CONFIRMED MINUTES OF THE
POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING OF PENRITH CITY
COUNCIL HELD IN THE PASSADENA ROOM, PENRITH ON
MONDAY 17 OCTOBER 2005 AT 7:04PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor Councillor John Thain, Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Kaylene Allison, Lexie Cettolin, Greg Davies, Ross Fowler, Karen McKeown, Susan Page, Garry Rumble, Pat Sheehy AM.

APOLOGIES

PRC 61 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that apologies be received and accepted from Councillors David Bradbury, Kevin Crameri and Mark Davies.

 

leave of absence

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Steve Simat for the period 22 August to 25 October 2005 inclusive, and to Councillor Jackie Greenow for 17 October 2005.

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

Policy Review Committee Meeting - 12 September 2005

PRC 62 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Pat Sheehy seconded Councillor Karen McKeown that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 12 September 2005 be confirmed with the amendment that the first sentence of the Leave of Absence section is to read, Leave of absence was previously granted to Councillor Steve Simat for the period 22 August to 25 October 2005 inclusive, and to Councillor Jim Aitken for the period 16 August to 29 September 2005 inclusive.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest

MASTER PROGRAM REPORTS

Leadership and Organisation

1 Code of Conduct and Promoting Better Practice 754/8 Part 4

The Legal Officer, Mr Stephen Britten, gave a short presentation to the meeting about the Model Code of Conduct.

PRC 63 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Garry Rumble

That:

1.      The information contained in the report on the Code of Conduct and Promoting Better Practice be received

2.      Council submit an urgent motion to the 2005 Local Government and Shires Association Annual Conference indicating that the Model Code of Conduct in its current format is unworkable and requires further consultation between Councils and the Department of Local Government.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 7:45PM.