Summary of Council’s 22 May 2023 Ordinary Meeting
Published: 23 May 2023 1:43pm
At Council’s 22 May meeting Aunty Gail Manderson, a respected local Wiradyuri Elder, performed the Welcome to Country in recognition of National Sorry Day, this Friday 26 May, and National Recognition Week 2023 which begins this Saturday 27 May.
Building Industry engagement
Council resolved to receive a report in response to a Notice of Motion as requested by Councillor Richard Foley to identify the strategies and processes to engage with the building and construction industry.
RP-1 RESPONSE TO NOTICE OF MOTION - ENGAGEMENT WITH BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Wagga Historic Engine Club licence renewed
Council resolved to approve the licence renewal of Wagga Historic Engine Club Inc over Crown Reserve 1440, Willans Hill part lot 14 DP 1177748.
RP-2 LICENCE RENEWAL TO WAGGA HISTORIC ENGINE CLUB INC - PART LOT 14 DP 1177748
Subsidies for waste disposal approved by Council
Council endorsed the Annual 2022/23 Waste Disposal Subsidy for the total amount of $1,000.00 for Wagga Menshed.
RP-3 APPLICATIONS FOR SUBSIDY FOR WASTE DISPOSAL FOR CHARITABLE ORGANISATIONS
Financial Performance Report
Council considered information presented on the 2022/23 budget and Long-Term Financial Plan and resolved to approve the proposed 2022/23 budget variations for the month ended 30 April 2023. Council noted the balanced budget position and approved the proposed budget variations to the 2022/23 Long Term Financial Plan Capital Works Program, including new projects and timing adjustments. Council also accepted the grant funding offers presented in the report.
RP-4 FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE REPORT AS AT 30 APRIL 2023
Council financial policies updated and adopted
Following a period of public exhibition Council resolved to adopt the following policies:
- POL 010 - Loans to Community Organisations Management Policy
- POL 078 - Financial Assistance Policy
- POL 102 - Financial Hardship – Payment Arrangements and Waiving of Interest Policy
RP-5 REVIEW OF FINANCE POLICIES - PROPOSED ADOPTION
Councillor Hayes heading to NSW Public Libraries Association annual conference.
Council endorsed representation and the appointment of Councillor Hayes to attend the NSW Public Libraries Association (NSWPLA) SWITCH 2022 Conference being held in Penrith 14 - 17 November 2023. The annual SWITCH conference is a forum in NSW for Councillors, Council Officers and Library staff to assemble for professional development. The conference provides an important opportunity for delegates to learn about contemporary practices.
RP-6 NSW LIBRARIES ASSOCIATION (NSWPLA) SWITCH 2023 CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Draft ‘Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure on Public Land’ Policy to go on Public Exhibition
Council endorsed placing the draft ‘Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure on Public Land’ Policy (POL 054) on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from 27 May 2023 to 24 June 2023 and invite public submissions until 8 July 2023. Following the public exhibition period Council will receive a further report following the public exhibition and submission period addressing any submissions made.
RP-7 DRAFT ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE ON PUBLIC LAND POLICY (POL 054)