MINUTES OF EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING

OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON

TUESDAY, 11TH FEBRUARY, 2003 AT 5.44 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                                          -           Crs C. Matthews and 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.

Public Officer                                                                                       Mr. P. Smith.

Assistant Public Officer                                                                         Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Manager, Policy, Planning & Performance                                             Ms. K. Walshaw.

 

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         ADDRESSES TO THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

3.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

3.1              MAYORAL MINUTE 01/2003 – POSITION OF GENERAL MANAGER.  (98/S/0823 xr H/01288)

 

RESOLVED (PROCEDURAL MOTION): (White/Andrews) that the Mayoral Minute 01/2003 be dealt with in conjunction with Item 5.1, Call for Extraordinary Council Meeting by Councillors Notley-Smith and Seng.

 

 

1          RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that the current Selection Committee continue with the recruitment and selection process to recruit a new General Manager.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

AMENDMENT: (Notley-Smith/Greenwood) that the following criteria be used for selection of the General Manager:

 

(a)        the Selection Committee be comprised of at least seven Councillors with representatives from the ALP, the Liberals, the Greens and the Independents;

 

(b)               Council appoint an executive recruitment firm with a long and established reputation for the recruitment of local government executives, such as ELGNG or Macarthur;

 

(c)                the resumes of all applicants are to be made available to all Councillors;

 

(d)               the short listing of applicants is to be done by the entire Selection Committee in conjunction with the recruitment consultant; and

 

(e)                the decision of the Selection Committee and the criteria used for the decision should be summarised for evaluation by all Councillors and circulated to all Councillors at least three days prior to the meeting of the Council in which is to be debated.  LOST.

 

A division on the amendment was called for by Crs Notley-Smith and Greenwood. Voting was as follows:-

 

For                                                       Against

 

Cr Greenwood                                                 Cr Andrews

Cr Matson                                                        Cr Backes

Cr Matthews                                                    Cr Bastic

Cr Notley-Smith                                               Cr Daley

Cr Seng                                                            Cr Procopiadis

Cr Whitehead                                                   Cr Schick

                                                                        His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan

                                                                        Cr Tracey

                                                                        Cr White

 

(Cr Greenwood requested that her name be recorded as being opposed to the resolution.)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.27 p.m. and was resumed at 6.29 p.m.

 

3.2       MAYORAL MINUTE 02/2003 – REGULATION OF BROTHELS.  (98/S/2553)

 

2          RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) that the contents of the Mayor’s Minute 02/2003 on the regulation of brothels be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

4.                  CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS.

 

4.1       CONFIDENTIAL DIRECTOR ASSET & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES' REPORT 03/2003 - MAROUBRA BEACH PLAY AREA AND PARKLAND TENDER - CONTRACT TERMINATION AND ENGAGEMENT OF NEW CONTRACTOR.  (98/S/4606)

 

3          RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Bastic) that the recommendation contained within the Confidential Director Asset & Infrastructure Services' Report 03/2003 be adopted.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Bastic) SEE RESOLUTION.

 

5.         CALL FOR EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING.

 

5.1       CALL FOR EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING BY COUNCILLORS NOTLEY-SMITH & SENG. (98/S/0823)

 

(Note: this matter was considered in conjunction with Item 3.1, Mayoral Minute 01/2003 – See Minute No. 1.)

 

6.         COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

Nil.

 

7.         REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

Nil.

 

8.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan, declared the meeting closed at 6.31 p.m.

 

THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING WERE CONFIRMED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 25TH FEBRUARY, 2003.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                      

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CHAIRPERSON