Tuesday 5 July 2016
AT 6:06PM - Adjourned
In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang
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
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
ORDER OF BUSINESS
The Chief Executive Officer submits the following business:
1.1 RESUMPTION OF MEETING
The Meeting resumed at 6:06PM.
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)
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
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.
Moved: Cr Sinclair
Seconded: Cr Kelly
3. Declarations of Interest
4. GENERAL BUSINESS
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
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.
Moved: Cr Stow
Seconded: Cr Kirkham
6. Confidential Business
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:
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.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 6:35PM.
CONFIRMED THIS 19TH DAY OF JULY, 2016.
CR STEVAN KOZMEVSKI