MINUTES OF THE Special Meeting of Parramatta City Council HELD IN THE Council Chambers, CIVIC PLACE, PARRAMATTA ON Wednesday, 29 September 2010 AT 6:49 pm

 

PRESENT

 

The Lord Mayor, Councillor P J Garrard in the Chair and Councillors P B Barber, A Bide, J Chedid, G J Elmore, P Esber, J D Finn, A Issa, OAM, M A Lack, C X Lim (Deputy Lord Mayor), S D Lloyd, P K Maitra, M D McDermott, L E Wearne and A A Wilson.

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO TRADITIONAL LAND OWNERS

 

The Lord Mayor, Councillor P J Garrard acknowledged the Burramatugal Clan of The Darug, the traditional land owners of Parramatta and paid respect to the elders both past and present.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

There were no declarations of interest at this Special Council Meeting.

 

 

7.1

SUBJECT Election of Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor for ensuing 12 Month Term

REFERENCE F2004/07851 - D01661614

REPORT OF Manager - Council Support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11825

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11826

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11827

Election of Lord Mayor

 

The CEO advised that he had received 2 nominations for Lord Mayor and sought advice as to whether any further nominations were to be submitted.

 

There being no further nominations, the CEO advised that the nominations he had received for Lord Mayor, in alphabetical order, were:-

 

(1) Councillor J Chedid and;

(2) Councillor J D Finn

 

The CEO then advised that as a ballot was required, Council needed to determine the method of election.

 

RESOLVED (Wilson/Wearne)

That the method of voting for election of Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor proceed by open ballot in accordance with the provisions of Schedule 7 of the Local Government (General) Regulations 2005.

 

 

An open ballot (show of hands) was then held for the election of Lord Mayor and the following votes were recorded:-

 

Councillor J Chedid - 9 votes

 

Councillor J D Finn - 6 votes

 

The CEO then declared Councillor J Chedid duly elected as Lord Mayor for the next 12 months.

 

Note

At this time, the newly elected Lord Mayor, Councillor J Chedid assumed the Chair.

 

Election of Deputy Lord Mayor

 

The CEO advised that he had received 2 nominations for Deputy Lord Mayor and sought advice as to whether any further nominations were to be submitted.

 

There being no further nominations, the CEO advised that the nominations he had received for Deputy Lord Mayor, in alphabetical order, were:-

(1) Councillor P B Barber

(2) Councillor M D McDermott

 

The CEO then advised that voting would proceed in accordance with the earlier resolution (Minute No 11825 refers).

 

An open ballot (show of hands) was held and the following votes were recorded:-

 

Councillor P Barber 6 votes

 

Councillor M McDermott 9 votes.

 

The CEO then declared Councillor M D McDermott duly elected as Deputy Lord Mayor for the next 12 months.

 

The meeting terminated at 8.20 pm

 

 

THIS PAGE AND THE PRECEDING PAGE ARE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2010 AND CONFIRMED ON MONDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

Lord Mayor