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Council Decided

Council Decided - 2 May 2017

Council considered polling places proposed by the NSW Electoral Commission for the next Mosman Council election scheduled for Saturday 9 September 2017.

Council Decided - 4 April 2017

The latest draft revisions to Council’s Delivery Program, together with a draft 2017-2018 Operational Plan, Budget and Pricing Policy – Schedule of Fees and Charges were considered by Council and endorsed in principle for exhibition.

Council Decided - 7 March 2017

In response to a Mayoral Minute delivered by Mayor Peter Abelson, Council resolved that, in the event of a council election taking place on or around 9 September 2017, a full citizen poll be conducted on the proposed merger of Mosman, North Sydney and Willoughby at that election and the NSW Government be asked to respect the results.

Council Decided - 7 February 2017

Mayor Peter Abelson reported on the recent Australia Day celebrations at Drill Hall Common, which were attended by around 200 people and during which 57 Mosman residents received their Australian citizenship.

Council Decided - 17 January 2017

Council met to consider Council’s proposed submission in response to the Amended Delegate’s Report September 2016 on the Proposal to Merge Mosman with North Sydney and Willoughby Councils.

Council Decided - 6 December 2016

The independent Chair of Council’s Audit Committee, Mr Brian Halstead, was in attendance to present his annual report detailing the work of the Committee over the past year.

Council Decided - 8 November 2016

Council resolved to maintain its practice of meeting on the first Tuesday of the month during 2017. The exceptions to this rule are November, when Council has traditionally met on the second rather than the first Tuesday of the month, and September, when the Council meeting will be moved to the third Tuesday to take account of local government elections scheduled for that month.

Council Decided - 4 October 2016

Council’s Audited Financial Reports and Auditors Reports for 2015/16 were presented to Council following a period of public exhibition. Council’s 2015/16 Financial Statements show an Operating Surplus (before capital grants and contributions) at 30 June 2016 of $1.038 million.

Council Decided – 21 September 2016

Council met to consider the implications of the judgment handed down by Justice Tim Moore in the case of Mosman Municipal Council v Minister for Local Government [2016] NSWLEC 124 on 20 September 2016. It was agreed at the meeting that Council maintain its long standing opposition to forced amalgamation and continue to work with its legal team to maintain Mosman’s independence.

Council Decided - 6 September 2016

Councillor Roy Bendall was elected as Mosman Council’s Deputy Mayor for the 12-month term to September 2017. Councillor Bendall also served as Mosman’s Deputy Mayor from 2012-2015, with Councillor Carolyn Corrigan serving as Deputy Mayor in 2015-16.