MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE

MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 8TH OCTOBER, 2002 AT 6:18 P.M.

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Cr J. Procopiadis (West Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr P. Tracey

 

South Ward                  -           Cr M. Daley (Deputy Mayor)

 

East Ward                    -           Crs B. Notley-Smith and M. Matson

 

Central Ward               -           Cr A. Andrews (Deputy Chairperson)

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. G. Messiter.

Acting Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                         Mr. F. Rotta.

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

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

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Manager Communications                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Co-ordinator Community Development                                     Ms. E. Collyer.

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Backes, Greenwood, Schick, Seng, White & Whitehead.

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH SEPTEMBER, 2002.

 

F31      RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Daley) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Administration and Finance Committee held on Tuesday, 10th September, 2002 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting.

 

3.         ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil

 

4.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

Nil.

 

5.         FINANCE.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 32/2002 - INVESTMENT OF COUNCIL FUNDS AS AT 31 AUGUST 2002.  (98/S/0745)

 

F32      RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Notley-Smith) that the Director Governance, Management & Information Services’ Report dated 17 September 2002 in relation to the investment of Council funds be noted.

 

MOTION:  (Andrews/Notley-Smith)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 6.20 p.m. and was resumed at 9.01 p.m. with Cr Daley in the Chair.

 

5.2              COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

Cr Daley invited members of the Public Gallery to address the Committee on the proposal by the Committee to proceed into a closed Committee-of-the-Whole. No persons indicated they wished to avail themselves of this opportunity.

 

RESOLVED(His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Procopiadis) that the Administration & Finance Committee Meeting be adjourned at 9.03 p.m. and that the Committee meet and sit as a Committee-of-the-Whole.

 

Cr Daley declared the Administration & Finance Committee Meeting of the Council resumed at 9.34 p.m.

 

REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES TO THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING AS A COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE ON TUESDAY 8TH OCTOBER, 2002.

 

The Director Governance, Management & Information Services reported that the following matter had been considered and the following recommendation to the Committee had been formulated by the Committee-of-the-Whole.

 

Exclusion of Press and Public.

 

At the commencement of the meeting, the Committee-of-the-Whole RESOLVED, pursuant to Section 10 A(2) (c) of the Local Government Act, 1993, that the press and public be excluded from the whole of this meeting of the Committee as the matter under consideration contains information that would, if disclosed, confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business on which publicity or disclosure of the proceedings  of the Committee would, in the opinion of the Committee, be prejudicial and on balance would be contrary to the public interest.

 

Recommendation.

 

CONFIDENTIAL DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT  35/2002 - CORPORATE SYSTEMS REPLACEMENT PROJECT - "COUNCILS ONLINE".  (98/S/3323)

 

            That the Confidential Director Governance, Management and Information Services’ Report 35/2002 be received and noted.

 

ADOPTION OF THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

F33      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/White) that the recommendation made by the Committee-of-the-Whole at its Meeting held on 8th October, 2002 be adopted.

 

6.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

7.         MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.

 

Nil.

 

8.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 9.38 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON