Extraordinary Council Meeting

29 October 2019

 

 

Minutes of Extraordinary Council Meeting held on 29 October 2019 at Ashfield Service Centre

 

Meeting commenced at 6.30pm

 

 

 

 

 

Present:

Darcy Byrne

Vittoria Raciti

Marghanita Da Cruz Mark Drury

Lucille McKenna OAM

Colin Hesse

Sam Iskandar

Tom Kiat

Pauline Lockie

Victor Macri

Julie Passas

Rochelle Porteous

John Stamolis

Louise Steer

Anna York
Michael Deegan

Mayor

Deputy Mayor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor (6.31pm)

Councillor

Councillor

Councillor

Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Edwards-Davis

Daryl Jackson

Caroline Karakatsanis Michael Kharzoo

Director Infrastructure

Chief Financial Officer

Audit Office of New South Wales

Audit Office of New South Wales

Ian Naylor

Manager Civic Governance

Katherine Paixao

Governance  Coordinator

 

 

APOLOGIES:              Nil   

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTERESTS:           Nil

 

Councillor Porteous entered the Meeting at 6:31 pm.  

 

C1019(3) Item 1  Financial Statements 2018/19

Motion: (McKenna OAM/Steer)

 

THAT Council:

 

1.            Receives and notes the report; and

 

2.            Endorses the Financial Statements and the statements be published.

 

Motion Carried

For Motion:                 Crs Byrne, Da Cruz, Drury, Hesse, Iskandar, Kiat, Lockie, Macri, McKenna OAM, Raciti, Stamolis, Steer and York

Against Motion:           Crs Passas and Porteous

 

 

Confidential Session

 

The Mayor, Councillor Byrne, asked the Chief Executive Officer if any representations had been received from the public on any of the items Council will be discussing in Closed Session as per the Agenda.

 

The Chief Executive Officer replied that no representations had been received to talk to the items in Closed Session.

 

The Mayor, Councillor Byrne, asked if there were any members of the public gallery who would like to speak on the reasons Council proposes to consider the items in Closed Session.

 

There were none.

 

Members of the Public were asked to leave the Chamber.

 

Motion: (Kiat/Stamolis)

 

THAT Council enter into Confidential session.

 

Motion Carried

For Motion:                 Crs Byrne, Da Cruz, Drury, Hesse, Iskandar, Kiat, Lockie, Macri, McKenna OAM, Passas, Porteous, Raciti, Stamolis, Steer and York

Against Motion:          Nil

 

 

That in accordance with Section 10A(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, the following matters be

considered in Closed Session of Council for the reasons provided:

 

C1019(3) Item 2  RFT 28-19 Park and Verge Mowing (Section 10A(2)(d) (i) and (ii) of the Local Government Act 1993) that would, if disclosed confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the Council is conducting (or proposes to conduct) business and confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the Council.

 

 

The Mayor, Councillor Byrne left the Meeting at 7:08 pm.

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Raciti assumed the chair.

 

The Mayor, Councillor Byrne returned to the Meeting at 7:09 pm and assumed the Chair.

 

Reports with Confidential Information

 

C1019(3) Item 2  RFT 28-19 Park and Verge Mowing

Motion: (Drury/McKenna OAM)

 

THAT the tender submitted by Landscape Maintenance Solutions Pty Ltd be accepted for park and verge mowing for the former Ashfield LGA.

 

Motion Carried

For Motion:                 Crs Byrne, Drury, Iskandar, Lockie, Macri, McKenna OAM, Passas, Raciti, Stamolis and York

Against Motion:          Crs Da Cruz, Hesse, Kiat, Porteous and Steer

 

 

Foreshadowed Motion (Kiat/Porteous)

THAT the matter be deferred so that Council can consider options for providing the proposed mowing services for the Ashfield LGA area using Council staff as is currently the case in the areas of the Leichhardt and Marrickville LGAs, rather than outsourcing to a private company. 

 

This Foreshadowed Motion lased.

 

  

Meeting closed at  7.24pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Council held on the 29th day of October, 2019 were confirmed as a correct record on this 12th day of November, 2019.

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON