Minutes of Meeting










Heritage Panel Meeting





Conference Room, Station Street, Mullumbimby


Thursday, 31 August 2017












Heritage Panel Meeting Minutes                                                          31 August 2017




Minutes of the Heritage Panel Meeting held on Thursday, 31 August 2017

File No: I2017/1152


PRESENT:   Cr B Cameron, Cr A Hunter, Cr J Martin

Staff:   Chris Larkin, (Manager Sustainable Development)

            Noreen Scott (Minute Taker)



Members:       Chris Cooney (Mullumbimby/Brunswick Valley Historical Society)

                        Joe Vescio (Community Rep)

                        Janet Kneale (Community Rep)

                        Robyn Wright (Community Rep)



Cr Cameron (Chair) opened the meeting at 2.10 and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.




Shannon Burt (Director Sustainable Environment and Economy), Don Osborne (Bangalow Historical Society), Sharon Sloane (Arakwal), Deborah Wray (BSC Heritage Advisor), Luke Munro (Planner),


Declarations of Interest – Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary


There were no declarations of interest.



Adoption of Minutes from Previous Meetings



That the minutes of the Heritage Panel Meeting held on 27 April 2017 be confirmed.




1.       That the minutes of the [Heritage Panel Meeting held on [27 April, 2017] be confirmed.


Business Arising from Previous Minutes


There was no business arising from previous minutes.














Staff Reports - Sustainable Environment and Economy

Report No. 4.1             Update on Resolution 17-297

File No:                        I2017/1110


Committee Recommendation:


That the Heritage Panel note the report.


1. That Panel recommends to Council amend the Heritage Panel Constitution as follows;


Under heading 2 – Purpose


B) Provide advice and recommendations to Council staff, the Heritage Advisor and the Council, as the case may be,  on matters relating to the ongoing implementation of the Heritage Strategy (once completed)      Wright / Kneale


E) Provide advice and recommendations to Council on a range of heritage-related maters which are of interest to the community, in particular, by providing expertise, local knowledge and guidance on heritage matters and in relation to heritage assessments.




Committee Recommendation:


2.That a Induction be provided to new panel members prior to the next HAP meeting scheduled.




The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.





There being no further business the meeting concluded at 4.01