Members of the Community can raise an item with Council by lodging a Petition with a Councillor.
Members of the Community can raise an item with Council by lodging a Petition with a Council.
There are some simple processes that need to be followed. Council's Policy 6.24 - Code of Meeting Practice is on exhibition and can be viewed on Council's Have Your Say page. It contains detailed information about lodging a Petition.
To view the current Code of Meeting Practice visit our Public Policies page and search for code of meeting practice.
You can use our template to ensure your petition meets the criteria outlined below. Each page of the petition should have the “Petition Statement” outlining the matter to be raised and action the petitioners would like Council to take.
If you need any further information, please contact Council’s Executive Assistants to the Mayor and Chief Executive Officer on 64992 222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org