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Minutes

 

OF ADJOURNED Special
COUNCIL MEETING

HELD ON

Monday 23 March 2020

AT 6.00PM

In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang


Adjourned Special Council Minutes                                                  Monday 23 March 2020

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATOR

 

LYDIA WILSON                                INTERIM ADMINISTRATOR

 

 

 

SENIOR OFFICERS

 

 

JOE CARBONE                                 ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

BELGIN BESIM                                  DIRECTOR COMMUNITY SERVICES

HELEN SUI                                         DIRECTOR CITY TRANSPORT & PRESENTATION

AMY MONTALTI                                DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES

JULIAN EDWARDS                           DIRECTOR PARTNERSHIPS, PLANNING & ENGAGEMENT

MICHAEL TONTA                              MANAGER GOVERNANCE

 

 


Adjourned Special Council Minutes                                                  Monday 23 March 2020

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

The Acting Chief Executive Officer submitted the following business:

 

1.            Opening.. 5

1.1         MEETING OPENING AND PRAYER.. 5

                        AFFIRMATION OF OFFICE - ADMINISTRATOR LYDIA WILSON…………... 5

1.2         ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS STATEMENT. 5

1.3         Present.. 5

2.            Apologies.. 5

3.            Declarations of Interest. 5

11.        Confidential Business. 7

11.1       Corporate Services.. 7

11.1.1    Council Budget Initiatives 2020/21. 7

12.         ADJOURNMENT. 7

 

 

Note:

In these Minutes, Resolutions adopted by Council are indicated in bold text.

 

 

 


Adjourned Special Council Minutes                                                  Monday 23 March 2020

 

1.         Opening

1.1       MEETING OPENING AND PRAYER

AFFIRMATION Of OFFICE

The Councillors of the City of Whittlesea were dismissed by an Act of the State Parliament in March 2020.

The Administrator has been appointed on an interim basis for 90 days and at the end of that time it is expected that a panel of three Administrators will be appointed.

At 2.15pm today the Administrator, Lydia Wilson, was sworn into office as Administrator of the City of Whittlesea. A copy of the Administrator’s Affirmation of Office has been incorporated into these minutes.

It is noted that Ms Lydia Wilson had recently been sworn into office as Administrator of the City of Whittlesea at 2:15pm on Monday 23 March 2020. Therefore, the Acting Chief Executive Officer adjourned the meeting to allow the Administrator time to review the contents of the Confidential Agenda.

The Acting Chief Executive Officer adjourned the meeting to 2:00pm on Thursday 26 March 2020 in accordance with clause 25 of the Procedural Matters Local Law (No.1 of 2018).

 

MEETING ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 6:30pm to reconvene on Thursday 26 March 2020 at 2:00pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1.2       ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS STATEMENT

1.3       Present

2.         Apologies

3.         Declarations of Interest

11.       Confidential Business

11.1     Corporate Services

11.1.1  Council Budget Initiatives 2020/21

Recommendation

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:

11.1.1  Council Budget Initiatives 2020/21

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

 

12.       ADJOURNMENT

DELETE THE CLOSURE TEXT NOT REQUIRED

THE ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER DECLARED THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:30PM TO RECONVENE AT 2:00PM ON THURSDAY 26 MARCH 2020.

 

These minutes were considered at the 7 April 2020 Council Meeting, please refer to page 21 of the minutes of that meeting for further information.