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Minutes

 

OF Ordinary
adjourned COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON

Tuesday 25 July 2017

AT 8.10pm

In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang


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COUNCILLORS

 

RICKY KIRKHAM                            MAYOR, NORTH WARD

JOHN BUTLER                                NORTH WARD

EMILIA LISA STERJOVA               NORTH WARD

NORM KELLY                                  DEPUTY MAYOR, SOUTH EAST WARD

SAM ALESSI                                    SOUTH EAST WARD

ALAHNA DESIATO                         SOUTH EAST WARD

MARY LALIOS                                 SOUTH EAST WARD

LAWRIE COX                                   SOUTH WEST WARD

STEVAN KOZMEVSKI                   SOUTH WEST WARD

CAZ MONTELEONE                       SOUTH WEST WARD

KRIS PAVLIDIS                               SOUTH WEST WARD


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SENIOR OFFICERS

 

 

RUSSELL HOPKINS                         ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

RUSSELL HOPKINS                         DIRECTOR COMMUNITY SERVICES

STEVE O’BRIEN                                DIRECTOR PLANNING AND MAJOR PROJECTS

PETER ALI                                         ACTING DIRECTOR CITY TRANSPORT & PRESENTATION

HELEN SUI                                        DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES

BELGIN BESIM                                  ACTING DIRECTOR PARTNERSHIPS & ENGAGEMENT

MICHAEL TONTA                              MANAGER 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         ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS STATEMENT.. 7

1.3         Present.. 7

2.            Apologies.. 9

3.            Declarations of Interest.. 9

12.         Confidential Business.. 11

12.1       Planning and Major Projects.. 11

Nil Reports.. 11

12.2       Community Services.. 11

Nil Reports.. 11

12.3       City Transport and Presentation.. 11

Nil Reports.. 11

12.4       Corporate Services.. 11

Nil Reports.. 11

12.5       Partnerships & Engagement.. 11

12.5.1    CT000105 OPERATION OF O'HERNS ROAD ANIMAL POUND - CONTRACT EXTENSION.. 11

12.6       Executive Services.. 11

Nil Reports.. 11

13.         NOTICE OF MOTION.. 11

13.1        COST OF REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS.. 11

14.         Closure.. 13

 

 

Note:

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

 

 

 


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1.         Opening

1.1       MEETING OPENING AND PRAYER

The Acting Chief Executive Officer opened the meeting with a prayer at 8.10PM.

1.2       ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS STATEMENT

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

 

1.3       Present

Members:

Ricky Kirkham                     Mayor (North Ward)

Norm Kelly                           Deputy Mayor (South East Ward)

Sam Alessi                           Councillor (South East Ward)

Alahna Desiato                    Councillor (South East Ward)

Mary Lalios                          Councillor (South East Ward)

Lawrie Cox                          Councillor (South West Ward)

Stevan Kozmevski              Councillor (South West Ward)

Caz Monteleone                  Councillor (South West Ward)

 

Officers:

Mr Russell Hopkins             Acting Chief Executive Officer

Mr Steve O'Brien                 Director Planning and Major Projects

Mr Russell Hopkins             Director Community Services

Mr Peter Ali                          Acting Director City Transport & Presentation

Ms Helen Sui                       Director Corporate Services

Ms Belgin Besim                  Acting Director Partnerships & Engagement

Mr Michael Tonta                Manager Governance

 

 

 


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2.         Apologies

Apology

Apologies were received on behalf of Councillors Butler, Pavlidis and Sterjova who requested that leave be granted for this meeting.

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Kelly

Seconded:               Cr Alessi

 

THAT the Councillors’ apologies be received and leave be granted.

Carried

 

REQUEST FOR LEAVE

A request for leave was received on behalf of  Councillor Butler who requested that leave be granted for 3 months.

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Kirkham

Seconded:               Cr Alessi

 

THAT the Councillor's request for leave be received and that leave be granted for three months.

Carried UNANIMOUSLY

 

3.         Declarations of Interest

            NIL

 


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12.       Confidential Business

12.1     Planning and Major Projects

Nil Reports

12.2     Community Services

Nil Reports

12.3     City Transport and Presentation

Nil Reports

12.4     Corporate Services

Nil Reports

12.5     Partnerships & Engagement

12.5.1  CT000105 OPERATION OF O'HERNS ROAD ANIMAL POUND - CONTRACT EXTENSION

12.6     Executive Services

Nil Reports

13.       NOTICE OF MOTION

13.1     COST OF REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS   

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Kelly

Seconded:               Cr Monteleone

 

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

12.5.1  CT000105 OPERATION OF O'HERNS ROAD ANIMAL POUND - CONTRACT EXTENSION

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

13.1     COST OF REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS

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

Carried


 

ACCORDINGLY, THE MEETING WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT 8.21PM.

THE MEETING WAS RE-OPENED TO THE PUBLIC AT 8.32PM.

14.       Closure

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 8.32PM.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 8TH DAY OF AUGUST 2017.

 

 

 

 

CR RICKY KIRKHAM

MAYOR