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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 13TH SEPTEMBER 2005 AT 6.21 PM

 

 

PRESENT:

 

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

 

Cr T. Seng (Central Ward) (Chairperson)

 

North Ward                 -           Cr J. Kenny

 

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

 

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.

Manager, Administrative Services                                                         Mr. D. Kelly.

Communications Manager                                                                     Ms. D. Brien.

Manager Development Assessment                                                       Mr. K. Kyriacou

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Belleli, Notley-Smith and Woodsmith.

 

1.         APOLOGY.

 

An apology was received from Cr Procopiadis.

 

RESOLVED: (Kenny/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that the apology from Cr Procopiadis for non-attendance at the Administration & Finance Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 13th September, 2005 be received & accepted.

 

2.         MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH AUGUST, 2005.

 

F31      RESOLUTION:  (Nash/Hughes) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Administration and Finance Committee held on Tuesday, 9th August, 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.         FINANCE.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 35/2005 - COUNCILLORS' DONATIONS FOR 2005/2006 FINANCIAL YEAR.   (F2004/07396 XR F2005/00182)

 

F32      RESOLUTION:  (Kenny/His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson) that the Director, Governance & Financial Services Report No. 35/2005 dated 29th August, 2005 in relation to the progressive amount of Councillors’ donations, allocations, waiving of fees and other similar issues for the 2005/06 financial year be noted.

 

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

 

5.2       DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 37/2005 - INVESTMENT OF COUNCIL FUNDS AS AT 31 JULY 2005. (F2004/06527)

 

F33      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson /Kenny) that the Director, Governance & Financial Services’ Report No. 37/2005 dated 19 August, 2005 in relation to the investment of Council funds be noted.

 

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

 

6.         GENERAL BUSINESS.

 

6.1       ENERGY AUSTRALIA – SHIFTING OF CHARGES FOR PUBLIC LIGHTING ON TO COUNCILS. (F2005/00094)

 

F34      RESOLUTION:  (His Worship the Mayor, Cr M. Matson /Woodsmith) that a report on this matter by the appropriate Council officer be brought before the next available Administration & Finance Committee (or Council Meeting as may be required) such report to address issues including the effect on Council’s long term financial plan and the resulting restriction of Council’s ability to provide services to the community.

 

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

 

7.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil

 

The meeting closed at 6.28 p.m.

 

………………………………

CHAIRPERSON