Briefs from 18 March 2021 Council Meeting



There were no apologies tendered.

Mayoral Minute

Council received and noted the activities attended by the Mayor in the period since the last Monthly Ordinary Meeting of Council.

Information only reports

Council received and noted the following information

  • Development Statistics for the month of February 2021
  • Monthly Weeds Activity Report
  • Investments for the month of February 2021
  • Bank Balance and Reconciliation – February 2021
  • Rates and Charges outstanding for the month of February 2021
  • Grants Report
  • Action Summary – Council Decisions

Works in Progress – Construction & Maintenance

Details of major construction works completed and/or currently being undertaken and maintenance work in progress were provided to council.

  • Grabine Road Seal Extension
  • Laggan Road Rehabilitation
  • Goulburn Road (MR54) table drain safety improvement works at Segment 600 (north of Tuena)
  • Goulburn Road (MR54) shoulder widening safety improvement works at Third Creek Road
  • Sapphire Road Rehabilitation
  • Resealing and Line Marking various roads
  • Customer Service Requests (grading maintenance, pothole repairs, roadside vegetation management and drainage maintenance)
  • Timber Bridge Replacements
    • Julong Road over Crookwell River (1st Crossing)
    • Reids Flat Road over Coates Creek
    • Laggan Road over Kiamma Creek Bridge
    • Harley Road over Kiamma Creek
    • Peelwood Road over unnamed creek immediately north of Peelwood Creek
    • Wilcox Road over Clifford’s Creek
    • Jeffries Road over Bridgy Creek
    • Arthursleigh Road over Sandy Creek
    • Kangaloolah Road over Diamond Creek
  • Current unsealed road maintenance grading program (Woodhouselee, Currawongy, Cummins, Westbank, Bigga Township, Salisbury, Mulgowrie, Sylvia Vale)
  • Gravel resheeting works (Butchers, Carrabungla, Spicers,  Strathaird, Roseberry, Cockatoo, Brayton)

Reports received and noted by Council

  • COVID 19 Report
  • Crookwell District Hospital – upgrade update

Reports received from Other Committees, Section 355 Committees and Delegates

  • Crookwell Potato Festival – Meeting minutes – 18 January 2021
  • Crookwell Potato Festival – Meeting minutes – 2 February 2021
  • Gunning Shire hall and Showground Advisory Committee – Meeting minutes – 1 March 2021

Adopted Policies

Council adopted the following Reviewed Policies

  • Debt Recovery Policy
  • Rates and Charges Hardship Assistance Policy
  • Fraud and Corruption Prevention Policy
  • Bank Overdraft Policy
  • Rebate for Undetected Water Leaks Policy

Recommendation for Water and Sewer Main Installation Tender Awardment

Council approved the transfer of $40,000 from reserves to complete the sewer main upgrade in Crookwell. Council accepted the recommendation of Utilstra Engineering as the preferred supplier to execute this water and sewer main installation

The Meeting closed at 9:50 AM. Next meeting to be held on 15th April, 2021.