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Council Meetings

Council meetings are held on the first Monday of the month, commencing at 7.00pm. The January meeting is held on the third Monday.

Public access to council meetings will resume from Monday 3 August 2020.

As public access to council meetings is no longer restricted live streaming as defined by the Minister will be discontinued from Monday 3 August 2020.

To cater for social distancing guidelines and accommodate a larger public gallery, the council meeting Monday 3 August 2020 will be conducted from the following location (directional signage will be in place on Springs Road):

Laratinga Pavilion*
Environmental Services Centre
100 Springs Road
Mount Barker

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*IMPORTANT: Members of the public will be required to provide their name and contact details prior to entering the meeting venue.

Should you have any questions, please contact Sue Miller (Minute Secretary) telephone 8391 7200 or email to smiller@mountbarker.sa.gov.au

Council Meeting Dates 2020

The council meeting agenda is available 3 clear days prior to the meeting.  An electronic copy is provided below.  The order of business outlines agenda items to be considered by council.

Minutes will be posted on the website no later than 5 days after the meeting.

Deputations

Deputations (R11) are an important part of community participation in the decision-making process, providing individuals or groups in the community with an opportunity to present their opinions to the meeting.  The Local Government (Procedures at Meetings) Regulations 2013 (the Regulations) provide that a person who wishes to appear as a Deputation and address the Council meeting on a matter must make the request in writing (R11).

If you would like to make a Deputation to Council please follow this link Request for Deputation

Further information about what will happen at the meeting can be found here: Handout Public Participation in Council Meetings

Petitions

If you would like to send a Petition to Council please refer to the following guidelines Petition to Council

Further information about what will happen at the meeting can be found here: Handout Public Participation in Council Meetings

Code of Practice for Meeting Procedures

Please refer to the following policy Code of Practice Meeting for Meeting Procedures and Council Meeting Templates

Public Participation During Council Meetings - Questions

Please refer to the following information to find out more about you you can participate in council meetings. Handout Public Participation in Council Meetings

Questions from the Gallery (the public) can be on any topic on which Council has jurisdiction.

Alternatively a member of the public may wish to contact a council member to ask a question on their behalf during the meeting at Questions without Notice Council Members.

There has always been the option for the public to contact council by telephone during business hours or via email if further clarity on a matter considered by Council is required.  Customer requests can also be raised on line via council's website.  This continues to be encouraged.

Requests for Funding

Please refer to the following information Requests for Funding