Minutes

 

 

 

                              Special Council Meeting

 

 

 

                                               31 May 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Special Council

Meeting Minutes - 31 May 2017

 

 

1.        Opening and Recognition of Traditional Custodians. 3

2.        Reading of Affirmation and Prayer. 4

3.        Apologies. 4

4.        Councillors Declarations of Interest/Conflict of Interest 4

5.        Council Leadership and Management 5

5.1     Hearing of Submissions. 5


  Special Council

Meeting Minutes - 31 May 2017

 

   Baw Baw Shire Council

Council Meeting

31 May 2017

Minutes

 

Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Baw Baw Shire Council held in the

Trafalgar Chambers, Trafalgar Business Centre , commencing at 5.30pm on 31 May 2017.

 

 

Present

Cr J Gauci (Chair) Cr M Power, Cr D Wallace, Cr D Goss, Cr J O’Donnell, Cr P Kostos, Cr M Leaney, Cr K Cook, Cr T Jones

 

In Attendance

Mr P Cantillon          Interim Chief Executive Officer

Mr M Lewis               Acting Director Corporate and Community Services

Mr D Dunstan           Acting Director Community Assets

Mr M Cripps               Director Planning and Economic Development

Mr P Harris               Manager Council Business

Ms K Evans              Governance Advisor

Ms C Martin             Corporate Planner

Ms A Lisle                Finance Manager

Ms D Foenander      Executive Assistant to Director Corporate and Community Services

 

 

1.      Opening and Recognition of Traditional Custodians

Cr Gauci opened the meeting with recognition of the traditional custodians being, I acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we are meeting and pay my respects to their Elders both past and present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.      Reading of Affirmation and Prayer

Cr Gauci read the Councillors affirmation, being, ‘We now pause to reflect upon the solemn responsibilities conferred on us by the Parliament of Victoria through the Local Government Act (1989). 

We acknowledge that it is the responsibility of local government to ensure the peace, order and good governance of our Shire. 

We are to be responsible and accountable to our community here in Baw Baw Shire through good governance and leadership. 

 Almighty God,

Give wisdom and understanding to the members of this Baw Baw Shire Council.

In all our deliberations help each of us to listen carefully, perceive the best course of action have courage to pursue it and grace to accomplish it.

Amen

 

3.      Apologies 

 

4.      Councillors Declarations of Interest/Conflict of Interest

No conflicts of interest were declared.   

 


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5.      Council Leadership and Management

5.1       Hearing of Submissions

Governance Advisor

Directorate:  Corporate and Community Services

 

Ward:         

 

Appendix:     6 attachments

       

 

purpose

To provide Council with the opportunity to hear submissions received pursuant to Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 on the:

 

·    Draft Council Plan 2017-2021

·    Draft Annual Budget 2017-2018

·    Draft Long Term Financial Strategy 2017-2027

·    Draft Long Term Financial Infrastructure Plan 2017-2027

·    Draft Rating Strategy 2017-2018

REcommendation

That Council consider the submissions received pursuant to Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

 

 

The following people spoke on submission:

 

1.    Terry Williamson

2.    Peter Ware

3.    Wendy Bouras

4.    Tony Wolfe

5.    Carol Asbock

6.    Hunter Koschade

7.    Corey Philip

8.    Juliana Richards

9.    Liz Clay/Claire Morrisey

10. Liz Clay

11. Steve Vincent

12. Rob Ashworth

COUNCIL MOTION

 

Moved:              Cr M Power

Seconded:        Cr D Wallace

 

CARRIED

Key POINTS/Issues

·    The consideration of submissions is pursuant to Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 and is part of the public consultation process prior to any formal decision by Council.

·    Those submitters who have expressed in their submission that they wish to be heard before Council will be provided the opportunity to speak to their submission for up to three minutes each in accordance with the Council Community Participation Time Policy (extract attached).

 


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Meeting closed at 6.52PM

 

Confirmed at this meeting 14 June 2017

 

 

Cr J Gauci

Mayor