NAMBUCCA SHIRE COUNCIL

 

 

ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING - 11 SEPTEMBER 2014

 

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Ordinary Council Meeting                                                                                           11 September 2014

Assistant General Manager Corporate Services Report

ITEM 10.8    SF24                110914         Donation to Nambucca Heads Primary School

 

AUTHOR/ENQUIRIES:    Monika Schuhmacher, Executive Assistant/Business Services Unit         

 

Summary:

 

Nambucca Heads Primary School students Years 3 to 6 have competed in the Mid North Coast Tournament of Minds competition in the Applied Technology Section.  Tournament of the Minds is an International Problem Solving Competition open to all K-12 schools.  The students’ great team work and creative problem solving contributed to their success and they won this section.

 

Nambucca Heads Primary School is seeking financial support from Nambucca Shire Council.

 

A copy of the letter of request from Nambucca Heads Primary School is attached.

 

 

 

Recommendation:

 

That a contribution of $100 be made to the Nambucca Heads Primary School towards costs for their participation in the Mid North Coast Tournament of Minds Competition.

 

 

OPTIONS:

 

That Council decline to provide the $100 donation.

 

 

DISCUSSION:

 

Nambucca Heads Primary School students Years 3 to 6 have competed in the Mid North Coast Tournament of Minds competition in the Applied Technology Section.  Tournament of the Minds is an International Problem Solving Competition open to all K-12 schools.  The students’ great team work and creative problem solving contributed to their success and they won this section.

 

The team are now off to Sydney as the regional champions to compete in the State Tournament of Minds on Sunday 14 September 2014.  Costs for this competition include travel, meals and accommodation in Sydney.

 

Nambucca Heads Primary School is seeking financial support from Nambucca Shire Council.

 

 

CONSULTATION:

 

Mayor

General Manager

Grants and Contributions Officer

 

 

SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT:

 

Environment

 

There is no impact on the environment.

 

Social

 

There is no social impact.

 

Economic

 

There are no economic impacts.

 

Risk

 

There is no risk to Council.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS:

 

Direct and indirect impact on current and future budgets

 

Funds are available from Council’s Donations Budget account 3100.0405.622

                   Budget                                     $15,000.00

                   Current Expenditure                  $13,130.40

                   Available                                  $  1,869.60

 

 

The budget line is missing a zero budget – expenditure = available.

 

Source of fund and any variance to working funds

 

There are no changes to working funds.

 

Service level changes and resourcing/staff implications

 

There are no changes to staffing levels.

 

Attachments:

1

26054/2014 - Request for financial support

 

  


Ordinary Council Meeting - 11 September 2014

Donation to Nambucca Heads Primary School