MINUTES OF THE LIBRARY COMMITTEE OF ASHFIELD COUNCIL, HELD IN HABERFIELD LIBRARY, 78 DALHOUSIE STREET, HABERFIELD ON TUESDAY 22 MARCH 2011, COMMENCING AT 10:22 PM.
PRESENT Councillor Kelso in the Chair and Councillors Cassidy, Kennedy, Lofts, Mansour, McKenna, Rerceretnam, Stott, Wang and Wangmann
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."
RESOLVED Mansour / Cassidy
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.
(14/03/11) Library Services
LC 8.1 Attached
1/2 That the information in this report be received and noted.
2/2 That Council staff develop Motions for presentation to the National General Assembly of Local Government to include issues as appropriately identified in this officers report and further ratified by Council including:-
a) preservation of history through digitisation
b) social media
Councillor Kelso – recommends the use of the new e-book functionality made available through Councils library services
PROCEEDINGS TERMINATED AT 10.25PM
Chairperson of the meeting of Library Committee
when the Minutes were confirmed