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					Council Meeting
                                                MINUTES OF MEETING NO. 20/09


Meeting Date: Tuesday 24 November 2009
Location:     Council Chambers, Level 6
Time:         7.30pm



Councillors Present: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillors Campbell,
Etmekdjian, Li, Maggio, O’Donnell, Petch, Perram, Pickering, Salvestro-Martin, Tagg
and Yedelian OAM.


Apologies: Nil

Staff Present: General Manager, Group Manager – Community Life, Group Manager -
Corporate Services, Group Manager – Environment & Planning, Group Manager -
Public Works, Chief Financial Officer, Team Leader – Assessment, Senior
Development Engineer, Media & Community Relations Officer and Senior
Administration Co-ordinator.


PRAYER

Reverend Sue Willis of St Anne’s Anglican Church was present and offered prayer
prior to the commencement of the meeting.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Maggio)

That the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting No. 19/09 held on 10 November 2009 be
confirmed.
Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.




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DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

Councillor Salvestro-Martin disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 3 of the
Planning & Environment Committee Report 04/09 – 167 North Road and 4-4A
Ferrabetta Avenue Eastwood, for the reason that he lives within 2km of the subject
location.

Councillor Petch disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4 of the Planning &
Environment Committee Report 04/09 – 297-307 Victoria Road Gladesville, for the
reason that he knows the applicant.

Councillor Tagg disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 5 of the Planning &
Environment Committee 04/09 – 2 Shackel Avenue Gladesville, for the reason that
he lives within 2km of the subject location

Councillor Tagg disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in item 5 of the Acting General
Manager’s Report – Cultural Grants 2009/10, as he is a member of the Rotary Club.

Councillor Pickering disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4 of the Planning &
Environment Committee Report 04/09 – 297-307 Victoria Road Gladesville, for the
reason that he is the partner of a former company that took the Company (he is
advised), with whom the applicant may have had a former interest, to Court for non-
payment of fees.

Councillor Yedelian OAM disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 5 of the Acting
General Manager’s Report 20/09 – Cultural Grants 2009-10 for the reason that he is
a member of the Ryde SES.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON ITEMS LISTED ON THE AGENDA

The following persons addressed the Council:-

No.       Name                  Address                       Topic
1     Ms Rose Marie                               Works & Community report
      Lavery                                      Item 5 Ryde Traffic Committee
                                                  Minutes – Min 216 Andre
                                                  Street, Ryde and Badajoz
                                                  Road/Callaghan Street, East
                                                  Ryde


MAYORAL MINUTES

There are no Mayoral Minutes



Minutes of the Council Meeting No. 20/09, dated 24 November 2009.



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MINUTES OF THE PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE NO. 04/09

Councillor Pickering disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4 of the Planning &
Environment Committee Report 04/09 – 297-307 Victoria Road Gladesville, for the
reason that he is the partner of a former company that took the Company (he is
advised), with whom the applicant may have had a former interest, to Court for non-
payment of fees.

RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Pickering and Petch)

That Part A of the Planning and Environment Committee Report No. 04/09 be dealt
with seriatim and Part B be noted as dealt with under delegated authority.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.


ORDER OF BUSINESS

It was moved by Councillors O’Donnell and Campbell:

That Item 4 of the Planning & Environment Committee Report 04/09 be the last item
considered by Council due to the disclosure of interest by Councillor Pickering in the
matter.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.


PART A – ITEMS TO BE DETERMINED BY COUNCIL

2     155 BALACLAVA ROAD, MARSFIELD. LOT: 1 DP: 556321. Local
      Development Application for new and replacement signage. Façade
      alterations and additions. LDA2009/0388.
                                                          INSPECTED & INTERVIEW
RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Pickering and Salvestro-Martin)

(a)   That Local Development Application No. 2009/0388 at 155 Balaclava Road,
      Marsfield being LOT: 1 DP: 556321 be approved in accordance with the
      recommendation in the report of the Assessment Officer dated 11 November
      2009, Planning and Environment Committee Agenda No. 04/09 on pages 28 to
      34 with an amendment to condition number 2 to read as follows:-


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       2.    Sign No. 5 is to be amended to ensure that it does not exceed the height or
             area of the existing sign in the same location and that it can be an
             illuminated sign. Details are to be submitted for Council approval prior to
             the issue of a Construction Certificate.

(b)     That the persons who made submissions be advised of Council's decision.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillors Campbell,
Etmekdjian, Maggio, O’Donnell, Perram, Petch, Pickering, Salvestro-Martin, Tagg
and Yedelian OAM

Against the Motion: Councillor Li



3       167 NORTH ROAD & 4-4A FERRABETTA AVENUE EASTWOOD. LOT: 1
        DP: 503472, LOT: 21 & LOT: 22 DP: 1081450. Local Development
        Application for demolition, urban housing development & strata
        subdivision. LDA2009/0224.
                                                            INSPECTED & INTERVIEW
        Note: Councillor Salvestro-Martin disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 3 of
        the Planning & Environment Committee Report 04/09 – 167 North Road and 4-4A
        Ferrabetta Avenue Eastwood, for the reason that he lives within 2km of the
        subject location however took part in debate and voting on the item.

Motion: (Moved by Councillors Pickering and Salvestro-Martin)

(a)     That Local Development Application No. 2009/0224 at 167 North Road and 4
        and 4a Ferrabetta Avenue, Eastwood, being LOT: 1 DP: 503472 and LOT: 21 &
        22 DP: 1081450 be refused for the following reasons:

       1.    The development does not comply with the provisions of DCP 2006 in
             terms of the amount of cut, height, site coverage, setback and bin storage
             area.

       2.    The development is unsatisfactory in terms of traffic and access, in
             particular the location of the driveway on North Road.

      (b)   That the persons who made submissions be advised of Council's decision.

Amendment: (Moved by Councillors Etmekdjian and Petch)

That the matter be deferred to allow Council officers and the applicant to discuss the
issues of non-compliance and consideration be given to access from Ferrabetta
Avenue.

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Record of Voting:

For the Amendment: Councillors Campbell, Etmekdjian, Li, Maggio, O’Donnell,
Petch, Pickering, Salvestro-Martin, Tagg and Yedelian OAM

Against the Amendment: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillor Perram


     ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE AMENDMENT WAS DECLARED
     CARRIED AND THEREFORE BECAME THE MOTION AND RESOLVED AS
     FOLLOWS:

RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Etmekdjian and Petch)

That the matter be deferred to allow Council officers and the applicant to discuss the
issues of non-compliance and consideration be given to access from Ferrabetta
Avenue.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillors Campbell,
Etmekdjian, Li, Maggio, O’Donnell, Petch, Pickering, Salvestro-Martin, Tagg and
Yedelian OAM

Against the Motion: Councillor Perram


4    297-307 VICTORIA ROAD, GLADESVILLE. LOT: 5 DP: 1080715, Part LOT:7
     DP: 6026, LOT: 1 DP: 187381, LOT: 1 DP: 1081793. Local Development
     Application for Erection of a 5 storey mixed use complex. LDA2009/0124.
                                                                         INSPECTED
     Note – This Item was dealt with later in the meeting as detailed in these
     Minutes.


5    2 SHACKEL AVENUE, GLADESVILLE. LOT: 21 DP: 10340. Local
     Development Application for Demolition, construct new two storey
     dwelling, alterations & additions to pool & new front fence. LDA2009/0092.
                                                         INSPECTED & INTERVIEW
     Note: Councillor Tagg disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 5 of the
     Planning & Environment Committee 04/09 – 2 Shackel Avenue Gladesville, for
     the reason that he lives within 2km of the subject location, however he took part
     in debate and voting on the matter.


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Note: An item of correspondence dated 24 November 2009 from Daniel Pantalone
was tabled regarding this matter and is ON FILE.

Note: An item of correspondence dated 24 November 2009 from Anthony Todarello,
Surveyor was tabled regarding this matter and is ON FILE.

Motion: (Moved by Councillors Pickering and O’Donnell)

(a)   That Local Development Application No. 2009/0092 at 2 Shackel Ave
      Gladesville being LOT: 21 DP: 10340 be refused for the following reasons:

      1.   The proposed continued use of the existing vehicle access over the
           unformed section of Meriton Street in the context of this application is
           unacceptable as it places an unwanted encumbrance on a parcel of
           Council owned land.

      2.   Approval of the application in it’s current form is not in the public interest.

Amendment: (Moved by Councillors Tagg and Petch)

That the application be approved subject to the normal conditions that would apply to
the construction of the dwelling house and a condition that requires all of the existing
landscaping and fencing within the Meriton Street road reserve to be removed and
road reserve reinstated to Council’s satisfaction at the applicant’s cost.

Record of Voting:

For the Amendment: Councillors Tagg, Petch and Li

Against the Amendment: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillors
Campbell, Etmekdjian, Maggio, O’Donnell, Perram, Pickering, Salvestro-Martin and
Yedelian OAM

      ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE AMENDMENT WAS DECLARED
      LOST AND THE MOTION IN THE NAMES OF COUNCILLORS PICKERING
      AND O’DONNELL WAS DECLARED CARRIED AND IT WAS RESOLVED AS
      FOLLOWS:

RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Pickering and O’Donnell)

(a)   That Local Development Application No. 2009/0092 at 2 Shackel Ave
      Gladesville being LOT: 21 DP: 10340 be refused for the following reasons:

      1.   The proposed continued use of the existing vehicle access over the
           unformed section of Meriton Street in the context of this application is
           unacceptable as it places an unwanted encumbrance on a parcel of
           Council owned land.

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     2.   Approval of the application in it’s current form is not in the public interest.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillors Campbell,
Etmekdjian, Maggio, O’Donnell, Perram, Pickering, Salvestro-Martin and Yedelian
OAM

Against the Motion: Councillors Tagg, Petch and Li


4    297-307 VICTORIA ROAD, GLADESVILLE. LOT: 5 DP: 1080715, Part LOT:7
     DP: 6026, LOT: 1 DP: 187381, LOT: 1 DP: 1081793. Local Development
     Application for Erection of a 5 storey mixed use complex. LDA2009/0124.
                                                                             INSPECTED
Note: Councillor Petch disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4 of the Planning &
Environment Committee Report 04/09 – 297-307 Victoria Road Gladesville, for the
reason that he knows the applicant, however he took part in debate and voting on the
matter.

Note: Councillor Pickering disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 4 of the
Planning & Environment Committee Report 04/09 – 297-307 Victoria Road
Gladesville, for the reason that he is the partner of a former company that took the
Company (he is advised), with whom the applicant may have had a former interest,
to Court for non-payment of fees. Councillor Pickering left the Chamber taking no
part in debate or voting on the matter.

RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors O’Donnell and Tagg)

That Local Development Application No. 2009/124 at 297-307 Victoria Road,
Gladesville being LOT: 5 DP: 1080715, part LOT: 7 DP: 6026, LOT: 1 DP: 187381
and LOT: 1 DP: 1081793 be approved in accordance with the recommendation in the
report of the Team Leader Major Developments dated 10 November 2009, Planning
and Environment Committee Agenda No. 04/09 on pages 140 to 161.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.


Note: Councillor Pickering returned to the Chamber, the time being 8.55pm.




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MINUTES OF WORKS AND COMMUNITY COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 04/09
RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Tagg and Petch)

That Part A of the Works and Community Committee Report No. 04/09 be dealt
with seriatim and Part B be noted as dealt with under delegated authority.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.

5     RYDE TRAFFIC COMMITTEE - Minutes of Meeting held on 29 October 2009

      Note: Councillor Li was absent from the Chamber during debate and voting on
            this matter.

RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Tagg and Petch)

That the report of the Traffic Engineer, dated 26/10/2009 on RYDE TRAFFIC
COMMITTEE - Minutes of Meeting held on 29 October 2009, be received and
adopted as resolutions of Council with the exception of the following items which are
amended to read as follows:


MIN NO. 216(9)        ANDREW STREET, RYDE & BADAJOZ ROAD/CALLAGHAN
                      STREET, EAST RYDE
                      National Black Spot Remediation Projects

(a)    That Council notes the information and Concept Plan Design contained within
       this report.

(b)    That Council approves the traffic facilities for Andrew Street, Slow Points
       subject to the final detailed design.

(c)    That Council not proceed with a roundabout at Badajoz Road/Callaghan
       Street.

(d)    That a further report be provided on safety measures at Badajoz
       Road/Callaghan Street.

(e)    That the residents at Badajoz Road/Callaghan Street be consulted with regard
       to proposed measures.




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MIN NO. 226(19)       GREENE AVENUE, RYDE
                      Request for No Parking Signs

That this matter be referred back to the Traffic Committee for further consideration.

MIN NO. 238(31)       LDA424/2008 – TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN
                      Corner of Balaclava Road and Epping Road, Marsfield

That this matter be deferred to allow staff to investigate parking and traffic problems,
in consultation with Woolworths, prior to the Section 96 application being determined
by Council (Committee of the Whole).

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.

ACTING GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT

1    REGISTERS - Common Seal
     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and O’Donnell)

     That the report of the Executive Assistant - General Manager, dated 16
     November 2009 on REGISTERS - Common Seal, be received and noted.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.



2    COUNCILLOR WORKSHOPS
     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Salvestro-Martin)

     That the report of the Group Manager - Corporate Services, dated 12/11/2009
     on COUNCILLOR WORKSHOPS, be received and noted.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.




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3    INVESTMENT REPORT - OCTOBER 2009
     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Etmekdjian and Salvestro-Martin)

     That the report of the Chief Financial Officer, dated 9/11/2009 on INVESTMENT
     REPORT - OCTOBER 2009, be received and endorsed.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.



4    PLANT AND EQUIPMENT - Replacement of Street Sweeper, Plant No. 119
     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Salvestro-Martin and Petch)

     (a)   That the report of the Co-ordinator Plant & Fleet, dated 10/11/2009 on
           PLANT AND EQUIPMENT - Replacement of Street Sweeper, Plant No.
           119, be received and noted.

     (b)   That the tender COR-RFT-12/09, for the supply and delivery of one (1)
           new Street Sweeper, Schwarze A6500XL on Isuzu FRR600 truck chassis
           be awarded to Schwarze Industries Australia for a net tender price of
           $235,370 excluding GST.

     (c)   That the current sweeper be disposed of at public auction.

     (d)   That the unsuccessful tenderers be advised of Council’s decision.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.



5    CULTURAL GRANTS 2009 -10
     Note: Councillor Tagg disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in item 5 of the Acting
     General Manager’s Report – Cultural Grants 2009/10, as he is a member of the
     Rotary Club.

     Note: Councillor Yedelian OAM disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Item 5 of
     the Acting General Manager’s Report 20/09 – Cultural Grants 2009-10 for the
     reason that he is a member of the Ryde SES.




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     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Li)

     (a)   That the report of the Manager - Community Relations and Events, dated
           2/10/2009 on CULTURAL GRANTS 2009 -10, be received and noted.

     (b)   That the allocation of the Established Grants as set out below be adopted
           as set aside in the Community Grants and Awards budget.

            Organisation          Amount $             In Kind Support               Total
                                                                                     Value
      Combined Schools             $3,000     Venue Hire – Value $500                $3,500
      Spectacular
      Ryde Art Society – Art       $1,500     Purchase art piece – Value $1,000      $20,972
      Exhibition
                                              Venue Hire - Value $18,472
      Ryde Eisteddfod              $1,000     Venue Hire – Value $30,410             $38,410
                                              School prize – Value $2,000
                                              Edna Wilde Scholarship – Value
                                              $5000
      Ryde City Concert Band       $3,000                                            $3,000
      Gladesville Rotary Club –    $3,500     Waste removal, street barricades -     $5,000
      Aquatic Festival                        Value $1,500
      Rotary Club North Ryde –     $3,500     Waste removal, road closures,          $5,500
      Community Christmas                     infrastructure support - Value
      Carols                                  $2,000
      Total cash                   $15,500    Total cost                             $76,382


     (c)   That Council provide at no charge use of a meeting room 12 times and
           the Civic Hall once for the 2009/10 period for the Ryde Lantern Club to the
           value $7,000 from the Community Grants and Awards budget.

     (d)   That Council provide at no charge use of the Civic Hall for the Red Cross
           Blood Bank to the value $4,200 from the Community Grants and Awards
           budget.

     (e)   That the allocation for the 2009/2010 Cultural Grants Program as set out
           below be adopted as set aside in the Community Grants and Awards
           budget.




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               Organisation                   $                $       Total Support
                                                                       Recommended
                                         Infrastructur      Amount
                                           e Support     Recommended
      Denistone East Public School –          NIL           $1,000         $1,000
      Music Committee
      St. Kevins School Band                  NIL           $1,000         $1,000
      Gladesville Public School               NIL           $1,350         $1,350
      Eastwood Public School P&C              NIL           $1,350         $1,350
      Joubert Singers Inc                Printing $500      $3,000         $3,500
      Ryde Eastwood Music Club            Venue Hire        $1,900         $2,200
                                             $300
      Ryde District Historical Society        NIL           $1,400         $1,400
      Kevinwood Orchestra Bells               NIL           $1,500         $1,500
      Mars Inc.                               NIL           $2,000         $2,000
      Australian Korean Welfare               NIL           $2,000         $2,000
      Association
      Sydney Korean Women’s Welfare       Venue Hire        $2,000         $2,500
      Centre                                $500

      Meadowbank Chinese                     NIL            $1,500         $1,500
      Neighbourhood Centre
      Eastwood Tamil Study Centre            NIL            $2,000         $2,000
      Inc.
      Christian Community Aid                NIL             $2,000        $2,000
      * State Emergency Service              NIL             $3,000        $3,000
                                            $1,300          $27,000       $28,300

     (f)   That all applicants be advised of Council’s resolution.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.

6    RYDE HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES 04/09
     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Pickering)

     a)    That the report of the Heritage Officer, dated 17/11/2009 on RYDE
           HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES 05/09, be received and
           noted.

     b)    That Ms Eleanor Chaine’s appointment to the Heritage Advisory
           Committee as the representative of the Putney and District Progress
           Association be noted.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.

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7    SPORT AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Change to Terms of
     Reference
     Motion: (Moved by Councillors Maggio and Petch)

     (a)   That the report of the Recreation Co-ordinator, dated 11/11/2009 on
           SPORT AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Change to
           Terms of Reference , be received and noted.

     (b)   That Council adopt the revised draft Terms of Reference (Attachment 2)
           for the Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee subject to changing the
           following:

           ii)   Under Item 3 – Membership, Chairperson and Voting, the second dot
                 point to read as follows:
                 • “One representative from sporting clubs, recreation organisations
                    and regular hirers that use facilities and/or are located within the
                    City of Ryde”

           ii)   Under Item 4 – Meetings, the first sentence to read as follows:
                 “A minimum of four meetings are to be held on the dates to be
                 determined by the Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee.”

     (c)   That Council call for further nominees from sporting clubs and recreation
           organisations and regular hirers of facilities in the City of Ryde for the
           Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee, through the process outlined
           in the Council report, with the closing date of 28 January 2010.

     (d)   That a report be provided to Council in February 2010 listing all nominees
           received, for their consideration.

     (e)   That the first meeting of the Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee be
           convened on Monday 22 February 2010 and the meeting dates be held as
           determined by the Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.




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8    ADVICE ON COURT ACTIONS
     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Pickering)

     That consideration of this matter be dealt with in Closed Session at the end of
     the meeting.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.


PRECIS OF CORRESPONDENCE FOR CONSIDERATION

There are no Precis of Correspondence for Consideration


NOTICES OF MOTION

1    PUBLIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGN - Councillor O'Donnell
     Motion: (Moved by Councillors O’Donnell and Petch)

     (a)   That Ryde City Council invests in a public education campaign to inform
           the residents of the positive role of rangers in the community.

     (b)   That the General Manager report on the safety concerns of rangers and
           measures taken to address these concerns.

     (c)   That any resource implications are accommodated in the next
           management plan.

           WITH THE CONCURRENCE OF THE MOVER THE MOTION WAS
           AMENDED AND IT WAS MOVED AS FOLLOWS:

     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors O’Donnell and Petch)

     (a)   That Ryde City Council invests in a public education campaign to inform
           the residents of the positive role of rangers in the community.

     (b)   That the General Manager report on the safety concerns of rangers and
           measures taken to address these concerns including campaign options
           and resource implications.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.

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2    NATIONAL AWARENESS OF ASBESTOS DAY - Councillor Li
     Note: An item of correspondence dated 13 October 2009 from the Asbestos
     Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc was tabled regarding this matter and IS
     ON FILE.

     Motion: (Moved by Councillors Li and Tagg)

     (a) That the City of Ryde acknowledges National Awareness of Asbestos Day
         on Friday 27 November 2009.

     (b) That Council supports the Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc
         in its campaign to raise awareness of asbestos, give support to the victims
         of asbestos-related disease and their families, and raise funds for the
         Asbestos Diseases Research Institute at Concord Repatriation Hospital.

     (c) That Council cooperates with the Asbestos Diseases Foundation of
         Australia Inc with a view to raising awareness of the dangers and the
         prevalence of asbestos.

     (d) That Council provides assistance in kind by way of promotion and
         advertising on the City of Ryde website and through City View to the
         Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc to help raise awareness of
         the dangers and the prevalence of asbestos.

          WITH THE CONCURRENCE OF THE MOVER THE MOTION WAS
          AMENDED AND IT WAS MOVED AS FOLLOWS:


     RESOLUTION: ((Moved by Councillors Li and Tagg)

     (a) That the City of Ryde acknowledges National Awareness of Asbestos Day
         on Friday 27 November 2009.

     (b) That Council supports the Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc
         in its campaign to raise awareness of asbestos, give support to the victims
         of asbestos-related disease and their families, and raise funds for the
         Asbestos Diseases Research Institute at Concord Repatriation Hospital.

     (c) That Council cooperates with the Asbestos Diseases Foundation of
         Australia Inc with a view to raising awareness of the dangers and the
         prevalence of asbestos.




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     (d) That Council provides assistance in kind by way of promotion and
         advertising on the City of Ryde website and through City View to the
         Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc to help raise awareness of
         the dangers and the prevalence of asbestos.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.

3    RECOGNITION OF "WHITE RIBBON DAY", 25TH NOVEMBER,
     INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST
     WOMEN - Councillor Campbell
     Motion: (Moved by Councillors Campbell and Yedelian OAM)

     (a)   That Council publicly promotes White Ribbon Day, the International Day
           for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25th of November) through
           the Council website, a media release and the Mayoral Column as well as
           enabling white ribbons to be distributed in all Branch libraries and at
           Council’s Customer Service Desk.

     (b)   That Council tasks the recently established Status of Women’s Advisory
           Committee to work with Council staff to establish strategies that enable
           Ryde to be formally registered as a “White Ribbon Community” by 2010,
           thereby ensuring that White Ribbon day is appropriately and effectively
           recognised within the City of Ryde in future years. The timeframe for
           action is significant given 2010 is the Year of Women in Local
           Government.

     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Campbell and Yedelian OAM)

     (a)   That Council publicly promotes White Ribbon Day, the International Day
           for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25th of November) through
           the Council website, a media release and the Mayoral Column as well as
           enabling white ribbons to be distributed in all Branch libraries and at
           Council’s Customer Service Desk.

     (b)   That Council tasks the recently established Status of Women’s Advisory
           Committee to work with Council staff to establish strategies that enable
           Ryde to be formally registered as a “White Ribbon Community” by 2010,
           thereby ensuring that White Ribbon day is appropriately and effectively
           recognised within the City of Ryde in future years. The timeframe for
           action is significant given 2010 is the Year of Women in Local
           Government.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.
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4    RYDE GRAFFITI FREE ZONE - Councillor Maggio
     Motion: (Moved by Councillors Maggio and Petch)

     (a)   That the City of Ryde examine a submission by the Rotary Club of Ryde
           for the allocation of a Ryde Graffiti Free zone.

     (b)   That a report be prepared for the first full meeting in the new year.

     Amendment: (Moved by Councillors O’Donnell and Salvestro-Martin)

     That Rotary Club of Ryde be invited to work with the City of Ryde in supporting
     the proposed Premier’s Graffiti Free Day campaign.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Amendment: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillors
     Campbell, O’Donnell, Salvestro-Martin and Tagg

     Against the Amendment: Councillors Etmekdjian, Li, Maggio, Perram, Petch,
     Pickering and Yedelian OAM

     ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE AMENDMENT WAS DECLARED
     LOST AND THE MOTION IN THE NAMES OF COUNCILLORS MAGGIO AND
     PETCH WAS CARRIED AND IT WAS RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS:


     RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Maggio and Petch)

     (a)   That the City of Ryde examine a submission by the Rotary Club of Ryde
           for the allocation of a Ryde Graffiti Free zone.

     (b)   That a report be prepared for the first full meeting in the new year.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Councillors Etmekdjian, Li, Maggio, Perram, Petch, Pickering,
     Tagg and Yedelian OAM

     Against the Motion: The Mayor, Councillor Butterworth and Councillors
     O’Donnell, Campbell and Salvestro-Martin


NOTICES OF RESCISSION

There are no Notices of Rescission


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QUESTIONS BY COUNCILLORS AS PER POLICY

There are no Questions by Councillors as per Policy

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON ITEMS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA

No addresses were made to Council.


CLOSED SESSION

ITEM 8 - ADVICE ON COURT ACTIONS

Confidential
This item is classified CONFIDENTIAL under Section 10A(2) of the Local
Government Act, 1993, which permits the meeting to be closed to the public for
business relating to the following: (g) advice concerning litigation, or advice as
comprises a discussion of this matter, that would otherwise be privileged from
production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege.

This matter is classified confidential because it contains advice concerning legal
matters that are:-
(a) substantial issues relating to a matter to which the Council is involved.
(b) clearly identified in the advice, and
(c) fully discussed in that advice.

It is not in the public interest to reveal all details of this matter as it would prejudice
Council's position in any court proceedings.


RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Pickering)

That the Council resolve into Closed Session to consider the above matters.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.


Note: The Council closed the meeting at 10.58pm. The public and media left the
chamber.




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8    ADVICE ON COURT ACTIONS
     Motion: (Moved by Councillors Yedelian OAM and Campbell)

     That the report of the General Counsel, dated 18/11/2009 on ADVICE ON
     COURT ACTIONS, be received and noted.

     Record of Voting:

     For the Motion: Unanimous.



ACTING GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT (CONTINUED)

OPEN SESSION

RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Tagg)

That Council resolve itself into open Council.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.


Note: Open Council resumed at 11.00pm.

On resuming business in Open Council, all Councillors were present and the Acting
General Manager formally reported the business transacted in Closed Session.

RESOLUTION: (Moved by Councillors Petch and Salvestro-Martin)

That the Acting General Manager’s Report of the business transacted in Closed
Session be received and adopted as a resolution of Council without any alteration or
amendment thereto.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous.




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NATIONAL ANTHEM

The National Anthem was sung at the conclusion of the meeting.



                         The meeting closed at 11.05pm.




                  CONFIRMED THIS 8th DAY OF DECEMBER 2009




                                   Chairperson




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