MINUTES

 

Special Council Meeting

 

22 October 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Special Council Meeting Minutes                                                                     22 October 2019

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          Declarations of Interest 3

5          Chief Executive Officer 4

5.1             Election of Deputy Mayor 4

5.2             Appointment of Mindarie Regional Council and Tamala Park Regional Council representatives. 5

5.3             Appointment of the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) - Central Metropolitan Zone - Council Representatives. 7

6          Closure. 8

 

 


Special Council Meeting Minutes                                                                     22 October 2019

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

ON Tuesday, 22 October 2019 AT 6.30pm

 

PRESENT:                 Mayor Emma Cole              Presiding Member

                                 Cr Susan Gontaszewski      South Ward

                                 Cr Alex Castle                     North Ward

                                 Cr Joanne Fotakis              North Ward

                                 Cr Dan Loden                     North Ward

                                 Cr Sally Smith                    North Ward

                                 Cr Joshua Topelberg          South Ward

                                 Cr Ashley Wallace              South Ward

                                

IN ATTENDANCE:     David MacLennan               Chief Executive Officer

                                 Andrew Murphy                  Executive Director Infrastructure & Environment

                                 Stephanie Smith                 A/Executive Director Planning & Place

                                 Rosslyn Ellis                      A/Executive Director Community & Business Services

                                 Meluka Bancroft                 Manager Governance, Property & Contracts

                                 Steve Tweedie                    Governance Advisor

                                 Sharron Kent                      Governance and Council Liaison Officer

 

Media:                       Nil.

Public:                      Approximately 2 members of the public.

 

1            Declaration of Opening / Acknowledgement of Country

The Presiding Member, Emma Cole, declared the meeting open at 6.32pm 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 Jonathan Hallett is on an approved leave of absence from 20 October 2019 to 25 October 2019.

 

3            Public Question Time and Receiving of Public Statements

Nil.

 

4            Declarations of Interest

Nil.

 


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5            Chief Executive Officer

5.1          Election of Deputy Mayor

TRIM Ref:                  D19/131252

Author:                     Sharron Kent, Governance and Council Liaison Officer

Authoriser:                Meluka Bancroft, Manager Governance, Property and Contracts

Attachments:             1.       Nomination Form - Deputy Mayor  

2.       Form 7 - Declaration by Elected Member of Council   

Recommendation:

That Council elects __________________ as Deputy Mayor for a term expiring at the start of the first meeting of Council following the next ordinary local government election, which will be on 16 October 2021.

Council Decision Item 5.1

Mayor Emma Cole advised Council that only one nomination had been received for the position of Deputy Mayor, from Cr Susan Gontaszewski.  Mayor Emma Cole called for any further nominations but none were forthcoming. Mayor Emma Cole accepted the nomination and Cr Susan Gontaszewski was therefore elected unopposed to the position of Deputy Mayor.

Moved: Cr Alex Castle, Seconded: Cr Joanne Fotakis

That Council elects Cr Susan Gontaszewski as Deputy Mayor for a term expiring at the start of the first meeting of Council following the next ordinary local government election, which will be on 16 October 2021.

Carried Unanimously (8-0)

For:             Mayor Cole, Cr Gontaszewski, Cr Castle, Cr Fotakis, Cr Loden, Cr Smith, Cr Topelberg and Cr Wallace

Against:       Nil

(Cr Hallett was on approved leave of absence for the Meeting.)

Cr Susan Gontaszewski then read aloud and signed the Declaration by Elected Member of Council for the position of Deputy Mayor.

 


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5.2          Appointment of Mindarie Regional Council and Tamala Park Regional Council representatives

TRIM Ref:                  D19/131355

Author:                     Sharron Kent, Governance and Council Liaison Officer

Authoriser:                Meluka Bancroft, Manager Governance, Property and Contracts

Attachments:             Nil

Recommendation:

That Council:

 

1.       APPOINTS the following Elected Member to represent the City of Vincent on the Mindarie Regional Council for the term 22 October 2019 to the next ordinary local government election, being 16 October 2021:

 

Member:

 

 

1.

……………………….…;

 

 

 

2.       APPOINTS the following Elected Members to represent the City of Vincent on the Tamala Park Regional Council for the term 22 October 2019 to the next ordinary local government election, being 16 October 2021:

 

Member:

 

Alternative Member:

1.

……………………….…;

1.

……………………….…;

Council Decision Item 5.2

The Chief Executive Officer advised Council that only one nomination was received for the position of Member to the Mindarie Regional Council, from Mayor Emma Cole.  Mayor Emma Cole called for further nominations but none were forthcoming. Mayor Emma Cole was therefore elected unopposed to the position of Member to the Mindarie Regional Council.

The Chief Executive Officer advised Council that only one nomination was received for the position of Member to the Tamala Park Regional Council, from Mayor Emma Cole.  Mayor Emma Cole called for further nominations but none were forthcoming. Mayor Emma Cole was therefore elected unopposed to the position of Member to the Tamala Park Regional Council.

The Chief Executive Officer advised Council that only one nomination was received for the position of Alternative Member to the Tamala Park Regional Council, from Cr Joanne Fotakis.  Mayor Emma Cole called for further nominations but none were forthcoming. Cr Joanne Fotakis was therefore elected unopposed to the position of Alternative Member to the Tamala Park Regional Council.

Moved: Cr Joshua Topelberg, Seconded: Cr Alex Castle

That Council:

 

1.       APPOINTS the following Elected Member to represent the City of Vincent on the Mindarie Regional Council for the term 22 October 2019 to the next ordinary local government election, being 16 October 2021:

 

Member:

 

 

1.

Mayor Emma Cole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.       APPOINTS the following Elected Members to represent the City of Vincent on the Tamala Park Regional Council for the term 22 October 2019 to the next ordinary local government election, being 16 October 2021:

 

Member:

 

Alternative Member:

1.

Mayor Emma Cole

1.

Cr Joanne Fotakis

Carried Unanimously (8-0)

For:             Mayor Cole, Cr Gontaszewski, Cr Castle, Cr Fotakis, Cr Loden, Cr Smith, Cr Topelberg and Cr Wallace

Against:       Nil

(Cr Hallett was on approved leave of absence for the Meeting.)

 


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5.3          Appointment of the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) - Central Metropolitan Zone - Council Representatives

TRIM Ref:                  D19/156863

Author:                     Sharron Kent, Governance and Council Liaison Officer

Authoriser:                Meluka Bancroft, Manager Governance, Property and Contracts

Attachments:             1.       Letter from WALGA CEO regarding election of Zone delegates and State Councillors - October 2019  

2.       WALGA Elected Member Prospectus   

Recommendation:

That Council:

 

1.       APPOINTS the following Elected Members to represent the City of Vincent on the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) – Central Metropolitan Zone for the term 22 October 2019 to the next ordinary local government election, being 16 October 2021:

 

Members:

 

Deputies:

1.

……………………….…;

1.

……………………….…;

2.

……………………….…;

2.

……………………….…;

Council Decision Item 5.3

The Chief Executive Officer advised Council that two nominations had been received for the position of Member of the Western Australian Local Government Associate (WALGA) – Central Metropolitan Zone, from Cr Joanne Fotakis and Cr Ashley Wallace. Mayor Emma Cole called for any further nominations but none were forthcoming. Cr Joanne Fotakis and Cr Ashley Wallace were therefore elected unopposed to the position of Member of the Western Australian Local Government Associate (WALGA) – Central Metropolitan Zone.

The Chief Executive Officer advised Council that no nominations had been received for the position of Deputy Member of the Western Australian Local Government Associate (WALGA) – Central Metropolitan Zone.  Mayor Emma Cole called for any further nominations but none were forthcoming and therefore no Deputy Members were elected.

Moved: Cr Daniel Loden, Seconded: Cr Alex Castle

That Council:

 

1.       APPOINTS the following Elected Members to represent the City of Vincent on the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) – Central Metropolitan Zone for the term 22 October 2019 to the next ordinary local government election, being 16 October 2021:

 

Members:

 

Deputies:

1.

Cr Joanne Fotakis

1.

-

2.

Cr Ashley Wallace

2.

-

Carried Unanimously (8-0)

For:             Mayor Cole, Cr Gontaszewski, Cr Castle, Cr Fotakis, Cr Loden, Cr Smith, Cr Topelberg and Cr Wallace

Against:       Nil

(Cr Hallett was on approved leave of absence for the Meeting.)

 


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6            Closure

There being no further business, the Presiding Member, Mayor Emma Cole, declared the meeting closed at 6.39pm with the following persons present:

 

PRESENT:                 Mayor Emma Cole              Presiding Member

                                 Cr Susan Gontaszewski      South Ward

                                 Cr Alex Castle                     North Ward

                                 Cr Joanne Fotakis              North Ward

                                 Cr Dan Loden                     North Ward

                                 Cr Sally Smith                    North Ward

                                 Cr Joshua Topelberg          South Ward

                                 Cr Ashley Wallace              South Ward

                                

IN ATTENDANCE:     David MacLennan               Chief Executive Officer

                                 Andrew Murphy                  Executive Director Infrastructure & Environment

                                 Stephanie Smith                 A/Executive Director Planning & Place

                                 Rosslyn Ellis                      A/Executive Director Community & Business Services

                                 Meluka Bancroft                 Manager Governance, Property & Contracts

                                 Steve Tweedie                    Governance Advisor

                                 Sharron Kent                      Governance and Council Liaison Officer

 

Media:                       Nil.

Public:                      Approximately 2 members of the public.

 

These Minutes were confirmed by the Council as a true and accurate record of the Special Meeting of the Council held on 22 October 2019.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Dated this ………………………………… day of …………………………………………………2019