Extraordinary Council Meeting Minutes                                               12 April 2018

  Crestclr

MINUTES

CoffS Harbour CITY COUNCIL
Extraordinary Council Meeting
Council Administration Building

Cnr Coff and Castle Streets, Coffs Harbour
ON Thursday 12 April 2018 AT
7.23pm

 

PRESENT:         Cr Denise Knight, Cr Michael Adendorff, Cr Paul Amos, Cr John Arkan, Cr George Cecato, Cr Keith Rhoades, Cr Tegan Swan, Cr Sally Townley

STAFF:               Director Business Services, Director Sustainable Infrastructure, Director Sustainable Communities and Executive Assistant

 

Leave of Absence Cr Jan Strom

 

Opening of EXTRAORDInary Meeting

The meeting commenced at 7.23pm with the Mayor, Cr D Knight in the chair.

Acknowledgement of Country

We respectfully acknowledge the Gumbaynggirr Country and the Gumbaynggirr Aboriginal peoples who are traditional custodians of the land on which we meet and their Elders both past and present.

Statement in relation to Recording of Meetings

The Mayor reminded the Chamber that the meeting was to be recorded and live audio streamed, and that no other recordings of the meeting would be permitted.

disclosure of interest

No disclosures of interest.

apologies

No apologies.

public addresses

No public addresses.

public FORUM

No public forums.

MAYORAL ACTIONS UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY

No Mayoral actions under delegated authority.

 

CLOSED SESSION – SECTION 10A

The Mayor requested a motion to close the meeting to consider item MM18/02 General Manager’s Contract Renewal Procedure, the time being 7.24pm.

 

 

Motion

2018/84

Resolved (Cr John Arkan / Cr George Cecato)

That the meeting be closed to the staff, press and public during consideration of the following item for the reasons stated

MM18/02  General Manager’s Contract Renewal Procedure

This report was confidential for the reason of Section 10A(2) of the Local Government QAct, 1993:

(a)     Personnel matters concerning particular individuals (other than councillors):

The Motion on being put to the meeting was carried unanimously.

Carried

The staff, press and public vacated the Chamber.

 

MAYORAL MINUTE

 

MM18/02    GENERAL MANAGER’S CONTRACT RENEWAL PROCEDURE

 

Motion

2018/85

Resolved (Cr Denise Knight

That Council request that a General Manager’s Contract Renewal Procedure be prepared and brought back to Council by 30 June 2018.

The Motion on being put to the meeting was carried unanimously.

Carried

 

Cr Townley tabled a motion in relation to Mayoral Minute MM18/02 - General Manager’s Contract Renewal Procedure and requested that the motion be transacted at this meeting.

 

Motion

 

Motion (Cr Sally Townley / Cr Tegan Swan)

That Councillor Townley’s motion regarding General Manager’s Contract Renewal Procedure be considered at this meeting.

For:         Crs Amos, Arkan, Swan and Townley

Against:  Crs Knight, Adendorff, Cecato and Rhoades

The MOTION on being put to the meeting resulted in a tied vote. The Mayor used her casting vote and the MOTION was declared LOST.

 

OPEN MEETING

The Mayor requested an appropriate motion to enable the meeting to resolve into Open Meeting, the time being 7.46pm.

 

 

Motion

2018/86

Resolved (Cr Keith Rhoades / Cr George Cecato)

That Council move into Open Session.

 

The Motion on being put to the meeting was carried unanimously.

Carried

 

 

The Director Business Services read to the meeting the resolution of the Closed Session 

 

 

 

Motion

2018/87

Resolved (Cr Keith Rhoades / Cr George Cecato)

That the resolution of the Closed Session be adopted.

 

The Motion on being put to the meeting was carried unanimously.

Carried

 

Close of EXTRAOrdinary Meeting

The Meeting closed at 7.47pm.

 

Confirmed:   26 April 2018

 

 

 

...................................................

Denise Knight

Mayor