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Minutes

Statutory Council Meeting

MAROONDAH CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday

15 November 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Statutory Council Meeting MINUTES       2                                          15 November 2017

 

 

Minutes of the Statutory Council Meeting held in the Council Chamber, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood, on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at 7:30pm.

 

PRESENT

Cr Tony Dib, JP                          Arrabri Ward

Cr Paul P Macdonald                 Arrabri Ward

Cr Kylie Spears                           Arrabri Ward

Cr Nora Lamont                          Mullum Ward

Cr Mike Symon                           Mullum Ward

Cr Marijke Graham                     Wyreena Ward

Cr Rob Steane                            Wyreena Ward

 

 

Steve Kozlowski                         Chief Executive Officer

Marianne Di Giallonardo             Director Corporate Services

Phil Turner                                  Director Planning & Community

Adam Todorov                            Director Operations, Infrastructure & Leisure

Peter Tully                                  Governance Advisor

Chloe Messerle                           Governance Administrative Officer

Kailah Thompson                       Governance Administrative Officer

 

 

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

 

The prayer was read by Lt-Col Ian Southwell, Ringwood Salvation Army.

 

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

Acknowledgement was also made of the attendance in the galley of Ann Hubbard – Freeman of the City.


Apologies 

Cr Samantha Marks                   Mullum Ward

Cr Michael M Macdonald            Wyreena Ward

ELECTION OF ACTING CHAIR

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

Cr Steane nominated Cr Dib as Acting Chair.

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

Cr Dib accepted the nomination.

The being no further nominations the Chief Executive Officer declared Cr Dib as Acting Chair.

Cr Dib took the Chair.

 

 

 

OFFICERS REPORTS

 

Director Corporate Services

 

Council Meeting Schedule 2017/2018                                                                  ITEM 1

Moved Cr Graham, Seconded Cr Lamont                                                          153/17

 

THAT THE COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 2017 TO NOVEMBER 2018 BE ADOPTED:-

 

November 2017 to November 2018

 

 

Day

Date

2017

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Monday

27

 

 

 

DECEMBER

Monday

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

Monday

26

 

 

 

MARCH

Monday

19

 

 

 

APRIL

Monday

23

 

 

 

MAY

Monday

21

 

 

 

JUNE

Monday

25

 

 

 

JULY

Monday

16

 

 

 

AUGUST

Monday

27

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Monday

17

 

 

 

OCTOBER

Monday

22

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Wednesday

Election of Mayor

14

 

 

 

 

All meetings to commence at 7.30pm and are held in the

Council Chambers, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood.

 

Carried

   

 

election of mayor – year 2017 / 2018

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

 

Cr P Macdonald nominated Cr Lamont for the position of Mayor for the coming 12 months.

 

Cr Dib, as Acting Chair, asked Cr Lamont whether she accepts the nomination.

 

Cr Lamont accepted the nomination with pleasure.

 

There being no further nominations Cr Dib, as Acting Chair, declared Cr Lamont elected Mayor for 2017/2018.

 

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

 

The Mayor, Cr Lamont took the Chair.

 

election of DEPUTY mayor – year 2017 / 2018

 

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

 

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

 

The Mayor asked Cr Symon whether he accepts the nomination.

 

Cr Symon accepted the nomination with pleasure.

 

There being no further nominations the Mayor declared Cr Symon elected Deputy Mayor for 2017/2018.

 

 

All Councillors present individually offered their congratulations and support to both the Mayor, Cr Lamont and Deputy Mayor, Cr Symon.

 

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

 

The Mayor, Cr Nora Lamont responded – looking forward to working with Councillors to achieve major outcomes for the community. She was thrilled to be the first woman Councillor to have a second term as Mayor.

 

The Deputy Mayor, Cr Mike Symon responded.

 

Cr Dib, on behalf of Council, acknowledged with a presentation of flowers the work carried out over the last twelve months by the outgoing Deputy Mayor, Cr Lamont.

 

On behalf of Council the Mayor, Cr Lamont acknowledged the outgoing Mayor and Mayoress, Cr Tony Dib and Mrs Janet Dib with the presentation of a gift and flowers. All Councillors had marveled at Cr Dib’s resolve to continue serving the community after the most tragic of family circumstances.

 

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

 

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 8:05pm.

 

 

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