Due to the COVID-19 social distancing requirements, from 30 March 2020 until further notice, the Town’s Council meetings will be held using the online meeting platform Zoom. This has been made possible due to amendments to the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, which came into force 25 March 2020.
The Town will still facilitate Public Question Time and Deputations, however, participants are now required to submit their questions and deputations to email@example.com by 3pm on the day of the meeting. The question or deputation will be read out and responded to in the minutes.The public is invited to participate in all meetings by downloading Zoom and entering the meeting ID and password.
Agenda Forum Meeting - 21 April 2020
Meeting ID: 896 306 197
Ordinary Council Meeting - 28 April 2020
Meeting ID: 501 010 725
All attendees will be muted upon meeting entry.
Attending a Council meeting
Members of the public are invited to attend Council meetings.
Community members are welcome to ask questions and make deputations during the allocated time.
Please fill out the appropriate forms linked below and submit them to the Town prior to the start of the meeting.
An Agenda Forum is held every third Tuesday of each month. The meeting allows elected members to discuss items in a public forum and leads to effective decision making. The meeting provides a chance for elected members to request additional information and clarification. Formal decisions are not made at this forum. Members of the public are invited to attend and ask questions
Ordinary Council Meeting
An Ordinary Council Meeting is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Council makes formal decisions at Ordinary Council Meetings. These meetings are open to the public. The Mayor presides over the meetings and runs them in accordance with the provisions of the Town’s Meeting Procedures Local Law 2010.
The Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing auditing, corporate governance and risk management. An Audit Committee is generally held quarterly
Special Council Meeting
Special Council Meetings can be called to discuss a particular item of business. The meetings are held on an as-needs basis throughout the year.