There were no apologies. Councillor Jo Marshall participated via video conference.
Council received and noted the activities attended by the Mayor in the period since the last Monthly Ordinary Meeting of Council.
Declaration of Interest
Councillor Darren O’Brien declared a Pecuniary Interest in Items 19.1 Tender for North Crookwell Stormwater Project, Item 19.2 Tender for Robertson Lane, Crookwell and Item 19.3 Tender for Boiler Hill Reids Flat Road as he is an employee of Divalls Earthmoving, and left the Chamber upon making the declaration.
Reports received and noted by Council
- Development Statistics Report
- Works in Progress – Construction and Maintenance
- Investments for the month of April 2022
- Bank Balance and Reconciliation – April 2022
- Rates and Charges Outstanding for the month of April 2022
- Library Services 3rd Quarter Report 2021/2022
- Grants Report
- Action Summary – Council Decisions
Quarterly Budget Review Statements – 3rd Quarter 2021/2022
Council endorsed the 3rd Quarter Budget Review Statements for 2021/2022 as at 31 March 2022 including revotes of income and expenditure to the Operational Plan. Council endorsed the Operational Plan Performance Summary Report.
Records Management Policy
Council adopted the reviewed Records Management Policy.
Government Information (Public Access) Policy
Council adopted the reviewed Government Information (Public Access) Policy. Council also adopted the reviewed Agency Information Guide.
Goulburn to Crookwell Rail Trail
Council received the report on the Goulburn to Crookwell Rail Trail project and resolved to hold a workshop to provide Council with sufficient information to make an informed decision.
Council resolved to continue liaising with Goulburn Mulwaree Council in a joint working party committee.
Carbon Neutral Shire
Council resolved to confirm with the appropriate authorities to claim Upper Lachlan Shire as the first Shire in NSW to be Carbon Neutral.
Zero Emissions by 2025
Council resolved that the Upper Lachlan Shire set a target of Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2025 and no later than 2030.
Reports from Committees for the Month of May 2022
- Breadalbane Hall Committee – minutes 16 April 2022
- Gunning Arts Festival Committee – minutes from the following meetings:
- 12 September 2021
- 26 September 2021
- 10 October 2021
- 24 October 2021
- 27 February 2022
- 27 March 2022
Tender for North Crookwell Stormwater Project
Council resolved that the lump sum tender of AJ Parsons Earthmoving Pty Ltd be accepted for the price of $295,478.70 (inc GST) to complete North Street Crookwell stormwater improvement project.
Tender for Robertson Lane, Crookwell
Council resolved that the lump sum tender of Denrith Pty Ltd t/a Divalls Earthmoving & Bulk Haulage be accepted for the price of $221,346.63 (incl GST) to complete reconstruction work of Robertson Lane, Crookwell.
Tender for Boiler Hill, Reids Flat Road, Bigga
The lump sum tender of Cooper Earthmoving and Haulage be accepted for the price of $309,558.12 (incl GST) for reconstruction and bitumen sealing part of Reids Flat Road, Bigga “Boiler Hill” section.
The Meeting closed at 2:25 PM. Next meeting to be held on 16 June, 2022.