THESE MINUTES ARE DRAFT UNTIL CONFIRMED AT THE NEXT MONTHLY MEETING OF THIS COUNCIL AND/OR COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES OF Extraordinary Council Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday,

30 September 2014 AT 7:02pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor S Nash (Chairperson) (West Ward)

 

Councillor A Andrews (Deputy Mayor) (Central Ward)

 

North Ward                                          -    Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey & K Smith

 

South Ward                                          -    Councillors N D’Souza, R Belleli & P Garcia

 

East Ward                                            -    Councillors T Bowen, M Matson &

                                                              B Roberts

 

West Ward                                           -    Councillors G Moore & H Stavrinos

 

Central Ward                                        -    Councillors T Seng & G Stevenson

 

Officers Present:

Acting General Manager                                    Ms S Truuvert

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr J Smith

Manager Administrative Services                        Mr D Kelly

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

Manager Financial Operations                            Mr G Byrne

Manager Strategic Planning                               Mr A Bright

Coordinator Communications                             Ms E Shanks

 

Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People

The Council Prayer was read by Cr Roberts. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Cr Matson.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

 

Nil.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

 

a) Crs Andrews and Bowen declared a non pecuniary non significant interest in item MM82/14 as they are both members of the South Sydney Rugby League Football Club.

 

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

 

Nil.

 

Mayoral Minutes

 

 

MM81/14  Mayoral Minute - End of Mayoral Term: September 2013- September 2014 (F2014/06574)

324/14

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr S Nash) that this Mayoral Minute be received and noted.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr S Nash) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

MM82/14  Mayoral Minute - NRL Grand Final Live Site at Coogee Beach (F2010/00282)

325/14

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr S Nash) that Council:

 

1)       proceed with an NRL grand final live site at Coogee Beach jointly presented by Randwick City Council and Botany Bay City Council;

 

2)       accept Botany Bay City Council’s contribution of $20,000 towards the event;

 

3)       declare Goldstein Reserve, Coogee to be an alcohol and smoking free zone for the 24 hour period of Sunday 5 October 2014, and install appropriate temporary signage; and

 

4)       delegate to the Acting General Manager the power to appoint an appropriate local charity partner for this event.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr S Nash) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION

 

Urgent Business

 

Nil.

 

Director City Planning Reports

 

Nil.

 

General Manager's Report

 

 

GM30/14  General Manager's Report - Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor and Election of Council Committees (F2005/00751)

326/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

327/14

 

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Matson) that should there be more than one (1) candidate duly nominated for the positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor, then the elections are to be conducted by the method of open voting (show of hands) in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 3 of the Local Government (General) Regulation and the names be taken in alphabetical order.

 

MOTION: (Smith/Matson) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The Mayor Cr Scott Nash vacated the Chair and handed over to the General Manager as Returning Officer for the election.

 

Election of Mayor

 

The General Manager, as Returning Officer, invited nominations in writing from Councillors for the Office of Mayor, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 2 of the Local Government (General) Regulation. The General Manager declared the nominations closed.

 

Councillor Seng was duly nominated for the Office of Mayor.

 

Councillor Seng accepted the nomination in writing.

 

Voting for the Election of Mayor

 

The General Manager advised, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 4, Clause 13 of the Regulation that, given there was only one (1) nomination for the position of Mayor, COUNCILLOR SENG was declared ELECTED as Mayor for the ensuing term until September 2015.

 

Election of Deputy Mayor

 

The General Manager, as Returning Officer, invited nominations in writing from Councillors for the Office of Deputy Mayor, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 2 of the Local Government (General) Regulation. The General Manager declared the nominations closed.

 

Councillors Andrews & Matson were duly nominated for the Office of Deputy Mayor.

 

Councillors Andrews & Matson accepted the nomination in writing.

 

The General Manager advised, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 4, Clause 13 of the Regulation, that the respective candidates received the following number of votes:

Councillor Andrews     12 votes

Councillor Matson       3 votes

 

The Returning Officer thereupon declared COUNCILLOR ANDREWS ELECTED as Deputy Mayor for the ensuing term until September 2015.

 

 

Appointment of Committees & their Membership

 

RESOLUTION: (Nash/Andrews) that:-

 

a)     the Committees and their duties, functions, quorums and delegated authorities, as tabled at the meeting be accepted; and

 

b)     appointment to those Committees (and external bodies) for the ensuing term until September 2015 be in accordance with the attachment to these Minutes.

 

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

 

 

Director City Services Reports

 

Nil.

 

Director Governance & Financial Services Reports

 

Nil.

 

 

Petitions

 

Nil.

 

Motion Pursuant to Notice

 

Nil.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

Nil.

 

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr S Nash, declared the meeting closed at 8.24 pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 28 October 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON


Minutes of EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING                                                   30 SEPTEMBER 2014

 

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP – SEPTEMBER 2014-2015

GENERAL COMMITTEES

 

Committee

Andrews

Belleli

Bowen

D’Souza

Garcia

Matson

Moore

Nash

Neilson

Roberts

Seng

Shurey

Smith

Stavrinos

Stevenson

 

Councillor Reps

 

Quorum

Administration & Finance

DC

w

C

Mayor + 14

8

Community Services

DC

w

C

Mayor + 14

8

Economic Development

C

DC

w

Mayor + 14

8

Environment

 

 

 

DC

w

C

 

 

 

Mayor + 14

8

Planning

C

DC

w

Mayor + 14

8

Works

DC

C

w

Mayor + 14

8

FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES

 

Committee

Andrews

Belleli

Bowen

D’Souza

Garcia

Matson

Moore

Nash

Neilson

Roberts

Seng

Shurey

Smith

Stavrinos

Stevenson

 

Councillor Reps

 

Quorum

Green Square & West Kensington

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

Various

2

Kensington & Centennial Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

D

 

 

 

Various

2

Maroubra Bay

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

Various

2

Coogee Bay

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

Various

2

SPECIAL COMMITTEES/ADVISORY COMMITTEES

 

Committee

Andrews

Belleli

Bowen

D’Souza

Garcia

Matson

Moore

Nash

Neilson

Roberts

Seng

Shurey

Smith

Stavrinos

Stevenson

 

Councillor Reps

 

Quorum

Community Reps

Aboriginal Consultative

 

 

D

      D

 

D

 

C

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

5

6

>6

Access

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

6

>6

Australia Day

D

 

C

 

 

 

D

 

 

D

 

D

 

D

D

Mayor + 6

3

As necessary

Business Awards

 

 

C

D

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

D

 

Mayor + 3

6

Chamber Presidents

 

Civic Affairs

D

 

D

DC

 

D

 

C

D

D

 

 

D

D

D

Mayor + 9

6

As necessary

Community Safety

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

D

 

3

N/A

<20

GM Performance Review

 

 

D

 

 

D

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor + 2

3

N/A

Multicultural Advisory

 

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

C

 

 

 

2

6

<10

Older Persons Advisory

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

C

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

6

<12

Road Safety Steering

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

As necessary

Sports

D

 

 

 

D

AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

D

Mayor + 3

6

15

Youth Advisory

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

 

 

2

N/A

15

Cultural Advisory

 

D

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

N/A

> 5 local practising artists

COUNCIL REPRESENTATION ON OUTSIDE COMMITTEES

 

Committee

Andrews

Belleli

Bowen

D’Souza

Garcia

Matson

Moore

Nash

Neilson

Roberts

Seng

Shurey

Smith

Stavrinos

Stevenson

 

Councillor Reps

 

Eastern Region LG Aboriginal and TSI Forum                           

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Eastern Suburbs Business Enterprise Centre Ltd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

1

 

Joint Regional Planning Panel

 

 

 

 

AD

D

AD

D

 

AD

 

 

AD

 

 

2

 

Metropolitan Public Libraries Assoc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Randwick City Tourism Inc. Exec.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Randwick Traffic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

SSROC

AD

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

D

 

AD

 

 

2

 

SSROC Access

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Sydney Coastal Councils

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

D

2

           Member                                   C             Chairperson                                          D             Delegate                                                 Mayor     -                       Cr Ted Seng

w             Mayor as Ex-officio                               DC           Deputy Chairperson                                             AD           Alternative Delegate                              Deputy Mayor -      Cr Anthony Andrews