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Minutes of the General Meeting of maranoa Regional Council held at Roma Administration Centre on 11 September 2013 commencing at 9.00am

 

ATTENDANCE

 

Mayor Cr. R S Loughnan chaired the meeting with, Deputy Mayor Cr W S Wason, Cr. J L Chambers, Cr. R J Denton, Cr P J Flynn, Cr. W M Newman, Cr. M L Price, Cr. D J Schefe, Chief Executive Officer – Julie Reitano, Coordinator – Corporate Communications – Jane Frith, and Lauren Owen Minutes Officer in attendance.

 

AS REQUIRED

Director Community & Commercial Services - Tony Klein, (Acting) Director Infrastructure Services - Michael Parker, Director Development, Facilities & Environmental Services - Rob Hayward.

 

GUESTS

 

There were no guests in attendance at the meeting.

 

WELCOME

 

The Mayor welcomed all present and declared the meeting open at 9.06am.   The Mayor opened the meeting by acknowledging the Councillors’ attendance at the Citizenship ceremony and congratulated the participants on becoming new citizens.

 

APOLOGIES   

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/01

Moved Cr Wason                                                          Seconded Cr Price

 

That apologies be received and leave of absence granted for Cr. O’Neil for this meeting.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/02

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr Chambers  

 

That the minutes of the General Meeting (15-28.08.13) held on 28 August 2013 be confirmed as amended below:

 

Item Number:  12.2

 

Amend .......

 

Page 11, ‘S’ for SUBJECT is missing.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Cr. Flynn entered the chambers at 9.11am.

 

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

 

There were no presentations/petitions or deputations at the meeting.

 

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

 

Office of the CEO & Organisational Services

 

Item Number:                                   10.1

File Number: D13/39836

Subject Heading:                          Annual Valuation Consultation for the Maranoa Region

Location:                                          N/a

Applicant:                                         Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Author and Officer’s Title:                Dana Harrison, Coordinator - Rates

Executive Summary: 

Correspondence was received from the Department of Natural Resources and Mines seeking Council’s opinion on whether a valuation was required for the Maranoa region to be effective from 30 June 2014.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/03

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council advise the Department of Natural Resources and Mines that Council’s opinion is that a valuation is not required, due to there being no dramatic changes in land sale prices.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Rates

 

 

Item Number:                                   10.2

File Number: D13/40022

Subject Heading:                          Request for Amendments - Register of General Cost Recovery Fees and Commercial Charges 2013/14

Location:                                          N/a

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Claire Alexander, Specialist - Strategic finance

Executive Summary: 

Council adopted the Schedule of Fees & Commercial Charges on 31 July 2013.

 

Council also resolved to delegate to the Chief Executive Officer the power to amend Commercial charges under section 262 (3) (c) of the Local Government Act 2009.

 

This report proposed to amend the travel map as per Attachment 1 and requested that Council approve a starting date of 1 October for staff to apply the 2013/14 gas usage fees & charges.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/04

Moved Cr Schefe                                                          Seconded Cr Chambers  

That Council:

 

  1. Approve the revised travel map as per Attachment 1.

 

  1. Approve that the gas fees and charges relating to usage as outlined in the Schedule of Fees & Commercial Charges 2013/14 to apply from 1 October 2013.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Specialist - Strategic finance

 

 

Community & Commercial Services

 

Item Number:                                   11.1

File Number: D13/39042

Subject Heading:                          Seniors Week 2013 Post Event Report

Author and Officer’s Title:                Nicola Gear, Maranoa Community Coordinator Surat

Executive Summary: 

Post event report on the 2013 Seniors Week Events held across the Maranoa region.

 

Discussion:

Cr Price congratulated Council staff involved in organising Seniors Week events throughout the region.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/05

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Flynn  

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

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

 

 

Infrastructure Services

 

Item Number:                                   12.1

File Number: D13/35462

Subject Heading:                          Gravel Upgrade - Glen Arden Road

Author and Officer’s Title:                Kylie Fleischfresser, Coordinator - Infrastructure Planning

Executive Summary: 

Council received a request for Glen Arden Road to be upgraded to gravel standard.

 

Discussion:

Council discussed the circumstances for projects where there is a maintenance requirement in addition to the longer term capital funding considerations.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/06

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Wason  

That:

 

  1. Council consider this request in future budget deliberations.

 

  1. Immediate actions taken or planned for maintenance purposes be included in future reports where budget deliberations are being recommended.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Infrastructure Planning

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.2

File Number: D13/37410

Subject Heading:                          Request for Bitumen Seal on Creek Street, Roma

Author and Officer’s Title:                Kylie Fleischfresser, Coordinator - Infrastructure Planning

Executive Summary: 

Council received a request to upgrade Creek Street, Roma, to bitumen seal standard.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/07

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council consider this request in future budget deliberations

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Infrastructure Planning

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.3

File Number: D13/37427

Subject Heading:                          Request for Bitumen Seal - Cook Street, Yuleba

Location:                                          N/a

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Kylie Fleischfresser, Coordinator - Infrastructure Planning

Executive Summary: 

Council received a request to upgrade 150m of Cook Street, Yuleba, to bitumen seal standard.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/08

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Chambers  

That Council consider this request in future budget deliberations.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Infrastructure Planning

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.4

File Number: D13/38738

Subject Heading:                          Amby North Flood Recording Station

Location:                                          Amby North

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Michael Parker, Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

Executive Summary: 

Council submitted a funding submission for the installation of a flood monitoring/recording station at Amby North, in line with the recommendation contained in the Amby Flood Model Calibration Report prepared by BMT WBM.

 

The project cost is estimated at $69,000, for which a subsidy of $41,400 has been offered.

 

Discussion:

Council discussed the proposed location of the flood recording station and the possibility of negotiating with state government to place the station in a different position.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/09

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr Wason  

That Council accept the subsidy offer from the state government of $41,400 towards the estimated cost of the installation of a flood monitoring station at Amby, and allocate the balance funding of $27,600 from the budget allocation of $100,000 for Amby/Mitchell Flood Mitigation Study, with further negotiations to take place regarding the location of the flood monitoring system, with the results to be reported back to Council.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

 

 

Item Number:                                   12.5

File Number: D13/38853

Subject Heading:                          Eulorel Road Closure and Provision of Alternative Access

Location:                                          Unnamed Road Reserve off Maranoa Road

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Michael Parker, Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

Executive Summary: 

Council at previous meetings considered the implications of the closure of the off-alignment Eulorel Road by the land owner.  The closure cut off formed access to the property “Borah”.

 

Alternatives have been considered, in particular a road reserve adjacent to Lot 7 on EG228 (Option 1), and a road reserve area separating Lot 12 on EG140 and Lot 1 on EG228.

 

At its meeting on 10 July, 2013, Council resolved not to proceed with a resolution of 23 January, 2013, which was to open Option 1 as road at the cost of AA Company.

 

The Alternative Option 2 was to be investigated by Council, as it was a better area for road construction, with reduced flooding problems, and it also provided access to Lot 38 on EG38 which presently gained access through a neighbouring property.

 

Discussion:

 

The Chief Executive Officer briefed Council on the advice provided to the other party to the negotiations that this is a preliminary report to seek Council’s thoughts.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/10

Moved Cr Schefe                                                          Seconded Cr Chambers  

That Council provide in principle support to proceed with negotiations noting the Alternative Option 2, in relation to providing access to the owner of Lot 10 on C0635 and Lot 38 on EG38, but that the other party be offered the opportunity to provide feedback in writing and/or through attendance at a Council workshop to speak directly with Council.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

 

 

Development, Facilities & Environmental Services

 

Item Number:                                   13.1

File Number: D13/35719

Subject Heading:                          Relinquishment of Lease - Mitchell Scout Hut

Location:                                          Lot 1 on M15136

Applicant:                                         Scouts Queensland

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

Executive Summary: 

Council was advised by Scouts Queensland that the Mitchell Scout Group hasn’t been functioning for a period of time and that Scouts Queensland wish to relinquish their arrangement with Council over part of Lot 1 on M15136 being the Mitchell Scout Hut and outbuildings in Louisa Street Mitchell.  Scouts Queensland has no further interest in the buildings located on the land.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/11

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council:

 

  1. Acknowledge the notification from Scouts Queensland that the Mitchell Scout Group is no longer operational and agree to Scouts Queensland relinquishing their use of part of Lot 1 on M15136.

 

  1. Agree that Scouts Queensland can leave in-situ existing buildings located on the land.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Manager-Facilities

 

 

 

Item Number:                                   13.2

File Number: D13/38972

Subject Heading:                          Material Change of Use - "Motel" (26 Units & Manager's Residence) (File 2012/18398)

Location:                                          17 - 19 Bowen Street, Roma (Lot 1 and Lot 2 on RP77270)

Applicant:                                         Bryant Property Group Pty Ltd C/- Murray & Associates (Qld) Pty Ltd

Author and Officer’s Title:                Danielle Pearn, Coordinator - Planning

Executive Summary: The application sought approval for a Material Change of Use “Motel” (26 Units and Manager’s Residence) on land at 17 - 19 Bowen Street, Roma QLD 4455, described as Lot 1 and Lot 2 on RP77270.  

 

The proposed development is generally consistent with the provisions of the Roma Town Planning Scheme including the DEOs and Town Area Code.  No submissions were received during the public notification period (24 May 2013 - 18 June 2013).

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Schefe  

 

That Council approve the application for a Material Change of Use “Motel” (26 Units and Manager’s Residence) on land at 17-19 Bowen Street, Roma QLD 4455 and described as Lot 1 and Lot 2 on RP77270, subject to the following conditions:

 

Preamble

 

a)    Refer to http://www.cmdg.com.au/ for the Capricorn Municipal Development Guidelines (CMDG).

 

Complete and Maintain

 

1.     Complete and maintain the approved development as follows: (i) generally in accordance with development approval documents and (ii) strictly in accordance with those parts of the approved development which have been specified in detail by the Council or Referral Agency unless the Council or Referral Agency agrees in writing that those parts will be adequately complied with by amended specifications.

 

2.     Complete and maintain all operational, building and plumbing and drainage work associated with this development approval, including work required by any of the development approval conditions.

 

3.     The development is to be carried out in accordance with the approved plans and specifications listed in the following table.  Where approved plans are in conflict with the Assessment Manager’s conditions, the Assessment Manager’s Conditions shall take precedence.

Plan/Document number

Plan/Document name

Date

132062 TP01 Issue P4

Site Plan

04/2013

132062 TP02 Issue P4

Floor Plan

04/2013

132062 TP03 Issue P4

Elevations

04/2013

132062 TP04 Issue P4

Vehicle Paths

04/2013

279 1213 L001 Issue A

Landscape Documentation Package General Notes

30/10/2012

279 1213 L101 Issue A

Landscape Documentation Package Landscape Plan

30/10/2012

279 1213 L201 Issue A

Landscape Documentation Package Landscape Details

30/10/2012

132062 Rev B

Conceptual Stormwater Management Report

29/04/2013

6638R01V01

MP 4.4 Traffic Noise Assessment

21/01/2013

CMDG-R-042 Rev C

‘Commercial Driveway Slab Type A – Two Way Access’

07/2013

CMDG D5

Capricorn Municipal Development Guidelines – Stormwater Drainage Design D5 Design Guidelines

03/2012

CMDG D7

Capricorn Municipal Development Guidelines (CMDG) - Erosion Control and Stormwater Management D7 Design Guidelines

03/2012

CMDG D11

Capricorn Municipal Development Guidelines – Water Reticulation D11 Design Guidelines

10/2007

CMDG – D12

Capricorn Municipal Development Guidelines – Sewerage  Reticulation Design D12 Design Guidelines

09/2007

 

4.    During the course of constructing the works, the developer shall ensure that all works are carried out by appropriately qualified persons and the developer and the persons carrying out and supervising the work shall be responsible for all aspects of the works, including public and worker safety, and shall ensure adequate barricades, signage and other warning devices are in place at all times.

 

5.    All civil and related work shall be designed and supervised by RPEQ Registered Professional Engineers of Queensland (RPEQ) who are competent in the construction of the works.

 

6.    All works on or near roadways shall be adequately signed in accordance with the “Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 3, Works on Roads”.

 

7.    The developer is responsible for locating and protecting any Council and public utility services, infrastructure and assets that may be impacted on during construction of the development.  Any damage to existing infrastructure (kerb, road pavement, existing underground assets, etc) that is attributable to the progress of works on the site or vehicles associated with the development of the site shall be immediately rectified in accordance with the asset owners’ requirements and specifications and to the satisfaction of the asset owners’ representative(s).

 

8.    All works must comply with (i) the development approval conditions, (ii) any relevant provisions in the planning scheme for the area, (iii) Council’s standard designs for such work where such designs exist (iv) the CMDG, (v) any relevant Australian Standard that applies to that type of work and (vi) any alternative specifications that Council has agreed to in writing and which the developer must ensure do not conflict with any requirements imposed by any applicable laws and standards.  

 

Amenity

 

9.    To achieve compliance against amenity provisions in the planning scheme, a modified motel design which incorporates the following elements is to be submitted to Council for approval:

a.  Covered carport on Gregory Street frontage is to be removed and a single car park and landscaping to be substituted

b.  At least 60% of internal car parks to be covered. This can encompass either or both fixed structures or sail-type covers

c.  Landscaping along the Bowen Street frontage both inside and external to the fencing

d.  Use of paint variations, material texture changes or other techniques to reduce the massing effect of buildings facing residential areas and the       Gregory Street frontage

e.  The development must incorporate noise attenuation measures as    detailed in the submitted Traffic Noise Assessment prepared by ASK Consulting Engineers and dated 21 January 2013 (reference no.             6638R01V01).

 

10.   The modified motel design is to be submitted for compliance assessment will be against the following elements of the planning scheme:

a.  Desired Environmental Outcomes of the planning scheme as a whole, Item (c)(f)

b.  For the overall outcomes sought for the Urban Area Code, Item (c)

c.  For the Urban Area Code: PCs 6, 29, 30, 32, 34, 35, 36, 39, 40, 41 and 43

d.  The request for compliance assessment must be made to the Maranoa Regional Council and the request must be made prior to the start of any      operational or building work on the site associated with the approved      development.

 

11.   No carports are to extend beyond the building elevations fronting Gregory Street or encroach within 3.4 metres setback from this boundary.

 

Latest versions

 

12.   Where another condition refers to a specific published standard, manual or guideline, including specifications, drawings, provisions and criteria within those documents, that condition shall be deemed as referring to the latest versions of those publications that are publicly available at the time the first operational works or compliance approval is lodged with the assessment manager or approval agency for those types of works to be performed or approved, unless a regulation or law requires otherwise.

 

Stormwater and Drainage

 

13.   Major and minor event stormwater drainage systems are to be provided for the development site in accordance with the Queensland Urban Drainage Manual (QUDM) (Volume 1 text, Volume 2 Design Charts), Australian Rainfall and Runoff (Volume 1 A guide to Flood Estimation) and CMDG – D5 Design Guidelines ‘Stormwater Drainage Design’.

 

14.   Stormwater runoff is to be collected and discharged generally in accordance with the Conceptual Stormwater Management Plan prepared by Brandon & Associates dated April 2013 to the lawful point of discharge in Bowen Street and Gregory Street.

 

15.   Stormwater must not be allowed to pond on the property being developed during the development process and after development has been completed unless the type and size of ponding has been agreed in writing by the Council or as a specific development approval condition.

 

16.   Adjoining properties and roads are to be protected from ponding or nuisance from stormwater as a result of the works.  Ensure the stormwater runoff from the site does not adversely impact on flooding or drainage (peak discharge and duration for all events up to the 100 year Average Recurrence Interval (ARI)) of properties that are upstream, downstream or adjacent to the site.

 

17.   There must be no increases in any silt loads or contaminants in any overland flow from the property being developed during the development process and after development has been completed.

 

18.   The stormwater disposal system must be designed to include appropriate pollution control devices or methods to ensure no contamination or silting of creeks or other waterways.

 

 

Siteworks

 

19.   All construction works on site to be undertaken in accordance with the Institute of Engineers (Australia) (IEAUST) Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Engineering Guidelines for Queensland Construction sites and the CMDG Design Guidelines – D7.

 

Erosion Control

 

20.   If there is a possibility of erosion or silt or other materials being washed off the property being developed during the development process, the developer must document and implement a management plan that prevents this from occurring.  Erosion and sediment controls shall be maintained at all times during the course of the project.  Should the proposed controls prove to be ineffective, the developer must install additional measures and provide written notice to Council advising of the additional control measures implemented.

 

21.   Measures shall be applied to prevent site vehicles tracking sediment and other pollutants onto adjoining roads during the course of the construction period and to prevent dust nuisance during construction.

 

22.   Should it be necessary for the road and/or drainage system to be reinstated or cleaned up due to erosion and/or sedimentation from the site, then such works shall be at no cost to Council.  Such works shall be undertaken immediately where there is a potential hazard to pedestrians and/or passing traffic.

 

23.   In the event that Council receives a complaint relative to the quality of runoff from the site from a downstream property owner, the developer must take immediate steps to rectify the cause of any such substantiated complaint.  The developer will also be required to meet the cost of any repair/clean up of downstream properties resulting from undesirable impacts of their works.

 

Environmental

 

24.   The developer shall immediately clean up and satisfactorily remove any deposited construction material or silt runoff from the development site.

 

Services Provisions

 

25.   The development is to be connected to Council’s reticulated sewerage disposal system in accordance with the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) publication WSA02-2002 Sewerage Code of Australia (version 2.3) and the CMDG Design Guideline - D12 ‘Sewerage Reticulation’, at no cost to Council.

 

26.   The development is to be connected to Council’s reticulated water supply system in accordance with the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) publication WSA03-2002 Water Reticulation Code of Australia (version 2.3), and CMDG – D11 Design Guidelines ‘Water  Reticulation’, at no cost to Council.

 

 

27.   The development is to be connected to an electricity reticulation service in accordance with the relevant service provider’s requirements and specifications along with relevant building standards, requirements and specifications (as relevant).

 

28.   The development is to be connected to reticulated gas supply at no cost to Council.

 

29.   Telecommunications service connections must be undertaken in accordance with the relevant service provider’s requirements and specifications along with relevant building standards requirements and specifications (as relevant).

 

30.   All services installation, including water, sewerage, electricity and telecommunications connections to the respective networks, must comply with (i) the development approval conditions, (ii) any relevant provisions in the planning scheme for the area, (iii) Council’s standard designs for such work where such designs exist  (iv) the CMDG, (v) any relevant Australian Standard that applies to that type of work and (vi) any alternative specifications that Council has agreed to in writing and which the developer must ensure do not conflict with any requirements imposed by any applicable laws and standards.

 

31.   Any conflicts associated with proposed and existing services shall be forwarded by the developer to the appropriate controlling authority for approval for any proposed changes.

 

Access, Car parking and Manoeuvring

 

32.   The landowner shall be responsible for construction and maintenance of vehicle crossovers from the road carriageway to the property boundary and for obtaining any approvals that may be required and for complying with the applicable designs and standards.

 

33.   Vehicle access from Gregory Street to the development site is to be constructed in accordance with drawing CMDG-R-042 Rev C - Commercial Driveway Slab Type A – Two Way Access, dated 07/2011.

 

34.   Vehicle access to the site must be located a minimum distance of one metre from any street signage, power poles, street lights, manholes, stormwater gully pits or other Council assets.

 

35.   Cars entering and exiting the development site must be able to enter and leave in forward direction.  Reversing out of development site is not permitted.  Vehicle manoeuvres in this regard are to be totally contained within the development site boundaries.

 

36.   Vehicle access and manoeuvring areas are to comply with AS/NZS 2890.1:2004 Parking facilities Part 1: Off-street car parking.

 

37.   Service vehicle access and manoeuvring is to be designed in accordance with AS/NZS 2890.2:2004 - Parking facilities Part 2: Off-street commercial vehicle facilities requirements.

 

38.   Parking bay configurations (width and lengths) are to be in accordance with AS/NZS 2890.1:2004 Parking Facilities Part 1: Off-Street Car Parking.

 

39.   Disabled car parking bays shall be designed in accordance with AS/NZS 2890.6:2009 Parking Facilities Part 1: Off-Street Car Parking.

 

40.   No on-street parking is permitted at the frontage of the development site at any time.

 

41.   Provide a total of 28 car parking spaces on the site, including two dedicated persons with disabilities (PWD) spaces, in accordance with the approved plans.

 

42.   All car parking spaces and driveway areas are to be sealed with an approved impervious surface. Surfacing shall consist of either patterned, reinforced concrete, concrete pavers, segmental clay pavers, asphaltic hotmix or two coat (primerseal/seal) bitumen seal.

 

43.   All landscaping, streetscaping, vehicular access, parking, roads, bikeways, footpaths, street lighting, parks, street plantings, street furniture and related items must comply with (i) the development approval conditions, (ii) any relevant provisions in the planning scheme for the area, (iii) Council’s standard designs for such work where such designs exist  (iv) Schedule 2: “Standards for Roads, Car Parking, Access and Manoeuvring Areas” (v) any relevant Australian Standard that applies to that type of work, (vi) the CMDG and (vii) any alternative specifications that Council has agreed to in writing and which the developer must ensure do not conflict with any requirements imposed by any applicable laws and standards.

 

Signage and Line Marking

 

44.   Signage and line marking to be in accordance with MUTCD requirements and AS/NZS 2890.1:1993 – Parking facilities Part 1: Off-street car parking.

 

45.   Pavement line marking is to be provided to delineate vehicle parking bays provided onsite.

 

Landscaping and Fencing

 

46.   Site landscaping is to be provided adjacent to the property boundaries in generally accordance with the approved landscaping plan L101 Issue A “Landscape Plan” dated 30/10/12 and in compliance with conditions 9 and 10.

 

47.   Landscaped areas must comprise a mix of trees, shrubs and groundcovers.  Ground covers should fully cover vegetated areas within one year of planting.

 

48.   Ground covers should fully cover vegetated areas within 1 year of planting.

 

49.   Site landscaping must be planted prior to commencement of the approved use.

 

50.   A 2.0 metre high screening fence is to be established along the northern and eastern boundaries of the site.  In the section of the eastern boundary fence from Bowen Street to 3.0 metres past the car park, the fencing is to meet the Department of Transport and Main Roads standards for a noise barrier as required along the Bowen Street frontage of the site.  The screening fence is to ensure that light from vehicle manoeuvring in the car park does not penetrate to the adjoining residential property.

 

51.   Site landscaping must not interfere with electrical infrastructure nor restrict maintenance access to any onsite infrastructure, public utility or easement.

 

Rubbish Collection

 

52.   All bins shall be shielded from the view of travelling public and neighbours and located in the designated refuse enclosure.

 

53.   At all times while the use continues, waste containers shall be maintained in a clean and tidy state and shall be emptied and the waste removed from the site on a regular basis.

 

Avoiding Nuisance

 

54.   Lighting of the site, including any security lighting, shall be such that the lighting intensity does not exceed 8.0 lux at a distance of 1.5 metres from the site at any property boundary.

 

55.   All lighting shall be directed or shielded so as to ensure that no glare directly affects nearby properties.

 

56.   Any airconditioning, generator, refrigeration, pump, exhaust, fans, processing or other equipment must be acoustically screened to ensure noise levels do not exceed 5dB  above the background noise level.

 

Advertising Signs

 

57.   Any proposed advertising devices shall be subject to a further development application and planning approval unless the advertising devices are in accordance with the exempt or self assessable requirements of the relevant Council planning scheme.

 

58.   Any free-standing advertising signage or structure to be constructed on site shall be designed by an RPEQ (Structural) Engineer and certification provided for both design and construction. 

 

No Cost to Council

 

59.   The developer is responsible for meeting all costs associated with the approved development unless there is specific agreement by other parties, including the Council, to meeting those costs.

 

60.   All rates and charges of any description and all arrears of such rates and charges, together with interest outstanding thereon, on the land, due to Council, shall be paid to the Council prior to occupation of the units.

Use

 

61.   All development approval conditions related to the establishment of the approved development must be fulfilled prior to any approved use commencing.

 

62.   The developer is to notify Council upon commencement of the approved use.

 

Infrastructure Contributions

 

63.   An infrastructure contribution, in accordance with Council’s adopted Priority Infrastructure Plan, of $174,000-00 is payable to the Council (2013/14 financial year). The stated charge is to be paid prior to commencement of construction.

 

No Cost to Council

 

64.   The developer is responsible for meeting all costs associated with the approved development unless there is specific agreement by other parties, including the Council, to meeting those costs.

 

65.   All rates and charges of any description and all arrears of such rates and charges, together with interest outstanding thereon, on the land, due to Council, shall be paid to the Council prior to occupation of the units.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Planning

 

 

Item Number:                                   13.3

File Number: D13/39997

Subject Heading:                          Interest in Purchasing Council Land in Wallumbilla

Location:                                          Lot 12 on W40914

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

Executive Summary: 

Council received interest in purchasing vacant land at 38 Hill Street Wallumbilla being Lot 12 on W40914.   Council’s direction was sought as to the disposal of this land. If sold the land would be subject to normal building and planning requirements.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/13

Moved Cr Wason                                                          Seconded Cr Flynn  

That Council offer for sale by tender Lot 12 on W40914 located at 38 Hill Street Wallumbilla.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Manager-Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   13.4

File Number: D13/40002

Subject Heading:                          Proposed Retention of Public Toilets

Location:                                          Arthur Street Roma

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

Executive Summary: 

In accordance with Council’s Operational Plan 2013/14, Council is in the process of planning and calling for tenders to construct a new public toilet block in the car park in Arthur Street Roma. 

 

The Roma CBD Advisory Committee asked Council to reconsider its plans to demolish the public toilets near the corner of McDowall and Arthur Streets Roma with the intention being for two sets of amenities to be available in this area. 

 

This report was originally presented to Council meeting on 14 August 2013 with the result being Council requesting more detailed costings.  These costings were been prepared and submitted for consideration. 

 

Council was requested to consider the Advisory Committee’s request. 

 

Discussion:

Council discussed at length the request made by the Roma CBD Advisory Committee, costs associated with refurbishment, upgrades to sewer mains and ongoing cleaning and maintenance.

 

Cr Schefe commented on additional car parks that would be gained in the CBD if demolition of the existing toilets was to take place.

 

Cr Flynn suggested that Council maintain the existing toilets, rather than building the new amenities and expressed concern in regards to the position of the new toilets.

 

Cr Price commented on the community’s immediate need for accessible toilets adjacent to the CBD, which are currently not provided.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/14

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council proceed with its plans to construct new public amenities in the Arthur Street car park and upon completion, make plans to demolish the existing amenities near the corner of McDowall and Arthur Streets, Roma.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      6/2

 

Responsible Officer

Manager-Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   13.5

File Number: D13/40006

Subject Heading:                          Request for Meeting and Storage Space

Location:                                          Lot 1 on M15136

Applicant:                                         Rotary Club of Mitchell

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

Executive Summary: 

The Rotary Club of Mitchell expressed interest in entering an arrangement with Council to use the hall, shed and associated buildings located on Lot 1 on M15136 in Mitchell.  These buildings have been recently relinquished by Scouts Australia.  The Rotary Club of Mitchell proposes to use the buildings as a meeting place and for storage for their equipment.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/15

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council enter a user agreement with the Rotary Club of Mitchell for use of the buildings located on Lot 1 on M15136 for a period of five (5) years with the Rotary Club of Mitchell to be responsible for electricity connection and use, contents insurance and maintenance of the building.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Manager-Facilities

 

 

Item Number:                                   13.6

File Number: D13/40035

Subject Heading:                          Council Controlled Lands Clean Up

Location:                                          Wallumbilla

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Vincent (Vince) Stephens, Environmental Health Officer

Executive Summary: 

Council has received a number of complaints from customers in reference to the visual status and lack of public access to stock route land located on the southern side of Hill Street, Wallumbilla, between rural and urban allotments.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/16

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Denton  

 

That Council endorse actions stated Part 5 Enforcement, of Local Law No.1 (Administration) 2011, for the clean-up of the stock route land located from Houston’s Road west to Hill Street in Wallumbilla, at a cost of approximately six thousand dollars ($6,000) to Council should Item 3 be required to occur.

 

3.     Should the items still remain on the stock route at the end of the Compliance Notice timeframe, Council may seize, (dismantle if necessary) and impound the materials.

 

And;

 

Set the prescribed fee for the implementation of the clean up process for the section of stock route from Houston’s Road west to Hill Street, Wallumbilla at six thousand dollars ($6,000).

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Environmental Health Officer

 

 

 

Item Number:                                   13.7

File Number: D13/40052

Subject Heading:                          Maranoa Regional Council Registered Trademark Database

Author and Officer’s Title:                Josephine Horsfall, Coordinator - Property & Legal

 Executive Summary: 

At its General meeting held on 14 August 2013 Council requested a report identifying all Registered Trademarks held by Council.

 

Discussion:

Cr Denton advised that although cancelled, the ‘Injune Gateway to the Carnarvons’ trademark was still being used.  Cr. Denton enquired on the process for reinstating the trademark.  Council’s Director – Development, Facilities & Environmental Services advised he would investigate the matter and report back to Council.

 

Cr Price enquired on the number of ‘Bush Stock’ logos. The CEO advised that at the last meeting, Councillors decided to cancel this trademark.  Councillors advised that they were still happy for this to occur.  Cr Price enquired if there were two separate trademarks, would it be possible to retain one.

 

Cr Chambers enquired on the renewal date of 2011 for the ‘Big Rig Australia’s Living History’ trademark.  Council’s Director – Development, Facilities & Environmental Services advised that he would follow up on the matter.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/17

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Flynn  

That Council receive the Officer’s Report, as presented, and report back to Council on the matters raised for further enquiry.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Property & Legal

  

Councillor Business

 

Item Number:                                   22.1

File Number: D13/39644

Subject Heading:                          Request for Humane Population Reduction & Control of Macropods in Maranoa Region

Location:                                          South Western area of the Maranoa Region

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Councillor’s Title:           Cr. Jan Chambers

Councillor’s Recommendation:

That Council request that the State Government:

1.   Undertake an immediate humane population reduction of macropods in the south western area of Maranoa Regional Council - from the Wild Dog Barrier fence in the north, south to the region’s southern boundary and west of the Mitchell /St George Road to the western boundary. Further that this population reduction be funded by the State Government through the employment of registered harvesters – with these numbers not to be taken off the quota.

 

2.   Declare an amnesty for all landholders in the Maranoa Region, so that they, whilst drought declared, are allowed to humanely reduce and control macropods on their own properties.

 

3.   Undertake a review of all macropod harvesting policies.

 

Discussion:

Cr Chambers provided an overview of the report, advising that it was required due to landholders experiencing difficulties due to drought and large numbers of macropods.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/18

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Wason  

That Council request that the State Government:

 

1.   Undertake an immediate humane population reduction of macropods in the south western area of Maranoa Regional Council - from the Wild Dog Barrier fence in the north, south to the region’s southern boundary and west of the Mitchell /St George Road to the western boundary. Further that this population reduction be funded by the State Government through the employment of registered harvesters – with these numbers not to be taken off the quota.

 

2.   Declare an amnesty for all landholders in the Maranoa region, so that they, whilst drought declared, are allowed to humanely reduce and control macropods on their own properties.

 

3.   Undertake a review of all macropod harvesting policies.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Chief Executive Officer

 

 

Item Number:                                   22.2

File Number: D13/40773

Subject Heading:                          Request for Support - RSL Western District Branch Inc. Congress

Author and Councillor’s Title:           Cr. Robert Loughnan

Councillor’s Recommendation:

That Council considers the level of financial support it would like to provide, in response to the request received from the RSL Western District Branch Inc. in hosting the District Congress being held in Roma on 28 February – 1 March 2014.

 

Discussion:

Cr Denton suggested nominating a maximum budget of $3,000 for the event and commented on the RSL being a worthy recipient of Council’s support.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/19

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council support the request received from the RSL Western District Branch Inc. in hosting a Meet & Greet function at the District Congress being held in Roma on 28 February – 1 March 2014, to a maximum amount of $3,000, for catering purposes (no alcohol).

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Support Officer – Office of the Mayor

 

 

 

Late Items

 

Item Number:                                   L.1

File Number: D13/35219

Subject Heading:                          Endorsement of Draft Bassett Park Master Plan

Author and Officer’s Title:                Fiona Vincent, Coordinator - Sport & Recreation

Executive Summary: 

The Draft Bassett Park Master Plan is complete and is available for public comment before formal adoption of the final documents by Council.

 

Discussion:

Council’s Coordinator – Sport & Recreation advised that the plans presented to Council within the report would undergo minor changes, with the amended plans to be available by the end of the week and a public information session was scheduled for Wednesday, 2 October 2013.

 

Cr Flynn commented on the draft plans and that they should be well received by the local community.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/20

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Price  

That Council authorise opening the Bassett Park draft plans and report for public comment from 23 September – 11 October 2013, with the opportunity for Maranoa residents (including members of local sporting groups) to offer feedback if desired, subject to the revised changes being made as identified at the Councillor Workshop of 4 September 2013.

 

And;

 

That copies be provided to the region’s state and federal members.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Sport & Recreation

 

 

Item Number:                                   L.2

File Number: D13/41216

Subject Heading:                          Representation on the South West Regional Road Group

Location:                                          N/a

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Kelly Rogers, Coordinator -  Elected Members & Community Engagement

Executive Summary: 

The South West Regional Road Group (SWRRG) is an alliance of Councils working together to improve road safety across western Queensland through the sharing of resources, knowledge and funding opportunities.

 

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/21

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Wason  

That Cr. Ree Price be Council’s nominated delegate (with the Mayor being the reserve delegate) on the South West Regional Road Group, with appropriate officer participation as part of the SWRRG Technical Committee.

 

And;

 

That the Draft Community Engagement Framework be updated to reflect this inclusion. 

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator -  Elected Members & Community Engagement

 

 

Item Number:                                   L.3

File Number: D13/41496

Subject Heading:                          Funding application for Local Government Capacity Building Program

Author and Officer’s Title:                Susan (Sue) Sands, Coordinator - Grants (Council & Community)

Executive Summary: 

Council is eligible to apply for funding under the Improving Financial Management and Sustainability Scheme (IFMSS), released by the Department of Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience. 

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/22

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Chambers  

That Council submit an application for Asset Management and Condition Assessment of the Maranoa Regional Council Transport Network under the Improving Financial Management and Sustainability Scheme (IFMSS).

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Grants (Council & Community)

  

 

Subject Heading:          suspension of standing orders

Council adjourned the meeting at 10.17am.

 

Subject Heading:          resumption of standing orders

Council resumed the meeting at 1.31pm.

 

 

CONFIDENTIAL items

 

In accord with the provisions of section 275 of the Local Government Regulation 2012, 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:-

          (d)      rating concessions;

          (e)      contracts proposed to be made by it;

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/23

Moved Cr Wason                                                          Seconded Cr Flynn  

That Council close the meeting to the public at 1.32pm, for discussion of the tabled and additional four (late) confidential items and a presentation regarding the Roma Saleyards Master Plan.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Cr. Wason left the chambers at 02:12 pm taking no further part in the debate or discussion.

 

Cr. Newman left the chambers at 03:10 pm.

 

Cr. Newman entered the chambers at 03:15 pm.

 

Cr. Loughnan left the chambers at 03:30 pm.

 

Cr. Loughnan entered the chambers at 03:42 pm.

 

Cr. Loughnan left the chambers at 04:10 pm.

 

Cr. Denton left the chambers at 04:12 pm.

 

Cr. Loughnan entered the chambers at 04:13 pm.

 

Cr. Denton entered the chambers at 04:14 pm.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/24

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Denton  

That Council open the meeting to the public at 4.27pm.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

 

Item Number:                                   C.1

File Number: D13/37908

Subject Heading:                          Request for Discount to be Granted

Location:                                          Assessment Numbers 12012357 and 13003678

Applicant:                                         L & B Hindle

Author and Officer’s Title:                Dana Harrison, Coordinator - Rates

Executive Summary: 

Correspondence was received from the applicants requesting discount be granted although payment was received by post after the close of discount.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/25

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr Flynn  

That Council does not grant the discount on this occasion as it states in the Rates Information Pamphlet that cheques must be received by Council on or before the due date. 

 

Further, that the ratepayer be advised that Council provides a number of payment methods including payment at any Post Office or by phone, which eliminate the risk of any postal delays.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Rates

 

  

Item Number:                                   C.2

File Number: D13/38008

Subject Heading:                          Request for Rates Concession

Location:                                          Assessment No. 12005880

Applicant:                                         MF Young

Author and Officer’s Title:                Dana Harrison, Coordinator - Rates

Executive Summary: 

Correspondence was received from the applicant requesting Council give consideration to waiving the full service charges from her rates and instead only charge the vacant service charges.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/26

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Flynn  

That Council not accommodate the request for a concession under section 120 (1)(c) of the Local Government Regulation 2012 as the property is not the principal place of residence and ownership is discretionary.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Coordinator - Rates

 

 

Item Number:                                   C.3

File Number: D13/39739

Subject Heading:                          Roma Flood Mitigation - Stage 1

Location:                                          Parts of Stage 1 Levee Construction

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Michael Parker, Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

Executive Summary: 

During the planning for the final alignment of the Stage 1 Levee – Roma Flood Mitigation, Ergon Energy was consulted about the possible impact on their assets in Roma.

 

Subsequent inspection revealed significant work and a quote is to hand for the relocation work involved.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/27

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Schefe  

That Council accept the quote from Ergon Energy for $181,489.09 (exclusive of GST) for relocation works associated with Stage 1 levee construction.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

 


 

Item Number:                                   C.4

File Number: D13/40820

Subject Heading:                          Purchase of Roma Commercial Land

Location:                                          Roma

Applicant:                                         N/a

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

Executive Summary: 

Council provided an allocation of funds within its budget with a view to purchasing parcels of commercial land in the Roma CBD to aggregate the blocks.    The report provides the results of negotiations to date on one of the parcels of land and seeks Council approval to sign the contract.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/28

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council authorise the Chief Executive Officer to sign a contract for the land identified within the Officer’s Report for the negotiated amount.

 

And;

 

That the budgeted loan be increased to incorporate stamp duty and legal fees.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Director - Community & Commercial Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   LC.1

File Number: D13/40011

Subject Heading:                          Supply Meat - Feral Animal Coordinated Baiting Campaign

Location:                                          Maranoa Region

Applicant:                                         Maranoa Regional Wild Dog Advisory Group

Author and Officer’s Title:                Director Development, Facilities & Environmental Services

Executive Summary: 

Maranoa Regional Council assists landholders in coordinating two feral animal baiting programs each annum by providing 40kg of meat to applicants per registered rate notice.  To ensure efficiency and effectiveness for the supply of meat, freight to Council depots and storage of meat during each campaign, Council has sought quotations from suppliers.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/29

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr   

That Council accept the recommendation of the Maranoa Region Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee for the supply, delivery and storage of meat for coordinated baiting campaigns with the recommendation being that the contract be awarded to Sunshine Gourmet Meats of Charleville at a rate of $3.00/kg of pig meat, and $3.05 per dog meat for the November coordinated campaign, with an option to supply during the April 2014 campaign.

 

MOTION LAPSED (NO SECONDER)



Resolution No. GM/09.2013/30

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Denton

That the contract for the supply, delivery and storage of meat for coordinated baiting campaigns be awarded to Warroo Game Meats at a rate of $3.25/kg of meat for the November coordinated campaign, with an option to supply during the April 2014 campaign.

 

MOTION LOST                                                                                                               4/3

 

Council discussed the importance of supporting local business and the difference in quotes received.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/31

Moved Cr Schefe                                                          Seconded Cr Chambers

That the contract for the supply, delivery and storage of meat for coordinated baiting campaigns be awarded to the following suppliers for the November coordinated campaign, with an option to supply during the April 2014 campaign.

 

Company

Quantity of Meat to be Supplied

Cost per Kilogram

Latimer

5,000kg

$2.75

Warroo Game Meats

5,000kg

$3.25

 

 CARRIED                                                                                                                     7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Director Development, Facilities & Environmental Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   LC.2

File Number: D13/41753

Subject Heading:                          Roma Flood Mitigation Project – Stage 1 – Access Deeds with Owners

Location:                                          N/a

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Julie Reitano, Chief Executive Officer

Executive Summary: 

Council’s approval was requested for the Chief Executive Officer to sign the Access Deeds with Owners for the Roma Flood Mitigation Project – Stage 1.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/32

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Newman  

That Council delegate authority under s 257 of the Local Government Act 2009 to the Chief Executive Officer to sign the Access Deeds with Owners for the Roma Flood Mitigation Project – Stage 1.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Chief Executive Officer

 

 

Item Number:                                   LC.3

File Number: D13/41798

Subject Heading:                          Roma Flood Mitigation Project - Stage 1 - Negotiations with Property Owners

Location:                                          N/a

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Julie Reitano, Chief Executive Officer

Executive Summary: 

Additional clarification was sought on Council’s resolution of 14 August, which provided authority for the Mayor and Chief Executive Officer to commence negotiations for the purchase of three (3) adversely affected properties, as a result of Stage 1 of the levee construction.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/33

Moved Cr Chambers                                                     Seconded Cr Flynn  

That Council extend Resolution No. GM/08.2013/27 to read as follows:

That Council resolves to delegate authority to the Mayor and CEO to negotiate a package to purchase the three (3) adversely affected properties, in accordance with valuations undertaken by Taylor Byrne, and having regard to the amount that would be payable under a resumption process, where the amount is of benefit to the property owners.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Chief Executive Officer

 

 

Item Number:                                   LC.4

File Number: D13/39982

Subject Heading:                          Council Purchase of Road Area for Glencoe Road Access to "Drysdale Ponds"

Location:                                          Glencoe Road, off Mitchell - St. George Road, through "Surprise" and "Glencoe" to "Drysdale Ponds"

Applicant:                                         N/a

Author and Officer’s Title:                Michael Parker, Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

Executive Summary: 

At the 12 June 2013 meeting, Council accepted the terms and conditions in relation to the acquisition of the land occupied by the Glencoe Road in “Surprise”.

 

The Glencoe Road then continues through “Glencoe” to the boundary of “Drysdale Ponds”.

 

Discussion was held with the owners of “Glencoe” to acquire the land under the road.

 

The owners of “Glencoe” have requested that Council reimburse them for the road purchase at the same rate that Council purchased the land in “Surprise”.

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/34

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Chambers  

Given that Council has gone to significant lengths to resolve access issues for the parties in question, that they are beneficiaries of action taken by Council to date and also noting the accrued value of works undertaken by Council to the benefit of the parties, that no further action or monetary considerations be undertaken and that the status quo remain.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

Responsible Officer

Director - Infrastructure Services (Acting)

 

 

Resolution No. GM/09.2013/35

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Chambers

 

Councillors wish to acknowledge the outstanding efforts of staff in the compilation and execution of the recently signed Infrastructure Agreement.  This Agreement is a ground breaking document which will enable Council, along with Origin Energy (APLNG), to move forward in a  more economical and cooperative effort in maintaining one of our most important assets, our rural road network, and for this we thank all concerned.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      7/0

 

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business, the Mayor thanked Council for their attendance and declared the meeting closed at 4.48pm.

                                 

 

These Minutes are to be confirmed at the next General Meeting of Council to be held on 25 September 2013, at Roma Administration Centre.

 

 

 

 

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