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									                                 AUBURN COUNCIL

                                    MINUTES OF THE
                        ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL
                           HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER,
                        CIVIC PLACE, 1 SUSAN STREET, AUBURN
                          ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2007
                               COMMENCING AT 6.34 PM




PRESENT

Her Worship the Mayor (Clr Lam), Councillors Au, Batik (except from 9.29pm until
9.32pm), Campbell, Cassidy (except from 9.21pm until 9.24pm), Curtin, Korabelnikoff
(except from 9.23pm until 9.24pm and until 9.50pm), Michaels, Simms, Zraika and
Zreika (except from 9.35pm until 9.38pm).




IN ATTENDANCE

General Manager, Director Business & Finance, Director Planning & Environment,
Director Works & Services, Manager Administration, Manager Engineering, Manager
Planning & Assessment, Manager Parks and Recreation, Acting Manager Strategy
and Administration Officer.


Opening of Meeting and Adjournment

The Mayor declared the meeting open at 6.34 pm and immediately called for an
adjournment so as to enable the meeting of the General Manager’s Performance
Review Committee to conclude its considerations (Refer Minute No. 445/07 below).


RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr Cassidy
that the Council’s Meeting be adjourned for a period of one half hour.

The Council Meeting then stood adjourned and resumed at 7.16 pm.




APOLOGY

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Zreika, seconded Clr Cassidy
that an apology for non attendance due to illness by Clr Oueik be accepted,
and leave of absence be granted.



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428/07    Disclosure of Interests
C-28-07/04   JB

There were no disclosures of interest.



429/07    Address by Invited Speakers
C-28-02/03

The following persons had made requests to address the Council on the item as
indicated:

Speaker                       Item

Ms D. Burke                   Unlisted item - Auburn Basketball Centre.

Mr M. James                   436/07 – Proposed Newington and Silverwater Suburb
                              Boundary Change

Ms S. Du Kamp                 436/07 – Proposed Newington and Silverwater Suburb
                              Boundary Change

Mr L.P. Gordon                440/07 - Adoption of the Street Tree Master Plan

Mr M. Kiddle                  440/07 - Adoption of the Street Tree Master Plan


RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Curtin, seconded Clr Cassidy:

1.   That the report on Invited Speakers be received and the information
     noted.

2.   That standing orders be varied to allow each item to be dealt with
     following the speaker’s address.



429A/07 Parramatta Basketball Association Inc
C-28-02/03

Ms D. Burke addressed the meeting in relation to a proposal for the extension of the
Auburn Basketball Centre.



430/07    Confirmation of the Minutes of Previous Meeting
C-28-02/03  BC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr
Korabelnikoff that the minutes of the previous Ordinary Meeting of Council
held on November 21, 2007 be adopted.




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Matters Arising

Clr Curtin requested that the minutes be amended to include the question without
notice he asked at the meeting, in relation to a company being invited to address
Council in relation to a proposal that they had for Silverwater Road.

The Mayor ruled that the item be recorded as a matter arising from the minutes.

Point of Order

Clr Simms raised a Point of Order on the basis that she was of the opinion that the
item was not a matter arising and that it is in fact a correction to the minutes.

The Mayor upheld the point of order.



431/07    Notice of Motion – Observation of Eid
C-28-03/05 BC:CH

Moved Clr Batik, seconded Clr Zreika that Council acknowledge that there are
16,000 people in the Auburn LGA who celebrate Eid, and to demonstrate that, we as
a Council acknowledge that we should:

    1.      Provide 3 or 4 more Happy Eid banners which should be displayed
            during the festival period of Eid and Ramadan.

    2.      Invite the community leaders to break the fast in the Councillors’ Dining
            Room during Ramadan.

Amendment

An amendment was moved Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Curtin that Council
acknowledge that there are 16,000 people in the Auburn LGA who celebrate Eid, and
to demonstrate that, we as a Council acknowledge that we should:

    1.      Provide 3 or 4 more Happy Eid banners which should be displayed
            during the festival period of Eid and Ramadan.

    2.      Set up a Committee of interested Councillors to examine the proposal to
            “invite the community leaders to break the fast in the Councillors’ dining
            room during Ramadan”.

    3.      The Committee will report back to Council with a recommendation that
            will take into account amongst other things, the following:

           -      the criteria for determining which community leaders to invite.
           -      the purpose of the breaking of the fast.
           -      the implications for other festivals and public perceptions of
                  Council’s actions.




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Clr Korabelnikoff foreshadowed a further amendment.

Clr Batik withdrew her motion and therefore Clr Campbell’s amendment became the
motion.

Amendment

An amendment was moved Clr Korabelnikoff, seconded Clr Simms:

    1.      That Council acknowledge that there are 16,000 people in the Auburn
            LGA who celebrate Eid, and to demonstrate that, we as a Council
            acknowledge that we should provide 3 or 4 more Happy Eid banners
            which should be displayed during the festival period of Eid and Ramadan.

    2.      That Councillors be allowed to each invite 4 guests to the breaking of the
            fast.

The amendment was put to the vote and declared lost.

FOR:             Councillors Batik, Korabelnikoff, Michaels and Simms

AGAINST:         Councillors Lam, Au, Campbell, Cassidy, Curtin, Zraika and Zreika


The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.


RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Curtin
that Council acknowledge that there are 16,000 people in the Auburn LGA who
celebrate Eid, and to demonstrate that, we as a Council acknowledge that we
should:

    1.      Provide 3 or 4 more Happy Eid banners which should be displayed
            during the festival period of Eid and Ramadan.

    2.      Set up a Committee of interested Councillors to examine the
            proposal to, “invite the community leaders to break the fast in the
            Councillors dining room during Ramadan”.

    3.      The committee will report back to Council with a recommendation
            that will take into account amongst other things, the following:

           -     The criteria for determining which community leaders to invite.
           -     The purpose of the breaking of the fast.
           -     The implications for other festivals and public perceptions of
                 Council’s actions.




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432/07    Matters Determined without Further Debate
C-28-02/03   BC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika:

1.   That Council identify those matters to be dealt with by the exception
     method.

2.   That Items 435/07, 436/07, 438/07, 440/07, 441/07, 442/07, 443/07, 444/07,
     445/07, 446/07, 448/07, 449/07, 451/07 and 457/07 be dealt with individually
     and the remaining matters and the recommendations therein be adopted.



433/07   346 Chisholm Road, Auburn – Lot 34 Regency Green
DA183/2006/A      GF:TK

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika:

1.    That Council review the initial determination based on amended plans
      and information received in respect of Development Application No. DA-
      183/2006/A for Section 82A Review of Determination of refusal of
      DA183/06 for construction of a new industrial building comprising
      warehouse and ancillary office/showroom on land at 346 Chisholm Road,
      Auburn (Lot 34 Regency Green).

2.   That Council, after consideration of amended plans, grant approval to the
     minor departures from the Regency Green Master Plan in relation to the
     orientation of loading docks and provision of vehicular access to the rear
     of the site due to minor nature of the proposed departures.

3.    That as a consequence of the submission of plans and information
      addressing the original reasons for refusal and pursuant to Section
      82A(4) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (as
      amended) Council change the initial determination of Development
      Application No. DA-183/2006/A for Section 82A Review of Determination
      of refusal of DA183/06 for construction of a new industrial building
      comprising warehouse and ancillary office/showroom on land at 346
      Chisholm Road, Auburn (Lot 34 Regency Green) and grant approval
      subject to conditions as set out in the report and attached hereto.

4.    That the General Manager be authorised to determine any application for
      minor modifications to the approved plans or consent conditions.



434/07   29 Hill Road, Homebush Bay
DA257/2005 GF:TK

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika:

1.   That Council grant approval to the departures from the provisions of the
     Homebush Bay West Development Control Plan in relation to the Building



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     Height, Building Separation, Solar Access and Private Open Space due to
     the reasons as outlined in this assessment report.

2.    That Development Application No. DA-257/2005 for Demolition of existing
      site improvements, construction of three residential flat buildings up to 8
      storeys (Siena) comprising 188 apartments including 47 x 1 bedroom, 110
      x 2 bedroom and 37 x 3 bedroom units with basement and ground level
      car parking for 253 vehicles and associated landscaping, drainage, utility
      and public domain works with strata and stratum subdivision on land at
      29 Hill Road, HOMEBUSH BAY be referred to the General Manager for
      determination having regard to the matters for consideration detailed in
      Section 79C of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (as
      amended) and other relevant issues with an indication that based on the
      information available to it, Council favours approval of the application
      subject to appropriate conditions.

3.    That the General Manager be authorised to determine any application for
      minor modifications to the approved plans or consent conditions.



435/07    Privacy Matter – Administrative Decisions Tribunal
I-08-1410    JB:HK


RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Curtin, seconded Clr Simms that
the report be received and the information therein noted.



436/07    Proposed Newington and Silverwater Suburb Boundary Change
B-07-01/03 RA:EG


Mr M James and Ms S Du Kamp each in turn addressed the meeting on the matter.

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr
Korabelnikoff:

1.    That Council not support the request to change the suburb boundary of
      Newington to include the Sterling Apartments at 18 Day Street and 3
      Carnarvon Street, Silverwater because it has not met the criteria for
      assessing a suburb boundary change.

2.   That Council advise the applicants, being the representatives of the
     owners and residents of the Sterling Apartments of Council’s resolution.

3.    That the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales be advised of
      Council’s resolution.




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437/07    State Emergency Service – Auburn Local Headquarters
S-21-01/04 AG:TH

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika:

1.   That funding in the amount of $150,000.00 for necessary improvements to
     the existing SES facility be considered as part of the 08-09 Works
     Program Budget.

2.   That as part of the 08-09 Management Plan, Council prepare a Masterplan
     for the Works Depot Site incorporating a new SES facility integrated into
     the Depot.



438/07    Outdoor Dining Policy
S-33-02/02 JP: TH

Moved Clr Simms, seconded Clr Korabelnikoff:

1.   That the information contained in this report be received and noted, and that the
     revised policy be amended to incorporate the following:

     a)    specifications for umbrella heights and minimum design requirements,
           barricade design and the positioning of planter boxes.

     b)    a provision that the location of adjacent street furniture will be considered
           when assessing an outdoor dining application.

     c)    that the reference to unauthorised operations be removed from the
           revised policy.

2.     That Council place the revised Outdoor Dining Policy on public exhibition for
       28 days.

Amendment

An amendment was moved Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Curtin:

1.   That the information contained in this report be received and noted, and that the
     revised policy be amended to incorporate the following:

     a)    specifications for umbrella heights and minimum design requirements,
           barricade design and the positioning of planter boxes.

     b)    include a provision that the location of adjacent street furniture will be
           considered when assessing an outdoor dining application.

     c)    that the reference to unauthorised operations be removed from the
           revised policy.

     d)    the removal of the words ‘windy’ and ‘or cold’ from dot point 4 under the
           provisions for Enclosures in the Policy.



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2.     That Council place the revised Outdoor Dining Policy on public exhibition for 28
       days.

Clr Michaels foreshadowed a further amendment.

The amendment was put to the vote and declared lost.

FOR:              Councillors Campbell, Curtin, Zraika and Zreika

AGAINST:          Councillors Lam, Au, Batik, Cassidy, Korabelnikoff, Michaels and
                  Simms

Foreshadowed Amendment Moved as Amendment

An amendment was moved Clr Michaels, seconded Clr Batik:

1.     That the information contained in this report be received and noted, and that the
       revised policy be amended to incorporate the following:

       a)   specifications for umbrella heights and minimum design requirements,
            barricade design and the positioning of planter boxes.

       b)   include a provision that the location of adjacent street furniture will be
            considered when assessing an outdoor dining application.

       c)   that the reference to unauthorised operations be removed from the
            revised policy.

       d)   all outdoor dining areas be delineated by some form of barrier being in
            place.

2.     That Council place the revised Outdoor Dining Policy on public exhibition for 28
       days.

The amendment was put to the vote and declared lost.

FOR:              Councillors Batik and Michaels

AGAINST:          Councillors Lam, Au, Campbell, Cassidy, Curtin, Korabelnikoff,
                  Simms, Zraika and Zreika


The motion was then put to the vote and declared carried unanimously.


RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr
Korabelnikoff:

1.     That the information contained in this report be received and noted, and
       that the revised policy be amended to incorporate the following:

       a)   specifications for umbrella heights and minimum design
            requirements, barricade design and the positioning of planter boxes.



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     b)    a provision that the location of adjacent street furniture will be
           considered when assessing an outdoor dining application.

     c)    that the reference to unauthorised operations be removed from the
           revised policy.

2.       That Council place the revised Outdoor Dining Policy on public
         exhibition for 28 days.



439/07    Assessment of Tenders Received for Contract Number T-51-06-01 –
          Library Management System
T-51-06-01          MD:PI

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika:

1.   That the tender of InfoVision Technology Pty Ltd be accepted as the
     preferred tenderer for the supply and installation of a Library Management
     System with a view to entering into a contract agreement for a five (5)
     year period for an initial $96,525 with an annual maintenance fee of
     $23,936.

2.   That the unsuccessful tenderers be advised of Council’s decision.



440/07     Adoption of the Street Tree Masterplan
T-34-05      MC

Mr L P Gordon and Mr M Kiddle each in turn addressed the meeting on the matter.

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Michaels, seconded Clr Simms
that further consideration of the Street Tree Masterplan be deferred so as to
enable the investigation of and the encouragement of further local indigenous
tree families as opposed to exotics in the policy.



441/07     Time Limit on Responses to Questions without Notice
BC:MC         C-28-05/03

Moved Clr Michaels, seconded Clr Curtin that further consideration of the matter be
deferred to enable further investigation.

Amendment

An amendment was moved Clr Simms, seconded Clr Korabelnikoff:

1.   That requests by Councillors for action on maintenance items be made using
     the Customer Request Management System either directly via the Web, or
     through Council’s Customer Service Team.




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2.     That requests for copies of documents be made via the Council’s Customer
       Service Team under the public access to documents procedure.

3.     That requests by Councillors not falling within the categories of those in 1 and 2
       above be submitted in writing in accordance with the Council’s Code of Meeting
       Practice and be listed as items with notice on the Business Paper.

4.     That in accordance with the Department of Local Governments request and to
       comply with the Local Government Act and Regulation the Code of Meeting
       Practice be amended to remove all references to Questions without Notice.

Foreshadowed Amendment

Clr Campbell foreshadowed a further amendment.

Clr Michaels withdrew her motion and therefore Clr Simms’ amendment
became the motion.

Amendment

An amendment was moved Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika that in relation to
Questions by Councillors, the procedure be that Councillors may ask Questions
without Notice at meetings or put Questions on Notice, and:

-      Questions on Notice shall be in writing and will be answered formally in the
       Business Paper for a Council meeting as soon as possible.

-      Questions without Notice that cannot be answered immediately shall be placed
       on notice along with other Questions on Notice.

-      No question shall be left without a response for more than 3 months. If a
       question cannot be properly answered in that time, there will be an interim report.


The amendment was put to the vote and declared carried and became the
motion.

FOR:              Councillors Batik, Campbell, Curtin, Michaels, Zraika and Zreika

AGAINST:          Councillors Lam, Au, Cassidy, Korabelnikoff and Simms


The motion was put to the vote and declared carried.


RESOLVED on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika that in relation
to the Questions by Councillors, the procedure be that Councillors may ask
Questions without Notice at meetings or put Questions on Notice, and:

-      Questions on Notice shall be in writing and will be answered formally in
       the Business Paper for a Council meeting as soon as possible.

-      Questions without Notice that cannot be answered immediately shall be
       placed on notice along with other Questions on Notice.


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-      No question shall be left without a response for more than 3 months. If a
       question cannot be properly answered in that time, there will be an interim
       report.

FOR:             Councillors Batik, Campbell, Curtin, Michaels, Zraika and Zreika

AGAINST:         Councillors Lam, Au, Cassidy, Korabelnikoff and Simms



442/07     Sister City Relationship – Oberon Council
T-38-01/05    BC:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Batik, seconded Clr
Korabelnikoff that the Council endorse the hosting of a proposed visit by
Oberon Council representatives, or alternatively, a visit by its delegates to
Oberon as part of the agreed Sister City relationship between the two Councils.



443/07     Councillor Training Options
L-20-12/04   BC:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Curtin, seconded Clr Zraika that
Council adopt the preference that the training be provided on the matters listed
over two full days each on a separate weekend.



444/07    Intention to Apply for a Special Variation to General Income
R-08-01/05 GT

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr Korabelnikoff:

1.     That Council advise the Minister for Local Government that Council intends to
       make an application for a special variation to General Income for the year
       2008/2009.

2.     That the variation requested be subject to a workshop at which all the issues
       can be considered and a suitable rate determined.



445/07  General Manager’s Performance Review Committee
PER-B0047 BC:CH

The General Manager reported that the General Manager’s Performance Review
Committee had met commencing at 5.35 pm that day and present were Her Worship
the Mayor (Clr Lam) and Councillors Au, Batik, Campbell, Cassidy, Curtin,
Korabelnikoff, Michaels, Simms, Zraika and Zreika (from 6.25 pm). The meeting had
concluded at 7.12 pm and had undertaken the General Manager’s Performance
Review.




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RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr Cassidy
that the report be received and the information therein noted.



446/07     Composition of the Conduct Committee
C-28-16      JB

RESOLVED on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr Korabelnikoff:

   1.     That Emeritus Professor Maurice Daly replace the General Manager on
          the Conduct Committee for the investigation of two alleged
          complaints.

   2.     That Emeritus Professor Maurice Daly exercise the functions of the
          General Manager set out within Council’s Code of Conduct.

FOR:             Councillors Lam, Au, Batik, Cassidy, Korabelnikoff, Michaels and
                 Simms

AGAINST:         Councillors Campbell, Curtin, Zraika and Zreika

Point of Order

During the debate on the resolution as above, Clr Campbell raised a Point of Order
on the basis that he was of the opinion that the General Manager was not able to
identify a clause in the Council’s Code of Conduct enabling the appointment as
above and accordingly the motion was out of order.

The Mayor dismissed the Point of Order.

Motion of Dissent

Clr Campbell moved a motion of dissent from the Mayor’s ruling on the above Point
of Order. Clr Zraika seconded Clr Campbell’s motion of dissent.

The motion of dissent was put to the vote and declared lost.

FOR:             Councillors Campbell, Curtin, Zraika and Zreika

AGAINST:         Councillors Lam, Au, Batik, Cassidy, Korabelnikoff, Michaels and
                 Simms



447/07     Methodology for Assessment and Determination of Rezoning
           Requests as Part of Preparation of Draft ALEP 2009
T-44-15      NW: JW: EG

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika
that the report be received and the information therein noted.




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448/07     Review of the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2003
C-37-13      LB:PI

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Korabelnikoff, seconded Clr
Simms that the information in this report be received and noted.



449/07    Business and Finance Activity Report for October 2007
S-18-08/04 GT:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Simms, seconded Clr
Korabelnikoff that the report be received and the information therein noted.



450/07    Investments Report for October 2007 (Appendix 1)
A-05-01/05      AD:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Zraika, seconded Clr Campbell
that the determination of this matter be resubmitted for consideration.

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Curtin, seconded Clr Zraika:

1.        That the report be received and information contained therein noted

2.        That future investment reports, on a quarterly basis, include the
          estimated market value, where available, of Collateralised Debt
          Obligation and Floating Rate Note investments held.



451/07    Councils Annual Report 2006/2007
R-18-01/06 BC:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Curtin, seconded Clr Cassidy
that the report be received and the information therein noted.



452/07     Advice of Court or Tribunal Findings
L-08-04/04   BC:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika
that the report be received and the information therein noted.



453/07    Proposal for Bridge over Duck River
 P-27-02/02 BC:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika
that the report be received and the information therein noted.


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454/07    Court of Appeal Proceedings – Michael Davies Associates and
          Council
C-32-04/18 BC:MC

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika
that the report be received and the information therein noted.


455/07     Report on Actions form Council Decisions
C-28-17      BC:CH

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika
that the report be received and the information therein noted.



456/07     Unanswered Questions without Notice
C-28-05      BC:CH

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika
that the report be received and the information therein noted.



457/07     Answers to Questions without Notice

RESOLVED unanimously on the motion of Clr Campbell, seconded Clr Zraika
that the report be received and the information therein noted, subject to
correction of QWN 149/07 to reflect the fact that Clr Au asked the question not
Clr Campbell.



458/07     Questions without Notice


QWN158/07      Compliments of the Season – Clr Simms


          Could all present note her expression of the compliments of the season and
          for a Merry Christmas and a restful holiday period?


QWN159/07      Rainwater Tanks and Solar Panels – Clr Batik


          Could information be provided on how many DAs were approved in the past
          year and of them how many included installation of rain water tanks or solar
          energy hot water systems?




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QWN160/07      Maintenance to Verges and Grass Strips Adjacent to Carnavon
               Golf Course – Clr Zreika


         Could a response be provided to his previous questions over an eighteen
         month period seeking the clearing of rubbish and cutting of grass on the
         verges adjacent to the Carnavon Golf Course in Joseph Street?


QWN161/07      Outdoor Cinema – Clr Zreika


         Could a report be provided on the feasibility of either the Council or a
         contractor operating an outdoor cinema possibly in Wyatt Park?


QWN162/07      Use of Plastic Water Bottles – Clr Au


         Could consideration be given to not using plastic bottles for the provision of
         water to Councillors at Council meetings?


QWN163/07      Planning Reforms – Clr Curtin


         Could a copy be provided to all Councillors of the Position Paper and the
         Executive summary on the Planning Reforms proposed by the Minister?


QWN164/07      Compliments of the Season – Mayor


         The Mayor wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New
         Year.




There being no further matters, the meeting closed at: 21.56 pm.




CONFIRMED:
                                                MAYOR




DATE:




THIS IS PAGE NO.15 OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD DECEMBER 5, 2007….…..…….MAYOR

								
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