Council meeting round up for Tuesday 14 May

Published on 15 May 2019

Here are some of the key decisions and outcomes on Council reports from the Council meeting held on Tuesday 14 May. If you would like to learn more about a particular issue or decision visit our Council’s Business paper page for more information.

  • The draft Revised Delivery Program 2018-2021 and draft Operational Plan 2019-2020 was received and noted, incorporating the Budget, Capital Works Program, Statement of Revenue Policy and Fees and Charges for 2019-2020. The development of the Delivery Program and Operational Plan has been informed by the community’s long term objectives contained in the Community Strategic Plan. These documents will now be placed on public exhibition.
  • Council approved plans for staff to provide voluntary assistance with maintenance at Eryldene Historical House. It was additionally recommended that Eryldene approach Rotary and similar service organisations to determine if they have the resources to be able to assist.  Eryldene is a heritage-listed former family residence and now house museum located at 17 McIntosh Street Gordon.
  • Council was saddened to hear the passing of John Watts OAM, a longstanding resident of St Ives and member of the St Ives Progress Association. In 2006 John was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his work through bicycle and road safety education programs for children. These are lasting and significant legacies for our community and for generations of children.

  • Council received a petition to finish construction of a footpath between 3 and 7 Wonga Wonga Street Turramurra. The petition will be referred to the relevant Council department  for attention.

  • Councillors were notified and given the option of attending the upcoming  National Australian Local Government Women’s Association Conference being held from Wednesday 15 to Friday 17 May 2019.

  • Councillors received Council’s Investment Report for March 2019, which provides a  summary of investments and performance.

  • The Monthly Project Status Report for April 2019 was noted, which outlines progress on key projects in Ku-ring-gai. It was also resolved that the frequency of this report be changed from monthly to quarterly. Once finalised April report will be made available here.

  • Revised Resourcing Strategy 2019 – 2029 was adopted by Council, incorporating the Long Term Financial Plan, Asset Management Strategy and Workforce Management Strategy.

  • Council approved the appointment of a consultant to provide investment advisory services for a term of three years.