Notices of Motion at Manningham 2008-2012


December 31, 2018

This list tracks notices of motion put up by individual councillors at Manningham from 2008 until 2012.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The following motion by Cr Graeme Macmillan was approved 6-3:

That:

(A) Manningham City Council investigates ceasing including electronic recordings of Council Meetings on its website from the first Council meeting of 2012 onwards, and restricts access of such recordings to Council's internal records.

(B) Manningham City Council investigates introducing bylaws and penalties prohibiting Councillors publishing materials, whether in electronic, print or verbal format, that is critical of their fellow Councillors.

Page 5606 of the minutes show that our Liberal mayor Geoff Gough, Green councillor David Ellis and Stephen Mayne were the only opponents. All three Labor Party councillors supported it, as did the three Koonung councillors.

Cr Mayne lodged a recission motion the following morning which meant we repeated the debate at the next ordinary council meeting, held on December 13. This is something you only do if you believe new circumstances or information has come to light.

In this case, I felt that the hotly contested mayoral election scheduled for the following week had influenced some councillors into supporting Cr Macmillan's motion in the hope that he would also support them near the top of his preference in a six-way ballot for mayor.

The recission motion was ultimately successful 4-2, with Heidi Ward councillor Grace Lavella changing her position after a strong backlash from the community. Unfortunately, none of the 3 Koonung ward councillors were able to vote at the December 13 council meeting, due to various family or personal health issues.

The local papers have covered the attack on free speech quite prominently over recent weeks as follows:

Free speech on the line in Manningham
The Manningham Leader, November 28, 2011

Manningham council considers gag
The Manningham Leader, November 28, 2011

Free speech up for debate at Manningham
Melbourne Weekly Eastern, December 1, 2011

Queries on Manningham mayoral vote
The Manningham Leader, December 14, 2011

The issue even made The Australian's Strewth column on November 29 under the headline: Your right to sledge.

September 27, 2011

14.1 Rescission Motion by Councillor Macmillan (NOM No. 3/2011)
MOVED: MACMILLAN
SECONDED: DOWNIE

That the resolution on item 14.2 on the Finance and Governance Advisory Committee at the Meeting of Tuesday 30 August 2011 be rescinded.

LOST

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded, the Council divided as follows:-

FOR (3): Councillors Downie, Macmillan and LaVella

AGAINST (5): Councillors Mayne, Ellis, Reid, Yang and Gough

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED LOST

Extensions of speaking times were granted to Councillors Ellis and Reid during the debate in this item.

See minutes.

August 30, 2011

14.1 Rescission Motion By Councillor Mayne (NOM No. 3/2011)

“That item 14.1 on the Council agenda for 26 July 2011 being a Notice of Motion by Councillor Graeme Macmillan for an independent review of Council's financial position be rescinded.”

This motion lapsed for want of a mover.

August 30, 2011

Notice of Motion by Councillor Mayne (NOM No. 4/2011)

“After 12 months of operation of the Finance and Governance Advisory Committee (FAGAC) and in the light of the following:

· Attachment A: Pages 2038 to 2046 of the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on May 31, 2011, outlining 7-2 vote in favour of officer recommendation related to MCA and aged care reforms;

· Attachment B: letter to Manningham Leader by FAGAC chair Councillor Graeme Macmillan on June 22, 2011;

· Attachment C: letter to Manninham Leader by MCA chair Bill Larkin on June 29, 2011;

· Attachment D: letter to Manningham Leader by Mayor Geoff Gough on June 29,2011; and

· Attachment E: officer report from the Special Council Meeting held on July 14, 2011, establishing the FAGAC;

· Council resolves to endorse the original recommendation of officers outlined in Attachment E and revert back to a comprehensive model of Strategic Briefing Sessions (SBS) chaired by the Mayor thereby terminating the Finance and Governance Advisory Committee with immediate effect.”

MOVED: MAYNE
SECONDED: ELLIS

That after 12 months of operation of the Finance and the Governance Advisory Committee (FAGAC) and in the light of the following:

· Attachment E: Officer report from the Special Council Meeting held on July 14, 2011, establishing the FAGAC;

Council resolves to endorse the original recommendation of officers outlined in Attachment E and revert back to a comprehensive model of Strategic Briefing Sessions (SBS) chaired by the Mayor thereby terminating the Finance and Governance Advisory committee with immediate effect.

Procedural Motion

MOVED: MACMILLAN
SECONDED: MAYNE

That the speaking time for Councillors on this item be extended to five minutes.

CARRIED

MOVED: LA VELLA
SECONDED: MAYNE

That an extension of time be granted to Councillor Macmillan.

CARRIED

MOVED: MAYNE
SECONDED: REID

That Standing Orders 8.11 and 8.12 be suspended to remove the requirement to take speakers for and against in alternate sequence.

CARRIED

(The partial suspension of standing orders removed the requirement to take speakers for and against in alternate sequence.)

The Original Motion was then PUT and CARRIED

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows:

FOR (5): Councillors Mayne, Ellis, Reid, Villarreal & Gough.

AGAINST (4): Downie, Macmillan, Yang & LaVella.

July 26, 2011

14.1 Notice of Motion by Councillor Graeme Macmillan (NOM No. 2/2011)

MOVED: MACMILLAN
SECONDED: DOWNIE

That due the increasing reliance upon escalating Council rates, Manningham Council resolves to -

(A) Immediately conduct a full external financial review by a large accounting firm such as Ernst & Young, Deloittes, KPMG or PricewaterhouseCoopers;

(B) Ensure that the review be consistent with the unanimous Financial and Governance Advisory Committee minute of 15th February 2011 that resolved to

…“Conduct an independent review of Council's financial position, from an overarching perspective, with an exclusive focus on exploring those revenue streams, expenditure options and broad accounting treatments where innovative options are available within the parameters of Council's adopted visions, budgets and policies”;

(C) In order to keep this review focussed on the relevant subject matter, the finance review will not deal with examining Manningham Council's accounting treatments of external and consolidated entities funded by Manningham Council;

(D) The successfully tendered accounting firm conducting the finance review interview councillors and members of the Executive Management Team and inform Council of any issues requiring further enquiry;

(E) That the tendering process includes the requirement that the applicants provide terms of reference consistent with the resolution contained in Part B above as part of the assessment; and,

(F) Given the crucial outcomes the review will have upon future rating impacts faced by residents, that Manningham Council budgets up to an additional $50,000 for this review.

CARRIED

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows:-

FOR (5): Councillors Downie, Macmillan, Reid, Villarreal & LaVella.

AGAINST (4):Councillors Mayne, Ellis, Yang & Gough.

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED

March 30, 2010

14.3 Notice of Motion by Councillor Ellis (NOM No. 11/2010)

MOVED: ELLIS
SECONDED: MAYNE

That Council notes the media statement issued by Manningham CEO on March 19, any expansion of the On Luck Nursing Home was prohibited under the Manningham Planning Scheme. Council expresses its disappointment that the normal planning processes have not been followed.

AMENDMENT

MOVED: REID
SECONDED: MACMILLAN

Council notes the media statement issued by Manningham CEO on March 19 any expansion of the On Luck Nursing Home was prohibited under the Manningham Planning Scheme. Council express its regret that the normal planning processes have not been followed due to the ethno-specific nature of the bed licences allocation this year.

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows:

FOR (4): Councillors Downie, Macmillan, Reid & Pick.

AGAINST (4): Councillors Ellis, LaVella, Mayne & Gough

THE AMENDMENT WAS DECLARED CARRIED UPON THE CASTING VOTE OF THE MAYOR

The AMENDMENT then became the SUBSTANTIVE MOTION and was PUT and CARRIED

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows:

FOR (5): Councillors Downie, Macmillan, Ellis, Reid & Pick.

AGAINST (3): Councillors LaVella, Mayne & Gough

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED

See minutes on page 759.

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March 30, 2010

14.2 Notice of Motion by Councillor Ellis (NOM No. 10/2010)

MOVED: ELLIS
SECONDED: MAYNE

Council notes the recent intervention of Planning Minister Justin Madden to allow the expansion of the On Luck Chinese Nursing home in Manningham's green wedge – in contravention of the Manningham Planning Scheme. In the interests of transparency and accountability, Council calls on the Chinese Community Social Services Centre to release all written, verbal and email correspondence with the State Government leading to this decision and further calls for its president, Manningham's Deputy Mayor Cr. Chuah, to publically explain to Council his role in the approach to the State Government and why it was made without informing Council.

AMENDMENT

MOVED: GOUGH
SECONDED: LAVELLA

Council notes the recent intervention of Planning Minister Justin Madden to allow the expansion of the On Luck Chinese Nursing Home in Manningham's green wedge without Council and community consultation. Council calls on the Chinese Community Social Services Centre to release all written, verbal and email correspondence with the State Government leading to the decision and further calls for its President to publicly explain to Council his role in the approach to the State Government and why it was made without informing Council.

PROCEDURAL MOTION

MOVED: REID
SECONDED: DOWNIE

That the Amendment be PUT.

CARRIED

The Amendment was then PUT and LOST.

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows:-

FOR (3): Councillors Gough, Mayne & Pick.

AGAINST (5):Councillors Downie, Macmillan, Ellis, LaVella & Reid.

THE AMENDMENT WAS DECLARED LOST

MOVED: DOWNIE
SECONDED: REID

That the Original Motion be PUT.

CARRIED

The Original Motion was then PUT and LOST.

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows:

FOR (4): Councillors Ellis, LaVella, Mayne & Gough.

AGAINST (4):Councillors Downie, Macmillan, Reid & Pick

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED LOST UPON THE CASTING VOTE OF THE MAYOR

See minutes on page 758.

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March 30, 2010

14.1 Notice of Motion by Councillor Reid (NOM No. 9/2010)


MOVED: REID
SECONDED: MACMILLAN

Following the reasoning of the explanatory report to the C88 Amendment, Manningham City Council hereby resolves to support the decision of the Planning Minister and the Department of Planning & Community Development to approve Amendment C88. Council notes that:

(A) Demand for residential aged care catering for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds is increasing rapidly, particularly in the Eastern Metropolitan region

(B) This year's allocation of residential aged care places by the Commonwealth is focusing on providing for people from such backgrounds.

(C) Increasing the number of aged-care beds for our cultural and linguistically diverse communities is consistent with meeting a range of Federal, State and Local Policies and social needs.

(D) The amendment will not lead to any adverse environmental effects on land, which is already lawfully used for accommodation purposes.

(E) Council reluctantly accepts the planning process undertaken by the State Government due to the urgency of this year's Federal allocation of aged care places specifically for Chinese and other non-English speaking cultural groups.

The Original Motion was PUT and CARRIED

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows:

FOR (4): Councillors Downie, Macmillan, Reid & Pick.

AGAINST (4):Councillors Ellis, LaVella, Gough & Mayne.

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED UPON THE CASTING VOTE OF THE MAYOR

See minutes on page 756 and listen to 47 minute debate.

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February 23, 2010

14.1 Notice of Motion by Councillor Downie (NOM NO. 6/2010)


I hereby give Notice of Motion for the 23 February 2010 Council Meeting as follows:
MOTION

“That the Resolution passed for 14.2 be rescinded.”

The Motion on Notice lapsed due to want of a Mover

See minutes on page 326.

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February 23, 2010

14.2 Notice of Motion by Councillor Downie (NOM No. 7/2010)

“That the Resolution passed for item 14.3 be rescinded.”

The Motion on Notice lapsed due to want of a Mover

See minutes on page 326.
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February 23, 2010

14.3 Notice of Motion by Councillor Mayne (NOM No. 8/2010)

MOVED: MAYNE
SECONDED: REID

“That Manningham City Council:

(A) Notes that in the period since the commissioners until the election of the current Council in late 2008, the State Government rarely intervened in Council planning matters.

(B) Requests the State Government and all applicants for major developments on Council and privately owned land in Manningham respect the primacy of Council's role in the planning process and the need for maximum community consultation.

(C) In the matter of Westfield's Grosvenor Street application, Council notes the State Government's support for the 10 storey proposal in a written submission to VCAT and calls on Planning Minister Justin Madden to respect the unanimous view of officers and Councillors that the proposal is an over-development which should be refused.

(E) Council calls on both the Liberal and Labor Parties to publically commit in their election manifestos to maximum community consultation and Council involvement in the planning process for the redevelopment of the Eastern Golf Club, in contrast to what happened at Kew Cottages where the matter was “called in” by the Minister.”

MOVED: LAVELLA
SECONDED: GOUGH

That Standing Orders 8.11 and 8.12 be suspended to remove the requirement to take speakers for and against in alternate sequence.

LOST

The Original Motion was then PUT and CARRIED

DIVISION
A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (8): Councillors LaVella, Mayne, Gough, Reid, Downie, Ellis, Macmillan & Pick.
AGAINST (0): Nil

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

See minutes on page 326.

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February 2, 2010


14.1 Rescission Motion by Councillor Mayne (NOM No. 1/2010)

MOVED: MAYNE
SECONDED: CHUAH

That the resolution on Item 11.2 Manningham Centre Proposed Review, be rescinded.

CARRIED

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (9): Councillors LaVella, Gough, Mayne, Reid, Chuah, Downie, Macmillan, Ellis and Pick.

AGAINST (0): Nil.

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Subsequent Motion

MOVED: PICK
SECONDED: MAYNE

Manningham City Council hereby resolves the following:

1. Manningham City Council acknowledges the contribution of the unique aged care service provided by the Manningham Centre Association over the last 25 years as it looks to ensuring adequate provisions for its ageing population in the future.

2. That Council seek a consultancy to obtain immediate legal advice regarding options to achieve preservation of charitable status (PBI) for Manningham Centre Association.

3. That consultancy advice also be sought to consider the future of aged care services in Manningham with a major focus on the role of Manningham City Council and its service partner Manningham Centre Association, including:

• Overview of the full range of aged services needs and provision in Manningham including residential and community support services;
• Responsiveness to the community especially in the areas of equity and emerging needs;
• The holistic provision of residential and community support services;
• The need for Council to be able to represent the needs of its ageing community to other spheres of government
• Efficiency and effectiveness
• Economic and financial factors in the context of appropriateness and good practice, having regard to the Commonwealth regulatory environment including the Aged Care Financial Instrument (ACFI)
• Governance arrangements for Council's aged care services assessed in the context of appropriateness and good practice.

4. The consultancy advice is to be provided by a consortium incorporating skills in the fields of aged care, good governance, and financial and economic analysis, and is to have regard to the work of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission concerning the provision of aged care services.

5. The review will provide for input from the Manningham community.

6. The Manningham Centre Association will be actively consulted on an ongoing basis throughout the review process.

7. This substantially broader focused aged care motion is to replace the December 15th, 2009 Council motion, ‘Manningham Centre Proposed Review'. This is due to this motion more adequately, better, deeper, and more fully representing the purposes, aims, and intentions of the previous December 15th 2009 motion by passed by Manningham City Council.

CARRIED

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (9): Councillors LaVella, Gough, Mayne, Reid, Chuah, Downie, Macmillan, Ellis and Pick.
AGAINST (0): Nil.

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

See minutes on page 140.
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February 2, 2010

14.2 Notice of Motion by Councillor Reid (NOM No. 2/2010)

MOVED: REID
SECONDED: DOWNIE

1. That the term “Unclassified Reserves” as defined in 3.2.4 of the Open Space Strategy 2004 be immediately discontinued and replaced by the term “Family Parks”, since this better reflects their true community value.

2. That Manningham Council immediately commences a review, independent of the broader Open Space Strategy Review, of all its policies directly dealing with “Family Parks” (Currently designated “Unclassified Reserves”). This review is to also focus on reviewing the appropriateness or otherwise of current Council policies relating to the maintenance of these community assets, in particular their signage, play equipment and future use. Of particular concern are recommendations 23 to 27, and 46 of the Open Space Strategy 2004, and sections 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.4 and 3.5.2.

3. That this review involve significant community consultation including a Mayor's letter to all residents previously recorded as objecting to Council about its policies relating to “Unclassified Reserves” and/or their possible sale.”

PROCEDURAL MOTION

MOVED: GOUGH
SECONDED: LAVELLA

That the matter be deferred and referred to the Open Space Advisory Committee.

PROCEDURAL MOTION WAS PUT AND CARRIED

DIVISION
A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (5): Councillors LaVella, Gough, Mayne, Macmillan and Ellis.
AGAINST (4): Councillors Reid, Chuah, Downie and Pick.

The Motion was declared CARRIED

See minutes on page 143.

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February 2, 2010

14.3 Notice of Motion by Councillor Downie (NOM No. 3/2010)

MOVED: DOWNIE
SECONDED: REID

1. To provide a brief Council report stating the technical feasibility and cost options associated with systematically establishing, replacing and upgrading, and adequately maintaining play equipment at ‘Family Parks' (which are presently termed ‘Unclassified Reserves' in the Open Space Strategy 2004).

2. That any Council review regarding ‘Family Parks' (which are presently termed ‘Unclassified Reserves' in the Open Space Strategy 2004) will include an investigation of opportunities to empower community groups, resident collectives, and individual residents to maintain and take care of ‘Family Parks'.

3. That any Council review regarding ‘Family Parks' (which are presently termed ‘Unclassified Reserves' in the Open Space Strategy 2004) will include an examination into the justification and ongoing desirability of Council actions to replace the existing reserve sign on all ‘Unclassified Reserves' with a simple ‘Council Land' sign”. This action refers to recommendation 24 of the Open Space Strategy 2004.”

PROCEDURAL MOTION

MOVED: GOUGH
SECONDED: ELLIS

That the matter be deferred and referred to the Open Space Advisory Committee for consideration in its form.

PROCEDURAL MOTION WAS PUT AND CARRIED

See minutes on page 144.

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February 2, 2010

14.4 Notice of Motion by Councillor Mayne (NOM No. 4/2010)


MOVED: MAYNE
SECONDED: LA VELLA

“That in the interests of transparency and good use of technology, Manningham City Council resolves to publish on its website the campaign donations returns lodged by Councillors elected at the 2008 election and in all future elections until resolved otherwise.”

PROCEDURAL MOTION

MOVED: MACMILLAN
SECONDED: GOUGH

That the matter be deferred pending a report on all disclosures to be considered by Council in two months time.

PROCEDURAL MOTION WAS PUT AND CARRIED

DIVISION
A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (5): Councillors LaVella, Gough, Chuah, Downie and Macmillan.
AGAINST (4): Councillors Mayne, Reid, Pick and Ellis.

The Motion was declared CARRIED

See minutes on page 145 and listen to debate.

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February 2, 2010

14.5 Notice of Motion by Councillor Reid (NOM No. 5/2010)

MOVED: REID
SECONDED: CHUAH

With regard to strong community sentiment relating to on-street parking around the Doncaster Hill area, and in particular, the petition received from residents of Tiffany and Adele Courts Doncaster, Manningham City Council resolves to:

1. Reflect the wishes of the majority of residents by immediately implementing Permit Parking restrictions in Tiffany and Adele Courts, Doncaster, to ensure consistency with the adjacent streets which already have these parking conditions.

2. Examine other streets around Doncaster Hill which may also have parking restrictions inconsistent with their adjoining streets and recommend measures for these streets.

3. Undertake a comprehensive strategic review of the current and projected future parking and traffic volumes around Doncaster Hill, with recommendations on suitable parking restrictions, enforcement and mitigation strategies. The review should reflect the likely continued increase in residential and commercial development within the area, particularly should the Eastern Golf Course redevelopment eventuate. It should also critically examine the current trend in parking dispensations for commercial developments and consider the impact of possible new public transport e.g. tram.”

CARRIED

(Note: This item and item 14.1 were taken out of sequence and dealt with after item 7.)

See minutes on page 146.

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December 15, 2009

Marketing of Pokies Venues in Manningham Involving Children
By COUNCILLOR MAYNE

MOVED: MAYNE
SECONDED: LA VELLA

Manningham City Council calls on Woolworths and its pokies business partner Bruce Mathieson to cease involving children in the marketing of their five pokies venues in Manningham, namely the Doncaster Inn, The Shoppingtown Hotel, The Yarra Valley Country Club, The Cherry Hill Tavern and The Manningham Club.

Council notes the combined federal-state National Principles For the Conduct of Responsible Gaming state that children should not be “exposed to gambling areas within venues” and calls on Woolworths to cease promotions such as “Kids Eat Free” and “Kids Birthday Parties” at their venues in Manningham whilst also ensuring that any facilities accessible by children at these venues are not in any way exposed to the sights and sounds of pokies gambling.

PROCEDURAL MOTION

MOVED: REID
SECONDED: (NO SECONDER)

That the matter be deferred for consideration in conjunction with Council's Gambling Policy in the New Year.

CARRIED

See minutes on page 4584.

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August 11, 2009

Conflict of Interest Provisions
By COUNCILLOR ELLIS

That the Minister for Local Government be advised of Manningham City Council's concern regarding recent changes to Conflict of Interest provisions in the Local Government Act, and of its view that in their current form the provisions:

• unnecessarily inhibit informed debate; and
• Prevent Councillors from participating in debate to fully represent constituent views, to the detriment of democratic process.

Council further requests that a comprehensive review of the Conflict of Interest provisions be undertaken by Local Government Victoria in conjunction with the Local Government Sector to redress the shortcomings.

MOVED: ELLIS
SECONDED: GOUGH

That the Motion be adopted.

The Original Motion was then PUT and CARRIED

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (7): Councillors La Vella, Gough, Reid, Chuah, Downie, Ellis & Pick
AGAINST (2): Councillors Macmillan & Mayne

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED

See minutes on page 2786.

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March 31, 2009

Federal Government's Emissions Trading Scheme
By COUNCILLOR ELLIS


In relation to the Federal Government's Emissions Trading Scheme, this Council supports the efforts of Manningham Council officers to reduce carbon emissions in Manningham as demonstrated in the innovative CRAG program to deliver solar-electric power generation to some 200 Manningham ratepayers who have contributed to the scheme.

Council notes the potential of the continuation of this scheme, and other initiatives as outlined in Climate 2020, to make a significant local contribution to Australia's response to the urgent matter of Global Warming. Council is now seriously concerned that the impact of the Federal Government's Emissions Trading Scheme as currently drafted will actually negate all such efforts and expenditure by Council and ratepayers through including consequent carbon reductions in an overall ‘carbon cap' for the benefit of major carbon polluters, with no additional benefit in terms of total national carbon emissions.

Council calls on the Federal Government to ensure that legislation for carbon reduction does not negate the efforts of Councils and local communities but instead maximises and encourages their contribution to the national effort.

Council directs the appropriate officers to prepare a submission to the current Senate inquiry in support of Council's view and to notify and seek input from relevant bodies including MAV, VLGA and other municipal Councils.

MOVED: ELLIS
SECONDED: LA VELLA

That the Motion be adopted with the words ‘all such' being replaced by ‘much of the'.

CARRIED

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (7): Councillors La Vella, Mayne, Gough, Pick, Chuah, Ellis and Macmillan.

AGAINST (2): Councillors Reid and Downie

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED

See minutes on page 985.

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September 30, 2008

Manningham Public Open Space Strategy 2004
By Councillor Pick

MOVED: PICK
SECONDED: RANDALL

(A) That ‘Unclassified Reserves' no longer be considered surplus land to open space requirements;

(B) That part A takes effect through both revoking 3.3.3 of the Public Open Space Strategy 2004, and the specific abandonment of recommendation 23, 24, and 27;

(C) That the ‘Unclassified Reserves' be reclassified as ‘Family Parks' to better reflect their primary use;

(D) That the reclassification of ‘Unclassified Reserves' into ‘Family Parks' (from part C) be supported through an in principle Council commitment to replace their ‘Council Land' signs with ‘Family Park' ones; and

(E) That the reclassification of ‘Unclassified Reserves' into ‘Family Parks' also be supported by an in principle Council commitment to gradually replace and/or establish new play equipment in ‘Family Parks'.

AMENDMENT

MOVED: LARKIN
SECONDED: KITCHINGMAN

1) refer the future treatment of “Unclassified Reserves” for consideration in the review of the Manningham Public Open Space Strategy 2004 scheduled in the Council Plan for review in 2009-2010; and

2) as part of the mid-term budget review 2008-2009, consideration be given to advancing the review of the Manningham Public Open Space Strategy 2004 to a Council Plan Item for 2008-2009.

MOVED: LA VELLA
SECONDED: YOUNG

That Standing Orders 8.11 and 8.12 be suspended to remove the requirement to take speakers for and against in alternate sequence.

CARRIED

DIVISION

A Division having been demanded the Council divided as follows: FOR (5): Councillors Young, Kitchingman, Larkin, La Vella and Gough.
AGAINST (3): Councillors Randall, Pick and Welsh.

THE MOTION WAS DECLARED CARRIED

See minutes on page 3930.

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