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14 September 2022

Summary of Council Decisions: 12 September 2022 Ordinary Council Meeting

Miss the Council Meeting on Monday night?  Here is a summary of the discussions (Date: 12 September 2022):

  1. Council considered a matter of urgency in relation to the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and held a minute’s silence as a gesture of respect.
     
  2. Council considered a matter of urgency in relation to the passing of Mr John Moxon and held a minute’s silence as a gesture of respect.
     
  3. Council considered a matter of urgency in relation to the NRL Grand Final and the Parramatta Eels, and requested a report to be brought back to Council outlining the details of any pre-grand final and post-grand final celebrations, and the installation of Parramatta Eels flags throughout the LGA.
     
  4. Council noted the Investment Report for July 2022 (Item 12.1)
     
  5. Council nominated the Lord Mayor, Councillor Davis, Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Pandey and Councillors Humphries, Maclean, Siviero, Prociv, Noack, Bradley and Esber to be Council’s voting delegates for the 2022 Local Government NSW Annual Conference, agreed to submit 3 listed Motions for consideration at the conference, and agreed to amend the date of the Council meeting for 24 October to be 31 October 2022 (Item 13.1).
     
  6. Council endorsed the Draft Community Engagement Strategy for public exhibition. (Item 13.2)
     
  7. Council agreed to initiate participation in the NSW E-Scooter shared scheme trial. (Item 13.3)
     
  8. Council noted the outcomes of the public exhibition for the proposed amendment to the Homebush Bay West Development Control Plan for Block H, 16 Burroway Road and part 5 Footbridge Boulevard, Wentworth Point and noted further information is required to support consideration of the alternative scheme. (Item 13.4)
     
  9. Council endorsed the use of Birrung Lane, Warrawal Lane and Mula Mula Lane for three (3) unnamed laneways in North Parramatta, NSW 2151. (Item 13.5)
     
  10. Council approved the relocation of Parramatta Artists’ Studio to a Council-owned property at 3-5 Bridge Street, Granville. (Item 13.6)
     
  11. Council endorsed the names recommended for the constituent elements within the Parramatta Aquatic Centre as identified in paragraph 4 of the Council report. (Item 13.7)
     
  12. Council agreed to write to Local Government NSW (LGNSW) requesting they advocate for the NSW Government to amend the Companion Animals Act 1998 to introduce best practice domestic cat containment requirements to keep cats securely protected at home. (Item 14.1)
     
  13. Council noted the concerns of residents regarding extreme levels of congestion currently occurring near Carlingford West Public School in peak school times and agreed to relay the concerns of local residents to the Department of Planning and Environment as well as to consider the installation of cameras in the streets adjacent to the school. (Item 14.2)
     
  14. Council agreed to write to the Minister for Local Government and the Minister for Planning and Homes concerning unoccupied dwellings in the Parramatta LGA. (Item 14.3)
     
  15. Council approved the appointment of the preferred proponent for the Ermington Community Centre, Library and Carpark Accessibility Upgrade for the contract sum as outlined in the Council report. (Item 16.1)
     
  16. Council approved the appointment of the preferred proponent for the kerb & gutter, stormwater drainage and associated works at Coffey Street and Hilder Road, Ermington between River Road and Tristram Street for the contract sum as outlined in the Council report. (Item 16.2)
     
  17. Council accepted the negotiated position agreed to 11 July 2022 concerning the sale of land in front of 90-92 Victoria Road, North Parramatta. (Item 16.3)
     
  18. Council approved the write-off of the outstanding bad debts as per the Attachments to the Council report. (Item 16.4) 
     
  19. Council considered a matter of urgency with relation to recruitment of a new Chief Executive Officer and acknowledged the service of Council’s CEO Mr Brett Newman and appointed Mr Bryan Hynes as the Acting CEO in the intervening period following the departure of Mr Newman and until a new CEO is appointed.

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