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Procedure for Council Meetings

Meeting Procedure

Council meetings are conducted in accordance with Council's Meeting Procedure and Use of Common Seal Local Law 2018.

View Council's Meeting Procedure and Use of Common Seal Local Law 2018.

Chairperson

The Mayor of the Day chairs Council meetings. If for any reason, the Mayor is unable to attend a Council meeting, the Council must appoint another Councillor to act as Chairperson for that meeting.

Composition of Agenda

The agenda for a Council meeting is divided into several sections some of which are outlined below:

Procedural Matters


This sections deals with apologies for non attendance by Councillors, requests for Leave of Absence, Declarations of Pecuniary Interest, Confirmation of Minutes, Petitions and Memorials.

Councillor Reports


This section deals with verbal reports by Councillors of the various Committees and meetings they have attended, as well as ward issues.

Officer Reports


These reports form the main section of the agenda and comprise reports submitted by Council Officers for consideration by Council.

Public Question Time


Public Question Time provides an opportunity for residents and ratepayers to submit questions in writing for consideration at a Council meeting. You can submit a question online by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. Questions must be submitted by 6:00pm on the night of the meeting to be considered at the meeting.

Submit a question

For more information

For further information regarding Council Meetings, please contact Council's Customer Service Team on 9298 8000 or email customer.service@knox.vic.gov.au

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