Business Papers

Variation to Ordinary Council meetings due to COVID-19 - updated 24 June 2020

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, relevant legislation has been amended to allow councils to have up to 20 persons in attendance at a meeting.  As the meeting comprises of 7 Councillors and 5 Council staff, 8 members of the public may also attend.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Council holds regular Ordinary Council meetings twice a month.  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.
 
Audio Recordings of Council Meetings
Meeting Date
10 Sep 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 45MB)
27 Aug 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 23MB)
13 Aug 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 35Mb)
30 Jul 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 43Mb)
16 Jul 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 23Mb)
25 Jun 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 75Mb)
11 Jun 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 40Mb)
28 May 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 60Mb)
30 Apr 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 140Mb)
26 Mar 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 46Mb)
12 Mar 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 30Mb)
27 Feb 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 30Mb)
14 Feb 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 30Mb)
30 Jan 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 61Mb)
23 Jan 2020 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 24Mb)
12 Dec 2019 5:30pm (MP3 Audio 40Mb)
Audio Webcasts commenced 12 Dec 2019
MP3 files are removed after 12 months