BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

                                                                                                                               14.6 - Attachment 1

Minutes of Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

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Belongil Catchment Advisory Commmittee Meeting

 

 

 

Venue

Cavanbah Centre, Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay

Date

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Time

11.00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

                                                                                                                               14.6 - Attachment 1

 

Minutes of the Belongil Catchment Advisory Commmittee Meeting held on Tuesday, 8 March 2016

File No: I2016/210

 

PRESENT:   Cr S Richardson (Mayor), Cr D Dey

 

Staff:   Phillip Holloway (Director, Infrastructure Services)

            Peter Rees (Manager Utilities)

 

Community Repesentatives:    Col Draper,Tim Hochgrebe, Tony Flick, John Flick, Mary Garner

 

Cr Dey (Chair) opened the meeting at 11:10 am and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.

 

Apologies:

 

Cr A Hunter

Raemon McEwen

 

 

Declarations of Interest – Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

Adoption of Minutes from Previous Meetings

 

As this is the first meeting of this Committee, there are no previous minutes to adopt.

 

Business Arising from Previous Minutes

 

As this is the first meeting of this Committee, there is no business arising.

 

 

 

Staff Reports - Infrastructure Services

Report No. 5.1             Proposed Committee Meeting Dates 2016

File No:                        I2016/197

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the committee seek to meet on the following Mondays in 2016 at 9 am:

 

18 April

30 May

27 June

(Dey/Flick)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried..

 

 

Report No. 5.2             Belongil Swamp Drainage Union Negotiations

File No:                        I2016/198

 

Committee Recommendation:

That a report be brought to the next Belongil Catchment Advisory Committee Meeting outlining possible Union Drain management options including:

 

1.      Council supporting drain management by the Drainage Union, which may include the Union operating in a more conforming manner (DPI letter of 10 February 2015 E2015/xxxx)

2.      Dissolving the existing Drainage Union management and Council establishing a    new body

 

3.      Dissolving the existing Union management and Council taking over management responsibilities

(Richardson/Flick)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried..

 

 

Report No. 5.3             Belongil Creek Fate of the Effluent Alternative Flowpath Project

File No:                        I2016/200

 

Committee Recommendation:

That a report about the ‘Belongil Creek Fate of the Effluent Alternative Flowpath Project’ be brought to the next Belongil Catchment Advisory Committee Meeting.

(Dey/Gardner)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried..

 

 

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 13:00.