Council advises that it is continuing to practice Social Distancing as recommended by the NSW State Government during the Coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, in line with current Public Health Orders issued by the NSW State Government attendance by the public at Ordinary Council Meetings will resume from the April Ordinary Council Meeting to be held on Thursday, 22 April 2021, however, please note that attendance by the public will only be permitted in line with any current COVID-19 regulations.
To ensure compliance with Public Health Orders, any interest to attend an Ordinary Council Meeting must be registered by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4.00pm on the day preceding the Meeting. Therefore for the 22 April 2021 Meeting, registrations must be received by 4.00pm on Wednesday, 21 April 2021. Seats will then be allocated and if requests exceed available seating, Council will allocate seats by way of random ballot and advise accordingly.
The provision of a Public Forum before the commencement of Ordinary Council Meetings will also recommence from the April 22, 2021 Meeting. Members of the public wishing to address Council must make application by completing the “Application to Speak at the Community Consultation Session Held Prior to the Ordinary Council Meetings” form which must be received by Council by 12 noon on the Tuesday before the Council meeting. Therefore, for the April 22, 2021 Ordinary Council Meeting, the application form must be received by 12 noon on Tuesday, 20 April 2021.
Please also note that Council meetings will continue to be live streamed and viewable on Council’s website for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of the meeting.