Thursday 2 November 2017
You are advised that a Special Meeting of Council has been called by the Chief Executive Officer on Thursday, 2 November 2017 in Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang at 7.00PM for the transaction of the following business.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TOM JOSEPH NORTH WARD
RICKY KIRKHAM NORTH WARD
EMILIA LISA STERJOVA NORTH WARD
SAM ALESSI SOUTH EAST WARD
NORM KELLY 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
SIMON OVERLAND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
RUSSELL HOPKINS DIRECTOR COMMUNITY SERVICES
STEVE O’BRIEN DIRECTOR PLANNING AND MAJOR PROJECTS
NICK MANN DIRECTOR CITY TRANSPORT & PRESENTATION
HELEN SUI DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES
LIANA THOMPSON DIRECTOR PARTNERSHIPS & ENGAGEMENT
MICHAEL TONTA MANAGER GOVERNANCE
ORDER OF BUSINESS
The Chief Executive Officer submits the following business:
1.1 Temporary chairperson
In accordance with Council’s Procedural Matters Local Law, until the Mayor is elected, the Chief Executive Officer is the temporary Chairperson of the meeting and the Returning Officer for the election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
1.2 meeting opening and prayer
The Chief Executive Officer will open the meeting with the reading of the prayers:
Almighty God, we humbly beseech thee, to vouchsafe thy blessing upon this Council. Direct and prosper its deliberations to the advancement of thy glory and the true welfare of the people of the Whittlesea City Council.
Our father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive them that trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, for ever and ever.
1.3 acknowledgment of traditional owners statement
The Chief Executive Officer will read the following Reconciliation Statement.
On behalf of the Whittlesea City Council I recognise the rich Aboriginal heritage of this country and acknowledge the Wurundjeri Willum Clan as the traditional owners of this place.
3. General business
Before a Mayor is elected, Council may resolve to elect a Mayor for a term of 2 years.
The Chief Executive Office will invite nominations for the Office of Mayor for 2017/2018.
The Chief Executive Office will invite nominations for the Office of Deputy Mayor for 2017/2018.