Mayors Update

At our most recent Council Meeting was held on Tuesday 26 October 2021 in Queenstown. A LIVE Stream of the meeting was available to the community. The meeting was open to the public and we had no members of the public attend in the gallery during Public Question Time.

Cr Styles, Cr Gerrity, Cr Graham and Cr Newman were apologies for the meeting.

MOTION ON NOTICE

Recommendation:

Submitted by Cr Matthew Ryan-Sykes

That Council:

(a) That Councillors note Council’s intention to join the Cities Power Partnership and endorse the attached letter from the Mayor, or

(b) Refer to a workshop and nominate a workshop date and time.

Moved Cr Ryan-Sykes

Seconded Cr Stringer

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried Unanimously (Option A)

CORRESPONDENCE

There was a variety of correspondence presented to Council at the meeting.

Correspondence Out

Subject

Sarah Courtney MP

Incentives for Teachers

Rural Health Tasmania

Primary Health Tasmanian Services on the West Coast

Cr Ryan-Sykes

Question Without Notice

Correspondence In

Subject

Tasmanian Visitor Information Network Inc

Annual Report

Minister Courtney MP

Youth at Risk

Jacquie Petrusma MP

Bird River Track

Roger Jaensch MP

Recreational Fishing & Camping Facilities Program

Strahan Aquaculture Community

Macquarie Harbour Clean Up

Anthony Crosswell

Grass Maintenance

George Callaghan

Rubber Tyres

Tas Networks

West Coast Electricity Supply Reliability

REPORTS SUBMITTED TO COUNCIL

283/21 Recommendation

That Council:

Provide financial support to the value of $2,000 to Rosebery Festival Committee for sponsorship of the Rosebery Festival.

Moved Cr Shea

Seconded Cr Evans

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried Unanimously

284/21 Recommendation

That Council:

Provide financial support to the value of $500 to Zeehan Neighbourhood Centre for sponsorship of the Zeehan Christmas Market and Family Day.

Moved Cr Evans

Seconded Cr Ryan-Sykes

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried Unanimously

285/21 Recommendation

That Council: Provide financial support to the value of $1,200 to Rosebery Athletics Club for sponsorship of the Rosebery Athletics Carnival.

Moved Cr Evans

Seconded Cr Stringer

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried Unanimously

286/21 Recommendation

That Council adopt reviewed Council Policy WCC.010 Dog Management Policy.

Moved Cr Evans

Seconded Cr Stringer

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried Unanimously

287/21 Recommendation

That Council note the report on the West Coast Council Policy Review process as presented

Moved Cr Ryan-Sykes

Seconded Cr Evans

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried Unanimously

288/21 Recommendation

That Council note the report as presented and approve the Cemetery Strategy 2018.

Moved Cr Shea

Seconded Cr Evans

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried Unanimously

288A/21 Late Item Recommendation

That Council approve the General Manager to expend up to $25,000 on a business support program in partnership with the State Government.

Moved Cr Stringer

Seconded Cr Ryan-Sykes

Outcome The Motion was PUT and Carried

Against Cr Shea

Agendas and Minutes for the Council Meetings can be accessed on the West Coast Council website www.westcoast.tas.gov.au and hard copies are available for viewing at West Coast Council Agencies as listed below:

· West Coast Council Queenstown

· Post Office Strahan

· Post Office Zeehan

· Rosebery District High School Rosebery

· Tullah Post Office

Council meetings are open for public attendance, however due to COVID-19 requirements are in place.

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