Please note:  These minutes are yet to be confirmed as a true record of proceedings

CITY OF BUSSELTON

MINUTES FOR THE Policy and Legislation Committee MEETING HELD ON 27 January 2021

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM NO.                                        SUBJECT                                                                                                                              PAGE NO.

1....... Declaration of Opening and Announcement of Visitors. 2

2....... Attendance. 2

3....... Public Question Time. 2

4....... Disclosure Of Interests. 2

5....... Confirmation and Receipt Of Minutes. 3

5.1          Minutes of the Policy and Legislation Committee Meeting held 9 December 2020. 3

6....... Reports. 4

7....... General Discussion Items. 5

7.2          LOCAL LAW REVIEW PROGRAM... 5

7.1          STANDING ORDERS AND MEETING PROCESSES. 5

8....... Next Meeting Date. 6

9....... Closure. 6


Policy and Legislation Committee                                  2                                                                  27 January 2021

MINUTES

 

MINUTES OF Policy and Legislation Committee HELD IN Committee Room, Administration Building, Southern Drive, Busselton, ON 27 January 2021 AT 11.00am.

 

1.               Declaration of Opening and Announcement of Visitors

The Presiding Member opened the meeting at 11.17am.

 

2.               Attendance 

Presiding Member:

 

Members:

 

Cr Ross Paine

Cr Kelly Hick

Cr Kate Cox

 

Officers:

 

Mr Tony Nottle, Director, Finance and Corporate Services

Mrs Sarah Pierson, Manager, Governance and Corporate Services

Ms Briony McGinty, Legal Officer

Ms Melissa Egan, Governance Officer

 

Apologies:

 

Cr Grant Henley (Observer only by remote attendance)

Cr Lyndon Miles

 

3.               Public Question Time

Nil

 

4.               Disclosure Of Interests

Nil

 


 

5.               Confirmation and Receipt Of Minutes

5.1             Minutes of the Policy and Legislation Committee Meeting held 9 December 2020

Committee Decision

PL2101/377            Moved Councillor K Hick, seconded Councillor K Cox

 

That the Minutes of the Policy and Legislation Committee Meeting held 9 December 2020 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

CARRIED 3/0

 


 

6.               Reports

Nil


 

7.               General Discussion Items

                   At this juncture, the Committee agreed to consider General Discussion Item 7.2 prior to Item 7.1.

 

7.2             LOCAL LAW REVIEW PROGRAM

Ms Briony McGinty, Legal Officer, briefed the Committee in relation to the local laws scheduled for review commencing in 2021.

 

 

7.1             STANDING ORDERS AND MEETING PROCESSES

Ms Sarah Pierson, Manager Governance and Corporate Services, briefed the Committee on the Governance review of Council meeting processes against the City’s Standing Orders, in particular the process relating to the foreshadowing and moving of amended and alternative motions.


 

8.               Next Meeting Date

Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

 

 

9.               Closure

The meeting closed at 11.58am.

 

 

 

 

THESE MINUTES CONSISTING OF PAGES 1 TO 6 WERE CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD ON Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

 

DATE:_______________________ PRESIDING MEMBER: _________________________