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Minutes

Statutory Council Meeting

MAROONDAH CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday

14 November 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Statutory Council Meeting MINUTES       2                                          14 November 2018

 

 

Minutes of the Statutory Council Meeting held in the Council Chamber, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood, on Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 7:30pm.

 

PRESENT

Cr Tony Dib, JP                          Arrabri Ward

Cr Kylie Spears                           Arrabri Ward

Cr Mike Symon                           Mullum Ward

Cr Nora Lamont                          Mullum Ward

Cr Marijke Graham                     Wyreena Ward

Cr Rob Steane                            Wyreena Ward

Cr Tasa Damante                       Wyreena Ward

 

Steve Kozlowski                         Chief Executive Officer

Marianne Di Giallonardo             Director Corporate Services

Phil Turner                                  Director Strategy & Community

Adam Todorov                            Director Operations, Assets & Leisure

Andrew Fuaux                            Director Development & Amenity

Stephen Onans                          Team Leader Governance

Chloe Messerle                           Governance Officer

 

The Chief Executive Officer opened the meeting and welcomed all present, noting the presence of:

·                     Freeman of the City, Mr Bill Wilkins

·                     Freeman of the City, Mrs Ann Hubbard

·                     Cr Geoff Gough, current Councillor and former Mayor of Manningham City Council

·                     Cr Terry Avery, current Councillor and former Mayor Yarra Ranges Shire Council

 

The Chief Executive Officer read the following Statement of Recording -

 

“Ladies & Gentlemen - Please note that this meeting is being recorded and streamed live on the internet. All care is taken to maintain your privacy; however, as a visitor in the public gallery, your presence may be recorded.”

 

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

 

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

 

Apologies 

 

Cr Paul Macdonald                     Arrabri Ward

Cr Samantha Mazzuchelli           Mullum Ward

 

ELECTION OF ACTING CHAIR

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

Cr Dib nominated Cr Lamont as Acting Chair.

The Chief Executive Officer asked Cr Lamont whether she accepts the nomination.

Cr Lamont accepted the nomination.

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

Cr Lamont took the Chair.

 

OFFICERS REPORTS

 

Director Corporate Services

 

Council Meeting Schedule 2018/2019                                                                  ITEM 1

Moved Cr Dib, Seconded Cr Damante                                                                 170/18

 

THAT THE COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE FOR NOVEMBER 2018 TO NOVEMBER 2019 BE ADOPTED:-

 

November 2018 to November 2019

 

 

Day

Date

2018

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Monday

26

 

 

 

DECEMBER

Monday

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

Monday

18

 

 

 

MARCH

Monday

18

 

 

 

APRIL

Monday

29

 

 

 

MAY

Monday

20

 

 

 

JUNE

Monday

24

 

 

 

JULY

Monday

15

 

 

 

AUGUST

Monday

19

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Monday

16

 

 

 

OCTOBER

Monday

21

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Wednesday

Election of Mayor

13

 

 

 

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

Council Chambers, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood.

 

Carried

   

 

election of mayor – year 2018 / 2019

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

 

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

 

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

 

Cr Steane accepted the nomination with pleasure.

 

There being no further nominations Cr Lamont, as Acting Chair, declared Cr Steane elected Mayor for 2018/2019.

 

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

 

The Mayor, Cr Steane took the Chair and thanked all Councillors, his family and Maroondah employees. The Mayor spoke of his delight at being at being elected Mayor and looked forward to working with Councillors and Officers to achieve major outcomes for the Community over the next 12 months; whilst speaking to a Powerpoint containing photos of current and upcoming projects.

 

 

election of DEPUTY mayor – year 2018 / 2019

 

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

 

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

 

The Mayor asked Cr Spears whether she accepts the nomination.

 

Cr Spears accepted the nomination with pleasure.

 

There being no further nominations the Mayor declared Cr Spears elected Deputy Mayor for 2018/2019.

 

All Councillors present individually offered their congratulations and support to the incoming Mayor and Deputy Mayor, and acknowledged the leadership provided by the outgoing Mayor Cr Lamont and the Deputy Mayor Cr Symon.

 

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

 

The Deputy Mayor, Cr Kylie Spears responded.

 

The Mayor Cr Steane, on behalf of Council, made presentations to the outgoing Mayor Cr Lamont and the Deputy Mayor Cr Symon.

 

Cr Lamont and Cr Symon both responded.

 

The Mayor, Cr Steane closed the meeting, inviting the public gallery to supper at the Karralyka Centre.

 

 

 

 

 

The open forum closed at 8:10.

 

 

Confirmed ……………………………………..

 

 

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