MINUTES OF EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL OF THE

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2002 AT 7:07 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan (North Ward) (Chairperson)

 

Councillor M. Daley (South Ward) (Deputy Mayor)

 

North Ward                                         -           Crs J. Greenwood and P. Tracey

 

South Ward                                          -           Cr A. White

 

East Ward                                            -           Crs F. Backes, B. Notley-Smith and M. Matson

 

West Ward                                          -           Crs P. Schick, M. Whitehead and J.Procopiadis

 

Central Ward                                       -           Crs C. Bastic, T. Seng and A. Andrews

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. G. Messiter.

Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                                               Mr. M. Savage.

Acting Director Planning & Community Development                Ms. S. Truuvert.

Director Governance, Management & Information Services                   Mr. M. Hummerston.

Manager Communications                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Acting Public Officer                                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

 

 

1.         COUNCIL PRAYER.

 

The Council Prayer was read by His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan.

 

1A.      APOLOGY.

 

An Apology was received from Cr Matthews

 

RESOLVED:  (Seng/Andrews) that the apology be received and accepted and leave of absence be granted to Cr Matthews from the Extraordinary Council Meeting held on Tuesday, 24th September, 2002.

 

2.         MINUTES

 

Nil.

 

3.         ADDRESSES TO THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

4.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

Nil.

 

5.         GENERAL MANAGERS’ REPORT.

 

5.1       GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT 16/2002 - ELECTION OF MAYOR AND DEPUTY MAYOR.  (98/S/1796)

 

(a)        Method of Voting

 

241      RESOLUTION:  (Daley/Bastic) that should there be more than one (1) candidate duly nominated for the positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, then the elections are to be conducted by the method of open voting (show of hands) in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Elections) Regulation and the names be taken in alphabetical order.

 

(b)               Election of Mayor

 

i.          Nominations for Mayor


The General Manager, as Returning Officer, invited nominations in writing from Councillors for the Office of Mayor, in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Elections) Regulation. The General Manager declared the nominations closed.

Councillors Greenwood, Notley-Smith & Sullivan were duly nominated for the Office of Mayor.


Councillors Greenwood, Notley-Smith and Sullivan each accepted nomination in writing.

ii.         Voting for the Election of Mayor


The General Manager advised in accordance with, Clause 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 of the Regulation, that the respective candidates received the following number of votes:-


Councillor Greenwood              3 votes

Councillor Notley-Smith                       2 votes

Councillor Sullivan                                9 votes

 

The General Manager declared Councillor Notley-Smith excluded from the Ballot.

 

The General Manager advised in accordance with, Clause 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 of the Regulation, that the two remaining candidates received the following number of votes:-


Councillor Greenwood              5 votes

Councillor Sullivan                                9 votes


The Returning Officer thereupon declared COUNCILLOR SULLIVAN ELECTED as Mayor for the ensuing term, until September 2003.

 

(c)        Election of Deputy Mayor

 

i.                    Nomination for Deputy Mayor


The General Manager, as Returning Officer, invited nominations in writing from Councillors for the Office of Deputy Mayor, in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Elections) Regulation. The General Manager declared the nominations closed.


Councillors Daley, Matson and Seng were duly nominated for the Office of Deputy Mayor.

Councillors Daley, Matson and Seng each accepted nomination in writing.

ii.                  Voting for the Election of Deputy Mayor

The General Manager advised, in accordance with Clause 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 of the Regulation, that the respective candidates received the following number of votes:-

Councillor Daley                       9 votes

Councillor Matson                    3 votes

Councillor Seng                        2 votes

 

The General Manager declared Councillor Seng excluded from the Ballot.

 

The General Manager advised in accordance with, Clause 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 3 of the Regulation, that the two remaining candidates received the following number of votes:-

 

Councillor Daley                       9 votes

Councillor Matson                    5 votes


The Returning Officer thereupon declared COUNCILLOR DALEY ELECTED as Deputy Mayor for the ensuing term until September 2003.

 

6.         CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS.

 

Nil.

 

7.         COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

Nil.

 

8.         REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

Nil.

 

9.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan, declared the meeting closed at 7.38 p.m.

 

THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING WERE CONFIRMED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 22ND OCTOBER, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                      

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CHAIRPERSON