Council Meetings

Last updated: 21 Dec, 2021 01:26pm

All council decisions are made at council meetings or through them. They are either made at the meeting or under delegated authority to others.

Council decisions are made by a majority of the councillors present at the meeting voting in favour, providing a quorum is present. If there is a tied vote the mayor, who chairs council meetings, has a second casting vote.

All councillors present at a council meeting may vote on every motion, unless they have a conflict of interest.

Provide leadership, oversight, and governance for council activities and raise issues raised by community members.

Council decisions are made by a majority of the councillors present at the meeting voting in favour, providing a quorum is present. If there is a tied vote the mayor, who chairs council meetings, has a second casting vote.

All councillors present at a council meeting may vote on every motion, unless they have a conflict of interest.

Personnel

  • Chair: Greg Lang
  • Deputy Chair: Rebecca Vergunst
  • Members: Cr R Cherry-Campbell, Cr S Cretney, Cr B Deller, Cr J Greathead, Cr R Keys, Cr D Williams

Govern and oversee the council’s work to provide sustainable district well-being; local infrastructure, including water, sewerage, stormwater, roads; environmental safety and health, district emergency management and civil defence preparedness, building control, public health inspections, and other environmental health matters; and controlling the effects of land use, and the effects of activities on the surface of lakes and rivers.

Quorum

Three elected members.

  • 9 February
  • 30 March [4pm]
  • 25 May
  • 29 June
  • 31 August
  • 26 October (Inaugural)
  • 14 December

Attending a meeting

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend meetings of Council and Committees.

Some parts of a meeting may be held in exclusion of the public.

Information on this is available in Section 18 of the Council Standing Orders [Standing Orders: Download/View ].

Public Forum

A public forum is provided at the start of meetings, where anyone can address elected members.

Call us on 06 379 403 if you wish to participate in this public forum.

Full details of the rules for speaking at the public forum is available in Section 15 of the Council Standing Orders [Standing Orders: Download/View ].

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