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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 14TH JUNE, 2005 AT 6:27 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Cr T. Seng (Central Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr J. Kenny

 

South Ward                  -           Cr M. Daley (from 7.20 p.m.)

 

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

 

Central Ward               -           Cr A. Andrews

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Mr. R. Brownlee.

Director, City Services                                                              Mr. J. Frangoples.

Director, City Planning                                                              Ms. S. Truuvert.

Director, Governance & Financial Services                                          Mr. G. Banting.

Acting Public Officer                                                                             Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Student Planner                                                                                    Ms. S. Hudson.

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 6.28 p.m. & was resumed at 7.16 p.m.

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

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

 

1.         APOLOGIES.

 

Nil.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 10TH MAY, 2005.

 

F21      RESOLUTION:  (Kenny/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Administration and Finance Committee held on Tuesday, 10th May, 2005 (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.

 

Nil.

 

6.         FINANCE.

 

6.1       DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 26/2005 - COUNCILLORS' DONATIONS FOR THE 2004/2005 FINANCIAL YEAR.  (F2004/07396 XR F2005/00182)

 

F22        RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson/Hughes) that:

 

a)                  the Director, Governance & Financial Services Report No. 26/2005 dated 30th May, 2005 in relation to the progressive amount of Councillors’ donations, allocations, waiving of fees and other similar issues for the current financial year be noted; and

 

b)                  an extra $10,000.00 be allocated to the Contingency Fund 2004/05 to cover any additional Councillors’ donations in this financial year.

 

MOTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson/Hughes) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.2       DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 27/2005 - INVESTMENT OF COUNCIL FUNDS AS AT 30 APRIL 2005.  (F2004/06527)

 

F23        RESOLUTION:  (Andrews/Nash) that the “Director, Governance & Financial Services’ Report No. 27/2005 dated 16 May, 2005 in relation to the investment of Council funds be noted.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Nash) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.3       DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 28/2005 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT RENUMERATION TRIBUNAL – DETERMINATIONS.  (F2004/06576)

 

F24        RESOLUTION:  (Nash/Procopiadis) that:

 

a)         a Councillor’s Annual Fee of $16,450 and a Mayor’s Annual Fee of $43,705 be set for the financial year July, 2005 to June, 2006 in accordance with the range stipulated by the Local Government Remuneration Tribunal; and

 

b)         as traditional at Randwick Council, 10% of the Mayor’s Annual Fee be paid to the Deputy Mayor.

 

MOTION: (Nash/Procopiadis) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

7.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

8.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 7.25 p.m.

 

 

 

 

………………………………

CHAIRPERSON