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					                                                                 Page 10597.
                                 23/6/2008
                           MID MURRAY COUNCIL
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  MINUTES OF THE MANNUM CARAVAN PARK COMMITTEE MEETING
      HELD IN THE MEETING ROOM OF THE COUNCIL OFFICES,
                  49 ADELAIDE ROAD, MANNUM
                   ON MONDAY, 23 JUNE 2008


PRESENT:

        Cr D J Burgess (Chairman), Mayor I R Mann OAM, Cr B J Taylor,
        Cr J L Howie, Mr T Muirhead and Mrs Rosalie Mead.


IN ATTENDANCE:

        Mr R S Bourne, Deputy Chief Executive Officer,
        Mr Gavin Pitman and Ms Kirsty MacGregor, Caravan Park Managers.


COMMENCEMENT AND WELCOME: 5-00 P M

The Chairman declared the meeting opened and welcomed all present.


APOLOGIES: Were received from Cr M F Morrissey and Cr K E Yeates.

10597/1 Mr Muirhead moved that the apologies be received.
Seconded Mrs Mead.
                                                            CARRIED.


CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:

(Page 10458 – 21/4/2008)

10597/2 Mr Muirhead moved that the Minutes of the Mannum Caravan Park
meeting held on 21 April 2008, be taken as read and confirmed.
Seconded Mayor Mann.
                                                           CARRIED.


(Page 10529 – 19/5/2008)

10597/3 Cr Howie moved that the Minutes of the Mannum Caravan Park
meeting held on 19 May 2008, be taken as read and confirmed, subject to the
Surplus figure as appearing on Page 10531 being altered from “65,563” to
“165,563”.
Seconded Mrs Mead.
                                                           CARRIED.
Page 10598.
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BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES:

Park Speeds:

10598/1 Cr Howie moved that four (4) “walking pace” signs be erected within
the Park.
Seconded Mrs Mead.
                                                           CARRIED.


MANAGERS' REPORT – JUNE, 2008:

A copy of the report had been provided to all members.

10598/2 Mrs Mead moved that the report be received.
Seconded Cr Howie.
                                                            CARRIED.


BUSINESS ARISING FROM REPORT:

Solid Annexes:

10598/3 Cr Howie moved that it be recommended to Council that as the Park is
going through the process of developing its long term plan with the assistance
of a consultant that no decisions regarding upgrading to solid annexes be made
by Council.
Seconded Mrs Mead.
                                                              CARRIED.

Transfers of Annual Site Licences:

10598/4 Mr Muirhead moved that it be recommended to Council that the
following transfer of annual site licences be approved:

Site S7       to V & A Spruyt from Mr & Mrs J Bird

Site S81      to J & V Redpath from N Rice

Seconded Mayor Mann.
                                                            CARRIED.

Extension of Caravan Park Reserve Boundaries:

10598/5 Mayor Mann moved that it be recommended to Council that negotiation
be conducted with the Department for Environment and Heritage for Park
Reserve boundaries to be extended in a northward direction to provide for the
future extension of the Park.
Seconded Mr Muirhead.
                                                            CARRIED.


CARAVAN PARK TAKINGS AND CABIN TAKINGS:

A copy of the site occupancy details for April and May, 2008 had been
forwarded to all members.
                                                            Page 10599.
                               23/6/2008
CARAVAN PARK TAKINGS AND CABIN TAKINGS CONT’D:




10599/1 Mayor Mann moved that the Caravan Park Takings and Cabin Takings
amounting to $668,321.34 to the 31 May 2008 be received.
Seconded Cr Howie.
                                                         CARRIED.
        Page 10600.
                                                     23/6/2008
        CARAVAN PARK INCOME AND EXPENDITURE REPORT AS AT 31 MAY
        2008:

                                                 MANNUM CARAVAN PARK
                                               BUDGET COMPARISON 2007/2008
                                                     as at 31 May 2008

Expenditure                                               Budget      Actual            Variance
                                                            $           $           $              %


Advertising                                                  23,000      15,823       7,177        31.2%
Sponsorships - General                                                        0           0
Sponsorship Tourism Marketing Boards                         25,000      21,724       3,276        13.1%
Sponsorship - Houseboat Hirers Assoc                         12,000      10,000       2,000        16.7%
Donation - Mannum Promotions/Progress                         9,000       4,250       4,750
Sporsorship - Tour Down Under                                16,000      16,000           0
Credit & Bank Charges                                         7,000       8,082      -1,082        -15.5%
Cabin Supplies (Linen, Cutlery, T/Rolls etc)                 10,000      14,692      -4,692        -46.9%
Manager's Contract                                          131,149     143,631     -12,482         -9.5%
Cleaning - Materials                                          7,000       5,661       1,339         19.1%
Cabin Cleaning Contract                                      35,000      22,453      12,547         35.8%
Insurances                                                   10,000       9,402         598          6.0%
Power & Water                                                37,000      35,569       1,431          3.9%
Other Sundry Expenses                                        22,000      21,258         742          3.4%
Repairs & Maintenance Equipment                               7,000       6,471         529          7.6%
Repairs & Maintenance (Buildings)                            15,000      12,889       2,111         14.1%
Sanitary units                                                2,200       2,171          29          1.3%
Electrical Repairs & Maint                                    5,500         148       5,352         97.3%
Subscriptions                                                 1,500       1,905        -405        -27.0%
Telephone                                                     2,400       1,968         432         18.0%
Capital Project
        - Disabled Access Ramp                                9,000         9,522      -522         -5.8%
        - Dryer Upgrade                                       5,000         1,066     3,934         78.7%
        - Kerbing Repairs                                    12,000         9,309     2,691         22.4%
        - Utility Changeover                                  2,000                   2,000        100.0%
        - Security Upgrade                                   10,000      17,590      -7,590        -75.9%
        - Tiling of Office Floor                              1,842           0       1,842        100.0%
        - Paving of Roadways                                 70,000      75,016      -5,016         -7.2%
        - "C" Block Painting                                  5,000                   5,000        100.0%
        - Paving of Cabins                                    9,000       8,008         992         11.0%
        - Barbecues                                           8,500         711       7,789         91.6%
        - Cabin Floor Coverings                               4,500       3,273       1,227         27.3%
        - Park Expansion Investigations                      25,000       4,800      20,200         80.8%
        - Bolto & Haythorpe Camping                           5,000           0       5,000        100.0%
        - New Bins                                                        5,912      -5,912
        - Steam Machine                                                   9,500      -9,500
        - Cabin                                                          41,000     -41,000
Council Wages & Plant Hire                                   30,000      23,342       6,658         22.2%
Plumbing                                                      5,500       6,570      -1,070        -19.5%
Tree Lopping                                                  8,000       7,777         223          2.8%


                               Sub Total                    588,091     577,493      10,598            1.8%

Capital Improvement Transfer to/(from) Reserve
Account                                                     120,109            0    120,109        100.0%
       TOTAL EXPENDITURE                                    708,200     577,493     130,707        18.5%
                                                                                 Page 10601.
                                                 23/6/2008
     CARAVAN PARK INCOME AND EXPENDITURE REPORT AS AT 31 MAY
     2008 CONT’D:

Income
Site Fees                                                    327,000   313,088     13,912        4.3%
Cabin Fees                                                   336,000   339,622     -3,622       -1.1%
Laundry Fees                                                   4,000     4,153       -153       -3.8%
House Rental                                                   6,000     5,687        313        5.2%
Showers                                                        1,000     1,094        -94       -9.4%
Linen                                                          2,700     3,484       -784      -29.0%
Back Packer Fees                                              24,000    28,967     -4,967      -20.7%
Electricity                                                    6,500     6,136        364        5.6%
Other Income                                                   1,000      939         61        6.1%
       TOTAL INCOME                                          708,200   703,171      5,029       0.7%

Nett Operating Surplus                                                 125,678

Note 2: Reserve Account as at 30/6/07 $337,055
        Deposits
        held          $40,049



     10601/1 Mrs Mead moved that the Caravan Park Income and Expenditure
     Report for the period to 31 May 2008 be received.
     Seconded Cr Howie.
                                                            CARRIED.


     CORRESPONDENCE: Nil


     OTHER BUSINESS: Nil


     NEXT MEETING:            Monday 25 August 2008, at 5-00 pm in the Meeting
                              Room of the Council offices, 49 Adelaide Road, Mannum.


     5-55 P M The Chairman declared the meeting closed.




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                                           CHAIRMAN




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