MISSION AND VALUES OF COUNCIL
"A Sustainable Community that is inclusive, attractive, healthy and pleasant to live in, that uses our land so as to preserve our history and environment, respects the rights and equality of our citizens and manages our future growth wisely."
Special Meeting of Council
19 October 2015
"A thriving and friendly community that recognises our history and embraces cultural diversity and economic opportunity, whilst nurturing our unique natural and built environment."
“To deliver affordable and quality Local Government services.”
CORE VALUES OF THE SHIRE
The core values that underpin the achievement of the
mission will be based on a strong customer service
focus and a positive attitude:
The purpose of Council Meetings is to discuss, and where possible, make resolutions about items appearing on the agenda. Whilst Council has the power to resolve such items and may in fact, appear to have done so at the meeting, no person should rely on or act on the basis of such decision or on any advice or information provided by a Member or Officer, or on the content of any discussion occurring, during the course of the meeting.
Persons should be aware that the provisions of the Local Government Act 1995 (Section 5.25 (e)) establish procedures for revocation or rescission of a Council decision. No person should rely on the decisions made by Council until formal advice of the Council decision is received by that person. The Shire of Broome expressly disclaims liability for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of relying on or acting on the basis of any resolution of Council, or any advice or information provided by a Member or Officer, or the content of any discussion occurring, during the course of the Council meeting.
SHIRE OF BROOME
Special Meeting of Council
Monday 19 October 2015
INDEX – Minutes
NOTICE OF MEETING
Dear Council Member,
The next Special Meeting of Council of the Shire of Broome will be held on Monday, 19 October 2015 in the Council Chambers, Corner Weld and Haas Streets, Broome, commencing at 5.00pm.
K R DONOHOE
Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer welcomed Mr Kim Male, Justice of the Peace and Freeman of Broome, Councillors and members of the public.
The following, having read aloud and signed the Declaration in Regulation 13(1)(c) of the Local Government (Constitution) Regulations 1998, were formally sworn in, witnessed by Mr K A S Male, Justice of the Peace:
1. Cr E Foy
2. Cr C Mitchell
3. Cr M Croft
4. Cr W Fryer
5. Cr B Rudeforth
6. Cr R Johnston
The Chief Executive Officer declared the meeting open at 5.10pm.
He advised that he would be presiding over the meeting up until the office of Shire President was elected. An outline of the election process was provided.
Attendance: Cr C Mitchell
Cr H Tracey
Cr D Male
Cr P Matsumoto
Cr B Rudeforth
Cr R Johnston
Cr W Fryer
Cr M Croft
Cr E Foy
Invited Guests: Mr Kim Male Justice of the Peace & Freeman of Broome
Leave of Absence: Nil
Officers: Mr K Donohoe Chief Executive Officer
Mr P Martin Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Mr S Mastrolembo Director Corporate Services
Mr A Schonfeldt Director Development Services
Mr M Dale Director Engineering Services
Ms R Piggin Manager Governance
Ms E Harding Senior Administration & Governance Officer
Mr S Penn Media & Promotions Officer
Public Gallery: Peter Taylor
Theresa Bengtson Shire of Broome
Grady Powell Ken Baston MLC
Suzie Haslehurst Shire of Broome
Eric Nelson Shire of Broome
Reg Ripp Commonwealth Bank
Amy Andison Shire of Broome
Annette Jooris Shire of Broome
Rob Menzies BIA
Trudi Ridge Shire of Broome
The Chief Executive Officer called for nominations in writing for the position of Shire President. Two nominations were received.
1. Cr C Mitchell Nominated in writing by Cr C Mitchell
2. Cr R Johnston Nominated in writing by Cr D Male
Ballot papers were drawn. Manager Governance departed the Chambers at 5.15pm to prepare ballot papers and returned to the Chambers at 5.18pm.
The vote was conducted by secret ballot with the Chief Executive Officer as the Returning Officer.
The Chief Executive Officer declared Cr R Johnston elected as Shire President for a period of two (2) years.
Cr R Johnston having read aloud and signed the declaration in Regulation 13(1)(c) of the Local Government (Constitution) Regulations 1998, was formally sworn in as Shire President, witnessed by Mr K A S Male, Justice of the Peace.
Cr R Johnston assumed the Chair at 5.28pm
The Chairperson advised two nominations had been received in writing for the position of Deputy Shire President.
1. Cr H Tracey Nominated in writing by Cr C Mitchell
2. Cr H Tracey Nominated in writing by Cr R Johnston
The Chief Executive Officer declared Cr H Tracey elected unopposed as Deputy Shire President for a period of two (2) years.
Cr H Tracey having read aloud and signed the declaration in Regulation 13(1)(c) of the Local Government (Constitution) Regulations 1998, was formally sworn in as Deputy Shire President, witnessed by Mr K A S Male, Justice of the Peace.
There being no further business to be discussed, the Chairperson declared the meeting closed at 5.29pm.