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

 

MINUTES OF Civic Affairs Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 AT 6:11pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Cr T Seng (Central Ward)

 

South Ward                                          -  Councillor N D’Souza (Deputy Chairperson)

 

West Ward                                           -  Councillors S Nash (Chairperson) &

                                                             H Stavrinos

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors T Bowen, M Matson & B Roberts

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillor A Andrews & G Stevenson

 

North Ward                                          -  Councillors K Neilson & K Smith   

 

Officers present:

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Director City Planning                                       Ms S Truuvert

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr J Smith

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 6.11pm and was resumed at 10.13pm.

 

In attendance:

Councillors Belleli, Moore and Shurey.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Garcia.

 

RESOLVED: (Smith/Neilson) that the apology received from Cr Garcia be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Civic Affairs Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 28 October 2014

CA3/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Smith) that the Minutes of the Civic Affairs Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 28 October 2014 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

 

a)     Cr Matson declared an significant non pecuniary interest in Item CA2/14 as a nominee for an award. Cr Matson indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

b)     Cr Seng declared an significant non pecuniary interest in Item CA2/14 as a nominee for an award. Cr Seng indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public  

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

 

Confidential reports (closed session)

 

That the meeting move into closed session in order to consider confidential items.

 

Closed Session – Confidential Civic Affairs Report

 

CA2/14     Confidential - Community Service Awards 2014-2015 (F2013/00017)

This matter is considered to be confidential under Section 10A(2) (a) Of the Local Government Act, as it deals with personnel matters concerning particular individuals.

 

 

 

CA4/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CA5/14

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Crs Matson and Seng left the chamber and took no part in the debate or voting on resolution CA4/14.

 

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Bowen) that the Council:

 

a)       does not accept the two ineligible nominees;

 

b)       select the Award recipients for the Randwick City Council Community Service Award for 2014-15 from the list of nominations, in accordance with the selection criteria;

 

c)       note that all the names of selected Award recipients and nominees are to be kept confidential until the Mayor’s announcement on Australia Day on Monday 26 January 2015, as per the standard protocol.

 

d)       present the Simeon Pearce Award to Councillor Ted Seng and Councillor Murray Matson at the Australia Day Ceremony in recognition of their long-standing services to the community.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Bowen) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Crs Matson and Seng returned to the meeting at this point.

 

RESOLUTION: (Seng/D’Souza) that the Mayor’s Award be presented to the selected recipient and the name of the recipient be kept confidential until the Mayor’s announcement on Australia Day on Monday 26 January 2015, as per the standard protocol.

 

MOTION: (Seng/D’Souza) CARRIED – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

Open Session

 

That the meeting move back into open session.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 10.25pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Civic Affairs Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on x.

 

 

 

 

 

...................................................

CHAIRPERSON