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MINUTES OF THE CIVIC CENTRE REDEVELOPMENT STEERING COMMITTEE OF ASHFIELD COUNCIL, HELD ON LEVEL 6, CIVIC CENTRE, 260 LIVERPOOL ROAD, ASHFIELD ON TUESDAY 21 AUGUST 2012, COMMENCING AT 5:40 PM.

 

 

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

 

                            Councillors Present – Councillors Lofts, Mansour and Cassidy

 

                            Ms V Chan                      General Manager

                            Mr P Sarin                        Director Planning & Environment

                            Mr T Giunta                      Acting Director Works and Infrastructure

                            Mr R Burke                      AACRD Project Director

                            Mr O Crosse                     Superintendent

                            Ms L Pascuzzo               Minute Taker

             

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF LOCAL ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY

 

"Let us acknowledge that we are meeting on country for which the members and elders of the local Aboriginal 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                                  Drury / Wang

 

An apology for non attendance was received and accepted from Councillors Stott, Kennedy and Kelso.

 

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

 

No disclosures were made.

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

 

RESOLVED                    Wang   /  McKenna

 

That the minutes of the Civic Centre Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting held on 17 July 2012 be confirmed and the recommendations contained in the Minutes be adopted.

                            

Councillor Mansour attended the meeting at 5:44pm.

 

Staff Reports

 

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR'S REPORT.

                                                                                                                CCSC 6.1

 

 

RESOLVED                      McKenna / Wang

 

That Council note the report.

 

 

 

 

CIVIC CENTRE - CAPEX REVIEW AT AUGUST 2012.

                                                                                                                CCSC 6.2

 

 

RESOLVED                       McKenna / Drury

 

1/2    That Council note the projected surplus of $363, 696 on Stages 1 and 2 of the Civic Centre Redevelopment Project

 

2/2    That, in respect to this surplus, Council reallocate:

a)   $100,000 to Stage 3 to strengthen the contingency vote

b)  Remaining funds of $263, 696 into the Civic Centre General Reserve

 

3/3   That Council thank the Ashfield Civic Centre Redevelopment Project Team and Oliver Crosse and Robert Burke for their work.

 

 

 

 

FINANCIAL UPDATE .

                                                                                                                CCSC 6.3

 

 

RESOLVED                       Wang / McKenna

 

That the following amendments in the report be noted in regards to page 26 of the report:

 

“The total cost of the D&C contract for stage 3 is $1.6m which is on budget. Council also received the grant funds for stage 3 of $2.3m, all of which has been received and loan funds of $2.1m.”

  

Councillor Cassidy attend the meeting at 6:23pm.

   

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

 

                   Concrete Cancer

 

Councillor Cassidy – queried about the treatment of concrete cancer on the Civic Centre building.

 

 

 

 

PROCEEDINGS TERMINATED AT 6:33pm.

 

 

Chairperson of the meeting of Civic Centre Redevelopment Steering Committee

when the Minutes were confirmed

 

 

 

Chairperson

 

 

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