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Minutes

 

OF Ordinary
COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON

Tuesday 5 July 2016

AT 6:06PM - Adjourned

In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang


Ordinary Council Minutes                                                                       Tuesday 5 July 2016

 

 

 

COUNCILLORS

 

STEVAN KOZMEVSKI                   MAYOR, SOUTH WEST WARD

KRIS PAVLIDIS                               SOUTH WEST WARD

DARRYL SINCLAIR                        SOUTH WEST WARD

ADRIAN SPINELLI                          SOUTH WEST WARD

NORM KELLY                                  DEPUTY MAYOR, SOUTH EAST WARD

SAM ALESSI                                    SOUTH EAST WARD

KEN HARRIS                                   SOUTH EAST WARD

MARY LALIOS                                 SOUTH EAST WARD

REX GRIFFIN                                   NORTH WARD

RICKY KIRKHAM                            NORTH WARD

CHRISTINE STOW                          NORTH WARD


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SENIOR OFFICERS

 

 

MICHAEL WOOTTEN                       CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

RUSSELL HOPKINS                         DIRECTOR COMMUNITY SERVICES

STEVE O’BRIEN                                DIRECTOR PLANNING AND MAJOR PROJECTS

BEN HARRIES                                   ACTING DIRECTOR CITY TRANSPORT & PRESENTATION

HELEN SUI                                        DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES

SEAN MCMANUS                             ACTING DIRECTOR PARTNERSHIPS & ENGAGEMENT

ANGELO MAMATIS                          TEAM LEADER GOVERNANCE

 


Ordinary Council Minutes                                                                       Tuesday 5 July 2016

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

The Chief Executive Officer submits the following business:

Contents

1.            Opening.. 7

1.1         RESUMPTION OF MEETING.. 7

1.2         Present.. 7

2.            Apologies.. 7

3.            Declarations of Interest.. 8

4.            GENERAL BUSINESS.. 8

4.1         ASHLEY PARK COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTRE LEASE.. 8

5.            urgent business.. 8

5.1         URGENT BUSINESS - CEO EMPLOYMENT MATTER.. 8

6.            Confidential Business.. 9

7.            Closure.. 9

 

 

 

 

Note:

In these Minutes, Resolutions adopted by Council are indicated in bold text.

 

 

 


Ordinary Council Minutes                                                                       Tuesday 5 July 2016

 

1.         Opening

1.1       RESUMPTION OF MEETING

The Meeting resumed at 6:06PM.

1.2       Present

Members:

Cr Stevan Kozmevski         Mayor (South West Ward)

Cr Kris Pavlidis                    Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Darryl Sinclair                 Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Adrian Spinelli                 Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Norm Kelly                      Deputy Mayor (South East Ward)

Cr Sam Alessi                      Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Ricky Kirkham                Councillor (North Ward)

Cr Christine Stow                Councillor (North Ward)

 

Officers:

Mr Michael Wootten            Chief Executive Officer

Mr Steve O'Brien                 Director Planning and Major Projects

Mr Russell Hopkins             Director Community Services

Mr Ben Harries                    Acting Director City Transport & Presentation

Ms Helen Sui                       Director Corporate Services

Mr Sean McManus              Acting Director Partnerships & Engagement

Mr Angelo Mamatis             Team Leader Governance

 

2.         Apologies

Apology

Apologies were received on behalf of Cr Ken Harris, Cr Mary Lalios and Cr Rex Griffin who requested that leave be granted for this meeting.

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Sinclair

Seconded:               Cr Kelly

 

THAT the apologies from Cr Harris, Cr Lalios and Cr Griffin be received and that leave be granted for this meeting.

Carried

 

3.         Declarations of Interest

NIL

4.         GENERAL BUSINESS

4.1       ASHLEY PARK COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTRE LEASE

The Chief Executive Officer provided an update on this matter.

The Ordinary Council Meeting held on 28 June 2016 was adjourned to allow Council to obtain advice in relation to two additional deeds relating to the proposed lease with Ashley Park Trust (‘the Tenant’) regarding a new Community Activity Centre located at 121 Orchard Street Doreen (Ashley Park).

The Chief Executive Officer advised that legal representatives of Council and the Tenant are still working through matters regarding this additional documentation. The meeting was adjourned last week as the implication of these subsequent documents was not clear and it was decided to seek further clarification.  Discussions between parties are continuing and should a further Council resolution be required, Council will be advised accordingly.

 

 

 5.        urgent business

5.1       URGENT BUSINESS - CEO EMPLOYMENT MATTER

The Mayor, Cr Stevan Kozmevski requested that a matter relating to the CEO’s employment be dealt with as an item of urgent confidential business.

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Stow

Seconded:               Cr Kirkham

 

THAT Council resolve that this matter be dealt with as an item of urgent confidential business.

Carried

6.         Confidential Business

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Stow

Seconded:               Cr Kirkham

 

THAT Council resolve to close the meeting to members of the public for the purpose of considering details relating to the confidential matters below in accordance with Section 89(2) of the Local Government Act 1989 as follows:

5.1     URGENT BUSINESS – CEO EMPLOYMENT MATTER

          Confidential in accordance with Section 89(2) of the Local Government Act           1989:

a)    personnel matters

Carried

 


All Officers with the exception of the minute taker vacated the Council Chamber.


ACCORDINGLY, THE MEETING WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6:08 PM.

THE MEETING WAS RE-OPENED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6:35PM.

 

7.         Closure

DELETE THE CLOSURE TEXT NOT REQUIRED

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 6:35PM.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 19TH DAY OF JULY, 2016.

 

 

 

 

CR STEVAN KOZMEVSKI

MAYOR