Minutes of the Extra Ordinary Meeting

 

 

Meeting Date:     Thursday, 24 May 2018

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

Time:                   4.00pm

 

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Amanda Findley - Chairperson

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr John Wells

Clr Patricia White

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr John Levett

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

Apologies were received from Clr Alldrick and Clr Guile for this meeting.

 

 

Declarations of Interest

Clr Wells – CL18.123 - Draft Integrated Strategic Plan Chapters 3 to 6 (Financials; Budget 2018/19; Fees, Charges and Rentals; Resourcing Strategy) - Public Exhibition – less than significant non pecuniary interest declaration – he is the President of the Illawarra Academy of Sport and within the Budget there is an allocation of funding – will remain in the room and will take part in discussion and vote.

 

 

Notices of Motion / Questions on Notice

 

CL18.127   Rescission Motion - CL18.123 - Draft Integrated Strategic Plan Chapters 3 to 6 (Financials; Budget 2018/19; Fees, Charges and Rentals; Resourcing Strategy) - Public Exhibition

HPERM Ref: D18/171441

Recommendation

That Council rescind the Motion relating to Item CL18.123 of the Council Meeting held on 22 May 2018.

 

 

Motion (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)

That Council rescind the Motion relating to Item CL18.123 of the Council Meeting held on 22 May 2018.

 

Clr Proudfoot raised a Point of Order against Clr Wells as he indicated that Clr Proudfoot had made a comment which he did not make. Clr Wells withdrew the comment and apologised.

Clr Levett raised a Point of Order against Councillors making comments while others are speaking as they are being discourteous and direspectful. The Mayor reminded Councillors to be quiet whilst others are speaking.

Clr Proudfoot raised a Point of Order against Clr Cheyne remarks that “the meeting was a waste of time” was insulting. Clr Cheyne withdrew the comments.

 

Procedural Motion  (Clr Cheyne)

That  the MOTION be PUT.

For:             Clr Findley, Clr Gash, Clr Wells, Clr White, Clr Gartner, Clr Cheyne and Clr Levett

Against:    Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener and Clr Proudfoot

PROCEDURAL MOTION carried

 

motion (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Pakes)                                                                                    MIN18.417

That Council rescind the Motion relating to Item CL18.123 of the Council Meeting held on 22 May 2018.

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

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

lost

 

 

CL18.128   Notice of Motion - Draft Integrated Strategic Plan Chapters 3 to 6 (Financials; Budget 2018/19; Fees, Charges and Rentals; Resourcing Strategy) - Public Exhibition

HPERM Ref: D18/171517

Recommendation

That Council reconfigure the 2018/19 budget with an affordable rate increase.

 

This item was not dealt with as the preceding rescission motion was LOST see MIN18.417

 

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 4.32pm.

 

 

 

Clr Findley

CHAIRPERSON