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MINUTES OF THE CIVIC CENTRE REDEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE OF ASHFIELD COUNCIL, HELD IN HABERFIELD LIBRARY, 78 DALHOUSIE STREET, HABERFIELD ON TUESDAY 17 MAY 2011, COMMENCING AT 5:40 PM.

 

PRESENT         Committee Members - Councillor Drury in the Chair and Councillors, Cassidy, McKenna, Stott, Wang

                            Councillors Present – Councillors Kennedy, Mansour, Rerceretnam, Wangmann and Lofts

 

                            Ms V Chan                   General Manager

                            Ms N Kettle                  Director Corporate and Community Services

                            Mr S Joannidis            Director Works and Infrastructure

                            Mr G McMahon            Chief Financial Officer

                            Mr R Burke                   ACCRD Project Officer

                            Ms G Rennard             Minute Taker

                            Mr S Chandler             LEFTA Corporation

                            Mr O Crosse                Superintendent

                            Mr P Deschampe        Herbert Geer Lawyers

             

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF LOCAL INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY

 

"Let us acknowledge that we are meeting on country for which the members and elders of the local Indigenous community have been custodians for many centuries, and on which Aboriginal people have performed age old ceremonies. We acknowledge their living culture and unique role in the life of this region."

 

 

APOLOGIES    

 

RESOLVED                                  Wang/McKenna

 

An apology for non attendance was received and accepted from Councillor Kelso

 

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

 

No disclosures were made.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

 

RESOLVED                                  McKenna/Cassidy

 

That the minutes of the Civic Centre Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 19 April 2011 be accepted.

 

It was noted that the recommendations of the Civic Centre Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 19 April 2011 were adopted at the Ordinary Council meeting 10 May 2011 with the following amendment to item CCSC 8.3,

 

RESOLVED                          Wangmann/Drury

 

That a report come back to the committee at an appropriate time investigating ways to fund the residual (approx 2.1M) which considers:-

i)                    options for internal loans avoid the use of aquatic centre reserves

ii)                  the impact for an additional loan of approx $2.1M (being mindful that we need to serve the loan out of the SRV funds and that we would need to stay within the appropriate borrowing ratios).

iii)                Savings strategies to fund the additional costs internally.

      

 

 

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT. Stephen Joannidis - Director Works and Infrastructure. Report Submitted with attachment 1.

(09/05/11)                                                                                                    CCRD

                            h:\reports.bp\Committees\Reports\CCSC170511SR_1.doc

                                                                                              CCSC 8.1 Attached

 

 

RESOLVED                         McKenna/Wang

 

That Council receive and note this report.

 

 

 

DENHAM'S PROJECT REPORT - No. 21. Stephen Joannidis - Director Works and Infrastructure. Report Submitted with attachment 1.

(09/05/11)                                                                                                    CCRD

                            h:\reports.bp\Committees\Reports\CCSC170511SR_2.doc

                                                                                              CCSC 8.2 Attached

 

 

RESOLVED                         Cassidy/McKenna

 

That Council receive and note this report.

 

 

                             The Superintendent left the meeting at 6pm


 

 

FINANCIAL UPDATE. Ramani Sathananthan - General Ledger Coordinator. Report Submitted with attachment 1.

(10/05/11)                                                                                                    CCRD

                            h:\reports.bp\Committees\Reports\CCSC170511SR_5.doc

                                                                                              CCSC 8.3 Attached

 

 

RESOLVED                         Wang/Cassidy

 

That the report be received and noted.

 

 

CLOSED (PUBLIC EXCLUDED) COMMITTEE

 

                            RESOLVED                         McKenna/Cassidy

 

                            That the following items be considered in Closed (Public Excluded) Meeting and the Press and Public be excluded in accordance with Section 10A Subclause (2)(g) of the Local Government Act, the time being  6.03pm.

 

                            Councillor Rerceretnam left the meeting at 6.44pm

                            Councillor Stott left the meeting at 7.05pm

 

                            RESOLVED                         Cassidy/Wang

 

         That the meeting revert to an open meeting at 8.05pm.

         The Chairperson reported that the Closed (Public Excluded) meeting passed the following resolutions.

 

 

LEGAL ADVICE. Vanessa Chan - General Manager. Report Submitted with attachment 1.

(11/05/11)                                                 Civic Centre Redevelopment Project

                             h:\reports.bp\Committees\Closed\CCSC170511SR_7.doc

                                                                                                  C/W 8.4 Attached

 

 

RESOLVED                         Cassidy/McKenna

 

1/2    That the report be received and noted.

 

2/2    That the matter be referred to Council at an appropriate time

 

  

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

                              Nil


 

PROCEEDINGS TERMINATED AT 8.06PM

 

Chairperson of the meeting of Civic Centre Redevelopment Steering Committee

when the Minutes were confirmed

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson

 

 

 

 

 

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