General Council

Council is a corporate body and can only make decisions by resolution. This means a motion must be put to a properly-convened meeting and can only be passed by a majority vote.

With the exception of the Mayor, who chairs the meeting, all members present at a Council meeting vote on every motion put to the meeting. The Mayor has a casting vote only if the voting is tied.

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Meetings

General Council meetings are held in the Council Chamber at 245 Sturt Rd, Sturt on Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm.

Meeting dates for 2017 are as follows:

  • 24 January
  • 14 February
  • 28 February
  • 14 March
  • 28 March
  • 11 April
  • 9 May
  • 23 May
  • 13 June
  • 27 June
  • 25 July
  • 8 August
  • 22 August
  • 26 September
  • 10 October
  • 24 October
  • 28 November
  • 12 December

An agenda listing the issues and relevant reports for discussion at the meeting is made available to the public in advance so that everyone has the opportunity to be aware of matters before Council. Copies are available online several days before the meeting or hard copies can be viewed at the Council's Administration Centre or any of our three libraries.

To download agendas and minutes for each meeting, see below.

To find out more about the decision making structures of Council, visit the Council Meetings page.

Listen to council meetings
You can listen to audio from the general council meetings to hear what the Elected Members have been discussing. Please note that due to technical difficulties the audio is not always available for each meeting.

Previous agendas and minutes
To view agendas and minutes from before 2016, please view the Archive of agendas and minutes at the bottom of this page.

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