Extraordinary Council Meeting Minutes                                                             22 May 2020

MINUTES OF Narrabri Shire council
Extraordinary Council Meeting
HELD AT THE
Narrabri Shire Council Chambers, 46-48 Maitland Street, Narrabri
ON
Friday, 22 May 2020 AT 12.16Pm

 

PRESENT:                 Cr Catherine Redding (Mayor), Cr Cameron Staines (Deputy Mayor), Cr Maxine Booby, Cr Ron Campbell, Cr Ron Campey, Cr Lloyd Finlay, Cr Robert Kneale, Cr Annie McMahon.

IN ATTENDANCE:     Stewart Todd (General Manager), Darren Raeck (Director Infrastructure Delivery), Lindsay Mason (Director Corporate Services), Daniel Boyce (Executive Manager Planning and Environment), Delece Hartnett (Administration).

 

1            Opening Prayer by a Member of the Narrabri Minister’s Fraternal

Members and officers were upstanding for the opening prayer by the Mayor, Cr Cathy Redding.

2            Acknowledgement of Country

The Mayor acknowledged the Traditional Owners of the land on which the Council met, the Kamilaroi people, and the Council paid its respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

3            Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences

Nil.

4            Declaration of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Nil.

5            Items to be Considered in the Confidential (Public Excluded) Meeting

Nil.

6            Our Civic Leadership

6.1         Draft 2020/2021 Operational Plan

RECOMMENDATION

1.   That Council endorse the following draft documents for public exhibition for a minimum period of 28 days pursuant to the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993:

a.   Draft 2020/2021 Operational Plan.

b.   Draft 2020/2021 Revenue Policy.

c.   Draft 2020/2021 Fees and Charges.

d.   Draft 2020/2021 Operational Budget.

e.   Draft 2020/2021 Capital Works Program.

2.   That Council place on exhibition the draft documents (a. – e. above) for a period of at least 28 days, during the exhibition period call for and accept submissions from the public on the draft documents.

 

The Director Corporate and Community Services tabled two (2) documents:

1.      By Department (Service) Budgets, including four (4) scenarios; and

2.      Amended Capital Works Program.

Minute  071/2020

Moved:       Cr Catherine Redding      Seconded:       Cr Lloyd Finlay

 

1.      That Council endorse the following draft documents for public exhibition for a minimum period of 28 days pursuant to the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993:

a.      Draft 2020/2021 Operational Plan.

b.      Draft 2020/2021 Revenue Policy – based Scenario 3.

c.       Draft 2020/2021 Fees and Charges – based Scenario 3.

d.      Draft 2020/2021 Operational Budget – based on Scenario 3 (as per tabled document).

e.      Draft 2020/2021 Capital Works Program – Amended (as per tabled document).

2.      That Council place on exhibition the draft documents (a. – e. above) for a period of at least 28 days, during the exhibition period call for and accept submissions from the public on the draft documents.

In Favour:        Crs Catherine Redding, Maxine Booby and Lloyd Finlay

Against:           Crs Cameron Staines, Ron Campbell, Ron Campey, Robert Kneale and Annie McMahon

lost 3/5

 

Minute  072/2020

Moved:       Cr Maxine Booby            Seconded:       Cr Lloyd Finlay

1.      That Council endorse the following draft documents for public exhibition for a minimum period of 28 days pursuant to the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993:

a.      Draft 2020/2021 Operational Plan.

b.      Draft 2020/2021 Revenue Policy – based Scenario 2.

c.       Draft 2020/2021 Fees and Charges – based Scenario 2.

d.      Draft 2020/2021 Operational Budget – based on Scenario 2 (as per tabled document).

e.      Draft 2020/2021 Capital Works Program – Amended (as per tabled document).

2.      That Council place on exhibition the draft documents (a. – e. above) for a period of at least 28 days, during the exhibition period call for and accept submissions from the public on the draft documents

In Favour:        Crs Catherine Redding, Maxine Booby and Lloyd Finlay

Against:           Crs Cameron Staines, Ron Campbell, Ron Campey, Robert Kneale and Annie McMahon

lost 3/5

 

Minute  073/2020

Moved:       Cr Ron Campbell             Seconded:       Cr Ron Campey

1.      That Council endorse the following draft documents for public exhibition for a minimum period of 28 days pursuant to the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993:

a.      Draft 2020/2021 Operational Plan.

b.      Draft 2020/2021 Revenue Policy – incorporating Scenario 4.

c.       Draft 2020/2021 Fees and Charges – incorporating Scenario 4.

d.      Draft 2020/2021 Operational Budget – based on Scenario 4 (as per Tabled document).

e.      Draft 2020/2021 Capital Works Program – Amended (as per Tabled document).

2.      That Council place on exhibition the draft documents (a. – e. above) for a period of at least 28 days, during the exhibition period call for and accept submissions from the public on the draft documents.

In Favour:        Crs Cameron Staines, Ron Campbell, Ron Campey, Robert Kneale and Annie McMahon.

Against:           Crs Catherine Redding, Maxine Booby and Lloyd Finlay

carried 5/3

 

7            Meeting Closed

The Meeting closed at 12.57pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting are scheduled to be confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Narrabri Shire Council held on 26 May 2020.

 

...................................................

CHAIRPERSON