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					              DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO THE
             DIRECTOR – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
       SECTION 378 AND 381 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1993


That subject to not receiving direction from the Council as to the consideration of any matter
by the Council, and subject to the requirements of the Local Government Act, 1993 and
regulations thereunder and any express policy of the Council and pursuant to the Local
Government Act, 1993 Neil Philip McGarry be authorised to exercise or perform on behalf
of the General Manager, the powers, duties and functions set out below:


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT

Section 186/187      -        Negotiate on Council’s behalf for the acquisition of land for the
                              purpose of exercising any of the functions, up to the stage of
                              presenting offers to Council for determination.


MEDIA STATEMENTS

To make Media Statements in respect of Council operations as these pertain to the business
and operations of the Economic Development Department in consultation with the General
Manager.


STAFF

(i)     To appoint Staff within the Economic Development Department, after having first
        obtained the written concurrence of the General Manager and provided that such
        appointment shall be within the Organisational Structure as adopted by Council and the
        establishment as determined by the General Manager.

(ii)    Suspend any employee within the Economic Development Department for good and
        proper reason in terms of clause 27 (vi) of the Local Government (State) Award and
        Council’s Disciplinary Policy.
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                                  Liverpool Plains Shire Council
                    Delegations of Authority – Director Economic Development

PURCHASING

To purchase plant, stores and equipment provided due provision has been included in the
Annual Budget in respect of the Economic Development Department, subject to the provisions
of Section 55 of the Local Government Act, 1993, in relation to tendering being observed and
satisfied.


CORRESPONDENCE AND REPORTS

Prepare and sign all correspondence including letters and reports under the name of the
Director – Economic Development in relation to the exercise of the powers, functions, duties
and authorities of the Economic Development Department, save and except correspondence
addressed to the following:

*      State and Federal Members of Parliament
*      Permanent Director-Generals/Heads of Federal Government Departments
*      Administrators of other Councils
*      General Managers of other Councils for other than operational matters
*      Ombudsman
*      The Local Government & Shires Associations of NSW, other than operational
       matters
*      The Independent Commission Against Corruption
*      Unions covering any Council Employee
*      Newspaper Editors
*      Media, except with the approval of the General Manager
*      Other Dignitaries

AND which either:

*     convey policy or a political resolution of a Council meeting
*     offer an opinion on Council Policy outside your area of expertise
*     give political comment
*     make a major commitment, financial or otherwise, on the Council's behalf;

shall be signed by the General Manager over his name and title.


This delegation is revoked on cessation of employment with Liverpool Plains Shire Council or
subsequent instrument.

This instrument of delegation shall commence on the 25th October 2007 and remain in
force until otherwise amended or revoked in writing.



                                                           Robert C. Hunt,
                                                           General Manager.




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