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

 

27 OCTOBER 2021 AND 24 NOVEMBER 2021 COUNCIL MEETINGS

Council will return to face-to-face Council Meetings in the Council Chambers from the 27 October 2021 Council Meeting onwards.

Due to the current Public Health Order in place, all members of the public attending the Council Meetings held 27 October 2021 and 24 November 2021 must provide evidence of receiving 2 doses of a recognised COVID-19 vaccine, at time of entry to the Council Chambers.

Acceptable vaccination status evidence includes:

  1. Australian Government Health Digital Copy of COVID 19 Immunization Certificate.
  2. Hard copy of Australian Government Health COVID 19 Immunization Certificate.
  3. Completed and signed COVID-19 VACCINE MEDICAL CONTRAINDICATION form completed by a register medical professional.  A copy of the form is available below.

Unvaccinated persons cannot attend the Council Meeting in-person, but as an alternative they can watch the Council Meeting which will be Live-streamed via YouTube.  From 1 December 2021 all members of the public (vaccinated and unvaccinated) will be able to attend Council Meetings in-person.

Due to the restrictions, attendance limits at the Council Chambers are also in place.  Please register your attendance 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.

 

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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.

 

Register to attend Council Meeting / Public Forum Session