BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

14.1 - Attachment 1

Minutes of Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

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Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting

 

 

 

Venue

Conference Room, Station Street, Mullumbimby

Date

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Time

9.00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

14.1 - Attachment 1

 

Minutes of the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 14 May 2015

File No: I2015/383

 

PRESENT: Cr S Richardson (Mayor), Cr A Hunter, Cr R Wanchap, Cr Duncan Dey (9.15)

 

Staff: Angus Underwood (Team Leader Natural Environment)
Sandi Middleton (Acting Sustainability Officer)

Michelle Chapman (Minute Taker)

 

Community voting members: Samala Heart, Joanna Immig, Luke McConnell, James Mayson, Kate Smillie (9.15),
Peter Westheimer

Community non voting members: Chris Sanderson

 

Cr Richardson(Chair) opened the meeting at 9.10am and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.

 

Apologies:

 

Sharyn French, Andy Baker, Donovan Adcock

 

Declarations of Interest Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

Adoption of Minutes from Previous Meetings

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the minutes of the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting held on 19 February 2015 be confirmed.

(Richardson/Hunter)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

Business Arising from Previous Minutes

 

Greenhouse Gas emissions and SOE 2013 and 2014 data was presented and will be emailed to the Committee.

 

 

Staff Reports - Sustainable Environment and Economy

Report No. 5.1 Integrated Weed Management Strategy Workshop

File No: I2015/342

 

Committee Recommendation:

1. That the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee note this report.

2. That the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee have a further opportunity to provide input into the Integrated Weed Management Strategy prior to completion of a draft.

(Westheimer/Hunter)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

Report No. 5.2 Byron Shire - Zero Emissions Community

File No: I2015/358

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee note the report and provide any relevant names of individuals that may be interested in attending the Informal Working Group Meetings.

(McConnell/Hunter)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 11.10am.