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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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, 29 September 2015 AT 6:35pm

 

Present:

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 & B Roberts

 

West Ward                                           -    Councillors G Moore, S Nash & H Stavrinos

 

Central Ward                                        -    Councillor G Stevenson

 

Officers Present:

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Director City Planning                                       Ms S Truuvert

Acting Director Governance & Financial Services    Mr G Byrne

Acting Manager Administrative Services               Ms J Hartshorn

Manager Development Assessment                     Mr K Kyriacou

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Garcia.

 

RESOLVED: (Neilson/Andrews) 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

 

Nil. 

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Nil.

 

Mayoral Minutes

Nil. 

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

NR9/15     Confidential - Notice of Rescission Motion submitted by Crs Belleli, Bowen and Moore - Code of Conduct Review - Sinc Solutions (F2015/00082)

 

Cr Stevenson apologised verbally at the meeting in the following terms:

I apologise to any persons present at the fit for the future working party meeting held on the 16 December 2014, if my comments or actions offended them in any way whatsoever.  Those in attendance were the Mayor Councillor Seng; Councillor Andrews; Councillor Matson; Councillor Neilson; the General Manager; Director of Governance & Financial Services; Director Finance; Director City Services, The Minutes Secretary an observer and Mr Jeremy Bingham.

 

In light of Cr Stevenson’s apology, Crs Belleli, Bowen and Moore withdrew their Rescission Motion.

 

Urgent Business

 

UB10/15   Confidential - 293-297 Alison Road, Coogee - Land & Environment Court Proceeding No. 15/10170 (DA/11/2015)

267/15

RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Neilson) that Council’s lawyers be instructed to proceed with a Section 56A Appeal in relation to this matter.

 

MOTION: (Bowen/Neilson) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr T Seng, declared the meeting closed at 6.39pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 27 October 2015.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON

 

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

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 AT 7:03pm

 

Present:

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 & P Garcia

 

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

 

West Ward                                           -    Councillors G Moore, S Nash & H Stavrinos

 

Central Ward                                        -    Councillor G Stevenson

 

Officers Present:

General Manager                                                 Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                           Mr J Frangoples

Director City Planning                                            Ms S Truuvert

Acting Director Governance & Financial Services         Mr G Byrne

Acting Manager Administrative Services                    Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                      Mr J Hay

Manager Community Development                          Ms T Mok

Manager Corporate Events and Venues                    Ms K Anderson

Graphic Designer                                                 Ms M Warland

Acting Communications Coordinator                         Ms S Doyle

 

Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People

The Council Prayer was read by Cr Nash. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Cr Stavrinos.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Nil.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

 

Nil.

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Nil.

 

Mayoral Minutes

 

MM55/15  Mayoral Minute - End of Mayoral term: September 2014 - September 2015.  (F2015/06574)

267/15

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr Seng) that the report of the outgoing Mayor is received and noted.

 

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

  

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

General Manager's Reports

 

GM17/15  General Manager's Report - Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor and election of Council Committees (F2005/00751)


 

268/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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a)      Method of Voting

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 Ted Seng vacated the Chair and handed over to the General Manager as Returning Officer for the election.

 

b)     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.

 

Councillors D’Souza and Neilson were duly nominated for the Office of Mayor.

 

Councillors D’Souza and Neilson accepted the nominations 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 D’Souza              8 votes

Councillor Neilson               7 votes

 

The General Manager declared, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 4, Clause 13 of the Regulation, that COUNCILLOR D’SOUZA was ELECTED as Mayor for the ensuing term until September 2016.

 

The newly elected Mayor, Cr D’Souza, assumed the Chair.

 

c)      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.

 

Councillor Moore was duly nominated for the Office of Deputy Mayor.

 

Councillor Moore accepted the nomination in writing.

 

The General Manager declared, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 4, Clause 13 of the Regulation, that, given there was only one (1) nomination for the position of Deputy Mayor, COUNCILLOR MOORE was ELECTED as Deputy Mayor for the ensuing term until September 2016.

 

d)      Appointment of Committees & their Membership

RESOLUTION: (Smith/Bowen) that:

 

a)     the duties, functions, quorums and delegated authorities be accepted for the General Council Committees and appointments to those General Council Committees for the ensuing term until September 2016 be in accordance with the attachment to these Minutes.

 

b)     for all other Committees and their duties, functions, quorums, delegated authorities and appointments for the ensuing term until September 2016 (including Floodplain Management Committees, Special Committees/Advisory Committees and Council representation on outside Committees) be deferred to the 27 October 2015 Council Meeting.

 

MOTION: (Smith/Bowen) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.  

 

RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Moore) that Councillor Neilson be nominated as Council’s representative to participate in the recruitment selection panel for the position of one District Commissioner for the Central District (Greater Sydney Commission).

 

MOTION: (Bowen/Moore) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY – SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr Noel D’Souza, declared the meeting closed at 7.44pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 27 October 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON



RCC LOGO_Stacked_SPOT BLUECOMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP – SEPTEMBER 2015-2016

 

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

w

DC

C

Mayor + 14

8

Economic Development

w

C

DC

Mayor + 14

8

Environment

w

DC

C

Mayor + 14

8

Planning

w

DC

C

Mayor + 14

8

Works

w

C

DC

Mayor + 14

8

           Member                                   C             Chairperson                                                                                                                          Mayor     -                       Cr Noel D’Souza    
w             Mayor as Ex-officio                               DC           Deputy Chairperson                                                                                                                             Deputy Mayor -      Cr Greg Moore