Register of Notices of Motion

Register of Notices of Motion

Notice of Motions submitted by Elected Members are recorded in a Register and the status of motions updated accordingly.
Meeting Type Meeting Date Minute No. Subject Notice of Motion Submitted Officer Recommendation Council Decision Submitted by Status
Ordinary 12/3/2020 0052 Prepare for a Possible Covid-19 Spread to the City of Cockburn That Council investigate what, if anything can be done from a Local Government perspective, to prepare for a possible COVID-19 spread to the City of Cockburn and especially the possible non-health related preparations that could be taken in advance if a lockdown were to occur. That Council note the report. That Council note the report. Cr Chamonix Terblanche No further action required.
Ordinary 13/2/2020 0025 Climate Change Impact on the City of Cockburn That Council,
1.   Declare we are in a state of climate emergency that requires urgent action by all levels of government, including by local councils.
2.   Reaffirm our commitment to collaborate with other Councils and Governing bodies through forums such as WALGA in order to take collective action to reduce the carbon emissions of our municipalities.
3.   Recognise that the technology, expertise and capacity exists for humans to mitigate and adapt to this global challenge, but that collaboration and action is essential.
4.   Acknowledge that the City of Cockburn is likely to be substantially affected by climate impacts, particularly sea level rise, heat waves, fire, drought and floods.
5.    Remain a leader in emission reductions, climate change adaptation and mitigation amongst the local government bodies of Western Australia.
6.    Request that the City’s Climate Change Strategy for the next decade, to be developed in 2020, adopt a guiding principle that all Council operations reduce carbon emissions towards the reduction targets contained in the Paris Agreement.
7.         Acknowledge the endeavours of  young people across the world to highlight the need to take urgent action on the dual crises of climate change and species extinction and ask the CEO to convene a Concept Forum that includes representatives from bodies such as School Strike 4 Climate and Uni Students for Climate Justice together with climate scientists, indigenous representatives, an expert economist specialising in the impacts of climate change and how to mitigate them, community members and other specialists in the field.  The findings from the Concept Forum would be presented at a future Councillor briefing session.
That Council:
(1) note the report; 

(2) request WALGA to facilitate and implement a position on climate change initiatives on behalf of all local authorities in Western Australia; and

(3) include public consultation on the declaration of a climate change emergency when reviewing the City's greenhouse emission reduction and adaption plans.
That Council receive the report. Cr Phoebe Corke No further action required.
Special 13/1/2020 0005 Confidential Staff Matter Confidential attachment to the Agenda That Council considers the Notice of Motion received from Cr Chontelle Stone, as provided under separate confidential cover Confidential Staff Matter as contained in the Confidential Report was considered and adopted behind closed doors Cr Chontelle Stone 13/1/2020 - Awaiting outcome of Council decision
Ordinary 12/12/2019 0246 Proposed Addition to Council Meeting Business Procedures That Council includes a provision in the Ordinary Council Meeting agenda for a new item called "Delegates Report" That Council:
(1) not amend its business procedure to include the provision of “Delegates Reports” at Ordinary Council Meetings, and
(2) refer the matter to the Delegated Authorities and Policies (DAP) Committee for consideration of including the process in the “Attendance at Conferences, Seminars and Training“ Policy
Officer's recommendation adopted Cr Chontelle Stone 12/12/2019 - Report prepared and submitted to the Delegated Authorities & Policies (DAP) Committee Meeting - 27 February 2020
Ordinary 12/12/2019 0247 Register of Notices of Motion That Council develops a Register of Notices of Motion raised by Elected Members that includes a progress status and is published on the City's website That Council establishes a Register of Notices of Motion to be published and regularly updated on the City of Cockburn website for a trial period of 12 months, following which public access data be reviewed to determine whether the Register is retained Officer's recommendation adopted Cr Chontelle Stone Register implemented and published on City's website effective December 2019
Ordinary 12/12/2019 0248 Adopt-A-Park Programme in Cockburn That Council creates an Adopt-A-Park Programme in Cockburn That Council note a detailed report will be prepared and presented to the 13 February 2020 Ordinary Council Meeting Officer's recommendation adopted Deputy Mayor Lara Kirkwood 12/12/2019 - Report prepared and submitted to the Ordinary Council Meeting - 13 February 2020
Ordinary 12/12/2019 0249 Planning Investigation Area Jandakot / Treeby - Sub-Regional Planning Framework That Council:
(1) Write to the State Government advocating for land investigation seeking options for Jandakot residents and ratepayers
(2) Bring the date to commence assessment forward from 2023 to 2020.
(3) Seek a briefing for residents, executive and elected members from the State Government outlining their response.
That Council advocates to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) that the Planning Investigation Area Jandakot/ Treeby within the Sub-regional Planning Framework should be prioritised and undertaken Officer's recommendation was not adopted Cr Lee-Anne Smith No further action as no other motion was carried
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