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EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING

Wednesday, 7th April 2010


The Meeting commenced at 7.03 p.m.

PRESENT

Council Members

His Worship the Mayor Councillor P Sansom
Councillor V Badalati
Councillor B Giegerl, OAM
Councillor C Hindi
Councillor A Istephan
Councillor J Jacovou
Councillor N Liu
Councillor S McMahon
Councillor D Perry
Councillor W Pickering
Councillor A Wagstaff
Councillor C Wong

Council Staff

General Manager, Mr. V Lampe
Director Administration, Mr J Tripp
Acting Director Service Delivery, Ms M Whitehurst
Director Planning & Development, Mr B Daintry
Chief Finance Officer, Mrs K Foldi
Manager Corporate Planning, Mr E Mishra
Commercial Property Manager, Mr G McDonald
Manager Public Relations & Events, Ms T Abraham
Office Team Leader, Ms Lorraine Stephens


APOLOGIES

There were no apologies to record.


DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

There were no disclosures of interest to record.

Minute No. 111
PROCEDURAL MOTION:

RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole item, COW020-10 Hurstville Bus Interchange Funding be discussed after the Open Council items.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)

ITEMS

Minute No. 112
ECM004-10 HURSTVILLE BUS INTERCHANGE FUNDING (06/1322-3)
RESOLVED THAT in accordance with the provisions of Part 1 of Chapter 4 of the Local Government Act, 1993, the matters dealt with in this report are to be considered in Committee of the Whole (closed Council Meeting) at which the press and public be excluded. Specifically, the matters to be dealt with pursuant to Clause 10A relate to commercial financial information and pursuant to Sub Clause (2)(d) are regarded as being commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it, confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council, or reveal a trade secret.

FURTHER, THAT in accordance with the provisions of Section 11(2) of the Local Government Act, 1993, the reports and correspondence relating to this matter be withheld from the press and public.
(Moved Councillor C Wong / Seconded Councillor D Perry)


Minute No. 113
ECM005-10 PROPERTY MATTER - LAND CLASSIFICATION OF 320 FOREST ROAD, HURSTVILLE (C08/16)
RESOLVED THAT Council publicly notify its intention to classify the land at 320 Forest Road, Hurstville as Operational Land, with the text of the notification as noted in the body of the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Wong)
It was noted that the decision was unanimous.


Minute No. 114
ECM006-10 DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN 2010-2014 (09/1305)
RESOLVED THAT Council approve the public exhibition of the Draft Management Plan 2010-2014 and the Draft Schedule of Fees & Charges 2010-2011 for a period of 30 days between 13 April and 12 May 2010. The Draft Management Plan 2010-2014 and the Draft Schedule of Fees & Charges 2010-2011 is exclusive of any drainage levy. .

THAT Council endorse the Director Administration to make minor modifications to any numerical, typographical, interpretation and/or formatting adjustments, if required, in the finalisation of the Draft Management Plan and Draft Schedule of Fees & Charges.

FURTHER, THAT following the exhibition period, a further report be presented to the Council Meeting to be held on 26 May 2010, advising of any submissions received relating to the Draft Management Plan 2010-2014 and/or Draft Schedule of Fees & Charges 2010-2011.


(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi)

Councillor A Wagstaff tabled the following document:
It was noted that Councillor A Wagstaff voted against the motion.

It was noted that Councillor C Hindi left the Chamber at 7.20pm, returning at 7.22pm, and also at 7.33pm, returning at 7.34pm, during discussion of this item.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (CLOSED COUNCIL)

As required under the provisions of Council's Code of Meeting Practice, before putting the motion below to the meeting, the Mayor requested those members of the public present to indicate whether they wished to make representations to the meeting, before it was closed to the public, as to whether that part of the meeting dealing with any or all of the above matters should or should not be closed. As no representations were received from members of the public, the Mayor put the motion.

Minute No. 115
RESOLVED THAT Council now resolve inself into a Committee of the Whole (Closed Council) and in accordance with Section 10A of the Local Government Act, 1993, Council Staff (other than members of the Executive, the Minute Secretary and others at the invitation of the Chairperson) and members of the Press and the public be excluded from the Council Chamber during consideration of the items referred to Committee of the Whole.

FURTHER THAT in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Act, the reports, correspondence and other relevant documentation associated with these matters be withheld from the Press and the public.
(Moved Councillor C Wong / Seconded Councillor D Perry)

Open Committee of the Whole: 7.40 pm

It was noted that Councillor W Pickering left the Chamber at 7.40 pm.

Minute No. 116
COW020-10 HURSTVILLE BUS INTERCHANGE FUNDING (06/1322-3)
RESOLVED THAT the recommendations within the report be adopted.

FURTHER THAT these recommendations be reflected in the Draft Management Plan 2010-2014 to be put on public exhibition.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor C Hindi )

It was noted that Councillor A Wagstaff voted against the motion.

It was noted that Councillor W Pickering was absent during discussion and voting on this item.


Minute No. 117
RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole revert to Open Council.
(Moved Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor D Perry)

It was noted that Councillor W Pickering returned to the Chamber at 7.47pm.

Close Committee of the Whole: 7.47 pm.

OPEN COUNCIL

Minute No. 118
RESOLVED THAT the Report of the Committee of the Whole as detailed be received and that the recommendations be adopted.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Councillor W Pickering)


The meeting finished at 7.48 pm.



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Chairperson