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Minutes of the Special Budget Meeting of maranoa Regional Council held at Roma Administration Centre on 12 September 2012 commencing at 9.00am

 

ATTENDANCE

 

Mayor Cr. R S Loughnan chaired the meeting with, Deputy Mayor Cr. W S Wason, , Cr. R J Denton, Cr. P J Flynn, Cr. W M Newman, Cr. C J O’Neil, Cr. M L Price, Cr. D J Schefe,  Chief Executive Officer – Julie Reitano, Director Community Services – Tony Klein, Director Infrastructure – Barry Omundson, Director Corporate Services – Matthew McGoldrick, Director Planning & Environment – Rob Hayward, Corporate Communications Officer – Jane Frith, and Kelly Rogers Minutes Officer in attendance.

 

GUESTS

 

Gallery members were in attendance at the meeting.

 

WELCOME

 

The Mayor welcomed all present and declared the meeting open at 9.07am.

 

The Mayor thanked staff for the work undertaken in formulating the 2012/13 budget and commended Councillors for the compassion and integrity demonstrated in facing difficult decisions in delivering a fair and equitable budget.

 

APOLOGIES   

 

Resolution No. BM.01.12

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Wason

 

That apologies be received and leave of absence granted for Cr. Chambers for this meeting.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

 

 

Business

 

Item Number:                                   3.1

File Number: D12/27612

Subject Heading:                          Adoption of the 2012/13 Annual Operational     Plan

Applicant:                                         Ed Sims - Manager Corporate Performance and Planning

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of the 2012/13 Operational Plan.

 

Resolution No. BM.02.12

Moved Cr Schefe                                                          Seconded Cr Price 

That Council adopt the 2012/13 Operational Plan as presented in accordance with Section 122 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010, including an amendment to Page 21 with respect to Arthur Street Car park by removing reference to the shade extension as funds are to be directed to upgrading the car park.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.2

File Number: D12/27613

Subject Heading:                          Revenue Policy

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of the Maranoa Regional Revenue Policy.

 

Resolution No. BM.03.12

Moved Cr Flynn                                                            Seconded Cr Wason 

That Council adopt the Maranoa Regional Council Revenue Policy as presented in accordance with Section 134 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.3

File Number: D12/27617

Subject Heading:                          Budget 2012-2013, Ten Year Financial Plan and   Supporting Financial Data and Reports

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval to adopt the 2012/13 Budget incorporating the forward estimates for two years and the Ten Year Financial Plan. Also attached to the report was summaries of the QTC and Department of Local Government and Planning Sustainability Statistics, Program Budget at a summary level for all of Council activities, Summary Work Order Budget and Capital Project listing for the 2012-2013 year and graphs.

 

Resolution No. BM.04.12

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr O'Neil 

That Council adopt the 2012/13 Budget incorporating an Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and Statement of Changes in Equity including estimates for Two forward years and the Ten year Financial Plan along with the supporting information in accordance with Section 100 of the Local Government (Finance Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.4

File Number: D12/27627

Subject Heading:                          Differential General Rating Categories

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of a Differential General Rating System with different rating Categories.

 

Resolution No. BM.05.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Schefe 

That Council:

(1)  Categorise all rateable land for the purposes of establishing a differential rating system in accordance with Section 15 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 and

(2)  That in accordance with Section 14 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010, the Maranoa Regional Council makes differential rates for the year ending 30 June, 2012 for the reasons and categories as set out in this report, and

(3)  That the Rating categories and the descriptions of those rating categories are as follows:

 

Column 1 - Category

(section 15)

Column 2 - Description

(section 15)

 

Column 3 - Identification

(sections 15(4) and 15(5))

1. Residential A

Land used, or capable of being used for residential purposes, which has a rating valuation between $1 and $75,000.

Land having the land use codes of 01, 02, 03, 06, 08, 09, 72.

2. Residential B

Land used, or capable of being used for residential purposes, which has a rating valuation between $75,001 and $130,000.

Land having the land use codes of 01, 02, 03, 06, 08, 09, 72.

3. Residential C

Land used, or capable of being used for residential purposes, which has a rating valuation greater than $130,000.

Land having the land use codes of 01, 02, 03, 06, 08, 09, 72.

 

 

 

4. Rural Residential A & Small Rural A

Land used, or capable of being used for rural residential or rural purposes, which has an area less than 80 hectares and a rating valuation between $1 and $80,000.

Land having the land use codes of 04, 05, 06, 60-71, 73-87, 89, 93.

5. Rural Residential B & Small Rural B

Land used, or capable of being used for rural residential or rural purposes, which has an area less than 80 hectares and a rating valuation between $80,001 and $200,000.

Land having the land use codes of 04, 05, 06, 60-71, 73-87, 89, 93.

6. Rural Residential C & Small Rural C

Land used, or capable of being used for rural residential or rural purposes, which has an area less than 80 hectares and a rating valuation greater than $200,000.

Land having the land use codes of 04, 05, 06, 60-71, 73-87, 89, 93.

7. Rural

Land used for rural purposes, which has an area greater than 80 hectares.

Land having the land use codes of 04, 05, 06, 60-71, 73-89, 93.

8. Feedlot

Land used for the purposes of a feedlot.

Land having the land use code of 64, 65 and 66 including  Lot 43036 SL16, Lot12 P218512, Lot A BWR 839, Lot 1 WAL 5319, Lot 2 WAL 5319, Lot 8 WAL 5319, Lot 9 WAL 5319, Lot 19 WAL 53611, Lot 52 WAL 53611, Lot 24 WV 71, Lot 2 WV 1176, Lot 1 RP 34777, Lot 2 RP 48790, Lot 3 SP 163459, Lot 3 WAL 5319, Lot 51 WAL 53512, Lot 1 RP 57241, Lot 3 RP 57241, Lot 1 RP 85832, Lot 2 RP 85832, Lot 3 RP 85832, Lot 4 RP 85832, Lot 1 RL 1833, Lot 2 RP 64680, Lot 4 M 53108, Lot 5 SP 163459 and Lot 25 WV1108.

9. Extractive Industry A

Land used for the purpose of extractive industry, where the permitted tonnage of production per annum is less than 100,000 tonnes.

Land having the land use code of 40, including Lot 1 MLG 50207.

10. Extractive Industry B

Land used for the purpose of extractive industry, where the permitted tonnage of production per annum exceeds 100,000 tonnes.

Land having the land use code of 40, including Lot 2 on RP 154619.

11. Extractive Industry - Other

Land used for the purpose of extractive industry, where the permitted tonnage of production per annum is unknown.

Land including Lot 2 on SP 197617.

12. Petroleum Leases A

Land used for the purpose of, or where extraction rights exist for, the extraction of petroleum or natural gas pursuant to a lease granted by the State Government, where the leased area is less than 10,000 hectares. 

Land having the land use code of 40.

13. Petroleum Leases B

Land used for the purpose of, or where extraction rights exist for, the extraction of petroleum or natural gas pursuant to a lease granted by the State Government, where the leased area is between 10,000 and 20,000 hectares.

Land having the land use code of 40.

14. Petroleum Leases C

Land used for the purpose of, or where extraction rights exist for, the extraction of petroleum or natural gas pursuant to a lease granted by the State Government, where the leased area is greater than 20,000 hectares.  

Land having the land use code of 40.

15. Refinery

Land used for the purpose of a gas refinery or separation plant.

Land having the land use code of 31.

16. Other Gas & Oil A

Land used for a purpose associated with the extraction of petroleum or natural gas pursuant to a lease granted by the State Government, where the leased area is less than 6 hectares except where the land is included in category 15.

Land having the land use code of 31 or 36.

17. Other Gas & Oil B

Land used for a purpose associated with the extraction of petroleum or natural gas pursuant to a lease granted by the State Government, where the leased area is between 6 hectares and less than 1,000 hectares except where the land is included in category 15. 

Land having the land use code of 31 or 36.

18. Other Gas & Oil C

Land used for a purpose associated with the extraction of petroleum or natural gas pursuant to a lease granted by the State Government, where the leased area is greater than 1,000 hectares except where the land is included in category 15. 

Land having the land use code of 31 or 36.

19. Commercial and/or Industrial

Land used for commercial or industrial purposes other than where land is included in category 20, 22, 23, 24, 25 or 26.

Land having the land use codes of 07-30, 32-39, 41-47, 49, 72, 92, 96, 97 or 99.

20. Shopping Centre

Land used for the purpose of a shopping centre with a gross floor area exceeding 2,500m2, where the land is tenanted by either a department store or large supermarket with major on-site parking facilities and/or a number of specialty shops or offices with major on-site parking facilities.

Land having the land use codes of 13-16.

21. Community Purposes

Land used for community purposes, where the land is operated on a not-for-profit basis and including land used for the purposes of sporting clubs, religious facilities, educational facilities, libraries, parks, showgrounds, racecourses and cemeteries. 

Land having the land use codes of 48, 50-59.

22. Large Accommodation Camps A

Land used for the purpose of a large accommodation work camp with between 250 and 500 accommodation units or approved for the use of a large accommodation work camp with between 250 and 500 accommodation units. 

 

23. Large Accommodation Camps B

Land used for the purpose of a large accommodation work camp with between 500 and 750 accommodation units or approved for the use of a large accommodation work camp with between 500 and 750 accommodation units. 

 

 

 

 

 

24. Large Accommodation Camps C

Land used for the purpose of a large accommodation work camp with more than 750 accommodation units or approved for the use of a large accommodation work camp with more than 750 accommodation units. 

 

25. Transformers – Rural

Land used for the purpose of a transformer.

Land having the land use code of 91.

26. Pump Sites & Bores

Land owned by one or more persons for the purpose of stock water or bore supplies used to water stock or supply domestic premises

 

27. Other Land

Land not included in any of the above categories.

 

 

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.5

File Number: D12/27628

Subject Heading:                          General Rate Minimums, Rates in the dollar     and limitations on Rate increases

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of Minimums, Rates in the Dollar and Limitations on Rate Increases for each of the rating categories.

 

Resolution No. BM.06.12

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Flynn 

That in adopting the Budget and Ten Year Financial Plan for the 2012/13 year Council sets the following minimums, rates in the dollar and limitations (capping) on rates :

 

Rating Category                         Capped   Capping %      Minimum           Rate in the $          

1.Residential – A

N

-

470.00

0.010565

2.Residential – B

N

-

792.00

0.009297

3.Residential – C

N

-

1209.00

0.007438

4.Rural Residential and Small Rural – A

Y

15%

600.00

0.010655

5.Rural Residential and Small Rural – B

Y

15%

852.40

0.009057

6.Rural Residential and Small Rural – C

Y

15%

1,811.30

0.007698

7.Rural

Y

25%

600.00

0.005941733

8.Feedlot

N

-

13,500.00

0.0071

9.Extractive Industry – A

N

-

8,150.00

0.075

10.Extractive Industry – B

N

-

13,500.00

0.075

11.Extractive Industry – Other

N

-

8,400.00

0.075

12.Petroleum Leases – A

N

-

36,000.00

0.5

13.Petroleum Leases – B

N

-

50,000.00

0.43

14.Petroleum Leases – C

N

-

75,000.00

0.37

15.Refinery

N

-

131,730.00

178.50

16.Other Gas and Oil – A

N

-

8,150.00

0.3

17.Other Gas and Oil – B

N

-

13,000.00

0.4

18.Other Oil and Gas – C

N

-

32,000.00

0.5

19.Commercial and/or Industrial

Y

20%

600.00

0.014836682

20.Shopping Centre

N

-

60,200.00

0.0262

21.Community Purposes         

Y

25%

468.50

0.003922716

22.Large Accommodation Camps – A

N

-

60,000

0.3

23.Large Accommodation Camps – B

N

-

100,000

0.4

24.Large Accommodation Camps – C

N

-

140,000

0.45

25.Transformers – Rural

N

-

220.50

0.00982

26.Pump Sites and Bores

N

-

250.00

0.0059469965

27.Other Land

N

-

600.00

0.014836682

 

And,

 

That Rates and Charges are levied by a single rate in the dollar with a set minimum for each rating category.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.6

File Number: D12/27630

Subject Heading:                          Revenue Statement 2012/13

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of the Maranoa Regional Revenue Statement for 2012/13.

 

Resolution No. BM.07.12

Moved Cr Wason                                                          Seconded Cr Denton 

That Council adopt the Maranoa Regional Council 2012-13 Revenue Statement that has been drafted in accordance with the provisions of section 104 of the Local Government Act 2009 and section 106 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.7

File Number: D12/27631

Subject Heading:                          Water Supply Utility Rates and Charges

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report is to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of Water Rates and Charges for the Maranoa and Surat Water Supply Schemes.

 

Resolution No. BM.08.12

Moved Cr O'Neil                                                            Seconded Cr Newman 

That Council makes water charges for 2012/13 financial year on the bases set out below:

 

(1)   Charges are to be levied on all land within the Maranoa Regional Council whether vacant or occupied to which Council is prepared to supply water, together with any land already connected to the Council water supply system;

 

(2)   The charges are also made on the specified bases in respect of any class of land or other structure, a particular structure or a particular parcel of land which water is supplied that is not rateable under Section 33 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010;

 

(3)   All such charges levied shall be used to defray the cost of constructing the water supply facilities including the payment of interest, depreciation and the costs associated with the operation, maintenance and management of the water supply system; and

 

(4)  The basis of the water charges in accordance with Section 35 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 will be for the Maranoa Scheme and the Surat Scheme are set out in this report.  

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.8

File Number: D12/27632

Subject Heading:                          Sewerage Utility Charges

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of Sewerage Utility Charges for the Maranoa Regional Council.

 

Resolution No. BM.09.12

Moved Cr Schefe                                                          Seconded Cr Wason 

That Council levy Sewerage Utility Charges on all property rateable or not, both vacant and occupied, that Council has or is able to provide with services together with any land that is connected to Council’s sewerage systems for the 2012/13 financial year in accordance with Section 33 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 and further, all such charges levied shall be used to defray the cost of the provision of infrastructure and costs associated with the ongoing operation and maintenance of the systems including the payment of interest, depreciation and the costs associated with the operation, maintenance and management of the Sewerage system and Sewerage charges for the 2012/13 financial year be levied in accordance with the details set out in this report.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.9

File Number: D12/27633

Subject Heading:                          Waste Management Utility Rates and Charges

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of Waste Management Utility Charges for the Maranoa Regional Council.

 

Resolution No. BM.10.12

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Denton 

That Council adopt Cleansing and Waste Management Charges in accordance with Section 33 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 for the 2012/13 year on the bases set out in this report and cleansing and waste management charges for the 2012/13 financial year be levied on all lands within the Defined Waste Collection Areas, as per the current Refuse Collection Contract/s.  

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.10

File Number: D12/27634

Subject Heading:                          Separate and Special Charges for the 2012/13 year

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of a Mitchell MPHS Separate Charge a Wild Dog Control Rate and the Amby, Mungallala and Yuleba Rural Fire Special Charges.

 

Resolution No. BM.11.12

Moved Cr O'Neil                                                            Seconded Cr Flynn 

That Council adopt the following Separate Charge, Special Rate and Special Charges :

 

(1)   That in accordance with Section 37 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 Council will levy a Mitchell Multi-Purpose Health Service (MPHS) Separate charge of $186  per annum on each rateable assessment for the 2012/13 year only to assist with funding the construction of a new building in the grounds of the Mitchell Hospital to house a ten bed Aged Care Facility, and

 

(2)   That in accordance with Section 28 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 and the overall plan set out in this report and the Revenue Statement (in accordance with Section 28 (4).

 

          (a) Council makes a Wild Dog Control Special Rate of .0005512 (point zero       zero zero    five five one two) cents in the dollar of unimproved value of all rateable rural           land (Rating Category 7) in the Maranoa Regional Council for the purposes of     raising revenue to assist in the control of dingoes and other           wild dogs and this           special rate be called the “Wild Dog Control Rate” and further;

 

          (b) Council is of the opinion that this rate will specially benefit rural lands        across         the region (Rating Category 7), and

 

(3)   That in accordance with Section 28 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 and Section 128A of the Fire and Rescue Authority Act 1990:

 

          (a) Council is of the opinion that each parcel of rateable land within the town of Amby       with the Maranoa Regional Council will specially benefit from the purchase of          equipment and ongoing operation and maintenance of the Amby Rural Fire         Brigade       in the current or next financial years because each such parcel is within the area for    which the brigade is in charge of fire fighting and fire prevention under the Fire and           Rescue Authority Act 1990;

 

          (b) For the 2012/13 financial year, Council makes a special charge of $65.00     per annum to be levied on each parcel of rateable land identified on the map      for the purpose of raising revenue for the Amby Rural Fire Brigade to assist   with the ongoing operation and maintenance of the service in the current or   next financial years, and

 

(4)   That in accordance with Section 28 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 and Section 128A of the Fire and Rescue Authority Act 1990:

 

(a)   Council is of the opinion that each parcel of rateable land within the town of Mungallala with the Maranoa Regional Council will specially benefit from the purchase of equipment and ongoing operation and maintenance of the Mungallala Rural Fire Brigade in the current or next financial years because each such parcel is within the area for which the brigade is in charge of fire fighting and fire prevention under the Fire and Rescue Authority Act 1990;

 

(b)   For the 2012/13 financial year, Council makes a special charge of $65.00 per annum to be levied on each parcel of rateable land identified on the map for the purpose of raising revenue for the Mungallala Rural Fire Brigade to assist with the ongoing operation and maintenance of the service in the current or next financial years, and,

 

(5)  That in accordance with Section 28 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 and Section 128A of the Fire and Rescue Authority Act 1990:

          (a) Council is of the opinion that each parcel of rateable land within the town of       Yuleba with the Maranoa Regional Council will specially benefit from the          purchase     of equipment and ongoing operation and maintenance of the       Yuleba Rural Fire          Brigade in the current or next financial years because each           such parcel is within the         area for which the brigade is in charge of fire fighting and fire prevention           under the    Fire and Rescue Authority Act 1990;

 

          (b) For the 2012/13 financial year, Council makes a special charge of $65.00     per annum to be levied on each parcel of rateable land identified on the map      for the purpose of raising revenue for the Yuleba Rural Fire Brigade to assist   with the ongoing operation and maintenance of the service in the current or   next financial years.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.11

File Number: D12/27635

Subject Heading:                          Administration of the Rating System

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of certain administrative measures for the Administration of the Maranoa Regional Council Rating system including levying, discount and remission, arrangements and subdividers discount.

 

Discussion:

Council requested information be provided to the community around the fee structure for wild dog control being legislated by the State Government as part of the state precept.

 

Resolution No. BM.12.12

Moved Cr Newman                                                       Seconded Cr Wason 

That Council adopt the following administrative resolutions:

 

(1)  That Council levy all rates and charges in the Maranoa Regional Council in two (2) levies in accordance with Section 41 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010,

(2)  That Council require all rates to be paid within the thirty (30) days following the date of issue in accordance with Section 52 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010,

(3)  That Council allow ten per centum (10%) by way of discount on all 2011/12 general rates levied in the Maranoa Regional Council with the exception of the state fire levy, wild dog control, water charges, excess water charge (Surat only), water consumption charges, garbage charges, sewerage charges, Amby Rural Fire Charge, Mungallala Rural Fire Charge and Yuleba Rural Fire Charges levied in the Maranoa Regional Council provided same are paid in full, along with any outstanding arrears, within thirty (30) days of the date of levy in accordance with Section 64 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010,

(4)  That Council levy interest at the rate of eleven (11) per centum per annum (daily compound) on all rates and charges in arrears at in accordance with Section 67 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010, and

(5)  That in accordance with Section 54 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 Council will grant an annual concession of $200.00 on rates and charges to all eligible pensioners in accordance with the conditions outlined in the Revenue Statement 2012/13 and

(6)  That Council adopt the Miscellaneous Debt Recovery and Rates Recovery Policies attached which incorporate the requirements for Payments by Instalments as required by Section 63 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation and action to be taken by Council when rates become overdue.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.12

File Number: D12/27639

Subject Heading:                          Internal Audit Committee and Internal Audit   Policy

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the endorsement and re-adoption of Policy concerning the Internal Audit Process and Internal Audit Committee.

 

Resolution No. BM.13.12

Moved Cr Denton                                                          Seconded Cr O'Neil 

That Council adopt the Internal Audit Policy as presented in accordance with Section 155 of the Local Government (Finance, Plans and Reporting) Regulation 2010 and with Section 105 of the Local Government Act 2009, and

 

That Council adopts the policy for the continuation of the Audit Committee in accordance with Section 105 of the Local Government Act 2009.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

 

 

Item Number:                                   3.13

File Number: D12/27641

Subject Heading:                          Register of Fees and Charges

Author and Officer’s Title:                Matthew McGoldrick, Director Community Services

 

Executive Summary: 

The purpose of this report was to seek Council’s approval for the adoption of the cost recovery and statutory fees to be included in the Register of Fees and Charges for 2012/2013.

 

 

Resolution No. BM.14.12

Moved Cr Price                                                             Seconded Cr Flynn 

That Council adopt the Cost-Recovery Fees in accordance with Section 97 of the Local Government Act 2009 and that Council adopt the Commercial Fees as included in the attachment to this report and that all the Fees and Charges be incorporated into the Register of Fees and Charges 2012/2013.

 

CARRIED                                                                                                                      8/0

 

Delegated Officer

Director Corporate Services

  

 

CLOSURE

 

There being no further business, the Mayor thanked Council for their attendance and declared the meeting closed at 9.24am.

                                 

 

These Minutes are to be confirmed at the next General Meeting of Council to be held on 26 September 2012, at the Roma Administration Centre.

 

 

 

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