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Minutes

Special Council Meeting

MAROONDAH CITY COUNCIL

Monday

08 May 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Special Council Meeting MINUTES             2                                                        8 May 2017

 

 

Minutes of the Special Council Meeting held in the Council Chamber, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood, on Monday 8 May 2017 at 7:30pm.

 

PRESENT

Cr Tony Dib, JP (Mayor)               Arrabri Ward

Cr Nora Lamont (Deputy Mayor)    Mullum Ward

Cr Kylie Spears                           Arrabri Ward

Cr Paul Macdonald                     Arrabri 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

Adam Todorov                            Acting Director Operations, Infrastructure &      Leisure

Grant Meyer                               Acting Director Planning & Community

Peter Tully                                  Governance Advisor

 

The prayer was read by Cr Spears.

 

The Acknowledgement of Country was read by the Mayor.

 

The Chief Executive Officer read the following Statement of Recording -

 

“Ladies & Gentlemen - Please note that this meeting is being recorded. All care is taken to maintain your privacy; however, as a visitor in the public gallery, your presence may be recorded. Also, unlike State and Federal Government, Local Government is not afforded the benefit of parliamentary privilege, for comments made during meetings that are subsequently determined to be slanderous.”

Apologies

Cr Samantha Marks                   Mullum Ward (Leave of Absence)

Phil Turner                                  Director Planning & Community

Stephen Onans                          Team Leader Governance

 

Declaration of Interests

Nil


 

Officers’ Reports

 

 

Director Corporate Services

 

DRAFT COUNCIL PLAN 2017-2021 AND PROPOSED BUDGET 2017/18                    ITEM 1

Moved Cr Steane, Seconded Cr Lamont                                                             52/17

 

That council

1.       provisionally endorses the DRAFT COUNCIL PLAN 2017-2021 AND PROPOSED BUDGET 2017/18, THAT HAVE BEEN PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 125 AND 127 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1989

2.       proposes that Mayoral and Councillor allowances:

i.        be paid at the levels determined by the Minister for Local Government in accordance with section 73B Local Government Act 1989 – as at 1 July 2017 Councillors $27,079 and Mayor $83,790;

ii.       incorporate an amount for a sum equivalent to the Superannuation Guarantee Contribution currently 9.5% as per advice by Local Government Victoria within Circular 42/2016; and

iii.      increase both the Councillor and Mayoral allowances up for the remainder of the Council term and - until the next Council review in the year 2020  - in accordance with section 74 Local Government Act 1989, by the levels determined within the annual review of allowances carried out by the Minister for Local Government

3.       AUTHORISE THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO GIVE PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE PREPARATION OF THE PROPOSED PLAN AND BUDGET

4.       authorise the release of the DRAFT COUNCIL PLAN 2017-2021 AND PROPOSED BUDGET 2017/18 on public exhibition from 12 May to 9 June 2017 AND receive SUBMISSIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 223 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1989

5.       APPOINT A COMMITTEE OF COUNCILLORS COMPRISING COUNCILLORS dib, lamont and steane TO CONSIDER ANY SUBMISSIONS AND HEAR FROM ANY PERSON/S WHO HAS/HAVE REQUESTED TO BE HEARD IN SUPPORT OF THEIR SUBMISSIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 223 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1989

6.       DETERMINE THAT SUCH COMMITTEE WILL CONSIDER ALL SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED AT A MEETING TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS ON WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE 2017 AT 7PM

7.       follOWING EXHIBITION AND CONSIDERATION OF ANY SUBMISSIONS received, THE FINAL COUNCIL PLAN AND/OR aNNUAL BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED TO cOUNCIL FOR formal consideration at a meeting to be held ON MONDAY 26 JUne 2017 AT 7.30PM

 

Carried

   

 

The open forum closed at 7:35pm.

 

 

Confirmed ……………………………………..

 

 

Date ……………………………………………