Ordinary Council meeting
12 August 2008

Minutes

Agenda

Opening Prayer

  • "Dear Lord, help us in our deliberations today so that our decisions will be for the greater good for the whole of Kempsey Shire - Amen".

Apologies

Declarations of Interest

Assessment of Items Listed in Confidential Business Paper

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting 10th July 2008 (for confirmation)

Minutes of the Works Inspection Committee Meeting 14th July 2008 (for confirmation)

Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting 14th July 2008 (for confirmation)

Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting 25th July 2008 (for confirmation)

Presentation

  • At 10:15 am there will be a presentation of Certificates of Merit to 5 people from the Macleay Valley Baseball Club who are invited to stay for morning tea afterwards.

Public Forum

Consideration of Late Reports

  • Consideration of late reports to determine whether they should be dealt with or deferred.

Consideration of Reports Relating to Public Forum Matters

Adoption of Agenda Order of Business

Mayoral Minute A1-A4

Mayoral Supplementary Minute

Items Tabled for Information B1

  1. Country Mayors Association of NSW - Business Paper 18.7.08
    File: 354
  2. Petition regarding Cenotaph at Crescent Head
    File: 361
  3. Shires Association of NSW - letter 2008 Annual Shires Conference Resolution 93C
    File: 152

Notice of Motion D1-D3

Delegate’s Report F1-F8

Director Sustainable Development Services Report G1-G30

Director Shire Services Report H1-H8

Director Corporate & Community Services Report J1-J18

Director Corporate & Community Services Supplementary Report

General Manager’s Report K1-K15

Committee Reports L1-L7

Questions Without Notice M1

The following items of business are of such a nature that discussion is likely to take place when the meeting is closed to the public for the reasons stated.

Motion for Confidential Committee N1

Confidential Business Paper

Confidential Committee of the Whole Officer’s Reports

Director Shire Services Confidential Report H1-H5

  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves commercial information of a confidential nature that would, if disclosed, prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied it. (Local Government Act 1993, section 10A(2)(d)(i))

    On balance, the public interest in preserving the confidentiality of the commercial information supplied, outweighs the public interest in openness and transparency in council decision making by discussing the matter in open meeting.

    DSS1 CONF - Tender for Scrap Metal Collection Kempsey Shire via Midwaste
    H1 File: 1013
  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves advice concerning litigation, or advice that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege. (Local Government Act 1993, section 10A(2)(g))

    On balance, the public interest in preserving the confidentiality of the advice, outweighs the public interest in openness and transparency in council decision making by discussing the matter in open meeting.

    DSS2 CONF - Update on Legal Advice for the Thomas’ Property
    H3 File: LA7896

General Manager’s Confidential Report K1-K3

  • Reason for Presentation of Report on a Confidential Basis

    This report is submitted on a confidential basis as it involves advice concerning litigation, or advice that would otherwise be privileged from production in legal proceedings on the ground of legal professional privilege. (Local Government Act 1993, Section 10A(2)(g))

    On balance, the public interest in preserving the confidentiality of the advice outweighs the public interest in openness and transparency in Council decision making by discussing the matter in open meeting.

    GM1 CONF - Various Legal Matters - Current Position
    K1 File: 155

Open Council

Adoption of Report of the Confidential Committee of the Whole

Conclusion