Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on Monday 27 June 2022.

 

Present

Councillor Georgie Davies

Councillor Dan Hayes

Councillor Michael Henderson

Councillor Richard Foley

Councillor Rod Kendall

Councillor Tim Koschel

Councillor Jenny McKinnon

Councillor Amelia Parkins

In Attendance

Acting General Manager                                                        (Mr S Gray)

Director Community                                                               (Ms J Summerhayes)

Director Infrastructure Services                                            (Mr W Faulkner)

Chief Financial Officer                                                           (Mrs C Rodney)

Manager Governance & Risk                                                (Ms I Hensley)

Manager Environmental & City Compliance                      (Mr M Gardiner)

Manager Development Assessment & Building                (Mr P O’Brien)
Certification                                                                             

Senior Strategic Planner                                                       (Mrs C Atkinson)

Property Coordinator                                                              (Mr M Dombrovski)

Corporate Governance Coordinator                                    (Mrs N Johnson)

Communications & Engagement Officer                             (Mrs M Schoonmaker)

 

Prayer

 

Almighty God,

 

Help protect our Mayor, elected Councillors and staff.

 

Help Councillors to govern with justice, integrity, and respect for equality, to preserve rights and liberties, to be guided by wisdom when making decisions and settling priorities, and not least of all to preserve harmony.

 

Amen. 

 

 

 

Acknowledgement Of Country

Wagga Wagga City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, the Wiradjuri people, and pays respect to Elders past, present and future and extends our respect to all First Nations Peoples in Wagga Wagga.

 

We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing connection with the land and rivers. We also recognise the resilience, strength and pride of the Wiradjuri and First Nations communities.

APOLOGIES

An apology for non-attendance was received and accepted for The Mayor, Councillor Dallas Tout, The General Manager, Peter Thompson and Director Projects, Mr Silas Darby on the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall.

 

 

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Confirmation of Minutes

CM-1         ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 14 JUNE 2022

 

22/192       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors T Koschel and D Hayes  

That the Minutes of the proceedings of the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 14 June 2022 be confirmed as a true and accurate record.

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 


 

 

Declarations Of Interest

 

Councillor T Koschel declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest in RP-2 Planning Proposal - LEP18/0007 - Gregadoo Road - Amendment to Minimum Lot Size provisions of the Wagga Wagga Local Environmental Plan 2010  the reason being he has a family member that lives in the area and vacated the chamber during its consideration.

 

Councillor T Koschel declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest in RP-7 PROPOSED SALE OF LAND - EDISON ROAD, EAST WAGGA WAGGA the reason being he works for a financial institution and remained in the chamber during its consideration.

 

Councillor M Henderson declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest in RP-3 Corporate Net Zero Emissions 2040 Strategy the reason being that he has personal dealings with person/s who put in a submission and vacated in the chamber during its consideration.

 

Councillor J McKinnon declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest in RP-4 REVISED COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN (CSP) 2040 FOR ADOPTION the reason being she is involved with community groups (Climate Action Wagga and Climate Rescue Wagga) that public discussion applicants also attend and remained in the chamber during its consideration.

 

Councillor J McKinnon declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest in RP- 5 INTEGRATED PLANNING AND REPORTING - ADOPTION OF DOCUMENTS ADOPTION the reason being that she is a member of community groups (Climate Action Wagga and Climate Rescue of Wagga) that public discussion applicants also attend and remained in the chamber during its consideration.

 

 

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION - CHANGE OF STANDING ORDERS

 

22/193       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors R Kendall and D Hayes

That Council bring forward consideration of EnGlobo.

CARRIED

 


 

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION - ENGLOBO

22/194       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That the standing orders be varied for the meeting as set out hereunder:

  • Items where councillors wish to speak
  • Items where no councillors wish to speak
  • Confidential
  • Matter of urgency
  • Closure of Meeting

That RP-6, RP-8, RP-9 to RP-11, M-1, CONF-1 and CONF-2 be adopted as recommended in the business papers.

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 

PUBLIC DISCUSSION FORUM

 

RP-1   DA21/0675 - ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING CAFÉ AND PROPOSED NEIGHBOURHOOD SHOP EXTENSION

 

·         Kim Wilson - Speaking in favour of the report

 

RP-4   REVISED COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN (CSP) 2040 FOR ADOPTION

 

·         Paul Funnell - Speaking against the report

·         Keith Roberts - Speaking in favour of the report

·         Dr Patricia Murray - Speaking in favour of the report

 

RP-5   INTEGRATED PLANNING AND REPORTING - ADOPTION OF DOCUMENTS

 

·         Dr William Adlong - Speaking against the report

·         Gordan Murray - Speaking in favour of the report

 

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION - CHANGE OF STANDING ORDERS

 

22/195       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and T Koschel

That Council bring forward consideration of the following reports to follow the public discussion Forum:

·                RP-1 - DA21/0675 - Alterations and additions to existing café and proposed neighbourhood shop extension

·                RP-4 - Revised Community Strategic Plan (CSP) 2040 for adoption

·                RP-5 - Integrated Planning and Reporting - adoption of documents

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 

RP-1          DA21/0675 - Alterations and additions to existing café and proposed neighbourhood shop extension

 

22/196       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and T Koschel

That Council approve DA21/0675 for alterations and additions to existing café and proposed neighbourhood shop extension at 67 Coleman Street, Turvey Park NSW 2650 subject to the conditions outlined in the Section 4.15 Assessment Report.

CARRIED

 


 

RECORD OF VOTING ON DEVELOPMENT OR PLANNING MATTERS - SECTION 375A(3) LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1993

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 

RP-4          REVISED COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN (CSP) 2040 FOR ADOPTION

 

22/197       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       receive and note the submissions received during the exhibition period

b       adopt the revised Community Strategic Plan 2040

c       note minor changes will be made to the document before being published to include the 2021 Census data which is due to be released 28 June 2022

d       include an action in the Operational Plan 2022/2023 titled “Commence the Process for conducting a full review of the Community Strategic Plan 2040”

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

M Henderson

D Hayes

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 


 

 

RP-5          Integrated Planning and Reporting - Adoption of Documents

A Motion was moved by Councillors A Parkins and D Hayes

 

That Council:

a          adopt the Delivery Program 2022/2026

b          adopt the Operational Plan 2022/23 as a sub-plan of the Delivery Program 2022/2026, with the following amendments:

i            a new action titled “Develop a Community Net Zero Emissions Roadmap in consultation with our community and key stakeholders”

ii           a new action titled “Facilitate 6 monthly forums comprising of representatives of relevant community and business groups with State Government agencies to discuss the approach to community net zero emissions”

iii         a new action titled “Review and update the Botanic Gardens masterplan”

iv         a new action in the Operational Plan 2022/2023 titled “Commence the Process for conducting a full review of the Community Strategic Plan 2040”

c          adopt the Fees and Charges for the financial year 2022/23

d          adopt the Long-Term Financial Plan 2022/23

e          adopt the Asset Management Strategy

f            adopt the Asset Management Plans: Buildings, Recreational Assets, Sewer, Stormwater and Transport Infrastructure Networks 2022/23

g          adopt the Workforce Resourcing Strategy 2022/2026

h       note minor changes will be made to the document before being published to include the 2021 Census data which is due to be released 28 June 2022

i         note the approval by IPART for the Additional Special Variation (ASV) for the 2022/23 property rates

j         sets the interest on overdue rates and charges for 2022/23, in accordance with Section 566(3) of the Local Government Act 1993 at 6.00% per annum calculated on a daily simple interest basis.

k        makes and levy the following Rates and Annual Charges for 2022/23 (including the approved ASV under the relevant sections of the Local Government Act 1993:

i         Residential – City and Suburbs rate of 0.785640 cents in the dollar in terms of Sections 516 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993, calculated on the land value in respect of all rateable lands situated in the centres of population defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the Village of Forest Hill, excluding Business - City and Suburbs land, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 518 of the Local Government Act 1993, Residential (Other) land as defined, and also Farmland, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 515 of the Local Government Act, within such centres of population

A minimum rate of $744.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate

ii        Residential – Other rate of 0.448142 cents in the dollar calculated on the land value in respect of all rateable land within the Council’s area, which, in the Council’s opinion, is land which:

(a)     is not less than two (2) hectares and not more than 40 hectares in area

(b)     is either:

(i)      not zoned or otherwise designated for use under an environmental planning instrument

(ii)     zoned or otherwise designated for use under such an environmental planning instrument for non-urban purposes

(c)     does not have a significant and substantial commercial purpose or character

Excludes Business - City and Suburbs land, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 518 of the Local Government Act 1993, and also Farmland, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 515 of the Local Government Act, within such centres of population

A minimum rate of $333.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

iii       Residential – Villages rate of 0.527716 cents in the dollar in terms of Sections 516 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993, calculated on the land value of all rateable land situated in the centres of population defined as the villages of San Isidore, Gumly Gumly, Tarcutta, Humula, Uranquinty, Mangoplah, Oura, Currawarna, Ladysmith, Galore, Collingullie, Belfrayden and North Wagga excluding Business - Villages and Rural land, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 518 of the Local Government Act 1993, Residential (Other) land as defined, and also Farmland, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 515 of the Local Government Act, within such centres of population

A minimum rate of $278.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

iv       Business - City and Suburbs rate of 1.469744 cents in the dollar calculated on the land value of all rateable non-residential land, which cannot be classified as residential, or farmland land in the centres of population defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the Village of Forest Hill, in terms of Sections 518 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993

A minimum rate of $712.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

v        Business - Villages and Rural rate of 0.490934 cents in the dollar calculated on the land value of all rateable land in the Council’s area, in terms of Sections 518 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993, excluding lands defined as Business - City and Suburbs, Residential, and Farmland

A minimum rate of $117.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

vi       Farmland rate of 0.244433 cents in the dollar, calculated on the land value of all rateable land, which, in Council’s opinion, qualifies as farmland as defined in Section 515 of the Local Government Act 1993

A minimum rate of $321.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

vii      Sewerage Services Annual Charge of $596.00 per dwelling unit.  Multiple residence properties are charged at $596.00 per residence, for all residences, and non-strata title residential premises on a single allotment (flats/units) situated within the Council’s centres of population, capable of being connected to the sewerage service scheme except when excluded by specific council policy, such charge being made in terms of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

viii     Non Residential Sewer Charges

Access charge based on each and every meter connection per non-residential allotment for all non-residential premises and non-residential allotments situated within the Council’s centres of population, capable of being connected to the sewerage service scheme except when excluded by specific council policy, such charge being made in terms of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993.

Access charge based on Meter size for 2022/23 is as follows:

20mm

$181.00

25mm

$283.00

32mm

$464.00

40mm

$724.00

50mm

$1,131.00

80mm

$2,896.00

100mm

$4,525.00

150mm

$10,181.00

Non Residential includes:

(a)     Non-residential strata

(b)     Small community property

(c)     land owned by the Crown, not being land held under a lease for private purposes

(d)     land that belongs to a religious body and is occupied and used in connection with:

(i)      a church or other building used or occupied for public worship

(ii)     a building used or occupied for the purpose of religious teaching or training

(e)     land that belongs to and is occupied and used in connection with a school (being a government school or non-government school within the meaning of the Education Reform Act 1990 or a school in respect of which a certificate of exemption under section 78 of that Act is in force), including:

(i)      a playground that belongs to and is used in connection with the school; and

(ii)     land that belongs to a public benevolent institution or public charity and is used or occupied by the institution or charity for the purposes of the institution or charity

(f)      land that belongs to a public hospital

(g)     land that is vested in the Minister for Health, the Health Administration Corporation or the New South Wales Health Foundation

(h)    land that is vested in a university, or a university college, and is used or occupied by the university or college solely for its purposes

Usage charge

Per kl usage charge of $2.49 per kl will apply to all Non Residential Sewer customers except excluded by specific Council Policy, such charge being made in accordance with Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993.

ix      Pressure Sewer Scheme – Annual pump maintenance charge (rural residential and villages). An additional sewerage service charge of $184.00 per pump for all premises connected to the sewerage system via a pressure service for the maintenance and replacement of the pump unit as necessary

x        Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $387.00 per service on a per occupancy basis per annum for a service rendered in the centres of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xi       Domestic Waste Management Service Charge Rural Residential of $387.00 per service to be applied to all properties utilising a waste collection service managed by Council, but outside Council’s defined waste collection service areas charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xii      Domestic Waste Management Annual Charge of $63.00 per service to be applied to all properties utilising an upgraded general waste bin in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xiii     Domestic Waste Management Annual Charge of $68.00 per service to be applied to all properties utilising an upgraded recycling bin in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xiv          Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $39.00 for each parcel of rateable undeveloped land not receiving a service within the scavenging areas of the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, such charge being levied in accordance with the provisions of Sections 496 of the Local Government Act 1993


xv      Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $129.00 for each additional domestic bin, being an additional domestic bin provided over and above the three bins already provided by the service, rendered in the centres of population, and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993. On application, depending on individual circumstances, this fee may be waived.

xvi     Commercial Waste Management Service Charge of $387.00 per service per annum, for a two-bin commercial waste service rendered in the centre of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xvii    Commercial Waste Management Service Charge of $193.50 per service per annum, for a one-bin commercial waste service rendered in the centre of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xviii   Commercial Waste Management Service Charge of $129.00 for each additional commercial bin, being an additional bin provided over and above the bin/s already provided by the service, rendered in the centres of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xix     Commercial Waste Management Annual Charge of $70.00 per service to be applied to all commercial properties utilising an upgraded recycling bin in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xx      Urban Area: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $507.00 per bin for each commercial service with 1-2 bins onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxi     Urban Area: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $274.00 per bin for each commercial service with 3-5 bins onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxii    Urban Area: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $209.00 per bin for each commercial service with over 5 bins onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxiii   Rural Areas and Villages: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $507.00 per bin for each commercial service onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxiv   Multi Unit Developments (Non-Strata) Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $387.00 for each rateable property with an additional bin charge of $129.00 to apply for each additional bin charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993. For the purposes of Council’s Fees and Charges the definition of Multi-Unit developments (Non-Strata) involves the development of three or more residential units on a site at a higher density than general housing development. This reduced charge is available on application to Council, otherwise full Domestic Waste Service Charge of $387.00 applies, per occupancy.

xxv    Multi Unit Developments Wheel Out Wheel In (WOWI) Services Charge of $230.00 per occupancy. For the purposes of Council’s Fees and Charges the definition of Multi-Unit developments (Non-Strata) involves the development of three or more residential units, including Strata and Non-Strata properties, on a site at a higher density than general housing development. On application, this service may be available to individual properties. Depending on individual circumstances, this fee may be waived.

xxvi   Stormwater Management Service Charges

Stormwater Management Service charges will be applicable for all urban properties (i.e. residential and business) as referenced below with the following exceptions in accordance with the Division of Local Government (DLG) Stormwater Management Service Charge Guidelines dated July 2006:

·         Non rateable land

·         Crown Land

·         Council Owned Land

·         Land held under lease for private purposes granted under the Housing Act 2001 or the Aboriginal Housing Act 1998

·         Vacant Land

·         Rural Residential or Rural Business land not located in a village, town or city

·         Land belonging to a charity and public benevolent institutions

(a)     Residential Stormwater Management Service Charge of $25.00 per residential property levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993

(b)     Residential Medium/High Density Stormwater Management Service Charge of $12.50 per occupancy: Residential Strata, Community Title, Multiple Occupancy properties (flats and units), and Retirement Village style developments. Subject to a maximum charge of $250.00 per rateable assessment levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993


(c)     Business Stormwater Management Service Charge of $25.00 per business property. Properties are charged on a basis of $25.00 per 350 square metres of land area. Subject to a maximum charge of $250.00 per rateable assessment levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993

(d)     Business Medium/High Density Stormwater Management Service Charge of $5.00 per occupancy - Business Strata and Multiple Occupancy Business properties. Subject to a maximum charge of $250.00 per rateable assessment levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993

 

An AMENDMENT was moved by Councillor T Koschel and seconded by Councillor M Henderson

 

That Council adopt the Motion as above with the following amendment to Part (b) (i) and (ii) as below:

 

i            a new action titled “Develop a Community Emissions Reductions Roadmap in consultation with our community and key stakeholders”

ii           a new action titled “Facilitate 6 monthly forums comprising of representatives of relevant community and business groups with State Government agencies to discuss the approach to community emissions reductions”

 

The AMENDMENT on being put to the Meeting was LOST.

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Amendment

Against the Amendment

G Davies

M Henderson

D Hayes

T Koschel

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

22/198       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors A Parkins and D Hayes

That Council:

a          adopt the Delivery Program 2022/2026

b          adopt the Operational Plan 2022/23 as a sub-plan of the Delivery Program 2022/2026, with the following amendments:

i            a new action titled “Develop a Community Net Zero Emissions Roadmap in consultation with our community and key stakeholders”

ii          a new action titled “Facilitate 6 monthly forums comprising of representatives of relevant community and business groups with State Government agencies to discuss the approach to community net zero emissions”

iii         a new action titled “Review and update the Botanic Gardens masterplan”

iv         a new action in the Operational Plan 2022/2023 titled “Commence the Process for conducting a full review of the Community Strategic Plan 2040”

c          adopt the Fees and Charges for the financial year 2022/23

d          adopt the Long-Term Financial Plan 2022/23

e          adopt the Asset Management Strategy

f           adopt the Asset Management Plans: Buildings, Recreational Assets, Sewer, Stormwater and Transport Infrastructure Networks 2022/23

g          adopt the Workforce Resourcing Strategy 2022/2026

h       note minor changes will be made to the document before being published to include the 2021 Census data which is due to be released 28 June 2022

i         note the approval by IPART for the Additional Special Variation (ASV) for the 2022/23 property rates

j         sets the interest on overdue rates and charges for 2022/23, in accordance with Section 566(3) of the Local Government Act 1993 at 6.00% per annum calculated on a daily simple interest basis.

k       makes and levy the following Rates and Annual Charges for 2022/23 (including the approved ASV under the relevant sections of the Local Government Act 1993:

i         Residential – City and Suburbs rate of 0.785640 cents in the dollar in terms of Sections 516 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993, calculated on the land value in respect of all rateable lands situated in the centres of population defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the Village of Forest Hill, excluding Business - City and Suburbs land, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 518 of the Local Government Act 1993, Residential (Other) land as defined, and also Farmland, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 515 of the Local Government Act, within such centres of population

A minimum rate of $744.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate

ii        Residential – Other rate of 0.448142 cents in the dollar calculated on the land value in respect of all rateable land within the Council’s area, which, in the Council’s opinion, is land which:

(a)     is not less than two (2) hectares and not more than 40 hectares in area

(b)    is either:

(i)      not zoned or otherwise designated for use under an environmental planning instrument

(ii)     zoned or otherwise designated for use under such an environmental planning instrument for non-urban purposes

(c)     does not have a significant and substantial commercial purpose or character

Excludes Business - City and Suburbs land, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 518 of the Local Government Act 1993, and also Farmland, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 515 of the Local Government Act, within such centres of population

A minimum rate of $333.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

iii       Residential – Villages rate of 0.527716 cents in the dollar in terms of Sections 516 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993, calculated on the land value of all rateable land situated in the centres of population defined as the villages of San Isidore, Gumly Gumly, Tarcutta, Humula, Uranquinty, Mangoplah, Oura, Currawarna, Ladysmith, Galore, Collingullie, Belfrayden and North Wagga excluding Business - Villages and Rural land, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 518 of the Local Government Act 1993, Residential (Other) land as defined, and also Farmland, rated in accordance with the provisions of Section 515 of the Local Government Act, within such centres of population

A minimum rate of $278.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

iv      Business - City and Suburbs rate of 1.469744 cents in the dollar calculated on the land value of all rateable non-residential land, which cannot be classified as residential, or farmland land in the centres of population defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the Village of Forest Hill, in terms of Sections 518 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993

A minimum rate of $712.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

v       Business - Villages and Rural rate of 0.490934 cents in the dollar calculated on the land value of all rateable land in the Council’s area, in terms of Sections 518 and 529 of the Local Government Act 1993, excluding lands defined as Business - City and Suburbs, Residential, and Farmland

A minimum rate of $117.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

vi      Farmland rate of 0.244433 cents in the dollar, calculated on the land value of all rateable land, which, in Council’s opinion, qualifies as farmland as defined in Section 515 of the Local Government Act 1993

A minimum rate of $321.00 for each parcel of land as prescribed under Section 548 of the Local Government Act 1993 shall apply to this rate.

vii     Sewerage Services Annual Charge of $596.00 per dwelling unit.  Multiple residence properties are charged at $596.00 per residence, for all residences, and non-strata title residential premises on a single allotment (flats/units) situated within the Council’s centres of population, capable of being connected to the sewerage service scheme except when excluded by specific council policy, such charge being made in terms of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

viii    Non Residential Sewer Charges

Access charge based on each and every meter connection per non-residential allotment for all non-residential premises and non-residential allotments situated within the Council’s centres of population, capable of being connected to the sewerage service scheme except when excluded by specific council policy, such charge being made in terms of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993.

Access charge based on Meter size for 2022/23 is as follows:

20mm

$181.00

25mm

$283.00

32mm

$464.00

40mm

$724.00

50mm

$1,131.00

80mm

$2,896.00

100mm

$4,525.00

150mm

$10,181.00

Non Residential includes:

(a)     Non-residential strata

(b)    Small community property

(c)     land owned by the Crown, not being land held under a lease for private purposes

(d)    land that belongs to a religious body and is occupied and used in connection with:

(i)      a church or other building used or occupied for public worship

(ii)     a building used or occupied for the purpose of religious teaching or training

(e)     land that belongs to and is occupied and used in connection with a school (being a government school or non-government school within the meaning of the Education Reform Act 1990 or a school in respect of which a certificate of exemption under section 78 of that Act is in force), including:

(i)      a playground that belongs to and is used in connection with the school; and

(ii)     land that belongs to a public benevolent institution or public charity and is used or occupied by the institution or charity for the purposes of the institution or charity

(f)      land that belongs to a public hospital

(g)    land that is vested in the Minister for Health, the Health Administration Corporation or the New South Wales Health Foundation

(h)    land that is vested in a university, or a university college, and is used or occupied by the university or college solely for its purposes

Usage charge

Per kl usage charge of $2.49 per kl will apply to all Non Residential Sewer customers except excluded by specific Council Policy, such charge being made in accordance with Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993.

ix     Pressure Sewer Scheme – Annual pump maintenance charge (rural residential and villages). An additional sewerage service charge of $184.00 per pump for all premises connected to the sewerage system via a pressure service for the maintenance and replacement of the pump unit as necessary

x       Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $387.00 per service on a per occupancy basis per annum for a service rendered in the centres of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xi      Domestic Waste Management Service Charge Rural Residential of $387.00 per service to be applied to all properties utilising a waste collection service managed by Council, but outside Council’s defined waste collection service areas charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xii     Domestic Waste Management Annual Charge of $63.00 per service to be applied to all properties utilising an upgraded general waste bin in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xiii    Domestic Waste Management Annual Charge of $68.00 per service to be applied to all properties utilising an upgraded recycling bin in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993

xiv         Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $39.00 for each parcel of rateable undeveloped land not receiving a service within the scavenging areas of the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, such charge being levied in accordance with the provisions of Sections 496 of the Local Government Act 1993


xv     Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $129.00 for each additional domestic bin, being an additional domestic bin provided over and above the three bins already provided by the service, rendered in the centres of population, and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993. On application, depending on individual circumstances, this fee may be waived.

xvi    Commercial Waste Management Service Charge of $387.00 per service per annum, for a two-bin commercial waste service rendered in the centre of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xvii   Commercial Waste Management Service Charge of $193.50 per service per annum, for a one-bin commercial waste service rendered in the centre of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xviii  Commercial Waste Management Service Charge of $129.00 for each additional commercial bin, being an additional bin provided over and above the bin/s already provided by the service, rendered in the centres of population and within the scavenging areas defined as the City of Wagga Wagga and the villages of North Wagga Wagga, Gumly Gumly, Forest Hill, Kapooka, Tarcutta, Mangoplah, Oura, Ladysmith, Brucedale, Uranquinty, Bomen and Cartwrights Hill, charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xix    Commercial Waste Management Annual Charge of $70.00 per service to be applied to all commercial properties utilising an upgraded recycling bin in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xx     Urban Area: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $507.00 per bin for each commercial service with 1-2 bins onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxi    Urban Area: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $274.00 per bin for each commercial service with 3-5 bins onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxii   Urban Area: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $209.00 per bin for each commercial service with over 5 bins onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxiii  Rural Areas and Villages: Scheduled Off Week Commercial Pickup Service Charge of $507.00 per bin for each commercial service onsite, charged in addition to the Commercial Waste Management Service Charge in accordance with the provisions of Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993

xxiv  Multi Unit Developments (Non-Strata) Domestic Waste Management Service Charge of $387.00 for each rateable property with an additional bin charge of $129.00 to apply for each additional bin charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 496 of the Local Government Act 1993. For the purposes of Council’s Fees and Charges the definition of Multi-Unit developments (Non-Strata) involves the development of three or more residential units on a site at a higher density than general housing development. This reduced charge is available on application to Council, otherwise full Domestic Waste Service Charge of $387.00 applies, per occupancy.

xxv   Multi Unit Developments Wheel Out Wheel In (WOWI) Services Charge of $230.00 per occupancy. For the purposes of Council’s Fees and Charges the definition of Multi-Unit developments (Non-Strata) involves the development of three or more residential units, including Strata and Non-Strata properties, on a site at a higher density than general housing development. On application, this service may be available to individual properties. Depending on individual circumstances, this fee may be waived.

xxvi  Stormwater Management Service Charges

Stormwater Management Service charges will be applicable for all urban properties (i.e. residential and business) as referenced below with the following exceptions in accordance with the Division of Local Government (DLG) Stormwater Management Service Charge Guidelines dated July 2006:

h          Non rateable land

i            Crown Land

j            Council Owned Land

k          Land held under lease for private purposes granted under the Housing Act 2001 or the Aboriginal Housing Act 1998

l            Vacant Land

m        Rural Residential or Rural Business land not located in a village, town or city

n          Land belonging to a charity and public benevolent institutions

(a)     Residential Stormwater Management Service Charge of $25.00 per residential property levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993

(b)    Residential Medium/High Density Stormwater Management Service Charge of $12.50 per occupancy: Residential Strata, Community Title, Multiple Occupancy properties (flats and units), and Retirement Village style developments. Subject to a maximum charge of $250.00 per rateable assessment levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993


(c)     Business Stormwater Management Service Charge of $25.00 per business property. Properties are charged on a basis of $25.00 per 350 square metres of land area. Subject to a maximum charge of $250.00 per rateable assessment levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993

(d)    Business Medium/High Density Stormwater Management Service Charge of $5.00 per occupancy - Business Strata and Multiple Occupancy Business properties. Subject to a maximum charge of $250.00 per rateable assessment levied in accordance with the provisions of Section 496A of the Local Government Act 1993

 

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

M Henderson

D Hayes

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 

Reports from Staff

RP-1 - DA21/0675 - Alterations and additions to existing café and proposed neighbourhood shop extension was moved forward to follow the Public Address Forum.


 

 

RP-2          Planning Proposal - LEP18/0007 - Gregadoo Road - Amendment to Minimum Lot Size provisions of the Wagga Wagga Local Environmental Plan 2010

Councillor T Koschel declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest and vacated the chamber, the time being 7:47pm.

22/199       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       note the results of the public exhibition for planning proposal LEP18/0007

b       adopt planning proposal LEP18/0007 to amend the Wagga Wagga Local Environmental Plan 2010

c       gazette the plan and notify landowners and NSW Department of Planning and Environment of the decision

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

Councillor T Koschel re-entered the chamber, the time being 7:48pm.

 

RP-3          Corporate Net Zero Emissions 2040 Strategy

Councillor M Henderson declared a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary Interest and vacated the chamber, the time being 7:49pm.

22/200       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       note the submissions received during the exhibition period from 21 April 2022 to 19 May 2022

b       adopt the Wagga Wagga City Council Corporate Net Zero Emissions 2040 Strategy as amended  

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

Councillor M Henderson re-entered the chamber, the time being 7:59pm.

RP-4 - Revised Community Strategic Plan (CSP) 2040 for adoption was moved forward to follow the Public Discussion Forum.

RP-5 - Integrated Planning and Reporting - adoption of documents was moved forward to follow the Public Discussion Forum.

 

RP-6          Draft Development Servicing Plan Stormwater Implementation Guide

 

22/201       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       notes the Draft DSP Stormwater Implementation Guide was placed on public exhibition in 2020 and one submission was received in support of the document

b       notes improvements have been made to the draft Guide placed on public exhibition

c       adopt the DSP Stormwater Implementation Guide for application from 1 July 2022, and

d       rescind section 2.7 and 2.8 of the Wagga Wagga City Council Development Servicing Plan – Stormwater November 2007

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

RP-7          PROPOSED SALE OF LAND - EDISON ROAD, EAST WAGGA WAGGA

 

22/202       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       authorise the General Manager or delegate to enter into a Contract for Sale of Land with Flip Screen Industrial Park Pty Ltd ACN 659 868 738 (in its capacity as Trustee for the Flip Screen Industrial Park Unit Trust)

b       authorise the General Manager or delegate to complete and execute any necessary documents on behalf of Council

c       authorise the affixing of Council’s common seal to any relevant documents as required

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

M Henderson

D Hayes

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

RP-8          NEW YEAR'S EVE 2022

 

22/203       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       rescind resolution 22/073 endorsed at the 7 March 2022 Council Meeting to sponsor Colab Creative (auspiced through Walsec Industries Pty Ltd) to support the delivery of the 31 December 2022 New Year’s Even event, Light the Lake

b       sponsor $56,275 (excluding GST), to Colab Creative Marketing and Events Pty Ltd to support the delivery of the 31 December 2022 New Year’s Eve event, Light the Lake

c       authorise the General Manager or delegate to proceed with (b) above and the signing of the event sponsorship agreement with Colab Creative Marketing and Events Pty Ltd

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

RP-9          FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE REPORT AS AT 31 MAY 2022

 

22/204       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       note the Responsible Accounting Officer’s reports, in accordance with the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (Part 9 Division 3: Clause 203) that the financial position of Council is satisfactory having regard to the original estimates of income and expenditure and the recommendations made above

b       note the details of the external investments as at 31 May 2022 in accordance with section 625 of the Local Government Act 1993

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 


 

 

RP-10        RESOLUTIONS AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS REGISTERS

 

22/205       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council receive and note the following registers:

a       Active Resolutions as at 20 June 2022

b       Active Notice of Motions as at 20 June 2022

c       Resolutions including Notice of Motions completed from 24 May 2022 to 20 June 2022

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 

RP-11        RESPONSE TO QUESTIONS/BUSINESS WITH NOTICE

 

22/206       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council receive and note the report.

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 


 

 

Committee Minutes

M-1            CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES AUDIT, RISK AND IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE - 26 MAY 2022

 

22/207       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council endorse the recommendations contained in the minutes of the Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee Meeting held on 26 May 2022.

CARRIED

 

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

QUESTIONS/BUSINESS WITH NOTICE

 

Councillor G Davies requested an update on the timing of the installation of the “No Scooter” signage on the BMX Track at the Pomingalarna Cycling Complex, as scooters are still going over the jumps causing damage.

 

Councillor R Kendall requested an update on approval conditions and future plans for the temporary structure on Dalkeith Avenue, granted for the purpose of renovating a bus, given reports that it has been completed a number of years ago.

 

Councillor M Henderson requested information on the current timeframe for the purchase and installation of memorial plaques at the Wagga Wagga Lawn Cemetery, including the reason for the lengthy timeframe.

 

Councillor D Hayes requested an update on the emergency boat ramp proposed for the Wagga Beach area.

 

Councillor D Hayes requested an update on improvements to access to the Rocks area at the river including entry and egress to the river at the Rocks area itself.

 

Councillor R Foley requested information on Council’s policy and process for graffiti removal.

 

Councillor R Foley requested that Council investigate the option of solar lighting and a potential trial of new products displayed at the recent ALGA Expo for the Pine Gully Road intersection.

 

Councillor T Koschel requested that Council investigate lighting above the Kooringal Road and Faye Avenue intersection.

 

Councillor T Koschel requested information regarding any potential future plans for fencing at the Riverside Playground.

 

 

Confidential Reports

CONF-1    RFT2019-17 CONCRETE WORKS REFRESH

 

22/208       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council:

a       accept the offer of SMCC Contracting Pty Ltd (ABN: 46 648 139 762) for the provision of concrete works in the schedule of rates supplied with their submission

b       authorises the General Manager or their delegate to enter a contract with SMCC Contracting Pty Ltd (ABN: 46 648 139 762) for the provision of concrete works

c       authorises the affixing of Council’s Common Seal to all relevant documents as required

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 

CONF-2    APPOINTMENT OF Major Events, Festivals and Films Sponsorship Panel MEMBER

 

22/209       RESOLVED:

                   On the Motion of Councillors D Hayes and R Kendall

That Council appoint one (1) industry representative to the Major Events, Festivals and Films Sponsorship Advisory Panel, as outlined in the report.

CARRIED

RECORD OF VOTING ON THE MOTION

For the Motion

Against the Motion

G Davies

 

D Hayes

 

M Henderson

 

R Foley

 

R Kendall

 

T Koschel

 

J McKinnon

 

A Parkins

 

 

 

 

THIS COMPLETED THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL MEETING WHICH ROSE AT 8:12pm.

 

 

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                                                                                                      MAYOR