Revised Governance Rules 2020

Background Information

The purpose of the Council’s Governance Rules 2020 is to outline guidelines for the Council to:

  • consider and make decisions on any matter being considered by the Council fairly and on the merits; and
  • institute decision making processes to ensure that any person whose rights will be directly affected by a decision of the Council is entitled to communicate their views and have their interests considered.

The amendments to the Local Government Act 2020 take effect on 2 September 2022 and Council’s Governance Rules 2020 are required to make provision for:

  • holding meetings by electronic means; and
  • requesting and approving attendance at Council meetings by electronic means.
Community engagement on the revised Governance Rules 2020 will open Thursday 28 July 2022 and close 5pm Thursday 25 August 2022.

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