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  • These Minutes are circulated subject to confirmation by Council at the next Ordinary Meeting to be held on 17 March 2014 1

    Ordinary Meeting of Council

    Council Chambers, Service Centre

    275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe

    3 March 2014 commencing at 7.45

    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 1-3 McKenzie Court Greensborough - Proposed Sale of Land Petition ................... 4 1.2 Main Road and Para Road Intersection, Lower Plenty - Pedestrian Crossing

    Concerns ................................................................................................................ 4 1.3 Petition to retain and reopen Bellfield, Haig Street and Banksia College

    School sites ............................................................................................................ 6

    2. PEOPLE COMMUNITY STRENGTHENING AND SUPPORT ...................................... 7

    Nil

    3. PLANET ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY ......................................................... 7

    Nil

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

    4.1 Additional Storey to Approved Development at 10 Martin Street, Heidelberg .......... 7 4.2 Constructed Carpark within Banksia Street reserve ................................................ 8 4.3 Ivanhoe Structure Plan Planning Scheme Amendments C93, C94 ......................... 9 4.4 Ivanhoe Civic Precinct Master Plan ......................................................................... 9 4.5 Ivanhoe Grammar School Resident Interest Group - replacement resident for

    west precinct ......................................................................................................... 10 4.6 Living Libraries Infrastructure Programs 2014 ....................................................... 10

    5. PARTICIPATION COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN COMMUNITY LIFE ................... 11

    5.1 Multicultural and GLBTI Advisory Committees ...................................................... 11

    6. PERFORMANCE - USE OUR RESOURCES WISELY .................................................. 11

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    6.1 Assembly of Councillors ........................................................................................ 11

    7. SEALING OF DOCUMENTS ......................................................................................... 15

    7.1 Sealing of Documents ........................................................................................... 15

    8. NOTICES OF MOTION .................................................................................................. 15

    8.1 Banyule Council's Commitment to Strong and Transparent Financial Management ......................................................................................................... 15

    8.2 Main Road and Para Road Intersection, Lower Plenty - Pedestrian Crossing Concerns .............................................................................................................. 15

    8.3 ANZAC Day in Banyule ......................................................................................... 16

    9. GENERAL BUSINESS .................................................................................................. 16

    9.1 Lions House .......................................................................................................... 16 9.2 Clean Up Australia Day ......................................................................................... 16 9.3 Cultural day........................................................................................................... 16

    10. URGENT BUSINESS ..................................................................................................... 16

    CLOSURE OF MEETING ..................................................................................................... 17

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    EXTENSION OF PUBLIC FORUM

    (CO2014/35) Resolution That the Public Forum be extended. Moved: Cr Jenny Mulholland Seconded: Cr Rick Garotti CARRIED The Meeting opened at 7.55pm.

    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 Rick Garotti, Cr Tom Melican, Cr Jenny Mulholland.

    Apologies

    Nil

    Leave of Absence

    Nil

    Confirmation of Minutes

    That the following Minutes be confirmed: Ordinary Meeting of Council held 17 February 2014

    Moved: Cr Jenny Mulholland Seconded: Cr Tom Melican CARRIED

    Disclosure of Interests

    Cr Jenny Mulholland declared a Conflicting Personal Interest with Public Duty under S79B of the Local Laws Act 1989 in item 4.1 - Additional Storey to Approved Development at 10 Martin Street, Heidelberg, due to the owner of the property being a sponsor of the Wellness Ball which is organised by the committee of which Cr Jenny Mulholland is president.

    Presentation

    Nil

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    1. PETITIONS

    1.1 1-3 MCKENZIE COURT GREENSBOROUGH - PROPOSED SALE OF LAND PETITION

    Mr Roger Fyfe spoke on the item. A petition with 166 signatures has been received opposing the proposed sale of 1-3 McKenzie Court, Greensborough. The petition prayer is as follows: We, the below signed residents of Banyule are strongly opposed to the sale of the park at 1-3 McKenzie Court, Greensborough. We urge you to abandon the sale of this valuable public open space.

    Resolution (CO2014/36)

    That Council:

    1. Receives and notes the petition.

    2. Consider this petition as a submission in response to the Notice of Intention to sell 1-3 McKenzie Court, Greensborough.

    3. Advise the person who submitted the petition accordingly.

    Moved: Cr Mark Di Pasquale Seconded: Cr Jenny Mulholland CARRIED

    1.2 MAIN ROAD AND PARA ROAD INTERSECTION, LOWER PLENTY - PEDESTRIAN CROSSING CONCERNS

    A petition with 304 signatures has been received in relation to pedestrian crossing concerns at Main Road and Para Road intersection, Lower Plenty. The petition prayer is as follows: Dangerous Crossing Cnr Para Rd/Main Rd Lower Plenty Incident 1 Around June 2013 [name removed for privacy reasons], was struck down whilst crossing (with green man signal) holding her child (under 2 years old). Luckily she sustained only minor injuries and her child was unhurt as she protected him in the fall. This was reported to VicRoads. VicRoads assured her that they would look at the area and make an assessment. They were going to cut the grasses as they obscure the view of waiting pedestrians from the drivers sight. However, this did not happen. Incident 2 Monday 3rd of Feb 2014 [name removed for privacy reasons], was crossing with her son aged 5 going to Lower Plenty School in the morning when a car came screeching to a halt and just touched her leg. She had to push/throw her son back on to the pavement to keep

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    him from harm. Concerns relate to vehicles entering Para Road from Main Road via the left turn slip lane on a red signal, whilst pedestrians are crossing at the pedestrian operated signals. No cover letter was provided with the petition.

    Resolution (CO2014/37)

    That

    1. Council receives and notes the petition.

    2. Council write to VicRoads, as the appropriate road authority at this location, requesting

    they undertake a comprehensive investigation of the pedestrian crossing concerns raised at Main Road and Para Road intersection.

    3. The primary petitioner be advised accordingly.

    Moved: Cr Steven Briffa Seconded: Cr Mark Di Pasquale CARRIED

    Councillor Mulholland left the Chamber at 08:23 pm. Councillor Mulholland returned to the Chamber at 08:25 pm.

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