments:

 

·    Lot 71 DP 750372 having an area of 0.74ha, containing a dwelling,

·    Lot 10 DP 243046 having an area of 24.45 ha containing a dwelling, and

·    Lot 9 DP 243046 having an area of 29.96 ha containing a dwelling.

 

The land described as Lot 10 DP 243046 was the subject of a Planning Proposal in 2014 and has since been rezoned in accordance with the sub regional strategy, subdivided and development of the Bridal Valley Estate is progressing. This subdivision also incorporated adjustments to Lot 71 DP 750372. The land description for this area is now Lots 100 to 110 in DP 1214842.

 

The current Planning Proposal relates to Lot 9 DP 243046, being the residual of the SA3 investigation area. This allotment is located to the immediate north of the Bridal Valley Estate development.

 

8105970

 

1125507

 

Location plan - Lot 9 DP 243046

 

The proposal seeks to rezone a 30.08ha rural holding currently zoned RU1 Primary Production to R5 Large Lot Residential, and to amend the Cabonne LEP 2012 Lot Size Map (Sheet LSZ-005B) to permit a minimum lot size of 2ha. The property contains an existing dwelling situated to the western side of the land and situated on a prominent hill.

 

Concept subdivision plan

 

The applicant states that the proposed rural residential development of the subject land would comprise the following:

 

·    Lots ranging in size from 2.06ha to 6.61ha, with a concept plan provided for the development of 10 allotments

·    Construction of a sealed road within the existing White Hill Lane (a Crown road), to a distance of approximately 375m from Lower Lewis Ponds Road and internal gravelled access ways that provide access to all lots without requiring direct access to Lower Lewis Ponds Road

·    Building envelopes nominated for each proposed lot to minimise removal of vegetation, optimise on-site wastewater disposal options and ensure adequate bushfire protection is provided

·    Water supply for residential purposes to be provided by rainwater tanks supplemented with on-site farm storage and / or the provision of bores where required

·    Electricity and telecommunication services to be provided via the extension of existing infrastructure.

 

The land may be developed in stages, based upon demand for the allotments and the provision of infrastructure. A conceptual development plan has been prepared as part of the Planning Proposal.  Final lot layout may vary based upon the requirements of the development assessment process and relevant design criteria.

 

Preliminary investigation has been undertaken as part of the Planning Proposal to assess environmental impacts including water quality, flora and fauna assessment, groundwater, on-site effluent disposal, soil erosion, stormwater management, flooding and bushfire hazard, traffic and access, site contamination and heritage assessment.  The detailed support documentation indicates that the land is capable of accommodating the proposed development. A review of the Planning Proposal documentation by council officers supports the study findings.

 

It is noted that the nearby Strathnook Lakes Estate (14 lots) and the Weemilah Estate (20 lots) have been fully developed. The Bridal Valley Estate  was registered in April 2016 and each of the 7 vacant allotments have since been sold  with development commencing on several of the allotments.

 

The proposed rezoning of the property ‘Talimba’ will release an additional 10 development lots in the area (noting the existing dwelling located upon the property will be contained within a subdivided allotment).

 

The Planning Proposal to rezone land from RU1 Primary Production to R5 Large Lot Residential is supported.  It is considered that the relevant requirements under section 55 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and the matters identified in the Department of Planning’s ‘A guide to preparing Planning Proposals’ have been adequately addressed in the Planning Proposal.

 

It is recommended that council support the Planning Proposal and the matter by submission of the proposal to Gateway Determination.

 

The intended outcomes of the Planning Proposal are identified as being:

 

·    the rezoning of Lot 9 DP 243046 and White Hill Lane (a Crown road reserve) from RU1 Primary Productions to R5 Large Lot Residential by amending the Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 2012 Lot Zone Map (sheet LZN_005B)

·    amending the Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 2012 Lot Size Map (Sheet LSZ_005B) as it applies to Lot 9 DP 243046 to reflect a minimum lot size of 2ha.

 

ITEM 22 - REQUEST TO MODIFY DEVELOPMENT CONSENT - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION 2015/133/1 - 104 KENT ROAD, MULLION CREEK

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To obtain council's consideration of the applicant's request to review the development determination.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.3.a - Assess and determine development applications, construction certificate applications and Onsite Sewerage Management Systems (OSMS) to meet agreed service levels

Annexures

1.  Letter    

File Number

\Development Applications\DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION\2015\03-2015-0133 - 838722

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT the Modification Application seeking to delete condition 11 of Development Application 2015/133 for a dwelling upon Lot 102 DP 1070947, 104 Kent Road, Mullion Creek, be refused.

 

Director of Environmental Services' REPORT

 

ADVISORY NOTES

Record of voting

In accordance with s375A of the Local Government Act 1993, a division is required to be called when a motion for a planning decision is put at a meeting of Council or a Council Committee.  A division under s375A of the Act is required when determining this planning application.

 

Political Disclosures

In accordance with s147(4) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, a person making a planning application to Council is required to disclose political donations and gifts made within 2 years prior to the submission of the application and concluding when the application is determined.

 

In accordance with s147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, a person making a public submission to Council in relation to a planning application made to Council is required to disclose political donations and gifts made within 2 years prior to the submission being made and concluding when the application is determined.

 

Political donations and gifts (if any) to be disclosed include:

·    All reportable political donations made to any local councillor or Council,

·    All gifts made to any local councillor or employee of the Council.

 

Nil planning application disclosures have been received. 

 

Nil public submission disclosures have been received. 

 

SUMMARY

 

The following report provides an assessment of the modification application submitted for review of Condition 11 of the consent issued for construction of a three-bedroom dwelling upon a concessional allotment being Lot 102 DP 1070947 known as 104 Kent Road, Mullion Creek.

 

The application has been referred to the Council for determination as the proposal seeks a variation to development consent.

 

It is recommended that the application be refused.

 

Applicant: T & S Low

Owner:      Sarah L Low

Proposal:  Deletion of condition 11 of development consent

Location:   Lot 102 DP 1070947 – 104 Kent Road, Mullion Creek

Zone:         RU1 Primary Production   

 

Background

 

Development consent was issued under council’s delegated authority on 22 April 2015 for a three-bedroom dwelling to be constructed upon a concessional allotment known as 104 Kent Road, Mullion Creek. A private certifier issued a Construction Certificate for the development on 25 February 2016.

 

The subject land was created via subdivision under the former Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 1991, and subsequently registered 21 July 2004. Lot 102 was created under Clause 14 of the Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 1991 which allowed a dwelling (formerly known as a concessional lot). As such, a dwelling is permissible under the provisions of CLEP 2012 Clause 4.2A(3)(c).

 

The development consent issued for construction of a dwelling required compliance with a number of conditions of development consent. Condition 10 of the consent required an upgrade of the vehicular access to the property noting that the access as installed at the time of subdivision had not been maintained and had eroded. Condition 11 of the consent required removal of roadside vegetation to ensure adequate sight distance to permit safe ingress / egress to the property.

 

Other conditions of consent related to provision of an internal access road, adequate on-site water supply and use of non-reflective building materials.

 

The conditions of consent applied to the dwelling proposal relate to the environmental assessment of the suitability of the site to accommodate the proposed development. The removal of roadside vegetation has been required to ensure safety to vehicles accessing the concessional lot and to ensure the safety of road users. The requirements are generated by the increased activity proposed upon the subject land, it previously being rural land in character.

 

THE PROPOSAL

The proponent requests that council delete 11 of the development consent. (letter attached). The proponent states that the vegetation is located upon council’s road reserve and should be removed by council at its cost, or that the vegetation should have been removed by the developer at time of subdivision of the land.

 

Condition 11 reads as follows:

 

11.    REMOVAL OF VEGETATION

 

Objective

 

To ensure that safe egress is achieved by maintaining adequate sight distance.

 

Performance

 

The applicant is required to remove, at his/her full cost, vegetation to the west and east of the existing access to achieve a safe sight distance of 250 metres stipulated in the RMS Guidelines for Safe Intersection Sight Distances.

 

Before Works can commence the applicant must, in consultation with Council, identify those trees, which will need to be removed to achieve the designated sight distance.

 

The proponent agrees that the vegetation clearing is required. In discussions on site between the proponent and council’s Development Engineer it was identified that vegetation including a pine tree and three gum trees would need to be removed to ensure safe sight distance was provided to the driveway.

 

Site Map

 

 

 

The subject land is rectangular in shape and has an area of approximately 5.01ha. There is a pine windbreak around the majority of the perimeter of the site with the remainder of the site being cleared of vegetation. There are no watercourses or dams on the site. There is an existing shed in the north eastern corner of the site. Surrounding land uses include grazing operations and associated dwellings.

 

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

In accordance with Section 96(1) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 the proposed modification is of minimal environmental impact and is substantially the same development for which consent was granted.

 

PROVISIONS OF ANY ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING INSTRUMENT s79C(1)(a)(i)

 

Clause 1.2 Aims of the Plan

The broad aims of the LEP are as follows:

a) to encourage development that complements and enhances the unique character and amenity of Cabonne, including its settlements, localities, and rural areas,

(b) to provide for a range of development opportunities that contribute to the social, economic and environmental resources of Cabonne in a manner that allows present and future generations to meet their needs by implementing the principles of ecologically sustainable development,

(c) to facilitate and encourage sustainable growth and development that achieves the following:

 

(i) contributes to continued economic productivity, including agriculture, business, tourism, industry and other employment opportunities,

(ii) allows for the orderly growth of land uses while minimising conflict between land uses within the relevant zone and land uses within adjoining zones,

(iii) encourages a range of housing choices and densities in planned urban and rural locations that is compatible with the residential and rural environment and meets the diverse needs of the community,

(iv) promotes the integration of land uses and transport to improve access and reduce dependence on private vehicles and travel demand,

(v) protects, enhances and conserves agricultural land and the contributions that agriculture makes to the regional economy,

(vi) avoids or minimises adverse impacts on drinking water catchments to protect and enhance water availability and safety for human consumption,

(vii) protects and enhances places and buildings of environmental, archaeological, cultural or heritage significance, including Aboriginal relics and places,

(viii) protects and enhances environmentally sensitive areas, ecological systems, and areas that have the potential to contribute to improved environmental, scenic or landscape outcomes.

 

Clause 1.9A Suspension of covenants, agreements and instruments

This clause provided that covenants, agreements or other similar instruments that restrict the carrying out of development upon the subject land do not apply unless such are:

·    Covenants imposed or required by council

·    Prescribed instruments under s183A of Crown Lands Act 1989

·    Any conservation agreement under National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

·    Any trust agreement under the Nature Conservation Trust Act 2003

·    Any property vegetation plan under the Native Vegetation Act 2003

·    Any biobanking agreement under Part 7A of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995

·    Any planning agreement made under Division 6 of Part 4 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979

                  

      Mapping

The subject site is identified on the LEP maps in the following manner:

     

Land zoning map

Land zoned RU1 Primary Production

Lot size map

Minimum lot size – Clause 4.2A(3)(c)

Heritage map

Not a heritage item or conservation area

Terrestrial Biodiversity Map

Has biodiversity sensitivity on the subject land

Flood planning map

Not within a flood zone

Natural resource – karst map

Not within a karst area

Drinking water catchment map

Not within a drinking water catchment area

Riparian land and watercourse map, groundwater vulnerability map

Groundwater vulnerable

Land reservation acquisition map

 

 

      These matters are addressed in the report following.

 

Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 2012

The subject land is zoned RU1 Primary Production by the Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 2012.  A dwelling is permissible within this zone, subject to Council’s development consent.

 

Objectives of the RU1 Primary Production zone

The proposal is not contrary to the aims of the LEP or the objectives of the RU1 zone.  The development relates to and is consistent with the zone objectives which seek to

 

·    To encourage sustainable primary industry production by maintaining and enhancing the natural resource base.

·    To encourage diversity in primary industry enterprises and systems appropriate for the area.

·    To minimise the fragmentation and alienation of resource lands.

·    To minimise conflict between land uses within this zone and land uses within adjoining zones.

·    To enable function centres, restaurants or cafes and appropriate forms of tourist and visitor accommodation to be developed in conjunction with agricultural uses.

 

 

Part 2 – Permitted or prohibited development

The proposed development for a dwelling is a permitted land use as per the land use table for the RU1 zone.

 

Part 4 – Principal development Standards

Clause 4.2A Dual occupancies and rural dwellings on land on RU1 and RU2 zones

A dwelling is permissible under the provisions of Cabonne LEP 2012 - Clause 4.2A(3)(c).

 

Part 6 – Additional local provisions

Clause 6.3 Terrestrial biodiversity

Whilst the subject land is identified as “Biodiversity” on the Terrestrial Biodiversity Map, the proposed development is not likely to have any adverse impact on the flora and fauna of the land. The identified flora includes Red Stringybark - Blakely's Red Gum - Yellow Box woodland (Vegetation on Overcleared Landscapes). No additional measures are required to minimize or mitigate the impacts of the proposed development.

 

Clause 6.4 Groundwater vulnerability

The subject land has been identified as “groundwater vulnerable” on the Groundwater Vulnerability Map. The proposed development will not have an adverse impact on groundwater dependent ecosystems nor any cumulative effect on the groundwater system itself. The development will not result in groundwater contamination. No additional measures are required to avoid, minimize, or mitigate impacts of the proposed dwelling.

 

 

Clause 6.8 Essential services

Adequate provision of power, telecommunications, potable water, on site effluent management and access can be provided for the site; as such meets the requirements of the clause.

 

REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PLANS

 

There are no Regional Environmental Plans that apply to the subject land.

 

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING POLICIES

State Environmental Planning Policy No.44 (Koala Habitat) applies to the development. Cabonne Council is identified within the SEPP 44 schedule as having koala habitat.  The applicant has not addressed the SEPP; however, the subject land is generally cleared and the proposed development will not impact upon any existing vegetation.  There are no known sightings of koalas in the locality, or sources of koala habitat.

 

State Environmental Planning Policy (Rural Lands) 2008 applies to the development. The development for a dwelling is consistent with the provisions of the SEPP.

 

PROVISIONS OF ANY DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING INSTRUMENT THAT HAS BEEN PLACED ON EXHIBITION s79C(1)(a)(ii)

There are no draft environmental plans that relate to the subject land or proposed development.

 

PROVISIONS OF ANY DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLAN s79C(1)(a)(iii)

 

Development Control Plan No 5 – General Rural Zones applies to this development and is generally consistent with the provisions of the plan.

 

PROVISIONS PRESCRIBED BY THE REGULATIONS s79C(1)(a)(iv)

The proposal does not contravene the relevant provisions of the regulations. A BASIX Certificate has been submitted with the application and a condition has been included requiring the development to be in accordance with the requirements of the BASIX Certificate.

 

THE LIKELY IMPACTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT s79C(1)(b)

 

Siting /location

The proposed dwelling is to be located within the registered building envelope. The proposed dwelling is to be sited approximately 207m front the Kent Road boundary,81m from the western boundary, in excess of 75m from the eastern boundary and approximately 50m from the northern boundary. 

 

Visual amenity

The proposed dwelling will not have an adverse visual impact on the site or the surrounding locality. There is a pine windbreak around the majority of the perimeter of the site with the remainder of the site being cleared of vegetation. As such an existing buffer to the surrounding area has already been provided. The dwelling is consistent with other development in the locality which is usually associated with grazing. Construction materials include weatherboard cladding and galvanized roof sheeting.

 

Access and traffic

Access to the subject land is via an existing access point off Kent Road. An assessment by the Development Engineer determined the existing access point did not meet council’s current specifications for private access and conditions of consent were applied to require upgrading including provision of safe sight distance at the intersection of the driveway with Kent Road.

 

The proponent seeks to have condition 11 of the development consent removed.

 

Condition 11 related to the provision of safe and adequate sight distance. To comply it will be necessary to remove several trees. The proponent is in agreeance that the sight distance needs to be provided and the vegetation cleared, however does not agree that such activity should be his responsibility as the vegetation is located upon council’s road reserve.

 

The requirement to obtain adequate sight distance is brought around only by the development of the allotment for a dwelling. The potential increased daily vehicular access to the allotment generates the requirement for council to require that the access way is located and designed to achieve adequate sight distance as per RMS guidelines for safe intersection sight distances.

 

It is noted that the standard of Kent Road has changed in the years since the concessional allotment was created, with the road now sealed for much of its length, potentially altering the speed of traffic along that section of road. Provision of safe vehicular access to land off Kent Road remains a consideration in any assessment of a development proposal and relates to the current road standards.

 

It is recommended that Condition 11 of the development consent be retained as written.

 

THE SUITABILITY OF THE SITE s79C(1)(c)

 

Physical Attributes and Hazards

There are no known technological or natural hazards that would affect the proposed development.

 

DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTIONS

 

No contributions apply to the development as bushfire and road contributions were applied and paid at the time of the subdivision.

 

ANY SUBMISSIONS MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ACT s79C(1)(d)

 

The proposed modified development is not advertised development and was not required to be neighbour notified.

 

PUBLIC INTEREST s79C(1)(e)

 

The proposed modified development is considered to be of minor interest to the wider public due to the relatively localised nature of potential impacts. 

 

CONCLUSION

 

That Modification Application 2015/0133/1 seeking deletion of condition 11 of the development consent relating to construction of a three-bedroom dwelling on land described as Lot 102 DP 1070947, 104 Kent Road, Mullion Creek be refused.

 

 

ITEM 23 - MODIFIED DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION 2010/177/4 FOR AN ANIMAL BOARDING AND TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT AT LOT 100 DP 1145134 LAND ALSO KNOWN AS 130 FOUR MILE CREEK ROAD, SPRINGSIDE

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To obtain council's consideration of the applicants' request to review the development determination.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.3.a - Assess and determine development applications, construction certificate applications and Onsite Sewerage Management Systems (OSMS) to meet agreed service levels

Annexures

1.  Draft Conditions of Consent    

File Number

\Development Applications\DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION\2010\03-2010-0177 - 838885

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Modified Development Application 2010/0177 for Animal boarding and training establishment and ancillary dwelling on Lot 100 DP 1145134, corner Four Mile Creek Road & Giles Road, Spring Side, be granted consent subject to the amended conditions attached.

 

Senior Town Planner's REPORT

 

ADVISORY NOTES

Record of voting

In accordance with s375A of the Local Government Act 1993, a division is required to be called when a motion for a planning decision is put at a meeting of Council or a Council Committee.  A division under s375A of the Act is required when determining this planning application.

 

Political Disclosures

In accordance with s147(4) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, a person making a planning application to Council is required to disclose political donations and gifts made within 2 years prior to the submission of  the application and concluding when the application is determined.

 

In accordance with s147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, a person making a public submission to Council in relation to a planning application made to Council is required to disclose political donations and gifts made within 2 years prior to the submission being made and concluding when the application is determined.

 

Political donations and gifts (if any) to be disclosed include:

·    All reportable political donations made to any local councillor or Council,

·    All gifts made to any local councillor or employee of the Council.

 

Nil planning application disclosures have been received. 

 

Nil public submission disclosures have been received. 

 

 

SUMMARY

 

The following report provides an assessment of the modified development application submitted for an Animal Boarding and Training Establishment with ancillary dwelling on Lot 100 DP 1145134, corner Four Mile Creek Road and Giles Road, Springside. The proposed modification indicates several minor changes to the development including installation of roller doors in place of timber doors, an additional glass window and installation of kitchen facilities on the mezzanine level. The proposed changes are considered to be minor and can be assessed under Section 96(1A) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 as there is minimal environmental impact and is substantially the same development for which consent was originally granted.

 

The application has been referred to Council for determination as the original development application was determined by Council and as such any subsequent modification requires Council’s determination on the matter.

 

It is recommended that the application be approved subject to amended conditions of consent.

 

Applicant:                    Kelvin John & Pamela Alice Smith

Owner:                         KJ & PA Smith

Proposal:                     Modification of Animal Boarding and Training Establishment and ancillary dwelling

Location:                     Lot 100 DP 1145134, corner Four Mile Creek Road & Giles Road, Spring Side

Zone:                            1(a) General Rural   

 

The PROPOSAL

This modified development application seeks the following changes to the stable and office building:-

 

·    Change six (6) large timber barn doors to steel roller doors on the western, eastern & southern elevations,

·    Add one glass window to the western elevation, and

·    Internal changes to the mezzanine level including construction of a store room on the western side, reconfigured bathroom, additional separate office and additional kitchen facilities.

 

There are no other proposed changes as part of the application. It is noted the subject building is approved for use as a stable complex and associated tack rooms with office/storage space upstairs for staff and clients. It is not approved for use as separate residential accommodation. It is also noted Stage 2 of the development, being construction of the proposed dwelling, has not been commenced at this stage.

 

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Subject Site (indicated in red)

 

Background

As noted in previous modified development assessment reports, the subject site (Lot 100) was created under DA 2009/95 by subdivision. The land previously was a single allotment that was separated by Giles Road. The subdivision application was approved, as such, two separate allotments were created Lot 101 (western side of Giles Road) and Lot 100 (eastern side of Giles Road). Lot 100 was created as an agricultural lot which did not have dwelling entitlement. Lot 101 had an existing dwelling and an established horse training facility. The subdivision was implemented and subsequently registered.

 

A further DA was lodged in May 2010 for development of the vacant agricultural lot as a horse training/agistment enterprise (animal boarding and training establishment) with ancillary dwelling. A report was included to the Environmental Services and Sustainability Committee on September 2010. Due to a lack of quorum, the report was referred to the following Council meeting (September 2010).

 

Approval was granted in September 2010 with deferred commencement conditions for the provision of water.

 

In October 2010, a rescission motion was put to council by councillors Duffy, Hyde and Dean seeking inclusion in the approval of a dwelling. The motion was lost and Development Consent issued 21 October 2010.

 

An application under Section 82 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act to review the determination was lodged on 30 November 2010 with revised plans and additional support information. The application was approved as a staged development at Council’s Ordinary Meeting of March 2011 with subsequent Development Consent issued.

 

A Construction Certificate (CC) was applied for however could not be issued as the submitted plans did not match the approved DA plans. The applicant was advised to submit a modification so the CC could be subsequently assessed and approved.

 

Following protracted discussions between the land owner, his planning consultant and council, the proponent submitted an application to amend the DA. The modification application was submitted on 3 July 2013 with amended plans received for assessment under Section 96(1A) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979. The modification application was subsequently approved at Council’s Ordinary Meeting in August 2013. A third modified development application for changes to the horse facilities, stud operations and ancillary dwelling was approved via Council at a meeting held 28 October 2014.

 

The subject land has since changed ownership. A Construction Certificate for the animal boarding and training establishment was issued by Central West Certifiers to the current land owners on 12 December 2014. The proponent now seeks further modifications to the approved development pertaining to the stable and tack building only.

 

MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION

In accordance with Section 96(1A) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 the proposed modification is of minimal impact and is substantially the same development for which consent was granted.

 

PROVISIONS OF ANY ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING INSTRUMENT s79C(1)(a)(i)

 

Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 1991 (Amended)

The subject application is assessed under the LEP provisions operative when the initial consent was issued. The subject land was zoned 1(a) General Rural under the provisions of the former Cabonne Local Environmental Plan 1991.  The proposed horse facilities are best defined as an animal boarding and training establishment by the Cabonne LEP. An animal boarding and training establishment is permissible in the 1(a) zone subject to Council’s development consent.

 

A dwelling (ancillary to the animal boarding and training establishment) was permissible in the 1(a) zone subject to Council’s development consent.

 

Objectives of the 1(a) zone

The zone objectives aim, in part, is to promote the proper management and utilization of resources by protecting, enhancing and conserving agricultural land in a manner which sustains its efficient and effective agricultural production potential. The proposed modification does not have an adverse impact on the zone objectives and does not change the previous site assessment regarding the zone objectives.

 

Clause 10 – General considerations for development within rural zones

The current use of the land is agriculture (ie grazing) and the proposed future use is to be a horse training establishment. The modification does not change the proposed use and as such will not have an adverse impact upon vegetation, timber production, land capability (including soil resources and soil stability), water resources, future recovery of mineral deposits, or the protection of scenic or recreational areas.

 

Clause 18 – Dwelling-houses in Zones Nos 1(a) and 7(c)

The approved consent allows for the construction of an ancillary dwelling on the subject land as Stage 2 of the development. Stage 1 requires the implementation and construction of the operation’s infrastructure prior to the construction of the dwelling.

 

The proposed modification does not seek any changes to the ancillary dwelling or its staging of the development.

 

REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PLANS

 

There are no Regional Environmental Plans that apply to the subject land.

 

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING POLICIES

 

State Environmental Planning Policy No 44-Koala Habitat applies to the subject land.

 

Cabonne Council is identified within the SEPP 44 schedule as having koala habitat. The applicant has not addressed the SEPP; however, the subject land is generally cleared with a cluster of trees located in the north eastern corner. The proposed development will not impact upon any existing vegetation.  There are no known sightings of koalas in the locality, or sources of koala habitat.

 

State Environmental Planning Policy (Rural Lands) 2008 applies to the subject land.

 

The Rural Lands SEPP applies to the Cabonne Council area. The SEPP requires Council to consider the existing and approved uses of land in the vicinity of the development (when it involves subdivision or dwellings), and whether or not the development is likely to have a significant impact on predominant or preferred land uses. The impacts of the development have been addressed as a consideration in the assessment of this development.

 

PROVISIONS OF ANY DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING INSTRUMENT THAT HAS BEEN PLACED ON EXHIBITION s79C(1)(a)(ii)

There are no draft environmental plans that relate to the subject land or proposed development.

 

PROVISIONS OF ANY DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLAN s79C(1)(a)(iii)

 

Development Control Plan No 5 – General Rural Zones applies to this development. The proposed modification is consistent with the provisions of the DCP.

 

PROVISIONS PRESCRIBED BY THE REGULATIONS s79C(1)(a)(iv)

The proposal does not contravene the relevant provisions of the regulations.

 

THE LIKELY IMPACTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT s79C(1)(b)

Context and Setting

No change from previous assessment.

 

Scale of development

No change from previous assessment.

 

Amenity

No change from previous assessment

 

Access and traffic

No change from previous assessment.

 

Effluent Disposal

No change from previous assessment.

 

THE SUITABILITY OF THE SITE s79C(1)(c)

 

Physical Attributes and Hazards

There are no known technological or natural hazards that would affect the proposed development.

 

DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTIONS

 

No contributions apply to the development.

 

ANY SUBMISSIONS MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ACT s79C(1)(d)

 

The proposed modified development was not required to be neighbor notified.

 

PUBLIC INTEREST s79C(1)(e)

 

The proposed development is considered to be of minor interest to the wider public due to the relatively localised nature of potential impacts. 

 

CONCLUSION

The proposed modified development is permissible with the consent of Council. The modification has been assessed to have minimal environmental impact and is essentially the same development for which consent was originally granted. As such the modification is acceptable under Section 96 (1A) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. The development complies with the relevant aims, objectives and provisions of the LEP and DCP. A section 79C assessment of the modified application indicates that the development is acceptable in this instance.  Attached is a draft Notice of Approval outlining a range of conditions considered appropriate to ensure that the development proceeds in an acceptable manner.

 

 

ITEM 24 - PROPOSED PROVISION OF A WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICE IN MULLION CREEK

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Council determination to provide the waste collection service is required.

Policy Implications

NIL

Budget Implications

NIL

IPR Linkage

5.3.1.a - Manage the contract for the operation of a kerbside pickup service for residential properties

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\WASTE MANAGEMENT\SERVICE PROVISION\DOMESTIC COLLECTIONS - 838251

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council:

 

1.   Provide a waste and recycling service to the Mullion Creek locality through JR Richards, with a view to commence service on 1 July 2017; and

2.   Remove the recycling point located at the Mullion Creek RFS upon commencement of the waste and recycling service.

 

Senior Environmental Services Officer's REPORT

 

On 28 March 2017 council considered a report requesting the provision of a waste and recycling service to the Mullion Creek locality.

 

Council determined to conduct community consultation, via a reply paid letter survey, with a view to commence a JR Richards waste and recycling service on 1 July 2017 at Mullion Creek locality.

 

On 10 April 2017 a survey was sent to all landowners in the R5 – large lot residential zoned area in Mullion Creek. The survey provided information regarding the proposed waste and recycling service, the proposed service area and the costs associated with the service. Landowners were able to vote either yes or no to provision of the service. Only one vote was allocated per property and surveys were required to be returned by 5 May 2017. The survey clearly stated that surveys not returned to council would be counted as a yes vote advocating provision of the service.

 

As of 10 May 2017:

-     41 out of 84 surveys have been returned (49%)

-     24 landowners responded with a YES vote (29%)

-     17 landowners responded with a NO vote (20%)

-     43 surveys were not returned and therefore are also counted as a YES vote

-     Total YES votes - 67 (80%).

 

The results above indicate that the greater majority of landowners in the Mullion Creek large lot residential locality support provision of the service.

 

JR Richards have advised that should council determine to provide the service in Mullion Creek, the service would be able to be implemented by the 1 July 2017.

 

Should the proposed kerbside waste and recycling service proceed, a letter and information pack would be sent to Mullion Creek residents. The information pack would aim to clearly explain and promote the service and provide details relating to the commencement of the service. 

 

ITEM 25 - QUESTIONS FOR NEXT MEETING

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To provide Councillors with an opportunity to ask questions/raise matters which can be provided/addressed at the next Council meeting.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.g. Code of Meeting Practice adhered to

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\NOTICES - MEETINGS - 838657

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council receive a report at the next Council meeting in relation to questions asked/matters raised where necessary.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

A call for questions for which an answer is to be provided if possible or a report submitted to the next Council meeting.

 

 

ITEM 26 - BUSINESS PAPER ITEMS FOR NOTING

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Provides an opportunity for Councillors to call items for noting for discussion and recommends remainder to be noted.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

 4.5.1.g - Code of Meeting Practice adopted and implemented.

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\PROCEDURES - 838659

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT:

1.   Councillors call any items they wish to further consider.

2.   The balance of the items be noted.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

In the second part of Council’s Business Paper are items included for Council’s information.

 

In accordance with Council’s format for its Business Paper, Councillors wishing to discuss any item are requested to call that item.

 

 

ITEM 27 - MATTERS OF URGENCY

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Enabling matters of urgency to be called.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.a. Provide quality administrative support and governance to councillors and residents

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\NOTICES - MEETINGS - 838660

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Councillors call any matters of urgency.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

Council’s Code of Meeting Practice allows for the Council to consider matters of urgency which are defined as any matter which requires a decision prior to the next meeting or a matter which has arisen which needs to be brought to Council’s attention without delay such as natural disasters, states of emergency, or urgent deadlines that must be met”.

 

This item enables councillors to raise any item that meets this definition.

 

 

 

ITEM 28 - COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE SECTION OF THE MEETING

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Enabling reports to be considered in Committee of the Whole.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.g. Code of Meeting Practice adhered to

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\PROCEDURES - 838661

 

 

Recommendation

 

THAT Council hereby resolve itself into Committee of the Whole to discuss matters called earlier in the meeting.

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

Council’s Code of Meeting Practice allows for the Council to resolve itself into “committee of the whole” to avoid the necessity of limiting the number and duration of speeches as required by Clause 250 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005.

 

This item enables councillors to go into “committee of the whole” to discuss items called earlier in the meeting.

   


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1.      DEVELOPMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH PLANS

 

Objective

 

To ensure the modified development proceeds in the manner assessed by Council.

 

Performance

 

The Modified Development is to take place in accordance with the attached stamped modified plans (Ref No 2010/177 Bassmann Drafting Services Job No. 14.038 Sheet 01 Dated 25/7/14; Bassmann Drafting Services Job No. 14.038 Sheet 02 Dated 25/7/14 and Bassman Drafting Services Job No. 13.072, Dwg No. DA1 & DA2 (Revised)) and documentation submitted with the application and subject to the conditions below, to ensure the development is consistent with Council’s consent.  NOTE:  Any alterations to the approved development application plans must be clearly identified WITH THE APPLICATION FOR A CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE. 

 

The Principal Certifying Authority for the project may request an application for modification of this consent or a new application in the event that changes to the approved plans are subsequently made. An application to modify the development consent under s96 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, as amended and subject to a separate fee.

 

2.      BUILDING CODE OF AUSTRALIA 2014 – AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS

 

Objective

 

To satisfy the Building Code of Australia 2014 and relevant Australian Standards.

 

Performance

 

The approved development must meet the relevant Australian Standards and the performance requirements of the Building Code of Australia 2010. Compliance with the Performance Requirements can only be achieved by:

a)      complying with the Deemed to Satisfy Provisions; or

b)      formulating an Alternative Solution which:-

 

          i)       complies with the Performance Requirements; or

          ii)      is shown to be at  least equivalent to the Deemed to Satisfy Provisions; or

          iii)     a combination of both a) and b).

 

 

3.      APPOINTMENT OF PRINCIPAL CERTIFYING AUTHORITY

 

Objective

 

To ensure compliance with s81A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 as amended.

 

Performance

 

The person having the benefit of this consent must appoint a Principal Certifying Authority for the development, pursuant to Section 81A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, as amended and advise Council in writing of that appointment BEFORE WORKS COMMENCE.

 

That Certifying Authority may be the Council, or an Accredited Certifier appointed under the Act.  The required written notice to Council may be satisfied by supplying a copy of the Application for a construction Certificate (Form 11) under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 1994, as amended and must include the name, contact address, telephone and accreditation numbers of the selected Certifying Authority.

 

The Principal Certifying Authority and any other Certifiers appointed by that Authority will be responsible for the post-consent certification of the development.  Copies of all certification is to be submitted to Cabonne Council referenced by the Development Application Number.

 

4.      STAGED DEVELOPMENT

 

Objective

 

To ensure that the development complies with Section Division 2A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

 

Performance

 

Development Application 2010/177 has been approved as a staged development under Section 80(4) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

 

The development may be carried out in the following stages:

 

Stage 1:    Animal boarding and training establishment comprising stables complex building, horse wash down area, round yard, agistment and exercise yards, day shelters, driveway and parking area

 

Stage 2:    Ancillary dwelling

 

 


STAGE 1

 

5.      APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION

 

Objective

 

To satisfy the post-consent requirements of this Development Consent, and to comply with S.109 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, as amended.

 

Performance

 

The person having the benefit of this consent is required to apply for a:

 

CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE to satisfy the requirements of all relevant conditions.

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE to satisfy the requirements of all relevant conditions.

OCCUPATION CERTIFICATE to satisfy the requirements of all relevant conditions.

 

6.      COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS OF CONSENT

 

Objective

 

To ensure the development proceeds in the manner as determined by Council.

 

Performance

 

All conditions of this consent are to be complied with to the standards specified prior to any occupation/use of the development.

 

7.      WATER SUPPLY

 

Objective

 

To ensure provision is made for adequate rural water supply.

 

Performance

 

In rural areas (where town water is not available)

 

a)      Storage facilities for at least 90,000 litres of water for domestic purposes are to be provided, 10,000 litres of which are to be retained at all times for fire fighting purposes; or

 

b)      The 90,000 litres storage facilities may be reduced to 45,000 litres where an alternative acceptable potable water supply source is available, capable of delivering at least 1,300 litres per hour. Separate application is to be made to the Consent Authority – Cabonne Council.

 

c)      The water supply tanks are required to have, for bush fire fighting requirements, openings in the top of the storage for drafting water or an approved suitable outlet and access to the storage for conventional fire fighting suction hose.

 

The take off point for the domestic supply is to be located in such manner to ensure that the 10,000 litres of water is retained at all times for bushfire fighting purposes.

 

1.      The outlet for fire fighting purposes shall be fitted with 65 mm STORZ fitting and 65mm gate valve.

2.      The outlet for (1) above shall be located so that access for fire fighting units is provided, ie directly where there is vehicle access to the outlet or via plumbing where such direct access is not possible.

 

d)      Tank should be of an aesthetically pleasing colour that does not contrast greatly with the surrounding environment.

 

 

8.      WATER PROVISIONS

 

Objective

 

To ensure that there is an adequate water supply from the existing bore, on Lot 100 DP 1145134 ,to support the proposed animal boarding and training establishment.

 

 

Performance

 

Council is to be provided with a compliance certificate from the NSW Office of Water indicating that the bore located on Lot 100 DP 1145134 is capable of providing an adequate water supply for the proposed animal boarding and training establishment.

 

9.      CAR PARKING SIGNAGE

 

Objective

 

To ensure available car parking is clearly defined.

 

Performance

 

Off street car parking is to be encouraged by the placement of prominent signs indicating its availability.

 

10.    SOIL EROSION

 

Objective

 

To prevent soil erosion during the course of development.

 

Performance

 

Measures are to be taken during the course of development to ensure satisfactory stabilisation of exposed areas to prevent soil erosion.

 

11.    PROVISION OF TEMPORARY FACILITIES

 

Objective

 

To provide temporary toilet facilities.

 

Performance

 

A temporary sewer or chemical toilet is to be provided on the property while building work is in progress to comply with the requirements of the Workcover Authority.  NOTE:  This must be on-site prior to the first inspection.

 

12.    NOISE

 

Objective

 

To limit the impact of noise on adjoining properties.

 

Performance

 

Building work may only be carried out on the site between the following hours:

 

7.00am and 7.00pm Monday to Friday

7.00am and 5.00pm Saturdays

8.am and 5.00pm Sundays and Public Holidays

* This includes site works and delivery of materials.

 

13.    IDENTIFICATION OF SITE

 

Objective

 

To clearly identify the site.

 

Performance

 

Provide a clearly visible sign to the site stating:

 

a)      Unauthorised entry is prohibited;

b)      Builders name and licence number; or owner builders permit number;

c)      Street number or lot number;

d)      Contact telephone number/after hours number;

e)      Identification of Principal Certifying Authority.

 

14.    WALL/ROOF CLADDING

 

Objective

 

To reduce the visual reflective impact on adjoining properties.

 

Performance

 

Non-reflective finish materials to be used on the wall/roof cladding.

 

15.    OCCUPATION CERTIFICATE

 

Objective

 

To ensure compliance with the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979.

 

Performance

 

All residential buildings will require an Occupation Certificate PRIOR to occupation/use of the building.

 

 

16.    FOOTING DESIGN

 

Objective

 

 To ensure structural strength and integrity.       

 

Performance 

 

Footings to be designed by a Structural Engineer based on the information of a geotechnical report of the foundation material, in accordance with the requirements of AS 2870.1 - 1996.

 

 

17.    ON-SITE WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT - SITE ASSESSMENT

 

Objective

 

To protect the environment and health of the community.

 

Performance

 

Prior to the release of the Construction Certificate a site specific assessment of the land for suitability for septic tank/domestic effluent disposal is to be conducted by a suitably qualified person and a report presented to Council recommending an appropriate design and system.

 

18.    CONTROL OF NUISANCE

 

Objective

 

To protect the amenity of the surrounding area.

 

Performance

 

No nuisance or interference with the amenity of the area is to be created by reason of any process or operation on the premises causing the emission of noise, dust, smoke or any polluted discharge whatsoever.  NOTE:  Amendments to the POEO Act 1997, require Council to investigate complaints where only one person complains.

 

19.    DRAINAGE

 

Objective

 

To protect the amenity of the surrounding area.

 

Performance

 

All yards, enclosures and stables are to be suitably drained to ensure that no ponding occurs. All waste waters, including water from hose down procedures shall be maintained on site. No waste is to be disposed of to the storm water system.

 

 

20.    FLY CONTROL

 

Objective

 

To protect the amenity of the surrounding area.

 

Performance

 

       Keep all containers for manure and feed covered.

 

       Collect all manure and other waste daily

 

       Remove wastes at least once a week

 

       Seal all cracks and potential breeding areas

 

       Use knock down sprays, surface residual sprays and fly baits etc.

 

       Keep premises clean at all times.

 

21.    WASTE DISPOSAL

 

Objective

 

To reduce odour and prevent nutrient over loading from waste generated from horses.

 

Performance

 

Areas/yards that are occupied by horses are to be cleaned of all waste that is generated from the horses at least once a week. The waste will need to be stored and disposed of in a manner that does not generate an odour nuisance to the surrounding area.

 

22.    DUST

 

Objective

 

To ensure that dust is controlled and will not become a nuisance to the surrounding area.

 

Performance

 

Appropriate measures are to be adopted that reduces dust generation from the activities to be undertaken on the land.

 

23.    LANDSCAPING

 

Objective

 

To reduce the visual impact of the proposed development.

 

 

Performance

 

1.      The applicant is to provide the Principal Certifying Authority with a Landscaping Plan. Landscaping is to be completed prior to the release of the Construction Certificate.

 

2.      Landscaping is to include the eastern and southern boundary of the lot, and be designed to reduce the visual impact of the development.

 

 

24.    SPILLAGE OF LIGHT

 

Objective

 

To protect the amenity of the surrounding area.

 

Performance

 

Spillage of light, if any, shall be controlled so as not to cause nuisance to the amenity of adjoining land.

 

25.    SCALE OF THE DEVELOPMENT

 

Objective

 

To ensure the scale of the activity does not increase beyond the scope of the approval without further assessment of possible impact.

 

Performance

 

This approval enables the proponent to operate at a scale as submitted in the proposal.

 

 

STAGE 2 – ANCILLARY DWELLING

 

26.    APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION

 

Objective

 

To satisfy the post-consent requirements of this Development Consent, and to comply with S.109 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, as amended.

 

Performance

 

The person having the benefit of this consent is required to apply for a:

 

CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE to satisfy the requirements of all relevant conditions.

COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE to satisfy the requirements of all relevant conditions.

OCCUPATION CERTIFICATE to satisfy the requirements of all relevant conditions.

 

 

27.    COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS OF CONSENT

 

Objective

 

To ensure the development proceeds in the manner as determined by Council.

 


Performance

 

All conditions of this consent are to be complied with to the standards specified prior to any occupation.

 

28.    EXISTING COVENANTS

 

Objective

 

Advisory Only.

 

Performance

 

The applicant is advised that if any covenants exist over this land and any variation should be referred to the owner of the covenant for their approval.

 

 

29.    AMENDED - BASIX CERTIFICATE

 

Objective

 

To ensure the dwelling is constructed in the approved manner.

 

Performance

 

All the required commitments shown on the BASIX Certificate (No. 564775S dated 30 July 2014) and approved plans are to be completed PRIOR to a Final Occupation Certificate being issues.

 

30.    WATER SUPPLY

 

Objective

 

To ensure provision is made for adequate rural water supply.

 

Performance

 

In rural areas (where town water is not available)

 

a)      Storage facilities for at least 90,000 litres of water for domestic purposes are to be provided, 10,000 litres of which are to be retained at all times for fire fighting purposes; or

 

b)      The 90,000 litres storage facilities may be reduced to 45,000 litres where an alternative acceptable potable water supply source is available, capable of delivering at least 1,300 litres per hour. Separate application is to be made to the Consent Authority – Cabonne Council.

 

c)      The water supply tanks are required to have, for bush fire fighting requirements, openings in the top of the storage for drafting water or an approved suitable outlet and access to the storage for conventional fire fighting suction hose.

 

The take off point for the domestic supply is to be located in such manner to ensure that the 10,000 litres of water is retained at all times for bushfire fighting purposes.

 

1.      The outlet for fire fighting purposes shall be fitted with 65 mm STORZ fitting and 65mm gate valve.

 

2.      The outlet for (1) above shall be located so that access for fire fighting units is provided, ie directly where there is vehicle access to the outlet or via plumbing where such direct access is not possible.

 

d)      Tank should be of an aesthetically pleasing colour that does not contrast greatly with the surrounding environment.

 

31.    ON-SITE WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT - SITE ASSESSMENT

 

Objective

 

To protect the environment and health of the community.

 

Performance

 

Prior to the release of the Construction Certificate a site specific assessment of the land for suitability for septic tank/domestic  effluent disposal is to be conducted by a suitably qualified person and a report presented to Council recommending an appropriate design and system.

 

32.    ON SITE WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT

 

Objective

 

To ensure that an accredited sewage management facility is designed, constructed and installed.

 

Performance

 

The Onsite Wastewater Management System is to be designed following a site specific examination of the site by a suitably qualified person, details of the proposed system along with an application to install an onsite wastewater management system are to be provided to Council prior to the issue of a Construction Certificate.

 


33.    SOIL EROSION

 

Objective

 

To prevent soil erosion during the course of development.

 

Performance

 

Measures are to be taken during the course of development to ensure satisfactory stabilisation of exposed areas to prevent soil erosion.

 

34.    PROVISION OF TEMPORARY FACILITIES

 

Objective

 

To provide temporary toilet facilities.

 

Performance

 

A temporary sewer or chemical toilet is to be provided on the property while building work is in progress to comply with the requirements of the Workcover Authority.  NOTE:  This must be on-site prior to the first inspection.

 

 

35.    NOISE

 

Objective

 

To limit the impact of noise on adjoining properties.

 

Performance

 

Building work may only be carried out on the site between the following hours:

 

7.00am and 7.00pm Monday to Friday

7.00am and 5.00pm Saturdays

8.am and 5.00pm Sundays and Public Holidays

* This includes site works and delivery of materials.

 

36.    IDENTIFICATION OF SITE

 

Objective

 

To clearly identify the site.

 

Performance

 

Provide a clearly visible sign to the site stating:

 

a)      Unauthorised entry is prohibited;

b)      Builders name and licence number; or owner builders permit number;

c)      Street number or lot number;

d)      Contact telephone number/after hours number;

e)      Identification of Principal Certifying Authority.

 

 

37.    WALL/ROOF CLADDING

 

Objective

 

To reduce the visual reflective impact on adjoining properties.

 

Performance

 

Non-reflective finish materials to be used on the wall/roof cladding.

 

38.    CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE

 

Objective

 

To ensure all residential work is covered by insurance and is in compliance with Part 6 of the Home Building Act 1989.

 

Performance

 

A Construction Certificate will not be issued until Council receives a Certificate of Home Warranty Insurance in accordance with the requirements of the Home Building Act 1989.

 

 

39.    OCCUPATION CERTIFICATE

 

Objective

 

To ensure compliance with the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979.

 

Performance

 

All residential buildings will require an Occupation Certificate PRIOR to occupation/use of the building

 

40.    FOOTING DESIGN

 

Objective

 

To ensure structural strength and integrity.        

 

Performance 

 

Footings to be designed by a Structural Engineer based on the information of a geotechnical report of the foundation material, in accordance with the requirements of AS 2870.1 - 1996.

 

41.    LANDSCAPING PLANS/SITE TREATMENT

 

Objective

 

To reduce landuse conflict and to lessen the visual impact of the development.

 

 

Performance

 

Separate detailed landscaping plans are to be submitted to and approved by Council or an Accredited Private Certifier prior to release of any Construction Certificate.

Landscaping is to be undertaken in a manner designed to reduce landuse conflict and lessen the visual impact of the development.  Landscaped areas in the building setbacks shall be heavily landscaped with native trees and shrubs in accordance with the Gatton Guidelines report by the Queensland Department of Natural Resources (copy attached).

 

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS FOR STAGE 1

 

42.    BALUSTRADES

 

Objective

 

To comply with the Building Code of Australia to ensure the safety of persons.

 

Performance

 

That a balustrade be provided to any landing, verandah or stairway that exceeds 1 metre from finished ground level. The balustrade is to be designed and constructed in accordance with Part D2.16 of the Building Code of Australia.

 

 

43.    STAIRCASE

 

Objective

 

To ensure the safety of persons.

 


Performance

 

The stairs and landing are to be provided with a non-slip surface throughout or with an approved non-slip tread along the leading edge.

 

44.    ACESS/EGRESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

 

Objective

 

To ensure safe, equitable and dignified access and egress for people with disabilities.

 

Performance

 

Access is required to and within the entrance floor by way of ramp, step or kerb complying with 1428.1.

 

45.    DISABLED ACCESS ADVISORY CONDITION

 

Objective

 

Advisory only.

 

Performance

 

Applicants are advised that provisions should be made to enable people with disabilities, as far as reasonable, safe equitable and dignified access to and within the building.  This application does not imply nor confer compliance with the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992.  Applicants should satisfy themselves and make their own enquiries to the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

 

46.    CONSTRUCTION DESIGN DETAILS

 

Objective

 

To ensure that the development is constructed in a manner that is structurally sufficient and sound.

 

Performance

 

Full working drawings, including engineering details and specifications must be submitted to Council or Private Accredited Certifier for approval PRIOR to issue of a construction certificate.


47.    EMERGENCY LIGHTING

 

Objective

 

To assist egress in the event of power failure.

 

Performance

 

A system of emergency lighting complying with Part E4.2 of the Building Code of Australia and AS:NZS 2293.1 is to be provided throughout the building.

 

48.    EXIT SIGNS

 

Objective

 

To ensure safe egress in the event of power failure.

 

Performance

 

Self charging and illuminating exit signs complying with Part E4.5 of the Building Code of Australia and AS/NZS 2293.1 are to be provided above each exit from the building.

 

49.    DIRECTIONAL SIGNS

 

Objective

 

To ensure safe egress from the building in the event of power failure.

 

Performance

 

Exit directional signs complying with AS/NZS 2293.1 are to be provided in accordance with the requirements of Part E4.6 of the Building Code of Australia.

 

50.    EGRESS DOORS

 

Objective

 

To ensure safe egress in the event of a fire.

 

Performance

 

All external egress doors are to open in the direction of egress and are to be readily openable without the use of a key from within the building at any tie whilst the building is in use by a single handed downward or pushing action on a single device located between 900mm and 1.2m from the door.

 

 

51.    ESSENTIAL FIRE SAFETY MEASURES

 

Objective

 

To ensure that all essential fire safety measures are installed and maintained in accordance with the relevant standard.

Performance

 

The applicant will ensure that a certificate of fire safety is provided to the PCA by a suitably qualified person prior to the issue of an Occupation Certificate. This certificate will certify that all fire safety measures specified in this consent have been designed, installed and are operating in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia and the relevant Australian Standard.

An annual Fire Safety Certificate is to be provided to the  by a suitably qualified person certifying that the following Schedule of Essential Services has been inspected and tested and found to be operating in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia and the relevant Australian Standard.

 

SCHEDULE OF ESSENTIAL SERVICES

FIRE SAFETY MEASURE                                               STANDARD

 

 

Portable Fire Extinguishers                                              AS 2444

                                                                                     Pt E1.6BCA

 

Emergency Lighting                                                          AS/NZS 2293.1

                                                                                     Pt E4.5BCA

 

Directional Signs                                                                AS/NZS 2293.1

 

                                                                                     Pt E4.6BCA

 

Exit Doors                                                                   Pt D 2.21BCA

 

 

52.    PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

 

Objective

 

To safeguard against the spread of fire.

 

Performance

 

A fire extinguisher is to be provided for Class B and Class A fire risks in accordance with AS 2444.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Right of Appeal:  If you are dissatisfied with this decision, Section 97 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 gives you the right to appeal to the Land and Environment Court within six (6) months after the date on which you receive this notice.

 

*Section 97 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 does not apply in the determination of a development application for State significant development or local designated development that has been the subject of a Commission of Inquiry.

 

 

Signed

(On behalf of Consent Authority)

 

 

(original signed & sent 3-11-2014)

 

 

…………………………………………                               ………………………….

H J Nicholls                                                                                      (Date)

DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

 

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT ON MATTERS FOR NOTATION SUBMITTED TO THE Ordinary Council Meeting TO BE HELD ON Tuesday 23 May, 2017

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

ITEM 1      RATES SUMMARY................................................................................ 2

ITEM 2      INVESTMENTS SUMMARY................................................................. 2

ITEM 3      COMMUNITY FACILITATION FUND................................................. 2

ITEM 4      STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS WORKSHOP - OUTCOMES.............. 2

ITEM 5      COUNCILLOR WORKSHOP 9 MAY 2017........................................ 2

ITEM 6      RESOLUTIONS REGISTER - INFOCOUNCIL - ACTIONS REPORTING    2

ITEM 7      2017 FEDERAL BUDGET.................................................................... 2

ITEM 8      NSW VETERANS AFFAIRS SOIL COLLECTION PROJECT FOR COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENARY OF ANZAC.............. 2

ITEM 9      MEDIA RELEASES............................................................................... 2

ITEM 10    ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES REPORT.................... 2

ITEM 11    ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES UPDATE REPORT   2

ITEM 12    REGIONAL PIPELINE PROJECT...................................................... 2

ITEM 13    HERITAGE ADVISOR'S REPORT..................................................... 2

ITEM 14    DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED DURING APRIL 2017         2

ITEM 15    DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS APPROVED DURING APRIL 2017       2

ITEM 16    MEDIAN PROCESSING TIMES 2017................................................ 2

ITEM 17    BURIAL STATISTICS........................................................................... 2  

 

ANNEXURE ITEMS

 

ANNEXURE 1.1    Rates graph May 2017.................................................... 2

ANNEXURE 2.1    Investment Summary April 2017.............................. 2

ANNEXURE 5.1    Outcomes Councillor Workshop - 9 May 2017 2

ANNEXURE 6.1    Traffic Light Report Summary - May 2017......... 2

ANNEXURE 6.2    Council................................................................................... 2

ANNEXURE 8.1    Anzac Memorial Centenary Project Cabonne LGA Soil Collection Locations.................................................. 2

ANNEXURE 10.1  Cabonne Billboard Ad................................................. 2

ANNEXURE 10.2  Cycling NSW Thank You................................................ 2

ANNEXURE 11.1  ENGINEERING REPORT MAY 2016 2017......................... 2

ANNEXURE 13.1  Heritage Advisors Report May 2017.................... 2 

 


 

 

ITEM 1 - RATES SUMMARY

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Information provided in relation to Council's Rates collections.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.4.a - Level of rate of collection

Annexures

1.  Rates graph May 2017    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT\FINANCIAL REPORTING\FINANCIAL REPORTS TO COUNCIL - 838975

 

Senior Rates Officer's REPORT

 

Rate Collection Summary to 30 April 2017 is attached for Council’s information.  The percentage collected is 80.4%, which is slightly higher to the figure for previous years.

 

The fourth instalment will fall due on 31 May 2017.

 

 

ITEM 2 - INVESTMENTS SUMMARY

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Information provided in relation to Council's Investment Schedule.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.4.b. Maximise secure income through investments

Annexures

1.  Investment Summary April 2017    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT\FINANCIAL REPORTING\FINANCIAL REPORTS TO COUNCIL - 838877

 

Acting Finance Manager's REPORT

 

Council’s investments as at 30 April 2017 stand at a total of $41,971,549.

 

Council’s average interest rate for the month was 2.50%.   The effect of the low cash rate is having a negative impact on term deposit rates offered by financial institutions.  The Reserve Bank’s official cash rate remained steady at 1.50% during the month of April.   However, Council’s average rate is higher than Council’s benchmark rate of the 30 Day Bank Bill Swap Rate of 1.62%. 

 

Council’s investments are held with multiple Australian financial Institutions with varying credit ratings according to Council’s Investment Policy.  The annexure to this report shows a break up of each individual institution that Council invests with and its “Standard and Poor’s” Credit Rating.

 

The Schedule of Investments for April 2017 is attached for Council’s information.

 

 

ITEM 3 - COMMUNITY FACILITATION FUND

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To report on approved expenditure under the Community Facilitation Fund (CFF).

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Within existing budget allocation

IPR Linkage

3.3.5.a. Review community need for new and upgraded facilities

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES\PROGRAMS\COMMUNITY FACILITATION FUND - 838859

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

Council adopted guidelines for the Community Facilitation Fund (CFF) in March 2015.  The CFF was created for smaller community projects not originally included in the council’s budget, to be allocated at the discretion of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

 

As a reminder, the guidelines for the CFF are as follows:

 

1.   Projects where no existing vote for the works has been allocated or the vote is insufficient to complete the project.

 

2.   Recipients must be community based not-for-profit groups.

 

3.   Mayor and Deputy Mayor to jointly approve funds (with the General Manager as proxy if one is not available).

 

4.   Allocation of funds to be reported to the next available council meeting.

 

5.   Limit of $3,000 per allocation unless other approved by council.

 

There were NIL allocation of funds were made in the past month.

 

 

ITEM 4 - STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS WORKSHOP - OUTCOMES

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To report on the key projects identifed at the strategic direction workshop held on 11 August 2015.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.a. Provide quality administrative support and governance to councillors and residents

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\WORKSHOPS - 838862

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

On 11 August 2015, Mr Stephen Blackadder of Blackadder & Associates, consultants, facilitated a Future Directions Forum review session with 9 councillors and the senior staff team at council chambers.

 

At its August 2015 meeting, Council resolved to receive an update report about each key project identified at the workshop for the balance of the council term unless a project is completed.

 

The key ‘projects’ identified were as follows, with advice on the status of each item outlined after each one:

 

1.   Road program

Refer to Engineering and Technical Services update report.

 

2.   Molong quarry

Demolition completed and erection of shed in progress.

 

3.   Canowindra Retirement Village

Awaiting approval to engage in Public Private Partnership.

 

4.   Molong Library and Visitor Information Centre

Revised Steering Committee met 11 April, 2017. Revised options being assessed.

 

5.   Yeoval & Cumnock Sewerage Scheme

Small Towns Sewer Scheme complete

 

6.   Asset Management Plans

Asset Management plans approved at June 2016 council meeting, review currently underway.

 

7.   Review of asset holdings

Delayed due to staff resignations

 

8.   Multi-purpose sport facility

Surface laid and fencing commenced.

 

 

ITEM 5 - COUNCILLOR WORKSHOP 9 MAY 2017

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Noting of the Minutes from the Councillor Workshop

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.6.c - Provide regular opportunities for management to meet and discuss contemporary issues

Annexures

1.  Outcomes Councillor Workshop - 9 May 2017    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\WORKSHOPS - 838863

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

A councillor workshop was held on 9 May 2017 regarding various issues, a copy of the notes from the workshop is attached.

 

 

 

ITEM 6 - RESOLUTIONS REGISTER - INFOCOUNCIL - ACTIONS REPORTING

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To provide Council with a report on progress made in actioning its resolutions up to last month's Council meeting and any committee meetings held.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.a. Provide quality administrative support and governance to councillors and residents

Annexures

1.  Traffic Light Report Summary - May 2017

2.  Council    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\COUNCIL MEETINGS\RESOLUTION REGISTER - 838821

 

Acting General Manager's REPORT

 

InfoCouncil generated reports are annexed including actions up to the previous month’s meetings resolutions.

 

Progress comments are provided until the final action comment which will also show “COMPLETE”: that item will then be removed from the register once resolved by the council.

 

Attached also is the “traffic light” indicator system that enables the council to identify potential areas of concern at a glance.

 

Councillors should raise any issues directly with the directors as per the mayor’s request.

 

 

ITEM 7 - 2017 FEDERAL BUDGET

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To advise council of any impact to local government resulting from the federal budget.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.a - Provide quality administrative support and governance to councillors and residents

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES\PROGRAMS\CAPITAL ASSISTANCE - 838636

 

Acting Director of Finance & Corporate Services' REPORT

 

Councillors will be aware the Federal Government announced its budget on Tuesday 9 May 2017.  Listed below are items that will have a direct impact on council.

 

·    A lift of the three-year indexation freeze of FAGs.  According to the budget papers, indexation will resume and the first payment for 2018 brought forward.  Unfortunately this decision does not negate the funding loss of up to $300 million, nor the permanent base reduction of 13% that NSW councils have been asked to shoulder since 2014/15.  The impacts have been felt deeply, particularly by councils with a higher dependence on FAGs, and the flow-on effects will take many years to overcome.

 

·    Roads to Recovery program has been extended from the original cut- off date of 2018/2019 to 2020/2021.

 

·    There has been a small increase in the funding of the Bridge Renewal Program and also an extension to the original cut-off date by a further year.

 

·    An additional $200 million increase in the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) for four years from 2017-2018 to 2020-2021.  The BBRF will invest in eligible projects in regional and remote Australia.  Successful projects will be required to deliver economic and social benefits.

 

 

ITEM 8 - NSW VETERANS AFFAIRS SOIL COLLECTION PROJECT FOR COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENARY OF ANZAC

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To inform Council of the upcoming Soil Collection Project for the commemoration of the Centenary of Anzac that will involve sites within the Cabonne Shire

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.4.1.c - Provide assistance to community groups

Annexures

1.  Anzac Memorial Centenary Project Cabonne LGA Soil Collection Locations    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\RECREATION AND CULTURAL SERVICES\EVENTS MANAGEMENT\ANZAC DAY 2017 - 838858

 

Administration Officer's REPORT

 

Council has received correspondence from the NSW Government Veterans Affairs Centenary of Anzac Program advising that the NSW Government and Trustees of the Anzac Memorial are currently undertaking a major extension of the Hyde Park Memorial in Sydney, as part of NSW's commemoration of the Centenary of Anzac.

A key feature of the project will be a collection of close to 1,700 place names from throughout NSW, recognised as a place of enlistment from the First World War.

Alongside each name will be a sample of soil collected from each location.

Over the next 12 months, NSW Surveyors will be collecting soil samples from a determined site within each location; either a memorial, school or community reserve. The Office for Veterans Affairs in NSW will also be inviting RSL sub-branches, schools and community groups to participate in soil collection events where appropriate.

There are 24 proposed sites planned for soil collection in the Cabonne Shire which can be viewed in the attached image.

A letter has been sent from council to all of the Anzac Day Committees in Cabonne advising of the upcoming project.

A list of relevant contact information has been provided by council to the NSW Government Veterans Affairs Centenary of Anzac Program to assist with the program.

 

ITEM 9 - MEDIA RELEASES

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To inform Council of media releases issued since the last report

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.2.d - Provide effective communications and information systems for residents

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT\REPORTING\COUNCIL REPORTS - 838262

 

Acting Economic Development Manager's REPORT

 

DATE

MEDIA RELEASE

MEDIA/PUBLICATIONS

17 March 2017

Paytens Bridge closed until further notice

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Canowindra News, Eugowra News, Canowindra Phoenix, Molong.com.au

21 March 2017

Yeoval top of visitors’ wish list

ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au

21 March 2017

Severe thunderstorm warning

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

21 March 2017

Council crews clearing fallen trees

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

21 March 2017

Fallen trees blocking Gumble Road in three locations

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

21 March 2017

Banjo Paterson Way open after fallen trees cleared

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

21 March 2017

Fish Fossil Drive closed

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

21 March 2017

Gumble Road re-opened

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

22 March 2017

Fish Fossil Drive re-opened

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way closed due to flooding

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

23 March 2017

Accident closes part of Escort Way

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

23 March 2017

Immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

23 March 2017

Escort Way may remain closed until 9pm

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way still closed due to flooding

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way may be re-opened between 5pm and 7pm

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

23 March 2017

Henry Parkes Way re-opened

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Molong.com.au, Central Western Daily

29 March 2017

Three councillors resign

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

30 March 2017

Pinnacle Road to remain closed until 7 April 2017

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Molong.com.au

30 March 2017

Tips to keep your sewer pod working well

Molong Express, Cumnock Progress Review, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Molong.com.au

30 March 2017

Molong Pensioners and Superannuants raise $31,000 for new aged care units

ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

5 April 2017

Youth of Month raised $4,300 for Leukaemia Foundation

Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

5 April 2017

Paytens Bridge closed until RMS completes repairs

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Canowindra News, Eugowra News, Canowindra Phoenix, Molong.com.au

5 April 2017

Canowindra hot air balloon festival on course to be biggest and best yet

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

6 April 2017

Pinnacle Road expected to reopen on 13 April 2017

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Molong.com.au

6 April 2017

Anzac Day Services throughout Cabonne 25 April 2017

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

7 April 2017

Council contributes $4,400 to Cumnock Showground upgrade

Central Western Daily, Molong, Cumnock Progress Review, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Molong.com.au

10 April 2017

Paytens Bridge expected to reopen on Friday

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine, TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Canowindra News, Eugowra News, Canowindra Phoenix, Molong.com.au

11 April 2017

Small businesses urged to attend digital ready seminar

2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix

11 April 2017

Temporary road closures planned for level crossing maintenance

2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Manildra Matters

11 April 2017

Top cyclists to converge on Molong for NSW Masters Championships

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

13 April 2017

Paytens Bridge reopened

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine, TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Canowindra News, Eugowra News, Canowindra Phoenix, Molong.com.au

13 April 2017

Council considering other options for Molong library

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Molong.com.au

13 April 2017

Drivers may face delays on The Escort Way until the end of May

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Manildra Matters, Canowindra Phoenix, Cudal News, Molong.com.au

13 April 2017

Pinnacle Road reopened for Easter period

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Molong.com.au

18 April 2017

Smart water advice

Molong. Com.au

20 April 2017

Council proud to sponsor Cabonne Country Balloon Glow

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

21 April 2017

NSW Masters Road Cycling Championships come to Molong

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Molong.com.au

24 April 2017

Packham Drive, Molong and Lemmons Road, Borenore reopened

ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Molong.com.au

24 April 2017

Anzac Day Services throughout Cabonne 25 April 2017

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

27 April 2017

NSW Government's Fire and Emergency Services Levy to be charged alongside council rates

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News

28 April 2017

Cabonne welcomes its six newest Australian citizens

ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Manildra Matters, Cudal News, Molong.com.au

1 May 2017

Major solar farm proposed for Molong

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News, Wellington Times

2 May 2017

Free child car seat checks this month

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News, Wellington Times

2 May 2017

Don't miss opportunity to microchip your pet free of charge

Prime TV, WIN TV, Nine TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Canowindra News, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Eugowra News, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au, Canowindra Phoenix, Manildra Matters, Cudal News, Wellington Times

3 May 2017

Molong aged care units progressing rapidly

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Yeoval Satellite Weekly, Cumnock Progress Review, Molong.com.au,  Manildra Matters

3 May 2017

Synthetic surface being laid on Molong’s new $1m sports field

Prime TV, WIN TV, ABC Radio, 2EL, Radio 1089, 2GZ, 2PK, 107.5FM, 2MCE, Central Western Daily, Molong Express, Molong.com.au

 

 

 

 

ITEM 10 - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES REPORT

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Updating councillors on economic development activities undertaken by Council's Economic Development and Tourism team

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

2.1.1.a. Develop a current economic development plan for Cabonne

Annexures

1.  Cabonne Billboard Ad

2.  Cycling NSW Thank You    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT\REPORTING\COUNCIL REPORTS - 838310

 

ACTING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MANAGER'S REPORT

 

Activities undertaken by the Acting Economic Development Manager and Tourism and Community Development Coordinator are listed below.

 

Projects and Programs

 

Cabonne Country Tourism Advisory Committee (CCTAC)

TP Action 1.2.2

 

Cumnock community representatives Rhonda Watt and Don Bruce attended the CCTAC meeting on 27 April 2017 to discuss the future and ongoing maintenance requirements of the Animals on Bikes tourist trail along Banjo Paterson Way between Molong and Yeoval. They reiterated that the paddock sculptures are still receiving a lot of interest from travelers.

 

The committee discussed openly ‘Where to from Here’ for Animals on Bikes, with members suggesting Council consider future funding of $5,000 per year over three years for ongoing maintenance and painting of the 12 sculptures.

 

The next bi-monthly CCTAC meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 27 June 2017 at the Molong Council Chambers.

 

What’s On In Cabonne Newsletter

TP Action 2.1.1, 3.1.2

 

The Cabonne ‘What’s On’ newsletter for May promoted 18 events and activities highlighting the month ahead. These included the Eugowra Mural Weekend, Mother’s Day events, Yeoval Show, plus the various village markets, gallery, museums, art exhibitions and music events.

 

The What’s On newsletter was distributed via email to regional Visitors Centres, Cabonne tourism operators, accommodation providers, schools, progress associations, community groups and regional and local media. It was posted on the Cabonne Council and Cabonne Country websites and Facebook pages, with 350 hard copies distributed throughout the Cabonne shire.

 

Cabonne Country Website

TP Action 3.1.2, 3.4.2, 3.5.2

 

Statistics collected from the Cabonne Country website indicate the following tourism trends:

 

Month

Activity

2015

2016

2017

January

Visits

8,971

10,457

39,097

Hits

83,274

123,475

392,053

February

Visits

7,813

7,846

39,285

Hits

88,736

73,042

150,047

March

Visits

7,937

6,259

69,361

Hits

80,202

113,645

227,938

April

Visits

8,313

7,132

65,767

Hits

88,480

100,572

223,558

May

Visits

7,293

6,567

 

Hits

91,554

105,668

 

June

Visits

6,757

7,966

 

Hits

96,266

133,625

 

July

Visits

7,489

8,007

 

Hits

109,530

190,403

 

August

Visits

7,889

7,687

 

Hits

129,623

229,557

 

September

Visits

7,024

7,816

 

Hits

84,260

178,115

 

October

Visits

7,933

9,554

 

Hits

139,823

371,346

 

November

Visits

7887

12,853

 

Hits

124,306

402,807

 

December

Visits

7,211

18,696

 

Hits

109,865

484,766

 

Year Total

Total Visits

 92,517

103,153

213,510

Total Hits

1,137,183

2,402,115

993,596

 

Advertising / Magazines

TP Action 3.1.2

 

Tourism-related editorial and or advertisements have been placed in the following printed media:

 

a.   Discover Central NSW Magazine

b.   IMAG on the webpage

c.   Canowindra News.

d.   Cartoscope Dubbo and area Map

e.   Caravanning Australia

f.    Central Lifestyle Magazine

g.   Orange Wine Week Program October 2017

h.   Bathurst Cabonne Billboard advertising

 

Upcoming Events

 

Upcoming events in the Cabonne LGA include:

 

a.   Manildra Show 2 September

b.   Cudal Show 10 September

c.   Eugowra Show 15 &16 September

d.   Molong Show 17 September

e.   Canowindra Show 22 & 23 September

f.    Sydney Wine Festival, Rosehill Racecourse 14 & 15 October (NSW wines only)

g.   Wine Heroes, Barangaroo 27 - 29 October

h.   Wahroonga Food and Wine Festival 29 October

i.    Australian National Field Days 26 -28 October

j.    Canowindra Blue Moon Festival 4 November

 

Community Group Development

EDS Objective 9.4

 

The ED&T Team has administered the following enquires and/or met with:

 

a.          Age of Fishes Museum – ongoing support

b.          Cycling NSW - NSW Masters Championships Road Race.

c.          Central NSW Tourism

d.          Brand Orange

e.          Campervan & Motorhome Club of Australia –RV Friendly Towns.

f.           Orange Regional Viticulture Organisation

g.          Borrodell Vineyard

h.          Eugowra Progress Association

i.           TDO Tourist Transition Board

j.           Molong Real Estate

k.          MAG Molong liaison

l.           Cumnock Progress Association

m.         Yeoval Progress Association

 

Business Inquiries & Development

EDS Objective 10.7, 9.2

 

Council has administered the following enquires and/or met with:

 

a.   Brand Orange.

b.   CENTROC.

c.   Orange City Council.

d.   Blayney Council.

e.   NSW State Masters Road Championship.

f.    Adloyalty

g.   Orange Wine Region.

h.   BEC Orange.

i.    Age of Fishes Museum.

j.    Yeoval Progress Association.

k.   Central NSW Tourism.

l.    Orange Tri-Athlete Association

m.  Leukaemia Foundation - Light the Night  

 

Cabonne Billboard

 

Cabonne Council has updated the images and text on a billboard located on the Mitchell Highway approximately 15kms from Orange towards Bathurst. This is a shared billboard with McDonald’s which provides Council with free advertising space.

 

The new message builds on the Discover the Riches Villages campaign. The approved proof of Cabonne’s billboard advertisement is attached within the annexures section of this report.

 

Cycling NSW Masters Road Championship

 

The Cycling NSW Masters Road Championship event took place for the second year in a row on Saturday 22 April in Cabonne with the route commencing in Bank St, Molong and around Garra.

 

The weather this year was magnificent with the event deemed a great success by all. The Molong community rallied behind the championships by extending an extra effort to ensuring about 400 cyclists, their support crews and families enjoyed their visit to Cabonne.

 

Bank Street was decorated with green and yellow balloons, which were also placed in various locations along the course. A Variable Message Board was located on the eastern approach with the wording: Welcome Cyclists to Cabonne.

 

Due to the great weather the registration, control centre and presentations took place in the Molong Village Green. A member of Molong Advancement Group, Aaron Strickland, provided background music from 11am until 3pm, which was much appreciated and provided a pleasant atmosphere for the various activities.

 

Cabonne Council received a thank you letter from Cycling NSW, which has been attached to this report for Councillors’ reference.

 

Cabonne Daroo Business Awards

 

The 2017 Cabonne Daroo Business Awards will be held in Yeoval on 3 November 2017, with the Yeoval Catholic School Parents and Friends Association providing the catering.

 

The committee met on 9 May 2017 and preparations are well advanced.

 

 

The official launch of the Daroo Awards will be held prior to Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 23 May 2017. The theme for this year’s awards will be “Embracing the Future Together”.

 

The committee will meet next on Tuesday 30 May 2017.

 

 

ITEM 11 - ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES UPDATE REPORT

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To update council on works progress in the Engineering and Technical Services Department.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.1.a. Provide quality administrative support and governance to councillors and residents

Annexures

1.  ENGINEERING REPORT MAY 2016 2017    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\GOVERNANCE\REPORTING\ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES REPORTING - 837865

 

Acting Director of Engineering & Technical Services' REPORT

 

Please find attached to this report an update of the 2016/17 works in the Engineering and Technical Services department. 

 

ITEM 12 - REGIONAL PIPELINE PROJECT

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To update Council on work progress in Regional Water Pipeline Project.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

5.1.2.a - Construct new Cabonne Water projects

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\WATER SUPPLY\DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION\ORANGE TO MOLONG PIPELINE PROJECT - 838492

 

Acting Director of Engineering & Technical Services' REPORT

Central Tablelands water security for the Regions – Orange to molong Pipeline Project stage 1

Project Description:

This pipeline project provides a potable water connection from the Orange City Council (OCC) water reticulation system through to the existing Molong clear water reservoir. The connection would be used to provide top-up water to Cabonne Council during drought periods to supplement supplies. The Project has been identified as the preferred solution to provide water security for the Cabonne Council water supply system.

Current Progress Status Of The Project:

Design and Construction of Ammerdown (Orange) to Molong Creek Dam Pipeline:

The principal contractor Leed Engineering and Construction Pty Ltd. has completed the laying of the 9.85 km pipeline from Ammerdown (Orange) to Molong Creek Dam.  The remaining works at this component of the pipeline project is the pressure testing, disinfection and cleaning the site etc.. It is expected that all the remaining works will be completed by the end of May 2017.

Design of Molong to Cumnock and Yeoval Potable Water Main and Associated Structure:

The consultant MWH has completed 100% of the detail design for Molong to Cumnock and Yeoval pipeline. Council is in the process of preparing tender documents for the construction of Molong to Cumnock Pipeline and associated structures. The preparation of applications to be submitted to John Holland Rail, DPI Fisheries and DPI Water for railway crossings and creek crossings are in progress.

Upgrade of the existing water reticulation system of Cumnock and Yeoval

The survey, investigation and design of the existing Cumnock and Yeoval water reticulation system upgrade are in progress.  The design and tender documentation for this works are expected to complete by the end June 2017.

 

 

ITEM 13 - HERITAGE ADVISOR'S REPORT

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Providing councillors with a copy of the Heritage Advisor's report.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.3.2.b - Heritage advisory service provided

Annexures

1.  Heritage Advisors Report May 2017    

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING CONTROLS\REPORTS\HERITAGE - 838303

 

Director of Environmental Services' REPORT

 

A copy of the Heritage Advisor’s Report for May 2017 is attached for the information of the council.

 

 

 

ITEM 14 - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED DURING APRIL 2017

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Details of development applications received during the preceding month.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.3.a. Provide efficient and effective development assessment

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING CONTROLS\BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS\REPORTING - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS TO COUNCIL - 836594

 

Director of Environmental Services' REPORT

 

The following Development Applications have been received during the period 01/04/2017 to 30/04/2017 as detailed below.

 

SUMMARY OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

 

 

TYPE

ESTIMATED VALUE

Section 68 Only x 5

$----

13 Lot Subdivision

$----

Modification to Storage Shed

$----

Modification to Ancillary Dwelling and Animal Boarding & Training Establishment

$----

Modification to Shop/Refreshment Room

$----

Modification to Additions – Pool/Shed/Tanks

$----

Modification to Existing Building & New Cellar Door Sales

$----

Dwelling

$500,000

Storage Shed

$40,000

Dwelling & Storage Shed

$355,000

Replacement of Front Fence

$9,500

Demolition of House & Shed

$40,000

Storage Shed

$23,200

Patio

$12,000

Solar Farm

$29,105,844

70,000 Bird Free-range Egg Facility

$1,900,000

TOTAL: 20

$31,985,544

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF COMPLYING DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

 

TYPE

ESTIMATED VALUE

TOTAL: 0

$0,00

GRAND TOTAL:

$31,985,544

 

 

 

ITEM 15 - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS APPROVED DURING APRIL 2017

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

Details of development applications approved during the preceding month.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.3.a. Provide efficient and effective development assessment

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING CONTROLS\BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS\REPORTING - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS TO COUNCIL - 836688

 

Director of Environmental Services' REPORT

 

The following Development Applications have been approved during the period 01/04/2017 to 30/04/2017 as detailed below.

         

SUMMARY OF APPROVED DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

 

 

 

 

TYPE

ESTIMATED VALUE

Section 68 Only x 5

$-----

Subdivision - 3 Lots

$-----

Modification to Large Lot Residential Subdivision (3 lots)

$-----

Modification to Dwelling and Detached Carport

$-----

Modification to Additions – Pool/Shed/Tanks

$-----

Modification – Shop/Refreshment Room

$-----

Amenities Block

$175,000

Signage for Cellar Door

$2,750

Demolition of Fire Damaged Dwelling

$30,000

Detached Awning

$9,917

Alterations & Additions to Existing Dwelling

$120,000

Alterations & Additions to Existing Dwelling

$250,000

Dwelling

$320,000

Storage Shed

$18,000

Detached Storage Shed

$30,000

Dual Occupancy

$475,000

Dwelling & Demolition of Existing Dwelling

$312,000

Storage Shed

$20,500

TOTAL: 22

$1,763,167

 

SUMMARY OF APPROVED COMPLYING DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

                                            

TYPE

ESTIMATED VALUE

Demolition of Fire Station

$20,000

TOTAL: 1

$20,000

 

GRAND TOTAL: 23

$1,783,167

Previous Month: 25

$1,872,875

 

 

ITEM 16 - MEDIAN PROCESSING TIMES 2017

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To provide information on median processing times.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

4.5.3.a. Assess and determine development applications,construction certificate applications and Onsite Sewerage Management Systems (OSMS) to meet agreed service levels

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING CONTROLS\BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS\REPORTING - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS TO COUNCIL - 838304

 

Director of Environmental Services' REPORT

 

Summary of median Application Processing Times over the last five years for the month of April:

 

YEAR

MEDIAN ACTUAL DAYS

2012

50

2013

43

2014

19.5

2015

36

2016

14

 

Summary of median Application Processing Times for 2016:

 

MONTH

MEDIAN ACTUAL DAYS

January

33

February

36

March

33.5

April

35

May

 

June

 

July

 

August

 

September

 

October

 

November

 

December

 

 

 

ITEM 17 - BURIAL STATISTICS

REPORT IN BRIEF

 

Reason For Report

To provide information on burial statistics.

Policy Implications

Nil

Budget Implications

Nil

IPR Linkage

3.3.1.a - Maintain cemeteries in accordance with community requirements

Annexures

Nil   

File Number

\OFFICIAL RECORDS LIBRARY\PUBLIC HEALTH\CEMETERIES\REPORTING -  BURIAL STATISTICS - 838309

 

Director of Environmental Services' REPORT

 

YEAR

NO OF BURIALS

2006/07

59

2007/08

62

2008/09

57

2009/10

65

2010/11

40

2011/12

54

2012/13

54

2013/14

80

2014/15

66

2015/16

64

July

1

August

4

September

6

October

4

November

3

December

4

January

4

February

2

March

4

April

4

May

 

June

 

Total

36

  


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ENGINEERING and Technical Services Projects

MAY 2016-2017

Budget

Actual

 14 - Administration

$5,178,055

 

Connelly's Store Upgrade

$76,475

$15,345

Training Room Fit Out

$69,000

$0

Molong Depot Workshop  Replace Diesel and Petrol Underground Fuel Tanks

$115,000

$28,395

 Molong  Workshop Tyre Changers & Tyre Balancer

$35,133

$28,773

 Cudal  Workshop – Replace Roller Doors

$36,225

$23,855

 Cudal  Depot /Workshop Upgrade Perimeter Security Fencing at Rear of depot/workshop

$30,119

$0

 Refurbishment of Canowindra HACC Office and Library

$230,000

$0

 Cordons Store Cudal Refurbishment

$30,475

$0

 Cudal Office Roof Sheeting, Gutters & Facia

$41,500

$35,357

 Connelly's Store Molong External Painting, Building Surrounds

$13,000

$0

 Cudal  Depot  Security Fence and Gate

$80,000

$0

16 -  Public Order & Safety

$458,085

 

 Lidster Fire Station

$240,000

$0 

 Cudal Fire Shed

$128,436

$75,246

Demolition of Cudal RFS Shed

$12,000

$2,900

 19 - Environment

$1,914,494

 

 Canowindra Stormwater Drainage Stage 1

$200,000

$0

 Eugowra Flood Plain Levee Completion of Study

$23,000

$9,372

 Puzzle Flat Creek Levee

$1,150,000

$0

 24 - Cabonne Water

$17,233,396

 

 Molong High Level Reservoir

$34,845

$1058

 Reinstatement of Water Main Infrastructure

$47,530

$0

 Electronic Meter Roll Out

$244,088

$2,443

 Molong Water Mains: Kite Street Water Main

$73,175

$0

 Cabonne Telemetry Network

$11,288

$2,438

 Monitoring Flow from the Molong Creek Dam

$60,260

$0

 Telemetry Unit Installations

$141,680

$0

 Molong Water Mains : Mitchell Highway  Water Main Renewal

$33,005

$0

 Molong Water Mains : Wellington St : Water Main Renewal

$33,005

$0

 Molong  Cumnock and Yeoval Water Reticulation

$27,508

$15,440

 Molong  Cumnock and Yeoval Installation of Gateways  and Receivers for New Meter Conn

$54,280

$0

 Molong  Cumnock and Yeoval  Base Infrastructure for  Integration of Smart   Meters

$78,545

$0

 Pipeline Project

$14,562,500

$2,378,212

 Molong Water Treatment Plant Filter Review

$29,095

$606

 Telemetry Base Infrastructure

$73,140

$3099

 Water Reservoir Maintenance

$20,010

$0

 Weirs Maintenance In  Accordance with AMP & DWMP Project

$12,880

$0

 Annual Audits of Pump Stations

$13,225

$0

 

 

 

26 - Small Town Sewer

$74,750

 

 Cudal STP Inlet Structure

$40,250

$0

 STSS  Assets Manildra STP Inlet Structure

$34,500

$0

 27 -Cabonne Sewer

$698,994

 

 All Weather Bypass and Thistle St Pump Station Electrical Upgrade

$120,060

$0

 Canowindra Sewer Reuse Reticulation Rectification

$92,000

$32,081

 Canowindra Sewer Sludge  Disposal Treatment Rectification

$100,000

$11,694

 Molong STP Sludge  Disposal Treatment Rectification

$140,000

$18,729

 Canowindra Pump Station 1 Anzac Road: To Replace Inlet Valve

$8,602

$1,667

 Eugowra STP Inlet Structure Construct New Inlet Structure

$34,626

$0

 Linking of Molong Reticulation Zones (Cnr of Molong  & Phillip Streets)

$14,876

$5,865

 Eugowra STP _ Earthworks of Embankment Rehabilitation for Inlet Ponds

$28,750

$12,506

 Mechanical Mixers Upgrade of Aeration System at the Molong STP

$137,080

$109,525

  Canowindra Eugowra & Molong Sewer Mains Asset Revaluation

$23,000

$6754

 

 

 

 28 -Recreation & Culture

$3,532,303

 

 Cumnock Showground New Amenities Building

$160,000

$0 

 Age of Fishes Museum Fossil Storage Facility

$300,000

$5,807 

 Molong Library Establishment /Refurbishment / Construction

$1,380,000

$90,397 

Halls

$511,865

 

 Mitchell Room Molong Structural  and Architectural  Report

$230,000

$0 

 Cudal Hall Refurbishment (works have commenced)

$176,065

$0 

Other including gutters, down pipes, doors, painting.

$105,800

$72,650

Pools

$170,275

 

Cumnock Pool - Chlorinator

$8,000

$7,470

Manildra Pool  - Rectify & Protect Surfaces

$5,750

$1,955

Manildra Pool - Electrical Wiring in Chlorination Room - Safety Issue

$8,000

0

Yeoval Pool - Picnic Shelters (2)

$14,375

$12,027

Yeoval Pool Playground - Additional Equipment

$11,500

$11,516

Yeoval Pool - New Shade Cover

$3,450

$2381

Canowindra  Pool - Replace old Flood Lights

$8,050

0

Canowindra Pool  - Upgrade Pumps to Variable Speed

$8,050

0

Swimming Pools -  Emergency Replacement of Pumps

$15,870

$9,,454

Eugowra Pool - Replace 4 Pumps

$15,870

$4,270

Canowindra Pool  - 3 Shade Covers

$52,900

$16,723

Regulation Signage for 6 pools as per Pool Audit

$18,460

$18,794

Sporting Grounds

$835,725

 

 Molong Multipurpose Sports Venue

$793,500

$483,119 

Parks and Gardens

$61,413

$32,632

Playgrounds

$13,225

$0

 37 -Economic Affairs

$274,583

 

 Cabonne Village Local Area Planning  Molong  & Canowindra Central Areas

$162,525

 

Caravan Parks – including BBQ Shelters, Toilet Upgrade, Gutters

$34,088

$3,085

 32 - Quarry

$180,000

 

 Quarry Assets Molong Quarry Limestone Storage Shed

$180,000

$42,124 

 34 - Transport & Communication

 

 

 Local Road Construction  Blackspot

$726,300

 

 Local Roads Blackspot 16/17  Pinnacle Road Mt Canobolas to OCC Boundary

$726,300

$46,810 

 Local Road Construction Funded by Road to Recovery

$3,089,028

 

Davys Plains Road and Nanima Lane (continued from 2015-2016)

$177,464

$141,974

 Packham Drive Stage 3

$410,000

$497,337

 Packham Drive Stage 4

$410,000

$77,338

 Yellowbox Road Road Widening Reconstruct Longitudinal Drainage & Seal

$516,818

$513,099

 Bocobra Road  Shape & Seal & Repair to Longitudinal Drainage

$100,000

$14,904

 Yellowbox Road  Intersection Improvement Coates Creek Road

$175,000

$0

 Convent Road Pavement & Shoulder Strengthening & Widening

$200,210

$216,097

 Bobcobra Road Gravel Resheet and Repair Surface Drainage

$182,000

$189,434

 Sherwin Road  Cargo Improvement Pavement

$75,000

$25,328

 Baghdad Road Cargo Improvement  Pavement Shape & Seal

$100,000

$74,022

 Ophir Road Road Widening Reconstruct Longitudinal Drainage & Seal

$375,000

$62,709

 Long Point Road  Wardells Hill Shape Seal & Repair Longitudinal Drainage

$200,000

$209,350

 Long Point Road Drainage Improvements on Causeways

$80,000

$79,709

 Davies Plains Road  Intersection Improvements Gavins Lane

$175,000

$448

 Local Road Construction  Urban Reseal Program

$287,200

 

 Belmore Street

$32,000

$0

 Brown Avenue

$20,000

$12,316

 Derowie Street

$15,000

$0

 Edward Street

$24,500

$8,489

 Forbes Street

$48,000

$0

 Phillip Street

$29,000

$0

 Toogong Street

$14,500

$129

 Smith Street

$49,000

$11,476

 Ryall and Mill St Canowindra

$55,200

$29,046

 Local Road Construction Rural Reseal Program

$914,500

$58,536 

James Dalton Drive (carried over from 2015/16)

$15,500

$16,205

Madelines Lane (carried over from 2015/16)

$19,000

$18,554

Baldry Road

$37,000

$33,626

Davys Plains Road

$189,000

$96,417

Four Mile Creek Road

$11,000

$11,902

Kurrajong Road

$30,000

$14,597

Lookout Road

$5,000

$5,052

Nanami Lane

$117,500

$29,888

Rocky Ponds Way

$45,500

$17,400

Spring Street

$5,000

$3,709

 Mt Canobolas 2.3km final gravel section

$130,000 

$127,755

 

 

 

 Local Road Construction Heavy Patching

$897,500

 

 Long Point Road

$75,000

$82,437

 Icely Road

$120,000

$109,787

 Ophir Road

$90,000

$86,948

 Packham Drive

$40,000

$276

 Kurrajong Road

$100,000

$101,419

 Four Mile Creek Road

$80,000

$91,329

 Baldry Road

$80,000

$21,728

 Bradleys Road

$40,000

$41,426

 Amaroo Road

$100,000

$740

 Cullya Road

$65,000

$105,988 

 Unidentified – Four Mile Creek, Cullya, Kurrajong roads.

$50,000

$17,688

 Davys Plains Road

$57,500

$56,542

Cadia Road – Heavy Patching

$100,000

$71,749

Clergate Road – Heavy Patching

$100,000

$89,995

Bowan Park Road – Heavy Patching

$100,000

$106,795

Obley Road – Heavy Patching

$190,000

$97,763

 

 

 

 Local Road Construction Gravel Resheeting

$739,000

Belgravia Road

$26,000

$32,430

Kangaroobie Lane

$26,000

$32,430

Lookout Road

$26,000

$32,430

Ophir Road

$26,000

$36,282

Lower Lewis Ponds Road

 $52,000

$46,309

Long Point Road

$26,000

$32,430

Emu Swamp Road

$26,000

$32,430

Byng Road

$26,000

$33,168

Shades Road

$26,000

$64,860

Post Office Lane

$26,000

$32,430

Bocobra Road

$52,000

$34,740

Reedy Creek Road

$26,000

$33,115

Wilsons Lane

$26,000

$17,337

Edinboro Lane

$26,000

$25,944

McMurrays Lane

$26,000

$1,623

Finchs Road

$13,000

$16,215

Stapletons Road

$13,000

$16,215

Gregra- Taylors Road

$52,000

$71,667

Sussex Lane

$26,000

$32,456

Canomodine Lane

$26,000

$32,456

Cranbury Lane

$26,000

$32,456

 Local Road Construction Funded by Fixing County Roads & RMS & Council

$517,500

 

Gumble Road Sealing (continued from 2015-2016 where $1,390,902 was spent)

 

$856,014

 Truck Turning Bay Manildra

$517,500

$0 

 Local Road Construction Funded by Budget

$166,750

 

 Local Roads 16/17 Canowindra Laneways

$115,000

$54,478

 Gasworks Lane Full renewal

$51,750

$29,859 

 Local Road Construction  Additional Infrastructure Allocation  for 16/17

$3,450,000

 

Archer Road Bitumen Seal

 $    100,000

$103,444

Back Mogong Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      52,000

$32,774

Back Nyrang Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      52,000

$33,095

Boree Lane Pavement rehabilitation

 $    100,000

$108,128

Canobolas Road Shoulder Widening

 $    100,000

$0

Cullya Road Heavy Patching

 $    120,000

$112,793

Eulimore Road Bitumen Seal

 $      85,000

$61,122

Favell Road Bitumen Seal

 $      50,000

$0

Fish Fossil Drive Bitumen Seal

 $    170,000

$185,748

Gidley Street Molong Upgrade of drainage infrastructure

 $    200,000

$5,750

Greenings Lane Pavement Resheeting

 $    20,000

$19,977

Greenings Lane Drainage Work

$      80,000

$69,028

Hicks Street Cargo Pavement Rehabilitation

 $      40,000

$37,712

Hoffmans Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      26,000

$6,025

James Dalton Drive Heavy Patch

 $      90,000

$94,091

James Dalton Drive Reseal

 $      33,000

$34,500

Kent Road Bitumen Seal

 $    100,000

$94,287

Larras Lee Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      26,000

$32430

Lookout Road Extension of Seal

 $    110,000

$153,322

MacDonalds Road Bitumen Seal

 $    130,000

$0

Madelines Lane Heavy Patching

 $      62,000

$83,577

Main Street Cudal - Rear access to depot

 $      50,000

$18,920

McKay Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      26,000

$0

Mill Street Canowindra Stormwater drainage

 $    100,000

$0

Mousehole Lane Bitumen Seal

 $    100,000

$21,235

Mousehole Lane Drainage Structure

 $    125,000

$81,203

Nanami Lane Gravel Resheeting

 $      52,000

$24,030

Nashdale Lane Bitumen Seal

 $    100,000

$47,988

Old Canobolas Road Bitumen Seal

 $    100,000

$65,982

Old Canobolas Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      52,000

$60,979

Palings Yard Loop Bitumen Sealing

 $      95,000

$0

Reedy Creek Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      26,000

$0

Spring Glen Estate Bitumen Seal

 $    150,000

$161,402

Spring Hill Road Bitumen Seal

 $    100,000

$0

Stapletons Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      26,000

$0

Toogong Cemetery Road

 $      85,000

$10,918

Toogong Village Streets Bitumen Sealing

 $      33,000

$6,730

Union Street Cargo Bitumen Sealing

 $      30,000

$21,947

Waterhole Creek Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      26,000

$0

Wenz Lane Canowindra Pavement Rehabilitation

 $    110,000

$103,136

Whitelys Road Gravel Resheeting

 $      33,000

$36,815

Windus Road Pavement Rehabilitation

 $      85,000

$79,071

Table drain maintenance

 $    200,000

$93,971

Dederang Street, Manildra Rehabilitation

 $      40,000

$38,150

Kent Road, Extend seal 1km

$130,000

$63,843

Belgravia Road, Extend seal 1km

$150,000

$0

Strathmore Lane, extend seal

$150,000

$0

Fish Fossil Drive Gravel Resheeting

$52,000

$43,084

Davy Plains Road Pavement Rehabilitation

$113,000

$110,664

Darcy Brown Place seal 1.4km

$90,000

$68,959

Additional Funding – RMS & NPA

$573,500

 

Orange to Mudgee Link

100,000

$32,951

 

 

 

 Regional Road Construction Black Spot Funded

$573,500

 

 Blackspot Program 16/17  Nangar/Warraderry Road Intersection

$44,500

$29,497 

 Blackspot Program 16/17 Cargo Road Shoulder Widening at Bowan Park Road Intersection

$529,000

$539,020

 Regional Road Construction RMS Safety Program

$900,000

 

 Cargo Road Overtaking Lanes Congestion and Safety Program

$900,000

$528,097 

 Regional Road Construction RMS Repair Program

$800,000

 

 Regional Road Repair 16/17 Nangar Road

$180,000

$195,738 

 Regional Road Construction Heavy Patch & Reseal Program

$422,000

 

 Regional Reseal - Renshaw McGirr Way

$100,000

$88,171 

 Regional Reseal - Banjo Patterson Way