Committees

Council is supported by Six Standing Committees:

Download a PDF document of the current Committee structure.

Audit

In line with section 125 of the Local Government Act 1999 (the Act) the committee will, with the adoption of a strategic risk outlook:

  • Satisfy itself that appropriate policies, practices and procedures of internal control are implemented and maintained.

  • Ensure that these controls are appropriate for achieving the council’s goals and objectives, safeguarding the council’s assets and as far as possible maintaining the accuracy and reliability of council records.

  • Satisfy itself that the organisation is meeting its fiduciary and legislative responsibilities.

Chairman – 
Cr Graham Reynolds

Contact:
0413 966 500

Budget and Finance

The Budget and Finance Committee oversees the development of strategic policies and procedures affecting the future development of the City and advises Council on:

  • Finance

  • Financial Sustainability

  • Long Term Financial Plan

  • Annual Plan and Budget

  • Budget Review

  • Rating Matters

  • Business Units

Chairman
– Cr Riccardo Zahra

Contact: 
0416 191 697

Policy and Planning

The Policy and Planning Committee oversees the development of strategic policies and procedures affecting the future development of the City by advising Council on:

  • Community Development

  • Economic Development

  • Urban Development

  • Environmental Sustainability

  • Strategic Asset Management

  • Subsidiaries

  • Corporate Plans

Chairman –
Cr Damien Pilkington

Contact:
0411 690 805

Resources and Governance

The Resources and Governance Committee oversees the development of strategic policies and procedures affecting the future development of the City by advising Council on:

  • Development Control Administration

  • Health, Animal Management and By-Laws

  • External Relations

  • Corporate Management

  • Corporate Governance

Chairman – Cr Sean Bedford

Contact:
0422 019 079

Sport, Recreation and Grants

The Sport, Recreation and Grants Committee oversees the development of strategic policies and procedures affecting the future development of the City and advises Council on:

  • Community Event Sponsorship Grants

  • Community Grants

  • Phoebe Wanganeen Indigenous Scholarship applications

  • Sport Recreation and Open Space

  • Youth Sponsorship Applications

Chairman –
Cr Linda Caruso

Contact:
0412 961 690

Works and Services

The Works and Services Committee oversees the development of strategic policies and procedures affecting the future development of the City and advises Council on:

  • Community Centres and Youth

  • Community Health and Wellbeing

  • Libraries

  • Landscaping

  • Property

  • Public Works

  • Traffic Management

  • Waste Management


Chairman – 
Cr Graham Reynolds

Contact:
0413 966 500

The Sport, Recreation and Grants Committee meets on the second Monday of each month, with the Policy and Planning, Budget and Finance, Resources and Governance and Works and Services Committees meeting on the third Monday of each month. The Audit Committee meets four times a year as required.

In addition to the standing Committees listed above, Council has a Council Assessment Panel (CAP). It will also from time-to-time create additional Committees or Sub Committees for specific purposes.

Committee meetings are open to the public. The Agenda and Minutes for each Committee meeting are public documents and are available on this website or from the Municipal Office. 

Download a copy of the 2018 Formal Meeting Schedule. Please note that the schedule may be subject to change.