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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Public Exhibition - Draft Code of Meeting Practice

In accordance with Sections 361 and 362 of the Local Government Act 1993, Council at its meeting held 8 April 2019, considered a new draft Code of Meeting Practice and resolved to place the draft Code of Meeting Practice on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from Wednesday 10 April 2019 to 7 May 2019.

This draft Code of Meeting Practice is based on the Model Code of Meeting Practice for Local Councils in NSW (the Model Meeting Code) is made under section 360 of the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act) and the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (the Regulation).

Councils must adopt a Code of Meeting Practice that incorporates the mandatory provisions of the Model Meeting Code. However, a Code of Meeting Practice adopted by a council must not contain provisions that are inconsistent with the mandatory provisions of the Model Meeting Code. A council’s adopted Code of Meeting Practice may also incorporate the non-mandatory provisions of the Model Meeting Code and other supplementary provisions.

This draft Code of Meeting Practice applies to all meetings of councils and committees of councils of which all the members are councillors (committees of council).

Comments and submissions will be received until 4.30pm Tuesday 21 May 2019. Submissions to be in writing and can be emailed to council@huntershill.nsw.gov.au or sent by mail to the General Manager PO Box 21 Hunters Hill NSW 2110.

The document may be viewed at the Customer Service Centre, 22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill between 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday, Public Holidays excepted or can be downloaded.


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