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, 2 December 2014 AT 6.08pm
The Mayor, Councillor T Seng (Chairperson) (Central 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
East Ward - Councillors T Bowen, M Matson &
West Ward - Councillors G Moore, S Nash & H Stavrinos
Central Ward - Councillor G Stevenson
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
Manager Development Assessment Mr K Kyriacou
Communications Manager Mr J Hay
Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People
The Council Prayer was read by Cr D’Souza. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Cr Belleli.
The meeting was adjourned at 6.11pm and was resumed at 8.21pm.
Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences
An apology was received from Cr Garcia.
RESOLVED: (Neilson/Smith) that the apology received from Cr Garcia be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.
Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests
a) Cr Neilson declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item NR15/14 as she knows the speaker on the matter.
Address of Council by Members of the Public
Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Council, deputations were received in respect of the following matters:
NR15/14 Notice of Rescission Motion from Crs Bowen, Moore and Stevenson - Mayoral Minute - Fit for the Future
For Rosemary McKenzie
Notice of Rescission Motions
“(Mayor, Cr T Seng) that:
1. Council establishes a working party consisting of the Mayor, a representative of the ALP Councillors, a representative of the Greens Councillors, a representative of the Independent Councillors, and the General Manager, to undertake the necessary due diligence to enable Council to respond in accordance with the ‘Fit for the Future’ templates, due June 2015;
2. Council advises the United Services Union that it is supportive of the Union’s objective of ensuring the protection of Council employees’ conditions and the request for the establishment of a peak committee of representatives from Council’s management and the relevant Unions to consult on the development of Council’s response to the NSW Government’s ‘Fit for the Future’ policy;
3. outcomes of the working party’s due diligence be reported back to Council; and
4. Council consults with the local community by way of a plebiscite or other means to determine our community’s view on amalgamations.”
BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED. LOST.
Cr Bowen tabled a letter he had received from the United Service Union.
The DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:
There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr T Seng, declared the meeting closed at 9.48pm.
The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 24 February 2015.