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Council Meetings and Committees

Blacktown City Council meets in the Council Chambers and Committee Rooms, 5th Floor, Civic Centre, with public access from Flushcombe Road, Blacktown. Council meetings are open to the public and media, except for certain items deemed to be confidential by the NSW Local Government Act and listed as such on the Agenda. The Agenda is available to the public gallery at all meetings. Council meets every Wednesday night on a four weekly cycle.

Council Meetings and Committees of Council in which all members are Councillors, must be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Meeting Practice.

Code of Meeting Practice 14th Edition

Public Forum Deputation Guidelines 

Council's Meeting Schedule

Council  has resolved the following revised meeting cycle schedule:

Week 1: Briefings / workshops, etc., commencing at 6.30pm in Committee Rooms on Level 5 of the Civic Centre.

Week 2: Reserved nights. May be used for Council business, subject to the Mayor's direction.

Week 3:

  • The following committees meet at 6.30pm in the Chambers and Committee Rooms on Level 5 of the Civic Centre.  
    • Planning, Development, Historical and Assets Committee
    • Finance and Resources Committee
    • Community Services Committee.
  • The following committee meets at 7.30pm or at the conclusion of the Committee Meetings. 
    • Policy & Strategy Committee

The abovementioned committees make recommendations which will be considered by Council at its Ordinary Meeting in Week 4.

Week 4: Ordinary Meeting of Council held in Council Chambers on Level 5 commencing at 6.30pm.

Meeting dates for 2017

Budget Estimates meeting
6.30pm

Briefings / workshops, etc
6.30pm Wedneday

Reserved nights
Wednesday

Committee meetings
6.30pm Wednesday

Ordinary meetings of Council
6.30pm Wednesday

 

 

1 February 2017

8 February 2017

15 February 2017 (Wednesday)

 22 February 2017 1 March 2017
 8 March 2017
13 March 2017 (Monday)   15 March 2017
  22 March 2017 29 March  2017

  5 April 2017*

  12 April 2017
19 April 2017 (Wednesday)
  26 April 2017 3 May 2017

 10 May 2017 17 May 2017 24 May 2017 31 May 2017

 7 June 2017 14 June 2017 21 June 2017 28 June 2017

 5 July 2017 12 July 2017 19 July 2017 26 July 2017
     2 August 2017
   9 August 2017  16 August 2017 23 August 2017 30 August 2017
   6 September 2017  13 September 2017  20 September 2017  27 September 2017
   4 October 2017  11 October 2017  18 October 2017  25 Ocotber 2017
   1 Novemver 2017  8 November 2017  15 November 2017**  22 November 2017
       29 November 2017  6 December 2017***
         14 December 2017 (Extraordinary Meeting)

 

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