Extraordinary Meeting of Council
4 July 2012
not interested in any business recommended to be considered in
Closed Session or there is no such business, Council will ordinarily
††commence consideration of all other business at 7pm.
Notice of Meeting
Notice is given of the Extraordinary Meeting of Council, to be held in the Council Chambers on Wednesday 4 July 2012 commencing at 6.30pm. The business to be transacted at the meeting is included in this business paper.
The Council meeting is chaired by the Mayor, Councillor Win Gaffney. Councillors are entitled to one vote on a matter. If votes are equal, the Chairperson has a second or casting vote. When a majority of Councillors vote in favour of a Motion it becomes a decision of the Council. Minutes of Council and Committee meetings are published on Councilís website www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au by 5pm of the Thursday following the meeting.
The Meeting is conducted in accordance with Council's Code of Meeting Practice. The order of business is listed in the Agenda on the next page. That order will be followed unless Council resolves to modify the order at the meeting. This may occur for example where the members of the public in attendance are interested in specific items of the agenda.
If you do not understand any part of the information given above; require assistance to participate in the meeting due to a disability; or wish to obtain information in relation to Council, please contact Councilís Manager Governance on 99113525.
Please note meetings held in the Council Chambers are recorded on tape for the purposes of verifying the accuracy of minutes and the tapes are not disclosed to any third party under the Government Information (Public Access)† Act 2009, except as allowed under section 18(1) or section 19(1) of the PPIP Act, or where Council is compelled to do so by court order, warrant or subpoena or by any other legislation.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
OPENING OF MEETING WITH PRAYER
ACKNOWLEDGMENT TO COUNTRY
MATTERS RECOMMENDED BY THE GENERAL MANAGER TO BE CONSIDERED IN CLOSED COMMITTEE
1.†††††† Recruitment and Appointment of the General Manager for Lane Cove Council
It is recommended that the Council close so much of the meeting to the public as provided for under Section 10A(2) (a) (d) of the Local Government Act, 1993, on the grounds that the matter will involve the discussion of personnel matters concerning a particular individual; AND the report contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed (i) prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it; or (ii) confer a commercial advantage on a competitor of the council; or (iii) reveal a trade secret; it further being considered that discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to public interest by reason of the foregoing and the report outlines the proposed candidates for the position of General Manager.†