Minutes for the Berry Forum Committee Meeting
At the Uniting Church on July 9 2018 at 10.15am.

Present: James Robinson (Chair), Stuart Coughlan, David Brawn, Gail Paton, Margot Claringbold, Mary Beare, Laurie Watson, John Underwood, Marilyn Kellett and Garry Broadbridge
Apologies: David Carter, John Cullity

Minutes of the Committee Meeting held on 18 June – Approved
Actions arising from the Minutes – None

Draft Agenda for 16 August Forum meeting

  • District Park status (Liliana Hutchison) – Next steps re detailed design/ gov grants
  • SMR – Annette Frohling
  • Bangalee DA – Status Report
  • Huntingdale Park – development status report
  • NRMA Charging Station – pending

Planning & Development

  • Bangalee Motel – Council is reviewing traffic issues; will take until 31 July
  • S96 for Huntingdale Park –awaiting confirmation of lodgement
  • Low Rise Medium Density – SCC 12 month deferral request has been approved
  • Heritage Listing/Protection – Historical Society considering Heritage ‘Feel’ of Berry, and how to preserve it.
  • Station Masters Residence – 3500 signatures on petition presented to Gareth

Action: Stuart to include info in Town Crier article.

Infrastructure & Facilities
Council to undertake kerb extension on SE corner of Alexandra/Albert Streets and install ramps outside Shady Fig.

Solar Garden at North Nowra Tip – Business model report and financial modeling to be produced in August for private investors.

NRMA Electric Vehicle Charging Station – NRMA remain interested in Berry in an appropriate site. They will evaluate options and seek Council support to organize community consultation.

Membership issue – Pending 

Council Matters
– CCB meeting feedback provided by Stuart
– Live streaming of Council meetings yet to commence

Other Business
Noticeboard – no response from Chamber yet
TC cut-off date for articles will not be extended

Next Committee meeting – 13 August
Next Forum meeting – 16 August