ORANGE CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES OF THE

Ordinary Council Meeting

HELD IN Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Byng Street, Orange

ON 16 July 2019

COMMENCING AT 7.00pm


 1      Introduction

Attendance

Cr R Kidd (Mayor), Cr S Romano (Deputy Mayor), Cr K Duffy, Cr J Hamling, Cr J McRae, Cr T Mileto, Cr S Nugent, Cr M Previtera, Cr G Taylor, Cr R Turner, Cr J Whitton

Acting General Manager (Waddell), Acting Director Corporate and Commercial Services (Freeman), Acting Director Development Services (Hodges), Acting Director Community, Recreation and Cultural Services (Richards), Director Technical Services, Communications Officer.

 

1.1     APOLOGIES

 

RESOLVED - 19/366                                                                              Cr K Duffy/Cr S Nugent

That the apology be accepted from Cr S Munro for the Council Meeting of Orange City Council on 16 July 2019.

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Cr S Munro

1.2     LIVESTREAMING AND RECORDING

The Mayor advised that the meeting was being livestreamed and recorded.

 

1.3     ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Mayor conducted the Acknowledgement of Country.

1.4     Declaration of pecuniary interests, significant non-pecuniary interests and less than significant non-pecuniary interests

Nil


 

2       Mayoral Minutes

Nil 

 

THE MAYOR DECLARED THE ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL ADJOURNED FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE OPEN FORUM AT 7.03PM

 

OPEN FORUM 

Item 5.4 – Development Application – DA 91/2019(1) – 5 Lily Pilly Place

Kerrie Ferguson spoke against this item.

Brett Grant spoke against this item.

Chris Wood spoke against this item.

 

3       Confirmation of Minutes of Previous Meeting

RESOLVED - 19/367                                                                        Cr J Hamling/Cr S Romano

That the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Orange City Council held on 2 July 2019 (copies of which were circulated to all members) be and are hereby confirmed as a true and accurate record of the proceedings of the Council meeting held on 2 July 2019.

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Cr S Munro

 

4       Notices of Motion/Notices of Rescission

Nil


 

5       General Reports

5.1     Recommendations and Resolutions from Policy Committees

TRIM Reference:        2019/1419

RESOLVED - 19/368                                                                           Cr S Nugent/Cr R Turner

1        That the resolutions made by the Planning and Development Committee at its meeting held on 2 July 2019 be noted.

2        That the resolutions made by the Employment and Economic Development Policy Committee at its meeting held on 2 July 2019 be noted.

3        That the resolutions made by the Infrastructure Policy Committee at its meeting held on 2 July 2019 be noted.

4        That the resolutions made by the Environmental Sustainability Policy Committee at its meeting held on 2 July 2019 be noted.

5        That the resolutions made by the Finance Policy Committee at its meeting held on 2 July 2019 be noted.

6        That the resolutions made by the Services Policy Committee at its meeting held on 2 July 2019 be noted.

 

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Cr S Munro

 

5.2     Update on Outstanding Resolutions of Council including Questions Taken on Notice and Notices of Motions.

TRIM Reference:        2019/1420

RESOLVED - 19/369                                                                             Cr J Hamling/Cr K Duffy

That the information provided in the report by the Manager Corporate Governance on Outstanding and Completed Notices of Motion, Questions of Notice and Matters arising be acknowledged.

 

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Cr S Munro


 

5.3     Statement of Investments - June 2019

TRIM Reference:        2019/1398

RESOLVED - 19/370                                                                               Cr K Duffy/Cr G Taylor

That Council resolves:

1        To note the Statement of Investments as at 30 June 2019.

2        To adopt the certification of the Responsible Accounting Officer.

 

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Cr S Munro

 

QUESTION TAKEN ON NOTICE

Cr S Nugent requested a report be provided to Councillors on the processes and criteria considered in making investments.

 

5.4     Development Application - DA 91/2019(1) - 5 Lily Pilly Place

TRIM Reference:        2019/1405

MOTION

That Council resolves to issue consent to development application DA 91/2019(1) for Multi Dwelling Housing (six dwellings) and Subdivision (two lot Torrens title and five lot community title) at Lot 100 DP 1248945 - 5 Lily Pilly Place, Orange pursuant to the conditions of consent in the attached Notice of Approval.

AMENDMENT                                                                                     Cr J Hamling/Cr K Duffy

That the item be deferred and discussions take place with the applicant as to a potential redesign.

THE AMENDMENT ON BEING BUT TO THE MEETING WAS CARRIED AND BECAME THE MOTION

THE MOTION ON BEING PUT  TO THE MEETING WAS CARRIED

RESOLVED - 19/371                                                                             Cr J Hamling/Cr K Duffy

That the item be deferred and discussions take place with the applicant as to a potential redesign.

 

Division of Voting

Voted For

Cr R Kidd (Mayor), Cr S Romano (Deputy Mayor), Cr K Duffy, Cr J Hamling, Cr J McRae, Cr S Nugent, Cr M Previtera, Cr G Taylor, Cr R Turner, Cr J Whitton

Voted Against

Cr T Mileto

Absent

Cr S Munro


 

6       Closed Meeting

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1993, and the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005, in the opinion of the General Manager, the following business is of a kind as referred to in Section 10A(2) of the Act, and should be dealt with in a Confidential Session of the Council meeting closed to the press and public.

In response to a question from the Mayor, the General Manager advised that no written submissions had been received relating to any item listed for consideration by the Closed Meeting of Council.

The Mayor extended an invitation to any member of the public present at the meeting to make a presentation to the Council as to whether the meeting should be closed for a particular item.

RESOLVED - 19/372                                                                               Cr R Turner/Cr K Duffy

That Council adjourn into a Closed Meeting and members of the press and public be excluded from the Closed Meeting, and access to the correspondence and reports relating to the items considered during the course of the Closed Meeting be withheld unless declassified by separate resolution. This action is taken in accordance with Section 10A(2) of the Local Government Act, 1993 as the items listed come within the following provisions:

6.1     Invest in Orange Region Project [Item deferred]

This item is classified CONFIDENTIAL under the provisions of Section 10A(2) of the Local Government Act 1993, which permits the meeting to be closed to the public for business relating to (d)iii information that would, if disclosed, reveal a trade secret.

6.2     Tender - Collection and Processing of Used Mattresses

This item is classified CONFIDENTIAL under the provisions of Section 10A(2) of the Local Government Act 1993, which permits the meeting to be closed to the public for business relating to (c) information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business.

6.3     Sale of 61 Casey Street, Orange

This item is classified CONFIDENTIAL under the provisions of Section 10A(2) of the Local Government Act 1993, which permits the meeting to be closed to the public for business relating to (c) information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business.

6.4     Lease of Hangar W Orange Airport

This item is classified CONFIDENTIAL under the provisions of Section 10A(2) of the Local Government Act 1993, which permits the meeting to be closed to the public for business relating to (c) information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business.

 

The Mayor declared the Ordinary Meeting of Council adjourned for the conduct of the Closed Meeting at 7.46PM.

The Mayor declared the Ordinary Meeting of Council resumed at 7.58PM

7       Resolutions from Closed Meeting

The Acting Director Corporate and Commercial Services read out the following resolutions made in the Closed Meeting of Council.

6.1     Invest in Orange Region Project

TRIM Reference:        2019/1367

deferred

This item is deferred until a Councillor briefing has occurred.

For:

Against:

Absent:

 

6.2     Tender - Collection and Processing of Used Mattresses

TRIM Reference:        2019/1407

RESOLVED - 19/373                                                                           Cr R Turner/Cr S Nugent

That Council resolves:

1     To confirm its acceptance and involvement in a regional contract with JLW Services for the Collection and Processing of Used Mattresses.

2     To indicate its preference for Ancillary/Innovative Option-Collection and Recycling of Mattresses using Cages.

 

 

Division of Voting

Voted For

Cr R Kidd (Mayor), Cr S Romano (Deputy Mayor), Cr K Duffy, Cr J Hamling, Cr J McRae, Cr T Mileto, Cr S Nugent, Cr M Previtera, Cr G Taylor, Cr R Turner, Cr J Whitton

Voted Against

Nil

Absent

Cr S Munro

 

 


 

6.3     Sale of 61 Casey Street, Orange

TRIM Reference:        2019/1409

RESOLVED - 19/374                                                                          Cr J Whitton/Cr R Turner

That Council resolves:

1        To sell 61 Casey Street, Orange for the sum of $640,000 (incl GST) on the terms contained in this report. 

2        That the proceeds be transferred to the Drainage Budget and Drainage Reserve (Stormwater Management Program).

3        That permission be granted for the use of the Council Seal on any relevant document if required.

 

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Cr S Munro

 

6.4     Lease of Hangar W Orange Airport

TRIM Reference:        2019/1275

RESOLVED - 19/375                                                                           Cr J Whitton/Cr J McRae

That Council resolves:

1       That Council enter into a lease of Hangar W for a term of 15 years.

2       That approval be granted for the use of the Council Seal on all relevant documents.

 

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Cr S Munro

 

The Meeting Closed at 8PM

 

This is Page Number 7 and the Final Page of the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Orange City Council held on 16 July 2019.