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, 8 August 2017 AT 6:05pm

 

Present:

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

 

Councillor B Roberts (Deputy Mayor) (East Ward)

 

North Ward                                          -    Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey & K Smith

                                                             

South Ward                                          -    Councillors R Belleli & P Garcia

 

East Ward                                            -    Councillors T Bowen & M Matson

                                                             

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

 

Central Ward                                        -    Councillors A Andrews & T Seng

 

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

Acting Manager Development Assessment            Mr R Quinton

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

 

Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People

The Council Prayer was read by Cr Moore. The Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People was read by Cr Matson.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

An apology was received from Cr Stevenson.

 

RESOLVED: (Neilson/Shurey) that the apology received from Cr Stevenson be accepted and leave of absence from the meeting be granted.

 

RESOLVED: (Procedural Motion) (Roberts/Seng) that the meeting be adjourned to allow the speakers for the Planning Committee meeting to be heard.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.09pm and was resumed at 7.09pm.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

 

a)     Cr Bellei declared a non-significant non pecuniary interest in Item NR7/17 as he and his wife’s performing arts school has performed for free at the Coogee Family Fun Day which is organised by the same organisation.

 

b)     Cr Smith declared a pecuniary interest in Item NR7/17 as he works for Carlton and United Breweries and the proposed event involves the service of alcohol. Cr Smith indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Nil.

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

 

NR7/17     Notice of Rescission Motion - Notice of Rescission Motion from Crs Matson, Neilson and Shurey - Taste of Coogee Spring Festival (F2017/00289)

 

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Smith left the chamber and took no part in the debate or voting on this matter.

 

MOTION: (Matson/Neilson) 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. LOST.

 

Councillors Bowen and Moore called for a DIVISION.

 

The DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Garcia

Councillor Andrews

Councillor Matson

Councillor Belleli

Councillor Neilson

Councillor Bowen

Councillor Shurey

Councillor D'Souza

 

Councillor Moore

 

Councillor Nash

 

Councillor Roberts

 

Councillor Seng

 

Councillor Stavrinos

Total (4)

Total (9)

  

 

There being no further business, His Worship the Mayor, Cr D’ Souza, declared the meeting closed at 7.49pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 22 August 2017.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON