Pre-Merger Jerilderie Shire Council Policies
The following policies indicate the way in which the Jerilderie Shire Council, can be expected to act or react in specific circumstances. It is intended that the written communication explains to all interested stakeholders how a particular issue will be addressed.
Policies are a representation of the values and beliefs the Council will take into consideration during its decision making process. Policies may be complemented and supported by documented procedures that ensures consistency and provides guidance on a day-to-day basis and helps the policy to be practical and workable.
Code of Meeting Practice
To streamline and uniform proceedings, meetings at Council are conducted under certain guidelines and regulations.
These are known as the Code of Meeting Practice and also incorporate the meeting procedure requirements set out in the Local Government Act 1993 and the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005.
The Code covers the convening and conduct of meetings of Jerilderie Shire Council and of Committees of Council.
As well as conforming with accepted protocols and benchmarks, the Code of Meeting Practice also facilitates the smooth running of meetings, and the creation of an environment where the public interest can be upheld.
Council Policy Registry
The register is a public document that will allow any interested person to ascertain what the Council's reaction will be to specified circumstances.
It will enable the staff to determine which matters need to be referred to Council for a decision and which can be dealt with summarily in accordance with the parameters already determined by Council.
JERILDERIE SHIRE COUNCIL POLICY MANUAL was adopted by Council at its September 2012 meeting
The policy is available for download below.
Council's current adopted policies can be viewed below.
Councillors have two distinct roles under the Local Government Act 1993: as a member of the governing body of the council; and as an elected person.
Council's policies and plans are available on this page. You can also drop into Council and view them at the reception counter during Council's business hours.