Ordinary Council meeting
9 September 2008

Minutes

Agenda

Opening Prayer

  • "Dear Lord, help us in our deliberations today so that our decisions will be for the greater good for the whole of Kempsey Shire - Amen".

Apologies

Declarations of Interest

Assessment of Items Listed in Confidential Business Paper

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting 12th August 2008 (for confirmation)

Public Forum

Consideration of Late Reports

  • Consideration of late reports to determine whether they should be dealt with or deferred.

Consideration of Reports Relating To Public Forum Matters

Adoption of Agenda Order of Business

Mayoral Minute A1-A12

Mayoral Supplementary Minute A13-A14

Items Tabled for Information B1-B2

Notice of Motion D1-D5

Rescission Motion E1-E28

Delegate’s Report F1-F5

Director Sustainable Development Services Report G1-G54

Director Shire Services Report H1-H15

Director Corporate & Community Services Report J1-J33

Director Corporate & Community Services Supplementary Report J34-J35

General Manager’s Report K1-K15

Committee Reports L1-L7

Questions Without Notice M1

Motion for Confidential Committee N1

Confidential Business Paper

Confidential Committee of the Whole Officer’s Reports

Director Shire Services Confidential Report H1-H5

  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it. (Local Government Act 1993, section 10A(2)(d)(i))

    On balance, the public interest in preserving the confidentiality of the commercial information supplied, outweighs the public interest in openness and transparency in council decision making by discussing the matter in open meeting.

    DSS1 CONF - Tender for Lease of Gladstone Pool
    H1 File: T2008-003
  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it. (Local Government Act 1993, section 10A(2)(d)(i))

    On balance, the public interest in preserving the confidentiality of the commercial information supplied, outweighs the public interest in openness and transparency in council decision making by discussing the matter in open meeting.

    DSS2 CONF - Spray Sealing and or Supply of Sealing Aggregate
    H3 File: T2008-005

Director Corporate & Community Services Confidential Report J1-J3

  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business. (Local Government Act 1993, section 10A(2)(c))

    On balance, the public interest in preserving the confidentiality of the commercial information supplied, outweighs the public interest in openness and transparency in council decision making by discussing the matter in open meeting.

    DCCS1 CONF - Tender - Licence of Part of Rudder Park, East Kempsey, for Telecommunications Facilities
    J1 File: T2008-007 CC: LA1957

General Manager’s Confidential Report K1-K4

  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves advice concerning litigation, or advice that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege. (Local Government Act 1993, Section 10A(2)(g))

    On balance, the public interest in preserving the confidentiality of the advice outweighs the public interest in openness and transparency in Council decision making by discussing the matter in open meeting.

    GM1 CONF - Various Legal Matters - Current Position
    K1 File: 155

Open Council

Adoption of Report of the Confidential Committee of the Whole

Conclusion

There will be a meeting of the South West Rocks Holiday and Leisure Reserves Reserve Trust at the conclusion of the Ordinary Meeting.