City of Greater Geelong Notice of proposed Local Law - Council Meeting Procedures Local Law 2017

This engagement is complete

Date: Saturday, 12 August 2017 to Friday, 8 September 2017


The Greater Geelong City Council at a meeting held on 2 August 2017, adopted the Council Meeting Procedures Local Law 2017.

The objectives of which are to:

  1. facilitate the orderly conduct of meetings of Council and Special Committees
  2. regulate and control the use of the Common Seal of Council
  3. regulate proceedings for the election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor
  4. regulate proceedings at meetings of Council and Special Committees at the Greater Geelong City Council
  5. facilitate the good government of the Greater Geelong City Council and ensure that the Council’s decisions are made in the best interests of the community
  6. promote and encourage community participation in the good government of the City
  7. repeal the Greater Geelong City Council Meeting Procedure Local Law 2013.

Copies of the Local Law are available at City Hall, 30 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, during office hours or may be viewed as an attachment to this page.

Any person may make a submission relating to the proposed Local Law in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.  

Any person requesting in writing, to be heard in support of their submission is entitled to appear before a meeting of Council, or a Committee appointed by Council, either personally or by a person acting on their behalf, and will be notified of the time and date of the hearing.

Key findings

Submissions are now closed and will be considered at a Council Meeting or Submission Review Panel - to be advised.