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REPORTS TABLED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF UPPER LACHLAN SHIRE COUNCIL HELD THURSDAY, 17 MARCH 2011 IN CROOKWELL SECTION A REPORTS FROM ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING 1. Noxious Weeds Activities Report A2-A4 2. Proposed Amendments to Upper Lachlan Development Conb-ol A5 - A41 Plan 2010 3. Urban Addressing A42 4. 2009-10 Local Development Performance Monitoring A43-A44 5. DA 130/10 Proposed Dwelling - Refusal A45-A52 6. 2543 Towrang Road Big Hill A53 7. Development Statistics Report A54-A58 Ml Bell / / / neral Manager A1 . .... .. Mayor General Manager

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  • REPORTS TABLED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF UPPER LACHLAN SHIRE COUNCIL HELDTHURSDAY, 17 MARCH 2011 IN CROOKWELL

    SECTION A

    REPORTS FROM

    ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING

    1. Noxious Weeds Activities Report A2-A42. Proposed Amendments to Upper Lachlan Development Conb-ol A5 - A41

    Plan 20103. Urban Addressing A424. 2009-10 Local Development Performance Monitoring A43-A445. DA 130/10 Proposed Dwelling - Refusal A45-A526. 2543 Towrang Road Big Hill A537. Development Statistics Report A54-A58

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    Author: Noxious Weeds Manager

    Subject: Monthly Weed Control Activities

    FUe: F 10/347-02

    Precis: Providing Council with a summary of weed control activitiesthat have been conducted in the past month.

    Budget: Nil

    1. WEED ACTIVITIES REPORT

    Property Inspections

    Lot 1 DP 877096 S/T Belmore Peelwood 7/2/11 RoutineLot 168 DP 753010 S/T Belmore Peelwood 7/2/11 RoutineLot 215 DP 753010 S/T Belmore Peelwood 7/2/11 Routine 2Lot 86 DP 753010 S/T Bel more Sapling ck 8/2/11 Routine 2Lot 49 DP 753010 S/T Belmore Sapling Ck 8/2/11 RoutineLot 236 DP 753010 S/T Belmore Sapling Ck 8/2/11 RoutineLot 2 DP 1124766 SJW Crookwell Tulloh 8/2/11 Notified 2Lot 4 DP 848252 S/T & B/B Belmore Peelwood 9/2/11 Routine 1 &2Lot 3 DP 848252 B/B Belmore Peelwood 9/2/11 Notified 2Lot 2 DP 848252 B/B Belmore Peelwood 9/2/11 Notified 2Lot 1 DP 848252 P/C Belmore Peelwood 9/2/11 RoutineLot 109 DP 753010 S/T Belmore Peelwood 10/2/11 Routine 2Lot 69 DP 753010 B/B Belmore Peelwood 10/2/11 Notified 2Lot 80 DP 753010 S/T elmore Peelwood 10/2/11 Routine 2Lot 148 DP 753010 S/T Belmore Sapling Ck 14/2/11 RoutineLot 190 DP 753010 S/T & B/B Belmore Sapling Ck 14/2/11 Notified 2&3Lot 92 DP 753010 S/T & B/B Belmore Sapling ck 14/2/11 Routine 1&2Lot 133 DP 753043 S/T Laggan Golspie 15/2/11 RoutineLot 71 DP 753043 B/B Laggan Peelwood 15/2/11 Routine 2Lot 302 DP 753043 B/B Laggan Peelwood 15/2/11 Notified 3Lot 2 DP 753043 S/T Laggan Golspie 16/2/11 RoutineLot 1 DP 1133806 S/T Laggan Peelwood 16/2/11 RoutineLot 149 DP 753010 S/T Bel more Peelwood 16/2/11 RoutineLot 2 DP 1086805 S/T Crookwell Iron Mine 17/2/11 RoutineLot 52 DP 753055 S/T & B/B Thalaba Peelwood 21/2/11 Notified 1 &2Lot 145 DP 753015 S/T & B/B Thalaba Peelwood 21/2/11 Notified 1 &2Lot 76 DP 753010 S/T Belmore Peelwood 21/2/11 RoutineLot 213 DP 753015 S/T Bolong Fullerton 22/2/11 RoutineLot 223 DP 753015 B/B Belong Fullerton 22/2/11 Notified 0;-Lot 40 DP 753015 sn- Belong Fullerton 22/2/11 RoutineLot 223 DP 753015 S/T Belong Fullerton 12/2/11 NotifiedA.Lot 2 DP 215278 S/T Thalaba Peelwood 23/2/11 RoutineLot 90 DP 753015 S/T Bolong Peelwood 23/2/11 RoutineLot 130 DP 753015 S/T Belong Futlerton 23/2/11 Routine

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    3 DP 882195 S/T Belong Fullerton 28/2/11 RoutineLot 1 DP 882195 28/2/11 Bolong Fullerton 28/2/11 RoutineLot 11 DP 1017006 28/2/11 Bolong Fullerton 28/2/11 RoutineLot 1 DP 158220 S/T Dalton Loop 2/2/11 RoutineLot 215 DP 754118 S/T Gunning Gundaroo 4/2/11 NotifiedLot 31 DP 75411 1 S/T Dalton Dalton 7/2/11 RoutineLot 1 DP 63662 S/T Dalton Loop 7/2/11 RoutineLot 123 DP 754111 BB Dalton Loop 7/2/11 RoutineLot 120 DP 754111 BB Dalton Loop 8/2/11 RoutineLot 1 DP 811742 S/T Dalton Loop 8/2/11 RoutineLot 42 DP 65115 BB Dalton Jerrawa 8/2/11 NotifiedLot 134 DP 754118 S/T Dalton Dalton 9/2/11 RoutineLot 2 DP 1098215 S/T Dalton Chain of Ponds 9/2/11 RoutineLot 298 DP 754111 S/T Dalton Chain of Ponds 9/2/11 Routine

    Key for Degree of Infestations

    1. Scattered Plants2. Scattered Plants with Isolated Patches3. Dense Infestations

    Key for Actions of Inspections

    Routine - an inspection where the landowner has either provided adequateinformation or conducted adequate control work to fulfil their obligations to controlnoxious weed infestations on their land.

    Notified - an inspection -where landowners are notified either verbally or by letterthat control work is required on specific weed infestations. These inspectionsgenerally -will require a reinspection.

    Reinspection - an inspection that has been conducted to investigate whether adequatecontrol work has been conducted after notification to control -weed infestations.

    Notice - an inspection -where a Weed Control Notice under section 18 of the Act hasbeen served.

    Table of Inspections

    Property Inspections100 T---'-- ^~t -s- W-.

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    Roadside Weed Control

    Roadside weed control work has continued to focus on woody weed control withnoxious weeds such as Blackberry, Gorse, Broom, Briars and St John's Wort targeted.This control program will continue through until April.

    Southern Tablelands and South Coast Regional Plants Committee AGM

    On Thursday 3rd March 2011 the Noxious Weeds Manager and Councillor Mayohattended the Annual General Meeting and Ordinary Meeting of the above Committeewhich was held at Queanbeyan City Council.

    Office Bearers for the coming year were elected with Clr Sue Whelan fromQueanbeyan City Council re-elected as Chair, Clr Mick Mayoh from Upper LachlanShire Council re-elected as Deputy Chair and Paul Brown from Upper Lachlan ShireCouncil re-elected as Secretary Treasurer.

    An item of interest from this meeting was a report from Industry & Investment thatadvised Local Control Authorities to review Class 4 Weed Management Plans thathave control measures requiring noxious weeds to be fully and continuouslysuppressed and destroyed. Our plan has four noxious weeds with this descriptionwithin the control measure which include Fireweed, Scotch/English Broom, St John'sWort and Serrated Tussock. A report outlining options available to Council with areview this plan will be prepared in the near future to allow consideration of this

    issue.

    Recommendation: That Council receive and note the report as information.

    ATTACHMENTS

    Nil

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    Author: Director Environment and Planning

    Subject: Proposed Amendments to Upper Lachlan Development ControlPlan 2010

    File No: Fl 0/16

    Precis: To advise Council of the outcome of the public exhibition ofthe proposed amendments to Upper Lachlan DevelopmentControl Plan 2010

    Budget: Approximately $500 (advertising)

    2. PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO UPPER LACHLAN DEVELOPMENTCONTROL PLAN 2010

    The proposed amendments to Upper Lachlan Development Control Plan 2010 wereplaced on public exhibition from Thursday 13 January 2011 to Friday 18 February2011. At the close of the public exhibition period 49 submissions were received. 27 ofthese submissions included the same content in a form email/letter. The issues raisedin the submissions are summarised as follows:

    No. Summary of issues Comments

    No more wind farm development in the Shire Comment / Statement.Changes suggested:.- Developers to assess impact

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    on Precedent set by LEGdevelopment on adjacent property values judgement.

    - Increase public consultation SetinSec3.14ofDCPand- Increase community compensation for EP&A Regulations.1

    affected members No justification provided.- Increase clearance distance to 10 kms No justification provided.- Community should have greater role in use

    of funds SeeSec3.17C.E.P.- Investigate/assess impact of health of

    adjacent residents See Sec 9.5 W.F

    Suggested changes:.See Sec 9.5 W.F- Control b - add 'physical' to clarify listed

    items (i) to (v)See Sec 9.5 W.F- Control e - infi-asound not addressed by

    this control (supporting detail included)- Control f- a good control for turbines up to2

    2MW. Suggest extra control for turbines > See Sec 9.5 W.F2MW or blade tip height near or > 150 m.Setback to non-host residences to be 3 km

    CEP funds - contributions should mainly be.SeeSec3.17C.E.Pdirected to ameliorating projects in impacted

    areas. Rewording to address this suggested

    Endorse Council's 2km minimum setback and.See Sec 9.5 W.Fto remain as a minimum requirement

    3 . Encourage Council to seek to persuade windSee Sec 9.5 W.Ffarm owners to participate in properly

    designed, fully independent, noise studies

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    No. Summary of issues Comments

    Proposed amendments do not reflect Land and.Environment Court judgement. Comment / StatementSignificant implication to Council and.

    Comment / Statementratepayers from setback controls rejected by4the LEGCEP amendments do not reflect the outcome.

    Comment / Statementof the LEG judgementDetailed submission addressed these points

    Do not agree with proposed approval process.for funding allocation. Comment / Statement

    . Committee should include at least 1 or moreSee Sec 3.17 C.E.P5 and community representatives in close proximity

    27 . Object to limiting of projects able to be fimdedSeeSec3.17C.E.Pto capital projects. There are many community

    based events/programs that could benefit andenhance the community

    Too many wind farms in Shire, should be.banned. Encourage solar farms. Comment / Statement

    Council must insist on representation at a.Comment / StatementJudicial Enquiry into wind farms investigating

    health concerns and land values

    Require provision of a decommissioning fund.Notedpaid up front, held in trust6

    $l,666/turbine ludicrous - should match.Notedpayment to the host landholder

    5km setback from any residences, with. See Sec 9.5 W.Fdetailed enquiry into infi-asoundObject to ratepayers covering Council costs re. NotedPlanning Agreement costsObject to media releases being restricted. NotedTo ensure DCP followed by developers.

    7,8, replace 'should be' with 'must be' See Sec 9.5 W.F9,10, Setback distances must be increased to 3 km..

    11, International medical evidence supports this See Sec 9.5 W.F12, Should require developers to undertake road.13, See Sec 9.5 W.Fworks to upgrade roads due to the wind farm14, development15, Security bond should be lodge with Council.16,17, Notedprior to any work commencing

    18,19,. Financial benefits from wind farms should be

    20, allocated to those within 5 km of a turbine See Sec 3.17 C.E.P21,

    Inappropriate. to limit *22, community See Sec 3.17 C.E.Pcontributions to capital works / infrastructure23,Access to CEP funds should be 6 monthly.24, Noted

    25, Committee should comprise - Mayor, 1.

    26, Community member from within 3 km of the SeeSec3.17C.E.Pwind farm and not involved the.28, m29, development and 3 other shire residents not30, involved m wind fann developments31, Wind farm developers should not be part of.

    33, the allocation of funds unless legally required Noted37,39 Allocation of funds should go to projects.

    within 5km of the nearest turbine

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    No. Summary of issues CommentsCongratulate Council for work with the wind. Comment / Statementfarm industry to secure long lasting benefitsfor social/capital nature for the CommunityConcerned about composition of Committee,.should be: 2 members who are not Councillors See Sec 3.17 C.E.P(voting),! Councillor (voting), 2 non-voting32representatives (General Manager and

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