Code of Practice, Access to Council and Committee Meetings and Associated Documents (section 92 Code of Practice)

Consultation Description

Feedback is being sought on Council’s:

This Code sets out Council’s commitment to provide public access to Council and Committee meetings and documents.


Background

Under section 92 of the Local Government Act councils must prepare and adopt a code of practice to govern public access to meetings, documents and minutes of council and committee meetings.

There is a further requirement that councils ‘must, within 12 months after the conclusion of each periodic election, review the operation of its code of practice’.

As part of the review of this code of practice before a council adopts, alters or substitutes its code of practice it must consult the community on the proposed Code of Practice.

At its April 2019 meeting, Council reviewed its Code of Practice and is now seeking community feedback on the Code of Practice.

To clearly show the suggested changes additions to the policy are shown in red and deletions are shown with a strike through and highlighted in yellow.

Get involved

You can have a say and make submissions on the Code of Practice, Access to Council and Committee Meetings and Associated Documents until 31 May 2019, as follows:

  • Read the Code of Practice by clicking here or view or purchase a copy at Council offices.

  • Comment online below. To leave a comment you need to register to get involved. To register click on the brown register button. To find out more about registering click here.

  • Provide a written submission to Council addressed to Code of Practice, Naracoorte Lucindale Council, PO Box 555, Naracoorte SA 5271 or delivered to the Naracoorte Council office, DeGaris Place, Naracoorte or the Lucindale Council office, Musgrave Avenue, Lucindale or email to council@nlc.sa.gov.au


A copy of the Code of Practice, Access to Council and Committee Meetings and Associated Documents is available for inspection and / or purchase at Council’s Naracoorte and Lucindale offices or by clicking here.


Consultation Description

Feedback is being sought on Council’s:

This Code sets out Council’s commitment to provide public access to Council and Committee meetings and documents.


Background

Under section 92 of the Local Government Act councils must prepare and adopt a code of practice to govern public access to meetings, documents and minutes of council and committee meetings.

There is a further requirement that councils ‘must, within 12 months after the conclusion of each periodic election, review the operation of its code of practice’.

As part of the review of this code of practice before a council adopts, alters or substitutes its code of practice it must consult the community on the proposed Code of Practice.

At its April 2019 meeting, Council reviewed its Code of Practice and is now seeking community feedback on the Code of Practice.

To clearly show the suggested changes additions to the policy are shown in red and deletions are shown with a strike through and highlighted in yellow.

Get involved

You can have a say and make submissions on the Code of Practice, Access to Council and Committee Meetings and Associated Documents until 31 May 2019, as follows:

  • Read the Code of Practice by clicking here or view or purchase a copy at Council offices.

  • Comment online below. To leave a comment you need to register to get involved. To register click on the brown register button. To find out more about registering click here.

  • Provide a written submission to Council addressed to Code of Practice, Naracoorte Lucindale Council, PO Box 555, Naracoorte SA 5271 or delivered to the Naracoorte Council office, DeGaris Place, Naracoorte or the Lucindale Council office, Musgrave Avenue, Lucindale or email to council@nlc.sa.gov.au


A copy of the Code of Practice, Access to Council and Committee Meetings and Associated Documents is available for inspection and / or purchase at Council’s Naracoorte and Lucindale offices or by clicking here.


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