AGENDA AND BUSINESS PAPER

 

 

Sister City Community Committee

 

 

 

To be held on
Thursday 4 July 2019

AT 4:30pm

 

 

 

Cnr Baylis and Morrow Streets,
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
PO Box 20, Wagga Wagga

 

Phone: 1300 292 442
Fax: 02 6926 9199
Website:
www.wagga.nsw.gov.au

 


Reports submitted to the Sister City Community Committee to be held on Thursday 4 July 2019.

Sister City Community Committee AGENDA AND BUSINESS PAPER

Thursday 4 July 2019

ORDER OF BUSINESS:

CLAUSE               PRECIS                                                                                            PAGE

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY                                                                              2

APOLOGIES

Confirmation of Minutes                                                                                          2

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Reports from Staff

RP-1            ELECTION OF COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON AND DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON       3

RP-2            SISTER CITY ACTIVITIES FOR 2020                                                          4       2

QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE 


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

Confirmation of Minutes

CM-1              SISTER CITY COMMUNITY COMMITTEE MINUTES - 28 MARCH 2019       

 

Recommendation

That the Minutes of the proceedings of the Sister City Community Committee Meeting held on 28 March 2019 be confirmed as a true and accurate record.

 

 

Attachments

 

1.

Sister City Community Committee - Minutes - 28 March 2019

7

   

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST


Report submitted to the Sister City Community Committee on Thursday 4 July 2019

RP-1

 

Reports from Staff

RP-1               ELECTION OF COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON AND DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

Author:         Elizabeth Cox 

Director:       Peter Thompson

         

 

Summary:

The purpose of this report is to facilitate the election of the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson for the Sister City Committee.

 

 

Recommendation

That the Committee:

a       elect a Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson

b       accept a term of one or two years for the elected Committee positions of           Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson

 

Report

At the Sister City Committee held on the 26 May 2017, the Committee recommended to Council to appoint Ms Robyn McPherson as Chairperson and Mrs Janine Tout as Deputy Chairperson.

 

The term of elected Committee positions was for a two-year term.

 

The purpose of this report is to facilitate an election of a Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson as the two-year term has now expired.

 

Committee Members who are interested in the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson should self-nominate.

 

 

Link to Strategic Plan

Community Leadership and Collaboration

Objective: We are active community members

Outcome: We recognise we all have a role to play

 

 

 

  


Report submitted to the Sister City Community Committee on Thursday 4 July 2019

RP-2

 

RP-2               SISTER CITY ACTIVITIES FOR 2020

Author:         Elizabeth Cox 

Director:       Peter Thompson

         

 

Summary:

The purpose of this item is to discuss the Sister City Budget Plan and related activities for 2020.

 

 

Recommendation

For open discussion with the Committee

 

Report

At the Sister City Community Committee Meeting held on the 28 March 2019 it was noted that discussion should be held at the next meeting to discuss the Sister City budget plan for 2020, noting that there was a plan for a major event and to invite all Sister Cities to visit Wagga Wagga in 2020.

 

 

Link to Strategic Plan

Community Place and Identity

Objective: We have opportunities to connect with others

Outcome: Groups, programs and activities bring us together

 

 

 

Attachments

 

1.

Sister City Relationship Financial Plan

 

  


Report submitted to the Sister City Community Committee on Thursday 4 July 2019

RP-2

 

  


QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE 

 


Reports submitted to the Sister City Community Committee to be held on Thursday 4 July 2019.

 

apologies

 

Nil

 

 

PRESENT

 

The Mayor, Councillor Greg Conkey OAM

Councillor Rod Kendall

Councillor Kerry Pascoe

Mrs Ali Tanner

Mr Brian Andrews PSM

Mrs Janine Tout

Mrs Lesley Vennell

Mrs Melissa McKinnon

Mrs Robyn McPherson

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Mr Scott Gray, Manager Executive Services

Mrs Liz Cox, Executive Assistant – Mayor

Ms Stina Constantine, Miss Wagga Wagga                           

 

 

The meeting of the Sister City Community Committee commenced at 4.30pm.

Acknowledgement Of Country

I would like to Acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this Land, on which this meeting takes place and to pay my respects to Elders past and present.

 

Confirmation of Minutes

CM-1         Sister City Community Committee - Minutes - 6 December 2018

 

Recommendation

          On the Motion of Mrs L Vennell and Mrs J Tout

 

That the Minutes of the proceedings of the Sister City Community Committee Meeting held on 6 December 2018 be confirmed as a true and accurate record.

CARRIED

 

At  this stage of the meeting it was requested by the Mayor, Councillor Greg Conkey OAM for RP-2 OFFICIAL DELEGATION TO THE 2019 STADTMAUERFEST IN NöRDLINGEN to be moved forward to be considered before RP-1 Request for Partnership between Wagga Wagga and Koya City in Kurdistan-Iraq.

 

Declarations Of Interest

Nil

Reports from Staff

 

RP-2          OFFICIAL DELEGATION TO THE 2019 STADTMAUERFEST IN NöRDLINGEN

 

Recommendation

          On the Motion of Councillors K Pascoe and R Kendall

 

That the Committee:

a       receive and note the update on the progress of the Official Delegation travelling to Nördlingen

b       note the members travelling in the Official Delegation will be

·    The Mayor, Councillor G Conkey OAM

·    Mrs Jenny Conkey

·    Deputy Mayor, Councillor D Tout

·    Mrs Janine Tout

·    Miss Stina Constantine, Miss Wagga Wagga

·    Miss Presslea Cowan, Miss Community Princess

·    Mrs Robyn McPherson, Sister City Community Committee Member

·    Mrs Ali Tanner, Sister City Community Committee Member

·    Mr Lindsay Tanner

·    Ms Sally Tanner

CARRIED

 

  

 


 

 

RP-1          Request for Partnership between Wagga Wagga and Koya City in Kurdistan-Iraq

 

Recommendation

On the Motion of Councillors K Pascoe and R Kendall

That the Committee:

a       consider the request for a partnership between Wagga Wagga and Koya City in Kurdistan-Iraq

b       decline the request for partnership between Wagga Wagga and Koya City in Kurdistan-Iraq

c       refer the Koya City in Kurdistan-Iraq to the Sister City Association

d       conduct a review of Council’s guidelines regarding the existing sister cities/ friendships with Council

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

BWN-1           The committee discussed the proposed meeting date for the 20 June 2019, due to the Mayors schedule he is unavailable to attend.

 

                        The Committee agreed to hold the meeting on the 4 July 2019. An updated meeting request will be distributed to all committee Members.

BWN-2           Mrs J Tout discussed contacting local primary schools to gauge their interest in writing letters to primary school students in Nördlingen.

                        Mrs J Tout will work with the Mayors Office to progress this matter.

BWN-3           Mr S Gray discussed the Sister City budget plan for 2020, noting that it there was a plan for a major event and to invite all Sister Cities to visit Wagga Wagga in 2020. Further discussion around the timing of the visit will occur at the next meeting.

 

The Sister City Community Committee rose at 5:26pm.