Council Meeting Summary - 11 May 2022

Published on 12 May 2022

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Here's the summary of this week's Council meeting. We had issues with our livestream but the recording of the meeting has been published as usual. See link further below:
  • Council heard from two members of the public who made presentations about matters on the agenda
  • Council adopted in principle names for new roads within Jumping Creek development area in Queanbeyan, which will be publicly advertised
  • Council adopted in principle names for new roads within Stage 1 Elm Grove development area in Bungendore, which will be publicly advertised
  • Council adopted in principle the name Blacksmiths Lane as proposed name for laneway off Monaro Street. Name will be publicly advertised
  • Council endorsed the expression of interest to participate in a 12-month trial of a shared e-scooters scheme in Googong Township
  • Council approved establishment of a Section 355 Committee to manage the Mongarlowe Community Hall
  • Council approved a Cultural Grant donation of $1,200 to assist with costs of staging a concert at Bungendore War Memorial Hall
  • Council will place the QPRC Disability Inclusion Action Plan (2022-26) on public exhibition for 28 days at; and will adopt if no submissions are received or receive a further report on submissions
  • Council deferred endorsement of the amended Queanbeyan-Palerang Community Strategic Plan for further work to be done on an amended vision statement
  • Council rescinded some former Queanbeyan City and former Palerang policies as part of ongoing work of policy harmonisation
  • Council approved the Internal Audit Charter
  • Council noted an information report on the Affordable Housing Strategy
  • Council noted report that item 8.1 of the previous meeting of Council was withdrawn
  • In closed session, Council noted matters related to the compulsory acquisition of land in Bungendore and authorised the CEO to negotiate, investigate and progress a range of related matters.
  • Council will receive a report on the Bungendore High School state significant development proposal following passage of compulsory acquisition; noted briefings from DoE; and noted the resolution of Item 16.1 in closed session indicating Council’s ongoing engagement with this situation.
If you’d like more background on the decisions, you can find the business papers on our website. An archive of the live stream is available at:


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