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 Administration and Finance Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON Tuesday, 10 May 2016 AT 6:04pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor N D’Souza (South Ward)

 

North Ward                                           -   Councillors K Neilson (Chairperson),

                                                               L Shurey & K Smith

                                                           

East Ward                                             -  Councillors T Bowen (Deputy Chairperson), M Matson & B Roberts

                                                          

West Ward                                           -   Councillors G Moore, Nash & H Stavrinos

 

South Ward                                          -   Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

Central Ward                                        -   Councillors A Andrews, T Seng & G Stevenson

 

Officers present:

General Manager                                              Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                       Mr J Frangoples

Acting Director City Planning                             Mr K Kyriacou

Director Governance & Financial Services           Mr J Smith

Senior Administrative Coordinator                     Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

Executive Manager                                           Mr L Fitzgerald

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.04pm and was resumed at 7.49pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Nil.

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Administration and Finance Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 April 2016

AF11/16

RESOLUTION: (Garcia/Matson) that the Minutes of the Administration and Finance Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 12 April 2016 (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

 

Nil.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public 

Nil.

 

Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Administration Reports

 

A4/16      Administration Report - Contingency Fund - status as at 30 April 2016 (F2004/07396)

AF12/16

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Matson) that the status of the contingency fund allocations for 2015-16 and 2016-17, be noted.

 

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

 

Finance Reports

 

F5/16      Finance Report - Monthly Financial Report as at 31 March 2016 (F2015/00181)

AF13/16

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Shurey) that the Administration and Finance Committee acknowledges that the Responsible Accounting Officer has advised that the projected financial position of Council is satisfactory.

 

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

 

 

 

F6/16      Finance Report - 2015 Land Values (F2004/07070)

AF14/16

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Smith) that the introduction of the 2015 land values and the impact on rates be noted.

 

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

  

 

 

Confidential reports (closed session)

 

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

 

Closed Session

 

F7/16      Confidential - Transfer of land in lieu of rates (F2004/06520)

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.

AF15/16

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Roberts) that the offer to transfer the ownership of the two car space parcels (Lots 421 and 438 in SP11378) in lieu of the outstanding rates and charges be accepted, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.     That relevant searches confirm that the titles are being offered to the Council free of any encumbrances such as a caveat or lien.

 

2.     That the ratepayer continue to pay up-to-date all external accounts associated with the parcels, including but not limited to the strata levies, until such time as the matter is settled.

 

3.     That the ratepayer meet all legal costs associated with being the vendor in this agreement, including but not limited the cost of contract preparation.

 

4.     That Council pay legal costs associated with the Council effectively being the purchaser in this matter.

 

5.     That Council classify the parcels as operational in accordance with the Act.

 

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

  

 

 

Open Session

 

That the meeting move back into open session.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

The meeting closed at 7.55pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Administration and Finance Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 14 June 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON