Council Vision

To lead a confident, welcoming and progressive community that values its health, heritage and environment.

Council Slogan

Embracing Change, Building on History.

Mission Statement

To be a responsive, effective, and efficient Council that advocates, facilitates and provides for the wellbeing of our community and area.


  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Courage
  • Honesty
  • Transparency

Strategic Priorities

  • Become an employer of choice by growing Council's capacity to deliver existing and future activities and functions;
  • Continue to improve financial management and accountability;
  • Continue to improve our open communication with our community;
  • Engage our community in the development of an integrated water cycle management strategy;
  • Engage our community in integrated planning incorporating Land Use, economic development, infrastructure and social policy that reflect and retain the character of our natural and built environment;
  • Continue the review of our existing road network, and plan for the future in order to maximise use of available funding for the maintenance of this infrastructure;
  • Monitor emerging climate change trends that may shape our long term planning;
  • Glen Innes Severn Councillors provide community leadership by being aware of, and appropriately responding to, broader community issues of a more political nature; 
  • Continue to build quality of life and well-being by:
  • Attracting external funding to foster community services expansion;
  • Fostering a healthy and vibrant learning community; and
  • Recognising and respecting our diverse cultural heritage, including our Aboriginal community.