MINUTES OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING OF
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
RANDWICK

HELD ON TUESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER, 2004 AT 6:03 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson (East Ward)

 

Cr T. Seng (Central Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr J. Kenny

 

West Ward                  -           Crs Procopiadis, S. Nash & B. Hughes (Deputy Chairperson)

 

Central Ward               -           Cr A. Andrews

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. R. Brownlee.

Acting Director Asset & Infrastructure Services                         Mr. T. McCarthy.

Director Planning & Community Development                           Ms. S. Truuvert.

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

Assistant Public Officer                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Belleli, Notley-Smith, Tracey, White & Woodsmith.

 

1.         APOLOGY.

 

An apology was received from Cr Daley.

 

RESOLVED:  (Andrews/Procopiadis) that the apology from Cr Daley for non-attendance at the Administration & Finance Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 7th December 2004 be received & accepted.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH NOVEMBER 2004.

 

F27      RESOLUTION:  (Kenny/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Administration and Finance Committee held on Tuesday, 9th November, 2004 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting.

 

3.         DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY & NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS

 

 

Nil.

 

4.         ADDRESSES TO COMMITTEE BY THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

5.         MAYORAL MINUTES.

 

5.1       MAYORAL MINUTE 102/2004 – PAID COUNCIL ADVERTISING POLICY (LOCAL NEWSPAPERS).  (98/S/0947)

 

F28        RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that:

 

a)      A meeting be convened between Council Officers and the publishers of the Eastern Suburbs Spectator, The Bondi View and the Bronte Express to examine opportunities for purchasing paid advertising in local newspapers additional to that currently arranged with the Southern Courier; subject to Council being able to be satisfied on aspects such as circulation and delivery and other reasonable “value for money” criteria; and

 

b)      A report come back to a future Council meeting listing options for the contents of a draft Paid Council Advertising Policy.

 

MOTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.         FINANCE.

 

6.1       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 38/2004 - INVESTMENT OF COUNCIL FUNDS AS AT 31 OCTOBER 2004(98/S/0745)

 

F29      RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Nash) that the “Director Governance, Management & Information Services’ Report 38/2004 dated 19 November 2004 in relation to the investment of Council funds be noted.

 

MOTION:  (Andrews/Nash)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.2       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SERVICES' REPORT 39/2004 - COUNCILLORS' DONATIONS FOR THE 2004/2005 FINANCIAL YEAR.  (98/S/0492)

 

F30      RESOLUTION:  (Kenny/Hughes) that the Director Governance, Management & Information Service Report 39/2004 dated 24th November, 2004 in relation to the progressive amount of Councillors’ donations, allocations, waiving of fees and other similar issues for the current financial year be noted.

 

MOTION:  (Kenny/Hughes)  SEE RESOLUTION.

 

8.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

 

Nil.

 

10.       NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.17 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON