Meeting Date Wednesday September 1, 2010
Meeting Opened at 7.05pm
Meeting Chaired By Vice President - Trevor Aspin
Attendance 18 Names are recorded in the attendance book.
Apologies 3 Names recorded in the attendance book.
Deputy Mayor Gareth Ward addressed the meeting discussing the following:
" Adopted Management Plan - $1.5 million approved for the upgrade of Coolangatta Road. This will cover about 8k with the worst section being done first.
" Shoalhaven Heads Holiday Haven - pool going ahead. Lost vote 5 to 6 at Council meeting.
" Retirement Village at Shoalhaven Heads - 100% supportive of project. Main issue is zoning of land which is a State issue.
" CCTV Cameras - to be heard at local court in Nowra.
" Council meeting outside of Council - meeting at Ulladulla very successful.
" Meeting at Bomaderry High School for young people to discuss employment, education and training - date to be confirmed.
" Linear Accelerator - all money raised from local appeals will be used for providing accommodation. Trying to find out when Federal Government funding will become available.
" Golf Club - disappointed by the way application for the 3 holes has been handled with ongoing requests for impact studies.
Gareth advised that he would not be standing as Deputy Mayor and thanked the community for the support he has received and said that it had been a great privilege to serve in that position. He said he had learnt a great deal during his time as Deputy Mayor and would continue to serve the community as a Councillor.
Police Report Apology received from Senior Constable Paul Nancekivell - no report
Minutes of Previous Meeting of 4 / 8 /2009
Tabled and confirmed Moved: Peter Moate
Seconded: Jean Huckel Business Arising None
Inward Correspondence - Tabled
1. SCC - Constitutional Recognition of Local Government - Facts Sheets.
2. SCC - Northern Area CCB Meeting with Council.
3. SCC - Draft Walking Track Plan Public Exhibition.
4. SCC - Access Areas for Dogs Policy - Proposed Amendments. 5. Member for Kiama, Matt Brown - Copy of letter sent to him from Minister for Lands plus copy of letter from Minister for Aboriginal Affairs in regard to the need for a Retirement Village.
6. SCC - Emergency Plans for Shoalhaven.
7. SCC - Notice of Extra-Ordinary Meeting of Council on Monday August 30, 2010
Outward Correspondence - Tabled
1. All Councillors, SCC - Two publically funded swimming pools for Shoalhaven Heads.
2. General Manager, SCC - Funding for Community Consultative Bodies 2010/2011 Financial Year.
Moved: Terry Lillie Seconded: Cec Knight
that incoming correspondence be accepted and outgoing correspondence be endorsed.
Income - Raffle Proceeds
Advertising AGM in Heads News
Cash on hand
Moved: Judy Moate Seconded: John Dogterom
that the report be accepted. Carried unanimously.
Report of the Shoalhaven Heads Chamber of Commerce and Tourism - No Report.
Bushcare Report: Shoalhaven Heads Community Forum - No Report.
Report of the Shoalhaven Heads Community and Progress Association.
John Dogterom tabled Council documents and noted DA's.
Shoalhaven Heads Community Centre Report - No Report
Curtis Park Arboretum - No Report
Moved: Peter Moate Seconded: Kevin Huckel
that all reports be accepted - carried unanimously
1. Concerns over flooding, after heavy rain, of the area between the Soccer Club & Fire Station - Gareth Ward to look into.
2 Skateboard area - posts been removed which need to be replaced to stop cars getting into area - Gareth Ward to look into.
3 Need for better dog signs near the International & Domestic Airport especially now that the breeding season is coming up.
4 Main Road 92 - should be sealed up to Braidwood shortly.
5 Gareth Ward advised that there would be funding for Gerroa Road now that it is being used by heavy trucks, at times when the Princes Highway is closed, with funding from State funds for upgrade and maintenance although Council does have some obligation towards these funds.
6 Terry Lillie, President Shoalhaven Heads Golf Club, reported that he had received a lot of calls from concerned locals regarding DA application sent to residents. He had responded with clarification of actual area being applied for for the extra 3 holes. He said that the Club had spent in excess of $90,000 in reports for the Council and that they had planted close to 9,000 trees and shrubs. A committee had been formed to help raise money and had come up with some really good ideas for both the Club and other events which would involve the community. First planned activity will be a Car Boot Sale - date to be confirmed pending application and approval of a DA.
7 Peter Moate put forward a motion that the Shoalhaven Heads Community forum write a submission in support of the Shoalhaven Heads Golf Club Species Impact Statement, currently on public exhibition. Seconded: Dave Riddell. Carried.
Raffle was won by Michael Tearle
Meeting closed at 7.50pm Next Meeting October 6, 2010
Acting Secretary - Anne-Louise O'Connor