ORANGE CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES OF THE

Finance Policy Committee

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

ON 2 July 2019

COMMENCING AT 7.50pm


 1      Introduction

Attendance

Cr J McRae (Chairperson), Cr R Kidd (Mayor), Cr S Romano (Deputy Mayor), Cr K Duffy, Cr J Hamling, Cr J McRae, Cr T Mileto, Cr S Munro, Cr S Nugent, Cr M Previtera, Cr G Taylor, Cr R Turner, Cr J Whitton

Acting General Manager (Waddell), Acting Director Development Services (Hodges), Director Community, Recreation and Cultural Services, Director Technical Services, Governance Coordinator, Manager Corporate and Community Relations, Manager Engineering Services, Manager Development Assessment.

 

APOLOGIES AND LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Nil

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

Nil

2       General Reports

2.1     Requests for Financial Assistance - Quarter 1 of 2019/20 - General Donations

TRIM Reference:        2019/1280

RESOLVED - 19/351                                                                           Cr J Hamling/Cr S Munro

The Council resolves:

1        That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Preschool Kindergarten (rates reimbursement).

2        That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the 3rd Orange Scout Camp (rates reimbursement).

3        That a donation of $600.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the City of Orange Eisteddfod Society Inc (prize giving).

4        That a donation of $300.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Lacemakers (equipment purchase).

5        That a donation of $488.98 be made from the General Donations Program to the Spring Hill Recreation Trust (equipment purchase).

6        That a donation of $1,286.81 be made from the General Donations Program to the Girl Guides Association - Orange District (rates reimbursement).

7        That a donation of $1,500.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Canobolas Highland Pipe Band (performances throughout the year).

8        That the donation request from Penny Todman be declined.

9        That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Community Broadcasters (equipment purchase).

10      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange and District Early Education Program.

11      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Bowen Community Technology Centre (education project).

12      That a donation of $1,020.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Matthew Brown (United Nations National Youth Conference).

13      That a donation of $1,150.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Australian Breastfeeding Association - Orange (equipment purchase and running meetings).

14      That a donation of $500.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the War Widows Guild of Australia - Orange (outings, lunches and other events).

15      That a donation of $1,859.63 be made from the General Donations Program to Colour City Creatives (rates reimbursement).

16      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Push for Palliative (OP4P) (Palliative Care Garden - hire-fees reduction).

17      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to The Shepherd Centre (Reach Out and Connect).

18      That a donation of $1,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Public School P & C Association (Orange Open Gardens).

19      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Bush Nippers (hire-fees reduction for using Orange Aquatic Centre).

20      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Eight Day Games Committee (Orange Eight Day Games 2019).

21      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to the Orange Stroke Recovery Group (equipment purchase and activities).

22      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to Fusion Australia Ltd (Place of Rest and Relaxation).

23      That a donation of $2,000.00 be made from the General Donations Program to Lifeline Central West Inc (support of Lifeline services).

 

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Nil

 

2.2     Requests for Financial Assistance - Quarter 1 of 2019/20 - Event Sponsorship

TRIM Reference:        2019/1312

RESOLVED - 19/352                                                                         Cr K Duffy/Cr M Previtera

The Council resolves:

1        That funding of $600 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Fire and Ice Orange Incorporated (Council venue and cleaning fees reimbursement).

2        That funding of $3,000 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Central West Mums Group (seed funding for event promotion).

3        That funding of $500 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Emus Rugby Club (event promotion).

4        That funding of $1,000 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Climate Action Orange (seed funding for event promotion).

5        That funding of $5,000 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Orange Region Vignerons Association (event promotion).

6        That funding of $500 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the City of Orange Veterans Golf Incorporated (event promotion).

7        That funding of $3,500 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the HD Awareness Orange Incorporated (Council venue fees and event promotion).

8        That funding of $2,400 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Lions Club of Orange (event promotion).

9        That funding of $5,000 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Australian National Field Days Incorporated (event promotion).

10      That funding of $5,000 be made from the Major Promotions Event Funding Program to the Rotary Club of Orange (event promotion).

11      Place the proposed allocation of funds to Fire and Ice Orange Incorporated and Central West Mums Group who are businesses acting for profit on public exhibition  for a minimum of 28 days (in accordance with section 356 of the Local Government Act 1993).

 

For: Unanimous

Against: Nil

Absent: Nil

 

The Meeting Closed at 7.55pm