NAMBUCCA SHIRE COUNCIL

Special Meeting of† Council

MINUTES OF THE Special Meeting of† Council HELD ON 04 April 2012

The following document is the minutes of the Special Council meeting held on 4 April 2012.† These minutes are subject to confirmation as to their accuracy at the next meeting to be held on 11 April 2012 and therefore subject to change.† Please refer to the minutes of 11 April 2012 for confirmation.

 

 

PRESENT

 

Cr Rhonda Hoban (Mayor)

Cr John Ainsworth

Cr Brian Finlayson

Cr Janet Court

Cr Mike Moran OAM

Cr Paula Flack

Cr Anne Smyth

Cr Elaine South

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Michael Coulter (General Manager)

Greg Meyers (Director Environment & Planning)

Noel Chapman (A/g Director Engineering Services)

Monika Schuhmacher (Minute Secretary)

 

 

DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

There were no disclosure of Interest.

 

 

DELEGATIONS

 

Resolved: (South/Flack)

 

That the following delegations be heard:

 

Ms Narelle Rich on behalf of United Services Union

 

Ms Rich addressed Council from a prepared statement which is on file SF:1653

 

 

 

ASKING OF QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

There were no Questions With Notice.

 

QUESTIONS FOR CLOSED MEETING WHERE DUE NOTICE HAS BEEN RECEIVED

 

There were no Questions for Closed Meeting where due Notice has been received.

 

 


General Manager Report

 

ITEM 9.1††††† SF1653††††††††††††† 040412††††† Organisation Review Report

3293/12 RESOLVED:†††††† (Court/Ainsworth)

 

That the organisation structure be based on Model 2 and only has the following four positions answering directly to the General Manager:

 

i†††††††† Director Corporate and Community Services

ii††††††† Director Engineering Services

iii†††††† Manager Business Development

iv†††††† Strategic Planning Officer

 

the Manager Application and Compliance would report to, for example, the Director Corporate and Community Services.

 

Note:† Cr Smyth and Cr Flack requested that their votes be recorded as against this resolution.

 

3294/12 Resolved:†††††† (Flack/South)

 

That Senior Management establish and lead a continuous improvement program across the organisation to achieve productivity savings, efficiency gains and revenue enhancement.

 

3295/12 Resolved:†††††† (Hoban/Moran)

 

That Council receive a report on the merit or otherwise of ensuring that all future Director and management positions be advertised as fixed term contracts.

 

3296/12 Resolved:†††††† (Hoban/Court)

 

That consultation with staff directly affected by Councilís decision on the organisation structure be implemented as a matter of urgency.

 

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business the Mayor then closed the meeting the time being 4.55 pm.†

 

Confirmed and signed by the Mayor on 11 April 2012.

 

 

 

 

CR RHONDA HOBAN

MAYOR

(CHAIRPERSON)