Tuesday 12 March 2019
In Council Chamber, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang
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:
The Chief Executive Officer opened the meeting with a prayer at 6.00PM.
1.2 ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF TRADITIONAL OWNERS STATEMENT
The Mayor, Cr Cox read the following statement:
“On behalf of the City of Whittlesea 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.”
Cr Lawrie Cox Mayor (South West Ward)
Cr Stevan Kozmevski Councillor (South West Ward)
Cr Kris Pavlidis Councillor (South West Ward)
Cr Tom Joseph Deputy Mayor (North Ward)
Cr Emilia Lisa Sterjova Councillor (North Ward)
Cr Sam Alessi Councillor (South East Ward)
Cr Alahna Desiato Councillor (South East Ward)
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
Moved: Cr Alessi
Seconded: Cr Pavlidis
11. Confidential Business
11.4 Corporate Services
Moved: Cr Kozmevski
Seconded: Cr Joseph
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 Council Budget Initiatives 2019/20
Confidential in accordance with Section 89(2)(h) of the Local Government Act 1989.
ACCORDINGLY, THE MEETING WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT 6.02 PM.
THE MEETING WAS RE-OPENED TO THE PUBLIC AT 7.22PM.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MAYOR DECLARED THE MEETING CLOSED AT 7.22PM.
CONFIRMED THIS 2nd DAY OF APRIL 2019.
CR LAWRIE COX