MINUTES of Council Ordinary Meeting

30 June 2020

Held in the Council Chambers, Administration Building

45 Roderick Street, Ipswich

The meeting commenced at 12.31 pm

 

ATTENDANCE AT COMMENCEMENT

Mayor Teresa Harding (Chairperson); Councillors Jacob Madsen, Sheila Ireland, Nicole Jonic, Paul Tully, Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle, Andrew Fechner, Kate Kunzelmann and Russell Milligan

WELCOME TO COUNTRY OR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

Councillor Kate Kunzelmann

OPENING PRAYER

Councillor Russell Milligan

APOLOGIES AND LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Nil

 

CONDOLENCES

Moved by Councillor Paul Tully:

That Council convey its condolences to the family of the late Noel Raymond Kelly OAM who passed away on 14 June 2020.

 

Attachments

1.     Condolence Motion - Noel Raymond Kelly OAM  

 

TRIBUTES

Nil

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS

Nil

PRESENTATIONS AND DEPUTATIONS

Nil

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Mayor Teresa Harding noted 1 public participation submission received from a resident about plans for job growth.

Response: Mayor Teresa Harding confirmed that this matter was addressed in the budget meeting earlier in the day.


 

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

 

Councillor Andrew Fechner

In accordance with section 175C(2) of the Local Government Act 2009, Councillor Andrew Fechner informed the meeting that he has a Material Personal Interest in Item 14.2 titled Reception and Consideration of Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee’s Report.


The nature of the interest is that Councillor Fechner stands to gain a benefit or suffer a loss due to his business interest in Bar Heisenberg Pty Ltd which is located in the top of town at 164 Brisbane Street, Ipswich.

Councillor Andrew Fechner advised that he would leave the meeting room while this item was being discussed and voted on.

 

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

 

Councillor jacob madsen

In accordance with section 175E of the Local Government Act 2009, Councillor Jacob Madsen informed the meeting that he has, or could reasonably be taken to have, a conflict of interest in Item 14.2 titled Reception and Consideration of Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee’s Report.

 

The nature of the interest is that he is a member of the Ipswich Trades Hall and Labour Day Committee Executive which manages the Ipswich Trades Hall which is adjacent to the CBD redevelopment program that Council is undergoing.

 

Councillor Jacob Madsen came to the conclusion that because of the nature of the conflict, he will exclude himself from the meeting while this matter is debated and the vote taken.

 

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

 

Councillor paul tully

In accordance with section 175E of the Local Government Act 2009, Councillor Paul Tully informed the meeting that he has, or could reasonably be taken to have, a conflict of interest in Item 23 of the General Purposes Committee Report titled Council Community Assets and Infrastructure named after dismissed former Councillors.

 

The nature of the interest is that Councillor Tully’s name is mentioned within the report.

 

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

 

Councillor sheila ireland

In accordance with section 175E of the Local Government Act 2009, Councillor Sheila Ireland informed the meeting that she has, or could reasonably be taken to have, a conflict of interest in Item 23 of the General Purposes Committee Report titled Council Community Assets and Infrastructure named after dismissed former Councillors.

 

The nature of the interest is that Councillor Ireland’s name is mentioned within the report.

 

It was moved by Mayor Teresa Harding and seconded by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle that because there is no personal or financial benefit to Councillors Sheila Ireland and Paul Tully that they remain in the meeting but not participate in the vote on the matter.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Jonic

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

Councillors Sheila Ireland and Paul Tully did not take part in the vote on this matter.

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

11.1

Confirmation of Minutes of Ordinary Meeting of 26 may 2020

Moved by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

Seconded by Councillor Andrew Fechner:

That the Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting held on 26 May 2020 be confirmed.

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

11.2

Confirmation of Minutes of Special Meeting of 17 june 2020

Moved by Councillor Andrew Fechner:

Seconded by Councillor Russell Milligan:

That the Minutes of the Special Meeting held on 17 June 2020 be confirmed.

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

MAYORAL MINUTE

Nil

BUSINESS OUTSTANDING – MATTERS LYING on the TABLE TO BE DEALT WITH

Nil

PRESENTATIONS AND DEPUTATIONS

Nil

 

Reception and Consideration of Committee Reports

 

14.1

General Purposes Committee

 

ITEM 1 - 2020-2025 INDIGENOUS ACCORD

Moved by Councillor Andrew Fechner:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

A.                 That Council endorse the 2020-2025 Indigenous Accord.

 

B.                  That Council monitor and report on a six monthly basis on how the Indigenous Accord is progressing.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

General Purposes Committee

 

ITEM 2 - city of ipswich parking pricing strategy

 

Moved by Councillor Jacob Madsen:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

A.             That the City of Ipswich Parking Pricing Strategy – as detailed in Attachment 1 of the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020, be adopted.

B.             That Council officers commence implementing the City of Ipswich Parking Pricing Strategy.

C.             That Council officers commence investigations into the alternative use of parking revenue for the purpose of sustainable transport initiatives but not prior to the 2021-2022 Financial Year.

D.             That Council commence a 6 month trial of a 15 minute free parking ‘grace’ period for parking areas within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020.

E.             That Council commence a 6 month trial regarding the removal of Saturday timed and priced parking within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020.

 

VARIATION TO MOTION

Councillor Jacob Madsen proposed a variation to the motion:

 

That the following words be included at the end of paragraphs D and E ‘and schedule the 6 month trial to commence in October 2020 following community notification’.

 

The mover and seconder of the original motion agreed to the proposed variation.

D.             That Council commence a 6 month trial of a 15 minutes free parking ‘grace’ period for parking areas within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020 and schedule the 6 month trial to commence in October 2020 following community notification.

E.             That Council commence a 6 month trial regarding the removal of Saturday timed and priced parking within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020 and schedule the 6 month trial to commence in October 2020 following community notification.

 

AMENDMENT TO VARIATION MOTION

Councillor Paul Tully moved an amendment to Recommendation E of the proposed variation:

 

Seconded by Councillor Sheila Ireland:

 

E.           That Council commence a 6 month trial regarding the removal of Saturday timed and priced parking within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020 and schedule the 6 month trial to commence from 1 September 2020 following community notification.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Ireland                                       Harding

Tully                                           Madsen

Doyle                                            Jonic

                                                     Fechner

                                                Kunzelmann

                                                     Milligan

 

The motion was put and lost.

ORIGINAL VARIATION MOTION

Moved by Councillor Jacob Madsen:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

D.             That Council commence a 6 month trial of a 15 minutes free parking ‘grace’ period for parking areas within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020 and schedule the 6 month trial to commence in October 2020 following community notification.

E.             That Council commence a 6 month trial regarding the removal of Saturday timed and priced parking within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020 and schedule the 6 month trial to commence in October 2020 following community notification.

 

 

Moved by Councillor Jacob Madsen:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

A.             That the City of Ipswich Parking Pricing Strategy – as detailed in Attachment 1 of the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020, be adopted.

B.             That Council officers commence implementing the City of Ipswich Parking Pricing Strategy.

C.             That Council officers commence investigations into the alternative use of parking revenue for the purpose of sustainable transport initiatives but not prior to the 2021-2022 Financial Year.

D.             That Council commence a 6 month trial of a 15 minute free parking ‘grace’ period for parking areas within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020 and schedule the 6 month trial to commence in October 2020 following community notification.

E.             That Council commence a 6 month trial regarding the removal of Saturday timed and priced parking within the Ipswich City Centre as outlined in the report by the Transport Planner (Transport Planning) dated 20 May 2020 and schedule the 6 month trial to commence in October 2020 following community notification.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

General Purposes Committee

 

ITEM 3 - development Application 1421/19/MADP - Master Area Development Plan Development Area 22A and 22B (Alternative Dispute Resolution Assessment

Moved by Councillor Nicole Jonic:

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

That Council issue a revised decision notice for application no. 1421/2019/ADP as specified in Attachment A.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

General Purposes Committee

 

ITEM 4 - Development Application 5911/2019 Area Development Plan Application - Premier Sports Facility Development Area 22A

 

Moved by Councillor Nicole Jonic:

Seconded by Councillor Russell Milligan:

That Council approve development application no. 5911/2019 subject to conditions in accordance with section 2.2.4.10 of the Springfield Structure Plan.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

General Purposes Committee

 

ITEM 5 - Review of Materials Recovery Plan

 

Moved by Councillor Andrew Fechner:

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

A.             That Council retain the Materials Recovery Plan 2017-2031 in its current state whilst commencing a detailed and comprehensive review of the Plan in 2020-2021.

B.             That Council undertake a major review of the Materials Recovery Plan in 2020-2021, in accordance with the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011.

C.             That comprehensive community engagement be undertaken as part of the major review in accordance with Division 2 section 125 of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011.

D.             That the Mining and Waste round table be included in consultation.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

SUPPLEMENTARY MOTION

Moved by Councillor Jacob Madsen:

Seconded by Councillor Sheila Ireland:

E.           That a review of the Materials Recovery Plan consider the feasibility of turning green waste into mulch that is available to the public.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

Attachments

1.     Materials Recover Plan updated report

2.     Attachment 1

3.     Attachment 2  

 

General Purposes Committee

 

Item 6 - Land for Wildlife South East Queensland Update

Moved by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

Seconded by Councillor Russell Milligan:

A.             That Council continue to participate in the regional Land for Wildlife program and endorse the Terms of Reference and the Land for Wildlife South East Queensland 10 year Strategic Plan, as outlined in Attachments 4 and 5 respectively.

B.             That Council provide a funding contribution of $12,605 for 2020-2021 to Sunshine Coast Regional Council for the recruitment of a Regional Coordinator of Land for Wildlife South East Queensland from 1 July 2020 until 30 June 2021.

C.             That Council provide a commitment to Sunshine Coast Regional Council towards the three-year funding model for recruitment of a Regional Coordinator for the period 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023. 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 Adjourn Meeting

Moved by Councillor Jacob Madsen:

That the meeting be adjourned at 1.26 pm to reconvene at 1.36 pm.

The meeting reconvened at 1.36 pm.

General Purposes Committee

item 7 - Disaster Management Policies

Moved by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

A.             That the policy titled ‘Disaster Management’ as detailed in Attachment 1, be adopted.

B.             That the policy titled ‘Collection of Storm Damaged Vegetation’, adopted at Council on 3 April 1996, be repealed.

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

General Purposes Committee

item 8 - Amendment to Community Christmas Carols Partnerships Agreements

Moved by Councillor Sheila Ireland:

Seconded by Councillor Russell Milligan:

That further to the Recommendation relating to Item 2 of the Economic Development Committee No. 2019(08) and adopted at the Council Ordinary Meeting of 20 August 2019, as outlined in the report, endorsing event sponsorship support for the Brassall Christmas in the Park and Carols at Robelle Domain for 2020, Council provide additional in-kind support not exceeding a value of $4,595.00 for the support of each of Brassall Christmas in the Park and Carols at Robelle Domain if a lack of local business sponsorship due to COVID-19 impacts can be demonstrated.

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

General Purposes Committee

 

ITEMS 9 TO 25 EXCLUDING ITEM 23

Moved by Councillor Andrew Fechner:

Seconded by Councillor Nicole Jonic:

That Council adopt the recommendations for Items 9 to 25 (as detailed below) with the exception of Item 23 of the General Purposes Committee Report No. 2020(02) of 23 June 2020.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Madsen                                     Harding

Ireland                                         Doyle

Jonic                                      Kunzelmann

Tully                                           Milligan

Fechner

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

This block motion adopted the following recommendations of the General Purposes Committee No 2020(02) of 23 June 2020 as resolutions of the Council:

 

ITEM 9 - Major Community Event Sponsorship - LiveCity Church (Redbank Plains Community Christmas Carols) and Tivioli Social Enterprises (Colours of Christmas Festival)

 

A.                 That Livecity Church receive the following support for the Redbank Plains Community Christmas Carols:

·    2021 - $15,000.00 ex GST financial support

 

B.                  That Tivoli Social Enterprises receive the following support for the Colours of Christmas Festival:

·    2020 - $15,000.00 ex GST financial support

·  2021 - $15,000.00 ex GST financial support

 

 

Attachments

1.     Major Community Event Sponsorship updated report  

 

ITEM 10 - Community Donation Requests

A.          That Council approve a community donation of $2,387.25 to the Christian Reformed Church of Tivoli to purchase electronic equipment for the ‘Keeping the Community Connected’ initiative.

B.          That Council approve a community donation of $11,474.27 to Y-Care (South East Queensland) Inc towards purchasing a second hand portable coffee cart and equipment, and to engage a professional artist.

C.          That Council approve a community donation of $10,000.00 to Ipswich State High School P&C towards the purchase and installation of goal posts for the Ipswich State High School girls’ football program.

D.          That Council approve a community donation of $36,420.00 to the Queensland Pioneer Steam Railway Co-op Ltd toward the purchase and transport of a locomotive from Zig Zag Railway, New South Wales.

 

ITEM 11 - Community Donations Report

 

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

ITEM 12 - Update of ICT Open Data Policy

That the policy titled ‘Open Data’ be amended as detailed in Attachment 1. 

 

ITEM 13 - Recommended repeal of Council policies on operational employee matters

That Council resolve to repeal the following Policies in line with Council’s Policy and Procedure Framework as they cover operational employee matters:

A.       On call at Home for Emergency Work Outside Ordinary Working Hours Policy

B.        Workplace Relations Policy

C.        Clothing – State Award Employees Policy

D.       First Aid Policy

E.        Long Serving Employees Policy

F.        Membership of Professional Associations and Reimbursement of Individual Membership Fees Policy

G.       Reimbursement of Telephone Expenses Policy

H.       Salary Packaging Policy, and

I.      Study Assistance Policy.

 

ITEM 14 - Tender Consideration Plan - Procurement of Creative Services

 

A.                 That Council resolve to prepare a Tender Consideration Plan for  Creative Services in accordance with section 230(1)(a) of the Local Government Regulation 2012.

 

B.                  That Council resolve to adopt the Quote or Tender Consideration Plan for Procurement of Creative Services as outlined in the report by the City Events Manager dated 1 June 2020 in accordance with section 230(1)(b) of the Local Government Regulation 2012.

 

C.                  That the Chief Executive Officer be authorised to negotiate and finalise the terms of any contract prepared in line with this Tender Consideration Plan for the procurement of Creative Services to be executed by Council and to do any other acts necessary to implement council’s decision in accordance with section 13(3) of the Local Government Act 2009.

 

ITEM 15 - Proposed Ipswich Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolution (No. 1) 2020

 

That Council adopt the Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolution as detailed in Attachment 2 pursuant to s113 of the Planning Act 2016 as the Ipswich Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolution (No. 1) 2020.

 

ITEM 16 - Rates Timetable for 2020-2021

That the Rates Timetable, including issue dates and due dates, for the 2020-2021 year as detailed in Table 1, be adopted:

Table 1

Period

Issue Date

Discount and Due Date

Period Since last Due Date

July – Sept 2020

Friday 10 July 2020

Thursday 13 August 2020

8 weeks*

Oct – Dec 2020

Friday 9 October 2020

Thursday 12 November 2020

13 weeks

Jan – March 2021

Friday 15 January 2021

Thursday 18 February 2021

14 weeks

April – June 2021

Friday 16 April 2021

Thursday 20 May 2021

13 weeks

*previous period between the original due date and the first due date in 2020-2021 was 13 weeks.

 

ITEM 17 - Monthly Finance Performance Report - April 2020

That the report on Council’s financial performance for the period ending 30 April 2020, submitted in accordance with section 204 of the Local Government Regulation 2012 be considered and noted by Council.

 

ITEM 18 - Monthly Finance Performance Report - May 2020

That the report on Council’s financial performance for the period ending 31 May 2020, submitted in accordance with section 204 of the Local Government Regulation 2012 be considered and noted by Council.

 

ITEM 19 - Queensland Audit Office 2020 Interim Audit Report

That the report concerning the Queensland Audit Office 2020 Interim Audit Report as detailed in Attachment 1 of the report by the Principal Financial Accountant dated 25 May 2020 be received and noted.

 

ITEM 20 - Repeal of previous Council decision for Proposed New Telecommunications Lease to Optus Mobile Pty Ltd located at 102 Champions Way, Willowbank

A.          That Council’s previous decision of the Growth and Infrastructure Committee, item No. 7 on 9 July 2019 and adopted at the Council Ordinary meeting of 16 July 2019, to enter into an eight (8) year lease with Optus Mobile Pty Limited for an equipment shelter commencing on 1 July 2019 and expiring 30 June 2027, be repealed.

B.          That Council enter into a seven (7) year lease with a revised lease term commencing on 1 July 2020 and expiring 30 June 2027.

C.          That the Chief Executive Officer be authorised to negotiate and finalise the terms of the proposed new lease arrangement as detailed in Recommendation A and B of this report and do any other acts necessary to implement Council’s decision in accordance with section 13(3) of the Local Government Act 2009.

 

ITEM 21 - Update on Library Services Strategy and Policy

 

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

ITEM 22 - Caption Options for Council Meetings

 

              That the report be received and noted.

 

ITEM 24 - Court Action Status Report

 

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

ITEM 25 - Exercise Of Delegation Report

 

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

General Purposes Committee

item 23 - Council community assets and infrastructure named after dismissed former Councillors

 

Moved by Councillor Nicole Jonic:

Seconded by Councillor Russell Milligan:

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen                                            

Jonic

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

Due to a previously declared conflict of interest Councillors Sheila Ireland and Paul Tully did not take part in the vote on this matter.

The motion was put and carried.

 

 

 

At 1.50 pm Councillors Andrew Fechner and Jacob Madsen left the meeting room.

 

14.2

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

 

Item 1 - Ipswich Central Executive Report No 16 to 4 June 2020

Moved by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

That the report on the Ipswich Central Executive Report No 16 to 4 June 2020 be received and the contents noted.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE                                                    

Councillors:                          Councillors:                                                   

Harding                                          Nil                                                            

Ireland                                                                                                             

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

 

The motion was put and carried.

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

 

ITEM 2 - Retail Leasing Program Status - Ipswich Central Redevelopment

Moved by Councillor Russell Milligan:

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

The motion was put and carried.

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

 

ITEM 3 -

Ministerial Exemption Retail Leasing - Ipswich Central Redevelopment

Moved by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

The motion was put and carried.

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

ITEM 5 - Ipswich Central Redevelopment - Retail and Commercial Property Strategy

 

 

Moved by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

Seconded by Councillor Russell Milligan:

That the Ipswich Central Redevelopment Retail and Commercial Property Strategy as adopted by the Interim Administrator at the Council Ordinary Meeting of 28 October 2019 be endorsed by Council.

 

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

The motion was put and carried.

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

 

ITEM 6 - Nicholas Street Place Activation Plan - Ipswich Central Redevelopment

Moved by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

A.             That the Place Activation Plan be received and considered for endorsement.

B.             That the Events, Activation and Placemaking sub-working group finalise the resourcing, framework and budget required to implement this plan and present this at a future meeting of the Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

The motion was put and carried.

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

 

ITEM 7 -

Commonwealth Hotel Reconstruction - Ipswich Central RedevelopmenT

 

Moved by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

Seconded by Councillor Russell Milligan:

A.             That Tender No. 14518 for the Commonwealth Hotel Reconstruction be awarded to Built Qld Pty Ltd (ABN 43 108 064 099).

B.             That Council enter into a contract with Built Qld Pty Ltd (ABN 43 108 064 099) for the Commonwealth Hotel Reconstruction for the sum of Two Million, Three Hundred and Fifty-Three Thousand, Five Hundred and Twenty-Nine Dollars ($2,353,529 (excl GST)) for a period of 23 weeks until practical completion plus 52 weeks defects liability period.

C.             That the Chief Executive Officer be authorised to negotiate and finalise the terms of the contract to be executed by Council and to do any other acts necessary to implement Council’s decision in accordance with section 13(3) of the Local Government Act 2009.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

The motion was put and carried.

 

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

 

ITEM 8 - Ipswich Central Redevelopment Public Art

Moved by Councillor Russell Milligan:

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

That the report be received and the contents noted.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

The motion was put and carried.

 

Ipswich Central Redevelopment Committee

 

ITEM 9 - Nicholas Street Redevelopment Communications and Engagement Report

Moved by Councillor Russell Milligan:

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Marnie Doyle:

A.          That the report be received and the contents noted.

B.          That Council continue to update and implement a communications and engagement strategy for the Nicholas Street Precinct as detailed in “Part 4” of Attachment 1. 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Kunzelmann

Milligan

All Councillors except Councillor Jacob Madsen and Councillor Andrew Fechner were present when the vote was taken.

The motion was put and carried.

 

 

At 2.09 pm Councillors Jacob Madsen and Andrew Fechner returned to the meeting room.

 

 

Officers’ Reports

 

Attachment 3 to this report is confidential in accordance with section 275(1)(e) of the Local Government Regulation 2012 – “contracts proposed to be made by it” as the attachment includes commercial in-confidence information.

15.1

Finalisation of Funding Agreement and Variation Deeds for Brisbane Lions Stadium

Moved by Councillor Andrew Fechner:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

A.             That Council enter into a funding deed with the Brisbane Lions for the construction of the stadium and the embellishment of the adjacent community sporting field.

B.             That the Chief Executive Officer be authorised to finalise the negotiations and execute the deed to vary the Springfield Town Centre Infrastructure Agreement to recognise the transfer of credits for open space and transport between Springfield Town Centre and the balance of Springfield.

C.             That the Chief Executive Officer be authorised to finalise the negotiations and execute the variation to the categorisation of rates dispute settlement deed with Springfield City Group.

D.             That Council, pursuant to section 257 of the Local Government Act 2009, delegate to the Chief Executive Officer the authority to finalise and execute the deeds with the Brisbane Lions and Springfield City Group and to do any other acts necessary to implement Council’s decision.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

15.2

Representation on the Darling Downs-Moreton Rabbit Board

Moved by Councillor Jacob Madsen:

Seconded by Councillor Nicole Jonic:

That Council nominate Councillor Russell Milligan and Councillor Kate Kunzelmann to be considered for appointment to the Darling Downs-Moreton Rabbit Board.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

15.3

Resolution to Close Public Land - 2020-2021 Fire Season Fuel Reduction Program

Moved by Councillor Russell Milligan:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

That Council resolve to exercise the power under section 10(1) of Local Law 7 as a consequence of a planned schedule of hazard reduction burns occurring between 1 July 2020 and 31 September 2020. 

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

Attachment 1 to this report is confidential in accordance with section 275(1)(h) of the Local Government Regulation 2012 – “other business for which a public discussion would be likely to prejudice the interests of the local government or someone else, or enable a person to gain a financial advantage” as the attachment includes contractual terms entered into between the tenderer and Council.

15.4

Supply of Electricity for Small Contestable Sites under Local Buy Contract

Moved by Councillor Andrew Fechner:

Seconded by Councillor Jacob Madsen:

A.             That Council note that the Supply of Electricity for Small Contestable Sites under Local Buy Contract number BUS 275 - 0420 was awarded to ERM Power Retail Pty Ltd.

B.             That Council note that a contract has been entered into with ERM Power Retail Pty Ltd for the Supply of Small Contestable Site Electricity for the anticipated sum of one million, seven hundred and fifty four thousand, one hundred and ninety dollars and seventy four cents ($1,754,190.74) for a period of three (3) years.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

Notices of Motion

 

16.1

Notice of Motion - Ipswich Community Cat Program

Moved by Councillor Russell Milligan:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

That a report be prepared for consideration at the General Purposes Committee scheduled for 21 July 2020 on the feasibility of Council supporting an Ipswich Community Cat Program as proposed by the Australian Pet Welfare Foundation.

 

VARIATION TO MOTION

Councillor Kate Kunzelmann proposed a variation to the motion:

 

That the report include some indication of the history and success of previous cat management programs.

 

The mover and seconder of the original motion agreed to the proposed variation.

 

Moved by Councillor Russell Milligan:

Seconded by Councillor Kate Kunzelmann:

A.                 That a report be prepared for consideration at the General Purposes Committee scheduled for 21 July 2020 on the feasibility of Council supporting an Ipswich Community Cat Program as proposed by the Australian Pet Welfare Foundation.

 

B.                  That the report include some indication of the history and success of previous cat management programs.

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

 

16.2

Notice of Motion - Repeal of Council Decision regarding the 40km/h school zone on Augusta Parkway, Augustine Heights

Moved by Councillor Nicole Jonic:

Seconded by Councillor Paul Tully:

That Recommendation C (outlined below) of Item 8 of the Growth and Infrastructure Committee Report No. 2019(11) of 12 November 2019, resolved at the Council Ordinary Meeting held on 19 November 2019, be repealed:

 

Recommendation C from previous Officer’s Report

“That Council remove the existing 40km/h school zone on Augusta Parkway, Augustine Heights in the vicinity of St Augustine’s College based on a reassessment of the site following recent changes to the ‘School Environment Safety Guidelines’ as outlined in the report”

 

 

AFFIRMATIVE                        NEGATIVE

Councillors:                          Councillors:

Harding                                          Nil

Madsen

Ireland

Jonic

Tully

Doyle

Fechner

Kunzelmann

Milligan

 

The motion was put and carried.

Questions on Notice

 

Nil

 


MEETING CLOSED

The meeting closed at 2.43 pm.