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City of hobart


Annual General Meeting


Monday, 19 November 2018

at 7:30 pm

Venue: Lord Mayor's Court Room, Town Hall



Our mission is to ensure good governance of our capital City.


The Council is:

about people

We value people – our community, our customers and colleagues.


We take pride in our work.


We look for ways to create value.


We’re accessible and focused on service.


We respect diversity in people and ideas.

making a difference

We recognise that everything we do shapes Hobart’s future.





Annual General Meeting

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Annual General Meeting held Monday, 19 November 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Lord Mayor's Court Room, Town Hall.



Lord Mayor A M Reynolds

Deputy Lord Mayor H Burnet

Alderman M Zucco

Alderman J R Briscoe

Alderman P T Sexton

Alderman D C Thomas

Alderman T M Denison

Alderman W F Harvey

Alderman S Behrakis

Alderman M Dutta

Alderman H Ewin

Alderman Z Sherlock





Leave of Absence: Nil.


1.       Open THE MEETING








2.       Minutes of the 2017 annual general meeting


The Chairman will note the minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting held on Monday, 20 November 2017, which were endorsed by the Council at its meeting held on Monday, 22 January 2018.




3.       Meeting Precedures


The Meeting Procedures for the Annual General Meeting are attached for information.


Attachment A:      Meeting Procedures


4.       City of Hobart Annual Report


4.1      The Lord Mayor will address the meeting in relation to the City’s achievements for the 2017/2018 year in review and the Annual Report.


4.2      Acknowledgement of written submissions from electors of the City of Hobart in relation to the 2017/2018 Annual Report.


4.3      The General Manager will invite questions from the community in relation to the 2017/2018 Annual Report and the Council’s activities.


4.4      The Lord Mayor will call for a motion to adopt the 2017/2018 City of Hobart Annual Report.




5.       Closure of Meeting



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Annual General Meeting

Meeting Procedures


1.      The Annual General Meeting is in essence a Council Meeting and will therefore be conducted in accordance with the usual Council procedures for the conduct of its meetings.


2.      The procedures which will apply to this meeting include:


(i)      all discussion will be addressed through the Lord Mayor as the Chairman of the meeting;

(ii)     for minute taking purposes, speakers are asked to identify themselves to the meeting before speaking.


3.      In relation to the moving of motions, the following procedures apply:


(i)      An Alderman or, a member of the public who is an elector of the Hobart City Council municipal area, may move or second a motion.


(ii)     All motions must be seconded before any debate can commence on that motion;


(iii)    only one motion and one amendment may be before the Chairman at any time;


(iv)    Aldermen and electors of the Hobart City Council municipal area may vote on motions and amendments;


(v)     a resolution is passed by half plus one of the Aldermen and electors present voting in favour of a motion or amendment; and


(vi)    in speaking to a motion, individuals may speak only once and for a maximum of 5 minutes.


4.      A motion passed at the Annual General Meeting will be considered at the next ordinary meeting of the Council on 3 December 2018.