pmhc_logo_VER_smallMINUTES                                                                  Extra-Ordinary Council Meeting

                                                                                                                        10/02/2014

 

 

 

 PRESENT

 

Members:

 

Councillor Peter Besseling (Mayor)

Councillor Rob Turner

Councillor Adam Roberts (Deputy Mayor)

Councillor Lisa Intemann

Councillor Justin Levido

Councillor Geoff Hawkins

Councillor Trevor Sargeant

Councillor Michael Cusato

Councillor Sharon Griffiths

 

Other Attendees:

 

Group Manager Governance & Executive Services (Stewart Todd)

Group Manager Employee Engagement (Juliet van Oirschot)

Governance Support Officer (Bronwyn Lyon)

 

 

The meeting opened at 4.31pm.

 

 

01       ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Mayor opened the Meeting with an Acknowledgement of Country and welcomed all in attendance in the Chamber.

 

 

02       APOLOGIES

Nil.

 

 

03       DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

There were no disclosures of interest presented.

 

 

Matter of Urgency - GENERAL MANAGER’S CONTRACT

 The Mayor declared the General Manager’s Contract as a Matter of Urgency.

 

RESOLVED:  Roberts/Turner

That the Matter of Urgency in relation to the General Manager’s Contract  be dealt with at this Meeting.

carried:      9/0

For:   Besseling, Cusato, Griffiths, Hawkins, Intemann, Levido, Roberts, Sargeant and Turner

Against:       Nil

 

 

CONFIDENTIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

RESOLVED:  Roberts/Hawkins

1.         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 items to be considered are of a confidential nature.

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

Item 09.01 General Manager's Contract

This item is considered confidential under Sect 10A(2)(a) of the Local Government Act 1993, as it contains personnel matters concerning particular individuals (other than Councillors).

3.         That the resolutions made by the Council in Closed Session be made public as soon as practicable after the conclusion of the Closed Session and such resolutions be recorded in the Minutes of the Council Meeting.

carried:      9/0

For:   Besseling, Cusato, Griffiths, Hawkins, Intemann, Levido, Roberts, Sargeant and Turner

Against:       Nil

 

 

Adjourn meeting

 The Ordinary Council Meeting adjourned at 4.34pm.

 

The Group Manager Governance & Executive Services (Stewart Todd) and Governance Support Officer (Bronwyn Lyon) left the meeting at 4.34pm.

 

RESUME  meeting

 The Ordinary Council Meeting resumed at 5.32pm.

 

Group Manager Employee Engagement (Juliet van Oirschot) left the meeting at 5.32pm.

 

The Group Manager Governance & Executive Services (Stewart Todd) and Governance Support Officer (Bronwyn Lyon) returned to the meeting at 5.32pm.

 

ADOPTION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE CONFIDENTIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

RESOLVED:  Roberts/Griffiths

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

Item 09.01 General Manager's Contract

This item is considered confidential under section 10A(2)(a) of the Local Government Act 1993, as it contains personnel matters concerning particular individuals (other than Councillors).

RECOMMENDATION

1.         That Council terminate the General Manager’s contract of employment (the “Contract”) in accordance with clause 10.3.5 of the Contract, with effect on and from 5:00pm Monday, 10 February 2014.

2.         As soon as practicable the Mayor shall inform the General Manager of the above decision and shall instruct the relevant officer(s) of Council to process any termination payments to which the General Manager is entitled under his Contract.

3.         That Council commence the recruitment process for a new General Manager as soon as possible.

4.         That Council appoint Craig Swift-McNair as the Council’s Acting General Manager pursuant to sections 336 and 351 of the Local Government Act 1993, with such person to remain as the Council’s Acting General Manager until the Council appoints a new General Manager.

5.         That while Craig Swift-McNair is acting as General Manager he has all the functions, delegations, and sub-delegations given to the General Manager by the Council.

carried:      9/0

For:   Besseling, Cusato, Griffiths, Hawkins, Intemann, Levido, Roberts, Sargeant and Turner

Against:       Nil

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 5.35.

 

 

 

 

 

 

………………………………………..

Peter Besseling

Mayor