Minutes of the Extra Ordinary Meeting

 

 

Meeting Date:     Thursday, 15 June 2017

Location:            Council Chambers, City Administrative Building, Bridge Road, Nowra

Time:                   4.15pm

 

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Amanda Findley - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash – left the meeting 4.44pm

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr John Levett

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Andrew Guile

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

 

  

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

A request for leave was received from Clr Alldrick for this meeting.

An apology was received from Clr Pakes

 

RESOLVED (Clr Cheyne / Clr Wells)                                                                                   MIN17.531

That the request from Clr Alldrick for a leave of absence for this meeting be granted..

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Nil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notices of Motion / Questions on Notice

 

CL17.156   Rescission Motion - CL17.149 Special Rate Variation- IPART Decision - CL17.150 Chapter 3 Integrated Strategic Plan - Revenue Policy - Making of Rates and Charges

HPERM Ref: D17/188432

Recommendation

That Motions CL17.149 and CL17.150 be rescinded.

MOTION (lost) (Clr Guile / Clr Watson)                                                                            MIN17.532

That Motions CL17.149 and CL17.150 be rescinded and the rates be adjusted by the rate peg 1.5%.

Clr Proudfoot raised a Point of Order against Clr Levett.  The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order.  Clr Levett was asked to withdraw his comments regarding Shoalhaven Independents inapropriate and bullying behaviour by the Shoalhaven Independents.

Clr Levett withdrew his comments and apologised.

Clr Guile raised a Point of Order against Clr Levett.  The Mayor ruled as a Point of Order.  Clr Levett was asked to withdraw his comments imputing the Shoalhaven Independents as the comments were not of relevance.

Clr Levett withdrew comments and apologised.

Clr Proudfoot raised a Point of Order against Clr Levett as the comments which were made about the Shoalhaven Independents behaviour did not apply to him.  The Mayor ruled it was not a Point of Order.

Clr Watson moved a Point of Order with respect to Clr Levett making comments about conduct by Shoalhaven Independents members action at a meeting which he was not present.  The Mayor ruled it was not a Point of Order.

Clr Watson attempted to move an amendment on the rescission.  The Mayor did not allow an amendment.  Clr Watson moved a Point of Order with respect to the Mayor’s ruling.  The Mayor ruled it was not a Point of Order.

Clr Wells moved a Point of Order against Clr Guile stating that Clr Guile made misleading comments about him.  The Mayor ruled it was not a Point of Order.

Note: Clr Gash left the meeting the time being 4.44pm

PROCEDURAL Motion (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Guile)                                                           MIN17.533

That an extension of time for Clr Watson be granted.

For:             Clr Findley, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Guile, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Gartner

CARRIED

 

THE MOTION WAS PUT AND LOST

For:             Clr Guile, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

Against:    Clr Findley, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne and Clr Gartner

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 5.03PM.

 

 

Clr Findley

CHAIRPERSON