MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER, 1997 AT 7.10 PM


PRESENT:

Council Members:Council Staff:
Chairperson: The incumbent Mayor (Councillor P Olah) assumed the Chair pending the election of the Mayor for the ensuing Mayoral Term.


Appreciation:DISCLOSURE AND NATURE OF INTEREST
A disclosure of interest in the business of the meeting was declared generally by the Councillors.
1. GENERAL MANAGER'S REPORT

1.1 Mayoral Fee


1.2 Election of Mayor

Nominations:
Method of Election:Election: An election was then carried out by Open Voting and resulted as follows -
1.3 Election of Deputy Mayor

Nominations:
Method of Election:
Election: An election was then carried out by Open Voting and resulted as follows -
Abstention from Voting:

1.4 Election of Committees

The General Manager drew attention to Clause 23(5) of the Local Government (Meetings) Regulation, 1993, that provides for voting to be by open means except that Council may resolve to elect the Mayor or Deputy Mayor by secret ballot.

Chairperson:


(1) Finance Committee:
Chairperson:

The Chairperson of the Finance Committee is HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR, COUNCILLOR P OLAH, by virtue of Office.

(2) Works Committee: Chairperson:
(3) Development Health & Planning Committee:
Chairperson:

Election: In accordance with Clause 23(5) of the Local Government (Meetings) Regulation , 1993, a ballot by Open Voting was undertaken and resulted as follows -

(4) Policy Review Forward Planning & Staff Committee:
Chairperson:
(5) Community Relations Committee:

Chairperson:


(6) Community Services Committee:Chairperson:

(7) Sports Advisory Committee:
Chairperson:

(8) Environment, Waste Minimisation & Recycling Committe:Chairperson:

Deputy Chairperson:
(9) Sister Cities, Friendly and Twin Towns Committee:
Chairperson:
(10) Senior Staff Performance Review Committees

Election: In accordance with Clause 23(5) of the Local Government (Meetings) Regulation , 1993, a ballot by Open Voting was undertaken and resulted as follows -
Election: In accordance with Clause 23(5) of the Local Government (Meetings) Regulation, 1993, a ballot by Open Voting was undertaken and resulted as follows -
(6) Law and Order Committee (formerly the Safety & Anti-Litter Committee) Vote against the Motion:

Chairperson:
Election: In accordance with Clause 23(5) of the Local Government (Meetings) Regulation, 1993, a ballot by Open Voting was undertaken and resulted as follows -


1.5 Election of Delegates


NOTE: In respect of the Election of Delegates to the various Committees/Organisations, where the number of nominations exceeded the number of vacancies an Ordinary Ballot was undertaken, and the following resolutions reflect the results of the ballots in the relevant cases.

To:
Access Committee

To:
Centennial Bakery Museum - Management Committee
To:
Concerned Residents against Second Airport at Holsworthy (CRASH)
To:
Cooks River Catchment Management Committee


To:
Ethnic Community Consultative Committee


To:
Focus on St George Committee
To:
Georges River Catchment Management Committee

To:
Georges River Combined Councils Committee
To:
Georges River Community Service


To:
Hurstville City Council Consultative Committee (Staff)

To:
Hurstville Light Opera Company

To:
Hurstville Senior Citizens' & Community Centre Management Committee
NB: The Management Committee now meets every other month on the second Tuesday at 10.00 am commencing October.
To:
Local Government Recycling Co-operative

To:
Kingsgrove Community Aid Centre
To:
New South Wales Council on the Aging
To:
Nurses on Wheels Inc
To:
Peakhurst West Swimming Pool Co-op Committee

To:
Pole Depot Neighbourhood Centre Management Committee

To:
Police Task Force on Closed Circuit T.V Surveillance
To:
Riverwood Patrol Customer Council

To:
RTA Consultative Forum


To:
St George Community Services, Inc

NB: St George Community Services, Inc now meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 12.30 pm commencing September.


To:
St George Community Transport Project

To:
St George Local Emergency Management Committee
To:
St George Regional Library Working Party (DISCONTINUED)

To:
Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC)
To:
Sydney Airport Community Forum


To:
Traffic Authority of New South Wales - Local Committee
1.6 Definition by Council of Functions of Committees

1.7____Code of Meeting Practice
1.8 Procedures - Meetings of Council and Standing and Special Committees

1.9 ___Schedule of Meeting Dates


THE MEETING CLOSED AT 8.27 PM

CONFIRMED THIS TWENTY-FOURTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER
ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND NINETY - SEVEN


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CHAIRPERSON