CoffS Harbour CITY COUNCIL
Extraordinary Council Meeting
Council Administration Building
Cnr Coff and Castle Streets, Coffs Harbour
ON Wednesday 02 December 2020 AT 5.00pm
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: General Manager, Director Sustainable Infrastructure, Director Business Services and Executive Assistant
Leave of Absence Nil
Opening of EXTRAOrdinary Meeting
The meeting commenced at 5.10pm with the Mayor, Cr D Knight in the chair.
We respectfully acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet, the Gumbaynggirr people, who have cared for this land since time immemorial. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging, and commit ourselves to a future with reconciliation and renewal at its heart.
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.
Public forum commenced at 5.00pm
The Mayor advised that the procedure for the Public Forum has now changed. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, speakers were given the option of providing a written statement which will be read to the meeting by a Director or addressing Council in person, following necessary social distancing protocols.
For RM20/05 Rescission Motion - Coffs Harbour Airport Long Term Lease - Stage 4 Preferred Tenderer Lease Negotiations and Execution
Disclosure of Interest
No disclosures of interest.
REQUESTS FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE
No requests for leave of absence.
Councillors Swan, Townley and Amos have given notice of their intention to move the following rescission motion:
That the resolution 2020/264 titled Coffs Harbour Airport Long Term Lease - Stage 4 Preferred Tenderer Lease Negotiations and Execution, set out below, be rescinded.
1. Note the outcome of the lease negotiations with the preferred tenderer (Confidential Attachment 1).
2. Delegate the General Manager authority to execute on behalf of Council the Implementation Agreement, Equity Commitment Deed, Airport Lease, Airport Lease Supplemental Deed, Transitional Services Agreement, Development Agreement and Independent Certifier Deed (Confidential Attachment 2).
3. Request a report on the holding structure and governance arrangements for funds received from the airport lease.
4. Note the development of a joint communication plan with the preferred tenderer.
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 and therefore, the MOTION was declared LOST in accordance with the Code of Meeting Practice, Clause 11.3.
Close of Meeting
The Meeting closed at 6.02pm.
Confirmed: 10 December 2020