Meetings of Coonamble Shire Council are open to the public. Council meets on the second Wednesday of each month (except January) from 10am. Council meetings are held at the Coonamble Shire Council chambers, with the exception of meetings held annually at Gulargambone (March) and Quambone (October).
Council conducts its meeting in accordance with its Code of Meeting Practice:
|Code of Meeting Practice - adopted April 2021|
Copies of the business paper for each meeting are available to the public on Council's website and at the Council Administration Centre, 80 Castlereagh Street, Coonamble about one week before the scheduled meeting.
Business Papers and Minutes
To access Business Papers and Minutes from previous years, please click here.
Attendance of members of the public at Council meetings
Members of the public are welcome to attend those sections of Council meetings not deemed confidential. They do so as observers and do not speak to the meeting or enter into debate.
Community Consultation Sessions
Members of the public may address an item on the agenda of a meeting only by prior request. This must be on the 'Application to Speak' Form, lodged by noon on the day before the meeting and in accordance with Council’s Code of Meeting Practice and Community Consultation Session Policy. If approved, the individual may speak for five minutes (maximum).
Individuals wishing to address Council should familiarise themselves with both the Community Consultation Session Policy and the Code of Meeting Practice, both available for download from the links in the above paragraph.
Council meetings dates, venues and times 2021 - 2022
|Council Meeting Dates, Venues and Times|
Since 14 December 2019, all councils in NSW have been required, under the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (the Local Government Regulation) and the Model Code of Meeting Practice for Local Councils in NSW (the Model Meeting Code), to webcast their council and councillor-only committee meetings.
Click here to access the live stream of any current meeting in progress or to access the archive of previous meetings.