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Minutes

 

Extraordinary Meeting

 

 Thursday, 17 May 2018

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

Extraordinary Meeting Minutes

17 May 2018

 

 

INDEX OF ITEMS DISCUSSED

 

The following items are listed in the order in which they were dealt with.

 

Report No. 4.1            Public Exhibition - Draft 2018-2019 Statement of Revenue Policy. 3

Report No. 4.2            Delivery Program 2017-2021 (Revised) and Operational Plan 2018-2019. 4

Report No. 4.3            Community Strategic Plan 2028. 4

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

Extraordinary Meeting Minutes                                                                   17 May 2018

 

 

MINUTES OF THE BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL Extraordinary Meeting HELD ON Thursday, 17 May 2018 COMMENCING AT 4.39PM AND CONCLUDING AT 5.35PM

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PRESENT:   Cr S Richardson (Mayor), Cr B Cameron, Cr C Coorey, Cr J Hackett, Cr A Hunter, Cr M Lyon, Cr J Martin, Cr S Ndiaye and Cr P Spooner

 

Staff:   Mark Arnold (Acting General Manager)

            James Brickley (Acting Director Corporate and Community Services)

            Phil Holloway (Director Infrastructure Services)

            Shannon Burt (Director Sustainable Environment and Economy)

            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.

 

 

PUBLIC ACCESS

 

There were no public access requests.

 

 

APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST – PECUNIARY AND NON-PECUNIARY

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

Staff Reports - Corporate and Community Services

 

Report No. 4.1             Public Exhibition - Draft 2018-2019 Statement of Revenue Policy

File No:                        I2018/864

 

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Resolved:

1.       That Council adopt for exhibition the Draft 2018-2019 Statement of Revenue Policy, comprising Budget Estimates (with the following changes), Rates and Charges, Borrowings and Fees and Charges (with the following changes):

 

a)      Increase the budget for the Byron Street Cruise (a Community Wellbeing Project within Community Services) by $10,000, to be taken from the General Fund (Unrestricted Cash)

         

b)      That the Better Byron Crew wages including on-costs for labour activities for services performed within the Better Byron Crew Service area be capped at $200,000 or as near as practicable, with the additional $210,000 proposed to be drawn for these services be instead used for implementing water sensitive urban design upgrades to the Byron Bay stormwater system

 

c)      That the fees for swimming pools pensioner price (25 visits) be amended to $78 rather than $85

 

2.       That the Draft 2018-2019 Statement of Revenue Policy, comprising Budget Estimates, Rates and Charges, Borrowings and Fees and Charges be placed on public exhibition for a period of 28 Days.

 

3.       That clarity be provided on the proposal to increase charges for gravesite and interment of ashes and that this be highlighted in the public exhibition document.

(Richardson/Cameron)

 

 

Procedural MotionS

 

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Resolved that Council move into Committee.                                                (Richardson/Cameron)

The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

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Resolved that Council move out of Committee and resume the Ordinary Meeting.

(Richardson/Cameron)

The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

 

Report No. 4.2             Delivery Program 2017-2021 (Revised) and Operational Plan 2018-2019

File No:                        I2018/476

 

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Resolved that Council:

1.    Endorse the draft Delivery Program 2017-2021 (Revised) and Operational Plan 2018-2019 (Attachment 1 #E2018/41807) for public exhibition for a period of 28 days.

 

2.    Accept the Byron Shire Community Solutions Panel recommendations as listed in their Final Report (Attachment 2 #E2018/33402).                                                           (Cameron/Ndiaye)

 

The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

 

 

Report No. 4.3             Community Strategic Plan 2028

File No:                        I2018/602

 

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Resolved:

1.       That Council notes the submissions.

 

2.       That Council adopt the amended Community Strategic Plan 2028 shown at Attachment 1 (E2018/40030).                                                                                              (Richardson/Lyon)

 

The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.

 


 

 

 

URGENCY MOTION

 

Procedural Motion

 

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Resolved that the matter of the Future of Local Government National Summit be discussed as a matter of urgency. The urgency being that the registration for the summit closes prior to the next Council Meeting on 24 May.                                                                                       (Coorey/Martin)

The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.

Cr Hunter voted against the motion.

 

The Mayor considered the matter to be of great urgency.

 

 

No. 1 Matter of Urgency - Future of Local Government National Summit

 

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Resolved that Council support the attendance of Crs Martin and Coorey to attend the Future of Local Government National Summit on Wednesday 30 May 2018 and Thursday 31 May 2018.

(Coorey/Martin)

The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.

Cr Hunter voted against the motion.

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 5.35pm.

 

 

 

I hereby certify that these are the true and correct Minutes of this Meeting

as confirmed at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on 24 May 2018.

 

 

 

 

….…………………………

Mayor Simon Richardson