MINUTES


Finance and Governance Committee

 

Monday, 08 July 2019

6.00pm

 

Dragon Room

Level 1, Georges River Civic Centre

Hurstville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Present


Council Members

Councillor Vince Badalati (Chair), Councillor Stephen Agius, Councillor Sam Elmir, Councillor Sandy Grekas, Councillor Con Hindi, Councillor Lou Konjarski, and Councillor Warren Tegg

Council Staff

Director Business and Corporate Services - Mr David Tuxford, Director,  Director Assets and Infrastructure – Mr Laurie O’Connor, Chief Financial Officer – Ms Danielle Parker,  Manager, Office of the General Manager - Ms Roxanne Thornton, Internal Auditor - Juliette Hall, Executive Assistant to Director Business and Corporate Services – Ms Nickie Paras.

 

Opening

Councillor Badalati, opened the meeting at 6:05pm.

Acknowledgement of Country

Councillor Badalati acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

Apologies/Leave of Absence  

Recommendation: Councillor Hindi and Councillor Tegg

 

That apologies for Councillor Symington, Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Liu be accepted.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Notice of Webcasting

The Chairperson, Councillor Badalati, advised staff and the public that the meeting is being recorded for minute-taking purposes and is also webcast live on Council’s website, in accordance with Section 4 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice.  This recording will be made available on Council’s website.

Disclosures of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.

Public Forum

There were no speakers registered.

Confirmation of Minutes of previous meetings

Finance and Governance Committee - 11 June 2019

Recommendation:  Councillor Elmir and Councillor Grekas

That the Minutes of the Finance and Governance Committee held on 11 June 2019, be confirmed.

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Committee Reports

FIN048-19         Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee Minutes from 18 February 2019

(Report by Internal Auditor)

Recommendation:  Councillor Elmir and Councillor Agius

That the Minutes of the Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee Meeting held on the 18 February 2019 be noted.

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

FIN049-19         Investment Report as at 31 May 2019

(Report by Senior Financial Accountant - Reporting)

Recommendation:  Councillor Grekas and Councillor Tegg

That Council receive and note the contents of the Investment Report as at 31 May 2019.

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

FIN050-19         Local Government NSW (LGNSW) 2019 Annual Conference - Voting Delegates and Submission of Motions

(Report by Manager, Office of the General Manager)

Recommendation:  Councillor Hindi  and Councillor Tegg

(a)       That Councillors interested in attending the 2019 Local Government NSW Annual Conference, express their interest in an email to the General Manager before the 22 July 2019 Council Meeting.

(b)       That Council decide on the voting delegates and other Councillors to attend the conference, at the July 2019 Council Meeting.

(c)       That Council consider any motions it wishes to put forward to the Local Government NSW (LGNSW) Annual Conference.

(d)       That Council review and confirm motions, to be submitted for the LGNSW Conference, at the Council meeting of 26 August 2019.

(e)       That Council note that the General Manager will nominate staff to attend the Conference.

Record of Voting

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 6:30pm

 

 

Chairperson