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

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 AT 7:05pm

 

Present:

Incoming Mayor, Councillor K Neilson (North Ward)

 

Outgoing Mayor, Councillor L Shurey (North Ward)

 

North Ward                                          -    Councillor C Hamilton

 

South Ward                                          -    Councillors C Da Rocha, N D’Souza &

                                                              D Said

 

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

 

West Ward                                           -    Councillors A Luxford, H Stavrinos &

                                                              P Veitch

 

Central Ward                                        -    Councillors A Andrews, D Parker & T Seng

 

Officers Present:

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Director City Planning                                       Mr K Kyriacou

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr J Smith

Manager Administrative Services                        Mr D Kelly

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

Manager Cultural Events & Venues                      Ms K Anderson

 

Prayer & Acknowledgement of Local Indigenous People

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

 

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

 

 

MM78/18  Mayoral Minute - End of Term Report (F2005/00751)

298/18

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

 

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

 

Urgent Business

 

Nil.

 

General Manager's Reports

 

 

GM23/18  General Manager's Report - Election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor (September 2018 to September 2019) and Committee Elections (F2005/00751)

299/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

300/18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

301/18

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Parker) 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: (Matson/Parker) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

The Mayor Cr Lindsay Shurey vacated the Chair and handed over to the General Manager as Returning Officer for the election.

 

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 Neilson and Roberts were duly nominated for the Office of Mayor.

 

Councillors Neilson and Roberts accepted their 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 Neilson - 8 votes

·         Councillor Roberts - 7 votes

 

The General Manager declared, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 4, Clause 13 of the Regulation, that COUNCILLOR KATHY NEILSON was ELECTED as Mayor for the term until September 2019.

 

The newly elected Mayor, Cr Kathy Neilson, assumed the Chair.

 

Election of Deputy Mayor

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Parker) that the Council elect a Deputy Mayor and the term of election of the Deputy Mayor be for one year from September 2018 to September 2019.

 

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

 

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.

 

Councillors Andrews and Said were duly nominated for the Office of Deputy Mayor.

 

Councillors Andrews and Said 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 Andrews - 6 votes

·         Councillor Said - 9 votes

 

The General Manager declared, in accordance with Schedule 7, Part 4, Clause 13 of the Regulation, that COUNCILLOR DANNY SAID was ELECTED as Deputy Mayor for the term until September 2019.

 

Appointment of Committees & their Membership

 

RESOLUTION: (Matson/Hamilton) that the appointments to the General Council Committees and external bodies for the ensuing term until September 2019 be deferred until the next ordinary Council meeting.

 

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

 

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil.

 

There being no further business, Her Worship the Mayor, Cr Kathy Neilson, declared the meeting closed at 8.07pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 16 October 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON