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, 14 June 2016 AT 6:03pm

 

Present:

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

 

North Ward                                            - Councillors K Neilson (Chairperson) &

                                                               L Shurey

                                                              

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

                                                           

West Ward                                            - Councillor G Moore

 

South Ward                                           - Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

Central Ward                                         - Councillor 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 6.03pm and was resumed at 7.18pm.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Andrews, Nash, Seng, Smith, Stavrinos.

 

RESOLVED: (Shurey/Moore) that the apologies received from Crs Andrews, Nash, Seng, Smith, Stavrinos be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 


 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Administration and Finance Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 May 2016

AF19/16

RESOLUTION: (Shurey/Moore) that the Minutes of the Administration and Finance Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 10 May 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

 

UB7/16   Cr Tony Bowen - Poll on Merger (F2016/04014 )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AF20/16

Note: A rescission motion on this item was submitted by Councillors D’Souza, Matson and Roberts in accordance with Council’s Code of Meeting Practice and will be considered at the Administration & Finance Committee Meeting to be held on 12 July 2016.

 

The Chairperson ruled that this motion was of great urgency in accordance with clause 23(3)(b) of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice.

 

RESOLUTION: (Bowen/Stevenson) that:

 

a)     noting the announcement made yesterday by the Opposition Leader of the federal ALP, that the ALP supports Commonwealth funding for Polls in NSW Council areas concerning amalgamations, this Council resolves that a Commonwealth Government funded Poll of Randwick Council residents be conducted, with the following question;

 

‘Do you want Randwick Council to amalgamate with any other Council?’

 

b)     the Poll to be conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission using the Commonwealth electoral roll.

 

c)             the results of the Poll be sent to the Premier, the Minister for Local Government and the NSW Boundaries Commission enquiry for our area.

 

AMENDMENT: (Matson/Roberts) that consideration of this matter be deferred to the June Council Meeting. LOST.

 

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

The Mayor (Cr D’Souza) and Crs Matson and Roberts requested that their names be recorded as voting against this resolution.

 

Administration Reports

Nil.

 


 

Finance Reports

 

F8/16      Finance Report - Monthly Financial Report as at 30 April 2016 (F2015/00181)

AF21/16

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza/Moore) that the Administration and Finance Committee acknowledges that the Responsible Accounting Officer has advised that the projected financial position of Council is satisfactory.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza /Moore) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

F10/16    Finance Report - Contingency Fund Status - as at 31 May 2016 (F2004/07396)

 

RESOLUTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza/Roberts) that the status of the contingency fund allocations for 2015-16 and 2016-17, be noted.

 

MOTION: (Mayor, Cr D'Souza /Roberts) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

A rescission motion on Item UB6/16 (Cr Tony Bowen – Poll on Merger) was submitted by Councillors D’Souza, Matson and Roberts in accordance with Council’s Code of Meeting Practice and will be considered at the Administration & Finance Committee meeting to be held on 12 July 2016.

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.41pm.

 

 

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, 12 July 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON