Minutes of Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

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Byron Shire Floodplain Risk Management Committee Meeting

 

 

 

Venue

Conference Room, Station Street, Mullumbimby

Date

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Time

2pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

Byron Shire Floodplain Risk Management Committee Meeting Minutes

24 September 2019

 

 

Minutes of the Byron Shire Floodplain Risk Management Committee Meeting held on Tuesday, 24 September 2019

File No: I2019/1477

 

PRESENT:   Cr A Hunter and Cr M Lyon

 

Staff:   James Flockton (Flood and Drainage Engineer)

            Chloe Dowsett

            Dominika Tomanek (Minute Taker)

 

Invited Members:   Peter Mair (SES), Martin Rose (Environment and Heritage), Karl Allen, Chad Ellis, Caroline Ortel (Environment and Heritage)

 

Community:           Rebecca Brewin, Duncan Dey and Matthew Lambourne,

 

Visitors:                  Ella Harrison (WMA Water), Katrina Smith (WMA Water)

 

 

Cr Lyon  (Chair) opened the meeting at 2:04 pm and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.

 

Apologies:

 

Phil Holloway (Director Infrastructure Services)

Evan Elford (Manager Works)

Cr Richardson

Cr J Hackett

Robyn Bolden

Andrew Page (Cape Byron Marine Park)

Steve Keefe

Susan Skyvington

Toong Chin (Environment and Heritage)

 

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 Byron Shire Floodplain Risk Management Committee Meeting held on 13 June 2019 be confirmed.

(Brewin/Lambourne)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

 

Note: The minutes of the meeting held on 13 June 2019 were noted, and the Committee Recommendations adopted by Council, at the Ordinary Meeting held on 27 June 2019 without changes.

 

Business Arising from Previous Minutes

 

There was no business arising from previous minutes.

 

Staff Reports - Infrastructure Services

Report No. 4.1             North Byron Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan Project Update

File No:                        I2019/1446

 

Committee Recommendation:

 

1.       That the information provided within Hydraulic categories and Hazard Classifications section of Attachment 1 (E2019/68025) is supported for inclusion within the Draft Floodplain Risk Management Study document.

 

2.       That the information provided within Information to Support Emergency Response section of Attachment 1 (E2019/68025) is supported for inclusion within the Draft Floodplain Risk Management Study document.

 

3.       That four flood mitigation options proceed to detailed flood mitigation assessment stage; Billinudgel Levee (with and without supporting infrastructure improvements), Federation Bridge debris control measures, Avocado Court Overland Flow Path and Saltwater Creek Upgrade.

 

4.       That small stormwater pumps be investigated as a mitigation option to resolve nuisances flooding to properties following flood events and smaller heavy rainfall events in areas that are not drained by the South Golden Beach flood pump.

 

5.       That the proposed Assessment of Cumulative Impacts of Development is supported with the addition of the following considerations:

 

A.      Assessment of increased impervious areas in South Golden Beach, Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads be included in the proposed Assessment of Cumulative Impacts of Development. (Attachment 3 - Appendix B – E2019/68028).

 

 

(Lyon/Hunter)

The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.

     

 

 

 

There being no further business the meeting concluded at 4:04 pm.