Byron Shire Reserve Trust Committee Meeting
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Byron Shire Reserve Trust Committee Minutes
The following items are listed in the order in which they were dealt with.
Byron Shire Reserve Trust Committee Minutes 23 February 2017
PRESENT: Cr S Richardson (Mayor), Cr B Cameron, Cr C Coorey, Cr J Hackett, Cr A Hunter, Cr M Lyon, Cr S Ndiaye and Cr P Spooner
Staff: Ken Gainger (General Manager)
Mark Arnold (Director Corporate and Community Services)
Phil Warner (Acting Director Infrastructure Services)
Shannon Burt (Director Sustainable Environment and Economy)
Ralph James (Legal Services Coordinator)
Mila Jones (Minute Taker)
The Mayor opened the meeting and acknowledged that the meeting is being held on Arakwal Country and that we pay our respects to the elders past and present and extend our respect to the Bundjalung clans whose lands and waters are part of the Shire.
Prior to dealing with the circulated reports and associated information, a Public Access Session was held and the Committee was addressed on the following:
Report No. 4.1 Policy 5.52 Commercial Activities on Coastal and Riparian Crown Reserves and Request for Tender - Commercial Activities Sub-Licenses
Gary Morgan, Nathaniel Folkes (Mojosurf) and Rusty Miller (Personalized Surfing Instructor) addressed the Committee against the recommendation.
Cr Martin was granted a leave of absence at the Ordinary Meeting on 2 February 2017.
There were no declarations of interest.
File No: I2017/144
1. That Council convene a working party consisting of current licence holders, NPWS and Cape Byron Marine Parks, Council, community representatives and other independent coastal activity experts.
2. That this working group provide a report with recommendations for the draft Policy 5.52 – Commercial Activities on Coastal and Riparian Crown Reserves.
The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.
There being no further business the meeting concluded at 8.00pm.
I hereby certify that these are the true and correct Minutes of this Meeting
as confirmed at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 23 March 2017.
Mayor Simon Richardson