Minutes of Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

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Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting

 

 

 

Venue

Conference Room, Station Street, Mullumbimby

Date

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Time

9.00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes 21 April 2016

 

 

 

Minutes of the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 21 April 2016

File No: I2016/309

 

PRESENT:   Cr S Richardson (Mayor), Cr A Hunter, Cr Cameron (left 10.02am)

 

Staff:   Sharyn French ( Acting Director Sustainable Environment and Economy )
Greg Shanahan (Natural Environment)
Michael Matthews

Andy Erskine

            Noreen Scott (Minute Taker)

 

Community voting members:          Donovan Adcock,Joanna Immig, Luke McConnell, Kate Smillie

 

Cr Richardson (Chair) opened the meeting at 9.05 and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.

 

Apologies:

 

Peter Westheimer, Chris Sanderson, James Mayson, Andy Baker, Cr R Wanchap, Samala Heart,

 

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 18 February 2016 be confirmed.

(Richardson/Hunter)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

 

Business Arising from Previous Minutes

 

Committee Recommendation:

That Council ensure that adequate funding is available within the  2016/17 budget for E zone verification, and continue to seek funding support from the State Government.

(Immig/Smillie)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Reports - Infrastructure Services

Report No. 5.1             Byron Shire Integrated Weed Management Strategy

File No:                        I2016/280

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee review the draft Byron Shire Integrated Weed Management Strategy.

 

(Richardson/Hunter)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

     

 

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 11.03am.