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									NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                     MARCH 2010                        ORDINARY MINUTES




MINUTES OF THE ORDINARY MEETING
OF THE NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL HELD
IN     THE     COUNCIL    CHAMBERS
46-48 MAITLAND STREET, NARRABRI, ON
TUESDAY, 16TH MARCH 2010.

PRESENT: Her Worship the Mayor Cr RA Faber, (Chair), Cr CM Bolton, Cr KI Bates, Cr PA
Etheridge, Cr LN Kelly, Cr RC Lowder, Cr LJ Knox, Cr GB O’Regan, Cr JE Clements, Cr CC
Redding, and Cr GA Sevil.

General Manager (Mr P Marshall), Director Engineering Services (Mr PJ Keech), Director
Corporate Services (Mr GA Warren) and Council’s PA to GM and Mayor (Mrs L Lantz) were also
in attendance.


PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING COMMENCED AT 1.29PM.


OPENING PRAYER

Members and officers were upstanding for the opening prayer by the Captain John Mallows,
Narrabri Salvation Army.


APOLOGIES

71/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/Kelly that the apologies from
Cr Buckman for non-attendance at the meeting due to business commitments be accepted and that
leave of absence for Cr Buckman be granted.


DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST                                                              C70/08001

Nil


CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF THE ORDINARY MEETING OF NARRABRI
SHIRE COUNCIL HELD ON TUESDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY 2010.

72/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Etheridge that the Minutes of
the Ordinary Meeting of the Narrabri Shire Council held on Tuesday, 16th February 2010,
comprising Minute No’s 001/2010 to 070/2010 as circularised, be confirmed and signed as a
correct record by the Mayor and General Manager.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                     MAYOR
ORDINARY MINUTES                           MARCH 2010                    NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL



                                     MAYORAL MINUTE


1.     MAYORAL MINUTE - REVIEW OF COUNCIL’S OPERATIONAL AREAS
       (RAF:EL)                                            C70/20002

73/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Faber that Council, as part of the
2010/11 budget deliberations, request the General Manager to undertake a review of all operational
areas (including maintenance programmes) of Council’s services, to ensure that Council can
deliver quality and cost effective services to meet the needs of the community.


                        FINANCE & GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE


CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE FINANCE & GOVERNANCE
COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 2ND MARCH, 2010 C20/32001

74/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Kelly/Redding that the minutes of the
Finance & Governance Committee meeting held on Tuesday 2nd March, 2010 as circularised, be
confirmed and signed as a correct record by the Mayor and General Manager.


1.     INVESTMENTS MONTHLY REPORT (GAW:SJB) [CORP]                                      F10/08004

75/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/Sevil that in accordance with
Section 625 of the Local Government Act, 1993 that Council note and receive the monthly
investment report as at 31st January 2010.

76/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/Sevil that Council note that
Council’s Senior Finance Officer has certified that Council’s investments have been made in
accordance with the Local Government Act 1993, the Local Government Regulations and
Council’s own investment policy.

77/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/Sevil that Council authorise the
General Manager to manage Council’s investment portfolio by making conscious decisions to
maximise the return on Council’s investment funds.


2.     CODE OF PRACTICE – WEE WAA STREET SAFETY CAMERA PROGRAM
       (GAW:GAW) [CORP]                                    C50/07001

78/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bates/Lowder that Council adopt the
amended Code of Practice – “Wee Waa Street Safety Camera Program” in accordance with
Council’s Policy Making policy.




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               GENERAL MANAGER                                                  MAYOR
NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                      MARCH 2010                            ORDINARY MINUTES



3.      CODE OF PRACTICE – NARRABRI STREET SAFETY CAMERA PROGRAM
        (GAW:GAW) [CORP]                                     C50/07002

79/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that Council advertise
and adopt the Draft Code of Practice – “Narrabri Street Camera Program” in accordance with
Council’s Policy Making policy.


4.      CAPITAL EXPENDITURE REPORT (SB:SB) [CORP]                                       C20/32001

80/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bolton/Knox that the Finance &
Governance Committee receive and note the information in relation the Capital Expenditure Report
for the period ending 22nd February, 2010.


5.      COOK OVAL IMPROVEMENTS (GAW:EL)                                                  P10/12002

81/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bolton/Lowder that Council rescind
resolution no. 486/2008:

     486/2008 RESOLVED on the motion of Cr Fragar and seconded by Cr Lowder that
     Council acknowledged the minutes of the Wee Waa Sporting organisations meeting
     held on Tuesday 29th July, 2008, noting the three key points of-

           Continuing support by all local sporting organisations for this proposal.

           That the Wee Waa Golf Club’s involvement will be in Stage 1.

No further Capital Works being undertaken at Cook Park until further assessment of this concept is
finalised


                     PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE


CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 2ND MARCH, 2010  C20/32006

82/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Knox that the minutes of the
Planning & Development Committee meeting held on Tuesday 2nd March, 2010 as circularised, be
confirmed and signed as a correct record by the Mayor and General Manager.


1.      ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MARCH 2010 MONTHLY SECTION UPDATE
        (AEF:AEF) [CORP]                                  E40/01001

83/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bates/Kelly that Council receive and
note the report on the March Economic Development Section update.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                        MAYOR
ORDINARY MINUTES                            MARCH 2010                     NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL



84/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bates/Kelly that Council provide a
report on any funding agreement tacit or otherwise that Council has with the NSW Office of Rural
Affairs and NSW Premier’s Department in respect to the operations of the Pilliga/Gwabegar
Community Link projects and seek a funding meeting with the Minister on the 19th March 2010.


2.      BUSH BURSARY SPONSORSHIP 2010 (AEF:AEF) [CORP]                                   C40/04001

85/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Knox/Lowder that Council participate
in the 2010 Bush Bursary Scheme and allocate $3000 in the 2010/11 budget deliberation.


3.      COUNTRY WEEK 2010 (AEF:AEF) [CORP]                                               E40/02004

86/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Kelly/Clements that Council confirm
that it will not participate in Country Week 2010 and will consider its plan on a year by year basis.

CR SEVIL REQUESTED HIS VOTE AGAINST THE MOTION BE RECORDED.


4.      DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS & LOCAL APPROVALS
        (EL:EL) [CORP]                             H10/32001; H10/08005

87/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that the Planning &
Development Committee note the information relating to the Development Applications and Local
Approval Applications.


                       LOCAL TRAFFIC FACILITIES COMMITTEE


1.      LOCAL TRAFFIC FACILITIES

88/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Lowder that Council approve
the Road Train route and request the RTA to gazette the 260m section of the Old Newell Highway
from the intersection of the Newell Highway to the railway corridor boundary 260m east.


                                 SECTION 355 COMMITTEES


1.      NEWTOWN PARK INC (EL:EL) [CORP]                                                   C10/05022

89/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/O’Regan that Council receive
and note the report of the Newtown Park Inc Committee Meeting held on Tuesday, 10th February
2010.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                                   MAYOR
NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                     MARCH 2010                           ORDINARY MINUTES



2.     BOGGABRI COAL COMMUNITY CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE (EL:EL)
       [CORP]                                        H10/32044

90/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bates/Kelly that Council receive and
note the report of the Boggabri Coal Community Consultative Committee Meeting held on
Wednesday, 25th November 2009.


3.     NARRABRI HERITAGE COMMITTEE MEETING (EL:EL) [CORP]                              C20/26001

91/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/O’Regan that Council receive
and note the report of the Narrabri Heritage Committee Meeting held on Wednesday, 3rd February
2010.


                                   DELEGATES REPORTS


1.     DELEGATES REPORT
       SHIRES ASSOCIATION B DIVISION MEETING
       INVERELL 11 FEBRUARY 2010 (RAF:EL)                                              G10/42017

92/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Faber/Kelly that Council receive and
note the report of Council’s delegates to the Shires Association B Division meeting on 11 February
2010.


2.     DELEGATES REPORT
       NAMOI COUNCILS BOARD MEETING TAMWORTH
       19 FEBRUARY 2010 (RAF:EL)                                                       C80/05002

93/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Faber/Kelly that Council receive and
note Cr Faber’s Delegates Report on the Namoi Councils Board Meeting Tamworth.


3.     DELEGATE’S REPORT: NARRABRI LIQUOR ACCORD 8 FEBRUARY 2010
       (RAF:EL)                                          C40/04003

94/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Faber/Knox that the report on the
February 2010 Narrabri Liquor Accord Meeting be received and noted.


4.     DELEGATE’S REPORT: NORTHWEST WEIGHT OF LOADS COMMITTEE
       INVERELL 1 MARCH 2010 (RAF:EL)                     O10/84001

95/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Faber/Kelly that Council receive and
note the report on the Northwest Weight of Load’s Committee Meeting at Inverell on 1 March
2010.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                      MAYOR
ORDINARY MINUTES                            MARCH 2010                    NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL



                                     MAYORAL REPORT


1.      SUBMISSION TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S                            DRAFT      ‘AUSTRALIA’S
        NATIVE VEGETATION FRAMEWORK’ (RAF:EL)                                         C80/10001

96/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Faber/Bates that the Mayor and
General Manager be authorised to make a submission to the Federal Government by 31 March
2010, on the draft Framework for Australia’s Native Vegetation identifying inconsistencies in the
document and outlining impacts and difficulties in implementation in its present form.


                              GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT


1.      RESOLUTION REGISTER (EL:EL) [GM]                                                 C70/20008

97/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bates/Sevil that the Council endorse
and receive the Resolution Register for February 2010 and that the completed items marked ‘red’
be approved for deletion from the Resolution Register as amended.


CR BOLTON LEFT THE MEETING AT 2.10PM AND DID NOT RETURN.


2.     DEBTOR WRITE OFF - AUSTRALIAN ROAD MAINTENANCE (GAW:KVC)
       [CORP]                                            F10/01005

98/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that Council write off
the amount of $4,129.13 owed by Australian Road Maintenance as the debt is unrecoverable.


3.      DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT – PROMOTING OF BETTER
        PRACTICE REVIEW (GAW:GAW) [CORP]              G10/20021

99/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/Kelly that the information in
relation to the Promoting Better Practice Review be received and noted.


4.      CROWN LEASES FOR RESERVES 1005349 AND 1005350 TIBBEREENA
        STREET NARRABRI (GAW:SJB) [CORP]         L10/19003; L10/19004

100/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Kelly/Etheridge that Council authorise
the Mayor and General Manager to sign the lease for The Crossing Theatre (R1005349) Reserve
and the lease for Narrabri Tourism & Australian Cotton Centre (R1005350) Reserve.

101/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Kelly/Etheridge that Council authorise
that Council’s seal be affixed to the lease for The Crossing Theatre (R1005349) Reserve and the
lease for Narrabri Tourism & Australian Cotton Centre (R1005350) Reserve.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                                  MAYOR
NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                       MARCH 2010                           ORDINARY MINUTES



MOTION
Motion moved by Councillor Clements/Kelly that the General Manager be requested to approach
the Board of the Australian Cotton Exhibition centre to discuss tenure and their insurance liabilities
in terms of the structure.

ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED.

102/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Kelly that the General
Manager be requested to approach the Board of the Australian Cotton Exhibition centre to discuss
tenure and their insurance liabilities in terms of the structure.


5.      REVIEW OF COUNCIL’S INVESTMENT POLICY (GAW:AH) [CORP] P30/39004

103/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Bates that Council adopt the
revised Investment Policy in accordance with the Investment Policy Guidelines issued by the
Department of Local Government.


CR O’REGAN LEFT THE MEETING AT 2.26PM.

CR O’REGAN RETURNED TO THE MEETING AT 2.28PM.


6.      COONABARABRAN TO MUNGINDI ROAD UPGRADE (AJS:AJS)
        [ENG]                                                                             R30/10127

104/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bates/Clements that in relation to the
sealing of the Coonabarabran to Mungindi Road (NSC Cypress Way MR 329) Council replies to
the correspondence from Warrumbungle Shire, informing that;

1. Narrabri Shire Council is prepared to contribute an equal share of approximately a total of
   $60,000 to assist in the development of a project proposal to determine the benefits and cost of
   sealing the road that connects Coonabarabran and Mungindi (via Gwabegar and Pilliga), which
   could then be presented to the State and Federal Government to secure funding for the
   completion of the construction and sealing of the road.

2. Narrabri Shire Council would be prepared to assist Walgett Shire Council project manage the
   preparation of a joint project proposal to determine the benefits and cost of sealing the road that
   connects Coonabarabran and Mungindi (via Gwabegar and Pilliga), equally funded by the
   Warrumbungle, Narrabri and Walgett Shires.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                         MAYOR
ORDINARY MINUTES                            MARCH 2010                     NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL



7.      FRIENDS OF THE CROSSING THEATRE (GAW:MS) [CORP]                                  C10/05021

MOTION
Motion moved by Councillor Bates/O’Regan that Council agree to the Friends of The Crossing
Theatre becoming a Section 355 Committee of Council once the Committee has de-incorporatised
and future that the Committee can operate as it has done in the past with full autonomy and control
of the funds accumulated.


CR KELLY LEFT THE MEETING AT 2.31PM.

CR KELLY RETURNED TO THE MEETING AT 2.32PM.


AMENDMENT
Amendment moved by Councillor Clements/Knox that Council agree to the Friends of The
Crossing Theatre becoming a Section 355 Committee of Council once the Committee has de-
incorporatised and in future that the Committee can operate as it has done in the past in accordance
with Council’s Terms of Reference and Constitutional Guidelines with full autonomy and control
of the funds accumulated.

ON BEING PUT THE MEETING THE AMENDMENT WAS DECLARED CARRIED AND
THUS BECAME THE MOTION.

ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED.

105/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Knox that Council agree to
the Friends of The Crossing Theatre becoming a Section 355 Committee of Council once the
Committee has de-incorporatised and in future that the Committee can operate as it has done in the
past in accordance with Council’s Terms of Reference and Constitutional Guidelines with full
autonomy and control of the funds accumulated.


8.      SUSPENSION OF ALCOHOL FREE AREA – RELAY FOR LIFE
        (AJS:AJS) [ENG]                                                                  S20/12002

106/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/Kelly that the Alcohol Free
Area on Leitch Oval Narrabri, be suspended between the hours of 10:00am Saturday 8 May 2010
to 10:00am Sunday 9 May 2010, for the ‘Relay for Life’ fundraising event. The car park area will
remain an Alcohol Free Zone.

107/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Lowder/Kelly that Council waive the
$100.00 lodgement fee of the ‘Request for Suspension of an Alcohol Free Area’ from the ‘Narrabri
Relay for Life Committee’ due to it being a non-profit charity organisation.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                                  MAYOR
NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                     MARCH 2010                         ORDINARY MINUTES



9.      NOSH NIGHT OUT COCKTAIL PARTY - FRIDAY 19 MARCH 2010 (PM:EL)
        [GM]                                                P30/12013

108/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Knox/Redding that Council receive
and note the invitation from Nosh on the Namoi for the Nosh Night Out Cocktail Party and
authorise the attendance of the two following Councillors to represent Council at the Cocktail
Party:
                Cr Sevil
                Mr Paul Keech


10.     TENDER PANEL REPORT – CONTRACT NO. 2009-10/13 PROVISION OF AN
        ERG CLASS D06 BULLDOZER (OR EQUIVALENT) AND OPERATOR FOR
        GENERAL DOZING AT COUNCIL’S NARRABRI LANDFILL WASTE
        FACILITY (GAW:MS) [CORP]                              T10/09111

109/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that Council note that
after assessing the tenders submitted (in accordance with the criteria specified in the tender
documents) and having regard to all the circumstances, the Tender Panel recommends that the most
advantageous tender for Council to accept for Contract 2009-10/13 for the Provision of a ERG
Class DO6 Bulldozer (or equivalent) and Operator for general dozing operations at Council’s
Narrabri Landfill Waste Facility for the period from 1st April 2010 to 31st March 2011 is the
tender from Skidsteer Industries Pty Ltd in the GST inclusive amount of $185,828.50.

110/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that in accordance
with the Tender Panel Recommendation, Council accept the tender from Skidsteer Industries Pty
Ltd in the GST inclusive amount of $185,828.50 for Contract 2009-10/13 for the Provision of a
ERG Class DO6 Bulldozer (or equivalent) and Operator for general dozing operations at Council’s
Narrabri Landfill Waste Facility for the period from 1st April 2010 to 31st March 2011 and
authorise the Mayor and General Manager to sign the contract documents under the seal of
Council.

111/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that Council grant
authority to the Mayor and General Manager to assess Contract 2009-10/13 for the Provision of a
ERG Class DO6 Bulldozer (or equivalent) and Operator for general dozing operations at Council’s
Narrabri Landfill Waste Facility for the period from 1st April 2010 to 31st March 2011 prior to
31st March 2011 and extend the term of the contract for a further one year period from 1st April
2011 until 31st March 2012 subject to Council still requiring the service, the satisfactory
performance of the Contractor and any requested increases in unit rates are considered reasonable
and are based on quantifiable rise & fall in prices.


11.     TENDER PANEL REPORT – CONTRACT NO. 2009-10/11 PROVISION OF
        LABOUR MATERIALS AND PLANT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION/RENEWAL
        OF FOOTPATH AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS AT NARRABRI AND BOGGABRI
        (GAW:MS) [CORP]                                    T10/09109

112/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that the tender from
Workfront People Solutions for Contract 2009-10/11 – Footpath Construction and Replacement be
deemed invalid as Workfront People Solutions does not meet the requirements of the contract in
regard to a Proprietary Limited Company.

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                GENERAL MANAGER                                     MAYOR
ORDINARY MINUTES                           MARCH 2010                   NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL




113/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that Council note that
after assessing the tenders submitted (in accordance with the criteria specified in the tender
documents) and having regard to all the circumstances, the Tender Panel recommends that the most
advantageous tender for Council to accept for Contract 2009-10/11 – Footpath Construction and
Replacement is the tender from FJ & SG Browning Pty Ltd in the GST inclusive amount of
$208,369.62.

114/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that in accordance
with the Tender Panel Recommendation, Council accept the tender from FJ & SG Browning Pty
Ltd in the GST inclusive amount of $208,369.62 for Contract 2009-10/11 – Footpath Construction
and Replacement and authorise the Mayor and General Manager to sign the contract documents
under the seal of Council.


12.      TENDER PANEL REPORT – CONTRACT NO. 2009-10/10 PROVISION OF
         LABOUR MATERIALS AND PLANT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION/RENEWAL
         OF KERB & GUTTER AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS AT NARRABRI AND WEE
         WAA (GAW:MS) [CORP]                                T10/09108

115/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Kelly that Council note that
after assessing the tenders submitted (in accordance with the criteria specified in the tender
documents) and having regard to all the circumstances, the Tender Panel recommends that the most
advantageous tender for Council to accept for Contract 2009-10/10 - Kerb & Gutter Construction
and Replacement is the revised tender from Ribgate Pty Ltd T/A Tamworth Precision Excavations
in the GST inclusive amount of $472,728.84.

MOTION
Motion moved by Cr Bates/Clements that Council defer the decision on the work to be undertaken
under contract 2009-10/10 until the Director Engineering Services presents a report to the April
2010 Roads and Fleet Committee Meeting in respect to kerb and gutter works for Narrabri,
Boggabri and Wee Waa.

ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED.

116/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Bates/Clements that Council defer the
decision on the work to be undertaken under contract 2009-10/10 until the Director Engineering
Services presents a report to the April 2010 Roads and Fleet Committee Meeting in respect to kerb
and gutter works for Narrabri, Boggabri and Wee Waa.

CR CLEMENTS LEFT THE MEETING AT 2.49PM.

CR CLEMENTS RETURNED TO THE MEETING AT 2.50PM.


14.      REGIONAL RENEWABLE (RE) ENERGY PRECINCTS PROGRAM (PM:EL)
         [GM]                                            E40/03002

117/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Clements that the Council
receive the information on the Regional Renewable Energy Precincts Program.



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                 GENERAL MANAGER                                               MAYOR
NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                     MARCH 2010                         ORDINARY MINUTES




STANDING ORDERS WERE SUSPENDED AT 2.54PM FOR AFTERNOON TEA.

STANDING ORDERS RESUMED AT 3.18 PM WITH THE SAME MEMBERS PRESENT.


13.      ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
         (AEF:AEF) [CORP]                                                             E40/01004

118/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Sevil/Etheridge that Council receive
and note the report on the Economic Development Advisory Committee.

FORESHADOW MOTION
Foreshadow motion moved by Councillor Clements/Faber that resolution 805/2009 be rescinded as
urgent business as determined by the Chair.

ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED.

119/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Faber that resolution
805/2009 be rescinded as urgent business as determined by the Chair.

MOTION
Motion moved by Councillor Clements/Sevil that Council nominate the following two Councillors,
in addition to the Mayor, to be represented on the Economic Development Advisory Committee:

Cr Bates
Cr Clements

ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED.

120/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillors Clements/Sevil that Council
nominate the following two Councillors, in addition to the Mayor, to be represented on the
Economic Development Advisory Committee:

Cr Bates
Cr Clements




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                 GENERAL MANAGER                                    MAYOR
ORDINARY MINUTES                           MARCH 2010                   NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL



121/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Redding that Council
nominate the following people to fill the remaining positions on the Economic Development
Advisory Committee.

         Narrabri Chamber of Commerce           Richard Orr
         Wee Waa Chamber of Commerce            Ann-Maree Gallagher
         Boggabri Business Community            To be announced
         Mining Industry Expert                 Greig Duncan
         Grains Industry Expert                 Vacant
         Cotton Industry Expert                 Kym Orman
         State Development Board Rep.           Don Tydd
         NSW TAFE Representative                Jacki Neil
         Community Representative               Guy Roth
                                                Russell Stewart
                                                Two vacancies

122/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Kelly/Knox that the first meeting of
Council’s Economic Development Advisory Committee be held on Wednesday 31 March 2010 at
5pm in the Council Chambers.


15.      ECONOMIC SOCIAL PLAN (AEF:AEF) [CORP]                                         C40/30001

ITEM 15 OF THE GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT WAS DEFERRED UNTIL APRIL
2010 PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING.


CR BATES LEFT THE MEETING AT 3.57PM AND DID NOT RETURN.


MOTION
Motion moved by Cr Clements/Knox that Council seek to recover monies for the past four years
for the use of the hangar at the Narrabri Airport.

ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE MOTION WAS DECLARED LOST.

123/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Redding that the motion be
resubmit.

CR O’REGAN LEFT THE MEETING AT 4.06PM.




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                 GENERAL MANAGER                                               MAYOR
NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                     MARCH 2010                          ORDINARY MINUTES



MOTION
Motion moved by Councillor Clements/Knox that Council seek to recover monies for the past four
years for the use of the hangar at the Narrabri Airport.

ON BEING PUT TO THE MEETING THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED.

124/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Knox that Council seek to
recover monies for the past four years for the use of the hangar at the Narrabri Airport.


16.      TRAINING - MAYOR (PM:EL) [GM]                                                 E40/04001

125/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Lowder that the Council
approve for the Mayor to attend the Central NSW Tourism Industry Seminar in Canowindra on
Wednesday, 31 March 2010.

CR O’REGAN RETURNED TO THE MEETING AT 4.07PM.


17.      DEVELOPMENT CNR BARWAN AND DOYLE STREETS, NARRABRI (PM:EL)
         [GM]                                              S20/06005

126/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Redding that the Council
will consider a proposal in principle to develop above the car park at the intersection of Barwan
and Doyle Streets, Narrabri and subject approval through the development application process.


18. AIRPORT STRATEGIC REVIEW (PM:MS) [GM]                                              T20/04010

127/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Knox that the Council
approve funding of $30,000 to undertake a Strategic Review of the Airport. That the funds be taken
from the surplus funds from the CCTV project.

CR ETHERIDGE LEFT THE MEETING AT 4.18PM.

CR REDDING LEFT THE MEETING AT 4.19PM.

CR ETHERIDGE RETURNED TO THE MEETING AT 4.20PM.

CR REDDING RETURNED TO THE MEETING AT 4.20PM.


19.      ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE (PM:EL) [GM]                                          I30/12001

128/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Clements/Lowder that the Council
approve the change in reporting lines for the following positions:

Manager Economic Development and Community Development Officer to report to the General
Manager.




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                 GENERAL MANAGER                                     MAYOR
ORDINARY MINUTES                             MARCH 2010                     NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL



                                     NOTICES OF MOTION


1.      NOTICES OF MOTION
        NARRABRI: AUSTRALIA’S SPORTIEST TOWN WALL OF FAME
        (PE:EL)                                      C70/16002; P10/08020

129/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Etheridge/Redding that Council
construct a low wall along the Tibbereena St frontage of Leitch Oval, Narrabri, similar to the
Oval concrete signs, with plaques displaying the Sports in which Narrabri Shire has had
Australian representatives and their names, as a tourist attraction and to commemorate the
Narrabri Sesquicentenary.


2.      NOTICES OF MOTION
        CWA BUILDING IN BOGGABRI
        (BOR:EL)                                                             C70/16002; C60/18001

MOTION
Motion moved by Councillor O’Regan/ that the building in Boggabri known as the CWA
Building be offered for sale at a sensible price so that that department can carry out the repairs
and maintenance needed to bring it up to health care standards.

CR O’REGAN WITHDREW HIS NOTICE OF MOTION IN RELATION TO THE CWA
BUILDING IN BOGGABRI.


3.      NOTICES OF MOTION
        ALGA MOTION – FAGS GRANT
        (BOR:EL)                                                                          C70/16002

130/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor O’Regan/Lowder that Council accept
the offer by ALGA to put forward a motion,`` that the National General Assembly move a motion
to increase the FAGS Grant percentage from the .6 of 1 percent to at least 2 percent to prevent
Councils having more deficit budgets in these difficult times.


                                LETTERS OF APPRECIATION


1.      LETTERS OF APPRECIATION (EL:EL)                                                   P30/26003

131/2010 RESOLVED on the motion moved by Councillor Sevil/O’Regan that the letters of
appreciation be received and noted.




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                                   MAYOR
NARRABRI SHIRE COUNCIL                     MARCH 2010                         ORDINARY MINUTES




1.      ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE CLOSED (PUBLIC EXCLUDED)
        MEETING OF COUNCIL (EL:EL) [GM]                C10/05017

132/2009 RESOLVED on the motion by Cr Etheridge/Knox that the following matter be
considered in the Closed (Public Excluded) Meeting, the reason being that the information would,
if disclosed, prejudice the maintenance of the law; and that the matter and information is advice
concerning litigation, or advice that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal
proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege, thus in compliance with Section
10A(2)(e)(g) of the Local Government Act, 1993 Council is required to deal with this matter in
Closed Committee:

           Statement of Claim in Supreme Court


                         CLOSED (PUBLIC EXCLUDED) MEETING


133/2009 RESOLVED on the motion by Cr Etheridge/Knox that at 4.40pm, Council move into
Closed (Public Excluded) Meeting of Council and that the press and members of the public be
asked to leave the room.


CR O’REGAN LEFT THE MEETING AT 4.40PM DUE TO A CONFLICT OF INTEREST
IN THE MATTER AND DID NOT RETURN.


134/2009 RESOLVED on the motion by Cr Kelly/Etheridge that Council move out of Closed
(Public Excluded) Meeting.


THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, THE MEETING CLOSED AT 4.54PM.




Cr RA Faber
CHAIR




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                GENERAL MANAGER                                     MAYOR

								
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