MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 16 JULY, 1997, ADJOURNED,
AND RESUMED ON TUESDAY, 22 JULY, 1997


PRESENT:

Council Members:Council Staff:
ADJOURNMENT
OF MEETING
16/7/1997
AT THE TIME OF THE RESUMPTION OF THE MEETING ON TUESDAY, 22 JULY, 1997 AT 7.45 PM, THERE WERE PRESENT -

Council Members:




Council Staff:

Also Present by Invitation:

Deacons Graham & James, Council's Solicitors - represented by Mr Peter Rigg and Mr Andrew Forsyth.
Phoenix Capital Partners Pty Ltd - represented by Mr Peter Wright
Wholohan Charlesworth, Architects - represented by Mr Roger Charlesworth

APOLOGIES



DISCLOSURE AND NATURE OF INTEREST IN MATTERS BEFORE COUNCIL

There were no declarations of interest.



GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT NO. 1

ITEM 1.01 PROPERTY MATTER (See Item 1.01 of the General Manager's Report No. 2)


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

Resolved that in accordance with Section 10(2) of the Local Government Act, 1993, the following item(s) be considered in Committee of the Whole for the reason that publicity may be prejudicial to the interests of the Council or the individuals concerned and that Council staff (other than members of the Executive), and members of the Press and the public be excluded from the Council Chamber. Mr Peter Wright and Mr Roger Charlesworth attended for the presentation of the amended draft designs for the project only; Council's solicitors were present for the entire meeting.

GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT NO. 2

Item 1.01 Property Matter

Further, that in accordance with the provisions of Section 11(1) and (2) of the Act for the reason(s) above-stated, the reports and correspondence relating to these matters be withheld from the Press and the public.

GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT NO. 2

ITEM 1.01 PROPERTY MATTER (See Item 1.01- General Manager's Report No. 1)

The General Manager advised that Phoenix Capital Partners Pty Ltd had agreed to the Consultant Architect recommended by Council and that the draft designs for the project submitted to tonight's meeting were the result of the Consultant Architect's proposed amendments, which satisfied the Divisional Manager - Policy Planning & Environment's concerns about the exterior appearance of the building.

Retirement from the meeting:
Mr Peter Wright, Director, representing Phoenix Capital Partners Pty Ltd, and his Architect, Mr Roger Charlesworth of Wholohan, Charlesworth and Associates, then elaborated on the Consultant Architect's amended draft external finishes for the project, following which they received questions from the Councillors. Following the presentation, Mr Wright and Mr Charlesworth withdrew from the Council Chamber.

The Mayor requested that the Minutes identify the drawings considered at the meeting as follows -
1) Elevations: Drawing Numbers 9601/BA 15A - 18A 2) Plans: Drawing Nos 9601/BA 02 - (08-09) and 9601/BA 010 - 014Temporary
adjournment:

The meeting was adjourned for five minutes during discussion on section a) to permit consultation with Council's Solicitors of an acceptable motion in this regard.



OPEN COUNCIL

THE MEETING CLOSED AT 11.16 PM



CONFIRMED THIS THIRTEENTH DAY OF AUGUST
NINETEEN HUNDRED AND NINETY - SEVEN


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CHAIRPERSON