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.
Council Meeting DATES AND DOCUMENTS
Next scheduled meeting for Mitchell Shire Council: Monday 14 May 2018, Community Questions and Hearings Committee Meeting, 7.00pm
View the Council Meeting Schedule 2018 for the complete list of Council meetings for 2018.
To download meeting documents, visit Agendas, Minutes and attachments.
For 2017 Council Minutes visit the 2017 Minutes Archive page.
community questions and Hearings Committee meeting
Council has appointed a Community Questions and 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 Community Questions and 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.
Time is allocated for public questions at each Community Questions and Hearings Committee meeting. Questions must be submitted to Council on the Question Time Request form and received by 12pm on the Friday before the scheduled Community Questions and Hearings Committee meeting.
The Public Question Time Request Form and Guidelines can be downloaded below, or you can submit your questions online via the Engaging Mitchell website. If you'd like to know what's tabled for discussion at the next meeting, please take a look at the 2018 Council Meeting Agendas, Minutes and attachments page.
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.