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Text of Banyule City Council Minutes 5 May 2014

  • These Minutes are circulated subject to confirmation by Council at the next Ordinary Meeting to be held on 19 May 2014 1

    Ordinary Meeting of Council

    Council Chambers, Service Centre

    275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe

    5 May 2014 commencing at 7.45pm

    MINUTES

    THE MAYORS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THE WURUNDJERI PEOPLE ......................... 3

    PRESENT .............................................................................................................................. 3

    APOLOGIES .......................................................................................................................... 3

    LEAVE OF ABSENCE ........................................................................................................... 3

    CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES ............................................................................................. 3

    DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS ............................................................................................. 3

    PRESENTATION ................................................................................................................... 3

    1. PETITIONS ...................................................................................................................... 4

    1.1 Constructed Carpark within Banksia Street Reserve ............................................... 4 1.2 Proposed Development (19 units) at no. 59 Cape Street, Heidelberg ..................... 4

    2. PEOPLE COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING AND SUPPORT ...................................... 5

    2.1 Indigenous Participation Project .............................................................................. 5

    3. PLANET ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY ......................................................... 5

    3.1 Environmentally Sustainable Development Local Policy ......................................... 5 3.2 Banyule Environment Advisory Committee (BEAC) Nominations 2014 ................... 6

    4. PLACE SUSTAINABLE AMENITY AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT ................................ 7

    4.1 1-3 McKenzie Court, Greensborough, & 3 Somerleigh Crescent, Greensborough - Proposed Sale of Land ................................................................ 7

    4.2 New Residential Zones ........................................................................................... 9 6.3 Community Information and Support Services Review .......................................... 10 4.3 Northern Horizons ................................................................................................. 11 4.4 Saxam Homestead - Planning Scheme Amendment C94 ..................................... 11

    5. PARTICIPATION COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN COMMUNITY LIFE ................... 12

    5.1 Preparation of Banyule's City Plan 2013 - 2017 (Year 2) ...................................... 12

    6. PERFORMANCE - USE OUR RESOURCES WISELY .................................................. 13

    6.1 Preparation of Budget for period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 .............................. 13 6.2 Draft Planning and Building Enforcement Framework ........................................... 14 6.4 Assembly of Councillors ........................................................................................ 15

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    7. SEALING OF DOCUMENTS ......................................................................................... 18

    Nil

    8. NOTICES OF MOTION .................................................................................................. 19

    8.1 Prospective Candidate - State Election 2014 ........................................................ 19 8.2 Olympic Village Learning Hub ............................................................................... 19

    9. GENERAL BUSINESS .................................................................................................. 19

    9.1 50th Anniversary of St George's Church, East Ivanhoe ......................................... 19

    10. URGENT BUSINESS ..................................................................................................... 20

    10.1 Victorian Labor Party Policy on Council Rate Capping .......................................... 20 10.2 Land Set Aside for a New Educational Facility ...................................................... 21

    CLOSURE OF MEETING ..................................................................................................... 21

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    EXTENSION OF PUBLIC FORUM

    (CO2014/103) Resolution That the Public Forum be extended until 8.05pm. Moved: Cr Steven Briffa Seconded: Cr Jenny Mulholland CARRIED The Meeting opened at 8.07pm.

    The Mayors Acknowledgement of the Wurundjeri People

    The Mayor read an acknowledgement of the traditional land owners, the Wurundjeri people.

    Present

    Mayor Cr Craig Langdon, Cr Steven Briffa, Cr Wayne Phillips, Cr Mark Di Pasquale, Cr Tom Melican, Cr Jenny Mulholland.

    Apologies

    Cr Rick Garotti

    Leave of Absence

    Nil

    Confirmation of Minutes

    That the following Minutes be confirmed: Ordinary Meeting of Council held 14 April 2014

    Moved: Cr Steven Briffa Seconded: Cr Wayne Phillips CARRIED

    Disclosure of Interests

    Nil

    Presentation

    Nil

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    1. PETITIONS

    1.1 CONSTRUCTED CARPARK WITHIN BANKSIA STREET RESERVE

    Mr Kevin Biaggini spoke on the item SUMMARY

    A petition with seven signatures has been received.

    Resolution (CO2014/104)

    1. That Council receives and notes the petition.

    2. Councils position as per the resolution of 3 March 2014 is maintained. 3. The primary petitioner is advised accordingly.

    Moved: Cr Steven Briffa Seconded: Cr Jenny Mulholland CARRIED 1.2 PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT (19 UNITS) AT NO. 59 CAPE STREET, HEIDELBERG

    Mrs Michelle Penson & Mr Kevin Biaggini spoke on the item SUMMARY

    A petition with 168 signatures has been received objecting to the application for a planning permit for an apartment building at 59 Cape Street, Heidelberg. The primary petitioner is Saint Johns Catholic Parish of 52 Yarra Street, Heidelberg.

    Resolution (CO2014/105)

    1. That Council receives and notes the petition.

    2. Concerns raised in the petition be considered by officers in assessing the merits of the application.

    3. The primary petitioner is advised accordingly.

    Moved: Cr Jenny Mulholland Seconded: Cr Steven Briffa CARRIED

    Cr Jenny Mulholland left the Chamber at 8:27pm.

    Cr Steven Briffa left the Chamber at 8:28pm.

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    2. PEOPLE COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING AND SUPPORT

    2.1 INDIGENOUS PARTICIPATION PROJECT

    Cr Steven Briffa returned to the Chamber at 8:29pm.

    Cr Jenny Mulholland returned to the Chamber at 8:32pm. SUMMARY

    This report is to provide an update on the development of an Aboriginal Gathering Place at Fred Howe Annex in Heidelberg West.

    Resolution (CO2014/106)

    1. That Council continue to support the future development of the Aboriginal Gathering Place and continue to consult with the Indigenous Participation Project Working Group.

    2. In addition to the communication strategy outlined in the report, the Ward Councillor be

    allowed to produce 2000 letters outlining the project to the area.

    Moved: Cr Tom Melican Seconded: Cr Mark Di Pasquale CARRIED

    3. PLANET ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

    3.1 ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LOCAL POLICY

    SUMMARY

    To update Council on the recommendations given in the Panel and Advisory Committee Report for the Environmentally Sustainable Development Local Policy and to outline the steps required to complete Amendment C73 to the Banyule Planning Scheme.

    Resolution (CO2014/107)

    That Council: 1. Note the key findings and recommendations given in the Advisory Committee and

    Panel report in Attachment 1, dated 7 April 2014;

    2. Adopt the Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) Local Planning Policy and Municipal Strategic Statement (MSS) updates in Attachment 2, in line with the recommendations made by the Panel and Advisory Committee;

    3. Adopt the Sustainable Design Assessment in the Planning Process (SDAPP) Fact

    Sheets in Attachment 3;

    4. Submit Amendment C73 to the Minister for Planning for approval, and advise that an alternate threshold for non-residential development put forward by the Joint Councils would be acceptable; and

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    3.1 ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LOCAL POLICY contd

    5. Support concurrent requests for approval by the Joint Councils which include the Cities

    of Banyule, Moreland, Port Phillip, Stonnington, Whitehorse and Yarra.