MINUTES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GREATER TAREE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 2 PULTENEY STREET TAREE ON WEDNESDAY, 30 MARCH 2005 AT 2.00 PM. PRESENT : Cr E M Loftus (Mayor) in the Chair and Councillors J D Byrne, H L Hannah, P J Hogan (from 2.10 pm), M K Marks, W M McKeough, M A Richardson PSM, L R Sweeney, A L Tickle, D J West and R B Wilson (from 2.05 pm). IN ATTENDANCE : Acting General Manager, Director Engineering, Managers Administration and Economic Development. MINUTE NO 1 PRAYER AND INDIGENOUS CULTURE AND RECONCILIATION STATEMENT The Meeting was led in opening prayer by the Mayor who delivered the Local Government Prayer. The Mayor recognised the traditional inhabitants of the land and paid respect to their elders and heritage. 66 2 APOLOGIES (GT415-2) MOVED Cr West/McKeough That the apology tendered by Cr Westwater for non attendance at the meeting and the apologies tendered by Crs Hogan and Wilson for late attendance be accepted and leave of absence be granted. CARRIED 3 DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST Nil. 4 NOTICES OF MOTION 4.1 CUNDLETOWN POOL (GT2835-3) 67 MOVED Cr West/McKeough “That Council Minute No 55 of the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 16 March 2005 which states: (i) That Council receive and note the information in the report regarding Cundletown Pool. (ii) That Council not re-open Cundletown Pool in the 2005/2006 financial year. (iii) That Council allocate $134,000 in the 2005/2006 budget and $134,000 in the 2006/2007 budget and review the allocations for subsequent budgets, to be directed to a reserve fund for expenditure on recreational projects in the Cundletown area. (iv) That Council form a Working Party with the community and in consultation with the Taree Cundletown Sport and Recreation Committee and Council representation to determine projects to be completed using these funds. This is Page 1 of the Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Council held on 30 March 2005. Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Council - 30 March 2005 MINUTE NO (v) That Council staff submit a report to the April 2005 Meeting of Council outlining options for composition of the Working Party and guidelines for its operation. be and is hereby rescinded.” CARRIED 68 MOVED Cr West/McKeough (i) That Council defer any resolution which might lead to the closure of Cundletown Pool. (ii) That Council initiate a public meeting as soon as practicable to discuss the future use and maintenance of Cundletown Community Pool. An AMENDMENT was MOVED Cr Tickle/Hannah (i) That Council defer any resolution which might lead to the closure of Cundletown Pool. (ii) That Council initiate a public meeting as soon as practicable to discuss the future use and maintenance of Cundletown Community Pool. (iii) That the agenda for the Public Meeting include the establishment of a working group involving nominations from the community and an equal number of nominations from Council to consider initiatives for the future of Cundletown Pool. The AMENDMENT was LOST. The MOTION was CARRIED. There being no further business the meeting closed at 2.54 pm. This is the Last Page of the Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Council held on 30 March 2005. ...............................…......……..... MAYOR.............……….............................. GENERAL MANAGER This is Page 2 of the Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Council held on 30 March 2005.
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