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Minutes

 

OF Special
COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON

Tuesday 21 May 2019

AT 6.00PM

In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang


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COUNCILLORS

 

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


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SENIOR OFFICERS

 

 

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

 


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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

4.            Notices of Motion.. 9

4.1           Notice of Rescission No 869 - City of Whittlesea Insurance Portfolio.. 9

4.2           NOTICE OF MOTION NO 870 - CITY OF WHITTLESEA INSURANCE PORTFOLIO.. 11

5.            Closure.. 12

 

 

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 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 Willam Clan as the Traditional Owners of this place.

 

1.3       Present

Members:

Cr Lawrie Cox                     Mayor (South West Ward)

Cr Stevan Kozmevski          Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Caz Monteleone             Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Kris Pavlidis                    Councillor (South West Ward)

Cr Tom Joseph                    Deputy Mayor (North Ward)

Cr Ricky Kirkham                Councillor (North Ward)

Cr Emilia Lisa Sterjova        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 Russell Hopkins             Director Community Services

Mr Nick Mann                      Director City Transport & Presentation

Ms Helen Sui                       Director Corporate Services

Ms Liana Thompson            Director Partnerships, Planning & Engagement

Mr Michael Tonta                 Manager Governance

2.         Apologies

            NIL or select from the following options for type of interest and delete others:

3.         Declarations of Interest

NIL or select from the following options for type of interest and delete others:


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4.         Notices of Motion

4.1       Notice of Rescission 869- City of Whittlesea Insurance Portfolio  

Author:                                  Cr Mary Lalios 

 

Councillor Lalios of South East Ward has given notice that it is her intention to move the following Motion at the Special Meeting of Council to be held on Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 6:00pm:

 

MOtion

Moved:                       Cr Lalios

Seconded:               Cr Kelly

THAT Council resolve to rescind the resolution made at the Council meeting held on 7 May 2019 in relation to item 6.4.2 Insurance Portfolio which reads:

THAT Council resolve to:

1.         Delegate authority to the CEO to award the best value insurance tender in June 2019. 

2.        Be notified of the tender outcome and insurance costs via confidential        memorandum             following awarding of tender/s.

Procedural MOtion

Moved:                       Cr Alessi

 

THAT Council resolve that the motion be put.

CARRIED

Division

Immediately after the procedural motion was voted on, Cr Kirkham called for a division which resulted in the following votes being recorded.

 

For

Cr Pavlidis

Cr Kozmevski

Cr Alessi

Cr Cox

Cr Sterjova

Cr Joseph

Against

Cr Kirkham

Cr Monteleone

Cr Kelly

Cr Lalios

Cr Desiato

Abstained

Nil

Based on the votes cast during the Division, the procedural motion was carried.

carried

 

COUNCIL RESOLUtion

Moved:                       Cr Lalios

Seconded:               Cr Kelly

 

THAT Council resolve to rescind the resolution made at the Council meeting held on 7 May 2019 in relation to item 6.4.2 Insurance Portfolio which reads:

THAT Council resolve to:

1.         Delegate authority to the CEO to award the best value insurance tender in June 2019. 

2.         Be notified of the tender outcome and insurance costs via confidential        memorandum             following awarding of tender/s.

LOST

 

Division

Immediately after the motion was voted on, Cr Kirkham called for a division which resulted in the following votes being recorded.

 

For

Cr Kirkham

Cr Kelly

Cr Lalios

Cr Monteleone

Cr Desiato

Against

Cr Pavlidis

Cr Kozmevski

Cr Alessi

Cr Cox

Cr Sterjova

Cr Joseph

Abstained

Nil

Based on the votes cast during the Division, the motion was lost.

lost

 


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4.2       NOTICE OF MOTION NO 870 - CITY OF WHITTLESEA INSURANCE PORTFOLIO  

Author:                                  Cr Mary Lalios 

 

Chief Executive Officer Explanatory Note

As the Notice of Motion No 869 to rescind the earlier decision of Council was lost, the Notice of Motion No 870 is invalid.

Councillor Lalios of South East Ward has given notice that it is her intention to move the following Motion at the Special Meeting of Council to be held on Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 6:00pm

MOtion

THAT Council resolve to:

1.   Not delegate authority to the Chief Executive Officer to award the insurance tender in June 2019.

2.   Once tenders are assessed by officers, a special meeting of Council is to be convened, prior to June 2019, so that Councillors make the decision on the tenders received for Council’s insurance portfolio.

5.         Closure

DELETE THE CLOSURE TEXT NOT REQUIRED

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 6.10PM.

CONFIRMED THIS 4th DAY OF JUNE 2019.

________________________

CR LAWRIE COX

MAYOR