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Minutes

 

OF Special
COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON

Tuesday 12 July 2016

AT 6:26PM

In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang


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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

 


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ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

The Chief Executive Officer submits the following business:

 

1.            Opening.. 7

1.1         MEETING OPENING AND PRAYER.. 7

1.2         MAYOR’S RECONCILIATION STATEMENT.. 7

1.3         Present.. 7

2.            Apologies.. 7

3.            Declarations of Interest.. 8

4.            Confidential Business.. 8

4.1         Planning and Major Projects.. 8

Nil Reports.. 8

4.2         Community Services.. 8

Nil Reports.. 8

4.3         City Transport and Presentation.. 8

Nil Reports.. 8

4.4         Corporate Services.. 8

Nil Reports.. 8

4.5         Partnerships & Engagement.. 8

4.5.1       Ashley Park Community Centre - Additional Documents   8

4.6         Executive Services.. 8

Nil Reports.. 8

5.            Closure.. 9

 

 

Note:

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

 

 

 


Ordinary Council Minutes                                                                     Tuesday 12 July 2016

 

1.         Opening

1.1       MEETING OPENING AND PRAYER

The Chief Executive Officer opened the meeting with a prayer at 6:26PM.

1.2       MAYOR’S RECONCILIATION STATEMENT

On behalf of the City of Whittlesea the Mayor recognised the rich Aboriginal heritage of this country and acknowledge the Wurundjeri Willum Clan as the Traditional Owners of this place.

 

1.3       Present

Members:

Cr Stevan Kozmevski         Mayor (South West Ward)

Cr Kris Pavlidis                    Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Darryl Sinclair                 Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Sam Alessi                      Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Mary Lalios                     Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Ricky Kirkham                Councillor (North Ward)

Cr Rex Griffin                      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 the Deputy Mayor Cr Norm Kelly, Cr Ken Harris and Cr Adrian Spinelli who requested that leave be granted for this meeting.

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Sinclair

Seconded:               Cr Stow

THAT the apologies from the Deputy Mayor Cr Norm Kelly, Cr Ken Harris and Cr Adrian Spinelli be received and that leave be granted for this meeting.

Carried

 

3.         Declarations of Interest

            NIL

4.         Confidential Business

4.1       Planning and Major Projects

Nil Reports

4.2       Community Services

Nil Reports

4.3       City Transport and Presentation

Nil Reports

4.4       Corporate Services

Nil Reports

4.5       Partnerships & Engagement

4.5.1    Ashley Park Community Centre - Additional Documents

 Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Griffin

Seconded:               Cr Alessi

 

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

4.5.1    Ashley Park Community Centre - Additional Documents

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

(f) legal advice

Carried

 

4.6     EXECUTIVE SERVICES

Nil Reports 


 

ACCORDINGLY, THE MEETING WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6:27 PM.

THE MEETING WAS RE-OPENED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6:28PM.

5.         Closure

DELETE THE CLOSURE TEXT NOT REQUIRED

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 6:28pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 19TH DAY OF JULY, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

CR STEVAN KOZMEVSKI

MAYOR