MINUTES OF EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OF
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
RANDWICK

HELD ON THURSDAY, 31ST AUGUST 2006 AT 8:17 A.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng (Central Ward) (Chairperson)

 

Councillor B. Notley-Smith (East Ward) (Deputy Mayor)

 

North Ward                                         -           Crs J. Kenny, P. Tracey & M. Woodsmith

 

South Ward                                          -           Crs R. Belleli, M. Daley & A. White

 

East Ward                                            -           Crs M. Matson & D. Sullivan

 

West Ward                                          -           Crs B. Hughes, S. Nash & J. Procopiadis

 

 

OFFICERS PRESENT:

 

General Manager                                                                                  Ms. 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.

 

 

1.                  COUNCIL PRAYER

 

The Council Prayer was read by His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng.

 

2.         APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews & Bastic.

 

RESOLVED:  (Daley/Sullivan) that the apologies from Crs Andrews & Bastic for non-attendance at the Extraordinary Council Meeting of the Council held on Thursday, 31st August, 2006 be received & accepted.

 

3.         DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY & NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS

 

Nil.

 

4.         ADDRESSING OF COUNCIL BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

 

 

5.         DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES’ REPORT.

 

5.1       DIRECTOR GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES’ REPORT 57/2006 – DEFERRAL OF MOTION BY COUNCILLOR MATSON – MAROUBRA BY ELECTION – REFERRAL OF MISUSE OF COUNCIL RESOURCES TO THE ICAC.  (F2004/06569 xr F2005/00171)

 

257    RESOLUTION: (Matson/Nash) that Council views the production by Council staff of a how-to-vote card for Councillor Bastic’s personal use in the Labor Party’s pre-selection process for the Maroubra by-election to be an unacceptable misuse of Council resources and resolves to refer the matter and all documentation held on it to the ICAC and the Department of Local Government.

 

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

 

A division was called for by Councillors Matson & Nash. Voting was as follows:-

 

For                                                                  Against

Belleli                                                               Daley

Hughes                                                 Procopiadis

Kenny                                                              Sullivan

Matson                                                 Tracey

Nash                                                                White

Notley-Smith

His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng

Woodsmith

 

6.         MOTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICE.

 

6.1       NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTION BY COUNCILLORS ANDREWS, SULLIVAN, BASTIC & WHITE – ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING – 22ND AUGUST, 2006– ITEM 9.3 – DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES’ REPORT 53/2006 – LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION OF NSW – 2006 ANNUAL CONFERENCE.  (F2004/06645.)

 

Note: Crs Daley, Sullivan, Procopiadis & White left the chamber at this point in the meeting.

 

MOTION:(Matson/Nash) that the resolution passed at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 22nd August, 2006 reading as follows:-

 

“that:

 

a)         Crs Matson, Notley-Smith, Seng, Tracey and Woodsmith be nominated as delegates to attend the Local Government Association’s Conference in Leura in October 2006;

 

b)         Crs Belleli, Hughes, Nash, Procopiadis and Sullivan be nominated as alternate delegates to attend the conference; and

 

c)         Other interested Councillors attend the conference in the capacity of observers.”

 

BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED. LOST.

6.2       NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTION BY COUNCILLORS ANDREWS, DALEY, SULLIVAN & WHITE – ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING – 22ND AUGUST, 2006 – ITEM 12.9 – MOTION PURSUANT TO NOTICE BY CR MATSON – COUNCIL SPONSORSHIP FOR ANNUAL SBAR FUNDRAISING EVENT. (F2004/07079 XR F2005/00171.)

 

MOTION:(Matson/Hughes) that the resolution passed at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 22nd August, 2006 reading as follows:-

 

“that:

 

a)           Council allocate $3,000.00 from this year’s contingency fund to sponsor the next SBAR event;

b)           Council write letters of support on SBAR’s behalf to key stakeholders such as local Members of Parliament, South Maroubra Surf Club and the Traffic Committee to ensure that the event is another great success;

c)           this event be recognised as an annual event and be financially supported by Council; and

d)           Council inform the Centennial & Moore Park Trust authority that it supports the Children’s Cancer Institute’s request to host a sausage sizzle at the beginning of the SBAR event”

 

BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED. LOST.

 

A division was called for by Councillors Matson & Nash. Voting was as follows:-

 

For                                          Against

Belleli  

Hughes

Kenny

Matson

Nash

Notley-Smith

His Worship the Mayor, Cr. T. Seng

Tracey

Woodsmith

 

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr T. Seng, declared the meeting closed at 9.03 a.m.

 

THE MINUTES OF THIS MEETING WERE CONFIRMED AT THE ORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANDWICK HELD ON TUESDAY, 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                      

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CHAIRPERSON