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Council Happenings – CHCC vote on new $76m ‘Cultural and Civic Space’

The following is from the minutes for the 14 June 2018 CHCC meeting and records the votes for the proposed new $76m ‘Cultural and Civic Space’;

GM18/14         Cultural & Civic Space Concept Business Case
Executive Summary

This Council Report is a covering report for the Concept Business Case that documents the Cultural and Civic Space project. The project satisfies Council Resolution 2017/84, relevant Council policies and plans and is responsive to the balance of input from community consultation and from within Council.  The project is affordable in terms of both capital and operating expenditure points of view.

Motion (Cr Denise Knight / Cr Tegan Swan)

That Council:

1.       Progress the Cultural and Civic Space project to its next design phase, Schematic Design, as per the documented Base Option, including the following choices (options) per the Project Finances sections of the Concept Business Case;

1.1.    Museum to be included

1.2.    Car parking – single basement level (estimated 85 parking spaces) & forward funding of estimated 30 additional spaces

1.3.    Covered entrance on the Gordon St frontage

1.4.    Schematic Design consideration of reduced façade treatment and reduced rammed earth treatment.

2.       In progressing the Cultural and Civic Space project, ensure that resources available to the project are applied in the most efficient manner to ensure the project is expedited, and further that implementation status project briefing notes be provided to Councillors on a quarterly basis.

Amendment
(Cr Keith Rhoades/

That the matter be deferred for a period of one month until the Ordinary Meeting of Coffs Harbour City Council to be held on 26 July 2018.

 

The Mayor advised that the Amendment would not be considered, the reason being it would be a direct negative to the Motion.

 

Motion
2018/125Resolved (Cr Paul Amos)

That a Motion of dissent be recorded against the ruling of the chair.

For:         Crs Amos, Arkan, Rhoades and Townley

Against:  Crs Knight, Adendorff, Cecato and Swan

 

The MOTION on being put to the meeting resulted in a tied vote.  The Mayor used her casting vote and the MOTION was declared LOST.

LOST

Motion
2018/126Resolved (Cr Denise Knight / Cr Tegan Swan)

That Council:

1.       Progress the Cultural and Civic Space project to its next design phase, Schematic Design, as per the documented Base Option, including the following choices (options) per the Project Finances sections of the Concept Business Case;

1.1.    Museum to be included

1.2.    Car parking – single basement level (estimated 85 parking spaces) & forward funding of estimated 30 additional spaces

1.3.    Covered entrance on the Gordon St frontage

1.4.    Schematic Design consideration of reduced façade treatment and reduced rammed earth treatment.

2.       In progressing the Cultural and Civic Space project, ensure that resources available to the project are applied in the most efficient manner to ensure the project is expedited, and further that implementation status project briefing notes be provided to Councillors on a quarterly basis.

For:         Crs Knight, Adendorff, Arkan, Cecato, Swan and Townley

Against:  Crs Amos and Rhoades

Carried

See: http://infocouncil.coffsharbour.nsw.gov.au/Open/2018/06/CO_20180614_MIN_2174_WEB.htm

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