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Minutes

 

OF SPECIAL Ordinary
COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON

Tuesday 14 November 2017

AT 6pm

In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang


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COUNCILLORS

 

KRIS PAVLIDIS                               MAYOR, SOUTH WEST WARD

LAWRIE COX                                   SOUTH WEST WARD

STEVAN KOZMEVSKI                   SOUTH WEST WARD

CAZ MONTELEONE                       SOUTH WEST WARD

EMILIA LISA STERJOVA               DEPUTY MAYOR, NORTH WARD

TOM JOSEPH                                  NORTH WARD

RICKY KIRKHAM                            NORTH WARD

SAM ALESSI                                    SOUTH EAST WARD

ALAHNA DESIATO                         SOUTH EAST WARD

NORM KELLY                                  SOUTH EAST WARD

MARY LALIOS                                 SOUTH EAST WARD


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SENIOR OFFICERS

 

 

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

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         ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS STATEMENT.. 7

1.3         Present.. 7

2.            Apologies.. 7

3.            Declarations of Interest.. 7

12.         Confidential Business.. 9

12.1       Planning and Major Projects.. 9

Nil Reports.. 9

12.2       Community Services.. 9

Nil Reports.. 9

12.3       City Transport and Presentation.. 9

Nil Reports.. 9

12.4       Corporate Services.. 9

12.4.1    Proposed Land Acquisition.. 9

12.5       Partnerships & Engagement.. 9

Nil Reports.. 9

12.6       Executive Services.. 9

Nil Reports.. 9

13.         Closure.. 10

 

 


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1.         Opening

1.1       MEETING OPENING AND PRAYER

The Chief Executive Officer opened the meeting with a prayer at 6.00PM.

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:

Cr Kris Pavlidis                    Mayor (South West Ward)

Cr Lawrie Cox                     Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Stevan Kozmevski         Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Caz Monteleone             Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Emilia Lisa Sterjova        Deputy Mayor Councillor (North Ward)

Cr Tom Joseph                    Councillor (North Ward)

Cr Ricky Kirkham                Councillor (North Ward)

Cr Sam Alessi                      Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Alahna Desiato               Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Norm Kelly                      Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Mary Lalios                     Councillor (South East Ward)

Officers:

Mr Simon Overland             Chief Executive Officer

Mr Steve O'Brien                 Director Planning and Major Projects

Mr Russell Hopkins             Director Community Services

Mr Nick Mann                      Director City Transport & Presentation

Ms Helen Sui                       Director Corporate Services

Ms Liana Thompson            Director Partnerships & Engagement

Mr Angelo Mamatis             Team Leader Governance

2.         Apologies

            Nil

3.         Declarations of Interest

THE FOLLOWING DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST WERE MADE TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER PRIOR TO THE MEETING:

            nil

THE FOLLOWING DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST WERE MADE TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER DURING THE MEETING:

            nil

4.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Confirmation of Minutes of Previous Meeting

 5.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Consideration and Action on Petitions and Joint Letters

5.1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Petitions

Nil Reports

5.2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Joint Letters

Nil Reports 

6.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Officers’ Reports

6.1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Planning and Major Projects

Nil Reports

6.2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Community Services

Nil Reports

6.3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         City Transport and Presentation

Nil Reports

6.4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Corporate Services

Nil Reports

6.5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Partnerships & Engagement

Nil Reports

6.6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Executive Services

Nil Reports 

7.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Notices of Motion

Nil Reports 

8.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Questions to Officers

NIL 

9.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Urgent Business

NIL 

10.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Reports from Delegates Appointed to Council by Other Bodies

NIL 

11.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Questions to Councillors


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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

12.4.1  Proposed Land Acquisition  

12.5     Partnerships & Engagement

Nil Reports

12.6     Executive Services

Nil Reports 

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Kirkham

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 matters above in accordance with Section 89(2) of the Local Government Act 1989 as follows:

12.4.1  Proposed Land Acquisition

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

Carried

ACCORDINGLY, THE MEETING WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6.03 PM.

THE MEETING WAS RE-OPENED TO THE PUBLIC AT 7.13PM.


 

 

13.       Closure

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 7.14PM.

CONFIRMED THIS 21ST DAY OF NOVEMBER 2017.

 

 

CR KRIS PAVLIDIS

MAYOR