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Ordinary Council

Late Reports

Business Paper

 

date of meeting:

 

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

location:

 

Council Chambers, 17 Burrawan Street, Port Macquarie

time:

 

5.30pm


Councilís Vision††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† A sustainable high quality of life for all.

 

 

 

 

Councilís Mission†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† To provide regional leadership and meet the communityís needs in an equitable and inclusive way that enhances the areaís environmental, social and economic qualities.

 

 

 

 

Councilís Corporate Values††††††††††††††††† ť†† Sustainability

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ť†† Excellence in Service Delivery

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ť†† Consultation and Communication

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ť†† Openness and Accountability

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ť†† Community Advocacy

 

 

 

 

Councilís Guiding Principles††††††††††††††† ťEnsuring good governance

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ťLooking after our people

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ťHelping our community prosper

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ťLooking after our environment

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ťPlanning & providing our infrastructure

 

 


How Members of the Public Can† Have Their Say at Council Meetings

Council has a commitment to providing members of the public with an input into Council's decision making.† The Council's Code of Meeting Practice provides two (2) avenues for members of the public to address Council on issues of interest or concern at the Ordinary Council Meeting.†† These are:

 

Addressing Council on an Agenda Item:

If the matter is listed in the Council Business Paper, you can request to address Council by:

       Completing the Request to Speak on an Agenda Item at a Council MeetingĒ, which can be obtained from Councilís Offices at Laurieton, Port Macquarie and Wauchope or by downloading it from Councilís website.

       On-line at

†††† http://www.hastings.nsw.gov.au/www/html/2924-addressing-a-council-meeting-in-relation-to-an-agenda-item.asp?intSiteID=1

 

Your request to address Council must be received by Council no later than 4:30pm on the day prior to the Council Meeting.

 

Council's Code of Meeting Practice sets out the following guidelines for addressing Council:

      Addresses will be limited to 5 minutes.

      If you wish any written information, drawings or photos to be distributed to the Council to support the address, two (2) copies should be provided to the Group Manager Governance & Executive Services prior to the commencement of the meeting.

      Where speakers wish to make an audio visual presentation, a copy is to be provided to the Group Manager Governance & Executive Services by 4.30pm on the day prior to the Council Meeting.

      Council will permit only two (2) speakers "Supporting" and two (2) speakers "Opposing" the Recommendation contained in the Business Paper.† If there are more than two speakers supporting and opposing, the Mayor will request the speakers to determine who will address Council.

 

Addressing Council in the Public Forum:

If the matter is not listed in the Council Business Paper, you can request to address Council by:

       Completing the Request to Speak in the Public Forum at Ordinary Council MeetingĒ, which can be obtained from Councilís Offices at Laurieton, Port Macquarie and Wauchope or by downloading it from Councilís website.

       On-line at

†††† http://www.hastings.nsw.gov.au/www/html/2926-addressing-council-in-the-council-meeting-public-forum.asp?intSiteID=1

 

Your request to address Council must be received by Council no later than 4:30pm on the day prior to the Council Meeting.

 

A maximum of eight (8) speakers will be heard in the Public Forum.† Each speaker will be limited to 5 minutes.† Council may ask questions of speakers but speakers cannot ask questions of Council.

 

Council will not determine matters raised in the Public Forum session, however may resolve to call for a further report, when appropriate.

 

Speakers will be allowed to address Council in the Public Forum on the same issue no more than three (3) times in each calendar year.† (Representatives of incorporated community groups may be exempted from this restriction).


Ordinary Council Meeting

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

 

Late Reports

 

Items of Business

 

Item†††††† Subject††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Page

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Confidential Matters

Motion to move into closed session............................................................................... 5

14.01..... Lehman Brothers Australia Limited (In Liquidation)

Adoption of Recommendations from Confidential Session

 

 


Late Reports††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ordinary Council††††† 20/11/2013

 

Subject:†††† CONFIDENTIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

1.         That Council move into Confidential Committee of the Whole to receive and consider the following items:

Item 14.01 Lehman Brothers Australia Limited (In Liquidation)

This item is considered confidential under Sect 10A(2)(g) of the Local Government Act 1993, as it contains advice concerning litigation, or advice that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege.

2.†††††† That pursuant to Section 10A Subsections 2 & 3 and 10B of the Local Government Act 1993 (as amended), the press and public be excluded from the proceedings of the Council in Confidential Committee of the Whole on the basis that the items to be considered are of a confidential nature.

3. ††††† That the recommendations made in Confidential Committee of the Whole be made public as soon as practicable.

 

 


 

 

Subject:†††† ADOPTION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE CONFIDENTIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

That the undermentioned recommendations from Confidential Committee of the Whole be adopted:

Item 14.01 Lehman Brothers Australia Limited (In Liquidation)

This item is considered confidential under Section 10A(2)(g) of the Local Government Act 1993, as it contains advice concerning litigation, or advice that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege.

RECOMMENDATION