ORANGE CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES OF THE

Finance Policy Committee

HELD IN Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Byng Street, Orange

ON 2 August 2016

COMMENCING AT 8.44pm


 1      Introduction

Attendance

Cr K Duffy (Chairperson), Cr J Davis OAM (Mayor), Cr C Gryllis (Deputy Mayor), Cr A Brown, Cr R Gander, Cr J Hamling, Cr R Kidd, Cr S Munro, Cr G Taylor, Cr R Turner, Cr J Whitton

General Manager, Acting Director Corporate and Commercial Services, Director Development Services, Director Community, Recreation and Cultural Services, Director Technical Services, Manager Corporate and Community Relations, Manager Financial Services, Commercial and Emergency Services Manager, Works Manager

 

APOLOGIES

 

RESOLVED - 16/317                                                                         Cr J Hamling/Cr S Munro

That the apology be accepted from Cr N Jones for the Finance Policy Committee of Orange City Council on 2 August 2016.

 

1.1     DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTERESTS, SIGNIFICANT NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND LESS THAN SIGNIFICANT NON-PECUNIARY INTERESTS

  Nil


 

2       Committee Minutes

2.1     Minutes of the Audit and Risk Management Committee - 24 June 2016

TRIM Reference:        2016/1581

RESOLVED - 16/318                                                                           Cr R Gander/Cr C Gryllis

1    That the Council endorse the preparation of a brief for an external audit of the Internal Audit program and Audit and Risk Management Committee performance, but that the General Manager discuss with the General Managers of Bathurst Regional Council and Western Plains Regional Council the deferment of the project until the merger decisions are made and proposed amendments to the Local Government Act regarding internal audit are determined.

2    That the balance of the minutes of the meeting of the Audit and Risk Management Committee held on 24 June 2016 be adopted.

 

 

3       General Reports

3.1     Statement of Bank Balances as at 30 June 2016

TRIM Reference:        2016/1626

RESOLVED - 16/319                                                                              Cr R Kidd/Cr R Gander

That the information provided in the report by the Accounting Officer – Management on the Statement of Bank Balances as at 30 June 2016 be acknowledged.

 

 

3.2     Request for Financial Assistance

TRIM Reference:        2016/1641

RESOLVED - 16/320                                                                           Cr A Brown/Cr S Munro

1        That Council approve the requests from Catherine McAuley School to the amount of $1,169.15, Orange Business Chamber to the amount of $3,000.00, Parkrun to the amount of $247.35, and decline the request from Orange District Cricket Association as the General Donations budget is fully allocated.

2        That Council decline the request from Event Trekkerz, and note the in-kind support already provided and on offer.

 

 

 The Meeting Closed at 8.45 PM.