CONFIRMED MINUTES

 OF THE EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OF PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD IN THE

PASSADENA ROOM

ON MONDAY 21 MAY 2018 AT 7:00PM

PRESENT

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Tricia Hitchen, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa, Todd Carney, Brian Cartwright, Robin Cook, Marcus Cornish, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Aaron Duke, Ross Fowler OAM, Karen McKeown and Kath Presdee.

 

APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.

  

 

Committee of the Whole

 

91 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the meeting adjourn to the Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters, the time being 7:05pm.

 

1        Presence of the Public

 

CW1 RESOLVED on the motion of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the press and public be excluded from Committee of the Whole to deal with the following matters:

 

 

Outcome 7

 

2        Senior Staff Matters                                                                                                          

 

This item has been referred to Committee of the Whole as the report refers to personnel matters concerning particular individuals and discussion of the matter in open meeting would be, on balance, contrary to the public interest.

 

 

The meeting resumed at 9:45pm and the Governance Manager reported that the Committee of the Whole met at 7:05pm on 21 May 2018, the following being present

 

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor John Thain, Deputy Mayor, Councillor Tricia Hitchen, and Councillors Jim Aitken OAM, Bernard Bratusa, Todd Carney, Brian Cartwright, Robin Cook, Marcus Cornish, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies, Mark Davies, Aaron Duke, Ross Fowler OAM, Karen McKeown and Kath Presdee.

 

and the Committee of the Whole excluded the press and public from the meeting for the reasons set out in CW1 and that the Committee of the Whole submitted the following recommendations to Council.

 

 

 

CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS

 

2        Senior Staff Matters                                                                                                          

RECOMMENDED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM

CW2 That:

1.    The information contained in the report on Senior Staff Matters, circulated to Councillors at the meeting, be received.

2.    Subject to the successful negotiation of an Employment Contract, the preferred candidate, as selected in Committee of the Whole on 21 May 2018, be appointed to the position of General Manager of the Council.

3.    The Mayor be authorised to negotiate and enter into the Employment Contract on behalf of Council.

4.    The Common Seal of the Council of the City of Penrith be affixed to the Employment Contract and any necessary documentation.

5.    The details of the recruitment process be reported to the Ordinary Council Meeting scheduled for 28 May 2018.

 

 

ADOPTION OF Committee of the Whole

 

92 RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor Aaron Duke that the recommendations contained in the Committee of the Whole and shown as CW1 and CW2 be adopted.

 

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 9:48pm.

 

 

I certify that these 2 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Extraordinary Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 21 May 2018.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date