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City of hobart

AGENDA

Council Meeting

 

Open Portion

 

Monday, 19 March 2018

 

at 5:00 pm

Council Chamber, Town Hall

 

RECOMMENDATIONS UNDER SEPARATE COVER

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Reports of Committees. 2

Finance and Governance Committee

18.     Hobart City Vision Project: Presentation by Community Panellists. 2

19.     Notice of Motion - Code of Conduct  - Bias and Conflict of Interest 2

20.     Code for Tenders and Contracts - Tender and Quotation Exemption Reporting  3

 


 

Recommendations Under Separate Cover (Open Portion)

Council Meeting

Page 2

 

19/3/2018

 

 

Reports of Committees

 

Finance and Governance Committee

 

 

18.      Hobart City Vision Project: Presentation by Community Panellists

            File Ref: F18/20682;  F18/20682

Ref:    Open FGC 6.1, 14/03/2018

 

That    1.    The Council receive and note the presentation from Community Panellists, as the core input leading into a subsequent comprehensive project report and draft Hobart City Vision document.

2.    The Council convey its sincere thanks to the Panel Members from the Hobart City Vision Project.

 

 

 

 

 

19.      Notice of Motion - Code of Conduct  - Bias and Conflict of Interest

            File Ref: F18/7408; 15/153-167

Ref:    Open FGC 6.2, 14/03/2018

 

That    1.    The Council note the advice provided by Simmons Wolfhagen dated 16 February 2018.

2.    The Council write to the Director of Local Government expressing its concern with the materiality test in the Code of Conduct and in light of the advice from Simmons Wolfhagen, request the removal of the test from the code.

3.    The Council provide the advice, by Simmons Wolfhagen dated 16 February 2018, to the Local Government Association of Tasmania for use in their global advice for newly elected members.

 

 

 

 


 

20.      Code for Tenders and Contracts - Tender and Quotation Exemption Reporting

            File Ref: F18/17602

Ref:    Open FGC 6.3, 14/03/2018

 

That    1.    A report of exemptions granted from the requirement to seek 3 written quotes be presented to the Finance and Governance Committee as at 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 31 December each year.

2.    The Council adopt the amended City of Hobart Code for Tenders and Contracts marked as Attachment A to item 6.3 of the Open Finance and Governance Committee agenda of 14 March 2018..

3.    The General Manager be authorised to finalise the City of Hobart Code for Tenders and Contracts and arrange for it to be made available to the public in paper format from the Council’s Customer Service Centre and in electronic format from Council’s website.

4.    In all cases where the Council appoints an agent, the agent must be made aware of, and where applicable, comply with the Hobart Code for Tenders and Contracts policy.