MINUTES OF EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OF THE

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK

HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 16th APRIL, 2003 AT 7:50 A.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:

 

Public Officer†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr. P. Smith.

 

1.†††††††† APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.†††††††† ADDRESSES TO THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.††††††

 

3.†††††††† MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

Nil.

 

4.†††††††† CONFIDENTIAL REPORT.

 

4.1†††††† CONFIDENTIAL MAYORAL MINUTE 20/2003 Ė GENERAL MANAGERíS EMPLOYMENT.† (98/S/0823 xr H/01288 xr Personnel File.)

 

5.†††††††† COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

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

 

RESOLVED:† (Daley/White) that the Extraordinary Meeting of the Council be adjourned at 7.52 a.m. and that the Council meet and sit as a Committee-of-the-Whole.

 

The Mayor declared the Extraordinary Meeting of the Council resumed at 8.34 a.m.

 

6.                  REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.

 

6.1†††††† REPORT OF THE MAYOR TO THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL, RELATING TO THE COUNCIL MEETING AS A COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE ON TUESDAY, 16TH APRIL, 2003.

 

The Mayor reported that the following matter had been considered and the following recommendation to the Council had been formulated by the Committee-of-the-Whole.

 

6.2†††††† EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC.

 

At the commencement of the meeting, the Committee-of-the-Whole RESOLVED, pursuant to Section 10 A(2)(a) & (g) 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 concerned respectively, personnel matters concerning particular individuals (other than Councillors) and advice concerning litigation, or advice or would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege 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.

 

6.3†††††† RECOMMENDATION:

 

That Council terminate the contract of employment of Mr Glen Oakley as General Manager in accordance with the advice of Councilís legal representatives and, in the interim, accept the offer of the current General Manager, Mr Gordon Messiter, on terms mutually beneficial to both parties, such terms to be delegated to the Mayor to negotiate and determine.

 

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

 

79††††††† RESOLUTION:† (His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan/Daley) that the recommendation made by the Committee-of-the-Whole at its meeting held on Wednesday, 16th April, 2003 be adopted.

 

(Cr Matthews requested that his name be recorded against the resolution.)

 

7.†††††††† NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr D. Sullivan, declared the meeting closed at 8.36 a.m.

 

THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING WERE CONFIRMED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 29TH †APRIL, 2003.

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON