Minutes for the Berry Forum Committee Meeting
At the Uniting Church on Monday September 16 2019 at 8:45

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

Minutes of the Committee Meeting held on 5 August 2019 – Approved
Actions arising from the Minutes – None

Huntingdale subdivision 52 Parker Crescent
Discussion was held regarding concerns raised by residents and a request for assistance from the Forum. The Committee decided on the following –

  • We will request an additional four week extension from SCC for submissions. Action Stuart
  • We will request that the DA be ‘called up’ to a full council and not left to the discretion of Council staff. Action Stuart
  • We will assist residents with communications with Council and understanding development planning processes, and encourage the developer to contact the residents and/or present at the Forum Meeting. Action Stuart
  • The Committee felt it would be helpful to put some guidelines on the website to help residents understand the assistance provided by the Committee regarding DA concerns. Action: Garry

Infrastructure & Facilities – postponed to next meeting

Sustainability – Nothing to report

Draft Agenda for Forum Meeting on 10 October

  • Huntingdale subdivision
  • Update on ‘temporary’ function centres

Council Matters – Nothing to report

Other Business
AGM in October – All Committee members, except for John C, have confirmed they are renominating. John is weighing up his ability to accommodate his time on the Forum Committee with his Landcare and Meals on Wheels commitments.

Meeting Closed 9:40am

Next Committee meeting – 30 Sept 8:30am
Next Forum meeting and AGM – 10 October