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EXTRAORDINARY Council Meeting

Thursday, 11 August 2016

 

Hurstville Civic Centre, Council Chambers, MacMahon St, Hurstville

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

 

 

 Present

Council Members

Administrator, Mr John Rayner 

Council Staff

General Manager, Ms G Connolly

Acting Director Assets and Infrastructure, Mr L O’Connor

Acting Chief Operating Officer, Mr J Maunder

Acting Director Environment and Planning, Mr R Logan

Acting Director Community and Culture, Ms A Murphy

Acting General Counsel, Ms J Ware

Executive Manager, Ms R Schulz

Internal Auditor, Mr T Gearon

Governance Officer, Ms V Smith

 

 

Opening

The Administrator, Mr J Rayner opened the meeting at 5.00pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

The Administrator acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people.

 

Minute No. 102

The meeting was adjourned at 5.01pm for two minutes.

(Moved by Administrator, Mr J Rayner)

 

 

Minute No. 103

The meeting was re-convened at 5.03pm.

 (Moved by Administrator, Mr J Rayner)

 

 

Apologies 

There were no apologies.

 

 

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION

Minute No. 104

That standing orders be suspended to enable the registered speaker to address Council.

(Moved by Administrator, Mr J Rayner)

The following registered speaker addressed Council:

 

·         Ms A Munns

 

Item CCL057-16 – Council ats Emad and Eva Nada – Land and Environment Court Judgment – Child Care Centre at 45 Ogilvy Street Peakhurst

 

PROCEDURAL MOTION

Minute No. 105

That standing orders be resumed at 5.10pm.

(Moved by Administrator, Mr J Rayner)

 

The Administrator tabled a petition, signed by 74 petitioners received on 3 August 2016 requesting an application be made to lodge an intent to appeal against the judgment for 45 Ogilvy Street, Peakhurst. 

 

Council Reports

CCL057-16       Council ats Emad and Eva Nada - Land and Environment Court Judgment - Child Care Centre at 45 Ogilvy Street Peakhurst

(Report by General Counsel, Jenny Ware)

Minute No. 106

(a)     That having regard to legal advice of Ian Hemmings SC, Council will not pursue an appeal against the decision of the Land and Environment Court, as previously resolved by the former Hurstville City Council.

(b)     That Council waive legal professional privilege over Mr Hemmings’ advice of 2 August 2016.

(c)     That Mr Hemmings’ advice is made public.

(Moved by Administrator, Mr J Rayner)

  

 

 

 

Conclusion

 

The Meeting was closed at 5.13pm.

Minutes confirmed 5 September 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

Chairperson