Summary of Council’s 12 February 2024 Ordinary Meeting
Published: 13 Feb 2024 9:45am
Endometriosis Awareness – Endo Enlightened Campaign
Council received a report identifying options for Council to participate in Endometriosis Australia’s Endo Enlightened Campaign.
Council endorsed supporting the Endo Enlightened Campaign through the following activities:
- arranging for the existing 38 ground lights installed in the 19 trees located in Fitzmaurice Street to be changed to yellow; and,
- developing an endometriosis themed display of books and other resources at the Wagga Wagga City Library for the month of March 2024.
RP-1 RESPONSE TO NOTICE OF MOTION – ENDOMETRIOSIS AWARENESS – ENDO ENLIGHTEN PROGRAM
Riverina Regional Library Arbitration outcome
Council received and noted a report on the agreement reached with other Councils who were part of the 2018-2022 Regional Library agreement in relation to the distribution of assets.
RP-2 RIVERINA REGIONAL LIBRARY ARBITRATION OUTCOME
Deaccession of two public artworks
Council approved the deaccession of two artworks, the Bald Archy Murals and Forest Seat, listed in Council’s Public Art Collection register.
The Bald Archy Murals, located underneath the Wollundry Lagoon bridge, features eight life-sized portraits of public identities with a connection to Wagga Wagga, including Dame Edna Everage, Bill Kerr, and AFL star Paul Kelly.
Commissioned in 2001, Forest Seat is on the South-East corner of the Baylis and Morgan streets intersection. It features a public seat surrounded by a semi-circle of five-meter-high tree-like wooden poles.
Due to their age and deteriorating condition, both artworks will be removed, and the materials recycled or disposed of appropriately.
RP-3 DEACCESSIONING OF TWO ARTWORKS FROM THE PUBLIC ART COLLECTION
Licence agreement for Oasis Aquatic Centre office space
Council resolved to authorise the General Manager or their delegate to enter into a licence with the Wagga Wagga Swimming Club Incorporated for occupation of office space at the Oasis for a period of five years.
RP-4 LICENCE OF OFFICE SPACE AT OASIS - 2 MORGAN ST, WAGGA WAGGA - UPDATE TO LICENSEE DETAILS
Petition relating to dogs
Council received a petition in relation to the behaviour of several dogs in a location within the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area and endorsed staff to provide a response which reaffirms the operational processes and actions taken.
CONF-1 PETITION RELATING TO DOGS
Blake Street Council land easement
Council resolved to consent to an easement being registered over Lot 8 DP 665247, 22 Blake Street, Wagga Wagga, for the purpose of an electrical substation.
CONF-2 PROPOSED GRANT OF EASEMENT OVER COUNCIL LAND - 22 BLAKE STREET, WAGGA WAGGA
Lease of airspace over public road
Council resolved to authorise the General Manager or their delegate to negotiate entry into a lease of airspace above a Council Public Road adjacent to 187 Fitzmaurice Street, Wagga Wagga (Lot 1 DP 631019), to allow for the construction of a balcony that would extend into the airspace.
CONF-3 PROPOSED LEASE OF AIRSPACE OVER PUBLIC ROAD ADJACENT TO 187 FITZMAURICE STREET, WAGGA WAGGA
Contract for the pavement rehabilitation of intersections and roundabouts
Council resolved to approvethe tender of Fulton Hogan Industries Pty Ltd for the pavement rehabilitation works in various locations of Wagga Wagga in the lump sum amount of $2,456,610.93 (excluding GST).
CONF-4 RFQ2024-538 SUPPLY & LAY DENSELY GRADED ASPHALT AND ASSOCIATED ROAD WORKS
Bulk Fuel Supply
Council resolved to approvethe tender of Ampol Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd for the provision of bulk fuel for a period of 12 months with an option to extend the contract for 2 x 12-month periods.
CONF-5 RFQ2024-514 BULK FUEL SUPPLY