Deed - Approval to Enter into a Deed with Sydney Water for the Naturalisation Works of Johnstons Creek

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Determined


It is resolved that:

(A)      Council approve to enter into a Deed with Sydney Water for construction works, new landscaping, maintenance and compound areas in Bicentennial, Jubilee and Federal Parks, as shown at Confidential Attachment C to the subject report;

(B)      Council approve offsetting the City's land use costs for compounds against Sydney Water's naturalisation works that will improve the City's park land adjacent to the Johnstons Creek Channel against the value of these works;

(C)      authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate, execute and administer a Deed to Sydney Water which provides, amongst other matters, Sydney Water's obligations regarding the naturalisation of the Johnstons Creek Canal and the agreed scope of work on the City of Sydney lands;

(D)      authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer to execute any other reasonably necessary documentation relating to clause (A) above;

(E)      Council approve an Exemption from Tender for Sydney Water to undertake the components of the project on Council-owned and managed Crown land; and

(F)      the Chief Executive Officer ensure that the naturalisation works do not impede sporting uses of the park and the possible future installation of hybrid or synthetic fields.

Carried unanimously.



Report author: Amit Chanan

Publication date: 28/06/2018

Date of decision: 25/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 25/06/2018 - Council

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