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MINUTES OF THE BUDGET AND OPERATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING OF ASHFIELD COUNCIL, HELD IN HABERFIELD LIBRARY, 78 DALHOUSIE STREET, HABERFIELD ON TUESDAY 22 MARCH 2011, COMMENCING AT 10:25 PM.

 

 

PRESENT         Councillor Wangmann in the Chair and Councillors Cassidy, Kelso, Kennedy, Lofts, Mansour, McKenna, Rerceretnam, Stott and Wang

                           

                            Ms V Chan         General Manager

                            Ms N Kettle         Director Corporate and Community Services

                            Mr P Sarin          Director Planning and Environment

                            Mr S Joannidis   Director Works and Infrastructure

                            Ms G Rennard    Manager Governance                                                      

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF LOCAL INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY

 

"Let us acknowledge that we are meeting on country for which the members and elders of the local Indigenous community have been custodians for many centuries, and on which Aboriginal people have performed age old ceremonies. We acknowledge their living culture and unique role in the life of this region."

 

 

APOLOGIES    

 

B14/11               RESOLVED                                  Cassidy / Mansour

 

An apology for non attendance was received and accepted from Councillor Adams

 

Councillor Drury was absent due to having previously been granted a leave of absence.

 

 

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

 

No disclosures were made.

 

      

Staff Reports

 

 

FAMILY VIOLENCE. Charmian King - Manager Workplace & Customer Relations. Report Submitted with attachment 1.

(14/03/11)                                                                              Governance>Policy

                               h:\reports.bp\Committees\Reports\BOR220311SR_3.doc

                                                                                                 BOR 8.1 Attached

 

B15/11

RESOLVED                                  Lofts / McKenna

 

1/3    That this report be received and noted

 

2/3    That a Motion be put to the National General Assembly that           similar policies be adopted by other Councils

 

3/3    That Council Officers be thanked for producing such a detailed           policy and prompt response to a Notice of Motion

 

 

 

INVESTMENT REPORT AS AT 28 FEBRUARY 2011. Ramani Sathananthan - General Ledger Coordinator. Report Submitted with attachments 1 to 3.

(07/03/11)                       Financial Management>Reports>Investment Report

                               h:\reports.bp\Committees\Reports\BOR220311SR_1.doc

                                                                                                 BOR 8.2 Attached

 

B16/11

RESOLVED                                   Mansour / Wang

 

That the report be received and noted.

 

  

 

CLOSED (PUBLIC EXCLUDED) COMMITTEE

 

B17/11               RESOLVED                                   Cassidy / Stott

 

                            That the following items be considered in Closed (Public Excluded) Meeting and the Press and Public be excluded in accordance with Section 10A Subclause (2)(c,d,f,g) of the Local Government Act, the time being  10.31pm.

 

B18/11               RESOLVED                                  Rerceretnam / Kennedy

 

         That the meeting revert to an open meeting at 10.36pm.

 

B19/11               RESOLVED                                  Stott / Rerceretnam                          

        

         That the Closed (Public Excluded) meeting passed the following resolutions.

 

    

CDO INVESTMENTS - UPDATE . Ramani Sathananthan - General Ledger Coordinator. Report Submitted with attachments 1 and 2.

(08/03/11)              FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT>REPORTS>INVESTMENT REPORTS

                                h:\reports.bp\Committees\Closed\BOR220311SR_4.doc

                                                                                                C/W 10.1 Attached

 

B20/11

RESOLVED                                    Cassidy / Mansour

 

1/3    Council note the report and the legal advice.

 

2/3    Council determine to sign the Deed of Alternative Dispute           Resolution

 

3/3    That the General Manager be delegated authority to sign the           Deed.

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

Nil

 

PROCEEDINGS TERMINATED AT 10.37PM

 

 

Chairperson of the meeting of Budget and Operations Review Committee Meeting

when the Minutes were confirmed

 

 

 

 

 

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