Supplementary Agenda

2 February 2015



Cr Michael Britten, Mayor

Cr Liz Seckold, Deputy Mayor

Cr Tony Allen

Cr Russell Fitzpatrick

Cr Keith Hughes

Cr Ann Mawhinney

Cr Kristy McBain

Cr Liz Seckold

Cr Sharon Tapscott

Cr Bill Taylor



General Manager, Ms Leanne Barnes

Group Manager Transport and Utilities, Mr Wayne Sartori

Group Manager Planning and Environment, Mr Andrew Woodley

Group Manager Community Relations and Leisure, Mr Anthony Basford

Group Manager Strategy and Business Services, Mr Lucas Scarpin

Executive Manager Organisational Development and Governance, Ms Nina Churchward

Minute Secretary




Council       4 February 2015


Supplementary Agenda


11   Staff Reports – Infrastructure, Waste and Water Accessibility

In accordance with Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, this section of the agenda will be chaired by Cr Taylor

11.3                 Operational Management Merimbula Airport - additional information................................ 4.







4 February 2015



Staff Reports – Infrastructure Waste And Water(Accessibility)


4 February 2015

In accordance with Council’s Code of Meeting Practice (2011), this section of the agenda will be chaired by Cr Taylor.  

11.3            Operational Management Merimbula Airport - additional information............. 4

Council 4 February 2015

Item 11.3


11.3. Operational Management Merimbula Airport - additional information


Clarification of information attached to Council report 11.2. Operational Management Merimbula Airport     


General Manager  



A report on the Operational Management of the Merimbula Airport forms part of the Business Paper for the Council Meeting to be held on 4 February 2015 that was published on Thursday 29 February 2015.


11.2. Operational Management Merimbula Airport


An updated attachment to that report is now available and is provided below.

This updated attachment replaces Attachment No 1 – Operation and Management of Merimbula Airport.



1.            Management of operational facility Merimbula Airport



That Councillors note the amended attachment.



4 February 2015

Item 11.3 - Attachment 1

Management of operational facility Merimbula Airport


Management of operational facility

Merimbula Airport

Statement of Council Requirements (Specifications)

1.            Operate Airport in Accordance with Aerodrome Manual and comply with CASA requirements.

1.1          Carry out all Airport Manual requirements

1.2          Update Airport Manual, maintain amendment record, distribute amendment record, and distribute amendments (inc. Airport Emergency Plan).

1.3          Exercise Airport Emergency Plan.

1.4          Maintain parts inventory (Councils existing inventory will be provided).

1.5          Provide Aerodrome Reporting Officer.

1.6          Provide Aerodrome Safety Officer.

1.7          Hold Aerodrome Licence. 

2.            Maintain Council owned assets.

2.1          Runway, Taxiway, Apron- Repair maintain pavements, bitumen surface, sweep/vacuum stones, line mark

2.2          Markers – Repair, replace, paint

2.3          Gates/Fencing – maintain, repair

2.4          Control Noxious Weeds

2.5          Maintain, repair navigational aids and provide runway lighting and hazard lighting.

3.            Mow grassed areas.

3.1          Grass not to exceed heights as follows

3.2          Runway strip 300mm

3.3          Apron, Aircraft Parking 150mm

3.4          Balance of aerodrome lands 450mm

4.            Manage Terminal Building

4.1          Liaise with users

Provide Vending machines

Provide Kiosk


4.2          Organise cleaning. Maintain terminal building including toilets in a first class state of  cleanliness

5.            Provide fee collection information for Council to invoice and collect airport income

5.1          Provide Council with billing details for RPT services and other users  

5.1.1       RPT passenger levy from airlines

5.1.2       Resident aircraft/ regular uses

5.1.3       Itinerant aircraft

5.1.4       Payment from Australian Armed Forces

6.    Pavement Concessions

6.1          Analyse requests for and issue pavement concessions

7.    Meet Operating Expenses

7.1          Pay cost of wages, salaries, materials equipment for all operations and maintenance specified.

8.    Carry insurances

8.1          Public liability indemnifying Council minimum $20,000,000.

8.2          Damage to Council property.

8.2.1      Terminal building

9.    Auditing requirements

9.1          Undergo audit by Council staff twice per year to determine:

9.1.1      Compliance with C.A.S.A requirements

9.1.2      Satisfactory maintenance of Council assets.

9.2          Provide and audited statement of income and a statement from the Lessee’s auditor that the business is solvent at the date of certification.