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Draft Code of Meeting Practice - submissions close 5pm 20 June 2019

Amendments made to the Local Government Act 1993 (LGA) in August 2016 by the Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Act 2016 provide for a model code of meeting practice (Model Meeting Code) to be prescribed by the Regulation.

Following an extensive consultation process by the Office of Local Government, a Model Meeting Code was prescribed under the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (the Regulation) on 14 December 2018.

NSW councils must adopt a new Code of Meeting Practice within six months of the prescription of the new Model Code i.e. by 14 June 2019.

At its meeting on 29 April 2019, Council resolved to adopt the Model Meeting Code, with the deletion of clause 3.1 Ordinary Meetings of Council (under Timing of Ordinary Council Meetings).

The Draft Code can be viewed:

  • in the Document Library
  • at Council’s Customer Service Centre, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • at Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 9am to 9pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 6pm on Friday and from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Submissions

Use the submission form (see below) or alternatively, send submissions to:
Email - yoursay@northsydney.nsw.gov.au
Mail - General Manager
North Sydney Council
PO Box 12
NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059

Draft Code of Meeting Practice - submissions close 5pm 20 June 2019

Amendments made to the Local Government Act 1993 (LGA) in August 2016 by the Local Government Amendment (Governance and Planning) Act 2016 provide for a model code of meeting practice (Model Meeting Code) to be prescribed by the Regulation.

Following an extensive consultation process by the Office of Local Government, a Model Meeting Code was prescribed under the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (the Regulation) on 14 December 2018.

NSW councils must adopt a new Code of Meeting Practice within six months of the prescription of the new Model Code i.e. by 14 June 2019.

At its meeting on 29 April 2019, Council resolved to adopt the Model Meeting Code, with the deletion of clause 3.1 Ordinary Meetings of Council (under Timing of Ordinary Council Meetings).

The Draft Code can be viewed:

  • in the Document Library
  • at Council’s Customer Service Centre, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • at Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 9am to 9pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 6pm on Friday and from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Submissions

Use the submission form (see below) or alternatively, send submissions to:
Email - yoursay@northsydney.nsw.gov.au
Mail - General Manager
North Sydney Council
PO Box 12
NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059

Draft Code of Meeting Practice - Submission Form

Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft code in the document library.

Reminder: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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