Council is required to have appropriate policies and procedures in place to assist in the good governance of its operations as per the Local Government Act 1999 and other applicable legislation.
Council use these policies and procedures to:
- Set directions
- Guide decision making by the elected Council and administration, and
- Inform the public about how Council will normally act.
Policies are reviewed every four years or annually where required, or on significant change to legislation or aspects within a policy and adopted at a meeting of Council.
Council will at times develop new policies as required and may be publicly consulted upon in accordance with Council’s Public Consultation & Community Engagement Policy 2.63.1.
The following policies are currently enacted and adopted by Council.