Minutes for the Berry Forum Committee Meeting
At the Uniting Church on Monday Apr 29 2019 at 9.45am.

Present: David Carter (Chair), Stuart Coughlan, John Cullity, Laurie Watson, David Brawn, Garry Broadbridge, Gail Paton, Mary Beare & Geoff Armstrong
Apologies: Lynne deGraff, John Underwood and James Robinson

Minutes of the Committee Meeting held on 1 April 2019 Approved
Actions arising from the Minutes – None

Planning & Development

  • Tourist & Visitor Accommodation – Gareth Ward will seek a meeting with the Planning Minister, David Carter and Stuart Coughlan.
  • Stuart has proposed to Council that he deliver the Forum presentation on the background into the LEP issues at the CCB meeting on 14 May
  • The Committee agreed a response to the Chamber President’s letter that was sent to Council and circulated to all Chamber members.
  • ‘Temporary’ function centres – Patricia White is calling up the Tindalls Lane DA to Council; Kangaroo Valley Community Association will join the Committee in opposition to the DAs; An advice note has been sent to all CCBs to warn them about the situation.

Infrastructure & Facilities
Laurie will email Brad Davis to get a status update on the Apex Park toilets replacement.
Kerbs, guttering and footpaths are being installed around Albert Street.
Works are being considered to help prevent flooding along Victoria St by the Showground.

Repower is looking at two potential sites to develop a solar installation and is submitting a grant proposal for $3.2 million.

Council Matters
CCB meeting on 14 May at Ulladulla; Stuart and John C will attend

Other Business
We will in future hire the UC meeting room through Vennu, as the booking provides Public Liability Insurance with the $3 booking fee.

Meeting Closed 11:50

Next Committee meeting – Monday 3 June
Next Forum meeting – 13 June