Tuesday 12 March 2019
You are advised that a Special Meeting of Council has been called by the Chief Executive Officer on Tuesday, 12 March 2019 in Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang at 6:00pm for the transaction of the following business.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
LAWRIE COX MAYOR, SOUTH WEST WARD
STEVAN KOZMEVSKI SOUTH WEST WARD
CAZ MONTELEONE SOUTH WEST WARD
KRIS PAVLIDIS SOUTH WEST WARD
TOM JOSEPH DEPUTY MAYOR, NORTH WARD
RICKY KIRKHAM NORTH WARD
EMILIA LISA STERJOVA NORTH WARD
SAM ALESSI SOUTH EAST WARD
ALAHNA DESIATO SOUTH EAST WARD
NORM KELLY SOUTH EAST WARD
MARY LALIOS SOUTH EAST WARD
SIMON OVERLAND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
RUSSELL HOPKINS DIRECTOR COMMUNITY SERVICES
NICK MANN DIRECTOR CITY TRANSPORT & PRESENTATION
HELEN SUI DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES
LIANA THOMPSON DIRECTOR PARTNERSHIPS, PLANNING & ENGAGEMENT
MICHAEL TONTA MANAGER GOVERNANCE
ORDER OF BUSINESS
The Chief Executive Officer submits the following business:
1.1 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.
1.2 ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS STATEMENT
The Mayor will read the following Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners 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.
I as a non-aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander would ask that you may consider a conversation with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples to educate and understand their depth of feeling around the treatment of our first nations peoples and events that have shaped their lives.
3. Declarations of Interest
11. OFFICERS’ REPORTS
Responsible Officer: Director Corporate Services
Author: Manager Finance & Assets
It is proposed that the following item be considered in closed session.
THAT Council resolve to close the meeting to members of the public for the purpose of considering details relating to the following, in accordance with Section 89(2) of the Local Government Act 1989:
(h) Any other matter which the Council or special committee considers would prejudice the Council or any person