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Minutes

 

OF Special
COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON

Tuesday 3 December 2019

AT  

6.18PM

In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang


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COUNCILLORS

 

EMILIA LISA STERJOVA               MAYOR, NORTH WARD

TOM JOSEPH                                  NORTH WARD

RICKY KIRKHAM                            NORTH WARD

ALAHNA DESIATO                         DEPUTY MAYOR, SOUTH EAST WARD

SAM ALESSI                                    SOUTH EAST WARD

NORM KELLY                                  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

 

 

KELVIN SPILLER                               ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

RUSSELL HOPKINS                         DIRECTOR COMMUNITY SERVICES

BEN HARRIES                                   ACTING DIRECTOR CITY TRANSPORT & PRESENTATION

AMY MONTALTI                                ACTING DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES

JULIAN EDWARDS                           ACTING DIRECTOR PARTNERSHIPS, PLANNING & ENGAGEMENT

MICHAEL TONTA                              MANAGER GOVERNANCE

 


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ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

The Acting Chief Executive Officer submitted 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.. 8

3.            Declarations of Interest. 9

11.         Confidential Business. 11

11.4.1   City Transport and Presentation.. 11

11.4.1    Interim Alternate Recycling Option.. 11

12.         Closure.. 11

 

 

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 6.18pm.

Acting Chief Executive Officer Explanatory Note

It is noted that a quorum was not present at the time fixed for the commencement of the meeting.  The meeting commenced at 6.18pm once quorum was present.

 

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 Emilia Lisa Sterjova        Mayor (North Ward)

Cr Ricky Kirkham                Councillor (North Ward)

Cr Alahna Desiato*              Deputy Mayor (South East Ward)

Cr Sam Alessi                      Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Norm Kelly                      Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Mary Lalios                     Councillor (South East Ward)

Cr Kris Pavlidis                    Councillor (South West Ward)

*Entered the Council Chamber at 6.28pm

Officers:

Mr Kelvin Spiller                  Acting Chief Executive Officer

Mr Russell Hopkins             Director Community Services

Mr Ben Harries                    Acting Director City Transport & Presentation

Ms Amy Montalti                  Acting Director Corporate Services

Mr Julian Edwards               Acting Director Partnerships, Planning & Engagement

Mr Michael Tonta                 Manager Governance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Apologies

 

Apology

Cr Lalios moved an apology for Cr Desiato for this meeting. 

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Lalios

Seconded:               Cr Kelly

 

THAT the Councillor's apology be received.

Carried UNANIMOUSLY

Apology

Cr Lalios moved an apology for Cr Monteleone for this meeting. 

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Lalios

Seconded:               Cr Kirkham

 

THAT the Councillor's apology be received.

Carried UNANIMOUSLY

Apology

Cr Alessi moved an apology for Cr Cox for this meeting. 

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Alessi

Seconded:               Cr Pavlidis

 

THAT the Councillor's apology be received.

Carried

Apology

Cr Alessi moved an apology for Cr Kozmevski for this meeting. 

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Alessi

Seconded:               Cr Kelly

 

THAT the Councillor's apology be received.

Carried

Apology

Cr Alessi moved an apology for Cr Joseph for this meeting. 

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Alessi

Seconded:               Cr Kirkham

 

THAT the Councillor's apology be received.

Carried

3.         Declarations of Interest or select from the following options for type of interest and delete others:

THE FOLLOWING DECLARATION OF INTEREST WAS MADE TO THE ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER DURING THE MEETING:

 

Councillor Sam Alessi declared

an indirect interest because of conflicting duty in Item 11.4.1 Interim Alternate Recycling Options on the grounds that he is a Councillor Representative on the Metropolitan Local Government’s Waste Forum.

  


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11.       Confidential Business

11.4     City Transport and Presentation

11.4.1  Interim Alternate Recycling Option

Council Resolution

Moved:                       Cr Kelly

Seconded:               Cr Kirkham

 

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:

11.4.1  Interim Alternate Recycling Option

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

Carried

ACCORDINGLY, THE MEETING WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6.22PM.

THE MEETING WAS RE-OPENED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6.35PM.

12.       Closure

DELETE THE CLOSURE TEXT NOT REQUIRED

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 6.36PM.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 10TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2019.

 

 

 

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CR EMILIA LISA STERJOVA

MAYOR