‘Council Carry-ons’ – A summary of recent Council meetings – Nambucca

By the Editor.

This is the third of a fortnightly look at the major decisions made by Councils in the Coffs Coast region at their meetings. 

Today we look at the Nambucca meeting held on Thursday 15 March.

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF MOTION – CR Jones

ITEM 5.2      SF2433              150318      NOTICE OF MOTION – Report into the functioning of the Visitor Information Centre
MOTION:      (Jones/Wilson)

1        That Council receive a brief update into the transition of the Visitor Information Centre.

2        That the report by staff to include a compliance audit of the twelve undertakings made by Mr Stuart Holmes when the Council resolved to Lease the property to Lifetime Connect.

Amendment:       (Hoban/Ainsworth)

That an update into the transition of the Visitor Information Centre including a compliance audit of the twelve undertakings made by Mr Stuart Holmes when the Council resolved to Lease the property to Lifetime Connect be included as part of the Tourism Strategy which has already commenced.

The amendment was carried and became the motion.

86/18 Resolved: (Hoban/Ainsworth)

That an update into the transition of the Visitor Information Centre including a compliance audit of the twelve undertakings made by Mr Stuart Holmes when the Council resolved to Lease the property to Lifetime Connect be included as part of the Tourism Strategy which has already commenced.

ITEM 9.6      SF2328              150318      Results of the exhibition of amendments to Development Control Plan 2010 including the Valla Urban Growth Area
MOTION:      (Ainsworth/Wilson)

1        Pursuant to clause 21 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. That Draft Development Control Plan 2010 as exhibited be adopted with the following changes:

a         Council update the sections of the Draft DCP to incorporate the Development Control Plan for the Valla Urban Growth Area and also update references within the Draft DCP to reflect recent amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

b        The area identified in the draft as Light Industry be amended to ‘employment lands suitable for commercial or light industrial uses’;

c         That the type B access road between the service centre and the Valla Urban Growth Area industrial land be amended to remove the requirement for on street parking.

2        Pursuant to clause 21 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 Council give notice of its decision to proceed with the Development Control Plan in the local newspaper within 28 days.

Amendment:       (Smyth/Jenvey)

That the results of the exhibition of amendments to Development Control Plan 2010 including the Valla Urban Growth Area be deferred and there be an onsite inspection and an invitation be extended to the Nambucca Heads Local Aboriginal Land Council.

 

For the motion:               Councillors Ballangarry, Jenvey, Jones, Smyth

(Total 4)

Against the motion:         Councillors Hoban, Ainsworth, Finlayson, Reed, Wilson

(Total 5)

The amendment was lost.

 

Amendment:       (Hoban/Reed)

1        Pursuant to clause 21 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. That Draft Development Control Plan 2010 as exhibited be adopted with the following changes:

a         Council update the sections of the Draft DCP to incorporate the Development Control Plan for the Valla Urban Growth Area and also update references within the Draft DCP to reflect recent amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

b        The area identified in the draft as Light Industry be amended to ‘employment lands suitable for commercial or light industrial uses’;

c         That the type B access road between the service centre and the Valla Urban Growth Area industrial land be amended to remove the requirement for on street parking.

2        Pursuant to clause 21 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 Council give notice of its decision to proceed with the Development Control Plan in the local newspaper within 28 days.

3        That Council conduct an onsite inspection, identification and explanation of the zonings and familiarisation for new councillors with the proposed natural buffers and barriers designed to prevent land use conflict.

 

For the motion:               Councillors Hoban, Ainsworth, Finlayson, Reed, Wilson

(Total 5)

Against the motion:         Councillors Ballangarry, Jenvey, Jones, Smyth

(Total 4)

 

The amendment was carried and became the MOTION.

87/18 Resolved: (Hoban/Reed)

 

1        Pursuant to clause 21 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. That Draft Development Control Plan 2010 as exhibited be adopted with the following changes:

a         Council update the sections of the Draft DCP to incorporate the Development Control Plan for the Valla Urban Growth Area and also update references within the Draft DCP to reflect recent amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

b        The area identified in the draft as Light Industry be amended to ‘employment lands suitable for commercial or light industrial uses’;

c         That the type B access road between the service centre and the Valla Urban Growth Area industrial land be amended to remove the requirement for on street parking.

2        Pursuant to clause 21 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 Council give notice of its decision to proceed with the Development Control Plan in the local newspaper within 28 days.

 

3        That Council conduct an onsite inspection, identification and explanation of the zonings and familiarisation for new councillors with the proposed natural buffers and barriers designed to prevent land use conflict.

 

For the motion:               Councillors Hoban, Ainsworth, Finlayson, Reed, Wilson

(Total 5)

 

Against the motion:         Councillors Ballangarry, Jenvey, Jones, Smyth

(Total 4)

90/18 Resolved: (Reed/Finlayson)

That Council make a submission to the Office of Local Government on the proposed regulations for Joint Organisations advising:

1        That the proposal to exclude provisions conferring land acquisition powers from applying to joint organisations is not supported for the reason that those powers may be required where councils and the JO agree on the JO carrying out particular functions as a delegate of the councils.

2        That in general terms the preferred approach to the regulations for Joint Organisations should be to apply the provisions of the Local Government Act and the Local Government (General) Regulation except where those provisions are specifically supplanted by the provisions of the Joint Organisation Act and Regulation.

3        That LGNSW be advised of Council’s position.

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