Summary of Council’s 27 June 2022 Ordinary Meeting

Development application approved

Council approved a development application for alterations and additions to an existing café and proposed neighbourhood shop extension at 67 Coleman Street, Turvey Park NSW 2650 subject to conditions.

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

Lot size changes for Gregadoo Road

Council adopted a planning proposal to amend minimum lot size provisions for land located on Gregadoo Road, Blackbutt Road and Olearia Place from 2 hectares to 5,000m².

Council will now gazette the plan and notify landowners and the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.

RP-2 PLANNING PROPOSAL – LEP18/0007 – GREGADOO ROAD – AMENDMENT TO MINIMUM LOT SIZE PROVISIONS OF THE WAGGA WAGGA LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL PLAN 2010

Corporate Net Zero Emissions 2040 Strategy

Council adopted the amended Wagga Wagga City Council Corporate Net Zero Emissions 2040 Strategy.

The Corporate Net Zero Emissions 2040 Strategy addresses the current and material emissions from activities where Council has operational or financial control over those activities or facilities. This includes emissions from electricity, gas, fuel, landfill operations, wastewater treatment, and electricity for streetlighting.

RP-3 CORPORATE NET ZERO EMISSIONS 2040 STRATEGY

Community Strategic Plan

Council resolved to adopt the revised Community Strategic Plan 2040.

The Community Strategic Plan 2040 is an aspirational look to the future of Wagga Wagga and its surrounding rural communities. The plan is based on the aspirations, knowledge and values expressed by our community. It reflects our shared community vision for the future, the strategies we’ll undertake to achieve it and the outcomes that will show us we have achieved our goals.

The Community Strategic Plan sits at the highest level of Council’s planning hierarchy and guides all other Council strategies and plans.

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

Planning and reporting documents

Council resolved to adopt the Delivery Program 2022/2026, Operational Plan 2022/23, Fees and Charges for the financial year 2022/23, Long-Term Financial Plan 2022/23, Asset Management Strategy and Asset Management Plans: Buildings, Recreational Assets, Sewer, Stormwater and Transport Infrastructure Networks 2022/23, Workforce Resourcing Strategy 2022/2026 and noted the approval by IPART for the Additional Special Variation (ASV) for the 2022/23 property rates.

RP-5 INTEGRATED PLANNING AND REPORTING – ADOPTION OF DOCUMENTS

Stormwater Implementation Guide

Council agreed to adopt the DSP Stormwater Implementation Guide for application from 1 July 2022, and rescind section 2.7 and 2.8 of the Wagga Wagga City Council Development Servicing Plan – Stormwater November 2007.

The draft Development Servicing Plan (DSP) Stormwater Implementation Guide has been developed to ensure Section 64 Stormwater contributions are calculated consistently, are easy to understand and industry is provided with information regarding when and how contributions are applied.

RP-6 DRAFT DEVELOPMENT SERVICING PLAN STORMWATER IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE

New Year’s Eve

Council rescinded 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.

Council then agreed to 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.

Colab Creative have recently become a registered company Pty Ltd and no longer require an auspice arrangement.

RP-8 NEW YEAR’S EVE 2022

Financial performance

Councillors noted information presented on the 2021/22 budget and Long-Term Financial Plan, including details of Council’s external investments and performance as at 31 May 2022.

Wagga Wagga City Council forecasts a balanced budget position as at 31 May 2022. The balanced budget position excludes the Wagga Wagga Airport estimated deficit result for the financial year. As previously reported to Council, any Airport deficit result will be sanctioned, and funded in the interim by General Purpose Revenue (via the Internal Loans Reserve).

RP-9 FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE REPORT AS AT 31 MAY 2022

Concrete works

Council accepted 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.

CONF-1 RFT2019-17 CONCRETE WORKS REFRESH

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