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Extraordinary Council Meeting

 

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Tuesday 8 August 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Centre 30 Frances Street Randwick 2031

Telephone: 1300 722 542

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Ordinary Council                                                                                                    8 August 2017

 

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Extraordinary Council Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary Council Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick will be held in the Council Chamber 1st Floor 90 Avoca Street Randwick on Tuesday, 8 August 2017 at 6pm

 

 

Prayer and Acknowledgement of the local indigenous people

Prayer

Almighty God,

We humbly beseech you to bestow your blessings upon this Council and to direct and prosper our deliberations to the advancement of your glory and the true welfare of the people of Randwick and Australia. Amen”

Acknowledgement of the local indigenous people

I would like to acknowledge that we are here today on the land of the Bidjigal people of the Dharwahal Nation.  The Bidjigal people are the traditional owners and custodians of this land and form part of the wider aboriginal nations of the Sydney area.  On behalf of Randwick City Council I would also like to acknowledge and pay my respects to the Elders both past and present.”

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Notice of Rescission Motions

NR7/17     Notice of Rescission Motion from Crs Matson, Neilson and Shurey - Taste of Coogee Spring Festival......................................................................... 1  

 

 

 

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Ray Brownlee

General Manager

     


Ordinary Council                                                                                                    8 August 2017

 

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Notice of Rescission Motion No. NR7/17

 

Subject:             Notice of Rescission Motion from Crs Matson, Neilson and Shurey - Taste of Coogee Spring Festival

Folder No:                   F2017/00289

Submitted by:          Councillor Matson, East Ward; Councillor Neilson, North Ward; Councillor  Shurey, North Ward      

 

That the resolution passed at the Council meeting held on Tuesday 25 July 2017 reading as follows:

 

“That Council:

 

a)     note the TOC event is a not-for-profit event staged by the Coogee Chamber of Commerce to promote local small businesses, provide a service to the local community, and to support local charity organisations;

 

b)     note the charity that will be supported in 2017 is Sophie Cotton-Smith’s Running for Premature Babies;

 

c)     note that over $60,000 has been raised for local charities since TOC started in 2013;

 

d)     note full event financials have been provided to Council for the TOC 2016 event in advance of the 2017 event;

 

e)     note outstanding fees remain for the 2016 event, and there’s dispute between Council and the organisers as to what the outstanding fees should be;

 

f)     note the 2017 event has not been approved by Council due to the late submission of the TOC financials, and dispute over the amount of fees owed;

 

g)     resolves to provide clarity on the fees that are expected to be paid and when they need to be paid for the 2016 and 2017 events;

 

h)     request immediate payment from TOC for the service and labour fees incurred by Council for the 2016 event: $9,062.00;

 

i)      waive the usage and stall registration fees associated with the 2016 event: $17,210.50;

 

j)     approve the 2017 TOC event slated for 2 and 3 September on condition that the 2016 service and labour fees of $9,062.00 is immediately paid;

 

k)     charge only service and labour fees for the 2017 event;

 

l)      waive usage and stall registration fees for the 2017 event;

 

m)    undertake to withhold any approvals for potential TOC events in 2018 and beyond until any and all outstanding fees from the previous event be paid;

 

n)     request the organiser invite the Mayor to address the community, and undertake to appropriately and prominently acknowledge and promote Council’s contribution and support to the event; and

 

o)     advise Taste of Coogee event organisers that they must provide detailed  financial statements, including a balance sheet and profit and loss statement, no later than three months after this and all future events taking place.”

 

BE AND IS HEREBY RESCINDED.

 

If the Rescission Motion is carried, it is intended to move the following motion:

 

“That Council insists on the presentation from TOC organisers of a formal event application covering all proposed uses of the community property for commercial activities and what restrictions will be applied by the organisers on those activities.”