Council will hold a Questions of Council time of up to 30 minutes duration at the beginning each Ordinary Council Meeting.
This is an opportunity for the general public to submit a question prior to the Ordinary Meeting and receive a response from Council in the Questions of Council time. Council meetings are recorded and broadcasted to the public, this includes community questions and responses.
Questions must be submitted in writing and received by Council no later than 5pm the day prior to the scheduled Ordinary Council Meeting.
Tips for asking your question:
- If you would like to provide information or background to your question, you should submit your question in advance of the meeting. The Governance Rules do not allow extended statements as part of asking a question from the floor.
- If you have questions about rates, maintenance or progress of a project or program you don’t need to wait for a council meeting. These matters are operational and you can contact council during business hours for a response
To submit your question in advance of the meeting:
If you are submitting your question by email or post please ensure that it clearly states that the Council Meeting date that the question is for.
For further information about Questions of Council time refer to Section 7.1 of the Governance Rules.
If your submission has been successful, you will receive an automatic response. If you do not receive this please contact Council to ensure your submission has been received.
Council is collecting your personal information for the administration of your question and/or directly related purposes. Council may disclose this information to another organisation if required by legislation. Requests for access and/or correction to your personal information should be made to Council’s Privacy Officer.
You can find out more about how we use and protect your information by viewing our Privacy Statement.