His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng (Central Ward) (Chairperson)
Councillor M. Matson (East Ward) (Deputy Mayor)
North Ward - Crs P. Tracey & M. Woodsmith
South Ward - Crs R. Belleli & A. White
East Ward - Cr B. Notley-Smith
General Manager Ms. 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.
Manager, Organisational Policy & Performance Ms. K. Walshaw.
1. COUNCIL PRAYER
The Council Prayer was read by His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng.
Apologies were received from Crs Daley and Sullivan.
RESOLVED: (Notley-Smith/Hughes) that the apologies from Crs Daley and Sullivan for non-attendance at the Extraordinary Council Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 12th July, 2006 be received & accepted.
2A. LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Leave of absence had previously been granted to Councillor John Kenny. See minute No. 151/2006.
3. DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY & NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS
4. ADDRESSES TO THE COUNCIL BY THE PUBLIC.
PROCEDURAL MOTION:(Hughes/Matson) that additional members of the public be permitted to address Council on this issue. LOST.
Item 6.1 Director, Governance & Financial Services’ Report 46/2006 – Optimal Number of Councillors on Randwick City Council.
5. MAYORAL MINUTES.
5.1 MAYOR'S MINUTE 50/2006 – OPTIMAL NUMBER OF COUNCILLORS ON RANDWICK CITY COUNCIL (F2005/00751)
189 RESOLUTION: (His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng) that:
(a) the information provided in the Director, Governance & Financial Services’ Report 46/2006 be received and noted; and
(b) no further action be taken to reduce the number of Councillors currently serving on Randwick City Council.
MOTION:(His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.
AMENDMENT:(Bastic/Andrews) that clause (b) be amended to read “ further action be taken in the form of a referendum conducted, asking the community to approve a reduction of councillors to eight (8) with a popularly elected mayor and to abolish all wards. LOST.
A division on the amendment was called for by Crs Andrews and Bastic. Voting was as follows:-
His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng
6. DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES’ REPORTS.
This report was superseded by Mayor’s Minute 50/2006.
7. MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.
8. CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS.
10. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE.
11. NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.
There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng, declared the meeting closed at 6.54p.m.
THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING WERE CONFIRMED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 25TH JULY, 2006.