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Governance rules

These are the Governance Rules of Maroondah City Council, made in accordance with section 60 of the Local Government Act 2020, the purpose of which is to provide for:

  • the good governance and order of Council
  • the conduct of Council meetings
  • the conduct of meetings of Delegated Committees
  • the form and availability of meeting records
  • the election of the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor
  • the appointment of an Acting Mayor
  • an Election Period Policy
  • the procedures for the disclosure of a Conflicts of Interest by:
    • a Councillor or a member of a Delegated Committee at a meeting of the Council or a Delegated Committee
    • a Councillor at a meeting under the auspices of Council that is not a meeting of the Council or a Delegated Committee
    • a member of Council Officer when providing information in respect of a matter
  • the consideration and making of decisions on any matter being considered by the Council fairly and on the merits
  • the institution of decision-making processes to ensure that any person whose rights will be directly affected by a decision of the Council is entitled to communicate their views and have their interests considered
  • any other matters prescribed by Regulations made under the Act.

Governance rules

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