Minutes of Meeting










Extraordinary Public Art Panel Meeting





Council Chambers, Station Street, Mullumbimby


Thursday, 20 August 2020












Extraordinary Public Art Panel Meeting Minutes                      20 August 2020



Minutes of the Extraordinary Public Art Panel Meeting held on Thursday, 20 August 2020

File No: I2020/1220


PRESENT:   Cr J Hackett, Cr S Ndiaye, Cr S Richardson


Staff:   Joanne McMurtry (Community Development Officer)

            Deb Stafford (Social and Cultural Development Coordinator)

            Claire McGarry (Place Manager – Byron Bay)


Invited Members:   Peter Wood (Arts Northern Rivers), Sharon Sloane (Bundjalung of Byron Bay (Arakwal) Corporation)

Community Representatives:   Rick Molloy, Julie Lipsett, Denise Napier, Lisa Hochhauser, Jack Dods


Cr Ndiaye (Chair) opened the meeting at 12.35pm and acknowledged that the meeting was being held on Bundjalung Country.




There were no apologies.


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 Public Art Panel Meeting held on 11 June 2020 be confirmed.


The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried.


Business Arising from Previous Minutes


There was no business arising from previous minutes.



Staff Reports - Corporate and Community Services

Report No. 4.1             Memento Aestates Location

File No:                        I2020/1165


Committee Recommendation:

That the Public Art Panel supports the installation of Memento Aestates at the station building forecourt site within Railway Park, Byron Bay, pending final Heritage approval.


The recommendation was put to the vote and declared carried. Rick Molloy voted against the recommendation. Denise Napier abstained from voting..


Cr Hackett left the meeting at 1.00pm.


A complaint received from Mr J Lazarus was tabled and noted by Public Art Panel members.



There being no further business the meeting concluded at 1.45pm.