Standing Committees

Standing Committee Meetings have been reintroduced into the monthly Council Meeting process and will operate in accordance with Council’s adopted Code of Meeting Practice Policy.  Standing Committees are held for the purpose of considering and making recommendations to the monthly Council Meeting regarding reports from Council Officers.

The three Standing Committees are:

Works Committee – which will consider all matters relating to garbage services, parks and gardens, animal control and any other function the Council delegates.

Health and Building Committee – which will consider all matters relating to cultural activities, Library, Art Gallery, Geocentre and any other function the Council delegates.

Policy and General Committee – which will consider all matters relating to corporate services, heritage, tourism and any other function the Council delegates.

Standing Committee Meetings are open to the public to attend and will be held in the Council Chambers commencing at 5:30pm on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the week preceding the monthly Council Meeting.

The Business Papers for the Standing Committees will be published on Council’s website on the Friday of the week prior.

Below is a schedule of dates for Standing Committee Meetings and Council Meetings for 2022:

 

Month

2022

Committee Meetings
held 5:30pm in the Council Chambers
Monday (Works Committee),
Tuesday (Health and Building Committee) & Wednesday (Policy and General Committee)

Council Meetings held 6:30pm in the Council Chambers

February

Monday 14, Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 /2

Wednesday 23/2

March

Monday 21, Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23/3

Wednesday 30/3

*April

*Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20/4

Wednesday 27/4

May

Monday 16, Tuesday 17 & Wednesday 18/5

Wednesday 25/5

**June

**Tuesday 14 & Wednesday 15/6

Wednesday 29/6

July

Monday 18, Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20/7

Wednesday 27/7

August

Monday 22, Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 24/8

Wednesday 31/8

September

Monday 19, Tuesday 20 & Wednesday 21/9

Wednesday 28/9

October

Monday 17, Tuesday 18 & Wednesday 19/10

Wednesday 26/10

November

Monday 21, Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23/11

Wednesday 30/11

December

Monday 12, Tuesday 13 & Wednesday 14/12

Wednesday 21/12

January 2023

No Committee Meetings held in January 2023 as per Council resolution (minute no. 46954)

n/a 

* Two Committee Meetings will be held on Tuesday 19 April 2022 due to the Easter Monday public holiday.

** June Committee Meetings have been reschedule to the week prior to the normal Committee week and avoiding the Queen's Birthday public holiday.  Two Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday 14 June (Works and Health & Building) and the Policy & General Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday 15 June.

Note the dates for the December Committee Meetings and Council Meeting are set as per Council resolution (minute no. 46954).