Meetings, Minutes and Agendas

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Meetings, Minutes and Agendas

 Meeting Procedure Local Law 2014 - Local Law No. 1 of 2014


  • To provide fair and consistent procedures that must be followed by Councillors;


  • the timing of announcements of Council meetings
  • The Conduct of Council meetings
  • The correct procedure for elections, motions and voting
  • A range of other procedures that Council must routinely follow to make decisions that are considered, fair and valid.

For full details of how this Local Law governs Meeting Procedures please refer to the link below.


Next scheduled meetings for Mitchell Shire Council: Monday 17 July 2017 Ordinary Council meeting, 7.00pm

View the Council Meeting Schedule 2017 for the complete list of Council meetings for 2017.

To download meeting documents, visit Agendas, Minutes and attachments.

For 2016 Council Minutes visit the 2016 Minutes Archive page

Hearings Committee

Council has appointed a Hearings Committee to hear and report to Council on submissions received under the Local Government Act 1989 and on objections and submissions received in relation to planning permit applications and strategic planning matters under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.

The Hearings Committee has also been delegated to hear presentations and public questions received by Council in accordance with clause 65(3) of the Mitchell Shire Council Meeting Procedure Local Law 2014.

Question Time

Time is allocated for public questions at each Hearings Committee meeting. Questions must be submitted on the Question Time Request form and received by Council before 10.00am on the day of the scheduled Hearings Committee meeting.

The Question Time Request Form and Guidelines can be downloaded via the page link below.

Meetings of the Committee are scheduled for the second Monday of the month but if there are no submissions to be heard at a particular meeting of the Committee, the meeting will be cancelled.

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