Summary of Council’s 6 November 2023 Ordinary Meeting
Published: 07 Nov 2023 11:12am
Development consent modifications application refused
Council resolved to refuse DA19/0665.02 to modify Development Consent for ‘Demolition of Existing Structures, Tree Removal and Construction Hardware and Building Supplies, Garden Centre and Ancillary Café’ to permit light vehicle egress to Pearson Street, at Lot 1 DP 798753, 64 Pearson St, Wagga Wagga.
Council also resolved that the General Manager be directed to contact the proponent requesting discussions between the proponent, Transport for NSW and Council to look at alternate solutions.
RP-1 DA19/0665.02 - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURES, TREE REMOVAL AND CONSTRUCTION OF HARDWARE AND BUILDING SUPPLIES, GARDEN CENTRE AND ANCILLARY CAFE - MODIFICATION TO PERMIT LIGHT VEHICLE EGRESS, 64 PEARSON ST, WAGGA WAGGA
Parks Naming Policy
Council adopted the draft Parks Naming Policy, which provides a mechanism for the appropriate naming of open space areas within the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area.
Council noted the two submissions that were received during the public exhibition period for the draft policy.
RP-2 PARKS NAMING POLICY (POL 055)
Blake Street planning agreement update
Council resolved to update the Local Infrastructure Contributions Plan 2029-2034 to include the works identified in the planning agreement with the developer of 12 Blake Street and to enter into a Works in Kind Agreement instead of a VPA with the developer.
Both the draft Works in Kind Agreement and the draft amendment to the Local Infrastructure Contributions Plan will be placed on public exhibition for a period of 28 days and public submissions invited.
RP-3 BLAKE STREET DEVELOPER CONTRIBUTIONS - WORKS IN KIND AGREEMENT (WIKA) + LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE CONTRIBUTIONS PLAN (LICP) UPDATE
Draft Playground Strategy to go on exhibition
Council resolved to received and note the Draft Playground Strategy 2023-2043 and endorsed placing the draft strategy on public exhibition 28 days and inviting public submissions.
Council will receive a further report following the exhibition and submission period. The draft strategy aims to provide a balance between providing quality play spaces that provide adequate stimulation for children, and the number of spaces that can be financially supported by Council.
RP-4 PLAYGROUND STRATEGY 2023-2043
Renewal of licence agreements
Council resolved to delegate authority to the General Manager or their delegate to negotiate the renewal of lease or licence agreements with sporting, cultural and community associations who occupy Council land and buildings expiring prior to the end of the 2023/2024 financial year.
The list of lease or licence agreements up for renewal includes the Wagga Wagga Swimming & Lifesaving Club Inc. for use of office space at the Oasis, Menshed Wagga Wagga for use of part of Best Reserve in Ashmont, and the Wagga Wagga Rescue Squad Inc. for use of part of Belling Park in Bolton Street.
RP-5 RENEWAL OF COMMUNITY, CULTURAL AND SPORTING LEASE AND LICENCE AGREEMENTS EXPIRING PRIOR TO THE END OF THE 2023/2024 FINANCIAL YEAR
Wastewater pipework in Collins Street
Council resolved to approve the funding for the installation of new internal wastewater pipework within 41 Collins Street, Turvey Park, from the dwelling to Council’s sewer main in Collins Lane.
RP-6 JOINT SEWER CONNECTION AT 41 & 43 COLLINS STREET, TURVEY PARK - PRIVATE WORKS
Request for fee waivers
Council resolved to provide fee waivers for the use of Council Public Facilities totalling $6,167.94 for The Voice to Parliament Public Information and Panel Sessions in relation to the 14 October 2023 referendum.
RP-7 REQUEST FOR FEE WAIVERS - SECTION 356
Contract for new amenities building for Kessler Park
Council resolved to enter into a contract with PCR Building Services Pty Ltd for the design and construction of an amenities building at Kessler Park in Tolland.
This project involves demolition of the existing male and female public toilet facilities, kiosk and storeroom and design and construction of a new amenities building in Kessler Park.
CONF-1 RFT2023-29 KESSLER PARK AMENITIES BUILDING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCT 2
Farrer Road licence agreement extensions
Council resolved to delegate authority to the General Manager or their delegate to negotiate the extension of a Licence Agreement with the registered proprietor at 131 Farrer Road, to provide access to the northern portion of the Boorooma subdivision.
CONF-2 RENEWAL OF LICENCE AGREEMENT - 131 FARRER ROAD, BOOROOMA