BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

14.1 - Attachment 1

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, 23 June 2016

Time

9.00am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

14.1 - Attachment 1

BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

14.1 - Attachment 1

 

Minutes of the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee Meeting held on Thursday, 23 June 2016

File No: I2016/680

 

PRESENT: Cr S Richardson (Mayor), Cr A Hunter

 

Staff: Sharyn French (Manager Land and Natural Environment)
Greg Shanahan (Acting Natural Environment Officer)

Community voting members: Samala Heart, Joanna Immig, Luke McConnell, Chris Sanderson

 

Cr Richardson (Chair) opened the meeting at 9.06am and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.

 

Apologies:

 

Sandi Middleton (Sustainability Officer), Donovan Adcock, Andy Baker, James Mayson, Kate Smillie,

 

Absent: Peter Westheimer, Cr R Wanchap

 

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 21 April 2016 be noted.

(Richardson/Sanderson)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

 

Business Arising from Previous Minutes

 

Committee Recommendation:

That a workshop be held with members of the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee on the Integrated Weed Management Strategy and a report provided to the next Committee Meeting.

(Immig/Heart)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

Staff Reports - Sustainable Environment and Economy

Report No. 5.1 Zero Emissions Byron - Baseline Report and Project Plan

File No: I2016/612

 

Committee Recommendation:

That the Biodiversity and Sustainability Advisory Committee note the report and support the allocation of $40,000 from the Environmental Levy Reserve towards the Zero Emission Byron development of mitigation strategies.

(Hunter/Immig)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 10.56am.