Huon Valley News

Council Meeting Wrap Up – September 2023

Our monthly Ordinary Meeting of Council was held on Wednesday 27 September 2023.

The full meeting agenda, supporting documents and video recording can be found on our website’s Meetings, Agendas and Minutes page (scroll down to Past Meetings and select the September meeting).

Key items discussed included:

Public Question Time included questions related to climate change, Targa, planning statistics and Sustainable Timbers Tasmania.

Planning Reports:

  • Resolved- Report Under Section 35F of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 on Representations received by The Planning Authority Following Exhibition of The Draft Huon Valley Local Provisions Schedule (LPS‑HUO‑TPS)
  • Resolved – The Huon Valley Land Use Development Strategy

General Reports:

  • General Manager’s Operational Report
  • Mayor Doyle Activities Report (August)
  • Monthly Councillor Allowance Table (August)
  • Unconfirmed Minutes Health and Wellbeing Committee 9 August 2023
  • Unconfirmed Minutes Audit Panel Meeting 10 August 2023

Workshops: Councillors had the opportunity to attend 3 workshops from 6 to 13 September 2023, including Land Use Development Strategy (LUDS); Emergency Management; and Strategic Rates Review.

Open Reports:

  • Resolved – Lease of Public Land 58 Kent Street Geeveston
  • Resolved – Financial Report
  • Resolved – Capital and Operating Reserves
  • Resolved – Proposal to Formalise Road Names
  • Resolved – Proposal to Formalise Road Names
  • Resolved – Targa Tasmania Road Closure Approval

Items addressed in Closed Council:  

  • General Reports
  • Geeveston Town Hall Controlling Authority – Director Appointment
  • Emergency Management Resourcing
  • Children’s Services Development
  • Lease of Public Land 58 Kent Street Geeveston – EOI Assessment
  • HR Policies Review
  • TN198 Exclusive Trade Labour 2023-2026
  • TN199 Supply and /or Delivery of Concrete Gravel and Loams 2023-2024
  • TN200 Re-Sheeting Program 2023-2024
  • TN201 Place and Finish Concrete 2023-2024