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Minutes

Statutory Council Meeting

MAROONDAH CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday

09 November 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Statutory Council Meeting MINUTES       2                                            9 November 2016

 

 

Minutes of the Statutory Council Meeting held in the Council Chamber, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood, on Wednesday 9 November 2016 at 7:30pm.

 

PRESENT

Cr Tony Dib, JP                          Arrabri Ward

Cr Paul MacDonald                    Arrabri Ward

Cr Kylie  Spears                          Arrabri Ward

Cr Nora Lamont                          Mullum Ward

Cr Mike Symon                           Mullum Ward

Cr Marijke Graham                     Wyreena Ward

Cr Michael MacDonald               Wyreena Ward

Cr Rob Steane                            Wyreena Ward

 

Steve Kozlowski                         Chief Executive Officer

Marianne Di Giallonardo             Director Corporate Services

Phil Turner                                  Director Planning & Community

Trevor Welsh                              Director Operations, Infrastructure & Leisure

Stephen Onans                          Team Leader Governance

Peter Tully                                  Governance Advisor

 

 

The Chief Executive Officer took the Chair and opened the meeting.

 

The prayer was read by Mr. Scott Hawkins, Urban Life Church.

 

The Acknowledgement of Country was read by the Chief Executive Officer.

 

APOLOGIES

 

Cr Samantha Marks                   Mullum Ward

 

 

ELECTION OF ACTING CHAIR

 

The Chief Executive Officer requested nominations for the position of Acting Chair.

 

Cr Lamont nominated Cr Steane as Acting Chair.

 

The Chief Executive Officer asked Cr Steane whether he accepts the nomination.

 

Cr Steane accepted the nomination.

 

There being no further nominations the Chief Executive Officer declared Cr Steane as Acting Chair.

 

Cr Steane took the Chair.


Officers’ Reports

 

Director Corporate Services

 

Oath/Affirmation of Office and Code of Conduct Declaration - Successful Candidates                                                                                                                    ITEM 1

Moved Cr Symon, Seconded Cr Graham                                                            160/16

THAT COUNCIL

1.       NOTES THE OATH/AFFIRMATION OF OFFICE AND THE CODE OF CONDUCT DECLARATIONS THAT WERE SWORN/MADE BY ALL NINE COUNCILLORS ELECTED AT THE OCTOBER 2016 GENERAL ELECTION

2.       RESOLVES THAT SUCH DOCUMENTATION BECOME PART OF THE OFFICIAL MINUTES TO THIS COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 9 NOVEMBER 2016 – Refer attached

 

Carried

 

 

Councillor and Mayoral Allowances                                                             ITEM 2

Moved Cr M MacDonald, Seconded Cr Lamont                                               161/16

 

THAT WITH RESPECT TO MAYORAL AND COUNCILLOR ALLOWANCES COUNCIL NOTES:

1.       THE ARRANGEMENTS ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ORDER IN COUNCIL PUBLISHED WITHIN THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE ON 27 NOVEMBER 2008 AND THE SUBSEQUENT ANNUAL REVIEWS OF LEVELS CONDUCTED BY THE STATE GOVERNMENT

2.       ALLOWANCES WILL BE PAID MONTHLY

3.       THAT ALLOWANCES WILL BE THE SUBJECT OF A REVIEW BY COUNCIL ON OR BEFORE 30 JUNE 2017 IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 74 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT

4.       ALLOWANCES IN THE INTERIM WILL CONTINUE TO BE PAID AT THE LEVELS SPECIFIED BY COUNCIL FOLLOWING THE REVIEW OF ALLOWANCES IN 2013 AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 74 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT AND SUCH TO INCORPORATE ANY INCREASES RESULTING FROM THE STATE GOVERNMENT’S ANNUAL REVIEW OF ALLOWANCES FOR 2016

 

Carried

 


 

 

Council Meeting Schedule for 2016/2017                                                         ITEM 3

Moved Cr  P MacDonald, Seconded Cr M MacDonald                                  162/16

THAT THE COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 2016 TO NOVEMBER 2017 BE ADOPTED:-

 

November 2016 to November 2017

 

 

 

Day

Date

2016

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Monday

21

 

 

 

DECEMBER

Monday

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

Monday

20

(Special Meeting also to be held that evening re Code of Conduct)

 

 

 

MARCH

Monday

27

 

 

 

APRIL

Monday

24

 

 

 

MAY

Monday

8

(Special Meeting re Budget)

 

 

Monday

15

 

 

 

JUNE

Monday

26

 

 

 

JULY

Monday

17

 

 

 

AUGUST

Monday

28

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Monday

18

 

 

 

OCTOBER

Monday

16

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Wednesday

Election of Mayor

15

 

 

 

 

All meetings to commence at 7.30p.m and are held in the

Council Chambers, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood.

 

 

Carried


 

All Councillors present individually spoke words of appreciation for the support they received during their recent election campaigns, in seeking election as a Councillor of the City of Maroondah.

election of mayor – year 2016 / 2017

Cr Steane, as Acting Chair, called for nominations for the position of Mayor.

 

Cr Graham nominated Cr Dib for the position of Mayor for the coming 12 months.

 

Cr Steane, as Acting Chair, asked Cr Dib whether he accepts the nomination.

 

Cr Dib accepted the nomination with pleasure.

 

There being no further nominations Cr Steane, as Acting Chair, declared Cr Dib elected Mayor for 2016/2017.

 

Cr Steane placed the ‘Mayoral Drop’ around the neck of the newly elected Mayor.

 

The Mayor, Cr Dib took the Chair.

 

election of DEPUTY mayor – year 2016 / 2017

 

The Mayor, Cr Dib called for nominations for the position of Deputy Mayor.

 

Cr Spears nominated Cr Lamont for the position of Deputy Mayor for the coming 12 months.

 

The Mayor asked Cr Lamont whether she accepts the nomination.

 

Cr Lamont accepted the nomination with pleasure.

 

There being no further nominations the Mayor declared Cr Lamont elected Deputy Mayor for 2016/2017.

 

 

All Councillors present individually offered their congratulations and support to both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

 

The Chief Executive Officer, on behalf of Council staff, offered congratulations and support to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

 

The Mayor, Cr Tony Dib responded.

 

The Deputy Mayor, Cr Nora Lamont responded.

 

The Mayor, Cr Dib invited the public gallery to supper at the Karralyka Centre.

 

The meeting closed at 8:06pm.

 

 

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