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Biannual Personal Interests Return Summary for the CEO and Nominated Officers September 2021

The Local Government Act 2020 (Victoria) and associated regulations state that Council must publish a summary of the matters disclosed in the personal interest returns of certain specified officers. Personal interest returns are completed by specified officers to promote transparency and integrity in the operation of local government.

Rebecca McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and Position of specified person Rebecca McKenzie
Position held by specified person Chief Executive Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Zoological Parks and Gardens Board (Director/Board Member and Board Chair)
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of DARE Superannuation Fund (Self-managed super fund)
5. Paid employment Zoological Parks and Gardens Board (Board Director)
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own of have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts recieved NIL
12. Other interests NIL

 

Summary of Initial Personal Interests for Nominated Officers:

Brooke Ranken, Manager Community Safety and Compliance

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Brooke Ranken, Manager Community Safety and Compliance
Date of specified person lodged the personal interest return 29 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None disclosed

Jarrod Cole, Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Jarrod Cole, Deputy Municipal Building Surveyor
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 28 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received  NIL
12. Other interests None Disclosed

John Vastianos, Chief Financial Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person John Vastianos, Chief Financial Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 7 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None Disclosed

Keith Franklyn, Manager Building and Properties

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Keith Franklyn, Manager Building and Properties
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of KVSuperfund
ABN 25491510535
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality

A property in McKinnon which is the nominated officer’s place of residence

A property in Bentleigh (tenanted as a residence)
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None Disclosed

Kellie Vise, Chief Transformation Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Kellie Vise, Chief Transformation Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 14 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None Disclosed

Mark Dornau, Interim Manager, Parks Services

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Mark Dornau, Interim Manager, Parks Services
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 28 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is in the suburb of Moorabbin
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests NIL

Mark Saunders, Director, Community Wellbeing

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Mark Saunders, Director, Community Wellbeing
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 28 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests NIL

Mary-Anne Palatsides, Executive Manager People and Culture

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Mary-Anne Palatsides, Executive Manager People and Culture
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 27 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principle place of residence is within the suburb of Burwood
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None disclosed

Matthew Slavin, Manager City Futures

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Matthew Slavin, Manager City Futures
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 7 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Cheltenham
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None disclosed

Niall McDonough, Director Infrastructure and Open Space

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Niall McDonough​, Directory Infrastructure and Open Space
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 14 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None disclosed

Nicoleta (Nicki) Babatsikos, Municipal Building Surveyor/Co-ordinator Planning and Building Compliance

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Nicoleta (Nicki) Babatsikos, Municipal Building Surveyor/ Co-ordinator Planning and Building Compliance
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 30 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Director)
BNA Investments Pty Ltd (Director)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Director)
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of

Green PNT Trust (investments in listed shares)
Precision Building Consultants Trust (consulting business)
BNA Investment Trust (dormant)
B&B Superannuation Fund (self-managed super fund)

5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Trustee for the Precision Building Consultants Trust)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Trustee for the B&B Super Fund)
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest Precision Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Trustee for the Precision Building Consultants Trust)
BNA Investments Pty Ltd (Investment activities)
B&B Superannuation Pty Ltd (Trustee for the B&B Super Fund)
Graf Building Consultants Pty Ltd (Investment Activities)
Green PNT Pty Ltd (Trustee for Green PNT Trust)
10. Personal Debt BNA Investments Pty Ltd
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests Spouse owns property in City of Bayside

Paul Barrett, Chief Information Officer

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Paul Barrett, Chief Information Officer
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 28 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received  NIL
12. Other interests None disclosed

Paul Wood, Manager Urban Planning

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Paul Wood, Manager Urban Planning
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests Declared spouse is a partner at a law firm which has provided legal services to Council

Pauline Hassakis, Procurement & Contracts Manager

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Pauline Hassakis, Procurement & Contracts Manager
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 28 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Carnegie
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None disclosed

Ron Torres, Executive Director (Planning, Place and Sustainability)

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Ron Torres, Executive Director (Planning, Place and Sustainability)
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality

Principal place of residence is within the suburb of Aspendale

A property in Hampton which is a residence 

8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests Child currently works in a bakery in the municipality as a kitchen hand

Peter Swabey, Director of Corporate Services

Summary of Personal Interests Response
Name and position of the specified person Peter Swabey, Director of Corporate Services
Date specified person lodged the personal interest return 8 September 2021
1. Corporate Directorships or members of a governing body NIL
2. Member of an unincorporated association NIL
3. Partnerships or joint ventures NIL
4. Trusts that you are a trustee or a beneficiary of NIL
5. Paid employment NIL
6. Consultancies, contracts or agencies NIL
7. Land that you own or have beneficial interest in the municipality or adjoining municipality NIL
8. Shares owned or beneficial interest NIL
9. Companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling interest NIL
10. Personal Debt NIL
11. Gifts received NIL
12. Other interests None disclosed