Ordinary Council meeting
16 December 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 11th November 2008 (for confirmation)

Minutes of the Works Inspection Committee Meeting 10th November 2008 (for confirmation)

Public Forum

  • NSW Police Force Local Area Commander, Superintendent Paul Fehon will be attending at 10:15am to discuss local issues.

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-A22

Mayoral Supplementary Report A23-A25

Items Tabled for Information B1

  • IT 1 - Independent Commission Against Corruption Annual Report 2007-2008
    B1 File: 79

Notice of Motion D1-D11

Delegate’s Report F1-F4

Director Sustainable Development Services Report G1-G61

Director Shire Services Report H1-H9

Director Shire Services Supplementary Report H10-H15

Director Corporate & Community Services Report J1-J43

Director Corporate & Community Services Supplementary Report J44-J46

General Manager’s Report K1-K15

Questions Without Notice M1

The following items of business are of such a nature that discussion is likely to take place when the meeting is closed to the public for the reasons stated.

Motion for Confidential Committee N1

Confidential Business Paper

Confidential Committee of the Whole Officer’s Reports

Director Sustainable Development Services Confidential Report G1-G2

  • 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 grounds of legal professional privilege.

    DSDS1 CONF - Proposed Modified Consent
    G1 File: T4-97-78

Director Shire Services Confidential Report H1-H8

  • 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 - Kempsey Golf Club Request for Water Access Charge Relief and Meter Downsizing
    H1 File: LA2523
  • 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 - Tender Assessments for Replacement of Nulla Nulla Creek, Mungay Creek, Devils Nook Creek and Jerseyville Bridges Under the Regional Road Timber Bridge Replacement Program
    H4 File: 1105 CC: 61

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 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.

    DCCS1 CONF - Kempsey Golf Club Request for Water Access Charge Relief and Meter Downsizing
    J1 File: LA2523

General Manager’s Confidential Report K1-K11

  • 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
  • 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 grounds of legal professional privilege.

    GM2 CONF - Horseshoe Bay Caravan Park Management Contract
    K4 File: T2008-004
  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves personnel matters concerning particular individuals (other than Councillors). (Local Government Act 1993, section 10A(2)(a))

    GM3 CONF - South West Rocks Water Treatment Plant
    K8 File: 867

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.