Council conducts its Ordinary Council meetings usually on the third Tuesday of each month, commencing at 5.00 pm in the Council Chamber, 33 Highett Street, Mansfield. In an effort to make our meetings more accessible to our community at large, Council will hold an Ordinary meetings in one of our outlying communities on a quarterly basis.
Special Council meetings are held periodically throughout the year as required by Council in order to make decisions to very stringent timelines. Special meetings are held in accordance with Section 84 of the Local Government Act 1989 and Part 3 of Council’s Community Local Law No. 2 - Meeting Procedures. Special meetings may take place in Mansfield or in an outlying community.
Our meeting framework has been implemented for the efficient and effective conduct of Council business. The framework allows for transparent and interactive decision making process and provides an opportunity for the community to participate.
Members of the community are always welcome and encouraged to attend any public meetings of Council. All meetings are advertised in the local newspaper (Mansfield Matters section of the Mansfield Courier) and in other local or regional newspapers as required.
Council's Meeting Procedures Local Law No. 2 stipulates the procedures governing the conduct of Council meetings and Special Committee meetings.
Ordinary Council meeting dates
- 17 December 2019
- 21 January 2020
- 18 February 2020 - Bonnie Doon (Community Centre - 75 Arnot Street)
- 17 March 2020 - Mansfield Performing Arts Centre (Mansfield Secondary College - View Street)
- 21 April 2020
- 19 May 2020 - Tolmie (Mechanics Institute - 1528 Old Tolmie Road)
- 23 June 2020
- 21 July 2020
- 18 August 2020 - Goughs Bay (Boat Club - 35 Bayside Boulevard))
- 15 September 2020
- 20 October 2020
- 17 November 2020 - (to be confirmed by the new Council)