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UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19 AND PUBLIC FORUM SESSION / COUNCIL MEETING ARRANGEMENTS

Due to the restrictions, attendance limits are in place and members of the public must register their attendance at a Public Forum Session/Council Meeting by completing the online form below and submitting no later than 4pm the day prior to the Council Meeting. A message will advise if your registration has been accepted, or whether the attendance limit has already been reached.

Council Meetings are held in the Council Chambers on the last Wednesday of each month (with the exception of January) and commence at 6:30pm.  A Public Forum Session is held prior to each Council Meeting commencing at 6:15pm and concluding at 6:30pm.

Council will return to face-to-face Council Meetings and Public Forum Sessions in the Council Chambers from the February 2021 Council Meeting with the option for Councillors, staff and Public Forum presenters to join via videoconference if they wish.

To comply with the current NSW Government Public Health Order, a COVID-19 Safety Plan is in place for the return of Council Meetings and Public Forum Sessions in the Council Chambers.

Should you be unsuccessful in attending a Council Meeting in person, a livestream recording of the Council Meeting can be viewed via YouTube or the webcast can be viewed after the meeting by following the webcasts link below.

Members of the public who wish to address Council during the Public Forum Session must also complete the registration form by 4:00pm the day prior to the Council Meeting.  Public Forum presenters have the option to attend in person or to join the meeting via videoconference if they wish.  If attending in person please ensure that you register your attendance below.

All standard COVID check-in procedures will apply (QR code check-in and hand sanitising etc.) when you arrive at the Council Chambers, and Council staff will be available to assist you.

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Ordinary Council meetings are held at 6:30pm on the last Wednesday of every month, unless changed by a resolution of Council. Typically Council resolves to hold their December meeting earlier in the month and does not hold a meeting in January.

Council Business Papers are made publicly available and are usually uploaded on to Council's website the Friday prior to the ordinary monthly Council meeting.

Minutes from the previous Council meeting are also made publicly available as soon as is possible after they have been confirmed at the following monthly meeting.

Business Papers and Minutes can also be viewed at the City Library or at Council's Administrative Centre.

Following is a list of Council Meeting dates for 2021:

DATE

PUBLIC FORUM SESSION

COUNCIL MEETING

24 February 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

31 March 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

28 April 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

26 May 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

30 June 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

28 July 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

25 August 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

29 September 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

27 October 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

24 November 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

*8 December 2021

6:15pm – 6:30pm

6:30pm

*note - The date for December Council Meeting may change, this is the proposed date The date is set by Council Resolution towards the end of the year.

Extraordinary Council Meetings may be called as required and are advertised on Council’s website.

 

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