MINUTES OF THE Extraordinary Meeting

HELD ON 1 April 2015

 

 

PRESENT:

Mayor Ned Mannoun

Councillor Hadchiti

Councillor Hadid

Councillor Karnib

Councillor Mamone

Councillor Ristevski

Councillor Shelton

Councillor Stanley

Councillor Waller

Mr Carl Wulff Chief Executive Officer

Mr Gary Grantham, Chief Financial Officer

Ms Kiersten Fishburn, Director Community and Culture

Mr Gino Belsito, Director City Presentation

Ms Carole Todd, Director Business Improvement

 

OPENING                              1.05pm

PRAYER                               The prayer of the Council was read by Alyson Infanti, Civic Officer Liverpool City Council.

APOLOGIES                         Councillors Balloot and Harle

Motion:                                  Moved:     Clr Hadchiti                Seconded: Clr Mamone

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Declarations of Interest

The Chief Executive Officer, Mr Carl Wulff declared a non-pecuniary conflict of interest in the following item:

Item NOMR 01:                     Rescission of CONF 08 - Stage Two Liverpool Strategic Service Delivery Partnership

Reason:                                 The CEO declared a non-pecuniary conflict of interest regarding this item on the basis that in a previous role he had a 7 year relationship with the company who had tendered.

PUBLIC FORUM

 

Presentation – Items not on agenda

Nil

 

Representation – Items on agenda                        

 

1.    Ms Melissa Coros addressed Council on the following Item:

 

Item NOMR 01 – Rescission of CONF 08 - Stage Two Liverpool Strategic Service Delivery Partnership

 

Motion:                                   Moved: Mayor Mannoun     Seconded: Clr Hadchiti

 

That a two minute extension of time be given to Ms Melissa Coros.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

 


Notices of Motion Of Rescission

ITEM NO:      NOMR 01

FILE NO:        072477.2015

SUBJECT:     Rescission of CONF 08 - Stage Two Liverpool Strategic Service Delivery Partnership

 

NOTICE OF MOTION OF RESCISSION

 

That Council rescinds the resolution relating to CONF 08 – Stage Two Liverpool Strategic Service Delivery Partnership from the Extraordinary Council Meeting 24 March 2015 as shown below;

“That Council: 

1.   Accept the Tender from Queensland Partnership Group (LG Shared Services) Pty Ltd trading as Propel  Partnerships (ABN 45 560 909 108) for ST2416 – Strategic Services Delivery Partnership for a period of 10 years, with the option of extending for a further 5 years.   

2.   Directs the Chief Executive Officer to undertake consultation with staff in accordance with Clause 39 of the (308) LOCAL GOVERNMENT (STATE) AWARD 2014 for a period of 28 days, to end on 21 April 2015 before any formal contract is signed.

3.   Delegates authority to sign the Letter of Acceptance to the Chief Executive Officer in accordance with the above. 

4.   Delegates to the Chief Executive Officer all further powers necessary to give effect to this resolution.

5.   Delegates to the Chief Executive Officer all further powers necessary to give effect to the Alliance Framework Contract to develop a shared services hub enabling any future Trade Services opportunities.

6.   Notes the undertaking given by the Chief Executive Officer to staff who will be working within the Liverpool Services Alliance framework, regarding no forced redundancies or forced redeployment and no diminution in pay and terms and conditions of service. 

7.   Keeps confidential the specific details supplied in this report containing information on the submissions received, pursuant to the provisions of Section 10A(2)(d)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993 as it contains commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it.

 

8.   Not permit any forced or voluntary redundancies for the life of the contract.

 

 

9.   Transcribe the questions and answers from the recording of the meeting and include the transcript in the minutes.

 

10. Be the direct employer for any person employed to fill any vacant position that needs to be filled and that these employees have the same conditions as other Council staff.

 

11. Engage an independent auditor to investigate the tender process and report back to the Mayor.”

 

Signed:

 

Clr Ali Karnib

Clr Geoff Shelton

Clr Anne Stanley

Clr Wendy Waller

 

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                                   Moved: Clr Stanley              Seconded: Clr Waller

 

That Council rescinds the resolution (as shown on pages 3 and 4 of these minutes) relating to CONF 08 – Liverpool Strategic Service Delivery Partnership from the Extraordinary Council meeting 24 March 2015.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared LOST.

 

Vote for:                       Clr Karnib

                                      Clr Shelton

                                      Clr Stanley

                                      Clr Waller

 

Vote against:                Mayor Mannoun

Clr Hadchiti

                                      Clr Hadid

Clr Mamone

Clr Ristevski

 

 


Notices of Motion

ITEM NO:      NOM 01

FILE NO:        073071.2015

SUBJECT:     Amendment to Code of Meeting Practice

 

NOTICE OF MOTION

 

A motion will be moved to propose a change to Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, to extend the closure time of a Council meeting and other (Code of Meeting Practice adjustments) which if adopted will require public exhibition and report back to Council.

 

COUNCIL DECISION

 

Motion:                         Moved:  Mayor Mannoun                       Seconded: Clr Ristevski

 

That:

 

1.    Council amend Clause 5.2 of Council’s Code of Meeting practice to read as follows:

 

“Ordinary meetings of Council shall be held according to a schedule approved by the Council from time to time. Meetings will commence at 6.00pm and conclude by 11.00pm, without an extension.”

 

2.    The proposed amendment be placed on public exhibition and a report be brought back to Council.

 

On being put to the meeting the motion was declared CARRIED.

 

Clr Karnib, Clr Shelton, Clr Stanley and Clr Waller asked that they be recorded as voting against the motion.

 

 

  


 

THE MEETING CLOSED AT 1.38PM.

 

<Signature>

Name: Ned Mannoun

Title:     Mayor

Date:     29 April 2015

I have authorised a stamp bearing my signature to be affixed to the pages of the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on  1 April 2015. I confirm that Council has adopted these Minutes as a true and accurate record of the meeting.