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Minutes of the General Meeting of maranoa Regional Council held at Roma Administration Centre on 22 August 2012 commencing at 9.00am

 

ATTENDANCE

 

Mayor Cr. R S Loughnan chaired the meeting with, Deputy Mayor Cr. S W Wason, Cr. J L Chambers, Cr. R J Denton, Cr. P J Flynn, Cr. W M Newman, Cr. C J O’Neil,  Cr. D J Schefe,   Acting Chief Executive Officer – Michael Parker, Director Community Services – Tony Klein, Director Corporate Services – Matthew McGoldrick, Director Planning & Environment – Rob Hayward, Director Infrastructure – Barry Omundson, Manager Construction & Maintenance – Peter Weallans, Manager Utilities & Waste – Troy Pettiford, Manager Organisational Development – Ed Sims, Corporate Communications Officer – Jane Frith, and Lauren Owen Minutes Officer in attendance.

 

GUESTS

 

Reverend Linda Hamill, Father Scott Gunthorpe and Anne Gibbes from Combined Churches Flood Appeal.

Peter Smith and Franz Van den Brink of Urban Land Development Authority.

 

WELCOME

 

The Mayor welcomed all present and declared the meeting open at 9.14am.

 

APOLOGIES   

 

Resolution No. GM.228.12

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Wason

 

That apologies be received and leave of absence granted for Cr Price for this meeting.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution No. GM.229.12

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr Newman  

 

That the minutes of the General Meeting (15-08.08.12) held on 8 August 2012 be confirmed with a correction to GM217.12 to state :

 

‘Cr. Denton and Cr. Schefe to attend the International Economic Development Conference on 17- 20 September 2012”.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

 

Business Arising FROM MiNUTES

 

There was no business arising from the minutes.

 

On the Table

 

There were no items for discussion on the table.

 

Presentations/Petitions and Deputations

 

Mayor, Robert Loughnan will recognise the efforts of Combined Churches Flood appeal via a presentation to attending representatives.

 

Peter Smith – Director, Residential Development and Franz van den Brink – Senior Development Manager, representing Urban Land Development Authority will provide an update on subsequent stages for the Clearview Rise development in Roma.

 

Consideration of notices of business

 

There were no notices of business for consideration.

 

Consideration of notices of motion

 

There were no notices of motion for consideration.

 

Reception of notices of motion for next meeting

 

No notices of motion were received for the next meeting.

 

Business

 

Executive Services

 

Item Number:                                   10.1

File Number: D12/24201

Subject Heading:                          Councillor Representation on Advisory           Committees and Community Groups

Location:                                          Not Applicable

Applicant:                                         Not Applicable

Author and Officer’s Title:                Kelly Rogers, Coordinator Executive Services

 

Executive Summary: 

Understanding the needs and aspirations of the community enhances decision making processes of Council.  As such participation on relevant advisory committees and community group meetings are important forums that support community engagement. 

 

Resolution No. GM.230.12

Moved Cr O'Neil                                                            Seconded Cr Denton  

That Council endorses Councillor representation as follows:-

 

Committee or Association

Councillor/s representative

LGAQ Executive Representative

Mayor

Saleyards Advisory Board

Cr. Wason and Cr. Flynn

Local Disaster Management Group

Mayor (Chair) and Cr. Wason as proxy

Deputy Chairs – Cr. Wason and Cr. O’Neil

Roma on Bungil Art Gallery Committee

Cr. Newman

All Community Groups e.g. Roma Commerce

All Councillors by group invitation

Maranoa Health Enhancement Program Reference Group

Cr. Denton

Work Advisory Committee

Cr. O’Neil

Airport Advisory Committee

Cr. O’Neil, Cr. Denton and Cr. Schefe

Airport Security Committee

Cr. Denton

Queensland Murray Darling Committee

Cr. Chambers

Great Inland Way Board

Cr. Price

Regional Arts Development Committee

Cr. Newman and Cr. Chambers

Roma Rural Student Hostel Inc.

Cr. Wason and Cr. Flynn

Coal Seam Gas Engagement Group Meetings

Cr. Newman

Sport and Recreation Master Planning Committee

Bassett Park

Cr. Wason, Cr. Chambers, Cr. Flynn and Cr. O’Neil

Bungil Street Sports Grounds

Cr. O’Neil, Cr. Denton, Cr. Wason, Cr. Flynn and Cr Schefe

Wallumbilla Show Grounds

Cr. Price and Cr. O’Neil

Rural Financial Counselling Service QLD

Cr. Denton

Maranoa Regional Council Audit Committee

Mayor and Cr. Chambers

Wild Dog Advisory Committee

Cr. Chambers

TAG Meetings

Cr. Price

Regional Pest Management Group

Cr. Chambers

Maranoa Skills Advisory Committee

Cr. Flynn

Surat Basin Corporation

Cr. Denton

Regional Planning Committee

Mayor

Toowoomba & Golden West Tourism Association

Cr. Denton and Cr. Price

PCYC Roma

Cr. Flynn

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Coordinator Executive Services

 

 

Community Services

 

Item Number:                                   11.1

File Number: D12/23921

Subject Heading:                          Information and Endorsement of MItchell       WORK Camp Progress Report 2011-2012

Author and Officer’s Title:                Jane Fenton, Community Development Coordinator - Mitchell

 

Executive Summary: 

Progress Report for Mitchell WORK Camp be received and noted for the assistance provided to the communities of Mitchell, Amby, Mungallala and Dunkeld during the period of July 2011 – July 2012.

 

Resolution No. GM.231.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Chambers  

That Council receive and note the officers report as presented.  

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Community Development Coordinator - Mitchell

 

 

Corporate Services

 

Item Number:                                   12.1

File Number: D12/17989

Subject Heading:                          Renewal of Surat Aquarium Agreement

Location:                                          Cobb and Co Changing Station, Burrowes Street, Surat

Applicant:                                         Surat Fishing and Restocking Club

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

Executive Summary: 

The Cobb and Co Changing Station in Surat has among other attractions, a 25,000 litre freshwater aquarium containing fish species native to the local waterways.  The Surat Fishing and Restocking Club has been engaged over the past eight (8) years to attend to the maintenance and operation of the aquarium for a monthly fee.  There was an historic agreement with Warroo Shire Council and the group is now seeking to enter a new agreement with Maranoa Regional Council. 

 

Discussion:

Cr .O’Neil enquired on the reason for the increase in maintenance costs.  Director Corporate Services advised that this is to cover the costs of the Surat Fishing and Restocking Club.

 

Resolution No. GM.232.12

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council enter into an agreement with the Surat Fishing and Restocking Club for a period of three years for maintenance of the aquarium in the Surat Cobb and Co Changing Station at the amount of $150 per week.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.2

File Number: D12/22148

Subject Heading:                          Tenure Booringa Heritage Museum

Location:                                          Part of Lot 1 on M15129 Reserve 85

Applicant:                                         Booringa Heritage Group Inc

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

Executive Summary: 

The Booringa Heritage Group Inc. has written to Council seeking security of tenure over part of Lot 1 on M15129.  This land houses the Booringa Heritage Museum which has been constructed in the former Booringa Shire Council Works Depot.  Currently the group has a five year tenancy agreement expiring in August 2015 but would like a longer term arrangement.

 

Discussion:

Council discussed the length of the tenure and size of the land.  Director Corporate Services advised that Councillor’s comments would be taken into consideration during negotiations with Booringa Heritage Group.

 

Cr. Chambers requested to be involved in the negotiation process as the portfolio chair for Social Services and Environment.

 

Resolution No. GM.233.12

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Wason  

Council enter into negotiations with the Booringa Heritage Group with the view to entering into a lease over part of the Reserve for Local Government Purposes known as Lot 1 on Crown Plan M15129, on which the Booringa Heritage Museum is located. 

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.3

File Number: D12/23893

Subject Heading:                          Application for Permit to Occupy over Part of       Lot 124 on EG247, Reserve for Camping and          Water

Location:                                          Over Lot 124 on EG247, Reserve for Camping and Water

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

Executive Summary: 

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines seeks Council’s views on an Application for a Permit to Occupy over Part of Lot 124 on EG247, Reserve for Camping and Water.  The proposed use of the land is grazing. 

 

Resolution No. GM.234.12

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council advise the Department of Natural Resources and Mines that Council has no objection to the granting of an permit to occupy over part of Lot 124 on EG247, Reserve for Camping and Water on the following conditions:

 

1.   The leased area is to have a stock proof fence to eliminate domestic grazing stock from entering nearby road reserve/s.

2.   The leased area is to be used for grazing purposes only, and in such a manner so as the land is not degraded as far as reasonably practical from this specified use.

3.   The lessee has a duty of care, to take all reasonable and practicable measures to sustainably manage the permit area.

4.   Any weeds identified in the Land (Pest and Stock Route) Management Act are to be controlled in such a manner that will not allow the spread of seed onto adjoining land or land further down any water course and or creek.

5.   Should any weeds  identified in the Land (Pest and Stock Route) Management Act be identified within the confines of the special lease land, the lessee is to notify the Department of Environment and Resource Management and the Local Government of the weed as soon as practicably possible.

6.   Authorised Council officers must be allowed entry to carry out inspections in relation to weeds. 

7.   The landholder is to be responsible for any litigation that may result from the “Trustee Lease or Trustee Permit” use.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.4

File Number: D12/23902

Subject Heading:                          Application for conversion to freehold of    Term Lease 0/212711

Location:                                          Over Lots 2001-2010, 2101-2110 on H1493, Lot 2111 on     H1498 and Lot 2112 on H14910

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

Executive Summary: 

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines seeks Council’s views on an Application for Conversion to Freehold of Term Lease 0/212711 of Lots 2001-2010, 2101-2110 on H1493, Lot 2111 on H1498 and Lot 2112 on H14910.  The proposed use of the land is grazing.

 

Resolution No. GM.235.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr O'Neil  

That Council advise the Department of Natural Resources and Mines that Council has no objection to the application for conversion to freehold of Term Lease 0/212711 of Lots 2001-2010, 2101-2110 on H1493, Lot 2111 on H1498 and Lot 2112 on H14910 and furthermore that Council is not aware of any local non-indigenous cultural heritage values that the Department should consider when assessing the application.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.5

File Number: D12/23904

Subject Heading:                          Application for conversion to freehold of    Term Lease 0/210022

Location:                                          Lot 24 on WV1122

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

Executive Summary: 

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines seeks Council’s views on an Application for Conversion to Freehold of Term Lease 0/210022 being Lot 24 on WV1122. 

 

Resolution No. GM.236.12

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council advise the Department of Natural Resources and Mines that Council has no objection to the application for conversion to freehold of Term Lease 0/210022 over Lot 24 on WV1122 and furthermore that Council is not aware of any local non-indigenous cultural heritage values that the Department should consider when assessing the application.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.6

File Number: D12/23906

Subject Heading:                          2011/2012 Operational Plan Quarterly Review

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

Executive Summary: 

The 2011/12 Operational Plan sets out the most significant projects and initiatives that Council decided to pursue this financial year towards achieving the long term objectives in the Corporate Plan 2009-2013.

 

Regular monitoring of progress against this Operational Plan is an important element of Council’s governance process and is also a requirement of the Local Government Act 2009. 

 

The attached report on progress to 30th June 2012 is presented for Council’s consideration.  An update on activities identified in the Operational Plan has been undertaken and explanations provided.

 

Discussion:

Cr. Denton commented on the need for Council to address its internal audit committee. 

The Mayor agreed that nominations for the audit committee and Roma Saleyards board should be refreshed and that the audit committee should meet prior to the 2012-13 budget meeting.

 

Resolution No. GM.237.12

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Denton  

That the final quarterly report on the activities to achieve the goals and strategies outlined in the 2011/12 Operational Plan be received.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.7

File Number: D12/23915

Subject Heading:                          Interest in Purchasing Land Wallumbilla

Location:                                          Lot 703 on W4091, 6 May Street Wallumbilla

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

Executive Summary: 

Council has received contact from two parties interested in purchasing Lot 703 on W4091 located at 6 May Street Wallumbilla.  Council’s direction is sought as to the disposal of this land. If sold the land would be subject to normal building and planning requirements.

 

Resolution No. GM.238.12

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr Wason  

That Council offer for sale by tender Lot 703 on W4091 located at 6 May Street, Wallumbilla. 

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.8

File Number: D12/23929

Subject Heading:                          Trustee Lease Injune Fire and Rescue Station

Location:                                          Part of Lot 10 on Crown Plan I7181, Corner of Annandale and        Ronald Streets, Injune

Applicant:                                         Department of Community Safety

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tanya Mansfield, Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Executive Summary: 

The State of Queensland (represented by the Department of Community Safety) is interested in securing a trustee lease arrangement for the Injune Fire and Rescue Station which is located on part of Lot 10 on Crown Plan I7181 located on the corner of Annandale and Ronald Streets Injune.   As this land is a reserve with Council as the trustee, to formalise this arrangement it will be necessary to negotiate a trustee lease with the Department of Community Safety.

 

Discussion:

Cr. Denton enquired on the party responsible for mowing the leased area.  Director Corporate Services advised that this would be addressed during the negotiation process.

 

Resolution No. GM.239.12

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council enter into negotiations with the Department of Community Safety with the view to entering into a trustee lease over the Reserve for Local Government and Water Purposes known as Lot 10 on Crown Plan I718l, on which the Injune Fire and Rescue Station is located.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Risk and Facilities

 

 

Infrastructure

 

Item Number:                                   13.1

File Number: D12/17672

Subject Heading:                          Injune Race Track (Possum Park) Water Fees   and Charges

Location:                                          Injune

Applicant:                                         Keith Chandler on behalf of Injune Racecourse Tenants

Author and Officer’s Title:                Paraic Butler, Graduate Engineer

 

Executive Summary: 

Keith Chandler, President of the Injune Race Club, has requested a reduction in water access charges and a review of the clubs recent excess water consumption charge.

 

Discussion:

Council at length discussed possible causes off the excessive water usage and current arrangements for the provision of water at similar facilities throughout the region.

 

The matter was laid on the table for further consideration at a later point during the meeting.

 

 

Planning & Environment

  

 

Item Number:                                   15.1

File Number: D12/24060

Subject Heading:                          Removal, Relocation or Demolition of     Buildings

Author and Officer’s Title:                Graham Tiffany, Manager Land Development

 

 

Executive Summary: 

In view of the increase in enquiries in relation to proposals for existing dwellings to be moved into various locations within the Maranoa Regional Council area, and in view of a recent proposal which, has led to my advice to the applicant that if they proceed with their application, it is likely that the application would be refused due to the condition of the proposed dwelling, it is thought necessary that Council have a clear and concise policy listing the requirements for the Removal or Relocation of Buildings and also to add the requirement for the demolition of buildings, which can be available to prospective applicants.

 

Resolution No. GM.240.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Wason  

That the policy for the Removal, Relocation, or Demolition of Buildings be adopted.  

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Land Development

 

Status Reports

 

Community Service

 

Item Number:                                   17.1

File Number: D12/22744

Subject Heading:                          Community Services Report

Author and Officer’s Title:                Larissa Pears, Community Services Administration      Assistant

Month & Year of Report:                   August 2012

Name of Department:                       Community Services Department

 

Executive Summary: 

This quarterly status report is presented to Council to provide a statistical summary of the organisation’s performance in delivering Community Development and Social Development services.

 

Resolution No. GM.241.12

Moved Cr O'Neil                                                            Seconded Cr Flynn  

That Council receive and note the Officer’s report as presented.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Community Services Administration Assistant

  

 

Item Number:                                   L.1

File Number: D12/24160

Subject Heading:                          Formalisation of Write-Off Action - Flood       Damaged Council Vehicles

Author and Officer’s Title:                Alan Marchant, Finance Manager

 

Executive Summary: 

This report recommends to Council the formal write-off of the carrying value of those Council vehicles that were damaged during the flood event at Mitchell in February, 2012.

 

Resolution No. GM.242.12

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr O'Neil  

 

That Council approve the write-off of the financial values (gross, accumulated depreciation and net value) of the four specified vehicles that were damaged during the Mitchell flood event and assessed by Council’s insurers as being financially irreparable.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Finance Manager

 

 

Item Number:                                   L.2

File Number: D12/24249

Subject Heading:                          Draft Media Policy

Location:                                          Not Applicable

Applicant:                                         Not Applicable

Author and Officer’s Title:                Jane Frith, Corporate Communications Officer

 

Executive Summary: 

The adoption of a media policy establishes clear guidelines for spokesperson/s when interacting with the media.  The aim of the policy is to maximise the benefits of Council’s engagement with the media and to reduce the risk of adverse publicity.

 

Resolution No. GM.243.12

Moved Cr O'Neil                                                            Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council adopts the draft media policy as presented.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Corporate Communications Officer

 

Cr. Wason left the chambers at 9.59am taking no further part in the debate or discussion.

 

Cr. Wason entered the chambers at 10.01am.

 

PRESENTATION

 

The Mayor accompanied by Cr Chambers, thanked representatives from Roma Combined Churches Flood Appeal for their hard work in assisting flood affected residents and invited them to join Council for morning tea.

 

Subject Heading:  suspension of standing orders

Council adjourned the meeting for morning tea at 10.10am

 

Subject Heading:  resumption of standing orders

Council returned from morning tea at 11.01am

PRESENTATION

 

Peter Smith and Franz Van den Brink from ULDA presented an update on subsequent stages for the Clearview Rise development in Roma.

 

 

Subject Heading:  suspension of standing orders

Council adjourned the meeting for lunch at 12.31pm

 

Subject Heading:  resumption of standing orders

Council returned from lunch at 1.47pm

 

 

CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS

 

In accord with the provisions of section 72 of the Local Government (Operations) Regulation 2010, Council resolved to close the meeting to discuss items it has deemed to be of a confidential nature and specifically pertaining to the following sections:-

          (e)      contracts proposed to be made by it;

          (h)      other business for which a public discussion would be likely to prejudice the interests of the local government or someone else, or enable a person to gain a financial advantage;

 

Resolution No. GM.244.12

Moved Cr Wason                                                          Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council close the meeting to the public at 1.47pm.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Cr. Flynn declared an interest in an item for discussion and left the chambers at 1.49pm taking no further part in the debate or discussion.

Cr. Flynn entered the chambers at 2:20pm, at he termination of discussions.

 

Resolution No. GM.245.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr O'Neil  

That Council open the meeting to the public at 3.13pm.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

 

Subject Heading:  suspension of standing orders

Council adjourned the meeting for afternoon tea at 3.13pm

 

Subject Heading:  resumption of standing orders

Council returned from afternoon tea at 3.34pm

 

 

Item Number:                                   13.1

File Number: D12/17672

Subject Heading:                          Injune Race Track (Possum Park) Water Fees   and Charges

Location:                                          Injune

Applicant:                                         Keith Chandler on behalf of Injune Racecourse Tenants

Author and Officer’s Title:                Paraic Butler, Graduate Engineer

 

Executive Summary: 

Keith Chandler, President of the Injune Race Club, has requested a reduction in water access charges and a review of the clubs recent excess water consumption charge.

 

Resolution No. GM.246.12

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Wason  

That based on an annual water consumption of 1200kl, Council reimburse Injune Race Club for the water consumption charge above 1200kl on this occasion.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Graduate Engineer

                                                            

 

Item Number:                                   22.1

File Number: D12/23675

Subject Heading:                          Regional Arts Development Fund Applications         from Round 1, 2012/13 Financial Year

Author and Officer’s Title:                Susan Sands, Grants Coordinator

 

Executive Summary: 

The Maranoa Regional Council Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Committee has assessed funding applications for arts and cultural projects and activities submitted under the 2012/13 financial year funding Round 1, ending 20 July 2012.

 

Resolution No. GM.247.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Chambers  

That Council endorse the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Committee’s grant assessment recommendations.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Grants Coordinator

 

 

Item Number:                                   L.3

File Number: D12/24349

Subject Heading:                          Tender APLNG-WP1-Civil works to upgrade       Yuleba-Taroom Road/Warrego HWY                     intersection and widen 4.6 kilometREs of          YUleba-Taroom Road

Author and Officer’s Title:                Peter Weallans, Manager Construction & Maintenance

 

Executive Summary: 

Maranoa Regional Council called for quotations from suitably experienced civil contractors to upgrade the intersection of Yuleba-Taroom Road and Warrego Highway and widen 4.6 kilometres of Yuleba-Taroom Road.  Responses closed on 3 August 2012 and have been assessed and ranked.

 

Resolution No. GM.248.12

Moved Cr Wason                                                          Seconded Cr O'Neil  

  1. That, subject to concurrent acceptance by Origin Energy, and conditionally on the provision by Origin Energy of a signed letter of intent to fund all costs and valuation for the project plus a 20% fee, Council award tender number APLNG-WP1 to Probuild Civil (Qld) Pty Ltd at an estimated value of $3,974,932.00 (excluding GST) and that Council endorses Origin Energy LOI “Early Road works: Culvert”, Value $464,702.00 plus 20% fee

 

  1. That Council’s Director Infrastructure be delegated the authority to negotiate a formal agreement between APLNG, GLNG and Council to provide Project Management Services for energy sector construction and maintenance works on Council’s road network on an annual basis along similar lines to Council undertaking TDMR works.

 

  1. That the Director Infrastructure be delegated the authority to negotiate collectively with APLNG and GLNG for advance funding to Council to appoint engineering staff.  In the formal agreement, irrespective of the amount of GLNG and APLNG works to be undertaken, APLNG and GLNG will guarantee funding to pay the salary packages for the nominate staff for a period of three years.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Manager Construction & Maintenance

 

Cr. Flynn left the chambers at 3.40pm taking no further part in the debate or discussion.

 

Item Number:                                   L.4

File Number: D12/24625

Subject Heading:                          Tenders for Roma Airport Services

Author and Officer’s Title:                Barry Omundson, Director Infrastructure

 

Executive Summary: 

Tenders for the below contracts have closed and evaluation has been completed.

12/35  Roma Airport Management

12/36  Lease of Kiosk

12/37  Security Screening

12/38  Terminal Cleaning

 

Resolution No. GM.249.12

Moved Cr O'Neil                                                            Seconded Cr Denton  

 

That Council, in regards to Tender 12/37 (Package C), enter into the appropriate arrangements with Toll Remote logistics for the provision of Security Screening Services for the period 1 October 2012 to 30th September 2015 for a price of $ 1,389,972 plus GST, per annum.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Infrastructure

 

Cr. Flynn entered the chambers at 3.43pm

 

Item Number:                                   L.5

File Number: D12/25096

Subject Heading:                          De-amalgamation Submission

Author and Officer’s Title:                Tony Klein, Director Community Services

 

 

Executive Summary: 

Correspondence has been received (20 August 2012) from the Queensland Boundaries Commissioner encouraging Council to make a submission to the Minister for Local Government in relation to proposals he may receive from proponents in the Maranoa wishing to de-amalgamate from Maranoa Regional Council.  Submissions close 29 August 2012.

 

Discussion:

Cr. Flynn advised that he felt Council should be clear on the fact that they do not support requests for de-amalgamation of the Maranoa Regional Council area.

 

Resolution No. GM.250.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council:

 

  1. Advise the Minister for Local Government that Council supports the existing boundaries of the Maranoa Regional Council and;

 

  1. Develop a submission to the Minister for Local Government to support Council’s position on the matter and;

 

  1. Continue to assist proponents of de-amalgamation proposals through the provision of all reasonable information requests

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/1

 

Cr. Flynn requested that his vote against the motion be recorded.

 

Delegated Officer

Director Community Services

 

 

Resolution No. GM.251.12

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Schefe

 

That Ms Julie Reitano commence in the role of Chief Executive Officer of Maranoa Regional Council as of 23 August 2012.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Chief Executive Officer

 

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business, the Mayor thanked Council for their attendance and declared the meeting closed at 3.49pm.

                                 

These Minutes are to be confirmed at the next General Meeting of Council to be held on 12 September 2012, at Roma Administration Centre.

 

 

 

 

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