Have your say on the proposed Meeting Procedure Local Law 2017

We’re currently seeking your feedback on the proposed Meeting Procedure Local Law 2017.

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This new local law is being made to replace the current local law which is due to expire in April 2017.

The proposed Meeting Procedure Local Law 2017 sets the meeting procedures for Council meetings and Special Committee meetings, as well as providing the rules of conduct for those participating in meetings.

Public notice of the proposed Meeting Procedure Local Law 2017 was given Government Gazette on 15 December 2016.

Read the the proposed Local Law and the accompanying Community Impact Statement. A copy of the local law highlighting the changes proposed was also included in the report to the Council meeting on 12 December 2016.

Tell us what you think by sending your feedback to boroondara@boroondara.vic.gov.au or make a submission in writing to Chief Executive Officer, Boroondara City Council, Private Bag 1, Camberwell, VIC 3124.

The written submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Any person who makes a written submission can ask to be heard by the Council in support of their submission and may be represented by a person (who is specified in their submission), to act on their behalf. The date, time and place of any meeting to hear submissions on the proposed Local Law will be directly notified to those who have asked to be heard.

Submitters should note that all submissions are made available to the public in full (including any personal information) including on Council’s website. Details from submissions received, including personal information may also be included within the official Council Agenda and Minutes which are permanent public documents and also on Council’s website.

Written submissions must be received at the Council Offices no later than 5pm on Tuesday 7 February 2017.

More information

Contact Manager Governance on 9278 4470

Public submissions received

To view the public submissions, please click here.

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