Extraordinary Council Meeting


Council Chambers, Gundagai




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Extraordinary Council Meeting Minutes

6 September 2022


MINUTES OF Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council
Extraordinary Council Meeting
Council Chambers, Gundagai
Tuesday, 6 September 2022 AT 6.00PM


PRESENT:                 Cr Charlie Sheahan (Mayor), Cr Leigh Bowden (Deputy Mayor), Cr Les Boyd, Cr Trevor Glover, Cr Gil Kelly, Cr Abb McAlister, and Cr Penny Nicholson

IN ATTENDANCE:     Glen McAtear (Acting General Manager), Matt Stubbs (Deputy General Manager - Operations), Linda Wiles (Manager Business), Ganesh Ganeshamoorthy (Manager Assets), Mark Ellis (Manager Civil Works), Andrew Brock (Manager Facilities), Janelle Chapman (Acting Manager Regulatory Services), Wayne Bennett (Manager Waste, Parks & Recreation Services), Zac Mahon (Manager Finance), Phil Chapman (Accounting Officer) and Lauren Eccleston (Tourism and Economic Development Officer).

1            Acknowledgement of Country

The Chairperson acknowledged the Wiradjuri people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Land at which the meeting was held and paid his respects to Elders, both past and present, of the Wiradjuri Nation and extended that respect to other Aboriginal people who were present.

2            Apologies

Resolution  235/2022  

Moved:       Cr Leigh Bowden

Seconded:   Cr Les Boyd

Apologies from Cr David Graham and Cr Logan Collins be received and leave of absence granted.


3            Disclosures of Interest


4            No Open Forum Held

5            Mayoral Minutes

5.1         Mayoral Minute - CGRC De-merge

Resolution  236/2022  

Moved:       Cr Charlie Sheahan

Seconded:   Cr Trevor Glover

The information detailed in the Mayoral Minute and attachment be discussed and noted.



5.2         Mayoral Minute - Grant Funding

NOTE: DOTT project is ineligible for the Riverina Tourism Activation Fund as per the criteria.

Resolution  237/2022  

Moved:       Cr Abb McAlister

Seconded:   Cr Trevor Glover

1.      The following projects be considered for application to the Stronger Country Communities Fund Round 5.

(a)   Fisher park upgrade

(b)   Ellwood’s Hall Stockinbingal amenities block

(c)    Old Mill Gundagai

(d)   Gundagai Visitors Information Centre upgrade

(e)   Cootamundra Visitors Information Centre upgrade

(f)     Muttama Hall – supper room upgrade

(g)   Toilets on the River Project

2.      Council staff investigate the viability of these projects and council staff priorities the projects accordingly.




The Meeting closed at 7:26pm.


The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on 27 September 2022.