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

HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH OCTOBER, 2007 AT 6:03 P.M.

 

 

PRESENT:

 

The Mayor, Cr B. Notley-Smith (East Ward)

 

North Ward              -        Cr J. Kenny

 

East Ward               -        Cr M. Matson

 

West Ward              -        Cr B. Hughes

 

Central Ward            -        Crs A. Andrews (Chairperson) & T. Seng

 

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.

Manager Development Assessment                                         Mr. K. Kyriacou.

Media Officer                                                                     Ms. A. Power.

Tree Preservation Officer                                                     Mr. B. Bourke.

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

 

Crs Belleli and Woodsmith.

 

1.         APOLOGIES/GRANTING OF LEAVE OF ABSENCES.

 

An apology was received from Cr Nash.

 

RESOLVED:  (Kenny/Matson) that the apology from Cr Nash for non-attendance at the Administration & Finance Committee Meeting of the Council held on Tuesday, 9th October, 2007 be received & accepted.

 

2.         CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES.

 

CONFIRMATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, 11TH SEPTEMBER, 2007.

 

F41     RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Kenny) that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Administration and Finance Committee held on Tuesday, 11th September, 2007 (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.         ADDRESSING OF COUNCIL BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC.

 

Nil.

 

5.         URGENT BUSINESS.

 

Nil.

 

6.         FINANCE.

 

6.1      DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 59/2007 - INVESTMENT REPORT - AUGUST 2007.  (F2004/06527)

 

F42      RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Kenny) that the investment report for August 2007 be received and noted.

 

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

 

6.2      DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 60/2007 - MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT AS AT 31 AUGUST 2007.  (F2006/00690)

 

F43      RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Kenny) that the monthly financial reports as at 31 August 2007 be noted.

 

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

 

6.3      DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 61/2007 - 2007/08 CONTINGENCY FUND. - STATUS AS AT 27 SEPTEMBER 2007.  (F2004/07396)

 

F44      RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Kenny) that the Council Contingency Fund report for September, 2007 be received and noted.

 

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

 

6.4      DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 62/2007 - OUTSTANDING RECEIVABLES - DOUBTFUL DEBT WRITE OFF.  (F2004/06527)

 

F45      RESOLUTION:  (Seng/Kenny) that outstanding receivables totalling $12,500.38 (twelve thousand, five hundred dollars and thirty eight cents) requiring a resolution of Council be written off in accordance with the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005.

 

MOTION: (Seng/Kenny) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

6.5      DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 63/2007 - FEES & CHARGES FOR APPLICATION & CERTIFICATE FOR CLASSIFICATION OF PUBLIC LAND.  (F2004/06354)

 

F46      RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Kenny) that Council adopts, in principle, the draft fees & charges for the Application & Certificate for Classification of Public Land subject to any public submissions being considered.

 

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

 

7.         ADMINISTRATION.

 

7.1      GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT 36/2007 - KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL - AUSTRALIAN SUSTAINABLE CITIES AWARDS 2007.  (F2007/00154)

 

F47      RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Kenny) that the Mayor and his partner be authorised to represent Council at the Keep Australia Beautiful – Australian Sustainable Cities Awards dinner in Canberra on Wednesday 24 October 2007 and the airfares and associated costs be funded from the Councillors’ conferences and seminars budget.

 

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

 

7.2      DIRECTOR, GOVERNANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES' REPORT 64/2007 - NOTICE OF ACQUISITION OF LAND - NORBAR LANE, KINGSFORD.  (F2004/06325)

 

F48      RESOLUTION:  (Matson/Kenny) that Council grant authority to proceed with an application to the Minister to acquire the land for the purpose of maintaining the drainage reserve and to publish a notice in the Government Gazette acquiring the land known as Norbar Lane, Kingsford.

 

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

 

8.         CONFIDENTIAL ITEMS (CLOSED SESSION).

 

Nil.

 

9.         NOTICE OF RESCISSION MOTIONS.

 

Nil.

 

The meeting closed at 6.08 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON