pmhc_logo_VER_smallMINUTES†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting

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PRESENT

 

Members:

 

Councillor Peter Besseling (Mayor)

Councillor Michael Cusato

Malcolm Merrick (Tacking Point Lions Club)

Ross Adams (Tacking Point Lions Club)

Andy Neal (Wauchope Rotary Club)

Ian Jackson (Laurieton Rotary Club)

Alan Anderson (Laurieton Rotary Club)

Richard Gander (Community Rep)

 

Other Attendees:

 

Duncan Wyndam (Tacking Point Lions)

Lucilla Marshall (PMHC Group Manager Community Development)

Jenny Mead (PMHC Corporate Events Coordinator)

 

 

The meeting opened at 8.40am.

 

 

01†††††† ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Acknowledgement of Country was delivered.

 

 

02†††††† APOLOGIES

CONSENSUS:

That the apology received from Will Jamison (Wauchope Rotary Club) be accepted.

 

 

03†††††† CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

RECOMMENDATION

That the Minutes of the Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting held on 15 November 2013 be confirmed.

 

 

04††††† DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

 

There were no disclosures of interest presented.

 

 

05†††††† BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES

 

CONSENSUS:

That:

1.    The information contained in Item 05 - Business Arising from the Previous Minutes report and the verbal update provided at the meeting be noted.

2.    Further updates be provided at the January 2014 meeting regarding the Cadets conducting the flag raising ceremony on Town Green.

3.    Further discussion to take place regarding the exact size of staging to be provided on Town Green for the Awards Presentation and Australia Day Celebrations on Town Green and the ability to have a marquee erected over the stage.

 

 

06†††††† 2014 Port Macquarie-Hastings Australia Day Awards

CONSENSUS:

 

That:

1.†††††† The Sub-Committee note the information contained in the 2014 Port Macquarie-Hastings Australia Day Awards report.

2.†††††† A record of the voting be recorded under separate confidential cover relating to the determination of 2014 PMHC Australia Day Awards.

 

 

07†††††† 2014 Australia Day Ambassador Program

CONSENSUS:

 

That the information contained in the 2014 Australia Day Ambassador report be noted.

 

 

08†††††† 2014 Australia Day Activities Budget

CONSENSUS:

 

That :

1.    The information in the 2014 Australia Day Activities Budget report be noted.

2.    It be noted that all Community Groups agreed to receive payment post event and provide all necessary invoices/receipts to Council to ensure all expenses are reported accurately.

 

 

09†††††† Australia Day Activities - Wauchope

CONSENSUS:

 

That:

1.    The information in the Australia Day Activities - Wauchope report be noted.

2.    The update provided by the Wauchope Rotary Club on their proposed Australia Day celebrations be noted.

3.    That information provided at the meeting by the Mayorís Executive Assistant regarding the proposed Citizenship Ceremony be noted.

 

 

10†††††† Australia Day Activities - Port Macquarie

CONSENSUS:

That:

1.         The information in the Australia Day Activities - Port Macquarie report be noted.

2.         The update provided by the Tacking Point Lions Club on their proposed Australia Day celebrations be noted.

3.         The information regarding ongoing discussions with† Councilís Aboriginal Community Development & Liaison Officer and representatives from the Birpai Land Council be noted.

4.         That information provided at the meeting by the Mayorís Executive Assistant regarding the proposed Citizenship Ceremony be noted.

 

 

11†††††† Australia Day Activities - Camden Haven

CONSENSUS:

That:

1.    The information in the Australia Day Activities - Camden Haven report be noted.

2.    The update provided by the new Laurieton Rotary Club representatives on their proposed Australia Day celebrations be noted.

3.    That update provided at the meeting by the Mayorís Executive Assistant regarding the proposed Citizenship Ceremony be noted.

 

 

12†††††† Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting Schedule

CONSENSUS:

That the Sub-Committee members note the information in the Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting Schedule report.

 

13†††††† GENERAL BUSINESS

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 9.54am.