Council resolved at its September 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting to continue to hold its Ordinary Meetings for 2018/2020 on the fourth Thursday of each month, with the exception of the December meetings which will be held on the third Thursday of the month due to the Christmas closure, and the April 2019 meeting which will be held on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 due to ANZAC Day falling on the fourth Thursday of the month. The meetings will be continue to be held in the William Gardner Conference Room at the Glen Innes Severn Learning Centre and commence at 6.00pm, with a 15 minute Community Consultation Session to start at 5.45pm. Please note that there is no Council Meeting held in January 2019.
IMPORTANT UP-DATE TO COUNCIL MEETINGS PROCEDURE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC APPLICABLE FROM COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR 26 MARCH 2020:
COUNCIL MEETINGS CLOSED TO GENERAL PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
In compliance with NSW Department of Health advice and mandates about meetings, gatherings, events, functions and social distancing, Council meetings will not be open to the general public until further notice. Live streaming will continue. View Council meetings at: http://webcast.gisc.nsw.gov.au/
APRIL COUNCIL MEETING
The April Ordinary Council Meeting will be conducted electronically on Thursday, 23 April, 2020, starting at 6.00pm. The Business Paper will be available for viewing on Council's website from approximately 5.00pm on Friday, 17 April, 2020.
Council is practising Social Distancing as recommended by the NSW State Government during the Coronavirus pandemic. Council advises that Council meetings are not open to public attendance until further notice. The provision of a Public Forum before the start of Council meetings will also cease until further notice.
However, members of the public wishing to address Council on a particular matter included in the Business Paper must complete the "Application To Speak At The Community Consultation Session Held Prior To Ordinary Council Meetings" form, which is available on the Home page of Council's website.
This form must be received by Council by 12 noon on the Tuesday before the Council meeting emailed to: email@example.com Therefore for the April Council meeting, the form must be emailed by 12 noon on Tuesday, 21 April 2020. You must also email your address to firstname.lastname@example.org and state in writing what you want to have read out at the Council meeting.
Please note that Council meetings will continue to be live streamed and viewable at http://webcast.gisc.nsw.gov.au/
How to speak at Council meetings
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT AS FROM AND INCLUDING THE 26 MARCH 2020 COUNCIL MEETING AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL BE CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, THEREFORE RESIDENTS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SPEAK AT COUNCIL MEETINGS. For any enquiries please contact Executive Assistant, Debbie Duffell on 6730 2316 or email@example.com
Persons wishing to speak during the Community Consultation Session prior to a Council meeting must make application to Council using the Application to Speak at Community Consultation Session. Applications must be received by Council by 12 noon on the Tuesday before the Council Meeting. The Community Consultation Session Guidelines (Pertaining to Council Meetings) can be viewed at this link.
Live streaming of Council meetings
From April 2019, Council meetings will be live streamed from the William Gardner Conference Room and viewable at http://webcast.gisc.nsw.gov.au/
You will also be able to access archived meetings.
Confidential sessions of Council Meetings will not be broadcast.
Glen Innes Severn Council accepts no liability for any defamatory remarks that may be made during the course of the meeting.
View Council meetings at: http://webcast.gisc.nsw.gov.au/
How to access Business Papers and Minutes
The Business Paper and Minutes of meetings can be reviewed below.