In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, relevant legislation has been amended to allow councils to meet 'virtually' (online) and observe best practice social distancing and isolation protocols. Please click on the link above to view more information about the next Council meeting scheduled for 30 April 2020.
Ordinary Council Meeting
Council holds regular Ordinary Council meetings twice a month which are open to the public. Meetings commence at 5.30 pm and are usually held on the last Thursday of each month AND on the Thursday two weeks before the last Thursday meeting. Meetings are held in the Council Chamber at Council's Administration Centre—44 Princess Street, Macksville (unless otherwise specified).
Request to Speak on an Agenda Item
Council permits two speakers "in support of the recommendation" and two speakers "in opposition to the recommendation" on any one agenda item.
Each speaker has five minutes to address the meeting. Council has the opportunity to ask questions after each address is completed. Requests to address close at 11.00 am on the day of the meeting. Please phone Council on 6568 2555.
Request to Speak in Public Forum
Residents are able to address Council in the Ordinary Council Meeting's Public Forum on any Council related matter not listed on the Agenda.
Each speaker has five minutes to address the meeting. Council has the opportunity to ask questions after each address is completed, but speakers cannot ask questions of Council. Requests to address close at 11.00 am on the day of the meeting. Please phone Council on 6568 2555.
Council Meeting Audio Recordings
Council audio records all Council Meetings and the recordings are posted on the website once the Minutes are released. Please note that the audio files could be quite large and may take a while to download.