MINUTES

 

Special Council Meeting

 

8 May 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Special Council Meeting Minutes                                                                                8 May 2018

Table of Contents

1          Declaration of Opening / Acknowledgement of Country. 3

2          Apologies / Members on Leave of Absence. 3

3          Public Question Time and Receiving of Public Statements. 3

4          Corporate Services. 4

4.1       Differential Rating Strategy 2018/19. 4

5          Closure. 5

 

 


Special Council Meeting Minutes                                                                                8 May 2018

MINUTES OF CIty of Vincent
Special Council Meeting
HELD AT THE
Administration and Civic Centre
244 Vincent Street, Leederville

ON
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 AT 6pm

 

PRESENT:                 Presiding Member Mayor Emma Cole        Presiding Member

                                 Cr Susan Gontaszewski                             South Ward

                                 Cr Alex Castle                                            North Ward

                                 Cr Joanne Fotakis                                      North Ward

                                 Cr Jonathan Hallett                                    South Ward

                                 Cr Jimmy Murphy                                      South Ward

                                 Cr Joshua Topelberg                                 South Ward

IN ATTENDANCE:     Michael Quirk                                             A/Chief Executive Officer

                                 Kerryn Batten                                             Director Corporate Services

                                 John Corbellini (from 6.01pm)                   Director Development Services

                                 Andrew Murphy                                         Director Engineering

                                 Natasha Brooks                                         Governance & Council Support Officer

                                 Emma Simmons                                        Governance & Council Support Officer

 

Media:                       Nil

Public:                      Nil.

 

1            Declaration of Opening / Acknowledgement of Country

The Presiding Member, Mayor Emma Cole, declared the meeting open at 6pm and read the following Acknowledgement of Country statement:

 

“The City of Vincent would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging”

 

 

2            Apologies / Members on Leave of Absence

Cr Dan Loden

 

3            Public Question Time and Receiving of Public Statements

Nil

 


 

4            Corporate Services

4.1         Differential Rating Strategy 2018/19

TRIM Ref:                  D18/63575

Authors:                   Tim Evans, Manager Governance and Risk

Vanisha Govender, Manager Financial Services

Authoriser:                Kerryn Batten, Director Corporate Services

Attachments:             1.       Rate Setting Statement   

 

Recommendation:

That Council:

1.       ADVERTISES by local public notice, in accordance with Section 6.36(1) of the Local Government Act 1995 for a period of 21 days its intention to levy the following differential rates and minimum rates in 2018/19 and invites submissions on the proposal from electors and ratepayers:

 

2018/19

Rating Category

Rate in the dollar

Minimum rate

Residential

0.06490

$1,180

Commercial Vacant

0.12628

$1,494

Other

0.06619

$1,180

 

2.         NOTES any public submissions received in response to 1 above will be presented to Council for consideration.

 

Council Decision

Moved: Cr Castle, Seconded: Cr Gontaszewski

That the recommendation be adopted.

carried Unanimously (7-0)

For:             Presiding Member Mayor Cole, Cr Gontaszewski, Cr Castle, Cr Fotakis, Cr Hallett, Cr Murphy and Cr Topelberg

Against:      Nil

(Cr Harley was absent from the Council Chamber and did not vote.)

(Cr Loden was an apology for the Meeting.)

 

 

 

 

 


 

5            Closure

There being no further business, the Presiding Member, Mayor Emma Cole, declared the meeting closed at 6.06pm with the following persons present:

 

PRESENT:                 Presiding Member Mayor Emma Cole        Presiding Member

                                 Cr Susan Gontaszewski                             South Ward

                                 Cr Alex Castle                                            North Ward

                                 Cr Joanne Fotakis                                      North Ward

                                 Cr Jonathan Hallett                                    South Ward

                                 Cr Jimmy Murphy                                      South Ward

                                 Cr Joshua Topelberg                                 South Ward

IN ATTENDANCE:     Michael Quirk                                             A/Chief Executive Officer

                                 Kerryn Batten                                             Director Corporate Services

                                 John Corbellini (from 6.01pm)                   Director Development Services

                                 Andrew Murphy                                         Director Engineering

                                 Natasha Brooks                                         Governance & Council Support Officer

                                 Emma Simmons                                        Governance & Council Support Officer

 

Media:                       Nil

Public:                      Nil.

 

These Minutes were confirmed by Council as a true and accurate record of the Special Meeting of the Council held on 8 May 2018.

 

 

 

Signed: ............................................................................ Mayor Emma Cole

 

 

 

Dated this ………………………………… day of …………………………………………………2018